• Family camping on the Suffolk Coast
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Ultimate Guide to Camping & Glamping on The Suffolk Coast

What better way to discover The Suffolk Coast than with a night under the stars on a camping holiday. From campsites, caravans and campervans to shepherds huts, bell tents and airstream trailers, our family camping guide has all you need to plan your holiday...

Barn Owl Glade

WTS - Barn Owl Glade - Fire Pit

Located in the countryside a short drive from Southwold, Barn Owl Glade is a new glamping site with self-catering cottages and glamping pods.

The 4 glamping pods, each sleep 4 and come with kitchenette and ensuite bathrooms plus outdoor seating with generous outdoor space. There's also 2 self-catering holiday cottages, one with hot tub, with fully equipped kitchens and ensuite bathrooms, lounge-diners and outside decking with seating. All accommodation comes with BBQs and fire Pits,TVs and DVDs.

The site boasts extensive facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, clubhouse featuring games room, WIFI lounge and country shop. 

https://www.barnowlglade.co.uk/

Beach View Holiday Park

WTS - Beach View Holiday Park -  Lodges

Along with a collection of luxury static caravans, Beach View Holiday Park has 50 pitches for touring caravans, motorhomes and campervans. 

For hassle-free camping, book one of the 'Snugg-Pods', ideal for couples and familes, sleeping up to 4, the pods come equipped with a mini fridge and electric hook up. 

The site's facilities include electric hook ups, heated toilet and shower block, disabled facilities with wet-room shower and toilets, laundry room, baby change and WIFI.

http://www.beachviewholidaypark.co.uk/camping-suffolk-coast/

Carlton Meres Holiday Park

WTS - Carlton Meres - Swimming Pool

Set in woodland with a fully stocked fishing lake and family facilities, Carlton Meres Holiday Park near Saxmundham offers a range of accommodation including caravans, Luxury Lodges, and Camping Pods for hire, plus seasonal pitches for touring caravans and motorhomes.

On-site facilities include an outdoor and indoor heated swimming pool, a gymnasium, a newly refurbished entertainment complex with restaurant and family bar, an upgraded adventure playground, gaming and relaxation areas.

https://www.parkholidays.com/our-parks/suffolk/carlton-meres

Easton Farm Park Campsite

WTS - Easton Farm Park - Campsite

Experience life down on the farm with a stay at Easton Farm Park Campsite. The campsite is situated right next to the farm park and offers a new facility building with new showers, toilets and wash areas.

The "Home Field" offers a spacious, peaceful haven with both electric and non-electric pitches to suit every camper, caravaner, campervaner or motorhomer! There's also 3 comfortable, yet quirky cow shaped glamping pods!

For a single standard entrance fee campers can also get to enjoy the farm park for every day of their stay; with adventure play areas, various activity days and of course the animals - perfect for young children.

Wantisden Park

WTS - Wantisden Park - Lodge

Nestled in a private estate, Wantisden Park glamping site near Woodbridge overlooks ancient woodland and water - perfect for nature lovers and those wishing to explore on foot or bike.

The luxury pods pods are beautifully furnished with their own beds, fully equipped kitchen, shower and toilets. There are also pitches with electric hook up for caravans, motorhomes and tents. Facilities include a newly refurbished shower block, cafe serving breakfast and lunch, small shop and laundry room.

http://www.wantisden.co.uk/wantisdenpark

Brick Kiln Farm

WTS - Brick Kiln Farm - Yurt

An adults-only site, Brick Kiln Farm is a peaceful campsite surrounded by countryside in Campsea Ashe near Woodbridge.

The one-acre campsite offers pitches for tents, VWs, camper vans, caravans and motor-homes (although without electric hook up).  Each pitch has a firepit with wood available on site to purchase. 

The converted stable block offers a dry place where you can sit and relax on wet/cold days, plus there's a kitchen area with a fridge, microwave and washing up area – with washing up liquid and tea towels. Shower and toilet facilities also include plugs and hairdryers!

https://www.brickkilnfarmsuffolk.co.uk/

Cakes and Ale Holiday Park

WTS - Cakes and Ale Holiday Park - Pitch

A family-owned site located in Theberton close to Aldeburgh, Cakes and Ale Holiday Park is set in over 45 acres, with 55 fully serviced hard standing touring pitches along with 200 Owner-Occupied holiday homes.

Offering hard an grass pitches with electric hook ups, water and free WIFI, the site's facilities include wet rooms an showers with underfloor heating, washing machines, tumble dryers and an indoor washing up area. 

