With energy prices increasing at alarming rates, The Orchard Campsite installed Smart Card hook-up units for the 2022 season. This has helped many campers reduce the cost of hooking up by only paying for the energy they use, rather than a ‘best guess’ estimate of what an average camper might use. We are aware of… Continue reading The Orchard Campsite plays fair as energy prices double overnight!
Do you love an Indian meal? We certainly do! We are really lucky to have some great places to eat just on our doorstep. The Bengal has been a local favourite for many years, serving a range of classic Indian dishes. It’s no surprise The Bengal is the village’s best-rated restaurant on Trip Advisor! The… Continue reading Review: Delicious! The Bengal, Indian Restaurant
When considering a campervan trip, some people immediately assume that you’ll go to Cornwall or the Lake District, which are traditionally known to be campervanning destinations. But Suffolk is actually an ideal place to explore by campervan, given its great road systems, gorgeous destinations and a never-ending list of things to do! Many come back… Continue reading Visiting Suffolk By Campervan
While we do have a very well stocked shop onsite, full of both essentials and treats, sometimes it’s nice to have it all done for you! While patiently waiting to be able to reopen the site again we tried these great boxes from local business Peanut Parties. Based down the road from us In Woodbridge,… Continue reading Review: Peanut Parties Sunday Brunch Box
Firstly thank you so much for your support this year. It’s been a tough one, but it has been so good to see everyone – old and new faces! Some updates from us here at the site.. We have an all time record for pre-bookings this year, caused by the COVID situation. If you have… Continue reading Thank You! 2020 end of season update
We are planning to open the site on 10th July 2020. All the current information about the new arrangements to make the site Covid Secure can be found here.
It will soon be time once again for our annual Alien and Halloween Weekends, hoorah! The Alien Weekend takes place from 20th – 22nd September, with the entertainment all taking place on the Saturday night, we provide a Paella supper, children’s entertainer, evening disco, and the now legendary fancy dress competition. Get as creative as you like with… Continue reading Alien and Halloween Weekends 2019!
While we heavily encourage you to cook all your meals on your campfire, it isn’t compulsory! You might fancy venturing off site to try some of the incredible food avaiable in the local area. From fry-ups ot afternoon teas, from sunny pub gardens to waterside views… what do you fancy for lunch today? Cafe FortySix… Continue reading Things to do – food and drink
Whether you’re a history buff or just looking for a fun day out there is a wealth of historical interest in Suffolk. Here is a round up of our favourite castles, museums and places to visit for a little bit of time travel! Orford and Framlingham Castles (Orford and Framlingham – 20 minute drive to… Continue reading Things to do – local history
Wickham Market is a picturesque village with a surprising array of amenities. If you fancy venturing out from The Orchard there is much on our doorstep, just a short walk away. Campsite Shop We have a great stock of essentials and treats, from great local bacon and sausage rolls to toys and gifts, and a… Continue reading Things to do – Wickham Market