Address: Luckford Wood House, Holme Lane, East Stoke, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4AP
Telephone: 01929 463098
Season: Open All Year
Seasonal Pitches: Yes
Luckford Wood House is set in beautiful countryside and offers very comfortable accommodation in a peaceful setting. At Luckford Wood we offer quality Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast accommodation.
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Our central position makes Luckford Wood an ideal base for your vacation to enjoy the Jurassic Coastline, wonderful beaches and bays, coastal and inland walks, as well as many other exciting things and places for you to explore and enjoy, many of which are listed later.
You can contact us on: Tel: 01929 463098 / Mobile: 07 8887 19 002 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us via our enquiry form.
OLD FASHIONED CARAVANNING AND CAMPING WITH A RELAXED TRADITIONAL FEEL AT ITS BEST
At Luckford Wood we invite you to pitch your tent where you want [within designated areas]. We don't have rows of tents and caravans.
At Luckford Wood we offer our guests wash room facilities with free hot water for 12 showers and 12 washhand basins, we offer you basic toiletries, as well as free hot water for the washing up stations which are undercover and lit for your convenience.
The family park is fringed by woodland, sheltered with many secluded areas. It is with in easy reach the Jurassic Coast, beautiful sandy beaches, woodland and forest walks. Numerous recreational facilities are all waiting for you and are all within easy reach of the site.
Plenty of space
Escape the town and visit the countryside
Luckford Wood Caravan and Camping Park is hidden-away nestling between Heath Land to the North, Woodland and Forest, to the South, and within reach of the coast, which can be reached by walking across country from the Park or by road. - just 4 miles from Lulworth.
You will be surrounded by an abundance of wildlife with woods and grassland all around. Why not just laze the time away listening to the call of the birds singing. If you are lucky watch the deer grazing.
Many magnificent old ancestral homes, country houses, and gardens abound. The world famous Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are a must for those interested in geology and magnificent scenery. Or perhaps just enjoy the peace and quiet at Warborrow Bay, and marvel at the deserted village of Tynham. One can sample the delights of Swanage, Dorchester and Weymouth or the thrill and excitment of visiting Monkey World, the Tank Museum and the Swanage Steam Railway.
For those all important provisions there are Supermarkets in Wareham and further a field Swanage and Poole with convenience stores in all villages Wool, Stoborough, Sandford and Carey.
For golf packages, courses, partnerships, concessionary fees and links, please ask for details.
We have a great choice of pubs, restaurants, small hotels, cafes, bars which meet all tastes and all within a reasonable distance.
Bike hire, trekking, outward bound courses, deer staking, zorbing, clay pigeon shooting, gliding are all close by.
Well behaved groups of polite courteous young people, families and friends and individuals are all most welcome.
We welcome rallies throughout the year.
Pets are welcomed. We just ask that they are kept on a lead and either walked on our internal dog walking lane to the north of the park or off site.
AMERICAN RV - CARAVANS MOTOR HOMES Are all very welcome at Luckford Wood where the site is level on a well drained gravely soil. Easy access is via a wide splayed entrance.
Children can play in the full view of caravans or tent, but must always be under the supervision of their parents.
For 25 years we at Luckford Wood Caravan and Camping Park has allowed traditional open CAMP FIRES [conditions apply]. We supply the kindling wood, a fire basket/brazier and a water container for your safety, all you need are long balmy evenings to enjoy the delights of your stay.
We supply you with all the wood you need for your nightly camp fire. You may well see shadows and reflections dancing in the night sky, smoke wafting, embers drifting by in the night breeze on their way up into the stars, along with thoughts of a beautiful day.
Camp Fires make sure you bring an axe and saw and enjoy the delight of gathering and cutting your wood for your fire.
COSTS will vary from typically £2.00 pppn based on 10 people with 5 tents pn.
To £7.00 pppn for 2 people sharing one tent pn. Feel free to call to confirm.
