Co-ordinates: N 52 18 48.17, E 0 38 24.4
Address: Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6HE
Good for visiting: Cambridge, Ely, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Lakenheath Viewing Area, Thetford (for the Dad’s Army museum)
Phone & e-mail: 01284 729657 firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Visited: June 2017
Questions:- (This review is from the point of view of motorhomers driving a Swift Kontiki 669 tag axle – 8.56m)
What are the pitches like?
Good sized pitches. Grass with a sandy base so very well draining. Well maintained. Room for 15-20 units
Is there water on each pitch?
No – but taps are easily accessible. There is a service point with numerous rubbish bins and CWD.
What is the electric like?
25A – excellent
Yes – in the motorhome service area and behind toilet blocks
What’s the site access like?
Excellent. The entrance is immediately off of Icklingham Road opposite the entrance to the West Stow Anglo Saxon Village
What are the Sanitary facilities like?
Toilets: Excellent – 3 individual cubicles + 1 disabled (not dirty by any means, but could be cleaned a little more often..) Hand sanitiser provided.
Toilet paper provided? Yes Showers: Good, decent size (as above, not dirty, but could be cleaner). 2 ladies and 2 gents. The wash basins were also in the shower area.
What other facilities are there?
Washing up area.
Is there any internet; if so how much and how good?
No. Occasional 4G signal, but often nothing.
Welcoming and friendly. Very easy-going. Pitch up and Lee or Jane will come find you.
How much is it?
£16 per night including electric
What’s the area like?
Lovely – on a riding school at the edge of the Kings Forest. Lots of walks and cycle paths. A walk along the river and around the lake in the West Stow Country Park opposite.
Very close to Bury St Edmunds, which is lovely
The location & the area
The owners (& the chickens 😉 )
The walking to be had
We didn’t like so much:-
We just would like to see the facilities cleaned a little more often
We moved back to West Norfolk.