Deepdale Backpackers & Camping are very proud of their Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award - The parks that take part in the scheme are all regularly assessed by the schemes team of local wildlife experts. The assessors look at the steps parks are taking to Manage their land as a haven for wildlife, Reduce their use of energy, water and other resources, Reduce, reuse and recycle the waste they produce & Support their local communities.   Deepdale Backpackers & Camping are very proud of their Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme Award - The GTBS is the leading sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK, with over 1400 members. Businesses opting to join are assessed by a qualified grading advisor against a rigorous set of criteria, covering a range of areas, like energy and water efficiency, waste management, biodiversity and more.   Deepdale Backpackers & Camping are walker friendly - Walkers Welcome - This establishment is committed to catering for the needs of walkers and has been approved by VisitBritain after meeting the criteria of the Walkers Welcome Scheme Pets Welcome - We are dog friendly at Deepdale Backpackers & Camping - This establishment is committed to catering for the needs of dog owners
Deepdale Backpackers & Camping are cyclist friendly - Cyclists Welcome - This establishment is committed to catering for the needs of cyclists and has been approved by VisitBritain after meeting the criteria of the Cyclists Welcome Scheme
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"Great place. Peaceful! Perfect!"

The Nelsons - San Diego, USA

"Friendly and relaxed atmosphere, will definitely be back!"

Frances & Sue - London

"Fantastic little place - loved it!"

Josh - Michigan, USA

"The best hostel we have been to in our life. We have fallen in love with it."

Ben, Jess, Rachel and Paul - Doncaster

"An inspirational setting for exploring the North Norfolk coastline. Staff are so intuitive and hard working. I wish my energy levels were appropriate to exploring more of the local pathway! The kitchen is well resourced and pleasantly informal."

John & Jacky - Wells

"A holiday with a lovely leisurely atmosphere - everything perfect."

Bill & Jean - Zimbabwe

"A very good place to stay with very friendly atmosphere."

Jutta & Georg - Germany

"Thank you for a very nice stay at your place. Very good place, we will recommend this to our friends!"

Johanna & Hanna - Sweden

"Will recommend this hostel, definitely the best we have stayed in to date. Thanks!"

Michael & Suzanne - Queensland, Australia

"Very nice. You’ve thought of everything! Very nice, tidy, clean and comfortable."

Maria, Roph & Dominique -

"What a discovery. We'll be back most weekends, excellent"

Jane & Gareth - Lincolnshire

"All that could be needed for a load of sailors!"

Sharmans - North Wootton

"The campsite is everything the long distance walker could wish for – a good price, fantastic clean facilities with hot water, friendly welcoming staff and alongside a café (open 7.30am) and small supermarket."

John - Ipswich

"Facilities were really clean - one of the best showers I've ever had! The tipi was huge and really comfortable and great value for money. The staff were friendly and left us to do our own thing but were helpful also."

Tallulah - Freiston

"Pleasant, clean, friendly and well managed. Will recommend to friends and family as well as returning."

Chris - Haverhill

"Thanks to Jason and the guys at Deepdale Farm for a great weekend away. The combination of Tipi accommodation, Jazz and Ale and Kite-surfing made it a weekend to remember and one to recommend!"

Carmen, Aaron, Lisa, Nick, Corde and Caroline - Australia

"Had a great time, friendly staff, great pubs"

Mark and Michelle - Uxbridge

"We had another wonderful time, Thank you"

Smith Family - Alderbury, Oxfordshire

"Best youth hostel we’ve ever been to"

Sarah, Ben, Cameron, Marea - Uxbridge

"Excellent, made festive period very special"

Justine - Republic of South Africa


Heidi - Republic of South Africa

"Exactly what North Norfolk, and other beautiful parts of the UK need!"

Philip - Kent

"No doubt one of the best stays ever. Beautiful surroundings and farm. Will be back soon!"

Peter - Middlesex

"Brilliant, friendly, eco-aware, spotless, peaceful, groovy, never thought I’d get into hostels"

Ruth - Oak Village, London

"My home away from home. Friendly, peaceful and very enjoyable"

Maria - Sydney, Australia

"This is the model for hostels everywhere!"

