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The Secret Garden Certificated Site
Mile Tree Lane
Cambridgeshire   (Browse area)
PE13 4TR
Tel: 01945 585044
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Pitches: 37
Open: 01/03/2024 to 31/10/2024

Rating: Average Review Score: 10/10 from 99 Reviews
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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   No Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway On Site 
 No Playground   No TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

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Date of Visit: July 2023 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Skilin 4 reviews from this member

 Yet again another brilliant stay! I am a disabled caravanner. Could do with 1 more shower please that is permanently for disabled & kept locked!

Having to wait for disabled facilities while non disabled visitors use it is very annoying.

This was in school term time and it was quiet here. Only ones pitched on the Meadow at one point.

Really nice, do as you please, pitch any way you like. Very friendly. Good facilities. Good entertainment. Good visiting street food outlets.

Will always pay at least one visit a year here. Never failed to fit us in. Thanks 
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Date of Visit: August 2022 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 11 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Skilin 4 reviews from this member

 Yet again we have returned for our holiday. We met up with our daughter & grandchildren who had their own caravan on another pitch.

Some more updated entertainment "sheds" was good. The red bus came with its fish & chips & seemed to be frying enough to feed the 5000!

Another excellent holiday with brilliant hot weather.

Thanks Lesley & Neil. I'm sure we'll be back next summer 
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Date of Visit: August 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 10 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Redmuunk 1 review from this member

 Beautiful site, with private section for most caravans.

Child friendly, superb dog exercise area.

Great bar at good prices with very friendly staff and lovely owners. 
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Date of Visit: October 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Thedeedar 12 reviews from this member

 Excellent site large fully serviced pitches each partitioned off with hedges. All have fire pits and logs can be obtained from the small site shop.

Shower block is excellent with wet rooms containing shower sink and toilet. We were on fen side which has no security barrier so be aware.

A superb new bar is situated on the other field serving very nice craft beers but does get extremely busy fridays and saturdays when they have entertainment in the huge marquee next door.

The shop is small but has most of the necessities.

The owners and staff are very friendly and we will definitely be returning next year. 

Date of Visit: August 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 10 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Skilin 4 reviews from this member

 What a little gem! We are a mature couple but we were as a large family with 3 large EHU pitches in the Meadow camping area - 1)our van, 2)a van with 3 kids age 6 - 15 & their parents & 3)a giant air tent with 2 kids age 8- 12 & their parents. The staff were very friendly & Lesley did whatever she could to help anyone. There is also a Brewery & Gin distillery almost on site too!

Check in was easy - caravans need to turn the correct way or its too tight! Take it slow along the path through the trees to your pitch.

Lovely large pitches - park anyway you like & nothing is regimented. Pitches divided by shrubs and trees so very private. We had an air awning on one side & a sun canopy on the other which was good to put kids toys under as well as the washing line. A French drain at each pitch - need long hose for grey water run off. EHU was good & water tap had no problems - need a long connection. Each pitch had a large fire pit supplied - Logs were £5 a bag from reception. Fantastic atmosphere when these were lit around the meadow.

Noise to be kept down after 11pm - you might get a reminder if you forget like we did first night. It was our family's first gathering for 2yrs due to Covid, so we got a little excited!

Entertainment on site at w ends - extra charge but we could hear the music on our pitch- wasn't super loud. The bar is open on other nights till 9pm. This might change after Covid rules finish. There are basic supplies in the shop with sweets, ice creams, eggs etc. There is an Aldi, Asda & Tesco in the area - about 10 mins in the car. Street food vans park up on certain nights - might need to pre book. WiFi mast covered all areas. All of our teenagers had no problems.

Washing machine & tumble dryer good - need to check for right coins. Also a fridge for those without EHU to store perishables. Label your pots/dishes/bags.

Toilets - TAKE TOILET PAPER IF THERE ARE SHORTAGES! There is only 1 unisex separate loo, the rest of the toilets are in with the showers. They got very grassy & mucky on the floor. The on-site cleaners had their work cut out to cope and we didn't have any rain! If muddy conditions it could be bad. There are 3 showers with a donation box for charity. One of these is

The shower/ loo for disabled but it didn't have a radar key lock fitted so was used by anyone. This was very inconvenient as I am disabled & I had to wait on the nearby sofa on more than one occasion for this to be vacated, even though there was another vacant shower. THIS NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED. We never had any problems with lack of hot water - all 11 of us were using these facilities.

There is another shower block for those in the non electric camping field. Can't comment on these.

There is a large field for kids to charge around in & play football - not allowed near caravans. There is a forest skills teaching area sometimes on site. There are pigs to feed - kids loved putting the vegie peelings in their buckets to take to the pigs. A small hidey-hole play area, the woods around the field were another favourite play space. Kids played for hours and came back filthy but loved it!.

