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Rognstranda Camping


Rognsvn. 146, 3960, Stathelle

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  • sanitary facilities at Rognstranda
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Rognstranda is located in southern Norway, in Bamble municipality, 2 km from the E-18 between Oslo and Kristiansand. The campsite is idyllically located by the sea in the innermost part of Rognsfjorden on the Telemark coast. The area has one of Norway's finest beaches and boulders.

Norway's Top campsite
The campsite was named Norway's Top Campsite 2018 by the Norwegian Motorhome and Caravan Club.

The coastal town of Langesund is 7 km away with, among other things, the Wrightegaarden concert stage and Skjærgården bathing park. Large shopping center at Stathelle (6 km). Distance to Porsgrunn is 23 km, Skien 32 km and Kragerø 35 km.

Rognstranda Camping has over 100 drop-in pitches
Caravan and tent sites are spread over a sheltered grassy plain in the upper part and an area with sea views near the beaches and rocks. The campsite has a capacity for 250 caravans and tents. Dogs are welcome at the campsite. The season lasts from May 1 to August 31.

Family apartments
2 high standard family apartments are available all year round. The apartments have a capacity of 4 and 6 people respectively. The apartments are allergy friendly and therefore it is not allowed with a dog here.

Service building
At the campsite, there are two service buildings, one on the lower part, and a new high-quality service building on the upper part with its own family room and children's department. Both service buildings have kitchens with dishwashing facilities. The service building on the lower part has a laundry room with washing machines and dryers. There is a motorhome emptying station at the reception.

HC facilities
The HC toilets in the service building are HC-friendly. The toilets in the apartments are not completely optimally adapted for those with less functional ability. The toilets in the new building are HC-friendly.

Beach kiosk
By the beach is a beach kiosk that sells both groceries and kiosk goods. It is open during the school holidays.

Playground and activities
Rognstranda camping has one of the finest beaches in Norway and is every summer a regular feature on the list of bathing temperatures on the travel radio, NRK. You can swim from the beaches, lie on boulders sheltered from the wind or on the grassy plains that meander between the boulders. At the top of the campsite there is a ball binge and playground. There is a HC ramp on the beach.

Rogn is an area with varied walks on the Coastal Path in Bamble and cycling opportunities along the coast and inland. The popular destination Rognsåsen is right on the top of Rognstranda. Follow the blue-marked coastal path for a beautiful walk that gives you panoramic views down to the campsite and beyond the sea. By bike, you can roll away on lightly trafficked roads or bike paths. It is also possible to try your luck fishing in both the sea and freshwater fishing in one of the many lakes nearby.

Attractions nearby
In the immediate area are Badeparken, Bamble Golf Club, Tangen Fort and Trolldalen Fort from World War II.
In the summer you can also go on island hopping or Skjærgårdscruise along the Telemark coast.
The coastal town of Langesund is a central starting point for these experiences.
There are several eateries both along the coast and in the nearby towns.
The outdoor stage Wrightegaarden is open during the school holidays.

Rognstranda camping is a good starting point for day trips to Porsgrunn and to Skien with the Telemark Canal, DuVerden Maritime Museum + Science Center, Skien Leisure Park, Porsgrund Porcelain Factory, Porcelain Museum, Henrik Ibsen Museum with Ibsen Escape Room and Brekkeparken. In Brekkeparken in Skien you can join the Telemark Escape Room.

Bø Sommarland and the family park Hulfjell Gård are located approx. an hour's drive away. The zoo in Kristiansand is less than two hours drive south.

You will find a good selection of shops nearby at Stathelle, Langesund, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Skien and Kragerø. 



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    Recent Reviews:

    • tomjY3395ET
      Trip Type:
      Campet i telt 2 netter
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 19th July 2022
      Får en følelse av at det meste er forbudt, kan ikke engang justere varmen i dusjen som koster 25 kr pr 4 minutt!! Hvis du vil bo på en camping der du alltid lurer på om du gjør noe galt så book deg... Read full review
    • Patrik N
      Malmo, Sweden
      Trip Type:
      Surveillance camping
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 27th April 2019
      This is the place for those ho like to have someone checking their every move. Owners are driving around in their golf cart and if they can, they will tell u of. Rules must be followed. Not a happy... Read full review
    • AlexanderH2781
      Herre, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Poor service and rude attitude of staff/owner.
      1 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 29th June 2022
      The beach area is at least nice. I think the owner of this place don't really want people to come back for a seckond time, rude attitude, don't want people to listen to the radio, don't like dogs... Read full review

    Map & Directions


    Tel: 35 97 39 11

    Opening Times

    Rognstranda Camping (1 May 2024 - 31 Aug 2024)
    Monday - Sunday08:30 - 22:00

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    Viewpoint Rognsåsen on Kyststien in Bamble with a view towards RognstrandaThe Coastal Path - Bamble, BambleThe Bamble coastal path starts at the library in Stathelle and finishes at Fossing in Krageø, covering a stretch of approx, 62 km.

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