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Hollicarrs FAQs

How long does the park open for through the year?
The park is open all year. Please note that the park is licensed as a holiday park and cannot be used as a permanent residential home.
Is there private fishing nearby?
A well stocked fishing lake created in the wood is only a short walk from the Park area. Disabled facilities are provided.
Is there a Golf Course I can use?
At the local village of Wheldrake, Swallow Hall Golf course can offer day membership of the 18 hole golf course. Other courses are sited at Fulford and Bubwith.
Is car parking provided?
Car parking is available outside each holiday home site for one car with extra parking on the park.
Can I hire bicycles?
Yes, bike hire is available from the site, with a full recovery service provided. Helmets are also provided.
Are there nature walks on site?
Nature trails and cycle paths provide miles of enjoyment. Ideal for walking your dog or just fresh air and exercise. The paths and trails link to Skipwith Common Nature Reserve and the village of Escrick. Also the Subtrans cycle route is only half a mile from the park, this provides direct traffic free access to York.
Do I have a choice of holiday homes to purchase?
We have demonstration lodges on site for viewing, we can also direct you to several manufacturers to view further models.
Can I have decking or storage boxes?
Decking and skirting is all included in the price. Storage Boxes  are available at an extra cost, and must be approved by park management
How long can I keep my holiday home on site for?
If you purchase a holiday home we would ordinarily expect it to stay for 10/15 years; if you purchase a timber clad lodge, for 30 years; a timber lodge, for as long as 99.  Pitch fees  will be charged annually.
Can I bring my pets?
Dog owners may bring their pets to The Hollicarrs but they must be kept on a short lead and cleaned up after. Dogs must not cause a noise nuisance to other residents. Maximum number of dogs per lodge is 2.
What sports facilities are there?
A tennis court, bowling green and boules court all for the exclusive use of Hollicarrs guests.
Can my friends and family use my holiday home, and can I sub-let?

Friends and family can use your holiday home with prior approval.

Sub-letting is allowed on our new Lawley development only.

What are the pitch fees?
The pitch fees for 2019/2020 start at £3265 per annum for a single pitch and go up to £4255 per annum for a lodge on our prestigious Harts Nook and Lawley developments. This includes business rates, and utility administration costs.  After the first payment pitch fees are payable in advance at the beginning of March and are reviewed annually.
Is there a shop available?
Reception stocks a small range of environmentally friendly cleaning products. Riccall villages supply shops and post offices. Large supermarkets are based in Selby and York who will also supply doorstep deliveries.
What are the services provided to the site?
Metered LPG and electricity. A full sewage and treatment plant is in place. There are telephone landlines to our Harts Nook development only. Wireless internet connection is available at an additional cost to lodges and holiday homes on Wenlock and Lawley.
Get in touch with us on:
07903 300 433
Or email:
qualitytime@escrick.com
Testimonials
Hollicarrs a breathtaking environment, don't just take our word for it.
Mr & Mrs R Blacker - Reading

This is the perfect environment for the young and mature alike. All the seasons are stunning and there is a variety of things to do.  The accessibility to the lovely city of York is flexible either by bus, cycle or car, as it is only 7 miles away.

Owners of a Wessex Deckhouse

Mr and Mrs Frary

Derek and I just want to say a big thank you to all those involved in our recent upgrade from a holiday caravan to a timber lodge. 

What could of been a really stressful tense time was made so much easier by thoughtful, patient staff at Hollicarrs and Coastline Leisure. Our particular gratitude is given to Shane, who without doubt took time and care to make sure that what we were looking for was attained over and above our expectations. His polite, professional and caring manner was given to us during the whole process, from moving our old van to siting our holiday lodge with utmost care and attention.

We are now looking forward to spending time here, whenever possible, to enjoy our lodge and surroundings.

Thank you all.

 

 

Mr & Mrs K Rodgers, Doncaster
"For us the Hollicarrs was a deliberate lifestyle choice. The woodland setting and relaxed atmosphere offer a great escape from the rush and bustle of our busy lives. It's just a year since we first visted the Hollicarrs, so we have seen it in every season and we cannot decide which one we like the best!"
Owners of a PEC Timber Lodge, recently upgraded from a Balmoral Delux Holiday Home
Mr & Mrs W
Would like to thank Shane for the service he provided in the purchase of our beautiful holiday home. From start to finish he offered superb advice and service. The park is in beautiful woodlands and very tranquil. I would recommend this holiday park very strongly, and know you would get great service off Shane, I would also like to thank all the staff at Hollicarrs for making us feel very welcome. Two very happy customers
Mr & Mrs Dart - Wetherby
The first time we visited Hollicarrs we were struck by the beauty and the atmosphere - it's a perfect marriage between the bustle and culture of historic York and the serenity and nature of a woodlnd setting.
The site at Hollicarrs offers a wide variety of activiities, ranging from walking or cycling along the many nature trails (ideal for studying the wildlife or simply relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet), to flat green bowling, boules or tennis.
We have owned a lodge here for three years now and everytime we travel down the drive the magic kicks in and we just grin from ear to ear.

