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Acorn Wood

Darby Road Burton-Upon-Stather, Scunthorpe DN15 9EB England
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#1 of 2 campsites in Scunthorpe
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We have 7 hard standing pitches, 4 grass pitches for either caravan or tents, 2 glamping pods & a dog friendly self catering holiday lodge accommodation
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Nick B wrote a review Feb 2024
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Arrived late feb 24 on a caravan tour fishing in the area. Lovely find and quickly set up on a large well kept hardstanding pitch with EHU. Spotlessly clean toilet block and showers, easy access CDP, Recycling bins and water tap close to pitch. Delicate little touches all over the site from small statues to a full outdoor living room and furniture. Sheffield Arms community pub within walking distance at the village of Buton on Strather and serves excellent food. A mere 50 metres away from that is a delicious old fashioned sweet shop. Now onto the fishing which was fabulous producing catches of 13, 15, and 22 respectively on the 3 days a fished. The pond is small and intimate stocked with carp, ide, chubb in varying sizes. There are also ornamental koi and some stunning goldfish. Overlooking the pond is a woodrn bungalow named the fisherman's lodge is furnished tastefully, has a well stocked library, and has tea / coffee making facilities. The veranda provides a good viewing point of the pond and local wildlife and ideal for a sunset brew or cocktail. We are already factoring this site into another 2024 tour. Delightful stay and many thanks to Mandy and Paul.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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sunnyflower wrote a review Nov 2023
Eastrington, United Kingdom1 contribution
We have just returned from Acorn Lodge and it was perfect. The fishing lake is excellent and we had a super meal at The Sheffield Arms. We stayed in a pod and it lovely and warm. Perfect for the winter months, you can stay all year round and not feel the cold ! The toilet and shower facilities are to a very high standard. There is a Lodge for you to use whilst fishing, you can make yourself a hot drink and there are books to read and sofas. We certainly will be returning !.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Response from Mandy Stephenson, General Manager at Acorn Wood
Responded 7 Nov 2023
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, thank you for the lovely review and we look forward to seeing you return in the near future.
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Hughie and Bert wrote a review Oct 2023
Lincoln, United Kingdom42 contributions22 helpful votes
What's to say about Acorn Wood that hasn't been said before? We've just returned from a long weekend visit. The only thing that has changed is ownership and the management, and it's now open all year round. Still the little gem that it is, still clean and tidy and spotless, it is still quiet. All of which we all love about the place. We were shocked to find that Heather and Martin had left for retirement, but it is now in the capable hands of Mandy and Paul, who are continuing with the same high standards that they've inherited and I am sure they will tweak it here n there to impress their mark. Keep up the good work, we've really enjoyed our stay and are checking the calendar for a date to return soon this year. Top tip: It is as good as we've all said!🙂👍
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The village can be a little tricky to navigate at peak times, so be careful!
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Responded 7 Nov 2023
Thank you for taking the time to write us a kind review, we are pleased you have enjoyed your recent stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back next time.
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Wendy d wrote a review Oct 2023
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Another fantastic stay at this hidden little gem . Owners are lovely site is immaculate . On-site fishing and summer house are an added bonus . Short walk to the village for pubs and shops . Not our first visit and definitely won’t be our last 😍. We stayed in our caravan and our friends hired a pod , it had every l thing in it that you would need .
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 7 Nov 2023
Thankyou for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your recent stay and look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
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Flag lady wrote a review Oct 2023
Hoyland, United Kingdom1 contribution
Really lovely site, a big pretty garden actually!! Greeted by Mandy and Paul,,really welcoming couple quiet with large pitches. Bonus is the short walk to the pub and Chinese was lovely, would recommend Acorn Wood.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Responded 7 Nov 2023
Thank you for your review of your recent stay, we hope you choose to stay with us again in the future.
