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Fields End Water Caravan Park & Fishery
“Fine park with fully serviced pitches on terraced areas offering great views” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
This meticulously planned and well-executed park makes excellent use of its slightly elevated position in The Fens. The fully serviced pitches, all with very generous hardstandings, are on smart terraces with sweeping views of the countryside. The toilet block contains several combined cubicle spaces. There are shady walks through mature deciduous woodland adjacent to a large and appealingly landscaped fishing lake where there is also a really good lakeside café. A separate, well-designed area has 20 fully serviced pitches and four en suite camping pods around a lake. A footbridge across the lake links one side with the excellent facilities block which has fully serviced cubicles and underfloor heating.
Facilities – at a glance
Electrical hook up
- Ice pack facility
- Fast food/takeaway
- Shop onsite
- Wifi available
- Motorvan service point
- Toilet fluid
- Open all year
- Total Touring Pitches: 80
- Caravan Pitches Available
- Motorhome Pitches Available
- Tent Pitches Available
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About the area
To the west of East Anglia is Cambridgeshire, a county best known as the home to the university that makes up the second half of ‘Oxbridge’ (the other half is Oxford). As well as its globally renowned educational credentials, it also has a rich natural history; much of its area is made up of reclaimed or untouched fens. These are low-lying areas which are marshy and prone to flooding. The lowest point in the UK is at Holme Fen, which is some 9 feet (2.75 metres) below sea level. Some of the fens had been drained before, but it was in the 19th and 20th centuries that wide-spread, successful drainage took place, expanding the amount of arable and inhabitable land available.
Ely Cathedral was built on an island among the swampy fens, but now sits among acres of productive farmland, albeit farmland criss-crossed by miles of flood-preventing watercourses. Oliver Cromwell was born in Ely, and his family home can still be visited. Cambridge itself is a beautiful and historic city, with any number of impressive old buildings, churches and colleges, and plenty of chances to mess about on the River Cam which gave the city its name.
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