Cambridge

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.35 to £12.45 Per person/night
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Overview

Explore the university city of Cambridge and its surrounding Fenland landscape from here.

South Cambridgeshire is ideal walking and cycling country – a tranquil and rural landscape interdispersed with gentle rolling hills, beech woods and flat fertile land.

The Club’s pretty Cambridge campsite at Great Shelford, offers an ideal base to explore the area. This level campsite, bordered by trees is just four miles south of the cosmopolitan city of Cambridge.

In addition to its famous university the city offers a range of attractions including museums, art venues, restaurants and bars. Discover the city on foot – there are many walking tours on offer – or take your bike and enjoy the many cycle routes around the city. Further afield the Fens are a pleasant place to spend an afternoon in the saddle with its flat terrain and quaint towns and villages.

During the summer months Cambridge hosts a mezzé of al fresco performances of music in the parks and green spaces as part of the annual Summer in the City programme of events. July sees the city come alive as the Folk Festival takes over and in September the city’s Art Picturehouse hosts the Cambridge Film Festival. No visit to city should be without a punt on the river Cam.

North of the campsite historic Ely has a magnificent cathedral or take a boat trip on the River Great Ouse. The bustling riverside towns of St Ives and St Neots are closeby as is the home of British horse racing – Newmarket.

The National Trust’s Wimpole Hall and Anglesey Abbey, the Imperial War Museum and Denny Abbey and Farmland Museum are popular days out from Cambridge campsite.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

A weekly county market is held in Great Shelford Memorial Hall on Wednesday mornings. Shelford Delicatessen sells home-made sweet and savoury delights.

Facilities

Cambridge has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Ready Camp tents on site

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Mother and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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5

We have used this site before as a base to help our children (and grandchildren) two of whom...

This review is for Cambridge

We have used this site before as a base to help our children (and grandchildren) two of whom are connected to the University. Easy cycle into town - wife has electric bike. Quiet campsite for end of activities relaxation. Bus service OK too (bus passes at the ready!) Site managers excellent and helpful - I had forgotten my hosepipe! Cambridge is full of shops, cafes and activities. We have shopped, punted, fed been to shows - get yourselves organised :0)

  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Great place to stay close to park & ride into Cambridge.

This review is for Cambridge

Great place to stay close to park & ride into Cambridge. Only a few miles from Duxford museum and Audley end house . All amenity's clean quiet site which was good as you are on edge of city. Arrived at site booked in and shown to a pitch all seemed happy and then left us alone to pitch up which is the way we like it. Will be going again sometime.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town,Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

Overall a great site and a lovely stay in a well known and used area.

This review is for Cambridge

Overall a great site and a lovely stay in a well known and used area. We used the bus service to visit the city and even walked into Cambridge once. Best site we have stayed on for years for cleanliness of toilet block. Would like wash up to be better enclosed as the cold easterly wind blows straight through it. Otherwise perfect and highly recommended

  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

Very impressed with the site and the staff.

This review is for Cambridge

Very impressed with the site and the staff. Visited there as I wanted to see Cambridge and Duxford and managed both. Will definitely return

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.25 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Great Shelford 1.5 miles

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