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).

Worth Noting

There is no designated Motorhome Service Point on site so a hose and a bucket for emptying the tank will be required.

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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5

So much to see in and around Cambridge...

This review is for Cambridge

So much to see in and around Cambridge... Park & Ride is easiest way 2 mins to park, Bus every 10 mins £3.00 return. Angelsey Abbey worth a visit as is the American Cemetery after a whole day at Duxford Air Museum... punting on the River Cam... visit the University Chapel, just the building are wonderful. Be amazed what you can access from this site... Brilliant

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town,Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Peaceful and relaxing stay

This review is for Cambridge

Peaceful and relaxing stay

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

This site is the perfect location for visiting Cambridge and the lovely countryside around.

This review is for Cambridge

This site is the perfect location for visiting Cambridge and the lovely countryside around. Its an easy bus ride or park and ride into Cambridge, or you could cycle (about 3 flat miles each way). Great children's play area which is visible from most parts of the site ... and therefore children can be supervised unobtrusively. The wardens were very friendly and helpful, giving us and our visitors (my brother and his children) a very warm welcome. The only downside was the lack of showers - only one shower block on site and only 6 showers. There was a queue every single morning, even though the site was only half full over Easter. It must be terrible in the summer. Add another shower block, please!! We will be back to this site regularly due to its fabulous location to beautiful Cambridge and friends and relatives, but we may have to shower in the dead of night to beat the queues in the morning.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

Local cycle routes you can safely use with children.

This review is for Cambridge

Local cycle routes you can safely use with children. The deli in Great Shelford wasa delightful stop for lunch. Easy access for cycling into Cambridge, we cycled in along the bus line and cycled back via Grantchester.

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

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.25 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Great Shelford 1.5 miles

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