Campsites near Appletreewick

Camp on the wood-fringed riverside in this south Yorkshire Dales village on the Dales Way.

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Catgill Farm Camping & Glamping

153 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · North Yorkshire, England
Family camping and glamping on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and a stone's throw from famous Bolton Abbey
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Masons Campsite

27 units · Motorhomes1 acre · Skipton Bd23 6 Dd, England
On the banks of a river, with open views over the Yorkshire Dales and lots of space for games, with a pair of great pubs nearby
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Breaks Fold Farm Glamping & Camping

14 units · Glamping, Tents2 acres · Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, North East England
Camping in Nidderdale with excellent facilities, dogs and campfires welcome, and views over Thruscross Reservoir.
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Woodsworth Exploring

10 units · Tents10 acres · Ilkley, West Yorkshire, North East England
Traditional camping in our 10 acre broadleaved woodland. Located in Oakworth in the heart of the Bronte countryside. Family friendly, you can feel safe knowing cars are only permitted in the car park so your children can run free within the woodland. Park up in the carpark near the site entrance then grab your gear and the staff will guide you to a suitable pitch for your requirements. Wheelbarrows are available to help carry your gear through the woods. Love nature? Then you’ll love this site. It’s back to basics proper camping here! We have a drinking water standpipe, we now have flushing toilets and hand wash sinks in our new toilet block. Our pitches are well spaced from one another and well sized, however, smaller tents (and/or hammocks) are recommended as our whole site is woodland there are trees within pitch areas, so we only have limited places to put large tents. Please tell us your tent size when booking so that we can get the best pitch for you. Dogs welcome. Fires allowed. We do a fire induction with everyone and charge for a fire licence, this includes if you want to bring your own firepit and wood. The reason for this is to manage the risk of forest fires and damage to the ecology so we need to put you on a suitable pitch if you wish to have a fire. We are doing all we can to improve the ecology of the woodland, so for this reason there is no burning of deadwood allowed, as rotting wood (big logs and little sticks) are fabulous for the woodland ecology.
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Burrs Manor Wild Camping

30 units · Motorhomes, Tents3 acres · Buxton, England
Nearly wild camping in the Peak District National Park, near Buxton
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White Peak Camping

15 units · Motorhomes, Tents2 acres · Buxton, Derbyshire, East Midlands
Camping on a Peak District farm near the Monsal Trail
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The Old Chapel Campsite

30 units · Tents1 acre · Grizedale, England
Nearly wild camping in the North Pennines
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Social District

15 units · Tents55 acres · Grizedale, Cumbria, North West England
Lake District camping on the banks of Lake Windermere, with direct access to the water.
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White House Farm Campsite, Wardlow

60 units · Motorhomes, Tents4 acres · Wardlow, England
What a little Derbyshire gem: back to basics Whitehouse Farm Campsite is a simple site in a most scenic setting five minutes’ drive from the pretty village of Tideswell. The site’s central location in the Peak District National Park means it’s a top spot for those who want to ramble or ride bikes – several circular trails leave from Tideswell and the traffic-free Monsal Trail is a five-minute drive away. And there’s plenty more activity if you require it too, as activity centres nearby can sort you out days of horse riding, abseiling, climbing and caving. All this activity isn’t mandatory, of course – this is an equally fine location for days pottering off to local pubs, pigging out on pudding in Bakewell or taking a leisurely stroll around the Chatsworth Estate, 20 minutes away. And if even that’s too much, you’d be welcome to spend some time loafing about on site: there’s heaps of space here, and as facilities have been kept quite minimal (just showers and toilets) there should be a good serving of peace and quiet to go with it all. Guests are welcome to light up a barbecue or campfire for cookouts and keeping warm; Tideswell’s the place for supermarket supplies, and it’s also handily got a fish and chip shop and a couple of pubs for days when your firelighting skills aren't up to much.
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Northcote Pods - Yorkshire Dales

