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South Lea Caravan Park
The Balk
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
YO42 2NX
Tel:   or  07989616095
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Pitches: 60
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 129 Reviews
                9/10 from 129 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
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 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <1 mile   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis <1 mile 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport On Site 

Reviews:  129 in total, now showing 31 to 36                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: March 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Geoleen 35 reviews from this member

Have just returned from a 3 night stay at this great caravan site. It is less than an hour from home so is great for a quick chill weekend. The owner Louise is very friendly and helpful and the facilities although small are adequate and kept very clean. There are 3 showers and four toilets and washbasins and a hairdryer in the ladies and my husband said it is the same in the gents, and all the usual waste drain and elsan point and recycling bins all together in one area. There is a children's play area away from the pitches. There is a security barrier with a swipe card which carries no deposit (unless you lose it then it is 10).

The Yorkway Motel which is just 300 yards down the road serves good food at good prices (although we needed a torch on returning as there is no street lighting). We drove into Pocklington to the shops, there is a Sainsburys with an Aldi opposite about a mile from the site and Co-op in the town. Pocklington itself is a delightful quaint place with lots of different shops well worth a stroll around also the parking is free as it is also in nearby Stamford Bridge (please take note other tourist places!). York and the designer outlet are 10 minute drive away.

All in all a great site and we shall be returning when we have a free weekend.

Date of Visit: September 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Skybaily 3 reviews from this member

Once again Graham and Louise have excelled themselves, this site just gets better and better, you wont find a friendlier couple anywhere.

Always on hand for any problems which I might add there never is any.

Always time to stop and chat never too busy, yet always on the go, planting, cleaning, doing reception

Toilet and showers are always immaculate.

Pitches are large, very well kept and hardstanding

Site is quiet and has children's play area, an electric card barrier makes it safer than a lot of places.

Sainsburys is half a mile away as is the village of pocklington it has all that you will need, there's quite a few nice pubs in the area and the yorkway motel and restaurant is 200 yards away.

To sum up we will be back every year its got to be one of the nicest sites in the country and its all down to the hard work and friendly attitude of the owners

Date of Visit: September 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Canoecamper 2 reviews from this member

Arrived mid-afternoon to a warm and friendly greeting from Louise the owner. She offered us a selection of pitches for our tent, and having chosen one of the many well-tended and level pitches on offer, excused myself to find the facilities.

An absolute delight, as one who wild camps quite frequently, I appreciate all the more decent facilities where I find them.

Very clean, tastefully decorated, and a hot shower, with plenty of room for clothes to hang, and a stool to sit on for dressing. Went to the motel on the corner for a very reasonably priced but delicious dinner before returning to the site.

There was a combine harvester in the field next to us which was going up and down until nearly midnight, and the noise from the road was pretty relentless for most of the night.

A shame, because a poor night's sleep spoilt what was otherwise a very pleasant experience. In a caravan I'm sure that the noise is not so bad. In a tent; be warned!

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Toffee_Fudge 1 review from this member

My family of 2 adults and 2 children came to this park after hours of searching. The toilets and showers were immaculate. The site owners were VERY friendly and helpful and suggested places we could go to in Pocklington for food etc.

We had a brilliant time but the only downside was the noise from the road, as it basically the main road to Hull.

We wished to stay another night but unfortunately it was bank holiday and it was fully booked.

Would Highly recommend this site but you may need a pair of earplugs!

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Tracy11 1 review from this member

Just returned from a very short notice booking at this site. We decided to go on the Thursday night and got a call confirming a cancellation first thing Friday morning.

We arrived to a friendly and helpful welcome, as we had forgotten the mallet, and was shown our pitch which was lovely right next to a willow tree. We were also given information where to eat in the area. The site is spotless and well kept, the toilet and shower facilities are immaculate. We took our dog who loved the very large dog walking area.

You can hear the traffic noise from the road, but it would not stop us from visiting again.

Date of Visit: July 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Jonjo5968 2 reviews from this member

We stayed her for 3 nights in early July, we were greeted by a very friendly lady who offered us a choice of pitches and gave us some very useful information on places to eat in the area.

The facilities are excellent and never had to wait for a shower or use of a sink in the pot wash area.

Pocklington has a very nice village centre, about 1 mile from the site with a couple of supermarkets and a abundance of smaller shops and places to eat.

York and the coast are both easily accessible from the site, we visited both on separate days and thoroughly enjoyed.

We would definitely recommend this site and we hope to stay there again.

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