Part of the Holgates group, Silverdale Caravan Park is an open all year campsite sat on the Cumbria/Lancashire border.
And this is an award winning campsite. In the 2014 edition of the Top 100 Sites Guide, a directory of the best campsites in the UK which is compiled by Caravan Sitefinder, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome, Silverdale Caravan Park was voted a regional winner, the best campsite in north west England – repeating its success of the previous year, 2013. In addition, in the 2014 sites guide, it was voted the number one campsite in the UK for families. This shows that year on year, this caravan park has impressed guests, visitors who voted for it praising the site for being clean, for the friendliness of the staff and the top facilities. Silverdale was also a winner in the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2014, it has a five-pennant rating from the AA, five stars from EnjoyEngland, a gold accolade from the 2014 Loo of the Year Awards and a gold David Bellamy Conservation Award.
You'd therefore expect the facilities at this Holgates owned campsite to be top notch – and we don't think you will be disappointed. After all, Silverdale is Holgates' flagship holiday park. You'll find a range of accommodation options. Touring caravans, motorhomes and tents are welcome, you can hire or buy a holiday home, or stay in a camping pod. There are 82 touring pitches, all of which are hardstanding and have 16A electric hook-up and TV connections, as well as a water supply. This is also a dog friendly campsite.
Facilities at Silverdale are of a high quality and varied. There are several well kept shower and toilet blocks, a laundrette with washers and dryers, as well as ironing facilities and a deep sink, a motorhome waste disposal point, recycling facilities, two adventure play areas for the kids, a games room, a shop, two areas in which you can exercise your dog and a butterfly conservation area.
If you're staying at Silverdale Caravan Park you can also enjoy time at the nine-hole pitch and putt course, or head to the extensive swimming pool complex which has a 17-metre heated swimming pool, a pool for toddlers, a spa pool, a bubble pool, a turbo seat, a steam room and a sauna. There's also a restaurant and bar, meaning you can take a night off cooking (and washing up!) without having to travel very far at all – and there is free Wi-Fi in the bar area. Here you will also find a soft play area for children.
This campsite sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, surrounded by more than 100 acres of countryside and woodland, overlooking Morecambe Bay. If you need more than the basics sold at the campsite's shop, the village of Silverdale is only a five-minute drive or a 20-minute walk from this holiday park, plus the village has a golf course if you'd like to try something a little more challenging than pitch and putt.
The natural world around SIlverdale Caravan Park is waiting for you to explore it. You can enjoy a saunter along the coast, visit RSPB Leighton Moss (less than 10 minutes from this campsite by car), or go to one of the nearby nature reserves, such as Trowbarrow Quarry or Gait Barrows. The Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is not too far away, either, while the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District are wonderful for exploring on two feet, two wheels or by car. Or enjoy a day out at the magnificent Leighton Hall Estate.
: September in 2012
I have visited and stayed at this site on numerous occasions. It is a fabulous site - the best I have ever stayed on. Cannot find anything to fault it. Used to bring the children here when they were little and now my daughter and her partner hire a caravan every year and just love it. Even Jasper her little Spitz dog enjoys it as well.
Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us at Holgates. We try and do our up-most to ensure every customer has a fabulous experience with us and we really appreciate your feedback.
Hope to see you again in the near future.
: March in 2010
We have just returned from our first visit to holgates holiday park. I was very impressed with all the facilities. I have been to other sites that have 5 stars but holgates deserve theirs, the toilets were spotless at all times, the pool changing rooms were the same. My granddaughter 4 and grandson 2 both loved the pool, my only complaint is that the pool could of being a bit warmer, but thats my personal choice. The surroundins were outstanding and the pitches were well thought out and we liked the fact that you could chose your own and not allocated one. We are planning on returning soon and would recommend this site if you like stunning surroundings and peace and quite.
Holgates Caravan Park, Carnforth, Lancashire
This reviewer is a family with children, a tourer/motorhomer
: August in 2009
This is a very nice site, very professionally run, the loo's and shower blocks where immaculate and well thought out. The pool area and cafe etc. were very pleasant although if you do not have children you might find it a bit noisy during the day time.
