Bell Tent 2 BRAMBLE (platform and porch)
- A five-metre bell tent with beds for up to six people
- Barbecue and picnic bench provided
- Great for active families with an Outdoor Education Centre next door
The Owner Says
Bell tent 2 - BRAMBLE pitched on its own wooden platform, just off the main camping field, under the lull of the Lyme tree avenue and has the luxury of a zipped porch area for storing boots, sun hats and deckchairs!
Our beautifully furnished bell tents are perfect for a family getaway with out the hassle of pitching! Complete with a picnic bench, charcoal BBQ, fairy lights and futons beds. Each bell tents sleeps up to a family of six or a maximum of four adults. Or, for those looking for a little bit of peace and quiet, why not come and stay for a nice chilled out weekend with your partner and enjoy a few nights under canvas?
The tents are fully carpeted with coir matting and have zipped windows at the base for peeking out at the views.
Bell tent 2 - BRAMBLE is pitched in the middle of a row with bell tents, HAWTHORN 1 and HAZEL 3. It contains 1 double futon, 2 x single futons and 2 foam floor beds. We do not allow others to camp in this area, if you have friends joining you they can camp very close by, just across the acces track in the main field
Things you need to know
- Sleeps up to six people - (a combination of up to four adults and children under 16 - six persons or max of four adults sharing),
- Fully-carpeted with coir matting and rugs,
- Wooden picnic table provided for al fresco dining
- BBQ provided (charcoal sold separately)
- Vintage & retro furnishings, soft, solar powered fairy lights and bunting for truly boutique camping
- Bedding not provided. Please bring your own along with any cooking stuff and crockery you need
- Fire pits available to rent for just £3 per night
- Each tent comes with one parking space in our car park a short walk away. You can drop your kit of near your tent before parking up – additional car spaces are charged at £5.50 per day
- Check in is from 2-7.30pm, check out by 11am - please check booking info for full details
Features & Facilities
Our loos are modern and spacious and boast seperate male/female washblocks with four toilets (three and urinals in the mens), four showers and four basins apiece, plus two family washrooms (private toilet, shower and basin with lots of room for changing), one of which is fully accessible.
We have a small adventure play park with balance beams cargo net and a whizzy side. The site is surrounded by established woodland and in a country park setting with lots to explore in all seasons. The country park has a cafe, watersports centre and a dry ski slope just a stones throw from site.
Campfires are welcome in raised pits at all pitches. during the summer months we host a variety of pop up caterers including wood fired pizza and churros. There is a great calender of events ran by local buisnesses within the country park and city for you to enjoy
We are surronded by 80 acres of gorgeous country park within the Coleman estate - there are walking trails a plenty - we are in the Bodicca way and Wherryman's Man way footpaths plus national Cycle Route One path. Whitlingham Adventure just a 3 minute walk away from site offers plenty of broad-based aquatic activities including canoeing, dragon boat hire, sailing, windsurfing. You can hire hand made canoes from Thorpe Island boats and paddle through the city, Self drive boats from Bishy barnebees, paddles boards from Norwich Paddleboard hire for water based activities. Borrow a Beryl bike from the park or head out on foot.
The Broads will be your back garden for your stay with us - you can hit the beach within 20 minutes, explore mashes and nature reserves or check out the tourist attractions such as BeWILDerwood, Wroxham, Or Great Yarmouth for seaside fun and world class circus. A must see is a trip to Winterton on Sea or Sea Palling so see our seal colonys
Norwich has attractions galore as well plenty of places to eat and drink. A vibrant and arty city - you can wander the lanes for independent shopping, catch an arthouse movie or theatre production akin to the west end, drink a rooftop cocktail or storm the castle for your fill of local history - birdwatches may be intrested to see the resident Pergrine Falcon in the catherdral tower
Food & Drink
There’s a café inside the Whitlingham Broad Visitor Centre (01603 617332) and there’s a good vegan restaurant, River Green Café (01603 622448), at the entrance to Whitlingham Lane. Norwich is a treasure trove for small bars and cafés. We particularly recommend Frank’s Bar (01603 618902) for relaxed Mediterranean-accented dining, Wild Thyme (01603 765562) for vegetarian food and St Andrews Brew House (01603 305995) for a pint.
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From A47 (Norwich Southern Bypass) exit signposted Norwich, Lowestoft, Trowse A146. At traffic lights at bottom of slip road turn left and at the end of dual carriageway get in the right hand lane. From here on in follow brown signs to Ski Club and Country Park - this will mean a right turn at the roundabout, over the rail bridge and a left into Whitlingham Lane. Come down into the country park and we are on the right just after the Visitor centre
If you are following Sat Nav postcode is NR14 8TR - Whiltingham Lane TROWSE
Norwich train station is approx 35 mins walk (2.5 miles away). Book a ticket in advance and you can travel from London for as little at £8.