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- Situated in the South Downs National Park and on the South Downs Trail
- Wetherdown Lodge, Camping, Yurts, Walking Breaks, Group & Events
- 55 acres to explore in a beautiful peaceful location
Our small campsite & Eco Lodge are in a peaceful open space, surrounded by trees. We welcome individuals, families, cyclists, walkers, group expeditions, companies and wedding groups.
We encourage guests to enjoy nature and the natural environment, and we hope you will find it peaceful and relaxing. We promote the values of The Sustainability Centre, providing wooden built compost toilets, solar heated showers. We encourage recycling and low impact on the campsite and in the 55 acres of land; supplying wood for sale and only allowing vehicle access close to the campground.
We have 12 camping pitches in total. Our main camping area accommodates 7 family sized tents, and there are a further 4 camping bays for those who prefer more seclusion. We have 2 fire pits on our campsite so that you can enjoy a campfire under the stars, and we sell bags of firewood from our Eco-Lodge and main reception.
Our facilities include a solar shower block with 3 showers and a washing up area in a straw bale building. We have 2 compost toilets.
We also have 3 incredible Yurts available for hire.
Our Yurts and shower block are only available in our summer months (1st April - 31st October). We do have winter camping available (1st November to 31st March), but there are no showers, just a compost toilet and standpipe for drinking water.
CAMPING PRICES 2017 (per person per night):
Adults 18 years plus £12.00 Per Person Per Night*
Children 2 years to 17 years £7.00 Per Person Per Night*
Children Under 2 are FREE
Dogs are FREE and £10 in Yurts
*Current Discounts: Camping from 1st November to 31st March costs £10 per adult and 5.50 per child.
Advanced booking is essential as we are a small campsite. Full payments or deposits are payable in on booking. All bookings must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
For a 'glamping' experience with a difference, we have 2 large Yurts and one mini Yurt. They all have a wooden floor, wood-stove fire and basic furnishings including a double bed a double futon (in the large yurts) and dining table and chairs. Prices start at £69.50.00 for two people mid week and 77.50 weekends There is a minimum booking for 2 nights at weekends for yurts. Please see our website for more details.
Love camping but want to bring family members that need a comfortable bed? We have the lovely Wetherdown Lodge on site where you can book a room. The Eco Lodge offers simple but comfortable accommodation and has 14 bedrooms. Each room has 2 or 3 beds. There are shared facilities of bathrooms, lounge, dining area and new kitchen. Prices are £35 per person per night for single occupancy, £22 per person sharing a room, £12.50 per child (5-17yrs) and £5 for under 2 years. Cost includes all linen and towels and a 'Help-Yourself' breakfast of cereal, fresh fruit, toast and drinks.
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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
Leave the car at home
Mountain biking nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Small (11-25 pitches)
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
- Coach stations
Horndean (Hants): Precinct Coach Stop — 4.1 miles
4.1 miles Cowplain (Havant): London Rd Coach Stop — 5.1 miles
5.1 miles Petersfield: Dragon Street Coach Stop — 5.2 miles
- Train stations
Petersfield Rail Station — 5.1 miles
5.1 miles Rowlands Castle Rail Station — 6.2 miles
6.2 miles Bedhampton Rail Station — 8.0 miles
- Ferry ports
Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal — 10.9 miles
10.9 miles Eastney Ferry Landing — 11.7 miles
11.7 miles Hayling Island Ferry Landing — 11.8 miles
Southampton Airport — 14.1 miles
From Old Winchester Hill
Continue on the road from Old Winchester Hill to Clanfield after three miles we are on the right.
A3 from London/Petersfield
Shortly after Queen Elizabeth Country Park, take a left turn - sign posted Clanfield. The road then doubles back under the A3. Now follow directions as 'from Clanfield' (see below.)
A3 from Portsmouth/Horndean
Take the first turning sign posted Clanfield - there is a windmill on the hill to the right (now see from Clanfield)
From A3 take the road into Clanfield. At the Rising Sun Pub turn right ( there is a brown sign signposted The Sustainability Centre). Follow the road for about 2 miles - the last mile is up hill through woods. At the top of the hill turn left by a cottage onto the Droxford Road. Continue for about 400 yrd and the Centre is on the left
By Public Transport/Taxi
There is (sadly) NO bus route passing the Centre.
Our nearest train station is Petersfield about 7 miles, from which you can catch buses to East Meon or Clanfield (both about 2miles from the Centre). Buses from Petersfield are the 52 or 67 to East Meon and the 37 to Clanfield (get off at the Rising Sun Pub if you intend to walk). You can also catch the 41/X41 from Portsmouth to Clanfield.
On foot from Clanfield
(About 2.5 miles/ 45 mins) From the Rising Sun Pub in Clanfield head up East Meon Road, which is brown signposted for the Sustainability Centre. After about 150m take Little Hyden Lane on your right hand side. Follow LH Road all the way up -it turns into a byway and finally into a footpath. Where the path becomes a footpath there is a bridleway going off to the right- do not take it! Continue straight up the hill on the footpath through the woods, and finally along the edge of a field at the outskirts of the wood. The footpath meets the South Downs Way on the brow of the hill. Follow the SDW to the left until you reach the Sustainability Centre.
The Sustainability Centre
We are right on the South Downs Way National Trail, at the heart of the South Downs National Park. We are a few miles walk from Butser Hill, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Old Winchester Hill and East Meon. Just a 30 minute drive to Portsmouth Gunwharf Quay and historic dockyard and the old city of Winchester.
- Uppark House and Garden (6.7 miles)
- Portchester Castle (9.5 miles)
- Mid-Hants Railway 'Watercress Line' (10.0 miles)
- Uppark House and Garden (6.4 miles)
- Hinton Ampner (7.2 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.