Dodwell Park

From £27 For 1 night, 2 adults 9 666 reviews
Spacious touring pitches (added by manager 29 Jul 2022)
Sun shining (added by manager 29 jul 2022)
Camping field on a sunny day (added by manager 12 mar 2015)
The camping field (added by manager 19 jan 2015)

  • Peaceful family-run park two miles from Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Shop, off-licence, free hot showers and spotless facilities
  • Regular bus service from right outside the site
Settle yourselves down here, Shakespeare fans: Dodwell Park is just two miles from Shakespeare’s birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s cottage and all the bardly attractions of Stratford-upon-Avon. There’s peace, there’s quiet, there’s a countryside setting – and if all that still isn’t enough for a final attempt to get the kids (and dog) reading sonnets, you can culture-ise them by taking them along to nearby Warwick Castle for all sorts of horrible history. Sorted. Dodwell Park is a small family-run site where the amenities are kept to spotless standards, with free hot showers, dishwashing facilities and hairdryers to keep the barnet looking tiptop. A shop and off-licence is on site, and armfuls of leaflets are at the information stand with info on Stratford-upon-Avon and other local tourist attractions. Nearby are Cotswold villages with Shakespearely thatched inns, walks and cruises along the River Avon and the hills of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Boating, fishing and old buildings are at Luddington village about three miles from Dodwell Park. Leaving the car behind to avoid hiking up car parking costs in Stratford? A regular bus service stops right outside the site.

Site type

Touring caravan pitches 50
Motorhome pitches 50
Tent pitches 30
Open all year

Tourist board rating

Please note
  • Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
  • 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).
  • Group bookings of 3 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
  • Group bookings of 10 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
  • Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (excluding couples) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
  • No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
  • Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
  • Reception is unmanned after 6:30 p.m.. Please inform the park while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time so that the team can provide information about your unit/site.
  • The shop is open daily from 8am - 9.30am and may be opened outside of these times, depending on site occupancy. 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: American Staffordshire terrier, any Mastiff or Tosa.

Languages spoken

English

Pitch types & availability

Reviews

91%

would recommend this site to a friend

88%

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Only showing reviews for the last 30 months.

Clean site,easy to find. Friendly and helpful staff…

Overall 8/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 8
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 10
Child friendliness No rating
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 10
Martin C. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Clean site,easy to find. Friendly and helpful staff

Disliked: Shower block was very small for potential number of units

Recommend to friends Visit again

Definitely stay again.

Overall 10/10
Location 6
Value for money 8
Accommodation 8
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 6
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 10
daniel b. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Nice quiet small well maintained site. Toilets and showers clean and warm. Staff very friendly and welcoming. This site actually had wifi/internet access. The only one ive been to that does, despite what they tell you on their websites. Makes a big difference.

Disliked: Pitches too narrow for vehicle to be parked next to caravan, limited parking elsewhere. Limited dog walking from site.

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Well placed for stratford, bus stop outside,walk is 40 mins or taxi…

Overall 8/10
Location 10
Value for money 8
Accommodation 8
Facilities / Activities 8
Customer service 8
Child friendliness No rating
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Well placed for stratford, bus stop outside,walk is 40 mins or taxi £8. Quiet location,toilets clean,

Disliked: Shop never open when we went there but not a biggie

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Greeted with a friendly welcome on to the site. The toilet block…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 8
Accommodation No rating
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness No rating
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Becky H. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Greeted with a friendly welcome on to the site. The toilet block was clean and the site was quiet even though it was full for the bank holiday weekend

Disliked: The drainage wasn’t good and the hard standing area is small so we couldn’t use our awning even though we paid extra for it.

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Clean facilities and easy to find everything we needed. Plenty of space and…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Clean facilities and easy to find everything we needed. Plenty of space and access to hook up.

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Very nice site and lovely, helpful wardens. Really enjoyed our stay.…

Overall 8/10
Location 8
Value for money 8
Accommodation No rating
Facilities / Activities 8
Customer service 10
Child friendliness No rating
Cleanliness No rating
Wifi No rating
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Very nice site and lovely, helpful wardens. Really enjoyed our stay.

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Bus stop close by. Clean showers etc with plenty of hot water No…

Overall 8/10
Location 10
Value for money 8
Accommodation 8
Facilities / Activities 8
Customer service 10
Child friendliness No rating
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 2
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Bus stop close by. Clean showers etc with plenty of hot water No queuing for showers or loos plenty of them Friendly staff on arrival

Disliked: No WiFi - this is a must in modern times.

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On site information needs updating Re shop and alcohol sales.