During your stay, you can enjoy the use of a playground with football goals, golf practice range, tennis courts and boule rink.

https://www.cakesandale.co.uk/

Shottisham Campsite

WTS - Shottisham Campsite - Campsite

With fifty spacious touring and camping pitches spread between five small fields in the heart of the Shottisham Peninsula, Shottisham Campsite is part of a working smallholding with rare breed sheep, pigs, alpacas, goats and chickens - and you are welcome to help as the animals are fed and eggs collected each evening.

Facilities include shower blocks, which are powered by solar energy with plenty of hot water, disabled access/family toilet and basins, dish-washing areas, a septic emptying point, waste and recycling bins and a fridge-freezer. 

The site sells their own home-reared, rare-breed sausages and bacon, as well as eggs, honey and jams, all from their smallholding. In addition, the on-site Blue Rabbit Cafe sells home-made breakfasts, brunches and cakes, with Pizzas available most Fridays too. 

If you don't fancy pitching your own tent, you can hire the fully-equipped bell tent, which sleeps up to five in a king size bed, futon double bed and futon single bed. 

https://www.shottishamcampsite.com/

Heathland Beach Holiday Park - Kessingland

WTS - Heathland Beach Holiday Park - Girl on Slide

A family run holiday park with excellent facilities, Heathland Beach Holiday Park boasts 3 heated pools, tennis courts, fishing, bar, play areas for children and access to a beautiful sandy beach. Located in the unspoilt seaside village of Kessingland near Lowestoft, this five star David Bellamy gold award winning Holiday Park caters for hire caravans, camping and touring. 

It's great for families; with a golden sandy beach at Kessingland and Africa Alive! safari park less than a mile away!

www.heathlandbeach.co.uk

Run Cottage Touring Park - Woodbridge

WTS - Run Cottage Touring Park - Site

Run Cottage is a secluded, caravan touring park, just a few miles outside of the riverside town of Woodbridge. A peaceful site, it is adult only (although dogs are welcome) so you can completely get away from it all.

There are 14 hard-standing pitches and 10 amp hook up pitches. Facilities include a modern shower block, washing up station and dog exercise area. You're also just a short walk away from the village shop and pub, and a glorious shingle beach. 

www.runcottage.co.uk

Cliff House Holiday Park - Dunwich

WTS - Cliff House Holiday Park - Lodges

Cliff House Holiday Park is a 5-star holiday just a short drive from RSPB Minsmere, Dunwich beach and the towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh. The 30-acre site accommodates camping and touring caravans and also has lodges and self-catering holiday cottages. You needn't leave the site if you don't fancy it as there is a restaurant, The 12 Lost Churches, on-site with cafe and full-menu during the evening. 

Facilities also include a shop, children's playground, family game room with TV and pool table, shower blocks with hot showers and underfloor heating, washing up facilities and a launderette. 

www.cliffhouseholidays.co.uk

Haw Wood Farm - Darsham

WTS - Haw Wood Farm - Yurt

With spacious pitches, family friendly facilities including family bathrooms, a laundry room, a well-stocked shop, on-site cafe, and children's play area, Haw Wood Farm in Darsham has also been awarded the David Bellamy Gold Award for Conservation 2017; making it one of the greenest places to stay in the UK!

It's great for families, with large bathrooms, baby change units and toddler steps provided, there is also a bathroom with disabled access and fittings making it accessible to all. In addition to the tent pitches, there is a new Motorhome service point, laundry room, a well-stocked shop and a cafe serving breakfasts, hot drinks, lunches and occasional evening meals. 

www.hawwoodfarm.co.uk

Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park - Darsham 

WTS - Mill Hill Farm - Campsite

Wake up to panoramic views of the Suffolk countryside, at Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park in Darsham. There are 40 spacious grass and hardstanding touring pitches, all with electric hook up available and fresh water taps close by. Facilities include 2 heated toilet/shower blocks, each with its own disabled access toilet/shower room. There is also a utility room attached to each block and a freezer available to refreeze your ice blocks and a small but well-stocked licensed shop.

For the anglers there is a well stocked 2-acre fishing lake with ramped access and an easy access fishing platform. It is free to fish for all campers.  For 4 legged campers, there are designated off road dog walking trails around the farm.

www.suffolkcamping.webs.com

Alde Garden - Saxmundham 

WTS - Alde Garden - Bed with Fairy Lights

Situated in the Suffolk countryside near to Saxmundham, Alde Garden offers an eclectic range of quirky and unusual accommodation within the 1-acre wildlife garden of an award-winning traditional real ale pub; the Sweffling White Horse.

