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Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site

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General

  • Family-owned farm site in open countryside with Forest of Dean views
  • Under 10 minutes’ drive from Newnham-on-Severn and 25 to Wye valley
  • Half a mile from the River Severn and the Severn Way

Big skies, green Gloucestershire countryside and artisan booze: what more could one want on a hol than this trip-boosting trio?

If this sounds like just the holiday ticket, seek out Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site in the village of Awre, less than a five-minute walk from a traditional cider producer and a 10-minute drive to lovely Newnham-on-Severn. The park's also in an easy position to get to, as it's a mile and a half off the A48 Gloucester to Chepstow road and 25 minutes by car from the Wye valley.

Park up, pitch up then sit – cider in hand – to take in the gorgeous views from here ( the Forest of Dean and the Malvern Hills are visible on clear days) and watch birds soar through the skies: the site's surrounds are home to creatures like kestrels, buzzards and red kites. Early risers might get a sneak peek of hares around the grounds at dawn too, and barn owls have been spotted in neighbouring fields during dusk in this ancient area once listed in the Domesday book as a royal hunting ground...

Whatever time of day or night, visitors have access to well-designed amenities like a purpose-built toilet and shower block, as well as covered washing-up facilities and a shower room that’s accessible to people with disabilities.

Off site, the Severn Way is about half a mile away for roams beside the river. Time your visit right (check timetables online) to get a glimpse of the Severn Bore phenomenon, the surfable waves that roll right through the water at certain times of the year...

Please note

Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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9.9

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Excellent site with clean facilities and covid secure. Helpful staff06/11/2020

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  • Shepherd's hut (family)
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    Small and secluded Family run site, helpful staff/owners

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Location next to the river, great stargazing at night02/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSteve P.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass touring pitch
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    Location next to the river, great stargazing at night

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What a lovely well-kept quiet site! The toilets were immaculate …01/11/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomArlene G.Confirmed

  • Electric optional asphalt and grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    What a lovely well-kept quiet site!
    The toilets were immaculate and the owner couldn't be more helpful.
    Love the laminated OS maps which you can use for walks.
    Also love the homemade apple juice, not to mention Severn Cider 5 minutes away!
    A great place to try out our campervan for the first time.

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Thank you for your lovely review, it's good to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you'll be able to enjoy more trips in your campervan soon!

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Lovely quiet site with all the facilities of home30/10/2020

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  • Shepherd's hut (family)
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    Stayed in one of the lovely Shepherds Huts for a couple of nights, we weren’t disappointed! Absolutely lovely and tranquil setting surrounded by great views plus sheep, donkeys and chickens. Accommodation was excellent, spotlessly clean and well stocked with all that you need. The shower block and toilets were also spotless and well presented too.

    If you want a quiet break from it all, can’t recommend highly enough... definitely stay again.

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great site, clean and peaceful27/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass touring pitch
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    Great site with a quiet location and very good (very clean) facilities. A warm welcome with easy contact details. We liked the laminated walking maps of the area as well as the nearby cider farm. Level pitches with great star gazing opportunities on clear nights.

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Great Place, lovely walking, plenty to do- will be back!27/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGeorgina D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Shepherd's hut (family)
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    Had a great 3 nights here with my 10 yr old. The family Shepherds Hut was really well equipped and very clean.
    Site very peaceful and friendly. Spotless throughout and water always hot. Lots to do nearby:
    We stopped at the Bird of Prey centre on the way to the site which is well worth a visit (30 minutes drive)
    Went on 2 great walks (there are laminated maps to take with you) along the Severn. Stunning and gorgeous in any season I would think. The small village of Awre is pretty and the churchyard interesting if you
    like that kind of thing(!) We do...
    There is a cider farm next to the campsite but you’ll be pleased to hear my 10 yr old didn’t drink any.
    We also drove to Lydney Harbour for a look round which is under restoration and really interesting. On one day the rain was torrential so we went to Taurus Crafts just outside Lydney & did some Christmas Shopping. The Chocolate Shop sells lovely chocolate 😆
    Also had a treat Chinese takeaway from The Golden Phoenix in Lydney which was delicious.
    Plenty to do and fantastic scenery. I plan to go back with adult company and do some longer walks.
    Thankyou for a great stay

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Every thing25/10/2020

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Excellent facilities spotlessly clean well maintained site, owners very helpful25/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJohn M.Confirmed

  • Electric optional asphalt and grass touring pitch
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    Excellent facilities spotlessly clean well maintained site, owners very helpful

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Terrific site with lots of space, fabulously neat and clean facilities19/10/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomClare M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass touring pitch
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    Fabulous and spotlessly clean facilities; privacy and space of pitches

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Highly recommended19/10/2020

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    The accommodation was brilliant and so were the facilities

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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Hand sanitizing stations

More frequent emptying of bins

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

We're Good To Go (VisitBritain accreditation)

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Camping 2.0

Shepherd's huts

Themes

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Type

Small (11-25 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Awre, Newnham, Gloucestershire, England, GL14 1EJ
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 51.7730°N 2.4305°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Stroud: Merrywalks Bus Station — 14.9 kilometres
Gloucester Bus Station — 16.6 kilometres
Newent: Kings Arms Coach Stop — 17.9 kilometres
Train stations
Cam & Dursley Rail Station — 7.9 kilometres
Lydney Rail Station — 9.5 kilometres
Stonehouse Rail Station — 10.8 kilometres
Ferry ports
Sharpness Old Docks — 6.4 kilometres
Lydney Harbour — 8.7 kilometres
Bristol Docks Ferry Landing — 35.4 kilometres
Airports
Gloucestershire Airport — 23.0 kilometres
Bristol International Airport — 47.2 kilometres

Directions


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

Less than 20 minutes’ drive from the Forest of Dean, this is a solid base for ticking off tourist attractions, taking part in outdoorsy pursuits and shopping in market towns. The Dean Heritage Centre is 15 minutes away for planning wooded walks and more ambles can be had at the National Trust’s Westbury Court Garden in around 10. Other landscapes to lope around in the local area include Lydney Park, a 17th-century country estate with Roman ruins, within a 20-minute drive.

If kids start to tire of staying on solid ground, they can take on an adventure course above the treetops at Go Ape (15 minutes away); other spots to suit small sorts include the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail (20 minutes) and the Forest of Dean Adventure Park (a 30-minute drive).

Above-ground adventures complete, seek subterranean times at Clearwell Caves a 25-minute drive. Or learn about flying critters at The International Centre for Birds of Prey (half an hour away) then glide about at your own leisure in a canoe hired from Symonds Yat (within a 35-minute drive).

Must see

  • WWT Slimbridge Wetlands Centre (4.0 kilometres)
  • Berkeley Castle (9.6 kilometres)
  • Gloucester Waterways Museum (15.7 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Westbury Court Garden (5.6 kilometres)
  • Woodchester Park (12.6 kilometres)

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:  1 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

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.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site will debit the balance from your card 3 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 3 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site? Less than 20 minutes’ drive from the Forest of Dean, this is a solid base for ticking off tourist attractions, taking part in outdoorsy pursuits and shopping in market towns. The Dean … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  10 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  10 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Severn Valley Touring Caravan and Camping Site? From $33.57 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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

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

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
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.

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.

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

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.

Vehicles
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a camper, trailer tent or tent. Cars are not permitted when travelling with a motorhome/RV.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Sites
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.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

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