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

Overall this is a great campsite for all age group and at a excellent location.

This review is for Conkers, National Forest

Overall this is a great campsite for all age group and at a excellent location. The YHA next door is great if you want to use their cafe/restaurant as they offers great beverages and snacks at reasonable price. Plenty of walks around the campsite. The only downfall with this campsite is insufficient washroom/toilet facilities especially when the campsite is at its full capacity when we stayed over the bank holiday weekend, expect to queue to use the washroom/toilets. It doesn't help they are closed for cleaning during 10:30-noon, not so great if you want to use toilet before leaving as their checkout time is midday. It would be good if they can change this time slot to maybe 2pm-4pm when the campsite is least busy. We would be happy to use this campsite again.

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

We didn't go out in the van at all but simply walked everywhere. An OS map (No.

This review is for Conkers, National Forest

We didn't go out in the van at all but simply walked everywhere. An OS map (No. 128) which we took with us was invaluable but the site shop provides photocopied walks to buy for 10p if you need them. The shop also sells bread, milk and other bits if needed. It was a friendly site and the children were well controlled by their parents so were a delight to watch enjoying themselves on bikes and scooters.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

One of the best sites we have visited and we hardly used our car the whole week as the walks...

This review is for Conkers, National Forest

One of the best sites we have visited and we hardly used our car the whole week as the walks and cycle paths where fantastic. We will be staying here again soon.

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

One of my favourite sites for walking. Decent paths for wet weather.

This review is for Conkers, National Forest

One of my favourite sites for walking. Decent paths for wet weather. Noticeable lack of dog poo bins in forest.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger 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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