Sunnyside Caravan Park is designed for the retired and semi-retired and has a combination of both residential and privately-owned holiday homes. The park is situated conveniently of the A6 in the beautiful village of Bilsborow giving ease of travel to the lively cities of Lancaster, Preston and the aesthetic Fairtrade town Garstang. The park is situated next to the Lancaster Canal which has a picturesque setting making it a popular walking destination. Activities revolving around the canal include fishing, canoeing and cruises.
The park is situated in a close walking distance to the local post office and village store. A five-minute walk leads you to Turner’s Fish and Chips, The White Bull restaurant and friendly local pub The Roebuck. At a ten-minute walk from the park is Guy’s Thatched Hamlet which includes ‘Owd Nells tavern which serving local food with weekly pub quiz and features its own ice cream parlour, Guy’s Restaurant and Pizzeria serving authentic Italian food and sports areas for bowling, golf and cricket. A fifteen-minute walk from Sunnyside park belongs Barton Grange Garden Centre which not only sells garden and house furniture and décor but also clothing, pet care, cooking essentials, gifts and local goods at the farm shop. The centre also features a restaurant and café and holds events throughout the year such as painting master classes. Ten-minutes from the park is Garstang. Garstang has a weekly market which has been running since the thirteen-hundreds selling a large range of local foodstuffs produce as well as household items, clothes and more. Alongside the market- the high street is also home to a large range of independent retailers and cafes making Garstang the ideal town for a leisurely browse followed by coffee and cake. Garstang is also the ideal walking destination with its picturesque backdrops such as that of the town’s Millennium Green which is located on the western bank of the River Wyre and has been set aside for wildlife conservation and for those interested in the towns history Heritage trail walks are also available which provide opportunity to explore both the town’s architectural beauty and deep-rooted history. The park is located of the M6 which runs from near Rugby up to Carlisle. This provides easy access to the cities of both Lancaster and Preston. Lancaster a roughly half an hour in the car from the park and is deep-rooted in history with stunning Georgian architecture. The city offers a perfect day out with its famous Williamson Park, a scenic natural setting home to the stunning butterfly house. Lancaster is also brilliant shopping location and is renowned for its quirky boutiques, independent stores and Charter Market which is open twice-weekly and is home to over forty stalls with a wide selection of goods from homemade foods to clothes. The city offers leisurely activities for the grandchildren such as Energy Indoor Soft Play as well as great family days out at Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus and Lancaster Castle. Preston city is twenty minutes from the park and is home to the beautifully-designed Guild Hall- venue for music concerts, dramatics, ballroom dancing, bingo and much more. Eateries within Preston range from loved chain restaurants such as and cafes as well as local pubs and quirky independent coffee shops, bars and fine-diners.
Sunnyside Park, Bilsborrow
Sunnyside Caravan Park
Myserscough Hall Drive, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 ORE
Park Rules and Conditions
The following rules of occupation are for the good management of the park and the benefit of all who use it.
The Rules have not been compiled to place unnecessary restrictions on the residents, but rather to ensure that they may live peacefully in unspoilt surroundings. We are sure that, provided the rules are accepted in the right spirit, our Park will continue to be a happy community.
Please read these rules and condition carefully and keep in your Home for reference. It is your responsibility to ensure that all your visitors are aware of the Park Rules.
Condition of the Unit
Park homes must be kept in sound and clean condition, decoration and external colour must be maintained to the satisfaction of the Owner. No external alteration of or addition to the home of pitch is permitted without prior written permission form the Owner.
Condition of the Pitch
Occupiers will maintain the plot allocated in a tidy condition free from litter and refuse.
The description of a plot is the garden area surrounding the home which shall not be less than the minimum requirement laid down in the Site Licence.
The occupier is responsible for the cleanliness of the pitch. Public places and paths should not be littered in any way.
Private gardens where permitted, must be kept neat and tidy and no fences of other means of enclosure shall be allowed without the approval of the Owner.
Approval should be sought from the office before undertaking any landscaping tasks or major garden renovations.
The planting of trees and shrubs is also subject to the Owner’s prior approval of types and position.
