Moreton

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.70 to £12.95 Per person/night
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Overview

Discover Dorset's beautiful beaches & surrounding area from our Moreton campsite.

Dorset’s beautiful beaches, heath and downlands are all accessible from our Moreton Club campsite located in the heart of Wessex and surrounded by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Our 120-pitch site is open and spacious with a good range of facilities, including two amenity blocks, a small children’s play area and a dog walk.

Moreton station next to the campsite is on routes to Weymouth, Poole and Bournemouth and the bus stop, half a mile from site, will take you to the pretty county town of Dorchester where you can enjoy a number of walking trails including the Thomas Hardy trail and the Roman Town Walk. The town’s Borough Gardens has tennis courts, a bowling green and a children’s play area and hosts a number of events through the summer including live bands and a teddy bear’s picnic.

Head to the sleepy village of Moreton and stop off at the Tearooms, situated in the old school at Moreton for a cream tea. Thomas Edward Lawrence, popularly known as “Lawrence of Arabia” is buried in the church here. A more elaborate memorial can be found at St. Martins church, Wareham.

The village forms part of the “Lawrence of Arabia Walking Trail. The walks take in Bovington, Clouds Hill, Moreton Church and Lawrence’s grave.

Attractions in the area include the Tank Museum at Bovington, Monkey World Ape rescue Centre in Wareham and Lulworth and Corfe Castles. For the best beaches, head to the circularLulworth Cove, Kimmeridge Bay – great for rock pooling and swimming – and the blue flag beach at Swanage.

Worth Noting

Two Holiday bungalows to let, to book call 024 7647 5087. TV and mobile reception is poor. Campers receive a 50 per cent reduction in green fees at Dorset Golf and Country Club.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

Farmers’ markets are held regularly in Wareham, Weymouth, Dorchester and Wimborne. Pamphill Farm Shop sells local produce and Pampered Pigs at Bere Regis supplies organic vegetables and meat.

Facilities

Moreton has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Family shower room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Ball games

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Alternative Accommodation

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

Reviews

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4.7

Being fairly new to camping with our motorhome, we booked a hardstanding pitch and this was a...

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Being fairly new to camping with our motorhome, we booked a hardstanding pitch and this was a mistake. We have a Jormax windbreak to keep our dog confined with us and we were told on arrival that the windbreak would have to be within the confines of the hardstanding area. It was impossible to put the windbreak up as the surface was very solid. Fortunately a grass pitch had become vacant and we were able to take this. Unfortunately this was in a corner of the site nearest to the train station and we were aware of three trains an hour throughout the day including lots of beeping and hooting because of the level crossing. The site is well-looked after and very clean. The showers and toilets are very good, but the temperature of the water was not adjustable and it was a little too hot for a summers day. There is a small wooded area for a dog walk, but you are not allowed to let the dog loose in this area and they have to be kept on leads throughout the whole site, so if you have a lively dog that needs to have a run each day, you will need to take it offsite.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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3.7

Nice site, friendly staff.

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Nice site, friendly staff. Site situated handily for most of the local attractions and fairly close to the main link roads. Toilet block is in need of refurbishment.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 2
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5

Weymouth, Poole, Bournmouth and the New Forest nearby.

This review is for Moreton

Weymouth, Poole, Bournmouth and the New Forest nearby. Note, not on the site detail, there is a Coop at Crossways about a mile from the site. No need to go to Dorchester. We extended our intended stay from 5 days to 7.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Delicious Fish/Scampi & Chips from mobile shop visiting the site.

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Delicious Fish/Scampi & Chips from mobile shop visiting the site. Toilets & Showers immaculate.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 0.5 mile from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Moreton Station – next to Site

Safe Directions


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Self Catering at Moreton

from £40.00a night

Dates open: 26 March 2015 - 2 November 2015

Tastefully decorated, spacious and fully equipped, Moreton's two holiday bungalows are the ideal accommodation for a relaxing holiday. Each sleeps four in one double and one twin room and both bungalows have a family bathroom. The Portland bungalow also offers two additional en-suite bathrooms. Home-from-home comforts include Freeview, TV and CD player in the lounge and dining area and dish washer and microwave in the kitchen. Outside each bungalow has a private patio area with garden furniture.

Call 0845 130 7633 / 01305 853801 to book

  • This site sleeps four comfortably

    Sleeps four people

  • The property has a kitchen with a cooker

    Kitchen

  • The property has outdoor furniture

    Outdoor furniture

  • The property has a dishwasher

    Dishwasher

  • The property has a bathroom

    Bathroom

  • There is a sitting room

    Sitting room

  • There is a dining area

    Dining area

  • TV - Satellite or Freeview

    TV - Satellite or Freeview

  • DVD  player

    DVD player

  • Private patio

    Private patio

  • Childrens' play area

    Childrens' play area

  • Wifi

    Wifi

“Moreton is a real favourite of ours and we have been going there for years. Moreton is brilliantly run and extremely clean. It has a real community feeling and the grounds are always splendid. Over the years we have recommended many and it too has become their favourite.”

- Carole and Colin

This stunning leafy campsite is set in seven acres and is surrounded on all sides by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Booking please note

See our Self Catering Terms and Conditions.

For further information and prices for Moreton

Standard Fees

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Minimum booking periods do apply.

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