Herons Wood

Ashton-with-Stodday, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 0AJ

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  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views

Why stay here ...

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This site is a large, slightly sloping, lawned field with plenty of space and open views of the surrounding fields. Each pitch is marked and has electric hook-up.

Enjoy an evening meal at The Stork Inn half a mile away or The Mill at Condor Green which sits on the Glasson branch of the Lancaster canal. Alternatively pick up a lighter bite at Cafe d'Lune on the Lancashire Coastal Path. This is also used as the award winning Bay Cycle Way, 80 miles of relatively flat riding around the spectacular Morecambe Bay from Glasson Dock to Barrow, Glasson Dock (2 miles distant) opened in 1787 and is still in use today on a small scale. Well worth a visit to watch the toing and froing of boats, look at the picturesque marina or out across Glasson Salt Marsh from the view point at the top of Tithe Barn Hill. Don't forget to visit The Smokehouse tucked away next to the dock, for a fantastic range of smoked seafood, meat, preserves, biscuits etc.

Take a trip into the historic city of Lancaster, 10 minutes from the site. You could catch a bus from the end of the driveway! Lancaster has a large range of shops, cafes and museums.

The M6 Allows easy transport north into the Lake District and beyond or south to Manchester.

Facilities on site ...

  • Information room
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good

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Latest arrival time: 9:00 PM

Latest departure time: 12:00 PM

1.25 acres

Some sloping pitches

Electric amperage: 10

Lawned site

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Postcode:
LA2 0AJ
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GPS:
Lat 54.001886 / Lon -2.821566
OS field ref:
SD463565
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Lancaster, Blackpool
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Lancaster
  • Train station within 5 miles

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The site is a large gently sloping paddock, with a hard access road, a single H/S pitch and the rest being on the grass. The EHU points are along the top edge of the field and have been upgraded. Views are fairly restricted being across the A588 towards a wood. The road is fairly busy during the day but quiet during the evening and night. There is a dog walk on site and for a longer walk there's a footpath across the fields just beyond the house. There are plenty of interesting places to visit close by such as Glasson Dock, Knott End and Lancaster itself, where there are the usual supermarkets including Aldi and Sainsbury's. There are plenty of off road old railway tracks close by suitable for walking and cycling. The Stock Inn had recently suffered fire damage and was closed and under repair at the time of our visit. During our stay we had lots of rain so the ground was rather waterlogged but we had no problems getting off, although it well have been different trying to drive onto one's pitch. Please note that care is required when approaching the site as the sign is set back from the road and could well be missed. This is a CL that we would return to provided it had not been wet prior to our visit.

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Wonderful Site, wish all could be as nice.

Great greeting from Sarah when we arrived, quiet site with only a couple of vans due to social distancing. Nice dog walk trail within the site. Very friendly welcome from other members of Sarah’s family. Despite being next to the road, the site was very quiet.Beautiful scenery, clean and tidy site. So great we extended our stay. Sarah went out of her way to help with directions to the M6, local fuel stop and local grocery store. Will book again.
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Fantastic site

What a great site this is I'm on my 10th visit and will keep coming here it's a 5 hour drive for me but well worth every minute the welcome could not be any warmer so helpful always ready to have a chat if you want grass is always well kept electric hook up along the back of the pitches never had any trouble reaching with loads of lead to spare approach roads are good but have to watch carefully for the entrance there is a sign oppersit just need to look out for it the site is very quiet and peaceful lovely views and still nice and close to Lancaster for shopping great cycling on cycle ways pub about 5 mins walk away ant fault this site and I have gone to a lot of cls over the last 30 years
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Recommendable

We spent 4 nights on this site and had an immediate warm welcome from the owner . She showed us our pitch high on a sloping paddock .The pitches certainly need levelling blocks and our electric cable was to within its last inch of reach from the bollard She did say she could lend us an extension if needed (with only 10 amps available, not a good idea I think) It was a decent distance from the toilet behind the house, but it was always clean with new towel daily. The grass was kept a touch long for my liking as when wet it meant your footwear got very wet. Fortunately we keep wellies in the 'van and used those. Good tv and phone signals were had and good views over fields were nice. We noticed another CL with 5 pitches were lower and behind the house which would have made trips to the toilet and water tap much shorter. perhaps because we had a fair amount of rain recently it might have been too wet to be used. She didn't say and I didn't ask. The route to the site given in the site directory from the motorway involves one and a half miles of vey narrow busy road used by artic lorries etc, negotiating tight stretches and two narrow severe hump-back canal bridges. We found a better route wihich we would have used had we known before getting there. The site is only lit at night with 'fairy lights' so you will need a torch to find your way to toilet and water tap. We enjoyed our stay and would go again - using the longer but wider route mentioned above. There are plenty of places to visit so give it a go.
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One of our Favourites

We have visited this site twice before, and due to return for a 3rd time this weekend. The site is excellently maintained and we have found it to be a very relaxed, where one can enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside, but Lancaster is only 15 minutes away. On a practical note, the ground is slightly sloped and the front of the caravan needs to be raised slightly at the front (we use the riser blocks you can buy from any caravan supplier). Overall, I would definitely recommend this site, and it is always one of our go to sites when we want a quiet relaxing time.
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