Favorite Places 2018-21

Places that we have visited in our Motorhome Iona in 2017-2021

Trip 9: Sept 2021, Goodwood Revival, Chichester

Electric , showers and toilets.

Trip 8: August 2021, Royal Yacht Club, Bridlington.

No facilities but great walking 500 yds from the beach.

Trip 7: August 2021, Barn Farm, Melton

No facilities, Solar Power only. Great walking, quiet.

Trip 6: July 2021, Bourton on the Water

Bourton Football Club, THS .

No facilities, Solar Power only.

Trip 5: July 2021, Hunstanton Norfolk.

Glebe House school, THS with Norfolk BCC.

No facilities. Solar power only.

Trip 4: June 2021, Everett’s Farm, Foulden, nr Thetford Forest.

Toilet, Showers, huge pitches, ehu if required, walking from site.

Trip 3: June 2021, Mount Farm Park, Radley, Oxfordshire.

Toilets, Showers,Washing up facilities open, ehu available. Walking from site.

Trip 2: May 2021, Ripon Racecourse.

Toilets & Showers.

Trip 1: May 2021, The Vines, Saltfleetby, Lincs.

Hook up:Yes, Facilities: Toilets open. 1 mile from the sea.

Trip 7: 2020, Cotswold Veiw, Charlesbury.

Hook up: Yes, Facilities:Open. Disc Golf.

Trip 5; 2020, Riverside Gardens, Bothamsall.
Hook up : No , Toilets closed due to Covid-19

BE04533F-D097-48B9-8891-C03B53BDB23D

Trip 3: 2020. Woodhill Camping, East Runton, Norfolk
Hook Up; Yes, Facilities : All

F778DF2E-0CBE-4EA9-BBB9-DFCC1F2F00EB_1_201_a

Trip 2: 2020, Puddledock Farm, Thetford.
Hook up ;Yes, Facilities; Yes

E7250874-CC85-4CE2-B2D7-C26AA2E06E29

2019 Trip Record

Trip 19: 2019. Field Ends Water,Doddington, Cambs
Hook up Yes,Facilities – Toilets and Showers

9C441297-7C55-44F3-9161-8E470729B3F0

Trip 18: 2019. Half Moon Inn, Goole
Visited November 2019
Hook up Yes, No facilities.
Pub carpark

35C24E9F-A447-4EAC-A63C-329D53B7E90F_1_201_a

Trip 17: Cotswold View, Charlbury.
Visited October 2019
Hook up Yes, Facilities – Toilets and Showers

fullsizeoutput_5f0

Trip 16: Jubilee Park, Woodhall Spa
Visited September 2019
Hook up Yes, Facilities – Toilets & Showers
Kinema in the Woods

IMG_2791

Trip 15: Goodwood Revival, W Sussex
Visited September 2019
Hook up Yes, Facilities – Toilets & Showers
Practice day, Two days of Races, Acres of stands.

29C45F49-B96F-4493-8EF7-F10FDD68A0B0

Trip 14: Darley Dale
Visited August 2019
Hook up no, Facilities –
Walking to Matlock and Rowsley. Peak Railway.

IMG_2695

Trip 13: Beech Tree Farm, Sutton on the Forest
Visited August 2019
Hook up no, Facilities – Toilet and Shower
Limited walking, shop 2 miles away.

BF4D107C-CCE2-492E-B892-3E0031E3D721

Trip 12: Glebe House School, Hunstanton
Visited July/August 2019
Hook up no, Facilities – Swimming Pool limited opening
Easy walking into Hunstanton and shops, beach/prom even closer.

Trip 11: York Sports Club
Visited July 2019
Hook up no, Facilities No
walking into York beside the River Ouse.

fullsizeoutput_52f

Trip 10: Yacht Club , Bridlington
Visited July 2019, Rated 4
Hook Up No, Facilities No
200 yds from the sea, Walking along the beach to Bridlington. Shop nearby

451B3C9D-9C14-4CA8-AAE2-A9865ED06B77

Trip 9: Home Farm, Little Walden Essex.
Visited June 2019, Rated 3.5
Hook Up No, Facilities Toilet
Walking around the site.Fishing, Local Pub

IMG_2538

Trip 8: Lyndon Top , Rutland.
Visited June 2019, Rated 3.5
Hook Up No, Facilities None
Plenty of walking around the reservoir.

fullsizeoutput_4f2

Trip 7: Evesham RFC, Evesham.
Visited May 2019, Rated 4
Hook Up No, Facilities No,
Plenty of walking around along the river, the park land and Town.

