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Ninham Country Holidays

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General

  • Peaceful site surrounded by woods filled with wildlife
  • A short drive from Shanklin
  • Heated outdoor pool

This is such a pretty site – tucked in a quiet glen beside an unruffled duck pond, and embraced by bluebell woods full of red squirrels, badgers and woodpeckers – that you may never want to leave… When you do manage to drag yourself away from Ninham Country Holidays, it’s just a short ride through gorgeous countryside to the sandy beaches and thatched roofs of Shanklin, the island’s top resort.

The site has a large pond and a heated outdoor pool for relaxing soaks. If you’re coming for one of the festivals, imagine how civilised it would be to come back to this blissful place instead of fighting it out for tent space among the crowds (the number 8 bus gets you to the Isle of Wight Festival site in half an hour).

The park has two camping areas set either side of the wooded valley: The Orchard area is a four-star site with modern shower facilities, and accepts dogs in the low season but not during school summer holidays. Willow Brook is ungraded and has more basic shower facilities, but shares use of all the other amenities that Ninham has to offer. Willow Brooks is open only during school summer holidays and allows dogs during this period.

A firm emphasis is placed on being nature friendly here: the park welcomes families and individuals who are environmentally conscious, where recycling is the norm and not the exception, and who want a scenic and peaceful space among nature with their family and friends.

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Please note

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 24/05 and 03/09 (subject to weather conditions).

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

The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Upon receipt of your booking, the site will email you a code for a 15% Red Funnel ferry discount offered.


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9.5

Overall rating based on 128 reviews

 

97% would recommend this site to a friend.

94% would stay here again.

  86% described as Peaceful ?

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Fantastic site14/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAudrey B.Confirmed

  • Orchard electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beautiful site. Very clean. Peaceful. Large pitches. Good facilities. Lovely large heated pool. Shower block modern & extremely clean. Undercover washing up facilities. Laundry room. Games & tv room with free wi-fi. Welcome pack from Ninham was very useful & contained all you needed to know about the site & the island - also contained two bin bags - one for general rubbish, the other for recyclables. Children’s outdoor play area. Loved our stay here & would happily stay here again if we revisit the island.

    Disliked: 

    On day of leaving you have to be off the site by 10am. Feel this is too early - midday would be a better time. Most tourers have tents/awnings which are wet from dew in the mornings & you therefore would have to pack it away wet which is far from ideal. We packed ours away the night before to overcome this but a couple of hours extra on the day of leaving would have given time for them to dry off.

From the manager...

Hello - thanks for your positive review :)

Just to clarify check out time, at this time of year ( after the school holidays) we would have been more than happy to allow you stay on your pitch a little longer, if you had just asked at reception :)

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Lady at check in could have been a bit friendlier! But very nice site.13/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Orchard non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The facilities were very clean and tidy

    Disliked: 

    Asked for a pitch near the shower block they moved us a little nearer but said there was limited space yet there were very few people staying on the site and there were loads of pitches free nearer to the block!!

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Fabulously clean toilets and lots of them. Lovely clean, hot …09/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomcarey p.Confirmed

  • Orchard electric grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Fabulously clean toilets and lots of them. Lovely clean, hot showers. The whole site was clean, litter free and well maintained. Plenty of information in the pamphlet. The fact that there is a pool and games room with free wifi is a bonus. We will 100% be back again next year.

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We will be back!08/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSue E.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Orchard fully-serviced grass touring pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean, spacious and reasonably priced. Lovely toilet/shower block, above standard. Well maintained outdoor pool. Amazing cycling and walking paths around the park.

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Wonderful quiet site with great shower block08/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomTom C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Wonderful quiet site with great shower block

    Disliked: 

    Pool massively over chlorinated

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Brilliant place to camp with kids06/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRachel B.Confirmed

  • Orchard non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The campsite was lovely, really peaceful and well kept. It is a great location, near to lovely beaches and lots of places to visit. The facilities were excellent. We particularly enjoyed the swimming pool and games room. We would heartily recommend this campsite!

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All in all a lovely well organised site05/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJane P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Lovely site and facilities, very local to shops too and several attractions

    Disliked: 

    Nothing really. If I had to comment it would be nice to have site security that would be available to go to if required

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Peaceful, beautiful scenery, met some lovely people, large pitch. Great …05/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Willow Brook non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Peaceful, beautiful scenery, met some lovely people, large pitch. Great time.

