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  • Family-friendly site on the banks of the IJsselmeer
  • Five minutes' drive from Makkum beach and half an hour from Leeuwarden
  • Ponies, playground, pedal karts and well-equipped games barn

Planning to do a bit of pedalling on your Friesland hols? You may like to point your wheels towards spacious Camping Sotterum, a family-friendly site on the shoreline of the IJsselmeer near the little village of Cornwerd.

This is a particularly fine spot for those looking to get out and about for a bit of cycling in the area: there are bikes to hire on site and lots of quiet cycle paths nearby. And if you’ve never cycled over the sea before, here’s your chance – the Afsluitdijk road across the lagoon is a few minutes’ bike ride away.

Those bike outings might take you over to Makkum for watersports and beach days, or have you moseying around local museums; if you’ve got a car at your disposal as well you can look at taking your outings further afield to Leeuwarden and the excellent AquaZoo Friesland, both half an hour’s drive away.

And in between such expeditions? There’s plenty to keep the kids happy here during hours spent on site: they can continue to zoom around on pedal karts, play in the panna cage or retreat to the games barn for table tennis, table football, pool table, dartboard and a TV. The main playground’s been kitted out with a trampoline, and there are satellite play areas scattered around the site so that parents can keep a beady eye on their nippers from their pitch. For calmer times, they may like to trot off and simply stroke the resident ponies...

All the essentials are sorted here too: there’s free wifi, a communal kitchen area, a launderette and a toilet block with free hot showers.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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Sehr freundliches und hilfsbereites Personal. Sogar den Campingsteckeradapter könnte man ... 17/06/2019

Reviewer's country: Germany Leon W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Sehr freundliches und hilfsbereites Personal. Sogar den Campingsteckeradapter könnte man sich kostenlos ausleihen. Ich war rundum zufrieden.
    Die Lage war perfekt.

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Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

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Groups welcome

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Medium (26-50 pitches)

Location

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  • Sotterumerdijk 11, Cornwerd, Friesland, The Netherlands, 8753JA
  • Timezone Europe/Amsterdam CEST (GMT+02:00)   GPS 53.0754°N 5.3919°E

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Local attractions

Take a break from the bikes and head out on horseback instead: there’s a riding centre 10 minutes’ walk away from the site. If you’re up for a bit of aqua-based activity instead, take the 10-minute bike ride (or five-minute drive) to Makkum for windsurfing and kitesurfing (or watching such antics from the safety of the sands).

Or take a break from all such activity and aim for one of the local museums: the open-air Het Friese Museumdorp (10 minutes’ drive) is a fine place to start, with the National Model Railway Museum (20 minutes) in Sneek a splendid alternative if the weather’s not ideal for outdoor days. Leeuwarden (half an hour) is the place to go if you’re after arty museums: the Fries Museum and ceramics museum are both excellent visits.

Prefer to examine the natural world? Take a look at the creatures that live in and around the sea at AquaZoo Friesland (35 minutes) or turn your gaze skywards at the Eise Eisinga Planetarium (20 minutes).

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Camping and touring
Arrive:  Anytime –  Anytime
Depart:  2 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  11 a.m.

Camping Sotterum cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

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. Camping Sotterum will debit the balance from your card 8 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 8 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Tax

Local city tax of €1.25 (£1.11) per person per night is not included and must be paid on arrival.

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.

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