Roman remains, starry skies, superb cities and great walks abound in the North-East of England, an area that was well-represented in our Top 100 Sites Guide, where we revealed the best motorhome sites to stay at.

Explore North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales and Northumberland National Parks, and Kielder Forest, then head to the coast for quiet beaches and iconic castles.

If you’re thinking of heading to this stunning area and are wondering where to stay, our guide to the best motorhome sites in North-East England is ideal for you…

The best motorhome sites in North-East England are…

Overbrook Caravan Park

Maltongate, Thornton-le-Dale, Pickering YO18 7SE, http://www.overbrookcaravanpark.co.uk/

  • Open: 1 March – 7 January
  • Touring pitches: 50
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £21-£30.50
Overbrook Caravan Park

It’s no surprise to see Overbrook Caravan Park become Regional Winner and declared the best motorhome site in North-East England; this delightful site always proves popular in our Top 100. A beautiful, peaceful location greets visitors to this adults-only park, which is on the site of a disused railway station in the North York Moors National Park. The campsite has 50 well-drained hardstanding pitches, each with 16A electric hook-up, and a range of amenities, including a heated toilet block, hot showers, launderette, dish-washing area, information point and a lending library. Four self-catering station house cottages are also available for hire at the park.

There’s an excellent local bus service and secure bike storage is available. Based here, you’re just half an hour away from Whitby and Scarborough, and the nearby village of Thornton-le-Dale is simply exquisite. Guests are also well placed to explore the many local attractions, including attractive fishing villages such as Robin Hood’s Bay and Runswick Bay, the glorious National Park itself and National Trust properties, among them the historic house at Nunnington Hall.

Key features

  • Regional Winner for 2022
  • Adults-only
  • Secure bike storage

We say…

Excellent facilities and a good location are just two of the perks of staying at 2022’s Regional Winner for North-East England.

Blue Rose Caravan & Country Park

Star Carr Lane, Brandesburton YO25 8RU, http://www.bluerosepark.com/

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 60
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £24-£32
Blue Rose Caravan & Country Park

An adults-only park between the villages of Brandesburton and Leven near the Yorkshire Wolds, Blue Rose is a previous finalist in our Top 100. The park owners are keen to conserve the site’s wildlife, with bee-friendly wildflowers, bird boxes and woodland, for which they won a David Bellamy Gold Conservation Award in 2021. All pitches have electricity, water and night-time lighting, and facilities include a shower block, launderette, disabled amenities, and a picnic area.

Key features

  • Adults-only
  • Open all year
  • Awarded David Bellamy Gold Conservation Award in 2021

We say…

Visit Blue Rose Caravan & Country Park to stay at a green site with good facilities.

Golden Square Caravan Park

Oswaldkirk, Nr Helmsley, York YO62 5YQ, http://www.goldensquarecaravanpark.com/

  • Open: 1 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 150
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £22-£41.50
Golden Square Caravan Park

This spacious campsite in the south-east corner of the North York Moors National Park lies just 20 miles from York. It’s perfect for those looking to explore the moors and the nearby Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s a family site, with two outdoor and one indoor play areas, crazy golf and a football field. Dogs are welcome and there’s a dedicated exercise field and woodland walking areas.

There’s an on-site shop and off-licence, two luxury amenity blocks, and a mix of grass or hardstanding pitches. The site also has secure storage for tourers and motorhomes.

Key features

  • Family friendly
  • Dog-friendly
  • On-site shop

We say…

There will be plenty of activities to keep you occupied at this family site that is ideally placed for exploring the North York Moors.

Jasmine Park

Cross Lane, Snainton, North Yorkshire YO13 9BE, http://www.jasminepark.co.uk/

  • Open: 1 March – 7 November
  • Touring pitches 100
  • Pitch+4+hook-up: From £30
Jasmine Park

This pleasant site eight miles west of Scarborough offers a wide choice of pitches. There’s a children’s play area, a licensed shop, shower and toilet block, family and disabled bathroom, launderette and an information centre. Nearby attractions include the resort of Scarborough, the market town of Pickering – gateway to the North York Moors – and for heritage rail buffs, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, the longest steam railway in England.

Key features

  • Wide range of pitches
  • Children’s play area

We say…

A choice of pitches and a selection of nearby attractions are on offer if you stay at Jasmine Park.

