Eating out at our touring parks and nearby
What are your options for eating out when staying at our parks – without having to drive anywhere?
Maybe you’ve had a tiring day out. Perhaps you just don’t feel like cooking. Everyone’s entitled to relax on holiday. And there are plenty of mouth-watering options when staying at our adult only holiday parks. What if you need a hearty breakfast before you set off for sightseeing or the trip home? From onsite cafes and mobile takeaway visits, to nearby pubs or restaurants that deliver, here’s a roundup of what’s available for the 2023 season either onsite or within a half-hour walk.
(Here’s a quick look at what’s on offer from the South West to the North.)
Cardinney Camping Park, Cornwall – It’s a 30-minute walk to the local pub, the St Buryan Inn, which offers a friendly atmosphere and home cooked evening meals (dog friendly).
Trethem Mill Touring Park, Cornwal – Visiting vans serve Wood-Fired Pizza on Monday and Fish & Chips on Thursdays. Miss V’s tearoom at St Just in Roseland Church is approximately 1.5 miles walk from the Park
Killiwerris Touring Park, Cornwall – Less than 1 mile away is the village of Chacewater which has a garden centre with a licensed restaurant serving breakfasts and lunches.
Back of Beyond Touring Camping & Glamping Park, Dorset – Catering vans visit the site throughout the week: Monday Dorset Pedaling Pizza Co., Tuesday Roasted ‘n’ Toasted sourdough toasties with sides, Wednesday Fish & Chips, (plus sausages, chicken burgers, veggie and gluten free), Thursday Melted Cheese Raclette plus fully loaded nachos and BLT rolls, Friday Dorset Pedaling Pizza, Saturday Fish & Chips and Sunday Tucky’s BBQ breakfasts and evening burgers, pulled pork baps, sausage/steak baguettes, halloumi, burgers and chips. See full details.
You can also order freshly baked breakfast pastries onsite.You can also order gourmet platters (charcuterie/vegetarian/cheese/mixed) and afternoon teas to be delivered to the park which you can enjoy at Monty’s Bar, at your pitch or glamping unit.
Greenacres Touring Park, Somerset – Being located just about 1.5 miles from the centre of Wellington, there are plenty of options within walking distance, including a Madonald’s and Miss Millie’s (fried chicken). The friendly local pub,The Skylark, is approximately 600 metres from the entrance. It serves food all day and dogs are allowed inside.
Waterrow Touring Park, Somerset – The Rock Inn is a gastro pub less than half a mile from the touring park, currently serving lunches on Sundays and from Thursday to Saturday, plus dinner from Wednesday to Saturday. Well behaved dogs welcome.
Wells Touring Park, Somerset – The centre of Wells is just 1.5 miles from Wells Touring Park, where you’ll find a wide range of places to eat.Onsite the newly refurbished licensed coffee lounge is open all day and until 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Takeaways are available.
Old Oaks Touring Park, Somerset – Food is available 7 nights a week throughout the open season, plus a Breakfast Club 6 days a week. Food options are: Monday Fish & Chips delivery to site, Tuesday visiting wood-Fired Pizza van, Wednesday Indian delivery, Thursday Mexican food cooked onsite, Friday gourmet burgers cooked onsite, Saturday pub grub night – new for 2023 – (lasagne, cottage pie, sausage and chips, etc.) and pie night cooked by Lavender Country Kitchen, and Sunday Indian delivery.
Bath Chew Valley Caravan Park, Somerset – Just a few moments’ walk from the park entrance is the excellent local, the Red Lion Inn, which remains the most popular choice for guests and is dog friendly.. The Landlord Duncan and his team consistently receive excellent reviews on Tripadvisor. New pathways to Chew Valley Lake have put the lakeside cafes Salt & Malt (open till 8pm in summer) and Woodford Lodge within even easier reach for guests.
Plough Lane Caravan Park, Wiltshire – The park has 2 pubs within a 20 minute walk of the site and a cafe within 1 mile.
South Wales Touring Park, Carmarthenshire – There are several pubs in the local village, Langannech T
he nearest one that allows dogs in the bar area is the Morlais Tavern, a 15-minute walk away
Three Castles Country Caravan Park, Monmouthshire – The Bell pub at Skenfrith is a little over 15 minutes walk away.
Briarfields Motel and Touring Park, Gloucestershire – Within walking distance you’ll find Ruby’s Cafe, great for refreshments and a light lunch, as well as Keeley’s Kitchen serving breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes & coffee.
Run Cottage Touring Park, Suffolk – The Shepherd and Dog is a friendly village pub just 600 yards from the site.
Somers Wood Caravan Park, Warwickshire – Adjacent to the park is Stonebridge Golf Course with a bar and restaurant which welcomes Somers Wood guests and their four-legged companions. The park is just 1 mile from the village of Meriden – you can take the country walk across pathways and fields – which has pubs, restaurants and takeaways.
Fields End Water Caravan Park, Cambridgeshire – This park has an onsite cafe which offers breakfast fare, burgers, scampi and chips and steak. Check opening times on the park website.
Red Kite Touring Park, Powys Mid Wales – Located just a mile from the town of Llanidloes means there are plenty of options within reasonable walking distance from the park. ’Happy Tim’ visits the park with the ‘Stwff & Things’ coffee van during busier times, bringing a great assortment of baked goods. He takes pride in sourcing his produce as locally as he can. There are no fixed dates for his visits, but the park will post on Facebook when he’s coming.
New Lodge Farm, Northamptonshire – The onsite cafe is open 7 days a week for hearty meals, snacks and drinks, all using locally sourced ingredients. In the evenings there’s Friday Evening Supper (pre-ordering essential), Saturday Pizza Night and Sunday Roast Lunch (pre-ordering essential).
