Abbey Wood Caravan Club Site

 
 
   
  • Open all year
  • Open to Members & Non-members
  • Earliest arrival time 12:00

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Member rating

  • 4 out of 5
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Address

  • Federation Road,London,London,SE2 0LS
  • 020 8311 7708

Pitches (what are these?)

  • Total pitches 170
  • Hardstanding 79
  • Seasonal 10
  • Storage 30
  • Tent 50
  • Max length = 11.6 metres

Abbey Wood Caravan Club Site is a Caravan Club Golden Jubilee Site and feels positively rural when you reach this gently sloping verdant site. Its mature tree screening and spacious grounds make this a 'green oasis'. This site's unique selling point is it's location - there are shops and good railway connections, providing frequent services to central London in just 35 minutes, within walking distance of the caravan site. Alternatively, nearby Greenwich offers its own blend of fascinating attractions, including the famous observatory and National Maritime Museum.

River cruises operate from nearby Abbey Wood Caravan Club Site between Greenwich, Tower Bridge, Westminster, Kew, Richmond and Hampton Court. Open all year, this is a busy caravan site and is very popular with European visitors during the summer months. There are good reasons to visit Abbey Wood throughout the year though. The Christmas Lights, shopping at the January Sales, the London Marathon, Excel Centre and the Chelsea Flower show can all be enjoyed from this scenic, yet well placed, site.

Please note: this site is situated within the London Low Emission Zone. Visit http://www.tfl.gov.uk/lezlondon for more information. Also, the distances to public transport have been amended since the 2013/14 Sites Directory and Handbook was issued.

Tent camping

Abbey Wood welcomes tent campers and has tent pitches available to both members and non-members. Pitches can be booked online or by phone - To do this and to find out further tent camping information, take a look at the Abbey Wood tent camping page...

Additionally, we have introduced Camping Pods to Abbey Wood. These can be booked by calling the site directly.

 

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Prices

23 Aug 16 - 03 Sep 16 Adult: £9.20 Child (5-17):£3.80 Pitch: £11.90
04 Sep 16 - 06 Nov 16 Adult: £7.00 Child (5-17):£2.10 Pitch: £8.20
07 Nov 16 - 21 Dec 16 Adult: £7.00 Child (5-17):£1.00 Pitch: £8.20
22 Dec 16 - 03 Jan 17 Adult: £9.20 Child (5-17):£3.80 Pitch: £11.90

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Facilities

  • Parent, baby and toddler washroom facilities
  • Facilities for wheelchair and walking disabled
  • Ideal for families
  • Dog walk on site or nearby
  • Significant historical or cultural interest nearby
  • Town/village within 0.5 miles
  • Motorhome waste disposal
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tent campers welcome
  • Toilet block
  • Part hard standings
  • Storage pitches available
  • Open all year
  • Within 5 Miles of National Cycle Network
  • Golf within 5 miles
  • Watersports within 5 miles
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Public transport available within 1 mile

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Run in with the staff!

3 out of 5

We were only staying the one night and after the altercation with the staff it was probably just as well. Everything was fine until we came to leave. Pitches fine, facilities fine, site quiet, handy for the station and for a lovely walk. Would come again as there seems to be so much to do in this area and to get to London by boat might make a change. The incident arose when we came to empty our motorhome - we had been advised of one MWP (Motorhome Waste Point) on the left as entering the area behind the barrier. However on leaving that would mean that we would need to actually leave and come back in again but we noticed another MWP shown near a toilet block. Unfortunately my husband mistook an ordinary emptying/fill up place for a MWP and was carefully emptying our grey water with a hose when 2 staff members stormed over. The male was very aggressive and asked my husband if he was a new member - we have been members for many years but tend to use the CLs so are not that clued up with the site restrictions plus had never been to Abbey Wood. Instead of politely redirecting us, the staff member was quite abrupt with my husband (in his 70's so doesn't look macho or tough!) and demanded he refer to the plan which we had been handed on arrival. We hurriedly packed away the hose and scurried to the correct place. Truly sorry for this error but we thought the MWP on the plan referred to where we were. It wasn't as though we were emptying our toilet there! and we were trying to minimise any overflow by using the hose!! Lighten up staff and try and be a bit more courteous towards members. Thanks

Lovely stay

5 out of 5

We really enjoyed our few days at Abbey Woods. Wardens were friendly and we stayed on pitch 20 which gave us plenty of space and sun! We felt secluded even though we were surrounded by other vans. The site is very peaceful though early morning noise from the station being renovated did annoy at times. We used both the bus and train into London. 180 to Greenwich is a bumpy 40 minutes ride. Train station is about 10 min walk away and much more comfortable and quicker than the bus. The security is very good at the site. We would definitely stay here again. Grass nicely kept. 