We have a 2 year old which can make touring hard work but this site, the staff and the amenities at this site made for a very enjoyable stay for all of us.
Unlike a number of sites we have stayed at here ALL the staff were friendly, helpful and genuinely seemed to want to make sure we enjoyed our stay. We will defiantly be going back
Holgates Caravan Park, Carnforth, Lancashire
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This reviewer is a family with children, a tourer/motorhomer
What a wonderful site. Next to the coast, surrounded by glorious countryside, I wish I'd discovered this part of the North West years ago - you can still be in the lakes in about 30 minutes but you're away from the crowds. Silverdale is a gorgeous little village that you can walk to with a proper butcher and greengrocer as well as nice pubs and a restaurant.
We were lucky, we had good weather but if we hadn't we would have been happy to spend quite a lot of time in the immaculate pool and spa centre - they had really lovely changing rooms, lifeguards were constantly on duty and it wasn't crowded.
I was thrilled to be able to get a decent latte in the cafe and my husband enjoyed sampling the local beers. We were able to let the children just go off and explore which they loved, the site feels very safe and there's an indoor play area as well. The other people that we met staying there were all very nice. As other people have said - you certainly get what you pay for.
Holgates Caravan Park, Lancashire
A clean well maintained site, when the weather was good we went walking, when it rained we relaxed in the spa centre, we enjoyed the adults only hour in the pool area. The pitches all have their own tap , waste water drain & electric, so no need to carry water. The pitches are on stone chips which was very noisy on sunday morning when many people were packing up & had to keep walking around their units. Private sink units in the toilet blocks were good. shop fairly well stocked, Number plate recognition at the barrier so no keys needed. One of the more expensive sites but I can see why they charge more as this is a high class site, but still take your torch as the lighting is not very good at night time.
Holgates Caravan Park, Carnforth, Lancashire
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Sited in a nice part of Lancashire. Beautiful surroundings. Pitches on gravel as opposed to hard standings. All pitches a long way from reception/entertainment. Bar area is attached to pool, reminded me of a local pool complex. No entertainment. No relaxing area. Very expensive for what you get. Much better value on numerous sites within Lancashire and Cumbria. Would not recommend.
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This reviewer is a senior, an owner
Practical Caravan Top 100 Parks Award 2008
Located just off the M6, Holgates is a good place to stay for visiting
both the Lake District and Lancaster. The pretty villages of Arnside
and Silverdale are very close, as is the RSPB’s Leighton Moss bird
sanctuary. All pitches are hardstanding, with electric hook-up and TV
aerial points. The site has washrooms,
a launderette and a well-stocked supermarket. For on-site activities, there are adventure playgrounds, a pool and gym, a restaurant and bar, a games room, a soft-play area and a pitch-and-putt course.
2 Mar 2008
Practical Caravan Top 100 Parks 2007
Holgates caters to the sort
of caravanner who wants both easy access to stunning countryside and top-drawer facilities on-site.
The site’s leisure centre will keep a family occupied with its wide range of facilities. Among them are the swimming pool,
a bar/restaurant, a games room,
a soft-play area, a well-stocked mini-market and a gym. There are also a well-maintained sun deck and a pitch-and-putt course.
Overlooking Morecambe Bay, this site is set across acres of grassy slopes shaded by plentiful oak and silver-birch trees. Moreover, the site is easy to get to, located only eight miles from the M6.
Lancaster and the Lake District are both within driving distance, and closer to hand are the pretty villages of Arnside and Silverdale, two miles in either direction. Holgates has been family-run site for almost 50 years, and it shows in the level of commitment and the close ties between staff and management. Everyone involved with the site takes pride in its achievements.
21 Apr 2007
Practical Caravans Top 100 Parks Awards 2006
Holgates Caravan Park provides the best of both worlds. Not only do you have a superb range of leisure facilities at your disposal, but you can also get out and explore the beautiful countryside right your doorstep.
