Burrs Country Park Caravan Club Site

Woodhill Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL8 1DA

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  • 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 - making caravanning in Lancashire a great choice for the discerning holidaymaker. 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. To take advantage of any special member benefits on offer, your signed membership card must be presented.

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

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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.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

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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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.

Please Note: To avoid delays and congestion, do not stop on the bridge when arriving at this site. The single track bridge must be kept clear to allow oncoming traffic through.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
BL8 1DA
GPS:
Lat 53.61054 / Lon -2.30484
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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.

Telephone: 0161 764 7790

Website: www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk

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What a wonderful Weekend Away

This was our first visit to Burrs and we will be returning again. The site was lovely and well kept and in a lovely location. We visit the local pub for a meal which was ok, and took the opportunity to go on the steam train that runs from the site to visit some of the local area which was great fun (note you have to book 24 hours in advance of travelling due to the CoVid restrictions). We took a walk around the park which was busy especially in the "damp conditions" we had for our weekend. The wardens were great and very helpful and we were able to change our pitch requirements when we arrived. I would highly recommend it and hope to visit again next year.
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Quietest visit to Burrs!

We arrived for 12 as usually do when visiting Burrs without thinking admission times may have changed due to the Covid situation so had to park up along Woodhill Road as the whole of Burrs Country Park was heaving being a Sunday. Not a problem, we had a walk with the dog and then made our way onto site. We were welcomed by a friendly, approachable warden who explained everything about current covid safety on site. She was a delight and under present circumstances with such strict rules to adhere to, didn't let that get in the way of a bit of humour and time to chat. We have visited Burrs many times now, have always liked the layout, the pitch sizes are great and facilities looked after diligently. The site was very quiet, time of year maybe or Covid.......perfect for those of us who want / need a change of scenery without taking unnecessary risks to ourselves or others. We will be back ( if we are spared) next season.

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The site was lovely and clean. Very friendly and warm staff. During this period of Covid 19, whilst I fully appreciate the rules of social distancing and that we should use our own toilet and showers facilities on board, I did feel 2 toilets and 2 showers on this site was sometimes a little tricky. Perhaps a new shower, toilet and wash station would be very gratefully received on this site.
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Lovely location

We stayed here for a weekend at the end of July. The lady in Reception was a little gem with a sense of humour (not the usual, in a good way as she was a breath of fresh air) and 2 male wardens we spoke to were also very helpful as our elcetric cable wasn't long enough to reach so they allowed us to turn the caravan around which ended up much better as we had more privacy. It was very busy and not many pitches to choose from. The band system in place seemed to work well. It is in a lovely country park with plenty of space and a nice walk. We didn't have any problems with the access road (as mentioned in other reviews), it was busy but plenty of room. Shopping centre close by. Would definitely recommend.
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One of our favorite sites

Firstly I've reviewed this site in the past but felt I needed to do a new one. Had a great 9night stay from Bank Holiday weekend. Lovely friendly welcome form wardens who worked hard to keep things Covid safe. Cleaning toilet/shower facilities twice a day & regular checks around the site each day. Grass did need cutting when we first arrived but once the busy weekend was over it was done. It was also nice to see the steam trains running.....Now the reason for the updated review. Firstly 2 of my biggest bug bares. 1: cutting through pitches!😡 Why when there is a major pandemic on do people think it's ok to cut through pitches? It's not ok in normal times as it's just damn right rude but to blatantly walk past people's doors for the sake of a few yards in this day & age is out of order. 2: Letting pets stop to do their business on pitches. There's a suitable dog walk & an enormous park outside the gates, use them!! Lastly speed! Far too many people speed around the site. Come on people get a grip!!
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Site contact details

Telephone:
0161 761 0489

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Site information

Burrs Country Park Club Site is under the governance of Greater Manchester rather than Lancashire, and as such only visitors can stay on site from the Greater Manchester Tier 3 restricted area from Friday 23rd October until restrictions are eased. Unfortunately we will not be able to accommodate any visitors from another Tier 3 restricted area. Members and guests who reside outside of this area will need to cancel or amend their booking as appropriate.

Please note we may check the residential addresses on our system to confirm arriving members and guests are not from an area that does not permit travel.

Only pay 5% VAT until March 2021. A 12.5% reduction on all published prices will be applied to your booking when you arrive and pay for your stay on site.

Please Note: For information on events that take place throughout the year within the neighbouring Country Park visit Bury Council Website.