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Whitby Campervan Sites and Overnight Parking Spots

There is nowhere quite as beautiful as Whitby and the North Yorkshire Coast to explore; staying in a campervan allows you to see more of this beautiful part of the world and then head back to the comfort of your van. Here are Whitby campervan sites and overnight parking spots for you to stay at on your next adventure.

North Yorkshire is a fantastic destination for camping, thanks to the vast North York Moors, the region’s stunning coastal bays, walking trails galore, and quaint towns and pubs. There is no better way to see it all than from a campervan.

Travelling in a campervan has become increasingly popular; it’s a beautiful way to see the world. However, when finding somewhere to park for the night, you might need facilities, and you will want to know that you will be safe and parking legally so that you don’t wake up with a hefty fine or cause any obstruction.

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We are here to help you out so you can wake up to sea views and stunning scenery. Here are Whitby campervan sites and overnight parking spots for you to stay at on your next adventure.


Campervan friendly campsites in Whitby

Long Meadow Farm, Whitby Campervan Campsite
Long Meadow Farm, Whitby. Image from Pitchup.

Long Meadow Farm, Whitby

  • A basic site, with electric hook up. There are no toilets or showers.
  • Five minutes from the town centre of Whitby.
  • Stunning clifftop views.

This peaceful site is five minutes from Whitby’s centre and main attractions. Pitch up in the North York Moors National Park at Long Meadow Farm and enjoy the coast and countryside. The site is dog friendly, with a space reserved for four-legged friends to run around. Bike hire is just over the road, and if it’s walking your after, this location is ideal, offering walks for all abilities. Check for availability here.


Whitby Holiday Park, Whitby Campervan Campsite
Whitby Holiday Park. Image from Tripadvisor.

Whitby Holiday Park, Whitby

  • Electric hook-up is available. Showers, toilets and many more amenities.
  • It is ten minutes from the town centre of Whitby and a short walk from Whitby Abbey.
  • Stunning clifftop views.
  • Free Wifi.

Whitby Holiday Park is another campsite in a fantastic clifftop location a short walk from the centre of Whitby. They feature unrivalled views of the North Sea and Whitby Abbey, have grass pitches with 16 amp electric hookups and access to the Holiday Parks Facilities. Just metres away from Saltwick Bay beach and located on the Cleveland Way coastal route. There is so much to do nearby; it is a perfect spot for a holiday for nature lovers. Check for availability here.


Folly Gardens, Whitby. Image from Tripadvisor.
Folly Gardens, Whitby. Image from Tripadvisor.

Folly Gardens, Whitby

  • Showers, toilets and many more amenities. No electric.
  • Open from March 1st to October 31st each year.
  • The closest campsite to Whitby town centre.

Situated on Green Lane, Folly Gardens is probably the closest campsite to Whitby centre, just a few minute’s walk into the town. The camping and caravanning facilities are open from March 1st to October 31st each year. They feature a shower block with five wet rooms, a washing-up station and a refuse point. It’s a really family-friendly campsite.

Check for availability here.


Broadings Farm Campervan pitches
Broadings Farm, Whitby. Image from Tripadvisor.

Broadings Farm, Whitby

  • Electric hook-up is available. Showers, toilets and many more amenities.
  • Ten minutes from the town centre of Whitby.
  • Hilltop location.

Broadings Farm gets fantastic reviews, just 10 minutes from the centre and 3 km from Sandsend. They welcome visitors in campervans, but they do not allow tents of any kind, even trailer tents, popup and utility tents, pup tents and folding campers, due to the ever-changing weather and hilltop location. They allow awnings but must be attached to the vehicle and supported by guy ropes. Access to water is available onsite; there are also waste points and a drive-over motorhome grey-waste water facility. Two toilet and shower blocks are accessible 24 hours a day, and many more onsite facilities are available.

Check for availability here.


Sandfield House Campervan pitches
Sandfield House Farm, Whitby. Image from Tripadvisor.

Sandfield House Farm, Whitby

  • Electric hook-up. Showers, toilets and many more amenities.
  • Five minutes from the town centre of Whitby.
  • Sea view pitches.

Located on the outskirts of North Yorkshire, close to the Cleveland Way and a short walk from Whitby town centre and Sandsend. Pitches offer electric hook up and boast sea views. This is a friendly and welcoming park. Dogs are welcome here but must be kept on leads at all times except when on the dog walking field. Facilities on-site include free hot showers, toilets and a laundry room. Guests can use a playing field, and full-size tennis court rackets and balls are provided; ask at reception.

Check for availability here.


Abbey Farm Showfield, Whitby 
Abbey Farm Showfield, Whitby. Image from Pitchup.

