Home Farm Caravan and Campsite
Open 1st April until the end of September.
PLEASE PRE–BOOK BY TELEPHONE 01308 897258
Home Farm Caravan and Campsite in Dorset is a small family-run campsite that lies in a village that is mainly stone built and has some thatched cottages. The site is situated in a lovely conservation area in Dorset. The Crown Inn a 16th century thatched pub on the Jurassic Coast is a short walk from the site, serving local ales and locally sourced food.
We accept tents, caravans, mobile homes, camper vans, dive boats and other small boats. Home Farm’s pitches are on grass and are either not serviced or semi-serviced with electric hook-up. Home Farm is now able to offer 2 hard standing semi serviced pitches.
Home Farm Caravan and Campsite in Puncknowle have toilets, showers, wash basins, hair dryers, hand dryers, washing-up sinks, bottle gas exchange, a chemical disposal point and parking by your pitch.
PLACES TO EXPLORE
The local area is great for touring and walking. There are scenic views everywhere. The site lies 1 mile from West Bexington with the Chesil Beach, South West Coastal Path and shoreline fishing. Nearby West Bay has a harbour with RIB cruises, water skiing, crab fishing and a tackle shop. There is also a golf course in the local area.
Nearby is the UNESCO World Heritage Coast and the Jurassic Coast which extends from Swanage to Lyme Regis and then on into Devon, which is just over the county border.
Lyme Regis has a famous cobb and harbour. The Lyme Regis Museum has recently been extended and now features fossils collected by May Anning the first woman to collect fossils from the Lyme Regis coast. Guests can enjoy fossil hunting from Charmouth Beach and also from Lyme Regis.
At Weymouth there is a long sandy beach, Punch and Judy, sand sculptures, donkey rides, a RSPB reserve, Sea Life Centre, theatre and much more.
You can visit Dorchester which is an old Roman town that has an excellent museum with many Roman artefacts. The town also has a Henge and Maiden Castle (Iron Age Fort).
Tolpuddle houses the Tolpuddle Martyrs Village and Museum – the first ever Trade Unionists.
Abbotsbury has its famous swannery, sub-tropical gardens and animal farm where you can take pony rides.
Burton Bradstock with its cliffs and well know café is nearby.
Places within a day trip journey are Swanage with its nice beach and Steam Railway to Corfe Castle. Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are on the Purbeck Peninsula are also worth a visit.
Guests can also travel to Bridport and enjoy the street market every Wednesday and Saturday.
Portland Bill attracts migrating birds and has a sailing academy.
The Fleet Lagoon has birds, fish, plants and a glass bottom boat adventure to experience.
Dorset has lots of large old houses, castles and gardens to visit.
STATELY HOMES AND HOUSES CLOSE BY:
Lulworth Castle – jousting during the summer season
Sherborne Castle – built by Sir Walter Raleigh
Ford Abbey – built 900 years ago by the Cistercian Monks
Kingston Lasy – a National Trust House
Corfe Castle – besieged by Oliver Cromwell during the civil war
Mapperton House and Gardens
Most of these stately homes and houses have gardens, tea rooms and are open to the public
GARDENS TO VISIT:-
Mapperton Gardens, Kingston Maurwood – Animal Park and gardens, Knoll Gardens
Bennetts Water Gardens – The Lily Pond by Claude Monet has been recreated here.
Abbotsbury Garden – a sub-tropical garden
OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST IN DORSET include :-
Monkey World -The Ape Rescue Centre
The Tank Museum exhibits tanks from 1915 to the present day. There are tank action displays and track vehicle rides to be enjoyed.
OPENING TIMES: Home Farm Caravan and Campsite is open from the 1st April until the end of September.
ROUTE FOR CAMPERS
From Dorchester on A35 towards Bridport, turn left at start of dual carriageway, at bottom of hill turn right to Litton Cheney. Through the village, continue for 1 mile, turn left onto Hazel Lane to the T-Junction at the top of the road, turn left down along Swyre Road then left at phone box. Site is 150 metres on right.
ROUTE FOR CARAVANS
Drive from Dorchester, along A35 to Bridport. At first roundabout turn left down Sea Road South. At the next roundabout turn left to Burton Bradstock on the B3157, continue to Swyre. At the bottom of the hill just after the 30 mph sign, turn left through Swyre continue to Puncknowle. Turn left at phone box into Rectory Lane, the site is 150 metres on the right
For Further information about tariffs, availability and bookings please telephone 01308 897258
Visit the Home Farm Caravan and Campsite website
- Battery Charging
- BBQ area
- Beach Location
- Chemical Disposal Point
- Car Parking
- Child Play Area
- Dogs allowed
- Drinking Water
- Electric Hook-up
- Electric Shaver Point
- Gas Cylinder Available
- Ice Pack Facility
- Motor Home Pitches
- Shower Facilities
- Tent Pitches
- Tour Caravan Pitches