Camping at Houghton Mill

Waterclose Meadows Campsite is a tranquil spot to unwind in, with lovely walks around the picturesque meadows of the Ouse valley. Set on the edge of the delightful twin villages of Houghton and Wyton the campsite has pubs and a village shop an easy stroll away

You can either enjoy the delightful surroundings or use the site as a base to explore the historic city of Cambridge, or local National Trust properties, Anglesey Abbey, Wicken Fen Nature Reserve or Wimpole Hall Estate.

Campsite information

Contact Details

Phone: 01480 466716


Opening times

We are taking bookings for the 2018 season which runs from 23 March until 28 October 2018.
All advance weekend bookings are subject to a minimum two-night stay, and three nights on all pitches for Bank Holiday weekends.
Camping pods have a minimum booking period of two nights at anytime & three nights on Bank Holiday weekends. We regret that we cannot allow pets in the Camping Pods.
Arrivals between 1pm and 5pm. There is no late arrivals area. Please do not arrive before 1pm as access to the site is very narrow and there is no waiting area.
Pitches / pods must be vacated by 12 noon on the day of departure.

Pitches & Pods

54 caravan / motorhome pitches with electric hook-up (max outfit length eight metres)
15 tent pitches - some with electric hook-ups
Flat grass pitches - no hardstandings.
Please note that pitches are selected upon arrival and we are not able to offer a pitch reservation service.
2 camping pods, each sleeping up to 4 people (but no pets).


Toilet block with disabled facilities.

Chemical toilet disposal point

Fresh drinking water

Laundry facilities.

Small shop selling basic items.

National Trust tearoom nearby

Houghton Mill Campsite - Pitch Fees 2018 season (PDF / 0.1MB) download

Houghton Mill Campsite - Terms & Conditions (PDF / 0.2MB) download

Houghton Mill - Campsite map (PDF / 0.3MB) download