Wagtail Country Park (REF : XWA)

Cliff Lane, Marston, Lincolnshire, NG32 2HU

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Wagtail Country Park is situated in the peaceful and tranquil Lincolnshire countryside, with breath taking views and amazing sunsets. There are many local tourist attractions in the area including Belton House and Belvoir Castle which are both within a short drive. Together with the Cathedral City of Lincoln and the historic towns of Grantham and Newark, Wagtail Country Park has something to offer for everyone and is open all year round. This pretty site has achieved a David Bellamy Gold award and there is an abundance of wildlife and local countryside walks; you will see deer, hares, rabbits, owls, woodpecker, kingfisher and many varieties of birds including the Wagtail. The park also has two well stocked fishing lakes with a mixture of rudd, tench, roach, carp barble and more. The site has large hard standing pitches, all 10 metres x 10 metres with 16amp electric hook up and screened with shrubs and borders for added privacy, thus creating a spacious feeling. In addition there is also an adult only area on site. Dogs are very welcome and will enjoy local nearby walks in the beautiful countryside, and shorter wildlife walks on site around our circular perimeter.

Things to do on site ...

  • Bike hire
  • Fishing

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Electric hook-up
  • Gas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge

Prices

Extras

Price per night for extra car: £1.00

Supplements

Supplement per night per service pitch £5.00

Pitches

Touring pitch types Awning Without Awning
Standard (electric & hardstanding)

Yes

Standard (electric & grass)
Non-electric (hardstanding)
Non-electric (grass)
Serviced (electric & hardstanding)

Yes

Serviced (electric & grass)
Super (electric & hardstanding)

Nearby

Walking notes:

Enjoy the 4km Beanholme Walk taking approx 1 hour to complete, the 8km Witham Walk taking approx 2.5 hours to complete or the 11km Foston Beck Walk taking approx 3.5 hours to complete.

Supermarket notes:

There are supermarkets in Grantham, 5 miles away.

Great savings on days out

Offers available to Club members

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Directions

From the north on the A1: turn left to Barkston and Marston and then turn right for Barkston onto Green Lane. Follow the road until you see Cliff Lane, continue through until you see the Wagtail Country Park sign (after Wagtail Fisheries sign) the site entrance is on the left. From the south on the A1: turn right to Barston and Marston and then turn right for Barkston onto Green Lane follow the road until you see Cliff Lane. Continue through until you see the Wagtail Country Park sign (after Wagtail Fisheries sign) - the entrance is on the left.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
NG32 2HU
GPS:
Lat 52.960932 / Lon -0.664759
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OS field ref:
SK895413
OS map ref:
130
Handbook map ref:
J7

Transport links

  • Car hire on site
  • Nearest train station: Grantham

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Fantastic site for adults

Pretty site, well maintained with good clean showers and toilets. Ideal for fishing with a well stocked lake and lakeside pitches. Visited Belton house just 10 mins away which is one of the best National Trust properties. Great farm shop on way to Belton with lovely cafe and pick your own strawberries. Ramada hotel on Toll bar road offers a good swimming pool, sauna,steam room and Jacuzzi for £10 a day or £20 a week. Just mention you are staying at Wagtail. They also have a range of treatments. Again ideal for adults. Will definitely visit again.

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Well maintained site with a few drawbacks

We visited this site midweek for four nights in June. It is large, clean and well maintained. A team of grounds staff was always busy. There is a mix of tourer pitches and large static cabins. A large central fishing lake is surrounded by an immaculate green with ducks, coots and geese which are quite unfazed by humans and we were fortunate to see several young broods close up. A group of ducks adopted us and visited our pitch daily for some food ignoring our terriers. The site is quiet. Although less than a mile from the A1 it has a feeling of isolation. There are only limited footpaths in the immediate area, a bit disappointing as we like walking our dogs. After walking round a nearby field boundary we happened on a track. Within a minute we were met by a woman and told (politely) it was a private road so had to make our way back over stubbly field boundaries again. Unsettling for me, just up the track, a full size model skeleton swung from a tree by a rope. Weird. The toilet/shower and other facilities are very good with a small laundry in the main toilet block. Car access to the site is by a barrier and a card is needed (£10 deposit). A handy dog walk surrounds part of the site. Sadly, at least one owner did not clean up after their dog so care was needed. One significant concern is the surface used for the roadways. It is sharp gravel with bits of pottery and glass. Walking in my Crocs, I got a small sliver of flint in my sock that almost penetrated my foot and one of our dogs became lame after a day. He then refused to walk on that surface though would do so on the grass areas. Clearly he found it uncomfortable. He recovered quickly after we left. While the site itself is lovely, the warden was excellent and it is ideal for trips to Grantham and lovely Newark, the limited nearby footpath access and road surface means that we won't return.
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Back again!

We have returned again, I love this site. It is so peaceful and quiet, I can just sit here and drink it in all day. Yes it is a bit of a drive to the nearest shops but I don’t care, the people are really friendly and helpful. They have just started having a fish and chips van visiting, we have all enjoyed our portions. We enjoy our trips into Grantham and we both enjoyed our visit to the market at Melton Mowbray. We will return again

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Beautiful site

Cant book through the caravan club online but on contacting the site direct they allocate you a pitch themselves (we asked for a map to be emailed to us first so we could look at the layout and request a pitch number) - on arrival was allocated the pitch next to our chosen one but was fine. Its a shame all sites don't just let you choose on arrival where you wish to pitch like most caravan club sites do - its just as easy for the owners to run with pitch numbers/keys . Anyway back to the site, it is beautifully laid out with lots of pitches overlooking the water. Lots of good lighting (we went in nov so this was important as dark 5pm). Lots of nice touches with uplighters and benches make it pretty. Pitch sizes brilliant 10 x 10mtrs on all and all have border of shrubs between, little extras like that go along way to making it a lovely site. Wet rooms were clean and warm and nice showers. Although think in busy months, the toilet ratio may be stretched with 2 of the 3 toilets in the wet room block being in the wet rooms. There is a 2nd shower toilet block on the other side with 3 seperate showers and 3 toilets. The dog walk on site is lovely and many longer lovely walks in surrounding area too did a good circular one from marston/houghton 7 miles. Will definately return really lovely site .

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Get booking confirmation in writing!!!

Booked one night here by telephone call. Drove down from Scotland only to be told they had no booking for us. Make sure they confirm in writing so they same doesn't happen to you.
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Site contact details

Telephone:
0781 448 1088
Email:
info@wagtailcountrypark.co.uk