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Eco Camping at Wardley Hill

Set amongst six acres of woodland, with babbling streams and natural ponds, Wardley Hill Campsite is a haven for those seeking a relaxed holiday, amongst the beautiful countryside of The Suffolk Coast...

Stay

Wardley Hill Campsite is located in Kirby Cane, close to the towns of Bungay, Beccles and Halesworth and just a short drive to the Broads National Park. Book a pitch and take advantage of hot showers,

Book a pitch and take advantage of hot showers, clean-composting toilets and fire-drums. Dogs on leads are welcome to join you too!

The site has a no car policy, so after you've parked up in the on-site car park, you can load your tent and bags onto a trolley and walk up to your pitch.

If you would like something a little more luxurious but equally rustic. then why not book the 'Too Posh to Pitch' accommodation...

WTS - Wardley Hill Campsite - Lotus Tents in Meadow

Lotus Belle Tent:

Equipped with a double bed, duvet, pillows and sheets; save time and stress with a stay in a Lotus Belle Tent. You also have your own stove, and kettle, mugs and glasses.

Hilda Shepherds Hut:

New for 2017! The Shepherds Hut sleeps up to 4 people and is eco-friendly, with power from its own solar panel so you can charge your phone. It comes equipped with 100% cotton sheets, pillows, duvets and a sleeping bag. You have your own composting toilet and a solar shower can be provided if you don't fancy the campsite shower. The cast iron wooden stove and wooden shutters will also keep you warm and cosy at night.

WTS - Wardley Hill Campsite - Shepherds Hut

Traditional Family Bell Tent:

The whole family can enjoy a bit of camping luxury with a stay in a Bell Tent. Sleeping 4, the tent comes equipped with coffee making facilities, stove, BBQ, fire pit, solar lighting and bedding.

Tentsile Connect Free Tent:

Spend a night in the trees! These suspended tents are a fun way to camp, but you need to remember your kit as only the tent is provided.

Wonderland Red Lotus Belle:

One of the quirkiest places to stay on The Suffolk Coast, this Lotus Belle Tent is Alice in Wonderland themed; it sleeps up to 4 people, and comes with 100% cotton sheets and duvets, coffee and tea making facilities, a stove and vintage china for your Mad Hatter's Tea Party!

The Hammock Hut:

Sleeping 1 or 2 people in hammocks, the Hammock Hut is ideal for some time alone or with a loved one, getting away from it all. You've got solar lighting, USB charging ports, and forced air heating to keep you warm in the winter months! 

What's Nearby

Main shop

The historic town of Bungay is just a few miles away. For the crafters, be sure to stop by Moth Crafts on Upper Olland Street; where you can join in with a range of workshops including card-making, crochet and knitting and stock up on supplies. 

Giddens & Thompson Greengrocers will have all you need for your stay; selling seasonal, fresh and locally sourced fruit, veg and produce. Whilst perusing the shops, stop by the Earsham Street Cafe for a delicious lunch, and pop into the Earsham Street Deli to buy local produce including smoked fish from Pinney's of Orford, Munchy Seeds, and chocolate from Pump Street Bakery.

With Spring on the way, the Bigod's Way circular route is ideal for a Sunday morning walk. The 5.5 route starts at the Castle ruins in the centre of town and takes you to the nearby village of Earsham, and back through the 'Saints' and the riverside setting of Ditchingham.

Click below to download the map and route:


For more information on Wardley Hill Campsite, visit www.wardleyhillampsite.co.uk or to book, go to www.wardleyhillcampsite.com/onlinebooking

Things to see and do


The Cut - Halesworth

The Cut - Halesworth

Halesworth

The Cut Arts Centre offers Halesworth and the surrounding countryside an extensive range of arts, music, theatre, dance, comedy, cinema, workshops and art exhibitions. 

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Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Felixstowe

From tiny meadows to rolling heaths, the nature reserves extend all the way along the Suffolk Coast from Trimley Marshes at Felixstowe to Lound Lakes north of Lowestoft and are some of Suffolk's most inspiring wild places. 

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Collen & Clare

Collen & Clare

The beautiful multi-brand stores in Southwold and Burnham Market offer Womenswear, Menswear, Beauty, Lingerie and Accessories and there is also a contemporary Womenswear and Accessories store in Aldeburgh.

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Southwold Arts Centre

Southwold Arts Centre

The première entertainment venue in the popular Suffolk coastal town of Southwold; presenting a year-round programme of events including music, theatre, film, comedy, craft and antique fairs, art exhibitions, workshops, community events and outdoor events. Southwold Arts Centre also offers a number of spaces for hire; suitable for live events, meetings, family celebrations and exhibition space.

