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Monkton Wyld Farm offers idyllic Camping and Caravanning in West Dorset and straddles the Dorset/Devon border, three miles from the coastal village of Charmouth and the historic harbour town of Lyme Regis, centre of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline.
Monkton Wyld Touring Park exudes a special character, with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We began welcoming visitors in 1991 and since those early days the park has flourished into a wonderful location to base your visit to West Dorset. The park lies in 25 acres of beautifully landscaped and carefully maintained grounds; over the last 17 years we have focused on ensuring that the park complements the rich landscape of the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Shrubs, trees and flowers abound while mature oaks spread across surrounding farmland that forms the rolling countryside. We have also enhanced the site by the careful planting of native woodland to divide the grounds into several separate small paddocks which add to the general atmosphere of peace and quiet.
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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
Touring and motorhomes
Tourer storage facilities
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Horse riding nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Motor caravans accepted
- Coach stations
Seaton (Devon): Sea Front Bus Stop — 6.7 miles
6.7 miles Bridport: Coach Park West Street — 8.5 miles
8.5 miles Ilminster: Market Square Coach Stop — 11.4 miles
- Train stations
Axminster Rail Station — 2.6 miles
2.6 miles Honiton Rail Station — 10.6 miles
10.6 miles Crewkerne Rail Station — 10.7 miles
- Ferry ports
Exmouth Ferry Landing — 23.1 miles
23.1 miles Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing — 23.3 miles
23.3 miles Topsham Ferry Landing — 23.3 miles
Exeter International Airport — 20.5 miles
From Charmouth take the A35 to Axminster, after approx. one mile ignore the turning on the right to Monkton Wyld but take the next turning right (signposted Marshwood). Monkton Wyld Caravan Park is 300m on your left.
From the M5 - Exit Junction 25 (Taunton) and follow A358 Ilminster and then continue on this road to Axminster. From Axminster take the A35 east towards Charmouth. After approximately two miles cross the county boundary from Devon into Dorset and immediately turn left, signposted with a brown tourism leisure sign on the junction. Monkton Wyld site is 300m on your left.
From the A303 - It is advisable for caravans to exit at Ilminster and then take the A358 to Chard/Axminster and follow directions as above.
Warning. Access to Monkton Wyld Camping and Caravan Park is excellent. However, the road to Monkton Wyld hamlet itself is very steep and entirely unsuitable for towing vehicles. Please therefore ignore any signposts to to the village of Monkton Wyld.
The coastal towns of Charmouth and Lyme Regis which have a great deal of charm, are only a few minutes away.
Lyme Regis has a maze of little streets leading down to the ancient harbour, known as The Cobb. The Cobb has existed scince the 13th century and has a long history as a trading port. Today the Cobb is used by fishing boats and pleasure craft alike and although seperate from the main town it remains the focal point of Lyme Regis.
Axminster is also a very short drive from Monkton Wyld, including River Cottage HQ Park Farm. Hugh-Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage HQ is a 17th century farmhouse which overlooks the Axe Valley, with specially converted barns and 66 acres of farm land with pigs, sheep, cattle and an amazing kitchen garden.
- Mapperton House & Gardens (10.9 miles)
- Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (14.0 miles)
- Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (16.1 miles)
- Shute Barton (4.9 miles)
- Loughwood Meeting House (5.0 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.