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Nestled amongst the beautiful rolling hills of the Dorset countryside, Our Dorset campsite at South Lytchett Manor sits on the lavish grounds of a former Manor House. Our holiday park is the perfect camping destination for nature lovers and travellers looking to explore the surrounding countryside and nearby towns – including the vibrant town of Poole, which is only three miles away.

Dorset campsites don’t get better than South Lytchett Manor! We’re proud to offer a hassle-free and serene holiday in the charming South West of England. Our camp site near Poole boasts a range of award-winning on-site facilities, ensuring that your camping experience is both comfortable and enjoyable.

family playing games at campsite

Spacious tent pitches

We have a range of camping pitches to choose from at South Lytchett Manor.

  • Grass Non-electric Camping Pitches
  • Super Pitches (designed to accommodate extra-large tents, such as bell tents)
  • Grass Electric Pitches (comes with an electric hook up as well as TV hook up available as an additional option)

Every tent pitch has a dedicated parking space for your connivence.

family enjoying camping holiday in dorset

Five-star camping facilities

One of the things that sets South Lytchett Manor apart from other campsites, is our range of immaculate camping facilities. Our dedicated team of staff work hard to ensure that high standards are maintained throughout the site so that guests receive nothing short of a five star stay.

Our award-winning amenities blocks are cleaned at regular intervals throughout the day. With modern showers, shaving sockets, power points, heating, piped music, fresh flowers and a dedicated disabled/family room. We think they’re some of the best shower and toilet blocks around!

luxury toilet block south lytchett manor

Food and drink

South Lytchett Manor has a well-stocked shop and cafe on-site, which sells camping essentials and a selection of food and drink. For the convenience of campers, there a large freezer for ice packs and a microwave available in our information room. During the busier seasons, we are delighted to open our onsite bakery. If you’re interested in purchasing a few fresh pastries and baked goods, simply head down to our shop which restocks produce daily.

If you are looking to dine out there are a number of local pubs within walking distance of South Lytchett Manor, which serve a delicious selection of food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For local takeaway menus, visit our information hub.

freshly baked produce at south lytchett manor's bakery
camping near poole

Award-winning Campsite in Dorset

South Lytchett Manor has earned a longstanding reputation as one of Dorset’s finest campsites, and this reputation was recognised again when we proudly received the esteemed title of “Best Campsite in Britain 2021-22.” Our vast collection of awards are testament to the wealth of knowledge and experience we possess within the camping and holiday park industry. As passionate campers ourselves, we understand exactly what makes a perfect camping holiday, and we strive to deliver just that to all of our valued guests.

We take great pride in our offering and fantastic links to the local area. Whether you wish to visit family friendly attractions, immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Dorset countryside, or simply relax at our campsite near Poole, we guarantee you’ll have a fantastic stay. We are dedicated to providing an unbeatable camping experience and we look forward to welcoming you to South Lytchett Manor very soon.

 

Family-friendly camping in Dorset

South Lytchett Manor is proud to be a family-friendly campsite in Dorset and when on holiday with little ones, we know how important it is to keep the kids entertained and active. We have plenty of incredible child-friendly facilities on-site, such as our exciting outdoor adventure play park, where kids can burn off some energy and make a few friends with other families staying at South Lytchett Manor. For older children, we recommend heading over to our dedicated ball games area, which is perfect for games of football, badminton and outdoor tennis!

We want your family to make the most of your holiday in Dorset, so we’ve provided an information hut which is fully stocked with maps, guides, and local knowledge to help you plan your exciting days out! Additionally, our online holiday planner is a fantastic tool for families seeking more ideas and inspiration for their stay at South Lytchett Manor.

father and daughter campsite

Dog friendly camping

South Lytchett Manor is a dog-friendly campsite in Dorset. We take great pride in providing a range of facilities for your well-behaved four-legged friends. We offer a free dedicated dog shower to wash off muddy paws and an off-lead exercise area for them to stretch their legs. You’ll also find a variety of delightful dog walks right from the park, and if you’re in the mood for a beach day, there are dog-friendly beaches nearby.

family and dog at campsite in dorset

Central location

South Lytchett Manor is one of the best campsites in Dorset. Our central location affords guests easy access to a number of picturesque towns and villages in the local area. We highly recommend venturing into the nearby Poole to check out the bustling harbourside. Bournemouth is also well worth a visit.

Some of the best beaches along the south coast are just a simple short drive or bus ride from the park. Iconic beauty spots such as Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove and Old Harry Rocks are around 30 minutes away, as well as lesser known view points along the Jurassic Coast.

Poole dorset

Our five star facilities include:

  • A choice of Electric or non-electric pitches, with Super pitches available for larger tents up to 9m.
  • Top quality, award winning modern amenities and toilet buildings, including disabled facilities, cleaned throughout the day to ensure a high standard is maintained
  • Shaving sockets, power points, hairdryers and family/disabled shower rooms available in the shower block with piped music.
  • Large freezer available to store ice packs for free.
  • Token operated Laundry and drying room with indoor dish washing area.
  • Eco friendly Children’s adventure playground.
  • Well-stocked shop offering fresh provisions, local produce and camping supplies.
  • On site Information Hut with local maps and guides as well as a microwave for guest use.
  • Local pubs and restaurants within walking distance.
  • Local food delivery company menu’s available and will deliver to site for evenings in the sunshine.
  • Regular buses stop outside main gates, to Poole, Swanage or along the coast to Weymouth. No need to move your motorhome!
  • Onsite Coffee offering in High Season creating barista style coffee, tea, hot chocolate and limited edition breakfast options.
  • Onsite bakery in Shoulder and High Season baking fresh pastries and bread every day.
  • Poole Ferry Terminal is five minutes away and offers services between Poole and Guernsey, Jersey, Cherbourg and St. Malo, Brittany.

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Is Camping at South Lytchett Manor right for me?

If you like a quiet park location close to Poole, Bournemouth and the coast, we are a great fit!

Luscious Landscape

Award Winning Beaches Nearby

Close To Entertainment

Prices

Prices & seasons

Prices per night
Saver season
Low season
High season

Superior Electric Pitch Tents up to 6x4m - Inclusive of: Two adults. Free Wi-Fi. Electric and TV hook-up.

£31.25
£37.45
£47.00

Large Super Electric Pitch Tents up to 9x6m - Inclusive of: Two adults. Free Wi-Fi. Electric and TV hook-up.

£31.25
£38.50
£54.50

Standard Non Electric Pitch Inclusive of: Two adults. Free Wi-Fi. Non-Electric.

£26.25
£33.25
£39.50
Extras & info
Saver season
Low season
High season

Extra Adult (15 years and over)

£6.50
£8.25
£11.25

Children (3-14 years inclusive)

£3.25
£4.75
£6.25

Dogs (by arrangement)

£2.00
£2.00
£2.00

Gazebo Maximum size 2.5m x 2.5m

£7.75
£7.75
£7.75

Boat, extra vehicle or jet ski

£5.50
£5.50
£5.50
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