Oak Lodge Glamping

UK England East Anglia Norfolk Thetford

  • 10+ metres between camping pitches
  • Staggered showering times
  • Contactless check in
  • Deep cleaning of shared facilities
  • Deep clean between glamping guests
  • Electrical hook-ups
  • Children’s playground
  • Campfires allowed
  • Dogs welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Good walks nearby
10 acres of blissful bell tent and gypsy caravan glamping near Thetford Forest in Norfolk

Like all the best glamping sites, it’s difficult to pin down any one thing that makes Oak Lodge Glamping so special. Even the setting is difficult to describe. It’s not a meadow, yet not a forest, with a scattering of trees providing shade and shelter but still ample, open space. Children love it, with room to run wild and play games, while it also creates a real sense of seclusion as trees nicely divide up the different pitches. Every spot feels private and has its own little mix of sun and shade, yet you never feel hemmed in.

In total there are just 12 pitches across the 10-acre glamping site. Seven spots are occupied by pre-pitched, creamy bell tents, furnished inside with mattresses, bedding and a few homely items like freshly picked flowers, coffee tables and a small chest of drawers. The remaining two spaces, meanwhile, are filled by classic showmans’ waggons; vintage gypsy caravans with metal work that curves and bends your reflection in its shiny metal surface. The shiny finish continues inside, where there are fitted sofas, beds and a vanity area by the window. You have to have a taste for real glamour for it to suit but, if the shine is all too much, then the bell tents will hit the spot perfectly.

Along with old rope swings and special wildlife lookout areas, wisps of smoke indicate that campfires are all a part of the fun here. Every pitch has a firepit and outdoor furniture and a few complimentary logs are supplied on your arrival. If you run out of marshmallows there’s a tiny village post office in Northwold (1 mile away) handily placed next door to the local pub. You can buy a few goodies there for making your evening smores. Or you can gather a little more on any day trips you take. Oak Lodge Glamping has a pretty central Norfolk location, meaning that, beyond the local cycling routes in Thetford Forest and the River Great Ouse, days out in Norwich and exploring the North Norfolk Coast are also less than an hours' drive away.



Luxury shower/ toilet unit with three showers, three flushing toilets and four composting toilets. For bookings before 17th May, in line with government Covid-19 regulations, we are providing a toilet and shower for the sole use of the occupants of each tent. Tents are powered by eco-friendly solar battery packs. BBQ area, brick pizza oven, rope swings, tree house areas, bike hire, book swap area for readers and wildlife lookout.

Suitable For

Glamping only. Groups, kids, pets – yes. Tents, campervans, caravans – no.


Bring bikes for a little rural exploration. This part of Norfolk is full of back-country churches and old village pubs. For something more structured, there's a Go Ape! (08450 949732) in Thetford Forest 12 miles away – climb high and low rope courses and zipline through the trees – and there's also High Lodge Forest Park (03000 674400), with marked woodland walks and cycle hire available. Budding anglers can take their rods to Fendicks Fishery where there are no fewer than 5 well-stocked fishing lakes. It's only a 10-minute walk from the campsite.

Food & Drink

It's 6 miles to The Crown Hotel (01842 878233) – a favourite local pub – which is family friendly with lovely gardens. The Bedingfield Arms Hotel (01366 328300) is marginally closer though, in Oxborough, and serves excellent food. Cute little Bulldog Barns tea shop & antiques (01366 728083) is only a mile away and The Good Earth fish and chippie in Stoke Ferry is around 3 miles (01366 501163; open Mon–Sun, 11.30am–11pm).



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The Owner Says

Oak Lodge Glamping is a peaceful meadow site situated in beautiful Norfolk countryside near the Thetford Forest.  It’s perfect for people who want the outdoors and back-to-basics experience, but don’t fancy pitching their own tent. With us, you will get pre-erected bell tents with comfortable real mattress beds and homely décor. The bell tents are pitched in among the trees on level ground and each tent has its own firepit. We provide a communal kitchen, luxury showers and toilets. We supply each bell tent with some complimentary logs for your first camp fire (extra can be purchased on site) and you can use our new brick pizza oven. Our on site shop sells local produce including local honey and fresh eggs, grilled paninis, tea and barista coffees and cold drinks; you can buy kindling and firewood for your outdoor feasts as well. The campsite is 10-acres and away from a busy main road, the perfect place for adults to relax and unwind, for kids to explore and run around, and for pets to enjoy. For bookings before 17th May, in line with government Covid-19 regulations, we are providing a toilet and shower for the sole use of the occupants of each tent.

Social Distancing Measures

Oak Lodge is a spacious 10 acre field with large space between pitches, we already have excellent cleaning record and will be cleaning the loos and showers even more regularly than before if thats possible!  We are awaiting guidance on the shower facilities but are considering one per group this will be updated when we receive guidance and we are happy to discuss any worries you may have.. We are totally away from the public so only other glampers on site no chance of random passers by... We also have lovely walks 

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Three large bell tents (sleep up to six people), four medium bell tents (sleep up to four people) and five rare vintage gypsy caravans.

5m Bell Tent

Bell tent Sleeps 4 13 Available
5m Bell Tent, sleeps up to 4 people

6m Bell Tent

Bell tent Sleeps 6 8 Available
A six-metre bell tent, sleeping up to six people.

