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Abbey Wood Caravan And Motorhome Club Site
Federation Road
Abbey Wood
London   (Browse area)
Tel: 01342 327 490
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Pitches: 185
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 66 Reviews
                9/10 from 66 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 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point 
 Shop <1 mile   No Bar   No Restaurant   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   No Tennis 
 No Beach   Watersports <5 miles   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

Reviews:  66 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Coronavirus Update

Our site is open and 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: October 2019 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Vally 4 reviews from this member

 Lovely wooded site in excellent location for public transport into London.

Friendly and welcoming staff,

Lovely large pitches. Ours was level, gravel on hardstanding.

Clean and well kept facilities too, although we were out most days so didn't use them much. 

Date of Visit: August 2019  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Fayeo24298yy 1 review from this member

 This was such a find. Never would have thought you could find such a lovely relaxing campsite in the middle of London. Yes there are airplanes over head during the day but they have strict close times so donít disturb you during the night. I love hearing and watching the parakeets which appear to leave in the morning and return early evening. The facilities were clean and in great condition.

I think the only improvements would be to have a curfew/quiet time as were kept awake some nights with children playing after 22. 30 or people coming back late were not mindful of other campers.

Also the reception closes at 17. 00 but has a note to ring the door bell for warden however there was no answer when I rang it to change my ice blocks over. Also didnít realise reception closed at 17. 00 as we checked in at 19. 00 and lots of people were around in reception at this time.

Will def be returning either for a weekend or for cheap accommodation if we are going to gigs at the o2! 

Date of Visit: July 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: PeppermintCreams 2 reviews from this member

 I'm slightly biased about this site as we only live 10 mins away and I wanted an easy micro-adventure with my four-year-old, it is not somewhere I would ordinarily want to stay as we like a change of scenery, and as a C&M site it is biased towards caravans and motorhomes, but that didn't bother us in the end.

We had a lovely stay using the electric hook up on the camping field. My little one loved the playground and made lots of new friends. The toilets and washing up facilities were very clean despite a rotel busload of German tourists staying too!

They sold ice-creams, water, ice and long life milk/orange juice in the reception area which was very handy.

Location wise I can see why it is popular with Europeans and Northerners as it is very easy to travel to London by train or drive out to the Kent countryside, and it is a short walk away from Lesnes Abbey Woods, and the historic ruins.

There are also plenty of shops within a 10 minute drive or a short walk.

Be warned that there are often engineering works on the railway line at Abbey Wood so you might need to catch a bus to Bexleyheath station to get into London. 

Date of Visit: May 2019 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Keith silcock 8 reviews from this member

 Wow, located in woods with an abundant of wildlife, close to train station for trips into london

Our stay was to coincide a trip to a concert at the O2 this makes it an ideal location.

Supermarket, takeaways and small shops for al your needs within walking distance.

Facilities are superb, clean and tidy. Staff helpful and extremely helpful if you want advice on busses and train times for exploring London. This is a must stay site

Ps great place to stop if your traveling down from the north heading for the tunnel or ferry ( but stay more than a night ) its worth it 

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Paul Shouksmith 7 reviews from this member

 Returned to this site in order to have a base to visit the World Championship Athletics and it was perfect! You would not believe you were in London and central London was a 30 minute train ride away.

Toilet blocks very clean and plentiful supply of hot water. No electric hookups for tents but a large area to choose a pitch.

Best not to leave food in the tent as there are lots of interests squirrels! 


Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Alyerpal 8 reviews from this member

 Great campsite in the middle of an urban area. Although you wouldn't know it once pitched.

Access to the site is good with a late night arrival area.

Staff are friendly and helpful with a good knowledge of the surrounding area and public transport.

Pitches are spacious and varied, probably about half under trees. Some were on sloping ground. The site was well occupied but quiet as most visitors were out through the day.

There is a tented area and a couple of glamping pods.

Access to London is very good with a variety of modes of transport including bus, train, river bus and underground.

The town itself is a little run down but is having quite a lot of money spent on it. Don't let this put you off though.

I never felt unsafe and was with my family (two girls 8 & 6)

A new train station is being built and there is a large Sainsburys 5 minutes drive from the site.

The site is well secured and has CCTV monitoring.

There are 3 toilet blocks which are well serviced with good water pressure. (Unusual for CC site)

Phone signals are good - 4G.

The sites other inhabitants - Parakeets made it really quirky as I have never seen them in England previously.

Great site, will definitely recommend it. 

Date of Visit: March 2017 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Hotwheels61 3 reviews from this member

 Nice quiet site with good facilities. Is what I expected for the money we paid. Good transport links to London and we had no complaints.

Not our first visit and not our last. Not all bathroom complexes were open but not a problem. Recommend. 

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Tribute2 6 reviews from this member

 An excellent site, well laid out & surrounded by trees. Ideally situated for visiting central London.

The staff were very helpful especially because there were engineering works at the Abbey Wood station & they gave us loads of information for alternative travel ie we took the bus to Greenwich & then the Thames Clipper.

The toilets & showers were immaculate, spotlessly clean & plenty of hooks etc to keep your clothes dry & you don't have to press a button every few seconds to keep the shower going!

There are a few shops/takeaways etc within a few mins walk of the camp. Can't wait to go back again. 

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Paul@Bank 134 reviews from this member

 The third visit to this site with the friendliest and most helpful site wardens at this laid back Caravan Club site set in the tranquil spacious oasis of Abbey Wood and only a Ĺ train ride into central London.

New Sainsburys store located Ĺ mile away from site near the train station.

Tip for Autumn campers Ė watch out for the sites near the mature trees. Acorns or conkers falling on the roof of your units all night long is no fun at all.

The facilities could do with a revamp/maintenance no doubt being battered with such heavy use on this site open to members and non-members 12 months of the year. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Stevejean 1 review from this member

 This was our second visit to this site, having stayed there a few years ago. The site is as fantastic as ever. Although set in a built up area, you wouldn't know it once on there as it is surrounded by large trees which effectively screen the site. Staff were friendly & very helpful and always willing to offer advice / directions etc.

This site has the best toilet / shower blocks of any site I've ever been on. There are 3 large blocks on site, with plenty of hot water & heated flooring. They are well maintained & clean - I never saw them dirty at any time during our stay.

There is a small playpark for the kids at one side of the tent field. Enough children congregated there to keep our 5 & 11 year olds amused - I'm sure they enjoyed playing out in the dark.

The tent field is in the middle of the site on 2 levels. It is a bit sloping in places, but it was easy to find a flat area to pitch up on, even for a big tent like ours. It wasn't particularly busy, so it might not be as easy to find the perfect spot - the warden did say that at times in July the tent field looked like a festival.

There is a decent Co-Op store within 5 minutes walk and some smaller shops & takeaways near the train station which is only a 10 minute walk away - from there it's a direct train ride to the centre of London, making this site an excellent base for sightseeing.

The Abbey Cafe near the station does a fantastic breakfast, with quick service from the friendly, welcoming staff - open from 6. 30 am weekdays, 7. 30 at weekends.

All in all a fantastic long weekend - will definitely be back. 

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