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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Holmsley campsite staff are really friendly and helpful. The shop is well stocked. We went camping 23rd of September 2016-26th September 2016 and had a really good time. The reptile place along the A35 isn't worth a visit although it is free but it's not a reptile place really it's more animals you will find in the garden. The cat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here a day late after going to the wrong campsite (I know, terrible right, it was late ok) haha we were rudely kicked out of the snotty caravan site up the road for "illegally squatting" at 3am however we explained this to the guys at Holmsley and they found it hilarious, we were given a free night's camping... More 

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Thank Jon B
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights at Holmsley campsite and we thought it was perfect, cannot wait to return. We were travelling by motorbike and Stella, Simon and Kevin were so friendly and helpful when we encountered a flat tyre on the second day! Excellent location. Excellent bacon butties from the takeaway!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holmsley is a brilliant campsite in terms of the facilities (lovely warm showers with a decent amount of space, toilets cleaned and stocked with loo roll regularly, a lovely small shop with basic takeaway service), but we did find it a little on the noisy side in the evening. There is a 10.30 curfew, which when you have younger children,... More 

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Thank Nikki E
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time camping alone in my van....staff were fantastic, friendly and helpful. The site had clean hot powerful showers.... Beautiful walks just outside the gates ....woke up to a baby deer wandering outside and the birds singing. I enjoyed my stay, met some lovely people and would definitely stay again.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My good lady and my self decided to take a weeks holiday in the New Forest as neither of us had been there in a very very long time, the 80's for me and the 70's for her. This being a very good reason to visit for us both to visit, as we had fond memories of days gone by... More 

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely site with access straight into the Forest - excellent walks and cycle routes. Campsite shower block and toilets very clean at all times. Staff very helpful and friendly. Shop well stocked and fresh bread in the morning was lovely. Little strange that there were no marked out pitches and you could pitch wherever you liked. This did cause some... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed on this site over the weekend for a mini recuperation, the location is fantastic, the site is well laid out and the toilet and shower blocks were exceptionally clean during our short time there. Easy amp make it so easy to simply be "in" the new forest with all of its delights, great friendly welcome, tents were spacious and... More 

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Thank cheeqy
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This campsite is in the middle of the New Forest with wild horses and cows wandering around freely outside. If you're a walker then you'll love it! Great trails all around through the most beautiful settings. Really well kept facilities on site and the staff are so friendly and helpful. I'd highly recommend this place! Beware though...there is a very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Holmsley campsite for 3 nights and would highly recommend a stay there. Definitely the best campsite so far. Clean, relaxed, great staff and a nice little takeaway. The site is close to good walks and forest. The dawn chorus each morning has to be heard to be believed, stunning. The ponies negotiating their way through the forest... More 

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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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