2 units · Glamping1 acre · Grassington, North Yorkshire, North East England
We are ideally located in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales National Park, with our stunning Northcote Pods situated near Kilnsey Crag. Here, you’ll find spectacular views across Upper Wharfedale. Couples and families alike love to escape to our spacious, comfortable pods; there’s no better place for a holiday getaway. Parking outside the pod leads to a paved patio area with a private wood fired hot tub (Pheasant Pod ONLY), seating, BBQ. Inside offers double bed and sofa bed to accommodate up to 2 children and a hanging rail for clothes. Smart TV with a Netflix account connected, wifi and bluetooth ceiling speakers. Shower room with sink, toilet, shavers socket and heated towel rail. Fully fitted kitchen with sink, fridge, microwave, 2 ring induction hob, toaster and kettle. Dining table and chairs. Electric heating, USB sockets.
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Nearly-wild camping @ Heggs Farm

1 unit · Tent136 acres · Reeth, England
Get back to basics and immerse yourself in the joy of simple living with a nearly-wild camping experience @ Heggs Farm, Arkengarthdale--part of a collaborative, 200-acre renaturing project, spanning the northern tip of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Stretching from the wooded banks of the Arkle Beck, up to the dizzying heights of Fremington Edge, our site is a wonderfully biodiverse and off-the-beaten path spot, offering adventure-loving families and small groups the chance to unplug completely, and get a taste of no-frills camping, the way mother nature intended. What's more, every booking is for exclusive use of the camping area by you and your group, guaranteeing you a truly unique (and undisturbed) experience. Why Heggs? Get a taste of 'wild-camping' with a few bare bones facilities: Pitch up where you like, make the most of a private firepit cooking area, and enjoy our compost loo with a view. Our remote, no-frills site is the perfect intro to simple living; yet sits close enough to 'civilisation' to hike out for picnic supplies, and/or a pub dinner. Reconnect with nature through wholesome, unplugged activities: Fill your days with poo sticks, pebble skimming, and foraging for kindling. Spend your evenings playing scrabble by torchlight, identifying owl calls, and marvelling at the constellations in our Dark Skies conservation area. No wifi = no distractions. Explore endless routes right from the doorstep: Arkengarthdale is one of the Dales' most beautiful yet undiscovered valleys. Multiple bridleways and footpaths connect Heggs to Reeth and Langthwaite, running along both sides of the Arkle Beck, and up the slopes of Fremington Edge. Part of the adventure is getting here: Our walk/cycle-in camping area is all part of the magic of our tucked-away site. Free bag transfer is available from the nearest on-road parking spot to the farmhouse; and the camping area lies a further 200m along a rough grass track. Every stay plants trees, literally: All profits from nearly-wild camping support our ongoing habitat restoration as part of the Heggs-Castle renaturing cluster. Enjoy the 'feel-good' factor as you roam free across the site and explore our latest woodland creation areas. Find out more at heggscastlecluster.org. What's included/provided with my booking? -Exclusive use of the camping area for you and your group (up to a max of 8 people), including compost loo and firepit with grill. -Access to weatherproof cow byre HQ for storage of camping equipment, including bikes. -1 x wheelbarrow load of firewood, with kindling and natural firelighters (more can be bought on site). -Unlimited potable water in canisters with taps. -Large Ghillie Kettle, firepit cooking utensils and heatproof gloves, biodegradable washing up liquid, washing up bowl, tea towels, first aid kit, fire extinguisher. -Bag transfer from/to the nearest on-road parking place on arrival and departure. Please pack everything else you need to sleep, cook, eat, and keep yourself and your equipment safe. Note too that the site is completely unlit after dark, there are no charging facilities, and phone signal can be spotty. Headtorches, camping lanterns, and portable battery chargers are all strongly recommended. Where can I stock up? Our local businesses would love your support! Award winning bread, cafe-quality ready meals, and Thursday night pizzas can be pre-ordered for collection at Two Dales Bakery; the Bike Centre is known for its incredible cake selection (and excellent rental service); Reeth Post Office sells the usual camping cupboard staples, as well as local milk, cheese and sausages; and Reeth's Friday morning market has all your meat, cheese, and fruit and veg supplies covered. For dining out, there are five pubs within easy-ish walking/cycling distance: The CB Inn, The Bridge Inn, The Black Bull, The King's Arms and The Buck. Ramsay’s Fish and Chip Van also visits Reeth between 4-6pm every Friday evening; you’ll find it parked up in Langhorne Drive. Finished reading and not sure it's for you? Search for our off-grid annexe on AirBnB for simple, off-grid living with a few creature comforts e.g. hot running water, a bed and a bath. This can also be booked in tandem with our nearly-wild camping area, subject to availability.
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Puddlemire

