Waterpump CL

Park Cottage, High Road, Badingham, Suffolk, IP13 8ND

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  • Adults
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Waterside stays

Why stay here ...

Welcome to Waterpump CL, a Motorhome only site, located in the meadow aside our beautiful 200+ year old timber framed cottage with sunset views across the fields. Enjoy peace and quiet away from roads and neighbouring properties, with the River Alde at the far side of the meadow, there is plenty of wildlife to be spotted and enjoyed, deer, owls and otters to name but a few.

Our large, flat hardstanding pitches, perfect for Motorhomes, positioned in the properties former menage all have 16amp electric and water with uninterrupted views of the Suffolk countryside. We also have two summer grass pitches both with electric and water. Onsite we have a chemical waste disposal point, refuse and recycling point and visitor information board.

We are conveniently located in the village of Badingham down a track off the tourist route of the A1120. With direct access to the public footpath network and local to National Cycle route 1. Our drive is a single track with a passing place located at the bottom before you reach the house. Here the track descends and turns round the front of the house, with the River Alde at the bottom. Continue past the waterpump and stables, through the gate into the meadow. The site is ahead and information board on your left.

Footpaths and pretty country lanes lead from the site to Framlingham, smaller villages, pubs, cafes and the local Vineyard. Maps and further information is available via email or can be found on our visitor information board.

We also have a 2 bedroom holiday annex at the property should you wish your family and friends to join you on your holidays.

Our friendly local pub (sadly currently closed), The White Horse is just a 4 min walk along a grass footpath off the bottom of our drive. Our nearest and favourite town is Framlingham, a 10 minute drive or 1 hour 10 minute walk across the fields, a historical market town with shops, Tuesday and Saturday markets, restaurants, cafes and English Heritage Castle.

The railway station, just 20 minutes away is Wickham Market located in the village of Campsea Ashe with access to Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Norwich, The Norfolk Broads and London. 

A 30 minute drive will take you to gorgeous Suffolk coastal towns and villages, such as the popular Southwold, Walberswick, Aldeburgh and Thorpeness. Also half an hour away is the town of Woodbridge on the River Deben with shops, cinema and leisure centre.

There are many other places to visit in the area, such as Snape Maltings with its shops and concert hall, Rendlesham Forest Centre, Minsmere RSPB, National Trust Site Sutton Hoo with recent publicity from the film The Dig, Stonham Barns and its Owl Sanctuary, Independent cinemas - our favourite and oldest in Leiston, The Long Shop Museum of steam also in Leiston, Adnams brewery with tours in Southwold and local vineyard Shawsgate just a 40 minute walk across the fields.

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: variable
  • Unfenced water
  • Wi-Fi

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Latest arrival time: 8:00 PM

Latest departure time: 12:00 PM

0.5 acres

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
IP13 8ND
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GPS:
Lat 52.255532 / Lon 1.38252
OS field ref:
TM309673
OS map ref:
156

Transport links

  • Nearest port: Harwich (48 miles)

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The best CL we have stayed on

Waterpump CL
As the title, this CL is simply superb. Spotlessly clean and tidy throughout, water on level pitches, beautiful surroundings and the only sound was the birds. Great walks from the site, several nearby pubs within walking distance for active types and adults only allowed. Owners exceedingly helpful and friendly. Sheer bliss.

Maester

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Reviewed on 20/05/2022 19:45

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Lovely peaceful site

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Our first stay here and we will definitely return. We arrived mid afternoon and found our pitch with it s lovely welcome board. Sarah came down later to check all was Ok and was very friendly and helpful. Our dog loved the meadow and we enjoyed the local walks. The facilities are clean and the pitches nice and level. Lovely to have water at the pitch. Our particular recommendation is the local vineyard which we walked to and enjoyed wine tasting. We are calling to pick up our wine on the way home. We have also driven over to the coast and had no problem parking our 7m van at the car park at Sizewell. At night sit and watch the glorious sunsets in beautiful tranquil surroundings.

Lawton25

Reviewed on 01/05/2022 19:22

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Great CL, friendly and helpful owners, lovely location. If you like peace and quiet with good walks from the CL you need to stay here. The pitches are level and large with great views, there's a useful information piont including walking maps. Dogs can run free in the meadow and there's miles of walks through fields and quiet country lanes. If this CL was closer to home we would be regular visitors. Highly recommended.

MJLee67

Reviewed on 21/04/2022 21:52

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Excellent First Overnight

Waterpump CL

Booked this site for our first overnight in our new campervan on the basis of previous reviews. Very peaceful. We watched Buzzards and a Hare from our open door. The unseasonal warm weather was a bonus. The site is well organised, well kept and extremely clean. The owners are very welcoming and helpful regarding local walks etc. The Indian takeaway they recommended delivered an excellent meal to our pitch within an hour of us ordering. Thank you Sarah and David. We will be using your site on a regular basis!

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Reviewed on 27/03/2022 17:52

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Wonderful Stay

Waterpump CL
We enjoyed 2 nights at this lovely site. Sarah was very welcoming on arrival and was happy to assist with maps and directions for local walks to nearby villages. We enjoyed a lovely walk with our dog across the Suffolk countryside directly from the site to Framingham a delightful market town with a Castle. We can also highly recommend the local Indian takeaway which will deliver directly to your pitch. We will see you again as we will definitely be returning.

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Reviewed on 06/02/2022 18:10

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