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Shottisham Campsite
St Margarets House
Hollesley Road
Suffolk   (Browse area)
IP12 3HD
Tel: 01394 411247
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Open: 15th Of April To 30th Of September

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 77 Reviews
                9/10 from 77 Reviews

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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 
 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 <5 miles   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming <1 mile   Indoor Pool <5 miles   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 On Site   Public Transport <5 miles 

Reviews:  77 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: MissStitchUp 1 review from this member

James (the proprietor) was very welcoming and for each visitor verbally gave them all the information for the site on arrival which is a lovely personal touch but after you have driven for a few hours and you just want to put your tent up you end up forgetting 70% of what he's said. A sheet with all the information (& local info) and a sitemap pinned on a notice board would be better if he didn't want to waste money and paper printing the info out.

The site is quiet, well laid out, clean and well maintained. James feeds the animals at 6 pm every day and the families love this touch, chickens are free range and are apt to lay an egg in your tent sometimes. (If you're lucky).

This is not a site for adult only groups who want to party with loud music. Its lights out at 11 pm and listening to the owls.

Lots of local walks straight from the campsite, Sutton Hoo, Bawdsey Quay, and the Suffolk Coast Path, perfect for walkers, writers and the quieter sort.

Very reasonable tariff and good value for money, it's a little gem.

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Pitchperfect777 3 reviews from this member

This is a fantastic campsite and we can't wait to visit again! The Toilets/showers are modern and kept very clean, as is the washing up area. The invitation to join in feeding the animals was a great experience and so much fun for our toddler. There is a huge play park and lots of space to roam around. The free range chickens are very friendly! This site has a wonderful relaxed feel and we were made to feel very welcome indeed.

Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Greengrass43 5 reviews from this member

What a find. The couple who run the site are so enthusiastic about what they do. There were only a couple of other tents when I arrived and the site has a plenty of space to chose from. There are trees which separate different areas of the site and are full of wildlife. Sat having breakfast in the morning listening to so many bird species singing away I was joined by the friendly chickens (who will share your food if your not careful). They have a fridge with there own sausages, bacon, eggs etc. There is a newly built very clean and spacious shower/toilet block with two showers.

They have a small farm on site with sheep/alpacas/goats/pigs etc. To wander around is so relaxing and you just forget the fast pace of modern life. There are trails from the site for walking and the Sorrell horse, the local pub, small but friendly is only a few minutes walk. The owners are very friendly and always said hello and chatted when around the site.

Well placed for the coast, Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge and the Suffolk Punch horse trust (worth a visit). Highly recommended.

Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: ElfuegoGrande 2 reviews from this member

We've been coming back to this site now for several years. It's perfect. Claire and James are wonderful and very friendly and open hosts. They run the site in conjunction with their small holding, and it has been fascinating watching both the site and their small holding develop over the years.

It's a laid back relaxed place - and seems to attract campers who are much the same, and considerate towards others.

Our four year old loves it! Campers are welcome to wander around to see the animals, and to take part in egg collecting each evening if they want to. And there's an easter egg hunt each easter Sunday - which is a big hit with the kids!

The facilities are excellent and always clean, and there seems to have been some major improvement each year we've been back, with another new toilet block appearing when we arrived this Easter.

There's a fantastic pub five minutes walk away that does great food. There's a small kids playground right next to the site. Miles of foot paths for lovely country walks, and the coast is very close by. It's just perfect for a family holiday.

It's great to be able to have a campfire - we bring our own firewood and firepit.

This is a quiet place - so if you want rowdy late night partying - then it's probably not for you. If you want a chilled and relaxed break in a quiet rural kid friendly environment, then this is the site for you - not that I think they need an endorsement, as you'll not get a weekend booking in the summer unless you book way in advance!

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Gibsonsal 1 review from this member

Thank you to Claire and James for another fantastic stay at St Margarets. It really is a little piece of magic you have and such a wonderful detox from the crazy busy lives we all lead. A great way to start the school holidays and the Bell tent was wonderful with everything we needed.

Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Bridget1964 1 review from this member

Another fantastic stay with James and Claire. Such a restful and relaxing site, and yet they both clearly work really hard to keep it all running smoothly. A perfect site if you want a laid back stay with a lovely, leisurely stroll to a great pub.

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