IMG_2451

Trip 6: Merry Weather Farm, Chipping Norton.
Visited May 2019, Rated 4
Hook Up No, Facilities toilet, Showers,
Walking to the town and a few footpaths and  woods.

fullsizeoutput_4b2

Trip 5: Camp Hill, Kirklington.
Visited April 2019, Rated 3.5
Hook Up No, Facilities toilet, Showers,
Plenty of walking around the park land and woods.

fullsizeoutput_47a

Trip 4: Lakeside, Bonby
Visited March 2019, Rated 4
Hook Up: Yes, Facilities toilet, hard standing.
Limited walking options

fullsizeoutput_469

Trip 3: Fourwinds March,
Visited March 2019, Rated 4
Hook Up: Yes, Facilities, Electric, Free Wi-Fi, level hard standing, water, Elsan, showers,toilets. Walk into March and along the River but not any other walks.  Museum worth a visit

IMG_2237

Trip 2: Fakenham Racecourse Norfolk
Visited February 2019. Rated 5
Hook up : Yes, facilities: Electric, Level hardstanding, Water & Elsan point, Showers and Toilets.
Walk into Fakenham, along the River Wensum.

fullsizeoutput_442

Trip 1: Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk
Visited February 2019. Rated 4
Hook up : Yes, facilities: Electric, Level Grass, Water & Elsan point, Showers and Toilets
Cafe, 3 Pubs. Nisa Shop, popup shops.
Walking along the Coastal Path, Beach & Common.
Brancaster Staithe & Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk Coast, England


2018 Trip Record

Trip 20: Burton upon Stather
Visited November 2018. Rated *****
Hook up : Yes, facilities: Electric,Level hardstanding, Water & Elsan point, Showers and Toilets
Walking along the River Trent, History in the area,Woodland walks. Pub.

IMG_2074

Trip 19: Bonby nr Brigg, Woodside Camping site.
Visited November 2018. Rated ****
Hook up : Yes, facilities: Electric,Level hardstanding, Water & Elsan point  and Toilets
Walking Limited into Bonby, Worlaby, fishing on site.

fullsizeoutput_3c4

Trip 18: Lurcher Cottage, Farnsfield
Visited October 2018. Rated ****
Hook up : Yes, facilities: Level Grass, Water & Elsan point, Showers and Toilets
The site is on the Robinhood Way, Rural position,Walking into Farnsfield, Garden Centre, Southwell Trail.

img_2044

Trip 17: Woodhall Spa
Visited October 2018. Rated *****
Hook up : Yes, facilities: Level Grass, Water & Elsan point, Showers and Toilets
Walking into Woodhall Spa, Pine Woods.
img_1993-1

Trip 16: Pickering
Visited September 2018. Rated ****
Hook up : No, facilities: Level Grass ‘Lawn’, Water & Elsan point,
Walking into Pickering 400 yds , Next to North York Moors steam railway station. Several walks, Castle, Museum.
IMG_1969

Trip 15: Ruswarp/ Whitby
Visited September 2018. Rated ***
Hook up : No, facilities: Grass Field, Water & Elsan point,
Walking into Whitby along Railway line path , great town, Abbey ruins.
IMG_1890

Trip 14: Hope Valley
Visited August 2018. Rated ****
Hook up : No, facilities: Grass Field, Water & Elsan point, Showers, Toilets,
Walking into Castleton , Peak District walks everywhere, Caves

IMG_0744

Trip 13: Sheringham
Visited August 2018, Rated ****
Hook up : No : Facilities: Level Grass Field, Water & Elsan point, Walking into Sheringham , North Norfolk Railway, museum. Beach,

IMG_1769

Trip 12: Bridgnorth,
Visited July 2018, Rated *****
Hook up : No : Facilities: Level Grass Field, Water & Elsan point, Walking into Bridgnorth along the river, Severn Valley railway, Castle ruins, museum. Plenty to see.

fullsizeoutput_2e6
The Bridge over the Severn. Low town and High town

Trip 11: Stratford Racecourse, Stratford upon avon
Visited July 2018, Rated *****
Hook up: No : Facilities: Level grass pitch,  Water & Elsan point,  Walking around Stratford on Avon, along the river or the Greenway. Plenty to see and do in the town.

