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Breck Farm Caravanning And Camping
Norfolk   (Browse area)
NR25 6QL   See Map
Tel: 01263 588236
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Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 195 Reviews
                8/10 from 195 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant <5 miles   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <1 mile   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <1 mile   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

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Date of Visit: May 2008 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Theholleysx7 2 reviews from this member

Have just returned after spending the late May Bank Holiday at Breck Farm. Although the weather did its normal for a Bank Holiday we stayed put and had a fantastic weekend.

The owners are extremely friendly and helpful and after pointing out the fields to camp in, off we went to pitch our tent. Two huge fields in which you can have a campfire, which I have to say made the weekend. This is the first site we have been on which is camping at its best. My two children were concerned there was no park to play in or shop to go in, or clubhouse! But as we pointed out there were woods to play in, trees to climb, walks to go on, and marshmallows to toast!

The only minor downside is that the toilet facilities although clean, are a long walk, and in busy times with only four showers, can be a long wait. Although saying this there are plans to build a new block opening this summer. In hindsight though this hasn't put us off and we are planning to go back.

Lots to see and do around this area, we took our two kayaks and went to Blakeney on the Saturday. The sea was just a little to rough for the children to handle, but as this is an esturary when the tide goes out its brilliant for them. Had a fantastic day (even caught the sun!). Both my husband and I know this area very well after spending many family holidays in our youth caravanning, so on rainy days there is lots to see and do. The children and I had a ride on the steam train from Sherringham to Weybourne which they enjoyed.

Had a thoroughly brilliant time at Breck Farm, would recommend and will be visiting again ourselves very very soon.

Date of Visit: May 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Stevej180 3 reviews from this member

Just spent the late May Bank Holiday weekend at Breck Farm and we were really impressed. We do prefer more basic 'working farm' campsites than holiday parks, and Breck Farm didn't disappoint. It's basically a huge flat field surrounded by woodlands. We did some walking and cycling - you don't have to look far to find good routes and places to visit. It's half a mile walk to Weybourne station on the preserved steam Poppy Line for example.

Yes the facilties are basic and somewhat few but they are clean, and the site is very good value. It wasn't the best weather this weekend, but we were allowed to light a campfire to keep warm and cosy. I expect we'll be going back.

Date of Visit: May 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Wildgourmet 2 reviews from this member

We just spent the May bank holiday weekend at Breck Farm and are definately going to go back. We thought the weather would be a bit rainy but we had such glorious weather. The site was huge and since the weather forcast was rain for most of the UK the site was not too packed. We stayed in the area where we could have camp fires.
The owners were really friendly and helpful, they sell bags of wood there for £4.00 each and eggs from their chickens. The camp site backs onto a woodlands so you can go for nice walks. The toilet blocks were good but basic, especially the gents and a bit of a trek from the site. The showers are in a newer block and were much nicer than ones I have used in other sites. Good size and the water actually shoots out and you don't end up hugging the wall! £1.00 a time and lasted about 8 minutes. But they have plans to build a bigger new block that should be open this summer.

Cromer, which was about 7-8 miles away is a great seaside town. They have a pier that you can watch people crabbing off of, amusements, and really good dressed crab! Holt is another town about a 5 minute drive away and really great for shopping and pubs. Go to Bakers and Larners of Holt to the butchers for some great meats you can bbq and their cheese counter for snacking!

Overall our trip to Breck Farm far exceed what we expected and are looking forward to our next visit. Definitly recommend this site!

Date of Visit: April 2008 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Gillb 3 reviews from this member

We've just had 5 great days at this site. The boys were happy to be able to run about, play cricket or football or go into the woods at the bottom. We parked so that we were near to the field where campfires are allowed and the boys (8 and 12) loved this, we cooked sausages, onions and sweetcorn one night - great fun! Remember the skewers and tin foil! Most evenings they had a sausage or two to cook! The campfires made the holiday for them!

We enjoyed the free and easy style of this site - e.G. That the kids could play without being frowned at which helped us relax. The facilities are basic but we knew that and it wasnt a problem, worth it to us to have two happy kids!

It is a working farm and one day we saw a calf just one hour old and there are lots of chickens running around. We would definitely stay there again and highly recommend it to you if you have kids or prefer a basic site without big brother owners on your back with a list of rules! The only rule was that fires should be in the one field designated for fires. Cheap too at £12 a night including electric hook up.

