Wild Camping

Recent risk of wildfires – please read latest info on fire regs in this hot weather

Wild camping reopens now in August 2022 Please read our cancellation policy! Take out insurance as no refunds..unused bookings are donations to our Church charity and you could claim on your tax.

Panoramic views of North Norfolk coastline

Overlooking iconic Burnham Overy Staithe Windmill

Easy access to St Margaret’s Norman church

Abundant wildlife: barn owls, marsh harriers and red kites fly over


Special rules apply while coronavirus and high risk of wildfires persist

Please read your pre-arrival email about fire risk carefully

Social distancing of pitches. There must be 2 metres between your tent pegs and those of your neighbour.
Social distancing must be observed at all times with those outside your bubble. Facilities may be restricted if covid risks and government instructions change.

Pitches to a maximum 5 metres in length measured from the edge of the field towards its centre.  Pitches are 8 metres wide, If you have awnings or add-ons you must purcHase extras when booking. No running or engines permitted on site. Pitches may be reserved for return if going out for the day. NB pitch numbers are ‘virtual’ – you will not be asked to move if you extend your stay

Toilet tent and portapotty highly recommended for each family. Some pitches are 400 metres from our facilities and there may be Qs. A disposal tank is sited at the entrance with a standpipe for washing cassettes near the entrance. There is no charge for the toilet tent.

Facilities. We do plan to have the toilet block open with daily cleaning. We DO plan to have the hot showers open with daily cleaning.

Noise Please be considerate to other campers and avoid all unnecessary noise, especially when returning from Burnham Market in the evening. No music is allowed from speakers, acoustic guitars are OK. Please do not make any noise between 10pm and 8 am.

Wardens control the site with the help of remote cameras when not present. They will check leavers are out by 12pm, and welcome new guests at 5pm each day. Please make sure you have your numbered receipt with you. A mobile number is available after booking for emergency or urgent messages when you are on site. For other questions please email  us

Cancellation policy

Refunds cannot be made after your booking is accepted, so please take out appropriate holiday insurance to cover cancellation and other eventualities. However unused booking fees can be gift aided to St Margaret’s Church and claimed on your tax return. (St Margaret’s Church Burnham Market Charity No 1140097). In the event of extreme weather conditions St Margarets church will act as a refuge.

Dogs (max 2) must be tethered or kept on a lead and always under control. They may not be left on site without their owners Owners of constantly barking or aggressive dogs will be asked to leave. All droppings must be bagged at once and the ground washed if necessary.

There is also a tank for emptying cassettes adjacent to a mains water supply.  Please note there is no electricity or linked facilities on site. Solar phone charging by the showers and a small freezer for cooler blocks only, available in St Margarets.

Wild camping booking

Please choose your dates for arrival and departure and number of adults and children and press GO. When we are VERY full, but still showing availability you may have to make separate bookings for individual days as the pitches fill up. You won’t have to move your tent though!

Each pitch has one tent, one car and one portapotty standard tent free. All extras must be paid for. NB pitch numbers are ‘virtual’ – you will not be asked to move if you extend your stay

Only ‘GREEN’ days are available. Contactless Cards and phone payments also accepted on site for purchases.

Pitches are acquired on a first come first served basis on an unmarked 3 acre field. If friends wish to be together, one should come early say 3 pm to stake a claim! Please be polite! Also see below …..

Please do NOT use the ‘book multiple pitches’ option. If 2 families, please combine and book one pitch and add an extra tent and car as necessary. Only 10 pitches on sale and pitch where you find room. there is plenty! NB As we get full you may need to join up short periods by making separate bookings. You will not need to move your tents!


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