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Herston Caravan & Camp Site

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Washpond Lane, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3DJ, Swanage, England
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Herston Caravan & Camp Site
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cullercoats, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would say this is good, rather than very good. Great location (other than the awful traffic/roads to get to it!!) and far enough away from campsite to be lovely and peaceful. Greeted by a very welcoming bubbling hot tub. The cottage itself is lovely, especially the living room. Most of the facilities were great. It has its downsides though,... More

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I recently camped at this site with a number of friends. The camping only fields were both very large but there were no set pitches, tents were put up where ever people wanted and ended up on top of each other. With cars next to all the tents it was a jumble and walking between them in the dark was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped at Herston last weekend and we loved it! The views surrounding the site were magnificent, the facilities were all clean & sufficient for camping, the staff were friendly and helpful and the entertainment was superb and child friendly. We ate in the bar a few times and it was cheap but tasty. We made a lot of friends... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a week camping at Herston, what a marvellous time we have had! Myself, my husband, my two adult children and their respective families had a great spot in the bottom camp field with a lovely little stream nearby and where we could have a campfire in the evening. Check in was easy, and the cost... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at this site on a regular basis, most recently over Swanage's Carnival week, I was shocked to read some of the recent reviews. Camping here is a joy, the fields are open with beautiful views. The folk on the camping reception are friendly and helpful despite being run ragged over this busy period. The facilities on the camp... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Place is a complete mess from the Staff to the cleaning and no advice when you arrive all the camping pitches are a joke the only thing that is good is you can leave early and go somewhere else. This place is designed for people who thinking drinking at 1030 in the morning is a good thing. Avoid

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West Sussex
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We as a couple and a group of friends have used this site for the last 8 years or so. It is a fantastic location with views from the fields down to Swanage. Herston steam train just down the lane and 15 to 20 minute walk into Swanage. We have camped this year so far 4 times here and will... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hole in Mid August and booked a couple of nights worth. Bloody expensive to start with. Worked out at £160 for 2 nights which included electric. When we arrived at the site, we checked in at a dodgy porta-cabin place by a friendly enough woman. We were shown our pitch which was situated practically opposite the... More

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Falkirk
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a 3 night camping trip, staying on one of the basic sites. Checking in was quick and site fees are good for the facilities. The field was not too busy, nice even ground and plenty of space, showers and loos basic but cleaned regularly although the shower facilities near the main reception area are very good, and... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped at Herston for all of carnival week and after reading the negative reviews on this site I feel I must write a positive blog about our stay. We were extremely lucky to have glorious weather and were greeted by the friendly campsite staff on arrival even though it was a Friday evening and the park was getting busier.... More

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Address: Washpond Lane, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3DJ, Swanage, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Also Known As:
Herston Caravan & Camp Site Hotel Swanage
Herston Caravan And Camp Site
Herston Caravan & Camp Site Swanage, Dorset

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