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Acton Field Camping Site

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The site itself is surprisingly on a sloping field but the owners have flattened pitch areas. Owners were really friendly and helpful, coming round to collect fee in the morning. Showers were a nice hot bargain for 20p or 60p if you fancied 15 minutes, i guess some people have a Lot more hair than me :) The nearest pub... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Acton Field on a busy bank holiday weekend and had a fantastic stay. Not a flat field but lots of space to find your camping spot. It was quite windy while we were there, so we found a sheltered spot by the wall! The view from every pitch is just stunning. Facilities all in good condition and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited Acton campsite for 3 nights in a group of 14 friends and family. The campsite is quite hilly however finding a suitable area wasn't difficult! Wonderful sea views from the campsite. The facilities were decent and were kept clean and tidy. Only negative was that 20p was required per 3 minutes for a shower. The owners Mick and... More 

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Thank Macy F
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Thank you for the review. We decided a long time ago to have 20ps rather than tokens getting things right for everyone is always a difficult balance but do hope to see you again, Mick and Val More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at Acton Field, we were intending to stay at Toms Field but it was full, so had Acton Field in mind as a reserve! We had a warm welcome from the owners and found a spot to pitch, we were quite late arriving on a Sat evening so it was quite busy but we found a... More 

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Thank RuthB550
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Thank you for your comments. As we state on our board Acton Field is a basic camping experience. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A free-for-all in a very lumpy field. No designated pitches. People left to do whatever they please- pitching up on roads and wherever. Toilets woefully inadequate for the size of the field. The charming woman who collected the cash for our pitch in the morning seemed only too happy to take the money but not to enforce any of the... More 

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Thank TarquiniusFlange
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Sorry the site was not suitable and you left dissatisfied. We do not have a full site licence therefore operate for 70 days a year. Acton Field is not Tom's Field and is, as stated a basic camping experience. We try our best to let folk take responsibility for their own pitch,enjoy the views and not disturb others. We walk... More 

Havant, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for the weekend because we couldn't get into Tom's Field. Well, I'm glad we couldn't because we would've missed out. We paid £14 per night for a medium sized tent (6 berth) which is very reasonable during a school holiday period. There was a mobile cafe which served breakfast & evening meal for a reasonable price. A... More 

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1 Thank 54Nigel
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Thank you for your positive review. More 

Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a couple of nights at the beginning of the school holidays with another family. Booking was easy, and well worth doing at peak times. On arrival in mid-evening it was packed. It's a large hilly field and you find a space and pitch on it, simple as that. The proprietors, who live onsite, are nice and friendly... More 

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1 Thank Chris L
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Thank you. hope to see you again. More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stayed at Acton Field for one night looking for a cheap campsite in a good location. The site was easy to find using the post code provided, the last bit on a unmade track with if taken with care isn't too much of a problem. I had previously contacted the site to be advised booking wasn't necessary, so you... More 

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1 Thank Dun123
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Thank you for th positive review, More 

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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

It's a large (albeit uneven field), it has washing up facilities, decent toilet/shower facilities, reasonable rates (£14 a night for a 4 man tent, no added costs), backs directly onto a footpath down to the coastal walk to dancing ledge/Swanage. What more do you need? Ok, perhaps a phone charging point, but otherwise no complaints. All local campsites are a... More 

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Thank Kirsty L
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Thank you for the positive review. More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We stay at this campsite whenever we're camping near Swanage and have just come back after a long weekend. What I like is that it's a relaxed campsite with few rules and is simply a large field where you can pitch wherever you please (I hate overly formal campsites with rectangular pitches which you MUST use and stay inside!!!) Key... More 

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional Information about Acton Field Camping Site

Address: Acton Field, Langton Matravers, Swanage BH19 3JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
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Acton Field Camping Site Swanage, Dorset
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