Owners of an Advent Rosemary Opus
Mr & Mrs Oxley

Our journey started mid 2016 when we were tempted to buy a lodge at Hollicarrs, having visited playing pétanque and know a number of owners there. This is when we first met Shane and Steve, he was very friendly and helpful. Ongoing we then decided to put buying a lodge on hold but Shane was very understanding. 

So fast forward to January 2017 when we saw lodges on the website, in the meantime we had visited Hollicarrs a few times to visit friends who where all so positive about the place. All of their comments emphasised what we had already seen, peaceful environment, lovely scenery lots of nice people and lots of activity. Thus we re-encountered Shane and Steve. Again Shane in particular was very helpful showing us various lodges available. 

We where unsure and so whilst on holiday in Tenerife we messaged Shane for more information, sizes, costs, sheds, decking extensions, nothing was too much trouble for Shane. On return we soon placed a deposit on a maple lodge - already on site and show lodge. We wanted to change a few things, furniture, carpet not suitable, light fittings etc. Not a problem for Shane and Steve. 

Soon after was when we then met Dawn and Lisa in reception and later the ground staff and wardens. Everyone of the staff were so very helpful and made settling in so straight forward. Throughout the journey we have received detailed information concerning the purchase of a holiday Lodge and the benefits of Hollicarrs. Everything we have been told has been spot on. 

Our lasting memory is of Shane arriving at our lodge armed with a bouquet of flowers and a bottle of bubbly.

Thanks to all the team, and our friends old and new at Hollicarrs

Hollicarrs Owner

Whilst on holiday in the north of England in September 2017, we visited a number of holiday parks with a view to choosing a location on which to have a holiday lodge when we retired.

Of all the sites we visited, Hollicarrs impressed us the most, and being close to York, we felt it was an ideal location for us, close to all the amenities but still in a beautiful setting. We also thought it would be a great place to take our children and grandchildren for a holiday. We felt at that point it was too soon for us to commit to a lodge, as retirement was still at least a year away, and living north of Inverness, it was too far away to use for weekends. However, at the end of last year we decided we did not want to miss out on the site we wanted, and went ahead and booked. We were originally due to visit the factory in Kettering in March, however the “Beast from the East” made it impossible to leave Scotland so we had to postpone until April.

The visit to the factory was a great experience, which we would highly recommend. Being able to choose the size of our lodge, and to incorporate a third bedroom, was a huge bonus for us. We had not seen the Buckland lodge, which we chose, except on paper plans, and had decided that we did not like the layout of the kitchen, so had the plans changed to incorporate a kitchen from one of the other lodges. However, when we got to the factory, we were immediately taken to see a Buckland Lodge on the site, and as soon as we entered we decided that the kitchen was perfect, and we decided to keep the original.  It was also great to be able to see, not just the fabric, flooring and tile samples, but to actually see some of them in place in different lodges. There was no hard sell at the factory, we just went through all the rooms, one by one, and the outside specifications, and decided what we wanted.

After everything had been agreed, we were sent the final specifications, and after that Shane gave us regular updates, sending us photos of the lodge arriving on site, and then again sending us photos of the interior as soon as it was put together.

We finally took possession of our lodge in Sept 2018, and are absolutely delighted with it.

 A great experience from start to finish – thank you to all the team at Hollicarrs!

Mr & Mrs Lewis, York
"Exceptionally pleased with the development of the park and this is now really maturing. It is really exclusive and we are extremely proud to bring our friends and relatives to see us and enjoy the glorious surroundings"
Owners of an Advent Tarragon Lodge
Country Land & Business Association Winners of The Bledisloe Gold Medal
RICS Award for Building Conservation David Bellamy Gold Honey Bee Friendly Holiday Park David Bellamy Hedgerow Conservation David Bellamy Wildflower Conservation
National Training Award Members of the BH&HPA Visit Britain 5 star Award for exceptional park National Landlords Association
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