Old Station Holiday Park

Old Station Holiday Park

Address: Low Burton, Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4DF
Telephone: 01765 689569
Season: March to November
Pitches: 50
Seasonal Pitches: Yes
A Quiet, Secluded, Country Park Near To Masham Within Walking Distance Of Town. We hope you enjoy the facilities of the purpose built toilet and shower block created near the site of the former Engine Shed.

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Proprietors: The Grainger Family. A small family-run touring site in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. We are situated in a quiet, secluded, country park near to Masham within walking distance of town, famous for Theakstons and Black Sheep breweries. Our park offers visitors heated toilet & shower block with electric hookups, water and fire points. The building has been purpose built, taking care to provide exactly what our visitors want.

Our park is situated on a flat grassed standing suitable for easy walking to and from amenities.


Wensleydale Garage Camping Gas, Petrol, Car Repairs ect - 01765 689202 Co-op Follow road round to right past square then LH bend - on RHS (open 8.00 - 8.00) Masham News News agents - opposite Co-op Post Office Keep left into town - up bank - Silver Street - 100m RHS Reah's Next shop on past Post Office - Delicatessen, Lottery Tourist Information Town Hall Square - LHS before Market Place Market days Wednesday & Saturday EMERGENCY DOCTORS Local Surgery - Market Place - 01765 689317 CHEMIST Market Place - 01765 689251 HOSPITAL Friarage, Northallerton - 01609 779911 POLICE North Yorkshire - 44 0845 60 60 24 7
Nearest Telephone - The Bungalow, RHS on site near main road end.

Site capacity Caravan pitches: 50 Tent pitches: 10 Motorvan pitches: 50 Total touring pitches: 50 Static pitches: 12 Services Cafe/restaurant. Fast food/takeaway. Launderette. Electric hook-up. Battery charging. Calor Gas. Motorvan service point. Toilet fluid. Site facilities Showers. Electric shaver. Hairdryer. BBQ area. Picnic area. Ice pack facility. Public telephone. Disabled facilities. Shop on site or within 200 yds. PLEASE RING TO CONFIRM THERE ARE PITCHES AVAILABLE BEFORE SENDING YOUR BOOKING & DEPOSIT (Especially Weekend Bookings)

  • We no longer take bookings for large tents due to a space issue - we are sorry that this has had to be implemented but space is an issue and in all fairness to other campers. *Campers - Please note: *No electric for tents *Maximum size tents 5mx6m including guide ropes

  • Group bookings - contact us for special rates

  • Please do not erect gazebos up without prior arrangement

  • The charges include the use of heated toilet and shower rooms, and kitchen facilities on the site.

  • There are laundry facilities available but these are chargeable on a meter system

.* We request that all Caravans/Motor homes or left unoccupied for more than a 24 hour period must disconnect all electrical supplies from the mains, for Health & Safety reasons.

  • We reserve the right to request the movement of any caravan from a pitch to enable us to maintain the site, and we also request that awning ground sheets are lifted regularly to protect the grass.

  • It would be helpful if owners were to leave a set of keys for use in the event of a caravan needing to be moved for any reason during the occupier’s absence.

  • Please do not barbecue the grass - stands are available and a safe area is provided.

  • Dogs are welcome but must be on leads please.

  • Please clean up any dog mess immediately.

  • We request that all campers respect their neighbours with regard to noise & unreasonable behaviour and that no music is played outside your unit from 11.00pm - 7.00am.

  • We would be grateful if you could use recycling bins.

  • We request all caravan/motor home owners have their own insurance policies and can produce them if necessary.

  • Thank you for your co-operation.

Masham has many interesting attractions, the breweries "Black Sheep" & Theakstons" are the ones you have heard about. Well just a short distance from Masham town you will find Golf, Fishing, Walking and Pony Treking also many craft shops and working craft centres in Masham. Masham has a market twice a week, Saturday and Wednesday.

