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Holme Farm
Horton In Ribblesdale
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
BD24 0HD
Tel: 01729 860281
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Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 92 Reviews
                7/10 from 92 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 No Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 No Shop   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   No Wifi Access 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport   No Dog Walk 

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Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Jimmystuart 7 reviews from this member

 Very accommodating let me pitch 2 tents in one allocated space and only charged for one, This site is well situated amenities are basic and dated but an effort is made to keep them clean, cannot grumble at the price, take your own food, there are no shops. 

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Other
Reviewer: JEA4004 1 review from this member

 The site is well placed for use on the pennine way, the showers are good enough to clean up (it's 1 for 10mins) the overall cleanliness of the toilets and shower block could be better - but for 9 I'm certainly not complaining!

Me and the other half used the site for another night in the bootjump (link below), so I can't comment on the camping field - however the field is pretty large and the tents are a good 4-5 meters away from each other.

Overall, it was a pleasant place to stay the night and I would stay again.  

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Loudjane 1 review from this member

 This is a good site for exploring the dales, doing the three peaks or as an overnight stop for those walking the Pennine Way. Facilities are basic - 1 male and female shower, 3 toilets and washing up facilities. It is quite a large site and could perhaps do with a few more toilets and showers especially during the busy periods. We stayed Weds through to Saturday and for the first couple of days the site was very quiet but come the weekend it became very busy and noisy and it felt like a festival site. 

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Wheresmetroosers 5 reviews from this member

 Good basic campsite. Pitches nicely marked, grass well cut. Very handy for the local pub (Golden Lion) which serves food. Very handy for 3 Peaks walking, too. Prices are low, so it represents good value for money for a stay of a night or two. 

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Markhem 9 reviews from this member

 Nice little site, remarkably cheap and beautifully positioned at the very feet of Pen-y-Ghent, next door to the Golden Lion pub.

The pitches are neatly ordered in a lawn-mown latticework, but are very small! The long grass is a nice touch however. The facilities are pretty rural, but given the fees you get what you pay for.

Only main complaint was the lack of night-wardens. It seemed to me that everyone was there for the same thing, the Y3P Challenge, but a few utter morons were allowed to shout and shriek way past 1AM, when most decent people had turned in by 11PM for the requisite night's kip!

Would go again, but I'd take ear-plugs.

One last word - the Golden Lion is expensive. 9 for a plate of slop and 4. 50 a pint. Disgraceful and cynical. 


Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Paulc67 1 review from this member

 I have just returned from a trip with 4 newcomers to hiking and camping and had an excellent stay at Holme Farm. It is an ideal location to do the Yorkshire 3 peaks, you have a great view of Pen-y-Ghent from the site. The site itself is well maintained and well laid out. The shower blocks aern't the newest but planning permission is hard to come by from the national parks and the facilities are more than adequate, including a sheltered place to wash your dishes. The campsite owner Chris is a lovely man, very welcoming and leaves his guests feeling at ease immediately. There are 2 pubs nearby but we only used the Golden Lion as it is 2 minutes away, nice food, sky sports and a pool table, happy days.

We didn't find the site noisy, maybe we were the 'noisy group' when we stayed?

I will be going back in the spring because it's such a lovely area and I didn't manage all 3 peaks. I can highly recommend the site for people of all ages, with or without children or pets. 

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Eastholme 4 reviews from this member

 I first visited here about 40 years ago and slightly more recently about 18 years ago. Sadly I don't think the facilities have been updated since those times.

As a base for the famous 'Three Peaks' it is perfectly placed and also only a few paces off the route of the Pennine Way.

The field is quite uneven in places and can get quite busy over weekends.

When all is said and done, generally you don't visit the Dales to sit around on the campsite so for most purposes the site would meet your needs, The pricing structure is a bit strange and the extras (like a tent, car, people. ?) soon bump the total price per night up. Had we inspected the facilities first I don't think we would have stayed but I do think you could turn up at almost anytime day or night and you can find a space. One downside is that you cannot park a car next to your pitch (unless you pitch nr the car park) and the site is next to the main road which starts to get busy with lorries for the quarry from 0600 onwards.

Chris, the owner, is a friendly character though and is worth chatting to for his local knowledge.

A good base for 'hairy-arsed' walkers but not one for a longer stay on a family holiday. 

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Padmcpad 4 reviews from this member

 Nice site well laid out. Friendly guy called Chris running it. (slightly) pricey for the available facilities but not too bad. The toilets are a bit cramped and only one shower per male/female for the whole campsite but as it happened this didn't cause any issues. My only real down point to this campsite is there is no hot water (outside the showers) in the toilets, otherwise highly recommended and superbly placed for the three peaks which we did over three days, anyone doing this in 24hrs or less must be mad and very fit!

All in all a lovely site only slightly let down by the facilities.

Pubs close by and good food / friendly. 

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Garys1969 1 review from this member

 Stopped here whilst doing the 3 Peaks Challenge.

Nice owner, very laid back.

Facilities are basic, but OK. Although if the site is busy, expect to queue to use the loos etc.

Use of the showers(one in each block)is 1, which I gave a miss due to it's state. Do need a refurb!

Prices per night are:

3per person

4per tent

2. 50per car

More pros than cons. 

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Debom 1 review from this member

 A group of us, One man, two women and 2 Kids stayed at this campsite 'for' four nights whilst we completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge for heart research uk.

Having stayed here on DofE back at school, some 15 years ago and after reading previous reviews about the campsite we were somewhat sceptical about what awaited us, but we can honestly say that this campsite is a fantastic place to stay, no fuss, no messing, no ridiculous curfews (grown adults being treated like grown adults).

It was quick and easy to pitch the tent up before we went to meet Mr Sutcliffe the campsite owner. We found him so helpful and friendly when you consider how many people he sees everyday, he made us feel very welcome and introduced us to Bobby and Ronnie in his marquee. What characters! but so helpful. Coning car park spaces for myself and family vehicles and generally organising the whole show, during an extremely busy weekend. This team made our stay.

The facilities were basic at the very least but exactly as I remembered 15years ago. The amount of people on here that have complained about the facilities alarm me (shouldn't you have booked in 5 star accommodation if you wanted 5 star treatment?). The showers were hot, toilets clean with loo roll, mirrors etc. 3 for pitch, per person, 2. 5 per car. 1 for the shower. No frills just affordable happy camping. Loved it

The campsite is ideal for accessing the three peaks challenge and has views of all 3 peaks, Pen Y Ghent being the clearest. Would defo stay again. Thank you Mr Sutcliffe Bobby and the team for a great stay. 

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