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  • Beautifully located with walking distance of Ramsbottom
  • Pet-friendly site

The Paddock is conveniently located in Ramsbottom, only a 15-minute walk from its shops and restaurants. The newsagent is only 5 minutes away.

This family-friendly campsite has a modern facilities block with toilets and free hot showers. There are also two portaloos and a washing-up area.

The owners encourage barbecues, provided you keep them off the ground, and guests can gather around the campfire, so please, remember to bring the marshmallows.

Pets are also welcome.

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year



Leave the car at home



Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking 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

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby



Small (11-25 pitches)


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  • Sheep Hey Farm, Shuttleworth, Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire, England, Bl0 0ND
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.6576°N 2.3095°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Haslingden: Grasmere Rd Coach Stop — 2.4 miles
Rawtenstall: Bank Street Coach Stop — 3.2 miles
Bury Interchange Bus Station — 4.6 miles
Train stations
Entwistle Rail Station — 4.3 miles
Bromley Cross Rail Station — 5.1 miles
Hall i' th' Wood Rail Station — 6.0 miles
Ferry ports
Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle — 32.3 miles
Manchester Airport Terminal 2 — 20.1 miles
Manchester Airport Terminal 1 — 20.4 miles
Manchester Airport — 20.6 miles


Please head towards the Duckworth Arms Pub on the A56. Directly opposite the pub you will see a turning at the end of a stone wall, this is the lane that will take you down to the site. Make sure you take a right turn over the motorway bridge and then follow the lane down to the bottom. The site is situated on the corner.

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 campsite enjoys great countryside settings. It is excellent for bike riders and provides easy access to the moors via small country lanes and bridleways. Ramblers have plenty of choice, so long they don't mind a hill or two.

A 10-minute walk will take you to two pubs, and with five more minutes, you can reach the centre of Ramsbottom, with its restaurants and bars.

The great East Lancashire Railway is just on the doorstep. Take a trip on the train and head into Rawtenstall or go the other way into Bury and explore.

Must see

  • Oswaldtwistle Mills (7.1 miles)
  • Gawthorpe Hall (10.0 miles)
  • People's History Museum (12.4 miles)

National Trust

  • Gawthorpe Hall (10.0 miles)
  • Hardcastle Crags (13.6 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.


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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
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.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
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.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
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.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of £30 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

No hen/stag parties permitted via

Units should not be left unoccupied unless previously agreed with the management. Please speak to reception when the need arises, a fee may be charged for unsupervised units.
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

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

This area is not subject to city tax.

No vehicle movement between 9pm and 8am.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.