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Visitor Reviews - Barlings Country Holiday Park

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Barlings Country Holiday Park
Barlings Lane
Lincolnshire   (Browse area)
LN3 5DF   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01522 753200

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Pitches: 25
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 9 Reviews
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Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Adamedwardsteather 13 reviews from this member

Fab welcome by name: 'We have been expecting you Mr Edwards. '

Camped well away from the caravans by the side of the football goals which made for an excellent drying rack. Most of the vans are weekenders so unoccupied mid week. The site was very quite, a little distant road noise only. So we had the best nights sleep of the trip.

There are two toilet blocks, one a month old which has several unisex wet rooms plus a wet room with no loo and a separate toilet. There are two small snags with this:

- There are no mats by the doors, so the wet rooms get used just for the loo and muddy feet leave a trail.

- There is no indication of occupancy, so people try the doors when you are in.

But they were spotless and it does mean you are in a shower which is not next to a toilet being used by someone else. Also very handy for families. However, they do have the 30 second buttons, which I'm not a great fan of.

Much nearer to our tent was an older block with laundry and dishwashing facilities, which were good, but the loos were clearly past their best and I assume due for replacement now they have the new block. I went in once and didn't use them again as the new block was worth the walk.

The site is ideal for those fishing (not us) but not much in the way of anything for children other than the football pitch with two goals.

Big electric security gate for which you have to get a fob, so don't forget to ask if you need to. The local pub does food, but not every night, so if cycle touring, you need to bring supplies.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: NottsP 4 reviews from this member

Big site, lots of semi-permanent caravans on site - but not crowded. Good pitches between the ponds. Quiet site. Friendly staff. New shower blocks great - big wet rooms, which were fantastic for us to use as a family with the kids, loads of room to get them washed and dried in with us and really clean too. Five-ten minutes from Lincoln city center. We used as a stop over on the way to the coast, which was only an extra hour away. Touch pricey once an awnings added (24 a night with an awning)

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Lynn Douthwaite 4 reviews from this member

Just came home today after spending 4 nights at Barlings, what a great place to be.

On arrival large metal secure gates, opened by code on wall given to you by manager.

Very large areas for tourers, camping and lodges.

Roads are good and level, everywhere so clean and very well kept by the young manager who was very nice and pleasant, very hard working.

Older shower block, very clean lots of hot wAter.

New shower block is almost finished with 6 wet rooms.

The lakes were wonderful, my husband caught lots of carp up to 15 LB in weight and a few bigger that got away, tench, perch, roach, Rudd and other types of fish all in excellent condition.

Very quiet site, just what is needed after a stressful time at work.

Met some lovely people.

Close to Lincoln City, about 6/7 miles also on bus route.

Fantastic gem of a site, can't wait to go back there.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: DH11 1 review from this member

Came to this site by accident as the one we had intended to book was full. Spoke to the owner on the phone who gave me information and cost of 16 per night including electric which I thought was very good value.

Was highly delighted on arrival, beautiful site and warm welcome from the owner. He offered us a choice of pitches and we chose right next to the lake for easy access to the fishing and lovely view from the tent and kindly lent us a hook up extension as our lead wasn't long enough

Toilets and showers were basic and clean with some nice personal touches such as pictures, flowers and hand wash

Very large site but not all used so plenty of open land and didn't feel crowded

Didn't need to do supermarket shopping before coming as there's a small retail park not far away, also a large Tesco express and to my delight a Go Outdoors store

Highly recommend and will definitely visit this site again

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Dalesgent 1 review from this member

Stayed here for 1 night whilst attending an event near Lincoln.

Booked over phone, and had a warm greeting on arrival. (but had to arrive by 7pm). Quite a large site, the owner described that there were 3 separate places we could pitch our tent. He told us that there was a big party at one spot so it might be best if we pitched our tent 'near the hill' - The hill being a 10 foot mound. The site was excellent, we had this area to ourselves so there was no noise at all. The ground was very flat and dry at this time of year. We had a good night's sleep.

The site is secure with a large password controlled sliding gate, which is reassuring, but the site is quite rural anyway so there were no concerns in that area.

The shower block was very clean, with 2/3 male showers and no doubt female ones too. Nice washbasins and liquid dispensed soap. (nice touch).

Didn't use any washing up/kitchen facilities or anything else as only stayed the night.

Site allows barbeques so long as they are 'off the ground' type - Ie so it doesn't burn the grass.

Langworth itself has a pub (the George) which is about 1-2 km from the site. A bit hotely rather than a good old pub but still nice to drink there.

There is also a chinese buffet in Langworth but we didn't try it.

There is a BP petrol station about 4 miles towards Lincoln which is handy if you need any cold beers (It was roasting at the weekend we went).

The Site has a shop which seamed well stocked with all the essentials you would need.

The site has at least one prob more fishing lakes and I think you can get day passes etc for this.

All in all, this site met and exceeded our expectations for 1 night's camping. For 5 each for the overnight stay in a comfortable rural environment with a hot shower in the morning I would definitely recommend.

Date of Visit: January 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Zedhead36 22 reviews from this member

We stayed here for 2 nights after picking up our new caravan from Louth. The weather was atrocious while we were here with high winds, rain and freezing temperatures. The campsite is quite open to the wind so bring your tie down kits !

The toilet block is fairly old but very clean. There are ample water / electric points.

I had a walk around the lakes and was surprised to see carp moving even in these temperatures !

I thought the price was quite high (36 for 2 nights) but saying that we may well be back when the weather warms up a bit as we have friends living close by.

If you have a large unit be very careful turning on/off the mainroad as it can be very busy and you will need to swing out wide ! Also the lane leading to the campsite can be a bit awkward if there are a lot of cars/vans parked on the road

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