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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4.3

We stayed for 4 nights in October 2017.

This review is for Cambridge

We stayed for 4 nights in October 2017. The site has been significantly improved since we were last here 4 years ago. There are now more hard standings and the toilet block has had a major refresh. It is now much cleaner, brighter and warmer. The site could do with a bit more lighting to light the way after dark and all the bins are in the one place behind the toilet block, but it is a great place to stay to meet up with friends and enjoy the sights of Cambridge.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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5

A great example of how a site can be run!👍

This review is for Cambridge

A great example of how a site can be run!👍

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

The site is excellent for those wanting to visit Cambridge. Knowledgeable wardens and well run.

This review is for Cambridge

The site is excellent for those wanting to visit Cambridge. Knowledgeable wardens and well run. My only gripe was just as we were about to take our awning down thunder and torrential rain started. At 11.45 we were approached by the warden about leaving. We explained was just needing to take the empty awning down. He could see everything else was done. To which no empathy shown.I get the site rules but really do we have to be treated like that. There was lots of empty pitches. Apologies for being 10 minutes late. On leaving passing the wardens brushing the water into the grids we were clearly given the cold shoulder.!!!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Having just returned home from a 4 night stay at this site, we would highly recommend it.

This review is for Cambridge

Having just returned home from a 4 night stay at this site, we would highly recommend it. Steve and Dawn along with their team of assistants run a lovely, clean and friendly site and nothing is too much trouble for them. The toilet block was always in a clean condition as was the pot wash area.The site is very dog friendly and has a dog walk as well.The site is located a mile walk from the Park & Ride which then takes about 10 mins to get into Cambridge. There is also a huge garden centre located 1/2 a mile away which can pass away a few hours. All in all, a superb site that we will be returning to.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town,Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger 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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Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

*Members adult price only, additional charges may apply

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