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General

  • Small peaceful adults-only site in scenic surroundings
  • Miles of quiet, flat country lanes to explore by bike
  • Dog-walking area and 1940s vintage bikes for hire

Located in a peaceful and remote location in Whixall, Abbey Green Farm is a small family-run site set in the countryside for peace and relaxation well away from road noise.

The farm is a short drive from Wem (three miles away) and Whitchurch (seven miles away), making it a handy base for cycling, walking and exploring the Shropshire countryside. The grounds have scenic gardens as well as a large area for walking dogs. Afternoon teas are served in the gardens for an additional charge.

Abbey Green has clean toilets, free hot showers in a newly-built luxury shower block, a laundry room and a new indoor washing-up area. There are also a number of vintage 1940s restored bicycles for hire, perhaps for pedalling the two miles to the popular Dog and Bull pub, which serves tasty food and a good selection of ales.

Please note

The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

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

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

This is an adults-only site. Children under the age of 16 are not allowed on site.

All campers must bring their own electric hook-up leads.


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9.7

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98% would recommend this site to a friend.

98% would stay here again.

 

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Excellent, excellent,excellent ! 09/15/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Katherine W. Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring caravan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    What's not to like! An idyllic, peaceful site in rural Shropshire well away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to local amenities. It's the second time we've visited this site and we will gladly go again.
    Particularly liked the peace and quiet (we were the only ones on site!).
    The toilets and showers are spotless and feel more like home with lovely touches of decor and the shower temperature is perfect.
    The afternoon teas that the owner serves as an optional extra are delicious and excellent value for money as are the bacon rolls!
    It is a small compact site, which we loved.
    Rose and Phil are friendly and welcoming and we look forward to next year.

    Disliked: 

    The only thing to dislike and which didn't affect us either time is the pitches are quite close together which at busy times of year I would personally dislike.

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Site was lovely,not many pitches so made it very quiet ... 09/02/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Tammy P. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Site was lovely,not many pitches so made it very quiet and relaxed also felt safe with the children playing in the little park,the owners worked very hard cleaning the toilets and shower room throughout the day to ensure they were nice and clean,there was also lots and board games bats and balls ect to keep the kids entertained,lots of information on the board regarding places to visit around the area ...we had a lovely stay kids and adults thoroughly enjoyed themselves !

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very nice peaceful site with clean facilities 08/31/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anonymous Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring caravan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    We purchased the cream tea and sandwiches, which were better than any top restaurant, a must.Our hosts where very helpful and pleasant.

    Disliked: 

    Shower block lovely but toilets inside with the shower.So at busy shower times you are kept waiting for the toilet.

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Excellent clean site friendly owners and good facilities 08/28/2018

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

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Clean site with good size pitches and friendly owners very welcoming been our second stay at this site and will be back again in future

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    Nothing

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Amazing. Great grounds.electric hook ups.clean facilities 08/27/2018

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    Amazing place.electric hook ups.couple who run it so helpful.you can order breakfast barms. Afternoon teas..there is 2 shower rooms.kitchen area.play area ..so peaceful.clean.we had a pitch next to or nephews tent.that was no bother.they even do bed and breakfast.such a delightful place.even with the rain it did not stop us doing anything.a amazing time thank you.we will be back.Thank you so much x

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Loved our first time in family’s caravan! Site beautiful and peaceful 08/26/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Wendy A. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring caravan pitch
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    Lovely peaceful site,

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Lovely VERY CLEAN site in a most relaxing environment 08/25/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom David W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent pitch (four man, 2 adults and 2 children)
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    The whole experience was lovely my partner and I loved this place very much it is probably the quietest and most relaxing site I think we have stayed at the facilities are in pristine condition which is a bid plus from us two the pitches are ample size we unfortunately didn't get to meet ROSE the owner but the lady who stood in for her SHARON was the perfect hostess available to help at anytime very knowledgeable about the area which with my sense of direction is a massive plus my partner and I most definitely recommend ABBEY GREEN FARM for a peaceful quiet and peaceful experience

