From miles of sandy beaches to the peace of The Broads National Park, Norfolk is the perfect place to go camping. There is plenty of wildlife, history and heritage to explore, as well as bustling market towns and seaside resorts. Here is our guide to the best campsites in Norfolk.
Applewood Countryside Park
Applewood Countryside Park is the perfect base to explore Norfolk. This family-friendly, dog-friendly park has plenty of green space to enjoy. Facilities include hot shower rooms and toilets, disabled bathrooms, family bathrooms, free wifi, children’s play area, laundry and washing up facilities. There is also an onsite shop selling basic camping essentials. Treat the family to a day out at the nearby Banham Zoo, where you’ll get discounted tickets for staying at Applewood!
Lakeside Caravan Park and Fisheries
This friendly, family-run site is perfect for those looking for a quiet and relaxing break. The park is located in the picturesque village of Denver, on the edge of the Fens. Facilities include coin-operated showers, toilets, laundry with washing machine and tumble drier, hair salon, children’s play area and an onsite shop with all the essentials. The site also has five fishing lakes, and you can buy fishing gear from the shop. You’ll also find two pubs and a shop in the village.
This quiet and friendly campsite is the perfect seaside location in the North Norfolk countryside. Set across six grassy paddocks, the campsite includes a heated toilet and shower blocks, laundry and drying, a cafe, a shop, free wifi and chemical disposal point. There are also two good pubs within walking distance. Want to explore the surrounding countryside? You can hire bikes directly from the campsite.
Pinecones Caravan and Camping
This family-friendly getaway is located in the village of Dersingham, just a hop from the sea. There are tons of beautiful walks and cycling routes which lead from the site, and the Sandringham visitor centre is only 20 minutes walk away. The modern facilities include individual shower rooms with toilets inside, washing up area and laundry room and an onsite shop with the essentials. The village is only a short walk away, where you’ll find traditional pubs and shops.
Fakenham Fairways is your gateway to North Norfolk. It’s only 10 miles from the beautiful seaside town of Wells-next-the-Sea and 11 miles from Holkham. The campsite forms part of a Golf Driving Range and Pitch and Putt which you’re more than welcome to have a go at. The campsite facilities include separate ladies and gents toilets, disabled toilet, free hot showers, washing up facilities, free wifi and licenced coffee shop. There is an adults only field, and a family field where the kids can run around in.
Wild Duck Holiday Park
Nestled between trees and lakes, Wild Duck Holiday Park is set within a fun woodland park, perfect for nature lovers. You’ll find tons of wildlife, including ducks, hedgehogs and squirrels. Gorleston’s sandy beaches are only a short drive away. Facilities include a shower block, baby changing facilities, disabled toilets and showers and a dishwashing area. There are plenty of leisure facilities too, including an outdoor pool, a multi-lane slide for the indoor pool, crazy golf and archery.
King’s Lynn Caravan and Camping Park
This 5-star site is set in 10 acres of Norfolk parkland, and is a great base for exploring Norfolk and the Fens. Situated at the edge of the village of North Runcton, it’s not far from the market town of King’s Lynn and the coast. Facilities include a modern eco-toilet block, disabled facilities, family bathroom, laundry and washing up facilities. There is also a small shop onsite selling basic supplies.
This beautiful and secluded campsite is nestled alongside the North Walsham and Dilham Canal in the heart of the Norfolk Broads. This is a back to basics kind of campsite, perfect for those wanting to really escape into nature. You can spend the day canoeing or paddle boarding on the water, and come back to a warm campfire. Facilities include hot water showers, toilets and washing up sinks. The nearest pub is two miles away.
Bircham Windmill offers family-friendly camping in an idyllic location set in Norfolk’s winding hills. Facilities include toilets, shower room, games room with a pool table, board games and puzzles. There is also a bakery adjoined to the mill with a selection of fresh bread and cakes. The restored windmill is open to visitors, and you can climb the five floors to see all the original machinery and the panoramic views from up top. There are goats and sheep living at Bircham Windmill, and kids can even get to feed them.
Situated within the Norfolk Coast AONB, Breck Farm is nestled between the villages of Weybourne and Bodham. This protected landscape has tons of beautiful walks and cycling routes to enjoy. This is a working farm, and there is also a farmhouse which sells fresh farm produce including eggs and potatoes as well as camping basics. Facilities include a large toilet and shower block with laundry room and disabled facilities.