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Bell Tents & Shepherds Hut Glamping in Norfolk

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Glamping in the Heart of Norfolk

Pentney Lakes offers a glamping experience unlike any other, set in the beautiful countryside of Norfolk. Our site features various glamping options, providing a perfect retreat for you and your loved ones. Surrounded by breathtaking views and abundant wildlife, Pentney Lakes is a must-visit destination for a memorable getaway in Norfolk. Located close to King's Lynn, Norwich and The Norfolk Coast you can enjoy days out in nature, cycling, hiking, or shopping.

Immerse yourself in our stunning surroundings, reconnect with nature, and make unforgettable memories at Pentney Lakes. Treat yourself and your family to a unique outdoor experience that combines adventure and relaxation.

At Pentney Lakes, you will be spoilt for choice with our diverse range of glamping accommodations, ensuring a comfortable and delightful stay in the heart of Norfolk.

We offer several glamping accommodation options to suit every preference:

Why go Glamping at Pentney Lakes?

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    Explore the history of Norfolk

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    Spending time in Pentney during your visit is a must! Enjoy the serene views, explore the tranquil lakes, and experience the calm waters surrounded by natural beauty. There's no better way to unwind and connect with nature.

    A trip to the nearby Sandringham Estate makes for a fantastic day out. Get lost and explore the woodland walks while learning about the magnificent estate and its royal history.

    If you're looking to explore further, head to King's Lynn. This historic market town offers a variety of shopping opportunities, from well-known high street stores to unique independent boutiques. After a day of exploring, relax in one of King's Lynn's many charming coffee shops, where you can enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and a slice of cake while soaking in the town's rich heritage and vibrant atmosphere.

    For a coastal experience, visit the stunning Norfolk coast. Take a scenic drive to Holt, a beautiful Georgian market town, and then continue to the coast to enjoy the picturesque beaches and quaint seaside villages.

    Finally, a day trip to Norwich is highly recommended. This vibrant city boasts an array of shops, restaurants, and historical sites, including the impressive Norwich Cathedral and the medieval Norwich Castle.

    Exploring Pentney

    Activities: Immerse yourself in a variety of outdoor adventures awaiting you in Pentney. Explore the scenic countryside with leisurely walks along the River Nar or venture into nature with hikes along nearby trails. Thrill-seekers can experience the rush of adrenaline with watersports at Alpine Lodge!

    Families can create lasting memories, enjoy a delightful afternoon at Church Farm, featuring a range of activities such as their Pig Racing or Tea Rooms. Visit all the animals they have on the farm and learn what it's like to be on the farm!

    Places to Eat: Treat your taste buds to the flavors of Pentney's culinary scene. Within the stunning Pentney Lakes you'll find Parkside Bar & Cafe, offering burgers, sandwiches, and classic meals.

    For a cosy pub atmosphere and hearty meals, The Stag Inn is a local favorite, serving up classic British dishes with a modern twist. Or, if you're in the mood for something different, Rasputin in Swaffham offers authentic Russian cuisine, while Middleton Steakhouse is the place to go for sizzling steaks. Whether you're looking for a quick bite or a leisurely dining experience, Pentney has plenty of options to satisfy every palate.

    Features & Facilities

    Go Wild Glamping Features

    • Short Drive from Thetford Forest

    • Close To Village Centre

    • Dogs Welcome

    • Campfires/BBQs Welcome

    • Quiet Countryside Location

    Go Wild Glamping Facilities

    • Inside & Outside Showers

    • Glamping Only Kitchenette

    • Early Parking Available

    • Parking On-Site

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    Things to do in Norfolk

    The village of Pentney is located in the picturesque Norfolk countryside, just southwest of King's Lynn. The surrounding landscape features scenic rivers and lush greenery, ideal for leisurely walks, birdwatching, or simply relaxing and enjoying the tranquil environment. Additionally, Norwich is only 30 minutes away! Find a number of charming independent shops, cozy cafes, and delightful restaurants where visitors can savor the local flavors and find unique souvenirs that showcase the best of Norfolk.

    Get Out & About in Norfolk

    Spending time at Pentney Lakes during your visit is a must! Enjoy the serene views, explore the tranquil lakes, and experience the calm waters surrounded by natural beauty. There's no better way to unwind and connect with nature.

    A trip to the nearby Sandringham Estate makes for a fantastic day out. Get lost and explore the woodland walks while learning about the magnificent estate and its royal history.

    If you're feeling like a change of pace, head to nearby King's Lynn. This historic market town offers a variety of shopping opportunities, from well-known high street stores to unique independent boutiques. After a day of exploring, relax in one of King's Lynn's many charming coffee shops, where you can enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and a slice of cake while soaking in the town's rich heritage and vibrant atmosphere.


