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Visitor Reviews - Hollingworth Lake Caravan Park

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Hollingworth Lake Caravan Park
Rakewood
Littleborough
Rochdale
Lancashire   (Browse area)
OL15 0AS   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01706 378661

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Pitches: 40
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 66 Reviews
              8/10 from 66 Reviews


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Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Terriandroy 3 reviews from this member

We have just got back form the site it was a great weekend.

We were greater by the owner in reception who was lovely and helpful, we had two spots next to each other. The owners son took us down to our spot and helped with pitching my friends caravan.

It was a busy weekend but not to full. The owner did a little drive round every now and then making sure dogs were on leads and everyone was ok and keeping the rules which I've never seen before on campsites.

The shower block was a bit far from the the campers but were lovely and clean and you got 15 minutes for 50p for the showers. There is a small toilet block on the field but not as clean as the main block. There seems to be so work going on for a new block but not sure when it will be finished.

We booked the horse riding and was great value £10. 50 for 45 minutes.

There is a great little park next to the campsite we had hours of fun with a great little ice cream van.

We didn't use any of the local pubs or restaurants but seemed busy when we drove in and out.

The road into the campsite says it restricted and the sat nav kept saying stop here and walk but just keep going and the site is on the right. There are no sings for the site before you get there.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Mum2hande 2 reviews from this member

Another pleasant trip. Kids adore this place. You really can loose yourself to outside world. Flat field. Pony trecking fab value £10 45 mins. Nice lake side walks and views. Showers and toilets clean. Wow and fab. Brill be their Easter too. Good fish and chips locally as well. Couple of nice restaurants at the lakeside front.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Yorkslee 10 reviews from this member

Just stayed here for the weekend, and it certainly has its pro's & con's.

Pro's:-

Lovely setting with fabulous walks around the lake which is approx a 2. 5 mile walk all the way around.

Nice flat field.

Price at £14 per night its not expensive.

Plenty of rubbish space.

Con's:-

When we called to make the reseravtion I told them we had two dgos which they said wasn't a problem, but when we turned up we were told we were only allowed 1 dog per unit, and was asked if we can take the dogs out separately (as if)

Now our main complaint was not so much the fault of the campsite but a family, where I'm sure the parents had a serious bout of tourettes, as every word they were effing & jeffing at each other and at all the kids they had.

And at one stage I caught one of thier children actually swinging off one of my caravan rear handles, they were throwing stones near the caravans, it was a nighmare, and made our and other campers stay a uncomfortable one, I was informed complaints had been made about the family, but nothing was done or said to them.

The electric was very poor and kept tripping out, even with low volatge kettles & hairdryers.

Cant comment on the showers and toilets as didn't use them, and yes the road in is narrow, but nothing to much to trouble you if you just take it steady.

Would I return again - Not a chance.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Roving pair 23 reviews from this member

Used this site to see the tour de France and although I live quite local to it wasn't aware of how lovely the area is. The site can get a little waterlogged but the staff were very helpful and steered us in the right direction. Lovely walk round the lake and into Littleborough couple of nice places to eat and local pubs. Facilities need upgrading but they are in the process now of building a new block so that will help. We do intend to revisit this site.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Scoutabout 13 reviews from this member

Just returned following a 3 night stay. Site was busy due to the Tour de France weekend, should have been busier but the site had a lot of no shows. Very inconsiderate, the booked pitches could have been taken by others who really wanted them.

Narrow approach in places, but not a problem.

Site consists of an adult only/ hard standing and 2 immaculately kept fields, electric and none electric pitches mainly grass with a few hard standing. 2 water taps and one waste and refuse point. 2 toilets on main field with toilet / shower block and washing up and laundry near reception / well stocked shop. Free range eggs.

Owners are in the process of building a new facility block nearer the camp fields.

The present shower block consists of 2 large showers with sinks 50p token operated, available from shop. 3 toilets and sinks per ladies and gents. Water hot, ample time for a good shower. Dated but spotless. Did not use washing up area or launderette.

Family owned site very pleasant people, always around, eager to please but not intrusive.

No play area on site, but lots of room to play, a play area 2 mins just off site.

Part of the site has privately owned chalets and another private area for longer stay resident caravans.

10 mins pleasant walk off site around lake side takes you to one of the lake side cafés. Fantastic views of the lake. Or try the longer walk down to the main area where you are spoilt for choice were to eat, from fish and chips to a pub lunch.

Parking must be paid for, but there is plenty. Several disabled parking spots.

Visitors centre has a very large car park and cafe. A wild life haven, saw heron on camp site. Will definitely be returning soon only 40 mins from home. £16 per night for caravan, awning, electric x3 adults.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Mum2hande 2 reviews from this member

This site is just wow. Fab location, toilets and facilities very very clean. Never a queue. Kids loved this so much they have asked to go back next year for a week instead of going abroad. Manchester rail travel return off peak for 2 adults and 2 children £10. 20p. Bloke who does the rounds on a morning is more than helpful, brought as old something or other to prevent water and mud being trailed into our tent after heavy rain during the night. Will be returning without a doubt, and pub in nearby village equates to £5. 00 per head. What more can you ask at £14 per night for all 4.

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