Canfield Bury

Bury Farm, Church End, Great Canfield, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1JS

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  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Situated on our working family farm in Great Canfield Essex not far from the M11.

The C.L is in a field next to water meadows of the River Roding which are grazed by our herd of traditional Redpoll cattle the "East Anglian breed".

Footpaths criss cross the farm where you can walk your dog. A rich variety of birdlife can be seen including Buzzards, Egrets and Skylarks. We are also trying to encourage Barn Owls and have put up several boxes with periodic success!

On site we have electrical hookups and a flat pitch you can find all you need to know about the area in "Dylans"our information hut. Great Dunmow is 5 miles away home to the "Dunmow Flitch". It has a wide range of shops and restaurants to suit all tastes.

For days out we are 50 minutes from London  the same to Cambridge and Duxford Air Museum.To take the train Bishops Stortford is a 15 minute drive away. Anyone travelling to or from the continent we are an hour from Harwich.

Closer to home Hatfield Forest is only 3 miles away. If  you feel like exploring hidden Essex the picturesque villages of Finchingfield and Thaxted are worth a look. For horse lovers the new racecourse at Chelmsford is not far away.

Anyone feeling active you can join the Flitch way which is across the fields as well as the national cycle network at the end of the road. Or you may feel like just relaxing here! Either way we look forward to meeting you.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Information room
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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Lat 51.846153 / Lon 0.311275
OS field ref:
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Beautiful CL

This CL is such as lovely peaceful site in surrounding countryside with wild life such as deer in the fields. The owners are friendly, helpful nothing is too much trouble and very genuine people. You can really relax at the site and unwind and enjoy the peace visit historic Great Dunmow, Finchingfield one of the most picturesque villages in the Essex also the old town Saffron Walden where ever you chose there is plenty to see and do. We will defiantly be back to visit in the summer. Thank you

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A rural gem.

We love this place so much. Well off the beaten track and peace and quiet in abundance. Good for wildlife, we have seen Barn Owl and Little Owl recently along with all the other song birds etc. Nice little village at High Roding with excellent tea room and a real ale pub that serves decent food. Only nag is.. approach road is very narrow, and in summertime the foliage is overhanging somewhat and marks the side of the van, that results in lots of work getting the marks off and slight scratches out. Go slow and take your time on the approach road (farm track).

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Peaceful haven but well hidden.

As described by others this is a lovely peaceful site deep in countryside. It is, however, not very well signed and we managed to drive by. The lanes are narrow and the reversing to turn around quite difficult. One kind farmer allowed us to pull into his yard. Once the entrance off the road is found then the farm track is smooth but very narrow indeed. It is about a mile long. Once at the farm buildings there was no signage so one of us got out and peered around the farm buildings to find the entrance to the site. This is turn right through the farm yard and round to the left. It did not spoil our stay but would be nice of signs were clearer.
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A Rural Have

This is a quiet (despite Stansted Airport traffic) and delightfully remote site in rural Essex. The field is flat, so very easy for either caravan or motorhome, and the village historic (Mott and Bailey from Norman Castle, ancient churches, etc). Easy access to Gt Dunmow, Chelmsford, and other places you may or may not want to visit, but also to Audley End, Saffron Walden, Finchingfield, which you almost certainly do. Gt Dunmow, to my astonishment, has a 24-hr Tesco, I am sure somebody knows why. The welcome is warm, and I can say no more than I shall certainly go back again.

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A warm welcome.

A very nice CL in rural surroundings.  Jonathan, the owner, was very welcoming and helped us by lending us an aerial cable for the TV as we had forgotten ours. We will certainly use this site again if we are in the area.
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