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Riverside Caravan Park

Type:Camping & Caravan Site

High Bentham, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 7FJ
5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 AA Pennants 5 AA Pennants 5 AA Pennants 5 AA Pennants 5 AA Pennants 5 AA Pennants

Tel: 01524 261 272

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Riverside Caravan Park
Situated where Lake, Coast and Dale unite, Riverside Caravan Park offers you the chance to escape from the worries of life and immerse yourself in our rural retreat. Whether you’re looking for a short break or a regular bolt hole, Riverside can offer you a blissful hideaway.

Nestled on the banks of the River Wenning in an unspoilt and delightful area, this beautifully maintained caravan park is within walking distance of the local market town of High Bentham.

The caravan park has been owned and managed by the Marshall family since the development from a green field site in the late 1960s. Over the years the park has evolved as the change in customer needs have done so, offering you a modern and fresh holiday location. The facilities are provided for holiday home owners, touring caravans, motorhomes and trailer tents.

Riverside Caravan Park has 61 touring pitches which are all level, grassy and well drained – 12 fully serviced hard standing pitches, 15 hard standing and 34 level grass pitches. The fully serviced pitches each boast a water stand pipe and grey waste pipe as well as adjacent gravel space for awnings or seating. All pitches offer electric and TV points and complimentary Wi-Fi is available, accessible through a simple login method.

The touring pitches are generous in size with lots of space to give you room to enjoy your holiday. The children won’t struggle to burn off excess energy on the outdoor adventure playground, which is within sight of the touring area. Riverside also have a small playing field should you have budding Rooneys or Messis who are eager to hone their skills whilst on holiday!

The sheltered level setting straddling the banks of the River Wenning is truly superb, screened by trees and natural hillsides with excellent walks along the riverbank and in the surrounding countryside. For the more adventurous, the 'Yorkshire Three Peaks', which takes in Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, are very close by.

If walking isn’t your hobby of choice then you certainly won’t be short of other things to do. The River Wenning is ideal for those who enjoy fishing and is stocked regularly to ensure you land your daily catch. For those who prefer coarse fishing, Riverside has its own fishing lake in a peaceful location away from the main bustle of life. Bentham Golf Club is a 7-iron from the park and customers can enjoy half price green fees all year round! Equipment hire, including clubs, is also available if you can’t fit the excess baggage in the car. Cycle hire, pony trekking, arts trails, are just a few additional activities available when you holiday at Riverside Caravan Park.

Bentham itself has plenty to offer with 6 pubs, 2 Indian takeaway, a Chinese takeaway, fish and chip shop plus various sandwich venues to satisfy your appetite. A Co-op and Spar, which are both open from 7am until 10pm daily, as well as local butchers, bakers, greengrocers, a chemist and several boutique stores are close.

Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
43
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Grass Pitches£21.80 per pitch pn (2 people)
Hard Standing£25.00 per pitch pn (2 people)

*Prices included electric & TV hook

12 fully serviced pitches are available which are £27.50 per night based on 2 people sharing, including electric and TV hook up. The fully serviced pitches each boast a water stand pipe and grey waste pipe as well as adjacent gravel space for awnings or seating.

Midweek discounts available out of peak season.

Dogs are welcome for an extra charge of £1.50 per night.

Opening Times

Open - 10 month season (2 Mar 2017 - 1 Jan 2019)

Gradings

  • 5 AA Pennants
  • 5 Visit England Stars
5 AA Pennants 5 Visit England Stars

Awards

  • David Bellamy AwardsGold Gold 2015
  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

The South; From Lancaster and the M6:
Leave the motorway at Junction 35 on the M6. Turn left at the traffic lights, onto the A683, signposted for Kirkby Lonsdale. Turn right onto the B6480 after you have travelled through Claughton, signposted High Bentham. Continue along the B6480 as it brings you into the middle of Bentham. Turn right before ‘The Black Bull’ pub and continue down Station Road. Continue over the railway bridge and turn immediately right after you have gone over the river bridge.

The North; From Cumbria and the M6:
Exit the M6 at Junction 36. Travel along the A65, through Kirkby Lonsdale and into Ingleton. Upon arriving in Ingleton, take the first right and following signs to High Bentham. Stay on that road until you come to a T-junction facing ‘Richard Turn and Sons Estate Agents. Turn right and then almost immediately left after ‘The Black Bull pub’. Continue down Station Road. Continue over the railway bridge and turn immediately right after you have gone over the river bridge.

The East; From Skipton and the A65:
Turn off the A65 after Clapham, following signs to High Bentham. The brown sign at the junction says Riverside/ Golf Club; follow this! Once arriving in Bentham turn left after ‘The Black Bull pub’. Continue down Station Road. Continue over the railway bridge and turn immediately right after you have gone over the river bridge.

Public Transport Directions

Bentham is on the Leeds to Lancaster and Morecambe line with a railway station in High Bentham, a 5 minute walk from the golf club. Bentham is served by the Stagecoach Bus route 80 – Lancaster to Ingleton.

Facilities

Other

  • Wi-Fi

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Children Welcome
  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Calor/Camping Gaz Purchase/Exchange Service
  • Chemical Disposal Point
  • Dedicated Motor Vehicle Waste Disposal Point
  • Drinking Water Supply
  • Electric Hook-Up Points
  • Launderette
  • Mains Service Pitches Available
  • Public telephone
  • Showers

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Fishing
  • Games Room
  • Private Fishing Available

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking

Payment Methods

  • Credit/debit cards accepted
  • MasterCard accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Specialist Features

  • Welcome - Cyclists
  • Welcome - Family
  • Welcome - Walkers

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