The site’s leisure centre will keep a whole family occupied for days. There is a swimming pool, a bar/restaurant, a soft
play area, a games room,
a well-stocked mini-market and
a gym. And a well-maintained sun terrace overlooks the neat pitch-and-putt course.
Overlooking Morecambe Bay, this site is set over acres of green grassy slopes, while plenty of oak and silver birch trees, add a rural feel. However the park is easy to get to, being just eight miles from the M6. Lancaster and the Lake District are both within driving distance, although closer to hand are the pretty villages of Arnside and Silverdale, two miles in either direction.
Holgates has been family-run site for almost 50 years. And it shows. Staff and management are on first-name terms, and everyone involved with the site take pride in its achievements.
19 Apr 2006
Practical Caravan Top 100 Parks Awards 2005
The only decision you’ll face if you stay at Holgates Caravan Park is how much time to devote to enjoying the superb range of on-site facilities, and how much to spend exploring the lovely countryside.
Holgates has been a family-owned site for nearly half a century. And it shows. Staff and management are on first-name terms, and just everyone involved in running the site takes a pride in its achievements.
Holgates Caravan Park lies eight miles west of the M6, overlooking Morecambe Bay. It rises up a gentle hillside – touring pitches are to the left, and all are hardstanding, with water and drainage. Acres of turf, oak and silver birch, protected by rows of boulders, separate your slot from the approach roads. The pitches, the two toilet blocks and the children’s play areas are all pristine. Security is excellent – you’ll get a swipe card for the barriers when you sign in.
The leisure centre at the entrance to the site is immaculate. There is a superb pool, bar/restaurant, soft play area, games room, well-stocked mini-market and gym.
And a well-kept terrace overlooks the neat pitch-and-putt course.
Holgates is situated halfway between Lancashire and Cumbria, both of which offer plenty of places to visit, from Lancaster to the Lake District. But if you don’t want to stray far from this excellent site, pop over to bustling Arnside or beautiful Silverdale, two miles in either direction, both of which have a nice village feel. From Silverdale, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you can visit the Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, which is home to over 255 species of bird.21 Apr 2005
Practical Caravans Top 100 Parks Awards 2004
The only decision you’ll face if you stay at Holgates Caravan Park is how much time to devote to enjoying the superb range of
on-site facilities, and how much to spend exploring the lovely countryside. Holgates has been a family-owned site for nearly half a century. And it shows. Staff and management are on first-name terms; everyone involved in running the site takes a pride in its achievements.
Holgates Caravan Park lies eight miles west of the M6, overlooking Morecambe Bay. It rises up a gentle hillside – touring pitches are to the left, all hardstanding, with water and drainage. Acres of turf, oak and silver birch, protected by rows of boulders, separate your slot from the approach roads. The pitches, the two toilet blocks and the children’s play areas are pristine. Security is excellent – you’ll get a swipe card for the barriers when you sign in.
The leisure centre at the entrance to the site is immaculate. There is a superb pool, bar/restaurant, soft play area, games room, well-stocked mini-market and gym. And a well-kept terrace overlooks the neat pitch-and-putt course.
Holgates is situated halfway between Lancashire and Cumbria, both of which have loads of places to visit, from Lancaster to the Lake District. But if you don’t want to stray far from this excellent site, take a run to Arnside or Silverdale, two miles in either direction, both of which have a nice village feel.
19 Jul 2004
Practical Caravans Top 100 Parks Awards 2003
Holgates Caravan Park is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty and provides an excellent spot for exploring the Lancashire coast. Just ten minutes from the motorway, it is cleverly hidden from the outside world by trees and natural landscaping.
The site retains an uncrowded air and its 70 pitches are all in excellent condition. These are laid either side off a smooth, wide road, and have individual water taps, waste drains, 16A electrics and a TV booster system. There are also two well-equipped toilet blocks (one with a disabled shower room, that merge into the rocky landscape as they are constructed of local stone.
Holgates is best suited to people who are looking for peace and quiet. There are ample walks on and off site, and the South Lakes and Morecambe Estuary are within easy reach. Should you need to recuperate after your day’s exertions the site boasts a pool complex that has a steam room, sauna and spa. A gym will also be completed in the summer.