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Contact Oak Lodge Glamping, Oak Lodge Glamping, Mill Drove, Northwold, Thetford, Norfolk IP26 5LQ

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Getting There

From Thetford come off the A11, take the A134 towards Downham Market & King's Lynn, approx 11 miles to Northwold pass Bulldog garage on the left, followed by crossroads, continue on A134, you are nearly here! On the left you will pass a big Mill House Farm, then you will see a school sign, our track is just before on the left turn onto Mill Drove, drive down the track for approx 200yrds, take the first entrance on the right into the yard, park near office and you will be welcomed and shown to your camp.

From King's Lynn and Downham Market A17, take A134 towrds Thetford, follow approx. 12 miles. When you get to Whittington/Stoke Ferry roundabout, you are nearly here. Take the first exit and continue A134 towards Thetford, up hill until Sheirdan School on right. Our track entrance is about 100yrds further on the right, Mill Drove, drive down track for approx 200yrds, take the first entrance on the right into the yard, park near office and you will be welcomed and shown to your camp.

The closest train station is in Brandon (08457 484950). Though from most places, the most direct trains run to Downham (08457 484950).


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Rated ★★★★★ over 67 reviews


Great spot and great for children.

We had a lovely couple of nights at Oak Lodge. The site is great for access to Thetford forest and all it has to offer. The tents are great and the beds are clean and comfortable. Wonderful toilet/shower facilities and the staff are always available for wood and anything you may need. The children loved the play areas and the feeding animals etc. Would recommend


We had a wonderful stay at Oak Lodge. Our first time Glamping and we absolutely loved it! The tents were decorated lovely, with storage for clothes, cutlery basket, fresh fruit, wine and water all provided. The shower blocks were clean and easy to use. There is a caravan which has kettle, oven, fridge & freezer. It was just a perfectly easy stay. The owner is really friendly and our children were able to enjoy and feed the animals on site too. Would highly recommend to families and adult groups too. Great fun!

Great glamping weekend

We had a fabulous time at Oak Lodge, two families who haven't seen each other for 2 years because of Covid and it was a perfect get together. Clean shower and toilet block, lovely little basket of fruit, wine and water plus marshmallows in each tent. There are fridges in the caravan kitchen which you can use for milk etc. The children loved the rope swings, the pirate ship, the hidden plane, and the fact they could run all around the campsite without us having to worry about them - feral children who only came back when hungry or thirsty. People who worked there were very helpful and friendly. A really really relaxing fun weekend.
Jul 19, 2021 by Helen Baxter Verified Review


This is my 2nd trip to Oak Logde Clamping and still love it. It has everything you need for a great camping trip. There is loads of space between tents so you have your own space, the showers and toilets are super clean, tents have everything you need, electricity, mugs, cups and plates etc. Really great spot. Would highly recommended!
Jun 23, 2021 by Ellie

Weekend of pure joy

Extremely enjoyable weekend spent with friends. The staff were friendly, the facilities are above and beyond what you would normally expect at a campsite. Lots to do and explore. Plenty of comfort. Highly recommend Oak Lodge for the perfect weekend getaway, with or without the kids.
Jun 23, 2021 by Jake

Rural Retreat

I booked 5 tents for my 66th birthday so that my brother and daughters families could all be together. We had 6 children with us as well. The weather was perfect and some people let off some fireworks on Saturday night, after respectfully asking if we minded, which added to the experience. The bell tents are well equipped and have enough electric to charge phones. Outside they all have picnic tables, barbecues, and fire pits. You will need to bring camping chairs or loungers and charcoal although they may sell it. Every tent has a stock of wood but it’s only £4 to top up. Everything else is provided. We had our own camping stoves and kettle, as going across to the caravan kitchen is a bit much if you just want a cuppa. We loved the little cafe run by the daughters of the owners and one morning we lost our 3 year old to find she was painting stones in the cafe. The plane in the tree and the ship were a great success with the children and they all went feral, finding they could do without sleep for three nights. It was very hot but there are plenty of trees for shade and a large dome if it rains, as a party type area. The showers, toilets and washing up facilities are clean and luxurious. You can visit horses, chickens, geese and cats There are amazing details, like animals carved into the bigger fire pits. Overall an amazing experience. Less than 10 miles there is St. Helens picnic site with a child friendly, shallow river for paddling, kayaks and paddle boards set in the forest, and I recommend the walks in the forest centre. We did the musical walk on the last day. Overall loads to recommend it.
Jun 16, 2021 by penny25

Amazing service

Owners have clearly thought everything through extensively to ensure your stay is comfortable, clean and enjoyable. Space between tents is great, kids area is fantastic (we didn't have kids with us but the aeroplane was cool!) Toilets and showers were clean and the tent was lovely and spacious. We were impressed with the amount of things provided. Plates, dishes, fruit, marshmellows, fire wood, charcoal, bbq, fire pit, bbq utensils, soap and toilet paper all included. Facilities on site were great with a shop and freshly made coffee with a variety of milks! Staff were all friendly and accommodating and wanted nothing more than for you to enjoy your stay. We will definitely be returning. Well deserved 5 star review.

