Little Oak Camping is a tranquil and secluded Nottinghamshire campsite. Tucked away near the market town of Retford, deep in the heart of Robin Hood country, enjoy your stay with camping and glamping. You will feel at home in a charming spot surrounded by fields, a wild garden and a brilliant family play space, for hide-and-seek, football and fun. Accommodation at Little Oak Camping can be booked for your family or groups, parties and weddings, or on quieter weekends it can act as an intimate romantic space. With the best of Nottinghamshire glamping and camping available, there is something for everyone here!

Camping Season – Easter To October Half-Term
Glamping Season – Open All Year


Our tranquil Nottinghamshire campsite is set at the foot of our 2 acre property, surrounded by fields and a wild garden. It’s a beautiful, peaceful space suitable for up to 15 pitches. We limit the number of campers so we can offer generous pitch sizes so you can enjoy a bit more space. We want your stay to be special and offer a number of features which we think make a big difference.

  • Glamping available in cosy Romany style caravan.
  • Brand new shower and toilet facilities.
  • Campfires allowed on our 4 fire sites.
  • BBQ’s allowed.
  • Dogs allowed.
  • Free pick up from local transport (with notice).
  • Option to book the whole site, great for parties.
  • Bedding & cooking packs available to hire.
  • Fresh local produce available.
  • Under-18s staying without an adult are welcome.

There is no electricity for the pitches. Camper vans, caravans, commercial and twin-axle vehicles are not allowed.


The toilet and shower block has been freshly renovated.

The showers are shut to the Main Site visitors between 12.00 and 3.30.  Visitors staying on the Annexe will be using the showers during this time.


Please click here to find out what we are doing to help limit the spread of Covid-19, and what we expect of our customers when they are on site.

Visitors to the main site are not allowed on the Annexe. Visitors to the Annexe are not allowed on the main site except to visit reception or to use the showers between 12.30 and 3.00. Keeping the groups as separate as possible helps keep our visitors safe from COVID-19.


'Great little campsite, will definitely return.'

'Great little campsite, campfires allowed which was a bonus.'

'Very friendly and helpful owners, close to nearby attractions.'

'The site has an Orchard, you can buy homemade chutneys made from the fruit!'

'Level pitches, nice and quiet.'

'Hosts were AMAZING. Made us feel incredibly welcome. The site is beautiful, safe, and family friendly.'


Half the fun of camping is taking the chance to enjoy some great food. As well as a lot of local produce available in the area we have our own veg garden and fruit trees and you can buy seasonal vegetables and home-made jams and chutneys on site. Andy’s delicious homemade bread is a favourite!

For those who want to travel light, bring a tent and you can rent sleeping mats, pillows and sleeping bags, and a range of cooking, drinks and BBQ packs. And of course firewood and marshmallows! Simply add the camping and food extras when you make your booking!


From our spot in North Nottinghamshire there is so much to see and do! The campsite is surrounded by beautiful countryside for you to explore. For foodies, there is a great gastro-pub within an easy walk, and a cheap and cheerful alternative for when you are in the mood to save some pennies. And you are in easy walking distance (1.5m / 3km) of Retford , a charming Nottinghamshire market town, with its many independent shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and canal!

Check out our 'The Area' page and our fabulous 'Things To Do' listing for even more to do. And for info on local dog friendly places and spaces have a look at our 'Dog Friendly Retford' page. These places and spaces were all open pre-lockdown and we hope as many of them as possible will be able to reopen over the coming months.

Whether you’re looking for the best of glamping in Nottinghamshire, or a peaceful Nottinghamshire campsite in Retford, or exclusive use of an outdoor space, Little Oak Camping could be ideal for your getaway. Contact us now to find out more about camping and glamping in Nottinghamshire.

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