King's Lynn Caravan and Camping Park

UK England East Anglia Norfolk King's Lynn

  • Electrical hook-ups
  • Children’s playground
  • Laundry
  • Dogs welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Short walk to pub
  • Beaches nearby
  • Good walks nearby
A well located Norfolk campsite with great access to the coast, fens and traditional market towns

Once crowded with seafaring merchants importing French wines and Scandinavian fish, the bustling streets of King's Lynn drew crowds from across the country. The green edges of this maritime metropolis seemed the perfect place for wealthy William Gurney to build his grand mansion. But as sailing boats dwindled and the crowds began to fade, his illustrious home was torn down leaving only its extensive grounds. Centuries later, medieval streets and charming quaysides are the towns centrepiece once again and while Silly Willy may have demolished his home, we campers can doth our cap to what’s been left behind; a grassy parkland and an ideal setting for a family campsite.

Capitalising on this prized position in the village of Runcton is King's Lynn Caravanning & Camping Park, a pleasant site, dotted with century-old trees and equipped for every kind of camper. Tent-pitchers and van-parkers will love the generously-sized spaces, while the hedgerows that border each of the three fields help add extra shelter. Those hoping for a few more creature comforts can hire one of the eight luxury pods, fitted with heaters, fridges, microwave and a kettle, along with comfortable double beds and a folding sofa bed (allowing four people to sleep with ease). All of the pods and pitches share the two heated sanitary blocks, built to top eco-friendly standards and kept spotlessly clean.

It’s a short trip from the campsite into town and, while the history of King's Lynn has left elegant Georgian buildings, a pleasant waterfront and a couple of good museums, the site is also well poised for trips to the North Norfolk Coast and The Fens. A host of fantastic nature reserves are on the doorstep and some of Norfolk’s best beaches are well within half an hour's drive. Speedy access to this wealth of attractions is down to the nearby A47 and if you’re not used to traffic noise it’s best to steer clear of the field nearest the road. Elsewhere, the sounds of chirping birds dominates and the tranquility of the campsite creates an escape from that everyday hum.

Whether you’re a family spending days on the beach, couples touring the quaint flint villages or a full-scale rally staying in the spacious extra field, King's Lynn Caravanning & Camping Park balances top location with a welcoming atmosphere. It's an easy place to settle down and bask in the satisfaction of simply being on holiday. Sit back, relax and browse through the folder of local recommendations, taking your pick of the endless places to go.

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Facilities

The 2 underfloor heated sanitary blocks include showers, toilets, laundry, disabled facilities, indoor & outdoor washing up and a family bathroom with baby changing table/bath. There is Wi-fi and ice pack freezing. Gas is available to purchase in the small onsite shop and in the area around the pods there are picnic tables and brick BBQ's. A motorhome service area and chemical disposal points are also onsite. A separate field allows space for large rallies or groups without disturbing other campers. Car parking by pitch.

Suitable For

Tents, caravans, motorhomes, trailer tents and glampers. Families and groups welcome (including D of E), rallies and well-behaved student groups - yes.

Nearby

Kings Lynn (01553 763122) is on the doorstep, its old centre clustered around the banks of The Great Ouse. Where the river slides into The Wash, a nature reserve (08456 003078) merges into the arching seafront of the North Norfolk Coast. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is home to fantastic beaches, a spattering of nature reserves and backed by pleasant seaside towns, such as Hunstanton (01485 532610) and Heacham. The Sandringham Estate(01485 545400) is also close by, as is Castle Rising(08703 331181) and Houghton Hall (01485 528569). Inland, the market town of Downham Market acts as a gateway to The Fens, preceded by quaint rural villages, most of which will have proper local pubs.

Food & Drink

A small onsite shop sells camping essentials while a large retail park is a short drive away, the easiest place to grab some groceries. Fish & chips can be delivered to your pitch, while The Gate Inn (01553 840518) is a 20 minute walk or 3 minute drive away. Head into nearby Kings Lynn for a wider range of eateries.

Opening Times

All year.

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The Owner Says

Family run campsite, situated in ten acres of mature parkland, in a prime position for touring Norfolk and the Fens, which are both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is also the nearest campsite to the historic port and market town of Kings Lynn.

Accommodation

150 pitches, 8 camping mega pods, 4 eco holiday lodges, seasonal pitches and jumbo tent pitches.

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Location

Contact King's Lynn Caravan and Camping Park, New Road, North Runcton, King's Lynn PE33 0RA

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Getting There

Bus stop from right outside the site. Konnect buses (01362 851210) to King's Lynn or Swaffham, the former with a well connected railway station (08457 484950).

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Why book with I Love This Campsite?

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