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- Spacious and peaceful working farm site on the banks of the River Meon
- A 15-minute walk to the South Downs Way
- Toilets, communal area, washing-up area and firepit
Meonside Camping is a peaceful and easily accessible chalk hill valley site on the banks of the River Meon, ten minutes' walk from the village of East Meon.
The site is well set for walking and cycling, as it's adjacent to the East Hampshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty cycle route and a 15-minute walk to the main trail route of the South Downs Way, through the South Downs National Park.
Meonside is a working farm busy with life all year round. It has basic facilities including toilets, a firepit, drinking water, a washing up area and a communal seating area. The owners limit the numbers of guests to very few, to give everyone plenty of space and to keep the valley as natural as possible.
The site is on a mixed farm with cattle sheep and arable land.
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Perfect stopover if your walking the South Downs Way
From the manager...
We are glad you enjoyed your stay! It is a great shame you didn't get any wood as we drive around the site selling wood to everyone in big bags. We must have missed each other somehow. When you visit again, rest assured we sell wood, kindling and paper to light your own camp fire as this is a great part of the whole Camping experience!
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
- Coach stations
Petersfield: Dragon Street Coach Stop — 4.1 miles
4.1 miles Horndean (Hants): Precinct Coach Stop — 5.1 miles
5.1 miles Cowplain (Havant): London Rd Coach Stop — 6.3 miles
- Train stations
Petersfield Rail Station — 4.0 miles
4.0 miles Liss Rail Station — 7.1 miles
7.1 miles Rowlands Castle Rail Station — 7.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal — 12.3 miles
12.3 miles Eastney Ferry Landing — 13.0 miles
13.0 miles Hayling Island Ferry Landing — 13.0 miles
Southampton Airport — 14.8 miles
The site is conveniently located off the A3. Head towards East Meon. The site is 100 yards from the Oxenbourne Lane turning if coming from the south. It is 1 mile south of East Meon if coming from the north.
When following the postcode look for the arrows directing to the campsite from the road. Don't turn into South Farm, the campsite is signed Meonside Camping.
Local activities include the Queen Elizabeth Country Park, a 30-minute bike ride away.
The Sustainability Centre is a 30-minute walk away.
For local pubs, the Izaak Walton Pub serves food and local ales; Ye Olde George Inn is a nearby gastropub.
- Uppark House and Garden (6.4 miles)
- Mid-Hants Railway 'Watercress Line' (9.3 miles)
- Jane Austen's House (10.4 miles)
- Uppark House and Garden (6.2 miles)
- Hinton Ampner (6.8 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.