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9 Best Holiday Parks in Dorset (On The Coast & By The Beach)

9 Wonderful Dorset Caravan Parks: On The Coast & With Swimming Pools

A fantastic destination for couples and families wanting a memorable seaside break!


With great weather, you can enjoy a vast range of outdoor and water sport activities in this part of the world. 


Golden beaches, picturesque views and exquisite local food all await you on a visit to Dorset. 


Let's dive right in and see what accommodation is on offer..

See our Brilliant caravan holidays in dorset!

Warmell

This park has a wealth of activities such as mini golf, ten pin bowling, swimming and kids club.

Seadown

A peaceful family run park with direct access to the Jurassic Coast beach and the Heritage Coastal Path.

Swanage Coastal Park

Overlooking the beautiful coastline, this elevated park is an ideal base for exploring Dorset & East Devon.


Newlands

Best suited for families with kids, this resort has two swimming pools with waterslides and only a 15 minute walk to Charmouth

Merley Woodland Park

This luxury park is set within secluded woodland and provides a rural break where you can connect with nature.

Hoburne Park

Close to the historic Christchurch & New Forest National Park, you can enjoy some wonderful days out here with the family.


West Bay

Located meters from the golden beaches, this park has all the outdoor activities you could want for a memorable trip.

Rockley Park

Hidden in Poole's wonderful harbour, this kids will have heaps of fun here with segways, football, tennis, crazy golf and a climbing wall.

Sandhills

With direct access to the promenade, this will be an unforgettable seaside holiday. There is an outdoor swimming pool onsite. 

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Warmell

Weymouth, Dorset

With a huge choice of activities, your kids will have endless amounts of fun at this park. They can spend the day in a pool, skiing, bowling, playing crazy golf, in the kids club or even in the soft play area if the weather isn't the best.


For great days out, the lovely resorts of Weymouth & Dorchester and both within driving distance, where you can enjoy a variety of pubs, restaurants and shops.

  • Multi sports court
  • Mini bowling
  • Snow sport centre
  • Kids club

The holiday park is extremely family friendly and one of the most sought after sites if you have children. 


For a group of 6, prices start as low as £249 for a week with 2 bedrooms and can go up towards £900 for a week if your after a larger or more luxury holiday home.

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Seadown Park

Charmouth, Dorset

A beautiful park that offers an ideal rural retreat and is set in the untouched Charmouth Valley. Boarded by the River Char, this family run holiday park boasts it's very own direct access to the Jurassic Coast beach.


The Dorset cliffs provide panoramic views with long walks along the coast and the seaside resort of Lyme Regis is also nearby.

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Direct access to beach
  • Table tennis

This park in Devon is a great place for a family looking toescape the hustle and bustle of a city and unwind with a coastal break.


For a week for a family of 6 prices start as low as £230 and can right up to £355 for a week depending on the size of your group and the time of year you book.

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Swanage Coastal

Swanage, Dorset

Just a mile from Swanage town centre, this is an ideal base to explore the rest of Dorset. This luxury site is one of the top rated caravan sites in Dorset and continues to get exceptional reviews from customers.


The park itself is best suited for adults or couples as there is not many activities onsite to keep the kids entertained. There are plenty of walks and trails nearby though, especially down to the coast.

  • Fitness club
  • Pool
  • Bar
  • Trails and walking routes

Due to the steep gradients and the number of steps, Swanage Park is not suitable for persons with mobility difficulties. 


For a basic caravan on site, prices start at £294 for a group of 4 people and can go up to £700 a week for a large property with more luxurious features. 

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Newlands

Charmouth, Dorset

One of the most popular Dorset caravan holidays, this park is just a 15 minute walk from the famous village of Charmouth and is perfectly situated on the famous Jurassic Coastline. 


The family run park has a number of fun activities including an outdoor swimming pool, entertainment passes, soft play area and amusements. 

  • Outdoor pool with slide
  • Entertainment
  • Children's workshops
  • Kids zone

For fossil hunters, there are an abundance of locations for you to explore including Weymouth, Poole, Exeter & Bournemouth. There are a host of pubs, cafe's, shops and restaurants for you to try and enjoy. 


To rent a caravan for a week, prices start at £305 for 3 people and go up to £450 for a week for a group of 6 people.

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Merley Woodland Park

Wimborne, Dorset

Surrounded by 10 acres of majestic parkland and 5 acres of private woodland, this resort is an ideal escape for anyone looking to connect with nature. Your still only a mile from the ancient town of Wimborne with it's cafes, restaurants and bars.