Great Glamping trip and staff

We had a great two day stay in 6m bell tent, 2 adults and kids aged 7 and 4. 6m was larger than needed for us, would easily accommodate 6 people. The facilities were cleaned regularly, hot showers throughout the day, clean toilets. Lots provided in terms of cutlery, BBQ, Table and chairs, wood, bedding, warm quilts. The kids enjoyed the swings, plane and pirate ship. Tents are well spaced out. Camping does get old overnight so bring warm clothes at night. Nathan the host was very friendly and attentive. Would recommend.

Just what the Dr ordered !

What a wonderful place . Having spent over a year in isolation this was such a tonic. Seeing the grandchildren have the best time was a joy. They had the freedom whilst being close enough to be supervised. The owners couldn’t have done more ... they were welcoming, extremely helpful and fastidious on the cleaning front . Tents were comfortable and well equipped . Even the sun was out which made for the most perfect magical weekend . The only downside was we only had 2 nights! Already looking at booking again .... but for longer !
May 31, 2021 by Sheila smart Verified Review

Quirky, cool and laidback fun

We booked the whole site for our friends 40th birthday! It was such a beautiful and chilled environment and the staff couldn’t do more to help - but at the same time left us to our own devices. Highly recommend
May 31, 2021 by Sorayah Anderson

The most magic weekend.

The whole weekend was completely enchanting from beginning to end. The facilities were very clean and perfectly situated. The site itself was so well designed and put together. I had the most relaxing time. Even the rain could not dampen the mood. The hosts were amazing and so helpful and accommodating. Can’t wait to return next year!!
May 24, 2021 by Ria Tapner-Robinson

Fantastic site, with lovely hosts

Stayed at Oak lodge for a full weekend with friend for their birthdays, cant wait to go back.There's all you'll need on site to have a family or friends adventure. The showers facilities are just as you find in a 4 star hotel which makes camping so much more of a pleasant experience. The quirky kitchen was one of my favourites. Really recommend a visit to oak lodge glamping
May 21, 2021 by Matthew hensman

Best glamping experience i have ever had

The decor was amazing with the plane stuck in the trees and also the pirate ship
May 18, 2021 by Mohamed Conteh

A beautiful space to make special memories

We recently stayed at Oak Lodge and had the most amazing time. The tents were lovely, we had rain at at no point did the tents feel damp or to cold. The showers were better than some hotels i have stayed in!! Everything was kept so clean! The kitchen was just a lovely touch, to go down in the morning and get a cup of tea was so nice. The hosts were incredible and couldn't do enough for us. I am so grateful we found this peaceful, beautiful space and I can't wait to re visit.
May 17, 2021 by Gemma

An Amazing Weekend!

The campsite itself is stunning so many great touches. The tents were spacious, clean and so many great touches like the fridge and picnic things. The toilets and showers were so clean throughout the whole weekend and the hosts were so friendly and helpful. Would totally recommend!
May 17, 2021 by Tara


Came here glamping for a weekend with a birthday crew and had an amazing time! The site is spacious, green and picturesque. The tent itself was well presented with all the small things like electricity, covered bed, fairly lights & a fridge that one would need for the weekend. The icing on the cake was the showers and toilets which were extremely clean and tidy throughout the weekend. Couldn’t recommend a better site to camp at. Will certainly return :-)
May 17, 2021 by Ash

Great weekend

Had a lovely time, it was nice being able to star gaze whilst toasting marshmallows on the fire pit, the bathrooms were very clean and I was impressed with the size of the showers,I also liked the mosaic sinks too,there was very clean facilities to wash up too,it was also good that there was use of a cooker, however I did not use the oven as I wanted to enjoy bbq food with full bbq taste and even though it took me a while to get the hang of it i enjoyed the experience of making my own fires too,the staff were all friendly and checked if I needed anything regularly and even provided extra blankets and a hot water bottle on the cooler nights,I would definitely recommend oak lodge to friends and family .


Me and my sister have recently just come back from oak lodge and we had a fantastic time the bathrooms were spotless we even got to have our own bathroom as there was only a few of us on the site at the time. We was checked on every night to make sure we had everything we wanted

Beautiful site fabulous for families

We have just got back from staying at Oak Lodge and can hand on heart say it was one of our best camping experiences. Nathan and Maeve were absolutely lovely and couldn't have done more for us. The bell tents themselves are beautifully done out, lovely touches such as flowers and fairylights all added to the relaxing atmosphere. There are electric points too for charging phones etc. We loved having a fire pit and a BBQ and everyday Nathan would pop by to see if we were okay and needed more logs/charcoal. The toilet/shower facilities were absolutely spotless (cleaned on numerous occasions throughout the day) and really nicely done out too with Moroccan style wash basins and tiles...the powerful rain shower was a blessing too. We went with my husband and I plus our three young children (my 6yr old son and twin girls who turned 4 yesterday). Nathan and Maeve turned up in the morning with a unicorn balloon, a card each for the girls and a Llama birthday cake. Such a generous and kind gesture. The campsite itself is set amongst lots of mature oak trees, with a plane up a tree for the kids to play in (very quirky) and a pirate boat with ropes and rigging. My little gang particularly liked all the rope swings dotted about the site. The added bonus was the cafe which creates delicious coffee and beverages (all products bought ethically, which I particularly liked). All in all...it is a fabulous camp site. We had a wonderful time (even in all the stormy weather). The kindness and friendliness of Nathan and Maeve gave a very warm vibe to the campsite and definitely made our camping experience for the whole family very memorable. Thank you so much. We will be recommending you to all our friends and hope to come back and stay again in the future.
Aug 28, 2020 by Ali Mountain

Hidden Gem!