You have as much as you need. You collect the wood from the store. You use the firebox provided, this must be kept off the ground using bricks to prevent scorching the grass. Please put back what is not used. We can usually supply lighting paper and kindling wood. You might like to bring a saw and axe in case its needed. All wood is to be broken up in the wood store compound NOT AT or BY your TENT. Be careful of NAILS and SPLINTERS. Don't scorch the grass keep the Fire Box off of the ground on top of bricks. Collect ALL Firewood during daylight hours. Don't damage trees. Don't climb on to the wood pile. Be careful do not handle HOT ASH. FLOATING HOT EMBERS can burn holes in tents, manage your fire to prevent this, do not overload the fire box. WIND. Always build the fire on the eastern side of your tent, smoke should then be blown away from your camp. Keep tents and belongings a safe distance away from the the fire. Try to have the opening of your tent to the South or East not open to the prevailing wind. WATER keep a large amount of water close at hand. Do not allow the grass to be scorched or burnt. Keep your car / gas bottles and other belongings a safe distance away. ALL PERSONS CHOOSING OR INVOLVED WITH HAVING A CAMP FIRE / BARBEQUE WILL DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.
They will be responsible for any loss property and or life caused directly or indirectly by their actions to others campers and their property and surrounding neighbouring properties.
PLEASE PRE ORDER YOUR LANTERNS AND MAGICAL DUST TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT
All can be purchased on our site. Subject to availability conditions apply.
Help light a beacon and watch the wonder of the light glowing on peoples faces as they marvel at the light and warmth being given off.
Flags line the driveway as you enter Luckford Wood with crisp daffodils waving in the wind
A light on our distinctive brown and white sign at the entrance helps to guide you in.
Cooking is so easy using our braziers which in turn contains your camp fire. You will experience the true meaning of caravanning and camping appreciating the aroma of the wood being burnt, the light the sounds, the peace and enjoyment, knowing you are snug and warm as you sit dreaming around the log fire.
New for 2006 a water ring main around the park which brings fresh drinking water to within easy reach of most pitches. Many pitches have the opportunity to hook up to own individual mains water and electricity.
Our current modest facilities have free hot water to about 12 showers and 10 washhand basins.
All pitches can have their own barbecue.
ADULT ONLY AREA can be reserved. Please reserve your pitch by telephone.
HOG / PORK / LAMB ROAST MENU AT LUCKFORD WOOD FARM CARAVAN AND CAMPING PARK
Let us prepare and bring to your encampment your HOG ROAST. We will roast, carve, display and serve the meat and prepare everything else as described. [Suitable for small groups conditions apply please ask for details].
Boneless rolled loin or leg of pork served on silver platter presented with sliced oranges, limes and lemons. Garnised with herbs honey and spices and our secret sauce.
Fresh garlic, tuna, mayonnaise, celery salad with roasted peppers. Sliced carrot with spring onions, boiled eggs, lettuce and tomatoes and pasta. Lettuce, brazil nuts, tomatoes, cucumber, diced peppers and chillies
Lettuce cucumber, onion, cress, tomato, thyme, sweetcorn and dried tomatoes. Tomato, celery, betroot, coriander, spring onions, oranges, chopped crispy bacon. Complete with coleslaw, pickles salad dressing, potato salad and boiled eggs. Pumpkin pickle. Hot crusty garlic bread.
Home made fresh fruit salad made from up to 25 different fruits seasoned with various spices served with ice cream..
An extensive cheese board with a selection of cheeses from around the world, celery grapes and biscuits.
Supplied with Cutlery, condiments, plates, napkins, table chairs.
A deposit will be required for the cutlery, tables, chairs, crockery, etc. refundable [conditions apply].
Please make us aware of your preferences, dietary and personal requirements and needs.
South African Recipe Lamb and Venison Curry
Why not let us provide you with the ingredients for your feast - the meat , all the spices, delicious succulent peaches apricots and pineapple, rice, herbs, and vegetables as well as the cook pot [ Pojkie if available ] to enable you to cook your authentic supper based on a South African receipt over an open fire under the stars by the light and warmth of your fire.
