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Discover Romany Caravan escapes - Dorset Glamping at its best!

Create novel memories in traditional and unique handcrafted Romany Caravans.

Think of a Romany Caravan and what do you see? If it’s a beautifully painted, handcrafted Bowtop caravan sited in the depths of tranquil Dorset, then they are ready and waiting for you at award-winning South Lytchett Manor. A wonderful opportunity for a Dorset glamping holiday awaits; experience the real romance of staying in a traditional gypsy home — perfect for a family holiday or as a thoughtful gift to someone special.

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Romany Caravan Video

Take a look at an in-depth video that concentrates on the romantic idea of spending a holiday in a charming and cosy Romany Caravan on a Dorset glamping holiday with Campsite owners Jo and David Bridgen.

Dorset Glamping Holidays – Romany Caravans

Experience a unique Dorset glamping holiday. Our idyllic Romany Caravans offer the best of all worlds — cool and open in the summer and warm and cosy in the winter. Fitted to the highest specification, each one is hand built by craftsmen, featuring a full size double and two single beds, insulated oak floor and electric log burner. There’s also a TV and DVD player, refrigerator, sockets with USB points, a two ring electric hob, hob kettle and coffee pod machine. Combine all this with beautiful upholstery and a wooden deck complete with garden furniture, and your Romany Caravans experience is complete.

Award Winning Amenities

We’ll be delighted to welcome you when you arrive at South Lytchett Manor and you will be shown personally to your Gypsy Romany Caravan, hand made in Dorset and painted by Sarah Harvey, who is a professional traditional waggon painter. As our guests, you will also have full access to our top quality, clean and modern amenities. Great examples are the new shower rooms which are luxurious, heated, and of the highest standard that offer washing and drying facilities for your use. Children enjoy the onsite eco-friendly adventure playground and make new friends throughout their stay.

In the high season and shoulder season, we have our onsite bakery baking fresh pastries and bread for those special breakfast options, combined with our quirky Coffee Pod that produces barista style coffee, tea, hot chocolate, iced lattes and some limited edition breakfast options!

Beautiful Memories

Dorset’s natural beauty is the perfect backdrop for this peaceful holiday and there are plenty of places to visit and sights to see nearby. Think of a Romany Caravan… and book your Romany Escape online today and experience an unforgettable Dorset glamping holiday!

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If you like the warmth of indoors with the freedom of outdoors, a Romany caravan will be perfect for you

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Prices

Dates
Year
Price
Public
Holidays
1 March - 31 March inc
2021
£70.00* Friday and Saturday inc
£60.00* Sunday - Thursday inc
Dates
Year
Price
Public
Holidays
1 April- 4 April inc
2021 / 2021
£90.00*
Easter
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Year
Price
Public
Holidays
5 April - 29 April inc
2021
£70.00* Friday and Saturday inc
£60.00* Sunday - Thursday inc
Dates
Year
Price
Public
Holidays
30 April - 2 May inc
2021
£90.00*
May Day
Dates
Year
Price
Public
Holidays
3 May - 27 May inc
2021
£70.00* Friday and Saturday inc
£60.00* Sunday - Thursday inc
Dates
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Price
Public
Holidays
28 May- 5 June inc
2021
£130.00* Friday – Sunday inc
£90.00* Monday – Saturday inc
Whitsunday
Dates
Year
Price
Public
Holidays
6 June – 15 July inc
2021
£90.00* Friday and Saturday inc
£70.00* Sunday – Thursday inc
Dates
Year
Price
Public
Holidays
16 July – 4 September inc
2021
£130.00* Friday and Saturday inc (Including Sunday 25 August)
£90.00* Sunday – Thursday inc (Excluding Sunday 25 August)
Summer
Dates
Year
Price
Public
Holidays
5 September – 22 December inc
2021
£70.00* Friday and Saturday inc
£60.00* Sunday – Thursday inc
Dates
Year
Price
Public
Holidays
23 December – 1 January inc
2021
£70.00*
Christmas/ New Year

Terms and Conditions

South Lytchett Manor Caravan and Camping Park Ltd is a holiday touring park with Romany Holiday Caravans offering Dorset glamping holidays. Guests must be bonafide holiday makers 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 making your 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 including into 2022.
  2. A credit note to use against a future holiday if you do not yet know what dates you would like to take.
  3. A cancellation of the booking and a full refund.

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. 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, the price of the holiday will not be subject to any change unless the rate of VAT changes.
The balance of the price of your holiday must be paid at least 28 days before the start date (no reminder will be sent to you). 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.

No Smoking Policy
By law, there is a strict No Smoking policy in all our Romany Caravans. Anyone smoking in any of the units will automatically be charged £200 due to cleaning charges and loss of use. Cigarette disposal units are situated outside the reception office and facility blocks.

Pets
Two of our Romany Caravans are pet friendly, please advise us of any allergies on booking.

Naked Flames
Naked flames are not permitted in any Romany Caravan. This includes but is not limited to candles, lighters and matches. No flammable liquids or equipment is allowed into the caravan at any time.

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 Deposit only
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. If we are forced to close through circumstances outside of our control, including but not limited to such circumstances as war, threat of war, riot, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster and fire, a credit note or alternate dates will be offered.

Arrival and Departure
Romany Caravans must be vacated by 11:00 am on the day of your departure. You are requested not to arrive before 2:00 pm.

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.

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

IF YOU ARE UNABLE COMPLY WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST CONTACT US WITHIN 24 HOURS OF RECEIPT OF THE BOOKING CONFIRMATION.

Are there any takeaway options?

Can I bring a gazebo?

Can I cook?

Can I park next to my unit?

Can I smoke or vape?

Can I turn up and pay on arrival?

Can our friends visit us on the Park?

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

Do you have any noise curfews?

Do you have to pay for showers?

Do you offer short breaks?

Do you permit supermarket deliveries?

How big are the Romany Caravans?

How do I book adjacent pitches?

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

Is it accessible?

Is the water safe to drink?

Is there WIFI on the Park?

Is there a fridge or freezer?

Is there a petrol station nearby?

Is there outdoor seating?

Is there space for my car?

What do I need to check in?

What do i need to bring for my Glamping stay?

What facilities are there in the Romany Caravan?

What facilities do you have for children?

What happens if I arrive late?

What is the speed limit on the Park?

What is there to do nearby?

What public transport options are there?

What time is check out?

What time is check-in?

Where are dogs allowed on the Park?

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?

Will there be heating in my accommodation?