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Sandford Holiday Park: Safari tents

General

  • Family park close to Poole, Studland and Sandbanks
  • Indoor and outdoor pools, amusement arcade, play areas and kids' clubs
  • Bowling, crazy golf, ice cream parlour, restaurant and clubhouse

Sandford Holiday Park is an apt name for this park, which has acres of Britain’s best beaches within easy reach… From its peaceful Holton Heath woodland setting, it's just a short journey to the wide sands of Studland and Sandbanks, as well as lively resorts such as Bournemouth and Poole – all of which are within a half-hour drive.

Boredom's not an option here, where the activities include a summer outdoor and indoor pool complex, a dedicated musical play pool for toddlers, courts for tennis and many other sports, bikes and pedal go-karts for hire, and nature trails crisscrossing the site.

Still standing after all that energetic stuff? Then go swing’n’rolling at the bowling, or take the kids around the jungle-themed crazy golf and reward the winner with an extra scoop at the site’s ice cream parlour.

The park also has three different kids’ clubs, banded by age to make sure top fun is had by all (even the harder-to-please teens should be mildly interested by the film-making and DJ workshops… plus the free wifi on site).

Young’uns should also enjoy the indoor soft play zone and two outdoor play areas, with a pirate ship and a climbing wall as well as the usual playground paraphernalia.

Recharge your batteries at the fish and chip shop or the Arena restaurant, which serves Costa coffee as well as pizzas and lots of other family-friendly meals. Then top it all off with a trip to the Limelite Club for family entertainment, cabaret and competitions from the sparkly Troupers: you should sleep well after that lot…

Please note

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

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).

Tents are not accepted at this park.

Single-sex parties of three or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.

Swimming pool access is included: please show your Entertainment pass.

Entertainment passes are included in the rate.


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Reviews

7.5

Overall rating based on 592 reviews

 

72% would recommend this site to a friend.

68% would stay here again.

  34% described as Forest ?

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Great site for activities, but poor facilities for campers.07/04/2022

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

  • Paddock electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    My children loved the activities available, and also loved the childrens disco in the evening.

    Disliked: 

    The pitches were not the best, we had 2 move from our first pitch as the ground was so lumpy and full of stones I was worried to pitch our awning.
    The toilet/shower facilities were not great. 1 block was closed off, and the other 1 was run down, showers were awful and it wasn’t very clean.

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Peaceful, facilities were clean, great entertainment...07/03/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLeon M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Meadows electric grass touring pitch
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    Peaceful, facilities were clean, great entertainment...

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Facilities...clean and plenty of things to do06/30/2022

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

  • Meadows electric grass touring pitch
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    Facilities...clean and plenty of things to do

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Not sure we'll go again06/30/2022

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

  • Meadows electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Toilets were always clean and plenty of loo rolls, well stocked soaps.
    Swimming pool was warm and no red eye from over chlorine

    Disliked: 

    No enough free activities, hiring peddeloes over priced, no mini bus or train to take you to the main areas.
    Never enough bar staff, queuing all the time, the app only worked in the boat house as no table numbers were in the show house. And limited spaces to sit.

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Staff very friendly throughout the course of our stay... 👍06/29/2022

Reviewer's country: IrelandWarren F.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Meadows electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Site pitch was very spacious and lots of activities onsite.. Outdoor pool was heated which was a nice touch 😁... Plenty of choice for food and entertainment... Wareham Village only a few minutes walk away with plenty of pubs /restaurants etc Ideal location for exploring the Dorset countryside...

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would stay again but thay need to get there act together pitch was fo06/27/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Paddock electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    like the entrainment and the swimming

    Disliked: 

    food was poor the touring was under staffed and the toilets were disgusting wasn't be cleaned enough

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Entertainment pools06/21/2022

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

  • Meadows electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Entertainment pools

    Disliked: 

    Barrier no one there but was a number to call, site seemed a bit short staffed at night and over staffed during the day ?

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Lovely settings among the trees, very clean toilet blocks.06/21/2022

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomvincent s.Confirmed

  • Paddock electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Lovely settings among the trees, very clean toilet blocks.

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Excellent facilities great staff06/20/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Paddock electric grass touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Great facilities and well planned pitches

    Disliked: 

    Lack of printed info on activity and opening times

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Excellent site with everything you need for a fun family trip.06/20/2022

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

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

    Facilities and activities
    Swimming pools
    Lots to do for all ages
    Relaxed feel
    Friendly staff
    Good size pitches
    Space to let dog run around (this could be bigger)

    Disliked: 

    Rubbish blowing around in communal areas
    Chips from fish and chippy weren’t great
    Walk between caravan pitches and activities

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Features

Coronavirus

Activities/entertainment run in smaller groups

Check-in: self check-in (unattended)

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Digital food/drink menus

Distance markers in shared facilities

Extra spacing in seated areas

Hand sanitising stations

More frequent emptying of bins

One-way flow for entering/leaving buildings

Removal of soft furnishings (e.g. decorative cushions)

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

Swimming pool entry quota

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

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

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Type

Very large (over 200 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal pitches

Location

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  • Holton Heath, Poole, Dorset, England, BH16 6JZ
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.7194°N 2.0864°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Post Office — 2.5 miles
Red Lion — 2.5 miles
Seldown Coach Station — 4.8 miles
Train stations
Holton Heath Rail Station — 0.7 miles
Wareham Rail Station — 2.2 miles
Hamworthy Rail Station — 3.0 miles
Ferry ports
Poole Ferry Terminal — 4.2 miles
Poole Quay Ferry Landing — 4.5 miles
Brownsea Island Ferry Landing — 6.1 miles
Airports
Bournemouth International Airport — 11.9 miles

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

It’s a short hop in the car to begin discovering the area’s spectacular surrounds, from the wilds of the New Forest to the ancient cliffs, limestone arches and nature reserves of the Jurassic Coast (tick off another World Heritage Site on your 'must-see' list).

Dorset is jammed with attractions to suit all interests. History buffs might fancy clambering around Northe Fort or scaling the ramparts at Corfe and Portland castles. The Adventure Wonderland family theme park has thrills for kids of all ages, plus a massive hedge maze to get lost in, and action men (and women) can go paintballing or drive a tank at the Bovington Tank Museum.

There’s loads of fun for fauna fans, too: check out the chimps at Monkey World, swan about at Abbotsbury Swannery, visit Weymouth Sea Life Park, explore the largest saltwater lagoon in the country on the glass-bottomed Fleet Observer, or meet some farmyard friends at Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park. Drive a bit further and you can also make a day trip to Longleat Safari Park.

Must see

  • Corfe Castle (5.7 miles)
  • Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre (5.9 miles)
  • Brownsea Island (6.0 miles)

National Trust

  • Corfe Castle (5.8 miles)
  • White Mill (6.0 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Sandford Holiday Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

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. Sandford Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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  • Does Sandford Holiday Park have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is Sandford Holiday Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Sandford Holiday Park? It’s a short hop in the car to begin discovering the area’s spectacular surrounds, from the wilds of the New Forest to the ancient cliffs, limestone arches and nature reserves of the … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Sandford Holiday Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  11 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  4 p.m. –  11 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Sandford Holiday Park? From €17.39 (for 1 night, 4 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.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

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

Coronavirus
Tents are not accepted at this park.

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).

Additional terms

Single-sex parties of three or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.

Swimming pool access is included: please show your Entertainment pass.

Entertainment passes are included in the rate.

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