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Summer Dog Care

Summer Dog Care



Whitby Holiday Park is dedicated to the welfare of all pets staying on our site. 
Your pet is on holiday too and we would like to ensure they enjoy their stay with us.

Summer is the time of year when we should take extra care of our canine friends.
There are many precautions that can be taken to keep your dog safe and well on a hot day.

Please see below a handy guide to keeping your dogs happy and healthy when you are enjoying the outdoors together this summer:


    Don't excessively walk your dog - walking is a form of exercise and can cause discomfort to your pet and risk them over heating - you can purchase Doggie Boots to prevent their paws getting burnt on the hot ground

     


    Walk your dog in the early morning or late evening - temperatures are cooler at these times during the day and it will reduce the risk of your pet suffering from heatstroke







    Be aware of how hot the tarmac is outdoors - you should always check the tarmac with your hand before allowing your dog to walk on it, if it's too hot for your hand then it is too hot for your pets paws




    Always provide plenty of water and shade for your dog either inside or when you are out and about with your pet





    Always consider the outside temperature when travelling in a car with your dog, try to avoid congested roads and busy travel periods in the day as your pet could overheat when you are stuck in heavy traffic. 
    Consider travelling at cooler times during the day, and always ensure there are plenty of places to stop for a break during your journey.
    Do not ever leave your dog in a car during high temperatures, dogs overheat fast and leaving them for as little as 20 mins could be fatal to your pet

    Heatstroke

    Dogs will develop heatstroke if they become too hot and are unable to reduce their body temperatures by panting, this can be fatal. You should be aware if your dog is more prone to heatstroke than others....dogs that are old, young, dogs that have have heavy coats or dogs with short flat faces, such as pugs, boxers, etc. 
    Dogs that are suffering with certain diseases or are on some types of medication are also more prone to heatstroke.

    Listed below are the 5 signs of heatstroke:
    1. Is the dog panting heavily?
    2. Is the dog drooling excessively?
    3. Does the dog appear Lethargic, drowsy or uncoordinated
    4. Is the dog Vomiting
    5. Has the dog collapsed
    If you notice your dog showing any of the above signs please follow the emergency first aid steps listed below and contact the nearest vet if necessary.



    Emergency First Aid 

    If your dog does become overheated  their best chance of survival is to reduce their body temperature as a matter of urgency, this will need to be done gradually as they could easily go into shock. 
    If your dog has collapsed due to overheating you should call a vet immediately, if the dog is showing signs of becoming over heated then please carry out the first aid steps listed below:

    1. Move the dog to a shaded cool area
    2. Start to pour room temperature water on the dogs body - do not use cold water -as this may cause the dog to go into shock
    3. Encourage the dog to drink small amounts of room temperature water
    4. Continue to pour small amounts of room temperature water onto the dog, this should be done until the dogs breathing starts to settle. do not put too much on so the dog starts to shiver
    5. Once you have managed to control the dogs body temperature and their breathing is settling down you should call your local vets and have them checked over
    IF YOU SEE A DOG IN DISTRESS IN A HOT CAR CALL 999 - DOGS DIE IN HOT CARS

    Our dogs are part of the family, when going on Family walks or Summer strolls their welfare is as important as yours. It is essential to ensure your outings are suitable for them to enjoy too. 

    Collette
    Reception


























    The Cleveland Way Walk

    A BEAUTIFUL BIT OF COASTLINE


    The Cleveland Way coastal path runs for 110 miles from Helmsley in North Yorkshire and ends in Filey on the Yorkshire Coast.

    Part of this famous footpath runs directly through Whitby Holiday Park so if you are staying with us and fancy a nice walk then you have one on your doorstep.

    In one direction you can walk into Whitby town which is about 1 miles distance and is a really easy walk taking in views of the coast and Whitby Abbey along the way. 











    If you walk the other way you will reach Robin Hood's Bay first and the distance is about 7 miles. This part of the walk is a little bit more challenging than the path to Whitby but it's well worth making the effort as you do get to see some beautiful scenery. The footpath takes you right along the cliff edge and past an old lighthouse. You will also traverse lots of steps up and down, cross a couple of steams which run through some lovely tree lines, and pass plenty of fields full of sheep, cows or horses.













