Kessingland

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £8.40 to £14.10 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites next to or within walking distance of a beach

    Top site for beaches

This campsite is just over a mile from the beach and next to Africa Alive wildlife park.

The glorious beaches of the Suffolk coast are just one of the draws for our lovely Kessingland Club campsite which is tucked away behind the former fishing village with which is shares its name.

The campsite is spacious and well presented with level pitches, a family shower room, laundry and disabled facilities as well as a small site shop selling essentials.

The sand/shingle Kessingland Beach, is just a mile and a half from the campsite. This huge expanse of sand and sand hills (seals can be spotted from here) is popular with families. The beach also runs into Benacre nature reserve - famous for bird sightings every spring as migrating birds hit British land fall.

The area around our Kessingland campsite is great for animal lovers – in addition to Benacre you can see 300 species of birds at the RSBP reserve at Minsmere and right next door to the campsite is Africa Alive wildlife park, home to more than 80 species of animals from around Africa. Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens near Great Yarmouth has a tiger compound and tree-top walk to view the animals.

Lowestoft has everything you need for a traditional British seaside holiday from Victorian Seafront Gardens, fountains and two piers, plus Blue Flag award winning beaches. The sandy Lowestoft Beach, North Claremont has two piers and a number of cafes and seafront shops. The vast expanse of sand of the Blue Flag Lowestoft Beach, South Claremont makes it the ideal beach for sunbathing and sandcastles. Beach huts can be hired and there is an area with shops.

Head south to the beautiful seaside resort of Southwold. The town’s Museum and Sailor’s Reading Room provide an insight into the towns maritime past. There’s also a boating lake, Adnam’s Brewery is based in the town and head to the seafront to enjoy the award-winning beach, also famous for its colourful beach huts.

Please note: There are no grass-only pitches at this campsite so an additional pitch fee applies. There are also wind turbines near the campsite so you may hear some noise from them.

Worth Noting

This Site has especially hard ground but is well drained. TV signal is poor. Wind turbines adjacent to the site may generate some noise.

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

Locally-produced eggs, bacon and sausages are available from the Site shop.

Facilities

Kessingland 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

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Family shower room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Coastal

Reviews

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5

Thought we'd take a late break and picked Kessingland as had not visited this part of the...

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Thought we'd take a late break and picked Kessingland as had not visited this part of the country for many years. The site is a credit to the C&CC, well maintained and friendly staff. There were two wind turbines situated either side of the site but we found the noise practically non-existant. Africe Alive was noisier, :-). The site is an excellent place to explore the East Anglian coast with many small towns to see, Southwold, Aldeburgh, Orford, etc. Plus inland the countryside is rolling and a pleasure to travel through. Would thoroughly recommend and hope to return one day.

  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

A large windmill does loom over one half of the campsite but we found that we didn't notice...

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A large windmill does loom over one half of the campsite but we found that we didn't notice the noise after the first few hours. Site is nice and quiet and not too big so facilities are close by no matter where you are on the site. Would def stay again if we wanted to visit that part of Norfolk again.

  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

We were parked just about as near as you could be to one of the wind turbines & I must say...

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We were parked just about as near as you could be to one of the wind turbines & I must say they make very little noise & didn`t detract from our holiday experience at all. The beach is about a 30minute walk, but well worth it(dog`s allowed on it all year round). I would recommend this site & will definitely be returning soon.

  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

What a wonderful site very well kept friendly staff always willing to help, my first time in a...

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What a wonderful site very well kept friendly staff always willing to help, my first time in a motorhome but by the time I left Kessingland I was like a old hand all thanks to the staff. Is right next to Africa Alive and only a mile from the beach access to towns and superstores is easy a really good break for both My Wife and Myself will be back real soon Phil

  • Location: Town,Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 300m from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Lowestoft 4 miles

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