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Cartref Caravan & Camping Site

near Shrewsbury, Shropshire

2018 Season opening Friday March 3rd

A warm & friendly welcome awaits you to our small level site set in peaceful rural Shropshire, Nestled within the surrounding hills, and less than 10 minutes from the beautiful medieval market town of Shrewsbury, which boasts over 600 listed buildings, Britain's 3rd tallest church spire and the World's first skyscraper! 

With easy access from the A5, Cartref is an ideal base to explore the attractive market towns of Shropshire and along the Welsh border. For example, Ludlow, voted one of the top 20 foodie towns of Great Britain; Bishops Castle, with its two breweries, a must for those who enjoy a good pint of real ale. For those who enjoy walking there are many possibilities, discover the Shropshire Hills AONB's (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty), walk along the Shropshire Way, or  Offas Dyke.

National Trust properties such as Attingham Park, Powis Castle, Chirk Castle, Erddig, Boscobel House to name but a few are within easy driving distance.

Ironbridge and its many museums is only 18 miles away.

Cartref is also the first campsite off the A5 travelling North West making it an ideal stop off on your route to North and Mid Wales.

Whether in a caravan, motorhome, campervan or tent, stay a while, relax and explore.


Situated 5 miles from the historic town of Shrewsbury and Ironbridge and its many museums is 18 miles away. There are many good public hoses within the area, a great location for pitching up a test.


At Cartref there are 35 pitches in the family area, all with electric hook up, a mixture of grass and hardstanding. A further 11 hard standing pitches all with electric hook up in a separate ADULTS ONLY area.


With many facilities such as showers, toilets, private washbasins, and a hair dryer for the ladies. Also a fully fitted wet room with disability access. Outside sinks provide an area for washing up and children's play park.

Places to visit

Cartref is in the heart of Shropshire, with easy access to many of Shropshires sites and towns. With the historic town of Shrewsbury or the Beautiful Ironbridge Gorge Heritage Site a short drive away.

Upcoming Events in Shropshire

Guild of Aviation Artists Exhibition

From: 23rd February
To: 31st December

Coalbrookdale School of Art exhibition

From: 21st March
To: 21st December

Enchanted Trail

From: 09th May
To: 31st August