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New Broom Camping and Caravan Site

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New Broom Camping and Caravan Site: Park

General

  • A ten-minute drive from Alton Towers and Uttoxeter Racecourse
  • Large family-friendly bar and restaurant; try the site's own bitter
  • Spacious beer garden with kids' play area and large climbing frame

Up for theme park thrills? New Broom Camping and Caravan Site is ten minutes away from Alton Towers – and has a comfy number of amenities to have you sorted on site too.

Set in two peaceful acres with flat grass pitches, the park has a traditional pub (which is both large and family-friendly) with a family restaurant and – many brownie points – its own New Broom Bitter. There's also a big beer garden with a kids' play area and a bouncy castle. And it's all in the small Staffordshire village of Checkley, a short drive away from Uttoxeter Racecourse and The Potteries as well as Alton Towers.

The pub serves decently priced drinks and meals including carvery, cooked breakfasts and pizza (pizza is available for takeaway too) and hosts regular events such as rock nights, tribute nights and darts nights.

New Broom also has a shower facility that guests can use free of charge.

Please note

The laundry facilities are currently closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

The restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.

Owing to government regulations, groups of 6 or more people are not permitted.

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

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

Bookings must not consist of more than 1 different households.

Minimum spacing of 2 metres between pitches.


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8.6

Overall rating based on 201 reviews

 

90% would recommend this site to a friend.

89% would stay here again.

  65% described as Budget/backpacker ?

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Very friendly staff and nice pub.16/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLaura U.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Lovely site. Stayed to visit family and also Alton Towers. Attached pub is lovely and served nice food. Owner extremely nice and friendly. Would recommend.

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really enjoyed my stay John was friendly and walked round …16/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomStephen W.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    really enjoyed my stay John was friendly and walked round the site twice a day asking everyone if everything was ok the pitches were a little on the small side and the toilet facilities could be better but they were clean and useable and for £20 a night including electric i shall definitely go again.
    It's a busy place at the weekend and peaceful during the week.

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Easy access to the toilets and the pub with delicious …15/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Easy access to the toilets and the pub with delicious food. Around 15 min drive to Alton Towers

    Disliked: 

    Too close to busy road

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Very friendly and very helpful. The food and the service …14/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMark W.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Very friendly and very helpful. The food and the service in the pub was excellent, very good value for money. The toilet and wash facilities were clean and tidy. I wouldn’t hesitate to return for another stay

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Great location and lovely pub14/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDanielle T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Great location and lovely pub

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See you soon!14/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGrace S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent pitch
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    This is our second time here this year, it’s a lovely site with great facilities! John the owner is brilliant and always very welcoming! My children love going!

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excellent site14/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKris M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    EVERYTHING

    Disliked: 

    NOTHING

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Nice little site14/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRod M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Nice little site

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Pub onsite, toilet, showers and water available. Site owner was …13/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomVanysa S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Pub onsite, toilet, showers and water available. Site owner was very helpful and welcoming

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    Nothing

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Loved our stay at New Broom, the owner is lovely …12/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCatherine H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Loved our stay at New Broom, the owner is lovely and couldn't do enough for us , everywhere is spotless, it was our first night out in our campervan and throughly enjoyed it

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

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

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Pub campsite

Nearby leisure

Golf nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Location

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  • Uttoxeter Road, Checkley, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England, ST10 4NB
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.9384°N 1.9549°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Alton Towers: Coach Stop — 4.5 miles
Stoke-on-Trent: Rail Station Coach Stop — 10.6 miles
Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley Bus Station — 10.9 miles
Train stations
Uttoxeter Rail Station — 5.0 miles
Blythe Bridge Rail Station — 5.1 miles
Longton Rail Station — 8.4 miles
Ferry ports
Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 54.0 miles
Airports
East Midlands Airport — 27.3 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

Both Alton Towers and Uttoxeter Racecourse are ten minutes' drive away – just as well then that New Broom Camping and Caravan Site is competitively priced as you'll need to save your pennies for days at either/both…

Uttoxeter is also good for an afternoon out to visit the Museum of Uttoxeter Life, the Wednesday and Saturday markets (a farmers' market is held once a month too) and Bramshall Road Park's tennis courts, skate ramps, football pitch, bowling green, play areas and Picknall Brook nature reserve.

Fifteen minutes' drive away at Stoke-on-Trent, The Potteries ceramics centre has over 20 pottery factory shops as well as award-winning museums, visitor centres, factory tours and a ceramics trail.

Around half an hour away, visit the Derbyshire Dales to find walking trails for all abilities and market towns such as Bakewell and Ashbourne.

Must see

  • Alton Towers Resort (4.4 miles)
  • Sudbury Hall (8.3 miles)
  • Wedgwood Visitor Centre (8.9 miles)

National Trust

  • The Old Manor (6.3 miles)
  • Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood (8.5 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:  10:30 a.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Reception is unmanned between 3pm and 6pm. Please call the park using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you intend to arrive between 3pm and 6pm. The team will then provide you with the relevant information about your unit/pitch.

New Broom Camping and Caravan Site cancellation policy

No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.

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

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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. New Broom Camping and Caravan Site 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.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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

Payment methods accepted on the park

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MasterCard
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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does New Broom Camping and Caravan Site have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is New Broom Camping and Caravan Site dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near New Broom Camping and Caravan Site? Both Alton Towers and Uttoxeter Racecourse are ten minutes' drive away – just as well then that New Broom Camping and Caravan Site is competitively priced as you'll need to save your … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of New Broom Camping and Caravan Site?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  10:30 a.m. –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.

    Reception is unmanned between 3pm and 6pm. Please call the park using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you intend to arrive between 3pm and 6pm. The team will then provide you with the relevant information about your unit/pitch.

    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at New Broom Camping and Caravan Site? From £15 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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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.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
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.
There is no reception at this site. Please check in at the pub instead.

Coronavirus
Bookings must not consist of more than 1 different households.
Minimum spacing of 2 metres between pitches.
Owing to government regulations, groups of 6 or more people are not permitted.
The laundry facilities are currently closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m..
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.
The restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Reception
Reception is closed from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.. No arrivals are permitted between these times.
Reception is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. between 01/05 and 30/09.

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

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

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

Additional terms

Reception is unmanned after between 3pm and 6pm. Please call the park using the contact details provided in the booking confirmation email if you intend to arrive between these hours. The team will then provide you with the relevant information about your unit/pitch.

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