Glebe Farm Caravan Site

Wroxeter Vineyard Estate, Wroxeter, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6BF

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  • Peaceful stays
  • Working farm

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Glebe Farm is set in the idyllic village of Wroxeter, 4 miles East of Shrewsbury on the B4380. In walking distance are the famous Roman Vineyard and the Wroxeter Roman City and also adjacent is Wroxeter Hotel. The site is very tranquil and sheltered, set on a small farm. The pitches are spacious on a large level area of field, which is actually a Roman scheduled monument in our ownership. There are views of the vineyard, the resident alpacas are alongside and views of the Wrekin, a local land mark. 

Shrewsbury medieval town is some 4 miles away and is the birthplace of Charles Darwin. It is known as the town of flowers and the Dingle in the Quarry Park in the town centre was created by the famous gardener Percy Thrower. There are many individual shops along with the well known major stores. In August each year the Shrewsbury Flower Show is held in the Quarry Park which is second to Chelsea in size.

Some 4 miles East of Wroxeter is the UNISEF world heritage site of Ironbridge and there are some ten museums to visit in the Ironbridge Gorge.

The Wrekin, set in the Shropshire plain is an ideal walking hill and also the nearby South Shropshire Hills.

Nearby to the caravan site in Atcham is The National Trusts, Attingham Park and on many weekends the National Trust hold special events. 

Nearby is the Severn Valley railway in Bridgnorth and the town is a lovely place to visit. Also nearby is Much Wenlock, the home of the modern day Olympic Games. It is a stunning town to visit with many quaint shops. Another beautiful town is Church Stretton, often called Little Switzerland because it is surrounded by hills. It has quaint shops very upmarket, also Ludlow a beautiful town and has its famous food festival with many Michelin star restaurants outside of London.

Wroxeter is only some one and a half to two hours from the Welsh coast. A base to stop on the way to the seaside or to stay for a countryside holiday in unique surroundings.

Now, Wroxeter itself also known as Roman Viroconium or Uriconium was the fourth largest Roman city in the United Kingdom. It is owned and managed by English Heritage, apart from the land of the Glebe Farm. Wroxeter was one of the first archaeological visitor attractions in the country. The site museum and audio tour reveal how Wroxeter worked in its heyday. In 2010 a project between English Heritage and Channel 4 saw a Roman town house built. A programme went out on the building called `ROME WAS NOT BUILT IN A DAY`.

The caravan park is close to the River Severn and many tourist attractions. It is on a cycle and walking route. Buses run from by the Museum to Shrewsbury, Ironbridge and Telford.

David and Christine Millington and family welcome you to their caravan park.

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  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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SY5 6BF
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Lat 52.6713889 / Lon -2.645
OS field ref:
SJ564083
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  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Shrewsbury

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A lovely rural CL handy for Shrewsbury and Ironbridge

Glebe Farm Caravan Site
Towards the end of September we spent 6 nights at Glebe Farm CL in our caravan. Access was easy and loads of space surrounded by fields containing sheep and alpacas. The grass was close mown, green and free of clippings. The classic CL site has 5 electricity points, the terrain is slightly rolling but well drained and with plenty of flat areas suitable for RVs as well. The main gates are open all the time and we felt a little insecure. This could easily be resolved with a chain or coded padlock. It faces South East so brilliant sunrises over the Wrekin landmark. The back fence butts up against the Wroxeter Hotel garden so you may occassionally hear marriage celebrations. The site forms part of the Wroxeter Roman city and is just a 5 minute walk to the English Heritage excavations and visitor centre. Excellent. The owner lives nearby and is easily contacted by phone. Do try local treats: Fidget Pie, Eley Pork Pie by Ironbridge and the Wrekin Blue cheese!! All in all we had a wonderful stay on this brilliant CL. We cannot wait to return.

Ian1945

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Reviewed on 30/09/2021 11:32

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Glebe Farm Caravan Site
When we arrived (directions in the book are slightly misleading) but we drove slowly and not a problem. Easy access into the field, and we couldn’t believe there was no one else there. We had been prewarned that the electric was not working, so not a problem, Lots of space to choose a pitch, fantastic views of The Wrekin and the surrounding area. Lots to explore, Wroxeter Roman Site , the Church in the village and the Vineyard are all within walking distance and worth a visit. We also walked up The Wrekin for stunning views and visited Ironbridge. If you are happy with a basic site, as we often are - this fits the bill perfectly! Thanks.

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Reviewed on 10/08/2021 11:03

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Glebe Farm Caravan Site
Visited with our 10 year old son. We both enjoyed the Roman City only about 5 minutes walk away. The site itself was clean, open and had lovely views of the Wrekin in the distance. Surrounded by fields and birds. Plenty of space for us to kick a ball to each other without disturbing others on the site. Pitches very generous, electricity easy to access. Disposal facilities basic but perfectly adequate. Highly recommended for a stopover on the way somewhere or a peaceful base for local visits. Thanks!

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Reviewed on 05/06/2021 14:13

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Glebe Farm Caravan Site
We visited Glebe Farm for 3 days from 27/4/2021 for 3 days Loverly welcome we were given some eggs Relaxing site looking at the Alpacas and rare breed sheep We also visited Wroxeter Roman city a must see walking distance from site Slept really well here Bus stop down the road if you fancy a trip in to beautiful Shrewsbury Thank you Christine Highly recommended

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Arrived on site by the directions given no problems booked for 6 nights which we needed to see all the lovely attractions around this area. The lovely lady and her daughter made us both feel very welcome and we will go back. There is water , electricity and waste disposal all on the site. But the thing is the views and the animals great.

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Reviewed on 18/04/2021 16:14

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