Anthony - Middlesex

"Very friendly and relaxed atmosphere. A very special place and enjoyable holiday"

Sally and Andy - Suffolk and Kent

"Very oooh la la"

Broadbent – Yale Family - Bury St Edmunds

"Fantastic! Great facilities and fantastic location! Really relaxing"

Ursula - Republic of South Africa

"Fab - great set up. Leaving with fond memories."

Mands - Sydney, Australia

"Great time and very relaxing"

Cate - Australia

"One of the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in, keep up the good work."

Lauren - Australia

"A wonderful time enhanced immeasurably by the beautiful, sexy, charming, witty and ever-helpful staff."

Graeme - Australia

"Great hostel, lovely area."

Jonathan - Australia

"Two gorgeous tipis on a quiet, family-friendly site in North Norfolk"

Laura James - Cool Camping

"The most stylish backpackers hostel you'll ever see"

David Wickers - Sunday Times

"Deepdale is the perfect location for anyone wanting to get back to nature without feeling totally cut-off: the farm offers accommodation in teepees, a converted granary, stables and a traditional campsite with a café, clothes shop and internet access."

Niki O'Callaghan - The Independent

"As we’re about to buy a big tent I’m always on the lookout for a good campsite in the UK or France. Deepdale farm, in Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk is quiet and friendly and sells the best cooked breakfast in the county."

Miranda's Beach - GB

"What a great place to stay! We've now camped and stayed in the hostel. It’s a beautiful place, great beach, great cafe and fantastic facilities. We're just about to embark on a world trip with our kids, hope every hostel we stay in is as good as yours."

Leanne Sanders - Saffron Walden

"A small friendly site with very modern and clean facilities. Staff are very helpful. Cafe, garage and supermarket located alongside. Would certainly stay again."

Peter Smith -  

"Just wanted to say thanks for a great week. Fantastic hostel and facilities in glorious countryside. Great place to come back to after a good days walking and relax in the sitting room. Many thanks to Jason and his team, hope to be back very soon!!"

Kim Lewendon -  

"We had a great time - love the campsite and loved walking along the coast. We're determined to come back soon and stay in a tipi now. Thanks."

David McNamara -  

"A cosy, comfy hostel, perfect for groups with a great drying room, kitchen facilities and space to dine or party in, supported by great staff and management and complimented by all Norfolk can offer."

Iain Thomson -  

"Excellent hostel! We were all very impressed. The welcome and friendliness of the staff and owner will have a lasting impact ... keep it up!"

Graham Elliott -  

"What a fantastic find! Having camped at various locations throughout Europe last year over a 3 month period we were introduced to a variety of establishments. Your well thought out setup epitomises everything that we would wish to include on a campsite."

Adrienne & Lee Van Sickle -  

"Anywhere else it might seem odd to have campers poking their heads out of Native American-style tepees, but at eco-friendly backpackers haven and hostel, Deepdale Farm, it's just part of a wonderful experience."

Lonely Planet - Great Britain Guide

"A brilliant base for doing the north Norfolk coast walk from Hunstanton to Cromer. Everything is there, brilliant shops next door, nice and roomy rooms, good pubs up the road, quiet, excellent staff. Many thanks for making our walk/stay work well."

Phil Newman - Haverhill

"This was our first experience of Norfolk & Deepdale! Both well worth the trek from NW London. The facilities, layout and vibe onsite really are first class. We could not recommend Deepdale Camping highly enough to both novice and the more hardened camper."

Andrew Taylor -  

"We had a fantastic stay at Deepdale, the staff were all very helpful and friendly. We would gladly stay again."

Amanda Yale - Great Yarmouth

"'Great' doesn't really do justice to everything here"

Penson -  

"We thought we were in the Ritz!"

Pete Bush and Thelma Halsex -  

"In-the-know backpackers and walkers flock to this lovely coastal spot, with its tiny twin villages of Burnham Deepdale and Brancaster Staithe strung along a rural road."

Lonely Planet - Great Britain Guide

"Burnham Deepdale is home to one of the country’s best backpacker hostels, around which activities pool."