Oak Lodge Glamping is a hidden gem! For our first glamping experience this exceeded all expectations. We had the best time. The site had so the site had so many quirky details which we all loved, like the real life plane that looks like it had crashed landed in the trees and the amazing pirate ship, they are such unique play areas that our children loved, as well as all the rope swings. On arrival we followed Maeve on her quad down to the site and once we saw the big field and bell tents dotted around we just said 'wow'! The tent was amazing, the beds were so comfy and warm, we loved the little details like the fairy lights and a little bottle of wine and marshmallows were waiting for us. Our tent had its own fridge which i wasn't expecting but came in very handy and had power to charge phones etc. Each tent has its own bbq, fire pit and picnic bench which was all included. We loved cooking outside while the kids played and sitting round the fire pit roasting marshmallows in the evening. The site facilities were great, they are situated in a lovely log cabin style building and had flushing toilets, large hot showers and everywhere felt clean, there was hand sanitiser outside each cubical. Due to corona virus Maeve gave us our own basket full our cutlery, plates, cups, washing up sponge etc that was our personal items to use during our stay which was a really nice touch. Maeve and Nathan were great hosts, making sure we had everything we needed and nothing was too much trouble. I highly recommend this site and we will definitely be booking to come back in the future, its a 10/10!

Awesome site with fantastic owners

Went last week with my 13 year old son for a few days and absolutely loved the place. Tents really comfy, and the toilets and showers are the best I have seen on any campsite and ruthlessly cleaned all day. Nathan and Maeve (owners) have created a fab setting with a real plan and ship for kids to explore. Recommend this place highly!
Aug 24, 2020 by Mel J

Great little find!

We stayed in a bell tent for one night. We booked the trip to experience a change of scenery and girly catch up after being stuck at home throughout lockdown. We sat outside around the fire and toasted marshmallows until midnight! The site is excellent, the tents are pitched far enough apart so you have your own space away from other guests. To me this was one of the best bits. The views of surrounding fields are lovely, the toilet and shower facilities were exceptionally clean. Our tent was immaculate, all of the bedding was pristine and the decor/fairy lights are a really nice touch. The atmosphere is very relaxed, we received a warm welcome. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely visit again!! Thank you Oak Lodge 😁
Aug 24, 2020 by Kate Dalking Verified Review

Lovely glamping site - just a bit too close to another tent

Fantastic site, especially good for children with lots of space and fantastic tree swings and areas to explore. Amazing pirate ship and aeroplane treehouse! The shower and toilet facilities were very clean and well thought out. The caravan kitchen was very quirky and a great facility. Our bell tent was lovely, beds were comfy and looked beautiful with flowers and fairy lights. Was also a lovely touch to have complimentary marshmallows, fruit, wine and water. The host was very nice and informative. Was such a fantastic experience having a fire pit under the stars and our little girl loved exploring. She didn’t want to come home. I would have given 5 stars however have given 4 as we were situated right next to another bell tent, less than 3 metres between ropes, and so although most bell tents are well spaced, ours wasn’t and we were sat right next to another family in the evening and could hear them in their tent at night. Their lights also meant we couldn’t sleep until they turned them off as they were so close. Obviously you expect a bit of this camping but I felt our tents had been squeezed in a corner and were nowhere near as spaced out as the others. There are definitely more than double the number of tents than the 7 stated on this website so obviously they have added a few more which does mean some tents are less private than stated.
Aug 22, 2020 by Charnley

Spent just 2 nights with our son and grandson in this idyllic place

Well organised and welcoming campsite set amongst beautiful oak trees. Grandson loved the climbing among the pirate ship and plane in a tree. Comfortable tent and clean facilities. Much enjoyed our brief break, thankyou.
Aug 22, 2020 by Peter Wills Verified Review


If you are looking for an authentic camping trip with comfort then Oak Lodge has it all! From arrival on site we were shown around the facilities which are cleaned numerous times a day. The toilets and shower block are situated in a wooden cabin in the woods but the cleanliness is that of hotel standards. The showers were hot and clean! The staff went above and beyond bring kindling, logs and charcoal when ever it was needed. The bell tents has comfortable bed, remember it is camping so not 5star hotel luxury but clean and comfortable. There was enough space for our family of 4 and a crate for the dog. You could charge a phone or tablet, and there was a caravan on site to make hot drinks and plug in hair dryers. All in all a great camping experience without the wet sweaty tents on a cold hard floor. The fire pit had lots of use for toasting marshmallows and keeping warm at night under the stars. 10/10 will be booking for next year.
Aug 21, 2020 by Toni Beeken

Fantastic Site

We’ve been camping for a few years now and this is definitely up there with the best! The site is really well laid out, loads of space for children of all ages to run about. Can honestly say that the showers are amazing, and the toilets too. Lovely walk through the woods at Lynton Stag. Will definitely be recommending this site to our friends and we’ll be revisiting too.