IMG_1786
Stratford Racecourse
Trip 10: York RUFC,York.
Visited July 2018, Rated *****
Hook up: No : Facilities: Level grass pitch,  Water & Elsan point,  Walking around York along the river, Brilliant.
Iona goes to York
York Minster
Trip 9: Shooters Hollow,Buckdon nr Grafham Water.
Visited June 2018, Rated **
Hook up: No : Facilities: grass pitch,  Waste water & Elsan point,  Walking around Grafham water, pitch shaded by trees, a bit isolated. Nasty Toilet – not used
fullsizeoutput_27d
A bit shaded in the afternoon, quiet
Trip 8: Hob House,Wickenford.
Visited June 2018, Rated ****
Hook up: No : Facilities: grass pitch,  Waste water & Elsan point,  Walking around park and Lakes
IMG_1683
Memorial Park , Martley
Trip 7: Royal Yacht Club, Bridlington.
Visited May 2018, Rated ****
Hook up: No : Facilities: grass pitch,  Waste water & Elsan point,  Walking along the beach and into Bridlington, 300yds from the sea.
6e1b5-img_0277
Bridlington beach
Trip 6: Lyndon Top , Rutland.
Visited May 2018, Rated ***

Hook up: No : Facilities: grass pitch,  Waste water & Elsan point,  Walking around Rutland Water.

Our Pitch before the site filled up for the bank holiday
Trip 5: Epworth, North Lincolnshire.
Visited April 2018, Rated ***
Hook up: No : Facilities: grass pitch,  Waste water & Elsan point,  Walking into Town and local countryside.
The Campsite from the Old Windmill

 

Trip 4 Riddington Hill Campsite, Derbys
Visited April 2018, Rated ****
Hook up: Yes : Facilities: hard standing, Waste water & Elsan point,  Showers, Toilets. Walking into Town and along the Cromford Canal.
This is a Caravan & Motorhome affiliated site.
Pack Horse Bridge built in 1714

Trip 3: Thrussington, Leics 
Visited March 2018, Rated ***

Hook up: Yes : Facilities: hard standing, Waste water & Elsan point,  
Walking into local Villages
This is a Caravan & Motorhome affiliated site.
Each Pitch gets a fire pit
Trip 2: Secret Garden Wisbech
Visited March 2018, Rated ****
Hook up: Yes : Facilities: hard standing, Waste water & Elsan point,  Showers, Toilets. Walking into Town and along the River Wensum.
This is a Caravan & Motorhome affiliated site.
Trip 1: Fakenham Racecourse THS
Visited February 2018, Rated *****
Hook up: Yes : Facilities: hard standing, Waste water & Elsan point,  Showers, Toilets. Walking into Town and along the River Wensum.

This is a Caravan & Motorhome affiliated site.

 

 

_________________

Places that we have visited in our Motorhome Iona in 2017. 

Trip 21: Drayton Manor Club Site

Visited October 2017, Rated *****
Hook up: Yes : Facilities: grass and hard standing, Waste water & Elsan point,  Showers, Toilets, shop,Children’s play area.
This is a Camping & Caravan Club site.
 

Trip 20: The Limes, Spilsby
Visited October 2017, Rated ***
Hook up: Yes : Facilities: grass and hard standing, Waste water & Elsan point,  Children’s play area.
This is a private site under Freedom Camping. Walks limited.
 
 
Trip 19: Jubilee Park, Woodhall Spa.
Visited September 2017, Rated *****
Hook up: Yes : Facilities: grass and hard standing, Shower block,Toilets , Waste water & Elsom point, Swimming pool & Cafe Open, Children’s play area.
This is a private site with high and low season rates. Walking, Kinema and Tea shop in the woods, shops in Woodhall Spa, Petwood Hotel.

