Camping in Hunstanton

Sunny Hunny

Camping in Hunstanton

Back-to-basics camping in Hunstanton

Hunstanton is a small town on the coast of West Norfolk that is known for its incredible views of the Sea. Hunstanton, or "Sunny Hunny", is an elegant Victorian resort that was founded in 1846.

One of the best things about camping in Hunstanton is the amount of space there is to pitch your tent. You're never too far from a beautiful beach or picturesque countryside walk, and there are plenty of activities to keep you busy in the area. Whether you're looking to relax and enjoy the outdoors or get active and explore, Hunstanton is a great place to go camping.

The first thing that our visitors love about camping in Hunstanton is the beach. There are two beaches in Hunstanton, the first is called South beach and the second is Old Hunstanton and they are absolutely beautiful! Hunstanton's unique location means that they are some of the sunniest destinations in Norfolk, resulting in beautiful sunsets. 

Hunstanton Camping And Glamping

Back-to-basics camping in Hunstanton
Camping Hunstanton: People on heacham beach

Relax with your loved ones.

Camping in Hunstanton is located just a 3-minute walk from the coast in Heacham a large but quiet village just on the outskirts of the seaside town Hunstanton. We offer camping pitches for tents, campervans, caravans, and motorhomes as well as a few pre-pitched Bell Tents and Shepherds Huts for those interested in camping in Hunstanton by the Norfolk coast.

Local shops only 5 minutes down the road takes a load off your mind knowing that if you forget any supplies you don't have to go without, making your experience while camping in Hunstanton a relaxed and fun time. Come visit us and relive your back-to-basics camping in Hunstanton roots, the way camping should be!

Back To Basics Camping in Hunstanton

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Enjoy your coastal holiday with a beach 3-minute walk away from yoo

The two-acre site is situated a mere 3 minutes from the coast making the beach basically on your doorstep while camping in Hunstanton! Why not take a late afternoon trip to the beach while the tide is out and experience the miles of open sea bed stretching as far as the eye can see! Unspoiled by the main Hunstanton resort, the connecting Heacham beach is perfect for avoiding the holiday crowds and gives you plenty of space to relax and enjoy the seaside while camping in Hunstanton.

Conveniently located to explore the beach and its surrounding areas were between our site and the beach, you will find the entrance to a public footpath that takes you all the way to Snettisham, a smaller and history-rich village through scenic rural countryside. It is also possible to walk to Hunstanton in the opposite direction along the promenade whilst enjoying the sea air and open views. 

Camping in Hunstanton is one of only a handful of campsites located on the west coast of Norfolk and just a 3-minute walk from the beach gives us a prime location for watching the sunset go down in all its spectacular deep orange and red glory. Camping in Hunstanton with friends and family by your own campfire or BBQ makes for a wonderful memory to share with your loved ones.

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Enjoy your coastal holiday with a beach 3-minute walk away from you

Camping in Hunstanton gallery

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    Enjoy beautiful sunsets
    Camping in heacham like nowhere else
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    For family and friends
    This campsite is campfire friendly, so gather your family and friends around fire and enjoy the moments
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    Relax
    Camping in Hunstanton is peaceful and quiet
  • Camping Hunstanton: BBQ on a fire Camping Hunstanton: BBQ on a fire
    Make your own BBQ
    Nothing better than enjoying good food with family or friends
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    Explore the local foods
    Our campsite is close to various local pubs and restaurants
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    Explore the area
    Our campsite allows you to explore various paths
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    Dog-Friendly
    Bring your furry friends along for a beautiful coastal holiday
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    Fun activities
    Enjoy various fun activities in the water from swimming to sailing
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    Wash Up area
    Outdoor wash up area

Camping in Hunstanton Features

Camping in Hunstanton Facilities

Toilet/Shower Block
Clean Drinking Water
Early Check-in Available
Parking Available
Capacity: Per Adult Basis

Camping in Hunstanton: Pitches


We allocate pitches based on the size of your tent to ensure everyone is happy.
So please pick carefully!
We allocate pitches based on the size of your tent to ensure everyone is happy with camping in Hunstanton. So please pick carefully!

The Best Family Campsites UK

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Camping near the Norfolk coast

Camping is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature. Many people choose camping as their primary form of recreation because it is affordable, comfortable, and convenient. 

Our Hunstanton campground is perfect for all types of campers. Whether you are looking for an isolated spot to get away from the city or a place to connect with other campers. Camping in Hunstanton offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside, making them perfect for picture-taking sessions. Our Hunstanton campground is the perfect spot for you. 

