From the Fens in the west to the Broads in the east – and not forgetting the 90 miles of coastline – Norfolk is rightly renowned for its awe-inspiring landscapes.
What better setting, then, for a getaway in the great outdoors? Here’s our round-up of the county’s best campsites, all rated by the AA’s experienced team of inspectors.
AA 5 Pennant campsites
Situated in 13 acres of tranquil countryside, this peaceful park is perfect for those looking for a rural retreat. There are 60 spacious all-weather standing pitches along with first-rate washroom facilities complete with underfloor heating. For an extra-special breakfast treat, order warm pastries to collect at reception.
The peaceful woodland grounds and gardens around family-run Clippesby Hall are a haven for wildlife and campers alike, with eight distinctive areas for campers to pitch their tents. The fabulous BASECAMP area is at the heart of operations, hosting a bar, café, shop, and on-site information centre.
If you’re looking for family fun whatever the weather, it doesn’t get much better than this seaside holiday complex. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do – the site’s stellar facilities include a choice of indoor and outdoor pools, a 9-hole golf course, and pedal karts.
This beautifully presented site is located on a former railway line just a stone’s throw from Great Yarmouth. Campers are surrounded by open countryside here, and there’s plenty to do in the local area – spend a day on the beach, explore nearby Burgh Castle, and meet the animals at Thrigby Hall.
Primely positioned for touring Norfolk and the Fens, King’s Lynn Caravan and Camping Park offers a variety of spacious touring and camping pitches across three fields. Eco lodges and camping pods are also available for those seeking a glamping getaway.
AA 4 Pennant campsites
Located on the organic Deepdale Farm, this unique North Norfolk site is a truly tranquil haven of peace and quiet just a short stroll from the coastal path. Indulge in a touch of luxury with a fully equipped safari-style tent or, for the more adventurous, hammock pitches are also available.
As its name suggests, Forest Park is surrounded by beautiful woodland. The range of accommodation on offer here has something to suit everyone; pitch your tent or motor home, or choose an ensuite wigwam for a more luxe option. There’s also a self-catering cottage and a brand-new accessible lodge.
Manor Farm is a long-established family-run campsite situated in 18 acres of countryside just outside of Cromer. This large and gently rolling site boasts a host of clean, well-maintained facilities. It also remains a working farm – spot the resident sheep, cows, donkeys, and pygmy goats on your wanders.
Set just one mile from the beach, The Grange Touring Park is the ideal spot for a Norfolk seaside holiday with over 70 well-spaced level pitches to choose from. All the fun of Great Yarmouth is within easy reach; guests are also welcome to visit the excellent sandy beach of The Grange’s sister park, Long Beach.