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Abbey Wood Caravan Club Site

Federation Road, London, London, SE2 0LS

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes

Why stay here ...

The Abbey Wood Club Campsite 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 campsite'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 site. Alternatively, nearby Greenwich offers its own blend of fascinating attractions, including the famous observatory and National Maritime Museum.

Open to caravans, motorhomes and campers, the site caters for all tourers and is a great option for those seeking a city break. The site itself is ideal for families, with plenty facilities on-site to make your stay a comfortable one.

River cruises operate from nearby Abbey Wood Club Campsite between Greenwich, Tower Bridge, Westminster, Kew, Richmond and Hampton Court. Open all year, this is one of our busier London caravan sites, 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 the Transport for London website for more information.

Did you know that you can book a glamping holiday on this site? Find out more on our sister website Experience Freedom.

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.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

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.

Great savings on days out

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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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MY GRANDSON AND I have just had an amazing 5 days at Abbey Wood

Bearing in mind the covid restrictions the staff went out of their way to ensure we had a most comfortable and brilliant stay. The wooded areas on site were unbelievably rural, Our pitch was perfect and it’s hard to believe that you are so close to the City. The facilities were spotless and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. I would definitely recommend it and will certainly be returning.
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You don’t feel as if you’re in London!

I’ve lived nearly half my life in London and like many always try to escape it when the chance comes. Even in the caravan. But even though one is allowed to go on holiday when living in a Tier 2 Covid zone, I decided to stay in Tier 2. What an escape it was. You really don’t feel as if you’re in London anymore. Well kept site, extremely friendly wardens and a lovely setting. The train station is also only a short walk away for trains to London. I can highly recommend an escape to this site. Even if you’re a Londoner like me!
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Another nice stay at this site

We visit this site often because it is close to family. This is our first visit since February (and since Covid) so there was some apprehension but there was nothing to worry about. The site was very quite (due I think to the lack of foreign visitors) but was still well maintained, kept clean and secure. The Wardens who look after the site were friendly, helpful and make you feel very welcome and maintain a good balance between making your stay enjoyable and ensuring you understand the rules around keeping people safe from Covid. We will be visiting again soon and have no concerns now about Covid Security.
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Great access to central London

Abbey Wood is set in an urban area in the fringes of East London, subsequently it’s a 25min overland train to London Bridge. This mean access to central London is very easy, including direct bus routes to Greenwich. The nearby train station is much improved since our last visit in 2014 (Oyster cards accepted). The site itself remains well cared for with the usual high standards of cleanliness in the facilities. Having visited Crystal (car park) Palace site last year...Abbey Wood is our preferred option when visiting the capital.
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Another lovely visit.

We have just returned from Abbey Wood site having stayed for five nights. All the wardens are very friendly and helpful, the site is very well kept and the facilities spotless. We visited our son and also went into central London choosing to use the Thames Uber Clipper boat from Woolwich Arsenal Pier to central London very convenient. If it wasn’t for Covid 19 we would have used the tube or bus very convenient from this site. Central London was really quiet and we felt very safe. We will definitely be returning. Fantastic job being done by Steph,Chris and all the team at Abbey wood.

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Telephone:
020 8311 7708

Site information

This campsite is now open. Based on the latest Government guidance issued 8 April, we are pleased to be able to open toilets and shared washing and cleaning facilities (excluding showers) operated in line with Government guidelines.

Remember, you only pay 5% VAT until 30 September 2021, then 12.5% VAT from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 on Club campsite prices! All you need to do is book your holiday as normal, and the discount will be applied to the appropriate rate when you pay on site.