At Hunstanton, we offer some of the best camping in all of The United Kingdom. Our campsite is situated on the beautiful North Norfolk Coast, and we are only a short walk away from the beach, and all local amenities for example the local pub, and restaurants. We pride ourselves on our wide range of camping and caravanning facilities that are perfect for families of all sizes and budgets. Plus, our campsite is one of the only east coast UK holiday resorts where you can watch the sunset over the sea!

Camping in Hunstanton is easy and convenient. We offer several different types of camping, including backpacking, Campervan camping, and tent camping. Our campsites are located near many popular attractions, so you can easily find something to do while you are here. 

Hunstanton Touring Caravan Sites

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Travel the Norfolk coast in style

If you're looking for a breathtaking seaside getaway, look no further than our Hunstanton Touring Caravan Sites. With gorgeous views of the coastline, our sites provide the perfect launching point to explore everything Norfolk has to offer.

From the sandy beaches to the many tourist attractions, there's something for everyone at our campground. So come and enjoy some peace and quiet by the sea today!

If you're looking for a touring site that's close to all the action, Hunstanton is the perfect spot. Just a short drive away, you can enjoy days out on the water or explore the many walks and cycle trails. And if you want to stay on dry land, there are plenty of attractions to keep you entertained, including museums, castles, gardens and more.

At Hunstanton Camping and Caravanning, we have the best touring pitches in the area. The pitches include a level grass area with a 10 amp electric hook-up. It's centrally located to the water points, waste and washing facilities. Another great feature of our camping and motorhome site is that we are a three-minute walk from the beach making your holiday complete!

Camping and caravanning is great for the whole family, it's a way to travel cheaply and stay in touch with nature. If you're looking for a holiday destination with plenty of amenities, then come and stay at our touring site!

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Travel the Norfolk coast in style


Campsites Near Kings Lynn

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Our cmapsite is just 3-minute walk away from a beautiful beach in Heacham

Camping In Hunstanton is a beautiful destination for those looking to camp or just have a relaxing holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Just a 25-minute drive from Kings Lynn, Camping in Hunstanton is perfect for beach-lovers or anyone who enjoys being outdoors. You can go for a leisurely stroll along the beach, take in the sites and sounds of nature, go biking or hiking on the paths, or enjoy any number of other activities.

The best place to see some amazing birds up close would be at RSPB Titchwell Marsh Nature Reserve; here you can find over 300 different species including avocets (a type of wading bird), Eurasian spoonbills (wading birds with long necks), bearded tits (songbirds) and more!

If you are interested in learning more about the history of Hunstanton and its people, there is a wealth of information available at the local museum. 

At Camping In Hunstanton, you can also find a number of different camping options to suit all budgets. Whether you want to stay in a tent, campervan or even a glamping bell tent, there are plenty of places available.

The best thing about staying at our campsite is that we offer all the necessary amenities and services for your convenience; so book your stay today and enjoy your holiday!

Campsites Near The Beach Near Me 

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Enjoy one of the few places with glorious sunsets every evening

Are you looking for the best campsites near the beach near me? Beach camping is an adventurous type of recreational activity that combines, camping and swimming at the beach. It can be done at any beach that has public access and is suitable for camping, Beach camping usually requires a permit from the local authorities.

There are many different types of beaches, so it's important to research the specific beach you're interested in visiting before making any plans. Some beaches may have restrictions on camping, fires, alcohol, or even dogs, But here at Camping in Hunstanton, we've got you covered. 

Our campsite is a stone's throw away from the beach allowing you to experience all the beach has to offer without any of the hassles. Our dog friendly campsite in Hunstanton is perfect for those who want to bring their furry friend along. At Camping at Hunstanton, we also offer free Wi-Fi so you can stay connected while you're away from home. What are you waiting for? Book your stay today!

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Enjoy one of the few places with glorious sunsets every evening


Dog-Friendly Campsites In Hunstanton

Camping with your dog can be a lot of fun, but it can be difficult to find a campsite that allows dogs. Hunstanton, located in Norfolk, England is home to several dog friendly campsites. These campsites allow dogs to stay on the premises and provide plenty of space for them to run around and play. They also offer amenities like doggie bags and water bowls to make camping with your dog a breeze.

Camping is a great way to get out in nature and spend time with your dog. However, finding a campground that allows dogs can be difficult. At Norfolk Coast B&B Cottages and camping, Hunstanton, we are a dog friendly campground in Hunstanton that will make both you and your furry friend happy.

