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Charity Farm

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Smithy Brow | Toogood Lane, Wrightington WN6 9PP, England
+44 1257 451326
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We recently used charity farm as a stop over on our way to Scotland. The campsite was tidy and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
greenacres18
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Wells, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great campsite!

We had a one night stop over here before heading on.Would highly recommend.Spacious pitches and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LizziMacN
,
Clackmannan, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“working farm” (3 reviews)
“fire pit” (5 reviews)
“shower block” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Smithy Brow | Toogood Lane, Wrightington WN6 9PP, England
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+44 1257 451326
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"portaloos"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently used charity farm as a stop over on our way to Scotland. The campsite was tidy and well kept and the restaurant was very welcome. Food was good quality and value. Only thing I would say was the dog walk area was a...More

1  Thank greenacres18
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a one night stop over here before heading on.Would highly recommend.Spacious pitches and a little bar/cafe on site.Fishing available too if that's what you are into!Nice clean facilities and friendly staff.Set on a working farm and in lovely countryside.

1  Thank LizziMacN
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

You simply cannot find fault with it, there's loads and loads of space to camp, the pitches are round the edge of the field so loads of room for a kick about without worrying about getting in people's way. Electric available on some pitches. The...More

3  Thank Colin H
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a two day break,such a fantastic campsite,great views from the top of Field (E),showers and Toilet facilities where immaculately clean,well kept grass in all fields,plenty of space for kids to play in the middle of the site,staff were so friendly and polite,We...More

Thank Fatharry166
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This must be Lancashires best kept secret. Our 4th May Spring Bank Holiday visit and it won't be our last. The owners are lovely and so laid back. Fire pits available to hire for a reasonable fee. Pitch sizes are generous. Fishing is available but...More

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This site blew me away I wasn’t expecting such a clean well laid out camp site.....in Wigan!!!! staff seemed really helpful they even had like a club house with a cafe/shop very family friendly I liked the sign as I drove onto the site “slow...More

Thank Gareth W
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

A warm welcome awaits you here. I have been for lunch AND breakfast and have no complaints at all.. A full English & 2 eggs on toast with two cappuccinos under a tenner a bargain and very nice. They do a marvellous baked potato with...More

2  Thank missdcrippin
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This is a really decent set up for fishing it has 4 pool's in total pool 1 has the biggest fish with carp up to 20lb large bream large roach tench and perch. Pool 2 has large perch to approx 4-5lb smaller carp than pool...More

Thank Craig L
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This is around our 5th visit to this campsite and normally it's ok however the first night the electric line behind our tent blew up leaving the campsite without electric nobody came to check if we was ok and we were left to just deal...More

3  Thank Rebecca T
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Management response:Responded 6 August 2017

Rebecca, Firstly I would like to thank you for your review, however I do feel it is quite an unfair one, and feel it may have more to do with being asked to change pitches on your second night as you had gone on completely...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We are a family of 3 who stayed at this site to watch the Ironman UK race - great location to watch the bikes and then get a train from Apple bridge to Bolton to watch the run. The staff were really friendly and the...More

Thank Christine R
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Management response:Responded 6 August 2017

Christine, Thank you for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind words regarding ourselves, the café and site in general. I have to apologise if the showers were not up to standard, these should be cleaned...More

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Lorraine J
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Response from Dave F | Reviewed this property |
There were tents in the same field as us when we went and they were not struggling or anything. The weather was fleece wearing weather, if you get me? Overcast, but with a nice mix of sunshine. It was fresh and actually very... More
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