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Green King Raceday

Wednesday 28th October

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Our Race Meeting on Wednesday 28th October will be behind Closed Doors and this sadly means NO members of the public or Annual Members will be allowed to attend. Please DO NOT come on raceday as you WILL be turned away. All online and advance ticket sales for ALL race meetings have been stopped.

Caravan & Camping

Fakenham Racecourse Caravan & Camping Site - A Great Place to Escape to this Autumn.

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Before booking your stay with us please scroll down this page and read the IMPORTANT information in RED with reference to Covid 19.

Fakenham Racecourse runs its own high quality and independent caravan and camping site. The site is open to guests every day of the year making it the ideal location for relaxing summer holidays and winter breaks.

Ideal base to visit North Norfolk for it’s Beautiful Beaches, Coastal Walks, Historic Houses and Parks, Nature and Wildlife, Cycling, Norfolk Broads and many other Attractions, for more information visit www.visitnorthnorfolk.com

There are a number of features which make Fakenham Racecourse the prime site for a caravanning, camping or motorhome holiday in Norfolk. For many, it’s the location. Just 10 miles from the stunning North Norfolk coast. It is a short 10-minute walk into the market town of Fakenham which is at the heart of the County and surrounded by Norfolk’s finest attractions.

The site itself makes the perfect base. Our 125 pitches are set in beautiful countryside, some of which are sheltered by tall conifers and mature trees. The grounds and modern facilities are excellently maintained.

Directions: On approaching Fakenham please follow the signs for Fakenham Racecourse and/or the brown tourist signs which have a caravan symbol on them. Turn down the private, tree lined road to the racecourse (Satnav NR21 7NY) go past the tennis courts on your right, past the sports centre buildings on your left and continue straight over two speed bumps until you come to the reception building and office on your right hand side. STOP – you are there!!

Fakenham Racecourse Caravan and Camping Site is delighted to welcome our guests over the autumn. We want to reassure all guests that we have measures in place, to ensure the safety of all our staff and guests.

 


“We’re Good To Go” is the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business such as the Fakenham Racecourse has worked hard to follow Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and has a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION BEFORE YOU BOOK YOUR STAY

Please note that  the Caravan & Camping Site IS OPEN & PITCHES ARE AVAILABLE.

There are race meeting on the following dates in 2020 – 16th Oct, 28th Oct, 17th Nov, 30th Nov and 20th Dec. At the moment ALL race meeting are operating ‘behind closed doors’. This means no members of the public can attend. If you are staying on our caravan site over a race meeting the pitch area you will be on will be locked down from 5 hours before the first race, which means that by this time you must either have left the site for the whole day or decided to stay. If you stay you will not be able to leave the pitch area until after racing has finished, but you will have full access to your caravan, the toilets, the showers and an area from which you will have a limited view of the racing.

Payment is made in full at the time of booking, whether that be online or over the telephone and is non-refundable. This helps to reduce the interaction between guests and staff on site and speeds up the arrival process.

In addition, the following protocols will be in place to ensure the site complies with the COVID-19 Secure guidelines:

– Pitches will not be pre-booked but will be allocated to guests on their arrival at the site.

– Weekend opening hours 9.00am – 1.00pm. ARRIVAL TIME can be from 11.30am and ALL DEPARTURES by 11 am.

– All guests are asked to be quite (no music, loud laughter or chat) after 10.30 pm each night to ensure other guests are not disturbed. 

– The communal toilet and showers blocks will be open but with a reduced number of showers and toilets to maintain social distancing.

– Caravan and Motor Home Guests are strongly urged to use their on on board facilities as this reduces the risks even further and also allows easier use of the facilities to campers who have no option but to use the site facilities.

– Can all guests please read the information on this link which is provided by Norfolk County Council: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/-/media/norfolk/downloads/what-we-do-and-how-we-work/campaigns/coronavirus-toolkit/tourism/tourist-information-leaflet.pdf?la=en

– Can any guests who need ACCESSIBLE toilet and shower facilities, or BABY changing facilities,  please contact us in advance to confirm your requirements.

– 1 to 2 meter social distancing to be adhered to at all times whilst on site.

– Tents are welcomed but are ADVISED to use self-contained toilet and washing facilities if they have them.

– A reduction in the number of units on-site to ensure there is generous distance between units.

– The small convenience shop, information kiosk, laundry facilities and communal fridge will be closed. 

– No social interaction between units unless part of a family bubble.

– Government legislation requires full details of everybody staying on the racecourse site. Therefore, unfortunately visitors will not be permitted.

