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Marina Base Camp - camping site and stop over for motorhomes and camper vans

Welcome to Marina Base Campsite in Lydney Marina on the Lydney canal situated in the Royal Forest of Dean next to the Lydney Harbour.
Open 24 hours
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a week ago
I love this tiny little campervan/ motorhome stop. The outlook is just beautiful, onto a tranquil canal with the swans gliding past and the ducks diving for who knows what! You are literally on the canal bank. There's only space for a few vans which is just perfect. The owners are super helpful + accomodating. The location is convenient for town, the train, the Docks. It's not the poshest but it has everything you need.
- Sandra F
a month ago
We haven't stayed there since they made it an official site but did so on occasion before when we had work done on the motorhome and actually said at the time, we love having the motorhome serviced because this place is so peaceful. Lovely couple so wish them all the best with this project. Jamie & Yong.
- Arctic F
11 months ago
We visited this site before it was fully finished. Tucked onto an old canal docks it has limited space and facilities but these are made up for by the beautiful setting, friendly owners and resident family of swans. Quiet and convenient for Lydney’s mainline and heritage railways.
- Terri E
Our motorhome campsite offers a tranquil spot in Lydney Marina where you can set up your pitch directly on the waterside with unspoiled views of the canal and it's wildlife. See if you can catch a glimpse of our resident kingfisher and heron.

As your pitch will be right next to the canal wall our campsite will not be suitable for the younger campers.
Marina campsite offers a base from which you can explore The Forest of Dean woodlands, enjoy a ride on the steam train to Parkend or get on a train to discover Cheltenham, Gloucester, Chepstow and Cardif.   

We are a dog friendly campsite. Directly behind the campsite is the river Severn and Bristol Channel estuary with public footpaths offering opportunity to walk on river banks with views of Severn crossings. The open grounds along the river are ideal for cycling, dog walks and 

Discover local history hidden in the woodlands or the magic of the Simons Yad whilst cycling, canoeing or simply walking through the woods. Check out local attractions and places of interest on .    

Camping and prices    
Motorhome / campervan                £15
Large motorhome / RV                   £20  

Services available
Electric hook up 
Elsan point 

If you require new graphics for your motorhome or signs for your busines, please contact our resident graphic designer at  

Should you  experience any mechanical problems with your motorhome or require MOT or service our friends in Marina Motors will be able to help you on the site:

Contact us at:

07434 52 6669   bookings and enquiries

 or for quote. 

We are looking forward to share with you this beautiful place.

Contact Us


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  • 07434 526669
  • 07550 002155


Get directions
Harbour Road
Marina Business Park
Yard B
GL15 5ET
United Kingdom

Business Hours

Mon:Open 24 hours
Tue:Open 24 hours
Wed:Open 24 hours
Thu:Open 24 hours
Fri:Open 24 hours
Sat:Open 24 hours
Sun:Open 24 hours
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