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Springslade Lodge Certificated Site
Camp Road
Broadhurst Green
Staffordshire   (Browse area)
WS12 4PT
Tel: 01785 715091
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Pitches: 5 Vans + tents
Open: 01/04/2021 to 31/10/2021

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 16 Reviews
                7/10 from 16 Reviews

 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   No Hardstandings   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Club Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   No Showers   No Washing Up Area   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 No Playground   No TV Room   Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing On Site   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding On Site   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf On Site   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept caravans or motorhomes and usually tents. This is a club member only site - you can usually join on site

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Date of Visit: April 2021 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Sammied1982 1 review from this member

 Absolutely idyllic site.

We booked last minute with Kaye asking us to contact Lucy on the morning that we arrived.

We have boys aged 8, 6 and 1 who all loved the space and freedom the site offered.

Facilities were closed due to Covid but we had a lovely pitch with electric so easy to use our own facilities. We eat outside the cafe both days and soaked up the Forest on foot and cycles.

We will be back, our kind of quiet Forest site. 
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Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Lovage 1 review from this member

 We stayed three nights. Alas, the field we were put in was waterlogged to start with and we had difficulty getting to our grass pitch for the first night. Further rain the following day meant that when we tried to return to the pitch after an afternoon/early evening out, we got stuck.

We phoned the site owners and they came to assist and offered us parking on the café forecourt for the second night. The third night we were offered one of the two small hardstanding pitches which had become vacant. Basically, if you have a campervan or motorhome, and there has been or likely to be heavy rain, ask for one of the hardstanding pitches rather than having to go on the poorly draining field.

We were glad there weren't too many people on site - wouldn't like to be there when it was full (there appear to be about 20 pitches) as only one women's and one men's shower, plus two loos each. These facilities are basic but clean.

A track runs along the side of the site down from the café and is right next to the two hardstanding pitches. The track was busy on Saturday and Sunday with walkers, horses and cyclists, and a few cars although the track is no-through, so not as 'Hideaway' as we would have liked. We paid £22 a night which we thought was expensive.

The thing we didn't like was the long list of rules on big notices, at the entrance by the café and on the field. You expect to be given a list of dos and don'ts when you book, which we were, so we couldn't understand the need for these notices and they give too much of a regimented feel to the site. We didn't try out the café but it also seemed quite expensive. 

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Piebald pickles 9 reviews from this member

 Another lovely few days spent at Springslade lodge.

The site was quiet during our stay only 3 units on the site, so was lovely. A real gem of a place, in the middle of the forest

Basic but more than adequate toilets and shower, lovely hot water

The tea room was busy most days, where we had lunch a couple of times

Easy access to Cannock chase, for mountain biking and walking

Weather was stunning, a very relaxing few days, thank you 

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Rhi+Gav 11 reviews from this member

 We were attending an event at Cannock chase and needed a last minute pitch! I emailed and called several sites in the area and Springslade responded promptly to advise that they could accommodate us.

A great site at the rear of the owners lovely tea rooms. Pitches are sizeable so you're not too close to your neighbours!

Basic but very clean and sufficient toilet and shower facilities and such a quiet spot. Pretty surroundings and plenty of walking and cycle routes just off the site.

Owners were very welcoming and had organised shuttle transport to the concert venue, very handy! A great stay! 

Date of Visit: March 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Angelah1970 3 reviews from this member

 Stayed for 2 nights, lovely area only us on site. Saturday we biked on the trails at Cannock chase, in the evening the site owner had recommended an Italian in the nearby town of rugeley.

We had booked a table and she drove us there! It was fantastic food. On Sunday morning we had a full English breakfast in the cafe, also lovely.

We didn't need to use any facilities as used our own. Will definitely go back, lovely owners! Beautiful scenery. 


Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Cypsygal 5 reviews from this member

 I can't comment on child friendliness as we had no children with us. Phoned late on the day to book - very polite on telephone. Ate at tea room -good basic food, but quite expensive -probably reflects the lack of other facilities in the area though.

