The Merchant Seaman's War Memorial Society was founded in 1920 and has been based in Sachel Court and the Springbok Estate Surrey since 1947. The charity provides assistance to seafarers and provides both sheltered housing with support, plus holidays.
Anyone who has served in either the Merchant and Royal Navies, plus the fishing fleets may apply for accommodation or a holiday
The Springbok Estate is the ideal location for a quiet stay if camping in a tent or in a caravan/motor home.
A purpose built shower/toilet block is provided, plus electric hook up with Fresh water and waste disposal also available.
Set in lovely grounds there is easy access to many woodland walks, plus a short stroll will take you into the village of Alfold, where there is a general store/post office, public house, plus church & chapel and garage selling fuel, gas and other items is less than 1 mile away. Campers may become temporary guests of the licensed club house for a fee of £1.00 per adult per visit, with a maximum of 4 visits per annum.
Campers are required to be a member of the Camping and Caravanning Club and more information on how to become a member can be found on their website: www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk
Camping fees are £11.00p per night per unit without electricity and £15.50 per night with. Showers cost 50p a time and tokens can be purchased from the office 9am-5pm or the bar during opening hours.
The Campsite opens from Easter Bank Holiday, through to the end of October, subject to good weather.
To make a booking or for further enquiries please contact the Office Administrator email@example.com or telephone 01403 759630 during office hours only 9-5 Monday to Friday. Note that campers must book in advance of their visit to guarentee a pitch.