Conkers, National Forest

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.00 to £11.80 Per person/night
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Overview

  • A popular site for families

    Great site for families

  • A great site for cycling

    Top site for cycling

Camp in the heart of the National Forest with walking and cycling from site.

The National Forest covers 200 squares miles, embracing some of Staffordshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. It’s a place to enjoy a variety of activities from forest walks and gentle cycling to horse riding and fishing. It also encompasses numerous attractions from Calke Abbey, the National Brewery Centre, National Memorial Arboretum and right at its heart, Conkers visitor centre offering a Discovery Centre, sculpture trail and an assault course for teenagers. It’s next door to this award-winning attraction that you’ll find our popular Conkers Club campsite.

This well thought out campsite has hardstanding pitches off a large roundabout and plenty of grass pitches for tent campers. The all year round site offers full facilities and has a separate ball game area and an overnight car park. There is an on-site dog walk and plenty of walking and cycling opportunities direct from the campsite including the Ashby World Heritage Trail – a three and a half mile route following the old Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway.

Worth Noting

Rock pegs required on hardstandings. Show your Club membership card at conkers Visitor Centre to obtain discounted admission.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

Ashby-de-la-Zouch hosts a farmers’ market on the third Saturday of the month.

Facilities

Conkers, National Forest has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Family shower room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Ball games

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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4.7

Other than the summary above, the facilities are clean and modern, kids play area is away from...

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Other than the summary above, the facilities are clean and modern, kids play area is away from the pitches so they don't annoy those without kids by running around the caravans, well drained site so even after a fair bit of rain leading up to our stay, we didn't have any trouble with our motorhome on a grass pitch. The Conkers Discovery Centre is very close, and there's a discount if you show your campsite booking receipt. We'll be going back, maybe when it's bit less windy (our wimpy awning struggled to cope).

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

Ideal for families as there is a large area for ball games and a children's playground.

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Ideal for families as there is a large area for ball games and a children's playground. Also perfect for visiting the Conkers Centre (tickets cheaper on internet than paying on gate) as it is within walking distance. Lots of footpaths through and round the forest so you can walk or cycle.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.3

This is a great place to go out on a bike ride, visit Conkers and explore the country.

This review is for Conkers, National Forest

This is a great place to go out on a bike ride, visit Conkers and explore the country.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

Plenty walks for the walkers with or without dogs. Play area for the kids.

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Plenty walks for the walkers with or without dogs. Play area for the kids. Great fish an chips on a saterday night. Will be back in April for a week. Close to Alton towers donning ton park. Will recommend this site and I give five stars

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: Approx 1 mile from site entrance

Nearest train station: Burton on Trent - 7 miles

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