Trees and shrubs
You are not entitled to cut trees or hedges at the Park. If you find any tree or hedge a nuisance of unsatisfactory, please take the matter up with us. All land beyond the Park boundaries is privately owned, no trespassing on such land.
Shed and similar structures
Only one storage shed shall be permitted on each plot, which shall only be of an approved pattern, size and standard and so positioned to comply with Site Licence Conditions. No inflammable or explosive substances may be kept on the Occupier’s pitch except in quantities reasonable for domestic use. All types of fuel storage and protection screening must be approved by the Owner before purchase or construction and be capable of removal by the occupier on vacation of the pitch.
NO Washing Machine or Tumble driers to be installed in sheds, these items are a considerable fire risk and may overload the park’s system.
If you wish to add any external structure to the park Home such as a verandah or balcony you must first produce plans of what is proposed and obtain consent to do the work. Planning permission may be needed and we may attach reasonable conditions such as requiring an inspection at intervals during the course of construction.
The Occupier is responsible for the disposal of all household and garden waste in approved containers through the Local Authority Service. The deposit of any large items, non-domestic waste, or un-roadworthy cars on any part of the Owner’s land is strictly prohibited.
No commercial enterprise of business activities may take place on the Park. Businesses also include the overhaul and repair of vehicles, mobile retailing vans, e.g. grocery, fast food.
Liability and Insurance
The Owner and his employees and agents shall not be liable whatsoever for loss or theft of, or damage or loss to, or theft from the Park Home or vehicle or property whatsoever.
The Occupier agrees to insure and keep insured the Park Home and its contents with a member of the British Insurance Association against loss or damage by theft, fire, storm and tempest and liability to any third party and such other risks.
Insurance cover can be obtained through the Park Office, or contact your own broker for details.
No Occupier shall do or permit to be done anywhere on the Park any act or action which may be or become a nuisance, damage, annoyance or inconvenience to the Owner or neighbours or Occupiers of any other home on the Park or to any adjoining or neighbouring property and shall not use or permit the home to be used for any illegal or immoral purposes. Occupiers will be half responsible at all times for the conduct of their children/grandchildren who shall not be permitted of play on or around any public building, on the car parks or in the area of the entrance to the park.
Pets are not permitted in Park Homes.
The Occupier must not permit waste water to be discharged on to the ground.
Any faults which occur on the water supply or plumbing system beyond the mains inlet stop tap are your responsibility and all costs for any repairs will be charged to you.
The Occupier is responsible for the sewage connection from ground level upwards and for electrical connections from the meter within the home.
Due to damage caused to water pipes and cables, no stakes, poles or holes of any description must be fitted or made without permission for the office.
All gas must be purchased through the Office. NO outside deliveries are allowed. Gas is available during office hours and must be paid for at the office.
Age of occupants
No person under the age of 55 years may reside in a park home. (With the exception of the park owner and their family).
Occupants of Park
The Park Home may be used by the Occupier and members of his permanent household and bona fide guests only. On no occasion shall the number of persons occupying or using the park Home exceed the specified number of berths.
Hiring or sub-letting of any Park Home is strictly forbidden.
Sale of Park Home
A Transfer fee of 10% will be chargeable on the selling price.
All vehicles must be driven carefully on the Park not exceeding 10mph speed limit.
Parking if not permitted on roads or grass verges. Occupiers and other permitted entrants bring vehicles onto the Park at their own risk.
Vehicles must be keep to authorised parking space and the Owner is only obliged to provide one car parking space per Park Home. Visitors must park their vehicle on the visitors car park.
Disused/unroadworthy vehicles must be removed from the Park.
No major repairs may be permitted on the Park. Motor oils and other fuels must be discharged into drains or onto the road or car park.
The chimney, flue and cowl must be kept in good repair, sparks or objections smoke should not be discharged.
It is recommended that a fire extinguisher of the dry power type not less than 21lbs capacity should be installed in each Park Home. Note: - Other types of fire extinguisher can be dangerous in confirmed spaces.
EXTERNAL FIRES ARE STRICLY FORBIDDEN. Controlled barbecues are permitted