Riverside Meadows Holiday Park in Ripon
For privately-owned Holiday Homes & Seasonal Pitches
A tranquil haven nestled beside the River Ure, Only minutes from historic Ripon and the delightful Yorkshire Dales. The cathedral city of Ripon is a real treasure, balancing a rich cultural history with contemporary living. With its grand cathedral, museums and a lively market square, there is plenty to entertain visitors. Ripon is perfectly located to explore the many first-class visitor attractions which are nearby, including; the Yorkshire Dales, Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Park, Ripley Castle and the exhilarating Lightwater Valley Theme Park.
Seasonal Touring Pitches
At Riverside Meadows touring park, we offer seasonal pitches for touring caravans. Our individual pitches are available for you throughout the season, allowing you to come and go as you please. We can also provide winter caravan storage for your added convenience.More on seasonal touring
Become an owner...
Ever dreamed of having your own holiday home? Regular breaks as often as you like, making the most of your countryside retreat? We can help make that a reality with a luxury home-from-home close to the Yorkshire Dales. You benefit from a 10 month season at Riverside Meadows and superb on-park facilities, including a bar with entertainment.More on ownership
Our modern bar complex has both a family lounge and adults only lounge so you can enjoy a drink in the bar. There is weekend entertainment too
Children's play areas
There are two children's play areas on our park where you can play to your hearts content. Let the kids have hours of fun swinging, sliding and climbing!
Games room and arcade
The kids are well catered for whether it's raining or dry. There is an indoor arcade which has video games, pool and more
There is river fishing in the nearby River Are, and fishing permits can be obtained from our reception. You will need your own fishing license to get a permit.
During the summer, head out on to the sun patio just outside the bar and enjoy the warm weather with a glass of your favourite drink
Shoot hoops or score goals in our outdoor multi court! It's a great way for the kids to play and stay active!
Need to pick up the essentials or just ran out of milk for your cuppa? Our licensed mini-market has key items you might need.
Need to do some washing while you are away? The laundrette is ideal for those on longer breaks or staying with us as seasonal tourers or owners.
Why Riverside Meadows?
We have a stunning location with holiday homes for sale near the Yorkshire Dales. Nestled by the River Ure, there is so much to see and do with Ripon on your doorstep.
Pre-owned and new caravans for sale
We've got a superb range of holiday homes for sale in Ripon, North Yorkshire. There is something to suit all types of owner and budgets.
Arrange a visit
If you are considering buying a holiday home in the Yorkshire Dales then why not arrange a visit to Riverside Meadows Caravan Park. Our manager will guide you around the park and faciltities and discuss the options with you. We will ensure you personal time and space to wonder the grounds and experience this beautiful park first hand.
Ripon and the Yorkshire Dales
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty. With amazing scenery, a range of wildlife habitats and a rich cultural heritage making the perfect holiday destination for recreation and relaxation. Stretching some 680 square miles the Yorkshire Dales landscape is a haven for walkers and cyclists, for those wanting wide open spaces or a stunning scenic drive.More on Yorkshire Dales
The Park is a few minutes’ walk from the historic market town of Ripon, with its magnificent cathedral which houses an ancient Saxon crypt dating back from Ad 672. Every Thursday, Ripon holds a market on the market square, a tradition that has been carried out for years. Stalls include: fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers, fresh fish, clothes, accessories, and much more.
A spectacular natural attraction where the River Ure plunges over 2000ft in a series of fantastic falls. The nearby National Park Centre can also point you in the direction of other lovely walks in the area taking in the surrounding woods or heading up to the lovely villages of Carperby or Aysgarth.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
A National Trust property offering beautiful countryside, the 12th century abbey ruins and extensive grounds of the Studley Royal Water Garden or the 800 acres of the medieval deer park. The National Trust hold many family activities throughout the year and look out for special open-air family theatre shows admist the Abbey ruins.
If you want to seek a hair-raising day of fun for the whole family then a visit to Lightwater Valley is a must. With Europe’s longest rollercoaster, water rapids or the new Angry Birds activity park you can be assured of a wild time whatever the weather. Lightwater Valley has suitable adventures for all age groups and offers a full day of fun.
Ripon Workhouse Museums
With three fun interactive museums covering the age of Victorian law and order. Visit the Liberty Courthouse, the Prison or the Workhouse Museum. The kids can dress up, go on trial and learn about the harsh life of the Victorian Era! Look out for special family events throughout the year.
The Big Sheep & Little Cow
Take a visit to the family fun farm with oodles of adventure play both indoors and out. Kids will love the play barns with soft play centres, slides and ball pools. You can meet the farm animals, take a ride on the barrel train or take a spin in the buggies. Great fun for families with younger children.
Birds of Prey and Conservation Centre
With over 70 different birds and 30 different species the centre is a good value family day out. You can watch Falconry and flying displays throughout the day and experince some unique hands-on close up view of the birds. The expert handlers ensure you learn some astonishing facts along the way too!
Mother Shiptons Cave
An unsual day out and England’s oldest visitor attraction, first recorded in 1538! You can see the Petrifying Well with it’s unique mineral properties that tun everyday objects into stone! Visit the cave itself, take a wish in the wishing well or visit the castle museums. There’s some great outdoor adventure play areas for the kids and you can even buy a teddy turned to stone by the mysterious well.