There are lots of great camping and caravan parks around Whitby that you can choose from when planning your visit.
Each site offers something special to make your trip even more exciting. Whether that’s by being pet friendly, offering complimentary BBQs and fire pits, or having onsite Wi-Fi capabilities, these great sites have it all.
To help you get started, we’ve brought together some of the popular camping and caravan parks around Whitby.
Whitby Holiday Park
The Whitby Holiday Park is set right up on the cliffs. It overlooks Saltwick Bay and the Yorkshire coast, as well as having great views of the abbey. There’s plenty to do on site with a family club with nightly entertainment and an amusement arcade. You can also make use of the onside café and bar for your meals.
Runswick Bay Caravan and Camping Park
Runswick Bay Caravan and Camping Park has a lot to offer its guests. Just 6 miles outside Whitby, the family run park has 32 pitches with electric hook-ups. The tenting area is thoughtfully surrounded by trees for wind protection and privacy. You’ll even get free kindling for your fire pit on the first night of your stay.
Sandfield House Farm Caravan Park and Stable Cottage
You’ll have a lovely time if you choose to pitch up at Sandfield House Farm Caravan Park and Stable Cottage. Only 1 mile outside Whitby town, the site boasts a full sized tennis court and a children’s playing field. It’s dog friendly and all your hot showers are free.
Ladycross Plantation Caravan and Lodge Park
The Ladycross Plantation, with its 30 acres of woodland, is paradise for anyone who loves nature. It is around 5 miles from Whitby and offers lots of little luxurious touches across the site, such as underfloor heating with private dressing cubicles in the amenity blocks.
Middlewood Farm Holiday Park
Middlewood Farm Holiday Park has hard standing tent and touring pitches all with electric hook-ups. It’s closer to Robin Hood’s Bay than to Whitby, but both coastal towns and the North York Moors are within easy reach. There’s even a mobile takeaway that visits the site each day to fill you up after a full day of exploring.
Northcliffe and Seaview Holiday Parks
Northcliffe and Seaview Holiday Parks are two sites run by the same family and stretch across 40 acres of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. They’re ideally suited for people who are looking to explore both the Yorkshire coast and moorland and have received the David Bellamy Gold Award for nature conservation.
Broadings Farm Caravan and Camping Park
You’ll find Broadings Farm and Caravan and Camping Park 1 mile outside of Whitby town, just on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors. It’s got 69 hard-standing pitches for caravans, and 50 pitches for tents. It’s set in a working sheep farm, so you’ll get to experience some rural Yorkshire life while you explore the coast and countryside.
Serenity Touring Caravan and Camping Park
You’ll find Serenity Touring Caravan and Camping Park in Hinderwell, just 7 miles outside Whitby and inside the North York Moors National Park. It’s ideally placed to explore the Yorkshire coast and moorland. If you don’t fancy bringing your own tent or caravan, you can make use of their fairy light covered glamping tents or boutique cabin.
Grouse Hill Caravan Park
With pitches for 175 caravans and tents and only 8 miles outside of Whitby town, Grouse Hill Caravan Park is a great place to spend your nights. You’ll have fantastic views over the North York Moors National Park and have easy access to tourist destinations like Whitby, Scarborough and Robin Hood’s Bay. It’s got a newly built shower block, electric hook-ups and a 24 hour CCTV system in operation to help you feel secure.
Partridge Nest Pods
Just one mile outside Sleights, the Partridge Nest Pods offer a lovely glamping alternative. Three of the pods have en suite facilities and all come with a picnic table and instant BBQ stand. The site is a walker’s paradise and attracts lots of local wildlife: deer, pheasants and partridges have all been spotted by guests.
High Straggleton Farm Caravan Site
Only a mile outside Whitby, this site is close to the beach and family friendly. You’ll spend your nights overlooking the North Sea and the owners have handy information packs to help you plan out your stay. There are no pets allowed on this site but families with children are welcome.
Flask Holiday Park
If you’re looking to hire a static caravan for the duration of your stay, this is the place for you. You’ll find the park near Robin Hood’s Bay and the North York Moors National Park, giving you stunning views over both the moors and the coast. There’s full central heating and Wi-Fi included and an on-site coffee house that serves snacks and homemade cakes.
Folly Gardens Cottages and Camping
If you choose to stay at Folly Gardens Cottages and Camping, you’ll be sleeping right inside Whitby town. It’s got space for tents and small touring caravans and has a shower block with two wet rooms and toilets. Please note that there’s a nightly £5 fee for electric hook-ups on this site.
These are just a selection of the great camping and caravan parks around Whitby that you can use during your stay. Whether you’re bringing tents or touring caravans, or fancy the luxury of a glamping pod, there are some truly lovely options available to you.