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Visitor Reviews - Rushcroft Farm Caravan And Camping Park C S Site

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Rushcroft Farm Caravan And Camping Park C S Site
Station Approach
Sway
New Forest
Lymington
Hampshire   (Browse area)
SO41 6BA   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 07850 258790

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Pitches: 20
Open: 1st May To 1st September 2015

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 39 Reviews
              8/10 from 39 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes  Statics for Hire 

This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept five caravans or motorhomes and usually tents, space permitting. You must be a Club member to use this site.

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Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Timetravellers 6 reviews from this member

We enjoyed our stay on this site, our first of this type. We were greeted by a friendly warden who made sure we knew where to pitch and checked we were OK. We were on a hard standing pitch with electric and we had booked this online. Toilet and shower facilities are clean and perfectly adequate but beware the short time allocation on the light timer switch! The site is just a few minutes walk from the village with a general store, great butchers, a pub and the station. It is ideal for campers without transport. The lane which leads to the site is very narrow and it is worth asking someone to walk down to check it is clear before progressing if you are towing or driving a motor home. Overall, a lovely few days.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Littlepicklenel 1 review from this member

Stumbled across this wonderful site. Lovely clean showers/toilets, spacious pitches, really friendly owners. The site is only a short walk from the village of sway with a few good pubs and necessity shops. There's a little farm shop that's open for a hour in the morning (beware the farm sausages come frozen so buy the day before use!) There is a railway track close by but I didn't hear the trains running in the night-think they must stop around 10. 30pm. Will definitely be going back!

Date of Visit: September 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Beccyandsteve 26 reviews from this member

A really nice tidy site. Some pitches with hard standings and all with Electric.

The approach road is narrow but caused us no issues.

Two unisex showers with toilet and basin ( showers take 20p pieces), two further unisex toilets. These are housed in an out building but they were always clean and the showers lovely and hot.

There is a dish wash area inside and another outside and a fridge for campers use.

There is a railway line that runs close to the site but it isn't particularly busy and caused us no issue.

Lovely and peaceful with lots of birds to listen to.

It takes about 10 minutes to walk up the road (unlit) to Sway. Here you will find the Station, Post Office / Newsagents / Convenience Store/ Pub / Deli / Butchers & Greengrocers and a Bus stop.

The farm sells it's own produce (eggs and meat). The owners introduced themselves and were polite, but un intrusive.

I would definitely visit again and would recommend this site, though perhaps not for disabled people as there are steps up to toilets / showers and the hill into town is fairly steep.

There are no facilities for children but it is fenced and safe.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Gsarnold 2 reviews from this member

Great site. Pitches are spacious and site is well maintained. Showers/toilets are clean and well maintained.

Easy to find and great for transport links (especially the train!).

Quiet site with all ages there who respected the other campers.

Owners helpful and friendly - prolonged stay with no problems.

As there are no facilities other than showers/toilets/washing up facilities the site is very quiet but that is exactly what we liked about it!

There is a shop about a 10 minute stroll away (and butchers/post office/chemist/pub.

Wonderful location!

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Handiman 6 reviews from this member

Our first visit to Rushcroft farm. The site looks well kept, grass mowed, pitches generous size, nice flower baskets at entrance. No 'welcome' from site staff/owners, on arrival, just a notice asking guests to look at board for pitch allocated, which we thought a little impersonal. Site manager appeared some while after our arrival. Services sited in an outdoor enclosure, water, chemical disposable point, grey water, washing up facility. Siting chemical disposal point so close to washing up facility not ideal. Blockage in chemical disposal point highlighted this! The railway is close to the site and although trains not very frequent, noise difficult to ignore. We felt that 2 toilets/washing up sink in one block and 2 showers with toilets inside cubicles in another, were not adequate even when site not very busy and a fair distance from those in tents. We saw no evidence of regular cleaning of facilities in the week we stayed, mirrors in toilets not cleaned at all! Appreciate it is difficult to make old buildings look 'modern' and fresh but it has been done on several sites. Overall we found this site impersonal and the state of the facilities fell well below other sites we have visited. It is a nice location and good base for visits to many 'places of interest but we would not use this site again.

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Delabane 5 reviews from this member

Stayed at Rushcroft Farm for 3 evenings on the May Bank Holiday. We (my wife, son and I) were in our new Hi-Gear Gobi Elite 4 tent (4 man).

We were the first to turn up on Friday morning and the site was a little muddy due to recent rain. Unfortunately despite booking they had forgot to reserve a pitch for us so we were put on the grass next to the hard standing pitch for caravans as this was last place with Electric Hookup Point.

We were on a slight hill but it did not cause too much of an issue. Given choice I would sooner have been in the rear field as it was flatter and the views were nicer (we were facing the trees with the railway line).

The site Warden's were nice and friendly and showed us what we needed to know.

We did not spent too much time on site as we were here to explore the New Forest and this site is in a good location to use as a base to do this.

When we returned in the early evening on Friday, the site was now quite busy. You do get some noise from the trains, but you tend not to notice this.

The facilities were clean and in good order. The village is a 10 minute walk away and has some shops (though we did not get chance to use these - they have 09:00 - 17:00 opening hours).

There are 2 showers, both of which also have toilets, there are then 2 other unisex toilets. Giving a total of 4 toilets on site. Personally I think given how busy it was, it would have been better with separate toilets as there was often a queue (I don't mind queuing for a shower but toilet is something else!)

Overall its a pleasant site, well priced and an excellent location for exploring the New Forest.

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