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Whitby Holiday Park

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Saltwick Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire. YO22 4JX

Information

Opening Times: 1 March - 31 October

Prices: From £18.00 (2 adults, pitch, electric)

Ratings

Tourist Board Rating 4

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 191 Reviews

  • Adult only: No
  • Bar: Yes
  • Bus service nearby: No
  • Chemical disposal point: Yes
  • Dogs: Yes
  • Drying: Yes
  • Electrical hook-ups: Yes
  • Entertainment: Yes
  • Farm produce: Yes
  • Fishing: Yes
  • Fully Serviced: No
  • Games Room: Yes
  • Gas: Yes
  • Indoor swimming pool: No
  • Laundry: Yes
  • Motorhome Waste Empty Point: Yes
  • Online Booking: Yes
  • Outdoor swimming pool: No
  • Park open all year: No
  • Parking beside pitches: Yes
  • Rail station nearby: Yes
  • Restaurant: Yes
  • Shop: Yes
  • Showers: Yes
  • Storage facilities: No
  • Takeaway on site: Yes
  • Toilets: Yes
  • Wheelchairs: Yes
  • Wi-fi: Yes
  • Caravan 119
  • Holiday Home 20
  • Motorhome
Enjoying a clifftop location, with many pitches having a view of the sea, Whitby Holiday Park is one of the closest parks to Whitby. It offers pitches for motorhomes and caravans with 16A electric hook-ups on grass. Cliff top paths lead to sandy beaches, with Whitby and the gothic abbey ruins being a gentle stroll away. The campsite has a bar which has evening entertainment at peak times, together with a small games room. There's also a toilet block, shop and laundry room. Whitby offers a wide variety of shops, pubs and great fish restaurants (try the Magpie Cafe). No tents. ...

Set on the cliffs to the east of the popular Yorkshire town, Whitby Holiday Park has a stunning position with great views over the sea from many pitches and a coastal path taking you into the heart of the town centre.

The campsite's pitches are mainly set on firm well-drained grass, with some having a slight slope (so chocks or levels might be needed) and most benefit from 16A electric hook-ups.

Central to the pitches are the toilet blocks which offer showers, a laundry room and disabled facilities.

A complex of buildings near the reception area houses the clubhouse, which offers entertainment in peak season and has a bar. Nearby is a small games room for children. If you'd prefer to eat back in your 'van (or overlooking the clifftop), then it's worth knowing that there's also a cafe which serves a range of meals and offers takeaway, while the shop stocks groceries, wines and spirits.

Those more interested in spirits of a rather different kind might want to head for Whitby's iconic gothic Abbey, which dates back to the 13th century and is an eerie place to visit. The abbey is just a 20-minute walk from the campsite via a bracing clifftop walk and is well worth visiting.

Head further east along the path and it winds past another famous Whitby landmark, the Norman-built church of St Mary's. Perched on the hillside, this church was made famous by featuring in Bram Stoker's Dracula, which was set in Whitby. The church is also at the top of Whitby's 199 steps, which lead you sharply down into the cobbled streets of the old part of the town.

Filled with everything from fine dining seafood restaurants to first-rate fish and chip shops (such as the Magpie Cafe, which never disappoints - start queuing early if you fancy lunch here) to cafes and gift shops selling Whitby jet jewellery, it's a very pleasant place to visit.

Whitby itself offers a large beach to the west and a smaller beach to the east. However, for somewhere more peaceful it's worth heading down the coastal paths from the campsite which give direct access to a quieter beach. The children will love messing about in the many rock pools here.

If you're looking for a pretty and quiet site with great coastal views and don't want to have to drive again, then there are lots of things to do in the area. Whitby itself is an engagingly pretty and interesting town with lots going on. It also has a station where you can catch a steam train over the Yorkshire moors and explore some of the great walking country made popular by the TV show Heartbeat (which is filmed in the area).  

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews
saltwick superb 14/08/2017

5

Just back from three days here with our daughter and son in law Donna and Scott with there touring caravan they have been here before but not me and Angie.What a site great views great club and café...

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Great location 13/08/2017

5

We stayed in a platinum caravan. It was well equipped and spotless. The park was well maintained and spotless. The playpark had plenty to keep children occupied and again was well maintained. The...

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A very enjoyable caravan stay! 11/08/2017

4

We were very lucky with our "British summer weather" but regardless we will certainly return to this very pleasant site; pleasant,helpful staff; shop, cafe and social club facilities- with very nice...

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