Got a question about our Yorkshire Dales holiday homes at Akebar Park?

We’ve gathered all the questions we’re commonly asked by holiday homeowner hopefuls below. Simply scan through to find the answer to your question…


Questions about our static caravans and luxury lodges:

1. What is the price range of your static caravans and luxury lodges?

This will ultimately depend on the size of your chosen Yorkshire Dales holiday home, and how new it is. Generally speaking, however, our caravans are typically priced between £20,000 and £80,000, and our lodges are priced between £90,000 and £185,000.

2. What features do they include?

Depending on the brand and make, our caravans usually include the following features:

  • Double glazing
  • Central heating
  • Appliances
  • An electric fire
  • Furnishings
  • Integrated microwave
  • Built in storage
  • Led lighting
  • Double Beds

Our lodges usually include some or all of the following in addition to or in place of the above, depending on the brand and make:

  • Canopy spotlights
  • Dimmable spotlights
  • Attic storage
  • Media wall units
  • Island unit
  • USB sockets
  • Velux windows
  • Large deckings
  • Wine cooler
  • Laminate effect flooring

3. How big/spacious are the holiday homes?

The average size of our caravans is 12ft by 38ft, and the average size of our lodges is 20ft by 40ft.

All our holiday homes have living, kitchen and dining areas, a bathroom and two bedrooms (usually one double and one twin).

4. Can I redecorate my caravan or lodge?

Our caravans and lodges are designed with flexibility in mind, and can be redecorated at your leisure. Be sure to take our ultimate holiday home interior quiz for inspiration!

5. Are they supplied with gas, electricity and water?

In short, yes! All of these are supplied to your holiday home, and paid for on a usage basis.

6. What are the views like from the holiday homes?

Depending on where in the park your holiday home is situated, you’ll have access to either beautiful lakeside views, golf course or Yorkshire Dales grassland!

Questions about Akebar Park:

1. Where is Akebar Park based?

You can find Akebar Park in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, DL8 5LY. Learn more about our location on our dedicated page!

2. When is the park open throughout the year?

The park is open between 1st February and 4th January each year.

The touring park is open from 1st March 31st December each year.

3. What facilities are available on site?

We have a reception and shop, amenity block with toilets and showers, a children’s play area, a dog exercise area an 18 hole golf course and a crazy golf course, which is great for family fun!. Our site is also home to The Friar’s Head, one of the top places to eat and drink in the Yorkshire Dales!

4. Are we a big commercial park?

No, we are not all. We pride ourselves on being an independently family run Holiday Park. Whilst the park is quite large, we have designed it with space in mind, to give you the peace, quiet and privacy that you need during your stay. You can see the layout of the park on our sitemap here.

5. Are children welcome to the park?

Absolutely! We are a family friendly park, and even have a play area and crazy golf that your children can enjoy during your stay.

6. Are dogs welcome to the park?

Yes, feel free to bring your furry companions along for the holiday! We have a dog exercise area that they can enjoy throughout your stay.

7. What amenities are available in the local area?

You can find this information on our local area information page.

8. What is there to do nearby?

Discover all the fun things available to see and do near Akebar Park on our things to do and outdoor activities pages!

9. When is the best time of year to visit?

This is entirely up to you; while the summer period offers the best weather, it is usually our busiest period, while autumn is the quietest, yet coolest. For the perfect blend of both good weather and tranquility, we’d highly recommend visiting in the spring!

10. Why should I choose a holiday home at Akebar Park?

We’ve shared our reasons to choose Akebar Park as your holiday home from home here, but don’t just take our word for it – see what our current holiday home owners have to say, too!


Questions about holiday home ownership and costs:

1. What is the process of buying a holiday home at Akebar Park?

We’ve outlined the five-step process to purchasing a holiday home in detail here.


2. What is life like as a holiday homeowner?

In short, living the dream! Find out all about what life as the owner of one of our Yorkshire Dales holiday homes is like from one of our current owners on this page.


3. What additional costs are involved in owning a holiday home at the park?

All our holiday homes are supplied with electric, gas and water. Your water bill is included within your site fees, and your electric and gas bills are paid for on a usage basis direct to the park.  Get in touch with us to find out more about this.


4. Are your holiday homes efficient to run?

All our holiday homes have a good energy efficiency rating – so they’re great for both your finances and for the planet!


5. Are there any financing options available?

Yes! Finance is available on all our caravans and lodges.

6. Do I need to insure my caravan or lodge?

Yes, you are required by law to insure your holiday home.

7. Can I rent my caravan out to other holidaymakers?

You can bring people with you to stay at your holiday home, but unfortunately we do not allow the rental of our holiday homes.

8. Can I live in my holiday home?

Unfortunately not; as the owner of a holiday home, you also need a permanent home address.


Questions about Seasonal Touring Caravans

Do I need to book a seasonal touring pitch?

The beauty of having a seasonal touring pitch is that you do not need to book dates or tell us you are arriving. A seasonal touring pitch is yours to come and go as you please, you can even leave your caravan, so you do not need to tow it every visit.


Does the touring site have showers and toilets?

Yes, our touring pitches have a shower block and toilets, as well as a chemical toilet waste disposal facility and washing up stations.


Can I bring my dog?

Yes, the site is dog-friendly, and we welcome well-behaved dogs. As an added extra, we have a designated exercise field solely for dogs to frolic in.


Do you have Wi-Fi?

Yes, we have Wi-Fi. Although we offer a peaceful environment, we do offer a good balance of modern conveniences. There is also a small shop on site for basic supplies and a family friendly pub.


Additional Caravan Sales Questions

When is the best time to buy a caravan?

There’s really no time like the present, speak to one of our team members to discuss what package would suit you and your family best. We have over 50 years of experience and can assist you at every stage.


What if I don’t think I will suit caravan life?

That really is something that is ultimately up to you to decide, but almost half a million second home-owners in the UK cannot be wrong! Owning a caravan means having a home away from home, and every second spent enjoying the peace and quiet of the countryside and grounds is time well spent!


Can’t find the answer to your question here?

Not to worry – the team at Akebar Park is just on the other end of the phone or available to speak to via our contact page, and they’ll be more than happy to chat with you about our Yorkshire Dales holiday homes!


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