Porch House

Gloucester Road, Upleadon, Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1EH

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays

Why stay here ...

  • A small family run site in a rural location, on well drained 1 acre of level ground, overlooking open fields.
  • 2.6 miles from the small market town of Newent where there's a variety of shops and restaurants.
  • Close to the borders of Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Monmouthshire, Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds.
  • Newent Loop (for keen cyclist) is directly accessible from the site. There are many other areas of interest in the surrounding areas and villages of Gloucestershire.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • TV reception: good

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Postcode:
GL18 1EH
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Lat 51.932495 / Lon -2.352909
OS field ref:
SO758261
OS map ref:
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Porch House
Many thanks to Michelle for going the extra mile to contact us while we were virtually "off grid" to warn us off a road closure which rendered the CL inaccessible until late on the day of arrival. She was there with a warm welcome when we did eventually arrive. Access is good, the pitches are spacious and only slightly sloping. Water and chemical emptying point are within easy reach at the end of the site. (we didn't need it but the on site toilet was closed at the time) As previous reviewers have commented the Cl is well maintained. We have not rated the access to local places of interest as it was only an overnight stop on our way back home from South Wales and didn't have time to explore. Hopefully we will return to rectify this! Michelle told us there was no rush for us to leave before 12 noon as she was not expecting any new arrivals.

Borsin

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Reviewed on 10/09/2021 16:52

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Porch House
Thoroughly enjoyed our 3-nights here, arriving around 1600 on Friday and leaving around 1800 on the following Monday with a pre-arranged late check-out. The booking process was simple and easy with the host Michelle being super helpful with both directions and recommended places to visit (eat). The journey from south of Birmingham was very good, even though we arrived at the site from the North (M50 J2), the lanes were very narrow but fortunately no traffic, we left from the South and this was much more accommodating. Site itself was beautifully maintained, with super well-spaced pitches and a lovely view into the fields. Behind the pitches is a small field which buffers any noise from the little traffic there is. We visited the Forest of Dean and took a lovely 5m walk with the dogs from Speech House, Coleford. We also had an equally lovely walk along the River Severn from Arlingham, with a pint at the Passage Inn afterwards. There’s a great triangular running loop (2.6m) from the site, virtually traffic free. Michelle was the perfect host, always answering our questions promptly via Messenger. Will definitely be back for another visit when we need to unwind again.

PauMicCol

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Reviewed on 19/08/2021 15:58

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Excellent CL and a good base for seeing the surrounding area and is ON a cycle route.

Porch House
Porch House Cl is an excellent base for visiting Newent, Ledbury, Hereford, and The Malvern Hills. The welcome is excellent and you are free to choose your own pitch of those available. The pitches are spread along a 1 acre strip field (as shown on the CMT CL Photo)all with pleasant views. The pitches are well kept, wide and large but be aware that although there are five electric hook-up connections these are on EHU bollards on Pitches 2 and 4 - so you may need a LONG lead to reach your chosen pitch. The Site itself is excellent although the toilet unit was closed at the time of our visit so you may well need your own facilities. The entrance to the site is good although care needs to be taken when leaving as visibility of the road is limited. I would recommend approaching the CL from the South if towing a caravan as the northerly approach routes are a little narrow and somewhat bendy. Our Garmin Camper SatNav showed the northern route but the Club website describes the more southerly approach route which, fortunately, we took. Newent is a nice small town with butchers, grocers, cafes etc. It also has quite a pretty lake which is worth taking a stroll around. Hereford is about a 40 minute drive away and well worth the effort to see its architecture, cathedral and take some time to explore some of the smaller streets that house some quite nice unique shops etc. Ledbury is only about 20 mins drive and is one of those small towns that has all manner of different shops and cafes which sell things that you don't normally find in bigger centres. For cyclists the CL is on the route of the Newent Loop -a 28 mile loop which nominally starts and ends in Newent and it can be tackled as two separate 19 mile loops if you wish. Our stay was for three nights and it is a CL that we will certainly visit again.

ACFlesher

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Reviewed on 17/08/2021 14:07

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This was our first visit to Porch House but will definitely not be our last. Run by a very welcoming and friendly couple Michelle and Rob. Well kept and generous sized pitches all offering scenic views. The site is also quiet and peaceful, shared with Rabbits and Munkjac deer. Ideally situated to visit many of the best locations this area offers. Highly recommended.

Bobhem

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Reviewed on 05/08/2021 23:26

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A lovely night stay at Porch House. Lovely welcome from Michelle. Beautifully maintained site, small, quiet and surrounded by fields and nature. It was our first visit to a CL site and it’s been a brilliant first experience. Thanks Michelle.

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Reviewed on 10/07/2021 22:14

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