    With this walk right on our doorstep there is no better place to stay in Whitby. You could park your car up for the length of your stay and enjoy all the lovely scenery on foot. The beach is also accessible directly from the park where you can sunbathe, hunt for fossils, make sand castles or even check out the local ship wrecks.


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    We have some excellent accommodation for you to choose from with a variety to suit all requirements...

    Pet Friendly caravans so you can bring along your family pets.
    Gold caravans for that home away from home feel.
    Access Plus caravan for anyone that needs disabled access or even just a little bit more room.
    Platinum caravans for that added bit of luxury.

    All of our static caravans are fully double glazed with gas central heating.

    You have a choice of...

    A full week break of 7 nights which runs Saturday to Saturday.
    A weekend break of 3 nights which runs Friday to Monday (except during the school holidays).
    A mid week break of 4 nights which runs Monday to Friday (except during the school holidays).



                                             
    If you have your own touring caravan, motorhome or campervan then we also have a touring field which can accommodate any vehicle up to 28ft long. All of our pitches on the touring field are on grass and include electric hook up, and you can choose either a sea view pitch which overlooks the bay or one of our Abbey view pitches which have views of Whitby Abbey.

    We have just 4 hard standing pitches available for motorhomes and campervans and these pitches have electric and water. On the hard standing pitches you won't be able to use an awning though.


      








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    The facilities on the park include a well stocked mini market, a cafe serving home cooked meals and a family bar. Within the bar area there is also a games room, hub room and a cinema room with comfy sofas.

    Also on the park we have modern toilet and shower facilities and a pot washing room  for our touring customers, and a launderette for anyone who wishes to use it.

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    If you require any more information or just want to book your next holiday you can do this either by checking our web site www.whitbypark.co.uk or for a personal touch why not give our friendly reception team a ring on 01947 602664. Our office is open every day from 8am.  


    Sue
    Reception


    Easter Celebrations






    Easter Celebrations 



    Easter weekend is Whitby Holiday Parks first busy weekend of 2018 and we are all really looking forward to welcoming our touring customers new and old.


    Whitby Holiday Park Celebrations:


    On park we are having an Easter Egg hunt at 11 am Sunday, also we will be judging the best decorated egg over the weekend: to take part please collect a hard boiled egg from reception, take it away to decorate, all hard boiled eggs should be returned to the reception and placed in the display for our independent judges to see, a winner will be chosen and notified.
    We will also have evening cabaret entertainment and bingo in the galleon bar.
    Please refer to the seperate information posters displayed 
    across the park for further details


    Whitby is hosting many events over the weekend
    Listed below are details for a few events scheduled for the Easter weekend:
    • Whitby Easter Scooter Rally 30 - 31st March 2018
    • Whitby-Easter weekend show 30/3/18 - 2/4/18 
    • Easter egg hunt - Dragon Style

    Whitby Easter Scooter Rally:

    The weekend events will include a large Parts Sale, Trade and Customer show and 2 fantastic nights of entertainment, all set in the Whitby Pavilion complex


      Friday: Amazing live performance from the band 'The Rockercovers'

     Saturday from 10.30am: Mammoth Trade, Custom show and Parts Fair - featuring many   stalls selling clothes, records, spares, new & second hand....ranging from Retro tat to   Fancy hat.

     Saturday from 8pm: Live entertainment from 'The Beautiful Sound' & 'King Hammond'
     feat 'Jennie Bellestar'  plus Top Rally DJ'S

    There will also be a display of modern, classic and vintage scooters

    The event will take place over 2 rooms in the Pavilion including the 'Main Area' and 'The Soul Cellar', also the weekend will feature VFM's Sunday Night Special at the Rifle Club.


    Whitby Easter Weekend Show:

    Set in a large airy marquee situated outside the new Star in the Harbour Restaurant this popular show is great for locals and visitors that would like to explore a wonderful variety of arts and crafts, this popular venue for made in yorkshire, the Whitby-Celebrating Yorkshire sees a keen group of designer makers come together in this beautiful coastal town. There will be displays of jewellery/ceramics, textiles/wood and photography/art. Everybody is welcome to come and peruse the arts and crafts and meet the talented artists responsible for creating such a wide variety of goods.


