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Polstead Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Holt Road
Bower House Tye
Polstead
Suffolk   (Browse area)
CO6 5BZ   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01787 211969

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Pitches: 50
Open: 24th February To 14th January

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 90 Reviews
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Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Lifesforliving 1 review from this member

I felt I must take the time to write a review for this fabulous site. What a find! We had just left a coastal site a day early after being extremely disappointed and how different could 2 sites be.

We arrived early afternoon and were welcomed with a big smile by the joint owner Karen. We could choose our own pitch and decided on one adjacent to the shower block. The site is beautifully laid out amongst mature trees and shrubs and each pitch on the main part of the site had its own hedge which provided some privacy without cutting you off from your neighbours. The owners, Karen and Greg, had a wealth of information about the surrounding area, pubs etc and nothing was too much trouble throughout our stay (we had booked 3 nights but extended to 5!) In fact they work extremely hard to ensure the site is pristine and it is obvious they put a lot of love into their work. They even organise takeaway fish and chips every Saturday.

Facilities were excellent with well appointed and warm shower block, laundry room and washing up area. Whilst the showers were the usual timed push button they seemed to flow longer than others we had experienced. The cubicles were larger than many and there were dressing areas with hooks and bench. There was even a hairdryer ladies!

We had supper at the Cock Inn in Polstead village which was a walk of approx. 30 mins through woodlands and meadows. Lovely pub and very nice food. Polstead is a pretty village with typical Suffolk architecture, cottage gardens and a large pond.

The area is criss crossed by narrow roads which take you through picturesque villages and there are a number of nice pubs within 5 miles of the site e. G. The Angel and The Crown at Stoke by Nayland. We did not visit the Brewers Arms which is 5 mins walk up the road but were told it served generous bar meals!

To summarise if I could replicate this site all over the UK I would be one happy camper. More importantly, Karen and Greg should be up for an award for their standard of customer service and care. I salute them.

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Wendy12miller 9 reviews from this member

We stayed here over the May bank holiday, what a lovely find, very welcoming on arrival- shown to our pitch by warden/manager, who ensured we knew where to find all facilities etc

Entrance a bit tight, have Buccaneer caravan but negotiated ok without a problem.

Very well kept and maintained site, didn't see a single piece of rubbish or litter - Toilets and showers very clean and excellent standard, copious amounts of hot water !

Other campers very friendly and chatty

Will be coming back and look forward to visiting again

Read reviews before coming here about the road noise, didn't find it to be an issue, close to the main road but road noise not a problem to us and did not spoil our stay, if you wish to hear a pin drop then maybe not the site for you.

We have two boys who are rugby mad and like to play cricket etc, it would of been nice if there was an area for ball games.

5 min walk to The Brewers arms - excellent pub food but take torch with you if walking back in the dark as need to cross main road.

Visited Hadleigh for a bit of food shopping - large coop in town and 'Andrews' butchers/deli bar in high street worth a visit - in one word superb !

Thank you Polstead Caravan park we had a lovely weekend XXX

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Andtra 15 reviews from this member

What a great little site, I think friendliness must have emanated from this particular site. Both Gregg and Karen always find the time for a smile and a wave even whilst working incredibly hard and I think it rubs off on all the visitors. The site is very compact but with expert guidance from Gregg we reversed onto our pitch with ease, we visited within hours after storm Katy so the ground was sodden and being clay did not dry up much during our short stay but that was nobody's fault other than mother natures. The dog walks are small but there are plenty of walking opportunities literally just off site and me and the Dane walked miles down quiet country lanes and across fields. As mentioned by another reviewer there is some road noise but do not let you put this off as it is not an issue during the night. There is a great deal to see locally so this site is absolutely ideal and after a busy day totally relaxing. The facilities are some of the best we have come across and although small (3 showers in each), this seemed to be enough as we never queued, the underfloor heating is fantastic and they are always spotless no matter what time of the day you use them. Taking all things into consideration I think that both Gregg and Karen should be congratulated for running a fabulous site that we will most certainly be revisiting in the future.

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Oldcodgers 14 reviews from this member

This is a lovely site well laid out, the bushes and trees between each pitch are home to lots of different birds. The toilet block is very clean and tidy. The site shop is well stocked for every day items, the bread was great especially the granary loaves. You can order daily newspapers. We didn't need to shop but there are plenty of supermarkets etc in Sudbury, including an ALDI. Our dogs enjoyed the varied walks, the dog area is good if you don't want to go far. We had an evening meal at the Brewers Arms just across the main road, the landlord was really friendly and we had an excellent meal, there is a carvery which a number of locals were using. Plenty of places to visit in the surrounding area. Finally the owners were very friendly, welcomed us to the site, showed us to our pitch, always smiling. Would definitely recommend this site.

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Paul + stella 21 reviews from this member

Great site with lovely owners. Beautifully laid out with gravel driveways and each pitch hedged for privacy plus plenty of grass areas for relaxing. Fantastic shower block always spotless. Reception doubles as a small shop for essentials including beautiful bread and their own eggs. Lovely pub with excellent food just 5 minutes walk. Looking forward to our next stay in this peaceful location.

Date of Visit: June 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Amy1447 8 reviews from this member

This site was clean, facilities excellent, wardens helpful, friendly. We pitched on the Paddock side of the site which was superb. The pitches were a great size. Great for dog walking. The showers were clean, spacious. The washing up area was spacious. The laundry area was great. Also the shop/office had the basics if you had run out of anything which was great. I honestly cannot fault this site and would recommend to anyone

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