Barford Top Camping & Caravan Site

from £12.00 to £15.00 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.

We are a small/ quiet/ family-run/ adult site running alongside our working livery yard, nestled amid the Leicestershire hills and surrounded by picturesque villages. Dogs/ horses/ ponies are all welcome. We have wonderful views/ spectacular sunrises/ sunsets/ opportunities to study the stars/ bridleways/ footpaths suitable for strolling dog-walking/ riding only yards away. Large, well-drained pitches for 5 caravans/ motorhomes/ 10 tents. Facilities - drinking water/ chemical disposal/ shower/ two toilets - one situated in our converted barn with seating area/ washing-up area/ phone charging. Less than a mile away there are riding stables and a friendly pub which offers food/ dog-friendly garden with views over the reservoir. Foxton Locks and museum 3 miles away/ Market Harborough 7 miles away/ Kibworth 4 miles/ Bruntingthorpe Aircraft Museum/ Althorp (home of Princess Diana)/ Kelmarsh Hall/ Naseby Battlefield/ Rockingham Castle and the National Space Centre are all within striking distance.

Site Details

Big Sites Book Reference: 141/063

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

0.5 acres. Level. Bkg ad. electric is metered

Directions

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Facilities

Barford Top Camping & Caravan Site has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Touring Caravans

  • Trailer Tents

  • Hardstanding only pitch

  • Open site

  • Showers

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Motorhomes

  • Tents

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Some accessible facilities

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Designated dog walk

  • Adults Only

Facilities that are off site within one mile of the entrance

  • Shop

  • Fishing (licence may be required)

  • Take-away

  • Gas cylinders

  • Golf

  • Sea/loch view

  • Swimming pool

  • Restaurant

  • Bar

  • Payphone

  • Horse Riding

  • Public transport within 1 mile

Reviews

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5

Great idea from the owners putting sofas and tables in the barn for evening socials should you...

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Great idea from the owners putting sofas and tables in the barn for evening socials should you wish. Everything you would want in a CS site. Foxton locks is a must to visit. Great stair case lock with pubs and eating outlets either side of the staircase lock. The owners will talk you through other attractions in the area, and give you a handy booklet with these listed as well as any emergency numbers if you need them. You have to buy an electricity card for those using EHU. We had the �5 card which still had units left on after 3 days and we do use electric as we don't skimp on luxuries when away, but the inclusive price was on a par with other CS sites we have stayed at. We would definitely return to this site and recommend it to others.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Groups,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

I was a little anxious about how I would manage but I needn't have worried, Wendy and Maurice...

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I was a little anxious about how I would manage but I needn't have worried, Wendy and Maurice were so welcoming and friendly. They showed me around the very good facilities and assured me of their help should I need it. As it happens I had no problems and enjoyed a quiet stay of just 1 night but I will be back again.

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

We were in the area for a wedding and chose this site, and are we glad we did it was perfect.

This review is for Barford Top Camping & Caravan Site

We were in the area for a wedding and chose this site, and are we glad we did it was perfect. Wendy and Maurice went out of their way to make us feel welcome. They had an information pack for us which told us everything we required about the area. The barn was very useful for the people staying in tents although we were in a caravan and didn't use it much. We felt as though we were part of the family and their hospitality was second to none. We would certainly stay there again if in the area and would highly recommend this site to others.

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

Me and my friend was walking the leicestershire round and got stuck for somewhere to stop.

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Me and my friend was walking the leicestershire round and got stuck for somewhere to stop. We past two walkers that recommended this site. By this time it was nearly 7pm and phoned the site thinking we had no chance of getting a night to camp. To our amazement the lady picked up the phone and was more then happy for us to stay. We got to the site and was warmly welcomed in. We was shown around the site and couldn't beleave how wonderfull the whole place was. The scenery was out of this would and so wear the facilities. A massive kitchen area for us to make tea with tables and chairs to sit around. With little food in our rucksake we were quite hungry. We asked Morris if there was any take aways near but recommended a fish and chip shop in fleckny. Not only did he recommend it he actully drove us to it to get them. Going out off his way to do this. We both thank them for a truely fantastic stay and and being the most wonderfull hosts you could wish for. I would recommend this site to anybody.

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

Pricing

The fees for Barford Top Camping & Caravan Site 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 :
£12.00 - £15.00 for 2 Adults, 2 Children plus 1 Unit

* Please note the site open dates are 01 January 2015 - 31 December 2015