    Easter Egg Hunt - Dragon Style:

    The Moors National Park Centre is hosting a Dragon style Easter egg hunt. 

    'The cheeky Easter Bunny has hidden the Wish Dragon's eggs! Can U find them all for her?'

    Children must be accompanied by an adult
    No Dogs


    Happy Easter Everyone

    Collette

    Reception







    Easter Caravan Sales Fun Weekend - Fantastic Upgrade Offers


    Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April



    With Easter just around the corner I wanted to share with you a few things we have going on for that weekend...

                               Regal Elegance
             Thinking About Buying?

    On Easter Sunday (1st April) we will be having a caravan sales day. We have some fantastic new Holiday Homes arriving on site throughout February and March, and Easter weekend could be the perfect opportunity for you to come and have a look around.


                                   Victory Belmor 
                                                                                   
                    Existing Owners

    If you are an existing owner then we will be having some great upgrade deals on offer so why not pop in to have a look at these brand new caravans and see if there is a deal just waiting for you.



                            Victory Torbay 

                   Fancy A Day Out?

    If your not on holiday with us then it's a great excuse to have a family day out and call in for a chat to see what it's all about. Our friendly team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.




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    On Easter Sunday we will also be having a family fun day which is sure to entertain the whole family.                                 

                                                       This will include an Easter Egg Hunt

     
                                                                      an Easter raffle, 


                                                 and family entertainment in the Galleon Bar 




    The Galleon Bar will be open from 12pm so you can have a nice relaxing drink with your family and friends. If the weather is nice you could soak up the sunshine on the terrace, or if you fancy you could even watch a movie in our cinema room. With lovely comfy sofas and a huge screen this is a great way to spend a couple of hours. 

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    Keep on checking our facebook page for all our Easter updates and look out for our new Holiday Homes arriving on Park to view. Come along and get your fantastic upgrade offer coming very soon. This is not to be missed.


    Hope to see you all soon and have a Happy Easter.


    Sue
    General Manager









    Are you looking to buy a Holiday Home of your dreams??

    Are you looking to buy a holiday home of your dreams??



    Are you thinking about buying a holiday home as a place to escape to on a weekend away from your daily routine? Are you looking for a place for the whole family to enjoy or just a special retreat for the two of you?
    Well here at Whitby Holiday Park we can offer something for everyone! 
    On park we have the Galleon Bar with cinema room, hub room and general bar area, where you can sit and relax on a sunny evening on our patio area, sipping a nice cold drink and enjoying your families company.
    On park we also have a cafe and shop selling  your essentials, so you don't have to leave the park area if you don't want to! 
    For those of you that like to explore the beaches and surrounding area, we have access to Saltwick Bay beach direct from the park, where you can go fossil hunting, looking for some Whitby Jet or even to pick winkles when they are in season! Dogs are welcome all year round on the beach so you don't have to worry about leaving them behind if you fancy a lazy afternoon at the beach! 

    We have some beautiful holiday homes for sale which will be arriving shortly onto park!

    ARRIVING SOON!

    2018 Victory Belmor - 33ft x 12ft 2 bedrooms. Including: double glazing, central heating, integrated fridge/freezer & microwave, all safety checks, all siting costings and 2 x 47kg gas bottles £42,500.00 - ARRIVING SOON

    2018 ABI Oakley - 32ft x 12ft 2 bedrooms. Including: double glazing, central heating, integrated fridge/freezer & microwave (plus optional winter packs), all safety checks, all siting costs and 2 x 47kg gas bottles - £41,500.00 -- ARRIVING APRIL

    2018 Victory Torbay - 35ft x 12ft 2 bedrooms. Including: double glazing, central heating, free standing fridge/freezer, all safety checks, all siting costs and 2 x 47kg gas bottles - £38,000 - ARRIVING SOON


    2018 Regal Elegance - 32ft x 12ft 2 bedrooms. Including: double glazing, central heating, integrated fridge/freezer and microwave, all safety checks, all siting costs and 2 x 47kg gas bottles = £48,995.00 - ARRIVING SOON

    All of our holiday homes can offer you that home from home experience and make those dreams of owning your own holiday home a reality! We have a choice of pitches so come and view the park and see if our park is the park for you! 

