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Spring Farm Campsite

9.4
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General

  • Small, friendly and well-maintained campsite
  • Fishing pond with carp, rudd, roach and tench
  • Half mile from Shipdham village

Spring Farm Campsite is a small, newly-established site for people who want a simple camping experience in beautiful, quiet surroundings. (To keep the site quiet for all, please note that dogs or large group bookings are not accepted.)

Facilities include chemical toilet waste disposal, a large shower room (ideal for families), eco-friendly composting toilets, a shelter containing hand basins and washing-up sinks, recycling and ice pack freezing facilities. Free USB charging points and an electrical socket for phones, tablets, laptops are in the wash block.

The site is very small so guests don't have to share these facilities with many other people. There's also a fishing pond stocked with carp and rudd. Fishing is free but please remember to bring your own rod and gear.

The site is half a mile from the village of Shipdham, which has a pub, convenience stores, church, fish and chip shop and café.

Please note

A charge of 50p applies for the use of shower.


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Party: 2 adults

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9.4

Overall rating based on 92 reviews

 

100% would recommend this site to a friend.

97% would stay here again.

 

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Was an amazing place not much noise just peace full 02/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom zoe p. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass trailer tent or tent pitch
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    Was an amazing place not much noise just peace full

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Very nice and friendly place 11/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Michael W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass trailer tent or tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Very nice and friendly place

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We had a lovely stay. Everyone was so friendly and ... 05/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Victoria C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass trailer tent or tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We had a lovely stay. Everyone was so friendly and it was kept ever so clean.

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Quiet friendly family run site with only 15 pitches ideal ... 02/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom kevin s. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet friendly family run site with only 15 pitches ideal for a relaxing break!

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Great 1 night stay, ok shower and peaceful setting 02/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Andrew F. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass trailer tent or tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The simplicity of the campsite

    Disliked: 

    Could hear road more than I had thought

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No frills camping at its best. 01/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Amanda R. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass trailer tent or tent pitch
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    Usb adapter to charge items in the wash area.
    Facilities were very clean and well kept.
    Camping clear and tidy.

    Disliked: 

    Didn't realise we would have low flying jets flying over in the middle of the night..... Not the campsites fault!

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Very peaceful spot. Facilities simple and well thought out. 29/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Deborah M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass touring pitch
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    Very peaceful spot.
    Facilities simple and well thought out.

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Clean well kept site with lovely owners, It's a nice ... 28/08/2017

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  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean well kept site with lovely owners, It's a nice small site so very friendly between campers and the pitches are very generous in size. Eco toilets take a bit of getting used to but all part of the camping experience! Washing up facilities have plug sockets and usb ports which is great. The shower is only 50p and lasts ages (enough for 2 people). Peaceful location and close to amenities by car. Definitely coming again soon!

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    Nothing!

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At 12 pounds per night you get what you have paid for so fair enough!! 22/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom lucie_s280630 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass trailer tent or tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Quiet, tidy, peaceful place run by lovely family. We have only stayed one night so can't comment thoroughly.

    Disliked: 

    Eco toilets although very clean and not a huge amount to do for young family in near by area.

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Same as above 22/08/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Naomi M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass trailer tent or tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Very clean, hopeful hosts easy to find

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Location

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  • Little Hale, Shipdham Thetford, Norfolk, England, IP25 7PL
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.6231°N 0.8704°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Toftwood (Norfolk): Millwrights Coach Stop — 4.1 miles
Little Fransham (Norfolk): Station Rd Coach Stop — 4.2 miles
Necton (Norfolk): Three Tuns Coach Stop — 4.6 miles
Train stations
Attleborough Rail Station — 9.9 miles
Spooner Row Rail Station — 11.0 miles
Wymondham Rail Station — 11.2 miles
Ferry ports
King's Lynn Ferry Landing — 22.1 miles
West Lynn Ferry Landing — 22.2 miles
Reedham Ferry North — 29.0 miles
Airports
Norwich International Airport — 17.5 miles

Directions


From the south by car, come off the A11 after Thetford onto the A1075. Stay on this road which leads straight to Shipdham, passing through Watton. Turn left onto a single track lane signposted Little Hale just after you pass the 40 mph speed sign and the sign marking the start of Shipdham. At the end of this lane, turn left. Spring Farm is the first property on your left.

From the north, east or west by car, come off the A47 at Dereham.
Traffic from the east will exit the A47 onto a roundabout by a large Tesco store. Turn right at the roundabout towards Dereham. Pass over a train line and straight over one set of traffic lights. At the second set of traffic lights (in between Roys and Homebase), turn left onto the A1075 Shipdham Road.
Traffic from the west will exit the A47 straight onto the A1075 Shipdham Road. Turn left onto the A1075. The A1075 will take you straight to Shipdham. Drive through Shipdham. Approximately 0.25 mile after the church, turn right at the Threeways Garage onto Bradenham Road. After approximately 0.25 mile, turn left onto a lane signposted Little Hale. This is single track but there are passing places. There is a lane off to the left after approximately 0.5 mile and Spring Farm is the first property on the left after this lane.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Located in the Norfolk countryside, Spring Farm Campsite is central to most of its main attractions including Thetford Forest, the north Norfolk Coast, the Broads, Norwich, many wildlife nature reserves and plenty of family fun days out.

The site is also very close to the Mid-Norfolk Railway and the famous Dinosaur Adventure park.

Dereham is five miles away. It has a leisure centre with adult and toddler swimming pools and a ten-pin bowling alley which has a soft play area.

Must see

  • Castle Acre Castle (9.5 miles)
  • Grimes Graves (12.6 miles)
  • Banham Zoo (13.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Oxburgh Hall (12.9 miles)
  • Blickling Hall, Gardens and Park (19.8 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  12 p.m.

Spring Farm Campsite cancellation policy

No penalties

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

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