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Robin Hood Retreat: Views from the park

General

  • Peaceful base for weekend escapes or longer stays
  • Quick drive from Wheelgate Theme Park and White Post Farm Animal Park
  • Play and picnic areas, info shed and 24-hour CCTV

Frazzled at work? Need a quick escape to the countryside? Or have you generously decided to take the kids on a theme park weekend? Withdraw from work, commutes and other annoyances and use Robin Hood Retreat as a bolthole base for peaceful Nottinghamshire stays.

And what to do once you're here? Go stalking the local countryside for one: the park's location near Newark has it set among a treasure trove of unfound caches, so get the family up to speed and stride out in your most competitive manner. Then family days out for another, as the Retreat is a short drive from the Wheelgate Theme Park and White Post Farm Animal Park. Go Ape and a go-kart and quad bike track are also nearby.

The site has a play area, an information shed and a picnic area, alongside amenities of a modern toilet and shower block with free hot showers, secure storage facilities, a laundry, and a freezer for guests' use. The site has 24-hour CCTV in place and a security card entry barrier too for safe, secure stays.

Robin Hood Retreat welcomes contractors as well as holidaymakers.

Please note

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (excluding couples) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Continental touring caravans (caravans built with the door on the right-hand side) are not permitted.

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.

Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.

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

Entertainment and activities are available between 01/01 and 31/12.

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

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

Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.

For electric pitches, the price only includes £1 electric token per night. Additional tokens can be purchased at reception.


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Reviews

9.2

Overall rating based on 130 reviews

 

88% would recommend this site to a friend.

85% would stay here again.

  86% described as Peaceful ?

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Great site with an adults only area.10/10/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGail T.Confirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The site was lovely, showers were beautifully clean, and staff really helpful and friendly. A ten pound deposit for the barriers is needed which is great as the site is secure. The views are stunning. Really good local pubs where the food is fab we liked the Lion.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to dislike

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Would not hesitate to book again10/10/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJulie J.Confirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly welcome, nice pitch, clean shower block, quiet and spacious

    Disliked: 

    More an observation- gate is locked at 10pm and if you are out past that time you would have to park on outside car park and walk in!

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How helpful and welcoming the wardens we’re. The shower facilities …09/20/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJason Y.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    How helpful and welcoming the wardens we’re.

    The shower facilities were fantastic. Quaint little site which offered my first touring experience to be a good one.

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It was fine but not my cup of tea09/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Local site as we are trying out our new caravan. Only stayed one night but everything was fine

    Disliked: 

    The electricity went off and when we checked the meter it asked us to make a payment for more electric. Seems excessive after paying 25.00 for 1 night

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Excellent site, will be back09/05/2021

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

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet, clean, friendly wardens, separate adult only section, level pitch

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Level pitches, friendly staff09/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The campsite is very quiet and well looked after. Some of the pitches are really large. The site was only 45 minutes away from our home so easy to get to. Staff are helpful and friendly.

    Disliked: 

    It is in the middle of nowhere. You need transport to get anywhere. There is a slight permanent noise from a nearby industrial site that is 24hours a day.

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Nice and clean showers only 2 but wasn't an issue for us. Really enjo09/02/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch (adults only)
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    Lovely peaceful site

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Really enjoyed our stay, perfect location very peaceful09/01/2021

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

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean, friendly helpful staff, child friendly, lovely location

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Has the makings of a good site but staff let it down08/31/2021

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

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Flat pitches. Clean toilets

    Disliked: 

    Warden was awful. Very rude and unwelcoming. I booked for my family of 4 through pitch up then received a phone call to say I had booked a pitch in the adults only section. This was not clear on the booking form and so I asked for a refund but was told they don't do refunds so.they would have to move us round but the pitch would be "terrible". I was also greeted with a sexist comment from the male warden about why a woman was towing a caravan! I will never return to this site.

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Excellent site08/31/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPat T.Confirmed

  • Electric asphalt touring pitch (adults only)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Excellent site, the couple who run it were very helpful.
    Facilities were very clean.
    Will definitely come back.

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    None

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Features

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Playground

Recreation room/arcade

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Takeout

Tennis

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Amenities on park

Bath available

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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

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Peaceful

Remote location

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

Small (11-25 sites)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Restaurant nearby

Touring and motorhomes

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Tourer storage facilities

Location

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  • Belle Eau Park, Middle Plantation, Bilsthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, NG22 8TY
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.1329°N 1.0025°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Portland College — 12.3 kilometres
Portland College — 12.3 kilometres
Newstead Abbey Gates — 12.5 kilometres
Train stations
Fiskerton Rail Station — 10.1 kilometres
Rolleston Rail Station — 10.2 kilometres
Bleasby Rail Station — 10.9 kilometres
Ferry ports
Hull Ferry Terminal — 83.4 kilometres
Airports
Sheffield City Airport — 38.7 kilometres
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 38.7 kilometres
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport — 39.3 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

Robin Hood Retreat is a short drive from the rides, farm and waterpark of Robin Hoods Wheelgate Family Theme Park and from the cute creatures of White Post Farm Animal Park. If you're ambling around Sherwood Forest, the Major Oak in its midst should enthrall the kids too, as according to legend it's the shelter where Robin Hood and his merry men slept.

Adrenaline seekers can swing around nearby at Go Ape, or career around the quad bike and go-kart track near Rufford; the area also has the Water Meadows Swimming and Fitness Complex in Mansfield, National Cycle Network pedals, and Norwood Golf Club a short drive from the site.

For history, Newark Castle on the banks of the Trent or the spectacular city views from high-up Nottingham Castle are both good picks, or you could get to Newstead Abbey, the former twelfth-century monastery with extensive gardens, lakes, ponds and waterfalls.

Other attractions include Rufford Park, Southwell Minster, Mr Straw's House in Worksop and the Southwell Garden Centre.

Must see

  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (8.8 kilometres)
  • Mansfield Museum (13.2 kilometres)
  • Hardwick Hall (20.6 kilometres)

National Trust

  • The Workhouse, Southwell (7.2 kilometres)
  • Clumber Park (15.5 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:  12:30 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  12:30 p.m. –  8:30 p.m.
Depart by:  11:30 a.m.

Robin Hood Retreat cancellation policy

No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.

The park is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

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. Robin Hood Retreat 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.

Pitches: a £10,00 (R205,44) deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys

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 Robin Hood Retreat have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Robin Hood Retreat dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near Robin Hood Retreat? Robin Hood Retreat is a short drive from the rides, farm and waterpark of Robin Hoods Wheelgate Family Theme Park and from the cute creatures of White Post Farm Animal Park. If … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Robin Hood Retreat?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12:30 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  12:30 p.m. –  8:30 p.m.
    Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Robin Hood Retreat? From R382,05 (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.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

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

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Continental touring caravans (caravans built with the door on the right-hand side) are not permitted.

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

General
Entertainment and activities are available between 01/01 and 31/12.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

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.

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 10 p.m. and 7:30 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.

Sites
Pitches: a £10,00 (R205,44) deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys

Coronavirus
Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 10:30 p.m. 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.

Reception
Reception is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from to between 01/01 et 31/12.

Occupancy
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (excluding couples) 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.
The park is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

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.

Vehicles
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

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’ cars are not permitted on site.
Visitors must leave the premises by 6:30 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.

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