Kessingland

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £8.35 to £14.10* Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites next to or within walking distance of a beach

    Top site for beaches

This campsite is just over a mile from the beach and next to Africa Alive wildlife park.

The glorious beaches of the Suffolk coast are just one of the draws for our lovely Kessingland Club campsite which is tucked away behind the former fishing village with which is shares its name.

The campsite is spacious and well presented with level pitches, a family shower room, laundry and disabled facilities as well as a small site shop selling essentials.

The sand/shingle Kessingland Beach, is just a mile and a half from the campsite. This huge expanse of sand and sand hills (seals can be spotted from here) is popular with families. The beach also runs into Benacre nature reserve - famous for bird sightings every spring as migrating birds hit British land fall.

The area around our Kessingland campsite is great for animal lovers – in addition to Benacre you can see 300 species of birds at the RSBP reserve at Minsmere and right next door to the campsite is Africa Alive wildlife park, home to more than 80 species of animals from around Africa. Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens near Great Yarmouth has a tiger compound and tree-top walk to view the animals.

Lowestoft has everything you need for a traditional British seaside holiday from Victorian Seafront Gardens, fountains and two piers, plus Blue Flag award winning beaches. The sandy Lowestoft Beach, North Claremont has two piers and a number of cafes and seafront shops. The vast expanse of sand of the Blue Flag Lowestoft Beach, South Claremont makes it the ideal beach for sunbathing and sandcastles. Beach huts can be hired and there is an area with shops.

Head south to the beautiful seaside resort of Southwold. The town’s Museum and Sailor’s Reading Room provide an insight into the towns maritime past. There’s also a boating lake, Adnam’s Brewery is based in the town and head to the seafront to enjoy the award-winning beach, also famous for its colourful beach huts.

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).

Please note: There are no grass-only pitches at this campsite so an additional pitch fee applies. There are also wind turbines near the campsite so you may hear some noise from them.

Worth Noting

Site has especially hard ground but is well drained. Please be aware that wind turbines are adjacent to site and you may hear some noise. TV signal is poor. When approaching site from the A12 follow the signs to Africa Alive and turn right into the wildlife park entrance road – the site is located 150m down the shared driveway on the left. Please note that Kessingland Beach is shingle and dogs are not allowed when walking towards Southwold.

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Eat Local

Site shop sells locally produced eggs, bacon as well as BBQ packs with meat and poultry sourced from the local farmers.

Facilities

Kessingland 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

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Family shower room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Coastal

  • 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

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome service point

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Public house within one mile

Reviews

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5

Absolutely beautiful resort. The staff are helpful and courteous. Nothing is too much trouble.

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Absolutely beautiful resort. The staff are helpful and courteous. Nothing is too much trouble. The site is immaculate with a beautiful beach. Will definitely return and recommend this park.

  • Location: Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

we love kESSINGLAND .its a lovely site . the managers so friendly and helpful.

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we love kESSINGLAND .its a lovely site . the managers so friendly and helpful. toilet blocks really clean The shop sells most groceries . and a lovely pub end of the road ; LIVINGSTONES is a great pub good beer and great meals we visit this site twice or three times a year, you deserve 5 *****

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

We were given a very warm welcome (even our two dogs were made a fuss of) and allowed to...

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We were given a very warm welcome (even our two dogs were made a fuss of) and allowed to choose our pitch. This was very much appreciated and so different to experiences elsewhere. The facilities were really good - clean and modern. Particularly liked the spacious shower cubicles and hot water. We were fortunate to have a week at a quieter time and had excellent weather. making for a relaxing holiday. My only negative is the distance from the beach - a good 35/40 minutes walk but we found a fabulous walk (where our dogs could walk/run free) to Kessingland Beach. The beach at nearby Covehithe is stunning. Love the area and would definitely return to this site.

  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Small site with camping pods too. These were all booked, so quite a few children.

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Small site with camping pods too. These were all booked, so quite a few children. They were all superbly behaved and obviously having fun. Share driveway with Africa Alive so can walk to it. The only downside woukd be for people towing, gateway is not very wide. Great two-night stop.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 300m from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Lowestoft 4 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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