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Mettingham Castle Lodge and Castleview Vacations

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General

  • Medieval glamping
  • Sleep like a real king
  • Wonderful settings and castle views

Sleep like a king at Mettingham Castle Lodge and Castleview Vacations just outside Bungay in Suffolk: they even come complete with castle views.

The roomy and toasty tents here each have a bench and table as outside seating and are on private decking with a gas barbecue. All have woodburning stoves and are a short walk away from the showers and loos.

Mettingham Castle Lodge is about 14 acres in size and guests are very welcome to walk around its fields to meet the Mettingham menagerie, consisting of Tamworth pigs, Norfolk and Suffolk sheep, goats, rare breed hens, horses and exceedingly friendly Kunekune pigs.

When it's time to fire up the barbie, the Mettingham farm shop can sort dinner goodies directly to your tent, from a range of home-reared meat, fresh eggs, seasonal vegetables and homemade chutney and jams. We're pleased to report that local wine and cider can be delivered too.


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Features

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

Takeout

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Camping 2.0

Pre-erected tents

Amenities on park

Bath available

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Restrooms

Shower available

Tents for hire

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 sites)

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal sites

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Luxury

Peaceful

Wild camping

Wildlife haven

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Location

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  • Castle Road, Bungay, Suffolk, England, NR35 1TQ
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 52.4455°N 1.4681°E

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bungay: Earsham Street Coach Stop — 2.5 kilometers
Beccles: Old Market Coach Stop — 6.7 kilometers
Harleston (Norfolk): Broad St Coach Stop — 12.3 kilometers
Train stations
Beccles Rail Station — 7.0 kilometers
Brampton (Suffolk) Rail Station — 7.6 kilometers
Halesworth Rail Station — 11.3 kilometers
Ferry ports
Reedham Ferry South — 13.7 kilometers
Reedham Ferry North — 13.7 kilometers
Southwold Ferry Landing — 19.8 kilometers
Airports
Norwich International Airport — 28.1 kilometers

Directions


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Local attractions

The purty Georgian town of Bungay is a mile and a quarter from Mettingham Castle Lodge and Castleview Vacations and, fittingly for proximity to a site with medieval tents, is steeped in history and has its own castle. Bungay and Waveney Valley Golf Club is there too for those who want to tee off, and there are also seven pubs, one with its own medieval banqueting hall and one with a microbrewery...

The closest beaches and coastlines are at lovely Lowestoft and Southwold, about 12 and 15 miles away respectively; Lowestoft first, we think, for its lighthouse, museums and the most easterly location in the UK at Ness Point.

At Southwold, the amusement pier stretches out from a sand and shingle beach edged by wooden chalets and a promenade; putting greens and boating ponds are here too and are enjoyed by families. For a quieter and more secluded beach, go to the shingle of Denes Beach next to the River Blyth where there are good walks, dune climbs and beaut views over the estuary.

You could also learn to sail or canoe at Oulton Broad Water Sports Centre (sustainability courses are also available locally), or drive 15 miles to the museums, old buildings and excellent shops of medieval Norwich.

Must see

  • Somerleyton Hall and Gardens (16.2 kilometers)
  • Fritton Lake Country World (16.4 kilometers)
  • Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (23.4 kilometers)

National Trust

  • Elizabethan House Museum (24.8 kilometers)
  • Horsey Windpump (35.5 kilometers)

Cycle routes

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Terms and conditions

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General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

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.

General
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Additional terms

1. The hired property or tent shall be used solely for holiday purposes.

2. Pet basket or bedding must be brought by the hirer. Under no circumstances are pets to be allowed on beds, sofas or chairs.

3. The holidaymaker shall allow the owner or his agents or employees entry to the premises for all reasonable purposes.

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