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The Nipstone Campsite

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General

  • Small and friendly tent site among spectacular scenery
  • 200 yards from the Shropshire Way
  • Campfires allowed: wood for sale on site or bring your own

A small, friendly campsite for tents located 200 yards off the Shropshire Way, just below the Nipstone Rocks.

Sit back and enjoy the stunning views, wander along to The Bog Visitor Centre and tearoom, or explore miles of fantastic walks including the Shropshire Way.

Facilities include toilets, and hot and cold water. Campfires are permitted and firewood is available to buy. You can even bring your own wood.

Dogs and children are welcome.

Please note

This site has no on-site shower facilities.


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Party: 2 adults

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Reviews

9.2

Overall rating based on 38 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

92% would stay here again.

 
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Remote camping with camp fire 20/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Vincent M. Confirmed

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

    We really liked this camp site

    Lovely location. It is essentially a big field located close to the owners stone cottage.

    You can have camp fires which was a real bonus for us. We brought our own wood so we were charged £2 to have a camp fire (£12 in total for 1 night). All you have to do is cut away the grass and replace it before you leave (shovels are available).

    The owners Tim and Rachel are very friendly, welcoming and relaxed. They gave us a little tour and offered advice on walks etc.

    The walks are peaceful with hardly no-one around. We saw lots of Red Kites on our walk. Very impressive.

    There are plenty of parking spaces. You have to carry your gear or use the wheel barrows that are provided as no cars are allowed into the field.

    There is a small washroom with a toilet and an additional compost toilet behind it if you want to use that. There are no showers.

    We're planning to go back if possible with the rest of the family

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All facilities in place, nothing to dislike. 13/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom James v. Confirmed

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

    Very nice site.
    Well organised (Chap comes around to collect your fee and fetch you firewood if you like).
    Good basic facilities.
    Plenty of space .
    Flat pitches, easy ground for pegging out.
    Dark and quiet at night.
    Lovely countryside.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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All perfect 11/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Dmitrij S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    All perfect

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Great site in a beautiful setting 04/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Abbie F. Confirmed

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

    The surrounding area, very pretty and great for walking

    Disliked: 

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Friendly owners Lovely setting 28/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Steven G. Confirmed

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

    Friendly owners
    Lovely setting

    Disliked: 

    Would be better when there are big groups of DofE participants coming if they were directed to a specific area of the campsite

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Lovely 28/06/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Laura S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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

    Lovely relaxed atmosphere, great views and very friendly hosts. Really enjoyed being able to have a campfire. Was also really nice not to have specific times for arriving/leaving.

    Disliked: 

    Had some noisy neighbours-could happen anywhere, but they were loud until about 2am.

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Peace and tranquility. 19/06/2017

rosemarie_p446213 Confirmed

  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    I loved this little campsite. The campsite is well kept and a pleasure to stay at. Owners are friendly and welcoming. Fire kits are available to buy and are great for getting that campfire going. The area is safe for children as there are no cars allowed which I particularly liked. The kids could just run about and I didn't have to worry. There is a lot to do and see locally for those who want to do so, but I was happy just to stay on site. The views are stunning and I was lucky enough to have had glorius weather. This is one site I will definitely be returning to. The site would definitely benefit from adding another toilet or two and possibly a shower, but not having them certainly doesn't detract anything from this lovely place.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing.

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Splendid campsite tucked away in the hills. 02/06/2017

thomas_r160203 Confirmed

  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The location, the view, the owners, having a fire, the surroundings.

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Great site with better facilities,frendly staff , alpacas are a bonus 31/05/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom michael_f630997 Confirmed

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

    The setting was very nice , being able to have fires was great. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

    Disliked: 

    The lack of toilet facilities one normal and the other a organic and hot water at the washing up area .

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the cite is not level 19/05/2017

brenda_b276655 Confirmed

  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The place was nice all around lots of animals nice pub and shop about 3 miles away

    Disliked: 

    The field is on a slant stayed friday, saturday sunday monday came away tuesday there is no lighting at night so if you wish to go the toilet you need a good tourch the light in the toilet is not working i had to wash sink on friday and toilet as were both dirty,saw no staff only the owner he was nice the cite is not level made me ill when i got home everything in my home did not seem level it was thursday befor i felt better

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Features

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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

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

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

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Horse riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Small (11-25 pitches)

Location

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  • Stone Cottage, The Bog Minsterley, Shropshire, England, SY5 0NJ
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.5684°N 2.9515°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Halfway House (Shrops): Coach Stop — 9.0 miles
Trewern (Powys) Bus Shelter — 10.1 miles
Middletown (Powys): Breidden Hotel Coach Stop — 10.1 miles
Train stations
Church Stretton Rail Station — 6.6 miles
Craven Arms Rail Station — 9.9 miles
Welshpool Rail Station — 10.0 miles
Ferry ports
Porth Penrhyn Ferry Landing — 47.2 miles
Airports
Birmingham International Airport Terminal 2 — 52.1 miles

Directions


From Minsterley follow the A488 south for 5 miles before turning left towards Shelve. Once you have passed through Shelve, turn right at the T-junction and follow the signs to Minsterley Ranges, Linley and More.

After less than a mile, The Nipstone Campsite is on your right just after the Nipstone Boarding Kennels and before the Nipstone Car Park which is on the left. If you reach the Minsterley Ranges you have gone too far.

We look forward to meeting you!

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

The Bog Visitor Centre (and its delicious tearoom) is just 700m from the campsite.

A shop and pub (The Stiperstones Inn) can be found two and half miles away.

Explore the beautiful south Shropshire hills along the miles of walks around the campsite.

Must see

  • Powis Castle & Garden (10.4 miles)
  • Stokesay Castle (10.8 miles)
  • Much Wenlock Priory (16.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills (5.6 miles)
  • Wilderhope Manor (12.0 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  Anytime –  9 p.m.
Depart:  Anytime

Please arrive at the campsite during daylight hours.

The Nipstone Campsite cancellation policy

No penalties

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.

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The remainder is payable on arrival.

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