The Suffolk Coast
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Ultimate Guide to Camping 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...

Camping, Caravanning & Touring

Heathland Beach Holiday Park - Kessingland

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. 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. 

www.heathlandbeach.co.uk

WTS - Heathland Beach - Child on Slide

Run Cottage Touring Park - Woodbridge

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

You've all you need at Cliff House Holiday Park; the site, which accommodates camping and touring caravans, also has lodges and self-catering holiday cottages, so there's something to suit everyone! The 5-star EATB has its own restaurant and is just a short drive from RSPB Minsmere, Dunwich beach and the towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh.

www.cliffhouseholidays.co.uk

WTS - Cliff House Holiday Park - Lodges

Haw Wood Farm - Darsham

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

WTS - Haw Wood Farm - Yurt


Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park - Darsham 

Wake up to panoramic views across 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

WTS - Mill Hill Farm Camping - Campsite

Glamping

Alde Garden - Saxmundham 

Situated in the Suffolk countryside near to Saxmundham, Alde Garden offers an eclectic range of quirky and unusual accommodation within a 1-acre wildlife garden. With facilities including bikes, a communal campfire, off-licence service plus clean loos and showers, there’s a traditional real ale pub onsite too!

www.aldegarden.co.uk

WTS - Alde Garden - Wooden Hut


Boundary Farm Glamping - Saxmundham

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. 

www.boundaryfarm.co.uk

WTS - Boundary Farm Glamping

Happy Days Retro Vacations - Saxmundham 

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. There are also two camping pitches available for either tents, campervans or retro caravans.

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

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Kenton Hall Estate - Kenton 

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. 

And when they say luxury – they mean it! Think king size beds, 100% cotton sheets, log burning stoves and private shower rooms.

www.kentonhallestate.co.uk/glamping

WTS - Kenton Hall Estate - Shepherd Hut


Secret Meadows - Woodbridge 

Secret Meadows, which is tucked away in the pretty town of Woodbridge, takes glamping to new heights. All the accommodation units have a private loo, basin and hot shower, as well as traditional kitchen facilities with Belfast sink and hot and cold running water. Beds are ready-made and organic towels provided, there is even wood fired hot tubs, so you can sit under the stars amongst the bubbles!

www.secretmeadows.co.uk

WTS - Secret Meadows -Hot Tub

Wardley Hill Campsite - Bungay

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. 

www.wardleyhillcampsite.com

WTS - Wardley Hill - Lotus Bell



Things to see and do

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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Landguard Fort

Landguard Fort

Felixstowe

Discover the rich military and maritime heritage of Landguard Fort, one of England's best preserved coastal defences, with a history spanning almost 450 years. 

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Long Shop Museum

Long Shop Museum

Leiston

Located at the heart of the original Richard Garrett and Sons Town Works, The Long Shop museum tells an inspiring story of enterprise and endeavor through its stunning collections, hands-on displays and the remarkable family behind the factory.

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Wheelchair Accessible

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

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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Sizewell B Visitors Centre

Sizewell B Visitors Centre

Sizewell B is the UK’s only Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) and also the most modern nuclear power station in the UK. The visitor centre offers a unique insight into this technology in an interactive exhibition, there is also a classroom facility and the opportunity to pre book a tour of the power station.

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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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Dog friendly

Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom

Southwold

So much more than glorious cream teas and freshly baked cakes and pastries, tasty breakfasts, lunches and homemade snacks - Southwold Boating Lake and Tearoom is one of the gems of Southwold.

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Dog friendly

The Suffolk Punch Trust

The Suffolk Punch Trust

Woodbridge

The Suffolk Punch Trust is an educational and environmental charity dedicated to breeding and preserving the Suffolk Punch horse. The Hollesley Bay Colony Stud, is the world’s oldest and largest Suffolk Punch stud farm. It is the perfect place to meet these magnificent horses, to find out how they shaped the landscape of East Anglia and helped to develop farming throughout the Eastern Counties.

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Dog friendly

Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings

Snape

Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – a visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty and one of the world’s leading centres of music, founded by Suffolk-born composer Benjamin Britten. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly

Easton Farm Park

Easton Farm Park

Woodbridge

Home to plenty of animals, including a new contingent of ducklings, lambs, foals, chicks, piglets and calves every spring, Easton Farm Park never ceases to be a popular day out for families and school trips.

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Dog friendly

Moth Crafts

Moth Crafts

Bungay

Moth is a charming shop full to the brim of handmade articles from makers across Suffolk and Norfolk.

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Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

Africa Alive!

Africa Alive!

Kessingland

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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where to stay

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, static caravans, self catering; including investment purchase self catering, camping and touring caravan pitches. 

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Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible

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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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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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

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

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

Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park

Mill Hill Farm Caravan & Camping Park

Saxmundham

The peace and quiet of this camp site's 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 day’s fishing or sightseeing. 

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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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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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Dog friendly

Secret Meadows

Secret Meadows

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

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Free wifi