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Reviews of Thornleigh Park Farm

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Thornleigh Park Farm
Ferry Lane
Higher Ferry
Chester
Cheshire   (Browse area)
CH1 6QF
Tel: 01244 371718
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Pitches: 5
Open: 01/01/2024 to 31/12/2024
           

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 63 Reviews
                9/10 from 63 Reviews


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

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Date of Visit: February 2024 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 9 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: JackGrealishfanclub 1 review from this member

 Very peaceful site but with plenty of farm and horse activity to watch,

Hot 15 minute showers,

Very friendly and accommodating owners.

All the attractions of Chester city is a bike ride or walk away along the river and the location is a great mix of city and country life.

10/10 
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Date of Visit: July 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Dennis Younger 2 reviews from this member

 No problem booking were told if no one about select a pitch and catch up later.

Friendly people, had to find them to pay. Small tent area but good pitch.

No problems the amenities are dated but clean and work well. Not busy and quiet.

Working farm, with the exercise area near the tent pitches so you can hear it.

All in all we enjoyed our trip. 
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Date of Visit: July 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Michae 1 review from this member

 Amazing location

Great staff

Lovely atmosphere

Really enjoyed the area

So close to town centre, walking distance.

Beautiful local walks and not too challenging

Brilliant facilities 
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Date of Visit: June 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Hrehme 1 review from this member

 A very neat place.

We were warmly welcomed.

They were very helpful to advice our pitch.

You can easily walk to the bus station to Chester.

We will be back. 
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Date of Visit: June 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Vicbaf 1 review from this member

 Delightful small campsite in a peaceful farm setting. Impeccably clean and well run, with friendly, respectful owners.

A pity, on this occasion, that the arrogant owners of a pair of motorhome thought it appropriate to create so much noise at night! They looked retirement age, but acted like a Benidorm hen party.

None of this the fault of the campdite; so still highly recommended. 
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Date of Visit: April 2023 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Lms0110 57 reviews from this member

 Communication on booking via email with Pete was fine, Easy access from a main road into Chester via Ferry Lane then the long farm driveway.

A large grassed paddock is the main area for pitches, there is a paved area just outside that serves as a hardstanding but the ground was very firm, and the weather kind on our 3 day stay so we opted for sunny pitch 4.

The site facilities are clean but dated, I used our own but husband said the toilets were clean. Shower tokens are available from the farmhouse, and 20p required to access the warm water for washing dishes. Lovely farm with stables, a few cows & many horses.

You can access the River Dee from the farm, also a walk back down to the main road gives you the bus stop into Chester, we chose to walk it as it was flat, took about 50 mins.

The closest shops for supplies would be the Tesco along the Chester Rd or Morrisons across the river in Saltney, both a good 30 min walk, or 5 mins in a car.

Just a heads up, if you don't like dogs then maybe give this one a miss as the friendly farm dogs roam free as do the visitors dogs, our old girls never move far from the van, and loved not being tethered.

A truly lovely, basic, laid back site 


Date of Visit: February 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Young couple
Reviewer: Kwarb7 1 review from this member

 Overall the campsite was basic but in good location, had to pay extra for washing up station and showers which wasn't stated.

Facilities weren't overly clean. 


Date of Visit: February 2023  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Centreno13 11 reviews from this member

 Situated a short walk from Chester along the river. The site is nice and quiet and pitches are big.

All grass so depending on what time of year you go it could be muddy or not. Facilities are right out of the 70's.

No heating that I could see, very basic, toilet in the mens wobbled when you sat on it and you have to get tokens from the farmhouse for the showers (we used our van).

Grey waste disposal was difficult, you have to lift your waste water up to waist height to drain it, a bit odd and not easy to do. The chemical waste is very rudimentary, basically a hole in the ground with a loose metal plate over it.

I've had to give a rating for customer service, but never saw anyone when we were there, so can't comment so I've scored it down the middle. 


Date of Visit: September 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Giunna 1 review from this member

 Great location to visit Chester. Clean facilities. Well kept grass. Nice to have a shower token included.

The tent area is near the horse field and training area which I love but if you are not fir horses and early morning sounds chose the area farthest from the horse gate. 
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Date of Visit: September 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Robert 2 reviews from this member

 Nice location beside the canal and with great restaurants nearby.

POPLAR hotel and Cheshire Cat.  
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