Keal Lodge Caravan Park, South Lincolnshire – There are many takeaways and restaurants within the Deepings (local villages) which deliver to the park, including Chinese, Indian, pizza, Fish & Chips and even a dessert hub for waffles, shakes and doughnuts! Lilli’s Tea Room at Market Deeping (about half an hour’s walk) is a popular destination with guests as it’s a lovely walk along the river and makes a perfect stop for lunch or tea and cake half way round. The closest village, Deeping St James, (less than half a mile) has The Goat pub and a couple of Indian restaurants, along with the Waterton Arms which serves pizza on a Friday evening.
Delph Bank Touring Park, Lincolnshire – The Rose & Crown is a 2-minute walk away, so is the Chestnut Tea Room and a Chinese. ‘For Cod Sake’ Fish & Chip van visits the park on Fridays throughout the season, featuring very special homemade tartar sauce with a Brazilian twist! The local Indian delivers to the park and The Pizza Slice Guy has started visiting every Wednesday.
Eye Kettleby Lakes, Leicestershire – Onsite are The Lakes Bar & Tearoom which serves breakfast (8:30am till 11am) and lunch (12pm till 3pm). Drinks, cakes and freshly made scones are also served every day and into the evening. Take a walk to the next village, Great Dalby, and enjoy a drink and a bite to eat at The Royal Oak. Ask reception for a footpath map and a voucher.
Although The Lakes Bar & Tearoom don’t serve evening meals, food companies visit between April and September. They are: Tuesday Kool Kata & Burgerologist (alternating), Wednesday Matt’s Fish & Chip Van, and Thursday Fire & Embers Pizza. On Friday evenings it’s takeaway night – order a local takeaway (recommended menus are in The Lakes Bar & Tearoom, including pizza, Indian and Chinese), head into the bar and the staff will provide plates and cutlery. Takeaway services also deliver all week straight to your pitch.
Yr Helig/The Willows Caravan & Camping Park, Llyn Peninsula, North Wales – The pub in Mynytho, about a 20 minute walk away, is called The Ship Inn with outdoor seating, serving a variety of food from curries to battered fish and chips. Opening times vary.
Two Mills Touring Park, Norfolk – This park has multiple pubs, cafes and restaurants in North Walsham – 1 mile walk from the park via a great pedestrian route. They also have multiple takeaways which will deliver to the site
Lamb Cottage Caravan Park, Cheshire – The Plough at Whitegate, a historic country pub with garden is 17 minutes walk down the road. It’s open 12-10pm everyday of the week, serving fine wines, traditional ales and home cooked food.
Grooby’s Pit, Lincolnshire – There are 2 pubs within walking distance: The Barkham Arms and The Holly Tree, which is just 5 minutes down the road.
Cherry Tree Springs Touring Park, Lincolnshire – You can find several places to eat in Sutton on Sea, about 1.5 miles away, providing traditional English pub grub, Fish & Chips and pizza.
Wolds Touring Park, Lincolnshire – The onsite Coffee House serves breakfast, lunch and scrumptious cakes. All produce is locally sourced and prepared onsite. At the time of writing, the cafe was open Wednesday to Sunday, 9am to 3pm. Follow the Wolds View Cafe Facebook page for updates on opening times and the latest tempting bakes.
Brookside Country Park, Lincolnshire – The Ferry House Inn is about a 1-minute walk from the park, which is close to River Trent, the park has the Ferry House Inn. A 10-minute walk down the road takes you to The Sheffield Arms (check opening times).
Blue Rose Country Park, East Riding of Yorkshire – Situated between two small villages with pubs serving excellent food, the park is also walking distance from a Chinese takeaway, award winning fish and chips and a pizzeria.
York Naburn Lock Caravan Park – The Blacksmith Arms at Naburn, the park’s local, is a 10-15 minute walk away in Naburn village.
York Caravan Park – Several pubs are within walking distance, including Toby Carvery, the nearest which is less than a mile away (15 minute walk) along the Millennium Way Public Footpath. The Walnut Tree is 1.5 miles away (30 minute walk) and The Fox Inn at Stockton on the Forest is just under 2 miles away (45 minute walk) or you can jump on the bus to the Fox Inn from outside the site entrance.
The park also has a huge range of local takeaways that deliver to the site. There’s a folder in our Information Room with a list of all the local takeaways along with a selection of menus. Being close to the city means that there are also numerous options available from Just Eat or Deliveroo.
Charoland Farm, Lancashire – There’s a StarBucks, Greggs and Subway within a 15 minute walk, plus Asian restaurants in the area.
Overbrook Caravan Park, North Yorkshire – The park owners consider themselves very lucky to have so many good eating spots in the village, Thornton Le Dale, just a short stroll away. Recommendations include: The Buck Inn for great beer with a great menu choice; The Zymologist a new fully licensed restaurant serving small plates (tapas style) and stonebaked pizzas; the Brandysnap Bistro is a fabulous little Bistro with Incredible food and service which is second to none; and The New Inn, a pub serving food, which recently changed management.
For takeaways you have Pizzaland which offers delivery from the village, plus a couple in Pickering which also deliver to the park.
Onsite Chippy’s Mobile Fish & Chips visits most Saturdays 4pm – 6pm all though the open season.
Green acres Caravan Park, Cumbria – Houghton Hall Garden Centre with a cafe and restaurant is just 1.3 miles away (check opening times)
Chain Bridge Touring Caravan Site, Northumberland – The Honey Farm next door has a ‘Cafe Bus’ open Wednesday to Sunday (closed on bank holiday Mondays).