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Burrs Country Park Caravan And Motorhome Club Site
Woodhill Road
Lancashire   (Browse area)
Tel: 01342 327 490
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Pitches: 119
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 88 Reviews
                9/10 from 88 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   Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not 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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Coronavirus Update

Our site is open and we are taking bookings , please be assured you can book with confidence. Our toilets are Open. Our showers are Open. Other communal areas may be restricted - please check with us for more information

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Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Hrd19510786fit 3 reviews from this member

 Great welcome, very helpful staff. Site facilities are excellent although they prefer you to use your own. Up to date with Covid set up. The park is quiet and well spaced out.

A short walk to Bury. The down side of the trip was that we thought that Burrs country park was bigger, I think we walked it all in half a day! It was also a bit on the expensive side. 
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Date of Visit: February 2020 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Pca1958 10 reviews from this member

 Arrived just before 12 and was warmly greeted by the Warden. Looked around the site and as others have mentioned many of the pitches looked 'tired', however it could be seen that many had been refurbished also. These 'tired' pitches during the weekend became prone to puddles, although it has to be said the weather two weeks previous had been dreadful. Found a newly laid pitch and set up.

Facilities were good and clean, and tried a walk round the country park, must be nice in the dry weather. Went to the Brown Cow in the evening, and had a nice meal at a nice price, Good to see a busy pub.

Walked into Bury, about 35m to the Market and the Transport museum, and on the way back stopped in the coffee shop, again very well kept and good service.

Only down side is WiFi. As a Silver site I expected to be be able to join and read emails etc, however couldn't get a signal.

We were right on the edge of the site next to the railway line, and found I could only get a signal by the toilet block and towards the shop. When mentioned to the warden I was told 'it maybe because of high usage'. Now I'm no expert, but I thought that as a Silver site this shouldn't be an issue. 

Date of Visit: October 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Crossfire 18 reviews from this member

 Used as a base for me to go into Manchester for a gig as Bury trams go to Manchester direct.

Spacious pitches we had a serviced pitch sp was no need to find water and waste. Ideal dog-friendly pub on site.

Facilities are very good and well maintained.

When we stayed there was a steam train festival on and so every hour a train went past every hour Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Great for the spotters amongst us. 

Date of Visit: August 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Pnefan 9 reviews from this member

 Arrived on one of the hottest days of the year and after travelling through heavy traffic around Manchester were happy to arrive.

This is a club site so is very well organised which wont suit people who like a less ridged set up. Yes the pitch sites are regimented but the amount of space on each pitch is huge. It accounts for the site fees being at the top end (we aren't club members so didn't receive a discount) but the amount of space between units accounts for this.

I'm sure they could fit many more units in if they reduced the square meter per unit. We prefer to pay extra for the additional space.

The site is well maintained by the wardens. The showers, toilets, washing up facilities and laundry rooms are also kept in a clean state. There is a card operated barrier at the entrance which keeps out cars who may want to park to use the adjoining country parks facilities.

The adjoining country park is well worth a visit. It contains industrial heritage walks along side fishing lakes and country walks. It also has a station for the local steam railway which can get you into the local towns.

Bury market being well worth a visit.

There is also a pub at the entrance which serves food. We didn't eat there during our visit as the weather was so nice we ate outside the MH so cant comment on the standard of the catering. It does however have several nice beers which we can testify to!

This site is suitable for both active people who wish to walk and also for people who want to just have an easy ramble. There are also walks suitable for wheelchairs and push chairs. 
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Date of Visit: June 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: David Klyne 228 reviews from this member

 To find site:- Leave M66 at junction 2 onto A58 to Bury. Follow A58 through Bury following signs for Burrs Park. Bear right into Brandlesholme Road and watch out for right fork into Woodhill Road signed for Burrs Park.

Continue right to the end of this road, the final section is over cobbles and through the remains of the old mills and then up a ramp to the site. A double barrier system is in operation. At the first barrier follow the instructions on the intercom and reception will raise the barrier allowing to pull forward to the site entrance proper.

Burrs Country Park CC Site is situated in the Country Park which is on the outskirts of Bury. The site is open all year and accepts non-members. There are 103 pitches all of which are on hardstandings and all accept awnings. 33 of the hardstanding are serviced pitches with fresh water and grey water waste.

