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Manor Farm Caravan And Camping Site
East Runton
Norfolk   (Browse area)
NR27 9PR
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Open: 04/07/2020 to 31/10/2020
           01/03/2021 to 31/10/2021

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 373 Reviews
                9/10 from 373 Reviews

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 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   No Hardstandings   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   No Wifi Access 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   Cycle Hire On Site   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <10 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Coronavirus Update

We are taking bookings , please be assured you can book with confidence. Our toilets are Open. Our showers are Open. Other communal areas may be restricted - please check with us for more information

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Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Dazzaandcazza 6 reviews from this member

 This was our third trip to this site and we thoroughly enjoyed our time spent there. Our kids (7, 10, 13) loved the play grounds and thought it was great when they found some blackberry bushes to pick from. With three supermarkets and Cromer town itself within easy walking distance the car hardly got used. The site was very busy at times with non electric pitches being a bit of a free for all and the toilet blocks sometimes suffered although being regularly and well cleaned.

This is a good honest no fuss campsite in a great location and we have already booked for our fourth trip next year! 

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Mamma T 4 reviews from this member

 We have just returned from another fabulous weeks stay at Manor Farm. We were in the Marl Pit again, a huge area that is nicely divided into smaller areas with a few bushes, tracks and natural woody areas. It feels cozy in its random 'pitch where you like' within reason rules for those of us who do not need hook-up. We arrived and realised our early booking had paid off as the site was fully booked. Even so, we found a lovely area to pitch our tents together.

Facilities are always being improved, the shower block in the marl pit had been refurbished since our last visit in 2012. As some of us were early risers and the rest would take their showers after a days activities we always had lovely hot showers. We only had one of our campers suffer a luke warm one for one late morning shower (teenagers - hahaha!) We observed the 11pm noise curfew as we were a large group, but with all the fresh air and activities the children were in bed well before that. Two nights we smiled as we heard a wonderful late night rendition of frozen songs from one newly arrived group and midnight contagious giggles from a group of rather squiffy men trying to argue football rules and sound authoritative, they soon gave up. We met many many lovely fellow campers who couldn't do enough to help each other, especially when the bank holiday amber weather warning really hit.

Manor Farm is a really well appointed campsite, superb local attractions and lovely fellow campers. We had a superb meal at The Dozey Doremouse pub who were fantastic as we were celebrating a birthday and were a party of 20 adults and children. We even went horse riding at Fern stables, on Carr road. Ben and Rose were wonderful to us all. There was the town, the beach, Peddars Way walks, morning beach runs, amazona zoo, Davenports magic kingdom, the playing field kept everyone happy.

We cannot wait to return. Many Thanks again.

Only bad point was an awful woman who marched over to our children at 925pm on our first night screaming(!) how loud WE were and making sure we knew that we weren't in our 'own back garden right now'. We apologised (very British!) and shut the children up. We revised the camp rules the next day and felt rather miffed, till our (lovely) next door neighbours came and pointed out how awful the woman had been all week. We then realised it had been her screaming abuse at her poor hubby at 1am and her poor child then screaming for the next thirty minutes, I wont mention Karma but the arguements we overheard and orders and commands shouted at regular intervals did make us giggle until they departed a few days later.

EVERYONE else we met during our stay were lovely campers. 

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: +lt;Moomelon 2 reviews from this member

 Well we just loved it at Manor Farm!

In Marl Pit field over the August Bank Holiday weekend we knew it would be a busy time and feared for the same overcrowding we'd seen elsewhere. But how wrong we were. Yes it was busy but not crowded, the shower blocks were spotless and very well maintained and there was plenty of hot water. I didn't queue for a shower all weekend!

The well equipped and modern children's play area was adjacent which made it noisy at times but not bad considering it was the busiest weekend of the year.

And it is a very good place to be based. Cromer is a delightful short walk away so we hardly used our car.

We grumbled when the rubbish disposal truck came at 08:00 on bank holiday monday morning but that was our only complaint. Not much of a problem really.

Thanks a lot and see you again soon. 

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Bungle666 3 reviews from this member

 My first impressions of manor farm, was that it was a nice little farm site, how wrong I could be! its a VERY busy family park with 3 or 4 fields the bigger ones taking 60 units plus!

The site itself was fairly well managed and operated, although the 'quiet time' could have been better enforced. Our pitch was on Marl Pit field and backed onto the kiddies play area, at first we thought this was great for our 6 year old, but it turned out to be a nightmare with teenagers in the park till gone 11Pm and the younger kids starting at 0700, there was NO chance of a lie in!

The showers/toilets were very nice, although with the site being so busy they did suffer from an occasional lack of hot water. The showers are a push button operation, and are ridiculously fast to stop again! 10 seconds was the average run on 1 press of the button, some of them were a lot less!