Family friendly glamping run by friendly family:)

We spent five nights at Oak Lodge in a lovely bell tent. From complimentary mini bottle of wine and dish of fruit, to marshmallows, campfire logs, kindling & BBQ charcoal, this made for a welcome start! Each tent has its own fire pit and BBQ. The facilities are really nice and Nathan, Maeve and all their helpers do a great job to keep them spotlessly clean. There is always someone around to ask if you need anything too. There is a little cafe on site and a ‘bling’ caravan for making complimentary tea and coffee plus extra cooking facilities. With ‘crashed plane’ treehouse (awesome!) and wonderful pirate ship, rope swings, swing seats and hammocks, this is a great place for kids to run free (and adults too!). Camp fires, toasted marshmallows, star gazing, horses, hot weather (lucky us!) fabulous ❤️Hey

Family friendly glampsite run by friendly family :)

We spent five nights at Oak Lodge in a lovely bell tent. From complimentary mini bottle of wine and dish of fruit, to marshmallows, campfire logs, kindling & BBQ charcoal, this made for a welcome start! Each tent has its own fire pit and BBQ. The facilities are really nice and Nathan, Maeve and all their helpers do a great job to keep them spotlessly clean. There is always someone around to ask if you need anything too. There is a little cafe on site and a ‘bling’ caravan for making complimentary tea and coffee plus extra cooking facilities. With ‘crashed plane’ treehouse (awesome!) and wonderful pirate ship, rope swings, swing seats and hammocks, this is a great place for kids to run free (and adults too!). Camp fires, toasted marshmallows, star gazing, horses, hot weather (lucky us!) fabulous ❤️

Lovely family run glamping

We visited as two families of four and had a really great time. The three year olds spent most of their time playing in the pirate ship and plane tree houses. The site is good for small kids as it's fenced in and no bodies of water around and there are some horses and geese to look at. The showers and toilets were very clean. Maeve and Nathan and team were very welcoming hosts. We drove to the beach on one of the days (a beautiful sandy one) and went wild swimming in some nearby river spots which had shallow entry points. We'd definitely visit again.


Fantastic site run by fantastic and genuine people. Nothing was too much trouble - even sorting us out a great kayaking trip at the last minute. Facilities were super. The woodland playground was amazing for kids, with an aeroplane in a tree, chainsaw carvings and several of the biggest rope swings you’ve ever seen. Some really lovely added touches too - fridges, complimentary logs and marshmallows, The owners really care about you enjoying your stay. It feels like much more than a business to them.
Aug 14, 2020 by Tasha

Hidden Gem

Oak Lodge Glamping is a hidden gem! We booked this trip last minute and didn’t know what to expect but for our first glamping experience it totally exceeded our expectations. We wasn’t sure if we were in the right place when we arrived as there was only a small camping sign but we were greeted as we pulled in and followed Maeve the owner down to camp. Once we saw the campsite we just said wow! The tent was so lovely and campsite had loads of space and lots of trees. We stayed in a 6m bell tent which had lovely finishing touches, like battery powered fairy lights, 3 comfortable warm beds, a fridge (which I wasn’t expecting but came in very handy in the hot weather) a lamp, power and a few little goodies :) Outside we had a bbq, firepit and picnic table which were great for cooking dinner and roasting marshmallows. The campsite had flushing toilets and great shower facilities which were all very clean. We loved the unique play areas like the real plane in the tree and the huge pirate ship which our kids loved. There is so much attention to details and we loved exploring the site finding different rope swings and having a drink in the on-site coffee shop. We stayed during lockdown and felt the site was really spread out and clean. There was hand sanitiser outside all toilets and showers. We were given our own basket of cutlery and plates etc on arrival which was a nice touch. Maeve and Nathan were brilliant hosts and did all they could to make our stay comfortable, nothing was too much trouble. We will definitely be going back! Brilliant stay x

Gorgeous site run by fantastic people

We hosted a couple of birthdays at Oak Lodge and had a brilliant experience. The site is gorgeous - plenty of space and trees, an amazing pirate ship and plane for kids and even an on-site coffee shop where you can get a good flat white. The tents are set up beautifully, with lovely bedding, flowers, fairy lights, fruit and even little bags of marshmallows and mini bottles of wine and sparkling water, with piles of firewood provided for your own fire and a hamper of cutlery and cooking equipment. The facilities are fantastic and kept sparklingly clean, with hand sanitizer provided around the site. Maeve, Nathan, Marley and Nicole could not have looked after us better or made a more special place. Thank you!
Aug 4, 2020 by Louise F

Loved it!

Lovely glamp site set up in a beautiful countryside location surrounded by oak trees and open fields. The friendly owners and staff provide everything and anything you might need to make your stay comfortable and memorable (extra blankets, fridge, gas cooker, fire logs etc), all you need to bring is your own towel. Facilities are kept very clean and it site is very family friendly without feeling like a ‘kids place’. Highly recommend it and can’t wait to come back next year...


A great experience for the children and a lovely, clean place to stay. We went with another family and we were all very impressed with the provision and facilities at the camp site. The staff were very nice and helpful too. We can’t wait to stay again!
Jul 28, 2020 by Vikki

Brilliant family site!

