Every year hundreds and hundreds of families, friends, couples & individuals read this website and decide to explore Constable Country by booking with us. We hope you enjoy the following information and video below. 

Please double click on the play button above to view our campsite video. For your best viewing experience, watch it on full screen & high volume to get a feel for the campsite and the activities on offer

Canoes for Hire
Canoe to The Anchor Inn Pub, Nayland
5m Bell Tents For Hire
Campfire Fire Pits & Logs Available
Hot Showers & Swing

Scenic Walks & Free Fishing
Recommended in Cool Camping Kids Book


  • We are currently closed
  • We are open 12th April to 29th September 2019
  • No dogs allowed / No electric on site / Hot showers available
  • June to 15 September is 2 nights minimum arriving Friday or Saturday
  • May and August Bank holidays are 3 nights minimum
  • Early bookings are strongly recommended

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. There is canoe day hire available on site so you can make the famous paddle to the pub.

The river is wide and deep and there is a mile and a half of unobstructed water. There are several jetties, and launching over the bank is easy. Downstream there are two-step weir portages leading to the famed Anchor Inn Pub at Nayland, and upstream two more portages can be navigated to reach the village of Bures St Mary.

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

The site first opened in 1962 and has been in the Bates family for three generations. It is currently operated by Gareth & James Bates who will be pleased to see you down there on-site.

Over the years the site has grown in popularity, with people returning at different times of the year to enjoy the changing colours of spring, summer and autumn.

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.

We hope to see you soon!

Availability and Bookings

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