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Smeaton's Lakes

Smeatons Lakes 616 Great North Road, Newark-on-Trent NG23 6ED, England
+44 1636 605088
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day out fishing at smeatons lake

My wife and I are recently retired and we have just spent a rather large chunk of cash on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
davebrown641
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Nice location but just not looked after!

We have just returned from staying here for a few days. The location is good and it is only a... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
HappyMotorhomer
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Smeatons Lakes 616 Great North Road, Newark-on-Trent NG23 6ED, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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

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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 8 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
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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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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Been here several times, had a lake side caravan pitch again and view is lovely. facilities are adequate, site is tidy, nice walks, staff friendly, can't comment on fishing as not our thing. Bus stop to newark outside side, walkind takes about 25 mins. perfect...More

Thank ladybirdholly
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

We have stayed at smeatons lakes 4 times previously and have always thought what a nice site it is. Reception staff are friendly and helpful, toilets/showers clean with plenty of hot water. The bus in to Newark goes right by the gate or you can...More

Thank peggy p
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Just come back from a 3 day trip to smeatons lakes and must say i wasn't impressed and nether was my friends, on arrival we checked in at reception and told were we could pitch our tent the rally field so off we went unloaded...More

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