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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We booked this at the last minute to complete walking the south west coast path. We had read some unsavoury reviews but decided beggars couldn't be choosers. Well we didn't need to worry. Staff are a great asset and made us VERY welcome. Great location near Swanage steam railway. Food was generally good and Sunday carvery was superb. You know...

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1Thank Patrick K
Bristol
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a caravan park with several designated camping fields that I imagine get packed on sunny weekends in the summer. It certainly wa son the August BH weekend. It is cheap, and if you can accept the slightly grubby shower facilities then this for you. There are no pitches - just find a space and pitch your tent -...

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend and were met by Claire on reception who was lovely and couldn't be more helpful to us. We arrived too late for breakfast on Saturday but JC still made us a lovely full breakfast and coffee which was very appreciated. JC again went out of his way to get us dinner on the Saturday...

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Thank Clair O
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great place the staff were the best we come across helpful could not do any more to make us welcome. We were supposed to leave Sunday at 11 am then one of the staff said "are you not staying for the carvery " best carvery all cooked fresh lots of local people call in just for this. We actually left...

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Thank les543987
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited over the bank holiday weekend and our initial impression was of a lovely campsite. We given a nice sized plot, which was perfect except for all the litter left by the previous campers. From this point it got worse, the 1st night we were woken at 230am by people coming back from the town, then by a women...

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1Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a fantastic family holiday and I am sat here now reminiscing on our visit. From the moment we arrived we were greeted by friendly helpful and informative staff who assisted us to our pitch. The sight was relaxed but controlled in a friendly manner. The fields were split up into a lively, family and a...

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1Thank BlackburnBarry
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Just had another great holiday staying in Rose Cottage at Herston Campsite. Have been coming back here for a few years now and always have a lovely time and always made to feel very welcome by Liz in reception. Already booked for next year!!!!

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herston, Manager at Herston Caravan & Camp Site, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and it was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again one day Kindest regards Liz

Damerham
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Once I was parked up on my electric hook up in my van there was no need to move off site. I did walk around the site and I was not impressed with the Yurts and the Yurt area - it all looked very neglected and sad and I was pleased I was in my van. There was a little...

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herston, Manager at Herston Caravan & Camp Site, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are all glad that you enjoyed your stay and like many other dog owners before you found the location ideal for walks. Kindest regards Liz

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This site is probably the closets to Swanage town and beach. The site COULD be fantastic. Unfortunatley Herston is very dirty. The showers and toilets are so bad we didnt use them and spent our time there using baby wipes and a bowl! They need a deep clean with a scrubbing brush and bleach - the dirt was weeks old....

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herston, Manager at Herston Caravan & Camp Site, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, We try our upmost to keep our facilities clean and tidy. There are multiple toilet and shower blocks that are cleaned regularly by our team of cleaners. Some of these are in the camping fields and when it rains mud and grass cuttings get walked in. We try to keep on top of this as...

Hampshire
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed in a YURT over Bank Holiday weekend, and it was filthy. Place was full of cobwebs and smelt very musty, floor was disgusting and didn't look as if it had ever been swept or cleaned. Paid £90 a night for a smelly, dirty place to stay for 3 nights, had enough after 2 nights and left. Don't bother.

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herston, Manager at Herston Caravan & Camp Site, responded to this review

In response to your review we work hard on the yurts to keep them in a good condition and on the whole our guests are very happy with them and enjoy their stay. What you have failed to mention in your review is that you set up an outside projector streaming films on the side of the yurt with speakers...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Herston Caravan & Camp Site

Address: Washpond Lane, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3DJ, Swanage, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Number of rooms: 120
Also Known As:
Herston Caravan And Camp Site
Herston Caravan & Camp Site Hotel Swanage
Herston Caravan & Camp Site Swanage, Dorset
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“Great camping site if you like being stared at every half hour”
 of 5 bubbles collette124, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The field with EHU has got brand new toilets”
 of 5 bubbles KrisFlynn12, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Linen and towels are provided but you need to bring your own soap & shampoo & laundry detergent”
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 of 5 bubbles bonggamom, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask if its a lodge or caravan”
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 of 5 bubbles Gruffergreen, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
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