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Reviews of The Old Barn Retreat Campsite

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The Old Barn Retreat Campsite
Sutton Road
Lincolnshire   (Browse area)
LN13 9QJ
Tel: 01507 440874  or  07369 229171
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Pitches: 15
Open: 11/03/2024 to 31/10/2024

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

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


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Date of Visit: June 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Zoekin 1 review from this member

 We loved it here, perfect adult only site with doggie, lovely and peaceful and very well looked after.

Spacious pitches and really helpful staff, we stayed next to my dad, his wife and their 2 dogs after booking last minute and the staff couldnít have been more accommodating, peaceful lovely area. Amenities super clean and modern.

Lovely location near lots of beaches, perfect for a couples weekend away. Thank you 
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Date of Visit: June 2023 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Felicity Nicholls 2 reviews from this member

 This is a picture-perfect, small site, with superb, clean, modern facilities - and the most beautiful grounds of any small site we've visited.

The owners (and their 'wardens') work hard to keep it looking tip-top: the beds and borders and delightful central decking area with pond, are kept well-watered and looking fabulous.

There is also lots to do and to explore in the area.

Paul, Lisa, it was a pleasure to meet you both and to stay at your site, thank you for all the tips and friendly conversation.

Wishing you the best of luck with your site - worthy of an entry in Tranquil Parks etc any day! Felicity & Lee. 

Date of Visit: July 2022 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Red Geranium 3 reviews from this member

 This is a lovely well cared for campsite with good sized pitches which have shrubs between them.

The wifi is good and so is the tv reception.

The owners are very friendly and helpful.

The sight is in a good position for visiting the Lincolnshire coast resorts etc. 

Date of Visit: September 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Young couple
Reviewer: Cowley 1 review from this member

 We were able to book last minute due to a cancellation and certainly not disappointed.

Email communication was excellent replied very promptly and nothing appeared to be too much trouble for Ray and Penny the site owners. We travelled late after work and welcomed on site by Penny.

Site is spotless and very well kept, would definitely recommend and revisit.

Just a helpful note to future campers. £1 coin needed to operate shower, which allows plenty of time to use.

WiFi good and password for site in the information hut, but didnít appear to be included on site information sheet we received, so might be worth considering including it on the paperwork too.

Thank you for a lovely peaceful stay and for being so accommodating. 
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Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Adrian 1 review from this member

 Really great site. Penny and Ray were very accommodating and got us in for a last minute getaway despite not usually taking tents.

Shower and toilet block very well maintained.

Grass very well kept.

This was our first time camping and I hope the standard set here is upheld for our next adventure.

Would definitely return to this site! 
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Date of Visit: April 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Daub13 1 review from this member

 Adult only site,

Well maintained due to Covid restrictions showers / toilets not available however were allowed to look inside and they were immaculate.

Grass area probably the best Iíve seen,

Quiet site 5 mins drive to Sutton on Sea. Would recommend. 

Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Darren 1 review from this member

 We have just stayed 3 night, what an absolute gem. Extremely well kept. Toilets and showers were immaculate and newly built.

Although we had a great deal of rain the ground drained very well.

We have booked in for next weekend as well. 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 11 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Janeth 2 reviews from this member

 A beautiful site always kept well and very clean

Penny and ray, the owners, work hard to keep it to a high standard

Just love it here, so quiet and peaceful

Would definitely recommend,

Adult only site,

Bus stops outside for Sutton and mablethorpe, shops and pubs 

Date of Visit: August 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Kendo blue 1 review from this member

 A really friendly well kept site with free wi fi

Convenient for all the coastal attractions.

The owners are very friendly and helpful. It is an adults only site which guarantees peace and quiet.

We will certainly be visiting many more visits. 
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Date of Visit: October 2014 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Motorhometwo 4 reviews from this member

 We both love this quiet site, very friendly owners and we took friends there the second time we visited and they loved it too.

It is very close to sandylands, sutton on sea and we look forward to visiting again in 2015 to see the new changes that they are implementing.

Nothing was too much trouble and we felt very welcome. 

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