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Sunny Side Caravan and Camping: Space for an awning

General

  • Small family- and pet friendly park close to the Jurassic Coast
  • A 10-minute drive from Lyme Regis and Axminster
  • Play area, heated amenities and barbecue/campfire area

Have a quick flick through the reviews for Sunny Side Caravan and Camping and you’ll likely note the word ‘friendly’ cropping up time and again… always a good start, eh? And indeed owners Tony and Emma offer a cheery welcome to all guests at their Devon site: couples, families, kids, dogs and essentially anyone that fancies a peaceful rural break within striking distance of Lyme Regis and Axminster (both 10 minutes’ drive away).

A lot of effort has gone into making sure this place has things sorted for such breaks: for starters you may like to note the heated toilet and shower block, and the fact that the play area has picnic tables next to it where weary parents can settle with a cuppa (or perhaps something a touch stronger) while keeping a beady eye on energetic tiddlers.

Emma and Tony are firm believers that campfires are an essential part of the outdoorsy experience, and so they’ve installed a sociable campfire area where experts can share tips and novices can try out their skills at a safe distance from the main action.

Also vital for such stays are plenty of hours spent out in the fresh air, and they’re easily achieved from this spot – walkers (and dogs in need of walkies) can hit footpaths just outside the site or drive south for 10 minutes or so for the coast path. That coast is, of course, the Jurassic Coast, a prime spot for fossil hunts, beach days, watersports, seafood dinners and all sorts of activities… just as well you’ve got a peaceful place for slumbers after that little lot.

Please note

The park does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Breed-specific legislation (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

Tents are not accepted at this park.

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

Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

Coronavirus update: site capacity has been halved to allow for easy social distancing. All pitches are now 40 ft x 40ft, with a 10ft grass area between pitches.

Additional safety measures have also been put in place to protect guests.


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Reviews

9.5

Overall rating based on 191 reviews

 

97% would recommend this park to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  92% described as Peaceful ?

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Close to Lyme and charmouth. Not a crowded site11/27/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered gravel and cement/asphalt trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Close to Lyme and charmouth. Not a crowded site

    Disliked: 

    Cold shower blocks

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See likes11/01/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomShelly T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Peaceful and quiet campsite with neatly laid and level pitches.....Hosts were very friendly and helpful. The facilities were clean, showers were hot and there was a heater if you wanted it.

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Definitely go again. So close to Lyme Regis and quiet.10/29/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCharlotte k.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered gravel and cement/asphalt trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very peaceful, exceptionally clean and tidy.
    Lovely welcome from staff and very relaxed atmosphere.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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The welcome and introduction by Tony was great. Emma was …10/27/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSharon P.Confirmed

  • Powered cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The welcome and introduction by Tony was great. Emma was also good at providing instructions to find them before we set off.

    The shower block and toilets were clean and safe.
    Easy walk to a bar and restaurant just along the road.

    We really enjoyed our stay here - was just a shame that the weather was poor.

    Would recommend to others.

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Great place and service, thank you.10/26/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomFelix U.Confirmed

  • Powered cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Great thank you very much. Will definitely consider coming back, thank you.

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This is a fab site. Friendly staff, large pitches, excellent location10/23/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLisa G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
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  • Liked: 

    Quiet, spotless site run by a lovely couple.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Lovely well kept site in a perfect location with great …10/04/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDarrell T.Confirmed

  • Powered cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely well kept site in a perfect location with great facilities, friendly, helpful owners.
    Will definitely book again.

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Liked the way the pitches were well spaced. Loved that …10/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJean H.Confirmed

  • Powered cement/asphalt and grass trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Liked the way the pitches were well spaced. Loved that every pitch had it's own water tap so no need to walk far for water. Wasn't sure if I liked the gravel at first but decided that I preferred walking on gravel to the ablutions to walking on wet grass. Liked the cleanliness of the ablution block and the dishwashing area.

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More expensive than most. But great if you want to avoid crowds.09/29/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered gravel and cement/asphalt trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Not busy only about 10 pitches used. Serviced and at the time only 1 unit per gravel area. It would not be good if they sqeezed the maximum number of 2 onto each gravel area. As too close. At present its great, but they charge more than most sites. Clean toilets. Nice green play area and seating area.

    Disliked: 

    Washing up area has tiny sink drainers. No where to put anything. Lots of space available. Just needs a bit of effort. Electric showers are a bit pathetic, but work OK. Pitch lights need fixing.