Children also have plenty to do. There are two outdoor adventure play areas that have seats for supervising adults, and an indoor soft play room for toddlers. Teenagers have not been forgotten, either, and there is a small amusement arcade and a football pitch with goalposts. Adults can take advantage of Holgates’ bar and restaurant, which serves a good balance of food to suit all manner of tastes, ages and bank balances. A well-stocked wine and beer cellar adds to the enjoyment.
And to cap it all the site has an extremely well-equipped shop if you run out of supplies, as well as a laundry. The two washing blocks are also in excellent condition and have disabled access and baby-care facilities.
Holgates is also just a short hop from the seaside town of Morecombe, and is just a quick drive from the Lake District.
1 Jan 2003
Everything. Lovely caravan. Recycling. Extremely clean well kept pool. Lovely food, location, friendly staff. Couldn't fault it. The site was kept spotless. Been twice and will go again.
Christina Jessop7 Oct 2013
How nice the park was kept plus the layout of the pitches.
Thomas Worrall21 Sep 2013
No need to go off site, everything you need, good food, drink, swimming, etc. All good quality and clean.
Brenda Banks21 Sep 2013
Beautiful area, cleanliness of site and superb amenities
Rita Taft20 Sep 2013
Clean, very well run. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. Facilities excellent. Generous pitches, not on top of neighbours. All amenities of the Lakeland within easy reach.
Jean Sandiford20 Sep 2013
It is a fantastic family friendly site. The staff are always really helpful and approachable. The site is well laid out with 1st rate facilities. I keep going back at all times of the year.
Peter Prince19 Sep 2013
Very helpful staff, site beautifully kept and spotlessly clean in all areas, great club house for all ages with views from the terrace to die for. A wonderful site my favourite by far.
Susan Cunliffe19 Sep 2013
Everything really. It was very clean had everything a young family needs. And will be going again.
Lisa Smith18 Sep 2013
The site and all facilities are clean and tidy and excellent standard. Staff and friendly, helpful and welcoming. Pitches are hard standing and mostly flat and are easily accessed by larger motorhomes.The pool is just lovely with a bar/cafe selling excellent quality food. Dogs are welcome and its in a beautiful area with a good network of walks close by.
Heather Waudby18 Sep 2013
Always clean and well looked after with plenty to do
Elaine Gregson17 Sep 2013
Clean & tidy, great facilities, friendly staff, lots to do, good on site dog walks.
d Hart17 Sep 2013
clean tidy beautiful, lots to do ie walks, swim, sauna etc, excellent food in restaurant, bar and tv, well stocked shop and small arcade for children and childrens soft play area. sounds commercial but really isn't, has kept its natural surroundings, ask the rabbits, deer, birds and other wildlife. very secure.
Penny Sutcliffe17 Sep 2013
Cleanliness, space, pitch facilities, location to Lancaster canal walking paths and cycle routes.
David Ogden17 Sep 2013
Location - large pitches with all services - cleanliness of site and toilet block and helpful staff.
Ruth Fenwick17 Sep 2013
Location of the site and how clean the site is. Have booked a winter season pitch so we can go whenever we like with the family.
Debra Taylor17 Sep 2013
Silverdale. An immaculate site. Spacious fully serviced pitches with stunning views. Excellent restaurant, take away and shop . We especially enjoyed trying the local produce.The friendliest staff members we have ever come across in over 14 years of touring! We look forward to returning again next year.
Neil Carter17 Sep 2013
The facilities, the quality of the food in the restaurant, the politeness of the staff & the general atmosphere. Cannot recommend highly enough!!!!
Graham Beckett17 Sep 2013
The overall quality and cleanliness of the Park amenities. Friendly, courteous and helpful staff. 'green' collection of waste.
John Pritchard17 Sep 2013
The site is very nice on the eye and immaculate where ever you look. The indoor swimming pool is a big plus too for the rainy days.
