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General

  • Family-friendly park just outside Charmouth on the Jurassic Coast
  • Pools, bar, meals, takeaways, play areas and indoor play
  • Modern amenities including hot showers, launderette and food shop

There’s nothing fossilised about a stay at Newlands Holiday Park a stone’s throw away from the Jurassic Coast on the Devon/Dorset border, where the staff and facilities will crater to your every holiday need: two separate play areas for the mini dinos, an in-house chef dishing up the best of local food, takeaway fish and chips using the freshest of the local catch, an indoor heated pool – and an outdoor one with waterslides and loungers so you can bask in the sun and wonder where the kids get all that energy…

Shale we continue? There’s the nightly entertainment in the lounge and bar, the conservatory with picturesque patio for having a glass of wine and drinking in the uninterrupted Dorset views, games show Tuesdays, the indoor soft play area and Dino Dan's disco…Use family-run Newlands as a base for a Lyme Regis fossil hunting holiday or just lounge about on site; either way we think you’ll have an epic time.

The 23-acre landscaped park has pitches for tents, tourers and motorhomes and with all the facilities you’d expect from a thoroughly modern site: food shop, internet access and clean up to date amenities including hot showers and a launderette.

The World Heritage village of Charmouth is on the doorstep for shops, restaurants and pubs, and is also known for its hardy souls taking to the sea in fancy dress on Christmas Day.

Please note

The indoor swimming pool is open between 10/03 and 06/11.

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 20/05 and 04/09 (subject to weather conditions).

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

All: access to the swimming pool is not included in the rate and is charged £2 per person per session.

Single-sex bookings of 5 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Groups of five or more under 21s are not accepted via Pitchup.com.


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8.5

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84% would recommend this site to a friend.

80% would stay here again.

 

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Great site close to the Jurassic coast. 16/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Steven L. Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We loved this site, the facilities are great. Kids loved the indoor pool and play area. all the facilities are close to the pitches. Great food in the bar.

    Disliked: 

    Food was a little over priced, but you don't have to eat there if you don't want to.

From the manager...

Thank you for you lovely review. I see you met the ducks on the park, They have all now paired up so no doubt there will be ducklings running around soon.
We hope to see you again.
Regards
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Nice site, small pitches a site more for camper & caravan? 16/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Craig C. Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The facilities at the site can not be faulted, nor the friendliness of the staff. The toilets and showers were exceptionally clean.

    Disliked: 

    The pitches in the area we were allotted were extremely wet. Understandable given the weather we’ve had. However I believe there were better dryer pitches on an adjacent field which would of made for a more pleasant stay. The nearest toilet block was closed it was hard to say if this was a labour saving exercise or for maintenance as no maintenance was taking place during our sray to this block. The pitches were very small I’d not want to stay during a busier period.

From the manager...

Thank you for your review, The top toilet block was under a refurbishment and are now completed. Sorry about the the wet pitches, there has been a lot of rain this year
We always take on board your comments and will review them to make improvements to the park
Kind Regards
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Very clean facilities, friendly staff, good shop. Everything you need 15/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Lucy C. Confirmed

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

    Friendly staff, safe atmosphere.

    Disliked: 

    Freezing cold indoor swimming pool, road noise

From the manager...

Thank you for your review, We always take on board your comments and will review them to make improvements to the park
Kind Regards
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Great site with lota of the kids to do. They ... 08/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom candice_s925571 Confirmed

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

    Great site with lota of the kids to do. They especially enjoyed the pool. The bar was great with Tv's, toys and lots of seating.
    Toilets were clean and the showers were spacious.
    We will definitely be coming back.
    Only 10 mins from Lyme Regis so great for fossil hunting with the kids.

    Disliked: 

From the manager...

Thank you for you lovely review. Next time try Charmouth beach equally good if not better for fossils.
We look forward to see you again.
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Fabulous for families great facilities but no too big 07/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom kerrie M. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything especially showers

    Disliked: 

From the manager...

Thank you for you lovely review.
We hope to see you again.
Regards
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I like the wirles and how the campervans had hard ... 03/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom James U. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    I like the wirles and how the campervans had hard pitches very good site plus bar and food

    Disliked: 

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Thank you for you lovely review.
We hope to see you again.
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Lovely location and views. Beach, local seaside towns all within ... 03/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom andrew_s242431 Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely location and views.
    Beach, local seaside towns all within a brisk walk / short drive.

    Modern showers and toilets, well maintained and clean.

    Really nice club house, and the entertainment that we saw was really great for the young children (Ben the juggler - great show!)

    Disliked: 

    The weather.... but this is England!

From the manager...

Glad you liked Ben, he is very good. Sorry about the rain, but glad to see you had a good time. Hope to see you again soon
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Clean site. Convenient location. Great for a short break 02/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Sarah L. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Views
    Pool
    Bar
    Restaurant.

    Disliked: 

    Dog walking area as poor and small
    Small Hard standing pitches
    Road traffic noise from local A road.

From the manager...

Thank you for your review, We always take on board your comments and will review them to make improvements to the park
Kind Regards
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Good clean site, friendly staff and spacious camping 19/03/2018

daniel_h710235 Confirmed

  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Good facilities, clean, friendly staff, spacious parking, kindly upgraded to gravel at no charge due to weather conditions, reasonably good food, great location.

