Little Bear Camping Pod

UK England West Midlands Shropshire Big Bear Lodge

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Pet Friendly

  • Bed Linen Not Included
Little Bear pod is a standard camping pod which can sleep up to 5 people. The pod is heated, carpeted and fully insulated with sheep wool ensuring you are kept cosy through the night. There is also a picnic table outside.

The Owner Says

Our luxury glamping pods are ideal for countryside camping all year round. Escape the stress of everyday life with our fully carpeted, insulated, Canadian-style pods, the perfect getaway for the family.

In it's simplest form, Little Bear is an insulated wooden pod with a porch and decking, ideal for sunbathing or preparing meals and enjoying a drink watching the sunset. The pod features a double glazed window and a door with blinds for privacy, fully carpeted interior, lighting both inside & outside, heater and an electric wall socket. The pod also has a picnic bench outside so you can enjoy your evenings outside, if you get chilly you can also hire a fire pit.

Please remember this is a standard pod so you need to bring all your own camping equipment don't forget your air beds!

Our luxury toilet & shower facilities are just a short walk from the pods. Here you will find wet rooms with relaxing waterfall showers. The washing up facilities are also available next to the toilet and shower block.

About Big Bear Lodge

Suitable For

Everyone! Campers, glampers, tents, campervans, caravans, motorhomes, families, groups, dogs...

Nearby

There's no shortage of scenic walks to enjoy. The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a short drive away to the south, while closer to camp the the Breddein Hills and Admiral Rodney's Pilar are within sight. From 1200ft up, the panoramic views over Shropshire and the Welsh Borders are spectacular. A visit to nearby Shrewsbury should also be on your list, not least for its fabulous castle (01743 358516) and the Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (01743 258885). If some well deserved r'n'r is on the agenda, Big Bear Lodge have teamed up with nearby Rowton Castle (01743 884 044), a stunning 17th century Grade II listed venue that offers swimming pools, jacuzzis, tennis, squash, spa and beauty treatments. Big Bear Lodge guests can claim discounted day passes by pre-arrangement when you book.

Food & Drink

Big Bear's homemade chilli pots with rice are a firm favourite with campers, particularly for those arriving late. Pre-order for your weekend stay for £6.50 and your tasty hot pot will be waiting upon arrival.Continuing the American theme, SmokeStop (01743 851944) in Shrewsbury serves up stateside comfort food smoked low and slow in their on site smokers for up to 14 hours. Lepone's Ristorante Italiano (01691 659965) comes highly recommended by your hosts. This family-run establishment boasts authentic Italian cuisine served with flair. The Royal Hill (01743 741242) in nearby Edgerley is a local institution with a menu of hearty pub grub favourites and a fantastic location beside the River Severn. Casketeers will be pleased with their impressive array of real ales.
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Location

Big Bear Lodge is located at Hendre Villa, Melverley, Nr Oswestry, Shropshire SY10 8PH

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Getting There

The postcode for your Sat Nav is SY10 8PH. If you're using a smartphone, enter the name Big Bear Lodge. When you reach the village of Melverley, the site is signposted at the end of the road. Some Sat Navs have been known to direct you off the lane, so be sure to stay on the lane until you reach the lodge. The campsite is first on the right – you'll see the welcome board. The B&B lodge is next on the left and the glamping pods are immediately on the left after the lodge. Do not turn off the lane to Big Bear Lodge until you reach the site.

The nearest mainline railway station is Welshpool (0845 748 4950) which is 8.7 miles away. There is a coach stop at Middletown, Powys at the Breidden Hotel (3.4 miles) or Nesscliffe, Shropshire (3.7 miles).