Lonely Planet - Great Britain Guide

"A big thank you for our stay over Christmas, we had a great time. Phil did a grand job cooking an excellent lunch. We had so much food, barely stopped eating all day! Katerina and Matthew were great helpers and very good company for the rest of the day."

Alison Dalby - Hertfordshire

"Particularly like the interaction between guests - even when you're on your own it's easy to talk to others. I think this atmosphere is encouraged by the attitude of the staff who are easy going but helpful."

Paul Verbinnen - Cambridge

"A really relaxing weekend, flat pitches, excellent facilities. The pub just fifteen minutes stroll had good locally produced meals at a reasonable cost. The Deepdale cafe had fabulous breakfasts, lunches and snacks. Really good value and quality."

Brian Horsley - Upwell

"Came back to Deepdale Farm after a 5 year break. Wasn't disappointed - still the same tranquil, friendly site with good clean facilities."

James Montgomery - Hitchin, Herts

"A really relaxing weekend, flat pitches, excellent facilities. The pub just fifteen minutes stroll had good locally produced meals at a reasonable cost. The Deepdale cafe had fabulous breakfasts, lunches and snacks. Really good value and quality."

Brian Horsley - Upwell

"Absolutely the best accommodation we've ever stayed in"

Fairbridge Alternative Access Course -  

"Great stay, great experiences"

Matthew Gardiner -  

"Feels like a very cosy second home"

Leah Travers-Cleaver -  

"Fab place, excellent facilities, brilliant staff"

Gris - Wales

"Easily the best hostel we've ever been. More like a hotel!"

Tracey Cooper - Cambridge

"Spectacularly Clean!"

Amos Arnold - Notts

"The best find on our tour, clean accommodation, welcoming staff: a good place to recoupe"

Rob, Mick, Dave, Joe and Terry - Somerset

"Friendly, clean, top location! Excellent value!!"

Martin and Katherina, Bremen - Germany

"Home from home!"

John and Linda - Cambridge

"Heaven on earth!"

Susan Annett - Middlesex

"Nice, Very Nice!!"

Kobus Barnard - South Africa

"Best place so far"

Bernie - Belarus

"Great Place!"

10 Crazy Dutch - Holland

"We have stayed in hostels around the world and so far this is the best. Everything a hostel should be! No faults - the amenities are fantastic, the area is beautiful, it's immaculately clean and the staff are terrific. Highly recommend."

Patrick O'Neil - Australia

"Really nice hostel.... absolutely clean, good facilities and very nice staff."

Doreen Clauss - Germany

"An excellent place to stay if you want to visit the coast of Norfolk."

Anna - Sweden

"I liked this campsite because it was quiet and clean. The showers and toilets were very well kept and a gentleman even came by early morning to make sure the water was warm enough."

BriDriz - Huntingdon

" If you are looking for a quiet getaway then this place would be perfect, in my opinion."

BriDriz - Huntingdon

"I stayed at this hostel over the bank holiday weekend, it is one of the best hostel I have stayed in."

Happiness_Traveller - UK

"So would we recommend a holiday in a Tipi? Yes we would. The site facilities are good and the atmosphere of the village and it’s rather enjoyable pubs is friendly and welcoming."

BOBJP - London

"A really good campsite - clean, hot showers, good shop, really helpful and informative reception. Physically on the Norfolk Coastal Path, bus routes, excellent pubs (The White Horse is lovely), not too crowded. Real commitment to the environment."

PaulE13 - London

"Just back from a weekend at Deepdale camp site, very nice site, friendly staff and very helpful. Well stocked shop next door. 2 pubs within walking distance and a cafe right next door but this does shut at 4pm. Would definitely return again very soon."

Toady503 -  

"I liked this site so much that I stayed here many times during 2007 including August. Excellent location and great staff, including the only Aussie on the North Norfolk coast! The good news is that its open all year round."

Steve Crouch -

"Great site, lovely scenery, clean toilets, free showers, helpful staff. Couldn't be better really. Two pubs a short walk away."

99zardoz -  

"This is a fantastic campsite for couples and families, the quiet after 10pm rule is adhered to so groups of noisy people wouldn't be welcome there. The showers and toilets are kept spotless, and there are good washing up facilities."

