8 Dog Friendly Caravan Parks In Dorset

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Are you looking for dog friendly caravan parks in Dorset?

It’s fantastic news that more and more holiday parks across the UK are allowing the canine members of our families to holiday with us.

Whether you and the pooch desire a holiday in a static caravan, wish to park up your own caravan – or motorhome – or even fancy going glamping, we thought it would be useful to know where you can take the dog!

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1. Rockley Park, Poole (Haven)

Many Haven Holiday parks are dog friendly, with Rockley Park being a popular choice in Dorset.

Rockley Park is conveniently close to Poole and Bournemouth. Its location offers a stunning view of Poole Harbour, providing a picturesque setting for visitors.

The park is notably dog-friendly. It provides direct access to a dog friendly beach, and the popular Sandbanks beach is nearby. The area has multiple dog-friendly beaches and nature reserves, providing ample opportunities for walks and exploration.

A water sports centre is available for all skill levels, making it a versatile location for enthusiasts.

  • Fantastic location, close to Poole and Bournemouth
  • Situated with an amazing view of Poole Harbour
  • Exclusive award-winning Sandbanks beach is on your doorstep and its dog friendly!
  • Direct walk-on access to the beach at the park with your dog!
  • Plenty of other local dog walking beaches and nearby nature reserves
  • Ideal for family breaks, lots of facilities
  • Water sports centre for every ability

Related: A Guide To Rockley Park

2. Swanage Coastal Park, Swanage (Shorefield)

Swanage Coastal Park, located in Swanage, is known for its beautiful Purbeck Hills and Swanage views. It’s a stone’s throw away from the Swanage town centre, adding convenience to its charm.

A distinct feature of this park is that some caravans and lodges are equipped with hot tubs! This allows guests to kick back and relax, even with their dog by their side. This, along with the beautiful nearby beaches on the spectacular Jurassic coast, makes it an ideal place for dog lovers to explore.

Visitors to Swanage Coastal Park get the added bonus of free use of WIFI and other facilities on the neighbouring site.

The park is near a nature reserve and scenic countryside, providing more opportunities for you and your dog to explore. The area’s rich natural beauty promises many a great walk or run with your furry friend.

The park offers luxury lodge-style accommodation. These provide a comfortable and stylish base from where you can venture out to enjoy all that Swanage Coastal Park and the surrounding area have to offer.

  • Stunning views of the Purbeck Hills and Swanage
  • Close to Swanage town centre
  • Some caravans are equipped with hot tubs! Relax with the hound!
  • Beautiful nearby beaches on the spectacular Jurassic coast- to explore with the dog
  • Free use of WIFI and additional facilities on neighbouring site
  • Nearby nature reserve and scenic countryside to discover with your doggy
  • Luxury lodge-style accommodation is available

3. Oakdene Forest Park, St Leonards (Shorefield)

  • Scenic Woodland location between Hurn and Avon Forest, a canine dream!
  • Set in 55 landscaped acres of woodland and river meadows
  • Direct access to many scenic walks for you and the pup!
  • Lodge and caravan options with hot tubs!
  • Nearby dog walking beaches in Poole and Bournemouth
  • Relaxing family-friendly park with lots of wide-open space for all members of the family!

4. Waterside Holiday Park, Weymouth

  • Fantastic beachside location on edge of Jurassic Coast – ideal for doggies!
  • Close to the busy resort of Weymouth, great for families
  • Full Spa facilities and gymnasium
  • Close to various dog walking beaches and coastline paths to adventure with the pooch!
  • Perfectly located to visit popular leisure attractions: Monkey World and Sealife Adventure Park
  • Comprehensive leisure facilities for everyone

5. Seadown Park, Charmouth

  • Perfect seaside location on the unspoilt Jurassic coast, canine-friendly!
  • Great clifftop walks on heritage coastal paths to explore with the doggie!
  • Close to the famous fossil beach of Lyme bay to go on an adventure on
  • Direct access to the beach from the caravan park
  • Further nature reserves and countryside to walk the dog!
  • Good sports facilities to keep the family active

6. Loose Reins, Shillingstone

  • Located as an AONB site (Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty)
  • Unique bespoke cabins and lodges in the heart of the countryside to relax in with your dog
  • The vast amount of woodland and  open country trails for your canine to explore
  • Special doggie paddock to play ball games and charge around!
  • Luxury glamping accommodation, relax in comfort
  • Exclusive “Doggie Welcome Pack” on arrival

7. Herston Yards Farm, Swanage

  • Luxury 4 star holiday log cabins set in a picturesque location on the Purbecks
  • Luxury facilities include hot tubs, heating and private outdoor spaces to relax with the pup!
  • Close to Swanage Steam Train and Corfe Castle, take the dog!
  • Only 1.5 miles from Swanage town centre
  • Close to sandy blue flag beaches for more dog walks
  • National Trust countryside to explore with your favourite canine companion

8. Highlands End Holiday Park, Bridport

  • Fantastic range of dog suitable accommodation: lodges, caravans, bungalows and glamping pods
  • Dogs can come and stay here in your motorhome, touring caravan or tent
  • Choice of beaches in West Dorset to exercise and play with your hound
  • Dogs welcome in bars and restaurants
  • Full doggy shower facilities and a dog menu
  • Extensive doggy supplies in the park shop
  • Well thought out convenient doggy tie-up points around the park!

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