The best of both worlds with easy access to exciting coastal pathways and the Forest Of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Moss Wood is a tree lined holiday and touring caravan park located near the coast in open countryside predominantly dairy farming area just six miles south of Lancaster in the South West corner of Morecambe Bay. It is licenced for 168 static holiday caravans and 27 touring caravans and the park is open from the 1st March to 30th October annually. Caravans may only be used for holiday purposes and sub-letting is not allowed.
Location and arrival
There are several ways to contact the park, listed in the contact section of this statement.
Access to the park is 1 mile south on Crimbles Lane which, in places can be narrow but there are passing places and the locals are quite used to the movement of large vehicles so there is no need to worry. An advanced warning sign is located half way down the lane after the intersection of Gulf Lane stating 700yds to go. Shortly after passing that you will see our woodland on your right hand side.
On arrival to the park you will see our entrance sign on your right and a barrier, the barrier is automated so just drive slowly up to it and it will open.
Reception is clearly signposted on right at the bottom of the hill.
There is a visitor car park just passed reception which can take up to 15 cars.
A 10 mph speed restriction is in place around the park.
Access to our touring pitches via a gravelled road and all pitches are hard-standing and offer parking adjacent to the pitch. Pitches are available close to the Amenity Block for the disabled or those with mobility difficulties.
The park is predominantly flat and wheel chair user should not find much difficulty in transiting the park however our old Reception is not currently accessible but we will be happy to meet your needs in the lobby area.
Keys to the disabled toilet/shower room will be issued on arrival. A £10 deposit will be required which will be refunded on return of the key at the end of the guests stay.
The nearest bus stop is over a mile away so visitors really need their own transport.
The nearest village Cockerham is 1.5 miles from the park.
Post can be left at reception for collection by Royal Mail.
The nearest Taxi firm is Garstang which is 5 miles away however they do cover this area taxis can also be booked from Lancaster.
Main entrance, Reception and Shop
Access to Reception is directly from the entrance road and is an old timber clad construction which the main body currently isn’t friendly to wheelchairs. However we are pleased to help in foyer.
Public Areas – General
One public phone box is available opposite to reception building.
In emergency situations only the Duty Wardens can be called out via the main phone number number. The wardens are located opposite reception.
All our signage is clear with dark green back ground and bold light gold letters, with all fire signs and assembly point signs to regulation specification.
Public Areas – WC, Laundry,
The park has one toilet block’s which are situated adjacent to the touring area.
The Laundry room suitable for wheelchair users, access to the room is via a ramp.
Please note assistance may need to be provided in the laundry room as some of the equipment could be difficult to use from a seated position.
Internet access is available on a pay as you go basis but as with most internet in rural areas the bandwidth is low and this can lead to a disappointing experience especially at busy time. Many customers recommend the use of a ‘dongle’ from either o2 Vodafone or EE for more reliable internet connections.
Outdoor Facilities, Grounds and Gardens
The park has a well-equipped children’s play area which is sited in the middle of the touring area which has slide, climbing frame and traverse equipment.
There is also a four acre tree line mown field for ball games and kite flying etc behind Reception.
Customers are free to walk through both the Touring and Static parts of the park. Wheelchair users should be aware of some loose gravel. Access to the wood chipped surfaced woodland areas may be suitable for wheelchair users or those who have difficulty walking with care.
Litter bins and dog waste bins are located all around the park.
Dogs are welcome at the park and can walk around the grounds and woodland areas, however they should be kept on a lead.
Static Holiday Homes (caravans) on the park are supplied with a 3 concrete step set with hand rail on one side.
Vehicle parking is allocated on each pitch next to the unit.
Specialist Holiday Homes from various manufacturers can be brought in to suit the specific demands and access requirements of customers.
Some of the pitches allow for ramps to be installed to aid access if required.
Staff can advise on what we have to offer when contacted.
Dustbin, recycling and fire points are located throughout the park.
We offer Touring Caravan Pitches on a level hard standing pitch.
There is ample room to park vehicles
Water stand taps, grey water drainage and electricity points are located at the rear of each pitch.
Payment of accounts can be made either by cash in person, cheque or card (except American Express and Diners) or by our secure portals on our website.
Mobile phone coverage can be patchy as some networks may have weaker signals than others, but we do have a public telephone on Park, located opposite Reception.
Basic first aid training has been completed by some staff members.
Assistance and advice is always on hand.
Moss Wood Caravan Park
Telephone: 01524 791041
Fax: 01524 792444
Hours of operation: reception and shop Sunday-Thursday 8.30 am – 5 pm ( except Tuesday 9am – 4pm)
Friday 8.30 am till 5.00 pm or later as required
Saturday 8.30am – 5.00 pm
Local public transport numbers: Various numbers available from Reception.
For any further information please contact our Reception on 01524 791041 and we will be delighted to assist.