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Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park: Making daisy chains in Tor View

General

  • The oldest family-run park in the Cheddar valley
  • Between Wells and Cheddar with spectacular valley and hill views
  • Licensed café and shop, indoor pool, paddling pool and games room

This Somerset site will have you breaking out in cheesy grins: stunning views of the Cheddar valley and Mendip Hills, spankingly clean amenities and a café with sun terrace where you can watch the kids whirling around the play park…it’s all gouda.

Lying between Wells and Cheddar, family-friendly Bucklegrove Caravan & Camping Park is the oldest family-run park in the Cheddar valley and is set up for all ages in mind: as well as the play park and the family-friendly licensed café, the log cabin with indoor pool also comes with a smaller pool for mini cheddars, at no extra cost. A games room with pool table is also on site.

For grownup concerns, Bucklegrove has a licensed shop, fully-equipped coin launderette and free use of the ice block freezer; there’s free hot water for dishwashing and showers, and separate family bathrooms and full-sized baths available for a nominal extra charge.

The site has good mobile phone coverage and free wifi across throughout if you need to stay in touch or upload pictures of the views to Facebook.

A pub is within a couple of miles; Bucklegrove is 15–20 minutes from Wells, Cheddar and Weston-super-Mare for pubs and restaurants further afield (a bus stop is just outside the park entrance for those getting about under their own steam).

Please note

Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

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

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

Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.

At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

Please note: the swimming pool is currently closed for maintenance.

The lodge and bar are open on weekends from Friday to Saturday and daily during school holidays. Please note between December and February the lodge opening can be subject to seasonal variation.


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8.5

Overall rating based on 513 reviews

 

83% would recommend this park to a friend.

81% would stay here again.

  57% described as Peaceful ?

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Been before like it10/21/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJulie p.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Grove powered gravel and hardstanding RV site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Peaceful

    Disliked: 

    Pool unfortunately shut

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clean facilities, friendly hosts, nice clean and tidy park. level …10/18/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomVal F.Confirmed

  • Grove powered asphalt trailer site (pet friendly)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    clean facilities, friendly hosts, nice clean and tidy park. level pitches

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Well established campsite clean showers great clubhouse warm and welco10/18/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomD R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Strawberry Field powered asphalt trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very nice site well looked after friendly and helpful family run park bus stop outside easy range of places to visit

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Great site in beautiful surroundings, friendly staff.10/17/2021

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

  • Strawberry Field FHU asphalt trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly staff and visitors to the site, on site bar and heated swimming pool. Great location for touring.

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Nice site great location level large pitch safe quiet great.10/15/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSian n.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Strawberry Field powered grass tent or trailer tent site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Close to some beautiful attractions, lots of space at pitch, family bathroom with a bath, swimming pool, security barrier, bar and grill

    Disliked: 

    Stones when pitching 😂 pool was closed due to issue for all of our stay 😭

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Was a lovely welcoming stay! Would go back.10/11/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRobyn W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Grove powered grass tent site (pet friendly)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Pub, friendly staff, location, pitch sizes, pool.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing!

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Swimming pool Good facilities. Toilets were dated but clean. Great …10/10/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAlexandra B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Grove powered gravel and hardstanding RV site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Swimming pool
    Good facilities. Toilets were dated but clean.
    Great location.
    Nice little dinosaur trail. Very fun.

    Disliked: 

    Pitches seemed very close
    Lacked any personal touch from staff. We didn’t see anyone except in the bar when enquiring about the pool entrance. Reception was shut most of the time.
    Bar staff very friendly though.
    Difficult to find pitch as we were given an abbreviated pitch number with poor signage especially in arrival at dusk. We had to drive around to find where the pitch was.

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Close to cheddar gorge10/10/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDavid S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Grove powered asphalt trailer site (pet friendly)
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    Close to cheddar gorge

    Disliked: 

    Very dated

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Will return to the area but not to this campsite10/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAdele G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Grove powered asphalt trailer site (pet friendly)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location

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    Pitch that we were was small, we had booked to put out awning up but due to arriving in the dark we said we would put it up the following day, woke to realise how small the pitch was and didn’t bother as it would be half on hard standing and half on the grass.

    Due to pitches being so tight we couldn’t reverse the caravan into the pitch as the front of the car would have got stuck on the grass mound opposite.

    Shower blocks were clean but need modernisation, no electric in the shower block to use a hairdryer.

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Excellent10/03/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Grove powered grass trailer site (large, pet friendly)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Everything was good and well looked after nice and clean facilities and very quite at night

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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Check-in: one group at a time

Check-in: self check-in (unattended)

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Digital food/drink menus

Distance markers in shared facilities

Extra spacing in seated areas

Hand sanitizing stations

Meal delivery to unit/pitch/outdoor seated area

More frequent emptying of bins

One-way flow for entering/leaving buildings

Removal of soft furnishings (e.g. decorative cushions)

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

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Local produce

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

Rallies welcome

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Type

Large (51-200 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal sites

Location

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  • Wells Road, Rodney Stoke, Cheddar, Somerset, England, BS27 3UZ
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.2432°N 2.7317°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Wells Bus Station — 4.3 miles
Glastonbury Town Hall — 6.7 miles
Town Hall — 6.7 miles
Train stations
Highbridge & Burnham-on-Sea Rail Station — 10.6 miles
Yatton Rail Station — 11.0 miles
Worle Rail Station — 11.1 miles
Ferry ports
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal — 13.3 miles
Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour — 13.4 miles
The Cottage Ferry Landing — 14.9 miles
Airports
Bristol International Airport — 10.0 miles
Cardiff International Airport — 28.4 miles

Directions


Important note for GPS users: please do not rely solely on the route provided by your satnav as some of the local lanes are not suitable for large/towing vehicles.

