Warmwell Caravan Park Dorchester, Dorset, South West England, DT2 8JD (Location map)
1st March 2018 to 2nd January 2019
Nestled in the beautiful Dorset countryside, you will find this stunning park with a warm and friendly welcome, heated toilet and shower block and well laid out pitches for touring or seasonal caravans with the added luxury of a members only bar and restaurant to save you cooking and give you more time for relaxing.
If its peace and tranquillity you are looking for, then look no further, here at Warmwell it comes as standard.
Surrounded by countryside and woodland there is an abundance of wildlife from rabbits and squirrels to deer and a wide variety of birds all of which come to visit us here at the park. If your lucky you will catch a glimpse of a deer passing or hear the hoot of an owl as it takes flight on his nightly hunt or even hear the sounds of the woodpeckers tapping away.
Here at Warmwell there is something for everyone, no matter your age or ability. For the more relaxed holiday there are nearby beaches and historic buildings and muesems to visit, but for the more active holiday there are walks in abundance including along
the World Famous Jurrasic Coast.For shopping then Dorchester and Weyouth are just a short drive away with Bournemouth a little further.
Monkey World http://www.monkeyworld.org/
Bovington Tank Museum http://www.tankmuseum.org/home
Lulworth Castle and Grounds
Warmwell Caravan Park is set in a wooded area on different levels, with lots of wildlife including Sika deer, rabbits and lots of different birds, (Buzzards, Tawny Owls, Jays, Green & Great Spotted Woodpeckers to name but a few), butterflies and moths.
Nearby is the historic county town of Dorchester (5.5 miles from Warmwell) and other towns and villages of interest including Tolpuddle (7.8 miles from Warmwell), where there is a museum dedicated to the Tolpuddle Martyrs.
Enjoy walking? Near Warmwell are many paths on which to go walking, ranging from coastal to forest and heathland and, when open, range walks (be sure to check first).
The South West Coast Path which starts at Poole harbour (21.4 miles from Warmwell Caravan Park), carries on for 130 miles along the Jurassic Coast, through Devon and Cornwall, finishing at Minehead in Somerset. It passes through charming villages, beautiful scenery and has some challenging climbs.
A few hundred metres from the park is the Jubilee Trail, which runs for 90 miles from the Hampshire border at Bokerley Dyke, through Dorset to finish on the Somerset border at Forde Abbey.
If you prefer sand and sea, Weymouth beach is just down the road and a few miles away are the sandy shallow waters of Studland Bay.
You can also enjoy the nostalgia of a preserved railway and take a ride to the seaside town of Swanage, passing the impressive Corfe Castle on the way.
Just 20 miles away is Poole Harbour, where you can take a boat trip to Brownsea Island and wander through the trees to watch Red Squirrels.
You can go shopping in Dorchester or Weymouth, take a scenic boat tour or a fishing trip from Weymouth or Swanage, or fish from the
beach at Chesil or Abbotsbury.
Visit the lighthouse or the castle at Portland or again there are plenty of public footpaths from which to enjoy the views.
There are several National Trust Houses and Gardens in the area or you could spend a day visiting Monkey World or The Tank Museum at Bovington.
At Abbotsbury you can see the swans or visit the gardens…. or you could just relax in the sunshine with a good book!