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- Set in 25 acres of Cheshire countryside
- Three fishing lakes, on-site café and its own reindeer herd
- Easy access to Chester Zoo and Delamere Forest
Reindeer! In Cheshire! You'll hold Chester site Big Foot Glamping and Camping At Tarvin Sands Fishery deer to your little holiday heart – and here there be fishing too.
But Rudolph and pals first... Big Foot is home to a herd of UK born and raised reindeer, a right friendly bunch who you should be able to see being fed and exercised when they're out and about. They're all part of the Tarvin Sands Reindeer Centre and Fishery, where there's also an information hut, a gift shop, picnic areas, gardens and other animals including kingfishers, water voles and greylag geese.
And now the fishing. Three coarse fishing lakes are on the site, crammed with 30lb fish including carp, bream, roach, tench, chub, perch and rudd; if you want to get competitive, open comps are held every Tuesday and Saturday.
Big Foot is set over 25 acres of Cheshire countryside, with loads of room for kids to play and run around. It has an excellently-kept facilities block with free hot showers and toilets, a washing-up hut and a parent and baby washroom. There's also a café on site, serving hot and cold food from sarnies to full-on fryups.
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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
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Lake and/or mountain
Horse riding nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Surf school nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Medium (26-50 pitches)
Jumbo tent pitches
- Coach stations
Chester Zoo Bus Terminal
— 6.0 miles
6.0 miles Chester: Bus Exchange — 6.1 miles
6.1 miles Ellesmere Port: Bus Station — 7.9 miles
- Train stations
Mouldsworth Rail Station
— 1.9 miles
1.9 miles Delamere Rail Station — 3.8 miles
3.8 miles Helsby Rail Station — 4.8 miles
- Ferry ports
Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal
— 16.9 miles
16.9 miles Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 17.1 miles
17.1 miles Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal — 17.2 miles
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
— 10.1 miles
10.1 miles Manchester Airport Terminal 2 — 22.4 miles
22.4 miles Manchester Airport — 22.5 miles
Please note that the majority of satnavs will send you to the farm opposite the site.
If you're coming from Manchester, the M6, or Junction 10 of the M56, the site is 100 metres past the farm on your right.
If you're coming from north Wales, Chester or the M53, the site is 100 metres before the farm on your left (in the opposite end of the layby to Cheshire Brick and Slate).
Big Foot Glamping and Camping At Tarvin Sands has heaps of room on site to wander around, picnic in and wildlife watch, but if you're here to also see a bit of Cheshire and the northwest, you'll find it's in handy locale for getting out and about. Liverpool, Manchester and north Wales are all within a short drive.
It's a smashing site for kids too, as it's close to famed family attractions like Chester Zoo as well as the kid-friendly fare in nearby Chester: try the Chester ghost hunter trail, the miniature railway at Grosvenor Park and the pools and flumes at Northgate Arena.
The Big Foot team also reckons you should take a look at Blakemere Craft village, the farm animals, play areas and tasty treats of Chester's The Ice Cream Farm, and family adventure play park the Crocky Trail.
- Delamere Forest (3.3 miles)
- Chester Zoo (5.4 miles)
- Chester Cathedral (6.0 miles)
- Speke Hall, Garden and Estate (10.3 miles)
- Mr Hardman's Photographic Studio (16.2 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||7:30 p.m.|
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||7:30 p.m.|
Big Foot Glamping and Camping At Tarvin Sands Fishery cancellation policy
No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Group bookings of 4 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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Big Foot Glamping and Camping At Tarvin Sands Fishery will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
Hired accommodation: £100.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash