Uplands Cottages

Shipham Lane, Winscombe, Somerset, BS25 1PX

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Waterside stays

Why stay here ...

Upland's CL occupies a most secluded position in an area of outstanding natural beauty, on the edge of the Mendip hills, surrounded by unspoilt countryside. A long tree lined drive preserves a rare tranquillity in our 36 acres of mature landscaped grounds. Woodland forms the back drop and shelters a vast amount of wildlife.

Our CL is situated a short distance from the delightful village of Winscombe which is host to numerous shops including a butchers, bakery and Co-op. The village also boasts an impressive selection of takeaways including a fish and chip shop, Chinese, Indian and kebab house. There is also a selection of fantastic restaurants a short walk away including Thatcher's famous Railway Inn.

The popular strawberry line walking and cycling path which links Cheddar and Congresbury is situated at the end of the lane providing fantastic walking and cycling opportunities for any age or ability. Uplands is placed perfectly for anyone who wishes to explore the local attractions or just relaxing in the beautiful grounds and enjoying the facilities on offer such as the swimming pool and tennis court. Should there be any wet weather there is also a games room which has a pool table, darts board, table tennis table, television and WiFi.

Brief description of what our site has to offer:

  • 1.5 acre caravan site with tarmac track
  • Electric hook ups
  • Use of outdoor heated swimming pool (seasonal)
  • Use of tennis court
  • Use of games room and free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Good television/phone signal
  • Ideally located for visiting Cheddar, Wells, Glastonbury, Weston Super Mare, Bristol and Bath
  • Quiet location but close to village amenities
  • Short walk from Thatcher's Cider Railway Inn
  • East access to fantastic walking routes

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Laundry facilities
  • Recycling facilities
  • Shower (shared use)
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (non-exclusive use)
  • Wi-Fi

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Latest arrival time: 12:00 AM

2 acres

Some sloping pitches

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
BS25 1PX
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Lat 51.324169 / Lon -2.827964
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Transport links

  • Buses go to: Chedder, Weston-Super-Mare, Bristol, Bath
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Charming and laid back

Uplands Cottages
This CL is perfect for a relaxed and laid-back break in Somerset. It is exactly as described on this website, and you have easy access to the strawberry line trail which is good for bikes and walking. The atmosphere is really laid-back and you just pick your space in the field next to your chosen EHU and enjoy your holiday until James comes to see you. The current washroom and shower facilities are a little walk away from the site next to the lovely swimming pool which is heated, outdoor.wi fi is great ( hotspot) We cant wait to go again

Barton9

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Reviewed on 22/07/2021 16:12

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Uplands Cottages
Booked this site well in advance as thought it might be busy. Lovely site, toilets and showers a bit far for me to walk to as they’re by the pool but James said I could take my car up there. They are putting in showers and toilets down by the cl so that will make a huge difference. Very peaceful , pool is lovely, didn’t use the games room. Quite a late check in time but an absolute gem of a site.. Have already rebooked for a couple of months time.

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Reviewed on 12/06/2021 18:04

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Great site for access to the Strawberry line cycle way

Uplands Cottages
We stay here predominantly because of its location to the Strawberry line cycle way. The site is spotless, lawns well kept. There is a slight slope downwards so you may need to fully extend your jockey wheel, there are extra blocks if needed. There is an on-site swimming pool, that is supposed to be heated, when we was there is was far to cold to swim in, but was still nice to sit round the pool. it is very quiet with woodland walk from the site one way, and for cycling, come out of the site, turn right, along the lane, cross the road, and then you are at the cycle way, you can then go left to Yatton, or right. The CL is tree-lined so not much of a view, but would be great if a little windy as you will be sheltered. Will defiantly stay here again.

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Reviewed on 09/04/2021 14:20

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Lovely quiet stop.

Uplands Cottages
This is a very nice quiet place to stay. We were the only ones on site and out of season. Lots of lovely walks right on the door step. About a 15 minute walk to nearest pub.

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Reviewed on 05/11/2020 11:38

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Lovely site

Uplands Cottages
What a lovely, peaceful site. Very spacious pitches. A great base to go explore Somerset. The strawberry line is just at the end of the lane and a fabulous bike route. We stayed 4 nights and will most definitely be returning.

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Reviewed on 17/09/2020 23:06

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