Abbey Farm Showfield, Whitby 

  • It is a basic site with no electric hook-ups or showers. 
  • Open for a minimal time a year, only four weekends a year.
  • It is a fantastic location near the centre of Whitby.
  • Stunning clifftop views.

Regarding location in Whitby, you can’t get a closer campsite than Abbey Farm Showfield. Set on a working farm overlooking Whitby and the North Sea, just a quick walk into Whitby town. This campsite has no electric hook-ups or showers, but it does have a small toilet block and waste water points. The laid-back atmosphere on site is perfect for guests who want nothing more than to leave the stress of modern life behind. This site offers an excellent location for walking routes; you might enjoy setting out on the Cleveland Way, a 109-mile route joining Helmsley and Filey not far from the site.

Check for availability here.


A short drive from Whitby

Farsyde Farm, Robin Hoods Bay. Image from Pitchup.
Farsyde Farm, Robin Hoods Bay. Image from Pitchup.

Farsyde Farm, Robin Hoods Bay

  • It’s a basic site, no electricity. Has toilets and a washing-up area.
  • Just one mile from Robin Hood’s Bay.
  • Walking distance from the Cleveland Way to Whitby.

Just one mile from Robin Hood’s Bay beach, this campsite is just a short walk from the town and beach. This is a great place to make your base and explore this part of the North Yorkshire Coastline. The peaceful Farsyde Farm is surrounded by the coast and countryside, perfect for walking, mountain biking or following family trails locally. Basic on-site facilities include toilets, a tap and a dishwashing area. Those with horses in your flock will be happy to find they’re welcome, too, as the site has a riding school.

Check for availability here. 


Middlewood Farm Holiday Park, Fylingthorpe.
Middlewood Farm Holiday Park, Fylingthorpe. Image from Facebook.

Middlewood Farm Holiday Park, Fylingthorpe

Middlewood Farm is located on the outskirts of the village of Fylingthorpe near Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby. The touring park provides an ideal base to park your motorhome or campervan. They offer showers, hot water, private wash cubicles, a baby changing room, electric shaver points, hand and hair driers, a dishwashing area (undercover), disabled facilities, and laundry with a washer, dryer, and iron for your convenience. All pitches come with electric hook-ups and are hardstanding. Additionally, they have a new children’s adventure play park.

Check for availability here.


Farsyde Farm, Robin Hoods Bay. Image from Pitchup.
Farsyde Farm, Robin Hoods Bay. Image from Pitchup.

Haugh Rigg Farm, Pickering

  • Plenty of amenities include a toilet, shower block, washing machine, and slides and swings for the kids. Electric hook-up is available.
  • It is a small farm with no passing traffic, which is excellent for children.
  • A few minutes from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

Fancy staying a little outside of Whitby? Haugh Rigg Farm is set in a peaceful spot at the end of a small track with no passing traffic surrounded by superb countryside. There are so many walking and biking routes very nearby. Starter packs with wood offcuts, small logs, kindling and firelighters for firepits and barbecues are available to buy on arrival. Please be aware that there are no bins on site, so you’ll be asked to take all rubbish away with you.

Check for availability here.


Gateway To The Moors Caravan Park, Keldholme Image from Pitchup.
Gateway To The Moors Caravan Park, Keldholme. Image from Pitchup.

Gateway To The Moors Caravan Park, Keldholme

  • Electric hook-up is available, and there is free Wi-Fi and excellent facilities.
  • Located on the edge of the North York Moors, it is excellent for access to walking routes.
  • Pickering, Rievaulx Abbey and Castle Howard are within a 20-minute drive from the site. One mile from Kirkbymoorside, close to bus stops

A rural retreat with fantastic access to walking routes and exploring the North York Moors. This peaceful hideaway is located in the village of Keldholme with the River Dove on one side and open countryside all around. Firepits are provided for each pitch, and bags of wood can be bought on-site. This is a great place to stay, enjoy time outdoors and connect to nature. Yet it’s close enough to explore the North York Moors and North Yorkshire’s famous towns.

Check for availability here.


Overnight parking spots in Whitby

If you’re after a quick stop near Whitby, there are several places you can park overnight in Whitby and the surrounding area. Access allowance to these is subject to change, so using an app such as Park4Night, an excellent motorhome overnight parking app that you can download for free, is helpful. It lists various places suitable for parking motorhomes, including campsites, aires, fields, lay-bys etc. Users leave reviews, so you can be sure to pick somewhere that won’t disrupt people around you and is safe and legal. Please always leave the place you stay the way you find it, be respectful to residents and people around you and take caution when choosing an overnight stop.


We hope this article has helped you plan your next trip in a campervan to Whitby. Please let us know in the comments if you have stayed at any of these campsites; we love hearing about your experiences.

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