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Visitor Reviews - Laleham Camping Club

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Laleham Camping Club
Laleham
Thames Side
Chertsey
Surrey   (Browse area)
TW18 1SS   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01932 564149

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Pitches: 150
Open: April To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 53 Reviews
              7/10 from 53 Reviews


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Reviews:  53 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Myattmania 14 reviews from this member

We were meant to be staying just overnight on our way back home from Dorset, but as we were having such a good time we stayed for a second night.

We spent 3 hours on the first day kayaking on the Thames and then did 5 and a half hours the second day.

We always find plenty of things to do when we stay here, it is a pretty good stop off for if you are wishing to do a day in town or the adventure parks

The last thing we tend to do before finally going home is a last walk along the banks watching the boats and fishermen

The warden and staff are all very friendly and will always go that extra mile to help out any way they can. This is top of our list of sites to stay on for a weekend away and is likely to be for many years to come.

Shower blocks etc we find are always clean and tidy - lovely little play park on site for small children and a slightly bigger one outside the grounds just the other side of the car park.

Once again a great big thank you to Sylvia, Gill and the rest of the crew for such a relaxing chill out Paul & Lou

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Myattmania 14 reviews from this member

Yet another fun packed weekend break away with the caravan

We spent most of this weekend kayaking up and down the River Thames, going through the locks was a bit of a hair raising experience, but still great fun

As usual, I can't fault Sylvia and the rest of the gang who look after the running of this site.

Not long until we will be popping in on an overnight stay on our journey back from Wiltshire.

Every time we stay, no matter how long or short it is we have a great time

Starting to feel like our second home now, always great to see the usual friendly faces

Three showers in the ladies and loads of toilets and wash basins - there is an hour during the day when they are closed for cleaning (pretty much the norm with all sites)

Chemical waste area - washing up area - washing machines - all kept clean and tidy

There is a small playground area for the children, which seems to be very popular (our children are all grown up now so unable to let you know what the children think) always little ones playing there and making good use of the newly updated sand pit area

We have never had a bad experience here and have always been made to feel very welcome. Always someone about to give you a helping hand

Will be back very soon

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Myattmania 14 reviews from this member

Have now lost count how many times we have stayed on this site - we love it

If you are after a relaxing chill out break we find this ideal for us

Perfect for walking or cycling along the Thames or just sitting by the caravan and watch the boats sail by.

Plenty of wildlife around by the side of the Thames or on the Park - on this stay we had the pleasure of feeding the swans, ducks, canadian geese and a pair of Egyptian Geese and their fluffy babies

There are lots of pubs within easy walking distance of the campsite and I believe we have tried most of them now

Cycling into Staines is about a 30 minute amble taking in the sites as you go - plenty of cycle parking areas when you get there to lock your bikes up

Doesn't matter which way you walk up or down the Thames both ways you come to a lock where you can watch the boats and the locks being operated

We find the shower and toilet blocks to be ample for our needs - plenty of toilets and hand basins and three showers of a good size. The showers are push buttons ones to help save water

We have always found it to be a friendly site and not experienced any problems on any of our visits

Sylvia is a true gem that always makes us feel welcome each time we stay - all of the wardens/staff on site are friendly and there to help and make your stay a good one

As with all sites there are rules, such as cars are to be parked in a separate car park to the caravans and tents and no cycling on the site - it is obvious that these rules are due to the size of the site and the amount of caravans and tents around they are Health and Safety Rules - neither or these have proved a problem for us

There is an inside washing up area that also includes washing machines and tumble dryers. We've never had the need to use them

There is also a toilet waste area and many large wheelie bins for your rubbish

If you are after a local butchers we found a good one in nearby Shepperton while on one of our cycling trips of the area

There is a supermarket close by which we tend to do a trip to once we have set the van up on site

We will be back again for sure, in fact, our next visit will be in May in a few weeks time

A massive great big thank you to Sylvia and the rest of the crew for another great time - totally chilled out and back to work now, but looking forward to our next outing already

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Merrymac7 2 reviews from this member

We booked this campsite on the strength of its website pics and its proximity to Hampton Court Palace. It cost us £52 for two nights. Directions were good and it was easy to find. Wardens were very helpful and friendly on the telephone. The actuality was quite different. Site is unkempt, washrooms dirty and bin area disgusting. No recycling of waste, no recycling at all that I could see. Rules for tourers yes, rules for members no. The wardens were friendly and it was ideally situated for our purpose but I wouldn't return. It is as somebody else mentioned far too reminiscent of Hi De Hi with facilities still stuck in that era too. Oh, and did I mention the dog poo? This is essentially a private camping club that opens its many gates to tourers to maintain a certain level of income but it is not a touring site as we know them. Wish we had paid the extra to use the nearby Caravan and Camping site.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: JamesLyndaStewart 12 reviews from this member

Lovely setting beside the Thames, we only stayed for one night for a short break. The site was a bit noisy until 10. 30pm, which was a bit irritating. There's a nice pub 10 minutes walk away, which seemed to concentrate more on the diners, and a small shop.

Could do with a little shop on site, even if it's only the basics. Once pitched, we had to park our car in the car park, which was a little inconvenient. Having said that, Sylvia gave us a good welcome, and scooted round the park on her buggy to show us our pitch.

We'll be back- but will stock up on supplies before we arrive.

Date of Visit: May 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Studee 2 reviews from this member

Have just come back from staying at this site. We booked it a few months ago and was told to be there for 7. 30 pm and if we were going to be late to ring and let them know. So we did and got a very frosty reply saying that we would have to pay her overtime! She then back tracked when I argued this. We arrived at 8. 30 pm and immediately were told off for speeding, we were only doing 8mph! Was directed to pitch and then was told all the site rules. No cycling on site, no ball games apart from in the adjacent park. No noise after 11pm which is normal but the worst one was that you couldn't park your car next to your tent. You had to park it in their car park which had no proper security. In all the years I have been camping I have never had to do this and really not happy about it.

Showers, clean but a pain to use. You had to hold the button ALL the time to use it, a bit useless when trying to wash yourself. Toilets, clean. Good park on site for kids and a bigger one in ajacent park. On the Sunday they had a volleyball game and then awards for it with someone shouting over a tannoy, annoying when you go away to relax! It all seemed to remind us of the old programme ' Hi - de - Hi' The site is more geared towards regular people that go there all the time and us tourers we there to make up the numbers. We will not be returning here again.

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