Slingsby

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.00 to £11.80 Per person/night
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Overview

Between the North York Moors National Park and the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this peaceful campsite welcomes you to Yorkshire.

Our pretty Slingsby Club campsite sits between the rolling Howardian Hills to the south and the Vale of Pickering and the North York Moors National Park to the north making the campsite a popular base for walkers.

Situated in a peaceful location on the edge of a village, the level, well maintained campsite has modern facilities including a laundry, dish washing area and a well equipped amenity block.

There are plenty of walking opportunities direct from the campsite. Slingsby village, for example, is within walking distance and surrounded by an intricate network of lanes, footpaths and bridleways.

The area is dotted with magnificent historic buildings. Take your pick from gems including the magnificent 18th century Castle Howard, Nunnington Hall, Newburgh Abbey, Helmsley Castle and Rievaulx Abbey.

Three of the area’s most popular attractions are within 15 miles of the campsite. There’s Flamingoland with its wild animals and wilder rides, the modern history theme museum – Eden Camp and the North York Moors Railway which runs a scenic route from Pickering to Whitby.

The medieval city of York, around a half hour’s drive away, is famous for its city walls, minster and a variety of museums. The city’s Park and Ride scheme accommodates motorhomes.

There are only Club Service pitches so the fee of £3.85 will apply at all times.

Worth Noting

Mobile phone reception poor. Site has especially hard ground so steel pegs are required.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

The local shop sells locally-produced food and there's an award-winning farm shop in Castle Howard.

Facilities

Slingsby has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Payphone

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Club Site Wi-fi

Reviews

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5

Very easy, quiet location for visiting Castle Howard, the Yorkshire Moors and also not too far...

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Very easy, quiet location for visiting Castle Howard, the Yorkshire Moors and also not too far from the coast: Whitby, Scarborough, part of the Harry Potter films and |Heartbeat.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Bottom part of site adjacent to water treatment works. The top end has lovely views.

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Bottom part of site adjacent to water treatment works. The top end has lovely views. Everyone both on the park and in the pretty village were all very friendly.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

This was our first visit to Slingsby and we had a short weekend (2 nights) at the site,...

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This was our first visit to Slingsby and we had a short weekend (2 nights) at the site, arriving just after 7pm on the Friday evening. The managers Susan and Stephen were really helpful from the moment we arrived allowing us to choose from the available pitches, asking us if we needed to top up with water first, and clearly explaining the site amenities. The help was even extended as we asked about the locality and the best places to walk etc. and the small shop was put to great use as we managed to purchase some coffee we had forgotten. The on site amenities were excellent with clean showers and facilities, a large washing up area, and an easily accessible motor home service point. We purchased a 24 hr Site Wi-Fi pass which always had a good signal. Most of the other reviews and the site description already cover the local area and the many places and walks. We enjoyed a lovely walk along the public footpath directly outside the site entrance into the neighboring village of Hovingham followed by a return to Slingsby village and an ale or two in the lovely local village pub. This is definitely a site that we will look forward to returning to.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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1.7

Site location and facilities adequate.

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Site location and facilities adequate. However, the warden was grumpy and unhelpful during our visit and the showers had very limited hot water which appeared to run out half way through a shower. One pub in the village and a shop with limited opening times. There are far better C&C sites elsewhere so no need to use this one if you want an enjoyable stay.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples
  • Friendliness: 1
  • Cleanliness: 3
  • Facilities: 1

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.50 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Malton – 7 miles

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