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Makins Lakes: Lake and pitches

General

  • Fully serviced pitches with 24-hour access to on-site fishing lakes
  • Around 30 minutes’ drive from Warwick, Birmingham and Leicester
  • Café, wheelchair accessible facilities, parent and baby washroom

Would waking up and walking just a few feet for a spot of fishing be something of a holiday win for you? And how about finding that around 30 minutes by car from Warwick, Birmingham and Leicester?

At Makins Lakes, in the village of Bramcote and 10 minutes’ drive from the Warwickshire town of Nuneaton, your pitch won’t just be close to a peaceful peg, you’ll also have a long list of Heart of England holiday highlights close by.

Of course, the lakes on site aren’t just for the enjoyment of anglers. Being by the water brings a peaceful feel to all the pitches. There are views over the Warwickshire countryside too, but this isn’t a middle-of-nowhere kind of place.

Each pitch is hooked up with electric and water access points. The shower and toilet block have accessible areas for disabled guests and there’s also a family-friendly parent and baby washroom. There’s an on-site café and bait shop and if you can’t bear to leave the lakeside, they’ll even deliver food out to you so you need not stop fishing all day.

When you’re ready to rest your rod for a bit, it’s a 25-minute drive to catch a bit of culture in Coventry (UK City of Culture 2021) or 40 minutes to Stratford-upon-Avon, the must-see town for all things Shakespeare.

Please note

A charge of £0.50 ($0.71) applies for the use of the shower.

Swimming in the lake is not allowed.

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

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

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


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Reviews

8.8

Overall rating based on 180 reviews

 

88% would recommend this park to a friend.

84% would stay here again.

  57% described as Peaceful ?

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A beautiful location. Amazing park and cafe.11/08/2021

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  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    A beautiful location. Amazing park and cafe.

    Disliked: 

    Check in process was clunky, and difficulty to get hold of someone, but once we were there it was lovely.

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Easy check in. Good pitch. Good clean facilities. Friendly staff11/03/2021

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

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
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    Easy check in. Good pitch. Good clean facilities. Friendly staff

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One of favourite spots to fish11/01/2021

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    Absolute perfect for us

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Peaceful overnight camp10/31/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBrian C.Confirmed

  • Primitive grass tent site
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    Lovely clean heated toilet and shower block. On-site cafe and bar . Kids play are

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Would stay again as very clean well maintained site, good faciliti10/17/2021

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  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
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    Clean toilets and nice pitches

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absolutely brill and so tranquil. Café/bar excellent staff and value …10/11/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomHayley C.Confirmed

  • FHU cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
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    absolutely brill and so tranquil. Café/bar excellent staff and value for money

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Great site, level pitches, clean facilities, friendly staff.09/30/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDebbie D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Primitive grass tent site
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    Great shower/toilet block. Absolutely beautiful fishing lakes. Good sized pitches with nice short grass. On-site cafe/bar.

    Disliked: 

    First couple of days were wonderfully peaceful but ended up being spoilt by a load of unsupervised kids running amok and making a nuisance of themselves, especially in and around the toilet/shower block.

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excellent place to come and fish peaceful09/29/2021

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomfiona b.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    everything cleanliness of facilities good food fab staff

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    steep bank to pod

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Nice pod, with microwave, kettle and a comfy warm bed. …09/27/2021

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    Nice pod, with microwave, kettle and a comfy warm bed.
    Great place if you want to fish or want a quiet short break.

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Very nice camp with good size pitches well worth a visit09/27/2021

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

  • FHU grass trailer site
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    Toilets and the power showers also nice size pitches very pleased with my stay will go again .

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    Nothing really

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: self check-in (unattended)

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

Disabled facilities

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

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

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

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

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

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transportation nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 sites)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Water hook-up points for caravans

Location

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  • Makins Fisheries, Bazzard Road, Bramcote, Warwickshire, England, CV11 6QJ
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.4886°N 1.3884°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bus Station — 4.1 miles
Pool Meadow Bus Station — 7.4 miles
Clifton Road — 9.8 miles
Train stations
Hinckley Rail Station — 3.3 miles
Bedworth Rail Station — 3.4 miles
Bermuda Park Rail Station — 3.6 miles
Ferry ports
Sharpness Old Docks — 70.4 miles
Airports
Coventry Airport — 9.1 miles
Birmingham International Airport Terminal 1 — 14.7 miles
Birmingham International Airport — 14.7 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

If you’re in the mood for a quiet picnic or woodland stroll, Coombe Abbey Country Park (15 minutes’ drive) is a 500-acre parkland made for whiling away a day outdoors. There’s also a play area, zip lining and climbing forest if the family’s up for an active day. Or you could always try out the angling here too if your break really is all about fishing.

Entertaining the kids shouldn’t be too tricky around these parts either. Immerse yourself fully in the medieval world of dungeons, knights and princesses, jousting and falconry with a visit to Warwick Castle (35 minutes). Or scream if you wanna go faster at Drayton Manor Theme Park, home to rollercoasters, Thomas Land and a 15-acre zoo. Animal antics of all kinds are also order of the day at Twycross Zoo (30 minutes).

Must see

  • Coventry Transport Museum (7.4 miles)
  • Coventry Cathedral - St Michael's (7.5 miles)
  • Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre (7.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Baddesley Clinton (16.7 miles)
  • Packwood House (18.0 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

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  11 a.m. –  Anytime
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-park accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Makins Lakes cancelation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 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. Makins Lakes 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.

Payment methods accepted at the park

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Maestro
Apple Pay

Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • Does Makins Lakes have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Makins Lakes dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Makins Lakes? If you’re in the mood for a quiet picnic or woodland stroll, Coombe Abbey Country Park (15 minutes’ drive) is a 500-acre parkland made for whiling away a day outdoors. There’s also … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Makins Lakes?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  11 a.m. –  Anytime
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Makins Lakes? From $17.27 (for 1 night, 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.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

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.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Please pick any available site on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

Extras
A charge of £0.50 ($0.71) applies for the use of the shower.

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.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.
The fishing lakes are stocked with carp, bream, Roach, Tench, Barbel, Perch.
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.

Reception
Reception is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. between 01/01 and 12/31.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the park are unlit.
Swimming in the lake is not allowed.

Sites
Please note, pup tents are to be used for storage purposes only. Guests may not use them for sleeping.
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.

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