Grass Tent Pitch (9 at Wardley Hill Campsite)
The Owner Says
Wardley Hill Campsite is a new ecological campsite in the Waveney Valley. Wild flowers and grass are left to grow to encourage butterflies and bees, although there is still plenty of space to throw a frisbee or perhaps have a game of rounders.
Our six-acre site has some woodland, three ponds, a stream and a spring, here you can choose your own spot to pitch your tent. Our car free camping field is exclusively for tents while camper vans are also welcome to stay with us in a separate area.
Our facilities on site offer an authentic back-to-basics camping experience with clean composting toilets and a shower made from reclaimed timber. Camp fires are encouraged in our fire drums and dogs on leads are welcome.
About Wardley Hill Campsite
Suitable ForCouples, families, tents, dogs (on leads) and small camper vans – yes. Caravans, Motorhomes, Hair Straighteners and party groups – no.
NearbyThe quiet lanes offer peaceful cycling or horse riding and there are miles of footpaths to discover on foot. The River Waveney passes one mile away, providing the gateway into the Norfolk Broads with boats and canoes available to hire locally. On the river banks, Bungay and Beccles (the latter with particularly good access to the river, a slipway and many boat rental companies) are both market towns with plenty to offer, including supermarkets, art galleries, pubs, restaurants, tourist information and lots of independent shops. Just beyond Bungay, the Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum (01986 896644) has an impressive collection of aircraft outside and a wealth of indoor displays, with East Anglia playing a particularly important role over the years given it's relative proximity to Europe. Beyond the Broads, the coast is also near at hand, with the stretching sandy beaches of Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth to the east for a smattering of ‘kiss me quick’ seaside. Follow the line south, however, for arguably the best of the Suffolk Coast with Walberswick (the place to go for crabbing at the waters edge), Thorpeness and Aldeburgh all worth a visit.
Food & DrinkIn the village there is a wonderful Italian restaurant, The Olive Tree (01508 518147) and a small convenience store with post office. To the west in Broome you’ll find the Artichoke (01986 893325), a traditional country pub serving good food, real ales and a huge selection of whiskies. Both of these are within walking distance of the campsite. Looking further afield, Wardley Hill sits between Bungay and Beccles. Both market towns have plenty to of excellent food to offer along with supermarkets for a quicker grocery shop.
Family FriendlyHunting for bugs in the streams and den building in the woods entertain little tots on site, while there's a play park within walking distance and safe sea swimming a short drive away.
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Wardley Hill Campsite is located at Wardley Hill Road, Kirby Cane, Bungay, Norfolk. NR35 2PQ
The campsite is at the top of Wardley Hill Road just off the A143 Bungay to Beccles Road which is easily accessed from the A14 at Bury St Edmunds or the A140 at Ipswich. Wardley Hill Road is opposite 'Crossways', the countryside supplies store in Ellingham.
The nearest train station is Beccles (0845 748 4950) or Diss (0845 748 4950) where you can catch an Anglian bus to Kirby Cane. The campsite is perfectly situated on national cycle route 1 and the north sea cycle route for those of you on two wheels.