The magnificent River Trent winds its way through the charming village of Gunthorpe, creating an idyllic backdrop to this residential park home community. Conveniently located six miles from Nottingham, yet with a distinctly rural feel, the village has become a popular place for people to settle during retirement.

As we prepare to develop Riverdale further, you’ll find a selection of park homes from leading manufacturers like Omar, Tingdene, Prestige Homeseeker and Oakgrove. With a variety of styles available, including traditional or modern, and are built to BS3632 specifications, making them economical to heat.

Key features

Picturesque riverside location, with a variety of restaurants and other amenities on the doorstep.

A short drive from Nottingham and Newark.

Scenic countryside and pleasant walks nearby.


Gunthorpe is one of Nottinghamshire’s hidden gems and the row of pubs and restaurants on your doorstep offer the perfect place to stop after enjoying a walk along the river. Its active community means you will soon feel at home here and the village centre has a packed programme activities, from WI to keep-fit.

Wider location

Surrounded by charming villages like Lowdham, Burton Joyce and East Bridgford, you do not have to stray too far to find cosy country pubs, walking trails and local events. Just two miles away, Lowdham hosts an annual book festival, as well as regular blues and folk concerts.

A regular bus service takes you to the centre of Nottingham, where you can enjoy its wide variety of shops, restaurants, theatres and museums – including the famous Nottingham Castle.

Moving to a Dream Lodge Group park home couldn’t be easier, thanks to incentives like our part-exchange scheme. As well as offering 100% market value for your current property, we’ll also cover the fees for your solicitors’ and estate agent’s fees. You can also take advantage of the fact that residential park homes are exempt from stamp duty, which can save you between £10,000 and £20,000 depending on your home’s value.