The Alders is set on a working farm in Parkland in the centre of the village. All pitches are spaciously sited in bays screened by trees to give space and
privacy. We strive to ensure that all guests and visitors can enjoy the facilities and surroundings within the park. Our aim is to help in
any way we can and if you require any assistance during your stay or whilst planning your visit we will be delighted to offer our services.
- The Alders Reception
is at the main entrance just off the village street. Following check in, new arrivals are shown the security gate operation and guided to their pitch. Access is via a 350m long level tarmac
road. For all our guests’ safety, a speed limit of 15 mph is operated throughout the park. The land is very flat, dry and firm with tarmac or stoned roads giving vehicular access to all bays.
- There is a toilet, a
public telephone and tourist information at Reception. There is a 20cm high step into Reception and the toilet door is 0.74 m wide
- On arrival a site
plan and arrival information are issued with details of emergency telephone numbers, local amenities, supermarkets, eating places and other essential information.
- Office opening hours
are displayed. There is a bell to summon help if required and a warden’s telephone number for 24hr emergency help is displayed at the security gate.
- The Alders provides
for touring caravans, tents and motorhomes with grass pitches and hard standings (some concrete, some fine stone). Six hard standings are reserved for motorhomes and touring caravans. Five camping
pods are provided within a landscaped area which includes a covered BBQ shelter and separate eco toilet.
- Assistance in
pitching on arrival is always offered.
- Staff are always
happy to assist with any problems. The local Doctors’ Surgery is sympathetic to Visitors’ emergency illness.
- Gas is available and
can be brought to your caravan.
- A late arrivals pitch
with electric hook up and water tap is situated just inside the security gate.
- Parking for one car
only on the grass beside your caravan is allowed. There is a Visitors’ car park on the site.
- There are numerous
water points and dustbin areas – at least one of each to every bay. A central chemical toilet disposal point offers easy emptying, a flushing system and wash basin and towels for hand washing. There
is a waste disposal point specifically for motorhomes.
- Each dustbin area has
recycling facilities. There are five fire points no more than 90m from any caravan
- There are two toilet
blocks both accessible by car and both have a hard path up to the door. The smaller block has immediate access from the path 1.87m wide to a shower room (door is 0.85m wide) with standard
height washbasin and toilet for the disabled and baby changing. The room is 2.35m by 1.85m excluding the shower area which has a large sunken shower with a shower seat and hand
- The larger toilet
block has a room for the disabled which is reached through the main door (0.89m wide) and along a corridor 1.4 m wide. This room is 2.45m by 2.5m and has a floor level shower with shower seat
and a toilet with a low level small wash basin which can be reached from the toilet. Hand rails are strategically placed.
- The toilet blocks are
both centrally heated and have been designed with individual family rooms, each one housing a toilet, washbasin, and shower. Hair dryers are provided. Showers are free and operated by the use of push
- There are two outside
covered washing up areas. One area with three sinks is accessible via a hard path 1.3m wide.
- There is a laundry
and drying room with open access – no door - reached from the corridor 1.3m wide in the larger toilet block. The washing machine and drier are coin operated. There is an ironing board and an iron may
be borrowed from Reception.
- A maximum of two dogs
including assistance dogs are welcome and there is a dog walk beginning approximately 50m from the site.
- A gazebo overlooking
the cricket field gives shelter in inclement weather.
- A bus service runs to
York or Easingwold.
- The nearest shop is 2
miles away in Tollerton and has a very comprehensive stock including local produce, milk, bread, fruit, vegetables, and newspapers. There is a small shop in Reception to supply basic needs and
selling our farm reared beef, lamb and eggs.
- The Cricket Club is
150 m from the park on a tarmac road with vehicular access. The Club welcomes visitors to the Pavilion when there is a match and the Bar is open. There are toilets for the disabled.
- Mobile telephone
coverage and television reception are good on the park, but mobile phone coverage at Reception is not as good. Although we have tried to be as accurate as possible and include as much detail
as we can in this statement we are always willing to give information on any aspect of the park if this statement does not answer your particular question.