2017 opening times:
The campsite closes on sunday 4th September. sorry, we will not be open for the Swanage folk festival. caravan site open until 1st Nov.
Our spacious fields with lovely views of Corfe Castle are open to tents and small campervans and allow you to spread out, relax and enjoy your holiday. Watch as the steam train chugs its way across the valley, view amazing sunsets and starlit skies as you sit outside your tent. We are an ideal campsite for children and families. .
Our facilities include 3 toilet blocks, showers, hot water, freezers for ice packs, hair drying point and washing up areas. Hot water and showers are included in the price, no tokens required. Mobile shop visits every morning during peak season. We are also proud of our full range of recycling facilities.
Sorry but we do not take transit vans or motor bikes. No EHU except on the caravan area. We don’t take bookings or reservations for tents, Downshay Farm is a turn up and pitch site. We do not have marked pitches that can be reserved, but please feel free to check us out when you’re in Purbeck or phone/email before you set out to gauge availability. We would recommend arriving on Sunday or any weekday Monday to Thursday for best choice of pitches.
DOGS: We welcome well behaved dogs but they MUST BE KEPT ON A LEAD AT ALL TIMES. However, if your dog barks, please do not bring it camping.
We can also now guarantee pitches by email a couple of days before arrival for your peace of mind (according to availability) but not for Friday/Saturdays and not for Bank Holiday weekends.
2017 Prices Per Night:
- Large Tent/ VW campervan £3.00
- Medium Tent £2.00
- Small Tent £1.00
- Gazebos/Boats £3.00
- Car £1.00
- Adults £6.00, Child 11+ £3.00, Under 11 £1.00
Departure time is midday. Late departure after 2pm is available for a nominal £5 fee.
Please note, minimum pitch fee £10 per night.
- All chemical toilets must have biodegradable/organic fluid, no facility for Elsan Blue.
- Campfires may be lit in fire bowls or bbqs but not directly on the ground.