White House Beach Club Campsite

Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7RW

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

With one part of the White House Beach Club Campsite adjacent to the beach and the other enclosed by attractive willow trees and shrubs, there's a pitch to suit all tastes at this location. In early summer the foreshore is a riot of colour with wild flowers, including the rare Yellow Poppy. Although Kessingland beach is shingle, Lowestoft is within easy reach from the caravan site and has a beautiful sandy beach complete with the lifeguard safety. The Sailors Home pub in Kessingland comes recommended and is dog friendly.

Recently voted best large attraction in the area, Africa Alive is just a short distance from White House Beach Club Campsite and offers a great safari park attraction for the family. Nearby Charmind Southwold has recently become a landmark for being the setting for the movie adaptation, "Iris", starring Kate Winslet and Dame Judy Dench. The caravan park is also just a few miles away from the Pleasure Wood Hills Theme Park, which guarantees a fun day out for children. Other not-to-be-missed excursions include taking a day boat on The Broads and going fishing or bird watching at Minismere. More nearby places to visit include the picturesque Framlingham Castle and the National Trust owned site of Horsey Windpump.

Things to do on site ...

  • Bike hire

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
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Silver

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Walking notes:

Good walking routes near the site are the Suffolk Coastal Path, 50 miles long and accessible from the site. You can also enjoy the nature reserve, and walks along the beach to Lowestoft and Southwold.

Check out the huge range of free pre-mapped walks and hikes near our campsites at Outdooractive's website. You can download the free Outdooractive app and member's can save €10 on an Outdooractive Pro or Pro+ annual subscription.

Supermarket notes:

The closest are CO-Op in Kessingland, about 1 mile from the site, and Morrisons (just off the A12), about 3 miles from the site. Morrisons is accessible for motorhomes.

 

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Directions

From the North on the A12: follow Kessingland Bypass to the roundabout at the end of the dual carriageway; turn left into Whites Lane (signposted Kessingland Industrial Estate, Africa Alive); continue straight ahead; in about 1 mile at sea front (ignore no through road sign) turn right into Beach Rd (unadopted). Site entrance is on the right within 50 metres. From the South on the A12: at the roundabout at the start of the dual carraigeway (Kessingland Bypass) follow third exit into Whites Lane (signposted Kessingland Industrial Estate, Africa Alive); then as above. On arrival, please report to the site office on the main part of the site.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
NR33 7RW
GPS:
Lat 52.41099 / Lon 1.72665
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OS field ref:
TM536856
OS map ref:
156
Handbook map ref:
N6

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Lowestoft and Southwold
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: {0}
  • Nearest train station: Lowestoft
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Do not arrive befor 1pm,

White House Beach Club Campsite
Good site been there for holls a few times, wardes very nice and friendly,to get there for 1 pm is a bit tricky ,it will cause a tailback onto the road in my opinion ,everyone is told how to park between the white posts but some need a white stick terrible parking.but give them there due the wardens are soon onto the rebbles, overall good stay.

inky

Reviewed on 25/05/2022 18:44

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Useless dog walk

White House Beach Club Campsite
Do not arrive before 1pm (not even 5 mins early) as you will be told that you should not be there yet! Also do not drive any faster than 5mph around the site, we kept to the speed limit, but were reminded twice not to exceed 5mph. Overall the wardens were very pleasant, if a little over zealous at times. They had the best information room I have seen on a site, full of great information. The dog walk is a joke!!!!

Cornish girl

Reviewed on 22/05/2022 18:37

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What a well run site

White House Beach Club Campsite
We stayed here from 6th -10th May whilst doing a tour of the East Coast. Our first impression was how well the site was managed. Although being asked not to arrive before 13:00, due to light traffic on our journey we happened to turn up a ten minutes early, and found half a dozen Caravans and Motorhomes already waiting but the Wardens had taken complete control of the situation and basically allowed us all in, taking a membership details and then telling us to find a pitch and go back to the Office over the next hour to pay. We were put on notice that the Wardens were particularly stringent about speed limits around the site, which is quite right, and I have to admit that Helen almost appeared to have a "sixth sense" about this as she would enforce the message meticulously, often seen chasing the offender to reprimand him/her. The site was quite busy when we arrived and the pitches were well laid out and maintained extremely well. We did spot Helen on numerous occasions on her hands and knees weeding some of the vacant pitches- there's dedication for you. The Toilet blocks and Showers were spotlessly clean but a little dated. We were told that there would possibly be a refurb over the next 12-18 months.The site itself was well maintained and whoever laid out the Information Office has to be applauded for the work and effort put into it. It was probably one of the best laid out Information Offices that we have come across.The site is well located to visit the Coast and Inland areas. Unfortunately, we were only there for a few days, doing a recce of the area. The wardens were pleasant throughout our stay and very helpful with information.We cannot comment with regard to child friendly because we are both pensioners but from what we saw it appeared that the kids were enjoying themselves, although we didn't notice any dedicated play areas. We had a lovely stay and have to say that Helen and Neil are a credit to the Club. Well done to all and thank you for making our stay enjoyable

Fran57

Reviewed on 18/05/2022 15:49

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Not for families - very unwelcoming.

White House Beach Club Campsite

This site is not for families. The very small play area was in fact closed and condemned. From the moment we arrived, we have never been made to feel more unwelcome. Our very well-behaved children were spoken to on numerous occasions - for simply riding their bicycles around the site. They were not allowed to play with any type of ball due to the "No ball games rule" even though we observed other guests playing swing ball and football. They were "told off" for carrying a ball on site when coming back from the beach. We have only given a rating of 1 in these areas because it was a required field - we would rate the overall and Good for families section as zeros. I am sure that they will provide a very reasonable response to this review (if it actually even makes the website) but don't go there if you are a family - no fun of any kind allowed.

Comment from the Club

We are sorry you don't feel the site is very family friendly and we would like to assure you that our Site Staff always do their utmost to welcome families and help them have the best time on the Club campsite. We do have Club Site Rules in place to ensure everyone staying on the campsite has the best possible time and as such we ask that ball games are played in the dedicated area. As such if children do play football on the campsite then we ask our site staff to please ask them to go the ball game area. Please be assured our site staff did not just speak to you about this but will politely speak to anyone they see breaking Club Site rules to ensure that all members on site have an enjoyable stay. With regards to cycling on site, your children were more than welcome to ride their bikes but as it was a busy day with members arriving and leaving, our team just wanted to ask them to take care as safety is a top priority on our Club campsites, especially when outfits are maneuvering off and onto pitches.

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Reviewed on 15/05/2022 19:13

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Proper Bo ah tell they!

White House Beach Club Campsite
Nice walks left and right along the coast. Nice restaurant nearby. Pub has live music on the Saturday night. Lowestoft is ok by the water, town centre is not great. Southwold is lovely and so is Aldebrugh. Happy camping!

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Telephone:
01502 740278

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Before you travel

Ahead of your arrival onsite, please check our Before you travel webpage (camc.com/beforeyoutravel) for key information about roadworks or diversions and any site works that may be underway.

With our campsites busier than ever right now, we'd really appreciate your support with a few things to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable stay. Please be mindful of site arrival times (as they do vary), keep children and pets close by and within sight, and ensure you keep your speed below 5mph. Thank you!

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