Bell Tent

UK England East Anglia Suffolk Sudbury Rushbanks Farm Campsite

  • Sleeps 8 (max 8 adults, 6 children)

  • Bed Linen Not Included
Idyllic riverfront bell tent in the heart of Constable Country. Rushbanks Farm Caravan and Camping Site is set in the heart of Dedham Vale, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The region was immortalised by the famous paintings of John Constable, and is thus known as ‘Constable Country.`

The Owner Says

Rushbanks Farm Caravan and Camping Site is set in the heart of Dedham Vale, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The region was immortalised by the famous paintings of John Constable, and is thus known as ‘Constable Country.`

It is a site with good facilities offering an original and family-friendly atmosphere, especially catering for boaters and canoeists. There is canoe day hire available on site so you can make the famous paddle to the pub.

  • A perfect location for chilling out by the river with canoe hire available on site.
  • Includes 10 roll mats and a light. The tent can accommodate up to 8 people.
  • Please bring your own sleeping bag, pillow & bunting (if you desire).
  • We provide you with a fire-pit free of charge for the duration of your stay.

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About Rushbanks Farm Campsite

Suitable For

Tents, campervans, groups – yes. Dogs and pets – no.

Nearby

Rent a canoe and paddle to The Anchor Inn at Nayland keeping an eye out for swans, geese and deer on the banks along the way. Or take a stroll along the local footpaths – Wissington's Norman church (01206 262453) is a short and pleasant walk away. It's just over 2 miles to Arger Fen Spouse’s Vale Nature Reserve (01473 890089), a fascinating mosaic of ancient woodland alongside fen meadow and regenerating forest. It's particularly good in spring when a carpet of bluebells covers the floor. For the exact painting area of John Constable's The Hay Wain, head to East Bergholt where Flatford Mill (01206 297110; 15 miles) is now a popular tourist attraction.

Food & Drink

The nearest pubs are The Anchor Inn (01206 262313), a traditional riverside inn in Nayland, around a mile and a half away, and The Hare & Hounds (01787 212396), a similar distance away in Leavenheath. Slightly further afield, The Crown (01206 262001) in Stoke-by-Nayland has a particularly good restaurant of the gastro-pub sort.

Family Friendly

It's been around for over half a century but the things that make Rushbanks such a special campsite have been here longer still. The river, the views, the cute thatched villages and the pub just down the road... no wonder camping here never gets old.

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Location

Rushbanks Farm Campsite is located at Bures Road, Wissington, Suffolk CO6 4NA

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Getting There

From Colchester: Take the A134 to Nayland. At Nayland turn left, sign posted "Bures." Follow the road for about 1.5 miles past a left hand lane sign posted "Wissington Church." There is a group of cottages on the left and shortly after a sign to the campsite. Turn left through a gate adhering to the 5mph speed limit and follow the farm track down to the waterside. From Bures: Take the B1508 to Bures. In the centre of the village turn right by the Church into Nayland Road. After 2 miles look for Rushbanks Farm on the left. Another 100m turn right through a gate adhering to the 5mph speed limit and follow the farm track down to the waterside.

The nearest train station is in Colchester (Colchester North; 0845 748 4950). Taxis to the campsite from there are approximately £15.