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Kelham Hall and Country Park: Event field

General

  • Woodland wildlife haven with nature trails and woodland walks
  • Directly opposite a stately home, four miles from Newark
  • 44 acres of landscaped grounds with playground and fishing

Now this is scenic camping… Kelham Hall and Country Park near Newark in Nottinghamshire is within the country park of the former Victorian mansion of Kelham Hall: pile the family to this country estate for a look at how the other half lived.

Meals are available at the Fox Inn, directly opposite the hall, throughout the day from 8am onwards (it's also got a good-sized beer garden if you simply require a cool drink).

But you might spend most of your time at Kelham roaming around the acres of landscaped grounds, woodland walks and pretty paths along the River Trent… There are nature trails for children, a playground, a riverside meadow to wander in, loads of space for ball games, and yet more places for private picnics or sitting and watching the wildlife.

Fishing and tennis are both available on site for an extra charge, as is a trailer tour (also fab) around the 44-acre estate's woodland, riverside meadow, sculpted gardens and secret monks' graveyard.

Kelham Hall and Country Park takes tents, tourers and motorhomes on its good-sized pitches, and has a shower and toilet block with refurbished shower cubicles.

Please note

Facilities/activities including fishing are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

The café is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Reception is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

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).

A cable measuring at least 10 metres is needed for the electric hook-ups.

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) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

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

Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

Coronavirus update: please note that the hall and tea rooms will remain closed until further notice.

Access to Kelham Hall and its state rooms, restaurant and bar, is usually free. During special events and private functions, however, the site is unable to guarantee access, or an entry fee may be applicable.

On busy periods such as bank holidays, you may be sited in the events field. This will be in a rally format.


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8.1

Overall rating based on 245 reviews

 

81% would recommend this site to a friend.

79% would stay here again.

  62% described as Peaceful ?

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Nice place to stay16/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Greenness and lack of crowds

    Disliked: 

    Traffic noise (wasn’t too bad)

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Amazing Experience11/05/2021

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

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The whole atmosphere, was amazing! The ground were amazing to walk around. And also the facilities were clean. We would recommend staying here. Really picturesque. Kelham hall is amazing. Also the site attendant was very helpful and we really want to try the pizzas from the pub recommend by him we didn’t have chance this time but it’s making us want to book again to experience these baked pizzas! Electric hookup was really accessible. We have the most pleasant stay over bank holiday! And you felt safe. Only a short walk to walk down to walk down the river, great place for our dog too!

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We loved it!!!04/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLuke F.Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything... We are a family of two children (9 & 10) a toddler (1) and a dog! So as a whole family we can be very hard to please, as usually someone isn't happy with something, but not this time... This place had everything for everyone! My two older children loved the big open space, the woods and surroundings they had to play in, my toddler loved the little play area that was available, especially the little slide. Our dog enjoyed his walks around the Trent and the space there to have a good run around off his lead. Me and my partner loved the peacefulness and the picturesque scenery of the site. We were met on arrival by the site manager, who kindly gave us a very informative introduction of the place and its surroundings which was super helpful, and most importantly pointed us in the direction of the pub (that did wonderful pizzas). We did pay the extra supplement for coming over a bank holiday, but you really do get what you pay for and the price was well and truly worth it. We had a wonderful stay and are already planning on coming again.

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Great location, open fields, lakes and beautiful scenery. Great induction …04/05/2021

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

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great location, open fields, lakes and beautiful scenery.

    Great induction to the site, the best we’ve ever had. Friendly face on arrival always sets the scene.

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Lovely one night stay to rest our new camper03/05/2021

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

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location was amazing and facilities were good too.

    Disliked: 

    Showers weren’t open due to COVID. No fault of the campsite though.

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Excellent beautiful site05/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDiana P.Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything about it. We were the only campervan staying the night though.
    The site is stunning. We walked aLong the river and surrounding countryside.
    Will return with grandchildren as there is a good playground and tennis court.

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Lovely site friendly staff03/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMaria T.Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful grounds, clean toilets, tennis courts and play area

    We were showed to our pitch by the helpful staff who showed us where everything was and how to contact them.

