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- Relaxed family-run campsite in the Forest of Dean and Wye valley
- Near Clearwell Caves, Puzzlewood, Cannop Ponds and Go Ape
- Space to play, huge grassy pitches and close to a forest
Picture your next break among green space, woodland walks and cycling trails in the peaceful woodland setting of the famed Forest of Dean, on the edge of the market town of Coleford. You'll get a warm welcome at this relaxed, family-run and family-friendly park, in an area surrounded by ancient castles and abbeys, smashing scenery and miles of waymarked walking and biking trails.
As Greenacres Campsite is right in the middle of the Forest of Dean, across the road from a woodland and within walking distance of the River Wye, you're in a good spot for fishing, bike rides and long woodland strolls, as well as easy access to attractions such as Clearwell Caves, Puzzlewood, Cannop Ponds and Go Ape at Mallards Pike Lake.
Set in a field that stretches across two acres within an 11-acre smallholding, pitches are spacious, level and grassy, and the park is surrounded by huge mature trees that provide good shade and shelter from the elements. Kids will be kept very well occupied at the excellent playground less than five minutes' stroll away, where there's plenty of space to for ball games and dog walking.
Barbecues and campfires are allowed: most handy if you land yourself a fish or two in the Wye or decide to pick up a few sausages in Coleford. Otherwise, there's a good traditional English pub in Newland a short walk away and another in Staunton within a 30-minute woodland ramble. The wider local area has plenty of pubs, restaurants and takeaways (many of which are happy to deliver straight to the site).
Open from 22/03/2019 to 31/10/2019
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Electric optional grass pitch
Max. persons: 8 x
Pitch size: Max 9.0m width x 9.0m depth (29.5ft width x 29.5ft depth) Calculated area: 81.0m² (871.9ft²)
Ground type: Grass
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Lovely site..great walks nearby..very helpful owners..highly recommend
Chris S. Confirmed
Excellent site Clean Facilities and level pitches, a great location
Stephen B. Confirmed
Excellent site with clean facilities.
John W. Confirmed
Excellent site with very clean facilities. Friendly staff. Perfect
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Tourer storage facilities
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
Jumbo tent pitches
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
- Coach stations
Monmouth Bus Station
— 3.8 miles
3.8 miles Ross on Wye: Cantilupe Rd Coach Stop — 8.4 miles
8.4 miles Chepstow Bus Station — 11.0 miles
- Train stations
Lydney Rail Station
— 7.2 miles
7.2 miles Chepstow Rail Station — 11.0 miles
11.0 miles Cam & Dursley Rail Station — 13.0 miles
- Ferry ports
— 8.1 miles
8.1 miles Sharpness Old Docks — 8.2 miles
8.2 miles Bristol Docks Ferry Landing — 20.5 miles
— 21.4 miles
21.4 miles Bristol International Airport — 28.6 miles
Outdoorsy types are well catered to around here, with canoeing and paddleboarding at Symonds Yat Rock; archery and clay pigeon shooting in St Briavels, and pony trekking at Bream. If you're into golfing, then you're also in luck: Coleford has two courses, both less than 10 minutes' drive away.
Follow the walking trail through the ancient 14-acre forest of Puzzlewood – the location for the filming of Dr Who, Star Wars, Merlin and Atlantis – to see rock formations and twisted trees, or visit Clearwell Caves to learn about the forest's 4,500-year ore and ochre mining heritage, both within a couple of easy miles of the site.
Heaps of historic spots are within easy reach of Greenacres Campsite too, including Tintern Abbey's ruins and the castles of Raglan, Goodrich and Chepstow. The Dean Heritage Centre is a short drive away in the valley of Soudley, and comes highly recommended by Greenacres staff.
- Caldicot Castle & Country Park (3.7 miles)
- Goodrich Castle (5.0 miles)
- Raglan Castle (9.4 miles)
- The Kymin (2.5 miles)
- Skenfrith Castle (8.9 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||12 p.m. –||9 p.m.|
|Arrive:||2 p.m. –||9 p.m.|
Greenacres Campsite cancellation policy
No refunds within 1 week 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. 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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Greenacres Campsite 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.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer