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Visitor Reviews - Barford Top Certificated Site

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Barford Top Certificated Site
Mowsley Road
Market Harborough
Leicestershire   (Browse area)
LE8 0QP   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 07971 304536

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Pitches: 5 caravans and 10 tents
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 10/10 from 21 Reviews
              10/10 from 21 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept five caravans or motorhomes and usually tents, space permitting. You must be a Club member to use this site.

Reviews:  21 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Lynm 60 reviews from this member

This site is in a beautiful setting with the most beautiful views. The owners are lovely and tell you all you need to know. The facilities are 2 toilets and 1 shower all clean. The only issue we had with the facilities was that the toilet ran out of toilet roll on Sunday so we donated one which was still the only one until Monday morning. The shower was temperamental starting with only a small single stream but after a while it turned into a proper shower but would go from just right to freezing to scalding hot if anyone used the washing up or toilet so beware. However when going ok was a nice shower with plenty of room. The barn area which contains the washing up sink & the one toilet & shower also had a large space with couches, tables and chairs. Be aware at night that the light switch is a large grey on above right of the sink. Thought the barn was a nice touch. Only 2 hard standings an the rest grass but for the most part level and very well drained. Lots to see and do Foxton locks is a must & the rural centre at Wilstow was lovely. Sadly the award winning chippy was closed for owners holidays but we found the Blue Wave chippy at Market Harborough was very nice especially the cod.

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Carylbird 1 review from this member

Wonderful campsite, with fantastic views and sunsets, this is our 7th stay here. We are always made very welcome and fully intend to return many more times.

The owners are very friendly, helpful people, always making improvements to the site, for their customers.

The facilities are great, the shower, toilet and washing up area are always spotless, situated in a large barn where there are comfortable chairs and a table for tenters to keep out of the rain.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Itsdryinside 3 reviews from this member

Lovely people who were very helpful and showed us round everything. Lovely views - unfortunately we never got to see the sunsets. Although, thanks to a very loud cockerel we did get to see the sunrise - everyday!

As for the facilities - I was quite disappointed in these, the toilets were quite clean but the shower (which is not the one in the picture on their website) would not drain and was in danger of overflowing - I removed the trap to see if it would help and I was rather concerned by what I found there. Also if someone flushed the loo I got scalded and for the money I wasn't expecting to have to boil a kettle to wash up.

I understand that this is a CL site but we went an hour away and stayed at a 5 star site for 5. 50 more

That said it is in a lovely area and we spent a lovely morning at Foxton locks and a day in Melton Mowbray visiting the museum, the heritage trail and a picnic in the park.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: ANNnRICK41 9 reviews from this member

Yet another wonderfully relaxing weekend at Barford Top, Wendy and Maurice are lovely hosts, and keep the site looking lovely. The sunsets we were privy to over the weekend along with the thunderstorm were spectacular.

Plenty to do nearby, Foxton Locks is a must, and some very nice eateries nearby too.

Love this little gem so much we have booked again for next weekend.

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jillkt2 1 review from this member

We stayed for a weekend in order to go to a family wedding nearby. Unfortunately on the journey we had damaged the jockey wheel lever. We couldn't detach the caravan from the car! Maurice was extremely helpful and sorted us out very quickly.

What service!

The site has everything necessary for a comfortable holiday break. I endorse all that the previous reviewers have said.

Alan and Jill

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Alphaharps 3 reviews from this member

What a lovely campsite with good, clean facilities. Unfortunately we arrived at the site a lot later than we had intended due to various travel issues but Wendy was very patience and really made us feel welcome when we finally arrived. The local pub, the Queens Head, is very nice and serves great food. There are lots of walks and cycle routes in the area which we intend to make the most of next time we come. I would really recommend this site for a quite break.

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