The accommodation on offer includes yurts, bell tent, gypsy caravan, hideout, badger cottage and tent pitches. There's a range of facilities including bikes, a communal campfire, covered field kitchen, compost-loo, off-licence service and jungle showers; a very basic wooden shower cubicle with a hook for you to hoist up your camp shower bag (provided) for a nice hot afternoon shower in the open with a wonderful view of next door’s pigs - an experience not to be missed!

www.aldegarden.co.uk


Boundary Farm Glamping - Saxmundham

WTS - Boundary Farm - Lodge Tent

Taking glamping to new levels, the luxury safari tents on offer at Boundary Farm Glamping in Kelsale near Saxmundham can accommodate the whole family and come equipped with their own shower and toilet facilities, woodburner for those chilly nights, kitchen, fire pit, BBQ and cosy bedding. 

If you really want to put your feet up, then buy the BBQ hamper and breakfast hamper to enjoy during your stay, or if you would rather head out for a meal nearby, Aldeburgh and Thorpeness are just 6 miles away and the historic town of Framlingham is 10 miles away. 

www.boundaryfarm.co.uk

Happy Days Retro Vacations - Saxmundham 

WTS - Happy Days Retro Vacations - Dee Dee

If you fancy trying something a bit quirky, go for a slice of vintage Americana right here in Suffolk! Happy Days Retro Vacations near Saxmundham is a small campsite where visitors can live out their dreams of old Hollywood glamour by renting a beautifully restored Airstream trailer; The six silver ladies named Betsy, Dee Dee, Annie, Gloria, Nettie and Peggy are all either four or five berth so ideal for familes. Sharing the site with these old style American beauties is Elsie, a small British two berth caravan, perfect for couples. There are also two camping pitches for vintage caravans, campervans or tents. 

Great for families, there is a family style shower block plus children's play area on site with swings, slide, trampoline and a 1950s army truck to explore!

www.happydaysrv.co.uk

Kenton Hall Estate - Kenton 

WTS - Kenton Hall Estate - Shepherds Hut

Kenton Hall Estate welcomes happy Glampers to its tranquil woodland setting. The Yurt, Shepherds Hut and Bell Tents are set in their own secluded plot and are designed and furnished to an extremely high standard ensuring luxury and comfort. 

Taking glamping to new levels, you can enjoy king size beds, 100% cotton sheets, log burning stoves and private shower rooms. The glamping site also features a fully equipped kitchen for guests to use, a 20ft cedar table with benches, BBQ, covered seating area and fire pit. The pathways are illuminated too, creating a magical atmosphere once the sun goes down.

www.kentonhallestate.co.uk/glamping

Secret Meadows - Woodbridge 

WTS - Secret Meadows - Hot Tub

Secret Meadows, which is tucked away in the pretty town of Woodbridge, is set within a 115-acre wildlife site.

There are 3 types of accommodation on offer; Luxury Lodge Tents which feature private toilet and shower, ready made beds, organic towels and flannels, fully equipped kitchen, wood-burning range and even a wood-fired hot tub!

Gypsys Rest comprising of a gypsy caravan or shepherds hut featuring private toilet and shower, kitchen, wood-burning range, oil lanterns, candle lanterns and candle chandelier plus a hammock and deck chairs. And last but not least the quirky 'Hobbit Box', complete with toilet and shower, 2 ready-made beds, fully equipped kitchen, wood-burner, organic towels and flannels and picnic table, Kadai BBQ and fire bowl.

www.secretmeadows.co.uk

Wardley Hill Campsite - Bungay

WTS - Wardley Hill - Lotus Belle

Luxurious Bell tents, Shepherds Huts, Tentsile connect free tents and Hammock Huts are the too posh to pitch eco-friendly options on offer at Wardley Hill Campsite near the Suffolk market town of Bungay. You can also pitch your own tent and take advantage of the clean-composting toilets and hot showers. 

The site has a car-free policy, (there is a car park situated at the edge of the site) so you can leave the hustle and bustle behind you and enjoy a relaxed stay with the whole family. You can really 'get back to nature' here; the wild flowers and grass are left to grow to encourage butterflies and bees and the six-acre site has some woodland, three ponds, a stream and a spring.

www.wardleyhillcampsite.com

Hippersons Boatyard, Beccles

WTS - Hippersons Boatyard - Pods

A unique glamping experience, spend the night in your own luxury glamping pod, floating over the water t Hippersons Boatyard in Beccles! The pod sleeps 4 and has underfloor heating and an outside floating deck where you can sit and watch the sunrise and sunset over Beccles Quay. It has a two ring hob and a microwave with a double room and bunk beds in a separate room - ideal for a couple or a family looking for an adventure! If you prefer to stay on dry land, there's also a selection of pods on the riverside. 