Thomas Cross17 Sep 2013
The size and cleanliness of the site has u coming back yr after year.
Sharon Thwaites17 Sep 2013
Cleanliness, friendly staff, indoor swimming pool, fitness classes, fantastic views.
Hilary Holt17 Sep 2013
The site is very clean, staff are polite, The site is very well looked after, all the people we have meet are decent.
Tracey Barlow17 Sep 2013
5 star means 5 star. The right attitude, culture and systems to make for an outstanding stay.
Gary Ashley16 Sep 2013
Absolutely everything. From the moment you drive in you are met with a lovely clean site. Very well presented with an extremely friendly and welcoming reception. The views are simply stunning and with such large and well kept pitches its easy to appreciate them. The toilets and shower blocks are superior to any other site we've stayed on. It's an amazing family site, we couldn't have asked for more.
Eleanor Juckes16 Sep 2013
Beautifully clean and tidy. Lovely pitches, set in very well manicured areas. Great shop, and resturant. Love this site!
Ruth Stirzaker16 Sep 2013
Beautifully laid out - not just in rows. Each pitch had its own water, electricity , waste water disposal point and TV aerial access point. Very clean and well maintained throughout.
Robert Randerson16 Sep 2013
beautifully landscaped, clean facilities, lovely pool, good food, pleasant staff
Elaine Waters16 Sep 2013
Clean facilities, well patrolled, quiet at night and friendly staff.
Sarah Foster16 Sep 2013
clean tidy site, friendly staff, great facilities, my son loves the adventure of the woods & playgrounds, wardened, super pitches!!, beautiful area to stay with lots to do.
Simon Whitworth16 Sep 2013
Clean toilets , lovely landscaping and super leisure centre and bar /restaurant
Linda Mcharg16 Sep 2013
Everything, we had a fantastic and very relaxing family holiday.
Peter Barry16 Sep 2013
Everything!! Was one of the prettiest, cleanest and friendliest sites we have ever stayed.
Linda Barr16 Sep 2013
Everything!!! especially the cleanliness of the washrooms and the location
Karen Brodrick16 Sep 2013
Excellent facilities, superbly clean, friendly staff and beautiful location. All round the only touring park we will visit in the North West. Have never been able to find fault in any pitch, services or facilities. Great food and very reasonable. I only have the upmost praise for the Holgates family and the site.
Mike Bishton16 Sep 2013
friendly bar/ restaurant staff. Site cleanliness
Gary Sullivan16 Sep 2013
Friendly staff, beautiful site , great facilities.
Sarah Hill16 Sep 2013
Good all round. Good pool. Friendly staff
Alun Bentley16 Sep 2013
Holgates Silverdale was Very clean, spacious and run by dedecated staff. A delight to stay there. Many thanks. See you all again soon!
Robert Silcock16 Sep 2013
Leisure facilities Overall site plan and setting Cleanliness Bar and restaurant Toilet facilites EVERYTHING security
Joanne Ellis-Clarke16 Sep 2013
Relaxed check-in, choose your own pitch, spacious, well maintained and really friendly staff
John Walker16 Sep 2013
Space, cleanliness, facilities, stunning views/countryside, caters for all ages & pets
Sarah Baines16 Sep 2013
Staff were excellent & facilities were spotless. Food was superb in cafe on site.
Catherine Proud16 Sep 2013
Stayed at Silverdale many times, impressive pitch sizes, wide upen spaces, fantastic woodland and views, very friendly staff and great facilities. Location is quite amazing and feels like you could be anywhere! I could rate this site any higher. Costs are reasonable as well with all fully serviced pitches.
Keith Mckay16 Sep 2013
The beautiful scenery, amazing pool complex and the overall cleanliness of the site. Easy access to the lakes also
Martin Hutchinson16 Sep 2013
The cleanliness, attention to detail, the space and all the pitches had its own waste and water.
Carol Gibson16 Sep 2013
The Cleanliness, The stunning Coastline, The site all round is absolutely fantastic
Stu Darley16 Sep 2013
the fact that it was aclean friendly site that quite at the right time and yet a fun place for children. It had wonderful views over the bay and great walks from the site to both the beach and the local hills.
