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The Garlic Farm

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General

  • Family-friendly glamping site 10 minutes' drive from the nearest beach
  • Two theme parks, zoo, dinosaur museum and more within easy reach
  • Private fishing pond, tennis court, football pitch and restaurant

The Garlic Farm is a site that definitely won't leave a bad taste in your mouth... It's a small place for glamping, set in a private field near the village of Newchurch on the Isle of Wight, and around 10 minutes' drive from the nearest beach with attractions such as theme parks close to hand. True to its name, these guys love growing garlic – you’ll find products here that range from practical to pleasantly peculiar.

Miles of walking, cycling and horse riding trails run direct from the site and it's within easy reach of lots of popular visitor attractions. And as you might already know, one of the pluses of being on the Isle of Wight is that everything is nearby: the island has an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty flanking its west coast and the Hamstead Heritage Coast is another great destination for clifftop walks.

Accommodation is in yurts, each with its own firepit, as well as a hammock for lazy days. Guest facilities include a tennis court, a football pitch, a fishing lake, an outdoor play area and a games room with table football and ping pong.

Nip over to the on-site shop and restaurant for free wifi, plus enough homemade produce to ward off vampires for life – the restaurant is open breakfast and lunch daily.


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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horse riding nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Location

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  • Mersley Lane, Newchurch, Sandown, Isle Of Wight, England, PO36 0NR
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 50.6801°N 1.2165°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Southsea: Clarence Pier Coach Stop — 8.9 miles
Portsmouth: The Hard Interchange — 9.4 miles
Portsmouth: Southsea Coach Stop — 9.7 miles
Train stations
Sandown Rail Station — 2.9 miles
Lake (Isle of Wight) Rail Station — 3.2 miles
Brading Rail Station — 3.4 miles
Ferry ports
Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal — 3.6 miles
Ryde Hoverport — 4.4 miles
Ryde Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 4.8 miles
Airports
Southampton Airport — 19.7 miles
Bournemouth International Airport — 27.8 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Amazon World Zoo Park, a conservation centre with rainforest plants as well as over 200 animal species including tapirs, meerkats and armadillos, is only a five-minute drive away. Further afield, Tapnell Farm Park at Yarmouth (30 minutes' drive) is another place for the kids to get close to wildlife such as wallabies and goats, as well as let loose in the Straw Bale Adventure Zone and huge indoor play barn.

If woodland theme parks are your bag, an afternoon at Robin Hill Country Park will be a top pick, with rides and adventure and play areas. Blackgang Chine is another first-rate theme park well worth a look: here you can fight pirates aboard your own ship or explore a sunken shipwreck. A 10-minute drive from the site brings you to the coastal prehistoric museum of Dinosaur Isle.

Or make your way towards the Needles Lighthouse - set on a chalky peninsula, the historic building is 45 minutes’ drive from The Garlic Farm. From here, you can explore an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for hiking, cycling and, for those in the know, stargazing. There are also any number of beaches close to hand for sand basking on one of the UK's sunniest destinations.

Must see

  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway (1.7 miles)
  • Dinosaur Isle (3.5 miles)
  • Carisbrooke Castle (4.3 miles)

National Trust

  • Bembridge Windmill (5.3 miles)
  • Brighstone Shop and Museum (8.3 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart:  10 a.m.

The Garlic Farm cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. The Garlic Farm will debit the balance from your card 6 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 6 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

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