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Voted Best Motorhome Park in Dorset

This stylish, award-winning Touring Park has been named the Best Site in Britain by the AA in 2021 and topped the rankings at the South West Tourism Awards and the Dorset Tourism Awards for 2021.

The staff at South Lytchett Manor can’t wait to welcome you through the iconic gates for your motorhome holiday in Dorset! Book now for incredible lasting memories with those closest to you.

Cycling to Poole, you can even take your dog!

Why South Lytchett Manor for your Dorset Motorhome holiday?

Located in the lush grounds of a former Manor House in the heart of Dorset – and only three miles from Poole, South Lytchett Manor offers the discerning caravan enthusiast a perfect base from which to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside. It also has a full range of award winning on-site facilities to ensure a trouble-free and peaceful stay in the lovely South West of England

In addition, easy bus and pedestrian access to all local amenities makes this the perfect choice for winter or spring breaks.


Spacious motorhome pitches

We take great pride in our park and work hard to ensure pitches are well maintained at all times. We have a variety of hard standing motorhome pitches on site, with something to suit all types of touring vehicle. Larger motorhomes can make use of our deluxe pitches. These are large in size and benefit from a private picnic bench for dining alfresco. Fully serviced pitches with electric hook up, waste disposal and TV connection are also available.


Motorhome facilities

We’re continually investing in our onsite facilities, to ensure caravan and motorhome guests experience nothing short of a 5 star stay. Our amenities buildings recently underwent a major refurbishment and are fully heated, with piped music, fresh flowers and modern shower fittings. In addition, we have a family bathroom, fully compliant disabled bathroom and two family shower rooms. Professional standard hairdryers and full-length mirrors are available for your convenience.

Motorhome guests can also make use of our laundry, well stocked shop, information hut and indoor dish washing area. Children will enjoy our outdoor adventure playground and cycle hire facilities.


Central Dorset Location

South Lytchett Manor is well placed for exploring all that Dorset has to offer. Award-winning attractions, restaurants and world-renowned beauty spots such as Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove are just a short drive away. Major towns such as Poole, Bournemouth, Dorchester, Blandford, Wareham and Weymouth are also within easy reach of the park.

Poole ferry terminal is 5 minutes’ drive from our Dorset holiday park. With services to Guernsey, Jersey, Cherbourg, St Malo and Brittany, we’re a convenient stopping off point for motorhome holidays in Europe.


Dog friendly camping and touring site

All of our motorhome pitches are dog friendly, so please feel free to bring your four-legged friend for a holiday by the coast. We have a selection of dedicated dog friendly facilities, including a dog wash and off lead exercise area.


Our Extensive facilities include:

  • Deluxe Pitches and hard standing areas with electric hook ups and TV connection available
  • 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.
  • Chemical and motorhome disposal points
  • Laundry and drying room with indoor dish washing area
  • New children’s adventure playground installed in 2017
  • Well-stocked shop offering fresh provisions, local produce and supplies.
  • On site Information Hut with local maps and guides.
  • Local pubs and restaurants within walking distance.
  • Regular buses stop outside main gates, to Poole, Swanage or along the coast to Weymouth. No need to move your motorhome!
  • Poole Ferry Terminal is five minutes away and offers services between Poole and Guernsey, Jersey, Cherbourg and St. Malo, Brittany.

South Lytchett Manor offers fantastic amenities and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere ideal for holidaymakers with motorhomes. Many return to see us in Dorset year after year, keen to enjoy this top quality site and impressive grounds, full of mature plants and trees.

Poole Quay Sue Sieger-South Lytchett Manor

Is 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!

Award Winning Beaches Nearby

Close to Entertainment

Luscious Landscape


Prices & seasons

Prices per night
Saver season
Low season
High season

Deluxe Fully Serviced Hardstanding Pitch Hardstanding. Inclusive of: Two adults. Free Wi-Fi. Electric and TV hook-up. Individual water tap and drain. Picnic bench and lighting.


Deluxe Fully Serviced Grass Pitch Grass. Inclusive of: Two adults. Free Wi-Fi. Electric and TV hook-up. Individual water tap and drain.


Superior Pitch Grass or hardstanding. Inclusive of: Two adults. Free Wi-Fi. Electric and TV hook-up.


Large Super Electric Grass Pitch Large Grass. Inclusive of: Two adults. Free Wi-Fi. Electric and TV hook-up.


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

Extras & info
Saver season
Low season
High season

Extra Adult (15 years and over)


Children (3-4 years inclusive)


Dogs (by arrangement)


Awning Motorhome or Caravan Awning


Gazebo For tents. Maximum size 2.5m x 2.5m


Boat, extra vehicle or jet ski



























Terms and Conditions

South Lytchett Manor Caravan and Camping Park Ltd is a holiday touring park solely for caravans/trailer, tents/tents/motor caravans or Dorset glamping holidays in the Romany Caravans, Shepherd Huts or Glamping Pods based onsite. Guests must be bonafide holidaymakers and stay for holiday purposes only. Our guests’ enjoyment and safety is paramount and therefore we ask you to read the following Terms and Conditions before booking.We reserve the right to ask guests who contravene these Terms and Conditions or, who in any other way are behaving in a manner likely to cause distress or nuisance to other visitors, to leave the park immediately with no refund. In these circumstances the holiday ceases and we shall not be liable for any extra costs incurred by you.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) –South Lytchett Manor will be open for business in line with government advice, with all facilities and amenities open when possible. In relation to the Coronavirus outbreak, your booking is covered for the following:

  1. The park is closed
  2. The UK Government places restrictions on domestic travel
  3. You or a close family relative living in the same household are diagnosed with COVID-19 and you are unable to take your holiday as planned.

