Book and review 3,115 holiday parks and campsites in the UK, Europe and the Americas

Feefo service rating

Upper Parsonage Farm

9.5
View prices & book
From £20/€21.88/$35.43/US$25.94/CA$34.12/CHF23.56/SEK227.42/DKK162.78/NOK234.26/ISK3,518/ARS1,953.24/CLP19,743/PEN91.64/NZ$38.18/ZAR419.92/PLN97.41/R$135.90/CZK584.62/RSD2,573/HUF7,885.21/RUB1,945.11/CN¥175.23 (for 1 night, 2 adults)

Why not enter some details and get an accurate price?

Grass pitches

General

  • Traditional and quiet site in the South Downs National Park
  • Half a mile from the South Downs Way; 20 mins' drive from Winchester
  • Eco-friendly site with firepits provided and bike hire available

Grab your ‘cracking setting’ scoresheet and arm yourself with a pen, for Upper Parsonage Farm is a place that’s likely to win many points indeed.

First up is the category of rural location, and it’s a good tally on that front: the site is part of a traditional 1,400-acre working farm that’s been owned and run by the same family since way back in 1904. Sheep sometimes take up residence next door to the pitching field, and guests are welcome to watch the harvest being brought in from the crop fields if they’re staying at the right time.

It’s not tricky to see why the family have stayed put here for so long, either: you’d be unlikely to move in a hurry if you’d found a spot that’s both within the South Downs National Park and part of the East Hampshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Getting out to explore such surrounds is straightforward, as the farm is half a mile from the South Downs Way, and the friendly owners can rent bikes and dole out local tips on the best things to see and do.

Next up is handy access – and it’s another strong showing here, with Clanfield’s village shops four miles away, larger Petersfield five miles away and the A3 a 10-minute drive away for more extensive jaunts into the Hampshire countryside or over to Winchester and Portsmouth.

And finally, bonus points can be had for the vibe on site, which is laidback and eco-friendly – it’s carefully managed to protect local plants and wildlife, with a plastic-free ethos, firepits to keep campfires contained, and recycling wherever possible.

Please note

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

No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Bookings must not be for more than 5 consecutive nights.

Guests must bring their own duvets, pillows, sheets and towels when staying in rental accommodation. You will not be allowed to stay if you do not bring these items.


Arrive:
Depart: (2 nights)
Party:

Edit search…

Click/tap once to select your first day, and again for your departure day.


Booking as a group?

Reviews

9.5

Overall rating based on 96 reviews

 

96% would recommend this site to a friend.

95% would stay here again.

  95% described as Peaceful ?

More ratings

Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi



Only showing reviews for last 18 months.

Reset filters

Excellent site and friendly/helpful owners.15/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomStephen F.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    This was our first visit to upper parsonage farm. We had a brilliant weekend. The owners are very welcoming and helpful. We will be booking another weekend as soon as possible and will be recommending them to all our friends .

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

Love this site, fast becoming our favourite place to camp15/09/2020

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

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very friendly host, very clean toilet/shower block and relaxing atmosphere

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

We loved every part of the place. It is a …14/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomIrenke B.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We loved every part of the place.

    It is a bijou place with a few pitches which makes the whole place even friendlier. We loved that, everybody had their own bay/garden separated by some young hedges.

    The owner Sue is absolutely delightful and so approachable.
    The area is stunning, including the Meon Valley.
    We are looking forward to staying there again.

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
Anonymous user

Good all-round site04/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Good all-round site

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)
Anonymous user

Very pleasant location with good walks and cycling nearby. Small …01/09/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very pleasant location with good walks and cycling nearby.
    Small site . Fairly flat numbered pitches with reasonable space between. One pitch had several tents on it, but they weren't noisy
    Owner was very pleasant
    Facilities were clean, and didn't seem to be any queuing
    Fire pit on each pitch

    Disliked: 

Overall
8
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
(No rating)
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

Very quite nicely kept site, owner is lovely and made …31/08/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomColin L.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very quite nicely kept site, owner is lovely and made sure we had everything we needed, even though the site was busy everything seemed to run well, great site if you have dogs, our first time camping with ours and she loved it as much as us, maybe could do with another shower/toilet block but apart from that everything was great, thank you for a nice quiet weekend away

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)
Default avatar

Friendly service, great location, stunning scenery and so peaceful28/08/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDean A.Confirmed

  • Shepherd's hut
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly service, great location, stunning scenery and so peaceful

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

Very small site that made it more appealing. Very clean …24/08/2020

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

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very small site that made it more appealing. Very clean facilities. Very friendly owner. Highly recommend

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
(No rating)
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

An excellent site in a beautiful location. We'll be back!20/08/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLeigh E.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    A lovely, clean, spacious, small campsite set in a beautiful location. Facilities were fairly basic (1 x washing up room, 1 x wet room with toilet and wash basin, 1 x separate toilet and wash basin) in a converted shepherds hut. However, we found them very clean and more than adequate for the size of the camp site.

