Best Campsites in Wareham

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Where are the best campsites in Wareham? The historic town of Wareham is in a beautiful part of Dorset, and perfect for finding some hidden gems when looking for campsite options. There are close links to the town of Poole, perfect for exploring, as well as being on doorstep of the large Wareham Forest.

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Redcliffe Farm Camping

Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5BE

Located on the edge of the river Frome in Dorset, you can enjoy a tranquil camping trip in Dorset. There’s even a private slipway at the campsite where you can be in Poole Harbour in just 15 minutes.

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The campsite has  pitches for caravans and tents with or without electric hookups. There’s also a quiet field at the top of the site for small tents, perfect for single campers or couples.

Site facilities include toilet block and wash basins, showers, hair dryers and an ice pack facility

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Knoll Farm Campsite

Soldiers Rd, Wareham BH20 5DU

Camping facilities at Knoll Farm include five toilets and four showers. There is an open barn which offers a sheltered seating space. Here you’ll discover board games and toys. On a Friday and Saturday evening, a communal fire pit is also lit.

Firepits (raised campfires only) and BBQ’s are permitted, with a limited number of fire pits available to hire, plus logs for sale.

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The Lookout Holiday Park

Corfe Rd, Wareham BH20 5AZ

There are two fields at the Lookout. With both grass and hard standing pitches, the popular choice of accommodation to to bring your caravan. Tents are also welcome, and there is electric hook up available too.

Campsite facilities include a large adventure play area for the children, an on site shop selling all your camping and glamping essentials. Toilet blocks are close by as well as a launderette area if required. There’s even camping pods to hire if you don’t want to stay in your tent or caravan.

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Birchwood Tourist Park

Bere Road, Wareham BH20 7PA

There are both hard standing and grass pitches at Birchwood Tourist Park, with different levels of servicing. Facilities include water points, electric hook up and TV connection socket. Dogs are welcome when kept on a short lead. There’s even a dog wash station for after those muddy walks.

You’ll find a shop, takeaway service, hot showers, direct access to the forest, launderette and washing up area.

If you’re visiting during the warmer months, you’ll also find the children’s paddling pool area open. There’s plenty more for the kids to do including the play area, pool table and table tennis, and a large area for playing games.

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Camp Hartland

Soldiers Rd, Norden, Wareham BH20 5DU

Camp Hartland is open for approximately 30 days during the summer holidays. There is plenty of open space to pitch your tent. You can even meet the resident horse in the next field. There’s a cafe serving coffee and pastries on site. Camping facilities include real flushing toilets and clean showers.

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Wareham Forest Touring Park

North Trigon, Wareham BH20 7NZ

This large luxury camping site in Dorset is surrounded by acres of Wareham Forest. Camping without electricity offers plenty of options. Camping amongst the trees is permitted in the Glade or the Firs, or open camping in the South and East fields.

Site facilities include modern toilet blocks, hot showers and an open air swimming pool with children’s paddling pool in the Summer.  You’ll also find a children’s adventure playground, licensed shop, and access to a pub and restaurant less than a mile away.

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Ridge Farm Camping And Caravan Park

Wareham BH20 5BG

You’ll find this friendly, family-run site on a small farm in Wareham, Dorset. The pitches are level, with clean facilities in a tranquil environment.

Site facilities include showers, an on site shop, electric hook up, launderette and a battery charging and freezer facilities.

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