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Glamping at Swanage by PitchingIt

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· Swanage, England
1 acre hosted by Rob H.
4 glamping pitches
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Camping is all about horses for courses: some people want to stay somewhere so remote that it’s accessible only by car, while others prefer the convenience of getting to the site by train and then being able to reach everything within a short walk. If you belong in the second camp (and if you are after a holiday at the seaside), Glamping at Swanage Bijou by PitchingIt, in Dorset, might well be the answer to your prayers. You’ll have little need for your car at this family- and dog-friendly Swanage site, since it’s only a short stroll from the High Street (about 10 minutes) and an even shorter stroll from the beach (five minutes). Despite being so close to town, though, the site feels remarkably peaceful – likely thanks to the high hedges that surround it and make it feel more secluded than it is. Bell tents decorated with bunting and floral accents sit on a level grassy field that’s part of Kirkwood Park, an outdoor complex that includes an 18-hole golf course, plus foot and frisbee golf. There is also direct access to a well-equipped playground and to a skateboard park with multiple ramps where the kids can practise their kickturns and flips. Toilets and hot-water showers complete the picture, alongside an area where you can wash up after your barbecue. The nearest supermarket is a five-minute drive away (10 minutes on foot), but if you prefer to let someone else take care of the cooking, there are lots of restaurants and cafés within walking distance.
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3 Ratings · 2 reviews
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Paul F.
August 27, 2023
Swanage Delightful Bell Tent
Decent, not “Delightful”…
Overall this is a good site. Lots of parking (not too far from your pitch), decent toilets/washing up area/showers and the staff are friendly and helpful. You are also a very short walk from the beach and popular areas of the town. The pitch itself was a little less tidy than I expected based on the pictures and I feel overall the grounds could’ve been a little better maintained (grass was quite long around the tent and around the site generally as well as the bushes). Probably could have had a little more space between pitches - we came back to our pitch and another tent had been put up very close to ours All in all we had a good trip, but I would definitely consider other options if in the area again…
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Alexis P.recommends
August 11, 2023
Swanage Delightful Bell Tent
Hidden faery dell
Great location, just a hop, skip and a jump to the town and sea. Magical at night with pretty lights and wooded area. Very friendly atmosphere, and a breakfast trailer doing great food first thing in the morning. Basic toilets and showers which are cleaned daily. Sometimes a little on the chilly side, but the site focuses on saving water and energy. Recycling is top notch. The bell tent is beautiful. Beds were comfortable, though the inflatable mattresses were a bit squeaky! But I get it for having to store them in the winter. We had a great time :)
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Swanage, England, United KingdomTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Rob H.Joined in April 2023
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