With hook up for one night on a weekend £30 - seems very expensive to me. Chose not to have electric and was only £23 (with a £1 fee for the dog). Later owners strolled down the site and walked around our van - we guessed they were checking we actually didn't use their electric.

We booked through the C&C club CL system, and so as a CL we were impressed they had both toilets and showers, although we didn't use the showers, so can't comment on their effectiveness. Toilets are heated and had automatic lighting. I used a head torch - like I do on most campsites - so getting there was fine.

The toilets appear to be a sea container, cleverly covered in wood, and nicely fitted out, 2 loos one shower in the ladies. Lovely woodland setting on Cannock Chase.

There seems to be no other site on Cannock Chase, so perhaps this also reflects the pricing structure. We hope to return to explore the chase, as it was very rainy when we were there. Nice site 
Management response: The prices of £23 and £30 are only set when a one night stay is made on a weekend, we lose revenue on the second night.

£23 is for a Friday or Saturday evening for a non hook up and £30 for electrical pitch.

I would like to say we do not walk around checking whether people are using a hook up or not, we usually stroll around to be polite, answer any questions and to conduct a health and safety and toilet cleaning check.

Thank you.

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Banoffi pie 1 review from this member

 The location is stunning, just off the beaten track so safe for children and animals. Very difficult for small children on unlit stony uphill paths and NO changing facilities for babies. It is in a woodland clearing so relatively protected but feels, 'in the forest'.

The toilet and shower facilities are, at best ok, they are housed in an old container so cramped. This is fine for a CL but the prices are what you would pay for a super site. 
Management response: We have baby changing facilities in the disabled toilet at The Tearooms up the lane. The toilets and showers are small but we have provided them for ease of all which prevents the walk up to the tearoom garden. We are trying hard to please all and make our site more comfortable, please bear with us as it is costly updating and pleasing everyone's needs.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Max27 2 reviews from this member

 Visited here recently and was very disappointed at the facilities on this site, The toilet block is still I presume the tempory ones that have been mentioned before it was in a porta cabin which had been divided up.

For the amount of people on the campsite the weekend we were there, one toilet for the men and two for woman was not enough. The pressure of the water in the shower was fine but there was no way of controlling the temperature and it was hot.

The cleanliness was not good it did not matter what time of day you went they were grubby. There was only one water tap in the campsite which was about four feet off the ground. There was no dishwashing sinks at all. I just found this ca

Mpsite at £22 per night for a tent was not worth the money. 

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Piebald pickles 9 reviews from this member

 What a lovely site, situated right in Cannoch Chase. Site small, uneven field, but we were given a fab flat pitch for our large motorhome. Showers and toilets on site were fine, hot water, good flow, not the ritz but perfectly good.

Great place as a base for cycling

Cafe was good.

We were lucky enough to see wild dear from the site.

The site wasn't busy. If full it would be a tight squeeze.

Hook up was good, no issues.

A hinge on the chemical water lid would be a bonus, plus a longer hosepipe 
Management response: We repaired the hinge that someone broke the weekend you stayed. The hose pipe is the specified length after a site inspection from the Caravan and Camping Club rules and regulations.

Thank you.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Terry3184 1 review from this member

 Just got home after a memorable long weekend at Springslade. Beautiful surroundings, smallish, intimate site in a wooded area, perfect.

We wanted somewhere close to home for the last bank holiday and fancied doing some cycling around Cannock Chase. This campsite was in the perfect location.

OK, the current showers aren't the Ritz, but as we're camping and at the lower end of the budget, I have seen worse, much worse. Kaye has good plans for the future and I hope these keep the site 'intimate ' rather than 'commercial'

Some have complained about the small size of the pitches, really? We found everyone had plenty of room though I will take stronger tent pegs next time if we are in the same plot, but there will definitely be a next time. 3/4 hour from home, lovely site, why spend 3-4 hours on the M5 when we can be exploring The Chase.

Will have to try breakfast at the lodge next time instead of cooking our own. 

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