Set on three levels, the park covers some 13 acres with 60 spacious all weather semi-hard standing pitches for your caravan, tent, trailer tent or motorcaravan. We have a further 5 premier pitches with full services on a section of the park called Heydon’s meadow, which is a Caravan Club Certificated Location; there are also several hardstanding drive-on pitches suitable for motorhomes.
The Park, which has a tranquil rural atmosphere, is mostly sheltered, divided into woody pockets and open areas. It features a delightful wildlife pond, landscaped garden areas and natural wildflower bankings. We are one of only 2 Best of British Parks in Norfolk.
ACCESS: We insist on strict arrival and departure times due to the narrow approach road. NO EARLY ARRIVALS ACCEPTED. Arrival after 1.30pm; Departure before 11am (all vehicles).
We have an Adults Only Area and Caravan Storage facilities – please call us for details.
Heydon’s Meadow – Caravan Club Members Only
Visit Heydon’s Meadow, our Caravan Club certified luxury site, for Caravan Club members only.
Heydon’s Meadow consists of 5 hard-standing pitches with fresh & waste water, electric and TV hook-ups. Each pitch is divided by gardens and beech hedging and has a picnic bench, perfect for those seeking a little more privacy.
This area also has luxury washrooms with underfloor heating. The washrooms accommodate showers, toilets and washbasins as well as hand and hair dryers.
The Camping Meadow
The camping meadow has grass pitches with electric hook-up (except for three) and is accessible by car and a gently sloping walkway,
suitable for wheelchairs, directly opposite the restaurant.
We are very proud of our “David Bellamy Gold Conservation” and “Honey-Bee Friendly Park” Awards; on a recent inspection by one of its assessors, the park was referred to as a “bird-watchers paradise”. A new bird hide was constructed in 2014 on the edge of the conservation area of the park, using sustainable larch. It measures 2.2 x 3.6m with rainwater channelled off the roof to feed a small wildlife pond, which in the spring is full of tadpoles and newts. The hide contains information on all the birds that can be seen here such as tree creepers, barn and tawny owls, as well as the regulars to the bird table, which include woodpeckers, green finches, gold finches and more, we’ve even had a kingfisher spotted on the fishing pond!
Two owl boxes were put up in trees bordering the park, with great success. We have had nesting Tawny Owls, whose chicks were ringed by a registered BTO volunteer from the local Hawk and Owl Trust in Sculthorpe. We now have over 45 bird boxes of different types, situated around the site and a family of swallows nests annually above the door of our information centre!
In order for things to run smoothly, we need to have rules.
*Only one car per pitch. Please ask visitors to park their car in the reception car park. Visitors will be charged £1 per person. If entering the park after 11 pm please park in the reception car park.
*No 6 metre tents or over. Please let us know the size of tent you are using, we are unable to accept tent bookings without this information.It may not always be possible to book tents on adjacent pitches, especially during high season. Bookings are made on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
*No large parties or noise after 11pm.
*All caravans, tents and motorhomes must be pitched by dusk or 9.00 pm whichever is earlier.
*Dogs must be kept on a short lead and exercised on the “Dog Walk” (see Site Plan). Owners must clear up after their dogs using the Fido bins provided. Dogs must not be left on the park when their owners are out.
*The play area closes at dusk or 8.00 pm whichever is earlier.
*The games room closes at 10.30 pm.
*Cyclists, please keep to the roadways and be careful of pedestrians. In the interest of safety do not cycle round the park after dusk or 8.00 pm whichever is earlier.
*Please keep your pitch tidy and place gas bottles out of public view, no washing lines are to be used. Place all rubbish in bins provided.
*The washing and drying machines can be used between 8.00 am and 7.00 pm. No pet blankets to be washed. Tokens are available from reception during office hours. No duvets or sleeping bags in the washing machines – they are for domestic use only.
*The guest house is for non-smoking adults only.
*No commercial vehicles or gazebos on any pitch.
*No pup tents to be sited alongside caravans.