A brilliant time was had by all - we certainly shall return as this is only just over an hour from home. A good base to explore Norfolk area but beware the traffic queues around King's Lynn. 
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Date of Visit: May 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Smandley 20 reviews from this member

 1st time visiting the Secret Garden Touring Park and we will be returning. We stayed for 3 nights over the early spring Bank Holiday. Not only is it on our doorstop (half an hour away) but itís a lovely peaceful site, children dependent!

There are 2 sides to the park, we were situated on the side over the road. Not secure site; as in no enter card to get in or out of the site so you need to be security conscious. On arrival you are shown to your pitch by very friendly staff; once there you can site your caravan/tent etc where you like within.

The communal facilities were good with wet rooms for showering with toilet and sink all in the same room. Plenty of hot water and fairly clean, although didnít see anybody cleaning whilst we were there. Showers are automatic and go off after 30 seconds but just a wave of your hand gets it going again.

Fire pits with each pitch, we didnít use these but saw plenty who did. They sell the firewood and lighters at the on-site shop along with locally produced bacon; eggs; sausages; cider; vodka; gin. Lovely little shop.

Saturday afternoon they held a sausage; beer and cider tasting session. Very popular and you need to get there on time otherwise everything is gone. They also had a guy with local honey enabling you to have a taste of the different varieties on offer, again available in the on-site shop.

Off lead dog run available on site but didnít use this. Playing field available but didnít need this either. Some of the pitches over the main side seemed more secluded with hedges and trees around. Both electric and non-electric pitches available. Tipi and camping pod available to hire. There are pigs and chickens from a local farm on site too, which you can feed when food available.

As I said before we will return but the only negative we found were a couple of families who let their children run riot around the place screaming and shouting until well after dark, there are always people who seem to think itís acceptable and spoil it for the rest. It was reported and the owners seemed to be aware of the families involved. We will definitely return but try and stay on the main side of the park. Wisbech has many facilities and only a few miles up the road - usual shops and restaurants; cinema. The touring park appears to hold many events and we are planning another visit soon. 

Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: HarryBear 15 reviews from this member

 We spent two nights here in early June, meeting up with my sister and her young family. The pitches are generous and very private, with hedges around to make a clear barrier. We found the facilities spotlessly clean each time we used them.

There's plenty to do in the surrounding area - we only had the Saturday free so headed for the coast. It's about an hour's drive to Hunstanton. We didn't explore Wisbech itself, but it looked nice for a stroll round next time.

My nieces loved the piglets and my teenage children appreciated the open space to play cricket, so it ticked all the right boxes for me. It seems to get booked up for weekends very quickly, which is a good sign. I'll be returning soon. 

Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Cazbix 29 reviews from this member

 What a wonderful site. The pitch sizes are great, the facilities are so clean and modern, each pitch offers EHU, water and grey water drainage, as well as a fire pit.

There is an on site microbrewery and the site shop sell sausages made from their own pigs. Neil and Lesley are very nice people and will do everything to ensure you enjoy your stay.

We were on the fen that is very nice. There are several supermarkets in the area. We also ate at The Wheel Inn for a Pub Carvery food and service was excellent. 

Date of Visit: October 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Puttinari 1 review from this member

 Love love love this place. It was the first site we took our new campervan to and to be honest nowhere has really lived up to it since!

We only live 17 miles away but have visited twice since last September. Great modern shower and toilet blocks, all have hook up and water, and the addition of fire pits and availability of firewood is a wonderful extra touch.

And a super friendly site cat! Our favourite bit? The free sausage and cider tasting on a Saturday! Both are amazing and available from the shop. Avoid the chilli vodka though!

I was reluctant to review as we really don't want more people booking as we may not be able to get in but hey, it's such a fabulous site I guess it's only fair to share! 11/10 

Date of Visit: October 2017 Unit:  Trailer Tent
Reviewer: Sue faulder 6 reviews from this member

 Wow. What a wonderful site. Secret Garden has everything. The pitch sizes are amazing, the facilities are so clean, warm and comfortable. Each pitch offers E. H. U. , water and grey water drainage, as well as a fire pit.

There is an on site micro brewery and the site shop sell sausages made from their own pork. Neil and Lesley are the nicest people and will do everything to ensure you enjoy your stay. There are three areas. The garden is private and sheltered, the meadow is communal and friendly and the newest area, the fen is very attractive.

There is a teepee on the fen that looks good fun and a pod on the meadow that looks very comfortable. There are a variety of eateries in easy distance and several supermarkets for supplies. We ate at The Wheel Inn and the food and service was excellent.

Secret Garden is a great base for. Visiting the area. Wisbech is lovely 

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