Best Campsites With Swimming Pools In Dorset

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Camping is one of those inexpensive family holiday choices we all love to experience. If you’re looking for some added extras, why not check out these campsites with swimming pools in Dorset.

Having a swimming pool on your campsite gives that added extra entertainment and value to your camping trip. It also means you don’t have to worry about finding the nearest beach or public pool if you don’t want to venture off site. Many of these Dorset campsites also have other great facilities for the whole family to enjoy.

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Wood Farm Holiday Park

Axminster Road, Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6BT

You’ll be treated to a peaceful location with country views when staying at Wood Farm Holiday Park. Located just a short drive away from Charmouth beach, there’s also an indoor swimming pool on site.

The touring and motor caravan pitches have individual all-weather hardstandings, electric hook-ups, and provision for awnings. Additional site facilities include an adventure playground, cafe and family bar. There’s also a fishing lake and the site is dog friendly.

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West Bay Holiday Park

Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4HB

Located close to both Bridport and West Bay in Dorset, this lovely coastal resort has both serviced grass and hard standing pitches with electric hook up.

West Bay camping site has amenities including a water access point, shower and toilet block a launderette and a Touring reception.

The facilities at West Bay Holiday Park include an indoor swimming pool with flume, nature trails, amusement arcade, launderette and shop. There is also a live entertainment programme and bar and restaurant to relax in.

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Wareham Forest Touring Park

North Trigon, Wareham BH20 7NZ

Wareham Forest Touring Park offers a 5 star camping experience. Set within the peace and tranquil surroundings of Wareham Forest you are invited to unwind and connect with the great outdoors. 

The facilities at Wareham Forest are excellent and ensure a fun and enjoyable stay for the whole family. Electric hook up is available.

There are two modern toilet blocks, including disabled facilities, showers and individual wash cubicles. There is also laundry and dishwashing facilities.  

The children will love the outdoor play area, the table tennis tables and the outdoor heated pool, which is open from late May to early September. 

There is also free fibre optic wifi available throughout almost all the property.
During the main season Wareham Forest offers various cuisine options including curry nights and traditional fish and chips – it’s worth checking the website to see which dates food will be available on site. 

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West Fleet Holiday Farm

Fleet Rd, Weymouth DT3 4EF

West Fleet Holiday Farm welcomes the whole family to enjoy their fantastic, refurbished facilities. Offering masses of outdoor space for the children to run around and explore, there are also some stunning trails for family walks to enjoy some breathtaking scenery. You will also find an outdoor heated pool, which is open every day during peak season, as well as well equipped children’s play areas.  

The licensed bar, open every day in high season, offers drinks, meals and evening entertainment as well as barista coffees and Wi-Fi during the day. Pitches at West Fleet have electric hook up available.

West Fleet boasts a fabulous location, right next to the World Heritage “Jurassic Coast” so there’s plenty of scope for exploring and discovering exciting artifacts! And, of course for that all important beach – day, you are just a short car ride from the beaches at Weymouth

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Haven Rockley Park

Napier Rd, Poole BH15 4LZ

Camping at Haven? Absolutely! It’s not all about staying in a static caravan. At Rockley Park they have thought of everything to ensure your stay is magical. The park is gloriously situated on the heathland at Ham Common, so you are surrounded by nature, and just a stone’s throw from the beach. However, inside the park you will find everything you need and so much more!

There is a heated outdoor pool plus a heated indoor pool complete with a fun Splashzone and slides. There are so many activities to experience that there will be something to please every member of the family. The sports range offers tennis, trampolining, high ropes and a climbing wall. Plus, there’s an amusement arcade and a crazy golf course. 

You are spoilt for choice for dining options with no less than 3 restaurants serving an array of different cuisines. 

For your convenience, there is also a shop onsite and launderette facilities as well as electric hook up.

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Wilksworth Caravan Park

Cranborne Rd, Furzehill, Wimborne BH21 4HW

Wilksworth Caravan Park boasts the most unique of venues as it surrounds Tudor Rose House, which is a 16th century manor once owned by King Henry VIII. The park offers convenient access to some of the most spectacular countryside in Britain, including the iconic New Forest.

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There is a heated outdoor pool, which is open for use during the summer months, plus a full size and junior size tennis court. There is a shop onsite to take care of all your daily needs, plus a football field and children’s play area. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout most of the park.

A particularly important aspect of any campsite is the quality and condition of the wash areas so it’s reassuring to know that Wilksworth Caravan Park offers award winning shower and toilet facilities for campers, featuring free hair dryers, shaving points and even underfloor heating to ensure ultimate comfort. Pitches offer electric hook up.