There are also plenty of walking trails for you and your pup to explore, and we are located right on the beach so you can spend your days playing in the sand and surf. So come on down and enjoy a relaxing camping trip with your four-legged friend at Norfolk Coast B&B Cottages and camping.

Dog-Friendly Things To Do In Hunstanton

Hunstanton is a great place for dog owners as the town and its beaches are very dog friendly. There are a number of things you can do with your dog in Hunstanton, including walking on the beach, visiting the park, and going for a drive. The town also has a few pet-friendly restaurants, so you can enjoy a meal out with your furry friend by your side.

Old and New Hunstanton are both great places to explore with your dog. With gardens to nose around, pet-friendly attractions to visit, and plenty of places to eat - some of which even feature special doggy menus! there's something for every pup in Hunstanton. Check out our guide to the best dog friendly things to do Hunstanton, from windswept walkies to cosy places to rest weary paws after an exciting day of adventures.

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Vibrant and beautiful purple fields

Norfolk Lavender

Camping hunstanton: Norfolk Lavender

Vibrant and beautiful purple fields

One of the best places to take your dog for a walk is Norfolk Lavender. With 100 acres of scented grounds, your dog will be in sensory heaven! The summer months are the best time to visit when the vibrant purple fields are in full bloom. While dogs aren't able to go inside the shop or tearoom, humans can take turns to pop in for some lavender-scented mementoes such as oils, perfumes, soaps and plants after your walk.

Old Hunstanton Beach

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Beautiful places to explore for you and your dog

Old Hunstanton Beach is well-known for being one amazing beach for dogs because of its miles of golden sand and rolling dunes, plus its iconic striped cliffs. Let your dog have a blast in the shallow waters which are great for getting that doggy paddle just right!

This dog friendly beach in the UK is also highly-desired by kite surfers both amateur and professional. This beach is definitely the place to be for any dog lover or water enthusiast!

The main beach in the town of New Hunstanton is a great place to take the family, with plenty of activities and attractions for kids to enjoy. The beach is covered in shingles and can get busy, but it's worth it for the fossils that can be found along the shoreline and the sea creatures in the rock pools. Dogs are not permitted from 10th April until 31st October on the Power boat ramp (near Searles). We recommend taking your dog on a walk on the Norfolk Coast path instead during this time.

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Beautiful places to explore for you and your dog

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Golden sand beaches perfect for your furry friends

Heacham South Beach

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Golden sand beaches perfect for your furry friends

If you and your furry friends are looking for a dog friendly place to hang out this summer, then Heacham South Beach, also known as Stubborn Sands, is the correct choice there is no dog restriction on this beach.

This long stretch of beach is a mixture of shingle and golden sands that offers extensive views across the bay towards Lincolnshire. At the northern end of the beach, there's a promenade where it's possible to take a nice walk all the way to Hunstanton (3.5 miles) if you have enough energy and determination!


Things to do in Hunstanton

Hunstanton beach is a great place to enjoy the sunset, due to its facing west. The beach is also known for its pretty pink and white striped cliffs, made of Norfolk carstone and white chalk.

There are many fun rock pools to discover, as well as the opportunity to find fossils among the rocks and shingles. Three-day chalets are available for rent during the summer months. The calm waters make it perfect for kite-surfing and body-boarding; however, visitors should be aware that the tide can come in quickly.

Tidal tables can be found in local shops. In addition to its lovely beaches, Hunstanton also provides traditional British seaside holiday attractions such as The Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary - featuring an underwater tunnel and seal hospital is located on the promenade. A mini-train operates along the seafront in peak season, while a World War II amphibious craft operates from the South Beach all year round. Finally, walkers will enjoy starting their journey along the Norfolk Coast Path.

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Watch the interesting creatures that live in our sea

SEA LIFE Hunstanton

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SEA LIFE Hunstanton is filled to the brim with incredible exhibits and attractions. You'll feel as though you've been transported underwater as you take in the sights, including some particularly jaw-dropping views of steely stingrays and curious octopuses.

The feeling will be further enhanced by the helpful staff who are at hand to show you around, tell you about anything that might happen to catch your eye, or relay any wildlife-related questions that you might have!

At Penguin Beach, guests get a chance to meet some of our penguin friends up close! If penguins aren't quite your thing then don't worry - we have plenty more marine creatures for you to enjoy during your visit! There's an exciting gift shop for you to enjoy at the end of your visit and a very popular café that serves food all day. The café offers fantastic views of the beach and even has outdoor seating so you can make the most of a sunny day!

