Eastern England is a truly beautiful area, a magical place of gentle cycling paths, smooth waterways and whimsical windmills. If you’re planning to head to the picturesque area, you’ll want to make sure you pick out one of the best motorhome sites in Eastern England to stay at – that’s where this guide comes in.

In our Top 100 Sites Guide, we’ve picked out the very best motorhome sites in the UK, so you can tour with confidence. It’s unsurprising to see that such a beautiful part of the country is well-represented, with 12 entries.

Noel Coward have described it as “very flat”, but he didn’t know what he was missing – wonderful resorts along the Norfolk and Suffolk coasts, exquisite fishing lakes in the Fens, marvellous walking in the Wolds, and the watery wonder that is the Broads.

In this guide, we’re taking a look at Eastern England’s standout motorhome parks, to help you choose the ideal site to stay at…

The best motorhome sites in Eastern England are…

Colchester Country Park

Cymbeline Way, Colchester, Essex CO3 4AG, colchestercountrypark.com

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 125
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £25-£30
Colchester Country Park

This Colchester-based park, which is a short hop from the town centre and conveniently located for the A12, proved popular with visitors looking to explore this part of Essex. There is a wide variety of accommodation available for caravanners and campers, with a choice of hardstanding and grass pitches, and the park also has a number of leisure lodges for sale. Seasonal pitches are available.

In addition, the site maintains a Gold CaSSOA accredited storage compound for caravans, trailers and motorhomes. The big attraction here is accessibility to the visitor attractions in nearby Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town. Colchester Castle, the zoo and the arts centre are just some of the more popular places. Further afield, you’ll find Beth Chatto’s Plants & Gardens, Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and on the coast, Clacton, Frinton-on-Sea and Mersea Island. It makes a great base for exploring all around, with easy links into the capital by train.

The site itself is spacious, with a large play area for children, and dogs are welcome. Facilities include three amenity blocks with private cubicles, a disabled unit, dishwashing and a launderette. Congratulations to the Regional Winner and the best motorhome site in Eastern England!

Key features

  • Regional Winner
  • Children’s play area
  • Range of accommodation available

We say…

Colchester Country Park provides visitors with a great base for exploring the many attractions in the surrounding area.

Brookside Country Park

Stather Road, Burton-upon-Stather DN15 9DH, brooksidecountrypark.com

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 35
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £27-£32

This adults-only touring park in North Lincolnshire is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with fine views over the River Trent and woodland. The 35 hardstanding touring pitches are neatly separated by laurel hedges and shrubs, and amenities include a centrally heated facilities building providing hot showers, indoor dish washing/food preparation areas and a launderette. The site also has a four-acre dog-walking zone, and excellent hiking trails in the near vicinity, all offering gorgeous views.

Key features

  • Adults-only
  • Open all year
  • Four-acre dog-walking area
  • Good facilities

We say…

If you’re looking for an adults-only park with great views and excellent hiking trails nearby, Brookside Country Park could be the destination to head to.

Delph Bank Touring Park

Old Main Road, Fleet Hargate, Holbeach PE12 8LL, delphbank.co.uk 

  • Open: April – October
  • Touring pitches: 45
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £25-£33
Delph Bank Touring Park

Located between the historic towns of Spalding and King’s Lynn in the heart of the Fens, this six-acre adults-only park is a welcome retreat. There’s a a village pub, tea room, restaurant and farm shop within walking distance, and a local bus service every half hour to Spalding and King’s Lynn.

Cyclists and walkers will enjoy exploring the waterways, byways and cycle routes. Facilities include wet-room showers, dishwashing/laundry room and a disabled suite. Pets are welcome and there’s a two-acre dog walk on site.

Key features

  • Adults-only
  • Good for cyclists and walkers
  • Dog walk on site

We say…

Cyclists and walkers are sure to enjoy exploring the nearby routes on offer at this peaceful park.