We loved the site; from the super clean showers and loos, to the fab pirate ship and safe, quiet site. Our kids loved feeding the horses and the stars were amazing. Thank you!
Jul 27, 2020 by Fay thompson Verified Review

Fantastic Glamping experience

We have just got back from 3 fantastic nights away at Oak Lodge Glamping. We are a family of four (children ages 9 and 11). The tent was clean, warm and cosy. The beds were comfortable with plenty of blankets (I took extra but didn’t need them). The hosts were friendly and the camp site was well maintained. The toilet and showering facilities are great and really well maintained. There are some interesting things dotted around the site which kept the children entertained (a plane, in a tree!) and we had a great few nights away. We entertained ourself in Thetford Forest trying mountain biking and go ape. I would highly recommend!

Shhhhh.....I want this as my new secret!

Please don’t tell everyone about Oak Lodge Glamping!! We had the most wonderful few days and felt completely refreshed. I have never stayed at a campsite with such impeccably clean facilities. The tents we gorgeous and the beds comfy....a very far cry from my roll-mat days!! We hardly saw the children...they had the most amazing sense of freedom which was just utterly priceless after the lockdown. Save a space for me as I will definitely be back!!
Jul 26, 2020 by Carola

amazing, amazing, amazing 👏

This glamping site is amazing, amazing, amazing! 👏 Surrounded by beautiful English countryside, the glamping tents are large and spacious with big comfy beds and each tent comes with a small fire pit which was a lovely addition. The toilet and shower facilities were fantastic and you can even get coffee, tea and a choice of THREE types of hot chocolate on site 😊 absolutely loved it, glamping perfection - will absolutely be back!
Jul 22, 2020 by Becky

Tranquility personified

I experienced a truly joyous stay at Oak Lodge. From the spacious, yet cozy yurt to the lushes green space we were surrounded by. Every box possible was ticked. Camping in style. We were even spoiled by an on site barista! What more can you ask for. Ten out of ten.
Jul 21, 2020 by Dan Spackman

A wonderful summer escape.

In all honesty, a summer holiday was looking like a bit of a long-shot this year, but thanks to Oak Lodge we were able to have a wonderful weekend in the English Countryside at a very reasonable price. Staff were really welcoming, tents and bedding were clean and extrememly comfortable, and hygenie facilities were meticulously maintained. Couldn't reccommend more!
Jul 20, 2020 by Leon Bonés

Beautiful place for a relaxing get away

I had the pleasure of staying at oak Lodge just after lockdown ended and it ticked absolutely every box. The tents are spacious, the beds are comfortable and clean, the toilets are very clean and the showers are hot and powerful the surrounding area is beautiful and the campsite has so many things to explore. There is so much for everyone to do, the kids were playing non stop in the pirate ship and plane and I think i enjoyed them just as much. The place is such a lovely quirky place for a getaway and Nathan and maeve were lovely gracious hosts. Its a shame I can only give it 5 stars. I will definitely be back.
Jul 20, 2020 by Tom

Magical place with fantastic amenities

We had the most amazing time whilst we were here just after lockdown. The showers are cleaner, hotter and more powerful than my own. Super clean toilets and washing up area. We ordered the breakfast baskets which included delicious produce from the local butcher which we cooked on our own fire outside our tents which was a lovely experience. Comfortable bed and the tents were beautifully made up. We had everything we needed and the child in our group loved playing on the real life pirate ship and plane up in the tree. The owners were attentive and made sure we had everything we needed. 5 stars would definitely recommend, it was amazing!
Jul 20, 2020 by Kizzy Hayday-Wellard

Perfect glamping experience

Beautiful site with amazing bell tents. The facilities are all such high quality! Showers are better than in most hotels! Owners were incredibly accommodating and supplied everything we could have hoped for. If you want the perfect glamping experience, look no further. Thanks!!
Jul 20, 2020 by Fin Bar

Beautiful Camping

We had a great time at Oak Lodge. Lovely and relaxed site, beatiful big bell tents, very friendly and welcoming hosts and amazing shower facilities. Cannot recommend highly enough.
Jul 20, 2020 by Izaak


I was blown away by the set up and location on arrival and felt like our bell tent was a little bit of my kind of heaven – comfy beds, great lighting. Everyone working on the site was incredibly friendly and helpful and the surrounding area was lovely to explore. I can't wait to go back again. Thanks so much
Jul 20, 2020 by Bec

beautiful setting, great facilities

Fantastic tents and facilities, really loved my time here.
Jul 20, 2020 by Danny harries


We loved this site, we were welcomed and given a. tour on arrival, the tents were so well set up with duvets, a lamp and little treats like wine and marshmallows. You also get a fire pit and bbq with seating. The best bits however was waking up to a Shetland pony who joined us for breakfast, the beautiful horses on site and the light aircraft in the tree you can play in. Nearby is the river Ouse that you can swim in and beautiful country walks. Loved it, had the most magic time here.

Fantastic experience! Can't wait to do it again!

