Martins Farm

Shepherds Road, Bartley, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 2LH

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Ideal for ...

  • Adults
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays

Why stay here ...

  • Online booking and availability calendar.
  • New 16 amp electrics installed in 2016.
  • Very dog friendly.
  • Good walking from site to the New Forest.
  • We are the only 'Adult Only' CL in the New Forest.
  • Hardstanding available.

 

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: fair
  • WC (exclusive use)

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Extras

Price per night for extra car: £1.00

Pitches

Types of pitch: grass, hardstanding

Electric hook up available

Useful Info

Latest arrival time: 10:00 PM

1 acres

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
SO40 2LH
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Lat 50.91127 / Lon -1.559177
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Transport links

  • Buses go to: Southampton
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Southampton (8 miles)
  • Nearest train station: Ashurst
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Lovely CL

Spent 3 nights at this CL-owners were not around when we arrived-but had left clear instructions where to pitch-access to site very easy-lovely setting-very good position for visiting New Forest area-easy to get into Southampton-will stay again if in this area
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Lovely Site

We were due to stay on a CL site close by but were so disappointed with it that we decided to move. Fortunately Martins Farm was able to accommodate us. Tory and Matt were very friendly giving us lots of information. The hard standing area was very good, access to water etc also easy, yes the chemical emptying point was a little further away but really no bother. The location is perfect, excellent access to the New Forest and numerous popular attractions, yet while on site it is a perfect quiet isolation. It was lovely watching the horses in the paddocks and the dogs were definitely no problem. Southampton is our home town and although we have now moved away we will most definitely use this site if visiting the area in the future. Thank you Tory and Matt for a lovely visit

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Beautiful site and location

This was our first experience of a certificated location and we have just spent a wonderful weekend at Martin’s Farm. We are novice caravanners and so it was good that the access from the M27 was very easy. Bartley itself is very well located for exploring the New Forest. If you are walking at night in the dark to and/or from the site to one of the several local pubs or restaurants (which the owner has very helpfully detailed in an information sheet given to us on arrival) then a torch is a must as there is very little street lighting. The hard standing area is very large and level with easy access to water and waste. Please disregard an earlier review if you are at all concerned about the distance to the loo waste point. We have only visited 3 sites previously (all club sites) and on 2 of these we had to walk much further to the waste point. On the subject of disregarding or not worrying about comments made in a previous review I can honestly say that the owners dogs are lovely, friendly and beautifully behaved. Neither of us are particularly confident around dogs and at no point did we feel nervous or uncomfortable. As an additional point - at no point during our stay were we disturbed by dogs barking. The hooting owls were however a wonderful surprise on our walk to the pub! Good to note: because the hard standing area is large you may need a longer hook up cable. We just had the standard 25m cable and it wouldn’t have reached. The owner very kindly lent us an additional cable which meant that we had a huge space around us for privacy. Another good to note: we had Vodafone 4G signal. (Not that we are internet junkies - just need to keep in contact with family) Another (!) good to note is that there is a little loo on site - scrupulously clean and looked after - with some useful area and touristy info in the little entrance bit to the loo. Martin’s Farm is a fantastic site. The no children policy (except for visitors I think) means that we had a truly quiet break in a beautiful part of the country. The late departure option was a huge blessing for us as it meant that, for once, we could spend a more relaxed departure day - something that we have not been able to do when staying on a club site. We will most definitely return and would rate this site, in terms of location and tranquility, head and shoulders above some of the New Forest Club Sites. Thank you very much! Mel and Andy

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what a brilliant site

What a gem of a site stayed here end of Sept/Oct for a long weekend very friendly owners with two lovely dogs, very well maintained site peace and quiet, you can walk to the forest in 10 minutes very good access from the road so looking forward to going back.
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Ticked all the boxes

Ticked all the boxes. A quiet secluded site with nice views of horses and fields and with the New Forest on the door step. The site is easily accessed off the quiet approach road past the owners attractive thatched cottage and then down a longish drive/track away from the cottage and road. The site is L shaped with a gravel pitch (large enough for 2 vans) and 4 spacious grass pitches all facing onto a fenced paddock. There are large oak trees on 3 sides which depending on the time of day and year provide shade. The first pitches are the sunniest. The owners and their dogs are very friendly. Morrisons is a short drive away and there is a village shop and a couple of pubs within walking distance. There is good walking from the site along quiet New Forest roads and into the Forest itself. It would also be good for bikes as its fairly flat. We will definitely visit again.
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