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General

  • Small and friendly meadow site near the Shropshire Hills
  • Within 10 minutes' walk of Much Wenlock
  • Campfires allowed: logs and kindling available on site

Good times for all ages can be anticipated at Withies Campsite near Wenlock Edge in Shropshire: if you want a peaceful and relaxed setting with stacks of space for the kids to let off steam, this family-friendly place will tick all your holiday boxes.

The big draw here is the friendly vibe from amiable owners and seasoned campers Claire and Carol, who'll be seen on site keeping everything shipshape (and sorting out logs and kindling for your evening campfire). The shower cabin has hot showers and well-maintained toilet facilities kept to sparkling standards.

Other topping factors are the big and safe natural area for kids to run around in away from the main site, and the closeness of Withies to activities of all sorts, including hikes around the Shropshire Hills, industrious visits to Ironbridge and its museums, and mooching around Shrewsbury, under half an hour's drive away.

Withies is set in six acres of grassy meadow on Wenlock Edge near the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It's a 10-minute walk to the historic market town of Much Wenlock and its visitor centre, traditional shops and a satisfying selection of pubs and restaurants.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Single-sex bookings of 10 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Group bookings of 10 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).


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9.5

Overall rating based on 72 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

 

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Whole place was great! 16/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Jordan C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Whole place was great!

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    How far it is to toilet facilities, we were in the shepherds hut

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As a group of work colleagues this was the perfect site to relax! 16/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom amie t. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Loved the location, clean facilities and friendly helpful owners

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Nice relaxed atmosphere, facilities very well cared for, very friendly ... 02/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Dietlind E. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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    Nice relaxed atmosphere, facilities very well cared for, very friendly owner,

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Spotless and everyone adults and family so friendly and relaxed. 02/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John L. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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    The reception was so personal with a chalk board with each guests name on to say welcome👍 So nice. Our host Claire was so warming 😊 excellent stay. Many many thanks.

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From the manager...

Thankyou so much for your great review. So glad you loved our site. It was lovely meeting you both, and your beautiful dog.

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Very convenient for Much Wenlock, Bridgenorth and Telford 02/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John D. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly welcome and family atmosphere

    Disliked: 

    Only 2 showers, 2 ladies and 2 gents toilets, all portaloos, between at least 60 campers

From the manager...

Thankyou for taking time to review our site.

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Great helpful staff, clean site and good basic facilities. My ... 26/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Kevin C. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Great helpful staff, clean site and good basic facilities. My wife commented on how clean toilets were and even saw checked at 930pm.

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From the manager...

Thankyou very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you liked our site, and had a nice stay.

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Brilliant location within walking distance of Much Wenlock. Very helpful ... 25/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Ross J. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Brilliant location within walking distance of Much Wenlock.

    Very helpful and kind staff.

    Fires pits and wood available.

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Thankyou for your lovely review. We appreciate the time you took.

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A lovely and welcoming site suitable for anyone - very clean! 24/06/2018

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    What a lovely site! Warm and welcoming, and very friendly. Seemed quite proud of the cleanliness of the facilities, which was not unjustified; they were spotless!

    The site was not too large, which was more of a personal preference; Apparently, they had overbooked the site, but there was still loads of room. Having said that, we set up our tent, hoping it would be okay there, given how busy it was meant to be; maybe make pitches more obvious and balanced?

    The kids had a blast playing in the sand pit, football and den-building; great for the dog too, as we had use of the meadow - Springer + long grass = FUN!!!

    Disliked: 

    It is on quite a hill; not unmanageable, but be prepared! Also, we may have missed it (hope so!), but the only real place to brush teeth was the sink in the toilets.

    There is a curfew (11pm), but maybe have a quiet corner for younger families?

    Other than that, (and these points do not detract from what is a lovely site), we had a great time!

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Thankyou for such a well throughout review. We would like to say that we now have brand new vanity sinks installed.

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Lovely rural setting, clean and simple facilities, well- managed 23/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Nigel W. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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    Delightful setting, clean facilities and well set out. I was visiting at a very quiet time with only four other motor homes so it was very peaceful. The manager was most welcoming and helpful. There is a lovely walk from the campsite through the woods down hill into Much Wenlock. The campsite perfectly suits the surroundings. I would definitely visit again.

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Lovely of you to review so positively. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Great site, clean facilities and really convenient to Much Wenlock. 21/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anna B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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    The sites simplicity and lovely welcome signs!

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Thankyou Anna. That is lovely. It was really good to meet you. Hope you will come and stay again sometime.

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Bath available

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Free wifi

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Shower available

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Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Forest

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

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Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

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Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Shepherd's huts

Location

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  • Stretton Road, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England, TF13 6DD
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.5923°N 2.5771°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Telford: Town Centre Bus Station — 7.9 miles
Shrewsbury: Bus Station Raven Meadows — 11.0 miles
Ford (Shrops): A458 Coach Stop — 14.8 miles
Train stations
Wellington (Shropshire) Rail Station — 7.9 miles
Telford Central Rail Station — 8.4 miles
Oakengates Rail Station — 8.8 miles
Ferry ports
Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal — 58.3 miles
Airports
Birmingham International Airport — 36.9 miles

Directions


From the Much Wenlock direction, take the B4371 towards Church Stretton, pass the Wenlock Edge car park on the right, continue uphill for approximately 100 metres, and then you'll find The Withies Campsite on the right just over the brow of the hill.

From the Church Stretton direction, take the B4371 towards Much Wenlock; before you reach Much Wenlock, you'll pass a couple of company signs on your left – Lime Green, then Grange Fencing. As you drive down the hill look out to the left for The Withies Campsite. (If you reach the Wenlock Edge car park you've gone too far.)

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Withies Campsite is in prime position for Shropshire's country, town and historic attractions, from its setting near the Shropshire Hills and within walking distance of town. Much Wenlock is between Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth, with the Ironbridge Gorge and the town of Telford to the north-east.

Within a few minutes' walk is the limestone escarpment of Wenlock Edge, a Site of Special Scientific Interest running for over 19 miles between Craven Arms and Much Wenlock. It includes the marked trail of the Shropshire Way, the bridle path of the Jack Mytton Way, and eccentric structures like the tower Flounder's Folly, which many walks around the area pass.

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums should entice even the most reluctant of small Shropshire holidaymakers: this UNESCO World Heritage Site has 10 museums telling the tale of Britain's Industrial Revolution, including the Blists Hill Victorian Town and Enginuity, an interactive design and technology centre with shows and workshops.

Also make time for a trip on the spectacular Severn Valley Railway, on its 16-mile route through the Severn valley and along the River Severn for much of the way. The track runs from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster; alight nearby at Ironbridge Level Crossing, or nine miles from Withie at Bridgnorth.

County capital Shrewsbury is 13 miles away, and the market town of Ludlow within 23.

Must see

  • Much Wenlock Priory (0.8 miles)
  • Enginuity (4.3 miles)
  • Ironbridge Gorge Museums (4.4 miles)

National Trust

  • Wilderhope Manor (5.8 miles)
  • Attingham Park Estate: Cronkhill (7.0 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.

Withies Campsite cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book.

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Group bookings of 5 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Withies Campsite will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of £30.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 10 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
Group bookings of 5 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 10 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m..

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 7:30 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Additional terms

At busy times the site may ask you to park your car in a nearby area.

Some of the pitches come with a stone campfire pit. If you are not lucky enough to occupy one of these, you can hire a fire bowl for your stay and buy logs and kindling on site.

You must notify the site about day visitors in advance. During peak times visitors may not be permitted.

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