We had an outstanding weekend here with my husband and my 4yo son! The staff was welcoming and very helpful and gave us also ideas of what to see outside the campsite. Despite the weather that wasn't as lovely as we hoped, we had so much fun! Each Bell tent is furnished with quirky and cute things and very, very clean. Facilities are kept immaculate, toilets/showers are regularly cleaned (frequently during the day) and the kitchen area (on the coolest camper van) is tidy and available for everyone to use (it was lovely to meet other glampers there in the morning while preparing coffee or frying eggs). Lots to do for kids, the land is massive and safe for them to run freely. The airplane on the tree was the highlight for my boy as well as the horses. Barbecue and firepit are provided and an initial ration of woods/charcoal and you can purchase additional woods and charcoal on-site if needed. Overall a great experience (it was our first glamping) and we will definitely return!

Absolutely brilliant

A really lovely experience (despite the weather - it started to rain when we arrived and stopped when we left!!!) Beautiful accommodation (we were in a bell tent). Very spacious and homely. Great facilities. Will be back to enjoy, hopefully in sunnier, drier times!


This was our 1st visit & already my daughter is asking when can we go back. Great site with remarkable facilities. Staff couldn't help you enough & the grounds are astonishing. Pets welcome, everything provided in a cool & quirky way. Great plane treehouse & plenty of hidden swings within the trees. fire pits & bbq's supplied with your own picnic benches. Great local farm shops & supermarkets near by with Thetford go ape 10 mins away. thank you so much for making our wk end so memorable. See you soon.

Great Glamping!

Just back from an overnight stay with our two children at this lovely site. Never been glamping before, but would definitely return here, such a great place to stay. Staff were really friendly and helpful, they came out as we arrived and took us straight down to our bell tent, they took the time to explain everything to us and offered to show us round the site (we declined as it was sadly raining when we arrived!) so instead they pointed out where everything was. Tent was beautifully laid out, lovely warm duvets, with nice touches like fruit, a small bottle of wine and battery powered fairy lights. There was also a small generator with plug power point for a small lamp and presume you could have charged phones (we'd decided to have a phone free weekend so didn't need to use the power). Shower and toilet facilities were really well decorated and immacutely clean (we could see the block from our tent and noticed that the staff were regularly checking and cleaning them). The tents are all well spaced out so we felt like we had our own space away from the other campers. Having the fire pit and bbq provided plus the kitchen caravan was really helpful as was the provision of logs and charcoal you could buy if needed. We took our own camping chairs to sit round the fire pit and there was a picnic bench provided. Kids (6 and 8) loved exploring the site and saying hello to the horses and resident cat. They also loved the plane treehouse and rope swings. Overall wouldn't hesitate to recommend and would love to visit again.

Fantastic Glamping

Lovely and relaxed setting with well spaced Glampsites, very friendly hosts and nicest and cleanest toilet and showers I have experienced.

A fantastic stay

What a cool glampsite! Loved the added touches of the plane in the tree, the swings, the CUTEST cat walking around not to mention how clean and great the facilities were. Wednesday was also very nice and made us feel welcome.

A fantastic experience - we'll definitely be back

We absolutely loved our stay at Oak Lodge! Such a wonderful campsite with fantastic facilities and brilliant staff. They we so friendly and couldn't do enough for us! There are so many little details which really enhance the experience as well. Thank you for a wonderful stay :)
Jun 23, 2019 by Chloe Verified Review

An amazing place

This was our first time glamping and my first time camping. The site is beautiful, the tent was clean, comfortable and the extra touches like the fruit and wine were an unexpected and lovely surprise. We were greeted as soon as we got on site and shown around with enough detail, yet without it being over-bearing. The tents are spaced a good distance apart so we felt like we had more than enough space and privacy. The BBQ, fire pit and picnic bench made for a lovely evening, oh and the free marshmallows were a great touch! I was a little apprehensive about the shared toilet and shower facilities, but they were amazingly clean (I saw someone there cleaning almost every time I looked) and very spacious. We don't have children, but lots of other people there did and it was lovely to see them running around, climbing trees, making dens, playing hide-and-seek and exploring the aeroplane in the tree (yes, there is an aeroplane in the tree with working controls!). Just a note that there isn't a local shop or supermarket nearby (as far as we could see online), so we had to go for a bit of a drive to get food and drink for the night as we hadn't factored that in. We will definitely be back, thank you.
May 30, 2019 by Tara and Ben Verified Review

Awesome - can’t wait to go back !

Just come back from a 2 night stay and we couldn’t be more impressed. The first thing that struck us was the friendliness and helpfulness of the owners and all of the staff. Literally nothing was too much trouble and they kept checking on us to make sure we had everything we needed. On Easter Sunday they even came round and gave all the kids a treat from the Easter bunny. The place is great , fantastic play area for the kids and lots of tree swings for them. There’s lots of space and all of the tents have lots of room unlike others I have been to and been cramped in. Facilities are also good, we stayed in a bell tent which was very roomy and beds very comfy. The showers and toilets are immaculate and look like they are brand new. You also literally only have to take towels as all of the usual camping things you need to take are already there .... shower gel, shampoo, washing up liquid, sponges, plates, cutlery, I could go on and on but such stress free camping. The most amazing thing was the use of the fire pits ( first bag of logs and kindling provided ) and the bbq’s. All in all lovely place, lovely people, exactly why you go glamping in the first place .... 💕💕
Apr 22, 2019 by Leesh Verified Review