– Hostel/Apartment Accommodation will not be available. 

 

 

 

 

Opening Times

The site is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The onsite office follows the following opening hours:

Winter hours (Mid-October through to Easter)
9 am – 5 pm Monday to Friday
9 am – 1 pm Saturdays and Sunday

Summer hours (Post-Easter through to mid-October)
9 am – 5 pm Monday to Sunday

If you wish to arrive outside of these hours then this can be arranged by letting the Racecourse staff know in advance.

Classification
Tourist Board 4* Rating for Caravan/Camping Site
Tourist Board 3* Rating for Hostel Accommodation
AA 3 Pennant Rating

Pitches
125 Caravan / Motorvan Pitches with 15amp electric TV hook ups. Some hard standing area. Limited ‘Long Stay’ pitches subject to availability.

Tent Pitches Available – We also have two camping areas for tents, one has 10 electric hook ups available (Numbers 313 to 320), and the other area is solely for tents that does not require access to electricity.

Please refer to site map for further clarification or call 01328 862388 and ask to speak with the booking office.

Arrival Time
You can occupy your pitch from 2 pm on the day of your arrival.

The Caravan site has a Late Arrival facility and operates a drop box outside reception which will contain your booking and an overnight pitch information.

Departure Time
Please leave your pitch by 11 am on the day of your departure.

Amenity Blocks
Three centrally heated amenity blocks with showers, wash basins, disabled facilities, hairdryers, shaver points, laundry facilities, mother care units and washing up areas.

Parental care unit
Baby changing facilities available on site.

Disabled persons facilities
Facilities suitable for disabled persons are located on site.

Waste
Chemical and waste water disposal points.

Dogs
Dogs are permitted, up to a maximum of 2 per pitch, but must be kept on leads around the site.

General Waste
All guests staying on the caravan site are to strictly adhere to the recycling requirements for the disposal of waste. There are waste containers for recyclable and non-recyclable products and bottle close to reception.

 

Pricing at Caravan & Campsite at Fakenham Racecourse 2020/21

Advance booking is advisable at all times. It is essential for Bank Holidays and between June and September.
A child is classed as between 5 and 11 years of age. Children 4 yrs and under are free for staying on caravan and campsite.

Motor Vans over 8 metres will be charged an extra £5 per night

Extra vehicles are charged at £2.00 per vehicle per night

Electric Tent Pitches £2.50 extra per night

Full payment needs to be made at  the time of booking your pitch, whether that be online, over the phone or by email.

Fakenham Racecourse does NOT operate a refund policy for but if a booking does have to be cancelled or cut short the booking can be carried forward to be taken at Fakenham Racecourse within a two year period. 

 

 

Low Season


Pitch Adult Child Period
£8.50 £6.00 £2.50 4 Jan- 4 April
28 Sept -13 Oct
2 Nov – 17 Dec

Mid Season


Pitch Adult Child Period
£9.50 £6.50 £3.00    20 Apr – 6 May
  11 May – 21 May
 1 Jun- 21 Jul
  4 Sep – 27 Sept
14 Oct – 1 Nov

Peak Season


Pitch Adult Child Period
£11.00 £7.50 £3.50  2 Apr– 19 Apr
 7 May – 10 May
22 May– 31 May
22 Jul– 3 Sep
18 Dec – 3 Jan 2021

Camping


Adult Child Period
£9.00 £5.50                        01 Jan – 31 Dec

Hunters Lodge £20 pp per night (children £10 per child per night)

Single occupancy £5 extra per booking

Dogs allowed in the ground floor room. (max 2 dogs) £5 per night.       

Outdoor Activities in Fakenham and North Norfolk

 

Fakenham Racecourse makes an excellent centre for an active holiday. In the surrounding area alone there are a number of notable 18-hole golf courses, opportunities for boating, shooting, walking, visiting landmarks and Estates (including Holkham, Houghton and Sandringham), fishing, swimming and many other indoor and outdoor activities (including Pensthorpe, Langham Glass and Sculthorpe Moor). Or you can simply stay on the Racecourse itself and enjoy the facilities of the Fakenham Sports Centre immediately adjoining the site, visitors are welcome. Subject to payment of non-member charges, the following activities are available:

  • 9-hole golf course
  • Hard tennis court
  • Squash
  • Archery
  • Bridge club
  • Indoor bowls
  • Small bore rifle shooting

These activities are arranged directly with the Sports Centre so please contacty them for further details by emailing them or visiting their website.

