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Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping

9.3

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General

  • Conveniently set park in the Vale of Belvoir, with fishing on site
  • Peaceful setting a mile from Elton and five miles from Belvoir Castle
  • Well-stocked tackle shop on site

Fancy catching some Nottinghamshire coarse fishing? Bring your rod to Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping in Elton near Nottingham for angling days aplenty, in peaceful and green surroundings within the Vale of Belvoir Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This is an excellent spot for anglers, with a full five lakes on site (three match and two pleasure). Bag your day ticket to cast off in one of the pleasure lakes including Tomo's Lake, with carp into double figures as well as barbel, tench, roach, rudd and golden orfe all to land, and Donut Pool, a mixed lake with ide, barbel and again carp up to double figures. There are regular match days at least twice a week too (booking for these is essential), and all types of anglers will find all types of kit and bait needed in the well-stocked tackle shop.

A café is open on match days for filled cobs, full English breakfasts and hot and cold drinks, to have indoors or at the outside seating area. Pick up self-catering supplies close by in Bingham: barbecues are allowed on site.

Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping has toilets, showers and a chemical disposal facility.


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9.3

Overall rating based on 119 reviews

 

92% would recommend this park to a friend.

91% would stay here again.

  88% described as Peaceful ?

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Five star and pubs walkable with a cafe on site10/06/2020

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomjoanne f.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Camping pod (pet friendly)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything you need is in the clean roomy pod . Greeted by a lovely host . We had en-suite but we checked out toilets and showers all were spotless . The pods were warm and kitted out with all modern spec . Think they were only a year old .

    Disliked: 

    Nothing we disliked

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Peacful place and clean warm facilities10/05/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomFreya C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass trailer tent or trailer site (lake view)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean facilities and friendly

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Quiet secluded site good for fishing09/27/2020

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomneil s.Confirmed

  • Powered grass trailer tent or trailer site
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    Quiet secluded site good for fishing

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A very good site, particularly if you are a fishing person.09/24/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomChris P.Confirmed

  • Powered asphalt and grass trailer site (lake view)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Well organized site with helpful wardens, very clean shower and toilet rooms. Level pitches with a good electric supply. Fresh water taps at both ends of the site. Plenty of rubbish bins.Mainly quiet.

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EXCELLENT FOR FISHING ENTHUSIASTS09/23/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDiane F.Confirmed

  • Powered grass trailer tent or trailer site (lake view)
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  • Liked: 

    Beautiful small well kept site looking onto fishing lake. 2 Brand New shower \ toilet facility, excellent water power and nice and warm. Friendly wardens.
    Reasonably priced.
    Excellent pub Nags Head in Harby about 6 miles away, best Sunday dinner we've had.
    Wanted to visit Belvoir Castle and Museum in Loughborogh but both only open Wed-Sun. Need to check opening times!!!

    Disliked: 

    didn't find anywhere within walking distance. But overall fishing lakes site was large enough for a little walk after 5pm when fishing finished.
    Can be subject to traffic noise certain times of day.

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Wouldn’t go here again09/21/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDanielle E.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass trailer tent or trailer site
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  • Liked: 

    The shower was nice and clean . The lady that greeted us was very nice.

    Disliked: 

    We met 3 people who worked there of which 2 were lovely however the skinny man was some what rude, unpleasant which unfortunately tarnished our stay. Once we were all set up we decided to get out camping bbq up, took it out the box and got the fire going with use of logs and coal. The man came over, clearly with no customer service background as didn’t even say hello, have you settled in okay, and just shouted you can’t have fire pits. We explained it was a bbq, of which we had the box to prove and it certainly wasn’t a blazing fire as we wanted to cook on it and was told to put it out. The man then followed up by asking what was this (a outdoor heater), which we replied, again the man clearly was not happy with this but then decided to insult the dog by saying that he was extremely noisy, baring in mind the man in a black coat walked over to the dogs safe place and didn’t even try to be welcoming. I’d be shocked if most dogs didn’t react.

    The following morning we walked around to see where the cafe was to get a cuppa tea and who pops out... the grumpy skinny man again shouting... “you can’t have dogs by the pond”. Only wanted a cuppa T, the very noisy dog funny enough didn’t bark. So we couldn’t go anywhere around the site apart from our bit of grass in case the grumpy man decided to shout again.

