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Jollydays Luxury Camping

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Hessle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found it quite difficult to find, not well sign posted. Once found however we were greeted, and told which tent we would be staying in. It exceeded my expectations, very large, nicely knitted out, nice log burning stove. Each tent is pitched in its own woodland and they are not close together so you have total privacy. The children... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

After reading the last few reviews, we felt a bit dubious, after spending what we felt was quite a bit of money for a one night stay as a treat for my birthday. My advice is ignore them, Jollydays is great, something different and a world away from the hustle and bustle. I'm really glad that we chose to spend... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I had wanted to visit jollydays for years. Finally I got round to booking and decided to upgrade from a woodcutters hut to a woodland tent, one of the advertised premium tents. This was a surprise for my best friends birthday We arrived and our tent was ready, we were given a little tin with matches and tea lights. So... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from our stay at the jolly days camping site. We paid for 2 nights but only stayed for one. On arrival we met by friendly helpful staff to show us where to go and give us tealights and a few camping essentials. We then made our way to our tent, when first entering the tent it... More 

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JollydaysTeam, Manager at Jollydays Luxury Camping, responded to this review

Dear Misha Thanks for your comments. Sorry to hear your stay not enjoyable, we state on our website and in all our literature sent out before your stay that electricity on site is limited and therefore there are no lights in some of the tents and therefore sufficient candles are provided. If the camp staff had been made aware of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a cold and rainy day, typical British weather, at the end of May at around 4.25pm. We were met by someone, who informed us that he wasn't sure if the 'tent' was ready! Even though check in is from 4pm.. He jumped in his quad and we followed him to where the tent was. As you can... More 

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JollydaysTeam, Owner at Jollydays Luxury Camping, responded to this review

Dear Terry Thanks for your feedback. Inside all of our tents are welcome packs which have information in them regarding local amenities, site information including how to use the Pizza Oven and emergency information, we also send out an information pack automatically with similar info in them at the time of booking. Staff are more than happy to provide more... More 

lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Jollydays have got it perfect. Beautiful scenic surroundings, the sounds of the wildlife, relaxing environment. I went with 15 other friends for my hen party. Great communication and helpful staff from the moment I booked until I left. Facilities brilliant. Beds so comfy! Showers super hot! Camp fire - amazing social space. We used the clay pizza oven which was... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The team at Jollydays (at the Buttercrambe site where I was) have really cracked it. Fabulous site teeming with wildlife, amazing huge lodge tents really cleverly set up, as much hot water on demand as you like. Really comfy beds, woodburning stove, kitchen. Some things for kids to do, but not too much, to encourage their ingenuity and imagination.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of friends, most of which had never been camping before and were quite girly. We had an amazing time. The tent was huge, there was a stove in the tent which kept it warm as even though it was the end of May start of June the weather wasn't amazing. We had loads of home comforts... More 

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North East UK
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is our third visit to Jollydays in the last 5 years. Every time we've come, we can see many changes have taken place, all for the better. We've just returned after a fantastic visit over the end of May Bank Holiday weekend. What a brilliant time we all had! Our kids are now aged 10 and 8, a perfect... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Men working on top of the tents painting black tar on them to stop the rain coming in! & they call it (green camping) Beds held together with rope! Filthy bedding hidden under white clean sheets. Unsafe man hole covers with a ten foot drop. Log fires what the doors wilnot close not too sure how safe that is only... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“Britain’s finest camping experience” Janey Lee Grace, Radio 2 DJ and Best Selling Author This multi award-winning camp was set up by design couple Carolyn and Christian Van Outersterp who had previously masterminded London’s stylish restaurant bar and discreet celebrity hang out CVO Firevault.Jollydays Luxury Camping is the culmination of the Van Outersterp’s 15-year dream to combine a love of camping and chic hotels – it’s an extension of their simplified lifestyle – beautiful surroundings, great food and socialising around a roaring log fire.For the kids it’s heaven on earth (even those addicted to their Playstations).“Fantastic, brilliant… I feel like the favourite son of a Bedouin prince – it’s amazing”. Alexander Armstrong, Comedian and TV Presenter.This is a unique British Camp with a lovely communal feel – a tea tent and campfire are at its heart and the camp appeals to families, couples and groups.The Deluxe Lodges are particularly superb, they have huge wood burners, 4 poster beds, fridges, roll top baths, loos, fully equipped kitchen and an outside dining area.Jollydays is ideally situated close to York (less than 2 hours from Kings Cross), close to the Yorkshire Wolds, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Moors National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jollydays Luxury Camping

Address: Thoralby Hall, Scrayingham YO41 1JD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Scrayingham
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Jollydays Luxury Camping Hotel Scrayingham
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