[Terms and conditions apply on all contents of this site , services strictly by prior arrangement subject to availability ask for details ] please make us aware of your preferences, dietary and personal requirements and needs.
There are numerous beaches and holiday destinations including:
Jurassic World Heritage Coastline, coastal and inland paths Swanage, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Dorchester Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Fossil Forest Corfe Castle, Kingston Lacey House, Athelhampton House (National Trust) Kimmeridge and Studland Bay, Dancing Ledge, Tyneham, Worbarrow and Mupe Bay Bovington Tank Museum Monkey World Luckford Wood offers caravanners and campers a peaceful relaxed atmosphere in a unique setting. The setting is rural and uncommercialised. Luckford Wood Farm Caravan and Camping Park has many hideaway and secluded areas as well as secluded sunny glades. Many areas are tree-lined, other areas are level meadowland. The site nestles in the heart of Dorset countryside. The park has low level lighting at night for your convenience and safety.
Luckford Wood is ideally situated just North of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, it is the closest Caravan and Camping Park in this locality to the coastline and it's situated in an area listed as being in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The entrance to the Park is good and can be accessed via the A352, B3070 or B3071.
Camp Bestival 2009 24th 25th 26th July 2009 at Lulworth Castle Luckford Wood House and Luckford Wood Caravan and Camping Park is a short distance by road about 3 mile about 5 minutes drive from the festival and then return to sleep under the stars by your Camp Fire.
Hook Up Points Up to 60 points giving 10 to 16 amps are usually available and can be reserved. Each hook up point has a low level security lighting for your safety when walking at night time.
Designated dog walking lane To the North of the site there is a dog walking lane and stream. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times. Luckford Wood is a secluded quiet, uncommercialised park situated in natural surroundings, making Luckford Wood an ideal location to unwind and relax.
Tel: 01929 463098 Mobile: 07 888 719 002 Email: email@example.com
Individual and group camp fires are allowed by prior arrangement (conditions apply).
Luckford Wood is a quiet site. We ask that Noise levels are restricted and contained to within each pitch after 9.30pm thus respecting those other campers and caravanners close by.
Secluded adult only areas can usually be reserved.
Family Members - Breakfast Campers and caravanners can even enjoy an sumptuous breakfast at Luckford Wood Farmhouse sampling the delights from our extensive menu. We invite you to eat at a time to suit yourselves and eat what you want - either in the dining room, conservatory or garden. (Reservation only) Family members/friends who are camping may join family and friends staying at Luckford Wood House for breakfast.
Many fine country and town pubs and restaurants which cater for all tastes can be found a short distance from Luckford Wood Farmhouse and Luckford Wood Caravan and Camping Park.
Indian, Chinese, Italian and Fish and Chip Suppers can be delivered to your tent or caravan by local suppliers. (By prior arrangement only). Orders to be made well in advance, ask for details. Suitable for groups, conditions apply.
A Hog/Lamb Roast/BBQ with canopy can be hired at Luckford Wood. This is suitable for groups of families or friends, conditions apply. A pig or lamb must be ordered/purchased well in advance of your arrival at Luckford Wood. We can prepare the meat to be cooked and cook it for you while you are out during the day and then carve it for you in the evening or you can undertake the cooking yourselves.
Rent a Timber Tepee
Equipment for Hire (conditions apply)
Mountain and road bikes Frame Tents Hog Roast/ Spit/ BBQ with canopy We can also provide temporary sleeping quarters that have been installed.
Please call for avaliability: Tel: 01929 463098 Mobile: 07 888 719 002 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tents for Hire
Frame tents with just a ground sheet can be hired.
Or Tent shelters can be hired with the following:
Electricity Rugs Double Divan Beds (bed linen and towels are included) Microwave Cooker Armchair Fridge/Freezer Electric Blanket Ensuite Shower and Toilet or Facilities close by Standard and/or Bedside lamps Breakfast at Luckford Wood Farmhouse is included. Reservations must be booked and paid for well in advance of your holiday (conditions apply).
