Riverside camping near Bournemouth

Dorset’s largest town has sandy beaches, idyllic gardens, and a buzzing nightlife.

95% (189 reviews)
95% (189 reviews)

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12 top river, stream, or creek campsites near Bournemouth

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The Old Airfield

114 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents30 acres · Hampshire, South East England
A New Forest airfield that's been overtaken by nature, less than 10 minutes' drive from the coast
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£26
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Radcot Leisure on Thames

46 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · Oxfordshire, South East England
A Thames’ island campsite in the Oxfordshire countryside – with a lovely pub just over the bridge
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£30
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Farrs Meadow

31 units · Glamping, Tents7 acres · Dorset, South West England
A charming Dorset campsite overlooking the Stour Valley and a short walk from both the river and the market town of Wimborne Minster
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£35
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Haywards Bridge Farm

99 units · Motorhomes, Tents8 acres · Shillingstone,, England
We are an Eight and a half acre small holding growing sustainable vegetables and wild flowers, hosting camping and events, nestled beneath Hambledon Hillfort on the bank of the Stour. We have access to the North Dorset trailway at our entrance, our neighbours are the North Dorset Railway, a museum, cafe and soon to be working line, all under preservation and within 50 yards walk, the mighty Hambledon hill is a great trek with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside, for those looking to relax Bournemouth and Weymouth beaches are less than 30 miles, for shoppers Salisbury to the East or Bath just over an hour to the North, there really is something for everyone!
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Stowford Manor Farm Campsite

51 units · Glamping, Motorhomes25 acres · Trowbridge, England
We are a family run farm situated in the beautiful Frome valley. The farm has a range of interests from the traditional Jersey milking cows to a community of workshops used by local craftsmen. The cafe serves cream teas from Easter to the end of September and pizzas are sold in evenings during the summer months. Ours is a small family run camp site with the River Frome on one side, next to the medieval buildings of Stowford Farm. The river is suitable for fishing, boating, swimming and paddling. Historic Bradford-on-Avon is only a 5 minute drive and the City of Bath 15 minutes. For those who enjoy more rural pleasures, 200 metres from the campsite Farleigh Hungerford boasts the only river swimming club in the country, and you can become an instant member for a very small fee.
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£18
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The View Camping

53 units · Tents14 acres · Poole, Dorset, South West England
Welcoming family camping with campfires and far-reaching views over Poole Harbour and the Purbeck Hills
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£10
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The Barn KT9

21 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents3 acres · Greater London, South East England
A unique rural campsite in Surrey, a stone's throw from London's Zone 6
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£12
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Bredy Farm

100 units · Motorhomes, Tents30 acres · Bridport, England
Back-to-basics camping on a Dorset farm with a party vibe at weekends
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£16.50
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Harry's Field New Forest

63 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Fordingbridge, Hampshire, South East England
Family-friendly, traditional New Forest camping with a pub next door and footpaths leading directly from the gateway
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£32
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Stud Farm

1 unit · Glamping25 acres · Brockenhurst, England
A shepherd’s hut on a traditional New Forest farm
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£125
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Woodfrys Farm

7 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents6 acres · Dorset, South West England
A sustainable, family-run smallholding in rural Dorset with a small lakeside campsite
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£12.50
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The Slips

39 units · Motorhomes, Tents4 acres · Henfield, England
A relaxed, back-to-basics campsite in the West Sussex countryside
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Riverside camping near Bournemouth guide

Overview

Welcome to Hipcamp, your ultimate guide to camping near Bournemouth, England! With over 1,300 options available, you'll find the perfect riverside campsite for your outdoor adventure. Whether you're looking to paddle, climb, or spot wildlife, our top campsites like The Barn KT9 (31 reviews), Wytch Wood Camping (27 reviews), and Radcot Leisure on Thames (32 reviews) have got you covered. Plus, you'll enjoy popular facilities like cooking equipment, campfires, and pet-friendly locations. With an average price per night of £26 and options as low as £10, you can't beat the value and convenience of camping with Hipcamp. So pack your bags and get ready to experience the beauty of nature near Bournemouth!

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