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Little Thornham Campsite: Pitches spaced down the side of a large open play area


  • Back to basics pitches on a Wiltshire farm with lovely rural views
  • Half-hour drive to Longleat Safari Park; 40 minutes to Bath
  • Farm produce for sale on site; barbecues and firepits welcome

Simple, spacious pitches are the order of the day at Little Thornham Campsite – along with stunning views over Salisbury Plain.

This peaceful site is part of a small farm in the Wiltshire countryside, half a mile from the A361 for a location that’s relatively easy to access but mercifully far away from traffic noise. It’s a real back-to-basics setup here, with just a compost toilet, a cold water tap and a cold-water washing-up area on the facilities front (please note there are no showers and no chemical disposal point). There’s plenty of open space for kids (and grownups too…) to play games in the field by the pitches, though.

A highlight here is likely to be a meal cooked out in the open – you’re welcome to bring barbecues and firepits (although their use may have to be banned in very hot, dry weather). Wood is available to buy from the farm, along with a whole range of fresh produce including sausages and eggs from the farm and burgers from the local butcher. There’s also a fresh milk delivery three times a week. Other bits can be picked up from the shops in Melksham, 10 minutes' drive away.

If you fancy a break from cooking, take a walk instead to one of the nearby pubs – there’s one 15 minutes away (with lovely food, a garden and a play area) or another 20 minutes away by the Kennet and Avon Canal. This is also the place for a good long waterside walk or a bit of fishing (just make sure to bring the relevant licence with you).

Please note

Please note that the toilet facilities are unisex.

Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

This site has no on-site shower facilities.

Fires, barbecues and/or firepits will not be permitted in dry, windy and/or hot weather conditions.

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

Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

No hen/stag parties permitted via

Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via

There is no reception on-site: on arrival please contact the number provided on your booking confirmation.

Single-sex bookings of 2 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via

This is a working farm with some uneven ground and barbed wire fence on the edge of the pitches. Please do not enter any sheds, garden areas or open any closed gates. If you see any animals please do not feed them.

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Hand sanitising stations

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

TV room

Take away



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


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport


Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area


Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome


Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed




Remote location

Wild camping

Wildlife haven


Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No hot water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby



Small (11-25 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby


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  • Seend, Melksham, Wiltshire, England, SN12 6PQ
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.3375°N 2.0962°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Three Magpies — 1.8 miles
Three Magpies — 1.8 miles
Market Place — 3.0 miles
Train stations
Melksham Rail Station — 3.6 miles
Trowbridge Rail Station — 5.3 miles
Westbury (Wilts) Rail Station — 6.6 miles
Ferry ports
Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing — 22.4 miles
Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing — 22.5 miles
Castle Park Ferry Landing — 22.8 miles
Bristol International Airport — 26.8 miles


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

Attractions and activities nearby include:

- Caen Hill Locks: five minutes’ drive

- Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre: 10 minutes

- Great Chalfield Manor: 15 minutes

- Westbury White Horse: 20 minutes

- Fairfield Animal Centre: 20 minutes

- Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum: 20 minutes

- Iford Manor Gardens: 25 minutes

- Longleat Safari Park: half an hour

- Bath: 40 minutes.

Must see

  • Wadworth Visitor Centre (4.4 miles)
  • Lacock Abbey, Grounds and Cloisters (5.4 miles)
  • American Museum in Britain (9.6 miles)

National Trust

  • The Courts Garden (4.7 miles)
  • Great Chalfield Manor and Garden (5.0 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.


Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Little Thornham Campsite cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 day of arrival date.

Changes cannot be made once you have booked.

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 and is non-refundable.


A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Little Thornham Campsite will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking, or at any point before the due date.

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Terms and conditions

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  • Does Little Thornham Campsite have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Little Thornham Campsite dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near Little Thornham Campsite? Attractions and activities nearby include: - Caen Hill Locks: five minutes’ drive - Wadworth Brewery Visitor Centre: 10 minutes - Great Chalfield Manor: 15 minutes - Westbury White Horse: 20 minutes - … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Little Thornham Campsite?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Little Thornham Campsite? From £18 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability


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