    Disliked: 

    Not disliked but shame the showers and hall was closed due to Covid

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Perfect for family time and being forced to relax ( in a good way)28/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKim B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Well kept grounds, beautiful setting with the hall, exploring the woods, very child and pet friendly, friendly and helpful warden nothing is too much trouble.
    Didn't use the toilets or showers due to covid and didn't use WiFi as 4G was good so can't comment on them.
    Decent local pub across the road too

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    All good

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Great site with good facilities. Staff friendly and helpful.26/04/2021

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

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great little site, level pitches in the grounds of a stately home with gardens, woodland and a chapel by the River Trent. 2 play parks to occupy the little one and tennis courts. Newark is walkable but there's also a bus. The pub is 250m away and was open for outdoor drinks with table service, and has an extensive food menu when fully open.

    Disliked: 

    The washing up facilities were rather 'rustic'

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Loved the location, beautiful surroundings and very helpful and friendly …19/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomEmily B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Loved the location, beautiful surroundings and very helpful and friendly staff.

    Disliked: 

    Facilities are a bit dated, but not an issue as we used our own.

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Hand sanitizing stations

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Bush

Hikers’ paradise

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transportation nearby

Type

Large (51-200 sites)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Location

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  • Main Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, NG23 5QX
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.0903°N 0.8483°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Newark on Trent: The Wharf Coach Stop — 2.8 kilometres
Bingham: White Lion Coach Stop — 17.2 kilometres
North Hykeham (Lincs): Station Road Coach Stop — 20.0 kilometres
Train stations
Newark Castle Rail Station — 2.6 kilometres
Newark North Gate Rail Station — 3.4 kilometres
Rolleston Rail Station — 4.4 kilometres
Ferry ports
Hull Ferry Terminal — 82.1 kilometres
Airports
East Midlands Airport — 43.7 kilometres
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 44.8 kilometres
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 45.3 kilometres

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

If you're feeling swottily historical after mugging up on the history of Kelham Hall, piles more historic houses are around Newark, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, like Newark Castle, the country estate of Rufford Abbey and much-recommended The Workhouse at Southwell, the most complete Victorian workhouse still left in the country.

At Lincoln, about half an hour's drive from Newark, most visitors make for Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral and the Medieval Bishop's Palace – joint tickets are available for the castle and cathedral, or you can buy a ticket to see the castle and Magna Carta exhibition, or one to have a walk along the massive Norman walls.

Back at Newark, a nicely eclectic mix of regular shows and events are among the 500 annual events at Newark Showground, such as antiques and collectors' fairs, vintage vehicle days, concerts and the Nottinghamshire County Show.

Must see

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (19.1 kilometres)
  • Belvoir Castle (22.2 kilometres)
  • Belton House (22.4 kilometres)

National Trust

  • The Workhouse, Southwell (6.1 kilometres)
  • Grantham House (23.9 kilometres)

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:  noon –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Kelham Hall and Country Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

More than 14 days before arrival: a £5 cancellation fee will be charged.

Changes cannot be made once you have booked.

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. Kelham Hall and Country Park will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks 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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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Kelham Hall and Country Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Kelham Hall and Country Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Kelham Hall and Country Park? If you're feeling swottily historical after mugging up on the history of Kelham Hall, piles more historic houses are around Newark, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, like Newark Castle, the country estate of Rufford … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Kelham Hall and Country Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  noon –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Kelham Hall and Country Park? From $45.44 (for 1 night, 6 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.

Sites
A cable measuring at least 10 metres is needed for the electric hook-ups.

General
A state-issued fishing license is required (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).

Admission
At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

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

Changes to your holiday
Changes cannot be made once you have booked.

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

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Extras
Facilities/activities including fishing are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

Safety
Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
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.

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

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

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.

Coronavirus
Reception is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.
The café is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Vehicles
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a camper, trailer tent or tent. Cars are not permitted when travelling with a motorhome/RV.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Dogs
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).
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) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

Additional terms

Access to Kelham Hall and its state rooms, restaurant and bar, is usually free. During special events and private functions, however, the site is unable to guarantee access, or an entry fee may be applicable.

Dogs are allowed in the outside areas only, with the exception of guide dogs which are also allowed into the main building.

Please note fishing is not available between 15/03 and 15/06.

Wifi is available at hotspots throughout the site and grounds.

If you wish to keep your pitches together, it is highly recommended that you book all pitches under one name. Booking under the same name allows a speedier check-in at busy periods for larger groups.

Please note that on busy periods such as bank holidays, you may be sited in the events field. This will be in a rally format.

Please note, it is not always possible to pitch a non-electric and an electric pitch next to each other.

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