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General

  • Peaceful base for weekend escapes or longer stays
  • Quick drive from Wheelgate Theme Park and White Post Farm Animal Park
  • Play and picnic areas, info shed and 24-hour CCTV

Frazzled at work? Need a quick escape to the countryside? Or have you generously decided to take the kids on a theme park weekend? Withdraw from work, commutes and other annoyances and use Robin Hood Retreat as a bolthole base for peaceful Nottinghamshire stays.

And what to do once you're here? Go stalking the local countryside for one: the park's location near Newark has it set among a treasure trove of unfounded caches, so get the family up to speed and stride out in your most competitive manner. Then family days out for another, as the Retreat is a short drive from the Wheelgate Theme Park and White Post Farm Animal Park. Go Ape! and a go-kart and quad bike track are also nearby.

The site has a play area, an information shed and a picnic area, alongside amenities of a modern toilet and shower block with free hot showers; secure storage facilities; a laundry, and a freezer for guests' use. The campsite has 24 hour CCTVs in place and a security card entry barrier.

Robin Hood Retreat welcomes contractors as well as holidaymakers.

Please note

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

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

No single sex groups taken at this site.

For electric pitches, the price only includes £1 electric token per night. Additional tokens can be purchased at reception.


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9.3

Overall rating based on 36 reviews

 

94% would recommend this site to a friend.

89% would stay here again.

 

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Definitely will be back 09/07/2018

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

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful views. Quite location. Very hospitable owners.
    Facilities extremely clean.

    Disliked: 

    Very sad we had to leave early due to family issue 😟

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Lovely site with clean toilet block and friendly, helpful staff 27/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom wendy_g185268 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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

    The site was lovely and peaceful...as we were a party of two adults we were on the adult only part of the site.
    Toilet block was lovely and clean.
    Site wardens were very friendly and always available to offer help and advice.
    Will drfinately be returning.

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Excellent, friendly, clean site 25/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Sarah Y. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    We loved everything about our stay. The weather was on our side, and all the comments about the friendliness and cleanliness of the site we'd read before are SO true!

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    Be good to have recycling facilities and not have to bin everything.

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Friendly staff, quiet camping area, clean bathrooms 25/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Rupert S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly staff, quiet camping area, clean bathrooms

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Excellent stay definitely be back 18/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom louise h. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Absolutely loved this place was nice to get away for the night just to chill the owners was amazing felt very welcome hands up to them for doing a amazing job

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Gem of a park, quiet and peaceful and extremely well kept 08/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom debra_w329466 Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Loved the area and peaceful nature of the park, beautiful well kept park and the facilities were very clean. Really friendly welcome and always someone to ask if help needed. Enjoyed our break so much we extended it while there and are looking to return within a few weeks. Found and absolute gem in a part of the country we hadn't really been to before, with plenty to see and do in all directions

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    Nothing

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Really enjoyed our stay 22/06/2018

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  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Site is clean and well maintained, Security gate to gain access. Level hard standing pitches with picnic tables dotted around to use.
    Clean toilet and shower block with lots of hot water, no extra cost
    Staff very friendly.
    Mix of caravans, motorhome and tents, we were in the adult only section.
    Pub with fab food not too far away.
    Good location for walking and cycling as situated in the countryside, lovely views

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Great location for touring the local area . 11/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Andrea G. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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    Good value for the money , clean, friendly ,,

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Lovely park for kids would return and recommend. 31/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Rachael J. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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

    Lady who runs the sight was very friendly, helpful and kept the site in check. Kids play areas were great my daughter loved her holiday and made new friends that she didn't want to come home. Nice quiet site within a short distance to wheelgate/white post farm.

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    Additional extras for visitors and electric would rather pay a little extra at booking then to find things getting added on when there.

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches 16/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Kim D. Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    level of pitch
    Clean facilities
    Helpful staff
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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

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Peaceful

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Location

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  • Bell Eau Park, Middle Plantation, Bilsthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, NG22 8TY
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.1329°N 1.0025°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Mansfield: Portland College Coach Stop — 7.6 miles
Ravenhead (Notts) Coach Stop — 7.8 miles
Warsop (Notts): Coach Stop — 8.0 miles
Train stations
Fiskerton Rail Station — 6.3 miles
Rolleston Rail Station — 6.3 miles
Bleasby Rail Station — 6.8 miles
Ferry ports
Hull Ferry Terminal — 51.9 miles
Airports
Sheffield City Airport — 24.0 miles
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 24.0 miles
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 24.4 miles

Directions


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

Robin Hood Retreat is a short drive from the rides, farm and waterpark of Robin Hoods Wheelgate Family Theme Park and from the cute creatures of White Post Farm Animal Park. If you're ambling around Sherwood Forest, the Major Oak in its midst should enthrall the kids too, as according to legend it's the shelter where Robin Hood and his merry men slept.

Adrenaline seekers can swing around nearby at Go Ape!, or career around the quad bike and go-kart track near Rufford; the area also has the Water Meadows Swimming and Fitness Complex in Mansfield, National Cycle Network pedals, and Norwood Golf Club a short drive from the site.

For history, Newark Castle on the banks of the Trent or the spectacular city views from high-up Nottingham Castle are both good picks, or you could get to Newstead Abbey, the former twelfth-century monastery with extensive gardens, lakes, ponds and waterfalls.

Other attractions include Rufford Park, Southwell Minster, Mr Straw's House in Worksop and the Southwell Garden Centre.

Must see

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (5.5 miles)
  • Mansfield Museum (8.2 miles)
  • Hardwick Hall (12.8 miles)

National Trust

  • The Workhouse, Southwell (4.5 miles)
  • Clumber Park (9.7 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.

Robin Hood Retreat cancellation policy

No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Group bookings of 2 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. Robin Hood Retreat 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 deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Terms and conditions

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
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Entertainment and activities are available between 01/01 and 31/12.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 10.30pm and 7.30am.
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 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties 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 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.

Reception
Reception is open from 10am to 4pm and from 5pm to 7pm between 01/01 and 31/12.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
No vehicle movement between 11pm and 6am.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 8pm.
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.

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