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Biblins Youth Campsite
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.7/5)

Biblins campsite is one of the best places in Southern Britain for young people to enjoy outdoor education in spectacular scenery.

Kayak canoe on River Wye at Biblins campsiteActivities

There are a whole host of activities available for groups at the Biblins site from walking and cycling to canoeing, orienteering, climbing and bushcraft.

Biblins BunkhouseAccomodation and Camp facilities

There are a range of accomondation types from the Bunkhouse to the Burrow and camping pitches. There is no electricity on site but the Bunkhouse has a generator.

How to find us

The site is situated in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is surrounded by the woodland of the Wye Gorge Site of Special Scientific Interest. It's less than 2 miles from the A40 giving good motorway access from the M4, M5 and M50.

How to book

The campsite and Bunkhouse are open from 1 March - 31 October. Biblins is very popular so it is always advisable to check availability with us.

 

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

We've been coming to Biblins for a few years now with a large group of year 8 students and always look forward to camping here. We usually rent the barn as it's such a *fantastic* additional space to use with groups and really makes a difference if it's wet.

It's a great introduction to camping for anyone, with a good mix of activities right on the campsite doorstep including the crag which for us makes for an excellent option if the river levels are high.

The facilities are basic but looked after and it's always going to be a challenge to keep the shower/toilet blocks perfect when you've got large groups visiting, so as long as you're realistic about this then there is no problem.

The staff at Biblins are great too and we've had Graham/Steve (I think!) over the years we've always had good service and help when we've needed it and never had any problems - not quite sure what the other reviewer would be able to grumble about!

The other great thing about group camping at Biblins (aside from the huge free space, peace and quiet etc.) is the chance to have an open fire with wood bought from Biblins, which really adds to the whole experience.

Next year should be another great Year 8 Adventure Challenge for our year group - really can't think of anywhere better to do it...

Queen's College, Taunton, 13/Jun/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

What an amazing youth facility. Great place to be based with the explorer scouts, wardens really welcoming and helpful...will definitely be back - the uk needs more youth sites of this quality.

Ric Davies, 8/Sep/2016
3 Stars 3 Stars

Just returned from fantastic 3 night stay at the Burrow. What a wonderful facility! The Burrow is bright and airy in the living area, lots of space, and the opening roof fantastic in good weather. Bunk beds comfortable behind the canvas but head torch essential as no lighting. Amazing position; large grass area for games, river with beach for paddling, forest for walks and scrambling. Lots of wild life to spot, buzzards, kingfisher, deer. The 21 children were constantly outside being creative and inventive as there is no electricity or mobile signal! Star rating would be higher if there was better toilet facilities. Just one toilet in the Burrow. A toilet block 5 min walk away but these were grubby and dark, emergency lighting came on at 10pm but it got dark 2hrs earlier.

Despite this I recommend the Burrow, bring lots of torches and loo cleaning equipment!

SJT, 3/Sep/2016
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Last updated: 15th February 2017
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Biblins Youth Campsite
The Doward
Whitchurch
Ross-on-Wye
HR9 6DX
Tel: 01600 890 850
email: biblins@btconnect.com

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