Fields End Water

Benwick Road, Doddington PE15 0TY, www.fieldsendwater.co.uk

  • Open: 1 March – 30 November (open a week over New Year)
  • Touring pitches: 72
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £21-£36
Fields End Water

This five-star site centres on three carp fishing lakes and offers touring and camping accommodation, plus six luxury lodges with hot tubs. Dogs are welcome and site facilities include a shop, shower and toilet blocks, disabled access, a café and a bait shop.

Fishing is available from 24 swims around the 2.5-acre Pit and 28 around the Pool; species include carp, chub, barbel, perch, roach and tench. Among many local places of interest are Ely Cathedral and the city of Peterborough.

Key features

  • Adults-only
  • On-site fishing

We say…

Anglers will enjoy a stay at Fields End Water, with the picturesque site also offering excellent facilities and a good base for exploring the local places of interest.

Grooby’s Pit

Steeping Road, Thorpe St Peter PE24 4QT, fishskegness.co.uk

  • Open: 15 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 18
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £25
Grooby's Pit

This adults-only campsite provides visitors with a peaceful retreat that is only seven miles away from Skegness. It’s a site that is popular with anglers, thanks to the two-acre coarse fishing lake (bream, tench, roach, barbel, carp, perch, rudd, pike and eels) and a nursery lake.

Motorhome pitches overlook the main lake and are well served by a heated toilet/shower block, an indoor washing-up area and a dog shower. If you’re after a more luxurious experience, try a deluxe camping pod with private fishing platform and hot tub. The site is also great to head to for bird watching, while dog walkers will be pleased to hear there’s a dedicated canine exercise area.

Key features

  • On-site fishing
  • Adults-only
  • Dog friendly

We say…

Nature lovers and anglers will enjoy a stay at this relaxing site.

Haw Wood Farm

Hinton, Dunwich, Saxmundham IP17 3QT, hawwoodfarm.co.uk 

  • Open: 1 March – 14 January
  • Touring pitches: 100
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £22.50-£35
Haw Wood Farm

Haw Wood Farm covers 14 acres of land, just five miles from the Suffolk coast. This beautiful site prides itself on its natural setting and has won a David Bellamy Conservation Award for the past six years.

Green initiatives include woods, a wildflower meadow and a dog-walking field of wild grasses. It’s bee-friendly, too, with its own hives. The luxury toilets and shower rooms are heated by a biomass boiler, and there are family wet-rooms, a playground and a shop and café. Great local walks include several dog-friendly beaches.

Key features

  • David Bellamy Conservation Award winner
  • Bee-friendly
  • Great nearby walks

We say…

This green site provides visitors with a beautiful base for exploring the Suffolk coast.

Long Acres Touring Park

Station Road, Old Leake, Boston PE22 9RF, long-acres.co.uk

  • Open: 1 March – 8 January
  • Touring pitches: 40
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £21-£26
Long Acres Touring Park

Well positioned for exploring the best of Lincolnshire, this adults-only site is a regular finalist in our Top 100, offering a peaceful retreat in the Fens. The three-acre site is on a strip of land rich in birdlife – barn and tawny owls are often seen, as are woodpeckers.

There’s a heated facilities block, with toilets and showers, an indoor washing-up area and a separate launderette and information room. Cyclists will enjoy the flat routes – the park website has three interesting trails that start from the site.

Key features

  • Adults-only
  • Great for bird watching
  • Three cycle trails start from the site

We say…

Long Acres will be a favourite for spotting birdlife, while the cycle trails will allow you to get active on two wheels.

The Old Brick Kilns

Little Barney Lane, Fakenham NR21 0NL, old-brick-kilns.co.uk

  • Open: 11 March – 3 January
  • Touring pitches: 65
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £22-£38
The Old Brick Kilns

Last year’s Regional Winner, The Old Brick Kilns is another regular in our Top 100. Beautifully maintained with shrubs and hedges dividing the spacious pitches, the natural setting is tranquil; there is also a separate adults-only section. Wildflowers and a wildlife pond attract birds, tadpoles and newts.

