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Barncroft Caravan Site
Olden Lane
Ruyton Xl Towns
Shropshire   (Browse area)
Tel: 07535740704  or  07535740704
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Pitches: 20+
Open: 14/03/2021 to 31/10/2021
           14/03/2022 to 31/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 13 Reviews
                8/10 from 13 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Not Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <5 miles   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf <5 miles   Tennis <1 mile 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  No Dog Walk 

Reviews:  13 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: May 2021 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Extended family
Reviewer: Heidi03 4 reviews from this member

 Booked three pitches for us and family, Mr Eccleston was very helpful.

Nice quiet site, not a lot about but perfect for what we went for.

Although walking from the site down the road to the village was a little scary until we got to pavement. Saying that there wasn’t much noise from the road at night. 
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Date of Visit: August 2020 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Caroline Morris 1 review from this member

 Lovely small site adorned with beautiful flower beds, and great plants for sale. Showers and toilets were impeccable, with a system in place to ensure only two people at a time could enter. Showers cost £1 for five minutes.

The cost of the pitch was £22 per night so it was a bit disappointing to pay extra for the shower, but the facilities were modern and very well kept.

Its a great location for touring Shropshire, located off a main road. You can hear a bit of traffic noise but this didn't bother us as we used it purely as a base and don't spend our days sitting outside our caravan.

The site is secure, with an electric gate and key code for entering and exiting. Very helpful owner, like minded campers.

We would definitely stay here again if we were in the area. 

Date of Visit: July 2020 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Uri Grabber 7 reviews from this member

 Lovely well kept site, friendly people.

Toilets and showers were closed at time of visit due to COVID restrictions but they did look immaculate. Ruyton X1 towns a short walk away.

The only thing that spoilt it for us was the caravan next door which had been there for a week or so had parked their vehicle on the grass part of our pitch, the owner said he would ask him to move it when he saw him, it stayed there for all of our stay. 
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Date of Visit: June 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Nessley 5 reviews from this member

 Site was very clean and quiet but quite a lot of road noise

Also the chemical disposal arrangement was unsatisfactory- there was no running water available at the point of disposal- just a warring can. This meant facility could not be flushed and was pretty smelly

Waste water involved lifting a heavy concrete cover and towing a full water warrior up s wood ramp. Then getting waste water all over your hand as you undid the cap

Neither of these waste facilities were well thought out or hygienic

Shower block was very clean and well maintained but £1 for a 5 minute showers was a bit steep as it was only just enough time

No dog walk, just walk dog around site 
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Date of Visit: April 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Jude348 1 review from this member

 Lovely site which is extremely clean and tidy. Great spacing between units, and really friendly and helpful owner.

Toilet block is really nicely fitted out with the most amazing power shower! Best I have seen on a campsite.

Nice and easy to find. 


Date of Visit: March 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Cross-stitch 1 review from this member

 This was our first foray into caravanning. For us we couldn't have had a better site for us.

Absolutely perfect, quiet, tranquil. Once we had paid and shown around we were left alone. The site is picturesque.

The shower block is new and clean, the site is well maintained. An excellent stay we had, just what we wanted. 
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Date of Visit: October 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: JACRM 31 reviews from this member

 Nice site, split into different sections, one area is a club site.

Hard standing pitches surrounded by grass. Mainly seasonal caravans but a few pitches for passing trade.

Toilet block is a portacabin but was kept very clean. 

Date of Visit: April 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Meandmygirl 11 reviews from this member

 Returned the site over the Easter break, very busy all pitches taken. The extra pitches added last year are now available some reserved for CC members. These are separated by small conifers (or will be when they grow). All pitches are double hardstanding.

The site has 3 main areas which are well spaced out the section behind the tall conifers is taken by seasonal tourers. The owner is always on hand for a friendly chat or busy doing odd jobs around the site.

The campsite is well positioned for visiting Shrewsbury (approx. 8-10 miles), Oswestry (approx. 6 miles) for larger shopping requirements, smaller everyday items are available from the Spar shop in Baschurch (approx. 2 miles).

If you’re looking for a well run friendly value for money campsite in this area then give Barncroft Touring Caravan site a try you will not be disappointed. 

Date of Visit: April 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Chocolatelabs 1 review from this member

 Just returned from a very good 4 night stay at this well run and friendly campsite.

All the pitches were hard standing, with electric hook-ups. Water, waste and chemical disposal were well positioned, and recycling well catered for.

Toilets and a shower were available and very clean. Campsite well positioned for visiting many places within an hours drive. Mr Eccleston was very helpful and accommodating.

The site is very secure with electronic entry/exit gate. Road outside busy during the day, but quiet at night. A site we will certainly be visiting again in the near future 

Date of Visit: July 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Meandmygirl 11 reviews from this member

 Great site, which is undergoing some development with the owner constantly improving things. He's just added 10 new pitches. A number of pitches are taken up by seasonal users many of whom are extremely friendly.

Toilets are a Portacabin, one shower for women and one for men small charge for using. The grass is well maintained by the very busy owner, recycling facility also in use. No play area or facilities for young children.

Well worth a visit we will be returning. 

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