Archer’s Field

UK England East Anglia Norfolk Sheringham & Cromer

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Scenic, simple camping with North Norfolk's best sights on your doorstep

Archer's Field is exactly what you need from a reasonably priced rural retreat. Owners Peter and Kate are experienced in this field — and are experienced with fields, given their ownership of a farm — with the husband-and-wife couple previously running Airbnb cottages for holiday-goers. Now, they've opened their farm gates to a more outdoorsy venture, offering space for 20 pitches in a meadow and Aldar carr opposite their smallholding. Plant your tent down anywhere, breathe in the fresh country air, and go explore some of the most picturesque sights Norfolk has to offer.

In a meadow lined with mature oak, ash, and poplar trees, Archer's Field lets you set up camp next to a gorgeous pond, with myriad wildlife joining you during your stay. Expect to see nesting buzzards, grazing deer and muntjac, along with hooting owls and fishing egrets. Picnic benches line the water, allowing you to take a seat and watch the world go by. While a simple pitch, there are still higher quality amenities than your typical portaloo and cold shower; two modules provide flushing toilets, hot-water showers, and a basin for you to spruce yourself up, while fresh produce can also be obtained from the farm gate. Two bell tents are also available to hire for those who want to leave their own accommodation at home, and parties can opt to book out the entire site exclusively for an unforgettable stay with all their family and friends.

Peter and Kate are attentive hosts who are extremely knowledgeable of their local area; feel free to ask them for their tips on the best walks, cycle routes, and activities around the Erpingham site, of which there are many given its close proximity to Norwich — less than a 40-minute drive away — and the nearby coast boasting scenic sea views from the likes of Overstrand and Cromer beach. Entrench yourself even deeper into your natural surroundings with a visit to the Norfolk Broads, ideal for rambling or cycling along its woodland and waterside trails. Be it the Broads, the coasts, the countryside, or the seaside, Archer's Field places you within reach of all that North Norfolk has to offer.



The site is supplied with mains running water, a loo and shower, electricity for charging and washing up area.  Free range eggs, apple juice and preserves can be bought from the farm gate.  BBQs are allowed but we ask for no fires on the ground.  Fire pits can be hired from us and picnic tables are available around the pond. 

Suitable For

We are tents and camper vans only and well behaved dogs are allowed on leads.
Bookings are accepted only from guests aged 21 or above. A maximum of 6 people per tent with no more than 4 adults (18 and over).


We are walking distance from Alby craft centre; excellent for its garden, breakfast, lunch and tea.  There is a friendly pub in the village (Erpingham Spread Eagle) and the Saracens head serving lovely food 2 mins drive.  There are two National Trust properties 10 minutes away.  Aylsham is a lovely market town and is only 10 minutes away.  It has some lovely shops and a steam railway that can take you to the broads.  Our favourite beach, Overstrand is only a 10 minute drive away and is perfect for a walk, swim of picnic.
For anyone with children there is a play park and multi use games area(suitable for tennis, football and basketball/netball) in the village, which is a 5 minute walk down into the village and Cromer offers a Zoo, Football Golf and a PYO fruit field all in one place.

Food & Drink

The Gunton Arms is filled with an eclectic collection of art by its owner and is in a beautiful park setting with delicious food and deer roaming around.  We love the Saracens head, which is run by Timo and has superb staff as well as food.  The Spread Eagle in the village has regular food vans.  The coast has some lovely pubs on offer including the Dunn Cow at Salthouse, The Anchor at Morton and the Victoria Arms at Holkham.  No 1 in Cromer does excellent fish and chips, which you can take down to the pier to enjoy.  Bann Thai in Cromer is our favourite take away, which offers a lovely Thai menu.  Pubs must be booked for a meals to avoid disappointment.
Aylsham has the wonderful variety of butchers (Whites), bakers (Bread Source), grocers (Bretts) and Hodgson's deli.  You can get all need that's been produced within a 20 mile radius from Aylsham.  The town also offers a Friday market and is always worth going into the town hall to see what is on offer from small producers.
We also love the Cley smokehouse for all of their smoked fish and if you go to their Glandford shop there are plenty of other local suppliers and artisans to see too.

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The Owner Says

Archer's Field is a picturesque meadow and Alder Carr surrounded by mature trees and with a lovely pond.  The site has regular visits from a wide range of wildlife including deer, muntjac, little owls, ducks, egrets and plenty more.  The field is located 15 minutes from the North Norfolk coastline and 20 minutes from the Norfolk Broads National park.  We are 30 minutes from the historic and beautiful city of Norwich.  We are also a stones throw away from the Weavers way, which consists of lovely footpaths.  

Social Distancing Measures

Guests are all asked to respect the 2m social distancing guidelines.  We request that all guests check in using our QR code, which you will find displayed at the entrance and around the campsite.  One family/group at a time are allowed into the washing area.


18 camping pitches and two bell tents in four acres of land.

Pitch 1

Grass pitch Sleeps 4 20 Available
Guests are invited to choose their own preferred site on arrival.

Archer's Tent

Pre-pitched tent Sleeps 6
Archer's tent is set beside a wild glade with Alder and willow on the campsite. It's a lovely quite spot with plenty of local wildlife and a super place to relax.

Martlet Tent set in a beautiful Alder Carr

Pre-pitched tent Sleeps 6
Martlet tent is set in a wild glade amongst Alder and willow next to the main campsite. It is more secluded than the other pitches with access by foot, although you can park close by.

Archer's field and Alder Carr exclusive hire

Exclusive Site Hire Sleeps 40
Exclusive hire will give people a chance to have the whole site to themselves

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Contact Archer’s Field, Erpingham House Farm, The Street, Erpingham, Norwich, NR11 7QD

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Getting There

From Aylsham take the A140 towards Cromer.  Approx 4 miles from Aylsham you come into Alby and the 50 mph speed limit.  Come up the hill and there is a caravan and camping sign post along with Erpingham directing left.  Turn left and be very careful of the bends.  Come past the Deersmead caravan park on your right and then 300 yards after the Archer's field is on the right opposite the Erpingham House Farm entrance. The Sanders buses 44, 44a, x44 and x 40 all come to and from Holt, via Sheringham and Cromer to Norwich.  Gunton station is the closest railway station and taxis can be easily booked via companies in North Walsham or Cromer.


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