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Ulwell Cottage Caravan Park, nestling under the Purbeck Hills, is surrounded by outstandingly beautiful countryside and a breathtaking coastline of dramatic cliffs and clean, safe beaches. The park is open throughout the year, making it an ideal location for both families and couples.
Over the years the family has developed the park to award-winning standards and in a style which compliments its surroundings.

Silver David Bellamy Conservation Award

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Water hook-up points for tourers


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Sailing nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Motor caravans accepted


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  • Ulwell, Swanage, Dorset, England, BH19 3DG
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.6268°N 1.9702°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Swanage Bus Station — 1.2 miles
Corfe Castle: East Street Coach Stop — 3.8 miles
Poole: Dolphin Centre Bus Station — 6.3 miles
Train stations
Poole Rail Station — 6.4 miles
Parkstone (Dorset) Rail Station — 6.7 miles
Hamworthy Rail Station — 7.1 miles
Ferry ports
Shell Bay Ferry Terminal — 3.8 miles
Sandbanks Ferry Terminal — 4.0 miles
Brownsea Island Ferry Landing — 4.3 miles
Bournemouth International Airport — 12.1 miles


***How to find us at Ulwell Cottage Caravan Park***

By Road
From Bournemouth via the Sandbanks chain ferry and following the B3351 into Swanage.

From Wareham using the A351 into Swanage, turn left along the seafront towards Studland.

By Bus
The park is situated on the main bus route from Bournemouth to Swanage.

1 degree 58’ 16” west 50 degree 37’ 34” north
Ulwell Cottage Caravan Park
Ulwell Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3DG

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

There is so much to discover and experience around picturesque Purbeck; gateway to the Jurassic Coast, England’s first World Heritage Site.
Take a trip on a steam train to historical Corfe Castle, enjoy walks along the spectacular coastline and National Trust countryside and why not try out some bird watching, fishing, water sports or even sandcastle building…… all within three miles of the Park.
Further afield are Monkey World, the Tank Museum, Weymouth - home to the 2012 Olympic Sailing Academy, Poole Harbour and the bright lights of Bournemouth.

Must see

  • Swanage Railway (1.2 miles)
  • Studland Beach and Nature Reserve (2.3 miles)
  • Corfe Castle (4.0 miles)

National Trust

  • Studland Beach and Nature Reserve (1.5 miles)
  • Corfe Castle (3.9 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.


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Terms and conditions

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

Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
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.

Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
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.

Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via
Group bookings of 7 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via
Single-sex bookings of 7 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via

You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Swimsuits are obligatory and swimming shorts or Bermuda shorts are not permitted.

Reception is open from 9 am to Times Vary between April and September.
Reception is open from 9am to 9am and from Times Vary to CLOSED between CLOSED and CLOSED.
Reception is open from 9am to Times Vary between September and March.

Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Additional terms

The swimming pool opens every day at 9am (closed Christmas day). Closing times vary throughout the season.