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Pond Farm
Sidestrand
Sidestrand
Cromer
Norfolk   (Browse area)
NR27 0LW
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Open: April -28th August

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 88 Reviews
                9/10 from 88 Reviews

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 No Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <1 mile   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf <5 miles   Tennis <5 miles 
 Beach <5 miles   Watersports <5 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

Reviews:  88 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Maggie.b 1 review from this member

What a delightful campsite! We've just returned from a couple of days camping at Pond Farm. It's a small, friendly site with two small fields in a lovely quite area with only the birds to hear. We were welcomed by Paul who couldn't have been more helpful.

We were surprised by all the extras provided including a kitchen which had just about everything you may need - fridges for your own stuff, as well as a fridge stocked with cold drinks, ice creams, etc. There is a hot water supply for tea, coffee etc. , (including the tea and coffee if you don't have your own), washing machines, drier, 2 toasters, 2 microwaves (I'll bring my wheat bag next time!), a borrowers cupboard for plates, cups etc if you need them, and a stock of tins, soups, etc. Also, I noticed sponges, tea towels and an assortment of other items to buy if you need them. All with an 'honesty jar' for payment. There are also tables and chairs to use if you need them - and probably much more that I didn't notice this time around.

The toilets, showers and washing area were all clean and well looked after.

We're really looking forward to our next stay here. Thanks Paul!

Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Magmar 22 reviews from this member

Having re-read the previous reviews of this campsite and having our own thoughts, it is important to realise and fully understand the saying 'Different stokes for different folks' We base our visits to campsites via UK Campsite on the reviews left by others. Pond Farm had great reviews mostly 9/10 out of 10. All of what has previously been said re the fridges and freezers, microwaves, toasters, kettles is accurate and are exceedingly useful to most campers who do not have a lot of equipment with them. Perfect if you want tea & toast in the morning and eat out at the pub in the evening.

However what is not said is the site itself is actually not that great. The family field does have a more pleasant outlook and position. The 'Adult Quiet' field is a very different. This field together with the entrance can be best described as 'Rustic & Ramshackle' A collection of mismatched sheds and garages house a combination of A) A uni-sex WC/ Shower/ Washing unit which is not ideal, and B) A kitchen unit with W/U sinks with hot water, fridges/freezers etc and lots of other bits. Alongside other units that house workshops, storage and garages for the owners use. There are 3 static caravans that seemed to be homes to the owners. The owner obviously dabbles in many areas including 'Old Machinery' etc which is housed in full view in one corner of the 'Adult Field' this collection of machinery, tractors, trailers, JCB and mowers combined with the owners cars, 2 large mini-buses a large trailer, small trailer, motor-bike is more like a 'Scrap-Yard' than a 'Farm' Campsite.

We felt that at 17 per night given the general conditions was expensive. After paying our fees the owners barely acknowledged us despite being about the site.

Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: PamW74 1 review from this member

I don't normally leave reviews, but after visiting Pond Farm, I felt I had to! We've just spent a brilliant week there. The campsite is wonderfully quirky, clean, friendly, with fantastic facilities. I'd highly recommend it. Thanks, Sue!

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Retired and happy 3 reviews from this member

This was our first time ever camping trip and loved it. Sue and her partner, the owners, are constantly working and cleaning and go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure everybody has everything they need. There are two fields, one for families and then the quiet field - everyone asleep by 10pm ! We are local people but saw Norfolk from a different perspective and would highly recommend coming to this homely, friendly campsite - you will not be disappointed.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Ohwearyone 1 review from this member

We went to Overstrand campsite and due to a misunderstanding about the booking couldn't stay. How glad we couldn't. We found this site just down the road. Sue, the manager couldn't have been more helpful. She was truly accommodating. She showed us around the facilities of which there are many as other reviews point out. It's in a quiet location and is a 'quiet' site. Please be aware that this is quite strictly adhered to so don't go if you feel you can't control yourself or your party. Will definitely come again.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Coastwalker 37 reviews from this member

'Gekko', a few entries earlier, says nearly all you need to know, but I'll put in a penny's worth:-.

What a charming site. It's off the coast road by about half a mile by road, so is nice and quiet, (apart from the birdscarers in the fields and the machinery nearby at corn harvest time) but 250yards on a public path takes you to a bus stop connecting places on the coast. Remember that Norfolk closes at 6pm though.

All the facilities have been put in/made by the owners and are quirky, but all work well and are cleaned regularly. You could spend a happy hour or two looking at all the stuff and info dotted about the place (ask the owner/handyman/circus act trainer(yes!) to show you his giant robot). The best thing for me was the boiling water on tap (but remember to put a few coins in the honesty box).

As to the area- Cromer and Sheringham are a bit manic in high season but there are vast lovely quiet beaches all along the coast. Bear in mind that there are sharp rocks under the water in some places. My foot is healing well, thanks.

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