Facilities onsite offer a lot for families and children including an outdoor swimming pool, children's play area, spa,gym, steam room and even a bar.

  • Rural location
  • Teaming with wildlife
  • Great walks & trails
  • Swimming pool

There are some of the best beaches in the UK just a short drive from this holiday park, not to mention the fantastic seaside town of Bournemouth and the mystical New Forest which is just waiting to be explored.


One of our more expensive parks due to the luxury holiday homes and the peaceful location, prices start at £629 per week for a family of 4.

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Hoburne Park

Christchurch, Dorset

This holiday park is far and away best suited for families with kids due to the sheer number of activities and entertainment on offer here. 


It is ideally located near the historic town of Christchurch and within driving distance of The New Forest. One of the most fascinating National Parks in the country, it is well worth a visit for the day.

  • 2 swimming pools
  • Tennis courts
  • Crazy golf
  • Children's clubs

With it's exclusive location the park itself has impeccably kept grounds with luxury caravans. There is also a football pitch onsite for anyone who loves a kick about.


By far one of our cheapest parks, prices start at a staggering £125 a week for a family of 6 depending on what time of the year you book.

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West Bay

Bridport, Dorset

One of the most thriving family holiday parks in Dorset, this place isn't for those wanting a peaceful retreat. This action packed park has all the activities kids dream of including amusements, swimming pools, water slides and close access to the golden beaches.


Perfect for creating memories, you are ideally positioned on the famous Jurassic Coast with miles of coastline to explore whether that's by foot or taking a drive into the nearby historic villages.

  • Pet friendly
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Kids club
  • Arcade

With the whole of the West Dorset coastline on your doorstep, there are plenty of fossils to be found, sandcastles to be built and trails to be cycled.


For a property, prices start at £189 a week for a family of 8 depending on what time of the year you go.

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Rockley Park

Poole, Dorset

Tucked away in Poole's beautiful harbour, your only 2 miles from the centre, but the park itself is surrounded by natural scenery, beaches and terrific views over Poole harbour. 


There are a wealth of activities on offer here including archery, fencing, a climbing wall, football academy, tennis courts, crazy golf, 2 swimming pools, you name it and this park has it!

  • Nature walks
  • Entertainment
  • Kids paddling pool
  • Bar & restaurant 

There are plenty of villages, walking trails and vast golden beaches for you to enjoy if you feel like going offsite as well.


Prices here start at £287 a week for a family of 6 which is brilliant value considering the amount of activities and facilities this park has compared to others.

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Sandhills Park

Christchurch, South Dorset

A fantastic holiday resort set in between Friars Cliff Beach & Christchurch Harbour. With direct access to the promenade, you couldn't get any closer to the beach if you tried. 


It serves as an excellent base for exploring the New Forest, Dorset, Salisbury, Winchester and Bournemouth with ample shops, restaurants and bars to try.

  • Beach < 30 metres
  • Swimming pool
  • Family bar
  • Adventure playground

If you have a car and fancy a great day out, the Isle Of Wight is just a short drive and is well worth a visit. 


Holiday homes here are a bit more expensive starting at £457 a week for a family of 4.

About Holiday Parks in Hampshire & Dorset

We have a lot of Dorset caravan parks on the beach which makes them extremely popular among families. 


Widely regarded as one of the top holiday destinations in the UK, it's easy to see why. The rugged coastline, golden beaches, beautiful weather and historic towns make it an appealing place for people wanting to enjoy a seaside adventure.


For great days out there are a host of attractions nearby including Moors Valley Country Park which is a terrific place to take the kids and enjoy a picnic. Another superb spot is Monkey World which is a 65 acre Ape rescue centre located in Wareham. If your kids love Dinosaurs, then the Dinosaur Museum is well worth a look with fascinating fossils, skeletons and reconstructions will keep your children intrigued for hours.


Other Popular Locations

If you are after more locations across the UK, try one of these popular destinations!

devon


If your still looking to stay on the south west coast, why not check out our Devon holiday parks.

weymouth


For outstanding holiday parks near Weymouth, click on the image above.

cornwall


See our fabulous range of caravan parks in Cornwall for more seaside adventures.

More Area's

If your still browsing, head back to our homepage to see the top 10 holiday parks and their locations.


Holiday Park Ace Disclaimer - All the information and prices on this page were accurate at the time of writing, however they do change, so please check with the park itself before booking.