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Knight Stainforth Hall, Little Stainforth, Settle, North Yorkshire
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Knight Stainforth Hall, Little Stainforth, Settle, North YorkshireKnight Stainforth is what you could call a 'comfy' site. It's been going for over eight decades, which gives an idea of both its popularity and its owners' ability to know a thing or two about how camping should be done. The route to the site - all grassy slopes dissected with stone walls and dotted with deserted stone barns - gets you in the mood for the rural experience to come. Many use the site as a jump-off point for the Pennine Way, Cycleway, and Bridleway, and the surrounding countryside is peppered with many a foss and force.

Bordering the site's edge is Stainforth lone, complete with its aw 11 fairy-tale packhorse bridge.just one of the many local features that will charm you during your stay. The site itself is a highly agreeable place; spread across two large, flat, manicured fields, it's surrounded by trees and hills, and offers decent-sized pitches that can house even supersize tents. There are a few caravans here, but they're placed in a separate area. And there's a high-end amenities block, fantastic info booth, and extensively stocked onsite shop selling maps, food, and ale (as well as locally raised beef).A comfortable site indeed...

COOL FACTOR A large, friendly site with access to plenty of activities.

WHO'S IN? Tents, campervans, dogs (no more than 2 per pitch), caravans - yes. Single-sex groups - no.

Knight Stainforth Hall, Little Stainforth, Settle, North Yorkshire


ON SITE Two large fields with a block of 8 free hot showers and toilets; a washing machine (£2) and tumble-dryer (50p). Family/disabled room; 2 washing-up areas; and well stocked shop. Games and TV room; wi-fi access. No campfires.

OFF SITE The Settle to Carlisle Railway (www.settle-carlisle. co.uk) is ranked as one of Britain's finest train journeys. Climbers should head for Castleberg Rock in Settle; and Gisburn Forest (10 miles away) has a fab mountain biking trail.

FOOD AND DRINK Settle holds farmers' markets on the second Sunday of every month. Tuck into an award-winning meal at Elaine's Tea Rooms (01729 824114) in Feizor.

GETTING THERE Take the A65 to Settle then the B6479 to Giggleswick.Turn right on to Stackhouse Lane. After about 2 miles; the site is signposted just before the crossroads.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT Train to Settle, then take Bowland bus no. B1; hop off at Stainforth.

OPEN March-October.

THE DAMAGE Tent plus 2 people £14/£17 low/high season per night; extra adult £2.50; child £1.50; dog £1; hook-up £3.




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