As well as your chosen caravan and its contents, there are several forms of entertainment for your delectation.
Foremost is the mesmerising setting which includes sixteen acres of woodland walks, valley views and wildlife including owls, dragonflies, bats, roe deer and butterflies. There are beautiful places to sit and ponder which are enhanced by environmental art.
The steam train which passes our way regularly is a brilliantly nostalgic sight and sound and can be caught at nearby Grosmont station for trips to other villages along the track. Nearby Goathland station is also the Hogwarts Express station from Harry Potter which usually impresses the little people.
For an informal evening away from camp, take a walk through the woods to our local inn. After wandering down beautiful paths and crossing streams on wooden bridges (careful not to trip!) you will come to the village of Beckhole and its Birch Hall Inn which is a winner of "The Most Untouched Pub Award".
At nearby Ruswarp there is 1920s style boating on the River Esk
where you can row (and perhaps don a straw boater and striped blazer).
The village of Sandsend has a wide rugged beach, perfect for picnics, and the Witsend cafe has an outside courtyard with newspapers and good quality coffee. The Woodlands Cafe is great quality for a relaxed lunch.
The coastal town of Whitby is a fifteen minute drive away. It is a fantastic
town which provides good old fashioned seaside fun, coupled with a chic
eccentricity that has gained it interest and cool reviews in recent press.
Shopping is fab with Moulin Rouge style lingerie, shabby chic taste, retro
collectables, charity shops and designer wear.
Take a stroll down cobbled streets and buy cockles and mussels, handmade chocolates, parma violets and rock shaped into fried breakfasts.
You could buy some fish and chips and take them up the 199 steps to the graveyard on the clifftop where Count Dracula sucked blood. Find a bench to sit on and look to the craggy
shoreline where the ships carried in vampires and carried out the
adventurous Captain Cook. You can build sandcastles on the beach, have your
palm read, get a tattoo or play on the penny falls, eat doughnuts, waffles
and ice cream. Visit a Goth favourite - the 'Dracula Experience' or take a
trip on a pirate ship! You can even find a harbourside kiosk that will post a world
famous Whitby Smoked Kipper to a friend for you.
Whitby hosts many annual events including folk festivals, film events and The Regatta as
well as its famous and fabulously eccentric Goth weekends.
Despite the many things to do in the region, it is also possible to remain on site for a totally 'get away from it all, no traffic' experience. We have a little caravan shop which sells lots of sweets!
And finally, don't forget that you can visit the fabulous La Rosa Hotel on the cliff top overlooking the harbour and enjoy our renowned tea room for afternoon tea, cake, sandwiches, ice cream and a bit of old fashioned Victorian seaside fun in the hotel where Lewis Carroll once stayed!
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