Dorset Springs

Poole Road, Sturminster Marshall, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4AE

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Fishing
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Waterside stays

Why stay here ...

On the outskirts of Sturminster Marshall lies Dorset Springs. An idyllic location set amongst lakes, paddocks and meadows. The lakes are pleasant to walk around and the surrounding fields are grazed by sheep. For the keen carp fisherman day tickets are available for the 5 1/2 acre lake. Due to the close proximity of the lakes, young children must be closely supervised and for this reason lakeside pitches are restricted to adults only.

There is chemical emptying point, water tap and a toilet on site. Awnings are welcome.

We welcome all the family including well behaved pets but we politely request that they are kept under close control. Sturminster Marshall village is approximately 1/2 mile away. There is a farm shop with cafe, a small convenience store with a small off licence, pharmacy and pub.

The local towns of Blandford, Wimborne and Poole offer historical attractions and leisure facilities. They have services including restaurants, pub, chip shop, petrol station, supermarkets and a variety of shops. For families there are a variety of soft play venues, trampoline park, cinema and Farmer Palmers. Poole has a train station and ferry port, so we are an ideal location for a stop-over on the way to or from France. We welcome visitors all year round whether it is for a stop over, a weekend or a relaxing holiday.

Dorset Springs is the ideal base to explore Dorset whether it's exploring the countryside, the Jurassic coast, National Trust sites including Kingston Lacey and Corfe Castle, or enjoying beautiful coastal walks. Enjoy the sandy beaches of Sandbanks, the stony shores of Lulworth or take a step back in time and visit Tyneham. It is also a great base for local events including the Great Dorset Steam fair and Dorset County Show. With this on the door step you can be as adventurous or as relaxed as you like.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Coarse fishing
  • Disabled facilities*
  • Dog walk from site
  • Laundry facilities
  • Recycling facilities
  • Shower (exclusive use)
  • TV reception: good
  • Unfenced water
  • WC (exclusive use)

* Please confirm with owner

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Latest arrival time: 8:00 PM

Latest departure time: 10:00 AM

1 acres

Some sloping pitches

Electric amperage: 20

Lawned site

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Postcode:
BH21 4AE
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GPS:
Lat 50.792333 / Lon -2.075965
OS field ref:
SY9500
OS map ref:
195

Transport links

  • Buses go to: Blandford, Poole, Dorchester
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Poole (12 miles)
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Beautiful site

Lovely site with lots of space, grandkids visited and loved all the play area and loved climbing the tree platform despite all the rain. Would definitely come again. Very central to get to different places around. Had takeaway from local pub The Red Lion in Sturminster Marshall very good and friendly pub. Thank you Dory for your friendly welcome.

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Lovely and friendly stay

Very much enjoyed our stay here exploring Dorset. Steve was very friendly and helpful during our stay we didn't get the chance to meet dory. We was very happy with our pitch, close to water and chemical disposal with a lovely view of surrounding lakes. Found a lovely pub/restaurant just down the road (Coventry Arms) superb food and welcoming staff. Would definitely recommend this CL. Thank you for a pleasant stay Steve and dory.
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Lovely location and helpful owners

A total of 2 CLs and one other larger site set around a fishing lake, so not as peaceful and quiet as you would expect. The main CL is on the road around the site and can be busy with traffic going past to the other larger site, this CL is also a bit tight on room, so the caravans and motorhomes can be close together. However, a lovely site and the owners are very helpful and informative, water and EHU available and looks like some shower rooms are being built and will be available soon.

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Not a CL

So disappointed - we were meant to stay for a week and left after two nights !! The reasons are below *16 caravans on site so absolutely not a CL - when we asked why they said it was two CL’s which isn’t advertised *Double booked our pitch *Digger was dredging the pond at 7.30am Saturday and Sunday morning *View - was a skip and many caravans So sad as was so looking forward to this stay - first holiday since last year and much needed as a keyworker !
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Little piece of “paradise”

What an amazing place and not like any other CL we have ever stayed at.We needed a little break and had set off without booking anywhere! After traveling for nearly 7 hrs on a journey that should have taken 3, we pulled into a lay-by for a cuppa and to try and find somewhere to stay for a couple of nights.With nearly every CL we tried being full, my husband found ‘Dorset Springs’ who miraculously had space with EHU!.We arrived to the friendliest welcome from Dory which after our long day was really refreshing.We later met Steve who was also just as friendly as his wife. The site was amazing and extremely well kept.All the facilities were easy to use and very clean. The views round the lakes were beautiful, the huge carp were very relaxing to watch although they were also being watched by the heron too! We learned that Steve and Dory have been making improvements to this wonderful place over the last 2 years but having met them we feel sure it is going to be very difficult to find a CL that is as friendly or as beautiful as “Dorset Springs”.

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