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West Bay Holiday Park

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West Bay Holiday Park: Space for all the family

General

  • In an attractive harbour village two minutes' walk from the beach
  • Two miles from the market town of Bridport
  • Pool, paddling pool, adventure playground, climbing wall, bar and café

Dorset apple cake with clotted cream, spankingly fresh seafood, organic cheeses, sumptuous ice cream, lipsmacking local ales – no wonder so many people flock to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s old stamping ground.

The first River Cottage TV shows were filmed at his smallholding near West Bay Holiday Park, where guests are perfectly placed to make the most of the farmers’ markets, restaurants and brewery tours in the pretty neighbouring town of Bridport on Dorset's Jurassic Coast.

Don’t forget your bucket and spade: you can walk straight through the gates of the holiday park into West Bay’s scenic harbour and onto the stunning beach which goes on for miles. There’s no shortage of things to do on site either: wallowing about in the indoor pool, which has a separate toddlers’ pool with a slide, as well as a full-sized flume; there's also bike hire, nature trails, eclectic activities for preschoolers to teens in the well-organised kids’ clubs, a great adventure playground with a climbing wall, amusements, and free evening entertainment for the whole family in the Riverside Club.

There are good basic amenities on site (including a launderette, shop and off licence, and a cash machine) as well as a bar and café with harbour views if you tire of the washing up.

Please note

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

Single-sex parties of three or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.

Swimming pool access is included: please show your Entertainment pass.

Entertainment passes are included in the rate.


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7.9

Overall rating based on 120 reviews

 

73% would recommend this site to a friend.

74% would stay here again.

  48% described as Spectacular scenery ?

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Excellent touring manager Alex12/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJustine A.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Close to everything...just a walk away

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Really great stay will be back12/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomChris R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location, view, facilities all perfect 👍
    Very good check in and info pack

    Disliked: 

    Hot taps in the gents were hot enough to burn

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Location was lovely12/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLeanne B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location was lovely

    Disliked: 

    Toilets and showered not the best but did the job

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Great location for beach, harbour and sour coast path11/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSara N.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Star fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Location

    Disliked: 

    Ladies toilet wet floor all the time, undergoing work

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Good location. Toilettes could be cleaner10/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBrid V.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Location.

    Disliked: 

    Toilets

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Friendly staff, level pitches, excellent location.09/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomHayley c.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Location, facilities,

    Disliked: 

    Toilets were put of order at times, some sort of plumbing issue however the staff were doing their best.

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We will be back. Showers and toilets decent and clean05/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRichard M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Well situated and very well kept site

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Lovely space and very clean.The food in the onsite restaurant …04/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Star fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely space and very clean.The food in the onsite restaurant was very good ,much better than I expected .the staff were very attentive too

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Excellent site03/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSusannah D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Star fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location for beach

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Generally a good site nice for people with young families31/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJohn B.Confirmed

  • Star fully-serviced hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Site was ok nice area although we only had 1 day of dry weather which allowed us explore the harbour and very nice it is toothe views from the pitch were lovely . The staff all seemed very nice and helpful.

    Disliked: 

    Not the best toilet blocks I’ve seen and not as clean as you’d like,pitches quite close to each other although this would be ok if they all had hedging between them like some had

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Features

Coronavirus

Activities/entertainment run in smaller groups

Check-in: self check-in (unattended)

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Digital food/drink menus

Distance markers in shared facilities

Extra spacing in seated areas

Hand sanitising stations

More frequent emptying of bins

One-way flow for entering/leaving buildings

Removal of soft furnishings (e.g. decorative cushions)

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

Swimming pool entry quota

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

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Sailing nearby

Location

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  • West Bay, Bridport, Dorset, England, DT6 4HB
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.7116°N 2.7648°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bridport: Coach Park West Street — 1.5 miles
Seaton (Devon): Sea Front Bus Stop — 13.4 miles
Dorchester: South Rail Station Coach Stop — 14.4 miles
Train stations
Maiden Newton Rail Station — 9.8 miles
Crewkerne Rail Station — 11.2 miles
Axminster Rail Station — 11.5 miles
Ferry ports
Weymouth Ferry Terminal — 15.6 miles
Exmouth Ferry Landing — 29.7 miles
Airports
Exeter International Airport — 28.6 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

Start on the doorstep in West Bay itself: you could go fossil hunting underneath the sandstone cliffs, crabbing in the harbour, take a boat tour of the Jurassic Coast, or head out into the big blue yonder on a sea fishing trip; then there’s golf, paragliding, scuba diving, watersports, and excellent walking along the coastal paths…

Take a break from feeding yourself up on all the gorgeous local produce to hand feed the birds at Abbotsbury Swannery, where the 600 nesting mute swans make for an impressive sight (and plenty of hungry beaks); there are also award-winning gardens and a kids' farm to explore.

The coastal resort of Lyme Regis has been drawing the crowds since time immemorial and is well worth a visit; other historical gems in West Dorset include the Jacobean manor house of Mapperton, set amongst topiary, terraced gardens and rolling hills; Forde Abbey and gardens; a cluster of castles; and the giant chalk man in the hillside at Cerne Abbas.

Alternatively, if there are animal addicts in your party, they'll go ape for the 240-plus inhabitants of Monkey World and potty for the penguins and underwater specimens at Weymouth Sea Life Park.

Must see

  • Mapperton House & Gardens (6.2 miles)
  • Abbotsbury Swannery (8.1 miles)
  • Radipole Lake Nature Reserve (14.9 miles)

National Trust

  • Shute Barton (13.6 miles)
  • Loughwood Meeting House (13.9 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

West Bay Holiday Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. West Bay Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does West Bay Holiday Park have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is West Bay Holiday Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near West Bay Holiday Park? Start on the doorstep in West Bay itself: you could go fossil hunting underneath the sandstone cliffs, crabbing in the harbour, take a boat tour of the Jurassic Coast, or head out … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of West Bay Holiday Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  11 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at West Bay Holiday Park? From £14 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Additional terms

Single-sex parties of three or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.

Swimming pool access is included: please show your Entertainment pass.

Entertainment passes are included in the rate.

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