Folly Gardens is situated on Green Lane, in Whitby, only a few minutes walk from the town centre and the Abbey as well as direct access to the coastal footpath towards Robin Hood's Bay. It's situation makes the cottage the perfect place from which to explore Whitby and the local area including the beautiful North Yorkshire coast and the Esk Valley.
Robin Hood's Bay, Staithes, Runswick Bay and Sandsend are all only a short drive away and all feature spectacular scenery. Dalby Forest (again, just a short drive away) offers a range of attractions including Go Ape and miles of woodland trails to explore either on foot of by mountain bike.
This area of Yorkshire is regularly referred to as 'Heartbeat Country' as the popular TV series is filmed in the town and local villages such as Goathland (a.k.a Aidensfield). The North Yorkshire Steam Railway still make regular journeys between Whitby and Pickering through the unspoilt moorland and is ever popular with locals and tourists alike.
Our camping and caravanning facilities are open from March 1st to October 31st each year and we are the only campsite situated within easy walking distance of Whitby. There is a shower block with three wet rooms, one WC, a washing up station and refuse point.
Depending on the time of the year, camping costs £15 to £20 per night for a medium size tent - 2 people with one car. We also cater for camper-vans, motorhomes and small caravans at £20 per night with several electrical hook-ups available at an extra £5 per night. Extra people are charged at £6 per night and children rates are £3 per night. Awnings charged at £6 per night.
Please note that all of our tent pitches are non-electric.