There is a Morrisons in Cromer about 7 miles away and a local post office a mile or so away. BeWILDerwood is about 40 minutes away and fantastic - recommend this if you are in the area - zip wires, big slides and tree bridges etc, a boat trip and adults can go on most things too! Also they didnt try to sell things to the kids, happy for you to bring a picnic and at £10 each we thought it was great value.

Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Foliage 1 review from this member

Me 3 kids of 12, 10 and 3 and elderly parents of 70+ who havent camped before!
This was our first visit to Breck farm and we were pleasantly surprised that this type of site is still available.
The weather predicted that this week was going to be the best of 2007 so 2 weeks before, this was the only site on the north Norfolk coast with any availability (having seen Pinehills at Wells go down hill in the last few years).
On arrival we were directed to the far field as we wanted to have the option of having a camp fire.
The site was pretty quiet due to the weather forecast being wrong and strong winds and rain are now forecast.
We found that the facilities were VERY basic but this was a small price to pay (baby wipes are always usefull) for the back to basics camping holiday that we had.
Great fun was had by all, even when on Friday afternoon/evening another 20+ tents pitched up in the middle of our football pitch / cricket field / frisby line.
The highlight for the young and the old was the camp fire to toast marshmallows or olive oil and balsamic vinegar dipped bread in.
The wood costs £3.50 a bag and we got through 2 bags per night but you can go foraging in the woods for your own if you prefer.
The camp shop (table outside the farmhouse kitchen) supplies eggs and any local produce in season all reasonably priced.
The only thing that we thought was missing were maps of where you are and what you can do or go to from here.
In saying that Kelling Heath campsite is just through the woods (7 mins on a bike) and they have loads of maps , great showers and really good nature tails etc. For the kids.
We will definitely be returning to this site and probably with a few others due to the relaxed atmosphere and space available.

Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Norfolkcamper 1 review from this member

I visit Breck Farm several times a year and love the relaxed atmosphere and open space.
The family are very helpful and do there utmost to maintain a quiet site even at busy periods.
Next year the owners have informed me they are going to build a new toilet and shower block and improve there other facilities.

Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: L.mcghee3 1 review from this member

Just returned from a week's stay at Breck Farm. It was a very enjoyable time, helped by the fact that we were allowed to make camp fires at night! The facilities are very basic and not very clean, but if you can persevere with this, I would recommend this very friendly site, with plenty of space for the kids to play. Lots to see and do in the local area.

Date of Visit: July 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Celestial tent 1 review from this member

This is a lovely easy-going campsite which allows fires, dogs and tents to be pitched wherever you like in a large field. The facilities are basic but clean and the showers are nice and hot. The owners are working farmers with free range chickens running around. They sell eggs, wood, honey, you know the bare necessities!

The field is adjacent to a large wood with lots of paths and about a mile and a half from the village of Weybourne and the sea. There is lots to do nearby with the beautiful north Norfolk coast and towns like Holt and Sheringham.

Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Olaf_IV 6 reviews from this member

First impressions of the site were good though on approaching the site you had to be aware of kamikaze chickens!
The site was much larger than we expected and soon filled up as it was a week-end (and sunny!). The site is not marked out and you can camp pretty much anywhere. Camp fires are allowed for those that want them and it can be fairly noisy late into the night. Not the place to go if you're looking for a quiet site!
The showers and toilets (especially for for blokes - only one cubicle) are pretty basic and inadequate to deal with the large number of campers especially at week-ends so take this into consideration when deciding when to stay. There were queues for both facilities at all hours of the day.
Overall - Nice spot to use as a base for exploring, shame about the toilets!

Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Matthewandalice 8 reviews from this member

Have just returned from a gloriously sunny weekend on Breck Farm.
This was our first stay at this venue.
The site is huge and has the ability to open up extra fields when busy.
Talking to the owners they rarely get that busy although the good weather this weekend meant there had been a rush of campers.
Despite this, the place did not feel crowded and was quiet.
Lots of families, couples and older groups.
The fields are flat and are not restricted to a certain pitch size and so would be good for anyone who has a bigger tent.
In certain areas of the site the owners allow fires.
Unfortunately, the major drawback of this site are the very basic toilet & shower facilities.
Expect long queues for showers and toilets- a bit difficult with young children.
It is a real shame because the setting is perfect.
I like the uncomplicated feel of Breck Farm- no shop/no bar/no set pitches etc but the toilet facilities are to small and unable to cope with demand in high season.
Overall a good flat site but with very basic toilet & shower facilities. Great base for exploring North Norfolk.

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