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Dog Friendly Campsite in Dorset2018-05-01T15:41:13+00:00

Proud to be a dog friendly campsite in Dorset

We’ve been welcoming dogs onto the park for many years and are proud to be a dog friendly campsite in Dorset. Going camping with your dog is one of life’s little pleasures, for them a trip to a new camping ground enables them to enjoy new experiences and meet new people and other dogs.

Dorset is great for dogs

With so many dog friendly areas surrounding us there is no shortage of places you can take your four legged friends. The beautiful Dorset countryside is covered with some of the best dog walks in the country. There are some amazing coastal walks and wooded valleys to explore right on our door step, just come and ask us and we’ll provide you with lots of options. We keep a comprehensive folder in our information centre for local dog friendly walks. On our reception counter we even have dog biscuits to keep your four legged friends happy!

Dog friendly pubs in Dorset

Many of the local pubs welcome dogs including our local, St Peter’s Finger. This lovely pub has a small beer garden and its friendly staff will make you and your dog feel most welcome. Dogs are allowed throughout and you can enjoy good value food. Dogs are also welcome at the Courtyard Craft Centre which is just down the road from us.

Dogs on beaches:

  • Hamworthy Park beach is a designated dog beach and can be used all year round and it’s only 3 miles away from us at South Lytchett Manor.
  • Branksome Dene Chine is a designated dog beach and can be used all year round.
  • Lake Pier is a designated dog beach and can be used all year round.
  • Sandbanks beach has a designated dog beach area at the western end of Sandbanks Beach to Haven Point (by the chain ferry).
  • During the winter, from 1 October to 30 April dogs, are allowed on all Poole’s beaches.
  • During the summer season, from 1 May to 30 September, dogs are not allowed on any of Poole’s Blue Flag beaches, including Sandbanks, Shore Road, Canford Cliffs and Branksome Chine.

More information about dogs on beaches in Poole can be found on Poole Council’s website.

Dog Friendly South Lytchett Manor

South Lytchett Manor mowed dog walking field.

Dog walking facilities at South Lytchett Manor

New for 2018, we now have a dedicated dog wash to wash off muddy paws! We also have a dedicated dog walking field which comprises a 2.5 acre mowed areas where your dog can run and exercise off its lead. We also have hand sanitisers here and free poo bags for you to use. We guarantee that they’ll be lots of interesting scents here for your dog to enjoy!

Dog wash area.

#WuffStuff downloads for dog owners

Download Rosie And Penny’s Guide For Dog Owners > Download
Download Circular Walk 1 > Download
Download Circular Walk 2 > Download
Download Circular Walk 3 > Download

A few rules

We try to keep rules and regulations to a minimum however if you bring your dog with you when you stay with us we kindly ask that you:

  • Keep the dog on a short lead on the park at all times.
  • Use the designated off lead exercise area.
  • Clean up after your dog and dispose of waste in black dustbins.
  • Do not leave your dog unattended at any time.

Certain breeds may not be accepted. We reserve the right to require that the owner removes their dog, or any other pet, from the Park if it is a nuisance or danger to other guests.

We are keen that your whole family should enjoy camping in Dorset, including your four legged family members. So what are you waiting for?! Gather up your canine companion and come and find out why we’re one of the best dog friendly campsites in Dorset.

Discover Dog Friendly South Lytchett Manor, Book Now!

Alternatively, call our booking line on 01202 622577.

Happy Campers ツ

If I could give this more stars I would. We have been coming for quite a few years now. This is the 1st with a dog. My goodness there is a field especially for the dog walking superbly ample in size for dogs to have a good run. They even supplied poop bags on the gate to get in. Staff so friendly and super accommodating (as always) showers and site extremely clean. Large pitch sizes. Will we come back absolutely.

Maggie, June 2017

A 5 star rated park worthy of this rating. We left today after a fortnight with weather going from gales and rain to temperatures approaching 30deg. The site became full and unfortunately we couldn’t extend our stay. Brilliant facilities. Plenty of space for the dogs to exercise and nice to see staff there who we first saw in 2008. This was our 5th visit which says it all really.

Keith, June 2017

Here on a super pitch ( big enough for an emperor canvas tent, a large saloon car and a 110 defender. We have five small-ish kids and a black lab. The campsite is perfect for all. The dog especially is having the best holiday and the ‘off the lead’ park is a real social hotspot.

Local attractions keep you busy every day and it’s all at a decent price (especially if you have a national trust membership). The staff here are friendly and helpful and it really is a family friendly space.

Would highly recommend and will be returning.

Doug, May 2017

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SLM Contact Info

South Lytchett Manor Caravan and Camping Park, Dorchester Road, Lytchett Minster, Poole, Dorset BH16 6JB. Phone: +441202 622577 Email: info@southlytchettmanor.co.uk