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Nettwood Country Breaks

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General

  • Small, friendly glampsite beside a bluebell wood in the Mendip Hills
  • On the edge of a working farm, a 10-minute drive to Chew Magna’s lake
  • A 20-minute drive from Cheddar Gorge and the cathedral city of Wells

Stays in scenic Somerset are particularly splendid when they’re at Nettwood Country Breaks, a friendly glampsite in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with topnotch views across the Chew valley and its lovely lake.

Spectacular scenery is also visible from the accommodation at this park a 20-minute drive from the small city of Wells, set as they are in thoughtful positions on the edge of the owners' working farm and next to a bluebell field. Units are placed close enough for families who want to be together, yet are spaced out enough to ensure a bit of privacy.

For those with eagle eyes, wildlife is all around the spacious grounds as well – listen to birdsong from your private decking and look out for the deer that regularly roam the woods edging the site. While you’re ambling on these tree-lined paths, pick up fallen twigs for the campfire and barbecue (blazes are allowed at this park) or just work up an appetite for supper at one of the two pubs serving food in the local village, which also has a shop.

Legs need more stretching? Step out onto one of the local footpaths for rural wanders or test your fitness on the nearby cycle routes. Alternatively, get in the car and drive over to the famed village of Cheddar, 20 minutes away, for cave tours, climbing and clifftop hikes at the gorge (a must after indulging in all the cheese sold in the shops…) Two fishing lakes and a couple of local golf courses are also a short drive away.

Extra showers and toilets were added to the site's clean and well-kept amenities in 2018.

Please note

Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Single-sex bookings of 8 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

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


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9.8

Overall rating based on 16 reviews

 

94% would recommend this site to a friend.

94% would stay here again.

  94% described as Peaceful ?

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Excellent, clean facilities, peaceful10/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSam l.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • The Woodland camping pod
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  • Liked: 

    Everything, peaceful, relaxing countryside glapming holiday

    Disliked: 

    Not that we needed anything but we never met the owners of the property

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Everything. Fantastic location for dogs10/06/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • The Woodland camping pod
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    Everything. Fantastic location for dogs

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The cabin was lovely, cosy and clean. The owners were …09/29/2020

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

  • The Viewing Platform 1 bedroom cabin
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  • Liked: 

    The cabin was lovely, cosy and clean. The owners were helpful, when needed. The Llamas close to the cabin were a delight. Peaceful area on the site. Beautiful sun rises. Stunning views of Chew Valley.

    Disliked: 

    We have no dislikes. 😀

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A great little gem!! Worth a visit!!09/29/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLucy-Anne E.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • The Woodland camping pod
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  • Liked: 

    Quite and peaceful, private, beautiful surroundings, easy to find, close to Wells

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It was a little different09/19/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomHollick C.Confirmed

  • The Viewing Platform 1 bedroom cabin
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  • Liked: 

    The converted van we stayed in.

    The quiet location

    The funny Alpackers, ok I can't spell Allpackers

    The view from the site

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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The site is in a beautiful location and the views …09/01/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • 2 bedroom safari tent
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  • Liked: 

    The site is in a beautiful location and the views are superb and with easy access to Cheddar Gorge, Wookey hole the city of Wells and Bath.

    Disliked: 

    Cooking equipment in the Safari Tent was in poor condition.

From the manager...

Hi Mr Beardsworth,

So sorry you were disappointed with your stay here and found the accommodation, equipment and facilities not up to your standard.
The glamping unit is rustic, has no oven but 4 gas hobs, outdoor fire pit and bbq to cook on so equipment can get a bit worn on the bottoms but are in good working order.

i'm also really sorry you were not happy with the cleanliness as our team are busy with disinfecting and bringing all cutlery, crockery etc up to the farm to put through the dish washer in these times. We are taking much longer to carry out cleaning of any touch point areas and all furniture.

The Safari tent may have been a bit sparse as we have to be a bit careful of anything left in the unit if it can't be cleaned but it's not nice to think you were disappointed as we do our best to still make our units look inviting and cosy and of course clean.

I can understand why you gave us a low rating for activities if you have older children as our site is not really activity based but offers mainly play areas, den building and interest in the animals we keep here but there are plenty of activities in Cheddar/ Mendips and the surrounding areas to explore.