From the manager...

thank you for your review Mr Piper...and we are glad you would come and visit again and now will answer your criticisms :)

not busy only 10 pitches used....we only have 8 pitches 40 x 40ft of which you were on one and the rest were occupied.....so don't quite understand the comments ?

the washing up area never had a complaint, the showers pathetic bit harsh everyone else seems to be more than happy with them and all pitch lights work.

To say that we are more expensive than most, we are in line with the regional charges of lesser campsites that don't even have facilities...

thank you again and glad you enjoyed your stay ??

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Delightful site to stay on - brilliant!09/28/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Powered gravel and cement/asphalt trailer site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Made very welcome on arrival and shown around the caravan park.
    Facilities and amenities excellent and everything spotless, would highly
    recommend a stay. It was a calm and peaceful site and a lovely place to stay.
    thanks very much and hope to return in the future.

    Disliked: 

    Absolutely nothing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

From the manager...

thank you for your lovely comments...We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us ....really does mean a lot to us and we hope to see you again :)

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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Extra spacing in seated areas

Hand sanitizing stations

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

Disabled facilities

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

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

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

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Peaceful

Wild camping

Utilities

Charging facilities

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

Dog walk nearby

Type

Small (11-25 sites)

Tiny (1-10 sites)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

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

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers

Seasonal sites

Water hook-up points for caravans

Location

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  • Wareham Road, Axminster, Devon, England, EX13 5RX
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 50.7898°N 2.9273°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Coach Station — 13.2 kilometers
Yeovil Bus Station — 27.1 kilometers
Bus Station — 28.0 kilometers
Train stations
Axminster Rail Station — 5.6 kilometers
Crewkerne Rail Station — 14.0 kilometers
Honiton Rail Station — 18.3 kilometers
Ferry ports
Weymouth Ferry Terminal — 39.4 kilometers
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal — 39.5 kilometers
Topsham (Turf Lock Ferry) Ferry Landing — 39.9 kilometers
Airports
Exeter International Airport — 35.1 kilometers

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

First stop: Jurassic Coast (presumably). Start off in Lyme Regis (10 minutes’ drive) for an aquarium, mackerel fishing trips and fossil walks, then head over to Charmouth (10 minutes) to try out your new fossil-hunting skills to see if you can unearth your own prehistoric prize.

Other top spots along the coast include the towering cliffs of West Bay (20 minutes), the sandy beach and family-friendly attractions of Weymouth (45 minutes) and the ancient sea arch at Durdle Door (an hour). Like to take in as many sea views as you can? Off to the South West Coast Path you go to see how many of its 630 miles you can get under your boots.

Grownups fond of a brew or two may like to stop off at Lyme Bay Winery (15 minutes) or take a tour of Palmers Brewery (20 minutes), stopping off for the obligatory photo by the sign on the way into the village of Beer (20 minutes).

Non-tippling outings might include Axe Valley Wildlife Park (10 minutes) or Haynes International Motor Museum (40 minutes).

Must see

  • Mapperton House & Gardens (15.5 kilometers)
  • Montacute House (23.4 kilometers)
  • Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (25.2 kilometers)

National Trust

  • Loughwood Meeting House (9.3 kilometers)
  • Shute Barton (9.7 kilometers)

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

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  1:30 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  noon
On-park accommodation
Arrive:  1:30 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  noon

Sunny Side Caravan and Camping cancelation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 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 cancelations 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 direct to Sunny Side Caravan and Camping on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Payment methods accepted at the park

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Terms and conditions

Park 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 Sunny Side Caravan and Camping have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Sunny Side Caravan and Camping dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Sunny Side Caravan and Camping? First stop: Jurassic Coast (presumably). Start off in Lyme Regis (10 minutes’ drive) for an aquarium, mackerel fishing trips and fossil walks, then head over to Charmouth (10 minutes) to try out … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Sunny Side Caravan and Camping?
    RV, trailer and tent sites
    Arrive:  1:30 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
    On-park accommodation
    Arrive:  1:30 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Sunny Side Caravan and Camping? From $52.91 (for 1 night, 6 people) - 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.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

General
Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

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

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Dogs
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.

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.

General
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and trunks must be closed quietly.

Coronavirus
Tents are not accepted at this park.

General
Tents are not permitted.
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.

Dogs
The park does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Breed-specific legislation (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

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

Visitors
Visitors are not permitted on site.

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