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Teversal Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Silverhill Lane
Nottinghamshire   (Browse area)
NG17 3JJ   See Map
Tel: 01623 551838
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Pitches: 126
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 205 Reviews
                9/10 from 205 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 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 On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire On Site   Golf <5 miles   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports <5 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

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Date of Visit: September 2008 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Lesnlew 4 reviews from this member

What can we say about Teversal only its a fabulous site to stay on.

The site is situated in an ideal spot,as literally across the road is the Silverhill country park ideal for walking, and trails for cycling.

The cleanliness of the toilet/shower block is that good I could have spent a holiday in there. The block is the best we have ever used in all the sites we have been to.

There is a small playground ideal for children which is fenced off but in view of the caravans.

We found the atmosphere to be friendly and welcoming as we arrived very early on one of our first visits and the deputy warden brought us a most welcomed cup of tea to our car.

There are hens wandering around the site (when we were there) and were able to buy free range eggs.

About 2miles away is an ASDA store so shopping is not a problem. Further down the road from the site is a pub that serves up a decent meal.

The only criticism that I will make (we found) is that the site was not well sign posted when leaving the motorway and travelling along the 'B' road.

I would advise everyone who enjoys their caravan holidays and have never been to Teversal please go as you will not be disappointed.

A 5* holiday.

Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Dave and Jane 1 review from this member

This is the third time we have stayed on this and we will undoubtedly be staying a fourth; the first in our trailer tent and the following two times in our caravan. Every time the staff have been helpful and friendly and more than welcoming.

The pitches for caravans are spacious with the hard standing having room for the van, awning and then wide grassed area for relaxing.

The childrens playground is aimed more at the older child although our 5 year old made more than enough friends and had fun on the equipment available; our 1.5year old not so much fun - no baby swings, small slide etc.

There are both a shower room block and a toilet block containing showers; the former comprises 3 individual rooms containing a shower, toilet and sink with the latter the showers in the shower block are a little bit unpredictable with the amount of water that comes out of the massive head. This ranges from a rather pathetic dribble to full on power shower. This is my only small and insignificant gripe when offset against the rest of the facilities. There is also a dedicated baby / family room with shower, sink, toilet and baby changing unit.

The site shop has all the basic provisions you could possibly need and just like every other review on here, the local sausage and bacon is an absolute must to buy!

The pot wash is an enclosed area with around 5 or 6 individual sinks, with an area for veg prep if you were staying in a tent and required this facility.

Wi-Fi is available but is 6/day, 10/weekend or 20 for the week (these are from memory but if not correct aren't too far adrift). As I wanted to escape I left the laptop at home and therefore didn't try out this facility - the Caranarvan arms advertises free wi-fi (but not sure if I am allowed to say this on here!)

There is an abundance of pubs nearby to the campsite the nearest being the carnarvan arms, with several other around and about most notably the Woodend which does a great Carvary Monday - Saturday for 3.50/person (kids 3.25) Bargain!.

The site is within a short drive of Gullivers Kingdom, Sundown Adverture Park and the Heights of Abraham, Sherwood Forest attractions and about 5-10 minutes to the nearest Designer outlet. For walking the campsite is across the road from a vast lanscaped area which is based on the land of the disused Silverhill colliery. There is a whole host of other nearby attractions, so much so there is a dedicated sun house full of leaflets and booklets to review on site.

If you have decided that this is an area of England you would like to visit then I totally recommend using this site as your base.

Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Trailer Tent
Reviewer: Goofyden 6 reviews from this member

Well what can I say, this site is truly blessed, when the rain is falling in the rest of GB, only in Teversal is it glorious sunshine. We had a few showers, nothing to write home about, and once it rained during the night, but the 6 nights we were there I think we had at least 4 days of really good, dare I say hot weather.

The site itself is more than just a haven for good sausage and bacon as mentioned numerous times in other reviews, it is a very good site all round, staff are friendly, the site is safe, it is quiet, it had enough space for our children (3&5) to run around in, along with the tent next to us with there 3 children (1, 5 & 7).

The site is also a fantastic location to be able to go out and about, Peak District is literally 30 minutes away with some fab attractions in Matlock Bath (Tram Museum, Heights of Abraham, Gullivers Adventure land, and that's just in one place.

This was a first outing in our newly acquired Conway Oxford and I can't think of a better site to have a maiden voyage.

Thank you to Teversal C&C club site, we will definitely be back again soon.

Date of Visit: June 2008 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Hollydood 8 reviews from this member

Very nice friendly site with great toilet blocks.Dog Friendly, and just across the road is the old Silverhill pit site so you can walk for miles on well set out trails, The bacon and sausages in the site shop are to die for we bought extra to take home.

We had a walk around near by Hardwick Hall, that was nice and also have a good farm shop.

Date of Visit: June 2008 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Andy R 16 reviews from this member

I'd agree with all of the positive comments from the others reviewers. A lovely site with very friendly staff.

It felt a very safe site for our 6 and 4 year olds, who loved the play area (which looked almost new). The walk in the adjacent country park is great - you can take bikes on the trails there too.

And one of the best things - the local butcher's sausages on sale in the shop - delicious!

We'll be back.

Date of Visit: April 2008 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Patmcbride 3 reviews from this member

Very friendly site with excellent facilities. The pub at the end of the road will be great when it reopens after refurbishment. Lots of lovely walks The grandchildren loved the safe play area.

