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Rudgehill Farm, Rivers Corner, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2AB

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  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

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Whataview Caravan Site is situated just outside Sturminster Newton at Rudgehill Farm, which is a 150-acre working farm in the middle of North Dorset. Rudgehill Farm began as a dairy farm in 1978 and was bought by the Rose family in the 1980's. The business has diversified and the farm currently has a heifer-rearing unit and some arable grown, ponies on summer keep as well as a solar site that supplies electricity to the farm and surrounding houses. The farm also has a selection of footpaths and bridleways traversing it.

The site is located in a field overlooking the Blackmore Vale and the pitches are grassy and level to gently sloping. Facilities include; chemical disposal, clean water for drinking, grey water disposal and waste and recycling bins. Well-behaved pets are welcome.

Sturminster Newton is situated at the heart of the Blackmore Vale. This area is surrounded with gorgeous landscapes dotted with oak trees, arable fields and dairy farms. The River Stour divides the town in two and runs past the ancient Sturminster Mill, which is still working and makes an idyllic spot for a picnic. The town centre offers The Exchange, which is a modern 300 seat performance venue hosting a range of fantastic shows all year round. There is no shortage of pubs, restaurants and coffee shops to choose from as well as a host of independent shops and convenience stores. The town provides a great base for exploring the wealth of attractions that Dorset has to offer. Whether you are popping in for a short stay or planning a long visit, Sturminster Newton is the perfect location for your Dorset holiday.

Sturminster Newton has 3 pubs, 2 clubs a few restaurants and a great selection of cafes & tearooms. There are a number of take-away options including fish & chips, Indian, Japanese and a kebab shop. There are some lovely village pubs in the surrounding areas too. You won't go hungry here! The pubs are an easy 20 - 30 minute walk from the caravan site.

There are many local annual festivals in the area including the Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival, The Stock Gaylard Oak Festival and the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show. There are eight circular walks starting from Sturminster Newton and taking in the surrounding area. These walks range from 1.5 to 5.5 miles. There are also many longer walks in the immediate area and surrounds and keen walkers could spend the whole day exploring the beautiful countryside, rivers, hills and historical mills and bridges. 

Other activities in the area include fishing, shopping, Monkey World, the Jurassic Coast, Stourhead Gardens and Longleat Safari Park.

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact us via our website

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: fair
  • Working farm


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Latest arrival time: 8:30 PM

Latest departure time: 11:30 AM

1.5 acres

Lawned site

Recycling Facilities


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DT10 2AB
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  • Nearest port: Poole (23 miles)


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