From the M5 motorway:
Leave at Junction 22 and take the A38 north (signposted Cheddar). As you come into the village of Cross, take a right turn onto the A371. Stay on this road through Cheddar and Draycott (towards Wells). Continue through the village of Rodney Stoke (passing the Rodney Stoke Inn on your right), up the hill and the park is on the left after the 'S' bend. Please use the second entrance.

From the A303:
At Wincanton turn onto the A371 towards Shepton Mallet. Continue through Shepton Mallet on the A371 towards Wells. Upon reaching Wells take the second exit off the roundabout and proceed through the first set of lights, bearing left at the second lights (signposted Cheddar). Continue along the A371 though the villages of Haybridge, Easton and Westbury-sub-Mendip. The park is approx half a mile on the right after leaving Westbury-sub-Mendip.

Rail/bus:
A local bus service (126) stops directly outside the park. The route runs from Weston-super-Mare train station and through to Wells via Cheddar and local towns.

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

Bucklegrove is only a few miles away from two Somerset absolute must-sees: the spectacular Wookey Hole Caves and home of the Witch of Wookey for spellbinding shenanigans, and the Cheddar Caves and Gorge for would-be smugglers, adventure story fans and historyheads.

The Cheddar Gorge is deep in records: it’s the largest gorge in the country, has the biggest colony of endangered greater horseshoe bats and is the discovery site of Cheddar Man, the oldest complete human skeleton found in Britain and a name you'll want to say in a dramatically deep superhero’voice; find out about him and his ancestors in the caves’ Museum of Prehistory.

Outdoors around the gorge, there are the 274 steps of the Lookout Tower to puff up for sweeping Somerset views, and a clifftop walk and open-top bus tour.

Apart from witchy and subterranean goings-on, holidaymakers in this corner of the country will find gardens, history, farm parks, theme parks, beaches and more within easy reach and other main Somerset attractions like Bristol and Bath within an hour’s drive.

Glastonbury with its abbey and tor is less than half an hour away, and medieval Wells, Britain’s second smallest city (that’s four now) has a thirteenth century cathedral and bishop’s palace complete with moat.

Feeling driven? The Haynes Motor Museum at Yeovil has the UK’s biggest collection of cars from around the world and is one of several museums in Somerset on the quirkier side: also try the privately-owned Oakham Treasures near Bristol for retail and farming history, the Helicopter Museum at Weston-super-Mare or the American Museum at Bath, the only American art museum outside the USA.

Kids are spoilt for choice with the wildlife parks, zoos and aquariums in the area: whet their appetites at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Bristol or the SeaQuarium at Weston-super-Mare before taking them to an adrenaline-inducing day at Longleat Safari Park just over the border in Wiltshire.

Rollercoasters and fairs more their thing? Brean Leisure Park has 40 rides, river rides and splash parks; stroll along the miles of sandy stretch from here past Berrow and to seaside town Burnham-on-Sea.

Sticking closer to Cheddar, there’s abseiling, caving, sampling the wares at Somerset cider farms, meandering around the Mendips or visiting the town’s sweet factory all to be had – and yes, there's also the cheese.

Must see

  • Wookey Hole Caves & Papermill (2.8 miles)
  • Cheddar Caves & Gorge (3.1 miles)
  • Ebbor Gorge National Nature Reserve (3.7 miles)

National Trust

  • King John's Hunting Lodge (4.8 miles)
  • West Pennard Court Barn (8.5 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

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  noon –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-park accommodation
Arrive:  5 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park cancelation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Modifications are subject to a £5.00 ($6.96) fee.

Bookings cannot be amended within 14 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 cancelations 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. Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park 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.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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

Payment methods accepted at the park

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Terms and conditions

Park booking terms and conditions

  • Does Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park? Bucklegrove is only a few miles away from two Somerset absolute must-sees: the spectacular Wookey Hole Caves and home of the Witch of Wookey for spellbinding shenanigans, and the Cheddar Caves and … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  noon –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  5 p.m. –  Anytime
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Bucklegrove Caravan and Camping Park? From $24.55 (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.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 14 day(s) of arrival.
Modifications are subject to a £5.00 ($6.96) fee.

Coronavirus
Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.

Admission
At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.
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.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.
Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

General
Generators and motorised recreational vehicles are not permitted.
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.
Quiet hours must be respected between midnight and 7 a.m..
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.

Occupancy
Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Only one car is to be parked at the site. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 11:30 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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