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Fernwood Caravan Park

Ellesmere, Shropshire

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Fernwood Caravan Park is an established family run Holiday Park located 4 miles south east of Ellesmere in the rural county of Shropshire. Set in unspoiled countryside, with lakes and woods and breathtaking views.The resident managers and experienced staff on site will ensure you have an enjoyable stay.

Holiday Homes of Quality and Excellence are available to purchase. The latest single and twin unit homes are available to meet individual customer requirements in a range of locations within the Park.

The Fernwood touring caravan area is spacious and offers electric hook ups with grass or hard standing pitches set amongst mature and attractive trees.

Open from:
1st March to 30th November

Disabled access, Pets allowed, Children's play area(s), Chemical disposal point, Drainage hook-ups, Electric hook-ups, Laundry, LPG stockist, Sanitary block(s), Shop, Water hook-ups

Fishing lake

2 Holiday homes (for rent), Motorhome pitches, Seasonal pitches, 60 Touring pitches, 165 Holiday homes (owned)

Nearby attractions:
Fishing, Golf, Swimming (Outdoor), Tennis

The Ranch lies in the Vale of Evesham adjacent to the Cotswolds. This is a marvellous area to visit at any time of the year. Many of the Cotswold villages are a little off the beaten track and well worthwhile discovering for they often have charming restaurants, public houses and churches.

Broadway is an internationally famous Cotswold village with its long impressive High Street full of interest, a gem of the North Cotswolds.

For the family day out there are a wide selection of attractions to visit including National Trust properties, historic houses, gardens, wild life parks and the internationally famous Warwick Castle.

Evesham a historic market town is situated in a loop of the River Avon and is known for its wealth of half-timbered buildings and the Bell Tower a remaining part of the old Abbey. Visitors can enjoy riverside walks and boating on the river.

Fernwood Caravan Park (www)

Shropshire, Central North England
United Kingdom
SY12 0QF
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5.0 stars

Based on 4 review(s)


5.0 stars

We stayed at this impressive site for a quiet break - an opportunity to relax as frazzled parents. It certainly did the job! The site is immaculately clean and well laid out. Permanent caravans are sited in clusters and are well spaced so that the site doesn't feel crowded. There's a small, but well equipped shop on site stocking all the usual items as well as leaflets for local attractions. Locally you are within easy distant of the lovely Ellesmere which we visited several times for lunch, coffee, a walk along the mere and so on.
In the evenings the children enjoyed playing in the park which again was well equipped - perfect for any child over 2 years (toddler swings also there). But by far and above the best bit was the nature! There are acres and acres of woodland to explore - including paths that wind alongside the canal. The children loved these walks, and loved waving at the boat owners too. There are literally hundreds of rabbits on site, and with it being Spring our youngest delighted in the still-brave baby rabbits which would watch her with equal curiosity as she watched them. Lots of birds too. The ONLY downside we found was that with the enormous numbers of birds on site, the dawn chorus was a tad overenthusiastic. You may want to consider packing earplugs for 4am! If you're looking for a peaceful break and a chance to escape 'real life' and get back to nature, and enjoy the outdoors, then this is the site for you. A real credit to its owners! We'll be back!


4.0 stars

We arrived at the site at 12.15pm and had to wait until approx. 1pm before we were told where to pitch our caravan. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The site is set in a tranquil area with woodland and the Shropshire Union Canal to the North. The site has a fishing lake which is very shallow at the west end.
We were pitched on the adults only part of the site adjacent to the toilets on a grassed area. The site is overrun by rabbits and grassed area is very uneven. On the first day my wife badly sprained both ankles which resulted in a visit to Shrewsbury hospital. Nothing broke but badly sprained and my wife had to rest her ankles which totally ruined our holiday so if you are visiting the site, Please take extra care on the grassed area.


5.0 stars

Found this site quite by chance whilst looking for somewhere local to spend the bank holiday. Excellent location, right on the Shropshire Union Canal - my family managed to cycle to the nearby town of Ellesmere and spent an excellent afternoon enjoying the Bank Holiday Carnival.

Quiet, relaxed and friendly site with very helpful owners. Small shop, selling all the basics including your daily newsapaper. Children's play area a short distance from the tourers, which is great if you don't want to be disturbed but if they are your kids you need to keep checking!

Washblocks very clean and there was plenty of hot water. Building quite old though and could do with an upgrade.
Fernwood Caravan Park, Ellesmere, Shropshire

Newport, South Wales

5.0 stars

29th May - 1st June.

As a family outfit, we chose this site from its recommendations and gold awards and were not disappointed.
We were greeted upon arrival and shown to our pitch, which was thoughtfully positioned so that we could see the kids playing in the play area. The grass pitch was level and more than adequate in size for our twin axle van, awning, and car.
The toilet blocks were spotless, but a little light on showers - 3 in the block, 1 of which was broken. Not ideal for 60 pitches. The shop had very limited choice, but basics were covered, and opened for an hour in the morning, and afternoon.
Ample pleasant walks around the lake and canal and friendly Canadian geese.
Out and about there is plenty to see and do with large towns and small villages to suit all tastes.
The chatter of wildlife early in the morning really reminds you that you are in the country, and we will definitely return soon.