John Sharman16 Sep 2013
The location is fantastic and everything you need. The site is spacious, well kept and amenities are clean and good quality.
Janet Manning16 Sep 2013
The Silverdale site was very welcoming and the grounds were in perfect condition. It has great facilities for children & dogs were excellently catered for. We always have a very enjoyable holiday when we go & the staff are always helpful & very pleasant
Kim Smethurst16 Sep 2013
The site appeals to us as the plots are roomy and the facilities are second to none.
Barbara Robinson16 Sep 2013
The site is beautifully set out and always kept spotless and tidy.The pool and club staff are friendly and helpful.
Yvonne Kennedy16 Sep 2013
The site was well presented, clean & friendly. The facilities are second to none & the food served in the cafe/restaurant is of an extremely high quality. The pool area is fantastic for kids of all ages & even though we visited during peak season, it was never over crowded. These guys have been running caravan parks for decades & really know what the visitors want. It is very reasonably priced & well worth a visit! Thanks Holgates, we'll be back soon!
Louise Dewsnip16 Sep 2013
Very spacious pitches clean and tidy grounds lovely atmosphere in the bar area and beautiful pool with lots of facilities.
Yvonne Poskitt16 Sep 2013
Very well organised and lots of space,very clean and well maintained.
Robert Lonsdale16 Sep 2013
Overall fantastic site- beautifully kept grounds. Quiet, great on site facilities. Helpful and friendly staff. Superb location coastal/countryside. Spotlessly clean.
Ann Coleman12 Aug 2013
HELPFUL WARDENS AND GREAT TOILET BLOCK AS WELL AS AN OUTSTANDING LOCATION
Mike Sims10 Jul 2013
Fantastic site, plenty of great walks, and excellent facilities to relax in at the end of the day. Staff always on hand to help. Toilets superb and always clean and fresh. Immaculately kept site overall.
Angela Woods26 Jun 2013
we have been coming here for thirty years,the standards never drop. we also had a static holiday home for fifteen of those years,only moving to kent made us give that up.you never get tired of the setting.
Vivianne Wood21 Jun 2013
The site is a very friendly family run caravan park. We have stayed at Silverdale on a few occasions and Bay View too when Silverdale is full which is quite often. The facilities are very clean and spacious with ample hot water for the showers. It is very handy having the on site shop which has an extensive stock range at competitive prices and the fresh eggs are a good idea. The bar and restaurant is nice,but the prices of the meals could be a little bit cheaper and this would encourage us to eat in there. The childrens soft play area is a little bit small and needs ventilation as it gets very hot and humid for the children. The pool is great and warm too which is an added bonus, just needs a couple more showers to cope with the volume of visitors especially at peak times. Little arcade too for the kids and laundrette facilities too.Very nice to see the staff driving around the site checking that everything was ok. Overall the sites are great and we always go back there for the friendly staff and great facilities. Its also better as it is a family run site and not an over commercialised one. Well done Holgates you have made it really nice.
Louise Fieldhouse20 Jun 2013
A well maintained and managed site in a great location. The pitches are a good size and there is plenty of open space. The toilet blocks are clean and staff check these throughout the day.
Laura Goodwin10 Jun 2013
We normally caravan in France and are again this year but we had a week at silverdale and it was great for me and my wife and out 2 boys who are 10 & 7yrs old. The pool was good enough for what we wanted and the food was better than expected. The campsite was clean and well presented, the pitch and putt was good fun for all the family. I couldn't expect any more for a week in Cumbria.
Andrew Smith5 Jun 2013
A Very clean & tidy site. Very helpful & friendly staff with great facilities such as swimming pool, pitch & putt, restaurant/cafe.