A Tree tent shelter built in and around a tree can be hired (minimum weekly bookings, strictly by prior arrangement, subject to conditions. Please check well in advance for availability).
TOURING CARAVANNING AND CAMPING TARIFFS for this season
Caravan and camping tariffs based on 2 people sharing
Minimum 3 night stay midweek in MARCH POA Minimum 5 nights Sunday to Thursday POA WEEKENDS POA
Minimum 3 night stay midweek in APRILPOA Minimum 5 nights Sunday to Thursday POA WEEKENDS POA
EASTER BANK HOLIDAY based on a minimum of 3 nights stay booking paid in advance POA
Minimum 3 nights stay midweek MAY POA Minimum 5 nights Sunday to Thursday POA MAY WEEKENDS POA MAY BANK HOLIDAY based on 3 night STAY booking paid in advance BASED 2 PEOPLE SHARING POA
Minimum 3 night stay midweek JUNE POA Minimum 5 nights Sunday to Thursday POA WEEKENDS POA
Minimum 3 night stay midweek JULY POA Minimum 5 nights Sunday to Thursday POA WEEKENDS POA
Minimum 3 night stay midweek AUGUST POA Minimum 5 Nights Sunday to Thursday POA AUGUST WEEKENDS POA AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY based on minimum 3 day STAY booking paid in advance based on two people sharing POA
Minimum 3 night stay midweek SEPTEMBER POA Minimum 5 nights stay Sunday to Thursday POA WEEKENDS POA
Minimum 3 night stay midweek OCTOBER POA WEEKENDS POA
Fires only allowed by prior arrangement and after health and safety briefing. Fire will give you light, warmth, an evenings entertainment and a platform for cooking. Have as much wood as you need.
2 people £7.00 per person per night [pppn] 4 people £5.00 [pppn] 6 people £4.00 [pppn] 8 people + £3.00 [pppn]
EXTRAS PER NIGHT
Adults [POA] and children [POA] Small Gazebos - Cars -Boats [POA] Dogs small [POA] Medium /large [POA] Serviced pitches with Hook Up - Water [POA] Hook up only [POA] Tariffs could vary at peak times Only available if pre paid two weeks in advance. Please ask for details and availability excludes bank Holidays and peak times. Ask for details.
THE WHOLE SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, CONDITIONS, AND AVAILABILITY CONDITIONS APPLY ON ALL SERVICES ASK FOR DETAILS AND CLARIFICATION FOR ALL GOODS AND SERVICES
There are over 60 electric hook up points on site (16amp) £3.00 per hook up per night. Please advise if you will need electricity.
Tents can either be located in a secluded part of the park or in the open.
Other tariffs listed elsewhere all are subject to change, availability, and conditions.
Special tariffs are available for block or long holiday bookings paid in advance.
Caravan, Boat and Motorhome Storage Is available for boats, caravans, motorhomes, other vehicles, trailers, tents and other general items.
Services We can collect your van from the site where you are staying and put it into store, and return it next season to the site of your choice. Or we
can position it on site at Luckford Wood (if pitches are available) and then put it back into store when required. We are open all year for storage.
Inflammable Liquids and Gases Gas bottles and valuables must be removed prior to storage.
Insurance A copy of your current insurance policy and confirmation that your insurers know that your property is being stored will be required prior to your caravan/boat etc being put into storage.
Location We are centrally positioned Weymouth, Dorchester and Poole and Bournemouth. We are approximately 10 miles from Swanage and 5 miles from Lulworth.
Tariff Typical rates - £6 to £12 per week. Internal and external storage is available. Fully enclosed locked facilities are also on site POA. The storage facilities have water and power. One building can be heated, please ask for details. Rates and availability are subject to change.
Opening Times We are open all year. Delivery and collection by appointment.
Security Measures There are a number of gates that are locked leading to the storage yard and compound including other security measures. A CCTV system is proposed to enable you to view your van, boat etc at any time via our internet link.
