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Reviews of J And L Caravan Park Certificated Location

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J And L Caravan Park Certificated Location
The Grange Garden Centre
Asfordby Hill
Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire   (Browse area)
LE14 3QU
Tel: 01664 812012
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Pitches: 5 CAMC Members Only
Open: 01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022
           

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 7 Reviews
                9/10 from 7 Reviews

 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   Small Campervans 
 No Glamping Units   No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Club Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   No Showers   No Washing Up Area   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 On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
Activities
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <5 miles   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   Cycle Hire <10 miles   Golf <5 miles   Tennis <5 miles 
 No Beach   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <10 miles 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  No Dog Walk 

This is a Caravan and Motorhome Club Certificated Location, which accepts just five caravans or motorhomes and is for Club Members only.

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Date of Visit: July 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Thelma 1 review from this member

 Ideal site in an ideal place for us,

Very obliging staff nothing was too much trouble for the staff very well run.

Grass was mowed regularly and bins emptied when needed 
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Date of Visit: February 2022 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: HarryB 18 reviews from this member

 Just had 5 nights there last week. The entrance is now signed. There are two drives take the one on the right. It is narrow but not very long and there are passing places.

Pull up in the car park and go to the garden centre reception to book in. Here you will be given an information pack with the gate code. Be aware it is a tumbler lock so in the dark the numbers are difficult to see.

The field with the 5 cl pitches is now being extended by another 15 pitches. The owner is in talks with the CAMC to retain the 5 cl pitches which are at the top.

The pitches a very large and divided by high hedges for privacy. The field, being enclosed, is well sheltered and a nice touch is that there is a pathway to a side entrance of the garden centre restaurant.

Toilets are available here during opening hours. The big plus for this site is its location.

Just outside the entrance there are buses to Melton Mowbray, 2 miles downhill, Leicester, Loughborough also to Grantham and Oakham with a change in Melton. So it is ideal for the local towns without taking the car.

All in all we enjoyed the site very much and hope it retains its cl status. 


Date of Visit: September 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Les1086 2 reviews from this member

 On arrival the location was a little confusing. So do not follow sat nav to J&L camp site, go to the garden centre.

Nice friendly staff,

Lovely camp site, can use toilet in garden centre.

The restaurant food smells amazing, especially at breakfast time.

Found some lovely cycling areas, bit hilly but worth it.

Overall had a nice chilled time, and would return. 👍👍 
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Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Gloria 1 review from this member

 The camp site is very well maintained and each large bay is separated by bushes making it very private.

The only downside was the chain with the padlock. Each of the three gates were locked when we arrived at 6pm.

We went out to see friends later and trying to see the numbers on the padlocks in the dark was extremely difficult.

One gate to the actual site was always locked whilst the other two were open during the opening times of the garden centre.

As there were road traffic delays with a serious accident we had to telephone to advise that we would not be able to arrive before 5. 00pm. We were then emailed with the codes for the three gates.

There is one drinking water tap and chemical waste disposal and refuse bins. 
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Date of Visit: July 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Debbie 1 review from this member

 Loved the location. Bus stopped at gate. Nice walk to the beach.

Didn't like there was nowhere for us to empty grey waste water in our motor home.

The site could have done with a few more facilities like that dotted around 
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Date of Visit: May 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Pendywooley 35 reviews from this member

 Booked for one night. Friendly welcome within the garden centre, which has a back path through to the pitches. This access is limited to shops opening times, as is use of the toilets - 2 unisex. This was not made clear on booking.

The entrance to the field is quite narrow as previously mentioned, don't think an 8 footer would make it, did remark on it as we booked out. Also our unit is a 4 berth so swinging onto the pitch was made awkward by log bollards marking the boundary for the field, just another 2ft away would make it easier.

OH had breakfast there which was good value. 


Date of Visit: March 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Theothertwin 26 reviews from this member

 We joined friends here for a long weekend. Good location for exploring the local area of Oakham, Melton Mowbray and Loughborough.

Easy to find on A606. Well signposted being part of The Grange Garden Centre near Asfordby. The CL is on a sloping site although the 5 pitches are on gravel based hard standings. Nearly installed gates to the CL are not as wide as you might want making it slightly awkward for passing through.

CL has added benefit of being part of a garden centre business and offers a great restaurant between the hours of 9-5. Great food on offer daily from the largest sharing scones I have ever seen, all forms of cakes and good breakfast selection. Sunday lunch is excellent also.

Grassy area for kids to play on. Very quite when we were there and one we would definitely recommend and use again. 



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