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Visitor Reviews - Robin Hood Retreat

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Robin Hood Retreat
Middle Plantation
Belle Eau Park
Bilsthorpe
Nottinghamshire   (Browse area)
NG22 8TY   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01623 871457

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Pitches: 24
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 60 Reviews
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Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Time to relax 3 reviews from this member

I booked this site based on its reviews. It certainly didn't disappoint. A beautiful little site, clean and well-kept by Geoff and Lynne. Washrooms/toilets clean, showers hot (turn bar not push button type). Great little shop, selling some essentials, sweets and ice cream for the children to spend their pennies on! Very child friendly with a play area, some bikes and safe to let the children 'explore'. My son (3yr old) had a great time 'exploring' with Geoff & Lynn's granddaughter.

Nice level large grass pitchers, with bushes dividing. Minimal road noise heard.

Number of other families there when I stayed, all very friendly and the site was quiet by 10 PM.

Keep up the fantastic work Geoof & Lynn. We look forward to a return visit.

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Kim81 6 reviews from this member

I had to leave a review for here, Geoff and lynne are so lovely, friendly and they make this little campsite! Its only small, but never had to queue for the toilets or showers, which I may add are always spotless, smell lovely and the little extras (shower gel, toothbrushes, etc) are great with the honesty box! My 3 children loved the play area, and spent hours making friends and playing, the tuck shop is again great for the little ones to spend their pocket money on! Our car broke down and we had nightmare with our breakdown company, who left us over 12 hours, after we had packed up, but Geoff and a few of the other campers helped us with drinks and giving our children some tea, I truly will always be thankful for having this nightmare on this campsite, Geoff stored our trailer and helped us out and it was all no bother to him at all, I would recommend this site to anyone! So much do nearby, we had some lovely days out, and the little newsagents down in the village was handy! Little gem of a site, with even better Gem as the warden!

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

Just returned from a Easter weekend break at Robin Hood Retreat site and we had a fantastic time.

Location - loads of things to do near, cycling, walking, dog walking, loads of attractions (sherwood pines, Sherwood Forest, wheelgate park, white post farm and loads of outdoor pursuit places).

Main reason for writing review was the customer service. We are fairly new to caravan king and wanted to make our first attempt at putting up our awning, something we were dreading. On seeing us struggle Geoff spent a lot of time going through our instructions and helping my husband put it up - and I mean a lot of time a were pretty useless :) He went way beyond the call of duty and saved us from a big headache which was so appreciated. We also realised we had run out of toilet fluid so he gave us se until we could pop out to replace it. He was so kind and genuine, an absolute delight!

The site has a lovely little play area and is so safe for the children (of all ages) to play. There is a little sweet shop in reception which they love spending a few pennies on.

The pitches were a good size and nice and private. It was a lovely sheltered site. It has all the facilities you need and lovely clean toilets and showers.

Agree with other reviews that the access road was the only downside but as soon as you arrived (through a security gate) you forgot about it. Certainly don't let that put you off as this site is well worth a stay. We will certainly be returning (my 4 year old says it was his favourite site ever!)

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: T07zombie 17 reviews from this member

Just had 4 days at robin hood retreat, what a gem of a site tucked away in the Nottinghamshire countryside. Not far from farnsfield and southwell or 10 miles from Mansfield.

The site is very well kept by Jeff and his wife and nothing is a problem. They have a small shop with a few bits you may need but shops in farnsfield are just a couple of miles away.

They have hard standing pitches and grass pitches overlooking a children's play area all surrounded by trees. Male and female toilets with hot showers kept well clean and with fresh flowers. The only thing why I wont give it 10/10 is because the long driveway could do with tarmacking or repairing other than that cant fault it a all and uncle Jeff welcomes you at the gate. Best site warden I've ever come across.

Will go back again soon.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mikec1977 1 review from this member

We found this site by accident whilst looking for somewhere to store our new tourer. Having stored it here we decided to lose our caravanning virginity here and we're very glad we did!

We set up having never done so before and encountered numerous problems such as not knowing how anything in the van worked! The owners were exceptionally helpful as were some of the seasonal folk who erected our awning for us and even gave us some odds and sods we were missing!

The site itself is very remote and wouldn't suit all tastes but we love it because of that. It is very safe and off the beaten track. We found out too late on our last day that local takeaways deliver so will definitely try them next time.

The park is great for the kids, we have a nine year old, a seven year old and an 18 month old who are all desperate to go back and found plenty to amuse themselves, there is a tuck shop with penny sweets, drinks and ice cream at pocket money prices which they loved.

The toilet block was immaculate, I used the caravan shower but my wife tells me the on site shower was hot and very clean.

Plenty to do in the local area, sherwood pines, rufford, kelham hall, Newark, etc

I have only one negative which is that the road leading to the park is awful, single track, rough, I think only two passing places which could be fun!

Overall excellent, this has gone from somewhere for us to store our van to somewhere we hope to stay at often.

Date of Visit: February 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Simonlane 1 review from this member

We picked this site for our first weekend away in a caravan. The wardens were incredibly helpful - even taking us to a local hardware store to buy a gas regulator when we found we'd got the wrong type - at 5:30 on a Saturday evening!

Facilities were excellent; always immaculate. Pitch was great; a peaceful location with ideal access to Rufford and Clumber parks.

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