Southland Caravan Club Site (REF : SLD)

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

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Ideal for ...

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Four nights and ferry package from £139 - click here to find out more.

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.

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.

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.

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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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OS field ref:
SZ556847
OS map ref:
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Handbook map ref:
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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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Great Site

Had a great stay at Southlands in October. Only hardstandings available due to grass being waterlogged and under repair ready for closed season. Site groundwork was in excellent condition, probably the neatest site I have seen as a member for 25+ years. It was just a pity that the Parent and Toddler room suffered from very cool water temperature despite a very long wait in the hope warm water would come eventually. Even to cool for our 4 year old Grandson. The sink drainage in the dishwashing area was very poor, (probably pipes blocked somewhere preventing a good flow) requiring a very long wait in order to leave sink in a tidy condition for next user. Overall a very tidy nice looking site spoiled by lack of attention to maintenance in facility block.
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Great Location

Just spent a week here in early October. It's a large site and well located for all the attractions of the Island. Being late in the season, the site was beginning to close down for the winter and we found that many, probably most, of the pitches were out of use, either being rested, too wet to use or being re-seeded. The site is very well maintained with the usual friendly staff. So why only 3 stars? First, it came as a surprise when we arrived to be offered only a grass pitch. On every other Club site we have been used, there is a differentiation when booking between hard standing pitches and grass. With a large and heavy caravan our choice, especially late in the season would always be for a hard standing. Then, because of the closures and maintenance work, the only pitches available were a few that are designated as tent pitches. These are all along the edge, next to the dog walking area. So be prepared to be waken late at night and early in the morning by people taking their pooches for a "walk" and slamming the gate in the process. I thought that the number of service areas (fresh water, waste and chemical toilet disposal) was only just adequate and spaced far apart and the one large central toilet block, while exceptionally clean, looked to be inadequate when the site is busy. As it was, half the cubicles were locked out of use - which was a problem one morning when it was necessary to queue. Had I known that our standard pitch with awning was going to be a grass pitch, I would have booked elsewhere. I think that the limited number of hard standing pitches and the fact that you take pot luck on getting one should be made clear during booking and priced accordingly. In summary, not one that I'll return to
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First Class Site

A very friendly, warm and helpful greeting from the staff Facilities - immaculate Good location for visiting all the main sites on the island (it's not that big!) Lots of interesting walks (coastal and country) close by Hignly recommended Let's hope the weather is kinder the next time we visit!
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Ferry and stay for us

Briefly to say that as we stay mostly on Club sites, we chose this package as it ticked all our boxes. We caravan and get out and about every day. There is a lot to see on the Island and even having visited every year for eight years (not always caravan) we have yet to exhaust its delights. Check out some of the exceptional small restaurants - some of the pubs are very 'samie'.

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Blackpool Illuminations

Very helpful warden on arrival. Did everything possible to accommodate our stay longer than 3 nights. Apologised for only having 3 nights available, which we were thankful for on the first night. We had set up our awning and went out to a local pub to eat- had a lovely meal and went back to the site. It was dark when we arrived but there was good lighting on the site - that us until we got near the vans - horrendously and unbelievably an eyesore for CCC to allow tacky bright lights around caravans and awnings.... plus some had poles up height with flickering LED coloured lights. Pictures on request for the ugly site we had directly facing us. It was no use complaining as it was obvious these Blackpool illuminations were allowed. Spoilt my first outing as a new member.
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