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Visitor Reviews - Sherwood Forest Holiday Park

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Sherwood Forest Holiday Park
Gorsethorpe Lane
Nr Edwinstowe
Nottinghamshire   (Browse area)
NG21 9HW
Tel: 01623 823132
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Pitches: 100 electric 50 non-electric
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 263 Reviews
                9/10 from 263 Reviews

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 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point 
 Shop On Site   Bar <5 miles   No Restaurant   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing 1 mile   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool 1 mile   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding 5 miles   Cycle Hire 1 mile   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport 5 miles  No Dog Walk 

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Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Adele24 4 reviews from this member

Stayed at this site for 2 nights and thought it was absolutely fantastic!
The staff are lovely.Very friendly and helpful. The pitches are very spacious and we were right by the river. Beautiful scenery all around and some nice walks, with lots of nature about.
Clean toilet blocks and free hot showers, 2 play areas for the kids and on site shop. Only thing missing is a pub, but sitting on a deckchair by the river with a glass of cold wine is nice enough :-)

Highly recommended.

Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: HELENB 1 review from this member

Stayed for 5 nights on a grass pitch which I thought could have done with being bigger as I felt I was far too close to my neighbours.  Tents and caravans are on the same parts of the site which is fine as my daughter had a tent but the families around us tended to get up very early which I suppose I should expect if I go in school holidays.
The showers and toilets are very clean but old fashioned and could do with a few more showers.
Fishing at the end of the site was very good, plenty of woodland walks around and of course the Sherwood Forest Visitor centre close by.  It was festival week so there was something on every day
Ma Hubbards in Edwinstowe is a must . Really cheap good food
Asda 10 mins drive away
I would probably return but only in term time!

Date of Visit: July 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: LisaK 3 reviews from this member

Loved this site! Clean showers and toilets, picturesque setting and loads to do within  a few miles around. Plenty of space to pitch with additional parking close by. Nice shop with loads of camping equipment reasonably priced. Will definitely return! Wish we had taken the bikes. Only niggle was the showers are the type that you press and only stay on for about 10 seconds. You can't adjust the temperature either, but they were free so it was just a niggle.

Date of Visit: July 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Kirsten19 6 reviews from this member

Found this at short notice, What a great place. The drive up is woodland and the staff are very helpful. The lady helped me with a little gas problem as we had the wrong connector.  The pitches are really excellently marked out and you are given clear instructions on how to park up. The toilet block was spotless and was cleaned regularly through out the day. The lady again was very helpful in directions to places to visit and we also got cheap passes for the farm park a must see for young families especially little boys who like trains.  This was the first time we have took the dog and it was fantastic for that, set out walks with bins and also very clean pathways.  We will definitely come again and it's ideal for us as it's less than an hour away, take your ear plugs though as Peacocks can be quite noisy, buts hey that's nature!

Date of Visit: August 2006 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Maria brownson 4 reviews from this member

During the summer break last year 4 families decided to spend 5 days at this campsite, the wives and kids stayed there and the men commuted to work and back, as it was quite local to us all. The campsite was so much better than what we thought it would be. We went to Sherwood forest farm park, which is a day out in its self, we went all over. The kids all 9 of them loved it so much so we are doing the same this year, they all want to go back, the ages ranged from 11-2, so that speaks volumes. The site is spotless, there is a little river near the site. The surroundings is beautiful.

Date of Visit: April 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Flick31 1 review from this member

Love this site so much, we went for the Easter weekend and decided to go for this weekend 14th & 15th found on site wardens and staff most helpful, toilet and shower block clean.
Lovely walks around site and not far from site my favorite personally is Sherwood forest pines, which is a great family day out.
Already booked my May bank holiday weekend. I give this site 10 out of 10 for families .

Date of Visit: April 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: MLightfoot 3 reviews from this member

Site is set in a lovely setting and there is lots of things to do nearby.
Pitches are quite close together so if the site is busy you are on top of your neighbours - could do with hedges seperating pitches.
Wash facilities were ok but there is not many showers and they could do with some heating on in there. Plug point would be nice for your hairdryer, straightners etc. I think shower block is basically ready for a revamp.

Date of Visit: April 2007 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: MatthewJW 6 reviews from this member

Just had a really good 5 days at this site over the Easter period.  Had a river pitch.  The ducks and geese were very funny and enjoyed watching them being chased all over the site.
The weather was fantastic and was more like June not April.
The facilities were good including the shop with all the camping and caravan equipment.  (Very Cheap).
The toilets were ok but because it was very busy it was hard for the staff to keep clean all the time.
The hardstanding pitches were a good size.  Would have hardstanding again and not bother with grass as the grass pitches were smaller.
The only down size was when I arrived I had the front of the caravan facing the river and started to set up and was just about to start on the awning when the warden came over to say I would have to turn the caravan round for fire reasons.  I wish they had said this in the shop when I arrived.  He did say the information was on the sheets provided but who looks at the sheets when you first arrive?  You just want to set up and chill when you arrived.  Also the waste water points are in the bin areas.  Took a while to figure out where they were.  Will be going again as they are open all year.  The website does nothing for the site and needs updating.

Date of Visit: April 2007 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: GLLR 1 review from this member

Excellent site.  Close to Sherwood Pines and Sherwood visitors centre (home of the Major Oak).  Visited with 2 children age 6 and 9, they loved the play areas.  Take bikes as there are lots of cycle tracks close by.  ma hubbards in Edwinstowe definitely worth a visit - really cheap food which was good.  Will be visiting again.

Date of Visit: March 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Olilew 9 reviews from this member

Just had a great weekend at this site. Everything was spot on. Toilets and showers were very well kept. Always toilet roll and hand soap etc.  Free hot showers too! Site was always pleasantly quiet, no unruly behaviour. Kids enjoyed play areas. We will definitely be going back for more week-ends away.

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