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Decanter Pitch

DECANTER PITCH

Decanter pitch is designated for family and small groups inspiring families of up to 20 people to reconnect and get back to nature. With wonderful wild camping in your own site, with wild showers, composting toilet and a fire pit with grill for cooking.

Decanter is well spaced from other pitches, with the site large enough to accommodate at least one large tent, often more than that. Most woodland pitches can also have hammocks, with numerous suitable trees surrounding the pitches.Our wild sites are booked by only one party, so this site is exclusively for you and will give you your own space and privacy during your stay.

From the carpark take a short stroll through the magical Rhodey tunnels to Decanter. This pitch really embraces the woodlands geographical features. A central fire pit immersed in a woodland dimple surrounded by log seating. Suitable for tents and hammocks alike, this pitch is both family friendly and private enough for couples wanting to enjoy some time together.

Woodland Pond
On the woodland walk (near the entrance to the Daydreams pitch) there is a small woodland pond. The sides to the pond are quite steep and the pond is several feet deep in places. Young children must be supervised at all times  when onsite due to the potential risk of drowning. Campers are asked not to swim in the pond.
 

Dogs and children 6 years and under are free of charge for full terms go here

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Availability at a glance for Decanter pitch

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BOOK CAMPSITE

The base price is £40 per night which includes 2 people and 1 car,  additional people are £20ppn, under 6 years old are free.

  • Firewood £10 per bundle

First select your dates and click Check Availability. If the campsite is free then click Confirm Reservation and let us know how many guests (over 6 years).

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Decanter Pitch is available for selected dates.

Villager Pitch

VILLAGER PITCH

Villager pitch is designated for family and small groups of up to 10 people inspiring families to reconnect and get back to nature. Villiger is our perfect wild camping pitch, so much so it is one of our favourites. Wonderful wild camping in your own site, with wild showers, composting toilet and a fire pit with grill for cooking.

Taking a stroll through the channel of Rhodey’s, Villiger opens up into a really charming little spot. With a higher geographical setting than other pitches you get snippets of view through the canopy, giving that Tree top house perception.

Well are well spaced from each other, with each site large enough to accommodate at least one large tent, often more than that. Most woodland pitches can also have hammocks, with numerous suitable trees surrounding the pitches.

Our wild sites are booked by only one party, so this site is exclusively for you and will give you your own space and privacy during your stay.

Woodland Pond
On the woodland walk (near the entrance to the Daydreams pitch) there is a small woodland pond. The sides to the pond are quite steep and the pond is several feet deep in places. Young children must be supervised at all times  when onsite due to the potential risk of drowning. Campers are asked not to swim in the pond.
 

Dogs and children 6 years and under are free of charge for full terms go here

Please see more reviews on Google

Availability at a glance for Villager pitch

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BOOK CAMPSITE

The base price is £40 per night which includes 2 people and 1 car,  additional people are £20ppn, under 6 years old are free.

  • Firewood £10 per bundle

First select your dates and click Check Availability. If the campsite is free then click Confirm Reservation and let us know how many guests (over 6 years).

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Villager Pitch is available for selected dates.

Daydreams Pitch

DAYDREAMS PITCH – Wild Woodland Camping

Daydreams is designed for larger groups, situated adjacent to Max Events it has a busier and more active feel. 

Parking in the Daydreams car park (2-3 cars, overflow in ‘The Middle’ carpark) and heading in past the black pond, DayDreams is a pitch in total privacy. Having a low beech canopy this pitch is the ultimate hammock hanging camping pitch. 

Centred by a fire pit with a kettle and grill. Surrounded by log seating and with a composting toilet and camp-style shower. 

When you book Daydreams you will have exclusive use of the site.

Please note we cannot accept children in this pitch due to the pond. 

For a video of this pitch check out our Instagram 

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Day Dreams Pitch availability at a glance

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BOOK DAY DREAMS PITCH

The base price is £90 per night which includes 6 people. Additional people are £15per person per night. Dogs are free.

Firewood £10 per bundle

Download the Map and Key info for further details including directions to Southover Woods and the site map. 

If the campsite is available then click Confirm Reservation and let us know how many guests.

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Daydreams Pitch is available for selected dates.

Tenders Pitch

TENDERS PITCH – Yurt Camping

Welcome to Tenders, our marvelous glamping pitch nestled in the opaque Dorset woodland. Enjoy some privacy amongst the pine trees with a bohemian style yurt. Utilize our campsite kitchen area and try your hand at campfire cooking.

