Usha Gap Campsite

North Yorkshire, Richmond

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The campsite is situated near the beautiful village of Muker, set in one of the most beautiful areas in Yorkshire, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Parks. the views that will take your breath away there are plenty of walks to enjoy, short or long, easy or hard, The Pennine Way and the Coast to Coast walk pass nearby, and there are plenty more walks for you to enjoy you will be spoilt for choice.The wildlife and wild flowers are in abundance, the stone walls and barns set into the landscape is what Swaledale is renowned for. Our spectacular location makes our campsite an ideal location for families, walkers or just wanting to get away from it all.Usha Gap campsite is within half a mile and in walking distance of Muker and Thwaite, there are footpaths to the villages that are mainly off road so are safe for children to venture through.In Muker there are plenty of amenities, The Farmers Arms pub which provided local beers, wine and lovely homemade food, the Village shop and Tea room, they sell all your needs as well as providing a nice cup go tea. Also in Muker there is the Swaledale Woollens shop, renowned for the hand knitted items and the Old School Gallery. On Friday evenings Ramsey's Mobile Fish and Chip Van arrives in Muker about 7.30pm serving fantastic fish and chips.In Thwaite you can also enjoy homemade cooked food and drink at Kearton Country Hotel.Hawes is our nearest Market Town, 6 miles over the Butter Tub pass, where you can get any provisions that you require.We do not have phone signals in the area, the nearest signal is about 1 mile away, we are hoping to get Wi-Fi very soon.The campsite is run by Philip and Louise Metcalfe and their two sons Ben and James. They took over the campsite and farm from Philip's parents Tom and Annas Metcalfe who still live on the farm next door to Philip , Louise and the boys.The spacious campsite is situated close to all the facilities.Children can play and run around in a safe environment.Our facilities are basic at the moment but we have plans to provide new facilities by July 2014.The campsite is set on Usha Gap Farm, which is a working farm, specialising in Sheep and Beef.The campsite is divided into two, our small field is next to a running beck, and the larger field is situated next to the farm with a view of Kisdon hill.ABOUT USHA GAP FARMThe Metcalfe family having been farming Usha Gap farm for over 70 years, but have farmed in the dales for centuries.

Open from 1st Jan to 31st Dec
Usha Gap, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6DW, England


Quiet and peaceful
Family friendly

Facilities and things nearby

Chemical disposal
Ice pack freezing
Washing up facilities
Horse riding
Mountain biking
Food shop
Public transport

Good to know

Barbecues allowed
Campfires allowed
Dogs allowed


GPS: 54.3765°N, 2.1532°W
  • Barrow Walney Island Airport - 76 km
  • Blackpool International Airport - 88 km
  • Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport - 125 km
  • Heysham - 62 km
  • Newcastle - 82 km
  • Liverpool - 120 km


Pitch (suitable for Camper van, Caravan, Large tent or Small tent)

Maximum persons: 10

Dimensions: 6 x 7 meters

Ground type: Grass

from £14.00 per night
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Payment terms

100% of the remaining balance on arrival

Cancellation policy

Cancel 30 days or more before arrival 100% refunded, Cancel less than 30 days before arrival 0% refunded


Children under the age of 5 are free of charge.

Cards accepted at this property

Credit and debit cards are not accepted at this site.