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Is there a campsite right on or near the south coast (Bournemouth area?)

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LadyOfWaffle Tue 30-Jun-09 17:41:35

We are thinking of going away for 1-2 nights this weekend to Bournemouth and can't seem to find a campsite right near the beach. Or just a really nice one (child friendly). Anyone have any recommendations? (Bar Sandy Balls wink) Thanks

Surfermum Tue 30-Jun-09 17:51:02

There aren't any in Bournemouth itself near the beach. Wherever you stay there'll be a bit of a drive to get to the beach.

I haven't stayed at either of these, but have a look at Merley Court or South Lytchett Manor on UK campsite. They've always looked nice to me.

LadyOfWaffle Tue 30-Jun-09 18:07:59

Thanks By Bournemouth I mean Hampshire coast really - I just call the whole area Bournemouth grin

bigbellylady Tue 30-Jun-09 18:12:27

lots of campsites near studland just over the ferry from poole here for example

Poole is far nicer than Bournemouth grin and Purbeck great for camping

Glitterknickaz Tue 30-Jun-09 18:15:00

Purbeck rocks. We're off there in three weeks woo hoo!

Surfermum Tue 30-Jun-09 18:19:30

<Ahem > we're Dorset, not Hampshire! grin.

bigbellylady Tue 30-Jun-09 18:25:13

I know but Bournemouth is Dorset not Hampshire too smile

LadyOfWaffle Tue 30-Jun-09 19:02:53

O yer. New Forest is Hampshire...grin

LadyOfWaffle Tue 30-Jun-09 19:05:26

Nice site! Love to camp in the trees grin We are NT members so free parking at Studland

lucysmum Wed 01-Jul-09 14:55:36

Around Corfe Castle area - very beautiful - Toms field - nearly always full. Woodhayes on on road to Swanage - basic but lovely open fields esp field 3. Someone recommended one at East Creech.

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