Where can you walk to directly from the park?
Do you like to be able to get somewhere without getting behind the wheel? Having time to reach places by foot is one of the best things about being on holiday. Here’s a brief roundup of the places you can reach within a 30-minute walk from our parks. Parks are listed from north to south.
River Tweed and honey farm – Chainbridge Touring Caravan Site, Northumberland
Situated on the South Bank of the river that divides England and Scotland, you can take a short walk from Chainbridge Touring Caravan Site along the river to the famous Union Bridge. There’s a Honey Farm next door which has a visitor centre and a cafe in a bus.
Quaint village, forest and town – Overbrook Caravan Park, North Yorkshire
Local pub, shops and bus service – York Caravan Park
There’s a local pub and bakery about 10-15 minutes walk from York Caravan Park. A half-hourly bus service leaves from the park gate, taking 10 minutes to get to the city centre.
Pub, locks, marina and cafe –York Naburn Lock Caravan Park
The amazing Victorian Locks are just a minute away from York Naburn Lock Caravan Park. There’s also a great village pub about 10 minutes away, or you can reach the York Marina and Cafe in about 15 minutes. Occasionally you can see visiting seals at the locks, and there are regularly buzzards, hawks, owls, kingfishers and deer in the fields and water surrounding the campsite. (There is also the river walk into York, although this takes longer than 30 minutes!)
Two villages – Blue Rose Country Park, East Riding of Yorkshire
River Trent and country walks – Brookside Country Park, Lincolnshire
The Viking Way and Caistor – Wolds View Touring Park, Lincolnshire
Dog friendly beach – Cherry Tree Springs Touring Park, Lincolnshire
Award winning beach – Tyddyn Du Touring Park, North Wales
Scenic walks, pub and shop – The Willows Caravan & Camping Park, North Wales
The closest shop is about 400m from the The Willows Caravan & Camping Park, with the closest pub just over a mile away. Whichever direction you take from the park, the coastal views are spectacular.
Country footpaths – Longnor Wood Holiday Park Derbyshire
Ancient market town – Red Kite Touring Park, Powys
Just over a mile from Red Kite Touring Park is the ancient market town of Llanidloes, which dates back to the 12th Century and has shops and places to eat as well as a Saturday market.
Local village – Delph Bank Touring Park, Lincolnshire
Country inn and village – Two Mills Touring Park, Norfolk
Village with many amenities – Keal Lodge Caravan Park, Lincolnshire
Golf and bowling – Stroud Hill Park, Cambridgeshire
Country pub – Wheathill Touring Park, Shropshire
Within a very short walking distance of Wheathill Touring Park is a highly rated country pub, The Three Horseshoes.
Golf, fishing and village – Somers Wood Caravan Park, Warwickshire
Village with pub – Run Cottage Touring Park, Suffolk
Village, woodland and local walks – South Wales Touring Park
The nearest village to South Wales Touring Park is Llangennech – a 10-15 minute walk from the park. The village has a pub, shops and takeaways. There’s also a community woodland that’s easy to reach from the park. Local walks from the park include the Llangennech trail Part 1 and Part 2 – you follow the path of the Afon Morlais from Troserch Woods through Llangennech to the coast where the walk links with the Millennium Coastal Park.
Great village pub, lake and cafe – Bath Chew Valley Caravan Park
It’s just a few moments’ walk from Bath Chew Valley Caravan Park to the Red Lion Inn in the village of Bishop Sutton, where you can expect a warm welcome, local beers and hearty food. The village also has a small shop. Down the lane in the other direction you reach footpaths around Chew Valley Lake with its amazing birdlife, leading to a restaurant/takeaway serving comfort-food lunches and afternoon teas.
England’s smallest city – Wells Touring Park, Somerset
Wells Touring Park is located 1.5 miles outside of the medieval City of Wells. Must-sees in the ancient city include the cathedral and the Bishop’s Palace with its stunning grounds. In addition to shops, pubs and cafes, there’s a popular farmers’ market in Wells.
Glastonbury Tor and town – Old Oaks Touring & Glamping Park, Somerset
Reservoir for wildlife – Hallsdown Farm Touring Park, North Devon
Wistlandpound Reservoir, located on the edge of Exmoor National Park, is a wildlife haven with fishing boating, birdwatching and a walking path. It’s about half a mile from Hallsdown Farm Touring Park.
Pub, shops and leisure store – Greenacres Touring Park, Somerset
The Skylark Pub is approximately 600 metres from Greenacres Touring Park near Wellington in Somerset. You can reach several other handy establishments within 10 minutes on foot, including a garage with a supermarket, a gym, a Costa Coffee, a bus stop and the Chelston Motorhomes centre with the Chelston Leisure Store accessory shop.
Horseriding, pub, trailway and park – Back of Beyond Touring Camping & Glamping Park, Dorset
There are excellent riding stables on the approach lane to Back of Beyond Touring Camping & Glamping Park which have direct access to the local forest. From the end of the approach lane, it’s a short distance to the Woodman Pub. Great places for walking nearby are Hurn Forest and the Castleman Trailway (a former railway line).
Cornish village – Killiwerris Touring Park