Dovesite CL

The Common, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 8HS

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  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views

Why stay here ...

Dovesite is a Club Certificated location which can take up to a maximum of 5 caravans at any one time. The CL has panoramic views of the reservoir and surrounding countryside.

We have EHU (Electric Hook-Ups) which operate on a card basis (if required) - you are able to purchase £1 and/or £5 electric cards and just pay for electric as and when you need it. There is also an Elsan point. We do not offer toilet or shower facilities. The CL is gently sloping but we do have some level pitches available.

Please Note:- We are also a "Green Fluid Only" site.

Dovesite is a quiet site with beautiful walks in close proximity. There is a lovely walk around the reservoir and the picturesque ''chocolate box'' villages of Melbourne and Ticknall are only a stones-throw away.

Dovesite is very peaceful and for those early risers amongst you watch the fantastic sunrise over the little village of Breedon-on-the-Hill to the East.

Banks, Shops, Supermarket and Cafe's are within a 15 minute walk.  We have a bus stop at the entrance to our driveway enabling you to ''hop on'' and take advantage of the very reliable public transport network here in Derbyshire.

Dovesite has outstanding views and it is surrounded by acres of land for dog walking, rambling or just a leisurely stroll!

We currently offer:

  • Electric Hook-Up Facilities
  • Drinking Water Supply
  • Elsan emptying point
  • Full recycling facilities
  • Waste disposal for grey water
  • Dovesite is subtly and tastefully lit throughout the evening

Dovesite is open all year round so it is ideal for those brisk fresh morning walks - even in the winter. Children and dogs are welcome.

We are located centrally for Derby, Burton-upon-Trent, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham and the N.E.C.

Facilities on site ...

  • TV reception: good

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1 acres

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
DE73 8HS
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GPS:
Lat 52.816825 / Lon -1.451407
OS field ref:
SK373246
OS map ref:
128

Transport links

  • Daily public transport within 1 mile

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A well organised site

Dovesite CL
We joined friends on this site and parked at the top of a large field with great views and plenty of space for our dogs. Water, electric and chemical disposal were all excellent. The site is ideally placed for sightseeing - there is a bus stop right outside - and some great walks from the site. You don’t need to move your van unless you prefer to. We enjoyed Harold Staunton Reservoir and Calke Abbey for two. The only problem with the site is noise - airplanes from East Midlands airport went overhead from the early hours, traffic noise could be intrusive too, as was the work going on on the larger site alongside the CL though the latter is probably only temporary.

tonysuvla

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Reviewed on 27/10/2021 12:23

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Fantastic Bank Holiday Weekend Stay

Dovesite CL
What a gem of a CL. Arrived to a lovely big field, beautiful views and the kids and adults enjoyed watching the planes coming into land. Staunton Harold Reservoir a short walk away, disappointingly though no cycling. Cycled into Ticknall (but be warned it is hilly). Had a drink and chips at The Wheel Inn who were very friendly. We also attended the local art festival which is well worth a visit, we even purchased a couple of pieces. Owners of the campsite were very helpful and friendly, we will certainly be back for more exploring. Thank you

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Reviewed on 27/08/2019 21:49

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Amazing caravan site

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We stayed at Dovesite caravan park in Melbourne and could not have been so pleased staying there.We were met by the owner and he is a really nice man,we were told we could arrive early and leave late which was brill.Normally at most caravan parks, you have to be there not before a certain time ,and leave by 12 noon,so we got to Dovesite around 11 Friday morning,and left at 4.15 on Sunday afternoon,so we had a full day out on Sunday,the site has views to die for,spotlessley clean ,its so quiet ,so thank Julie-Ann we will definitely be back soon,we think its a such a gem caravan site. Best Regards Kim&Chris Figiel from Lichfield ,Staffs

nunkie1

Reviewed on 18/11/2018 21:29

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Immaculately kept CL

Dovesite CL
This site has a designated CL area as well as pitches for non members. Immacultely manicured grass. Both grass and gravel pitches available. Recycling facilities, CDP, Although this site is next some industrial units we visited midweek and did not hear any noise. there are regular planes going over from nearby airport but not too noisy to disturb. Direct walk to the nearby reservoir which has a visitors centre and a children's play park as well as a lovely walk around the reservoir. Close to Donnington park so ideal if you are attending an event there. Several places of interest within easy reach

allylee

Reviewed on 08/06/2017 23:17

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Dovesite CL
We found this site misleading. Not a traditional CL as it is part of a commercial site with up to 25 pitches. Its also adjacent to a business park and industrial units which are not mentioned. Not sure what this would be like mid week but not the small secluded setting we expect from a CL site. Also the CL site is not open all year as advertised so pitches only available on the commercial site-again, not what was expected or desired.It was however spacious and room for the dogs to run.

Moonbeam19

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Reviewed on 05/12/2016 21:23

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