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Walesby Forest

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Brake Road | Walesby, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9NG, England
+44 1623 860202
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Amazing time in the woods

What an amazing facility!! I can not recommend it highly enough. It is Lovely. The staff are simply... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
1Nick_B36
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Great activities and help staff. Showers and tolet's not great.

The children enjoyed all the activities, and the staff where very helpful. The site is lovey, but... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Stefant1980
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Walesby Forest is a large International Outdoor Educational Activity Centre, which offers ideal accommodation for groups in a variety of buildings or camping in its extensive forest woodlands and two hundred and fifty acres of natural forest. We are a not for profit organisation which has been inspiring and educating children for the last 75 years. We offer a range of educational and adventure activity programmes for Schools and Groups, Scouts & Guides and Summer Camps for unaccompanied children , Children's Parties, outdoor activity days and much more.........
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
27 Sep 2017
“Amazing time in the woods”
25 Jun 2017
“Great activities and help staff. Showers and tolet's not great.”
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Brake Road | Walesby, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9NG, England
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

What an amazing facility!! I can not recommend it highly enough. It is Lovely. The staff are simply phenomenal! My only advise is go...

1  Thank 1Nick_B36
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

The children enjoyed all the activities, and the staff where very helpful. The site is lovey, but the toilet blocks on campsite let is place down.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Accommodation poor and over priced. Drains over flowing. Toilets old and lights don't work. Food horrid at breakfast the toast was burned and food very poor quality and our children would not eat it. Clearly using cheapest food and served on paper plates. Teenage staff...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

The grounds are lovely but staff are grumpy and unhelpful. The toilets were clean but very old. The showers only had curtains and adults had to shower in the same room as the children which is a safeguarding problem for our group. We had to...More

2  Thank Notts S
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

All the staff I met during a recent stay for WI Tea and Tents were an asset to the company. Helpful and friendly and excellent on activities - especially the two ladies who were running the Zipwire on Sun 24 July. Large range of activities...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Parking staff were very informative and helpful. The place is massive and it was open this particular weekend just for cubs including leaders 1500 people. Even though the toilets where cleaned 3/5 times a day, each time I went the floors were grotty with mud...More

2  Thank julesgriffiths
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Spent a week here and the Scouts loved it, especially the shop! Staff around the site were very friendly and helpful. Had a couple of minor issues to sort out, but they were sorted quickly. The activities were awesome! Just make sure you take plenty...More

1  Thank Stephanie H
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Just had our 'yearly' camp to Walesby with our Guide group. As usual, activities are great, Disco and campfire were great fun, the rangers are fantastic with the girls and really know how to interact but the toilets/showers let the place down. The toilets up...More

7  Thank emlutoms_mum
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Reviewed 7 November 2014

went for he first fireworks weekend run by walesby itself. free scout and guide camping and reduced entry to the live bands and fireworks display. really enjoyed it. added a couple of activities to our stay while we were there without any bother. all the...More

2  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Excellent camp as usual at Walesby. A wide range of activities to keep the cubs interested all weekend ! The site is always clean and well looked after. We generally try and do a camp here once a year. The toilet blocks are basic but...More

1  Thank hamleybear
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Walesbyadmin, Manager at Walesby Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2014

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you and your group has enjoyed your camp at Walesby. It is great to see that your group comes back again and again, year after year. Walesby is very thankful for our loyal customers. We look...More

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