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Very clean facilities, friendly & helpful staff, quiet site, play area 08/16/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Jessica L. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring caravan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Absolutely everything! Rose and Phil were so friendly and helpful. The toilets and showers were really clean and well stocked. There was lots of information on things to do in the area, cycle routes and games for the children (and adults) to enjoy. We hired the vintage bikes one evening, the country lanes are so quiet and we didn't even see a car pass whilst we were out! There is a wooden play area on site that our nearly 3 year old loved (especially the trampoline :)) but also ideal for older children with the climbing frame and rope swing. Site does have free WiFi, our caravan was the furthest away from the shower block so did keep disconnecting but didn't bother us as we didn't use it that much anyway. Wem is about a 10 minute drive away so easy enough to nip out to get supplies. If your looking for a peaceful, quiet site surrounded by fields and country lanes then this is for you. This was the perfect break away for us, we would definitely recommend and will be booking again very soon.

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Idyllic relaxing short break 08/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Chris H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent pitch (four man, 2 adults and 2 children)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Everything! Excellent site for people wanting a quiet family break where you can relax in peace! Best and cleanest toilet and shower facilities I have ever experienced on a camp site, no noise after 10pm ensures a peaceful nights sleep, afternoon tea served at the Tent is to die for, my only worry is with the size of open land around that the owners will expand and then the site might lose its identity and idyllicness! We will definitely be returning as soon as possible

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From the manager...

Thank you so much Chris for the wonderful review. We try to maintain our constant high standards of cleanliness, and yes, all our guests respect each other so noise is kept to a minimum after 10pm.
Rest assured, we have no plans to expand the site beyond it's current size.

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Excellent in all respects. 08/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Jane G. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch (wild)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    A welcoming and friendly site set in a peaceful location. The facilities are first class, spotlessly clean and well equipped. This is a site we would return to.

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Features

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

Takeout

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Adults only

Barbecue grills allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Hikers’ paradise

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Farm

Small (11-25 sites)

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent sites

Microlodges

Location

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  • Whixall, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England, SY13 2PT
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.8941°N 2.7350°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Nesscliffe (Shrops): Coach Stop — 18.5 kilometres
Gobowen Coach Stop — 20.4 kilometres
Shrewsbury: Bus Station Raven Meadows — 20.4 kilometres
Train stations
Prees Rail Station — 3.1 kilometres
Wem Rail Station — 4.3 kilometres
Whitchurch (Shrops) Rail Station — 9.3 kilometres
Ferry ports
Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal — 58.7 kilometres
Airports
Liverpool John Lennon Airport — 50.0 kilometres

Directions


From the Wem-Whitchurch road (B5476), take the left turning for Edstaston and continue for approximately half a mile. Take the first turning on the right after NCB motors bus depot, then take the first turning on the right, signposted Abbey Green. After half a mile you will find the campsite, right on the sharp right-hand bend.

Please note: when the postcode destination is reached, the campsite is located half a mile further down the lane. Please do not call at the bungalow or Holly Farm. We are located exactly as on the map. Thank 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

Whixall Nature Reserve (1.5 miles away).

Wem (three miles).

Whitchurch (seven miles).

Ellesmere (eight miles).

Must see

  • Darby Houses (Ironbridge) (32.4 kilometres)
  • Blists Hill Victorian Town (32.8 kilometres)
  • Ironbridge Gorge Museums (33.7 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Attingham Park (23.8 kilometres)
  • Chirk Castle (24.3 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:  4 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  11 a.m.

Abbey Green Farm cancellation policy

No refunds within 6 weeks of arrival date.

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

Group bookings of 2 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.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Abbey Green Farm will debit the balance from your card 12 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 12 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

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

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

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

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

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

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.
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
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Dogs
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Admission
This is an adults-only site. Children under the age of 16 are not allowed on site.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of £25,00 (R490,62) will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Additional terms

All campers must bring their own electric hook-up leads.

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