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Freshwater Beach Holiday Park

Bridport DT6 4PT

Freshwater Beach Holiday Park is nestled within beautiful countryside and just a short scenic walk to the beach. The extensive camping area spans over 20 acres of grassland and is easily accessible via well laid out with surfaced roads.

The site offers extensive camping facilities including wash and laundry areas, and plenty of electric hook up pitches.

There is so much to do at Freshwater Beach, that all the family will be happy from the moment you arrive. There is a private beach, exclusive for Freshwater guests, where you can paddle, swim and host sand castle competitions. 

Alternatively, there is an outdoor pool and an indoor with slides and a splash zone for the younger guests. There’s a whole host of children’s activities and entertainment to keep the little ones busy.

Perhaps you will opt for a bowling tournament before you go for dinner whilst enjoying a sea view and a glass of your favourite wine. Afterwards you can enjoy an evening show of comedians, tribute bands and late-night disco. 

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Merley Court Holiday Park

Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AA

Merley Court near Wimborne welcomes you to unwind and escape the stresses and strains of modern life. The ideal destination for a peaceful escape at any time of the year, where you will be greeted by some of the most stunning countryside in Dorset.

With more than half the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Dorset is home to some of the most picturesque and prettiest villages in Britain. 

Merley Court offers excellent on-site facilities including a children’s play area, an outdoor pool, free wi-fi, a bar and a well stocked shop. The outdoor pool is heated and is usually open at the weekends from the end of May until the end of July, after which it is open daily until early September. Electric hook up pitches are available.

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Sandford Holiday Park

Willow Cres, Holton Heath, Poole BH16 6JZ

Sandford Holiday Park promises to provide the ultimate family getaway where they effortlessly combine a lively park with rustic countryside surroundings. The facilities on offer are extensive, including two heated swimming pools with water sports options. 

For example, snorkelling, kayaking and water walkers! For those who love the outdoors there is a nature trail, and the opportunity to try your hand at Bear Grylls Survival Academy. Plus, there is a sports court and a soft play area.

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For the older children there’s an arcade and high ropes challenges. Everyday essentials are taken care of at the well-equipped convenience store, the launderette and the cash machine.

The camping facilities on the accommodation side are modern and comfortable including electric hook up. Dinner is taken care of at the Boathouse Bar & Restaurant, and the evening can continue as you enjoy drinks at the Skylite Bar. 

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Highlands End Holiday Park

Eype, Bridport DT6 6AR

Highlands End is a 5 star holiday park, offering fantastic facilities at one of the best locations in the UK. Where better to take your family on holiday, then to the iconic Jurassic Coast? Miles of rugged coastline and rolling hills to explore, and that’s before you have even started with the extensive facilities at the park itself. 

There is an indoor pool for all the family to enjoy, plus a sauna and steam room for the adults. Outside you will find a 9 hole ‘pitch and putt’ golf course which overlooks the sea.

When it’s time for refreshments visit Martin’s Bar and Restaurant to indulge in everything from Costa Coffee, to roast dinners. All the food is home cooked using locally sourced ingredients. At Highlands End the whole family will experience a holiday to remember. Camping pitches also include electric hook up.

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Newlands Holiday Park

Stonebarrow Ln, Charmouth, Bridport DT6 6RB

At Newlands Holiday Park you can expect to find a well-maintained site offering pitches with electric hook up. there are stunning views of the countryside, in a fabulous coastal location. Plus, you can look forward to an extensive range of activities for all the family to enjoy.

Campsite facilities include modern toilet and showers blocks, and laundry facilities. The Kidz Zone offers a trendy hang out for the youngsters, with arcade games. Plus, there is an indoor and an outdoor play area to ensure ultimate fun for the little ones, whatever the weather.

If you don’t fancy camping, there are also en suite rooms at Newlands Holiday Park available to book.

Many of the activities are centred in and around the on- site bar and restaurant, The Tow Bar. Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner from ingredients that are fresh and locally sourced.

The on-site shop serves fresh baked items, papers and souvenirs. Guests are invited to make the most of the indoor and outdoor swimming pools at the leisure centre, where there is also the luxury of a hot tub and sauna. 

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Ulwell Holiday Park

Ulwell Road, Swanage BH19 3DG

If you’re looking to go camping in Swanage with plenty of facilities then check out Ulwell Holiday Park. With an indoor swimming pool and large play area, the park is perfect for families.  the site is located on a gently sloping terraced park making it perfect for camping.

You’ll also find a bar, restaurant and shop on site, with everything you need for your self catering stay in Dorset.

The park is close to many local attractions, as well as having dog friendly caravans to hire.

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