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Petwood Camping & Caravan Park
Off Stixwould Road
Woodhall Spa
Lincolnshire   (Browse area)
LN10 6QH   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01526 354799

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Pitches: 98
Open: 18/03 To 16/10

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 70 Reviews
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Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Skokybear 3 reviews from this member

Petwood has all the facilities you need, a lovely location, well maintained pitches and beautiful showers/wash rooms and toilet blocks.

Even though the weather was against us we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the staff were fantastic and very helpful.

Lots to do around the area and next door to another park with swimming pool that Petwood have discounted swims for their customers.

We would definitely visit again. Thank you to all the staff for a great enjoyable stay.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Wildgeese 3 reviews from this member

This caravan site is great ! The wardens Dane, Chris and June are so helpful and can't do enough for you and are friendly and welcoming!

The facilities are always spotless, warm and smell lovely.

The caravan site is kept neat and tidy in every way. The shop has all your basic essentials, but Woodhall village is only a short walk for everything else

Even in the recent adverse weather they have done everything they could to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

The surrounding area is lovely from the open air pool to the Kinema in the woods this village is worth a visit.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Chambersclan 3 reviews from this member

We have just returned from a long weekend at the Petwood. What a wonderful site. We were greeted with an extremely friendly welcome, the Wardens could not have been more helpful.

Our pitch was vast, our tent isn't small by any means so even with the car parked conveniently near the tent we still had loads of room around us for the girls to run around.

The best thing about the site are the facilities. Spotless doesn't come close. Absolutely wonderful in every way. The site was quite busy but the toilets and showers were always clean. Lots of hot water and nice that the rooms were heated so you didn't feel cold when getting dressed. Something the children really appreciate.

Great location, we went to the Kinema in the Woods which is literally across the road. Only a short walk. If you have never been it's a must do. Very unique. The Jubilee Park with it's newly refurbished Outdoor pool was very handy, both our girls love swimming. It's minutes from the camp site.

The deli and bakery in the village is amazing, my Wife could spend all day in there! And we would highly recommend The Mall Public House on the high street. Great food (using fresh local ingredients!) with children made to feel very welcome.

All in all a great weekend away and we cant wait to return.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: BabsF 35 reviews from this member

This site is excellent. Very clean and tidy, well set out. The toilets and showers are particularly clean and tidy. Members of Camping and Caravanning Club are given a £2 discount per night - brilliant value for money. There is more than enough information on the local area available at reception, especially if you have a dog. There is a little 'shop' for the basics on site. Maybe my only gripe is too much gravel around the pitches, trying to walk quietly around the other campers at night or early morning is impossible.

The walk into Woodhall Spa is not far. The Mall Public House is very good and dog-friendly. The Tea-shop in the woods is also an Italian style restaurant which looks good for a one-off treat (you can sit out on the covered verandah with dogs). The Silk Orchid (Oriental restaurant/takeaway) is excellent - try Sea on Fire, yum yum. The bakery is a must. There are shops for grocery top-ups, etc. We visited the Petwood Hotel across the road from the site and were amazed to find that they allow dogs in. This place is really worth a visit. Go and see Christine at the Cottage Museum and Tourist Information Office, she is so helpful and friendly.

If you enjoy walking there is a really good, flat but long walk into Horncastle through the golf-course and along the old railway line on the Viking Way. Good day out with nature.

We will be returning to this area many times because it has so much to offer and the site is perfect.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Clan Kelly 2 reviews from this member

We found this campsite by pure luck after deciding not to stay at the campsite we had originally booked for our holiday. The staff were really nice and very helpful.

I have to say this is the best campsite me or my family have ever stayed at, and some of our party had been camping for over 40 years!

The facilities were superb, clean and with everything thought of. If possible an addition of a wash cubicle would be nice - but that is being really quite picky of an amazing site. My son is 2 and loved the freedom of the open site, but we were relaxed as it was so safe for him to run and play. Really nice to go to a site that allowed ball games and children to bike around. The facilities at Jubilee Park nextdoor were ideal with a swimming pool, and play park.

Woodhall Spa is a beautiful village with everything you need a great range of independant shops, and if you take a bike then really you can park your car up for the hols!

Highly recommend the cake shop - the challenge is to get past the window!

The museum in the village was very interesting and the member of staff here was brilliant. We got caught in the worst storm ever - power cut and 4+ inches of rain, and he was most concerned for everyone getting back safely.

There is a cinema but we didn't get there - only due to having a little one.

We went to the area purely to go to the Lincolnshire Aviation Museum - a fantastic day out and well worth a visit. The three boys in our group (ages 64, 40 & 2) didn't want to go home!

We also visited the Thorpe Camp which had so much to see, and were lucky enough to see the Lancaster take off and then fly over us.

My family are not plane enthusiasts but still found the history of this remarkable area fascinating.

We also popped to Horncastle which again has a good range of independent shops.

We had a fantastic holiday here - only cut short by the before mentioned storm which flooded our awning, and we can't wait to go back again next year! So glad that we found this gem and happy to spread the word!

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Kezzapee 3 reviews from this member

We have stayed at the Petwood before and had been impressed enough to return for a second visit.

It is a lovely, quiet site (a few small family groups on an evening and children playing was the most we heard) with modern clean facilities. The toilet blocks are warm, clean and smell nice! Because the site is quite small, they are only a minute away from every pitch. There were about 5 cubicles and sinks and 2 showers with a small separate changing area. In reference to the previous review; there are 2 blocks so 4 male and 4 female showers in total. The laundry and indoor pot wash are great. We were also told that we could use the separate, large disabled toilet and shower for our two young children.

The pitches are level and a good size, even on the bank holiday weekend we didn't feel too cramped. The on-site wardens are always available and very friendly. The site has a small shop and there was also a catering van on the mornings we were there. The dog walking area is a fenced field where you can let your dog off if you wish - ideal for us.

There are no other facilities on site but there is an open air pool, playground and tennis courts on the neighbouring Jubilee site. (half price tickets for the pool are available from reception) Woodhall Spa is a lovely village with little shops, a co-op, a deli, take-aways, restaurants and several pubs. There is also a Kinema in the woods; an ideal way to spend a wet afternoon.

Overall if you like a quiet, clean, safe site the Petwood is a good choice. (its an ideal choice for anybody new to camping who is dreading using campsite bathrooms!) Good value at £23. 50 for a pitch with EHU.

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