Whitlingham Broad Campsite

UK England East Anglia Norfolk Norwich

  • Contactless check in
  • Deep clean between glamping guests
  • Deep cleaning of shared facilities
  • Distance markers in shared facilities
  • Hand sanitising stations
  • "We're Good To Go" accredited
  • Campfires Allowed
  • Dogs welcome
  • Campfires allowed
  • Children’s playground
  • Short walk to the pub
  • Walking
  • Short walk to pub
  • Beaches nearby
  • Good walks nearby
Just a stone's throw from beautiful Norwich, this wonderfully laid back site is your gateway to the famous Norfolk Broads

A pebble’s throw from a beautiful lake, this is a campsite with traditional and luxury acommodatation, plus bundles of outdoor activities, and all just a leisurely stroll from one of England’s prettiest cities – what more could you want?

Whitlingham Broad Campsite is a relatively new campsite in a county with no shortage of magnificent spots to pitch up. Situated on the spacious 80-acre Country Park, this is both a useful gateway to the Broads, and a perfect base for exploring the medieval delights of Norfolk’s county capital.

The spacious grass pitches are spread over the upper and lower fields, with a magnificent new play area, completed in 2018, built on the slope in between. You can park up tent-side in the lower field while the upper is a car-free haven meaning there’s plenty of room for a run and a play (pooches are welcome too). There’s also a couple of fully furnished bell tents, a yurt, a shepherd’s huts and a converted railway waggon, with views over the country park towards the Great Broad.

The lure of the Broads is inescapable in this part of the world. With scores of visitors flocking to enjoy the wet and wild delights of Norfolk’s many navigable rivers and waterways, Whitlingham Broad is ideally situated to join in the fun. The park’s award-winning Outdoor Education Centre provides a host of activities including kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. And if you’d rather keep your feet strictly on terra firma there are countless scenic walks and bike rides to enjoy. Why not nip in to Norwich for the day to walk the café-dotted lanes and visit its grand Gothic cathedral?

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Book with complete confidence at Whitlingham Broad Campsite with the I Love This Campsite Coronavirus Booking Guarantee. We guarantee the following clear policy for your booking:

  • A low deposit of 30% to secure your booking
  • Balance due 30 days before your holiday
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings up to the end of 2021 in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
  • Due to the flexibility provided we are unable to offer refunds
  • This guarantee supersedes any other policies

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Details

Facilities

Seperate male/female washblocks with four toilets (three and urinals in the mens), four showers and four basins apiece, plus two family washrooms (private toilet, shower and basin with lots of room for changing), one of which is fully accessible. Bell tents come with firepits for use. Campfires are allowed at all other pitches in raised firepit only – these are available to hire if required. Bell tents sleep up to 6 people and include: soft furnishings and fairy lights. The Whitlingham yurt includes: log burner, beds, sort furnishings, a gas BBQ and a hammock. The shepherd's hut includes: solar lighting, bedding, log burning stoves, a BBQ and a firepit.

Nearby

The neighbouring Outdoor Education Centre offers plenty of broad-based aquatic activities including canoeing, dragon boat hire, sailing, windsurfing. The site is right on the Wherryman's Man and national Cycle Route One path. Norwich has attractions galore as well plenty of places to eat and drink.

Food & Drink

There’s a café inside the Whitlingham Broad Visitor Centre (01603 617332) and there’s a good vegan restaurant, River Green Café (01603 622448), at the entrance to Whitlingham Lane. Norwich is a treasure trove for small bars and cafés. We particularly recommend Frank’s Bar (01603 618902) for relaxed Mediterranean-accented dining, Wild Thyme (01603 765562) for vegetarian food and St Andrews Brew House (01603 305995) for a pint.

Opening Times

All year (pre bookings recommended at all times, and pre booking only in the winter season).

Why book with I Love This Campsite?

  • Coronavirus Booking Guarantee
  • Best Price Guarantee, with no fees
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  • A chance to win prizes in our regular competitions

The Owner Says

Simple boutique camping with Norwich on the doorstep and the Broads in the back garden. We are a peaceful site situated within the 80 beautiful acres Whitlingham Country Park. Within a few minutes walk you will be able to hire canoes and kayaks to explore the Broads, enjoy woodland and waterside walks. We have pre-erected accommodations in the form of boutique Shepherds huts, Bell tents or a yurt - or bring along your own tent or campervan.

Social Distancing Measures

We continue to follow govement advice, we have lowered our on site capacity to make sure there is plenty of space between pitches.
Our facilities are fully open however we are lmiting the number of guests into the block at any one time. Hand sanitizer is provided.  We are regularly cleaning and deep cleaning our facilities. Our full covid statement can be found on the website

This site offers our Coronavirus Booking Guarantee

Accommodation

Around 80 grass pitches set over two fields (the upper field is vehicle-free), plus six bell tents, a shepherd’s hut, a converted railway goods waggon and a yurt.

Bell Tent 1 HAWTHORN (Platform and porch)

Bell tent Sleeps 6
Huge furnished 5m Bell tents sleeping up to a family of 6 or 4 adults.

Bell Tent 2 BRAMBLE (platform and porch)

Bell tent Sleeps 6
Huge furnished 5m Bell tents sleeping up to a family of 6 or 4 adults.

Bell Tent 3 - HAZEL (Platform and Porch)

Bell tent Sleeps 6
Huge furnished 5m Bell tents sleeping up to a family of 6 or 4 adults.

Bell Tent 4 - SPINDLE (field pitched)

Bell tent Sleeps 6
Huge furnished 5m Bell tents sleeping up to a family of 6 or 4 adults.

Bell tent 5 - HOLLY (field pitch)

Bell tent Sleeps 6
Huge furnished 5m Bell tents sleeping up to a family of 6 or 4 adults.

Bell Tent 6 - MAPLE (Field pitch)

Bell tent Sleeps 6
Huge furnished 5m Bell tents sleeping up to a family of 6 or 4 adults.

'Lola' Shepherds hut

Shepherd’s hut Sleeps 3
A beautiful cosy Shepherds hut, sleeping up to 3 people

The Whitlingham Yurt

Yurt or Ger Sleeps 6
Our Mongolian yurt set on its own timber platform and complete with furnishings

Upper Field tent pitch (car free)

Grass pitch Sleeps 6 26 Available
Lovely large grassy pitch for one tent in our upper car free camping field

Lower Field camping Pitch

Grass pitch Sleeps 6 30 Available
Flat grass pitch (non electric) for your campervan, tent and car or trailer tent

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Location

Contact Whitlingham Broad Campsite, Whitlingham Lane, Norwich, Norfolk NR14 8TR

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Getting There

From A47 (Norwich Southern Bypass) exit signposted Norwich, Lowestoft, Trowse A146. At traffic lights at bottom of slip road turn left and at the end of dual carriageway get in the right hand lane. From here on in follow brown signs to Ski Club and Country Park - this will mean a right turn at the roundabout, over the rail bridge and a left into Whitlingham Lane. Come down into the country park and we are on the right just after the Visitor centre

If you are following Sat Nav postcode is NR14 8TR - Whiltingham Lane TROWSE

Norwich train station is approx 35 mins walk (2.5 miles away). Book a ticket in advance and you can travel from London for as little at £8.

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Why book with I Love This Campsite?

  • Coronavirus Booking Guarantee
  • Best Price Guarantee, with no fees
  • Instant booking confirmation
  • Trusted for over 10 years
  • A chance to win prizes in our regular competitions

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