218 Hurn Road, Matchams, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 2BTView on map
Why stay here ...
Little Paddock is a secluded site set in the attractive grounds of a family owned bungalow in the village of Matchams on the outskirts of the old market town of Ringwood and the New Forest.
It is within easy reach of many and varied shops, retail parks and tourist attractions including a large country park comprising challenging walks, nature trails, childrens playground, Go Ape the UK number one Treetop Adventure Trail and Segways, golf course, railway tour and comprehensive restaurant catering for all tastes. The area also boasts the largest car boot in the South every Sunday!
The thriving coastal town of Bournemouth with its award winning beaches is less than thirty minutes away and many other resorts in the surrounding area are also easily reached within the hour including Poole Harbour, Weymouth, Swanage including Old Harry Rock and the infamous Lulworth Cove used by smugglers for many years.
The spacious site has a maximum of five campervans/caravans at any one time and no tents are allowed. It is very family friendly, children and dogs are welcome.
There is a large recreational area suitable for many types of ball games, bats and balls provided and pagodas are available for picnics. Bar-b-cues are permitted on site.
The site includes modern showers, toilets and laundry facilities and is secure with controlled access at all times.
Wendy looks foward to welcoming you to her CL.
Latest arrival time: 6:00 PM
Some sloping pitches
Levelling blocks required
Electric amperage: 16
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- BH24 2BT
- Lat 50.813332 / Lon -1.815632
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- Nearest port: Poole (20 miles)
- Train station within 5 miles
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We just spent 7 nights at Little Paddock and had a great time. Access roads were a doddle and the electric main gate gives a nice secure feeling. Wendy opened the gate and came to greet us to show us the available pitches and was flexible as to where we went with only one pitch reserved for some regular customers (a good sign in itself). Facilities on the site are fine with a nice clean toilet and shower block, good hook up, drinking water tap next to the toilet block, and all the usual disposal facilities. I must admit though, the grey water and chemical waste could've been better. It looked like folk were using the grey water disposal for emptying the toilet and the chemical waste was a bog sat over a drain that you poored into. We've stayed on only 3 CL's now and this setup was the least clean and well setup for easy discreet use. However, the Little Paddock site is a lovely picturesque place and has a real zen garden feel to it with a few little shelters and log burners for the evenings. My favourite thing was the beautiful Weeping Willow trees about the place! Couple of other things to note as I feel these reviews are here to be honest and helpful for caravanners to make the most informed decision possible. The site is very close to a very fast dual carriageway and there seems to be no shortage of boy racers and motorbikes. They go fast and loud into the evening but it will only bother you if your after real peace and seclusion. It's not so noisy it disturbs sleep, just not as quiet as you might like. The site is next to a kennel though they only bark at feeding time which didn't bother us. It says on the CC site that WIFI is available but in fact is only available if you have a signal booster of stand outside near the owners house. We'd stay again if passing through.