Great caravan site, well run by owners who are a great couple who will do anything they can to make your stay a great experience.
Stayed here before on two occasions, this time for the full August bank holiday.
Pitches are mostly grass with plenty of hook ups and water point. Just outside the gate you can walk for miles upon miles through the woods and bridle ways.
It is a easy walk in to market Rasen ( about 30 mins ) or you can call a local taxi £4 /£5 each way. If pubs are your thing the white swan is the one I prefer. Try the indian, gate of india, very good food.
Just come back from this site. We have been from last Friday until today ( Monday ). 3 Nights 4days. Arrival Friday around 16. 30 pm. Departure Monday 11. 30 am
The owners are very friendly and helpful, as already in other reviews written, the site is very clean and maintained
A really nice layout for a caravan site with some trees, benches to sit outside, all hard standings are nicely layout, with gravel, looks like fresh done. Grass between the Hardstanding pitches gives you some privacy. Grass pitches available in the middle. Loads of electric boxes.
A playground next to the coffee shop, which is only open on Saturdays and Sundays, between 9. 00am and 2. 00 pm.
Well, we had a take away as we couldn't leave the dogs alone in the van. It was good and can be recommended. The site can be recommended as well. Lovely and quiet.
Most of the Hardstanding pitches are vacated by season touring caravan, which are standing all year, so there was only 3 pitches available on Hardstanding when we booked. Loads grass pitches available. Storage facilities available too.
It says on the internet do not use sat nav to go there, and I have to say the postcode brings you around 12 miles away, so I used google maps and came straight to my destination. The access road is full with potholes, lol, and by rain half flooded.
There is no shop on site, so anything you may need has to be purchased from market rasen, which is 1, 5 miles away from the site. We had a take away from the local Italian shop called Capri which was very good.
Loads of walks starting from the actually caravan park, into the woods. The also is a dog wash which is very practical. Tents are allowed, they have a extra field for rally's and stuff.
A late arrival place is outside the barriers. Barriers used as security only open between 8. 00am and 10. 00 pm. You could see this as a way to stop people from driving around the site at night. Well opinion to everybody themselves.
The downturn for us
The offered wifi which is stated in the advertisement available in the pitch price is absolutely crap. Sorry, but not working. We tried it with following equipments, I pad, I phone, Android phones, Notebook, Tab, Windows pad, And we had only sometimes 1 bar, limited internet access. Well, unless you sit on the steps on the office where the mast is, you will be disappointed. Mobile phone signal very limited, to occasionally. Orange 2g, Vodafone 2g, O2. 2g sometimes.
The showers are old but apparently renovated, in my opinion, there was only some colour thrower on the wall and some laminate out on the floor. Only 2 available in the male, with 4 toilets and 4 sinks. Also they shut between 12. 00 and 14. 00 for cleaning.
We would go again for the peace and quietness including the walks. Not for a time where the rain is every day as it would be very
We have stayed at this campsite twice. The first visit was our first ever outing and on arrival when dark the owners were waiting and helped us settle in what a hoot. The experience here prompted us to go again, and once again superb. Good pitches, very helpful, friendly good cafe. Who needs a shop when the village is a mere twenty minute walk away or get a local taxi help the local businesses. We will be going again in the winter months and I am sure things will be just as good.
We hugely enjoyed this site. The pitch sizes were good and well maintained. The toilet block was again well maintained and clean. The owners were friendly.
My only criticism would be the play area as there is some kind of sand / mud pit around the tyres and the children just come back filthy even if they have only been in it 2 mins. Would like to see something less dirty put in its place as we went through clothes like no ones business.
We decided to go away last minute and didn't want to go too far as we knew we would be leaving home after tea on the Friday. Normally like to leave thurs night or early ish on a Friday. So after getting slightly lost, following sat nav. Even though the lovely site owners told hubby not to! So we arrived as it was almost dark & too late to put awning up :-/ Had some help finding a spot and getting rigged up which was great. We had taken our new granddaughter away with us too & our 2 nutty dalmations! Had a nice quiet evening although rather windy outside :-/
Next day we had a lovely breakfast and had a good look round the place. Fab! Plenty of room for each pitch, water tap every 4/5 pitches. Some seasonal, some hardstandings and some grass pitches. Very well looked after all round. A cafe is open at certain times of the year. A kiddies playground. We took the dogs for a good walk around the woods which was lovely as it was a nice sunny afternoon and not too cold at all. Showers and washing area excellent. Best thing of all we thought. And wish other sites would have it too. Was the DOG WASH area! Fab, doesn't take much to add this facility and its something we talk about regularly when we go away. So 10 out of 10 for tht guys! We had a very pleasant stay and will definitely go back soon.
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