The Paddock

from £11.00 to £17.00 Family + unit
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Overview

This is a Certificated Site (CS). These select sites are small, privately run campsites that operates under the Club’s jurisdiction and can only accommodate up to 5 caravans or motorhomes and up to 10 trailer tents or tents, unless express permission has been given by the Club to accommodate more. They range from secluded Hideaways to fully facilitated family friendly sites, and are often found in locations where larger commercial sites are prohibited so you could be camping close to a beach or in the National Park, for example.
Whilst the majority of Certificated Sites do permit children, please be aware that this site has chosen to be Adults Only.

Open 1st March – 30 September Certificated Site of the Year 2012. The site is located off the Manton to Edith Weston road on the south shore of Rutland Water. Situated adjacent to the popular cycle route around the reservoir (17 miles, or 23 if you take in the peninsular) the site also offers panoramic views across the water. An ideal place for bird watchers as Osprey can often be seen in the spring/summer, and a short walk to the Nature Reserve with its wealth of information in the visitor centre. The two acre level site has electricity, but no toilets or shower facilities. Members also have access to a further 3 acres of pasture land for dog exercising or other forms of recreation. There are also public footpaths nearby. The Horse and Jockey public house in nearby Manton village, offers an excellent pint and good quality pub grub. Nearby attractions also include fishing, sailing, rock climbing, cycle hire, waking and bird watching. A round the water bus route, introduced in 2012, passes within 200 yards of the site with a stop at that point, (pensioner’s passes accepted). This gives access to Oakham and Uppingham with further public transport connections.

Site Details

Big Sites Book Reference: 141/081

This site was last visited by a Site Officer in 2015.

2 acres, level. Adv bkg ess.

Directions

Directions to this site are available to members when logged in.

Facilities

The Paddock has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Touring Caravans

  • Trailer Tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Pets welcome

  • Adults Only

  • Motorhomes

  • Tents

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Electric hook-up

Facilities that are off site within one mile of the entrance

  • Restaurant

  • Payphone

  • Public House

  • Bar

  • Golf

  • Public transport within 1 mile

Reviews

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5

Beautifully kept site; views over Rutland Water. No toilets or showers.

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Beautifully kept site; views over Rutland Water. No toilets or showers. Easy towing, level site and very friendly welcome. Easy walk to Rutland Water. We walked to the Lyndon nature reserve (you might catch site of an Osprey), then took the path part way round the water. Walking distance to the garden centre and golf club. We had an excellent meal at the Horse & Jockey about a mile away. Second night we had a curry delivered to our caravan from Indian Cottage in Uppingham which was excellent. However the Monday curry night at the Horse & Jockey was even better. Brian is an excellent host and we look forward to returning.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

Fantastic location, fantastic site! We have just got back from a two night stay and to say...

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Fantastic location, fantastic site! We have just got back from a two night stay and to say the welcome we received was superb is an understatement. The owner was helpful and very, very friendly. The site is spotless and the pitches are very spacious. If you like cycling the cycle route round Rutland water is right outside the gate. And if you like walking you can't go wrong. One of the nature reserves is just at the bottom of the hill where you can see live footage of the Ospreys. Wonderful location.

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

We stayed here whilst visiting the recent Rutland Water Bird Fair.

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We stayed here whilst visiting the recent Rutland Water Bird Fair. Stunning location overlooking Rutland Water. Generous all grass pitches but extremely well drained. Immaculately maintained site, spotlessly clean. Also visit to the Horse & Jockey PH highly recommended, the food there is exceptional, owned by Brian's son, only a couple of minutes away by car or an easy 20 minute walk.

  • Location: Country,Secluded,Lake
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

We had a great weekend staying on this site.

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We had a great weekend staying on this site. Brian was there with a friendly welcome when we arrived & offered plenty of info about the area. The site is immaculately kept with loads of space & huge pitches. There are some great walks from the site & our two labs loved it here. Oakham is well worth a visit & we enjoyed it's farmers market. We will be back here next season as we still have loads to explore in the area.

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

Pricing

The fees for The Paddock were last updated in 2014.

The following fees are just given as a guide, so please always check with the site.

The fee for staying on site for one night is :
£11.00 - £12.00 for 2 Adults, 2 Children plus 1 Unit
£16.00 - £17.00 for 2 Adults, 2 Children, 1 Unit including Hook-up

* Please note the site open dates are 01 March 2015 - 30 September 2015

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