The Needles, Isle of Wight

Recommended campsites for Hampshire & IOW

Posted on: Wednesday 12th of April 2017



We’re very fortunate to have two such beautiful and picturesque counties right on our doorstep. Why not explore all that Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has to offer and stay at one of these fantastic campsites, as recommended by our customers.

Hampshire

Red Shoot Camping Park, Ringwood, BH24 3QT

www.redshoot-campingpark.com
Red Shoot Camping Park is an award winning site nestled in one of the most attractive and unspoilt parts of the New Forest. It lies behind the Red Shoot Inn, on three acres of level ground, making it a perfect place to unwind, relax and escape the hustle and bustle of modern life. With over 90,000 acres of woodland and heath, the New Forest is the perfect place for the nature lover and an ideal base for walking and touring.

Sandy Balls, Fordingbridge, SP6 2JZ

www.sandyballs.co.uk
Want your holiday a bit more activity filled? Sandy Balls is for you. Their fully-serviced touring pitches are surrounded by grass and all are just a short walk away from the central Sandy Balls Village Square. With top class facilities including a fully stocked Village Store, launderettes, shower and toilet blocks, water supply and electric hook-up, they have everything you could possibly need.
The Leisure Centre features a Jacuzzi, sauna and state-of-the-art gym and a free indoor and seasonal outdoor pool.  Activities can be booked for all ages with free outdoor and indoor play areas for children, free evening live music and entertainment.

Shamba Holidays, Ringwood, BH24 2SB

www.shambaholidays.co.uk
Similar to Sandy Balls in that it is one of the few holiday parks in Hampshire with a swimming pool. Shamba Holidays is ideally situated to explore Hampshire and Dorset, and is close to the New Forest and Bournemouth with its fine beaches. The park offers touring and camping facilities on a seven-acre level site, set in pleasant countryside. It has 150 good sized, well-drained pitches, all with electric hook-up facility

Morn Hill Caravan and Motorhome Club, Winchester, SO21 1HL

www.caravanclub.co.uk
Conveniently located near the beautiful cathedral city of Winchester, Morn Hill is a large, well kept site and is well segmented by trees and shrubs to give each visitor a sense of privacy. The caravan park offers a wealth of lovely natural landscapes to explore and the added bonus of giving you easy access to the charming local ferries that remind of nostalgic days gone by.

YMCA Fairthorne Manor Campsite, Southampton, SO30 2GH

www.ymca-fg.org
If you’ve got energy to burn then the YMCA Fairthorne Manor Campsite is for you. Situated within the grounds of YMCA Fairthorne Manor, it offers opportunities for families to drop in for the day or to stay and camp overnight.
The stunning park and woodland expanse is dotted with copses, a stream and plenty of room in which families can enjoy themselves. There’s a range of both organised and self led children’s activities, whilst there is also the opportunity to access the YMCA Fairthorne Manor activity programme including activities such as Kayaking, Archery, Abseiling, Raft Building and loads more.

Hurst View Camping, Lymington, SO41 8AL

www.hurstviewleisure.co.uk
Hurst View is a family-run camping ground quietly situated off the beaten track between Lymington and Milford-on-Sea in the New Forest.
With magnificent views across the western Solent approaches to the Isle of Wight and the Needles rocks, Solent View is set in an unrivalled area of natural and unspoilt beauty. Well behaved dogs are welcome, with lots of dog walks from their back gate.

New Forest Water Park Certificated Site, Fordingbridge, SP6 2EY

www.newforestwaterpark.co.uk
Go and camp by the lake! A beautiful setting on a one acre field next to the lake where you can try your hand at a variety of watersports incluing, waterskiing or wakeboarding (aged 6 plus) or have a bit of fun on the inflatable banana and tyres (aged 11 plus). There is also Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddleboarding available. You see, camping isn’t just about walks in the woods!

 

Isle of Wight

The Orchards Holiday Caravan and Camping Park, Yarmouth, PO41 0TS

www.orchards-holiday-park.co.uk
The beautiful setting, the excellent Facilities Centre, the high quality park facilities and their friendly team ensure that you have a relaxed holiday to get away from the stresses of everyday life. They also offer deals on ferry prices with Red Funnel and Wightlink, as well as package deals on camping and touring for 7 and 3 nights. As well as offering a discount to Caravan Club members and visitors who are over 50.

Adgestone Camping and Caravanning Club Site, Adgestone, PO36 0HL

www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk
There’s so much to see and do on the Isle of Wight that any of the campsites provide an ideal base. The Adgestone Camping and Caravanning Club Site is a great place for a family holiday and has an outdoor swimming pool. It is divided into smaller areas, giving it a small-site feel.
There are two play areas: one for younger children and an extensive area for older children including areas for football and basketball. Table Tennis, boules, outdoor chess and Giant Jenga also available, not to mention the free internet access and cycle hire available.

Southland Caravan and Motorhome Club Site, Sandown, PO36 0LZ

www.caravanclub.co.uk
Situated on the outskirts of the small village of Newchurch in the beautiful Arreton Valley, Southland Caravan Club Site presents an ideal location from which to enjoy your holiday. Dog friendly and a large playground and play areas for the kids, the caravan park is convenient for all parts of the island, and within easy reach of some of the finest beaches.

Grange Farm Brighstone Bay, Grange Chine, PO30 4DA

grangefarmholidays.com
One of the few unspoilt, non-commercialised coastal sites with unpolluted sea air, situated on the beautiful south west coast, with easy access to their own sandy beach and picturesque views of the Chine and Brighstone Forest. The whole area is ideal for cycling, fishing, fossil hunting, a real walkers paradise.

 

Travel Guide Hampshire & IOW

Recommended Attractions:

  • Marwell Zoo
  • Beaulieu
  • Jane Austen’s House Museum
  • Winchester Cathedral
  • Royal Navy Submarine Museum
  • New Forest
  • Blackgang Chine
  • Osborne House

For further information:

www.visit-hampshire.co.uk

www.visitsoutheastengland.com/hampshire

www.tripadvisor.co.uk/hampshire

 

www.visitisleofwight.co.uk

www.tripadvisor.co.uk/isle-of-wight

www.visitengland.com/isle-of-wight