King's Lynn Caravan and Camping Park

UK England East Anglia Norfolk King's Lynn

  • Distance markers in shared facilities
  • Contactless check in
  • Deep cleaning of shared facilities
  • Deep clean between glamping guests
  • "We're Good To Go" accredited
  • Hand sanitising stations
  • One-way flow
  • Electrical hook-ups
  • Children’s playground
  • Laundry
  • Dogs welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Short walk to pub
  • Beaches nearby
  • Good walks nearby
A well located Norfolk campsite with great access to the coast, fens and traditional market towns

Once crowded with seafaring merchants importing French wines and Scandinavian fish, the bustling streets of King's Lynn drew crowds from across the country. The green edges of this maritime metropolis seemed the perfect place for wealthy William Gurney to build his grand mansion. But as sailing boats dwindled and the crowds began to fade, his illustrious home was torn down leaving only its extensive grounds. Centuries later, medieval streets and charming quaysides are the towns centrepiece once again and while Silly Willy may have demolished his home, we campers can doth our cap to what’s been left behind; a grassy parkland and an ideal setting for a family campsite.

Capitalising on this prized position in the village of Runcton is King's Lynn Caravanning & Camping Park, a pleasant site, dotted with century-old trees and equipped for every kind of camper. Tent-pitchers and van-parkers will love the generously-sized spaces, while the hedgerows that border each of the three fields help add extra shelter. Those hoping for a few more creature comforts can hire one of the eight luxury pods, fitted with heaters, fridges, microwave and a kettle, along with comfortable double beds and a folding sofa bed (allowing four people to sleep with ease). All of the pods and pitches share the two heated sanitary blocks, built to top eco-friendly standards and kept spotlessly clean.

It’s a short trip from the campsite into town and, while the history of King's Lynn has left elegant Georgian buildings, a pleasant waterfront and a couple of good museums, the site is also well poised for trips to the North Norfolk Coast and The Fens. A host of fantastic nature reserves are on the doorstep and some of Norfolk’s best beaches are well within half an hour's drive. Speedy access to this wealth of attractions is down to the nearby A47 and if you’re not used to traffic noise it’s best to steer clear of the field nearest the road. Elsewhere, the sounds of chirping birds dominates and the tranquility of the campsite creates an escape from that everyday hum.

Whether you’re a family spending days on the beach, couples touring the quaint flint villages or a full-scale rally staying in the spacious extra field, King's Lynn Caravanning & Camping Park balances top location with a welcoming atmosphere. It's an easy place to settle down and bask in the satisfaction of simply being on holiday. Sit back, relax and browse through the folder of local recommendations, taking your pick of the endless places to go.

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Book with complete confidence at King's Lynn Caravan and Camping Park with the Cool Camping Coronavirus Booking Guarantee. We guarantee the following clear policy for your booking:

  • A low deposit of 20% to secure your booking
  • Balance due 10 days before your holiday
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings for up to 18 months in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
  • Due to the flexibility provided we are unable to offer refunds
  • This guarantee supersedes any other policies

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Details

Facilities

The 2 underfloor heated sanitary blocks include showers, toilets, laundry, disabled facilities, indoor & outdoor washing up and a family bathroom with baby changing table/bath. There is Wi-fi and ice pack freezing. Gas is available to purchase in the small onsite shop and in the area around the pods there are picnic tables and brick BBQ's. A motorhome service area and chemical disposal points are also onsite. A separate field allows space for large rallies or groups without disturbing other campers. Car parking by pitch.

Suitable For

Tents, caravans, motorhomes, trailer tents and glampers. Families and groups welcome (including D of E), rallies and well-behaved student groups - yes.

Nearby

Kings Lynn (01553 763122) is on the doorstep, its old centre clustered around the banks of The Great Ouse. Where the river slides into The Wash, a nature reserve (08456 003078) merges into the arching seafront of the North Norfolk Coast. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is home to fantastic beaches, a spattering of nature reserves and backed by pleasant seaside towns, such as Hunstanton (01485 532610) and Heacham. The Sandringham Estate(01485 545400) is also close by, as is Castle Rising(08703 331181) and Houghton Hall (01485 528569). Inland, the market town of Downham Market acts as a gateway to The Fens, preceded by quaint rural villages, most of which will have proper local pubs.

Food & Drink

A small onsite shop sells camping essentials while a large retail park is a short drive away, the easiest place to grab some groceries. Fish & chips can be delivered to your pitch, while The Gate Inn (01553 840518) is a 20 minute walk or 3 minute drive away. Head into nearby Kings Lynn for a wider range of eateries.

Opening Times

All year.

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  • Coronavirus Booking Guarantee
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The Owner Says

Family run campsite, situated in ten acres of mature parkland, in a prime position for touring Norfolk and the Fens, which are both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is also the nearest campsite to the historic port and market town of Kings Lynn.

Accommodation

150 pitches, 8 camping mega pods, 4 eco holiday lodges, seasonal pitches and jumbo tent pitches.

Pod 1

Pod Sleeps 4 2 Available
Our super spacious Mega Pod means you can camp in comfort. No pets allowed in the pod.

Electric Touring Pitch

Grass pitch with electricity Sleeps 6 5 Available
Caravan/Motorhome Pitch, includes electric and 2 adults.

Tent Pitch (electric optional)

Grass pitch Sleeps 6 5 Available
Tent Pitch (electric optional) - includes 1 adult

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Location

Contact King's Lynn Caravan and Camping Park, New Road, North Runcton, King's Lynn PE33 0RA

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Getting There

Bus stop from right outside the site. Konnect buses (01362 851210) to King's Lynn or Swaffham, the former with a well connected railway station (08457 484950).

