Glamping Camping and Relaxing Cheshire

Camping in Cheshire

Marbury Camp and Lodge was established in 2018 overlooking the Cheshire Plains on the former Duchy of Lancaster Estate near Combermere Abbey. We are a small ‘glamping site’ that caters for tents, caravans (Camping and Caravanning Club Members only – new sign ups welcome) and the all important luxury glamping pods for all year round get aways. Whilst we may be small and new to glamping, we aim for quality relaxation for busy families and hope to make your stay as personal and enjoyable as possible. Family and couple friendly.

​We offer our clients a range of services from welcome packs, fire pits, fire wood and cycle hire. We do have plans to add to the services we offer, but will keep them a surprise for now ; )


Campsite Location & Hours

Experience our chilled glamping site at Marbury, just outside Whitchurch, on the Cheshire/Shropshire border.

Access to the campsite is best from the A49. At the Cholmondeley Arms turn down the side of the pub down Cholmondeley Road and on towards Wrenbury Village. After you hit the Cotton Arms we turn second right down New Road. Travel for a couple of miles then turn left under a railway bridge onto Hollyhurst Road. Travel around a mile (past a large farm on your left, and Bramble Livery on your right) and we are on the left. Don’t wait for us, just set up as per your arrival message and get a brew on. We’ll pop up later to say hello.

Meet The Owners

David Evans

From the depths of Warrington, David is (still sort of) a solicitor and therefore has absolutely zilch experience in running a camping site. David has however been arranging camping trips for large groups of friends since high school so it’s fair to say camping and the outdoors is in his blood. Currently David enjoys arsing around on a digger and avoiding work by kayaking on the River Dee whenever possible.

​Age: 35

Experience: Crap tents, expensive tents, caravans, Canadian lodges and a self-converted builder’s van/camper

Camping Style: Converted camper van.

Essential camping items: Bottle of wine, hoodie and flip flops.

Emma Evans

Hailing from Shrewsbury and David’s long suffering wife is Em. First dabbled at camping at school and enjoyed “being with nature” apparently (she ran out of things to say at this point). Since then Em has progressed to staying in numerous caravans, tents and lodges throughout the UK. Refuses to stay in David’s camper van as it’s “his thing, not mine.”

Age: 33

Experience: School camping in soggy tent. Mum and Dad’s unbranded caravan at Butlins. Many camping and glamping trips since with David…

Camping style: 5 star hotel with spa.

Essential camping item : Air bed, hot water bottle, hair dryer, kettle, shoes, clothes rail, all the tinned food from home because Devon apparently doesn’t have ‘shops’, nice lights, something that smells nice (god knows what that is), gin, the list goes on…

Hello ladies and jellyfish,

Thank you for the many communications enquiring about our site and asking whether we are open from 4 July. Whilst we will try and respond to every enquiry as soon as possible, the sheer volume of enquiries has made this difficult.

This message is intended to answer most of those queries.

Are we open?

Yes, from 4 July we will be taking bookings.

Will our shower and toilet facilities be open?

Yes they will but subject to strict cleaning and operating procedures. We have arranged one deep clean per day together with two additional daily sanitation procedures which should significantly reduce the risk of Coronavirus transmission. We shall also be maintaining ventilation which should also reduce the risk of transmission. We will also be operating the booking system whereby a family unit will book one side of the facilities block for an allotted time. Each side of the facilities block may not be used by more than one family unit at a time. Campers are also encouraged to use their own facilities where possible.

Hand sanitiser units will also be provided outside the facilities block together with signs reminding those who have poor personal hygiene to wash their hands when they go to the toilet.

We may also provide 6-ft social distancing sticks for you to hit people with if they come within six feet of you.

Can I pretend that social distancing rules do not exist/do apply to me whilst on site?

Sadly no. We have obligations, legal and otherwise, whilst you are on site. Whilst some campsites have chosen not to open at all, we have chosen to do so on the understanding that we and you will do our best to practice social distancing rules. If you wish to come to our site hoping to have a mass gathering of multiple families, this is not the place for you. Whilst we will encourage good practice on site, we will not hesitate to remove you from site and cancel your booking without refund if we feel you are not "playing ball".

Are visitors allowed on site?


This is not an extensive list of procedures we have in place, just a summary.

Should you have any queries please contact us through our website contact page or if your query is urgent please contact us on (01948) 666403.

Kind regards

David, Emma and Pants.