Tranquil woodland glamping with everything you need

We stayed in one of the bell tents at Oak Lodge as a party of four adults and one child. The surroundings are just as in the photos, lots of space, peaceful and with all the essentials provided. Really nice shower and toilet facilities, which makes a real difference. Maeve and Nathan were really friendly and responded quickly to any questions or requests that we had. A really nice (if a bit chilly!) autumn weekend in lovely surrounding. Many thanks.
Oct 1, 2018 by Hayley Verified Review

Peace & tranquil

Beautiful spot, the whole stay was a joy, even with a spot or two of rain. The site is on sand below the grass so drains quickly. The website is exactly what you get, the pictures, the location and the facilities. The staff were friendly and helpful. All in all an excellent stay and just what we hoped for and more..... thank you Oak Lodge. Xx
Aug 28, 2018 by Paula & Paul

Perfect glamping site for a big group with or without kids!

We stayed in bell tents for two nights over a long weekend. We (10 adults and 8 kids) all enjoyed our glamping holiday despite the occasional showers. Maeve and the staff members are all very helpful and attentive. The beds are warm and comfortable, the toilets and showers are kept clean and tidy at all times. We've done serious camping with our own gears for many years but decided that we should deserve a bit of luxury while still enjoying fresh air. Oak Lodge Glamping is a perfect place! We will definitely come back.
Aug 27, 2018 by Os & Friends


We had a lovely time glamping at oak lodge. The tents were good and the facilities available we really nice too. Clean and tidy. The owners were really helpful too on arrival and in the run up. Would definately come again - couldn’t have asked for much more really.
Aug 14, 2018 by Happy Glamper

A terrific place to stay

We only stayed for one night at Oak Lodge but found it a lovely spot to stay. The staff were first rate, very friendly and helpful, showing us places to visit and eat. Facilities were also of a high standard, the kitchen/caravan had cutlery and condiments all clean and in good condition. Washing and showering facilities also very good.
Jul 29, 2018 by Robin Smith

Everything was amazing !

Came here for a joint 18th birthday party and it was so much fun! All of us were treated so well and felt really welcomed, as the staff were so friendly and lovely. All the facilities were brilliant, even had a fire pit, the tents had such cute details and so clean and tidy. I would definitely recommend this cosy place to anyone looking for a fab night/weekend stay , even planing my next visit !
Jul 21, 2018 by Charlee

Nice setting

11 of us stayed at the site for 2 nights in 5 tents. There were several issues. 14 tents when we were led to believe 7 in the field. Means not enough fridge, kitchen or shower/toilet facilities. We queued for showers and ran out of loo paper. No facilities in the tent to dry your hair, put make up on, sit comfortably. Why no mirror or chairs? Also the tent was crawling in ants. It’s the county I know but there are cobwebs all over and I don’t think they’re thoroughly cleaned. The bed was clean and very comfortable though. Bit of an issue with maintenance-stinging nettles absolutely everywhere need to be kept very short as flip flops are a nightmare. Leaks in toilets, washing up area has leaks from all the taps, no cold water in the shower room to clean teeth... Overall the setting is lovely but there’s absolutely no attention to detail. This site has the potential to be glamping but currently it’s camping. It’s more luxurious when I camp with all my own gear.
Jul 6, 2018 by Jane

Wonderful weekend

My family and I stayed at Oak Lodge for two nights. As soon as we arrived we were greeted by the owners who showed us to our tent and the amenities around. They were absolutely lovely people, couldn’t do enough to help. The showers and toilet block are outstanding - immaculately clean and look brand new. The camp itself is well kept and there is a quirky gypsy caravan that provides a small fridge, kettle and crockery that you can share with the other guests on site. Again this is immaculately clean. The owners come past frequently to check everything is ok. Inside the tent was gorgeous, three beds (a double and two singles for the children) and it was decorately beautifully with tea lights, fairy lights and beautiful tables. I would recommend anybody stay here and I am definitely looking to re-book again soon. Thank you for a wonderful stay - outstanding accommodation!
May 28, 2018 by Shân

Full back to basics experience

Loved this place, will definately be looking at coming back in the future, the grounds were a lovely setting, lighting up the fire pit at night with a great view of the stars can’t be beaten.
May 7, 2018 by Lee

Fun, cosy birthday treat!

Myself and three friends came to Oak lodge to celebrate a 30th birthday. We had spent the morning paint balling in Thetford forest and then headed over to the campsite, so it was so lovely to spend the evening chilling, laughing and spending some much needed quality time together. Our tent was immaculate and decorated for the birthday girl. The added marshmallows and wine was an absolute bonus! The toilets and showers were so clean and inviting. The staff were friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We were given complimentary wood for our fire pit & spend the evening warming ourselves around it and listening to music. I would highly recommend this site to anyone- friends, families and couples.
Apr 30, 2018 by Sorrell

Fab little stay

We went with three families (8 adults, 7 kids, all under five) over a long weekend and had a great time. Maeve and her partner did their best to look after us and there was plenty of stuff to keep the tots occupied and happy. The caravan with shared kitchen and large outdoor dining table was a bonus.
May 31, 2017 by Cam

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