Hunstanton Kayaks

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It’s easy to hire a single or double kayak at Hunstanton Kayaks in Hunstanton. Their guides are experts in the area and will make sure you have the most memorable fun time exploring the many sandbanks off from the North Norfolk coast that's just around the corner from them. It's rewarding to explore the wetlands and witness seals playing along with cormorants, terns and other gulls who also find refuge in these parts. There are sometimes dolphins to be spotted as well so don't forget your camera!

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Explore the coast on water

Glamping in Hunstanton

If you're looking for a weekend getaway with all the luxuries of home, then consider glamping. Our Glamping accommodation is a portmanteau of "glamorous camping," and it refers to enjoying the benefits of camping without having to rough it. There are many different types of glamping experiences available in Hunstanton, from wild camping in nature preserves to well-appointed campgrounds with all the amenities you could want. If you're looking for an unforgettable weekend escape, check out our campground.

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  • Hunstanton camping: Bell tent interior

Luxurious Bell tentsu

BELL TENTS NORFOLK

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  • Hunstanton camping: Bell tent interior

We pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive range of tents and accessories that can be used by anyone. Our Bell Tents are specifically designed for people who want to escape the fast pace of city life and spend time in nature. Our tents are located on The Norfolk Coast, a beautiful and peaceful area that is home to a wide range of wildlife and has plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and sightseeing. For example, you can visit one of the many local beaches, and explore the Sandringham Estate. 

SHEPHERD HUTS HUNSTANTON

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  • Hunstanton camping: Shepherds hut interior

Our shepherd huts are located in the small village of Heacham and provide the perfect space for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle. Each hut is handcrafted with love, fully insulated, and built on castors to provide ease of movement. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a place to reconnect with nature, our shepherd huts offer the perfect setting.

No matter what time of year it is, our little log burner will make sure you're always comfortable during your stay! The burner is perfect for those cold winter nights or for just a bit of extra heat during the summer nights.

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  • Hunstanton camping: Shepherds hut interior

Cozy Shepherds Huts

Camping In Hunsatanton FAQ!

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 you arrive at the campsite, head over to reception where someone will show you to your pitch. They'll give you a quick run-down of what's what and then leave you in peace!

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.

DO YOU ALLOW DOGS?

We absolutely love dogs and welcome well-behaved pups and responsible owners to our Campsite. We have a few rules though so please click here to take a look at our dog policy.

ARE THERE TOILETS/SHOWERS?

There are toilets and shower blocks for you to use throughout your stay with us.

WHAT IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO GO CAMPING?

The best time of year to go camping is typical during the summer months. This is when most campgrounds are open and the weather is usually the nicest. However, if you are planning on camping in a campervan or shepherd's hut, then you can often find great deals on campsites during the off-season.

ARE YOU OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND?

Our campsite is open all year round.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME WHEN CAMPING?

This is a great question! When you go camping, you should bring a tent, sleeping bag, camp stove, and food. You should also bring clothes for both warm and cold weather, as well as sturdy shoes. Finally, don't forget to pack a first-aid kit

DO YOU ACCEPT PRIVATE HIRE OF THE CAMPSITE?

Yes, we do. We hire for weddings and events. Please contact us with your enquiry so that we can give you a personal quote as these vary from booking to booking. 

camping in Hunstanton directions

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Heacham is highly accessible, with bus stops that travel to Kings Lynn, Hunstanton & Wells-Next-The-Sea! Kings Lynn rail line is a short distance away so traveling to Hunstanton could not be easier. Being based in Heacham we are a 30-minute coastline walk away from Seaside town Hunstanton, or a 10-minute drive, where you can enjoy many sights and activities such as the Peddars Way cliffs, Old Hunstanton's sandy beaches, fun-filled arcades, and even Hunstanton's very own Princess Theatre & Sea Life Centre.

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Address & Contact
Hunstanton Camping & Glamping
  • 72 South Beach Road
    Heacham
    Kings Lynn
    PE31 7BB

  • 07484734146

  • hunstanton@norfolkcoast-cottage.co.uk

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  • Norfolk Coast B&B Cottages & Camping LLP
    Registration Number: OC401422
    72 South Beach Road, Heacham
    Kings Lynn, PE31 7BB

  • Norfolk Coast B&B Cottages & Camping LLP
    Registration Number: OC401422
    72 South Beach Road, Heacham
    Kings Lynn, PE31 7BB