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Set in a rural area, with extensive views of the Purbecks, this tree-lined park has fully serviced pitches plus large camping areas. There is a toilet and shower block with excellent family rooms, a bar and restaurant, takeaway and barbecue food, and entertainment in the high season. Herston Halt, a stop for the famous Swanage Steam Railway between the town centre and Corfe Castle, is within walking distance. Lodges and 20 glamping bell tents area are now available for hire.

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3 Pennant Campsite
Herston Caravan & Camping Park
Washpond Lane, SWANAGE, BH19 3DJ
Phone : 01929 422932

Features

Leisure
  • Licensed Bar
Facilities
  • Launderette
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Fast food/takeaway
  • BBQ
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop onsite
  • Wifi available
  • Baby bathing/changing
  • Baby Care
  • Motorvan service point
  • Battery Charging
  • Toilet fluid
Opening Times
  • Open all year
Site Information
  • Total Touring Pitches: 100
  • Total Static Pitches: 3
  • Caravan Pitches Available
  • Motorhome Pitches Available
  • Tent Pitches Available

About The area

Discover Dorset

Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.

Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing. 

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