    The owners were very welcoming and free apples were available for guests.

    We really enjoyed the fire pit (£5 charge for wood) and the cows coming to say hello in the morning.

    No Wifi which was great for us.

    Disliked: 

Overall
10
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
Anonymous user

Beautiful location and well managed with a small number of …20/08/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or campervan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful location and well managed with a small number of pitches. Well maintained and very clean. Sue made us feel very welcome!

    Disliked: 

    Unfortunately, we pitched next to some young adults who wanted to stay up until the early hours, and so disrupted our sleep.

Overall
8
Location
Value for money
Accommodation
Facilities/activities
Customer service
Child friendliness
Cleanliness
Wifi
(No rating)

Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Check-in: one group at a time

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Distance markers in shared facilities

Hand sanitizing stations

Individual rooms in toilet/shower/basin facilities

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Scouts welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Shepherd's huts

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

No hot water

No potable water point

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 sites)

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Location

[[ campsite.name ]]
This site does not currently take bookings here on Pitchup.com.
[[ place.name ]]
  • Harvesting Lane, East Meon, Petersfield, Hampshire, England, GU32 1QR
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.9777°N 1.0014°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Petersfield: Dragon Street Coach Stop — 5.5 kilometres
Horndean (Hants): Precinct Coach Stop — 7.2 kilometres
Cowplain (Havant): London Rd Coach Stop — 9.4 kilometres
Train stations
Petersfield Rail Station — 5.3 kilometres
Rowlands Castle Rail Station — 10.0 kilometres
Liss Rail Station — 10.6 kilometres
Ferry ports
Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal — 19.5 kilometres
Eastney Ferry Landing — 20.2 kilometres
Hayling Island Ferry Landing — 20.3 kilometres
Airports
Southampton Airport — 25.4 kilometres

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

Rural rambles or rides are a must, of course. If you’re not sure where to aim for, perhaps pick either the Butser Hill National Nature Reserve (five minutes’ drive) or Queen Elizabeth Country Park (15 minutes), or set forth on the car-free Meon Valley Trail from Clanfield.

Upper Parsonage Farm may have been in the family for well over a century, but it’s a youngling compared to Butser Ancient Farm (10 minutes), where the archaeological displays go all the way back to the Stone Age, and the activities include ancient skills such as foraging, cooking over fire and building rafts.

Once satisfied that you could survive in days of yore, take in some of the history of intervening centuries with trips to Winchester’s medieval centre (20 minutes), the historic dockyard in Portsmouth (20 minutes) or Jane Austen's House Museum (25 minutes), where the famed novelist penned some of her best-loved books.

Must see

  • Uppark House and Garden (8.5 kilometres)
  • Mid-Hants Railway 'Watercress Line' (16.6 kilometres)
  • Jane Austen's House (17.4 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Uppark House and Garden (8.1 kilometres)
  • Hinton Ampner (12.7 kilometres)

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:  1:30 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  1:30 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Upper Parsonage Farm cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

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 Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Payment methods accepted on the park

Visa
MasterCard
Maestro
American Express
Cash
Bank transfer
JCB
Discover
Diners Club

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Upper Parsonage Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Upper Parsonage Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Upper Parsonage Farm? Rural rambles or rides are a must, of course. If you’re not sure where to aim for, perhaps pick either the Butser Hill National Nature Reserve (five minutes’ drive) or Queen Elizabeth … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Upper Parsonage Farm?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1:30 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  1:30 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Upper Parsonage Farm? From $35.43 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

Close

Your claim is being sent…

Close

Contact upper_parsonage_farm


Close

Terms and conditions

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

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

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 2 day(s) of arrival.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 5 consecutive nights.

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

Coronavirus
Guests must bring their own duvets, pillows, sheets and towels when staying in rental accommodation. You will not be allowed to stay if you do not bring these items.

Occupancy
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked at the site. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 7:30 a.m..
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

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

Close