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Verwood Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Sutton Hill
Dorset   (Browse area)
BH21 8NQ
Tel: 01202 822763
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Pitches: 140
Open: 01/04/2021 to 02/11/2021

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 55 Reviews
                8/10 from 55 Reviews

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 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 No Shop   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   Tennis <5 miles 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <5 miles  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Mandy0 1 review from this member

 Our first time away in our new van,

Facilities very good, showers clean and hot!

Very friendly and helpful staff.

Great for dog walkers with a fabulous walk close by,

Plenty of rubbish points. 
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Date of Visit: August 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Rennie02 2 reviews from this member

 This was a great site, really convenient for an exploration of Dorset and lots of long walks.

Corfe castle, the Purbeck Hills and the coast are all easily reached. 

Date of Visit: July 2019 Unit:  Other
Nights stayed: 14 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Junior pullman 4 reviews from this member

 We loved this site. Very friendly staff. Facilities clean. Chip van on site twice a week.

Visited Bournemouth about 10 miles away, Salisbury, Dorchester, saw Cerne Giant, Tutankhamen museum, Weymouth, Stone Henge, Winchester and itís beautiful Cathedral. So many places to visit from this lovely site.

This site would suit everyone. We couldnít find any negatives at all. We think value for money. We were sorry to leave at the end of our two week stay.

We will definitely return in the not too distant future and most definitely stay longer. 

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Zippy9 3 reviews from this member

 This rating is just for the tent pitches at the top of the site.

Camping at the edge of the site you are fewer than 10m from a noisy road with cars going past at 60mph+. It's noisy during the day, quietens down a lot at night but then starts again early morning. You're not going to get a great night's sleep!

If you want to camp here, make sure you are in the other area for tents lower down the hill.

The rest of the site was up to the usual high standard of CCC sites. 

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Allun13 17 reviews from this member

 Arrived at this wonderful site at 5pm totally stressed after having the SatNav lie to me for an hour. The staff at this site were great. They really got our mood and our needs and found us a great pitch.

We settled in after being shown were everything was and had a restful night. The next morning, a member of staff came to see us asking if we'd like to stay longer as they had moved a few people around to accommodate us. Cant believe how great the staff were.

The site itself is a typical C&CC one. Truly excellent. Everything about the site oozes quality and camping experience.

A very enjoyable stay.

Thank you very much. 


Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Sam 8 reviews from this member

 A great site, good, clean facilities, very friendly staff who were really helpful. There is a recreational room (we didn't use) and a fish & chip van that visited twice week (didn't use) there is a play area for the children and clearly signed dog walking route.

We arrived on 31st Aug, Bank holiday (BH) and the B3081 wasn't that busy. Due to the adverse weather of previous days we were given a choice of where we pitched the tent as parts of the ground was sodden. We were on the bottom field facing the exit as we had EHU.

Choose your pitch carefully as most of the site isn't completely level but only after we'd pitched did we realise there was a slight slope, but nothing major. Take a spirit level and don't rely on your eye to see if your pitch is completely level :)

The site is ideal location for beaches on the south coast.

If you are disabled and have a Blue badge, some of the car parks you have to show a tax disc to say that you're exempt to get free parking, if you no longer have a tax disc, you have to pay! Look online to see if you can register with the council?

I would recommend this site and we'll visit again but the only downside for me being in a tent, it might be different for caravans/motorhomes is the B3081. On the Tuesday morning after BH this road was really busy and at times very noisy and continued to be throughout our stay.

There were several occasions throughout the week when a group of motorbikes sped up and down the road together and they didn't have the quietest of exhausts, this happened at various times of the day including early morning.

My point is that you think its a country road and it'll be quiet but it wasn't and this also includes early hours of the morning, I only noticed the really loud bikes/vehicles and not every one. This didn't ruin my holiday in anyway.

From what I saw of the site, if you don't require EHU you can go to the other site of the field away from the road where your perception of the noise maybe completely different. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: SGEO 12 reviews from this member

 Had a great few days here, kids liked the playroom, great facilities, playground was ok for my two girls.

The day we arrived we could choose our pitch we had a choice of two places, we decided to pitch on a slight rise under trees just by the camping pods. After the rain of the night before and thunder and lightening it was dry but the rest of the pitches seemed muddy and waterlogged. My only complaint really is we were right by the drain for the toilets and showers. It stank!

But we did have a great week stay, we went to peppa pig world and The New Forest wildlife park to name a few places we visited.

Maybe the site staff can maybe be a bit tolerant to families with toddlers rather than tutting when they have a bit of a paddy because mum said no to sweets which were at the perfect height for a toddler to reach, and I heard one lady tutting when my youngest who has lower limb disability was crying in pain because we'd had a damp night. 

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Oldwolf 8 reviews from this member

 We booked a Jumbo pitch with Electric as we have a large set up. This is the first time we have been hemmed in on all sides - 6M rule enforced.

The facilities - Toilets / showers / Laundry / games room all kept to a very high standard.

As seems common with C&CC sites - the all weather pitches for Caravans and Motor homes close to the facilities, with tents / non EHU pushed out to the outer reaches of the site.

We camped over the Whitsun holiday and the single facility block could get crowded at peak times, it was also a long walk when you have small kids that need to go often.

The site is crying out for a simple toilet block at the bottom of the site.

The staff were very friendly.

Would I go again - definitely yes - but would probably take our own toilet tent. 

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: MarksFamily 3 reviews from this member

 What a fabulous site! This was our first time with the CCC and this site was a treasure find. We were situated near to the dog walk which was quite close to the road. The traffic noise began around 7am but it really didn't worry us. The facilities on site were excellent. The toilets were immaculate at all times and the showers were a great set up. We used the laundry which was also fantastic, along with the washing lines as the weather was fab.

We had friends that came for the day and our children had a great time using the games room and outdoor boules, bowls and Jenga.

We had great weather during our 10 night stay which made a change for the UK!

There no unpleasant smells during our stay and thankfully all visitors were sensible and looked after their children so we had no difficulties.

The staff were excellent and a big thank you goes to them for being able to fit our jumbo tent in! They have thought of almost everything.

Would definitely like to return at some point in the future! 

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Robertb174 16 reviews from this member

 Second time we have been to this site, although last time was 2008.

The site was excellent previously, but now it is even better than before. A very warm friendly welcome from all of the staff who remained very attentive throughout our stay.

Facilities are excellent with recently refurbished amenities blocks.

Highly recommend this site as an ideal location for the New Forest. Within a short drive of Bournemouth beach, Sandbanks beach or slightly less and slightly further afield but worth the drive Lulworth Cove. 

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