Cambridge Cherry Hinton Caravan Club Site

Lime Kiln Road, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 8NQ

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Motorhomes

Why stay here ...

Set in ancient quarry works and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the Cambridge Cherry Hinton Club Site has been imaginatively landscaped to create the impression of being in the heart of the countryside while only a 25-minute bus journey to the city centre of beautiful Cambridge.

The caravan park gives you easy access to guided walking tours of the nearby medieval colleges where you can enjoy the academic atmosphere that makes the city famous. Wander along or take a punt on the River Cam to see colleges like Corpus Christi, Magdalene and the Bridge of Sighs. A visit to King's College Chapel is a must. If you're feeling a little lazy, open bus tours let you take in the full charm of the city while you relax. For those who like to cycle, the Cambridge Cherry Hinton Club Park offers good cycling paths from the site into and around Cambridge. Just opposite the site, you can enjoy a lovely walk around the nature reserve and old chalk pits. If you're feeling peckish, it's only a short stroll to the nearest pub and if you need to stock up on supplies, a supermarket can be found a little further down the road.

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Gaz
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: poor
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Gold

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Walking notes:

Enjoy a 7 mile walk starting from Newmarket Road Park and Ride, about 4 miles from the site, or a walk around the nature reserve and old chalk pits opposite.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:
The closest is Tesco near Cherry Hinton, about 1.5 miles from the site.

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Directions

Please do not use sat nav due to other routes using very unsuitable roads, Cherry Hinton High St not suitable. From the North and East: Leave the A14 (junction 35). Take the A1303 (signposted Cambridge) then in 1 mile turn left (signposted Cherry Hinton). In 1 mile turn left to Addenbrookes. Follow Addenbrookes until the traffic lights. Then turn left into Queen Ediths Way. In 150 metres turn left into Lime Kiln road. Site entrance is on the right. From the South and West: Leave the M11 at junction 9 onto A11 (signposted Newmarket) for 6 miles or from the A1M at junction 9, take the A505 past Royston, over the M11 onto A11 (signposted Newmarket) for 3 miles. Ignore Cherry Hinton signs at this point and turn left to Fulbourn. In 2 miles go through Fulbourn and over the mini roundabouts to Cambridge. In 1.5 miles turn left at the roundabout (Cambridge). In 0.5 miles turn left at the traffic lights then left in 150 metres into Lime Kiln road. Site entrance is on the right.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
CB1 8NQ
GPS:
Lat 52.18089 / Lon 0.16798
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OS field ref:
TL483557
OS map ref:
154
Handbook map ref:
K6

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Cambridge City Centre every 10 minutes
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Harwich (50 miles)
  • Nearest train station: Cambridge
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Brilliant week

Enjoyed a week at Cherry Hinton site. A very warm welcome from Maria & Paul on arrival very knowledgeable excellent pitch if we had any Sun unfortunately rained most days. Short walk to bus stops into Cambridge very frequent enjoyed an excellent meal at the Robin Hood pub all in all a excellent site will definitely be going back again
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Great Site, Great Team. Thank you

We visited the site 9ver 5 days and it was lovely. Site was clean and tidy and close to a Tesco express and the Pub!! We didn't met the full time wardens as they were on holiday but the temp wardens from Southend really were lovely and helpful. Really loved the nature reserve on other side of the road for dog walks and the on site walk is good. Can't wait to come back end of Nov. We will bring the bikes next time for sure. WiFi good. If working from van like me then, Vodaphone signal not fabulous but ok for hotspot on email, low quality on MS Teams, SKYPE etc. Obviously not the sites fault!! I will report on next visit if EE any better as I have Giga Cube to try out there.
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Excellent site, great location and fabulous helpful wardens

We stayed here in September 2020, as we wanted to explore, the site was very busy. The wardens were excellent with nothing too much trouble and great local knowledge. With very few free pitches they were quick to point out the options and we got a great level pitch with afternoon sun. The site is great for visiting Cambridge with amenities and transport a ten minute saunter away. The chalk pits are a good dog walk area and we would thoroughly recommend this site. We used ur facilities throughout but the band system for toilets seemed to work
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Great site im a great location.

First time at Cherry Hinton. Was impressed by the cleanliness of the facilities and the overall ambience of the site. Will certainly be back at some point in the future.
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Meeting with Friends

We live only 10 miles from this site, so would not normally stay at a site so close to home but we were meeting up with friends we had made on a trip to NZ last year. On arrival we mentioned this to Paul and Marie, the very welcoming friendly wardens, they then couldn't have been more helpful in siting us close together, so we could have a socially distancing catch up. Although we only used the facilities minimally, they were very clean. As you are unable to pick up leaflets in the information cabin, they had laminated all necessary details regarding local transport and places to visit etc. Would definately recommend this site to people wanting to visiting Cambridge.
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Site contact details

Telephone:
01223 244088

Site information

This Club campsite is now open and is following social distancing and safety requirements as set out by the UK government. Face coverings are now mandatory when visiting the reception area on site. Our priority is first and foremost the health and safety of our staff, our members, our guests and the local communities.

Only pay 5% VAT. A 12.5% reduction on all published prices will be applied to your booking when you arrive and pay for your stay on site.