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Southwold Pier

Southwold Pier

Southwold

Southwold is a popular destination for the many visitors to the East Coast and its most prominent attraction, the pier, hosts a wide range of things to see and do.

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Beccles Lido & Big Dog Ferry

Beccles Lido & Big Dog Ferry

Beccles

Come down to Beccles in the Summer Holidays and enjoy the amazing views and facilities of the Lido. 

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East Anglia Transport Museum

East Anglia Transport Museum

Lowestoft

The only museum in East Anglia where you can ride on working trams, trolley buses and narrow gauge railway!

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Dog friendly


Waveney River Tours

Waveney River Tours

Lowestoft

Conducted river tours and boat hire through the Waveney Valley and the New Broads National Park.

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible


Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre

Claremont Pier Leisure and Family Entertainment Centre is situated in between Lowestoft's Award winning beaches in South Lowestoft. 

It's a hive of activity and entertainment, from traditional fruit machines and video games, to roller skating, fantastic live music, perfect party venue, great fish and chips and fabulous brasserie dining with the best sea views in town!

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Outdoor Play Areas On The Suffolk Coast

Outdoor Play Areas On The Suffolk Coast

Whether it's a traditional Victorian park, a fort in the middle of a forest, or a zip wire along the river, the outdoor play areas on The Suffolk Coast are the perfect place for kids to let off steam and enjoy the great outdoors.

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The Amber Museum

The Amber Museum

Southwold

A small museum in the seaside town of Southwold purpose built to explain the origin of amber, its history and its uses throughout the years.

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RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

Westleton

Discover nature together on the beautiful Suffolk coast. Wander among the wetlands and woods, potter along the beach, and pause to watch some amazing wildlife. Explore the Wild Zone with the family, then sample some delicious home-cooked, locally-sourced food in the cafe.

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Suffolk Libraries

Suffolk Libraries

All of the county's 44 libraries provide a wide range of services including traditional library loans (books, DVDs etc) access to the internet and a range of information materials, free Wi-Fi and activities for people of all ages throughout the year.


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Free wifi


Pakefield Riding School

Pakefield Riding School

One of the oldest and best-known horse riding centres and stables in East Anglia.

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Wild Days Conservation - Suffolk Coast Holidays

Wild Days Conservation - Suffolk Coast Holidays

A new initiative in 2016 to run wildlife conservation and research holidays on the Suffolk coast, one of Britain's most beautiful places. These are holidays that people will enjoy, even when they're working hard and possibly getting muddy into the bargain!

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Suffolk Museums

Suffolk Museums

There are more than 50 museums in Suffolk. Each one is unique, and they are all packed with fascinating stories and objects. 

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Angels & Pinnacles (Suffolk churches)

Angels & Pinnacles (Suffolk churches)

Angels and Pinnacles helps you discover Suffolk’s magnificent medieval churches, among the finest in Europe.

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Suffolk Walking Festival

Suffolk Walking Festival

The Suffolk Walking Festival celebrates both walking and the wonderful and diverse Suffolk countryside. This year's Festival takes place from 13th May - 4th June and is the 10th anniversary of the Festival.

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Ferini Art Gallery

Ferini Art Gallery

The Ferini Art Gallery is set before the beautiful and ever-changing skies an seascapes of Pakefield. It's art mirrors the light and vibrance of the coastline, fishing beach and sandy cliffs.

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Coastal Voyager

Coastal Voyager

Coastal Voyager is the perfect activity for all ages ranging from families with children to work groups.


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International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC)

International Boatbuilding Training College (IBTC)

IBTC in Lowestoft offers a variety of boatbuilding/maintenance and woodworking courses suitable for those looking for a career in the maritime industry as well as individuals wanting to develop existing or new interests and skills.

With courses from 1 day to almost a year there is something to offer everyone; from owners and enthusiasts to prospective tradespersons.


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Lowestoft Tourism

Lowestoft Tourism

Come to Lowestoft for a great day out, short break or family holiday. 

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Halesworth and the Blyth Valley

Halesworth and the Blyth Valley

The Blyth Valley runs 17 miles inland from the coast at Southwold to Laxfield via Halesworth and Huntingfield and is a superb destination for walking, cycling & wildlife-watching as well as being known for its welcoming pubs and local produce!

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Adnams Shops

Adnams Shops

Adnams shops are a top class tasting experience and a showcase of their innovative range of  quality beer, wonderful wines, handcrafted spirits and gifty bits.

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Marina Theatre

Marina Theatre

It plays host to major West End productions, top comedy, orchestral concerts, touring drama and musical productions, opera, ballet, music, dance and celebrity concerts as well as operating a successful cinema operation - boasting the largest screen and cinema auditoria in the town. 

