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Holmsley Campsite

off A35 Lyndhurst-Christchurch Road | 8 miles SW of Lyndhurst, Southampton BH23 7EQ, England
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seemed quite busy when we arrived but quickly checked in at reception, very helpful lady in reception explained everything and pointed in the right direction for the camping area that would suit our needs. We choose the field further away and were spoils for areas to pitch. Still close to the shower block and reception but far enough for relaxation.... More 

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Battle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived on a very busy night bearing in mind there are 600 pitches. The staff throughout the site were very welcoming, friendly & helpful. There is some free reign on where you pitch depending on how busy it is. You can find some secluded spots to suit. The facilities are fairly clean & nearby to most pitches. The location... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely campsite. Super friendly and helpful staff, great facilities including showers/toilets and sinks to wash pots. The facilities were generally really clean. The campsite is short drive from the beach and local villages, and had beautiful surroundings including the horses. We was impressed and looking at booking again soon! Best campsite I have been to so far.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just arrived home from a 3 night stay. I have to say i am impressed with this site. Toilets and showers are very clean and with 3 separate shower blocks there is never a wait and believe me this weekend was a busy one. The location of this site is very scenic and and at an ideal location for visiting... More 

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Thank RJMK16
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a big and brilliant campsite in the New Forest. Excellent facilities and very friendly staff. The shop is very well equipped and even organises deliveries from a butcher if you take your meat seriously. Great for cycling.

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Thank James C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful 2 night stay at the Holmsley campsite off peak. The site is a good size and didn't feel cramped during school term. The toilets/showers/dishwashing areas were well maintained and clean. The shop/reception was really well stocked and reasonably priced. There is a takeaway service but since it all closed at 6pm, it wasn't much use after a... More 

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Thank Jaye T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As this was our first camping trip with our 21 month old son I was understandably worried how 4 nights of camping would pan out, we drove all the way from Liverpool as well so it was a bit of a risk!!! We were not disappointed, the site itself was immaculate as were the shower and toilet block. I was... More 

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Thank Jane M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant, beautiful site. Clean bathrooms, washing area and overall. Wonderful friendly and helpful staff. Especially manager Kevin. Well stocked campsite shop. Great location. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank magster1155
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights mid week and had a lovely quiet time. Everyone really helpful especially Nic thankyou. We would certainly go back. All facilities were clean with hot water at all times. We wanted to stay a few more days. Park land beautiful.

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Thank Mary R
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely campsite very friendly staff nice location fairly clean nice shower block toilets laundry room and shop only negatives were there was nothing to stop people taking your clothes out of the washing machine or tumble dryer (which you have to pay for) before there done so people were taking other people's stuff out and using there wash/dryer without paying... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holmsley is a campsite steeped in history. Occupying part of what used to be Holmsley Airfield in the Second World War, it is one of 12 wartime airfields and Advanced Landing Grounds in the New Forest. Indeed, the aircraft hard standings and taxiways are now the campsite roads and parking spots! Facilities Premium pitches Tents Touring caravans Motorhomes Trailer tents Jumbo tent pitches Grassy pitches Grass pitch with electric hook up Hardstanding pitch Hardstanding pitch with electric hook up Seasonal pitches Unsheltered site Toilets Showers Washbasins Electric razor sockets Separate disabled facilities Family shower room Chemical toilet disposal Drinking water taps Motorhome service pointstop off Dishwashing facilities Laundry Ice pack freezing facility Gas cylinders Battery charging facility Shop Childrens play area Takeaway Pets welcome The campsite is close to the rural villages of Burley and Bransgore, with shops including a bakery, chemist, and chip shop. The site is predominantly grass, meaning there is a lot of space for the children to play. It also offers direct access to forest walks and safe cycling tracks; ideal for exploring the local flora and fauna with the whole family. Onsite there is a fully equipped shop that sells a wide range of groceries, camping essentials and games to ensure that your holiday runs as smoothly as possible. There is also an excellent take away; perfect after a busy day exploring the forest and when you want to put your feet up in your tent and relax. Opening time will vary throughout the season. Next to the site there is a large heathland which is fantastic for a spot of nature watching. Free-roaming ponies, cattle and deer are frequent visitors, and you might see squirrels, badgers and foxes if you are lucky. New Forest woodlands are thought by the locals to be at their very best in the autumn, during the annual Pannage season. At this time the forest turns crimson and gold and echoes to the sound of rutting deer. Holmsley is close to several stunning beaches including Barton on Sea, with Bournemouth and Poole just a drive away. Premium pitches are available onsite, and there are also toilets, showers and a launderette available. Please remember to bring your rock pegs for this site. Due to the low level of lighting campers must pitch up before dark. Pitch types at Holmsley There are 600 pitches at Holmsley, made up of standard and premium pitch types. This campsite also have space to take RV units. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holmsley Campsite

Address: off A35 Lyndhurst-Christchurch Road | 8 miles SW of Lyndhurst, Southampton BH23 7EQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Number of rooms: 600
Also Known As:
Holmsley Campsite Hotel Southampton
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