Toplands Farm CL

Slaughterford, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 8RD

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  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Recently opened rural site on a family stud farm. You may be looking for a peaceful getaway with uninterrupted views across the fields, stunning sunsets and dark, starry skies along with a short or longer break nestled in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You will be perfectly placed for exploring the Cotswolds, Bath, Castle Combe and Lacock and the many other lesser known and equally beautiful villages of Wiltshire, Somerset and Gloucestershire.

You can choose your pitch on a full acre field. We have no neighbours. The setup will suit those who want a simple break and have all they need with them. We are keen to promote recycling and septic tank friendly fluids. Dogs are welcome on leads.

Handy for the M4 but quiet and teeming with wildlife, you can expect to see resident ponies and sheep along with wilder visitors such as red kites, buzzards, hares, deer, foxes and badgers. Check out our Facebook page for images of all that Toplands has to offer.

Just 9 miles from Bath you may like to visit the Roman Baths or one of many other attractions in the city.

Footpaths in the area are some of the best and the network adjoins the farm. Castle Combe is just a couple of miles away upon the Bybrook river footpath and has long been acclaimed as one of the prettiest villages in the Country. Lacock is similar with ancient streets of soft cotswold stone. The Abbey is atmospheric; much of the filming of Harry Potter took place here and in the picturesque village.

Two gardens worth a visit are Stourhead and the superbly preserved Capability Brown gardens of Bowood. One junction up the M4 is Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway. Longleat Safari Park is an hour or so away. Visit Devizes or Bradford on Avon for the Kennett and Avon Canal and perhaps rent a boat!

North Wiltshire often attracts visitors who are day-tripping to ancient sites such as Stonehenge and Avebury. All around are preserved aspects of the Neolithic; both well-known and mostly unheard of.

Four miles from a choice of supermarkets and a well-stocked farm shop many of the villages have local produce and fantastic eateries. Just a mile down the lane is the acclaimed (and dog friendly) White Hart at Ford with plentiful comfortable outdoor space by the river. If it is a special occasion book yourselves dinner at Marco Pierre White's quirky Rudloe Arms or The Bybrook Restaurant at The Manor, Castle Combe.

Our family have been here for nearly a century so we may be well placed to point you in the direction of something of interest whether it be a little known long barrow or a particular treat. Craving a fry up? We know just the place. Desperate for ice cream? We recommend Marshfield where you can see the cows grazing whilst you sample this local gem.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Facilities on site ...

  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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Latest arrival time: 8:00 PM

Latest departure time: 12:00 PM

1 acres

Sloping pitches

Levelling blocks required

Lawned site

Recycling Facilities

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Postcode:
SN14 8RD
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GPS:
Lat 51.468207 / Lon -2.220686
OS field ref:
ST8477743
OS map ref:
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Transport links

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

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Toplands Farm CL
A lovely warm welcome on arrival and a perfectly kept site in a peaceful location with some stunning sunsets, will definitely return

Graham Colley

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Reviewed on 01/09/2021 01:05

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An amazing location - views are stunning - site is well kept - great instructions given on how to locate the site by the owner on booking. Owners are welcoming. Great value for money will definitely be revisiting. A must for a truly relaxing break.

Suzie04

Reviewed on 04/08/2021 12:25

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A little piece of the beautiful Cotswolds

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I have just returned from 2 nights in what felt like someone's private garden. It was the best £20 I have spent for a while. I had the whole field, or should I say 'lawn' to myself but there is plenty of space for 4 other units. I didn't need chocks, but it may depend on where you decide to pitch up. Even though there was some torrential rain, the surface drained immediately and there was no risk of being stuck. The facilities were basic but excellent and covid secure. Many thanks to Betty and Sarah for providing a beautiful and peaceful place to stay.

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Reviewed on 28/07/2021 15:53

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I have just spent a few days at this absolutely lovely site. I arrived after 5 days of rain worried that the field would be sodden, let me assure everyone that this is the most well drained field I have ever placed my tyres on! I loved it here: it's so peacfull, excellent value and a fantastic base for visiting the surrounding area; Castle Combe, Bath, Laycock but to name a few. The approach to the site is narrow and a little hard to find but we'll, well worth the effort. I will be returning and have put this amazing place on my list of favourite CLs 😍 What a pleasure to meet Betty and her son and daughter who as a family have created a little bit of paradise for us all to visit.

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Toplands Farm CL
This is a great CL - well kept, beautiful area, welcoming owner etc. A basic site which is our preference. We stayed 1 night. Had a lovely walk to Castle Combe village. When we got back from our walk 2 caravans arrived with families and dogs running around, 1 of which parked quite close to use even though there was plenty of space around the site.. Their dogs were barking frequently until gone midnight and the people with them were constantly loudly calling the dogs but still let them run around the site barking. The site owners produce a leaflet asking that dogs be kept on a lead on site but it turns out these guests were family of the owners and the rules obviously didn't apply to them! It did spoil our visit and I would suggest to the owners that they don't take other bookings for the times they have family arriving if this is their normal pattern normal behavior.

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Reviewed on 20/06/2021 10:23

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