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Getaway65057738851 wrote a review Aug 2023
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Booked here on a spur of the moment/last minute decision. Due to it being Bank Holiday we were struggling to find anywhere that had availability and were ready to give up when we stumbled upon these who by chance had availability in there little "nuthatch" log cabin. We weren't sure what to expect after booking, it seemed to not be well known and there wasn't many pictures or reviews to go off. The website seemed pretty basic, as did the site itself based on the info I could see online. But for the sake of the £180 we paid for 3 nights we decided to give it a go. I can honestly say myself and partner have never been happier to have booked here! The site is beautiful, the cabin was the perfect size for the two of us and our pug (the site is dog friendly!) It had the basic anemities needed but we bought extra just incase. There's no telly so may be worth bringing a little portable one incase of bad weather leaving you stuck inside in an evening. There is however a couple of pubs a short distance away, though we didn't visit one so can't comment on what they're like. The site is a small and cozy site with the 3 log cabins (be mindful the birdbox cabin is very small!) and then the caravan/tent pitches. Because of the size it isn't noisy and hectic like you may find at the larger well known sites, theres no loud music, kids running feral, or lary adults, it's just peaceful, relaxing and calm. Many other visitors were frequent returners who have visited many times. We were met on arrival by Mandy who manages the site with her husband Paul. Both were very polite and ensured we were happy with everything. They were frequently around site, making time for a chat with guests whilst working. There was both an apple and plum tree next to our cabin which Mandy encouraged us to help ourselves to and take home for baking which we did, thank you! There is a toilet/shower block which was cleaned daily and despite there only being 2 toilets and 2 showers I never found myself having to queue or wait for one to be available. Walking from our cabin to the fishing lake was a very short distance, and it felt like walking through to some kind of secret garden. An amazing touch was the "fisherman's Lodge" just overlooking the lake. They could make a fortune converting it into another guest cabin however have it open and available for all visitors to use, with tea and coffee making facilties, seating on both the decking area and inside, books to read and games to play. We made the most of it on our last morning there and sat with a drink enjoying the view. Also dotted around the lake was various seating, ornaments, flowers and plants. The lake was brilliant to fish with a huge variety of species. I think we counted 11 different species caught in one day. There are some beautiful koi carp in too which we were lucky enough to catch! All were a variety of different sizes and clearly well looked after and in great condition. We will definitely be booking again and are thrilled to have found such a beautiful hidden little gem!! You know you have stumbled upon something great when you contemplating not leaving a review at all because you don't want everyone to know about what you have found!! We can't wait to come back!
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 14 Sept 2023
Thank you for your lovely review, we really appreciate your thoughts and it was a pleasure to meet you both and of course your little dog :) We look forward to welcoming you all back in the near future.
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Joanna L wrote a review May 2023
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What a beautiful site this is ! We stayed here in may for the first time and couldn’t fault it . The couple that own it are lovely . The site is spotless , and so peaceful . It’s a credit to the owners , and we have already booked again !!
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Tall Paul wrote a review Jun 2022
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Once again we have paid a visit to Acorn Wood and had a superb relaxing weekend at this wonderful site. It's a priceless and "little gem" of a site. Heather and Martin have put the effort in and have a beautiful site. They are both very welcoming and friendly and nothing is too much trouble to them. Great people, great site, great location.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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dazlyn10 wrote a review May 2022
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom12 contributions10 helpful votes
This is a really lovely campsite, spotlessly clean facilities. Lovely friendly Owners. Peaceful and pretty, with really good dog walks from the site. Went with our friends, and we all really enjoyed our stay and can't wait to return.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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julie a wrote a review Aug 2020
Grimsby, United Kingdom24 contributions30 helpful votes
Our 4th stay at this caravan site. Beautiful and clean. Great facilities. A lovely peaceful haven. Great fishing. Can't wait to return. The owners of this site are welcoming and caring. Good WiFi. Hot showers. Good local takeaway and pub.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Acorn Wood
Which popular attractions are close to Acorn Wood?
Nearby attractions include Wacky Warehouse - Old Farmhouse, Scunthorpe (4.4 miles), North Lincolnshire Museum (4.5 miles), and Normanby Hall Country Park (1.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Acorn Wood?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free internet access, fishing, and outdoor furniture.
Is parking available at Acorn Wood?
Yes, a parking garage is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Acorn Wood?
Conveniently located restaurants include Winteringham Fields, San Pietro Restaurant, and Colosseo.
Are pets allowed at Acorn Wood?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Acorn Wood?
Many travellers enjoy visiting 20-21 Visual Arts Centre (4.3 miles) and Julian's Bower (2.4 miles).