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Fritton Lake is a small bespoke campsite forming part of a private resort beside the tranquil shores of a Norfolk lake. Set within parkland on the banks of a stunning 2.5 mile lake, you have access to the beauty of The Broads and easy journeys to coastal spots such as Great Yarmouth's Pleasure Beach.

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Tranquillity and adventure await you at Fritton Lake where you can pitch up and relax within the 5000 acres of The Somerleyton Estate, close to a stunning natural body of water. The site is beside the Norfolk Broads, with easy road access to the coast. You'll be staying by the Decoy farm and right next to a pub serving good hot food, which all the campers like to dine in.

On offer are 38 tent pitches, sheltered by rows of plantlife without the rumble and noise of large vehicles camping beside you. No electrical hook up is supplied, and the site is for tents only. There are also rooms available, if you are travelling with someone who'd rather not camp.

For glampers, Fritton Lake is the only place in the entire world to have a unique and modern cow shed design which sleeps three adults or two adults and two small children. You can relax with a glass of wine in the hammock, then have a blissful night's sleep on a king size bed (bunk provided for the others).

Open from 1 April to 31 October

  • Fritton Lake,
    Church Lane, Fritton, Norfolk, NR31 9HA
  • 52.5434, 1.6475 | TG 47 0

The campground is located 30 minutes from Norwich and 15 minutes from the pretty market town of Beccles on the A143. From Norwich, take the A47 straight to the coast and Great Yarmouth, circling around the River Yare. Once you're in Yarmouth turn right onto the A143, heading over The Broads towards St Olaves. You will pass directly through Fritton. Turn left after the owl sanctuary to reach Church Lane and the site is at the Fritton Arms just beyond St Edmund's church.

The site is 2.5 hours from London and the closest train stations are Somerleyton or Haddiscoe.

Facilities include an adventure playground and hot food served at the pub adjacent to the campsite.

  • Adult only
  • Allow pets
  • Allow vans
  • Bike hire
  • Café / restaurant
  • Communal BBQ
  • Disabled facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Electric hookups
  • Entertainment
  • Family friendly
  • Fires allowed
  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Glamping
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Hot tub
  • Internet access
  • Kids club
  • Kids playground
  • Laundry
  • Near beach
  • Near pub
  • Open year round
  • Peaceful
  • RV pitches
  • Shop
  • Showers
  • Swimming pool
  • Toilets
  • TV room
  • Vineyard
  • W.C. disposal
  • Water hookups
  • Watersports
  • Couples
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Members only
  • Naturists
  • Older families
  • Peace and quiet
  • Rallies
  • Single sex groups
  • Under 18's
  • Young families
Example pitch

36 x Grass Pitches

Comfortable grass pitches for tents only. Camping pitches must be booked in advance.

Cow shed

1 x The Glamping Cow shed

A unqiue glamping set up that sleeps three adults or two adults and two children under 12. Inside there's a king size bed, bunk and you have use of all the site's facilities right next door. A hammock swings from the outside of the shed.

Take a walk around the lake, and visit Decoy Farm to meet the animals before refuelling at the fine dining pub The Fritton Arms. You can take afternoon tea in the gardens after visiting the historic Somerleyton Hall in the same estate where you're staying, or visit the site's sister pub, The Duke's Head, to try out their cooking.

The lake and surrounding countryside are great places to go cycling, trail running, triathlon training, open water swimming, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, plus lots more. The campsite is located in the heart of The Broads National Park, so the walking routes nearby are incredible. Pony rides for children are available and there are third party riding stables within 30 minutes drive.

There is a golf course literally across the road and many other courses are accessible within a short drive so golfers will be well at home.

This site is close to the pretty market towns of Beccles, Bungay and Loddon. It's only 30 minutes to the seaside town of Southwold.

Tent pitches per night based on 2 people sharing :

  • £16.50
  • Each additional adult: £2

Glamping in the cow shed per night (sleeps up to 3 adults):

  • £75

Campsite Rules: This is important to the safety of all people using the facilities at The Fritton Arms


Please park your cars on the grass outside the campsite.

Beware of any vehicles at all times which may be moving around the site.

The site speed limit is 5mph.

The shower block and toilet are located to the left of the main site entrance. Access is a small pathway by peg 14.


Please report any damage to equipment and wash facilities at the reception for repair.

Please act responsibly and be considerate to your fellow guests, users of facilities etc. You must keep noise at a level that does not interfere with the sleep and comfort of other residents, customers etc.

Strictly no swimming is allowed on the camp site.

The site primarily is a 'No Smoking' area, however smoking in and around the immediate vicinity of individual tents is acceptable. There is a designated external smoking area with a receptacle provided for cigarette butts outside the Fritton Arms when using this facility.

Do not enter buildings other than those provided for the camp site.

Please keep the area clear of rubbish and only discard waste in the appropriate bins - food on the ground/floor will attract rats and vermin.

Please keep the camp site /facilities clean.

Don't tamper with any electrical equipment, safety floats or appliances, or let off any fire-fighting equipment (without good reason).

All accidents occurring on the premises must be reported to reception and recorded in the accident book.

No activity must be undertaken on the premises that will pose a risk to other persons.

Please be aware that the site contains natural features such as uneven surfaces, rabbit holes, branches etc. and open water.

We would encourage you to wear suitable footwear at all times and please keep children supervised at all times near water.

Please note lighting is not provided in all areas and we would advise bringing a torch when out in the evening.


In view of the location, there may be animal activity on the premises and therefore please ensure that you wash your hands before eating, drinking or smoking.


In the event of fire, please proceed to the assembly point located on the main car park in front of the The Fritton Arms. This is marked with a sign. Do not obstruct the emergency services route.

If possible, call the fire brigade, the nearest telephone is situated at The Fritton Arms.

Everyone must be aware of the emergency procedures and familiarise themselves with them.


Strictly no open fires.

No fire pits.

Barbecues are allowed either gas fired or briquette style {not disposable}

Barbecues should be lit at least 3ft from any tent


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