Ord House Country Park

East Ord, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2NS, maguirescountryparks.co.uk/parks/ord-house

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 45
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £29
Ord House Country Park

This beautiful site in 44 acres of Northumberland parkland is well placed for exploring nearby Berwick-upon-Tweed. Visitors can also head north to the Scottish coastal towns of Eyemouth and St Abbs, or follow the Northumberland Coast Path south to Holy Island. The dog-friendly site has touring pitches, and holiday homes available to buy. Guests have access to the on-site Ord House Lounge Bar & Grill, and there’s a soft play area for the kids, and an adults-only lounge.

Key features

  • Open all year
  • Adults-only lounge
  • Soft play area for kids

We say…

Ord House is ideal to stay at if you you want to head to Scottish coastal towns or explore the Northumberland Coast Path.

Robin Hood Caravan & Camping Park

Green Dyke Lane, Slingsby, York YO62 4AP

  • Open: 1 March – 7 November
  • Touring pitches: 30
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £24
Robin Hood Caravan & Camping Park

On the edge of the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the North York Moors National Park, and with the city of York a half-hour drive away, this campsite is in a fantastic position to enjoy the best of the surrounding area. Touring guests can make use of grass or hardstanding pitches with electricity, waste and water, a supermarket, shower block, launderette and children’s play area. Among local attractions, don’t miss Castle Howard, Flamingo Land and York Castle Museum, and try nearby Grapes Inn for home cooking.

Key features

  • Well placed for exploring York
  • Grass or hardstanding pitches

We say…

This site is ideally placed for exploring the beautiful surrounding area and heading into York.

St Helens Caravan & Camping Park

Wykeham, Scarborough YO13 9QD, http://www.sthelenscaravanpark.co.uk/

  • Open: 14 February – 14 January
  • Touring pitches: 100
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £21-£37
St Helens Caravan & Camping Park

This 36-acre site five miles west of Scarborough, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, has touring pitches, two tent fields and camping pods for hire. Pets are welcome and there’s a dedicated dog-walk. Facilities include shower and toilet block, play areas, a shop, a café and a launderette. North Yorkshire Water Park, a short walk away, has a variety of coarse fishing and a leisure lake with an AquaPark and a choice of great watersports. The campsite has upgraded some of its super-pitches and added a seating area to the café.

Key features

  • Dog-friendly
  • Adults-only section

We say…

Good facilities and a dedicated dog-walk are just two of the things to like about St Helens Caravan & Camping Park.

Waleswood Caravan & Camping Park

Delves Lane, Waleswood, Sheffield S26 5RN, http://www.waleswood.co.uk/

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 163
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £21-£37
Waleswood Caravan & Camping Park

Set in Rother Valley Country Park near the Derbyshire Peak District, this beautiful site, only finished in 2019, has developed into an award-winning park, packed with facilities. All pitches have hook-up and you’ll find top-quality toilets, showers and wet room, a coffee shop, an indoor games room and an outdoor play area. Nearby, there’s Rother Valley Watersports & Activity Centre to enjoy, and for keen hikers and cyclists, the Trans Pennine Trail and the National Cycle Network Sustrans Route 6.

Key features

  • Open all year
  • Ideal for cyclists and hikers

We say…

If you want to get out and explore the great outdoors, Waleswood Caravan & Camping Park is certainly one to consider.

York Caravan Park

Stockton Lane, York YO32 9UB, http://www.yorkcaravanpark.com/

  • Open: 15 March – 8 January
  • Touring pitches: 55
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £31-£41
York Caravan Park

Visitors planning a trip to York will welcome the location of this adults-only park, within two miles of the city centre. You’ll also appreciate the underfloor-heated facilities building, with individual rooms and a disabled suite. Outside, there’s a beautiful lake stocked with chub, rudd, roach and orfe, where guests can fish for free – this is also a great spot for a barbecue or picnic. There’s a dog-walk for pooches, and dog-friendly pubs nearby include The Fox Inn and the Walnut Tree.

Key features

  • Adults-only
  • Dog-friendly
  • Free fishing

We say…

Keen anglers and dog owners are sure to enjoy a stay at this adults-only campsite.

Are you after some help with ensuring you have a smooth drive to your site of choice? Then be sure to take a look at our best motorhome sat-nav guide. Alternatively, if you’re thinking of staying in a different part of the country, you can always have a read through our guides to the best motorhome sites in Devon and the best motorhome sites in Dorset.


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