Amber's Bell Tent Camping at Branthill Farm

East Anglia Norfolk Wells-next-the-Sea

  • From £82.14 a night
  • 8 Bell Tents
  • Gorgeous Seaside Self-Catering

Cosy bell tent glamping in a unique and stunning North Norfolk Coast location.

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Based on a working farm near the Norfolk resort of Wells-next-the-Sea, Amber's Bell Tents at Branthill Farm is one of several stunning locations in this mini bell tent empire. Based on a farm on the beautiful Holkham estate, a few miles from the sea, it has 8 cosy, fully-furnished 6-metre bell tents to tempt you.

Each tent is super-comfy, providing all the excitement of camping but without some of the hard work. Like all the Amber's sites, they have proper beds for the adults and camp beds for the kids - all made up with thick winter tog double duvets and cotton linen.  The tents are very sheltered behind hedges, with views of both the farm and over towards the coast. They have a wood-burning stove and a kitchen box of cookwares to help you cook up a storm on the outside firepit/barbecue. Or you can fire up the wood-fired pizza oven and cook one of the local artisan pizzas they sell in the on-site ale shop.  Each tent has oodles of space outside, with it's own picnic area around individual fire pits, and the site has well-kept modern bathrooms with WCs, a washing-up station, an honesty shop and a games area.

As for the farm, it specializes in barley, which is put to good use in the farm's own Malt Coast microbrewery, which supplies the very handily situated on-site ale shop! You can even have an ale hamper waiting for you when you arrive, or sample the brews on a brewery tour. ​The farm also sits on the magnificent Holkham Estate, which has miles of cycle and walking trails around the parkland, formal gardens, a high rope adventure course and of course the grand house at the centre of it all. Not only that, you are a short trip away from Norfolk's famous Holkham beach -  a huge expanse backed by pinewoods that you can stroll through to get to the delightful seaside town of Wells, with all its pubs, restaurants, shops and other amenities.



The cotton canvas bell tents are fully furnished, featuring single and double beds (depending on your needs) and all bedding and linen included. Wood burners, storage and soft furnishings inside, plus a kitchen box equipped with utensils and vintage dishware. Outside each tent, you'll find a picnic table and fireside log seating and a BBQ/firepit. Brand new shower block on the field, plus a general washing station in the field for dirty dishes. There's also an onsite honesty shop for fire essentials, such as kindling, charcoal, firewood and candles. Badminton net and field toys, and a woodland den with hammocks.

Suitable For

Glamping only. Dogs not permitted. Large groups, corporate hire, birthday celebrations and (chilled out) stag and hen gatherings available by prior arrangement.


Food & Drink

The Victoria Inn Holkham Estate (Distance 2m). Award winning food in a stylish eclectic setting. You can eat thier delicious fayre either in the gallery, or in the conservatory overlooking Holkham Park. Open for Breakfast from 8am to 10am, Lunch 12-2.30pm and Supper 6.30 with last orders at 9pm Booking advised.

Fat Cow Burgers, Fakenham NR21 0HA (Distance approx 15 mins drive). Delicious burgers from grass fed local cows based in Fakenham....chips, veggie and kids options too

The Lookout - Holkham Beach (Distance 2.8 miles). Offering spectacular views over the nature reserve, while serving quality coffee's and snacks with a zero waste policy.

The Globe Pub - Wells Next the Sea (Distance 2.4 miles). A stylish pub with fantastic inside and outside seating. Open for Breakfast; 8am - 10am Lunch; 12pm – 3pm - Dinner; 6pm - 8.30pm - and Saturday Light Bites: 3pm - 6pm

Wells Deli - The Quay, Well's Next the Sea. (Distance 2.4 miles). Great coffee and fast healthy food - think juices, shakes, juice shots, salad boxes, noodle soups, vegan and g/f alternatives - all to eat in and take away. Open daily from 9am to 5pm.

Frenchs Fish and Chips - The Quay, Well's Next the Sea. (Distance 2.4 miles). Traditional British Fish and Chips, to eat in or take out onto the harbour.

There's a CO-OP in Wells, which is well stocked for the holiday crowd, with a really great selection of upmarket ready meals as well as everything else you'd expect. Open 7am - 10pm every day, closing 4pm on Sunday.



Family Friendly


£299–£455 for a weekend.

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Getting There


  • Campfires Allowed
  • Groups welcome
  • Beaches
  • Short walk to the pub
  • Walking
  • Bikes available
  • Children's Play Area
  • Exclusive hire
  • No pets allowed
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Routes
  • Family-Friendly
  • Forests
  • On the farm
  • Short walk to the beach
  • Woodland glamping
  • Bell Tents

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