Overall 8/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 10
Child friendliness No rating
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 2
Charisse D. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Owner and staff very friendly but Wednesday is their day off and felt guilty asking for help when we didn’t have a hose to fill water tank during their personal time. Would benefit from the addition of laundry facilities and wifi.

Disliked: Booked it because said there was a shop which also sold alcohol which would save us driving out and shopping. Shop only open for an hour in the morning to supply newspapers; alcohol license withdrawn due to change of ownership.

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As I said nice enough site just not for us.

Overall 8/10
Location 10
Value for money 8
Accommodation 8
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 6
Cleanliness 8
Wifi 2
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: Lovely location, handy shop , Nice hot showers. Clean

Disliked: Although nothing to actually dislike about dodwell park it was not our type of site. All a bit too laid out and big chocks needed on many pitches.

Recommend to friends Visit again

Very nice site will recommend it

Overall 10/10
Location 6
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 6
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 10
CAROLYN C. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric gravel touring pitch

Liked: very clean and very friendly helpful couple ( managers)

Disliked: A bit far as we have to walk into Stratford as the Bus service outside was bad

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Features

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

Portable toilet

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

Themes

Peaceful

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Location

Dodwell Park

Evesham Road

Stratford-upon-Avon

Warwickshire

England

CV37 9SR

Directions

Timezone

Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)

GPS

52.18127°N
-1.75734°W

Nearest transport

Coach
4.3 km Riverside Bus Station
7.3 km Budgens
7.4 km Budgens
Rail
3.2 km Stratford-upon-Avon Rail Station
3.4 km Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway Rail Station
4.6 km Wilmcote Rail Station
Airport
28.3 km Coventry Airport
30.1 km Birmingham International Airport Terminal 2
30.3 km Birmingham International Airport

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

To Stratford-upon-Avon first: see what the big deal is by catching a Royal Shakespeare Company play before a trip around town to the Shakespeare attractions; buy a Shakespeare Five House Pass to see Hall's Croft, Mary Arden's Farm, Nash's House and New Place and Shakespeare's Grave alongside Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Many companies offer cruises along the Avon, but to save pennies take a trip on the old chain ferry for 20p, or stay on land and take the mile and a quarter route along the Avon for views of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare’s burial place Holy Trinity Church and the Memorial Theatre Gardens. Scores of other walks can be had in the Cotswolds, the biggest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England, with miles’ worth of footpath and bridleways broken up by small villages and market towns. The Cotswold Way runs 102 miles south from Chipping Campden to Bath and passes many historical houses and churches. After Warwick Castle, families can have a day out at the Ragley Hall Estate to get lost in the 3D maze, or go to Kenilworth Castle with its kids' audio trail covering the history of the castle and the lovelorn Robert Dudley who built it in the 16th century to impress Queen Elizabeth I. Kids will probably also like the gizmos at Stratford’s MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum, Hatton Farm Village at Warwick or driving you nuts around the world’s biggest collection of historic British cars at the Heritage Motor Centre, which has the Land Rover Experience, a nature path and a playground.

Must see

Anne Hathaway's Cottage 1.9 km

Nash's House & New Place 3.6 km

Royal Shakespeare Theatre 3.8 km

Shakespeare's Birthplace 3.8 km

City Sightseeing Stratford Tours 3.9 km

National Trust

Kinwarton Dovecote 7.9 km

Charlecote Park 9.9 km

Hidcote Manor Garden 10.9 km

The Fleece Inn 12.4 km

Packwood House 18.5 km

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Other

ANNE HATHAWAY'S COTTAGE 2 km

Stratford-upon-Avon - Luddington 2.9 km

Clifford Chambers - Stratford-upon-Avon 3.1 km

Bishopton - Wilmcote 3.2 km

SHAKESPEARE'S GARDENS, NEW PLACE 3.7 km

Local events

  • Fairport's Cropredy Convention (Thursday, 8 August 2024 – Thursday, 8 August 2024)

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  • Wilderness Festival (Thursday, 1 August 2024 – Thursday, 1 August 2024)

    Oxford, England 39.9 km

  • Blenheim Palace Flower Show (Friday, 21 June 2024 – Friday, 21 June 2024)

    Woodstock, England 46.1 km

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.

Want to know more about camping in Warwickshire?

  • Does Dodwell Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Dodwell Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Dodwell Park? To Stratford-upon-Avon first: see what the big deal is by catching a Royal Shakespeare Company play before a trip around town to the Shakespeare attractions; buy a Shakespeare Five House Pass to … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Dodwell Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Dodwell Park? From R645,23 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party.