Burrs Country Park Caravan Club Site (REF : BCP)

Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL8 1DA

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes

Why stay here ...

Previously an historic mill, Burrs Country Park Club Site has much to offer the whole family - from relaxing river and countryside walks to contemporary art, and with the nostalgic East Lancashire Steam Railway passing by. The caravan site also gives you easy access to the beautiful country park situated just north of Bury town centre, and is handy for trips into Manchester using the direct tramlink. The city of Manchester, just half an hour away by Tramlink, is a perfect base for big football matches, concerts and events, not to mention the extensive retail therapy options that Manchester has to offer. The Bury Tramlink station is just a 25 minute walk or short bus journey away.

Burrs Country Park Club Site is based around the River Irwell and the remains of two cotton mills - Higher Woodhill Mill and Burrs Mill. Extensive development of the mill has left interesting archaeological remains and water courses in the area. Travelling north and east of Bury, you will find picturesque countryside with numerous small towns and villages, with industrial heritage to explore.

Burrs Country Park Railway Station has now opened and is the East Lancashire Railway's newest station, just a 5 minute stroll from our site. Find out more about the exclusive member offer.

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog area on site
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Silver

Prices

Extras

Price per night for extra car: £2.00

Supplements

Supplement per night per service pitch £3.90

Pitches

Touring pitch types Awning Without Awning
Standard (electric & hardstanding)

Yes

Standard (electric & grass)
Non-electric (hardstanding)
Non-electric (grass)
Serviced (electric & hardstanding)

Yes

Serviced (electric & grass)
Super (electric & hardstanding)

Nearby

Walking notes:

Take the 25 minue walk into Bury town centre, along the cycle track. Alternatively there are some interesting walks around Burrs Country Park with notices describing the local mills which were once present - although only the chimneys and canal system still remain.

Supermarket notes:

Tesco and Asda are both in Bury centre approx 1.5 miles. There is a Tesco Express on Brandlesholme Road.

Great savings on days out

Offers available to Club members

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Map

Directions

Leave M66 at junction 2 onto A58 (signposted Bury) then follow brown signs to East Lancs Railway. Continue on A58 (signposted Bury). Pass Bury Market on right and at traffic lights (with Bury Town Hall and Registry Office on left) continue downhill on A58 and follow signposts to Bolton, Ramsbottom. At traffic lights (Toyota garage on left) keep in right hand lane and follow signposts to Tottington, Ramsbottom and brown signposts to Burrs Country Park. Keep in the same lane through next 2 sets of traffic lights; 300 yards past office building turn right into Woodhill Road (brown signpost to Burrs Country Park Club Site). Follow the road to end, onto cobbles and over bridge into site. A double barrier system is manned until 20:00. Please arrive beforehand and if delayed, phone the site before 20:00.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
BL8 1DA
GPS:
Lat 53.61054 / Lon -2.30484
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
SD797129
OS map ref:
109
Handbook map ref:
G9

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Bury and Ramsbottom
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Liverpool (40 miles)
  • Nearest train station: Bury Metrolink
  • Train station within 5 miles

Activities

Two for the price of one with a 'Freedom of the Line' ticket

Board one of the East Lancashire Railway's heritage steam and diesel trains and begin your journey back to yesteryear soaking up the beautiful Irwell Valley with its rolling green hills and charming villages as you go. The East Lancashire Railway provides a truly unique journey along a twelve mile route through the beautiful Lancashire landscape.

Special offers just for Members

One person travels free when accompanied by a 'Freedom of the Line' ticket holder. Not valid on event days. Tickets must be used at the same time, lowest priced ticket is free. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Special East Lancashire Steam Railway events in 2017

