Riverside

Old Ford Cottage, Burcott Lane, Coxley Wick, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1QX

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Peaceful stays
  • Waterside stays

Why stay here ...

We are situated in Somerset's famous farming community. We are in a beautifully secluded, quiet garden, bordered by the River Sheppey with an acre of meadow on our southern side and Burcott Lane to the East.

During your stay enjoy our covered riverside seating and BBQ area where you might just see otters, kingfishers, heron and much more! There is stepped access down to the river where you can have a paddle and cross the river, or using the local footpath, cross over to the adjacent playing field and a well equipped children’s playground.

We offer a large, peaceful garden that is flat and level on a well kept lawn. We welcome all caravans, smaller motorhomes, awnings, children, and pets (please keep all dogs on leads and under control at all times and clean up accidents after you).

Adjacent to the site there is a one acre semi secure field for you to walk your furry friends, this is especially nice along the river bank. Please note this is sometimes shared with the local farmers' sheep with several longer walks accessible across the nearby fields.

Enhanced security as our site is totally enclosed and protected by electric gates & CCTV cameras.

Nearby;

  • Indian restaurant five minutes walk away
  • Wells and its Cathedral, Vicars Close, St Cuthbert’s Church, the Bishops Palace, moat and gardens, and the Wells & Mendip Museum
  • Glastonbury Tor, The Abbey, and a rural life museum plus the ancient Chalice Well.
  • Somerset levels, the mystical moors with the lovely Launcherley Hill all set in beautiful rural countryside
  • Fascinating historical buildings that form part of the heritage trail through Wells, as well as many varied and picturesque walks in the area
  • Cycling routes, including SUSTRANS route No3 that runs along the Strawberry Line (a traffic free route across Somerset) is not far away. A choice of four RSPB reserves nearby to see the famous Murmurations between November & March
  • The famous Wookey Hole Caves, Cheddar & Cheddar Gorge, 15-20 minutes away
  • Bath & West Showground hosts a varied selection of special events
  • For shoppers, Clarks village is 15 minutes away with approximately 90 shops of discounted merchandise including their quality shoes
  • The Fleet Air Arm Museum and the Haynes motor museum, 30 minutes away
  • City of Bath with the historic Roman Baths as well as the Thermae rooftop spa
  • Bristol with its Malls and large selection of shops, restaurants and theatres
  • Longleat and its safari park is an amazing day out
  • For country lovers there are many walks and quiet country lanes to explore. With rugged footpaths and fantastic views from the top of the Mendip Hills to the lower flat ground of the Somerset levels, you will be spoilt for choice as to what to see next

We provide a personal and very friendly service and will always be available to help and advise if required.

If you have any questions or special requests please do not hesitate to contact us.

Have a safe journey and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi

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Latest arrival time: 8:00 PM

Latest departure time: 12:00 PM

0.5 acres

Electric amperage: 16

Lawned site

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Postcode:
BA5 1QX
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GPS:
Lat 51.191 / Lon -2.6765
OS field ref:
ST528437
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Wells, Glastonbury and direct link to Bristol
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Poole (45 miles)

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Riverside
This is the best CL site we have been to. Roger & Michelle were so welcoming (& so was Barnaby, their lovely dog!) Every Lovely setting besides the river. Bus stop just 5 minute walk away with buses to Wells, Bath & Glastonbury. Easy 2 mile walk into Wells. Will definitely stay again.

HOLE

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Reviewed on 28/05/2024 15:53

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A delightful CL with pleasant owners.

Riverside
This is without doubt, one of the nicest CL's that we have stayed at. A beautiful grass site located on the side of the River Sheppey just a short drive from the City of Wells. A quiet, relaxing site with 16amp EHU, large pitches, well maintained gardens, riverside seating with comfortable furniture, dog friendly, easy access from the A39 and to cap it all, lovely pleasant owners. Roger & Michelle and Barnaby the dog made us welcome on our arrival and were friendly and helpful during our stay. The Delightful City of Wells (a few minutes by car) with its Cathedral and Bishops Palace has a variety of shops, cafe's and restaurants. While there we visited Cheddar Gorge, the eclectic town of Glastonbury and the Clarks Shopping Village in Street. Roger & Michelle recommended several eateries and takeaways which were all excellent. We will certainly be returning.

SteveandLori

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Reviewed on 27/05/2024 20:31

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Very welcoming owners who have been caravaners and have thought of everything for the comfort and enjoyment of everyone staying there. We had a lovely riverside pitch and immediately relaxed when we arrived. The owners have also provided a comfortable seating area with umbrella to enjoy the river along with a garden room with armchairs to enjoy the last rays of the sun. We were lucky with the weather and enjoyed sunshine but the garden room would be lovely to retreat to during inclement weather. The cathedral city of Wells is only two miles away and the Bishop’s Palace and Cathedral are well worth a visit. Will certainly return and can’t recommend the site enough.

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Reviewed on 22/05/2024 19:55

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A lovely welcoming site in lovely countryside and access to Wells, Glastonbury and the Levels

Riverside
Welcomed immediately on arrival, and straight away we felt relaxed on the advice about the best way to pitch up. The additional patio seating and use of the garden summerhouse ( with additional blankets should they be required) a great feature! A bus stop at the end of the lane and a 2 minute walk along the main road pavement gave us the ability to catch regular buses to Wells and Glastonbury with all their historic sights. The Cathedral and Palace a must visit. The sustrans cycle routes are easily found, taking you across the Levels. Bird reserves and scenery mean you must have binoculars at hand. Walks from the site along lanes and footpaths also easy for short strolls or longer hikes up high. All in all a lovely site and we intend returning!

Jacky and Richard

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Reviewed on 14/05/2024 17:26

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A very enjoyable spring break on this lovely site

Riverside
Riverside is situated between Wells and Glastonbury and with the regular bus service from the bus stop 100 yards away was perfectly located. Roger and Michelle were very welcoming and eager to share their C L with us. There are great walks from the site on quiet country roads and along the bank of the stream which runs past the property. Visiting the Bishop's Palace and Wells Cathedral is a must. We would definitely go back there again to see more of the local area.

Brian plus Helen

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Reviewed on 14/05/2024 16:12

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