Rally Groups at Fakenham Racecourse Caravan & Camping Site

 

Fakenham Racecourse welcomes small or large caravan rallies at any time of the year. Please note in the middle of winter numbers will be reduced to hard standing pitches only.

We also welcome camping groups/clubs of all sizes.

To enhance your stay there are various meeting rooms available for hire around the site according to your needs.

Please contact the racecourse in advance to discuss your requirements.

 

Staying at the Racecourse on Race Days

 

Why not enjoy a stay at Fakenham Racecourse in the beautiful North Norfolk countryside and enjoy a fun packed ‘Day at the Races’ for FREE.

On race days ALL guests staying on the caravan and camping site must move their caravans/motor vans/tents to a grass area in the centre of the course by 9am. On these days complimentary Course Enclosure tickets are given to each qualifying guest that stays a minimum of 2 nights. Consult caravan reception regarding movement in and out of the site while racing is in progress.

Enjoy the racing. It’s a great way to spend a day!

 

Seasonal Pitches at Fakenham Racecourse Caravan & Camping Site

 

Between the months of April and September each year we have a limited number of pitches in our Seasonal Park.

These pitches are ideal for people who want to spend the summer in this beautiful location. The prices obviously vary from year to year but attract generous discounts off the usual daily rate for a pitch and 2 adults.

Seasonal deals are divided into periods.

Conditions do apply. Click here >>    Pitch Terms and Conditions for details of conditions, or BOOKING FORM for pricing and booking.

Fakenham Racecourse Caravan Map

Terms and Conditions

Fakenham Racecourse Caravan & Camping Site Booking and Cancellation Policy

Customers should be aware that Fakenham Racecourse Limited operates the following booking and cancellation policy.

Bookings

Bookings may be made by any of the following methods:

  • The quickest, easiest and PREFERRED option is via the Racecourse website www.fakenhamracecourse.co.uk
  • By email to caravan@fakenhamracecourse.co.uk
  • In person at the reception at Fakenham Racecourse during normal office hours.
  • By post to The Racecourse, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 7NY

Whichever method of booking is used, full payment for the complete stay will be taken at the time of the booking. 

Online bookings made via the website require details to be made in all required fields.

Minimum 3 nights over a bank holiday.

Maximum of TWO dogs per pitch/unit.

Cancellation of bookings

If it becomes necessary for any booking to be cancelled please give as much notice as possible to allow the opportunity for your pitch to be re-let. Fakenham Racecourse Limited does not operate a refund policy for cancelled bookings. However, should a booking need to be cancelled Fakenham Racecourse Limited will allow any monies already paid to be put towards any subsequent period booked with us within a two-year period of the original booking dates.

Silent Hours

Fakenham Racecourse politely asks all guests to adhere to a strict  ‘Silent Hours’ policy from 10.30 pm each night of NO music, loud chat, laughter or games.

Curtailment of stay whilst on site

The management will take into consideration any circumstance of the curtailment of any stay at Fakenham Racecourse. As a general rule, monetary refunds will not be made. Site vouchers, for future use towards any stay at Fakenham Racecourse only, may be given in compensation and shall remain valid for a period of two years from the date of issue.

Bad behaviour or abuse towards any staff or other guests may result in the person being asked to leave the park immediately, with the loss of the rest of the value of their stay.

Insurance

As Fakenham Racecourse Limited operates the above booking terms and cancellation policy, customers are strongly advised to take out their own private holiday insurance which may provide compensation for cancellation of any holiday booking. Fakenham Racecourse Limited does not provide holiday insurance cover for any stay at Fakenham Racecourse.

DISCLAIMER

Fakenham Racecourse Caravan & Camping Site will not accept bookings or allow anyone to stay who is listed on the Violent and Sex Offenders Register (or any register that might supersede this). By making this booking you confirm that no one in your party is on this Register.

British Holiday & Home Parks Association.

We are proud to be associated with the British Holiday & Home Parks Association. The Tourist Board has also awarded us 3*.

The Racecourse is situated 25 miles north of the beautiful historic city of Norwich, and 20 miles to the west is the Georgian town of King’s Lynn. In close proximity are some of the country’s finest stately homes, coastal resorts and diverse countryside. The nearest seaside resort is Wells-next-the-Sea, situated on a magnificent stretch of coast noted for its sandy beaches and salt marshes. Part of the area is National Trust owned and forms the largest coastal nature reserve in the country. It is a major venue for bird watchers.

Whether you are looking for a lazy holiday or an active one, Fakenham Racecourse Caravan and Camping Site is the ideal choice whether in your caravan, tent or campervan for your stay in Norfolk.

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