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Eshton Road Caravan Park
Eshton Road
Gargrave
Skipton
North Yorkshire   (Browse area)
BD23 3PN   See Map
Tel: 01756 749229
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Pitches: 30
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 41 Reviews
                9/10 from 41 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 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant <5 miles   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport 

Reviews:  41 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: March 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Flowerboy 1 review from this member

Great little site, facilities dated but very clean & serviceable, handy 5 minute walk in to village couple of pubs and an Indian good food, coop for the bits you have forgot. Just a pity about the wet Yorkshire welcome.

Date of Visit: February 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: LSing 1 review from this member

Stayed here for a couple of nights to meet up with friends and socialise in Skipton! Public transport is a bit adhoc but cheap enough to get a taxi into Skipton.

Site was quiet and clean. Not well signposted to the office to pay but that was the one and only negative we could find.

2 pubs in the village (short walk away) and the small cafť did a reasonable breakfast.

Will definitely visit again for a weekend break.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mandyo 3 reviews from this member

We have been to this site several times as we love the relaxed feeling. Fred/covey is friendly, welcoming and very helpful. At only £20 per night this is an absolute bargain. Yes its next to a working warehouse but that doesn't interfere with the place. The facilities are basic but very clean and nothing to deter anybody from visiting this site. This site is in a great location and is absolutely charming. We are looking forward to our next visit. !

Date of Visit: October 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Ron22 20 reviews from this member

This is a great site in a fantastic location. The owner Fred has hands on and is around all day and is very helpful and friendly. I do agree with many of the other reviews regarding the facilities. They are kept spotless but they are in urgent need of an update. The fact that the chemical disposal is inside both the ladies and gents toilets creates an unpleasant aroma. Both the toilet and showers (separate buildings)are somewhat cramped. Whilst it was October the site was full at the weekend and vans were parked too close together. I agree with others that with the current situation of toilets / showers £20 is a bit on the steep side. With some renovation this would without doubt become a five star site.

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jondy376 47 reviews from this member

We picked the site because our daughter wanted to have a day at Yarndale in Skipton livestock Market. We stayed on this site for the weekend, On arrival we were greeted by Fred on his scooter and have to say what a character, A very down to earth Yorkshireman, extremely helpful and friendly. Itís a fab location whether you just want to walk into Gargrave that has plenty of shops pubs and Cafes or as we did, Itís a lovely walk along the canal in to Skipton. Tv signal was ok for us. Wendy my wife loved everything about the site from the ducks to the old fashioned toilets which were very clean and yes he likes to get plenty of caravans on. When I was parking the caravan up, Wendy said to Fred Do you want him to get closer to the next caravan. Fred said no I can squeeze another one in there, Space is money you know but he didnít. We like plenty of space and didnít feel closed in. Most of the people we spoke too were regulars and Itís one site that we will definitely go back to

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Noel72 1 review from this member

The owner's of this site are so helpful and friendly and very accommodating. When we arrived it had been raining and the ground was a little wet so the owner sited us right next to the canal (after checking if this was ok with us). We were on hard-standing with all the facilities on tap which was great. We had a fantastic view up and down the canal and got a birds eye view of the little boats coming through the canal lock - we could literally feed the swans/ducks from the camper window, which was great.

The toilet block and showers were kept scrupulously clean and although I've read previous comments about them possibly wanting updating, I felt that they added to the charm of the place.

The site is a mixture of statics and caravans. There is a grassed area which is used for motorhomes and also for tents to pitch. There's an additional courtyard type area located next to the canal which is where we camped our motorhome the last time we stayed. This was the second time we've camped here. The first time the weather was gorgeous and we placed our motorhome on the grass area. The pitches are plenty big enough and I think that the charge of £20 a night is fab when you get all the facilities thrown in.

Gargrave village is only a 5 minute walk away and has a pretty river running alongside it with picnic areas and stepping stones across the river. There's a bridge that leads to a little church and a there are a couple of pubs that do lovely meals, as well as a fish & chip shop, an 'Olde Sweet Shope', small art gallery etc. (there's also a very handy co-op for supplies).

Although I wouldn't say that this site was geared specifically towards children (although there's plenty of grass for them to play on), there is plenty for them to do in the immediate surrounding area, and although we only ever do 'short stays' because of work commitments - with a bit of planning it would be the perfect base to explore.

The whole area is brilliant, you can cycle or walk into Skipton along the canal path (or catch the bus). There are various walks/pathways/towns nearby.

It's a friendly campsite in the middle of the country-side, only a 5 minute walk away from the nearest quaint little Yorkshire village. We'll definitely be back again.

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