We at The Orchards Holiday Park are delighted to announce that we are Overall winner of the Top 100 sites award from Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome voted for by the readers. We are also winners of The AA, Campsite of the year for the SE for 2015. The Orchards has stunning countryside views, 5 star facilities and friendly staff. These are some of the reasons our visitors return year after year. We have been awarded 18, gold David Bellamy awards for conservation, we are the only Best of British park on the Isle of Wight and we are affiliated to The Caravan Club. The West Wight has walking,cycling,nature reserves, sandy beaches, rugged coastlines, historical buildings and pretty villages to explore.
We have 64 Holiday Caravans,all with,toilet, shower,fridge,heater,colour TV DVD and microwave, most with double glazing and central heating.
There are 160 marked allocated pitches aranged in 3 paddocks.Some terraced, some hardstanding and some grass.
Our facilities include a heated, Indoor pool and poolside coffee shop, open all season, outdoor heated pool, (open late May to early Sept), shop, takeaway, TV room pool table and table tennis, play areas and dog walking area.The impressive new Facilities Centre includes some of the best touring facilities in the country, with a large washing up, laundry and ironing area, family bathroom, family shower room ladies vanity area, walkers drying room,campers kitchen area, full accessible facilities and baby changing room. All with the luxury of underfloor heating.
Online booking available on own website. WiFi available at a small cost. The NO 7 bus stops at the entrance to the site every hour going to Yarmouth and Newport, where you can catch connecting buses.
Book as a Package Deal (includes Ferry) or on a Non-Packaged Basis. Wi-Fi is available
ORCHARD HOUSE, sleeps 10 in 4 spacious bedrooms, fully fitted kitchen, bathrooms, patio and garden. available. see website.
Nearby attractions include, Carisbrooke Castle, Chessil Pottery (where you can make your own pot) and the sandy beaches of Compton and Colwell bay are all within 5 miles of the park. Newtown Creek, the only National Wildlife Centre on the island, is a must for wildlife lovers. There are also footpaths and cycle routes from the park.
Nearby are, The Needles, Alum Bay coloured sands, Osborne House,Cowes, Blackgang Chine, Dinosaur Isle ,Isle of Wight Pearl.
Yarmouth, our nearest small town, is one of the most picturesque and oldest on the Island,With individual shops cafes and art galleries, a busy harbour overlooked by a castle, and a wooden pier ideal for watching boats on The Solent. Freshwater with a large Co-op is only 10 minutes away.
From East Cowes (Southampton) and Fishbourne (Portsmouth)
• Drive to Newport and follow signs to Yarmouth on A3054
• After approximately 6 miles pass through Shalfleet village
• After a further half mile turn left at the Horse & Groom Inn
• Follow signs to Newbridge
• Entrance to The Orchards is opposite the village Post Office
Further directions can be found on or website.