Reviews

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Rated ★★★★★ over 19 reviews

★★★☆☆

Functional site, good amenity block but close to noisy roads

We stayed for 2 nights. The owners were friendly, it wasn't expensive, and the amenity block we had was good. Our pitch was OK but the site isn't in a secluded area and we found the road noise intrusive.
Sep 23, 2020 by Paul Taylor Verified Review
★★★★☆

Does exactly what it says on the tin

This is a good touring park with excellent washing facilities. Nice flat pitches with soft soil. My only negative is the proximity of pitches to each other, though they are all within social distancing rules.
Sep 17, 2020 by Craig Jordan Verified Review
★★★★★

Really pleasant stay

Stayed for two nights at the beginning of September. Campsite is well placed for Kings Lynn centre and for touring around. A dog friendly site. Ample size plot in well screened field. Modern toilet/shower block was immaculate at all times. Staff all very friendly. Would definitely stay here again.
Sep 9, 2020 by John Asher Verified Review
★★★★☆

Nice site, well looked after

Good points: Electric hook ups convenient, clean and warm shower/toilet blocks, nice site generally, quiet. Not so good points: Very muddy in places, considerable distance from Kings Lynn centre and shops and supermarkets, poor public transport connections.
★★★★★

Lovely site

Our first time camping and we were all nervous! The toilets and showers were immaculate and these are in the centre of the site. We were pitched on the electric hook ups next to the park which was ideal location for the kids. The site itself isn’t far from supermarkets, restaurants etc
Aug 30, 2020 by Emily
★★★★☆

Great weekend

Just got back from a great weekend. Small group of us with kids. Site is well set up and friendly, very safe with social distancing measures in place. Toilets and showers clean and maintained. Small and easy to get around with loads of trees. Downside was there wasn’t a play area for kids, and also silence expected after 10pm (although this went out the window on the Saturday night) Great base to adventure out from.
Aug 24, 2020 by Laurence
★★★★★

Lovely!

Just a 4 night stay for us but this was a lovely campsite, very friendly & helpful staff, clean facilities (which despite social distancing measures reducing capacity, were never too busy) and a well-stocked shop. Our tent pitch was a good size and we did it notice any noise from the main road nearby. Very handy for the retail park and for King’s Lynn itself. Wish we could have stayed longer!
★★★★★

Excellent

Great setting, with amenities close. Very helpful and friendly staff, pitches were spacious and clean. Shower and toilet blocks in excellent condition, with social distancing measures in place. Had a lovely time and would recommend to anyone
★★★★☆

Good facilities and friendly staff

Really nice campsite with big pitches. Shower block clean with hot water and clean toilets. Having access to a freezer was invaluable during the heatwave! On site shop really handy and not overpriced. Only downside was we were next to the road which isn't a busy road but has a lot of tractors that generate a lot of noise.
Aug 4, 2020 by Kirsten Wynn
★★★★☆

Great site to explore from

Clean facilities and great little shop. Pitch sizes were great. However could be better marked on the grass as when we left for the day someone pitched their tent 3 metres over to our pitch and we lost the parking space. Not the site fault but if they had markers for the start and end pitch would be better. Or lines in the grass. Some noise from the road which was clear in the reviews, sounds really loud early in the am. We stayed 3 nights
★★★★☆

it was okay

its not a huge camp site as it shows in Internet. Its kind of in a village without any proper view or anything. But it has all the facilities
★★★★☆

Ideal location

I stayed for 1 night on a non electric tent pitch. The site is clean and tidy and the field well maintained. The biggest negative is the close proximity of the road which is noisy even through the night. Maybe caravans would be better suited at that point and the tents located further away? The shower and toilet block is very clean with nice hot water.
Aug 19, 2019 by Ian Haines Verified Review
★★★★★

Lively peaceful campsite

Situated in a lovely peaceful spot with lots of lovely walks for dogs. The campsite is very clean and the showers are spotless. Would recommend this very clean quiet campsite
Jul 15, 2019 by Mrs b
★★★☆☆

Lovely site

The site is very nice. The showers are toilets are great and very clean. We camped for a night, unfortunately, I found it too noisy with a main road near. The kids slept well though.
Jul 11, 2019 by June James Verified Review
★★★★☆

Well sited pods with BBq faculties right next to them.

Just south of Kings Lynn and well placed for nature reserves and birding spots. Quiet even though near busy main road. Very clean showers and toilets regularly maintained. We had free WiFi. Family run and very friendly and accommodating.
Apr 16, 2019 by Suzanne Serfontein
★★★★★

Lovely campsite pods brilliant showers and toilets very clean

We have stayed the last two weekends campsite lovely, pods well maintained and equipped with bed sofa kettle microwave and small fridge staff friendly and very helpful we love it
Jan 19, 2019 by Mandy
★★★★☆

Very clean and well maintained

Hard to fault but inclusive WiFi would have been an extra plus
Nov 12, 2018 by Alan Verified Review
★★★★★

3 night pod stay

Absolutely lovely time. Pods clean. Comfortable. Quiet. On site Shop excellent and not overpriced. Staff helpful friendly. Would highly recommend it x
Aug 20, 2018 by Angela
★★★★☆

First time out

Our first night away in our campervan.  Keeping it simple, this was a great site to test our novice skills. Impeccable showers and toilets. Good kitchen washing facilities. Nice walk to Fair Green to the Gate Inn which served a humongous steak pie and served a great pint. The campsite wasn't busy, nice and quiet apart from the odd RAF jet overhead.  Would use again

Oct 10, 2014 by GJ

Why book with Cool Camping?

  • Coronavirus Booking Guarantee
  • Best Price Guarantee, with no fees
  • Instant booking confirmation
  • Trusted for over 10 years
  • A chance to win prizes in our regular competitions

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