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Toilets and showers old and tired,but plenty of hot water,the woman who served me in shop/reception... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Smeatons lakes

Just returned from a lovely camping/ fishing weekend at Smeatons, although nice weather is always a... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
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Smeatons Lakes 616 Great North Road, Newark-on-Trent NG23 6ED, England
+44 1636 605088
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the fourth time we have visited this site. Very friendly and helpful staff, great flat hard standing pitches with plenty of grass to the sides for an awning. Water taps all over so you don't have to walk far to fill your water...More

Thank rmakison
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Possibly the worst caravan site we have ever been too. Dilapidated, tired, and swearing clientele. Hard standing pitches are a good size but are narrow; we had a right job getting our van reversed on to our pitch – not helped by awkwardly parked anglers’...More

Thank TeaPark
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Toilets and showers old and tired,but plenty of hot water,the woman who served me in shop/reception was a complete nutcase, hadn't a clue what she was doing, (turns out she owns it) asked a bloke empting bins if i could put rubbish in the trailer...More

Thank TripperTony
Reviewed 6 May 2018

My wife and I are recently retired and we have just spent a rather large chunk of cash on a touring caravan. we are both keen anglers. So we have been looking for a site with fishing. Smeatons lakes seemed like just the spot for...More

2  Thank davebrown641
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We have just returned from staying here for a few days. The location is good and it is only a thirty minute walk from Newark itself but the site is run down and not well maintained I'm afraid. Caravans that are clearly long term pitches...More

2  Thank HappyMotorhomer
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Nice site, cheap enough and lovely views. Plenty of strange people sitting around watching their rods ( I don't do fishing lol ) Nice pitches and lovely feel to the place. Toilets could do with a freshen up, but they are ok, just. Electric is...More

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a lovely camping/ fishing weekend at Smeatons, although nice weather is always a bonus. Campsite is spacious and nice surroundings, amenities are a little tired and only a very basic shop. Fishing was poor although carp are currently spawning, only really 2...More

Thank RovingCamper
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Just arrived back home from a fab relaxing weekend at smeatons lake, what a pleasure it was spending time with my 9 year old son camping and fishing, from first arriving till coming home was so relaxed, the owners were so nice and helpful would...More

Thank scott f
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A beautiful site with lovely views across the lakes. We stayed for 2 nights and couldn't fault it. We would definitely stay again when in the area.

Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 2 September 2016

several of us booked on the rally field and had a great weekend. My Grandson is in an electric wheelchair and the people in the reception were very helpful when it needed charging, would highly recommend a visit

Thank jane014
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Craig R
26 April 2017|
Response from Joanna W | Reviewed this property |
you would need to contact the site direct as we only stayed for 3 nights