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Campsite The Strangers Home

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Guide price €28.00
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Campsite The Strangers Home is a campsite in Bradfield, Essex.The campsite has pitches without shade and pitches with some shade. It is possible to rent mobile homes.

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The following rules apply to pets at (Camping The Strangers Home):
- Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
- Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)

You don't always have to cook, as the camp site has a restaurant (with full menu). You can also use the internet, as you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.

  • Campsite accepts ACSI Club ID

Popular amenities

Wifi 80-100% coverage
Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
Mobile homes
Detail information about this campsite

Reviews (14)

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Average rating: 7.7

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Clive Durrant, on this campsite in April 2019


Travelling party: Couple

We stayed just one night as a stop over before boarding the ferry. As it was a Monday and the pub was closed so we didn’t get to sample the food. The sit is clean and well maintained would defiantly stay there again.

Margaret Williamson, on this campsite in June 2018


Travelling party: Couple

The nearest campsite to Harwich, on a large field behind the Strangers Home pub in Bradfield village. The new owner has improved the toilet/shower blocks, though the washing-up area remains basic. Free WiFi only works in the bar/restaurant.
Camping is overpriced, though the ACSI book says that ferry passengers get a discount on their first night (as I have in the past). The new owner insisted that he no longer gave this discount but offered me the same reduction for having an ACSI Card, though he is not in that scheme. He needs to decide what offer he offers! I found him very confrontational.
Didn\'t try the food as we arrived late from the ferry and the bar didn\'t open until noon next day.

PETER LOCKWOOD, on this campsite in June 2017


Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Luckily it has a new owner who runs it himself personally and has high standards.
Everything is now clean and bright.They now have only nice holiday makers.
A lovely family campsite in a beautiful village.
Now the best pub and campsite around?
A great place to stay when using the Hook of Holland /Harwich ferry.

Inspected annually

E.H. Hillebrand

"Basic campsite a 20-minute drive from Harwich ferry. Campsite located behind the bar/restaurant in Victorian style. Late arrivals possible. Ferry passengers pay £20 (first night). Arrival at campsite possible till 10:00 pm."

- Inspector Mr E.H. Hillebrand

Inspector Mr E.H. Hillebrand

E.H. Hillebrand

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General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening *
01-01-2020 till 14-01-2020
01-03-2020 till 31-12-2020 Now closed, unknown when open
2 ha
Number of touring pitches
62 (100 - 120m2)
Number of accommodation units for hire

* We have verified the opening period at the campsite. Because of corona the campsite is currently closed. At this moment it is not clear if and when the campsite will open this year.

** Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
    • wifi 80-100% coverage free
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:2
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:3G
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
    • wifi 80-100% coverage free
At the reception
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:English | Spanish
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | electricity | gas
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog walking area
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Grass
  • Hard standing pitches
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
Food, drink and groceries
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Takeaway meals
  • Bar
  • Ice available
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:2
  • Sunbathing area
For children
  • Children's playground: small
  • Baby room
  • No entertainment programme
Situation of campsite
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:9 km
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0,01 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:6 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
Pitch amenities
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:16 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night


The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast


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Max. 8.3° 9.9° 8.4° 8.4° 7.7° 6.6° 6.3°
Min. 5.8° 4.5° 5.2° 3.3° 4.6° 2.3°
Precipitation 5% 85% 35% 40% 80% 75% 70%
Wind direction E W N N S S S
Wind speed 2 4 4 2 4 4 3


Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm)
Jan 88% 44
Feb 83% 44
Mar 83% 40
Apr 81% 59
May 77% 40
Jun 78% 69
Jul 78% 50
Aug 77% 55
Sep 83% 84
Oct 84% 85
Nov 89% 61
Dec 89% 70

Average temperature



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  • Campsite The Strangers Home
    The Street
    C011 2US / Bradfield (Essex)
    United Kingdom
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    51°56'4"N 1°7'1"E
  • From Colchester A120 to Harwich until Horsley Cross. Follow campsite signs. From Harwich take the A120, turn right onto B1352 and follow through Wrabness. Turn right at T-junction, entrance after 80m. Site located behind bar in Victorian style.

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