The park has won David Bellamy Gold Conservation and Honey Bee Friendly Park awards. On site there are four heated wash blocks, a bar and a shop. The park is only 10 miles from Holkham and Blakeney Point.

Key features

  • Last year’s Regional Winner
  • Adults-only section
  • Winner of David Bellamy Gold Conservation and Honey Bee Friendly Park awards

We say…

2021’s Regional Winner is a beautiful, green base for exploring nearby areas of interest.

Pine Cones Caravan and Camping

A149 Dersingham Bypass, King’s Lynn PE31 6WL, pinecones.co.uk

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 49
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £16-£40
Pine Cones Caravan and Camping

Just a mile from Sandringham House, this site is in prime position for beautiful beaches, such as Holkham, Brancaster and Snettisham, and pretty towns and villages including Holt, Aylsham and Fakenham. It’s a dog-friendly site with an off-lead walking area and a warm dog-wash area.

Other amenities include individual shower rooms, indoor washing-up, launderette, and a children’s woodland adventure play area. Over the past year a new social area has been added, and all pitches have been upgraded.

Key features

  • Open all year
  • Dog-friendly
  • Children’s play area

We say…

This dog-friendly site is perfectly positioned for heading to numerous beaches, towns and villages in the surrounding area.

Run Cottage

Alderton Road, Hollesley, Woodbridge IP12 3RQ, runcottage.co.uk 

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 45
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £26-£34
Run Cottage

Close to Woodbridge in the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this peaceful site is set in five acres of parkland with a large pond and views over farmland. As well as pitches for touring visitors, there are several luxury glamping pods available.

The site provides a modern toilet/shower block, washing-up station, launderette and a range of pitches. There’s a pub close by, a village store within 600 yards and a dog-walking field. Cyclists will enjoy exploring the many local routes.

Key features

  • Open all year
  • Nearby village store and pub
  • Local routes for cyclists to explore

We say…

Head to Run Cottage for a peaceful stay in beautiful surroundings.

Wagtail Country Park

Cliff Lane, Marston, Grantham NG32 2HU

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 70
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £23.30-£35.60
Wagtail Country Park

Located in the Lincolnshire countryside a few miles north of Grantham, this dog-friendly site is rich in wildlife, and home to a wide variety of bird species, including wagtails (of course!), robins, blue tits and owls. The site has a David Bellamy Gold Award for conservation and offers two well-stocked fishing lakes. Facilities include two luxury, heated utility blocks, a laundry room and washing-up areas.

There’s also an on-site beauty room if you feel the need for a spot of pampering! And in the new bar, entertainment is planned for the weekends.

Key features

  • David Bellamy Gold Award winner
  • Well-stocked fishing lakes
  • Open all year
  • Dog-friendly
  • Weekend entertainment in the bar

We say…

There’s something for everyone at this dog-friendly site.

Walnut Lakes

Main Road, Algarkirk, Boston PE20 2LQ, www.walnutlakes.co.uk

  • Open: 15 March – 30 September
  • Touring pitches: 25
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £20–£25
Walnut Lakes

A few mile south of Boston and close to Moulton Marsh Nature Reserve, this site has a mixture of accommodation, including touring pitches and lodges. There are two well-stocked fishing lakes and a variety of hardstanding and grass pitches. Facilities include toilets, showers, washing-up sinks and a launderette.

Dogs are welcome on site and there is a dedicated dog walk. It’s walking distance to the nearest village, where you’ll find a fish and chip shop, post office and local buses. The area is excellent for cyclists, with a network of local cycle lanes.

Key features

  • Adults-only
  • Fishing lakes
  • Dog-friendly
  • Well-situated for cyclists

We say…

Cycling routes, fishing lakes and a dedicated dog walk make this versatile site a great location to consider.


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