There are a number of temporary camping and camper van pitches available in the Ripon area during the weekend of the Grand Depart. Many of these sites are operating for a few days before and after the race providing an ideal opportunity to explore the hidden gems of Ripon and the Yorkshire Dales countryside.
Camping at Ripon Racecourse
Just a mile from the route, and a joint spectator hub with Ripon Market Place, the racecourse is offering 3,5 & 7 night packages for tents, campervans and caravans.
Camping at Ripon Rugby Club
Camping from Thursday 3rd July to Monday 7th July in the Campingninja Fan Village at the Rugby Club in the heart of wonderful city of Ripon, Yorkshire.
Camping at Beeches Farm
Space for camper vans from Wednesday 2nd – Monday 7th July, Beeches Farm is ideally placed as it is easily accessible from the Ripon bypass and on the route of Stage One with a private pedestrian access to route. Sorry no fires or barbecues. Secure bike lock up facilities and refreshments / toilets will be available on the site. Car parking also available on Saturday 5th July.
Cost: £45 per night and £20 to park daily. Payment will be by cash/cheques only .
For more information or to book your place please contact: 01765 692232 or 01765 605984.
Camping at Lightwater Valley
The campsite gates open at 3pm on Thursday 3rd July. 450 pitches available for tents, caravans and motorhomes with toilet facilities, hot showers, catering/bar, electric hook up available. Please note that as the Tour de France will be passing the main entrance to our site on Saturday 5th July, road closures will be in place and we will therefore not be admitting campers onto the site.
Pitches are 8m x 8m and are for a maximum of 4 people. Minimum stay of 2 nights which must include Friday 4 July. Each camper will be given a wristband on arrival entitling them to theme park entry for just £10.00 per person. This entry price is valid throughout your stay, except Saturday 5 July when the theme park will be closed.
2 night package: includes pitch and car parking for 1 car – £100.00
3 night package: includes pitch and car parking for 1 car – £130.00
Additional nights: £15.00 per night
Electrical hook up: £10.00 per night
Additional parking (per car): £8.00 flat rate
For more information: www.lightwatervalley.co.uk
To book your pitch please call our booking line on 01765 635321
Accommodation at Hazel House
The Headquarters of Ripon Division Girlguiding is available to hire. The premises features:
Sykes Hall – a spacious downstairs hall with tables and chairs, situated next to the kitchen
Hornblower room – upstairs hall with coffee making facilities, tables, chairs and sleeping mats are available (disabled access to upstairs is via a lift)
Wakeman room – smaller upstairs room with coffee making facilities.
Kitchen – downstairs is a fully equipped kitchen including two cookers, microwave, water boiler for drinkers, toaster, heated cupboard
Additional facilities include: toilets, showers and a separate disabled toilet and shower.
For more information or to book please contact: Mrs Caroline Bentham 01765 606903.