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Orchard Park Touring Caravan and Camping

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General

  • Set in a mature fruit orchard, with orchard walks
  • Six miles from Sundown Adventureland theme park for under-10s
  • Newly refurbished amenities block with heating, hot water – and music

What a cleverly laid out site is Orchard Park Touring Caravan and Camping, on the edge of the town of Tuxford in Nottinghamshire. For one, it's all spaciously set out in a mature orchard of pear, plum and apple trees – picnics under the boughs, we think?

For two, there's an added area at the end of the park that's been left to grow naturally for years, which is now a flower-laden nature walk where butterflies and birds flutter (picnic?).

And for three and four – and for the kids – a play trail has been set aside at the edge of the orchard for small explorers, and carved wooden animals and other surprises to find are dotted around the orchard itself. It all sounds like a most fruitful way to spend a holiday…

The friendly team has also provided laundry facilities, a freezer for ice packs, and a spacious amenities room for disabled guests which can be used by parents with young children if needed. A shop at reception provides the essentials including eggs, milk, ice cream and sweets.

And although all is serenely countrylike and sheltered on site, Orchard Park is only a mile and a half from the A1 and access to day trips all over Nottinghamshire and its surrounds.

Not sure where to go or what to see? Visit the park information hut – another nifty little idea – where you'll find leaflets and maps on what to see and do locally, or ask the Orchard Park team for their many knowledgeable recommendations.

The very well-kept amenities include a centrally heated shower and loo block with free hot water, free use of hairdryers and music piped through as guests lather up – we like.

Silver David Bellamy Conservation Award

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.


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9.0

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98% would recommend this site to a friend.

98% would stay here again.

 
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Will definitely stay here again - clean facilities and quiet! 18/07/2017

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

  • Electric mixed trailer tent or tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean, quiet campsite - what's not to like?

    Disliked: 

    Wifi was a bit iffy, but that's a very minor niggle!

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Would strongly recommend 18/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Jadybaby83 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric mixed trailer tent or tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Loved this campsite. Friendly and very clean. Good facilities.

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Ideal for families 12/07/2017

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

  • Electric mixed trailer tent or tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful level pitch,well maintained site throughout.Facilities are excellent. Will return and would recommend to family and friends.

    Disliked: 

    Not a dislike but a small fire policy would be favourable for us?

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Clean and pleasant site 11/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Damian J. Confirmed

  • Electric mixed trailer tent or tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean, welcoming and well organised site. They are clearly particular about the details which makes it a very nice place to stay.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike besides the WiFi being patchy so wouldn't use it.

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All round very good. 04/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Gayle D. Confirmed

  • Electric mixed trailer tent or tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The site was very nice a peaceful. Well kept and very clean. Will stay again. Love the fact you have park benches all over that come in very handy. Staff are lovely and friendly.

    Disliked: 

    Wont pay for wifi again has we was not able to get a signal and connect to this.
    My kids are around 8 and 11,they found the park babyish.

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Play area Pretty orchard for a quiet walk 02/07/2017

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    Play area
    Pretty orchard for a quiet walk

    Disliked: 

    Men & womens showers only, no family room/facilities.
    Showers could have been bit cleaner

From the manager...

Thank you very much for your review. We do have a family room which is available for use upon request. Please accept our apologies as we obviously failed to inform you of this, at check-in. Kind regards Orchard Park

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Had a great family weekend here very nice site 22/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Gary M. Confirmed

  • Electric mixed touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Really friendly owners &clean site with nice park park for little ones

    Disliked: 

    Could do with more showers

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches 22/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Jemma D. Confirmed

  • Electric mixed trailer tent or tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Excellent shower and toilet facilities.
    Lovely play area for children
    Friendly staff.
    Good sized pitches marked out to avoid overcrowding and invasion of privacy.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Welcome 20/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Eli C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric mixed trailer tent or tent pitch
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    Welcome

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Great Site with a nice peaceful atmosphere. 19/06/2017

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  • Liked: 

    - Staff very polite.
    - Friendly Community and Willing to help each other.
    - Peaceful and Great Atmosphere throughout campsite.
    - Was able to select from a number of possible pitching areas.
    - Very clean showers/toilets.

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Peaceful

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Location

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  • Marnham Road, Tuxford Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, NG22 0PY
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.2294°N 0.8667°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Retford Bus Station — 7.0 miles
Newark on Trent: The Wharf Coach Stop — 10.7 miles
North Hykeham (Lincs): Station Road Coach Stop — 11.6 miles
Train stations
Retford Low Level Rail Station — 6.7 miles
Retford Rail Station — 6.8 miles
Collingham Rail Station — 7.6 miles
Ferry ports
Hull Ferry Terminal — 43.2 miles
Airports
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 18.4 miles
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 18.7 miles
Sheffield City Airport — 24.3 miles

Directions


From the A1 northbound take the exit signed A6075 Ollerton (and a second smaller arrow 'Tuxford'). At the T-junction, turn right following the brown caravan arrows and in half a mile turn right, signed Marnham. The campsite is another half a mile away.

From the A1 southbound exit signed Tuxford, curve round to the left and when you reach the T-junction, turn right then continue as above.

The campsite is 1.5 miles from buses in Tuxford, 8 miles from Retford station and 12 miles from Newark station.

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

The Robin Hood land of Sherwood Forest is about 10–15 minutes' drive away, while kids and grownups can have a giddy good time swinging among the trees at the Sherwood Pines Go Ape!

If you have under-10s in the party, brighten their day with a visit to Sundown Adventureland at Retford, a theme park with Angry Birds, pirates and a smugglers' cove among its many rides and play areas.

The National Trust's Clumber Park will also keep small holidaymakers out of mischief for many (many) hours among its 3800 acres of lake, parkland, gardens and woodland; cycle hire is available to tackle some of the 20 miles of bike routes, and there's a secondhand bookshop for those who'd rather relax with a book by the water.

To take a trip around the region's urban areas, Newark is about 12 miles away and Lincoln within half an hour's drive. Or have an historic day out after Sherwood Forest with a roam around Nottinghamshire's old buildings, such as Rufford Abbey and its country estate or the preserved 1920s home Mr Straw's House in Worksop.

Must see

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (8.4 miles)
  • Lincoln Castle (13.6 miles)
  • Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace (13.6 miles)

National Trust

  • Clumber Park (8.6 miles)
  • The Workhouse, Southwell (10.7 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:  12 p.m. –  7:30 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.

Orchard Park Touring Caravan and Camping cancellation policy

No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.

Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

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.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Orchard Park Touring Caravan and Camping will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

Pitches: a £10.00 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.

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Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Kites are not permitted.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
Pitches: a £10.00 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.
Units should not be left unoccupied unless previously agreed with the management. Please speak to reception when the need arises, a fee may be charged for unsupervised units.
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.

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