Commons Wood Caravan Club Site

Ascots Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4HJ

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs

Why stay here ...

As the name suggests, Commons Wood Club Site backs onto delightful woodlands and is within reach of several beautiful parks. For those who fancy some excitement and limitless shopping options, the caravan park is only 30 minutes away from central London by a fast and frequent train service into King's Cross. Easy access to the city makes this Hertfordshire caravanning site an ideal base to visit any of London's popular exhibitions held at sites such as Olympia or Kew Gardens.

Commons Wood Club Site offers a wealth of options to keep everyone in the family happy. The lovely Stanborough Park is only about 2 miles away with a playground and crazy golf as well as a gorgeous lake where you can try your hand at boating and fishing. Reed Marsh Reserve - which is incorporated within Stanborough Park- is an ideal spot for bird watching. You can also explore several stately homes within the local area. The closest town to the caravan site is Welwyn Garden City, built soon after the First World War as part of the Ebenezer Howard's Garden City movement and one of the finest examples of modern town planning. Its rich history is evident in such artefacts as a Roman Bath preserved in a steel vault under the nearby A1.

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Gas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: poor
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Bronze

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Nearby

Walking notes:

Tackle the Lee Valley Walk which passes the site entrance, forty miles long, or enjoy Rype Meads Nature Reserve.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

The closest are the Co-Op 1 mile, Tesco 1.8 miles and Morrisons 2.3 miles. All are accessible for motorhomes.

Great savings on days out

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Directions

From the North and South on the A1(M): leave at junction 4 onto the A414 (signposted Hertford) and follow signs for Hatfield House. In 1 mile leave via slip road (signposted A1000 Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City). At end of slip road turn left onto A1000 towards Welwyn Garden City. Within 0.5m take the 2nd right on to Ascots Lane; After 0.5m turn left at the mini roundabout, then take 2nd entrance on the right. Please note that there is no late arrivals area.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
AL7 4HJ
GPS:
Lat 51.780297 / Lon -0.189203
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OS field ref:
TL250107
OS map ref:
166
Handbook map ref:
K5

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Hatfield
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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First Time on Site but will be back

Stayed from 24th Sept for 6 nights. Upon arrival we were met by the staff who were very welcoming and friendly. Allowed us to have a good look round the site and decide on the pitch we wanted. The shower and toilet facilities were extremely clean and well maintained. Plenty service points around the site. Along with ground maintenance. My only grip which is a difficult one to sort is that the hard stand pitches live up to their name with amount of ground pegs bent. Would certainly return
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First time at this site.

We stayed at this site from August the 18 th for 3 nights. After we booked we read the reviews and was unsure of what to expect here. Upon arrival I was met by a very nice warden who explained all I wanted to know. This site is very well laid out brilliantly clean toilet and showering facilities. The whole park is well maintained and clean. I found that both wardens were very helpful towards us. We’ll definitely be booking again at this site.

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Pre Holiday Pitch

We store our van at Commons Wood & usually put it on a pitch before a holiday elsewhere. It's very well managed with a good site team.
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Convenient location

My wife and I have been using the site for the last 10 years, to visit our family who live nearby. It is well laid out and there are plently of water etc. points aroung the site. The wardens are always helpful whne I have needed them We have a non awning pitch which is hard standing, i.e. gravel and suits us whatever the weather There are various places to visit locally inc Harfield House for the house and /or the children's play area, It is close to the A1 by the A414 junction sp easy to get to.

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Peaceful stay

When I first read the reviews for this site I was very apprehensive. but after staying here for the weekend I had nothing to fear. The site was very peaceful and the wardens were faultless at there duties, the toilets and showers were impeccably clean. I would stay here again within a heart beat. All credit to the wards and a great start for our first club site visit :-)

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Site contact details

Telephone:
01707 260786

Site information

<p>Unfortunately due to the English national lockdown, this Club campsite will be temporarily closed from Thursday 5 November 2020 until the beginning of December 2020 (or when restrictions are lifted if the lockdown is extended). Once we are able, we will publish a further update on our website. Please continue to check back.</p> <p>Why not book now for 2021? Only pay 5% VAT until March 2021. A 12.5% reduction on all published prices will be applied to your booking when you arrive and pay for your stay on site.</p>