    A LITTLE ABOUT HOLIDAY HOME OWNERSHIP

    We are open from 1st March until 14th January for our owners and their families to come and use their holiday home. During our closed period, you can come and check on your holiday home between 10am and 3pm by arrangement.

    Holiday homes can remain on park for 12 years from new. And we want you to enjoy your holiday home for may years to come. 

    If you have any questions or would like to come and view the park and what we can offer you, then please contact either Sue Robey - General Manager or me - Claire Carlton on 01947 602664 or via email on either sue@whitbyholidaypark.co.uk or info@whitbyholidaypark.co.uk

    We look forward to seeing you soon and showing you our lovely Park and what we have to offer and letting you know what is in our local area.  




    Four Weeks and Counting!!!


    2018 

    The 2018 season is almost upon us and we are very busy getting prepared. I have now been here for a full year and have loved every bit of it, and I don't mind saying I am seriously looking forward to what the new season may bring.

    We re-open on Saturday 3rd March for our touring field and for our static caravans. For anyone who owns their own Holiday Homes here we are open from 1st March and we look forward to welcoming everyone back and also welcoming any new owners we may have for this year.


    The first big date in the calendar is Easter weekend which is very early this year. Good Friday falls on 30th March and we have taken a great deal of bookings for this weekend already. I can't wait to see the park full again 😄. 

    This year's first Goth weekend isn't far behind Easter. It falls on 27th - 29th April and again these dates are filling up very fast.

    There are so many other events going on throughout the year in Whitby that certain dates are filling up quickly. Keep an eye on our facebook page for updates.

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    We currently have some special offers at the moment for our touring customers:

    5 nights for the price of 3!! 

    This offer is available for any dates during the following...

    1st March - 29th March
    17th April - 3rd May
    30th September - 21st October

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    We have a few new Static Holiday Homes due onto the park over the next few weeks so if you are wanting your very own home-from-home holidays then this could just be the option for you. 






    If you would like to come and have a look at any of theses new statics for sale then please give us a call on 01947 602664 and arrange a viewing and an informal chat with our sales manager. You could be in before the start of the season!! 


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    If you already return to Whitby time and time again you will know how wonderful a place it is with something to suit everyone in your family.  If it is somewhere you have thought about visiting but never got around to it then why not make 2018 the year you do!  I'm sure you will love it as much as we do ❤


    Sue
    Reception


    2018 Special offers

    2018 Special Offers





    The 2018 season is nearly upon us here at Whitby Holiday Park and again we have the fantastic offer of 5 nights for the price of 3 for visitors to our touring field. See below for the dates when you can take advantage of this fantastic offer:


    2018 Touring Offers

    5 Nights for the price of 3:

    1st March – 29th March
    17th April – 3rd May
    30th September – 21st October
    If you would like to make a booking please give the office a call on 01947 602664 or email  info@whitbyholidaypark.co.uk 



    Our park is family orientated and we are very dog friendly. Your furry friends are welcome in all the buildings on site, we also have a dog shower for when you have been on the beach, you can avoid trailing sand into your touring vehicles.







        We have stunning views          across Saltwick Bay and          towards the Abbey. 






    Our site is situated just over a mile from Whitby town, it is within walking distance and takes about 20 to 30 minutes along the Cleveland walk and down the 199 Abbey steps. 

    There are plenty of taxis in town to bring you back to the site if the walk back seems too daunting, the cost of a taxi is between £6 and £7 and all the taxis are dog friendly too.


    So if you fancy a nice little break away this year, please bring your family to visit us here at Whitby Holiday Park and take full advantage of all our on site amenities.

    It will be a fantastic opportunity to visit all Whitbys historical buildings and learn about this beautiful quaint town, discover the folklore and mythical tales that has made the town famous.

    Collette
    Reception