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

The campsite is open from 17 March until 30 October 2017.
All advance weekend bookings are subject to a minimum two-night stay. (Camping pods have a minimum booking period of two nights at anytime & three nights on Bank Holiday weekends.
Arrivals between 1pm and 8pm. 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.
This year we are allocating pitches. If you have a favourite pitch, or would prefer to be close to the river, near the toilet block, or close to friends, please leave a message when booking online, or tell our staff when booking by phone, and we will do our very best to accommodate your request.
2 camping pods, each sleeping up to 4 people.


Toilet block with disabled facilities.

Chemical toilet disposal point

Fresh drinking water

Laundry facilities.

Small shop selling basic items.

National Trust tearoom nearby

Houghton Campsite Pitch Fees 2017 Season (PDF / 0MB) download

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

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