In addition to the attractions that are here all year round we have events throughout the year. Masham Steam Rally in always held in July, Masham Sheep Fair another annual event usually the last weekend in September. The Masham Sports Association hold an "Annual Gala" in the summer - this is a fun day starting with a car boot sale in the morning around the cricket pitch, then lots of fun for all ages.

See our links page for many of the local attraction websites.

Walks - Information from http://www.visitmasham.com/walks.php

Walking is the best and most enjoyable way to discover Masham and its surroundings. View and download the walks below to get a taste of what's in store - and to bring with you when you come.

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Discover Masham - A Town Walk - 1 Hour

Masham is in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the organisers have published a number of excellent booklets featuring walks in the area. By arrangement with the AONB we can offer them for you to view and download on our site. Here is a list. Click on the picture or title to download.

Masham Leaves Walk - An easy 3-mile circular walk around a sculpture trail with works by Alan Ayres, supported by Common Ground. Starting from Masham town centre this delightful walk meanders through pastures and woodlands alongside the Rivers Ure and Burn. Crackpots Walk - Follow a 6.5-mile route waymarked by mosiac panels created by villagers from nearby Kirkby Malzeard. The walk goes over open moorland with great views over the Vale of York in the east, and through hidden valleys with mixtures of deciduous and coniferous wodland. Hartwith Heritage Walk - A 7-mile walk tracing the agricultural and industrial heritage of Hartwith Parish including iron age circles, a monk's wall and an old pack horse route.

Dacre Walls Walk - This 5.5-mile route takes you through the ancient enclosures in Dacre Parish where you will discover the area's history written in stone. Stone in some of the walls is thought to be the result of prehistoric field clearance. Bewerley Industrial Heritage Trail - Explore almost a thousand years of lead mining history on this 8-mile walk through stunning scenery. The route passes by a hand-cut level, the remains of old smelt mills and a unique C19 lime kiln. Kirkby Malzeard Pub Walk - Starting and finishing at the Henry Jenkins Inn this 4-mile walk takes in the site of a C12 castle and St Andrew's church, built around 1150.

Fearby Pub Walk - Starting and finishing at the Black Swan Inn you can choose between short (3 miles) or long (8 miles) routes.Both provide an opportunity to explore Colsterdale, a remote and unspoilt valley in the north western corner of the AONB. Jervaulx Circular Walk - This stunning walk starts and ends at the fascinating ruins of Jervaulx Abbey. It takes you through stunning parkland, over lush pasture fields and through the historic village of Thornton Steward. You’ll pass the impressive Danby Hall and cross the River Ure over two historic bridges. Thruscross Pub Walk - Starting and finishing at the Stone House Inn this 5.5-mile walk affords superb views of Thruscross reservoir constructed in the 1960's. When water levels are low, you can very occasionally see the remains of the former landscape, complete with farmsteads and village church.

North Yorkshire Walks from the Nationaltrust.org.uk

Malham Tarn Upland hills farm walk in an area of ancient limestone pastures, scattered with traditional Dales' farmhouses

7 miles - moderate

Download this walk Upper Wharfedale Discover a beautiful and varied Yorkshire Dales landscape

6 miles - moderate Rare limestone pavement geology

Download this walk

West Yorkshire

Hardcastle Crags Beautiful wooded valley with tumbling streams and a 19th centruy mill

3 miles - moderate Home of the northern hairy wood ant!

Download this walk

Calendar of Events 2009 www.visitmasham.com Here at Masham we pride ourselves on our busy and active community. If you're planning a visit, use the calendar to see what's happening while you're here.

Places of Interest - Gardens

Thorp Perrow

Swinton Park

Award Winning Gardens

Newby Hall

Garden News from NGS

Clifton Castle, Ripon, Yorkshire

Fine views, river walks, wooded pleasure grounds with bridges and follies. Cascades, wild flower meadow and 19C walled kitchen garden Sun 13 Apr (2-5). Distance: 4 miles (approx.)

