Camping at Debden House Campsite

The booking system will be open to the public on 3rd April 2019.

2019 Opening Dates for Campsite

We open the Campsite for long weekends and school holidays in May and June. The campsite is then open full time between 28th June and 1st September. Thereafter the campsite is open for long weekends again until 29th September (please see exact dates below).

General Note: Campers 2pm arrival time on first day, till 12 noon on day of departure. Day visitors 9am - 8pm.

During bank holiday/peak season weekends (where indicated), campers must book for a minimum of 2 nights.

May - June 2019 Limited Opening

Limited Long Weekend Opening /
School Holiday Opening

Weekend Opening Only - Opens at 2pm on each Friday, closes at 12 noon on the Sunday for campers, day visitors only depart at 8pm.

3rd - 5th May – Bank Holiday (min. 2 night stay*)
10th - 12th May
17th - 19th May
24th May - 2nd June – School Half Term (min. 2 night stay*)
7th - 9th June
14th - 16th June
21st - 23rd June

*Minimum stay of 2 nights applicable to campers only.

Full Time Opening 2019
28th June - 1st September 2019

Please note there is a minium stay of 2 nights for Campers
on the following weekends:
19th – 21st July
26th – 28th July
2nd – 4th August
9th – 11th August
16th – 18th August
23rd – 25th August – Bank Holiday
30th – 1st September

September 2019 Limited Opening

Limited Long Weekend

Weekend Opening Only - Opens at 2pm on each Friday, closes at 12 noon on the Sunday for campers, day visitors only depart at 8pm.

6th - 8th September
13th - 15th September
20th - 22nd September
27th - 29th September

Debden House are unable to offer refunds or transfer booking dates, we therefore ask you to carefully check dates and your groups availability before booking.


Debden House is surrounded by Epping Forest and is a perfect location for a camping getaway. Debden’s central location, only 20 minutes from the Stratford International terminal and 30 minutes from London Central, makes it an ideal base to explore London, Essex and the Home Counties.

Debden House Campsite has 7 fields, including 4 fire fields (fields 2, 5, 6 & 7). There are 300+ pitches, many with electric hookup for caravans and campervans. It also has the facility to provide equipment for youth groups, schools and larger bookings.

View which field best suits my group

We cater for all camping tastes such as:

  • One night stays (touring)
  • Day visits with family
  • School group events
  • Large group events
  • Organised group events
  • Weekly and fortnightly stays
  • Upto 28 days camping

Day Visits

Day visitors can attend Debden House Campsite for barbecues, group events, sporting activities etc. Please view the prices page for charges.

School's Camp Bookings

Debden Campsite House can provide facilities and camping equipment for schools and youth group set camps. Please use the school's camp resource order form to reserve set camp equipment. For more information telephone Debden House on 020 8508 3008 to discuss your requirements.

Download School's Camp Booking Pack

Fire Fields

Debden House is one of the few remaining campsites to allow open fires. There are dug out fire pits in the ground for you to have an open fire. Bags of wood must be purchased on site*. Note fields 2, 5, 6 & 7 are fire fields.

*No wood is allowed to be brought in from outside the campsite.  All wood must be bought at Debden House.

Pricing and Booking

Click the links below to view the booking procedures and pricing, or to book online.

Procedures & Pricing    

Please note, any caravans or electric hookup requests must be done via the office - you will need 3 forms of ID. 1 photo identity and 2 utility bills, (bills must be within the last 3 months & no phone bills or credit cards bills will be accepted) all 3 will be checked upon arrival.

Facilities include

  • Shower block
  • Portaloo toilets (Fields 5, 6 & 7) - available from May Bank holiday until the end of August
  • Utility room
  • Laundry – coin operated
  • Wood for sale
  • Two children’s areas
  • Campsite Shop - check for opening times
  • Hot & cold drinks vending machines

Campsite Office

For all enquiries please contact Debden House Centre.

Day Opening times
Monday to Thursday 2pm – 8pm
Friday 2pm – 9pm
Saturday 8.30am – 9pm
Sunday 8.30am – 7pm


As part of Debden House’s commitment to the environment, we are encouraging users of the site to recycle waste products and to protect the environment. Please use the recycling points around the campsite.


Debden Campsite has staff available 24 hours per day including an overnight security team.

Terms, Conditions and Bylaws

Read the Debden House full terms and conditions, and the Epping Forest bylaws below.

Terms and Conditions    Epping Forest Bylaws