Monstay Farm Camp Site
Shropshire (Browse area)
SY8 2HE See Map
Tel: 01584 318007 or 07913805981
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Open: April To October
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Welcome to Monstay Farm, a small camp site close to the historic town of Ludlow in the Welsh Marches.We are a traditional working farm set within the beautiful surroundings of the Mortimer Forest.
The camping fields are large and there is plenty of space for you to camp away from your neighbours. If you are in a group you can all camp together and we have plenty of hook ups so tents and caravans can be together - perfect for those family or friends get-togethers'. We have some level hard standings for the more sophisticated outfits but do try to keep the fields as natural as possible.
From the camp site there is easy access to the forest, where you can walk, mountain bike, bird watch, nature watch or hunt for fossils. The site is perfect for dog walkers as the forest is directly accessed from the farm. You can walk miles and not meet anyone.
If you have a mountain bike, we are a few hundred metres from the Bringewood Downhill bike course and there are plenty of bike trails for all abilities in the woods. The lanes of South Shropshire and North Herefordshire offer beautiful cycle routes. You can also hire bikes from Wheely Wonderful just down the road at Elton.
The local fossil trail highlights the nationally significant geology of the area and fossils abound on the paths and banks once you know what you are looking for.
The farm and forest are rich in wildlife whether birds, mammals, butterflies or reptiles are your interest we can guide you in what there is to see. Or you can just chill and look at the stars! It is very dark here with no street lights nearby - a good idea to bring a torch!
We do allow camp fires off the ground and can supply you with logs or you can collect your own which is a great way of getting children out and about. We are very approachable and want you to enjoy your stay so if you have an idea, just ask!
We take our stewardship of the environment very seriously. We have solar panels to supply your electricity and new this season are our showers where the hot water is supplied by our new biomass boiler. (The firewood comes from the management of our own and our neighbours woodland including reviving our ancient coppice woods.)
Our water supply is from a borehole 300 feet below the camp site and the water is tested to be safe and tastes great! We recycle as much of your waste as we can and encourage you to have as little impact on our environment as you can.
Come and experience the real countryside at Monstay Farm
Leisure Centre and Pool (01584 874620) (www.teme-leisure.co.uk) Ludlow 3 miles
Historic Town- Ludlow 3 miles Tourist Info 01584 875053 www.shropshiretourism.co.uk
Castles - Ludlow 3 miles (01584 874465) (www.ludlowcastle.com) Stokesay Castle(01588 672544) (www.english-heritage.org.uk/stokesaycastle) Wigmore Castle 5 miles
Steam Railway - Severn Valley Railway (01299 403816) (www.svr.co.uk) Bridgnorth/Bewdley 20 miles
Museums - Ludlow Museum (01694 781306) 3 miles Acton Scott Working Farm (01694 781306) 12 miles Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (0345 678 9024) Craven Arms 10 miles
Archaelogical Sites- Croft Ambrey Iron Age Fort 6 miles, Wroxeter Roman City (01743 761330) nr Shrewsbury 25 miles, Pipe Aston Clay Pipe Tump 1 mile, Offa's Dyke 20 miles.
From the north, take the 1st exit to Ludlow and follow the rosd through the town to Ludford Bridge.Turn left over the bridge at the traffic lights by the Charlton Arms take first right turn towards Wigmore. After 3 miles, look out for a sign to Vinnals car park - we are directly opposite the car park. From Clee Hill direction, turn left at roundabout and right at the next roundabout. Follow the road into town and take the second left after going under the railway bridge. Continue down and at the next T-junction turn left and go to Ludford bridge lights. From the South, take the first exit to Ludlow, and follow the road down towards the river. Take the left just before the lights and Charlton Arms pub. Then as above.
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Find nearest: National Trust English Heritage Fuel Pub
Nearest English Heritage Visitor Attractions
Wigmore Castle - 4.42 miles from site Click here for details
Stokesay Castle - 5.58 miles from site Click here for details
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