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The Thames Head Inn

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The Thames Head Inn: There's plenty of greenery around the site

General

  • Peaceful site on the edge of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds
  • 10 minutes’ drive from the towns of Cirencester and Tetbury
  • In the grounds of the Thames Head Inn bar-restaurant

Stunning landscapes, scenic market towns and the peace and quiet of the Cotswolds… How could you say no to that? At family-friendly site The Thames Head Inn, four miles from Cirencester market town in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds, you definitely won't want the chance.

Thames Head is well-placed for exploring the spectacular Cotswolds on foot or by bike – the start of the Thames Path, which follows the world-famous river for 184 miles from source to sea, is half a mile from the site, and there are loads of cycles tours and walking routes starting in Cirencester and Tetbury, both within 10 minutes’ drive of the site.

If that's not your scene, kick back on the dog-friendly site in the shade of the trees, soaking in the scenic and peaceful Cotswolds countryside, or take a relaxed stroll through the fields with Rex.

Worked up an appetite? The site is in the grounds of the Thames Head Inn bar-restaurant, where food is served well into the evening and the drinks keep flowing until closing… If you fancy fending for yourself, pick up supplies in Cirencester or Kemble – a 20-minute walk away – and fire up the barbecue. For a change of scenery – and menus – there are plenty of restaurants within 10 minutes of Thames Head.

Please note

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

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

The toilet facilities are closed until Monday 17 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

The shower facilities are closed until Monday 17 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

Coronavirus update: Guests are encouraged to use their onboard toilet/washing/shower facilities where possible.


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8.7

Overall rating based on 343 reviews

 

91% would recommend this site to a friend.

87% would stay here again.

  51% described as Peaceful ?

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Friendly staff and owners nice area to camp14/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomZoe C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (small)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet pitch bought our food out to our campervan! Nice touch returning customer would stay again!

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Everything about it. Excellent spot, great outdoors and the most …05/01/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDaniel B.Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything about it. Excellent spot, great outdoors and the most lovely staff.

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Our second visit to this site, which is well laid …23/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (large)
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    Our second visit to this site, which is well laid out with plenty of space. We didn't use the toilet or shower facilities so can't comment. We had a lovely meal in the friendly pub - we'll definitely return again when we can.

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Friendly help staff and a great location. Good food and …21/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJacqui F.Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (small)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly help staff and a great location.
    Good food and drink.

    Disliked: 

    The weather

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Fantastic site conveniently located19/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSarah B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (large)
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    Excellent food & people in the pub, dog friendly, lovely hard standing pitches

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Nice site, helpful staff, great food at the pub.16/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomClaire M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly, helpful staff; lovely pub with great food; Covid safe with plenty of sanitiser stations. Nice walks from the site meant no need to move the campervan.

    Disliked: 

    The toilet/shower was very old and really needs some work.

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Nice location with pub and good food. All but 2 pitches are hard stand14/12/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (small)
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    Hard standing pitches
    Access to pub with good food
    Adjacent to walks
    With transportation access to local attractions
    Access to water fill, water disposal, chemical toilet disposal

    Disliked: 

    No wash up area
    One room contained both the shower & toilet for whole site

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Good level pitch, nice pub with good food. Very friendly …11/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBelinda M.Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (small)
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  • Liked: 

    Good level pitch, nice pub with good food.
    Very friendly and accommodating hosts

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Clean toilet and shower available pub staff friendly and helpful04/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (small)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet site behind a lovely pub

    Disliked: 

    Would like more gravel on pitches

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Perfect for campervan newbies like us!!08/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch (large)
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    Everything!

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    Nothing!

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Type

Pub campsite

Small (11-25 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • Tetbury Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England, GL7 6NZ
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.6869°N 2.0291°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Cirencester: London Rd Coach Stop — 3.6 miles
Chalford (Gloucs): A419/Dark Lane Coach Stop — 6.0 miles
Stroud: Merrywalks Bus Station — 9.1 miles
Train stations
Kemble Rail Station — 0.7 miles
Stroud (Glos) Rail Station — 9.1 miles
Stonehouse Rail Station — 11.5 miles
Ferry ports
Sharpness Old Docks — 19.6 miles
Lydney Harbour — 20.6 miles
Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing — 28.8 miles
Airports
Gloucestershire Airport — 15.3 miles

Directions


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

There are plenty of stately homes near The Thames Head Inn if you want to get a feel for the history of the area, with Newark Park, Sudeley Castle, Dyrham Park, Bowood House and Berkeley Castle all within 45 minutes’ drive of the site. TV addict? Visit Chavenage House, 15 minutes from Thames Head, which you may recognise as the Poldark family home of Trenwith from the eponymous BBC drama…

If you’re more at home in the outdoors, explore some of the many gardens within 20 minutes of the site, rub elbows with the royals on a trip to Highgrove Gardens at the private residence of Charles and Camilla or, on a grander scale, stroll around the national arboretum at Westonbirt.

Got kids trailing along? Get the best of both worlds at Cotswold Wildlife Park and Garden – meet the giraffes, lions and camels, then wander through the gardens at the Victorian manor house. If that’s not hitting the spot, take the kids to learn more about the Romans at Corinium Museum in Cirencester or give them Harry Potter vibes on the Swindon and Cricklade steam railway.

If all of this sounds a little too sedate for you, never fear... Have a high-octane day at the Gloucestershire Rally School or test your mettle with a trip to Head for Heights – that adrenaline will be pumping in no time.

Must see

  • Westonbirt, The National Arboretum (9.8 miles)
  • Painswick Rococo Garden (10.3 miles)
  • STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway (13.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Chedworth Roman Villa (10.3 miles)
  • Woodchester Park (10.8 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.

The Thames Head Inn cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 day of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 1 day(s) of arrival.

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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. The Thames Head Inn will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does The Thames Head Inn have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is The Thames Head Inn dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near The Thames Head Inn? There are plenty of stately homes near The Thames Head Inn if you want to get a feel for the history of the area, with Newark Park, Sudeley Castle, Dyrham Park, Bowood … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of The Thames Head Inn?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  11 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at The Thames Head Inn? From £20 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 1 day(s) of arrival.

Coronavirus
The shower facilities are closed until Monday 17 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.
The toilet facilities are closed until Monday 17 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

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

General
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.
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.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

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