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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
Moira
Swadlincote
Derbyshire   (Browse area)
DE12 6BD   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 02477670642

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Pitches: 90
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 77 Reviews
              8/10 from 77 Reviews


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Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Cegriffy 2 reviews from this member

What a wonderful site. We stayed for 4 nights over may half term in our folding camper. It was easy to find and the access into the site was excellent. Having arrived early at 12pm we weren't sure if we would have to wait in the car park but had a really warm welcome. The site wardens were so friendly and helpful. The warden took us to our pitch and made sure we were ok to get set up.

Our pitch was grass electric and we had tons of space, it was a little unlevel but not so we needed levels etc.

Wonderful park and playing field for the kids - set far away to not be noisy but within distance to supervise them. They both made friends and loved playing out.

Great facilities, super clean, never queued or waited and heaps of hot water. The family room was really handy.

The site was really quiet at night - no club or people chatting, playing music to the small hours (perfect!) Just peace and quiet.

Lots of lovely walks and trails accessible from the site entrance and conkers discovery centre is right on the doorstep.

We will definitely return again to explore more of derbyshire.

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Wetwellies 3 reviews from this member

Very neat and tidy site with nice small play area. Very calm atmosphere despite frequency of planes overhead. Some of the pitches right near the reception looked a bit cramped where the caravans were but quite spacious in other areas. Shower nice and warm and no queues, it's push button not coin operated. One disadvantage if the site is that the family shower room is rather cramped.

There is a cafe next door serving food and beer which is nice. Conkers activity centre is a five minute walk from the site and great if you have kids under five you can really spend a long day there. Good value for the ticket price and my two year old went free. You also get twenty per cent off if you are staying at this camp site. My husband enjoyed the brewery tour at Burton? About twenty minutes away from site.

This site had a lot of dogs, more than any other site I've ever stayed at which didn't bother us but might be something other people want to consider.

There is a Co op shop nearby, a few minutes away in car.

Ashby de la zouch castle is small but great if there is a themed event on and for a picnic. Staff there really lovely and car park five mins walk away at toddler speed.

Nice pub nearby called Masons Arms. Again, staff very obliging and helpful with our toddler and not busy.

I would recommend this site for doggy people or those with small children.

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Chris5mph 12 reviews from this member

Immaculately maintained as usual by the Camping Club. A well designed site with hard standing pitches well spaced around grassy areas, leaving space for tents to be near the facilities and room for kids and others to breath. The occasional plane overhead was not enough to spoil this site, which is convenient for visiting the National Memorial Arboretum. A pity that I was the only driver on site keeping to 5mph (or less).

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Bungle 7 reviews from this member

Vowed never to go here again, 3 years ago. Due to a family party I changed a weekend at Warwick Race Course to Conkers as it was closer to the party venue.

Wardens were very friendly, But had to have pitch 40 even though others were empty, other C&CC sites you do get a choice.

There was no problem with the pitch, it was it's location. It was on the outside of the circle, backing on to the tented area.

Constantly plagued by kids and parents playing ball games and throwing frisbies on the grass behind our van. Lost count of the times I had to go out and point out to them, that there was a play area set aside for such things. Ive had this every time we've been here.

To top it all, on the Saturday morning, a lady in a tent, asked me to take our screwed in dog lead up because she couldn't get through the gap between our van and the parked car on the next pitch. The warden had told them to drive between us and our neighbour and not through the tents.

Will not return!

Shower cubicles are too small, water floods the floor and didn't drain very well.

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Theshortens 2 reviews from this member

We visited this site with our 14 year old son. Great facilities with disable facilities and a play area for children, and very close to Conkers activity centre. The site is clean and the owners friendly. Recommended.

Date of Visit: February 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: DawnAnnMason 17 reviews from this member

Well run and spotlessly clean campsite. Friendly, helpful wardens and a nice welcome on arrival. Toilets kept nice and clean and warm, although only gripe is that the shower cubicles are tiny and couldn't stand under shower with out either getting your hair wet or having the wet shower curtain stick to you, mainly because the shower head was not adjustable. Lots of great walks around nearby woodlands and disused railway line track, the dogs loved it!

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