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Herston Caravan & Campsite

2 out of 5

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Space
  • Breakfast available

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSwanage 18 Hole Pitch and Putt14 min walk
    Popular LocationSwanage Beach6 min drive
    Popular LocationDurlston Country Park8 min drive
    AirportBournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.)57 min drive

About this property

Herston Caravan & Campsite

Campsite with free parking, near Swanage Beach
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free campsite has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, conference space, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are on-site. The accommodation offers a hairdryer and a shared bathroom.
This campsite offers 20 forms of accommodation. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Family friendly

  • Playground


  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: GBP 3.00-6.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer (on request)


  • TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference space (32292 square feet)


  • Pet friendly
  • GBP 5 per pet per night


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • ATM/banking services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Corner/local shop
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • In a rural location
  • Near the bay
  • In a village


  • 20 rooms



Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 3.00 and GBP 6.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 5 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

Property is also known as

Herston Caravan Campsite Swanage
Herston Caravan Swanage
Herston Caravan
Herston Caravan &
Herston Caravan & Campsite Swanage
Herston Caravan & Campsite Campsite
Herston Caravan & Campsite Campsite Swanage

About this area


Located in Swanage, this campsite is in a rural area and near the beach. Corfe Castle is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Durlston Country Park and Swanage Beach. Don't miss out on a visit to Oceanarium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Swanage 18 Hole Pitch and Putt - 14 min walk
  • Swanage Beach - 6 min drive
  • Isle of Purbeck - 7 min drive
  • Great Globe - 7 min drive
  • Durlston Country Park - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Swanage Herston Halt Station - 11 min walk
  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 59 min drive


  • The Globe Inn - 17 min walk
  • Chilled Red - 3 min drive
  • Java Independent Coffee House - 3 min drive
  • Love Cake - 3 min drive
  • Chococo - 3 min drive

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Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed in two bell tents which were spacious. Plenty of wood provided for fire pit for two nights. Cold at night need one under one over duvets or warm sleeping bags for 11 degrees
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in May 2019