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Visitor Reviews - Woodland Caravan Park

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Woodland Caravan Park
Windmill Lane
Snelston
Ashbourne
Derbyshire   (Browse area)
DE6 2GT
Tel: 01335 300 598
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Pitches: 50
Open: 16th March To 4th November 2018

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 133 Reviews
                9/10 from 133 Reviews

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 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   Adults Only   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant <5 miles   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <10 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf <5 miles   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports <5 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <10 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <5 miles  Dog Walk 

Reviews:  133 in total, now showing 85 to 90                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Beards 2 reviews from this member

Our first caravan holiday and what a nice place to try out. Very clean toilets and showers, no playground but the boys loved the woodland we were in. Seemed to be a lot of dog owners who use the site, watch where you step!

Not close to shops or pubs etc but this helped to let you feel away from it all. Had a walk into Snelston which is a lovely model village, will be back again for a short break one day.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Redorion 14 reviews from this member

Excellent little site near, surprise, surprise Snelston and about 15 minutes from ashbourne.

Two ends of the site the one end is a bit more crowded then the other. The quite end is towards the Wood and dog walking area.

However pitches are large and under trees so the rest of the world can be ignored. If you get up early you can watch the birds such as the tree creepers. Be warned that as they are under trees you should take bug spray to deter the biters!

Facilities are good and clean. The only down side was the smell from the Cesspit that welcomed us each day.

Dog walking area is fenced off so the kids don't go running in and the dogs don't come running at them. However this does then reduce the amount of wood available to explore.

The wood is not suitable, in my opinion, for younger <10 yrs to be let off on their own as the undergrowth is extensive and hides the ditches and tree stumps etc.

There is very little open space so don't go expecting the kids to be entertained playing football!.

Overall nice site with some good pitches.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Kirstsw 30 reviews from this member

A really lovely woodland site with large sheltered pitches. The site managers are very friendly and helpful. The toilets and showers are very clean with free hot showers.

There is a washing machine, tumble dryer and a microwave in the pot washing room. Some nice walks in the area. The village of Snelston is worth a walk to.

Also the unique clapper stile in the woods on the way to Clifton.

At 17. 00 a night including EHU it's very good value. Dogs are welcome and there is a large fenced dog run on the site

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: TinTenter24 6 reviews from this member

Only had 2 nights here while visiting family, but the site was lovely, with individual pitches set among the trees. Great facilities, and friendly warden.

We were there at a particularly wet time, and the noise on the roof was made worse by the trees emptying their rain storage every time the wind blew, but that is not the fault of the site, just something you have to accept if you stay on a beautiful woodland site during bad weather!

If I could criticise anything, it would simply be that it is not very well drained, and after rain, the roads and pitches were holding a lot of water, an inch or more on pitches (glad we didn't use our awning) and deeper floods on roads. They really should have added drainage when they dug the water and electric services around the site.

Otherwise, and in dry weather the site is lovely, and would definitely use again.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Capitalbarbie 3 reviews from this member

Just returned from a 2 night break and what a lovely place. Very chilled out, no play area but our children loved tree climbing and den making.

Toilet block very clean, 4 loos and 3 showers although the pushbutton showers are a little infuriating.

M&S and Majestic Wine Warehouse are just up the road as is Ashbourne town centre and the 6pm departure is welcomed.

The only thing I missed was a pub within walking distance, so stock up before you go. Overall, this was a well kept, value for money site.

We have already booked to go back.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Grubbychubby 6 reviews from this member

Very affordable site for staying in Derbyshire

If you are prepared to drive to the main attractions.

The site was ok, pitch was a bit on the tight side to fit caravan, awning and car.

The Woodland setting was nice but could be a bit to shaded at time with the smell of rotting vegetation due to recent wet period.

The facilities are kept very clean, the showers are a bit annoying with constantly having to press the button after a few seconds.

A walk down into the village is a very worth while experience can be a bit of a slog coming back up the hill.

Location near the main road can be slightly noisy on occasions

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