North Yorkshire has a lot to offer anyone who visits, whether a Yorkshire native, or a tourist from afar. From its famous coastline dotted with traditional fisherman’s bays, to the wonder that is the North York Moors – guests aren’t short of things to do. And to make the most of the beautiful scenery this summer, we’ve rounded up the best glamping spots and campsites the North part of our region has to offer.
Little Seed Field
Situated in Ripon, Little Seed Field consists of five luxury octagonal cabins – all equipped with the necessary luxuries to turn your camping trip into a ‘home-from-home’ holiday. Find your very own log burner, a comfy bed (facilities enough for four), BBQs, outdoor fire pits and more to enjoy. The site provides lovely views of the nearby countryside, and you may even spot a glance of the local wildlife (including deer and birds of prey!). Find out more here. Little Seed Field, Castiles Farm, Grantley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3PU.
A popular choice for those looking for camping accommodation near Bolton Abbey – Catgill Farm offers up a choice of luxury timber pods and fully-equipped bell tents. Relax in your own private hot tub under the stars, and enjoy the outdoor fire pit equipped with a pizza oven, too. The farm is close by to local attractions such as the Bolton Abbey estate – so you won’t be short of things to do. Find out more and book here. Catgill Farm, Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire, BD23 6HA.
High Oaks Grange
Looking to explore everything the North York Moors has to offer? High Oaks Grange is conveniently nestled between Pickering and Thornton-le-Dale and gives guests a choice of beautifully decorated camping pods – all so lovely, it doesn’t feel like camping at all. Find comfort in the double beds which are provided in each pod, enjoy the fully equipped kitchenette and rest easy that you have your own private bathroom (instead of having to trek across the site). Each pod has Wifi, a BBQ and an outdoor decking area – perfect for warm nights after a countryside stroll. Book here. High Oaks Grange, Thornton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7JX.
Paradise Lakeside Lodges
Paradise Lakeside Lodges can be found on the outskirts of York, and there’s a number of options to choose from for your stay – including waterside pods or bigger lodges for families or groups bigger than four. Each pod is fully furnished – including a mini kitchen and outdoor seating and dining areas overlooking the pond next to you. The site is located close by to the historic city of York, or for those who prefer a bit of sand between their toes, you can drive over to the Yorkshire coast where you’ll find Bridlington, Filey and Scarborough. Check it out and book here. Paradise Leisure, Ballhall Ln, Storwood, York, YO42 4TD.
The Private Hill
If stunning views of the North Yorkshire Wolds sounds like heaven to you, you’ll love The Private Hill. At the site, you’ll find a number of luxury camping domes – all pointed towards the unspoiled views of the rolling countryside, which you can see through the transparent section of each dome. All of your creature comforts are provided, including a comfy double bed, numerous seating spaces, a stocked minibar fridge, wood burner, coffee maker and even your own in-dome bathroom for privacy. Watch the farm’s cows graze in the sunlight, or enjoy sights of the sheep strolling around. Nearby you’ll find York, the moors, Pickering and Thornton-le-Dale to explore. Book your stay here. The Private Hill, Thrussendale Farm, Thrussendale Road, Acklam, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9RG.
Aysgarth Falls Hotel and Campsite
Like good old fashioned camping? Located right next to the beautiful Aysgarth Falls, this site is perfect for those who just want to pitch up a tent or explore Yorkshire in a campervan. Check out the Dales, sink a pint in the neighbouring pub, or visit Leyburn or Bedale – both of which provide stunning scenery. You’ll need your own things to stay here, but with such a great location, it’s still sure to be a memorable camping trip. Book it here. Aysgarth Falls Hotel and Campsite, The Aysgarth Falls Hotel, Aysgarth, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 3SR.
Bay Ness Farm
Sun, sea and camping: the key components Bay Ness Farm has on offer. Pitch up in the stunning countryside right by the coastline, where you’ll be greeted with unbeatable views of the sea and clifftops of historic Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay. Tents and tourers are welcome, and you can even bring your own raised BBQ to enjoy while you take in the panoramic views. Take advantage of the seaside on your doorstep, or take on the Cleveland Way National Trail (if you’re feeling active enough after lockdown!). While it’s not exactly glamping, the views can only be considered as an absolute luxury – which very few places can boast on offer. Book here. Bay Ness Farm, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4PJ.