The Old Vicarage

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Our favourite place to escape to

We found this beautiful site not long after it opened to camping. Sue and the team always makes us feel welcome. We find it far more relaxed that other sites we've visited which is just what we want. If you have children or grandchildren they will absolutely love this place! The pretty river is shallow and children love floating down it on their inflatables. The Cave Bar is really quaint and very reasonably priced. They have uncovered a 300 yr old oven in one of the caves and now offer delicious homemade pizzas. Sue and her team are constantly making little improvements to the site which makes each visit even better. I've never seen any health and safety problems as per a previous reviewer. Yes, people have fire pits, no I've never seen anyone setting anything alight with them. Each fire pit and legs and comes with a fireproof mat that sits under it to protect the ground. If you want a site where everyone camps in uniform rows this isn't for you. However, if you want a relaxing break in a beautiful location with welcoming hosts and staff it most definitely is
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Beautiful setting shame about the site

We spent a bank holiday here with some friends , we had visited the wkend before and looked idyllic, when we returned for the bank holiday we where met with loads of tents camper vans trailer tents. To say it's a 5 van site we weren't expecting this. Electric was tripping all the time due to splitters being installed " fire risk? Fire pits being used with ppl clearly inebriated Fire risk? So we only stopped one night as it was very unsafe how many where crammed in. So to charge £5 per dog and having no electric £15 pn we won't be returning!

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Little gem

This weekend I found the most idilic cirtiified camp site and only 10 minutes from home, the warm and relaxed greeting from Sue, Sean and all the staff made a refreshing change from some sites I’ve visited. The site had a quaint stream running through it, zip wire, rope swing and numerous toys provided free of charge, I took my two teenage kids and only saw them when they were hungry, so if your looking for a peaceful break in a beautiful location and only three minutes off the A1 this place is definitely for you, we’ve already booked again for August and hopefully another in October, cannot recommend it highly enough and at very satisfactory rates

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Beautiful location by a stream - shame about quality of the site!

Liked: Picturesque setting by a stream Obviously great fun for younger children Toys and games provided outside Has basic facilities for campers Some electric hook up points Ice cream van came on site One general shop in village within walking distance. We had good weather all weekend. Disliked: Price - expensive compared to similar quality sites. £20 without electric. Entrance very narrow for motorhomes and caravans. NOT as advertised - only came because son and daughter-in-law visited last year and raved about The Cave Bar! Sadly it wasn't open! When we asked we got a number of excuses from only used for weddings/functions to they do not have a licence to sell alcohol. There was a large marquee attached to the bar but it looked like it hadn't been used for ages. Untidy full of random stuff and not at all clean. Not sure where the advertised chill out and TV room were either- we didn't find them. Nearest pub was around the corner but closed and derelict. Site generally untidy. No pitches marked out and uneven field. Very low trees - witnessed two motorhomes hit their roofs on branches. Also if motorhomes went off site their pitches could be taken by someone else before they got back! People also pitched up randomly in front of you or behind you without leaving adequate space. Toilets frequently ran out of toilet roll and soap and were not cleaned all weekend. No mop and bucket provided so campers could clean up after themselves. Hot water proved to be very intermittent in both the shower block and washing up facilities. Rubbish bins inadequate and not emptied for 2 days. Some of the toys lying about looked broken and unsafe. Dogs wandered about unsupervised as did some very young children. Hard to believe this is advertised as a wedding venue - the site does not look like the photographs! Also no regular bus services to get anywhere else.
Motorhomer from South Yorkshire

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