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Deer's Glade Caravan & Camping Park
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We booked in at Deers Glade for an overnight stay after an event at nearby Blickling.

Despite the website saying they were full, a quick phone call was all it took to squeeze us in. We stayed at Muntjac Meadow, off the main site but with it's own toilets, shower block and wash area.

There was a central campfire which was lovely and burnt late into the night. The field was big enough for us to pitch away from the family groups and the toilets were clean and modern, with two larger than average shower cubicles.

Although the field slopes in places, there wasn't an issue finding level ground. Parking was next to the tent - ideal - and spaces weren't allocated, so we could pitch where we liked.

The site office was located on the main site and was well stocked with essentials but we quite liked being on the Meadow. I would definitely recommend the site for all ages and will hopefully visit again.

Review based on 20 years of annual camping trips around the UK.

1  Thank Abbie C
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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed here at Easter in one of the basic camping pods, and we had a fantastic time! The pods were clean, warm and the toilet/shower facilities were excellent. The park was clean, well organised and the staff were helpful & friendly. It was nice to have an Easter egg hunt on the Sunday, a small charge but great fun & a lovely prize at the end. A stones throw from Cromer and the surrounding areas/beaches - ideal for families as we felt it was very safe. So good we're going next Easter too!

Stayed: April 2014
2  Thank Amy W
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Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

After struggling to get booked into a number of sites on a busy August weekend, Deers Glade pleasantly welcomed us.

The staff warned us that the pitch was in their overflow field where there was a bit of a walk to the main reception.

This turned out to be great! A quiet field with easy access, clean toilets/showers and washing up facilities.

The site seemed very family focused with a camp fire lit each night at 7 (usually surrounded by kids) and kids running around safely during the day.

Overall very good!

Disappointed that the shop/reception closed at 6pm and that only one of the two men's showers had a interior curtain (meaning your clothes hung on the back of the door got a little wet)

Stayed: August 2014
1  Thank R_a_hunterlody
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

My wife and I stayed here for a week with our touring caravan, and we can only say that we did not want to leave. We loved the non-regimental set up of the pitches, and everything was so well-maintained... a credit to the staff, who were also very helpful and friendly. We tried to book another week, but, with the site being so popular, it was a non-starter. This is a really family-friendly site, and are looking forward to coming back soon.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank zggb0b
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Deer's Glade is a well-maintained, easily accessible site. It has everything that's needed for a relaxing stay.
The toilets and showers are modern and cleaned regularly.
It is situated in a quiet area of Norfolk but is not isolated.
The pitches on the site are bounded with hedges and there is a good children's playground.
The site shop sells essentials such as bread, milk, etc. Newspapers can be ordered. There is free wifi.
There are walks around the site and Cromer, The Broads and Wells are easily accessible by road.
There are no pubs within immediate walking distance.
All in all, thoroughly recommended for a relaxing stay.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Pete S
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We stayed at Deer's Glade last week for 3 days. It was the second time that we had stayed there and it was once again brilliant. Pitch was flat and well maintained, and the site was quiet and spotlessly clean. We pitched by the lake with hook up, and had a lovely time with our 2 children and my parents. We hired a fire pit and bought some logs and had fires on both evenings. Logs were a little damp, so get some charcoal to go in with the logs otherwise you can't keep the fire lit! We went to Bewilderwood in Wroxham, and hired a day boat from Stalham - both were really good fun. Although there are no activities at the site it suited us perfectly. We will definitely return!

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
2  Thank MattyB124
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

This is the second time we've stayed a Deer's Glade over the last 2-3 years - and both times it poured with rain! But it's a testament to the site that our spirit's weren't dampened.

The site is very well kept with groups of 2-3 pitches separated by well manicured hedges. Behind the site is a boardwalk leading into some spooky woods with a stream running through. The location is very rural with country lanes all round - it's a drive to pretty much anywhere if you want to to do something outside of the site.

Although there is a small shop on site - but, like other campsites we've stayed in - it opens far too late for last minute breakfast items! I think it opened at about 9am - too late for summer when everyone is awake before 7.30! But like I say not much worse than anywhere else we've stayed

The showers are very good - clean, modern - and seem just the right temperature with no long wait for hot water :-)

Tranquil setting, surrounded by trees (pretty, but lots of 5am birdsong ! :-)), big sky and pretty sunsets.

Welcomes groups and in general is a peaceful, relaxed setting to kick back and share good times.

Recommended for the middle-class, middle-aged Glampers like me :-)

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
1  Thank jimmyd_cambridge
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Address: White Post Road | Hanworth, Norwich NR11 7HN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Norwich
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 35 Speciality Lodging in Norwich
Hotel Class:5 star — Deer's Glade Caravan & Camping Park 5*
Number of rooms: 129
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We opened in 2004 & are a quiet, rural, family-run caravan & camping park set in a beautiful woodland clearing in North Norfolk - a perfect venue for a relaxing holiday in the countryside! We cater for touring caravans, motorhomes, tents & Glamping. The caravan park & camping site has a natural play area for children, a fishing lake, cycle hire, dog walks, a dog sitting service, 2 high-class shower/toilet blocks & an on-site shop. Other features include ‘Muntjac Meadow’ known for its relaxing atmosphere & space which is exclusively open for August only as a back to basics camping meadow, situated a short walk from the main park. Experience the perfect ‘Glamping’ holiday with our Pods, Mega Pods, Bell Tents & Shepherds Hut. You can enjoy cycling around quiet country lanes, trying to spot the local wild deer, fishing in our lake or peaceful walks. Also we are only 10 minutes from the beautiful North Norfolk coastline where there are many beaches to choose from! Nature on your doorstep! ... more   less 
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