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South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping Park

South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping Park


About South Lytchett Manor

South Lytchett Manor Caravanning and Camping Park is a 5 star family run Holiday Park, situated in 25 acres of beautiful parkland. Surrounded by trees, flowers and an abundance of bird and wildlife, it is the perfect place to escape and relax whilst being situated only a short distance from the bustling attractions of Bournemouth and Poole.

South Lytchett is a favourite amongst visitors and welcomes caravans, tents and motorhomes. Fully serviced pitches are available, which include water, electric hook ups and TV connection.

If you are looking for something a little out of the ordinary, South Lytchett Manor now offers Dorset Glamping Holidays in one of four hand built bespoke Romany Caravans; Anastasia, Maggie, Esmeralda and Matilda.

Please click here to view our brochure.

Facilities at South Lytchett Manor

The park boasts wonderful eco-friendly facilities including newly refurbished amenity blocks, with heated shower rooms, family and disabled bathrooms, hairdryers and piped music. There is also free Wi-Fi throughout the whole site, a games room, on-site shop, bakery and laundry.

South Lytchett Manor was awarded Dog Friendly Business of the Year 2018 at the Dorset Tourism Awards and Bronze Award at the South West Tourism Awards! The holiday park is incredibly dog friendly and even has a dog shower facility, off lead exercise area, agility course and plentiful walks nearby. The local pubs and cafes are dog friendly and they can also travel on the bus for free!

Just a 10-minute walk from the site is a village pub/restaurant where guest of South Lytchett Manor can enjoy a free bottle of wine with every 2 main courses. There is also the Courtyard cafe just around the corner that serves lovely breakfasts and lunch or afternoon tea.

There is also a handy bus stop at the main gates, which has regular services to Bournemouth, Poole and Swanage, or all way out to Weymouth on a more infrequent basis.

Local Attractions to South Lytchett Manor

South Lytchett Manor is ideally situated for enjoying all that Dorset has to offer, with Poole and Bournemouth just a short drive away.

For those that enjoy country walks and wildlife, Upton Country Park is a couple of miles away as well as Arne RSPB wildlife reserve,  Durlston Country Park and Moors Valley Country Park also situated within a short drive.

The Blue flag award winning beaches of Sandbanks, Bournemouth and Studland are all a short drive away, with the Jurassic Coast also easily accessible from South Lytchett Manor. Alternatively, ferry trips depart frequently from Poole Harbour for incredible sightseeing trips of the Jurassic Coastline and the beautiful Poole Harbour area.

The Purbecks are only a short drive or bus journey away, with the beautiful towns of Wareham, Corfe Castle, Kingston and Swanage all situated along the bus route. Swanage Railway is an incredible day out for all ages and the National Trust site of Corfe Castle, combined with the incredible local tearooms, is an absolute must for visitors in the area.

Family friendly attractions such as Monkey World, Farmer Palmers Farm Park, Dorset Waterpark, The Tank Museum, Splashdown, Tower Park Entertainment Centre and Brownsea Island are all a short distance from site.

Award Winning Site - South Lytchett Manor is the Best of the Best!

South Lytchett Manor has been voted the Best Site in Britain by Top 100 Sites for two years running in 2017 and 2018.

Dorset Tourism 2018 Gold Award Winners - Touring Camping and Caravanning Site of the Year and Dog Friendly Business of the Year.

South West Tourism 2018 Award Winners - Silver Touring Camping and Caravanning Site of the Year and Bronze Dog Friendly Business of the Year.

Loo of the Year Award Platinum Winners and Washroom Cleaner of the Year Award 2018.

Overall UK Winner AA Caravan and Camping Park of the Year 2016.

Green Initiative Award Finalist at the BAPTA Awards 2018.

South and South East Britain in Bloom – Commercial Gardens Gold Award in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Green Tourism Gold Award.


Guide Prices

Prices start from £15.00 for non-electric, £20 for electric and £23.50 for a fully serviced pitch in saver season.
Please see our website for more information and rates.

Opening Times

Opening Dates (1 Mar 2019 - 2 Jan 2020)

Special Offers

  • Free one day Bike Hire for two when you book a stay with us in Saver or Low Season in 2019 and quote "BikeTourism" on the online booking or over the phone! Subject to Availability.

    See more offers like this: Poole's Attraction and Activity Offers


  • South Lytchett Manor Caravan & Camping Park
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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Hast68
    Walsall, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A lovely stay 😊
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 29th December 2018
    We have just returned from a lovely Christmas break, and it is somewhere we would definitely recommend, and visit again. The facilities are very good, and you receive a warm welcome from all the... Read full review
  • GreenCale
    Trip Type:
    Awesome campsite, family and dog friendly, really nice staff and facilities. Very clean
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th January 2019
    Been here several times now and go every year. We travel down from North Wales and have been coming in a big old 4X4, 6X4ft camping trailer and 7.5m tent. The plots we've had have all easily taken... Read full review
  • marennap
    Godalming, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    My birthday trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th March 2019
    We booked to stay in a Romany caravan. From the booking to the check out the service was excellent. The staff were very inormative and friendly. Phil who showed us to our van was lovely and gave us a... Read full review


  • 5 AA Pennants
  • 5 Visit England Stars
5 AA Pennants 5 Visit England Stars


  • Visit EnglandGold Gold 2019

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