Thornton's Holt Camping Park

Stragglethorpe, Radcliffe On Trent, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2JZ
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Welcome to Thornton's Holt Camping Park                                                                                

A quiet family Camping Park, in the rural hamlet of Stragglethorpe, south east of Nottingham, close to Radcliffe-On-Trent and Cotgrave.

Thornton's Holt offers spacious pitches on level grassland, carefully lanscaped with mature trees, fruit orchards and gardens.

They have a friendly farm type atmosphere with cheeky free range hens wandering throughout the park, two resident horses Spike and Spartacus, their border terrier Pickle, and three cats who specialise in reception duties.

About Thornton's Holt Camping Park                                                                       

Thornton's Holt accomodates tents, caravans and motorhomes on 155 spacious pitches on 14 acres of landscaped grassland.

There are 120 electric hook ups and our pitches are available as grass or double width hardstandings.

There are washroom facilities, an indoor heated swimming pool, a childrens play area, washing up areas, a laundry, ice blocks freezer, and a small shop on site. Free WIFI is also available in the reception area.

Most importantly they have plenty of fresh air and space for the children to run round - bikes are welcome.

Just over the road is The Shepherds Pub & Carvery, and also the bus stop with a frequent service to West Bridgford, Nottingham & Cotgrave. The local villages of Cotgrave and Radcliffe on Trent have a good selection of small supermarkets, bakeries, and takeaways of every description!

Bring your pets                                                                              

Your family pets are welcome to join you at Thornton's Holt. Please remember to keep your dog on a lead.

Thornton's Holt is home to a resident family of animals including our three cats Bobbles, Perkins & Sprocket, our fabulous terrier Pickle, the two horses Spike & Spartacus, and our mystery cat Ditch. There are usually too many chickens to count!

Local Walks & Cycling

Within walking distance is Cotgrave Country Park. This former colliery site has been extensively re-developed with good access tracks suitable for walking, cycling and pushchairs. It's a great place to tire out the children or for walking dogs. The Grantham Canal passes thorough the park and continues on into the Vale of Belvoir.

The National Watersports Centre is under a mile from Thornton's Holt. It host regular watersports events and is a good place for walking and cycling.

Note for cyclists: There are facilities to lock up bikes on request, please contact Thornton's Holt before arrival to enquire about availability. Alternatively, you can chain bicycles to a tree or fence next to your pitch.

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Guide Prices

Price & Booking Information - 2018 Season prices available on the Thornton's Holt Camping Park website

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  • Bar - Pub and resturant within 150 yards.
  • Food shop - on-site shop

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - Play area, indoor swimming pool, games room with pool table and table tennis

Establishment Features

  • Calor/Camping Gaz purchase/exchange service
  • Electric hook-up points
  • Launderette

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course - Within 1/2 Mile.
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking - Within 3 Miles.
  • Fishing - Within 1/2 Mile.
  • Games Room - Pool and Table Tennis.
  • Indoor pool - Indoor Swimming pool, Indoor swimming pool £1 for 1 day access. Children under 3 free. Children must be accompanied by an adult as there is no life-guard. Other facilities include: Volley ball, table tennis, and pool.
  • Tennis court - Within 3 Miles.
  • Water sports facilities - Within 4 Miles.

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • Farm

Room / Unit Features

  • Drying Facilities in all units
  • Freezer in all units
  • Ironing facilities in all units
  • Pets accepted in some units - Must be well behaved and kept on a lead. Please give prior notice.
  • Telephone in all units

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Open all year, every day


  • 3 AA Pennants Holiday Park
3 AA Pennants Holiday Park


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