Bilton Park Farm Buidings


Bilton Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 4DL. | e-mail: | Map
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Bilton Park is an established family run camping and caravan site. Situated in the designated Special Landscape Area of the Nidd Gorge and Knaresborough, Harrogate town centre is only two miles from the park and a cycle way provides a pleasant route to picturesque Knaresborough.

Approved by the Caravan and Camping Club, Bilton Park is a member of the British Holiday and Home Parks Association (click to here to visit website) and is registered with the Yorkshire Tourist Board

camping and caravan park at Bilton Village Farm
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Bilton Park offers Holiday Homes and Park Homes for sale, electric and non electric pitches for camping and touring caravans, a separate area that can be used for caravan rallies, a children's play area, modern full shower/toilet facilities, chemical toilet disposal point and a reception/small shop that offers basic grocery items, sweets, ice cream, Calor gas and Camping Gaz.

Local shops (an 'open late' Co-op, a news agent and take-away food outlets are all located within Bilton, less than a mile away from the park.

The Gardiner's Arms public house is a short walk (approx 400 yards) from Bilton Park and offers a large enclosed garden which is ideal for families and serves food daily.

The cathedral city of Ripon, Pately Bridge are also a short driving distance away as are, Brimham Rocks, Fountains Abbey, Ripley Castle, Light Water Valley, Mother Shipton's Caves, Great Yorkshire Show Ground and many other attractions and special events.

Dogs are permitted, but must be kept on a lead at all times and exercised in an off the park area.

  St John's Church BiltonThe Old St Johns Vicarage - the current Bilton Library


Bilton is steeped in history and was mentioned in a Northumbrian ecclesiastical document dated 972 and again in the Doomsday survey of 1086.

A detailed history, together with up to date information can be found on the website of the Bilton Historical Society history.

Further useful websites for Bilton include St John's Church and Bilton Cricket Club which, for those who like to relax whilst watching cricket, is less than a mile from Bilton Park

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Cycling from Bilton Park Camping and Caravan Site
Beryl Burton, Cycle way next to Caravan and Camping Site


Bilton Park is close to the Beryl Burton and Bilton triangle cycle routes, and on 21st March 2007, it was announced that work has begun on a cycle path /pedestrian route between Bilton and Ripley.

The Beryl Burton cycle route is 2.8km long and is dedicated to Beryl Burton OBE 7 times World Champion, who sadly died in 1996 at the early age of 58. Passing the entrance to Bilton Park Village Farm, this track allows cyclists to travel between Harrogate and Mother Shipton Caves Knaresborough, without using the busy A59. 

For details of other cycle routes in and around Harrogate visit

For details of interesting walks in Leeds and Harrogate visit

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Betties Harrogate




Harrogate offers a wide range of facilities and attractions for dining out, shopping and recreation. Harrogate has become one of the leading tourist centres of inland Yorkshire, a major conference centre, an award winning floral resort and an ideal base for touring the Yorkshire Dales, Herriot Country, Bronte Country, Emmerdale, Industrial Heritage and the city of York.

Attractions include: Royal Baths, Stray, Harlow Carr Gardens, Shops and Tea Rooms

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Mother Shipton's Caves


The picturesque town of Knareborough is approximately a 3 mile walk or cycle ride along the an off road cycle route or 5 miles by car

Occupying a spectacular position overlooking the River Nidd, it has plenty to offer - a castle, the oldest chemist shop in England, historic streets, boating and a mixture of delightful buildings - including a house built into a rock. A market has been held on a Wednesday since at least 1310. There are far too many pubs to mention. You can add to this some very unusual offspring, legends and folklore. 

For more information visit Knaresborough Online

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Ripon Spa Baths



Ripon is a small Cathedral city that is filled with modern shops, cafes and restaurants. At the same time as keeping it's original beauty, Ripon holds a popular market on the market square, every Thursday, a tradition that has been carried out for years. The market offers fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers, fresh fish, clothes, jewellery, and much more.

Ripon fair is held every spring bank holiday where visitors can enjoy a weekend of waltzers, dodgems, arcade games, hook a duck and more.

On the Saturday before the first Monday in August each year, Ripon is the host to St Wilfrid's Day procession which consists of themed floats, Morris Dancers, a brass band, the Mayor and Mayoress of Ripon and St Wilfrid.

Ripon also has it's own Race Course, and hosts some of the most popular horse racing in the country.

For more information about Ripon visit or

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One of Brimham Rocks


  • Fountains Abbey
  • Studley Roger
  • Ripley Castle
  • Newby Hall
  • Harewood House
  • Alderborough
  • Brimham Rocks
  • Howe Stean Gorge
  • Stump Cross Caverns
  • Light Water Valley Theme Park

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Great Yorkshire Show Band


There are a large number of annual and special events that take place throughout the year including:

These are ideal to visit from your holiday or park home, or whilst on a camping or caravan holiday at Bilton Park Village Farm

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