Oswestry, Cranberry Moss

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £8.10 to £13.65 Per person/night
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Overview

Where Shropshire meets Wales

Enjoy our peaceful, family run site set in the rolling pasturelands of Shropshire providing you with an excellent base from which to explore the area by car, foot, cycle or public transport.

Free WiFi is available at this site - see below for more details. 

The north loop of the Shropshire Way covering 297 miles of stunning countryside with extensive views of hills and plains was completed in 2013 and passes within one mile of the site. Walkers and cyclists can also enjoy way-marked trails in Nesscliffe Country Park.

There are two World Heritage Sites within easy reach; Ironbridge Gorge and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and you can also visit the stunning Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfalls, four National Trust properties and five Heritage Railways.

Nearby attractions with something for all the family include Park Hall Countryside Experience, Whittington Castle, Acton Scott, Wroxeter, Lake Vyrnwy, Ellesmere and RAF Museum, Cosford.

Food, Flower, Music, Walking & Literary Festivals take place throughout the year at Oswestry, Shrewsbury & Llangollen.

Our new social room “The Barn” was built in 2013 and regular events are held throughout the year including the Site Birthday Party in August and New Year celebrations, Bingo, Quiz and Games Nights.

WiFi

WiFi is available at this site. However please note the service is supplied by a different provider therefore your Site WiFi card (powered by WiComs) cannot be used. Please contact the site direct for more information.

Access and SatNav Advice

Arriva Bus Services have rerouted their No 70 service to stop outside the gates at Oswestry. It offers the most direct route to Shrewsbury passing through Nesscliffe and Montford Bridge. Towards Oswestry the route takes in West Felton and Whittington.

Eat Local

Local dry-cured bacon, sausages, eggs, milk, jams, honey, marmalade, ice cream and rapeseed oil are available from Site reception. A farmers’ market is held in Oswestry on the last Friday of the month and in Shrewsbury on the first Friday.

Facilities

Oswestry, Cranberry Moss has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Open site

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Family shower room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Recreation hall

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Shop

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Wi-fi (Other provider)

Reviews

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1.7

When booking by 'phone the lady taking the booking was most unfriendly and not really helpful.

This review is for Oswestry, Cranberry Moss

When booking by 'phone the lady taking the booking was most unfriendly and not really helpful. On arrival, she was even worse. Totally uncommunicative and morose. Her son on the other hand could not have been nicer. Friendly and polite with loads of information to share. It's a pity that the metal sculpture of a giraffe - made at the local metal works was not displayed and was lying on its side behind a barn. For the price, it's a bit run down I'm afraid, but notwithstanding that, we were about to book another couple of nights but the lady was so rude and dismissive when I went to order a second newspaper (paid for one, just out of the shower so I was going to pop in and pay for the following day as we went out) and wouldn't consider adding my requirements until I'd paid up. So we thought that we'd move on and meet a nicer class of person. Which we did on a commercial site next.

  • Location: Country
  • Friendliness: 1
  • Cleanliness: 2
  • Facilities: 2
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5

Shrewsbury park and ride easy to get to, walking for the energetic among us, Oswestry...

This review is for Oswestry, Cranberry Moss

Shrewsbury park and ride easy to get to, walking for the energetic among us, Oswestry convenient and a nice place, National Trust places reachable, quiet and peaceful, even though the A5 is close you hardly hear it. Very easy to get to, good roads and access. Friendly staff, very helpful, and a very clean site.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.3

I stayed here for a short cycling break and it's location was good for that, with a choice of...

This review is for Oswestry, Cranberry Moss

I stayed here for a short cycling break and it's location was good for that, with a choice of either hilly into Wales, or flat onto the Shropshire plain. I was a bit disappointed with the meal in the nearby Bradford Arms pub, although to be fair, it was adequate. The hot air dryer in the gents needs attention. It works, but is difficult to keep going, the sensor is erratic. I found BBC TV reception was so poor on my roof ariel that I gave up and just watched the other channels.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 4
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5

Having phoned ahead to advise I would arrive late, 19:30 I was still given a very warm welcome.

This review is for Oswestry, Cranberry Moss

Having phoned ahead to advise I would arrive late, 19:30 I was still given a very warm welcome. The showers were immaculate and plenty of hot water late at night. A peaceful site that I would highly recommend.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 300 metres from site entrance

Nearest train station: Shrewsbury 10 miles

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