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    Norwich

    While staying at our Pentney Lakes location, a visit to the vibrant city of Norwich, just under an hour's drive away, is a must. Norwich boasts a rich tapestry of history and modern attractions. Wander through the bustling Norwich Market, one of the oldest and largest open-air markets in the country, where you can find everything from fresh local produce to unique crafts. Explore the city's independent shops, offering a delightful mix of vintage finds, artisan goods, and boutique fashion. Don't miss the awe-inspiring Norwich Cathedral, a stunning example of Norman architecture with serene cloisters and beautiful grounds.

    For a taste of the city's culinary delights, enjoy a meal at one of Norwich's many acclaimed restaurants or cosy cafes. From traditional British fare to international cuisine, there's something to satisfy every palate. Take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque River Wensum, or visit the Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery to delve into the city's storied past.


    King's Lynn

    Just a short 20-minute drive from Pentney Lakes, the historic town of  King's Lynn awaits with its rich heritage and vibrant atmosphere. Start your day at The Place, a lively small business market offering an array of soaps, cakes, bakes, and unique clothing. Stroll through the charming streets lined with independent shops, including the delightful Norburys bakery, known for its delicious treats and great Sandwiches.

    Immerse yourself in the town's history by visiting the majestic King's Lynn Minster and the captivating Lynn Museum, which offers insights into the area's past. Take a leisurely walk along the picturesque quayside or explore the town’s maritime legacy at True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum. When it’s time to refuel, choose from an array of inviting eateries, from cosy cafes to fine dining restaurants, offering a variety of culinary delights.

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    Go Wild Glamping FAQs

    Here are a few things that we think will be of use to you. If you can't find the answer you're looking for here, then the best thing to do is give us a call or contact us here.

    I have never stayed at a campsite before - how does it work?

    We recommend that you book your stay (the easiest way is on our campsite's website), then show up on the day. When booking please also understand that site amenities (such as a shower block, toilets and washing-up area) are all provided for your convenience, After you’ve set up camp, head out and explore! If you have any questions or concerns while on the grounds, do not hesitate to settle them with our friendly staff.

    How big are the glamping units?

    Shepherd huts – 6 metres long by 2.4 metres wide
    Bell Tents –  5 metres by 5 metres

    What's in The Bell Tent?

    Our Bell Tents come with Free Wifi, Electric hook-up, Maxi comfort bed, Bedside tables x2, Sheets, Quilt cover, Pillows + Pillowcases, Blankets, Deck chairs x2, Picnic basket, Kettle, Cutlery, Cast iron pan, Cooking utensils, BBQ/campfire and much more! For more information please visit: https://www.norfolkcoast-cottage.co.uk/norfolk-bell-tents

    What's in the Shepherds Hut?

    A cosy little hut that has everything you need for a comfortable stay except groceries. The kitchen is fully stocked with utensils, there's a log burner to keep you warm, and a gas stove for cooking. You'll have plenty of space to sleep with a double bed, and we'll provide the linen.

    Are fires allowed?

    There's a place to position a fire basket outside each unit, and you can buy charcoal and briquettes at our office. Glamping accommodation also comes with an outdoor, covered cooking area.

    Do the glamping units have electricity and heating?
    All our glamping units have a power supply suitable for small electric appliances such as phone chargers. The shepherd huts also have electric panel heaters and wood burners, insulated.
    Does the glamping accommodation include cookers and kettles?
    Yes – every glamping unit comes with cooking equipment available to you including a small stove, kettle, and toaster.
    What should I bring for cooking and eating?

    We will provide you with the essentials for cooking, like a stove and kettle. You should bring some other useful items too, like tea towels, dishcloths, bin bags and washing up liquid. And don't forget the food, drinks, tea and coffee you like.

    Can I charge my phone, camera or tablet?
    There is a mains power point in all the units. There’s also a charging station in the office(with a small fee) for mobile phones, tablets and small laptops. 
    Can I bring candles and tea lights?
    You can bring battery-operated lights. No naked flames are allowed inside any of the glamping units.
    What will I receive to confirm my booking?

    Once your booking has been processed, you’ll receive a confirmation booking invoice by email.

    What is your cancellation policy?

    Deposits are not refundable because they cover the administration cost of making your booking. If you have paid your balance in full and you cancel at least 28 days before your arrival date, we will refund the balance less the deposit. 

    Go Wild Camping Glamping Thetford Ltd


    Our venue offers a range of Camping & Glamping options, all in a stunning rural location close to Thetford Forest.

    Go Wild Camping Glamping Thetford Ltd - 14626608
    Registered Address: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU

    Opening hours


    Office:
    Monday to Sunday - 9am to 5pm

    Online Bookings:
    Monday to Sunday - 24hrs

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