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Tents, Touring Caravans & Motorhomes

There is no better way to enjoy the great outdoors than holidaying in your own tent, touring caravan or motorhome.


A grassy area which overlooks Gristhorpe Bay and looks out towards Scarborough Castle is set aside for tents. A sensational view that will amaze you every morning.

Touring Caravans

We have 2 types of touring caravan pitch at Crows Nest. You can choose between our hard standing standard pitches or treat yourself with our luxury super pitches.


Motorhomes have the greatest flexibility as they can be classed as a tent or a touring caravan. Choose between 3 types of pitch depending on your preferences and budget.

Our Blog

10 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Camping

Camping is getting back to the simple life, enjoying nature, yet campers often make mistakes, ...

A Focus on historic York

Everyone loves York – and no wonder. This beautiful city is brimming with world class attractions and medieval history. ...

10 Reasons to Camp at the Coast

Oh we do love to be beside the seaside… But don’t take our word for it – this is a scientifically proven fact. ...

Yorkshire Interesting Facts

We have found these little nuggets of information on Gods Own Country - Yorkshire. Take a minute to remember a few, you may need them some day. ...

A Focus on the wonderful Yorkshire Wolds

If you are lucky, your journey to the Yorkshire coast will take you through the beautiful and unspoilt countryside of the Yorkshire Wolds. ...

Golf Courses in Scarborough

Crows Nest is close to a number of first class golf courses, whether you choose a quick 9 holes or a world class course that has hosted the ...

Whats On at Scarborough Open Air Theatre

The Scarborough Open Air Theatre 2014 lineup has now been announced, with the giant stage on the lake continuing to play host to some of the ...

10 Step Guide to Electric Hook Up

Whether you’re a newcomer to camping or a grizzled old veteran, there is always something new to learn. Here is a 10 step guide that is ...

Scarborough Athletic Football Club

Crows Nest Caravan Park is the proud shirt sponsor of the 2013/14 Scarborough Athletic FC away shirt. Scarborough Athletic currently plays in ...

Coastival Arts Festival

February 2014 sees the return of the Coastival to Scarborough in a 3 day extravaganza. Over the weekend of the February half-term (14th to 16th ...

Eat Me Cafe

Eat Me Café has become the place to be in Scarborough. Evening settings are booked up to two months in advance, and those who do not make it ...

A Focus on Thornton le Dale

Visitors to Thornton-le-Dale will be captivated by its beautfiful surroundings and scenery, olde worlde charm and friendly folk. It is ...

A Guide to Bempton Cliffs

Bempton Cliffs form part of England's largest seabird colony between Flamborough Head and Filey. A family favourite, Bempton Cliffs are ...

Dining Out in Scarborough — Hidden Gems

Scarborough is full of restaurants and cafes, including the large chains you will see at home. Why not try one of the hidden gems of ...

UK Pro Surf Tour heads back to Scarborough

It's back! Following on from the success of the 2012 event, The UK Pro Surf Tour is returning to North Bay, Scarborough on Saturday 5th & ...

Yorkshire wins Europe's Leading Destination award

Yorkshire has beaten Berlin, London and Madrid to win the title of Europe's Leading Destination in 2013. The tourism agency Welcome to ...

A Guide to Peasholm Park

Peasholm Park is an oriental themed park located in the North Bay area of Scarborough. It opened in 1912 and became a favourite venue for galas, ...

Restaurant Review - Hickorys Road House

We were fortunate to be invited to a pre-opening meal at the new Hickorys Road House restaurant in Scarborough, we thoroughly enjoyed it and it ...

Scarborough Armed Forces Day

This Saturday 29th June is the fifth annual Scarborough Armed Forces Day celebration that could attract more than 20,000 people toScarborough ...

A Guide to the Cleveland Way

Crows Nest Caravan Park has direct access to one of the most fascinating walks in the UK – The Cleveland Way. The Cleveland Way is 109 miles / ...

North Bay Railway & Sea Life Centre

We enjoyed a trip to the Sea Life Centre in Scarborough on a busy bank holiday Monday. To get there we first went on the North Bay Railway ...

A Focus on Fabulous Filey

Filey has it all - Edwardian charm, one of the best beaches in the country, quaint shops, nature trails, stunning scenery and a friendly, ...

Family fun at Playdale Farm Park

We have just returned from a family day out at Playdale Farm Park. This family friendly attraction is only 5 minutes by car from Crows Nest ...

Stay Safe when Camping

Camping is fun and rarely considered a dangerous pastime - however there are hazards to be aware of. Follow these simple guidelines and keep ...

Film & TV Locations in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Coast has featured as a location in many TV shows and even the occasional Hollywood blockbuster. Why not visit these sites on your ...

Yorkshire - God's Own Country

Real ale and rhubarb, culture and vibrant cities, stunning walks and waterfalls, golden sands and sea. This is Yorkshire. ...

Holiday on a Budget

With small children of our own we recognise the need to find cheaper/free days out when on holiday. ...

A trip to the Theatre

This is the story of our first evening out in 8 months, the parents who read this will sympathise, anyone else will just think I am a bit… sad ...

Scarborough is the new comedy hot spot!!

Scarborough has once again strengthened its position as the up and coming comedy hot spot in Yorkshire. Scarborough Spa is set to host comedy ...

Yorkshire to host the Tour de France

It has been announced that Yorkshire will host the 2014 Grand Depart, the opening stages of the Tour de France. ...

Dog Friendly Beaches

The Yorkshire coast has amazing beaches, knowing where and when you can take your dog can be a problem. Here is what you need to know about our ...

Dalby Forest best for star gazing

Its official... the night sky above Dalby Forest is among the best in the country for stargazing. Dalby Forest has earned official recognition ...

Big Names Announced at Open Air Theatre

Scarborough Open Air Theatre has announced a star studded line up to its summer entertainment, featuring Leona Lewis, McFly and Status Quo. ...

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