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Visitor Reviews - Delamere Forest Camping And Caravanning Club Site

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Delamere Forest Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Station Road
Cheshire   (Browse area)
CW8 2HZ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01606889231

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Pitches: 80
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 111 Reviews
              8/10 from 111 Reviews

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Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Purplebean 15 reviews from this member

Stayed on this site for 4 nights with my son. It was the first week in September and most schools had gone back so it was fairly quiet. The site is ideally located for walking in the forest or getting a train to Chester (we did both).

As it is a C&CC site the facilities were up to the expected standard. Clean, warm toilet block, never had to wait. Good washing up area with hot water did have to wait but not for long. No play area so not a lot for kids to do and as most in school was a bit quiet for my son. He decided to be gate monitor and opened it for every car that came on site. Thank you to the person who gave him £1 for doing it as it made his day :)

Pitches looked tired and muddy but it was just after the main season so to be expected. The warden told us to pitch right on the edge of the space to get us on grass and not mud which was appreciated. Chip van one night and a portion of chips was huge, would probably feed 3 and we made the mistake of buying 2 portions!

Would go back anytime, loved the site, loved Chester, loved being able to open a gate and walk into the forest. Brill :)

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jonesysdad 1 review from this member

I just cannot believe some of the reviews of this site. It is in a beautiful location on the edge of the forest, handy for trains, pubs, sightseeing etc. And is kept in a lovely condition by the hard-working wardens. We have stayed here many times both in peak and off-peak seasons and have enjoyed every visit. All right, there are no facilities for children but has it never occurred to people to do some research before they book? And there are no more signs on site than there are on a private site; I was actually present when the warden put up the 'do not leave the cubicle unless fully dressed' signs and this was due to a 'gentleman' who seemed to enjoy parading around the shower block naked - not a pretty sight for children's (or adults!) eyes I can assure you.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Alderney 6 reviews from this member

Just had 2 nights here and it wasn't particularly enjoyable. The site was full, however we were surrounded but tent groups - the pitch beside us had 3 small tents, 3 cars, and a central area where everyone in the group got together for loudest voice competitions. At most they covered a pitch and a half. So despite all the many rules, they don't seem to adhere to some pretty basic ones.

The family room however was LOVELY- which was great news as the toilet block had a number code on it which 2 of my 3 children could never get to work, either because they were physically too small or it was too stiff. The facilities were too small when the site was full - first time I've experienced a queue for the dishwash.

Also, despite the sites many rules regarding all other forms of fun, the place was full of kids on bikes whizzing around everywhere which can not only be disconcerting but with the amount of tent lines etc it's not safe.

Sorry, didn't get any peace and quiet here at all

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Sandpiper96 1 review from this member

Our return to camping after years of boating: close to home, beautiful spacious site, wardens spent some time showing us a variety of level pitches. Noticed only a few other tents but an abundant crop of caravans and motor-homes. Ample showers, toilets, wash basins, laundry room, electricity points - just like home! Perhaps just a tad too much like home? No playground, or at least I didn't see one, for children and there were notices banning ball games. No notices banning notices, though.

Ten minutes walk, turn right out of the gate, to Delamere station, trains to Manchester and Chester, and a small café. Five minutes drive in the opposite direction to Hatchmere and The Carriers, excellent for evening meals at about £12 per main course. Some very good fish dishes.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Infinity31 6 reviews from this member

Usual CC&C efficiency which verges on the regimented at times - a new one to add to the list of 'Don't' signs (seen in gents' shower block) 'Please do not leave this cubicle unless you are fully clothed to avoid offending other guests and children'!

The site was vey well placed for the forest and the Go Ape adventure park and quite a pleasant walk with the dog.

We stopped here for 2 nights as it was convenient for us and our itinerary - not sure that we would particularly stop here again, but can see that it would have it's appeal for location.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Zeagle64 5 reviews from this member

We booked for 2 nights and were looking forward to a relaxing stay near a country setting. Having been asked if we had a preference for pitches, we said something with more grass for our dogs, and were shown what seemed an appropriate pitch, next to a small clump of trees. However, as the site filled up, this attracted a number of children who were playing with sticks and trying to climb the trees, very close to our car. It was only later when we walked the site that we realised there was no play area. Perhaps this also explained why other older children (young teens) were racing round the site on bikes, ignoring the speed limit and one way system, and performing skids on the gravel, until well after 10pm. All of this disturbed our dogs and we are always mindful of keeping them quiet so as not to disturb others, but this is made difficult and stressful if parents don't also keep an eye on their children. We decided to leave after one night to avoid a repeat of the same, and it was disappointing that the warden on our departure not only didn't ask if our stay had been pleasant, neither did she ask why we were cutting our stay short. Sorry to say, this was not relaxing for us, though it probably is for the parents who let their children go unsupervised in the absence of a formal play area, and we are not likely to return.

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