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Dashwood Meadows

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· Qualicum Beach, Nanaimo, British Columbia
5.5 acres hosted by Amanda L.
3 RV/tent sites
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Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at this Hipcamp.
Family-friendly
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Amanda is a Star Host
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Welcome to Dashwood Meadows! We are located in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island. This is a hobby farm with sheep, mini goats, chickens, donkeys, dogs and cats. We grow berries, plums, cherries, nuts and wildflowers. Child-friendly and family-friendly environment. You can walk the labyrinth of forest trails nearby. There is a beach 9 km from the farm. Lakes, rivers, waterfalls, provincial parks, caves, golf courses, children's playgrounds and country markets, all within less than an hour's drive. In Qualicum Beach, you will find amazing sandy beaches, picture-perfect views, world-class biking and hiking trails, salt-tinged ocean air, and the small-town charm of our communities. Seeing goats on a roof, exploring underground caves, strolling endless beaches at low tide, and walking among ancient old-growth forests are just some of the experiences you’ll be able to tell your friends about back home.
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167 ratings · 76 reviews
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James S.recommends
October 10, 2023
Site 3 - Dashwood Meadows
nice little piece of farmland. we loved the donkey. very welcoming and hospitable.
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Kim M.recommends
September 16, 2023
Site 3 - Dashwood Meadows
Comfortable spot, great location and the animals are the cutest!
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Kelsey M.recommends
August 29, 2023
Site 2 - Dashwood Meadows
Lovely experience
We had such a lovely time here. Amanda was very responsive if we needed anything and also held space for us to just enjoy the space. Super close to Qualicum Beach making it easy to get a nice beach hang in. The icing on the cake for our kids was Seraphina - the friendly donkey. The kids loved petting her and selecting carrots to feed her. They are still telling us this was their favourite camping spot.
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Emma B.recommends
August 24, 2023
Site 2 - Dashwood Meadows
We had a great time! Our kids loved visiting all the animals and it was so nice to have a fenced area where our dogs could run around without causing trouble. Thanks again!
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Andrea P.recommends
August 16, 2023
Site 2 - Dashwood Meadows
Perfect atmosphere to camping
We loved staying at Dashwood Meadows! Amanda welcomed us well explaining how everything worked and telling us some suggestions. Toilet super clean. Excellent position and we loved the mood there!!
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Paul M.recommends
August 2, 2023
Site 2 - Dashwood Meadows
Great hosts and wonderful place. Kids loved the farm and all the animals around. The donkey was their favourite
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Qualicum Beach, Nanaimo, British Columbia, CanadaTraditional, ancestral territory of K’ómoks First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Amanda L.Joined in April 2021
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