We ended up staying 10 days necessitating a lot of 'juggling' of pitches over a bank holiday period ( due to me being admitted to hospital !)The staff were very helpful and enquired regularly about my progress -apologies again for waking them up to let us drive out to the local hospital at 3am .

We will certainly be back

Date of Visit: May 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Menagerie_keeper 2 reviews from this member

We found the site by using the search facility here and booked with the owner that day. He was really helpful and answered novice questions (this was our first camping trip) about hook ups etc. Torrential rain started 4 days before our trip and as it was our first time we were a little concerned about going so I phoned the owner who assured me that the weather there was lovely and their local forecast did not predict rain for the length of our stay, so. Car packed, kids packed and we arrived there only a short trip from Birmingham - the site is well signposted locally.

The owner couldn't have been more helpful and even checked that we'd managed to put our tent up for the first time OK. The site's facilities were fantastic. Decent toilets with showers but the heated wet rooms made life so much easier, as did the washing up and laundry facilities.

There's a local Chinese that delivers and due to delays in arriving we opted for this to feed and keep some toddlers happy.

The play ground was good, nothing for younger children (i.E. No baby swings) but lots of older kids to amuse themselves. Our 4 year old spent loads of time up there and was very happy.

Locally it's mainly walks, from the campsite you can see a hill with a statue on top and it was a lovely walk up to the top to see that (there are various levels of walks up it and around it inc. Lake with swans). The easy walk is pushchair friendly, better with a 3 wheeler, don't fancy it with a stroller!

There are a couple of cheap pubs locally for food. The Grange (we didn't eat in) got good reviews from the locals, it's located in the middle of a housing estate and is a social club style premises.

Only a short journey in the other direction is a pub called the Woodland Inn, it's a cavery and the food isn't great but with a fantastic great adventure play ground for the kids and hot food. My tip would be to arrive early (opens at 11am, we got there are 12pm and it filled up by 1pm, uncomfortably so!).

There is a pub at the bottom of the road the site is on, only it's being renovated - which is a good sign!

All in all it gets 9.8/10 for me! I feel terrible for what I'm about to say, considering when I last went camping as a child showers were a luxury BUT the showers only gave a dribble (when the two I tried anyway!) and it was a pain with kids. There's a huge shower rose but very little comes out. But taking the site as a package it was wonderful, quiet, set in country (although a bloody great big road running up it you only really hear at night!) with great facilities.

If you're after somewhere for a short break where the kids are safe (perfect if you have dogs!) where the site shuts at 11pm (no driving round etc.) no music, loads of recycling etc. Then this is the site for you!

We'll be going back shortly I'm sure!

Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Atherwitzend 7 reviews from this member

When we were there, there were about 6 other tents and the rest were caravans/motorhomes but we didn't find this an issue

The pitch was flat and we had plenty of space between us and 'next door'.

Everywhere was spotless.

Wardens were great.

Facilities spot on.

Best playarea on a any site we have seen so far.

Date of Visit: February 2008 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Kaz16 3 reviews from this member

We have just returned from a two night stay at this site, and what can we say, it really is one of the nicest sites that we have stayed on. When we arrived and booked in we were greeted by very friendly site managers, who explained how the barrier system worked and asked if we had a preference to where we would like to pitch. We asked to be near the play area for the children and were put right next to it which was great.

The pitches are all hardstanding (peagravel) with grass in between and most have wooden picnic tables and benches on them. The site is very clean, with plenty of bins and recycling points. The play area was quite new with modern safe equipment which our children found a lot of fun. There is a summerhouse with plenty of tourist information leaflets and books to borrow.
The toilet blocks were very clean, each with a couple of showers but in addition to this there are the en-suite bathrooms which were great with the children, there are about four for the men and the same for the women each consisting of toilet, washbasin, wetroom type shower (very big) and a very welcoming radiator.
There is also a very well equipped laundry and undercover dishwashing. On arrival we were given an A4 sheet with local information on where the nearest supermarkets and best places to eat were which was really useful. The site reception however sells a good selection of essentials also camping and caravanning accessories.

If you like walking right opposite the entrance to the site is Silverhill Woods where there are plenty of trails to follow and you can walk to the top which in the highest point in Nottinghamshire. There are also plenty of other trails locally so it would be a walker or cyclists heaven. From there though we managed to get out and about and visit Matlock, Ashbourne and Dovedale so found it quite a good base. We will definitely be returning and do not hesitate in recommending it.

Date of Visit: September 2007 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Jokidsnurse 1 review from this member

We (my partner, myself and our 22 month old little girl) stayed at this site last weekend Friday till Sunday.

It's a really lovely site, they kept the shop open for us even though we didn't arrive untill 7.30pm. The bacon is the best I've tasted in a long time, and I'm a butchers daughter! They also stock all the essentials.

We were helped to reverse our van on to the pitch, which was a great help as we're new to caravanning.

The site is very well maintained, the toilets and showers are nice and clean. If I was to have a gripe it was that the showers are the push button type. I do understand the reasons for saving water but I did find it quite difficult showering myself and my little girl when the shower kept going off.

There's a lovely little play area, which looks brand new. It could do with a few more peices of equipment, maybe more appropriate to the under fives. I am being very picky there though. Overall it's a great site everyone is very friendly, and will do everything they can to make your stay enjoyable.

We will certainly be visiting again!

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