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Visitor Reviews - Waterside Lodge Certificated Site

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Waterside Lodge Certificated Site
Marine Drive
Southport
Lancashire   (Browse area)
PR8 1RY
Tel: 01704 510900
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Pitches: 5 CCC Only
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 14 Reviews
                7/10 from 14 Reviews

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 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   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 Area   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 
 No Shop   No Bar   No Restaurant   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach On Site   Watersports On Site   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Seaside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport 

This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept caravans or motorhomes and usually tents. This is a club member only site - you can usually join on site

Reviews:  14 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: February 2018 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Jezport 2 reviews from this member

Great location, well cared for site.

Hard standing is great during the wet months as the grass area is prone to getting waterlogged. Very clean toilet facilities. Easy access for large units.

As it is situated on a lake I would advise families with children to bare this in mind.

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: CBDR 5 reviews from this member

We chose this site for its convenient location when attending the Open golf. We would not visit again. First, I wanted to book for two nights mid week and got an email reply back that we had been booked in for four nights because everyone stays for the weekend. Some weird rule of theirs? But when on the site we met people who had paid for one mid week night only. I had difficulty getting anyone on the phone, but people were helpful when I got through. Second, the site is badly designed and has no signs to say where to enter the grassed area. In fact, my husband was directed to wooden boards up the kerb in the car park when there is a proper concrete ramp making access much easier on the way in to the car park area. There were about 10 pitches with electricity but some vans had connecting cables trailing across the ground, and other vans drove over the cables too. Poorly placed electric hook ups lead to unsafe practices. The toilets were clean enough but the shower was awful and required an old pound coin to get water. There was no information about how long the water might last. Overall, it was adequate but I don't know how it has been given a certified rating. For the Open golf it was very close to the shuttle bus and only a short walk into town for shopping and restaurants. We ate at the pub/restaurant nearby - basic but good value for money and very convenient. The site itself was expensive for what it offered at 18. 00 per night for one motorhome, two adults and no awning. I realise it might be run by volunteers but this is no excuse for poor communication, unsafe electrical hook up and poor shower facilities.

Date of Visit: February 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Stripedjeans 1 review from this member

Have stayed at this site before and its location is fantastic, easy walk to the town. The beach is just over the road, but it's not a fantastic beach, OK for a walk along the prom. The site is directly onto the lake, so watch out with small children, they could just run straight in! Cannot comment on the toilet facilities as I have never used them here. Motorhomes are permitted to pitch on the carpark which is great in wet weather, the only downside being the grey waste disposal point is on the grassed area - not so good when it's wet (I had to abandon trying to get anywhere near the drain as my wheels were slipping in the mud, and had to drive all the way home with a full waste tank instead). One difference I noticed on this stay was the number of people who buy food at the McDonald's drive-through then come into this 'Private' car park to eat, resulting in a fair bit of coming and going of cars from about teatime until quite late. I'm sure when I've been here before they closed the gate (or at least pushed it to) at night, but this was not the case this time. I think I would go back, but not keen on the evening diners!

Date of Visit: November 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Steve1300 7 reviews from this member

We stayed for 2 nights last weekend, arrived after 6pm so no one on site.

the only problem we had was that we didn't have the code for toilet block, but no big deal.

The location is very good. Only a 10 min walk into southport.

The site is very clean. And situated at the side of the lake

We will definitely be going again.

We cant rate toilet block as didn't have the code but mains water and recycling bins are good.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Ruthie2 4 reviews from this member

Visited this site in July for a couple of days, we really enjoyed it. Close to all amenities, handy for beach, shops and pub. Lovely setting over the marina. Toilet and shower facilities are clean. Spacious site for caravan or camper. Only drawback you need a long lead for your electric hookup. Will definitely be going back.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Jaeson 10 reviews from this member

Just back from a few days at this site. We thought the location was great, a bit of a problem is no wash up point and the 1 shower is a 1. 00 for a luke warm 3 mins !

Met by temporary warden who was lovely and helpful as was his wife.

Easy access to shops, sea front, restaurants etc. Busy on some evenings and days due it being the scout head quarters.

We parked quite close to the bushes and were over run with earwigs in the awning, our own fault but note this when putting up your awning ! Will go back again as we like the location

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