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Houghton Mill, Near Huntingdon, Houghton, Cambridgeshire, UK, PE28 2AZ

Waterclose Meadows Campsite

Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire
Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire | © National Trust / John Miller
Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire
The facilities at Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire

Waterclose Meadows Campsite

A peaceful village campsite on the River Ouse by the 18th-century watermill at Houghton, with canoeing, cycling and walking trails.

Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire
The facilities at Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire
Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire
A pod at Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire
Guests enjoying the waterways near Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire
Walking at Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire
Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows, Cambridgeshire
A Heron at Waterclose Meadows Campsite, Cambridgeshire

© National Trust / John Miller

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A peaceful village campsite on the River Ouse by the 18th-century watermill at Houghton, with canoeing, cycling and walking trails.

At a glance

Type of accommodation
Tents, Campervans, Caravans, Motorhomes, Trailer tents, Pods
Number of places / pitches
65
Seasons
1 Mar 2024 - 2 Jan 2025
Minimum stay
1 night
Dogs welcome per pitch
2

About Waterclose Meadows Campsite

Our pitches are all on grass and suitable for caravans, motorhomes and tents with and without electric. We also have our fully equipped camping pods.

The campsite offers all the facilities needed for a comfortable stay including a toilet and shower block with disabled facilities, a chemical toilet disposal point, fresh drinking water, laundry, a dog wash area and a nearby tearoom. There is a handy community run shop and post office just a few minutes walk into Houghton village.

Situated right next to the twin villages of Houghton and Wyton, Waterclose Meadows is the perfect location to explore the local area. There are several walks and cycle ways connecting to the nearby villages of the Hemingfords.

A little further afield, you can visit some of our other National Trust properties and places including Anglesey Abbey, Wicken Fen Nature Reserve and Wimpole Hall Estate. 

Features and facilities

  • Electric hook-up, available
  • Laundry, available
  • Showers, available
  • Toilets, available
  • Washing-up area, available
  • BBQs allowed, available

Location

Types of Accommodation

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Waterclose Meadows camping 

You will be camping in an idyllic village location. The adjacent Houghton Mill is on an island on The River Great Ouse, Houghton Mill has inspired artists and photographers for generations.

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Camping pods 

Camp in style in our brand new camping pods. Our luxury pod even features an en-suite and kitchenette. Find out more and book.

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Waterclose Meadows caravans, campervans and motorhomes 

The site has many useful amenities including laundry and showers making it the perfect base.

Additional Information

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Waterclose Meadows Campsite facilities 

Waterclose Meadows Campsite has all the facilities you need for a laid-back holiday.

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Waterclose Meadows Campsite FAQs 

Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about Waterclose Meadows Campsite.

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Waterclose Meadows Campsite rules 

To ensure everyone who stays at Waterclose Meadows Campsite has a great holiday, we have a few simple site rules.

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Booking enquiry form for organised groups and associations 2024 

Organised groups, including Duke of Edinburgh groups, are welcome at our campsites. To make an enquiry, please complete the form with your requirements and send it to guestrelations@nationaltrust.org.uk