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excellent, friendly, the children in nearby tents played together04/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAndrea N.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Orchard non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great facilities, best shower block I've ever used, although it's a big site so they might not be very near your pitch. My 6 year old loved the pool. We were there end Aug to beginning Sept so we had a couple of days when other families had gone home, and the pool was quiet then. Grounds are very well maintained.

    Disliked: 

    Not much to dislike, just a couple of minor things - car got filthy as the long lane is very dusty, and lock away your bread as a carb-loving fox will take it overnight.

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Lovely place for families but als backpackers and cyclists03/09/2019

Reviewer's country: NetherlandsBernadette B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Willow Brook non-electric grass tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The swimming pool, the pitches, the green fields, friendly people, easy to find

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Features

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

Dog park

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

Rallies 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

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Bush

Hikers’ paradise

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump station

Electric car charging point(s)

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transportation nearby

Type

Large (51-200 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horseback riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers

Motorhome service point

Water hook-up points for tourers

Location

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  • Ninham Farm, Shanklin, Isle Of Wight, England, PO36 9PJ
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 50.6466°N 1.1875°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Southsea: Clarence Pier Coach Stop — 16.7 kilometres
Portsmouth: The Hard Interchange — 17.7 kilometres
Portsmouth: Southsea Coach Stop — 17.9 kilometres
Train stations
Lake (Isle of Wight) Rail Station — 1.5 kilometres
Shanklin Rail Station — 1.5 kilometres
Sandown Rail Station — 2.1 kilometres
Ferry ports
Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal — 9.7 kilometres
Ryde Hoverport — 9.8 kilometres
Ryde Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 10.5 kilometres
Airports
Southampton Airport — 35.9 kilometres
Bournemouth International Airport — 47.8 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

The plentiful cycle tracks and footpaths mean it’s easy to start exploring the Isle of Wight’s diverse terrain of hills, woodland and white cliffs framing golden beaches.

Not for nothing is this called the Garden Isle: Mediterranean plants thrive in the mild climate, and visitors can expect to spot a wide range of wildlife around and about. It’s no wonder Queen Victoria and her brood decamped here so frequently from smelly London (visitors can check out their seaside digs at Osborne House).

Natural attractions aside, the island offers great watersports from its lovely beaches, as well as all manner of other athletic activities, and sights to suit all tastes.

Culture vultures should try Carisbrooke Castle or one of the many museums, dinosaur hunters can track down the great beasts that used to roam the shores, fledgling zoologists will enjoy the many animal-based attractions, and that’s before we even get started on the scenic steam railway, glorious botanic gardens or rip-roaring theme parks…

Must see

  • Dinosaur Isle (3.4 kilometres)
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway (6.8 kilometres)
  • Ventnor Botanic Gardens (9.6 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Bembridge Windmill (7.8 kilometres)
  • Brighstone Shop and Museum (14.7 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.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  10 a.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Please note that whilst arrivals are permitted from 10am, you may not be able to get onto your pitch immediately due to departing guests.

Ninham Country Holidays cancellation policy

No refunds within 6 weeks of arrival date.

The site may be able to move your booking to another date (subject to availability and management's discretion).

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. Ninham Country Holidays will debit the balance from your card 6 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 6 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Ninham Country Holidays have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is Ninham Country Holidays dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Ninham Country Holidays? The plentiful cycle tracks and footpaths mean it’s easy to start exploring the Isle of Wight’s diverse terrain of hills, woodland and white cliffs framing golden beaches. Not for nothing is this … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Ninham Country Holidays?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  10 a.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.

    Please note that whilst arrivals are permitted from 10am, you may not be able to get onto your pitch immediately due to departing guests.

    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Ninham Country Holidays? From $31.11 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

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

Dogs
Dogs are prohibited from main facilities and amenities.
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

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

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.

Pool
Only park guests are authorized to use the pool.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.
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.

Pool
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 24/05 and 03/09 (subject to weather conditions).

Occupancy
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Dogs
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro) and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.

Sites
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

Additional terms

Upon receipt of your booking, the site will email you a code for a 15% Red Funnel ferry discount offered.

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