2017 Camping Meets

Camping Programme 2017

Thurs 16 March  – Mon 20 March  Wetherby Racecourse – AGM Meet (Sat at 2.30pm)   (4 nights)

MR. 105/380156    Postcode LS22 5EJ.  4 nights.  The Ridings AGM is at 2.30pm on Saturday 18th.  Leave the A1 at Junction 46 and take B1224 signposted York.  Continue East on York Road for 1 mile and turn right at roundabout to the racecourse.  Watch for RFG signs.  Room booked in the racecourse for Friday evening and Saturday, when after the AGM and members meeting there will be a ‘mass takeaway’ meal prior to the evening ceilidh.  Come along to support the Area at the first camping meet of the season and enjoy yourself!

Thurs 6 April – Mon 10 April         Wintersett  Lakes Caravan Camping Park (4 nights)

MR 111/382157.      Haw Park Lane, Wintersett, Wakefield, WF4 2EB..4 nights. From Wakefield A638 Donc Rd.  take B6273 signposted Fitzwilliam. Take 1st Right onto Swine Lane and foll signs to Anglers Country Park. Site on Haw Park Lane to rear of Anglers Retreat Pub.  Watch for RFG signs.  Social on Friday evening and Ceilidh on Saturday evening in Nostell Village hall.  Site adjacent to nature reserve.

Wed 12 April – Mon 17 April           Folk Group Easter Meet – DeMontfort School, Evesham 

Mon 17 April – Saturday 22 April        Folk Group Follow-on Meet   Shipston-on-Stour

Thurs 27 April – Tues 2 May           Newsholme Manor, Oakworth,  Nr. Keighley  (5 nights)

MR. 104/029395.      Newsholme Manor, Slaymaker Ln, Slack Ln, Oakworth, Keighley BD22 0RQ

From Keighley, take B6143 SP Oakworth for approx 1.5m to Oakworth.  After red tel box on left, turn right into Slaymaker Lane signposted Newsholme/Slipperyford.  In 0.5m at x-rds, straight across and site is 50yds on right. Ceilidhs with live music on Sat & Sun evenings.  Great area for walking and visiting Bronte Country / Worth Valley Railway.  Sunday afternoon traditional dances session followed by American tea before ceilidh.

Thurs 25 May – Tues 30 May          Coxwold Village Hall  (5 nights)

MR. 100/536774.     Byland Road, Coxwold, York, YO61 4BB. 5 nights. From A19 travelling south turn left towards Coxwold/Shandyhall. From A19 travelling north turn right towards Coxwold/Ampleforth. Site on eastern side of village. 1st half of Bank Holiday to back meets.(moving to Thornton Watlass on Tuesday for Part 2).  Socials/Ceilidhs with live music in Hall on site. Communal BBQ on Sunday prior to ceilidh.

Tues 30 May – Sun 4 June               Village Farm, Thornton Watlass  (5 nights)

MR 99/235853   Postcode HG4 4AH.  5 nights (Tues–Sun)   From A1 take B6267 signposted Masham, in 6 miles turn right onto B6268 to Bedale.  In 1.75 miles turn left onto road signposted Thornton Watlass.  In 0.75 miles keep right at church and turn right before village green.  Site entrance on right, 50 yards after village hall.  Evening socials / ceilidhs to take place in village hall or pub room which are both adjacent to the site.

Thurs 15 June – Tues 20 June         Fountain House Farm, Watton  (5 nights)

MR 107/017492.  Postcode  YO25 9HY    Site on A164, north of Beverley and on right just before entering Watton village – follow the yellow ‘RFG’ signs.  Social on Friday evening and Ceilidh on Sat evening in Lockington Village Hall..  Meet coincides with the Folk Festival taking place in Beverley.  New site for The Ridings.

Thurs 13 July – Tues 18 July            Cinderhill Farm, Cawthorne  (5 nights)

MR 110/SE287087    Postcode S75 4AJ.      From Barnsley take A635 west for 4 miles.  Turn right towards Cawthorne and right onto Darton Road for 0.25 miles.  Site on left. Watch for RFG signs.  Easy walk from site to Canon Hall and farm.   Ceilidh in local hall on Saturday evening.

Thurs 24 August – Tues 29 Aug       Hutton le Hole  (5 nights)

MR 100/SE707897    Postcode YO62 6UA.       From Pickering take A170 west.  In 6 miles * turn north onto unclassified road.  Site on right in 2.5 miles, with access on lane to left of a cafe.  From Thirsk take A170 east (NB. Sutton Bank is prohibited to caravans).  0.75 miles east of Kirkbymoorside continue from * above.  Annual Bring & Buy sale on Sunday.  There will be a raffle, White Elephant and Book Stalls – donations appreciated.  Ceilidhs on Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings in Village Hall across the road. 

Thurs 7 Sept – Mon 11 Sept.              Holme Valley Caravan Park, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth (4 nights)

MR. 110/152105     Postcode HD9 7TD.   From Huddersfield, take A616 South towards Honley.  Turn right onto A6024, turn left after 1/4 mile and follow signs.  NB. No direct access from A616.  Site in BSB sheet 110 (page 364 in Siteseeker Book).  Social on Friday evening and Ceilidh on Saturday evening in local hall.

Thurs 5 Oct – Tues 10 October         Sutton Park, Sutton on the Forest  (5 nights)

MR 100/582643    Postcode YO61 1DP.  5 nights.    On York/Helmsley Road B1363 in Sutton -on-the Forest, 6m SE of Easingwold.  Look for Sutton Park signs at Easingwold and A19.  Hall booked for Friday and Saturday evenings.  American Tea in Hall on Saturday (bring savoury and a dessert based on the theme of ‘apples’) prior to evening Ceilidh with live music.

Fri 27 October – Sun 29 October     Eggborough Village Hall -Dinner Dance

MR 105/559231     Postcode DN14 0PL.  From M62 Junction 34 take A19 North.  From Selby take A19 south.

End of Season Social on Friday with cheese and wine (bring your own wine!)

Dinner Dance on Saturday with carvery meal followed by a ceilidh. – For details/booking contact Margaret on (0113) 229 5540 by 20th October.  All meals to be pre-booked.

Thurs 28 Dec’17 – Mon 1 Jan’18      The Ruddle Centre, Braithwell  – Booked 4 night Meet  – Contact the secretary for availability 01302 786719