Jayne Kilbride4 Jun 2013
bay view very clean and well layed out site easy access and close to m 6 motorway
Paul Raymond Westhead4 Jun 2013
Cleanliness, facilities, general upkeep of the site, excellent restaurant
Steve Smith4 Jun 2013
Fantastic pool Good size fully serviced pitches Spotless toilet/shower blocks Friendly and consistent staff Beautiful location
Andy Masterman4 Jun 2013
Helpful and friendly staff, wonderful pool and spa area, lovely calm and peaceful site and friendly and welcoming guests, good play parks for kids, flat grassed areas for sports, great dog walk area, nice bar area. Kids loved it!!!!Overall best site I've stayed on to date, will def be returning soon,
Sheralee Osborn4 Jun 2013
Lovely location, size and quality of accomodation, great pool, clean and well kept site. Holiday parks not really our thing but this site is great for kids and we enjoyed our stay; converted!
Claire Donkin4 Jun 2013
Spotless, superb facilities & the staff are all friendly - cannot recommend the m enough
Peter Kiely4 Jun 2013
the site and area is wonderful the staff and facilities are superb.holgates is every thing a five star site should be.
Steve Derbyshire4 Jun 2013
Very clean and beautifully kep sitet. Friendly staff and great facilities. Superb location and very peaceful. Just a fabulous site.
Alan Coyne4 Jun 2013
Overall cleanliness,facilites and friendliness of the staff
Eric Astley3 Jun 2013
Absolutely great - meets all our different criteria for a family holiday, excellent childrens facilities, walking, bird watching, weather, views, excellent countryside travel connections great.
Christine Williams3 Jun 2013
attractive, cosy, caravan which was exceptionally clean, absolutely immaculately kept site, lovely position with sea and countryside views,lovely walks on the doorstep, very welcoming
Susan Johnson3 Jun 2013
Clean shower/toilet facilities, spacious fully serviced pitches, excellent friendly service from staff, good recreational spaces including pool/spa facilities
Janice Bibby3 Jun 2013
Clean. Well maintained. Plenty of space so you don't feel overcrowded
Christine Sanderson3 Jun 2013
Cleanliness of the site and the friendly staff and family atmosphere
Gary Sullivan3 Jun 2013
Cleanliness the facilities are outstanding. The fact they have still retained this year on year for over 20 years to my knowledge . A grade A site for families and couples and one of my personal favourite parts of the world .
Jane Fountain3 Jun 2013
Cleanliness, facilities, views, plenty of places to walk and cycle to and the site is quiet in the evening (no inconsiderate people partying until the early hours). A little more expensive to stay at than average but well worth it as this seems to filter out noisy guests.
Gary Taylor3 Jun 2013
dog walking areas. size of site and superb facilities. Welcoming staff, general organisation of booking and reception
Roland Snape3 Jun 2013
Everything from location, on site services, staff, layout, pitches, cleanliness etc
Deborah Mcguire3 Jun 2013
Everything!!!! Great facilities, Clean and warm toilet blocks.Plenty walking paths.No need to use car.Friendly staff.Thank you Holgates.
Anna O'Gorman3 Jun 2013
Everything. We love the site, facilities and surrounding area.
Jonathan Surplus3 Jun 2013
Excellent clean and modern facilities with friendly staff and good food,
David Usher3 Jun 2013
Extremely clean & well maintained. Outstanding wash room & toilet facilities. Friendly & helpful staff. Brilliant
Janet Price3 Jun 2013
Fantastic facilities, lovely staff and clean site.
Tracey Hurst3 Jun 2013
Fantastic sites , great for kids what ever the weather, don' t have to move off site to keep kids entertained Will be returning again soon
Damian Perkins3 Jun 2013
Friendly staff, clean, tidy, great facilities, use of other Holgates sites for extras such as pool, bar, restaurent
Carolyn Wright3 Jun 2013
good modern clean facilities,a superb swimming pool and entertainment complex
Michael Garvey3 Jun 2013
Greeness, openess, good value and quality food and well stocked shop. Quiet, respectful campers. Well maintained.
