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Whitchurch Marina Caravan Site
Wrexham Road
Whitchurch
Shropshire   (Browse area)
SY13 3AA
Tel: 01948 662 012
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Pitches: 5
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 6 Reviews
                9/10 from 6 Reviews

 No Tents   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing On Site   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool 1 mile   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding 1 mile   Cycle Hire 10 miles   Golf 5 miles   No Tennis 
 No Beach   Watersports 10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring On Site 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport 1 mile  No Dog Walk 

Reviews:

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Date of Visit: December 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: RIMMER 176 reviews from this member

With the high scores from previous reviews we were expecting a top quality site however at best this site was rather basic with views of the canal to compensate for the road noise, to be fair the road noise did die down during the night. As it was Dec. We pitched in the car park and found a level part in the corner but beware I also found a piece of glass too! Toilets basic but clean and functional, there was also a shower cubicle. Didn't see much of the staff during our stay but site seemed quite friendly. Site security rather lacking as the entrance barrier appeared rusty. Nice walk along the towpath to Whitchurch. A McDonalds down the road. No bus service noted. Paid a very reasonable £14/night with ehu.

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Caravanreviews 8 reviews from this member

This is a brilliant site if you are interested in canals and narrowboats the pitches overlook the canal there are showers and toilets both are fine shower on token meter. If you are botherd by road noise this is not the site for you as the pitches back on to a busy A525 on an embankment and is busy night and day.

There is access to the towpath over the A525 road bridge next to the site. This is a very attractive area and many places of interest are easily avaliable by car.

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: KellyJayne1981 1 review from this member

Beautiful location, very close to canal (would be wary if have young children) and pitches back onto A525. Mcdonalds, Spar and petrol station close by.

We used as an overnight stop-over on our way to Anglesey and it was exactly what we needed.

Toilets clean and tidy, we didn't use the showers, so can't comment on those.

Excellent value for money and we will definitely return for more stop-overs!

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Tight tykes 3 reviews from this member

Just spent two pleasant nights here. Can't add much to what other reviewers have said. Grass pitches have a lovely aspect all facing canal side. We enjoyed a couple of sunny evenings watching and waving to narrow boats coming and going. Noise from road is a bit of a distraction but we got used to it. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Toilets and showers were clean but basic - only 1 gents, 1 ladies and 1 shower for all - not sure they would be adequate at busy times, but fine whilst we were there. Can't complain at £14 inc EHU. The walk into town along the towpath took us 30 mins, but we did chat to boat owners on the way! Can recommend the Old Town Vaults pub in Whitchurch: Real ale, nice food, and very friendly. (They even had Henderson's Relish, for us Sheffielders, to go with the meat pie!)

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Syriol 6 reviews from this member

Easy to find from the directions given to us over the phone. When we arrived it was pouring down and the ground was quite boggy so we asked if we could park on the hardstand area - the young lady in reception asked the manager as there were cars parked on it - the cars were moved and as we were going out, coned off for us to drive straight back into. I used the shower (having gone back to van to get some change as it accepts 20p and £1 coins) and for £1 I had a long shower and washed and dried my hair. Toilets were very warm and clean. Petrol station / shop / lottery outlet / Subway / McDonalds all on the roundabout next to site. Walked into lovely Whitchurch by road / canal an easy walk taking 20 mins. Love the area and will be back.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Albion Viking 5 reviews from this member

This is one you will either love or hate - we loved it. There are five pitches and they back on to the A525, a very busy road that carries a high volume of HGV's that run daytime and evening. If you want silence from road noise then this isn't for you. The positives - every pitch has a view of the canal and there are lots of splendid narrow boats that go up and down the canal - most give you a wave as they pass. We didn't use the site facilities (showers etc) so cannot comment on their condition. For walkers you can cross the bridge adjacent to the site and walk either up or down the canal using the towpath. A thirty minute walk on the towpath takes you to Grindley Brook staircase (locks) where there is a canal side cafe. Whitchurch town has loads of shops, cafes, supermarkets and is only a five minute drive max from the site. The staff who work on site are extremely friendly and happy to offer any help. I haven't given a score for child friendliness as we didn't have children with us although no play area is available on site (big grass area though). Overall, we thought this an ace place to stay.


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