The Anchor Inn

Peggs Lane, High Offley, Woodeaves, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST20 0NG

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Fishing
  • Peaceful stays
  • Pub on site
  • Waterside stays

Why stay here ...

We have been a CL site since 1969.

There are five  grass pitches situated in a well mown lawn field sheltered by mature trees and hedges. All have electric hook up and plenty of space. Facilities include, chemical toilet and grey water emptying point, refuse disposal, recycling, toilets and water.

The site is a hidden gem in the heart of the country on the Staffordshire Shropshire boarder where there is peace and tranquility alongside the Shropshire Union Canal, yet within easy reach of junction 14 of the M6.

We are surrounded by beautiful country side where you can walk the many footpaths, the canal tow path or explore the area by bicycle.

There are many places of interest within a short driving distance with golfing and game fishing also close by. We can provide permits for canal fishing alongside the site, which are free to Club members using the CL.

The site is within the grounds of our home, "The Anchor Inn", recently awarded heritage status of national importance. The pub has been kept by our family for nearly 150 years. It has changed very little in all that time. Enjoy your drink in the friendly atmosphere seated on the original settles at the old scrubbed tables, which have been used by working narrow boat people since the 1830s. Any entertainment is created by you or the passing canal folk. We are famous for our real ale and scrumpy and have received many CAMRA  pub awards including pub of the year. There is no restaurant but we will happily make you a sandwich to enjoy In the parlour bar or in the pretty canal side beer garden.

Supermarkets can be found in Newport 4 miles away. The nearby ancient market town of Eccleshall is 4 miles away and there is small post office and shop in the local village of Woodseaves, only one mile away. Mementos and gifts can be purchased from our own gift shop.

Facilities on site ...

  • Bar
  • Coarse fishing
  • Pub
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (non-exclusive use)

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Types of pitch: grass

Electric hook up available

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0.5 acres

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Lat 52.828282 / Lon -2.335072
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almost didnt visit !!

looked at this site a few times but we were put off by the review saying how stressfull the drive there was ! however we were looking for a site on a canalside and this one kept coming up ..... so we decided to give it a go and booked a weekend here ! sooooo glad we did beautiful site, well kept and very friendly had a great weekend the approach was down some country lanes but well worth the trip :-) lovely walk down the canal to norberry junction spent the afternoon there just people watching .so relaxing . steady walk back to the anchor a group of musicians had met up there for the weekend some in barges some in caravans so entertainment was provided by them !! great, atmosphere lovely site, will definitely return
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Well, I shall be honest about this site. Yes it's very quiet and peaceful, that is because it's miles from anywhere. I was lulled into a false sense of security believing that it was narrow just for 150 Yds. It is not. It's a narrow and winding road for the full half mile and despite what one member says, there are not a lot of passing places and those that are are too small for an outfit. My heart was in my mouth both arriving and departing. Luckily it is not a busy road at all and I didn't meet any traffic. I dread to think what would have happened if I met another caravanner ...High Offley road isn't that much better either, that too is narrow in places. I met a couple of vehicles coming away from the site but luckily I managed to squeeze past. Be warned this is tricky.. As for the site, I personally think it was overpriced for what you got. I'd stayed on a CC site, 2 weeks previously and paid the same price! How can that be right? The site itself is ever so slightly sloping and this isn't clear from the photographs. Again be warned. The toilet is not the best in the world, but clean enough except for all the swallows nests and bird poo falling around you! The field is really quite big and kids would have a ball. I feel the owners should advise arrivals after 1300hrs and departures before 1200. Would I stay here again? No, the journey to it is too stressful for me...

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nice weekend

A very nice site to find, a bit out of the way but well worth it, approach road a bit tight but plenty of passing places, the pub is a one off and the beer is very good [real ale], nice walks along tow paths very peaceful , we will be back, its that nice.
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A last-minute decision, but we had a great time. Genuinely quiet with lots of wildlife to hear and see; the pub is a true timewarp, and having the canal boats puttering past is fun! Little lanes good for that leisurely evening stroll or bike ride, and the nearby towns all have that old style feel. Not hardstandings, but firm ground and cut grass. (Though as we left, we towed smugly uphill past a group of six pushing and shoving their van on the level, while the driver spun his wheels and hoped. And we don't have 4-wheel drive!)  Access is down narrow lanes though.  But a delightful CL.

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Never been to this site before but will return, run by Olive and her daughter Elaine, the Anchor Inn is one of the quaintest pubs I've been in, I don't think it has hardly changed since it was built, and it's right next to the site.  Towpath is straight outside the pub garden, nobury wharf is about 45mins stroll where there is a cafe and another pub, we had a lovely day there looking round the narrow boats, 

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