Philippa Barker3 Jun 2013
Holgates Silverdale is the best site I have ever been on. It is so clean and everyone is so friendly. Gardens are very well kept. Needed to do some urgent work on laptop and had access to Free WiFi
Janice Atherton3 Jun 2013
Hollins Farm had a Tranquility and friendly atmosphere
Eleanor Lancaster3 Jun 2013
How clean and well looked after the site and surrounding area was
Janice Atherton3 Jun 2013
I have visited this site for over 40 yrs from being a child with my parents and since starting my own family 20 yrs ago. It's impressive and run to perfection, without being overly commercial. The facilities are of high standard. If you value spending time with your family, young or old this is the place for you.
Gillian Smart3 Jun 2013
It was always clean and tidy the facilities were great and the staff very friendly
Ann Titley3 Jun 2013
It's immaculate in every way. The grounds, the toilet blocks, the pool, reception etc The staff are constantly checking for anything out of place and any issues are immediately resolved with minimal fuss
Catherine Trimble3 Jun 2013
Stayed at Silverdale before in our touring caravan and we enjoyed it then. It's probably the best site we've stayed at. This time we stayed in a Static Caravan and it was lovely, the staff were friendly and helpful, the facilities are second to none, swimming pool, cafe & bar (the prices are reasonable too). It also has a small area with some arcade machines in and a little soft play area for the younger children. There are a couple of play areas around the park which the kids loved and the local area is great (Silverdale, Arnside & Carnforth). It's also an ideal place to be used as a base to explore the South Lakes.
David Kavanagh3 Jun 2013
The peace, quiet and cleanliness. The site is maintained to a very high standard and the surrounding area.
Andrea Andrews3 Jun 2013
The site is well kept, with ample outdoor play areas for the children. The children were on their bikes for all but one of our 6 days. Swimming pool was great. The pitch sizes are varied, however we found one perfect for our twin axle with awning. The option to pick your pitch is good if the site is quiet, however on the Saturday there were a few vans going up and down trying to find a pitch suitable. We would have struggled to get a pitch suitable for our unit if we had arrived on the Saturday.
Kerry Ashton3 Jun 2013
The site was extremely well maintained, clean, and with excellent facilities. The staff were very friendly
Antony Bellamy3 Jun 2013
The staff were friendly and the facilities were spotlessly clean. Amazing site and cant wait to go back.
Mandy Bullen3 Jun 2013
This is a wonderful site. The pitches give you plenty of space and are all fully serviced, the toilet blocks are spotlessly clean with plenty of hot water available. The swimming pool and spa area are very clean, the pool itself is a good size and I have never been in and felt it to be overcrowded. The gym has a good offering of machines that are up to date. The dining area and bar are of a good size and the food is excellent with a very varied menu catering for everyone, the food is very fresh and the portions are great. There is a pool table and dart board in the bar which has provided many a night of fun for us, its something we can all join in with. There is a well stocked site shop selling fresh produce daily at very reasonable prices, adjacent to the shop is the launderette and small games room to keep the children occupied on a rainy day. The site itself is large with a mixture of privately owned statics and also those available for hire and around 80/90 touring pitches all located within beautiful surroundings. There are also two childrens play areas and a pitch and putting area. There are lots of walks to suit all abilities with fantastic views over Morcambe bay and the Cumbrian Hills. Lastly the staff at Holgates are very friendly and always professional, everyone is made to feel welcome.
Alison Sprowell3 Jun 2013
Very clean and tidy site...staff helpful have stayed lots of times and have never been disappointed
Julie Grimes3 Jun 2013
Very well managed and organised friendly site. Toilet blocks cleaned throughout day, immaculate. Swimming complex caters for adults and families, very clean. lovely spacious all weather pitches with full facilities on each pitch. Our families favourite campsite.
Lesley Hall3 Jun 2013
We come here every year as we just love the site, area, facilities and above all, the staff. Simon, the Park Manager, is one the friendliest people I know and it's always good to see the owners doing a general tour to check all is well.
Anthony Stansfield3 Jun 2013
We have visited for years now and you cannot fault them for anything! That's why we come back year after year!
Jackie Hough3 Jun 2013
Simply Class, friendly staff, extremely clean and well kept with outstanding facilities
Colin Stephens3 Jun 2013