Ross Rowing Club (RRC) provides the perfect setting to appreciate Ross on Wye, the river and the Wye Valley. We are situated by the river and very close (walking distance) to the town centre.
Our 2 designated camping areas are within our 12 acre site and allow for both quiet camping and an area for large groups. Both camping areas are fenced off and gated to provide increased security. We are happy to accommodate RVs, mobile homes, camper vans and caravans. However, we do not have any hard standing pitches or electric hook ups.
Parking is provided within your camping booking. You may choose to drive to the club, establish base camp and leave your vehicle there when you go off to start your canoe adventure, which will bring you back to the club and your vehicle.
Campers who need to park MUST park on the fields behind the boat house (access details for the field gate are in your booking confirmation email) and NOT in the club’s rowing car park; the boat house car park is for rowing club members only.
Canoe hire companies and groups can book (follow the camping link) both parking and boat landing/launching for a fee.
The parking rules for campers above also apply to canoe hire companies and groups.
Ablutions/toilet facilities are provided inside the club house – please note that the club house is approx. 100 meters from the camping areas. The showers and changing rooms will be out of bounds when the club’s junior rowers are training (Monday and Wednesday 5-8pm; Saturday and Sunday 12-4.30pm). Details of how to access the club will be sent once you have booked and paid.
Please see our Terms and Conditions for full details.
Overnight storage for canoes is provided on the lawn with the flag pole (on the other side of the car park to the club house).
The club bar is open routinely on Thursday and Friday nights and Sunday lunchtime, but may be open at other times too. Again, please ask when booking. You are more then welcome to come in for a cold one.
We do not allow campfires. If you would like to BBQ please get in touch after booking to discuss this.
This year we are going to offer campers the chance to book a Rowers’ Breakfast in the club house.
Our kitchen & bar breakfast crews are drawn from our rowing squads and are entirely voluntary. All proceeds (as with the money you pay for camping) goes into our charitable (registered with the FCA, exempt charity status from HMRC) community club’s kitty to help fund the club’s running costs.
Unless you are a vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, gluten free, have a nut allergy, have some other special dietary need or are just a painfully picky eater (by all means tell us in the notes when you book and we will aim to accommodate you – we reserve the right to tease you about it) the IKEA style *breakfast options are:
*IKEA style = we line it up on the bar, you make your own tea / coffee, construct your own sandwich. What could possibly go wrong?
The postcode for Sat Navs is HR9 7DD.
The campsite is directly on the River Wye , adjacent to market town of Ross-on-Wye. Within easy reach of the A40/M50.
HR9 7DD takes you to the turn off into Metcalfe Close, just off of Trenchard Street (look for the iron sign post pointing to the rowing club 290m). Follow the tarmaced surface through the gate and it will bring you to the boat house. (If you arrive when there are no members there the club gate may be locked. Your confirmation email will tell how how to get the key to unlock the gate and gain access.)
Most canoeists arrive from upriver (Hereford, Hoarwithy etc). You will know you are getting close when you pass through the remains of Backney Bridge (only the large stone pillars of the old railway bridge remain), which is after you have passed Foy (attractive metal foot bridge) and before you get to Ross. Backney Bridge is approximately 3km upriver from the clubhouse.
NB. Once you pass the bridge please try and keep to the right hand side of the river.
July 19, 2017Henley Club Trip 2017 – waiting list only
April 27, 2017Time to renew your membership
March 21, 2017Election for ladies captain
March 7, 2017Rowing Championships – 12 March 2017
March 6, 2017Six wins for junior scullers
March 2, 2017Senior Squad Awards & Christmas Party 16th December
November 22, 2016Busy Weekend on and off the Water
November 17, 2016Stourport Win for Geraldine
November 10, 2016See you at the AGM & Sparkle News
October 6, 2016May your Friday sparkle!
September 22, 2016Richard Jennison wins Novices at Ross Regatta 2016 …then Rows Great Ouse Marathon
September 8, 2016Ross Regatta 2016… Success
September 1, 2016Getting Ready for Our Regatta
August 18, 2016Ross Regatta is Back
July 12, 2016Club Celebrates Successful Henley
June 30, 2016Ross Crews shine at Regional
April 28, 2016Regatta Reports
July 16, 2015Congratulations Morgan
June 5, 2015National Schools’ Regatta and Monmouth Regatta
May 28, 2015RRC Summer Party
May 16, 2015Meeting Notice
May 14, 2015Thank you everyone.. and Beerfest!
April 30, 2015Club work day THIS SUNDAY
April 20, 2015Which Blue are You?
April 7, 2015