On a good note I'm glad you enjoyed the camp site location and hope you enjoy the rest of the summer,
Debbie

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Lovely peaceful site, showers were well cleaned and sanitised.08/08/2020

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

  • The Woodland camping pod
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  • Liked: 

    The pod was lovely, Well equipped and seemed bigger than we though especially with 4 of us in it.

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From the manager...

Thank you Emma, glad you enjoyed the pod and had a good time here 😎

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If you want to get away in a private space this is definitely for you08/04/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKarl W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • The Viewing Platform 1 bedroom cabin
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  • Liked: 

    Great location, cabin is separate to other camping areas so lots of private space. Cabin has all the amenities to be completely self-sufficient. Host are very welcoming and friendly

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

From the manager...

So glad you enjoyed your time here in our Viewing Platform, thank you for sharing.

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Would visit again, good value for money08/04/2020

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

  • 2 bedroom safari tent
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  • Liked: 

    Loved the site, views, Debbie was very helpful, loved the log delivery for the fire.

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From the manager...

Thank you for the review Nicola, good to hear you're family enjoyed your time here. 😎

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Excellent site with clean facilities. Staff brilliant.07/20/2020

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

  • The Woodland camping pod
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    Friendly and helpful owners. Pod is lovely and secluded next to woods. Best layout to a pod we have ever stayed at. We had a lovely stay and will visit again. Showers excellent quality and clean. The showers are the best we have had on a campsite. Great view towards the lake in the distance and lovely small woods on site as well as the nearby forestry commission wooded walk.

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From the manager...

Thank you Natasha, we are really pleased liked the pod and our facilities.
Glad you all had a good time here and made use of the forestry walk too.

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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

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

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

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Hikers’ paradise

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

No hot water

No potable water point

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Farm

Small (11-25 sites)

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

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Location

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  • Smithams Hill, East Harptree, Wells, Somerset, England, BS40 6DA
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 51.2811°N 2.6290°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Wells: Princes Rd Bus Station — 8.4 kilometres
Oakhill (Somerset): Coach Stop — 9.7 kilometres
Midsomer Norton: Town Hall Bus Stop — 10.3 kilometres
Train stations
Parson Street Rail Station — 17.0 kilometres
Nailsea & Backwell Rail Station — 17.6 kilometres
Keynsham Rail Station — 17.8 kilometres
Ferry ports
The Cottage Ferry Landing — 18.5 kilometres
Nova Scotia Ferry Landing — 18.5 kilometres
Pumphouse Ferry Landing — 18.6 kilometres
Airports
Bristol International Airport — 13.1 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

For kid-friendly caverns, a play area, crazy golf and a lively circus, Wookey Hole (15 minutes’ drive) is the place to go; if you’re travelling sans small fry, the laidback city of Wells (just over 20 minutes) has grownup pursuits sorted with its cathedral, twice-weekly traditional market and great pubs.

For outdoor activities, Cheddar Reservoir is a half-hour drive away – head here to fish and boat, or aim for Chew Valley Lake (just over 10 minutes) if you’d rather birdwatch from the banks instead of getting out on the water.

A touch further on from here are the Stanton Drew Circles and Cove (20 minutes’ drive); after checking out one of the biggest Neolithic monuments ever constructed, move onwards towards Bath (50 minutes) to admire the Georgian architecture and Roman-era hot springs.

Must see

  • Ebbor Gorge National Nature Reserve (6.4 kilometres)
  • Wookey Hole Caves & Papermill (6.7 kilometres)
  • Wells Cathedral (7.9 kilometres)

National Trust

  • King John's Hunting Lodge (13.2 kilometres)
  • West Pennard Court Barn (16.7 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.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  10:30 a.m.

Nettwood Country Breaks cancellation policy

No refunds within 3 weeks 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. Nettwood Country Breaks will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 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.

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Terms and conditions

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  • Does Nettwood Country Breaks have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Nettwood Country Breaks dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Nettwood Country Breaks? For kid-friendly caverns, a play area, crazy golf and a lively circus, Wookey Hole (15 minutes’ drive) is the place to go; if you’re travelling sans small fry, the laidback city of … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Nettwood Country Breaks?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  10:30 a.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Nettwood Country Breaks? From $273.61 (for 3 nights, 2 adults) - 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.

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

Dogs
Dogs are prohibited from main facilities and amenities.
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

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
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 midnight and 7 a.m..
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
Quiet hours must be respected between midnight and 7:30 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.

Occupancy
Single-sex bookings of 8 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

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

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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