Abbey Wood Caravan Club Site (REF : ABW)

Federation Road, London, London, SE2 0LS

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes

Why stay here ...

Abbey Wood Club Site is now fully open following exciting redevelopments. Additional all-weather pitches including some fully serviced pitches have been added, there's now two new-style open grate motorhome and campervan waste points, for easy drive-over waste disposal and no heavy drain cover to lift, and electric hook ups have been added in the camping field.

Abbey Wood Club Site feels positively rural when you reach this gently sloping verdant site. Its mature tree screening and spacious grounds make this a 'green oasis', with tent pitches and pods also available. This site's unique selling point is its 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 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.

Things to do on site ...

  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • 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 walk to Lesnes Abbey, with over 69 hectares of ancient woodland and the ruins of the 12th Century Abbey to explore, and along the South East London Green Chain Route from the site.

Supermarket notes:

Sainsbury's is a 5 minute walk, and has access for motorhomes. Asda is a 5 minute drive away, and Morrisons a 15 minute drive.

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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.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
SE2 0LS
GPS:
Lat 51.48635 / Lon 0.11971
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
TQ473785
OS map ref:
177
Handbook map ref:
K4

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Bexleyheath, Greenwich
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Abbey Wood
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Visiting the O2

We stayed here Fri to Mon for an O2 weekend festival in our caravan and we also had family members renting a glamping pod. On arrival the wardens were the best making us feel really welcome, they explained the best way to get to the O2 and offered information for the site giving advice so that we made the most of our mini break. We followed the CC directions which were very easy ensuring we got to the site safely. The facilities on site were clean and warm just what you expect from a caravan club site. The site is thoroughly recommended for a quiet break or if you want to travel into London, we will be visiting again! Thank you.
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Long weekend just before half term week

This was our first time visiting Abbey Wood. We found the route circuitous travelling from Dartford Crossing, but understood once we arrived. The narrow road down Knee Hill is not suitable for turning left into Federation Road for caravans or motorhomes. However by using the roundabout at the bottom of the hill, motorhomers could easily then make the right turn. The site was perfect for our short break and we were able to travel by train to Chatham, to the Historic Naval Dockyard. There is a Sainsbury supermarket on the other side of the train tracks and there are frequent buses out to Thamesmead shopping centre: Argos, Morrisons and Aldi. Facilities on site were immaculate and the wardens have worked extremely hard to clear all the dead leaves from the grassed areas and under shrubs. We enjoyed watching the squirrels and it was lovely to wake to the sound of woodpeckers each morning. We will certainly be visiting again.
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Weekend at Abbey Wood

Stayed for a couple of nights so we could visit London. Warm welcome by the wardens. Toilet block could do with updating but very clean. Railway station only a 10 minute walk. Personally would stay at Commons Wood if going to visit the Capital again as its a lot easier to get to off the motorway than Abbey Wood.

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Long weekend at abbey wood

Arrived at abbey wood 14/1/19 for along w/end break, advisable to follow club advise for directions "DO NOT" follow sat nav, the roads closer to site are a bit tight (suburban streets) with serious speed humps M/H at 9 mtrs, glad we weren't towing small car as normal, Nuff said. Site is good, though make sure you have levelling blocks you will need them,facilities are clean and tidy + reasonably close to all pitches but showers looking a bit tired, bus stop 5min, 180 to cutty sark every 5min mon thru sat about every 30 mins on a sun, trains a 10 min stroll though none on a Sunday. Site staff not very helpful, don't ask them about bus times they don't know😤, one dear lady did have a ready smile though. All in all good for central London but would not return.
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We return to visit a year after our last trip and notice some changes for the better.....

Remember, this is a site in a densely populated zone, there is noise, there is tranquility, there is much wildlife, there is an abundance of choice of bus route, there are regular trains and there are many people of different cultures. We love it. Last time we visited there was an unpleasant atmosphere which the wardens at the time explained was being dealt with. Well, it has been. The wardens are now very different, the site is very different, it is tidy, well pruned, no longer unkempt and the old vehicles and white work vans parked on pitches have gone. There is a more open feeling to the whole site and visibility all round is good. The facilities have been deep cleaned and there is a good feel about the area. We spent Sunday to Sunday here on one pitch. Weenjoyed all the usual trips into the city via train. As usual no issues. We enjoyed a show, Aladdin, in London and did not feel any unease returning at midnight. We are pleased this site has been turned around for the better ioho. Hopefully it won’t take another year for us to return.

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020 8311 7708