Trip 18: St Neots,C&CC site

Visited in September 2017, Rated *****
Ehu, Toilets, Water,Elsan, MH service point. Walk into StNeots, Next to the river. £63 x 4 nights 

 

Trip 17: Ingles Hill Farm, Ashby de la Zouch

Visited in September 2017. Rated ***
Ehu available, toilets, showers, water, Elsan point. Many walks to choose from. Town 1 mile away, Castle ruins. £14 pn with ehu.

 

Trip 16: Windmill Farm, Baston Fen
Visited in August 2017. Rated ***
Ehu available, toilets, showers, water, Elsan point, fishing. Friendly warden. Secure.not many walks to choose from. A little bit remote, village 5 miles away, restaurant, pub and corner shop.£14 pn with ehu.
 
Trip 15, Wells next the Sea
Visited in August 2017, Rating ****
Facilities: Water , Elsan, Waste, quite near to the quay, long walk to beach. THS site £10pn.
 

Trip 14: Naburn

Visited in July 2017, Rating ***
 
Hook up: No : Facilities:  Grass Rally Field, Fresh water, Elson point, walking by the river Ouse. £11pn.

Trip 13: Lyndon Top,
Visited in July 2017, Rating ***
Hook up: No : Facilities:  Grass Rally Field, Fresh water, Elson point, Over looking Rutland Water.  £7 pn, Walking around Rutland Water.

Trip 12: Bridgnorth
Visited in July 2017, Rating *****

Hook up: No : Facilities:  Grass Rally Field , Fresh water, Elson point. This is a C&CC listed campsite, £8 pn, Walking into Bridgnorth and Steam Train to Kidderminster

IMG_0793
 Trip 11: Chipping Norton
Visited in July 2017, Rating *****
Hook up: No : Facilities:  Grass Rally Field on a C&CC listed Campsite , Fresh water, Elson point, Toilets, Showers, Washing facilities, shop. This is a C&CC listed campsite, £11 pn, Walking into Chipping Norton and some circular country routes.

Trip 10: Carsington Water, Hognaston 

Visited in June 2017, Rating ****
Hook up: No : Facilities: uneven Grass Field , Fresh water, Elson point, This is a C&CC THS site, £7 on, Walking around Carsington Water 8.5 miles, visitor centre, on bus route.

Trip 9: The Showground , Bakewell
Visited in June 2017, Rating ****
Hook up: No : Facilities: Grass Field , Fresh water, Elson point, This is a C&CC THS site, £ 10.50pn, Walking to Bakewell 10 minutes, The Monsal Trail 8 miles.

 

 
Trip 8: Regatta Field THS Bridlington
Visited in May 2017, Rating *****
Hook up: No :Facilities: Grass Pitches , fresh water, Elson point, This is a C&CC THS site, £ 9.50pn, walking to town along the beach, beach 300m away, V Quiet
 
Trip 7: Narrow Bridge Cottage, Hayton,Retford.
Visited in May 2017, Rating ****
Hook up: Yes by meter : Facilities: Grass Pitches , fresh water, Elson point ( basic) , clean Shower and Toilet, This is a C&CC site, £ 13pn, quite isolated for walking to town but  pub/restaurant a short walk along canal towpath. V Quiet, plenty of wildlife on site. 
Trip 6: Midshires Barn ,East Leake, Notts
Visited in April 2017, Rating ****
Hook up: Yes : Facilities: grass and hard standing, Toilet in reception, Waste water & fresh water on each pitch, Elsom point near site entrance. Toilet block being built although not big. This is a C&CC site, £15 pn
 
Trip 5: Jubilee Park, Woodhall Spa
Visited in March 2017 Rating *****
Hook up: Yes : Facilities: grass and hard standing, Shower block,Toilets , Waste water & Elsom point, Swimming pool, Cafe, Children’s play area.
This is a private site with high and low season rates. Walking, Kinema and Tea shop in the woods, shops in Woodhall Spa, Petwood Hotel.
 