As for the location, its VERY good, a 15 min walk will see you on the front in Cromer, 5 mins down to the co-op and 10 to morrisons. If you fancy a pint, the Cromer Social Club on the Croft (facing the big car park) is excellent, with kids and non members welcome and the cheapest pint in town! is also around a 10 min walk.

Overall, Manor farm is a good but VERY busy site, that I would visit again with more thought to the pitch! 

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Mattydoc 2 reviews from this member

 Our first stay at Manor Farm. We have stayed at Woodhill down the road a few times.

This is a nice campsite with lovely views to the sea.

There is a laundry room (3 per wash) this is ideal if your camping with x4 kids, a couple tall freezers for your ice packs brilliant if its really hot. You can walk into cromer in 25 mins (with x 4 kids in tow x2 are 5 yrs old) 15 mins without kids I reckon. East Runton with Pubs is a good 10 mins walk. The wash blocks are great easily the best we have ever used large modern airy and clean and the water was always hot to boot. There is also a large family shower which was great as all x6 of us could shower in there at once (not all all at the same time)we had to wait a few times as certain selfish individuals would spend more than 35 mins in there by themselves, no fault of Manor Farm though.

There is a morrisons/co-op/morrisons all 5 mins away by car

The Broads are 15 miles away we hired a boat for x2 hrs costing 30 great value

The seal trips are great especially if you get dropped at Blakeney point for 1hr. This trip was great value.

If I had one area for complaint is that given the size of the site and the amount of kids that stay here the play area is pretty poor. This is one area where they really could improve. If the play area was better I would give them 10 stars. 


Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Bridget17 13 reviews from this member

 Just returned from 5 days here staying in Molls Meadow. Beautiful views, clean facilities, and although the site was busy it never seemed over crowded. Ideal if you are a dog owner, a lovely walk to the dog friendly beach at East Runton, also places to let dogs run off the lead just at the back of Molls Meadow. The only downside is that our pitch was on a slope, we did struggle to get our MH level. No shop on site but only a short walk to the CO-OP. Would definitely visit again. 

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Debbie scr 2 reviews from this member

 We have stayed at this site many times and have always had a wonderful time. The site is usually spotless, the staff lovely and the location wonderful. Our stay this time was blighted slightly, we had visited earlier in the year and told that our nearest toilet block was locked as it was still quiet, so on visiting this time we would have expected with an almost full field to have seen this opened. Sadly it was not, which meant we had to walk up the steep slope to the top of the field to use the other block. Certainly not ideal as I have limitations on my physical ability. Also the available block was under strain from a field full of caravanners which meant it wasn't nearly as clean as usual. Having said this though it wouldn't stop us returning as it really is a great campsite, we would just need to make sure we are near open blocks next time! 

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Gillian888 1 review from this member

 We recently stayed at manor farm for 8 days and found it very relaxing and washrooms spotless, it is also very well appointed for cromer which is so really nice small olde worlde town there was 1gathering of people who decided to play loud thumping music from their car leaving the car door open but the. Staff dealt with it promptly after one phone call would

def go again 

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Brianthebus 1 review from this member

 This was our first visit to Manor Farm, and the directions given on the website were easy to follow and got us straight to reception. The receptionist was polite and informative, and the directions on the map she gave us were again easy to follow and got us straight to where we needed to be.

Our pitch was one of the flatter ones and we were glad of that! The toilet blocks were clean and well maintained which, given the amount of people on the field, was impressive. The pitch was also pretty massive and very clearly marked. As advertised, it was a quick walk to Cromer for the shops and my first lobster tail.

The only downside to the place was the ball games. The campsite sensibly supplies two or three play areas for the children. It also supplies a massive field for ball games and kite flying. However, this is not enforced by anyone, and we had a couple of close calls from inconsiderate adults as well as unthinking children with balls and frisbees. We are fairly sure that our beloved camper was hit at least once, because he has extra scratches on the door. There was a chap on a bike and a chap in a landy, both doing site checks and helping people find their pitches, who could easily have been suggesting that games were moved to the appropriate place.

This is the only downside and the reason why it lost 2 points on the overall rating. It was a beautiful place to stay, really close to amenities and the sea and with plenty of walks and places to go. We are planning to come back with friends! 

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Tim6666 4 reviews from this member

 Just returned from a 4 day visit to this site and would definitely recommend it. The pitches are of a good size and there is plenty of room around them. The toilet blocks were very clean and were well set out, although during busy times I wouldn't have thought that there would be anywhere near enough as there is only 2 showers and a family shower in each block.

The location of the site is exceptionally good for exploring the local area. Lots of things to do and places to go within walking distance. This was our first time in Norfolk and we weren't disappointed with the area.

Some of the pitches also have lovely views across the coastline. All in all a very enjoyable break on a wonderful site.  

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