Burrs Country Park Club Campsite

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 Campsite 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 Campsite 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 the huge range of free pre-mapped walks and hikes near our campsites at Outdooractive's website. You can download the free Outdooractive app and member's can save €10 on an Outdooractive Pro or Pro+ annual subscription.

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

Offer image for: East Lancashire Railway - Two for the price of one
Offer image for: Young Driver - Manchester Etihad Campus - 20% discount
Offer image for: Jump This - Manchester, Salford (Bungee) - 10% discount
Offer image for: SEA LIFE Manchester - Pre-book tickets
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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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Burrs Country Park Club Campsite
Just had our 3rd stay here, this year. Really well kept site and all facilities spotlessly clean even though it was really busy. Wardens were friendly and helpful. Steam trains passing by are a joy to see and create a happy feel to the place. We spent a full day getting on and off the train at all the villages - excellent value at £21.50 for 2 people (discounted tickets for club members). The Brown Cow pub adjacent has a large beer garden with children’s play area. A must try is Jersey girls ice cream, a few minutes walk.

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Burrs Country Park Club Campsite
This is our 2nd visit to this site and we really like it . It is well kept with friendly wardens and steam trains running along side of camp site which puts a smile on everyone’s face. The one problem we had was people arriving before 1 o clock check in. This site is unusual as it has barriers before you reach reception and have to talk to them via an intercom. So if you arrive early and stop at barriers people already in site cannot come and go as they wish and if there is a tail back it also stops people reaching the Brown Cow pub which is next door.

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Reviewed on 02/08/2022 22:57

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Burrs Country Park Club Campsite
Lovely site well situated on the edge of the town. Facilities were kept spotlessly clean. The wardens I spoke with were very friendly and helpful. One of the things I particularly liked about our stay there was the absence of dogs barking. I find lately that on CAMC sites there are far too many dogs which owners can’t control and to be fair the noise spoils my stay. I personally think they should limit the number of dogs a person can bring but that is my opinion. Unfortunately, for our stay it was the Diesel engine running and not the steam train but hopefully on our next stay we will see it. Really nice meal in the Brown Cow with reasonable prices.

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Clean well kept open site with good helpful wardens, easy access from major road networks and location is good for walking and visiting surrounding areas of the north west. There are two pubs a cafe within five minutes walk. The only grumble I had was the other caravaners and motorhome visitors walking through our pitch rather than using the footpaths provided,

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An oasis just outside the centre of Bury

Burrs Country Park Club Campsite
Stayed two nights needing somewhere easy drive to Manchester Old Trafford. I was thoroughly impressed. The site managers were brilliant, really helpful. The site itself was clean well supplied and generous pitches. I would not hesitate to come back.

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Telephone:
0161 761 0489

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Before you travel

Ahead of your arrival onsite, please check our Before you travel webpage (camc.com/beforeyoutravel) for key information about roadworks or diversions and any site works that may be underway.

With our campsites busier than ever right now, we'd really appreciate your support with a few things to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable stay. Please be mindful of site arrival times (as they do vary), keep children and pets close by and within sight, and ensure you keep your speed below 5mph. Thank you!

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