Day out with Thomas 29th, 30th April and 1st May
1940’s Weekend 27th – 29th May
Neverland Express 1st June
Small Engines Weekend 3rd & 4th June
Race the Train 11th June
Summer Diesel Gala 7th – 9th July
The Princess Adventure 27th July
Neverland Express 3rd August
Day out with Thomas 5th & 6th August
School of Wizardry 10th August
The Princess Adventure 17th August
Neverland Express 24th August
Family Fun Weekend 26th – 28th August
School of Wizardry 31st August
Beer and Music Festival 8th – 10th September
Vintage Transport Gathering 10th September
Autumn Diesel Gala 23rd & 24th September
Day out with Thomas 7th & 8th October
Autumn Steam Gala 14th & 15th October
School of Wizardry 26th October
Halloween Ghost Trains 26th – 28th October
Scenic Railcar Weekend 4th & 5th November
Lancashire Weekend 18th & 19th November
Santa Specials 25th & 26th November
Santa Specials throughout December
Shopper Specials 6th, 13th & 20th December
Mince Pie Specials 26th December

Telephone: 0161 764 7790

Website: www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk

 

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What a lovely site!

As a new member I am reading some negative comments about this site so obviously I need to visit more club sites to get a comparison but I thought this was a great site. Spotless, great facilities. Amazing views and local history and sitting outside with my glass of wine catching up on my emails to the sound of the steam train choo chooing past was unexpected, even had a wave at everyone waving at us so it was a lovely experience indeed. Loved how they had a booth we could walk into to see lots of information on the local area, even a plaque explaining what animals would be about and flowers that were blooming, books to borrow etc. Will definitely be back for a longer stay. Staff were wonderful.
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Tired

Another enjoyable stay in my old home town, site is starting to look a little tired and obvious that the cleaning time in the facilities has been cut back Also appears to be more signs appearing DO NOT OR PLEASE DONT. Warden was very pleasant until things went wrong but then a little brusque to say the least. After all said I will go back my grand parents worked in the mill near to where the site is situated.
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A really lovely hidden treasure of a site.

When you are pitched up on this lovely site it’s hard to believe you are so near the centre of Bury. Tucked away in lovely countryside it is peaceful yet very near to shops, pubs and restaurants. Dog walking possibilities here are excellent as it is right next door to Burrs Country Park where they can run free. The East Lancs Steam Railway runs alongside the site and the station is 5 minutes walk away. The journey up to Rawtenstall is a delight and CAMC members get a 2 for 1 discount. Pitches are huge - yes they are all hardstanding as this is an all year site but there is grass alongside each one. It is an attractive site with picturesque views. The lady warden we met was really friendly, welcoming and helpful. The information room comtains loads of local i formation. The ladies shower and toilet facilities need some updating but everywhere was immaculately clean and the grounds are very well kept. We loved the site and will definitely return to explore more of this beautiful area. Wifi and phone signals excellent.
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WALKING SHOES ON/LEAVE THE CAR!

Stayed here as a convenience to an event I was attending - but extended my stay as really liked it. The juxaposition of urban life and the West Pennine hills was interesting. I have a dog - and love to walk. For three days I took off on walks from the site - not needing the car. On days when I got the car out - just a few miles - and I could access the moors and quite remote landscapes. You can also travel out by train and [if you wanted to] walk back - or visa versa. The East Lancs railway runs behind the site - with a station adjacent. Just outside the site is a great coffee shop - The Lampost - cooked breakfasts; lunches [homemade soups are delicious]; wonderful homemade cakes cooked within a mile of the site; and homemade doggy cakes!! Wonderful coffee also. The site was clean; well maintained - and the staff very helpful and welcoming. And as the site is plonk in Burrs Country Park - you have immediate access to dog walk areas - there's the river and fishing lakes - I thought it was a really nice spot and I had a really relaxing and interesting stay. I'll certainly return for more exploring.
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What a sorry contrast to our previous site.

Not the Caravan and Motorhome standard we expect. Lots of ptiches were sadly lacking gravel so awnings would be placed on mud, loads of weeds on most pitches except the most recently gravelled, even those were getting weeds in. The grass when we arrived was about 4 inches high and then when cut it wasn't picked up so trod in everywhere. Great wet lumps of grass cuttings were left to go black on top in the rain, what a mess, Clearly the wardens do not like dogs as signs up all over the place about not letting your dog pee here , here and all over. The dog walk which was quite small had 4 inch high grass too .Shower , toilets and privacy cubicles were shut off clearly to cut down on cleaning for the wardens, not what we pay our membership and site fees for, especially when on several occasions the men were waiting for a toilet and ladies for a shower, just not on. We will not be returning to this site .

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