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- Peaceful site in remote countryside among grassy fields and woodland
- Less than 10 mins’ drive to North Dorset Trailway walks, cycle rides
- Firepits, lots of animals and spacious green areas for kids to play
Book a stay at Charisworth Farm for rural roams and animal antics: this site in the middle of the Dorset countryside is home to domesticated creatures ranging from cows, pigs and sheep to chicken, geese and horses – plus lots of local wildlife like deer and birds...
When not getting up close and personal with critters you can rest in grassland among trees at this leafy park, with plenty of space for adults to unwind while the children play. In the local area, walking and cycling can be had on the countryside bridleways – including on the North Dorset Trailway that runs from Poole to Sturminster Newton less than 10 minutes’ drive away.
In the evenings this site’s all about peaceful, quiet times around the firepit (music and parties aren’t permitted) but every May Bank Holiday it gets a little livelier as it hosts the family-friendly charity event Teddy Rocks Festival.
Not here during the festivities? Amusement is still all around: an extreme-sports centre is just over a five-minute drive away for quad biking and paintballing and you can head over to the town of Blandford Forum (around 10 minutes by car) to browse the shops or check out the military communications and fashion museums.
If you’ve not got your fill of cute creatures, even more are at Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre (20 minutes’ drive) away where you can seeing poorly primates being rehabilitated.
For sandy times instead, the beaches of Sandbanks and Studland are both a 40-minute drive from the site.
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We read the reviews and they are not wrong. We …
Great place to stay for a few days of family time on a working farm.
Male staff member very friendly and helpful
Excellent simple no frills site. Gorgeous views lovely working farm.
24+ hour ventilation between accommodation guests
Capacity reduced to increase social distancing
Check-in: self check-in (unattended)
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Tents for hire
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Gas cylinders available
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Small (11-25 pitches)
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
- Coach stations
Wareham: North Street Coach Stop
— 9.5 miles
9.5 miles Poole: Dolphin Centre Bus Station — 11.5 miles
11.5 miles Parkstone: Ashley Road Coach Stop — 12.5 miles
- Train stations
Holton Heath Rail Station
— 8.6 miles
8.6 miles Wareham Rail Station — 9.0 miles
9.0 miles Wool Rail Station — 9.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Poole Ferry Terminal
— 11.4 miles
11.4 miles Poole Quay Ferry Landing — 11.5 miles
11.5 miles Brownsea Island Ferry Landing — 13.5 miles
Bournemouth International Airport
— 16.0 miles
Dorset is known for its historic market towns like Wareham, a spot set beside the River Frome. Travel for 20 minutes to reach this destination with its Saxon walls then get out into the countryside at the Blue Pool former clay quarry filled in with turquoise water.
Wimborne’s another town worth a punt: turn up here for the minster and market (25 minutes drive) or travel the same distance to Dorchester for a teddy bear museum, writer Thomas Hardy’s old 19th-century house and the Maiden Castle ancient hillfort.
Poole (half an hour) also has historic buildings to check out, especially in the Old Town with its Georgian houses and at Poole Museum’s medieval Scaplen’s Court. Take boats to Brownsea Island from the harbour for woodland paths from which to see rare red squirrels bounding around.
For old vehicles instead of buildings and wildlife, The Tank Museum in Bovington Camp with displays of armoured fighting vehicles is 20 minutes away.
- Kingston Lacy House and Gardens (6.9 miles)
- Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre (8.0 miles)
- The Tank Museum (8.4 miles)
- White Mill (5.8 miles)
- Kingston Lacy (7.0 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||10 a.m. –||6 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
|Arrive:||noon –||6 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
Charisworth Farm cancellation policy
No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.
Bookings cannot be amended within 1 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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Charisworth Farm 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.
Hired accommodation: £100.00 (€111.28) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Charisworth Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Charisworth Farm dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Charisworth Farm? Dorset is known for its historic market towns like Wareham, a spot set beside the River Frome. Travel for 20 minutes to reach this destination with its Saxon walls then get out … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Charisworth Farm?
Camping and touring Arrive: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m. On-site accommodation Arrive: noon – 6 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m.