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General

  • Pub site near Spalding and 20 minutes from Wisbech
  • Lounge with open fire, beer garden and pool tables
  • Food including Sunday lunches and pub grub

Hurrah, another Pitchup.com pub campsite! And what a decent pub it is too.

The Rose and Crown pub, restaurant and caravan park in Lincolnshire's Holbeach Hurn near Spalding has all sorts of proper touches you'll likely like to see in an inn, like a warmly welcoming atmosphere for all manner of customers, a main lounge with an open fire, beer garden, outside play area, large marquee and a games room with TV pool table, air hockey and arcade games. And plenty of space in the adjoining grounds for a bit of football or rounders if you're the type to feel a tad competitive after a pint…

If you also like to see proper food in pubs, you should be happy here with the Sunday lunches, mixed grills, trad pub grub, bar snacks, veggie choices, piles of homemade desserts, and proper chips handcut from locally-sourced spuds, from a menu dished up every day of the week from 9am to 9pm. And as the Rose and Crown is one of the last independent breweries in the region, you'll be fairly certain of getting a decent pint too.

The pub was taken over in the summer of 2015 by Carol and Doug, who want their inn and camping guests to have as enjoyable a stay as possible: they've added a garden bar with a second pool table, and also look after a large patio to the rear of the pub, a landscaped pond and an extensive car park.


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8.0

Overall rating based on 139 reviews

 

78% would recommend this site to a friend.

78% would stay here again.

 

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Excellent site, would definitely recommend 29/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Charlotte B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • 2 bedroom static caravan
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  • Liked: 

    Everyone was really friendly, and the site was very quet. The pub on site is clean and cosy, and the caravan was clean and well kept.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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thank you for your comments. and was happy with your stay

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A pleasant site run by nice people. 28/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom maureen d. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    We liked the quietness of the area (not so busy in November) which was lovely. We had only booked for a single night as we wanted to try out our new (to us) motorhome. Nice to see the toilet and shower block. We didn't need them but had a peek and pleased to see it is all nice and clean. The owners were lovely and made us feel very welcome. Had a pleasant and filling breakfast on the Sunday. Hope to come again with the family in the warmer weather.

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We are happy you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you next year

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Would use again .excellent facilites .afriendly staff and food value f 13/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom andrew_h312021 Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    excellent site . quality food and service ,highly recommended ,
    nice and quite ,good ,pleasant area .

    Disliked: 

    Grass parking good present a problem ,in heavy rain ,ground was soft when we were there .

From the manager...

Thank you for the comments, in winter we try to keep campers to the near side, and would be happy to help if at any time our campers got stuck, so far we have been lucky and only had to help one camper,

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I love the place and certainlly I'll back 13/11/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Antonio A. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • 2 bedroom static caravan
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  • Liked: 

    The staff is amazing really lovely, maybe the best staff that I found in the last years

    Disliked: 

    The park need some improvements but I'm believe they know that because they are amazing people

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Thank you for your comments, and was happy with your stay. we do realise we still have a lot of work to do, but thank you for understanding

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Excellent clean site, good facilities 30/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Vanda B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Friendliness of staff, very helpful

    Disliked: 

    Hard to find, on fenland country roads

From the manager...

Thank you for your review, we are a little bit of the beaten track, but central to be able to visit various attractions

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Excellent site with amazing owners and staff 28/10/2017

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    Everything it was amazing place owners were brill we were greeted by the owners mother in law she was brilliant with settling us in every thing we asked for or needed she got us with no problem and omg the food was amazing all freshly made and the portions were fantastic everything about are holiday was brilliant will definitely be coming back again next year thank you so much from caravan 4&6 xx from the Willis and freinds x

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Thank you for your review, and are happy you enjoyed your stay and will be booking again, from all the team

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good bar, staff friendly, had breakfast which was very tasty, ... 08/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Greg B. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    good bar, staff friendly, had breakfast which was very tasty, everything you could ask for, we arrived late approx. 9.30 pm but staff made us a great sandwich, very happy

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Nice flat site and quiet. 08/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom katrina_g757200 Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    The fact you didn't have to arrive or leave after a set time.we booked non electric but changed our minds and they were happy for us to do that

    Disliked: 

    All good

From the manager...

thank you for your comments and was happy with your stay, hope to see you back again, Doug & Carol and the team

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very welcoming and friendy very quiet site during the day ... 20/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Andrew A. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    very welcoming and friendy
    very quiet site during the day not so quiet at night thou :( maybe it was just a one of lol we did sleep ok but not till after 12.50 in the morning
    facilities were functional and clean
    Very good value for the money £12 per night low season with ehu
    Pub was friendly and welcoming and the service was good
    The food was excellent and really good value for the money

