The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn and Shropshire Canal
Main touring field
Holiday caravan
Main touring field

Description of site - The Anchor Inn is situated on the side of the Shropshire Union Canal approximately 4 miles from Newport (Shropshire). Run by the same family for over 100 years. This tiny inn still contains the original tables and settles with the beer often being fetched by jug straight from the cellar. An ideal base for visiting the surrounding area including Ironbridge, Bridgenorth, Shrewsbury and the potteries or just a perfect spot for a relaxing break. Nearby attractions include Cosford Aircraft Museum, Bridgemere Garden World, Western Park, Shugborough Hall and Alton Towers is approximately 50 minutes away. Stafford County Show Ground about 20 minutes away. Stafford in Bloom Winner 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007, Gardener of the Year 2003. CAMRA pub of the year 2000, Pub of the Month Dec 2006 (Stafford and Stone Branch). Two fields one of which is a CL with hookups for Caravan Club members, the other is for camping and non Caravan Club members with 8 hookups for caravans. Recently awarded Pub of the Month January 2015. Previously awarded "Best Public House CL" by the Caravan Club. Recently award Heritage Status of National Importance.

Site Address - Old Lea, Peggs Lane, High Offley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST20 0NG

Onsite Facilities - Tourers/Motorhomes/Tents, 5 Hookups (in CL Field Only) 8 Hookups for Non-Caravan Club Members, 3 Static Caravans 2 for Hire, Toilets, Chemical Disposal Point, Dogs on Lead Allowed, Bar/Pub, Canal Fishing 100yds by Day Ticket.

Offsite Facilities - Food Shop 1m, Gas 4m, Restaurant 1m, Takeaway Food 4m, Laundrette 4m, Indoor Heated Pool 5m, Outdoor Heated Pool 10m.

Contact and Fees

Open Easter to 31st October

From £14.50 Tourers CL field

Static Caravans £210 to £230 per week - Also available for short breaks

Mrs O Cliff

Tel 01785 284569


Directions to Site - Leave the M6 at junction 14. Take the A5013 (signposted Eccleshall). At Great Bridgeford turn left onto the B5405 towards Woodseaves. Continue to end of road and turn right (A519) In approximately 100 yards turn left (High Offley Road). Continue into High Offley. 200 yards past church turn left into Peggs Lane, over canal bridge and the Anchor Inn is on the left.