Rushbanks Farm Caravan and Camping Site

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Rushbanks Campsite

Rushbanks Farm Caravan and Camping Site is set in the heart of Dedham Vale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The region was immortalised by the famous paintings of John Constable, and is thus known as ‘Constable Country.`

Rushbanks Farm is the only official site on the banks of the River Stour, close to the charming Suffolk village of Nayland which is characterised by picturesque 15th-century buildings.

It is a site with good facilities offering an original and family-friendly atmosphere, especially catering for boaters and canoeists. The river is wide and deep and there are a mile and a half of unobstructed water. There are several landing stages, and launching over the bank is easy.

A public footpath also crosses our farm, with several walking trails to choose from, including a forty-minute cross-country walk to the pub.

Rushbanks Farm welcomes families who want to enjoy themselves, whilst providing many opportunities for nature lovers and those who want to explore the great outdoors – or others who just want to relax and wind down around a campfire under the stars at night.

Planning your visit
What can pitch at the campsite?
Small Campervans
Campsite Facilities
Campfires Allowed
Camping & Touring Pitches
Grass Grass with Electric Hardstanding with Electric Fully Serviced
Large Pitch Restrictions

Large family tents are allowed. Gazebos are free of charge if no larger than 3m*3m.

Shower Details

Our showers are free of charge and we have 4 showers in total.
There are portable showers with hot water all day.

Campfire Details

Only fire-pits rented from us are to be used for campfires.
We also sell logs and marshmallows.
All campfires must be put out by campers before 11 pm.

Nearby Places Serving Food

The Anchor Inn – 26 Court Street, Nayland, Suffolk, CO6 4JL – 01206 262313 – (1.7 miles)

To walk to The Anchor Pub takes about 40 minutes.

How to get here

Here’s where you can find Rushbanks Farm Caravan and Camping Site.



Arrive on-site in style via canoe or kayak to the north bank of the River Stour.


From Colchester:
Take the A134 to Nayland. At Nayland turn left, signposted “Bures.” Follow the road for about two km past a left-hand lane signposted “Wissington Church.” There is a group of cottages on the left and shortly after a sign to the campsite. Turn left through a gate adhering to the 10mph speed limit and follow the farm track down to the waterside.

From Bures:
Take the B1508 to Bures. In the centre of the village turn right by the Church into Nayland Road. After 3kms look for Rushbanks Farm on the left. Another 100m turn right through a gate adhering to the 10mph speed limit and follow the farm track down to the waterside.


Colchester North Station (Taxis are approximately £15)


Light Aircraft to Nayland Airfield

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Rushbanks Farm Caravan and Camping Site, Bures Road, Wissington, Nayland, Colchester, Suffolk 0 mi

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