    Disliked: 

    Food and drinks slightly overpriced, nowhere to dump grey waste for motorhomes ie a grate over drain etc,

From the manager...

We do have a grey waste drain, any member of staff would have helped. Thank you for your review, We always take on board your comments and will review them to make improvements to the park
Regards
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Able to put us on hard pitch as grass was ... 17/03/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom john h. Confirmed

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

    Able to put us on hard pitch as grass was wet. Good toilet block and showers. Enjoyed indoor pool. Helpful and friendly staff. Good location. Easy access to bus.

    Disliked: 

    Would be good if one part of bar area took dogs. Shame you have to pay for wi-fi.

From the manager...

Thank you for your review, We always take on board your comments and will review them to make improvements to the park
Regards
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Fishing

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Outdoor swimming pool

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Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

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Public telephone

Shower available

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Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

Seasonal pitches

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Water hook-up points for tourers

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

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Groups welcome

Family friendly

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Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

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Bar nearby

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Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Location

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  • Nr Stonebarrow Lane, Charmouth, Dorset, England, DT6 6RB
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.7383°N 2.8899°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bridport: Coach Park West Street — 5.6 miles
Seaton (Devon): Sea Front Bus Stop — 8.3 miles
Ilminster: Market Square Coach Stop — 13.0 miles
Train stations
Axminster Rail Station — 5.8 miles
Crewkerne Rail Station — 10.5 miles
Honiton Rail Station — 13.6 miles
Ferry ports
Weymouth Ferry Terminal — 21.4 miles
Exmouth Ferry Landing — 24.9 miles
Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing — 25.6 miles
Airports
Exeter International Airport — 23.1 miles

Directions


We are just off the A35 between Bridport and Axminster 3 miles east of Lyme Regis. Newlands is clearly signed with an excellent wide entrance for tourers.

Satnav:
The road to Newlands does not have a name, causing problems for satnav systems. The nearest listed roads are Stonebarrow Lane and The Street. Our postcode is DT6 6RB.

From Bristol, M5:
Exit at junction 25 signposted Taunton, continue on the A358 to Chard, Axminster then take the A35 to Charmouth. Continue on the A35 signed Dorchester (bypassing Charmouth village), then take the next turning right. Newlands is 50 yards on the left.

From London, M3:
Join the M27 then the A31 to Ringwood. Take the A35 to Wimborne, Dorchester, Bridport, Chideock, Morcombelake, then left to Charmouth. Newlands is 50 yards on the left.

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

Charmouth is the gateway to the Jurassic Coast and has some of the best fossils to be found in Dorset: the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre has fossil collections, guided fossil walks and is where you can proudly bring in your very own fossil find to be identified.

The beach is a 15-minute walk from Newlands: stroll from here to Lyme Regis keeping your head down for fossily finds, then wander around Lyme to take a look at Cobb Harbour, made famous in Jane Austen’s Persuasion; buy freshly ground flour at the fourteenth century watermill; amble along to at the ammonites, exhibitions and events at the museum, or swing off on the cliff at Lyme Regis Golf Club.

Once you’ve found your fossils, there are heaps of other historical highlights in the area: Exeter is only half an hour’s drive away for the eleventh century cathedral and peering at Parliament Street, one of the narrowest streets in the world.

Pick your own fruit and play giant snakes and ladders at the Grade I listed Forde Abbey and Gardens, or walk along the ancient River Exe just outside Exeter with a stop off at fishing town Topsham.

Mini fossil hunters will love the award-winning Dinosaur Museum at Dorchester where they can take a detour to the Teddy Bear Museum; while if they’re watery types they’ll have a whale of a time at the Splashdown Water Park in Poole and the walk-through underwater tunnel at the Bournemouth Oceanarium.

Closer to Newland and Dino Dan, families can see zebras and meerkats at the Axe Valley Wildlife Park, trundle along on the Seaton Tramway for a scenic trip through the estuary of the River Axe, or feed a shoal of mullet (not the haircut) at Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium.

Must see

  • Mapperton House & Gardens (8.9 miles)
  • Abbotsbury Swannery (13.8 miles)
  • Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (15.9 miles)

National Trust

  • Shute Barton (7.9 miles)
  • Loughwood Meeting House (8.1 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

Camping and touring
Arrive:  11 a.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart:  10:30 a.m.

Newlands Holiday Park cancellation policy

No refunds are given except under the terms of the cancellation plan that protects you up to and including the day before your holiday commences, against loss of balance paid (excluding premium) due to redundancy, jury service, accident, injury, illness or death of any member of your party or close relative.

Supporting evidence such as a doctor’s certificate or redundancy notice is required.

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. Newlands 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.

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Terms and conditions

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

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

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

Extras
All: access to the swimming pool is not included in the rate and is charged £2 per person per session.

General
Entertainment and activities are available between 10/03 and 06/11.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The bar and/or restaurant is open between 10/03 and 06/11.
The grocery shop is open between 10/03 and 06/11.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
Single-sex bookings of 5 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pool
The indoor swimming pool is open between 10/03 and 06/11.
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 20/05 and 04/09 (subject to weather conditions).

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

Gazebos are not permitted between the following dates: 3 - 6 April, 22 - 26 May, 24 July - 30 August.

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