Coverham Abbey, Leyburn, Yorkshire

Varied garden set within grounds of 13C Premonstratensian Abbey ruins. Knot garden and herbaceous borders. Featured in 'Country Life' Sat 7 June (2-5). Distance: 5 miles (approx.)

Constable Burton Hall Gardens, nr Leyburn, Yorkshire

Large romantic garden with terraced woodland walks. Garden trails, shrubs, roses and water garden. Display of daffodils and over 5000 tulips planted annually amongst extensive borders. Fine John Carr house (not open) set in splendour of Wensleydale countryside. Tours of house and garden possible for groups of 25+ Daily 15 Mar to 28 Sept. Distance: 6 miles (approx.)

Old Sleningford Hall, Mickley, nr Ripon, Yorkshire

Early C19 house (not open) and garden with original layout of interest to garden historians. Many acres with mature trees, woodland walk and Victorian fernery. Romantic lake with islands, watermill, walled kitchen garden, long herbaceous border, yew and huge beech hedges. Several plant and other garden stalls. The garden has been closed for the new herbaceous border to be planted in the walled garden, which is in the process of being re-developed Sat 6, Sun 7 June (1-5). Distance: 6 miles (approx.)

Norton Conyers, Wath, nr Ripon, Yorkshire

Large C18 walled garden of interest to garden historians. Interesting iron entrance gate; herbaceous borders, yew hedges and Orangery (open to the public) with an attractive little pond in front. Small sales area specialising in unusual hardy plants, fruit in season. House, which was visited by Charlotte Brontë and is an original of Thornfield Hall in 'Jane Eyre' is closed for major repairs. Suns, Mons 8 June to 11 Aug daily, 24, 25 Aug 2-5. For NGS: Sun 15 June (2-5). Distance: 9 miles (approx.)

Woodroyd, Harefield Lane, Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire

1-acre planted in cottage garden style supported by many mature shrubs on steep W-facing sloping site. Paths, steps and terraces lead to small secret gardens and areas to sit. Small pool, pergola, arbours, and ornamental grass border, combine colourful plantings with relaxing environment and splendid views over the Nidd valley Sun 25 May (12-5). Distance: 10 miles (approx.)

24 Red Bank Road, off Whitcliffe Lane, Ripon, Yorkshire

Plant enthusiasts' small garden recently remodelled, now planted for yr-round interest. Raised beds, rockeries and gravel contain wide variety of perennials incl species peonies (some grown from seed), alpines and shrubs chosen to be able to cope with the difficult conditions of dry sun and dry shade Wed 14, Sun 18 May (2-5). Distance: 11 miles (approx.)

Field Cottage, Littlethorpe Road, Ripon, Yorkshire

1-acre plantsman's garden with walled garden and small pond, raised sleeper beds and gravel garden. Perennials incl late flowering autumn bed, vegetable plot, Victorian-style greenhouse with pelargoniums and extensive range of unusual and tender plants in containers Visitors welcome by appt , groups of 20+, coaches permitted. Distance: 12 miles (approx.)

Littlethorpe Manor, Yorkshire

11 acres. Walled garden based on cycle of seasons with box, herbaceous, roses, gazebo. Sunken garden with white rose parterre, herbs, brick pergola with blue and yellow borders. Terraces, formal lawns with fountain pool, hornbeam towers, box headed hornbeam drive. Parkland with lake, classical pavilion, cut flower garden. Spring bulbs. Featured in 'Country Life' Visitors welcome by appt Apr to Sept, groups of 20+, coaches permitted. Distance: 12 miles (approx.)

Langton Farm, Great Langton, Northallerton, Yorkshire

Riverside garden comprising formal and informal gravel areas, nuttery, romantic flower garden with mixed borders and pebble pool. Organic Sun 3 Aug (2-6). Visitors also welcome by appt July to Sept. Distance: 12 miles (approx.)

Location & Local Information

Postcode: HG4 4DF

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  • Telephone: 01765 689569
  • Address: Low Burton, Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4DF

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