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Alders Caravan Park
Home Farm
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
YO61 1RY
Tel: 01347 838722
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Pitches: 40
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 38 Reviews
                8/10 from 38 Reviews

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 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
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 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant <5 miles   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
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 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Pitches   Public Transport   Dog Walk 

Reviews:  38 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Beejayok 1 review from this member

Had been at this site in 2016 and thoroughly enjoyed the setting and the facilities. These haven't changed but unfortunately I think this will be my last visit due to, in my opinion, the unfair price hike.

In 2016 we paid 20/night for a caravan + hook up for 2 adults.

This year the price went up 20% to 24. When I asked why I was told that it should have been 22 but the decision had been made to charge all caravans a price to include awnings. The site would no longer differentiate between caravans with or without awnings.

So not having an awning for our caravan meant that we faced a bigger price increase than those with awnings. Please understand that it's not the price I object to but the fact that caravans without an awning are being charged the same as those with an awning.

I have never come across this before at other sites and don't think it can be justified.

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dirkster 1 review from this member

Our first time at The Alders and what a fantastic find! We enquired at last minute and we're lucky enough to get a pitch due to a cancellation. Whether via the phone or face to face, everyone we encountered were genuinely friendly and helpful.

The lovely, level pitches are very nicely arranged in clusters and every one has loads of space around them. Despite being declared full it wasn't at all crowded.

Toilet and shower facilities were excellent and kept spotlessly clean. People are obviously working hard behind the scenes.

We will definitely return to The Alders and it will be great to see it in late spring or summer once all the leaves are out and the cricket season has started.

In short; quiet, clean, friendly and secure. What's not to like!

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Boxertwin69 13 reviews from this member

Peaceful, well-kept site. Easy to find & a short drive away from the excellent Park & Ride facility on the A19. Friendly staff. Showers & loos perhaps not as clean as they could have been, but that's a minor complaint. 20p for hot water to wash your dishes is disappointing on top of 43/night for a pod, but at least hot showers are free. Camping pods clean & well-insulated but are basically small sheds with a radiator, 2 lights & a double wall socket (no bunks, just a carpeted floor). Each pod has a picnic bench, a dustbin & a breezeblock outside for barbecues. Bit of a squeeze for 3 & a bit of a walk to the toilet block, so bring a Portaloo. TV reception good, but mobile phone/3G poor. Choice of takeaways in nearby Easingwold. No playground on site, but a good little one off Mitchell Lane in the village, with football field & tennis courts attached. We enjoyed it & would consider going back.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Juliegreen 1 review from this member

Nice location, spacious pitches, however the shower/toilet facilities are dated and quite frankly in need of a good clean. Used the disabled/baby cubicle and found a dirty mop propped up in the shower tray, insects that appeared to have been there for more than a day, black mould over the silicone, grubby floor and no power to the shower. If you are disabled please note there is a step down into the shower and only one grab rail although there is a stool. Paying extra to was dishes is not good.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Traut 2 reviews from this member

We stayed on the CL at Alders caravan park and we found it to be more than satisfactory. The people were very helpful and getting fresh bread and papers in a morning made the whole experience more relaxing. The horses and other animals were a delight to watch. No shower room didn't pose a problem for us as we use our own. You could use the main caravan parks showers but it was a good walk there and back.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Big Rig 15 reviews from this member

A good level site with acres of grass between pitches and a sensible black dump to accommodate an American fifth wheel unit.

Although the shower/toilet block were clean and functional there were simply not enough showers to prevent lengthy queues that built up in the morning, despite the site being far from full.

Although we didn't need the facilities our pitch was next to the block and the complaints were audible.

Friendly staff apart from some groundsman who thought that using a heavy duty ride on mower within feet of people trying to relax was a good idea - whilst we appreciate that the grounds have to be tended, we were the only large motorhome and were leaving the pitch the next day - a few hours wouldn't have made any difference.

The nearby RAF base were practising 'bumps and circuits' with noisy single and twin engine planes constantly roaring overhead - the novelty soon wore off so take earplugs or stay at the weekend when the flyboys go home.

Good dog walks

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