Norwood Farm

Langwith, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG20 9JA

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  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Peaceful stays

Why stay here ...

Norwood Farm is situated on the Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire Border and is part of the Welbeck Country Estate, in the heart of the Dukeries. The CL site is close to the Archeological way public footpath which leads to Creswell Crags, once home of the Ice Age Hunter. Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals found in the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a fascinating story of life during the last Ice Age between 10,000 and 50,000 years ago.

The Harley Gallery, The Welbeck Farm Shop, The School of Artisan Food, The Dukeries Garden Centre and The Harley Cafe are within walking distance.

The National Trust's Clumber Park and Mr Straw's House are a short drive away in Worksop.

Other Places of Interest are:

  • Sherwood Forest and The Major Oak
  • Bolsover Castle
  • Thoresby Park
  • Rufford Park
  • Hardwick Hall - Bess Of Hardwick
  • Newstead Abbey - once home of the poet Lord Byron
  • Nottingham City can be reached by train on the Robin Hood Line at Whaley Thorns station which is within walking distance.
  • Newark, with its antique shops - and time your visit to coincide with one of the Newark Antique Fairs (or visit Hemswell Antique Centre)
  • Chesterfield with its Crooked Spire.
  • Chatsworth Country House, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, Chatsworth Farm shop, Bakewell, Haddon Hall, all in nearby Derbyshire and historic Lincoln, the cathedral, the castle and Steep Hill are all within 10 to 50 minutes drive of Norwood Farm.

There are good walking and cycling paths, with some great places to eat nearby.  Shopping in Mansfield and Chesterfield. Meadow Hall shopping centre Sheffield is a 30 mins drive away. A lovely quiet site with lots to do in the surrounding area and it is a fantastic area for wildlife and bird watching. If you would like to book in please contact Mel or Diane.

Mel and Diane Look forward to welcoming you to their site.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • TV reception: fair
  • WC (exclusive use)

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Latest arrival time: 8:00 PM

1 acres

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Postcode:
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Lat 53.242655 / Lon -1.209669
OS field ref:
SK528720
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Chesterfield and Mansfield
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Whaley Thorns
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Beautiful, peaceful site

We spent four nights at this very peaceful site in beautiful surroundings, my favourite site we've stayed at to date. The facilities are immaculate and there are lots of places to walk dogs safely from the site. The hosts are friendly and very helpful. There are a variety of places to go within a short distance including Creswell Crags, Bolsolver Castle, Clumber Park and the church with the twisted spire in Chesterfield! We'll definitely stay here again when we're in the area or in need of some peace and quiet.
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Fantastic CL

We have just had a very pleasant 5 night stay on this CL. It is very easy to find and access is good. The field itself is lovely and level with short grass. The toilet was spotless and the cdp/bins etc were very well done. There were some excellent leaflets and information available about the local area. The photos in the listing really don't do justice to the lovely surroundings. We were entertained by the resident barn own on 4 of the 5 nights which was a real treat to see. The owners were really friendly and helpfully pointed out a lovely walk just the other side of the level crossing (very infrequent, not intrusive train noise) along footpaths into a pretty country park. There are lots of other great walking opportunities in the area and our 2 dogs enjoyed themselves immensely. The Trawlers Catch in nearby Creswell sells top notch fish and chips and is certainly worth a visit.

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Lovely peaceful site with great views of surrounding countryside. Facilities are very professional but note the water tap has a non-standard fitting so you may need an adaptor if using a hose pipe. Make sure to visit nearby Creswell Crags. It's free and will be of interest to all.
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Lovely site

We were greeted on arrival and guided to a large mown field with loads of space to choose a nice pitch. Spotless facilities, wastewater tap, freshwater tap, chemical disposal, bins all very tidy. The toilet also very clean. Easy walking from the site, the owner gave us information about walks, to many locations. Lovely countryside, we will definitely return. Our only negative observation was not about the site but the neighbouring caravanners who had two dogs which ran free all the time and barked constantly from early morning to late at night.
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Peaceful with lovely views

First time visit - arrived Friday bank holiday evening, access is good and easy to find if you know to turn right on the right hand bend down to their site as there isn't a sign.  Expecting to see a full field, what a surprise to see we were the only ones we expected more to arrive maybe Saturday morning but no, we had the field to ourselves, it was great! Only trouble is they locked the gate after arrival and we couldn't get back out as it needed a code which we didn't have, upside is good that the site is secure though. We were also lucky with red hot weather. The views are lovely, the site is massive so plenty of space even if it was full. They have installed a toilet and are working towards a shower. We use our own facilities on non-hookup anyway so are never fussed about toilets etc but I realise some people prefer them. The toilet disposal is very good and in the lock-up where the bins are, only downside no recycling. Mel & Dianne are lovely (and so are their dogs Beatrice and Meg), they leave you alone to enjoy your stay, no rules or regulations that you often see on some sites, they even let us pick some plums from their garden, after chatting we found out that the site had only been open around a year so still time to build up, so we wish them good luck. We walked over the fields to the nearby village of Langwith which was only about a mile or so and also to Cresswell, so plenty of walk routes locally. Some of the villages locally are a bit run-down due to the local mine closures but very friendly people. We will definitely be going back even though £10 which is a little high on the non hook-up fees (they are talking about installing hook-up though) but they do have toilet  facilities if you need them so I suppose you are paying for that. Brilliant site and fully recommend.

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