Jenc -  

"Great little campsite, facilities clean and practical, showers particularly good. The noise policy after ten is well adhered to apart from the odd screaming kid no probs, if you want to party on this isn't the place for you. Would certainly return."

Dorian -  

"A great campsite, completely devoted to campers, no caravans just tents and campervans/motor homes. I love this site the showers are great with heated floors and above all else they are very green and recycle all the rubbish. The people are very friendly."

Ozntc -  

"Nice small site which is well situated in a quiet village, good sandy beaches within a couple of miles. Good facilities, with a modern, very clean shower and toilet block. Helpful friendly staff in a professional outfit. I'd definitely recommend it."

Mattalan -  

"Excellent site. One of the best I've been too. Although the site was completely full and it was late May Bank Holiday, the site was kept spotlessly clean. The showers were hot and the queues were never too long."

Fran Deane -  

"Excellent site with good facilities, clean showers and toilets, laundry, and a really good cafe, that opens for breakfast, immediately next to the site."

Paul -  

"I found this to be an excellent campsite with clean and sufficient facilities and, should I decide to camp in this area again, I will certainly hope that there's a pitch available for me to put my tent and spend a few days there."

Hans Hartfiel -  

"I was enjoying my time at the hostel and the beautiful weather so I booked in for extra nights. Great bunch of international staff. Will definitely be back. The facilities are great."

Janet - Australia

"Perfect - more convenient than being at home"

Rachel Hutchinson -

"We enjoyed the privacy and peace here."

Hazel Leech -

"The Greyhound says thanks for the wonderful holiday and his humans had a good time too. (We arrived as singles & left as a couple! Fantastic)"

Jonathan Cowper -

"It was perfect. Loved the courtyard where you can sit even if it's raining"

Felicity Rowe -

"Powerful shower, hot water, very clean!"

Lynn Hunt -

"Had a fantastic time"

David Gardhan -

"Perfect kitchen facilities and really cosy room - Brilliant"

John Beaumont -

"Staff very helpful and friendly"

Harrison Millward -

"We loved everything about it"

Susan Walker -

"it was lovely! :) definitely would come back :)"

Michelle Dunkley -  

"We stayed in the Yurt and you cant get any better than that for luxury camping. We will most definitely come again. Thanks"

Bec Maxwell -  

"Shower facilities were lovely."

Michael Nunn -  

"Great location for Norfolk coast path walks. Good transport links. whole stay enjoyable. cannot find fault. V. Clean and comfortable. Well done to all."

Tarling -  

"it was such a great experience in such a fantastic location. The campsite was well maintained with excellent, clean facilities and really friendly helpful staff."

Anna Bingham -  

"Lovely setting and great rooms"

Cathy Wallace -  

"Everything was lovely, dog friendly room super. Thank you."

Ros Eames -  

"I am a first time camper and we had an awesome time. Loved the area and campsite Staff, who helped me with my tent. Thank you Thank you Thank you"

Monica Swenson - Norfolk

"Very Clean. Cleanest facilities I've seen on a campsite. Will definitely be back."

Annabell Leighton -  

"We had a great time. Look forward to seeing you next year."

Lynne Sexton - Suffolk

"Wonderful facilities. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful"

Eva Philips - Worcester

"We love the relaxed atmosphere and well equipped kitchen"

Gail Macleod - London

"Always clean. Staff always pleasant and helpful - very enjoyable. Thank you"

Barry Scrimshaw - Derbyshire

"Great kitchen facilities. Staff all very friendly."

Paul Beard - Lincolnshire

"the quiet, peaceful atmosphere was wonderful. The staff were all so helpful and friendly. The very clean, well equipped kitchen was just fantastic"

Jenny De Paoli -  

"Toilet block was immaculate - better than some hotels that I have stayed in."

Emma Palmer - Hampshire

"Fantastic stay, will definitely come again."

Jess Ritchie - Kings lynn

"Good experience in a tipi with chimnea and comfortable beds."

Steven Fidler - Peterborough

"The facilities are beautifully simple and well looked after. The campsite really complements the area or a total experience!"

Sheila Darling - UK


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