WELCOME TO BLUE BELL POND.
Thank you first of all for considering choosing our little site for your short break, I am sure you will enjoy your stay and come back again. If there is anything you need to know please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us using the "contact us " tab above. We have a small site in a unique part of the country and provide you with electric hook up, individual water taps on each pitch plus picnic benches and bbq's on request. We also have 2 toilets and a large shower on site for those who need them, unfortunately we do not have a seperate wash up sink for campers with tents but do plan on making an outdoor kitchen area for those facilities.
The beaches of kilnsea and Spurn provide some of the best sea fishing in the area with Cod and sea bass and various type of Flat fish being caught all through the year. Pond fishing is very popular too with an abundance of fresh water ponds within a short drive of blue bell pond but our own well stocked pond is open all year and discounted day tickets are available for caravan site users, fishing rules apply on our pond and all anglers must have a current rod licence.
The beaches at Spurn are of soft sand and shingle. Whichever way the wind is blowing you can just pop over the dunes to the outer side or have the flat calm water of the estuary.
Fossil hunting is a very popular pastime at Spurn, There is a good abundance of fossils to be found in amongst the pebbles and shingle.
WALKING AND CYCLING.
There are Various sign posted paths up and down the point, the most common walk is known
locally as the triangle which passes both the estuary and the sea.
For the fit a complete walk round the whole point is about 8 miles there and back from the site, You will need good footwear as much of the paths are sand but In spring and early summer Spurn point is covered with a large amount of wild flowers of all species.
There are common and the not so common, from Orchids to bluebells but Spurn point is a nature reserve and the picking of all flowers is prohibited. Although we are a dog friendly site spurn point itself beyond the pay point does not allow dogs as it is a nature reserve but there are miles of beaches and other local walks here.When visiting please enjoy Spurn, as it is a very beautiful place and leave only your footprints.
FOOD AND DRINK.
The local Blue Bell Tea Rooms are run by our neighbours Petra and Zelda only 300 metres up the road for food and drink or for a light snack and they provide information on the area, why not browse the history of the area whilst enjoying a cream tea or a Mr Moos ice cream? The tea rooms are open 7 days a week from 1st of march 11 am -4 pm.
A short drive you will find some excellent places to eat, such as the "Roos arms" and "The Station" in patrington for a fine dining experience with quality cask ales...we have all menus in our information booklets on site.
If you have extra visitors coming why not book them in to the
"marquis of granby"
which is in easington onl 5 minutes away where you will find affordable food / drink/ accomodation... contact Barry on 01964 650108 , If you book in there im told the full english is fantastic with locally sourced sausages and free range eggs etc... mention us at blue bell to get your extra sausage !
In the neighbouring village you will find the newest addition to patrington village, just at the market place you will find Newtons traditional fish and chips, highly recomended open most days and a card with opening times is on the notice board.
"dont want to cook?" dial a takaway, either italian, indian or chinese, we have all the menus in our information packs on site.
Local bus routes start in Easington square, at the side of the local post office and store, there is a limited mini bus that takes tourists to spurn point throughout summer, time tables are found in the tea rooms.
PLACES OF WORSHIP.
Easington village is the closest church, all saints is a C of E and is a beautiful building dating back to 1190. There are many other beautiful churches all around the area to pray or just to admire the architecture.
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Withernsea has the pavillion sports centre with swimming pool & gym.
There are 2 local golf coarse's in the area, withernsea and burstwick which are pay and play.
Sailing is all down the coastal area with lauch facilities in withernsea at the boat club but also there is a jet ski lake in hornsea and canoe and kayaks in kelsey gardens burstwick.
North Humberside Riding Centre is only 3 miles away and provide excellent planned days on your own horse/pony or hire one for the day and experience riding on the beach or try there cross country coarse?
Visit there website at the link below.
SUPERMARKETS AND SHOPS.
Withernsea is the largest town nearby with large supermarkets and plenty of shops, localy there is the family run village store and post office "WEBSTERS" in Easington open 6 days and have a good selection of foods, provisions, papers etc. 01964 650210.
Patrington village has grocers, butchers and banks. For the professional shopper there is hornsea Freeport just up the coast, a mix of all types of shops in one retail park,or try the city centre st stevens centre or princes quay for all the high street names.
"I hope this helps with your stay in our part of the country but if you need any more information on the area please ask and we will do our best to help you, Thanks for reading this and we hope you enjoy your time at blue bell pond caravan site and see you again in the future..."