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  • Stunning 5* coastal holiday park with luxury holiday homes & features
  • Ultimate "Glamping" experience in our private Safari Village

For a coastal holiday park in Dorset with luxurious accommodation and 5 star leisure facilities, you need look no further than Waterside Holiday Park & Spa, set right alongside Weymouth's Bowleaze Cove.

Here you can experience "glamping" like never before in a Safari Lodge with hot tub, or relax in comfort in one of our luxury self-catering Caravans. Be sure to make time to enjoy all of the park's activities and facilities, as well as our daytime and evening fun and entertainment programmes. Our Safari Village is a selection of superb Deluxe & Signature lodges in a private landscaped community which include all your home comforts for an ultimate holiday experience.

Whether you come here with your family or as a couple, our accommodation will offer you a first class holiday on the famous Jurassic coast, and a truly memorable stay.

This site is a member of Waterside Holiday Group group.

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Hot tub

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away




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


Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport


Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area


Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome


Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Camping 2.0

Pre-erected tents

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams





Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby


Small (11-25 pitches)

Very large (over 200 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

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Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby


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  • Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth, Dorset, England, DT3 6PP
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.6396°N 2.4172°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Marks and Spencer — 4.1 kilometres
South Station — 7.9 kilometres
Red Lion — 22.3 kilometres
Train stations
Upwey Rail Station — 3.6 kilometres
Weymouth Rail Station — 3.8 kilometres
Dorchester South Rail Station — 7.9 kilometres
Ferry ports
Weymouth Ferry Terminal — 4.1 kilometres
Poole Ferry Terminal — 30.9 kilometres
Poole Quay Ferry Landing — 31.5 kilometres
Bournemouth International Airport — 44.1 kilometres


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

Our part of Dorset is almost entirely an area of outstanding natural beauty, with spectacular and unique sites to visit. Take a look below for an idea of the great places to visit in the area. Our knowledgeable staff are more than happy to help if you're after something a little different.

Weymouth Seafront & Harbour
Enjoy a seaside resort's favourite lunch with fish and chips on Weymouth beach.
And afterwards, go crabbing at Weymouth Harbour or explore the rock pools at Bowleaze Cove.

Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park
Discover an outdoor park with fantastic rides and marine creatures plus a watery play area!
Discounted tickets available from Waterside Reception.

Jurassic Skyline
Fantastic views over Weymouth, the Bay and on towards the Jurassic coastline!
Discounted tickets available from reception.

Nothe Fort
Located at the entrance to Weymouth Harbour the Fort is a labyrinth of underground passageways and outdoor areas with stunning views of the Jurassic Coast.

MFA Superbowl
Have a fun afternoon bowling and playing arcade games - fun for all the family no matter how old you are!

Chesil Beach
Go for a late afternoon stroll along Chesil Beach or partake in a spot of fishing while looking out to sea
Take a blanket and some snacks to sit and enjoy the early evening sunset and stunning views next to the lighthouse at Portland Bill.

The Isle of Portland is a limestone tied island.
8 kilometres south of the resort of Weymouth, and the southernmost point of Dorse.t.

Abbotsbury Children's Farm
A place full of indoor and outdoor fun where kids can cuddle guinea pigs, bottle feed baby goats, race toy tractors, ride ponies and more.

Abbotsbury Swannery
Walk through a colony of nesting Mute Swans and from mid-May to June you can watch baby swans hatch.
Discounted tickets available from Waterside Reception.

Jurassic Kayak Tours
Explore the world heritage Jurassic coastline by kayak, marvel at the amazing rock formations, relax in secluded coves and enjoy marine life at its natural habitat.

Durdle Door
A natural limestone arch near Lulworth in Dorset.
One of the most photographed landmarks on the Jurassic Coast.

Lulworth Cove and Castle
Take a walk around Lulworth Cove's pebble beach, have a sit down and let the kids play in the sea while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Or visit nearby Durdle Door or Kimmeridge for some fossil-hunting.

Monkey World
The 65-acre park is home to over 240 rescued and endangered primates of 17 different species.
Great ape play area, keeper's talks and guided tours.

The Tank Museum, Bovington
Brings the story of tanks and tank crew to life, supported by the world's best collection of tanks and boasting action packed live displays.

Farmer Palmer's Farm Park
Specifically designed for children 0-8 and their families.
Animal activities, bouncy castles, soft play zone, woodland walk, maize maze and more!

Splashdown, Tower Park
Great water flume rides and little ones can have a splash around in the kiddies area and toddler pool.

Poole Quay
Stroll around Poole Quay, sit and relax and enjoy a drink and a spot of lunch outside one of the pubs while watching the boats come in.

Blue Pool & Teahouse
Walk around the pool with its constantly changing colours and take a look around the museum.
Or enjoy a piece of cake, cream tea or delicious Dorset ice cream in the quaint tea rooms.

Brownsea Island, Poole
Take the boat to Brownsea Island and enjoy a leisurely stroll while looking out for native red squirrels.

Must see

  • Weymouth Sea Life Park and Marine Sanctuary (2.6 kilometres)
  • Radipole Lake Nature Reserve (4.0 kilometres)
  • Hardy's Birthplace (10.2 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Max Gate (7.7 kilometres)
  • Hardy's Cottage (10.2 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.


  • Does Waterside Holiday Park & Spa have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is Waterside Holiday Park & Spa dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Waterside Holiday Park & Spa? Our part of Dorset is almost entirely an area of outstanding natural beauty, with spectacular and unique sites to visit. Take a look below for an idea of the great places to … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Waterside Holiday Park & Spa?
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    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
    Depart by:  9:30 a.m.
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    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
    Depart by:  9:30 a.m.
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