Our Expectations

Our Expectations

We try to be pretty flexible as we just want you to come and enjoy our great space, however there are a few things we do ask...

Our site is for families who want to utilise the river and enjoy the birds/bees/wildlife, as parents of two young children, we know children get excited but this is a place for quiet relaxation for all guests.

Therefore please;

  • no screaming and shouting
  • do not allow children to run through other pitches
  • supervise your children at the play area (closes at dusk)
  • supervise your children during use of the toilet/shower facilities and mop up after them 

Remember, Three Rivers is along the Waveney River and is surrounded by open, tidal water, children must be supervised at all times - please bring life jackets/buoyancy aids if you feel your children may need them.

No ball games are permitted on site, there is a park at the top of Geldeston Hill with a playing field. 

Nature play is encouraged, however please if your children pull out sticks/branches/stones etc onto any area that is mown please can you remove before you leave as they can be a danger if not seen when mowing.

The Bank Holiday dates below require a full payment upfront, and are set dates. You may arrive before the arrival date and/or depart after the departure date but the listed dates must be booked;


Arriving December 22nd leaving December 26th - 4 night set dates

Arriving December 29th leaving January 1st - 3 night set dates


Arriving Thursday 28th March departing Monday 1st April - 4 night set dates

Arriving Friday 3rd May departing Monday 6th May - 3 night set dates

Arriving Friday 24th May departing Monday 27th May - 3 night set dates

Arriving Friday 23rd August departing Monday 26th August - 3 night set dates

These are the dates which have restrictions put in place where only two bookings can be placed together, unless booking of Swan Bay & the River Front Premium Pitch which are the exception to the rule;


Arriving Thursday 28th March departing Monday 1st April - no group bookings

Arriving Friday 3rd May departing Monday 6th May - no group bookings

Arriving Friday 24th May departing Monday 27th May - no group bookings

Friday 19th July - Sunday 1st September - no group bookings

Swan Bay & the River Front Premium Pitch are reserved for groups of 3 camping units or more. Lesser unit bookings are only possible if this pitch is still available within 30 days of a proposed arrival date.

From the beginning of October Kingfisher and the River Front Premium Pitch will be closed.

From the beginning of November to the end of March we offer hard standing pitches only.

Please note - if your required dates are available on the "Availability Calendar" but nothing comes up below then it means there is not 1 single pitch available for all of the nights you require. Please contact us direct as we may be able to shuffle things around to accommodate you. 

We are a smoking free site due to the disappointing lack of care some have with disposing of their butts properly. If you wish to smoke you will have to leave the premises. This does not apply to “vaping”.

Campfires are only allowed in fire pits that are held off the ground, we do not want burn marks on the pitches.

If you do not have one we have some available for hire. 

Please empty all BBQs and fire pits safely in our designated metal bins provided at the bin area, so we do not have any unwanted wildfires! 

Please thoroughly water the ground around and under your fire pit to mitigate any scorching.

Sometimes due to dry weather conditions we may have to ban fires. You are welcome to bring your own logs or we have some available for sale but please do not "forage" the site as this does disturb the natural ecosystem on site.

Please refer to our Fire Safety guidelines.

Caravan and motorhome guests, please ensure that you have carried out safety checks on your own cooking appliances and that you are equipped with fire blankets and safety equipment.

Please remember pets are required to be on their leads in the pitching area and do not forget to pick up after them.

Please make sure your pet is quiet while on site (we know they can make noise but consistent noise is disturbing to our other guests and neighbours).

If your pet requires some off-lead exercise there is an enclosed dog exercise area in Geldeston - you can find directions here Geldeston Dog Exercise Area as well as other walks on our Local Walking & Cycling Routes page.

Please keep the noise levels down for our surrounding village neighbours as well as for your camping neighbours from 10pm to 9am.

No music is allowed whilst on-site we prefer to hear the sounds of nature.

No running of cars after 9pm unless you are arriving late for your stay or returning from an evening out.

Please respect your fellow guests - if any issues occur on-site please be sure to Whatsapp or call the office number by 11pm (if you can, as we sleep too!) so that these issues can be resolved as soon as possible.

The Waveney Valley is a natural spot of beauty and part of the Broads National Park so no bright/neon lights, flags or light poles or any other things that may disturb the wildlife or our villagers, Geldeston prides itself on its “darkness”.

Please no lights higher than your tent/caravan/motorhome, warm white fairy lights are fine in awnings, gazebos and around windbreaks.

Please remember this is a family run site so cleaning up after yourself is greatly appreciated.

We are keen to recycle, so please try and follow the signs on site, normal waste is acceptable but please do not leave broken furniture or equipment behind.

All BBQs and fire pits must be emptied safely in our designated metal bins provided at the bin area.

In the event of a lightning storm we ask guests not to use the facilities as The Boat Shed does not have lightning protection. If you choose to use it in a lightning storm it’s at your own risk.

Late check outs may be possible, please speak to a team member on the morning of your departure to see if this is a possibility and to discuss the current late check out fee. Unfortunately this is not something we can guarantee in advance in the high season (April to October). 

Please do not wander through other peoples pitches unless you are invited, all pitches can be bypassed on the main track or the grass driveway.

Bring a washing up bowl - we have an outdoor washing up area but it’s easiest and more hygienic to wash up in your own bowl.

We do not accept anything other than breathable groundsheets in order to maintain healthy grass for the next guest. We realise tents likely do not have breathable bottoms but to reduce grass distress please do not pin tarps to the ground outside of your tent/motorhome/caravan/etc or in your awnings.