Book now for your Caravan Rally at:
New Years Day Easter Bank Holiday Daffodil Time Rally Spring Break Rally Bluebell Rally May Day Bank Holiday Rally Whitsun Bank Holiday Rally August Bank Holiday The Christmas Rally (or any dates in between)
We invite you to choose the location for your pitch from those available.
Pitches for rally organisations are set out for your convenience.
We offer all inclusive packages, as well as exclusive use of the park for your rally or the mimimum requirements necessary for your rally.
Outdoor Activities nearby
Golf can be played at many courses nearby, some are championship courses (concessionary green fees are available for some courses for our guests). Group transport can be included to take your party to each course and then to the restaurant or pub of your choice in the evening. (N.B. Some courses offer concessionary green fees to guests staying at Luckford Wood. Booking service available.) Horseriding Deer stalking Sea, lake and river fishing (including carp) Mountain biking Paintball war games Go karting, in and out door Quad biking Gliding Clay Pigeon Shooting Full bore target shooting Zorbing Swimming and fitness centre
Footpaths, cycle ways, drove and bridleways surround Luckfood Wood and are easily accessible.
It is an excellent base to explore the coastal and inland footpaths/cycle ways and bridle paths.
Ferry Terminal at Poole and Weymouth to France and Channel Islands are within easy reach.
Day Trips Ferry Trips around the Jurassic World Heritage Coastline, Swanage Bay, Poole Harbour and to the National Trust Brownsea Island, are close at hand.
Pastimes A boules pitch, tennis court and stabling are proposed in the future at Luckford Wood.
New improved Heli pad and Wind sock. For landing rates please call us.
A helipad is available on our Caravan and Camping Park for guests, clients and friends who wish to arrive by helicopter.
Tel: 01929 463098 / Mobile: 07 888 719 002 Email: email@example.com
Holiday Accessories can all be purchased close by or in Wool, 5 minutes by car.
Camping gas Dairy products, selected frozen foods, general supplies, newspapers Freshly made bread is available close by Strawberries and ice cream should be available in the peak season Freezer packs can be handed to the owner for freezing Batteries can be recharged Indian, Chinese, Italian and Fish and Chip suppers can be delivered to your caravan and tent. (Ask for details specifically for family groups or caravan rallies, conditions apply). Luckford Wood is just a short distance from the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and many other places of interest.
Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door - Man of War and Mupe Bay - Fossil Forest Corfe Castle Swanage - Dancing Ledge - Langton and Worth Matravers Studland Beaches and Shell Bay and the Chain Ferry to Sandbanks, (Sandbanks the Riviera of the Poole and Studland Peninsular)
Tyneham Village and Warbarrow Bay Bovington Tank Museum Monkey World T.S. Elliott, Lawrence of Arabia's Cottage at Clouds Hill Dorchester Numerous National Trust Estates and Manorial and Historical Houses.
The World Heritage Jurassic Coast Line has been confirmed as unique. Many conservation programmes are in place. Modern double-decker buses and trains assist visitors to access the area. Walks, events and programmes are all organised by the heritage team including Mini Tours with translations for our foreign visitors. For more information click here.
WORLD HERITAGE COASTLINE Dorset News Update This beautiful 95 mile stetch of the impressive coast line incorporates Dorset's Isle of Purbeck, is now officially one of the Great Natural Wonders of the World after gaining World Heritage Site Status.
This unique coastline setting has such universal value that it is regarded as 'the heritage of all mankind'. Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell said, 'I am delighted that this coastline has received World Heritage Status.' It is now on a par with The Great Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon, the Taj Mahal, the City of Bath, Hadrians Wall, Tower of London and Stonehenge.
Purbeck's coastline encompasses the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. The coastline features miles of sandy beaches, a diverse shoreline, a variety of cliffs and impressive scenery, and a geological walk through time and will now at last be considered as a National Treasure and be recogised for its global importance.
Unique Features of the Purbecks
Purbeck's World Heritage Coastline is just 5 miles away, ready for you to explore.
