Directions:

  1. From the M5 follow signs for Safari Park – on the A456 (marked Leominster).
  2. Turn right at Rock Garage (marked Far Forest) A4117 – on your left you will then pass the Plough Inn.
  3. At (Bayton) crossroads turn left into Ranters Bank.
  4. Travel a further 150 yds and you will come to the Acre Farm entrance sign on your right. Here you will find a visitor car-park and the Managers Bungalow on your left. If the site manager Alan is unavailable please follow this road to the left and follow signs for ‘Warden’ where Nigel will be happy to help!

Plough InnPubs

Acre Farm Caravan Home park site is only a 10-15 min walk to the local country pub ‘The Plough Inn‘, where landlords Mark and Louise can offer you a friendly, comfortable atmosphere to enjoy your favourite tipple along with one of its renowned tasty ‘value’ Carveries …or something from the a la carte menu perhaps!… Take a look at their menu by clicking on the following link; www.theploughinn.org

Shops

Directly opposite The Plough Inn is the well stocked village store, with a wide variety of groceries – from home-baked bread & cakes, good selection newspapers, beers, wines & spirits to 10 denier stockings!

Nearby Towns & Severn Valley Railway

severn valley railwayA few more miles on… you will find the elegant & historic main town of Kidderminster – where you could enjoy a beautiful day out shopping, or why not go off on an adventure… whooshing through the Worcester/Shropshire Countryside on the Severn Valley Steam Railway. www.svr.co.uk which will be stopping off at the equally historic and even more beautiful town of Bridgnorth, which boasts some serene picnic spots, with walks along the River Severn. Or rise above the town by ‘cliff railway’ (funicular) to High-town where the popular Bridgnorth Market stalls are situated twice weekly, then browse the beautiful shops which retain the noteable features of the Victorian and Tudor era, before your return journey…..all steam ahead!!!…..whistling and chugging through the gorgeous shropshire countryside!

Below are three images of Bridgnorth. First: Low Town alongside the River Severn. Then the popular Hightown Market Stalls and thirdly Cliffside Funicular… which is England’s oldest and steepest inland electric Cliff Railway: bridgnorthcliffrailway.co.uk.

bridgnorth

For more information on beautiful Bridgnorth, visit: www.visitbridgnorth.co.uk.

Golf

For a fantastic Golfing day or even Country Club membership, we recommend Wharton Park Golf and Country Club, visit www.whartonpark.co.uk. The picturesque 18 hole championship golf course is well known and respected having been designed by Course Architect, Howard Swan, around a 43 acre Royal Forest…

golf

It is a most attractive course to play – offering many interesting features in a wide range of varying picturesque settings, including water features on the 14th 16th & 18th Fairway. It offers challenging golf with advantages which reward the low handicap golfer whilst encouraging the higher handicapper. The course is to USGA Standard, 6455 yards, Par 71.

A second golf club on Acre Farm’s Doorstep is www.bewdleypines.com

Fishing & Air Rifle Range

Furnace Mill fishing and trout ponds are within 5 minutes of Acre Farm – fishing tackle and bait are available in Bewdley town, only a few miles drive away.

fishing

Many hours & days fishing can be enjoyed at Furnace Mill Fisheries, click the following link www.furnacemill.net – Furnace Mill also has an air-rifle range, details of this can also be found on their site!

Air Rifle Range The HFT/FT range at Furnace Mill Fishery is proving to be very popular. It consists of a plinking/zeroing range and 30 targets. Set in beautiful woodland the targets are all at different ranges and heights and set out to UKHFT format.