Askrigg Camping

Askrigg Camping

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Askrigg Camping
Looking down at the Askrigg Camping Field
Large field at Askrigg Camping
Campsite Friends at Askrigg
Description

We’re a basic family-run campsite, set on a working farm in Wensleydale.

Our camping fields are set on the edge of the village of Askrigg, where you’ll find a playpark, deli, pubs and a small shop. There are many local footpaths and cycle trails, many of them passable with a pushchair.

Many campers are choosing to do sections of the stage1 Tour de France route from 2014.

We’re in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, where there’s so much to see and do.

Family Wild Camping Experiences

We also provide wild camping experiences, completely off the grid.
Wild Camping Location
It’s a beautiful little walled wood – we help with navigation (it’s only 1 vertical mile away) and we can transport as much or as little equipment there as required by people. It’s child-friendly, we allow campfires and there’s so much to do – den building, a small river, bivvying, exploring etc. We even transport people up there by tractor-trailer if they fancy an adventure.
Transporting gear to the Wild Camp location

Our Review

Askrigg Camping is just on the edge of the North Yorkshire village of Askrigg. The campsite is actually in a field opposite the farmhouse, directly off the main road.

(Note: caravans can’t get onto the site, and neither can large motorhomes; small campervans can fit through the field gate though).

Our tent set-up at Askrigg Camping

Our tent set-up at Askrigg Camping

We enjoyed a great stay here, with Heather, the campsite owner, making us really welcome.

The facilities are what you call back to basics with a composting loo and a sink in the field.

If you think that the composting loo will be smelly, then think again. This toilet was great, and even had party lights at night!

Being on a working farm, you can expect some of the animals might come over to check you out.

Animals in the field

This is a working farm and you may share your camp with some animal friends. Kids love this but obviously, dogs are not allowed.

Our Tom soon made friends with the free range chickens that live in the camping field.

Chickens at Askrigg Camping

Making friends with the chickens at Askrigg Camping

And of course, there are free-range eggs too.

Cooking the eggs

Someone was allowed to collect the eggs and then cooked breakfast!

If you want to do a wilder camp, then contact Heather for their wild camping experience.

Here are some more photos we took when we stayed with Askrigg Camping.

Planning your visit
What can pitch at the campsite?
Tents
Small Campervans
Campsite Facilities
Campfires Allowed
Camping & Touring Pitches
Grass Grass with Electric Hardstanding with Electric Fully Serviced
Facilities
Parking
Toilets

This is a back-to-basics campsite. There are no showers.

Large Pitch Restrictions

There are no restrictions on large tents. The camping field is very large.

Campfire Details

Campfires are allowed off the ground.
If you don’t have a raised fire bowl, one can be hired.
Logs can be purchased too.

Prices

We’re open all year round, but most campers come through the summer months!
We charge £5 per adult, per night, and a one-off car fee of £5.
We can store bikes and pushchairs etc in the barn for you.

How to get here

Here’s where you can find Askrigg Camping.

Directions

You can spot the signs for the campsite as you leave or enter Askrigg.

Contact Details

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