Hard Standing Pitch

UK England West Midlands Shropshire Oswestry Big Bear Lodge

  • Sleeps 3 (max 3 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Dogs Allowed
The hardstanding pitches are suitable for caravans, motorbikes, camper vans and trailer tents. They each have water points and electrical hookups. We have a very rustic camping site with amazing views of the surrounding Shropshire countryside. We ensure the campsite does not get overcrowded as we want our customers to enjoy the facilities.

The Owner Says

We have a very rustic camping site with amazing views of the surrounding Shropshire countryside. We ensure the campsite does not get overcrowded as we want our customers to enjoy the facilities at there leisure.
We have four hardstanding pitches available suitable for caravans, motorhomes, campervans and trailer tents. They each have water points and electrical hookups.
We have a basic chemical toilet disposable point and just a short walk away is our lovely shower and toilet facilities.
The atmosphere and views are amazing which is why our guests return year after year, we have nearly 2 acres of land which children as well as dogs can enjoy.
We have breakfast options available which are delivered to your Pitch. You can also hire fire pits for the perfect evening fire.

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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

There are so many lovely places to eat and drink in the area and in Shrewsbury. They are all listed on the website. Many visitors to Big Bear Lodge visit or order takeaway from the  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. 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).