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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.
C Purdy

I originally saw a beautiful lodge on a property website and never thought that I would be lucky enough to have the chance to have a holiday lodge here too. My Mum made it happen with assistance and guidance from Shane. I am happy because  it is such a peaceful and lovely environment. I have to have a hip replacement, although I am still young-ishJ , and Hollicarrs seemed to be the perfect place to recover.  It has pathways through the woods, lots of bluebells and wildlife, a lake and a big emphasis on protecting and conserving the natural environment.

We arranged to meet Shane for the handover of the lodge and it was lovely. We were presented with a really nice bouquet of flowers and I was especially impressed with the welcome pack, which contained environmentally friendly products. Shane was professional and friendly and also very patientJ

The office on site is also very welcoming and within the office, you can also seek advice and information from there too.

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 & 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 and Mrs Shackelton
"We fell in love with Hollicarrs the day we went to find a Holiday Home. How can anyone not like it. The setting is beautiful, especially now as Spring bursts into life. Everything is really well kept. We have wandered around the woods and the fishing pond, the walks around the Park are lovely. We love exploring and have found some wonderful old trees, insect hives and a bird wathcing area. When we get the chance to be outside, we often here the Woodpecker, see the many species of birds and plantlife. On arriving at the Park, we always feel like this is home.
In our opinion, there is nowhere more beautiful to own a Holiday Home.
Shane, the sales representative, was very helpful and informative. Taking us all around the Park, showing us all the Lodges that could be available in the future. Therefore helping us to make the right decision. He is a very personable young man and nothing is too much trouble for him.
We also find that Dawn and Lisa in the office are very friendly and helpful, keeping us Holiday Home Owners on our toes (in the nicest possible way). All the ground staff are friendly and always wave or stop to chat.
We find the Lodges comfortable, warm and the perfect, peaceful setting for a Holiday Home.
Owners of Advent Rosemary
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 Elcock

" After viewing lots of sites locally, Hollicarrs was just such a beautiful/tranquil place to choose for our lodge to be sited. The staff are very friendly and helpful with the whole process from choosing which plot, to which lodge and then to prestige to look and choose everything you would like from the external look to all the internal features with a vast choice of fabrics/floorings/furniture and fittings, just brilliant.

Then to see everything come to life as your lodge makes its way onto site, this is when all those choices you've made become reality. we couldn't believe they can produce such a beautiful lodge in such a short time, what a team. We can not thank them enough and would recommend to anyone of thinking of taking the plunge, Coastline leisure, prestige and Hollicarrs are a winning combination. "
Owners of Prestige Canterbury

Mr & Mrs S Briggs, Barnsley
"This is our Sanctuary - somewhere to escape to at weekends, we just love it. The team at Hollicarrs are very very good and look after all our needs whenever we are there"
Owners of an Advent Tarragon Lodge
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

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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