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Visitor Reviews - St Margarets Caravan & Camping Site

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St Margarets Caravan & Camping Site
St Margarets House
Hollesley Road
Shottisham
Suffolk   (Browse area)
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Tel: 01394 411247

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Pitches: 30
Open: April To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 53 Reviews
              9/10 from 53 Reviews


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Reviews:  53 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Yvonneluc 1 review from this member

The camp site is easy to find and really is close to the pub and church. We liked the idea of the board allocating our pitch. Pitches large and as there were only a few campers staying we were all quite a distance from each other. There was never any one else in toilet or shower, so never had to queue. Toilet and shower clean but both my partner and I had to share the shower with a toad! Campsite clean, chickens galore but they were no bother. Fridge freezer very welcome, especially for ice blocks. We had thunderstorms and torrential rain during our stay and it was a bit scary going out in the rain, in the dark to the toilet so grateful for the lights along the pathways

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: KarenMarge 2 reviews from this member

This was our third visit and was even better than previous trips with the addition of the feeding of the alpacas, etc. Absolutely brilliant for small children to play amidst all the animals wandering around, and lots of peace and quiet for the adults. Borrowed a fire pit and brought fish & chips back from the pub then toasted marshmallows. Dog loves it too as lots of walks from site. Very friendly couple running it, with fresh eggs to purchase which were gorgeous poached. Yes, you may have to queue for a shower at busy times but so what, what's the hurry? All of us (family of 4) came back totally relaxed and can't wait to return.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Saffagal 2 reviews from this member

We visited this campsite recently. On arrival there was no clear indication of where reception was but fortunately the owner was on site. We were shown to our pitch and given a brief tour of the site. Electric hookup was available.

The toilet block was small (ladies had two toilets and one shower) but the water was hot and they were generally clean. Washing up facilities were generally clean as well.

There was an excellent children's playground nearby, with pedestrian access from the campsite. There was also pedestrian access to the village pub.

On site were sheep, pigs, alpacas, turkeys, chicken and ducks. The chickens were a menace though and the only negative to our stay. They flocked around whilst we tried to prepare meals, trying to steal things off the table, even the cooker at one meal! and the chickens even went into the tent. They took a lot of encouragement to deter them.

If you don't mind chickens getting up close and personal, this site is for you!

Date of Visit: October 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Welshwyn 4 reviews from this member

Had a lovely relaxing break on this lovely campsite. The site is nicely laid out with plenty of room on the pitches, and a new entrance to the site. The toilet block although small, only one shower each, was spotlessly clean with plenty of hot water. The owners are extremely friendly people who couldn't do enough for you. Chickens run free range over the site and there are always plenty of free range chicken and duck eggs for sale.

There is a footpath to the local pub, which is a community owned pub, called the Sorrell Horse, which serves excellent meals and fantastic breakfasts on Sundays mornings. Local shop is a short drive away in next village and nearest large shops are in Woodbridge, however for a major supermarket you'd have to travel to Ipswich.

The local countryside is a beautiful area for walks and the coast is only a short drive away, 4 to 5 mls to nearest shingle beach.

I visited during a rather wet weekend and still found things to do, but can imagine that in the summer it must be even nicer, and a lot busier, but I do intend to visit again.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Pipdog 2 reviews from this member

The best campsite we've ever stayed on. Very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Don't be put off by total of two showers - rarely a queue. Showers and toilets clean; showers hot. Pitches generous and no problem hiring firepit and wood. Big fridge to leave stuff in. Dogs welcome. Pub is two minutes away via fields (so no need to go on road) and has excellent food, beer and wine at reasonable prices. Does breakfast at the weekend, but we stayed midweek. We would have loved to stay longer but work beckoned. Will definitely go back again asap. Excellent shop at Hollesley (couple of miles away) that stocks pretty much all you'll need.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Shandy boy 5 reviews from this member

Just returned from St Margaret's. What a lovely place. Lots of space for each pitch. Free range chickens wandering the site. They also have Indian runner ducks which you can buy their eggs as well as the hens eggs. Fridge and freezer available in reception to store your food. Toilet block clean and basic only 1 shower and 2 toilets each. Children's playground near the church. Lots of walks nearby. Enjoyed watching the pigs and sheep on the site as well. The pub is only 2 minute walk via the path from the campsite, excellent food and service at the sorrel horse. Lovely beer served straight from the barrel. Sutton Hoo national trust is only 3 miles away, good day out. Woodbridge is the nearest town about 7 miles away. Ipswich about 15 miles away. Best to use the park and ride service from martlesham. Lovely site will go back as it was so relaxing.

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