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Rushbanks Farm Caravan And Camping Site
Wissington
Nayland
Colchester
Suffolk   (Browse area)
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Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 18 Reviews
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Description

Pitches: 3 acres (including riverside)

Opening Dates: 12 April To 29 September 2019

* Canoes for hire
* Canoe to The Anchor Inn Pub, Nayland
* Bell tents for hire
* Campfire fire pits for hire & logs available to buy
* Warm showers and swing
* Scenic walks and free fishing
* No dogs or pets are allowed on the campsite

Rushbanks Farm Caravan and Camping Site is set in the heart of Dedham Vale, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The region was immortalised by the famous paintings of John Constable, and is thus known as ‘Constable Country.

Rushbanks Farm is the only official site on the banks of the River Stour, close to the charming Suffolk village of Nayland which is characterised by picturesque 15th century buildings.

It is a site with good facilities offering an original and family-friendly atmosphere, especially catering for boaters and canoeists. The river is wide and deep and there is a mile and a half of unobstructed water. There are several landing stages, and launching over the bank is easy.

Downstream there are two-step weir portages leading to the famed Anchor Pub at Nayland, and upstream two more portages can be navigated to reach the village of Bures St Mary.

A public footpath also crosses our farm, with several walking trails to choose from.

The site first opened in the 1960s and has been in the Bates family for three generations. It is currently operated by Gareth and James Bates who will be pleased to see you down there on-site.

Over the years the site has grown in popularity, with people returning at different times of the year to enjoy the changing colours of spring, summer and autumn.

Rushbanks Farm welcomes families who want to enjoy themselves, whilst providing many opportunities for nature lovers and those who want to explore the great outdoors - or others who just want to relax, and wind down around a campfire under the stars at night.

We hope to see you soon!

For bookings please email us using the Bookings / Enquiry tab above

Nearby Attractions

1) The Anchor Inn is an award winning pub recognised for excellence in its ever changing seasonal menus and environmental achievements

http://www anchornayland co uk/

2) The Hay Wain scene by John Constable was painted at Flatford Mill and it is now a famous tourist destination

http://www nationaltrust org uk/flatford bridge cottage/

3) Wissington (Norman) Church is just a short walk via public footpath from the site

http://www suffolkchurches co uk/wissington htm

4) Colchester has family favourites Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle

http://www visitcolchester com/

5) Lavenham One of the finest and most beautiful medieval villages in England

http://www discoverlavenham co uk/

6) Kentwell Hall's famous Re Creations of everyday Tudor life

http://www kentwell co uk/

Pitch Types
 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 No Electric Hookups   No Hardstanding Pitches   No Fully Serviced Pitches 
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop 5 miles   Bar 5 miles   Restaurant 5 miles   No Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming On Site   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   Cycle Hire 5 miles   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   Watersports On Site   Boat Launch / Mooring On Site 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 Riverside Pitches   Public Transport 5 miles  No Dog Walk 

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Directions

Feel free to arrive on site via your canoe or kayak on the river Stour - always the best way to arrive!

Alternatively, you can arrive by road:

The farm is situated on the Suffolk side of the River Stour on Bures Road

From Colchester:

Take the A134 to Nayland At Nayland turn left, sign posted Bures Follow the road for about two kms past a left hand lane sign posted Wissington Church There is a group of cottages on the left and shortly after a sign to the site Turn left through a gate adhering to the 10mph speed limit and follow the farm track down to the waterside

From Bures:

Take the B1508 to Bures In the centre of the village turn right by the Church into Nayland Road After 3kms look for Rushbanks Farm on the left Another 100m turn right to the site through a gate adhering to 10mph.

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