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Visitor Reviews - Conkers Camping And Caravanning Club Site

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Conkers Camping And Caravanning Club Site
50 Bath Lane
Derbyshire   (Browse area)
DE12 6BD   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 02477670642

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5m  5m 10m  
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Pitches: 90
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 68 Reviews
              8/10 from 68 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

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Date of Visit: March 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Paullong 28 reviews from this member

We arrived late at 8:30pm but were still met with a very friendly welcome. The hardstanding pitches are perfectly flat with easy access to electricity. The whole site is clean and toilets/showers are warm, clean and accessible. The site is quiet and has a nice playground at one end. There was easy access to the Conkers trail and other walking/cycling routes making it a very pleasant overall stay. We weren't nagged to leave on Sunday and made a small contribution to the flower fund for the privilege of not rushing home.

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Iggycamper 36 reviews from this member

Lovely site in a great location - ideal for either over-night stops when travelling or longer - especially good for fitter folk, cyclists etc.

Very friendly welcome - all facilities clean and modern. Good choice of pitch etc.

We lived near here about 40 years ago when this area was a bit of an industrial/mining eye-sore! The change (because of the 'National Forest'?) is amazing!

Last but not least - very dog-friendly.

We will return - very useful to us as we have relatives in area and site is open all year! Well done C&C Club!

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Bgs266 2 reviews from this member

Just arrived back from conkers campsite spent two nights there in a tent wonderful campsite wardens friendly and very helpful could not fault them at all showed pich no 98 were to put tent ect

The site is spotlessly clean the toilet block is the cleanest I have seen washing up facilities spotless well done management and team

Can recommend the admiral fish and chips shop in oveseal beware it can feed a army 12in fish and small chips amazing value

Will visit this amazing campsite again thank you for a wam welcome and stay brian scholte

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mat Bell 1 review from this member

We arrived with our Caravan to a very friendly welcome from the lovely staff who made us feel welcome straight away. The campsite is welcoming one with it having plenty of space between caravans, more so than the Hunstanton one we stayed at the weekend previously. The Toilet/Shower block is spotlessly clean and well maintained although closes at 10. 30 am for cleaning for over an hour so go to the Toilet/Shower before then! The kids play area was great for our kids, (7&9) and they played safely there for hours. I read a review of the site saying that it was featureless but it isnt. Dont expect rolling hillside with a 10 mile uninterrupted view, but what you get is a well kept site that is more than adequate. There is a trail at the back of the site, route 63, that took us to Measham. We stopped off at the Halfway house pub just off the trail at Swadlingcote for a fantastic meal with it having a massive beer garden with a great play area for the kids. Conkers adventure park is right next door and remember to take your site receipt so you can get your kids in for free! We went skiing at the ski center in Swadlingcote which was adequate for the kids but the adult slope is woefully poor. We have gone from Tenting to Caravanning and found that this site has qualities for both. There is a chip van that comes around on a Friday but we didn't use it and a YMCA center right next door that did food but didn't use that either. We really enjoyed this campsite and being fussy about Toilets and cleanliness found this one to be a gem and we would recommend it if you are thinking of going there.


Mat Bell

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Julian Dearson 18 reviews from this member

Spent two nights here with partner, daughter of 9 and her best friend. The site was busy but still felt like we had plenty of space. Wardens were extremely helpful and very friendly. Toilet blocks were excellent and also very clean. Despite being busy there was never an issue with having to queue for showers or the toilet.

The girls spent the entire time on site either on their bikes or at the playground and they absolutely loved it. Again even with it being busy there was loads of room to play.

We spent the Saturday at the Conkers Discovery centre which is a 5 minute cycle ride away. It is pleasant enough but to be honest the activities are geared towards either younger or older children than the two 9yo's we had; we still enjoyed our say there but be prepared. Also, if we went again we would organise a picnic!

All in all the site was fantastic and we had a great weekend.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Lizzie 1 4 reviews from this member

Our second visit here. This is a great campsite, friendly, lots of cycling, lots to enjoy in the area. The site is well-kept, toilets etc super-clean, and checked very regularly. Kids were able to cycle safely on the site, a pleasure to see, and their playground was well used.

Wi-Fi is available at the nearby YHA, for a charge, so it is possible to access it, if you need it.

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