Campsite Review – Church Stretton Camp & Fish Oakwood


Church Stretton Camp & Fish in Shropshire is in an excellent location with good amenities, offering rustic tenting that advantages from a very wild really feel. Read on for our full assessment…

Our tent pitched up
Our tent pitched up

Campsite particulars

Church Stretton Camp & Fish
Church Stretton

Pitch prices

  • £25 grass pitch per evening
  • £10 day fishing cross
  • £25 24 hour fishing cross
  • £5 to make use of the swimming gap

Site amenities

  • Toilet & bathe blocks
  • Grass flat pitches
  • Choice of pitch places from lakeside to forest
  • Access to onsite swimming gap
  • Fishing onsite
  • Fire pits obtainable
  • Wood and kindling will be bought on web site
  • Small onsite store
Entrance to the main large camping meadow
Entrance to the primary massive tenting meadow

What we thought

Around 10 minutes drive away from the great Carding Mill Valley, this campsite is a haven for fishing, with a wide range of well-stocked fishing lakes, and because the identify of this campsite suggests, you may certainly camp virtually proper beside your chosen fishing spot.

We spent 4 days at Church Stretton Camp & Fish, and while it was comparatively quiet as a result of time of yr, the lakes have been widespread and people fishing in addition to the opposite campers, have been among the many most pleasant folks we’ve ever come throughout.

Church Stretton Camp and Fish
The view from our pitch

The similar will be mentioned for the stunning workforce who deal with this family-run web site and we felt extraordinarily welcome and relaxed the complete time we have been there.

Location sensible, the campsite provides the right mix of rural seclusion and pure magnificence, while offering a mess issues to do inside a half hour drive away.

We had many grand plans for days out, together with strolling and visiting Iron Bridge, however the climate was so good and we felt so totally relaxed on the web site that I’ve to admit, we did little or no!

We did enterprise out to spend at some point in Ludlow the place we loved meandering across the quaint city and stopped for a chew to eat. On one other day we tore ourselves away from a full-schedule of stress-free to enter Church Stretton. Another pretty little city with some fabulous locations to eat together with Berry’s, a tea room with arms down the most effective scones we’ve ever tasted.

One of the fishing lakes
One of the fishing lakes

The verdict

For anybody that fishes, then this campsite is a no brainer and an absolute should. But don’t really feel like you might want to fish to like this campsite.

The woodland which supplies secluded pitches with a wild tenting really feel, lakside pitches with lovely views of each the lakes and woods and the large tenting meadow means there are tenting pitches to swimsuit each style.

If you wish to camp within the woods, you’ll want to hold your tenting gear to your pitch and the identical goes for these desirous to camp proper beside the lake like we did, so if you wish to park subsequent to your tent, a meadow pitch may very well be the higher possibility.

As nicely because the fishing lakes, there’s additionally a ‘swimming hole’ on web site. Somewhere in between the dimensions of a giant pond and a small lake, regardless of being a lover of outside swimming, I used to be recovering from an operation throughout my keep and was unable to swim – an awesome excuse for me to return although!

We beloved that you can simply seize a firepit and beneficiant containers of fireplace wooden and kindling will be bought for a really affordable £5, and barbecues stored off the bottom are additionally allowed at this web site.

One factor I’ll level out is that there are not any pitches with electrical hookups on web site because it stands and it’s a web site that’s positively on the off-grid and rustic facet of issues. Though the amenities have been all the time clear, don’t count on something too fancy, carry a torch and bathroom roll with you, and luxuriate in really getting again to nature at this beautiful campsite.

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We beloved wandering across the woods and simply chilling beside the lake studying and speaking and it’s a campsite we completely suggest and we’ll positively return to.

DISCLOSURE | This journey was privately funded and isn’t a collaboration.

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