Electric points are handy to all pitches and use CEE 17 blue connectors and are rated at 16 amps. The electric bollards also have co-ax TV connectors which is free to use but you have to provide your own cable. We found the TV connection more reliable put straight into the TV rather than via the outfit system.

The toilet block is centrally situated and is of a high standard. There are four service points dotted around the site plus a motorhome service point which now incorporates an open grill grey waste water dump. However the grill is set some way back so larger motorhomes my still need to use the covered drains.

Reception sells a few essentials. Next door is a small information room. There is site wide WiFi which I found pretty reliable. There is no on site children’s play area although there is a playground not far away plus of course plenty of kick about space in the Country Park. A rather nice touch is the small herb garden at the front of the sites with an invitation for members to help themselves to what they need.

Along one side of the site is the East Lancs Railway with regular steam and other vintage trains depending on time of year and the day of the week. The East Lancs Heritage Railways runs from Bury through Ramsbottom and onto Rawtenstall. In 2016 a new station was opened to serve Burrs Country Park Next to the site. Club members can claim some discounts on train fares.

Also near the site entrance is the Brown Cow pub. Whilst this is a handy hostelry for a drink or even a meal it does also create some day time noise but usually only at the weekend. Likewise events held in the Country Park can create some noise. This site is ideal for a visit to Bury and its famous market or perhaps a trip into Manchester on the tram system direct from Bury.

There are buses available from near the site, about a 10/15 minute walk, into Bury and Ramsbottom. There are two eating establishments within easy walking distance of the site. For shopping major supermarkets are available in Bury. 


Date of Visit: March 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Jncrowe 4 reviews from this member

 This is a really lovely well kept site Very clean showers and toilets. Heated too !

Its just a walk into Bury Its better to walk because the traffic ‘ system ‘ in Bury is horrific

The scenery around the park is very pleasant

The Country Park is popular with families and dog walkers and there are Steam trains that pass the rear of the site

There is a very good pub at the entrance to the site The food is very good and pet friendly

There is a cafe across the road which is very popular too

The only negative aspect of the whole set up is the cobbled road leading up to the site. It is very wonky and unpleasant to drive along 

Date of Visit: December 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: DJMotorhomer 46 reviews from this member

 Have stayed here many times in the past, this time was a stopover.

I did notice some poorly maintained pitches with weeds growing, not something you usually see here.

The motorhome service point only allows one direction of entry so filling up can be a problem is you have an English van with offside filling point and the water pressure on site is not the best. 

Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Ppower 1 review from this member

 Just returned from a long weekend here, the weather was glorious, a very nice well kept site.

Friendly wardens picturesque surroundings and the Brown Cow pub at the entrance, We also enjoyed watching the trains of the E. L. R.

Will definitely be back. 

Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Mondeocort 38 reviews from this member

 Love this site, 3rd visit and have booked again for September. Great location, easy access from all directions and lots to see and do.

I was disappointed at at a couple of children that arrived midweek scootering the wrong way around the site and seeing it perfectly acceptable to stand and stare into our unit. One, are they not taught pitch etiquette and two, what a cheek!

I found all 4 wardens approachable, friendly and very helpful. They also work tirelessly and thanklessly to hear some folk talk in keeping the site well maintained, clean and tidy. I do have an issue with the amateur signage re where you allow your dog to wee. Yes, I understand the reasoning but really, if my dog needs a wee, apart from dragging him off site, there isn't a lot I can do about it. Having said that, we are responsible and tried our best to adhere to the request.

We found a chippy up on the Brandleshome estate at the top of a footpath that started from Burrs. It took about 20 minutes to walk up and slightly less on the downhill back but our fish and chip supper which had been double wrapped by the lady who served us was still hot enough to eat and was delicious.

We also used the taxi service that one of the wardens had given us details of, Elton, I think their name was and it was very reasonable with a trip from the site into Bury town centre costing £3. 60 and very prompt service also.

Every time we come to Burrs, we leave ready to visit again. 

Date of Visit: March 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Keith777 5 reviews from this member

 Just got home from a weekend at this site & what a cracking site it is !

This biggest pitches this side of the English Channel.

A great pub serving good food just outside the site, a steam railway running parallel to it, a huge country park for walking/ cycling it's got the lot -love it ! Be back soon -Keith. 

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