During your stay, you have access to a dingy for rowing and/or sailing. Day boats are also available for rental plus canoes and kayaks in the summer. The centre of the town is an 8-minute gentle stroll away where there are many restaurants, cafes and pubs sitting alongside independent retailers and of course, you are only a 20-minute drive from the beautiful Suffolk coast and all it has to offer!

https://www.hippersons.co.uk/

The Croft Campsite, Halesworth

WTS - The Croft Campsite

The Croft is a small family run campsite, welcoming tents, motorhomes, campervans and caravans. 

Welcoming children and dogs, the campsite boasts high-quality bathroom and shower facilities, with underfloor heating, spacious pitches, pre-erected tents, a recreation field for football, flying kites and games and for wet weather days, a Cart Lodge with picnic tables, table tennis and ride on toys. 

The campsite hosts Friday night BBQ's and serves pain au chocolat and croissants every morning and bacon &/or sausage &/or egg rolls on a Sunday - delicious!



where to stay

Heathland Beach Holiday Park

Heathland Beach Holiday Park

Kessingland

Heathland Beach is a family run holiday park with excellent facilities including 3 heated pools, tennis courts, fishing, bar, play areas for children and access to a beautiful sandy beach.

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Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park

Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park

Saxmundham

The peace and quiet of this campsites' surroundings make this an ideal location for a 'get away from it all' relaxing break, with panoramic views over the farmland for those lazy breakfasts and stunning sunsets as a backdrop for your barbecues after a days' fishing or sightseeing. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Kenton Hall Estate 

Kenton Hall Estate

Framlingham

Kenton Hall Estate offers unique glamping accommodation set in heart of the Suffolk countryside.

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Holidaycottages.co.uk

Holidaycottages.co.uk

A leading holiday cottage lettings company with over a selection of handpicked cottages in Suffolk.

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Wardley Hill Campsite 

Wardley Hill Campsite

Bungay

Wardley Hill Campsite is an 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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Dog friendly

Boundary Farm Glamping

Boundary Farm Glamping

Luxury Safari Tents set in a two acre meadow, on a family run arable farm near The Suffolk Coast.

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Happy Days Retro Vacations 

Happy Days Retro Vacations

Saxmundham

A slice of vintage Americana has arrived in Suffolk. Happy Days Retro Vacations is a small campsite where visitors can live out their dreams of old Hollywood glamour by renting a beautifully restored Airstream trailer.

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Dog friendly

Brick Kiln Farm Camping & Accommodation

Brick Kiln Farm Camping & Accommodation

Brick Kiln Farm is a peaceful, adult-only camping and self-catering campsite surrounded by countryside in Campsea Ashe near Woodbridge.

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Dog friendly

Beach View Holiday Park

Beach View Holiday Park

Beach View Holiday Park is located next to the beach, nestled between Minsmere and Thorpeness, and close to other popular holiday destinations on the Suffolk Coast including Aldeburgh, Dunwich and Southwold.

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

Alde Garden

Alde Garden

A tiny site with an eclectic range of quirky and unusual accommodation, set in the garden of an award winning pub

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Free wifi

The Croft Campsite

The Croft Campsite

The Croft is a small family run campsite, welcoming tents, motorhomes, campervans and caravans. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly VisitEngland 'We're Good to Go' Accreditation Scheme

Haw Wood Farm

Haw Wood Farm

Winners of the AA’s Most Improved Campsite 2017! Haw Wood Farm is a peaceful site near Darsham for touring caravans and tents known for their spacious pitches and friendly service. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

Secret Meadows

Secret Meadows

Tucked away at a 115-acre nature reserve, Secret Meadows takes glamping to new heights. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Run Cottage Touring Park

Run Cottage Touring Park

Woodbridge

Run Cottage offers peace and tranquility, a place to escape the hustle and bustle of today’s busy lifestyle and is the perfect base to see the sights of Suffolk.

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Dog friendly

Cliff House Holiday Park 

Cliff House Holiday Park

Cliff House is an award winning 30 acre 5 star EATB rated holiday park in Dunwich, specialising in lodges for sale, static caravans for sale, self-catering; including investment purchase self-catering, camping and touring caravan pitches. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

Barn Owl Glade

Barn Owl Glade

Welcome to Barn Owl Glade Cottages and Glamping. Self-catering cottages and glamping pods set in rural tranquility near Southwold and the stunning East Anglian coast-line. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible