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Savernake Forest

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Address: Off the A4, Marlborough, England
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Postern Hill Campsite

Lovely setting, somewhat spoilt by a large number of seasonal pitches which have taken some of the best places. The management and staff were very friendly and could not have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
DavyWiltshire
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Wiltshire
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Wiltshire
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely setting, somewhat spoilt by a large number of seasonal pitches which have taken some of the best places. The management and staff were very friendly and could not have been more helpful

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Calne, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We regularly visit Savernake forest for enjoying walks & observing the wild life, deer roam freely through here. The are plenty of places to picnic & a narrow road passed through the middle, north to south. This is definitely the place to chill out at any time you need it.

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Everleigh, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We struggled to find the start point and parking at first as not clear to us from web. Entrance is off the Matlborough Burbage road. Autumn Sunday afternoon and lots of people, but once we started walking, plenty of space

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Thank Peter E
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We parked next to Postern hill campsite owned by the Forestry Commission and there was plenty of spaces this Sunday morning, and indeed later into the afternoon. We spent two hours wandering about - take boots as it is muddy in places - and we were amazed at how few people ventured around. The trees had their autumn hues and... More 

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Thank david n
Swindon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I have been at this campsite for 2 very enjoyable years but recently the management has changed mid season. My first meeting with the new management was aggressive to say the least. He came marching up to me saying that a lot of the agreements I had with the previous management were now not applicable. When I explained that I... More 

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Thank dbem
Swindon, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a fantastic forest for, walking, running, tree climbing, cycling alone tracks, cycling off tracks for kids, rope swings, football on uneven ground, frisbee, pick-nicks, dog walking, deer spotting, getting lost etc. This is a huge forest that isn't too hilly with interesting history to it's planting pattern but you wont notice that when you are in it.

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Thank ginger374
SandhurstBerkshire
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57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We have been several times in the past and thought we would try it again.We were very disappointed there seems to be an awful lot of permanent residential now and it seems the pitches in the sun are taken by these.It isa lovely place but we won't be back.

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Thank Katie502
Marlborough, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We have over many years spent happy hours in savernake forest. Our recent visit was spoilt mainly due to the new blocked off and locked areas meaning that there are far fewer places to park. The knock on effect is that the road becomes blocked, turning around is impossible, tempers flare and chaos ensues. I am fortunate to live close... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very good site Highly recommend No problem here if u want to visit local places of interest Well run site and helpful staff. Mr Treadwell

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Very pleasant manager and staff friendly I had a flat car battery and staff member kindly gave my car a jump start Excellent birdwatching, spotted a hobby feeding and many early in the morning. highly recommend this as a stopover to various locations and attractions Mr Treadwell

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