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- Small no-frills site on a working farm in the Shropshire Hills
- Half an hour's drive from Ludlow and Ironbridge Gorge
- Paths lead from the farm to Jack Mytton Way on Wenlock Edge
The Coates Farm is a small no-frills site next to a stream, in the grounds of a farm in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The farm, which grows wheat and barley as well as keeping cows and sheep, is five miles from Church Stretton and seven miles from Much Wenlock.
The hills around this area were known in Victorian times as 'Little Switzerland', and it's still a popular area for walkers now. Three footpaths and a bridleway run through the farm and up onto the slopes of Wenlock Edge, allowing walkers, cyclists and horse riders to join the main path known as Jack Mytton Way.
For eating, there's a country pub a mile from the site and several more within a short drive. More restaurants, cafés, pubs and a supermarket can be found in Church Stretton. The small town of Ludlow, 12 miles away, has become known as a foodie mecca in recent years and is now home to all sorts of businesses from Michelin-rated restaurants to family-run delis.
Guest facilities at the farm include a tennis court, picnic benches and firebowls.
Among the other amenities are recycling bins, a cold water tap and washing-up area. The toilet and shower are next to the farmhouse, a short walk from the camping field.
Open from 07/04/2017 to 31/10/2017
Open from 30/03/2018 to 31/10/2018
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Party: 2 adults
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Non-electric grass pitch
Max. persons: 5 x
Dimensions: Max 8.0m width x 6.0m depth (26.2ft width x 19.7ft depth) Calculated area: 48.0m² (516.7ft²)
Ground type: Grass
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Quiet walking weekend away
Perfect camping site, very friendly with excellent cycling nearby
Couldn't ask for more. Perfect get away!
Would recommend to other people as a quiet get away on our doorstep!
Great site for those of us who want to get back to basics.
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
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
- Coach stations
Shrewsbury: Bus Station Raven Meadows — 12.8 miles
12.8 miles Ford (Shrops): A458 Coach Stop — 14.5 miles
14.5 miles Telford: Town Centre Bus Station — 14.7 miles
- Train stations
Church Stretton Rail Station — 4.3 miles
4.3 miles Craven Arms Rail Station — 8.3 miles
8.3 miles Broome Rail Station — 10.7 miles
- Ferry ports
Sharpness Old Docks — 56.3 miles
Birmingham International Airport Terminal 2 — 41.3 miles
From the A49 at Church Stretton, take the B4371 towards Much Wenlock. After 4 miles you will pass The Plough at Wall-under-Heywood. A mile further on, after the crossroads at Heath Common (the satnav destination) take the next right down a single track lane signposted The Coats.
From Much Wenlock, take the B4371 towards Church Stretton. After 6 miles you pass through Longville-in-the-Dale, after which the site on the second left (after the industrial fencing).
The Coates by Much Wenlock is not us.
Attractions and activities nearby include:
– Acton Scott historic working farm: 4 miles
– Stokesay Castle: 10 miles
– Wroxeter Roman City: 10 miles
– Medieval castle and food shops in Ludlow: 12 miles
– Ironbridge Gorge Museums: 12 miles
– Severn Valley Railway: 14 miles
– Attingham Park (National Trust estate): 15 miles
– Royal Air Force Museum Cosford: 18 miles
– West Midland Safari Park: 30 miles.
- Much Wenlock Priory (7.5 miles)
- Stokesay Castle (8.7 miles)
- Enginuity (11.1 miles)
- Wilderhope Manor (1.3 miles)
- Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills (5.3 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. –||Anytime|
The Coates Farm cancellation policy
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.
The remainder is payable on arrival.
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