    Disliked: 

    I would describe the whole set up as an absolute quality diamond but still a bit in the in the rough .. attention to detail was lacking nothing was finished off new doors fitted in the shower blocks but trims still in the ruff not paint or still undercoated and mitres not great . beautiful quality limed oak paneling on the bar fronts but let down by the edging un-finished floor tilling in the gents down but not finished quality worktop and moulded sinks but no cabinetry or panelling underneath .washing up area stainless steel stink drainer but no protection from the elements... as i said brilliant people great grub love the pub and only £12 per night low season with hook up so whats not too like there :) but would like to revisit in a year or two and see the difference because the quality of the people and the enthusiasm and team work im sure this site has the potential to be a 1st class site and i would be happy to pay more per night too reflect the work they have done and will do ...regards Andy and Lynn

From the manager...

thank you, we do know we need to catch up with finishing jobs, the washing up area is going under cover, and we have the new flooring for gents and new wall panels hopefully now summer is finished we can catch up with things

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A cheap site and ok for a couple of nights but don't expect too much. 20/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Brian E. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Showers were recently refurbished and were clean but it was difficult to adjust the temperature in the two that we used. Ladies toilets were ok and clean but couldn't get hot water at the taps, perhaps didn't wait long enough. We didn't use the pub so cannot comment on it. The price paid was about right for what you get.

    Disliked: 

    Gents toilets were very poor and in need of an upgrade, the entrance door was an upside down diabled toilet door and there were areas of unlevel floor where walls had been taken out.They were clean though. The ground in front of the toilet block was muddy and dangerous after heavy rain, I nearly slipped on it on 3 or 4 occasions. This area needs tarmacking or slabbing which would also stop mud being trampelled into the toilets/showers. I'm not sure that the electric hook up points are up to the current electrical specification, I could see no sign of an RCD on the socket outlets. The childrens play area was not well maintaind and quite dangerous for young children.

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Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

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Outdoor swimming pool

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Amenities on site

Bath available

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Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

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Parent & baby washroom

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Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

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Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal pitches

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Pub campsite

Location

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  • Low Road, Holbeach Hurn Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, PE12 8JT
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.8254°N 0.0705°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Kirton (Lincs): War Memorial Coach Stop — 8.9 miles
Surfleet (Lincs): Coach Stop — 9.0 miles
Pinchbeck (Lincs): Bull Inn Coach Stop — 9.6 miles
Train stations
Spalding Rail Station — 9.9 miles
Boston Rail Station — 11.4 miles
Hubberts Bridge Rail Station — 12.8 miles
Ferry ports
West Lynn Ferry Landing — 14.2 miles
King's Lynn Ferry Landing — 14.3 miles
Airports
Cambridge Airport — 42.8 miles

Directions


From the A17 at Fleet Hargate, turn at the signpost Hovenden House and after 1/4 miles turn left, signposted Holbeach Hurn. After approximately 3/4 mile on the right through the village is the Rose and Crown Pub. A few yards further on and the site entrance is on your right.

When your satnav states you are at your destination, proceed straight ahead where you will see the Rose and Crown Pub (bright yellow) on your right, then proceed for another 30 yards where you will see the site entrance again on the right.

Please don't drive down Low Road as this is only a small lane which tourers and motorhomes find it hard to come down.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

You'll find a fair bit to do within a reasonable drive of the Rose and Crown, like Wisbech and its Elgoods Brewery, gardens and maze 20 minutes away, and royal days out at Sandringham within 19 miles. Both Hunstanton and Skegness are within about 45 minutes' drive.

Closer to home are two golf courses and Spalding's Springfields Outlet Shopping & Festival Gardens, which also has a tourist point detailing local attractions.

Spend a day around the Wash too for birdwatching at Frieston, Gibraltar Point and RSPB Snettingsham and a look at the RAF bombing range where visitors are welcome to watch the aircraft.

Historians have the National Trust's Peckover House or the Octavia Hill Birth Place Museum, both in Wisbech, to wander around, and if you have kids along on your hol, they'll probably fancy wanders around Fun Farm, Alley Katz Bowling or the Butterfly Wildlife Park.

Must see

  • Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens (9.6 miles)
  • Sandringham (18.6 miles)
  • Peterborough Cathedral (21.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Peckover House and Garden (11.7 miles)
  • St George's Guildhall (14.3 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  8 a.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  Anytime
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  12 p.m.

Rose and Crown cancellation policy

No penalties

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

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The remainder is payable on arrival.

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Electric pitches only: the rate includes units/vehicles up to 7.99m long, units/vehicles over this size must select the supplement

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