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 7 March to 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 watching as Osprey can often be seen in spring/summer, and a short walk to the Nature Reserve with its wealth of information in the visitor centre. The two acre site is all grass and level. There are no toilets or showers on site but chemical toilet disposal point, mains water and electric hookup are all available. Members also have access to a further three acres or pasture for dog exercising or other forms of recreation. A viewing platform is also available to enhance views over the reservoir. There are public footpaths nearby. The Horse and Jockey pub in Manton village, about a mile away offers excellent ales and good quality pub food at reasonable prices. Nearby attractions include fishing, sailing, rock climbing, ‘cycle hire walking and birdwatching’.

Site Details

Big Sites Book Reference: 141/081

This site was last visited by a Site Officer in 2016.

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

Absolutely brilliant it does what it says on the tin!!!! Thanks to Brian for a gem of a...

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Absolutely brilliant it does what it says on the tin!!!! Thanks to Brian for a gem of a site,only stayed 3 nights but will be back again and hopefully for longer. Immaculatley kept and Brian was informative about the wildlife on the site, the Barn Owl and Little Owl, we also saw a Kestrel sat on the entrance sign and a fox passing through one evening The site is ideal for exploring Rutland Water and the surrounding area.

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

Excellent well kept site with beautiful views over rutland water, and minutes from the...

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Excellent well kept site with beautiful views over rutland water, and minutes from the circular bike trail. Well maintained site with beautiful country views and rutland water. Had a lovely relaxing week, with plenty of walks for the dogs. We were told the site was full and yet everybody had lots of space. We almost had one side of the park to ourselves. Brian was extremely helpful but completely intrusive unless you needed his help. Would highly recommend the site A*****

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

Brilliant peaceful location. This site is everything we hoped it would be.

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Brilliant peaceful location. This site is everything we hoped it would be. Lovely views over Rutland Water. Amazing stars at night. We even saw an owl hunting in the next field. Brian is a lovely friendly chap and keeps the site immaculate. We hired bikes on the Saturday to go round Rutland Water. Beware as it gets very busy and the route around the lake is shared use so you will be dodging many pedestrians. The pitches on the site are well spaced and Brian keeps some areas unmown to act as dividers between pitches for privacy. There is a lovely viewing platform that you can sit in to look over the lake at the bottom of the site. We can't praise the Paddock enough. By far the best site we have been to. We will be back for sure.

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

Spacious, well kept and quiet site A return visit to this wonderful site overlooking...

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Spacious, well kept and quiet site A return visit to this wonderful site overlooking Rutland Water. All grass site with pitches divided by unmown grass. Brian keeps a close eye on comings and goings from his caravan and has erected a viewing platform overlooking the reservoir. Good access to cycle path around the reservoir and Lyndon Nature Reserve. Wildlife also enjoy the site and we were able to see Barn Owl, Little Owl and hare from the van. We look forward to returning.

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

Pricing

The fees for The Paddock were last updated in 2016.

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

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