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Wheelchair Accessible


Adnams Brewery and Distillery Tours

Adnams Brewery and Distillery Tours

Fancy doing something a little bit different? Situated in the heart of Southwold is the Adnams Sole Bay Brewery and Copper House Distillery, where Adnams have been brewing since 1872.  

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Wheelchair Accessible


Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a stunning landscape packed full with wildlife and exciting places to explore and discover. There's something for everyone with 155 square miles of tranquil and unspoilt landscape including wildlife-rich estuaries, ancient heaths, windswept shingle beaches and historic towns and villages.

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Beaches

Beaches

Whether you’re in search of a great family day out, a birdwatching haven, or trip back in time, the beaches along the Suffolk Coast will provide you with a memorable day out whatever the time of year.

In the winter, Suffolk's beaches take on a whole new persona; with windswept dunes, crashing waves, and bracing winds, they are the perfect place to blow away the cobwebs, stroll hand in hand with your loved one, or enjoy a solitary dog walk.


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Africa Alive!

Africa Alive!

Kessingland

At Africa Alive!, explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover lions, giraffes, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent.

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events


Ink Festival

Ink Festival

Halesworth |

The Cut, Halesworth presents INK festival 2107. INK Festival champions new writing over a weekend of quality, live back-to-back performances of short plays and films.

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FolkEast

FolkEast

Woodbridge | Fri 18th - Sun 20th Aug 2017

FolkEast returns to Glemham Hall proving why it’s nothing like other music festivals. Full of heart and good humour, this independent 3 day festival features world class folk across 5 stages whilst celebrating Suffolk in all its glory 2017 line up includes Jon Boden, Lau, The Young’uns, Dhol Foundation & Martin Carthy.

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Beccles Antiques Street Market

Beccles Antiques Street Market

Beccles | Sun 30th Apr 2017

The Beccles Antiques Street Market is taking place on Sunday 30th April (Bank Holiday weekend) in the centre of the town.

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WHERE TO EAT


The Westleton Crown

The Westleton Crown

Dunwich

Head Chef at The Westleton Crown restaurant, James Finch, and his highly skilled team pride themselves on their imaginative and varied menus which have earned them an AA 2 Rosette restaurant award, as well as a considerable reputation.

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Cream Tea Island at Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

Cream Tea Island at Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

Southwold

Inside, the tearoom can seat 16 people comfortably, with far more seating available outside. Families and friends can also hire the venue for birthday parties, anniversaries, mother and toddler groups, small wedding parties, wakes and coach parties.

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Cleone's Italian Restaurant

Cleone's Italian Restaurant

Cleone's Italian Restaurant - named after the original Maitre D' - was established at The Angel in Halesworth in the Spring of 1995. From the outset, the aim has been to offer seasonal menus featuring classic dishes from Italy's extremely varied culinary regions - but most importantly, to prepare every dish in the typical 'home style' Italian way.

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Beccles Station Cafe and Community Rooms

Beccles Station Cafe and Community Rooms

Beccles station cafe and community rooms are under the umbrella of the Beccles and District Regeneration Company which is a charity being run by volunteers for the community. The station buildings include a cafe, offices and community rooms to rent out.

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Munchy Seeds

Munchy Seeds

Munchy Seeds is a family run business based in Suffolk and has been the highest profile brand in the UK's roasted, flavoured and coated seeds market for 16 years. 

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Giddens & Thompson Greengrocers

Giddens & Thompson Greengrocers

Bungay

Purveyors of high quality Fruit and Vegetables

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Free wifi


Pinney's of Orford

Pinney's of Orford

Established in 1959, Pinney's of Orford are a 3rd generation family run business that specialise in producing fine quality smoked products due to the experience and understanding that they have gained over the years in both fishing and smoking.

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Southwold Pier - The Boardwalk, Beach Cafe and Clockhouse

Southwold Pier - The Boardwalk, Beach Cafe and Clockhouse

Southwold

Southwold Pier has a fabulous choice of restaurants and cafes to fill the gap from breakfast, through to morning coffee and pastries, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner!

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Free wifi Dog friendly

where to stay


Wardley Hill Campsite

Wardley Hill Campsite

Bungay

Wardley Hill Campsite is a new eco campsite offering unregimented and relaxed car free camping. Luxurious Bell Tents and a Shepherds Hut are on offer for those of you who don't want to pack your own tent pegs. Close to the Suffolk Coast and on the edge of the Norfolk Broads the site is perfectly situated for your East Anglian getaway.

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