Yorkshire visitors

5 out of 5

Hard to believe we were in such a huge city when we pitched up at the peaceful and green abbey wood site. Outstandingly helpful and friendly wardens. Nothing too much trouble. Facilities immaculate. An array of tame wildlife including squirrels and birdlife including parrots! Site wonderful for transport links to London within a short walk. Good curry house (taj mahal ) near train station.
tugboat commented 04/08/2016

Well wot a site �wardens fine .toilets nice clean. Site Woz very Busy . And quite very IMPRESSED.will be back .keep up the good work 👍👍👍⚓️ �

Things to do nearby

Travel

  • Public transportPublic transport available within 1 mile

  • WalkingWalks to Lesnes Abbey and along the South East London Green Chain Route are recommended from site. Tel: 020 8312 5884 for information.

  • CyclingThe Thames Path, less than 2 miles away, is part of Sustrans Route 1. Nearby Greenwich is also ideal for cycling.

  • Nearby Sustrans cycle routes

Local amenities

  • Town (London)

  • Supermarket (There is a local Co-op within walking distance. Morrisons - 2-3 miles Tescos - 4 miles)

  • Places of worship (A list of all local denominations is available in the Information Room)

Attractions and events

  • Event
  • Attraction
  • Member offer
  • Greenwich Heritage Centre

    London, Greater London

    Distance: 1 miles
    Member offer

    Local history museum with displays of archaeology, natural history and geology. Also temporary exhibitions, schools service, sales point and Saturday club.

  • Crossness Engines

    London, Greater London

    Distance: 1.8 miles
    Member offer

    Grade 1 Listed, 1865 waste-water pumping station containing the 4 largest rotative beam engines in the world and outstanding Victorian ironwork.

  • Danson House

    Bexleyheath, Greater London

    Distance: 1.9 miles
    Member offer

    No description available.

  • Red House (The National Trust)

    Bexleyheath, Greater London

    Distance: 2.2 miles
    Member offer

    Commissioned by William Morris in 1859 and designed by Philip Webb, Red House is of international significance in the history of domestic architecture and garden design.

  • North Woolwich Old Station Museum

    London, Greater London

    Distance: 2.6 miles
    Member offer

    Story of Newham's railway history through those who worked on the Great Eastern Railway in a restored Edwardian station and canopy. School and holiday activities.

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  • Earliest arrival time: 12:00
  • Postcode: SE2 0LS
  • GPS co-ordinates: Lat: 51.48635 Lon: 0.11971
  • OS ref: 177 : TQ473785
  • Sites directory map number: K4
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Directions

    Note: this Site is 0.5 mile within Transport for London LEZ zone; motorhome owners are advised to log onto www.tfl.gov.uk/lezlondon before travelling to Site. From the East on the M2/A2 or from Central London: turn off the A2 at A221 junction into Danson Road (signposted Bexleyheath, International Caravan and Camping) Follow signpost for Bexleyheath to Crook Log (A207 junction). At the traffic lights turn right and then immediately left into Brampton Road. In 1.5 miles at the traffic lights turn left into Bostal Hill (A206). In 0.75 miles at traffic lights turn right into Basildon Road (B213). In 270 metres turn right into McLeod Road. In about 0.5 mile at the roundabout turn right into Knee Hill. In 90 metres take the second right into Federation Road. The site is on the left in 50 metres. From M25 North, West or South approach: leave at junction 2 onto the A2 (signposted London); then as above. From the M20 (Dover): at junction 3 continue on the M20 (sign posted London, M25). Leave at the end of the motorway onto the M25; then as above. Note: The Route is well signposted with International Caravan and Camping signs. All vehicles should turn right on leaving the site to avoid residential area. The site internal gates are locked from 22:00 - 08:00 allowing pedestrian access only.

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