Catgill Farm Bolton Abbey offers a camping holiday experience close to Bolton Abbey in Herriot Country with a choice of accommodation that includes a traditional under canvas campsite, glamping bell tents and glamping timber pods.
Originally a dairy farm, Catgill Farm has been in the same family for 60 years and is set on the Duke of Devonshire’s Chatsworth Estate in an idyllic location with spectacular views across the Wharfe valley. You can still see the cows on the farm today but it now offers a unique overnight experience with high-quality facilities for campers and glampers and is one of the top five sites in the country.
Whichever type of accommodation you choose, there are spectacular views all around the site and it is a peaceful haven, a family friendly site and perfect for walkers and nature lovers
Beautifully manicured and spacious, the campsite has both electric and non-electric pitches suitable for tents and small campervans. When choosing your spot, you’ll have natural features such as hills and trees, streams and woodland and there are high quality, well maintained and cleaned toilet and showers nearby in the large timber clad amenity block which provides newly refurbished, modern 5-star facilities.
Bell tents at Catgill Farm give you all the experience of being under canvas but with a luxury hotel experience inside. Each bell tent is equipped with all the comforts of a hotel room with unique accessories and furnishings to provide a super cosy stay. Each bell tent has a private washroom with shower, (the separate toilet and shower cabin is shared with one other bell tent) wood-burning stove, electric heaters, hot tub with private patio, electric sockets, fire pit with pizza oven, bedding and towels provided, Wi-Fi and good 4G signal. Sleeps 4 Double bed & 2 futons. The setting amongst the abundant wildlife is unbeatable and it’s the great outdoors with a real touch of glam!
If its ultimate camping luxury that you seek, then the most recently added Glamping Pods are for you. Designed with a unique woodland themed décor and fine bespoke furnishings, there’s everything you need for a luxury stay and each pod can sleep up to six people in double, bunk & sofa beds. There’s an ensuite bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen, a hot tub with private patio, electric and USB sockets, fire pit with pizza oven, bedding and towels provided, Wi-Fi and good 4G signal. The settings for the glamping pods have the special views of this wonderful part of North Yorkshire and provide the kind of luxury holiday where you can forget all your cares whilst enjoying the luxury lifestyle.
There’s also a very popular morning coffee shop selling barista coffee and freshly baked pastries onsite and also the many attractions and activities nearby. It’s a far cry from the dairy farm of James Herriot’s visits in his day but with the breath-taking setting and the fabulous facilities he would doubtless approve of the Catgill Farm of today!