    Anyways the area is very nice, bit noisy from the main road, but most importantly..... watch out for the very grumpy skinny man! Others were lovely.

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Excellent09/13/2020

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

  • Camping pod (no pets)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Peaceful clean and so enjoyable. The lady and man on the camp site working made us fee so welcome and safe during our stay. There is honestly not a thing I could fault

    Disliked: 

    Couldn’t fault a single thing

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Nice little site with friendly wardens.09/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDonna R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass trailer tent or trailer site (lake view)
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  • Liked: 

    Lovely clean and modern toilet and shower block

    Disliked: 

    Very poor connectivity to internet

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Peaceful and quiet, close to local pubs and shops09/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered grass trailer tent or trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Peaceful and quiet, close to local pubs and shops

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Excellent site especially if you love fishing. Very friendly and …09/08/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPaul O.Confirmed

  • Powered asphalt and grass trailer site (lake view)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Excellent site especially if you love fishing. Very friendly and helpful wardens.
    Set in the countryside with plenty of nearby walks, and the lovely village of Redmile just a few minutes drive away where you can visit The Windmill pub famed for its scenes in Auf Weidersen Pet. The lunchtime menu was excellent value for money and the food was delicious.
    The toilets/showers are a brand new purpose built pod which means when you go for a shower you get your own WC and wash basin too, with ample room to get dry and dressed.
    The fishing here is second to none. Our hard standing pitch literally had a fishing peg in front of it and I have never caught such a large array of decent sized fish in my life. From Barbel to ghost mirror carp, tench etc you literally have to stop to take a breather. We’ll definitely be visiting this site again. A+++

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Features

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

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Adults only

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

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

Type

Small (11-25 sites)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Location

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  • Redmile Lane, Elton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, NG13 9FA
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.9378°N 0.8746°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bingham: White Lion Coach Stop — 5.8 kilometers
Grantham Bus Station — 16.0 kilometers
Newark on Trent: The Wharf Coach Stop — 16.2 kilometers
Train stations
Elton & Orston Rail Station — 2.0 kilometers
Aslockton Rail Station — 2.2 kilometers
Bottesford Rail Station — 5.4 kilometers
Ferry ports
West Lynn Ferry Landing — 87.5 kilometers
Airports
East Midlands Airport — 33.0 kilometers

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

Janson is a mile from the small village of Elton (or Elton on the Hill), five minutes' drive from Bingham and 20 from Grantham. Its Vale of Belvoir setting is also within easy day trip distance of Nottingham, half an hour's drive away or about an hour and 15 minutes by bus from the stop just under a mile from the fishery.

Other popular places for day trips are bike rides and nature spotting at Colwick Country Park (30 minutes); city slicking in Leicester (40 minutes) and Lincoln (45 minutes) and feeling outlawish at Sherwood Forest 50 minutes' drive away. For kids, the owls, donkeys and other critters of the Manor Farm Animal Centre are 25 minutes away just outside Loughborough.

The famed old site of Belvoir Castle, home of the Duke of Rutland, is five miles from base.

Must see

  • Belvoir Castle (7.8 kilometers)
  • Belton House (17.1 kilometers)
  • The Lace Market Centre (18.2 kilometers)

National Trust

  • Grantham House (15.9 kilometers)
  • The Workhouse, Southwell (16.5 kilometers)

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

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  12:30 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  noon
On-park accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10:30 a.m.

On arrival please call using the number in the confirmation email and you will be greeted and shown to your pitch.

Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping cancelation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

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 cancelations 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. Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week 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 at the park

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Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • Does Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping? Janson is a mile from the small village of Elton (or Elton on the Hill), five minutes' drive from Bingham and 20 from Grantham. Its Vale of Belvoir setting is also within … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Janson Fishery Caravan and Camping?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  12:30 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10:30 a.m.

    On arrival please call using the number in the confirmation email and you will be greeted and shown to your pitch.

    Read more

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Terms and conditions

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

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

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

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

General
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

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
Firearms are not permitted.

General
Firepits are not permitted.

Admission
Guests under the age of 12 are not allowed on site.

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
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.

Extras
Motorcycle(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m..

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.
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.

Occupancy
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

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).

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

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

Sites
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.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 9 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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

Additional terms

All fish to be returned to the water in a healthy condition.

Day fishing tickets are £5.

The café is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. It may also open on other days, depending on how busy the site is.

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