 

Trip 4: Teversal C&CC site, Teversal, NottsVisited in February 2017  Rating: *****

Hook up: Yes : Facilities: Hard Standing, Showers, Toilets, Waste water, Elson point, small shop.

This is a C&CC owned site and it is very well maintained, Glamping tents, Static Vans x 2 and a of holiday cabin.Walikng around Silverhill Woods. Dog walking.

 

Trip 2: Caistor Lakes, Caistor, LincsVisited in February 2017  Rating: *****

Hook up: Yes on meter: Facilities: Hard Standing, Showers,Toilets, Waste water, Elson point, Restaurant.

This is a privately owned site but very well maintained, three fishing lakes, and a couple of holiday cabins. Dog Walking limited.

  


Trip 1: Blakemere Village , Northwich.Visited in February 2017 (to collect Iona) Rating: *****Hook up: Yes  : Facilities: Hard Standing, Showers,Toilets, Waste water, Elson point:This is part of the Blakemere Village complex, plenty of shops including a Micro Brewery and restaurants. Some woodland walks.Dog walking field.


Places that we have visited in our Motorhome Matilda.
 
Four Seasons March Cambridgeshire
Visited in May 2016: Rating: ***
Hook up: Yes V Cheap : Facilities: Showers,Toilets, Waste water, Elson point:
Clean and Tidy, Nice Owners, Activities available including canoes
 
Batemans Brewery Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire
Visited in September 2016: Rating: ****

 Hook up: Yes : Facilities: Toilets, Waste water, Elson point: 
Temporary Holiday site on the brewery camping site. Brewery Tour and pub onsite.
Cromer Beach, Norfolk Visited in August 2015 and 2016 : Rating: ***
 Hook up: No  : Facilities: Showers,Toilets, Waste water, Elson point: 
This is a Temporary Holiday Site on a school playing field walking distant to Cromer and the beach
Heacham Social Club, Norfolk Visited in August 2015 & 2016 : Rating: ***
Hook up: No : Facilities: Showers,Toilets, Waste water, Elson point: 
This is a Temporary Holiday Site on a socialclub playing field, walking distant to Heacham Beaches.
 
Bridgenorth Shropshire
Visited in July 2016 : Rating: ****

Hook up: No: Facilities:  Waste water, Elson point
Temporary holiday site on a field next to a caravan park, we got free wi-fi connection. Great Town and Severn Valley railway. Plenty to see in the town.
Severn Valley Railway,Bridgenorth.
 
Bakewell, Derbyshire Visited in June 2016 : Rating: ****
 Hook up: No  : Facilities: Waste water, Elson point
This was another Temporary Holiday Site on Bakewell Showground. Easy walk into Bakewell, good walks along the river. 
River Wharfe, Otley Yorkshire.
Visited in June 2016 : Rating ***

 Hook up: No : Facilities: Waste water, Elson point
This was a Temporary Holiday Site on a Rugby Club training ground. very long Grass but popular. good walk into Otley.
Lyndon Top, Rutland Water, Leicestershire
Visited in July & September 2015, July 2016 : Rating: ***

 Hook up: No : Facilities: Waste water, Elson point: No facilities, great views over Rutland Water and good walking. Near to home and used when we need a short break away.
Jubilee Park, Woodhall Spa , Lincolnshire.
Visited in April 2016 and October 2015 & 2016 Rating *****

Hook up: Yes : Facilities: Showers,Toilets, Waste water, Elson point
Jubilee park is our begining and end of season site, claen new Toilet and shower block, laundry room. Easy walk into Woodhall spa with pubs, cafes, shops and superb Deli/Baker/Butcher, Kinema in the woods, Teahouse, Petwood hotel, walks. Dambuster History
SilverHill Colliery Site , Teversal C&CC
 Visited in November 2016 : Rating *****
This is a C&CC site. We went here for a weekend to meet some friends. The site is imaculate with fabulous Toilet and Shower block, plenty of fresh water points and waste and elson points. Small Shop in reception. Walk into Teversal for pubs and shops. Walk all around the landscaped site of the old Silverhill Colliery.