River side paths, heathland and forest footpaths, bridle - drove and cycle ways are all accessible where you will enjoy peace and relaxation. You may well see many native birds, deer and other wild life, as well as spectacular landscapes for you to capture on canvas or film.
When staying at our Farmhouse or Caravan and Camping Park you can embrace the untold delights of this fascinating corner of Dorset and then return to peace and tranquillity of Luckford Wood to sit back, reminisce about your day, and plan the adventure of tomorrow. You will want to return. Luckford Wood House is perfectly positioned for beach holidays. Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Swanage, Studland, Kimmeridge, Weymouth, Sandbanks Poole and Bournemouth are all within easy reach. However if walking, painting or bird-watching is your interest, all can be enjoyed within walking distance of Luckford Wood House.
Pleasure Cruises and Day Trips While staying at Luckford Wood Farmhouse or on our Caravan and Camping Park why not let us arrange a pleasure cruise around Poole Harbour, calling in at Brownsea Island, get a connection to the Corfe Castle Steam Railway, come close to the famous oil producing platforms of Ferzey Island and the Witch Farm, and marvel at the magnificent coastal scenery of this world beating harbour while embracing the freedom and invigorating pleasures of being aboard a Dorset Bell with Luckford Leisure.
Discounts for Groups and Parties and other concessionary rates through Luckford Leisure call for an itinerary Tel: 01929 463098 / Mobile: 07 888 719 002 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Outdoor Activities can be organised and Arranged
Purbeck Events Diary 2009 Swanage Classic Car 26th April Swanage Music Festival 5th - 7th June
Party at the Castle Lulworth Concert 3rd July Swanage Jazz Festival 11th - 13th July
Camp Bestival 2009 24th 25th 26th July 2009 at Lulworth Castle
Luckford Wood House and Luckford Wood Caravan and Camping Park is a short distance by road about 3 mile about 5 minute drive from the festival at Lulworth Castle Why not camp at Luckford Wood and go to the festival and then return to sleep under the stars by your Camp Fire.
Jousting at Lulworth Castle 29th - 31st August 2nd - 6th September Dorset Steam Fair 11th - 13th September Swanage Folk festival Purbeck Film Festival 16th - 31st October
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Golf Complete golfing packages (many championship and other courses offer concessionary green fees), including:
accommodation group transport to each course group transport to the chosen restaurant or pub in the evening. Arrangements can be made for:
Deer stalking Sea, lake and river fishing (including carp) Horse riding Go karting, bowling, swimming and fitness centre are all close by. Mountain biking and bike hire (daily and weekly) Paintball war games Clay pigeon shooting Full bore rifle shooting Gliding The Purbeck Sports and Recreation Centre Tower Park Splash Down and Leisure Complex Zorbing. We are ideally situated for ramblers and walkers we are surrounded by ancient paths, drove-ways, footpaths, all within walking distance from Luckford Wood.
Diving in Dorset Divers staying at Luckford Wood House or on our Caravan and Camping Park have easy access to the main dive sites Kyarra and Black Hawk and many more, with slipways at Kimmeridge, Lulworth, Ridge, Redcliffe, Swanage, Studland and Wareham.
We offer guests plenty of off road parking for their vehicles, trailers and boats. Wet suit drying area ia always available.
Bird Watching At the nearby Arne Peninsular, Poole Harbour and numerous Wetland and Heathland Sites.
Enjoy the miles of coastal walks along the Jurassic Coastline or come inland and walk the many old droveways, bridle paths, footpaths through open countryside, forest, heathland, wetland, nature reserves, parkland or follow the winding meandering river all of which are within easy reach of Luckford Wood House
Pastimes Boule pitch, (proposed) tennis court, horse riding and stables. If you are bringing your horse to go riding or eventing in the area we can accommodate you and your party in the house and the horse can be stabled nearby.
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Postcode: BH20 4AP
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- Luckford Wood Farm Caravan And Camping Park
- Manager: John Barnes
- Telephone: 01929 463098
- Address: Luckford Wood House, Holme Lane, East Stoke, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4AP