At Crows Nest Caravan Park in Gristhorpe (North Yorkshire) camping costs as little as €20,- per night during low season with CampingCard ACSI. At one of the 50 touring pitches you will get a discounted rate during the period 01-03-2019 - 16-04-2019, 28-04-2019 - 01-05-2019, 07-05-2019 - 22-05-2019, 02-06-2019 - 04-07-2019 and 01-09-2019 - 31-10-2019.
Perfectly located campsite on the Yorkshire coast with well-equipped pitches. Many facilities for families including a heated indoor swimming pool, playground and supermarket. Good and even award-winning toilet facilities. Beautiful sea views from the campsite. The campsite is only at 1 hour from Port of Hull. From the cliff you can see the seal colony.
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We booked just for 2 nights hoping to stay longer but chose not to for several niggly reasons.
The site looked neat and tidy and we had been allocated a pitch and the label was all ready for us on arrival.
The clue is in the name it is high and so very prone to wind. Our motorhome rocked the first night, we looked around to see if there was a more sheltered spot but with no landscaping there wasn\'t; we were on the lower level nearer the facilities which we ended up not using.
The shop was open each morning, the bar was open some evenings but not when went down, there was no entertainment after Spring Bank holiday until end of June. The chip shop only opened at weekends. The pool was open when we arrived, it looked OK but smelled strongly of chlorine, no one was on desk, it seemed you might have to pay but reception was shut so I couldn\'t ask. The board said it shut at 7.00 pm but at 6.30 it was all locked up.
Our toilet block was adequate and looked clean enough but having observed the \"cleaning\" on 2 occasions so I\'m not so sure. It took 2 women less than 5 minutes to empty the one waste bin and put cleaner down the loos. There was no mop to clean out the showers so campers couldn\'t clean up, neither were their loo brushes.
The upper level block looked better they were heated and had a hairdryer.
I think this site is probably better suited to younger families.
There is a large fenced play area near the top end which looked great and also a fenced in dog area.
We did walk to Cayton Bay. The narrow track to access Cleveland Way is lined with stinging nettles so shorts best avoided! The sign says 1 mile, Google maps said 2 miles just for the Cleveland.
The beach is lovely and there is a snackbar and toilets by the beach access. It\'s not an unpleasant walk lots of birds to see. We visited RSPB Bempton Cliffs which was great and had well supervised parking enabling to park easily.
I was really looking forward to this final stop on our month touring North England. The site looked neat and tidy on arrival, our label was ready made out for us on arrival, but no additional information was given apart from the promotional post card and rules on arrival. It was very windy and we explored the site to see if there were more sheltered pitches as our motorhome was being rocked by the wind but with no landscaping on an open site there wasn\'t. Crows Nest is a well chosen description. I found the pool and it was open but no one manned the desk and it seemed there was a charge. It smelled strongly of chlorine. We went back at 6.30pm to look but it was all locked up despite the closing time being 7.00 pm, reception closed at 5.00pm, the shop only opened a couple of hours in the morning and the take away fish and chips week end only. I observed the toilets being \"cleaned\" on 2 occasions, it took the 2 cleaners less than 5 minutes to empty the solitary bin and put cleaner down the toilet. I find this unacceptable especially as there was no mop for campers to mop out showers or toilet brushes for the loos. There was a lovely looking fenced children\'s play area and a fenced dog exercise area too. The walk to Cayton Bay said 1 mile, the access was down a narrow nettle lined track onto Cleveland Way. The beach was lovely and the beach bar and toilets on the access steps were very welcome. Both google maps and our legs agreed this walk was a good 2 miles each way. (I regularly walk this distance and more)
- Period of opening
- 01-03-2019 till 31-10-2019
- 7 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 50 (100m2)
- Number of permanent pitches
- Campsite suitable for disabled persons
* Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)
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