In any of these instances, please do contact us and we will offer you the following options:

  1. Transfer of dates in 2022.
  2. A credit note to use against a future holiday if you do not yet know what dates you would like to take.

If COVID-19 is not the reason for the amendment, then normal terms and conditions apply.

Access Statement and policy 

We seek to provide the very best service to all our guests and have a specially prepared Access Statement available which describes the facilities we have to offer on the park. This is available on our website, and in reception, large print copies are available.

Booking conditions 

We cater for families and couples and do not accept bookings from hen and stag parties or similar parties of three or more persons. We also reserve the right to refuse any booking.

The person who makes the booking warrants that the party will not exceed the numbers stated on the booking.

This Contract 

This contract is with South Lytchett Manor Caravan and Camping Park Ltd. Please check your confirmation carefully to see that it reflects your wishes. Please inform us of any discrepancy or queries relating to terms and conditions within 24 hours of receipt.  The terms contained in this contract do not affect your statutory rights.

The Price of the Holiday

Once you have made your booking and paid a non refundable deposit of £50.00, or the price of your holiday is less than £50, the charges relating to that holiday will not be subject to any change unless the rate of VAT increases.

The balance of the price of your holiday must be paid at least 28 days prior to your arrival date. If the balance is not paid in time then we are entitled to cancel the holiday and retain your deposit. However, every effort will be made to contact you before cancellation.

Cancellation of the Holiday by you 

You may cancel your holiday at any time. Cancellation will be effective on the date it is received by us. However cancellation charges are payable as follows:

More than 28 days before arrival:     

£50 deposit or the total price of your stay if less than £50

28 to 7 days before arrival:

70% of total holiday excluding deposit

7 days and under before arrival:

100% of holiday cost

Please ensure you have suitable insurance to cover cancellation or financial loss.

Change or cancellation of the Holiday by us 

If we are unable to provide the booked holiday and have we had to cancel before the holiday is due to start, you are entitled to a full refund of the money you have paid.

No show

If you fail to arrive on your due date and have not contacted us by 11am on the day after your arrival date we will cancel your booking and reserve the right to resell your pitch. No refunds or date changes will be offered in these circumstances. However, every effort will be made to contact you before cancellation.

Arrival and Departure

The earliest arrival time for touring and camping pitches is 12:00pm, Glamping options are 14:00pm.  You may be able to arrive later than 6pm, but a prior arrangement must be made with the site. All pitches including Glamping options must be vacated by 11:00am on the day of departure. Enquiries about early arrival/late departure must be made directly to the site. Additional charges may be incurred.

Holiday Behaviour Standards and Termination 

By making a booking with us you have entered a contract in which you undertake, on behalf of yourself and the people in your party (including children), to adopt the following standards of behaviour:

  • To act in a courteous and considerate manner towards us, our staff and other guests.
  • To supervise children properly so that they are not a nuisance or danger to themselves or others

You further agree that you will not:

  • commit any criminal offence on the Park or undertake any criminal activity
  • commit any acts of vandalism or nuisance
  • keep or carry any firearm or any other weapon on the Park
  • use any unlawful drugs
  • create any undue noise or disturbance
  • carry on any trade or business whilst on the Park.
  • The lighting of fires is strictly prohibited, anyone breaking this rule will be asked to leave the Park. Strictly no Log burners, Fire baskets or Chinese lanterns.

Our Park rules are available online at, or by request and posted within the Park.

Are there any takeaway options?

Are there washing up facilities?

Can I bring a gazebo?

Can I bring a heater?

Can I have a pup tent?

Can I have more than one unit on a pitch?

Can I leave early for the ferry?

Can I park next to my unit?

Can I turn up and pay on arrival?

Can our friends visit us on the Park?

Can you recommend someone to mend my motorhome/ caravan?

Do you allow BBQ’s, fire pits, bonfires or fireworks?

Do you have any noise curfews?

Do you have gas refills to exchange?

Do you have pitches for RV’s?

Do you have to pay for showers?

Do you offer Seasonal Pitches?

Do you offer discounts?

Do you offer short breaks?

Do you permit supermarket deliveries?

Do you provide for guests with accessibility requirements?

How do I book adjacent pitches?

I am arriving on the ferry – what should I do?

Is the water safe to drink?

Is there WIFI on the Park?

Is there a chemical disposal area?

Is there a petrol station nearby?

What Ampage are the pitches?

What do I need to check in?

What do I need to use the electric?

What facilities do you have for children?

What happens if I arrive late?

What is satellite like on the park?

What is the speed limit on the Park?

What is there to do nearby?

What pitch types do you offer?

What public transport options are there?

What time is check out?

What time is check-in?

What type of kettle should I bring?

Where are dogs allowed on the Park?

Where can I find parts for my motorhome/ caravan/ tent?

Where can I hire a bike?

Where can i find a Park Map?

Where is the nearest restaurant?

Where is the nearest shop?

Which local beaches are dog friendly?

Who do I contact in an emergency?

Who do I contact with a maintenance problem?