Stayed here end May BH. Friendly owners & lovely shop & reception with fresh bread for sale. However we did feel the grass could have been shorter & the site does not drain well as it was very boggy in places. It had rained a lot to be fair, but previous reviewers had noted the same. One bug bear is that the toilets were cleaned later in day & not in morning, so each morning, there was no toilet roll, this could have been replenished each morning. The showers were ok as long as only one person using them, once both showers were being used, the water pressure dropped to unusable ( certainly in the one I used). It is a nice site & one we would return to if in that part of the country, but felt a few small things would improve it no end. There is an Asda & Coop within a short distance of campsite. There is always traffic noise from the nearby motorway, but overall a nice site.
Stayed here years ago went back after we had a lovely stay to what is now just a free for fall, we arrived went to reception where the manager was more bothered about stubbing her toe than checking us in we were left with a young girl who couldn't really care less we were told our pitch number when I asked where it was oh somewhere on the right I think ! Once we found the bog of our pitch disguised in overgrown grass we finally set up, turns out we were lucky the tent next too us had water seeping in may I point out this was one heavy downpour that left the site like this, there were flys due to the boggy grass no one cut the grass kids could play wherever and kick balls at caravans and tents with no repercussions, to even start on the late night music, shouting, fire pit making and children using the field as a toilet would just take forever in our opinion, the toilets were vile barely any toilet roll, lights in gents didn't work, and when they were cleaned you would expect them to be closed nope a mop under the door whilst showering in the cold water is most displeasing, it's such a shame this site has clearly been run down and is now uncared for as it used to be great, please go elsewhere and do not waste your money on this marshland ! And yes all issues were bought with management who shrugged standard response according to others
This is my first ever campsite review. It is not the kind of thing I normally do, but the new site owner was so friendly, helpful and enthusiastic, often stopping for a chat and to see we were OK while passing by, that I felt compelled to leave a review of this small and friendly site.
We chose the site for it's location, close to the M27 and Peppa Pig World. This did unfortunately mean that traffic could be heard day and night.
We all enjoyed the campsite, which has basic, but clean facilities. It has clearly had a recent revamp and upon arriving the reception looked lovely and fresh. It also has a small shop attached. Local eggs and meat from the neighbouring farm are on sale and bread can be ordered the day before, though it's only factory bread. Whoever is on duty is always available for a chat too!
The shower and toilet block also looks freshly painted and spruced up. It's all clean, though the showers were a bit temperamental with the shower pressure. Laundry facilities are present, but on the expensive side.
The site itself consists of a small hard standing bit by the barn and 2 fields, bordered with hedges and trees. Tents and vans are parked in spacious numbered pitches along the edge, leaving a nice open clearing in the middle where our children could play and stay within view. Just the type of lay out we like! There are also pic nic tables dotted around the site too.
The site prides itself for its dog friendliness, so there were a lot of dogs around. This doesn't bother us, but obviously is not the place to go if you don't like dogs! A bonus to the presence of dogs is the marked dog walking path just outside the site, which was a nice little path to take with the children.
We have stayed here twice, as it is a very reasonably priced pitch-up, and not too far from home (worth 50 miles' drive). The owners are very welcoming, and local eggs and meat on sale for breakfast is great. Facilities are basic but clean. It is unbeatable value, given its great location on the edge of the New Forest - you don't need to sit in the queues to get there, and you can beat the queues the next morning.
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