21 units · Glamping, Tents5 acres · Kirkby Lonsdale, England
Puddlemire is a small campsite to the South of the lakes, 10 minute drive from Kirkby Lonsdale, convenient for the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales & the coast. We often see Kingfishers, Deer, and other wildlife, listen for the owls & woodpeckers. Spacious pitches are next to a tranquil beck, with views of local hills and fells. A special place
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Campsites near Appletreewick guide

Overview

Huddled within a swathe of dry-stone-walled pasture in the south of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Appletreewick could have been tailor-made for camping. It’s easy to reach from Skipton, though the nearest railway station feels utterly rural with its idyllic pub and clutch of fetching campsites along the wood-dotted wends of the River Wharfe. The hiking is attractive too, with the Dales Way passing through as it runs 80 miles across the finest Yorkshire Dales countryside between Ilkley and Bowness-on-Windermere in the Lake District. The gorgeous landscaped gardens at nearby Parcevall Hall are also worth a visit.

Where to go

Wharfedale

Wharfedale, the dale within which Appletreewick sits, is partly—but not completely—within the national park. It’s a beguiling, verdant incursion into the Dales from the towns to the southeast, rising from Wetherby to Bolton Abbey, after which it enters the park and winds through villages like Appletreewick and Grassington. On your next camping trip, discover historic communities, cracking rural pubs, and grassy fields soaring to the high hills. Try the pretty pitches at Grassington and Kettlewell for starters.

Yorkshire Dales National Park

Britain’s third-biggest national park forms a large part of an impressive spread of protected countryside spanning from Yorkshire north to the Scottish border. This is a place of lofty, exposed moorland distinguished by the lush valleys dividing it. Appletreewick nestles in the south of the Yorkshire Dales near Skipton, one of the park’s key gateways, so you can continue exploring the Yorkshire Dales beyond Appletreewick around Malham. With its visitor centre and spectacular rock formations, it’s an excellent camping base.

Nidderdale AONB

Appletreewick not only hogs an enviable location within the Yorkshire Dales but also cosies up to another vast protected area immediately east, Nidderdale AONB. This 233-square-mile zone yields more of the Dales’ valley-divided moorland. It also boasts iconic beauty spots like Brimham Rocks’ wondrous rock formations, historic market towns, and stunning ruined abbeys. Campers should start in Nidderdale valley itself—great campsites can be found near the How Stean Gorge, 16 miles northeast of Appletreewick.

Forest of Bowland AONB

When is a forest not a forest?! In medieval times, a “forest” was any wild ground for hunting big game, not necessarily a tree-covered area. The Forest of Bowland is more the former, mostly lonely moors laced with fine hikes rising up 20 miles west of Appletreewick, beyond Gisburn Forest. For exploring the nearest part of the AONB, Gisburn Forest has good camping, either at Gisburn Forest Hub’s pop-up camping from June through August, or at sites just south.

When to go

April and May are entrancing for seeing birdlife and plantlife return to the Yorkshire Dales woods, but June  has to be top choice for a visit, when the region’s historic hay meadows are in full bloom and the Grassington Music and Arts Festival comes to Wharfedale. The heather on the high moors is at its most glorious in September, when often-dry weather and smaller crowds make for excellent hiking.

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