Southland Caravan Club Site

Winford Road, Newchurch, Sandown, Isle Of Wight, PO36 0LZ

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  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Family fun, dog friendly & beautiful beaches at Southlands

Situated on the outskirts of the small village of Newchurch in the beautiful Arreton Valley, Southland Club Site is a great location to enjoy your holiday. Half the island is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are over 120 attractions and places of interest for you and your family to visit.

Southland Club Site is a great choice for an Isle of Wight caravan park. It has flat, level, well drained meadowland pitches as well as a large playground and play areas. Trees and shrubs punctuate the site layout, giving a peaceful feeling of privacy. The caravan park is convenient for all parts of the island, and within easy reach of some of the finest beaches.

The island has an excellent bus transport system and you can catch buses from the Isle of Wight Zoo which frequently run into Sandown and Newport. Sandown and Shanklin are only 3 miles by road and both of these towns share the same sheltered bay with its sandy beaches and safe bathing, perfect for families. Newchurch village with its charming Norman church is five minutes on foot and there you will also find a pleasant country inn serving fresh, hearty food.

The garlic farm, a short distance from the site, is said to make the best coffee on the island. Slightly further afield there are loads of fun activities available including sea and freshwater fishing, golf, tennis, squash, swimming, horse riding, windsurfing, sailing and more. The information room at the site offers plenty more ideas for getting out and about in the local area.

Sail & Stay breaks from just £150

Our popular Sail & Stay breaks are great value and we're pleased to offer you them again for 2021. Our combined deals include return ferry crossings to the Isle of Wight and a stay at our Southland Club campsite for four nights or more. To find out more click here.

Ferries to the Isle of Wight

The ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne takes as little as 35 minutes, with crossings from Lymington and Southampton also on offer. To book any of these crossings, call our contact centre on 01342 316101.

Members can save 6% off selected saver fares with Red Funnel, 20% off economy caravan rates/50% off economy motorhome rates on Wightlink ferry crossings. To find out more click here.

Did you know that you can book a glamping holiday on this site? Find out more on our sister website Experience Freedom.

Things to do on site ...

  • Play area
  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Gaz
  • Holiday Cottage
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Silver

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Walking notes:

The island has an extensive network of footpaths. Leaflets are available from Tourist Information Centres.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

The closest is Morrisons approximately 2 miles from the site.

Great savings on days out

Offers available to Club members

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Directions

From East Cowes on the A3021: in 3 miles at the roundabout turn left onto the A3054 (Ryde); in 1 mile at The Cedars Inn turn right at traffic lights; at first mini roundabout turn left (Robin Hill); at the traffic lights (Hare and Hounds public house) do not follow sat nav; instead continue straight down the hill to Arreton. At the T-junction turn left onto the A3056 towards Sandown. Turn second left past Fighting Cocks Roadhouse. From Fishbourne: continue to traffic lights and turn right (Newport); turn left at next traffic lights (Cedar Inn); then as above. From Yarmouth: on A3054 leave Newport onto A3020, then A3056 (Sandown); in 5.5 miles turn second left past Fighting Cocks (signposted Newchurch).

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
PO36 0LZ
GPS:
Lat 50.65951 / Lon -1.213506
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Sandown, Ryde and Newport
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: {0}

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Wonderful stay for our family of 6

Our first booking of the season post covid restrictions. What a wonderful site. Kept in brilliant condition. All the staff were so helpful. Every pitch is set in its own section, beautifully sectioned by high hedges. The playground was brilliant for my 3 kids. Probably the best one we have found on a site. The dog walk is quite short but great that you can let dog off lead. So close to all the attractions but far enough away that it feels quiet. We found a lovely forest half a mile away that was great to walk our dogs. I can’t recommend this site enough. Well done guys.
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Brilliant

It was a real joy to stay at this site for the second time. It is very clear to see that the wardens take a great deal of pride in keeping this site tip top. We stayed at the end of October until early November (when it closed), and was amazed to see everything looking so clean and well cared for at this time of year. We had a serviced pitch, but all the pitches seemed large. The WiFi worked extremely well. All the wardens were extremely friendly and helpful, and deserve a big pat on the back. We will be back!

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Good clean site

Very well run site run by a lovely very helpful couple who even gave us some of their milk when we had run out and did n't want payment.Toilet block was kept very clean and site was quiet partly as some pitches were being renovated.Excellent food at the Pointer Inn but need to book. Very impressed especially as we stayed at a more expensive site on the island where the shower and toilet block leaves a lot to be desired.
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Super site on the Isle of Wight.

This is a lovely site which is beautifully maintained. Having read some negative reviews I was pleasantly surprised to find that it was very quiet and peaceful. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There is a nice dog walking area where you can let your dog off the lead and 2 dog areas for a doggie toilet stop. We had no problems with access to the toilet block. When I used the facilities, there was never anyone else there. The whole thing felt very Covid safe. It is less than 10 minutes walk to The Pointer Inn which does very good food. You will have to book as it tends to get quite busy. The site is well situated for exploring this very lovely Island. We really enjoyed our visit to Osborne House and the drive from Ventnor to Freshwater is stunning. Thank you Southland for a lovely stay, we will be back.

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Another lovely time at Southland

We have been staying here for the last 11 years , sometimes twice a year as we have family living on the lovely Isle of Wight. During this time we have found this site to be spotlessly clean , the shower block tidy and plenty of hot water. Martin and Janet do a fantastic job of running this site and will be a very hard act to follow when they move on at the end of this season. We would like to thank them both for all their help over the years and for being there for their guests . The site has many large trees and bushes and is maintained in an excellent condition by carefully ensuring that the grass is cut regularly and the trees and bushes maintained in shape. We will be very sorry to see you go and wish you the best of luck with your new site. I am sure we will meet agin. Michael and Jill and Webley Allam
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Telephone:
01983 865385

Site information

This campsite is now open. Based on the latest Government guidance issued 8 April, we are pleased to be able to open toilets and shared washing and cleaning facilities (excluding showers) operated in line with Government guidelines.

Remember, you only pay 5% VAT until 30 September 2021, then 12.5% VAT from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 on Club campsite prices! All you need to do is book your holiday as normal, and the discount will be applied to the appropriate rate when you pay on site.