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Visitor Reviews - Thetford Forest Campsite (puddledock Farm)

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Thetford Forest Campsite (puddledock Farm)
Puddledock Lane
Great Hockham
Norfolk   (Browse area)
IP24 1FJ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01953 498400

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Pitches: 100
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 117 Reviews
              9/10 from 117 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes Caravan Storage Storage  Glamping 

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Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jmv60 1 review from this member

Lovely site close to thetford forest. Good facilities run by wardens who at the time of our visit were lovely. Pitches varying in size but adequate for most units. Fish chip van on Fridays was very good. Local co op a few mins drive away. One field seemed to be dedicated to long stay vans and a facility for storage available although wardens are the only ones that can pull out vans and pitch up they seem to pitch them days in advance of request which leaves vans unoccupied for days which I think is a bit of a risk. They charge 5 to pitch and 5 to put back. Other than that a good all round stay. Would recommend.

Date of Visit: December 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Wandering Stars 10 reviews from this member

We have stayed on this site dozens of times now and always find it ideal for us. It used to be a C&CC franchise site but the previous owners have sold the site to a large company who have now taken over. I suppose its early days yet and 2017 will see the new owners get themselves organised.

We stayed for 4 nights over Christmas and enjoyed our stay as always. Compared to previous years there were very few people staying on the site.

As yet there is not even a sign giving the name of the site at the end of the driveway and I would have thought a mailshot to previous customers would have been a good idea to get the 'regulars' back again.

Lovely site though with great facilities, new staff very friendly.

Date of Visit: December 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Jetc 2 reviews from this member

Stayed here for two nights midweek in December shortly after it was taken over by the new owners. They were very friendly and helpful. The facilities were always clean and the site was in a lovely location- good for walking through the woods.

Date of Visit: November 2016 Unit:  Other
Reviewer: Webmaster 30 reviews from this member

Please note, we have been advised that this site has been sold by the Caravan and Camping Club, and is no longer part of their site network. This site no longer has any connection or special rates for CCC members, and is open to the general public. Full details and rates on their website

Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Irene4X4Overland 6 reviews from this member

Has stated in our review of May 2016 'we will return' and we did.

Our second visit to this Thetford Forest site was no less pleasing than the first, where it all starts at the front gate. The welcoming staff are a great set of guys and girls whose attention to detail is second to none. They remembered us from our previous encounter and even told us the pitch number we last used, impressive.

Nothing much has changed. Please read are review of our first visit. What needed now, given that the weather was hot and dry for our visit, is a swimming pool. Then the place would be 11/10 A*+

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: LittleBlackCat 1 review from this member

We used the campsite as a base for a wedding we were attending locally over the bank holiday weekend. The site is absolutely stunning, it is well laid out with decent sized, flat pitches (well, it is Norfolk, after all!). The facilities are immaculate, as you'd expect from a CCC site, with plenty of hot water. The only downside to the facilities is that the showers are what I'd call 'swimming pool' showers, where you have to press the button every 10 seconds. Other than that, they're great!

The site was truly beautiful and if we're ever up that way again we would certainly consider staying again. The only issue we encountered was the distinctly unfriendly welcome we received from the wardens when checking in - being shouted at because you can't remember which surname you made the booking under isn't the most pleasant way to be greeted. Listening to the lady warden speak later, it would seem that this is their first time as wardens and they are completely out of their depth.

Would I stay again? Absolutely. Only I'd hold off until next season when there are different and, hopefully, nicer wardens in place.

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