Tenders is a beautiful site with varied tree cover, a yurt and outdoor cooking area, as well as a number of shake holes providing light and open areas. This is our largest site extending to around 12 acres of woodland

Tenders has its own entrance sweeping round into the beautiful site that has been cleared and developed for a truly magical woodland experience. Through the pine trees, there is a yurt for your use, and an outdoor cooking area as well as a large fire pit with log seating.

Tenders is a pitch that allows you to embrace the sunrise and sunset inching through the canopy. Meander in the 12 acres of exclusive woodland. With a nearby car park and short walk sweeping round to the pitch. A seating area with a central fire pit creating that opportunity for gathering or cuddling up to enjoy the stars.

From couples looking to enjoy a dreamy weekend away to families craving connection whilst being in nature.
The Yurt is furnished with sleeping facilities of a double bed and mattress protector. A single camp bed and/or a travel cot can be provided upon request. Please note we currently do not provide bedding. With a log burner keeping you snug we provide logs, firelighters and kindling however please note we do not accept responsibility for your fire management and request you speak to our team if you seek guidance.

Our campfire kitchen does have cooking utensils, we do however advise to wash prior to usage and ask that all food and waste is stored being mindful of animals and in line with our ‘leave no trace policy’ requiring removal of all rubbish.
Although you are paying for the whole site we do require notification of the amount of people attending the site for insurance purposes, failure to notify us will void insurance.

There is space to pitch around 3 large tents, and lots of trees for hammocks, as well as smaller areas for smaller tents. This site can easily accommodate 20 people without feeling crowded, but would be a wonderful spot for a family wanting space and peace. There are two composting toilets and two bucket showers on the site.

About the Yurt

Our Yurt offers campers a comfortable indoor area if it gets wet and or cold. For small children it offers the ideal area away from the noise and interests of the main campsite.  For colder nights campers can light the wood burner in the yurt, but otherwise the Yurt is empty for you to use as you wish.

Our wild sites are booked by only one party, so this site is exclusively for you and will give you your own space and privacy during your stay.

Dogs and children 6 years and under are free of charge for full terms go here

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Tenders Yurt Camping Availability at a Glance

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BOOK TENDERS PITCH

Base price is £100 per night which includes 2 people, unmade double bed, a single roll of logs, use of the Yurt, and a water roll.  Additional people are £20ppn, children under 6 years old are free.

  • Firewood £10 per bundle

First select your dates and click Check Availability.

If the campsite is free then click Confirm Reservation and let us know how many guests (over 6 years).

You will then be able to choose any any other extras you want eg firewood.

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Tenders Pitch is available for selected dates.

Greyhound Pitch

GREYHOUND PITCH – Wild Woodland Camping 

Greyhound has been designed with larger groups in mind. Being located on the Large group side of the campsite this pitch is forgiving for bigger groups naturally making a little more noise. 

Greyhound is located in the centre of Southover Woods, Turning right from ‘The Middle’ car park (overflow parking) and heading down the track to the Greyhound car park. 

Walking into Greyhound through the magical mossy tunnels you will see a large Woodland pitch, Centred by a fire pit with a kettle and grill. Surrounded by log seating and with a composting toilet and camp-style shower. 

Greyhound is suitable for Large Tents, Hammocks, Tarps and small marquees. Set up camp and enjoy making memories with friends around the fire. 

When you book Greyhound you will have exclusive use of the pitch.

Check out a video of Greyhound on Instagram 

@south.overwoods

Greyhound Pitch availability at a glance

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BOOK GREYHOUND PITCH

The base price is £90 per night which includes 6 people. Additional people are £ 15 per person per night. Dogs are free.

Firewood £10 per bag.

Download the Map and Key info for further details including directions to Southover Woods and the site map.

If the campsite is available then click Confirm Reservation to proceed with booking. Please let us know how many guests.

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Greyhound Pitch is available for selected dates.

Craftsman Pitch

CRAFTSMAN PITCH – Wild Woodland Camping

Craftsman is designed with larger groups in mind. Enjoy the morning sun on your face with a freshly brewed coffee or crack a beer round the campfire under the starlit sky in Craftsman. 

The Wild Woodland Camping at Craftsman has a lovely open feel with the morning sun peering through the trees. Centred by a fire pit with kettle and grill. Surrounded by log seating and with a composting toilet and camp style shower.

It is a Large pitch and has several woodland pockets with space for Large Tents, Hammocks, Marquees and Tarps. It is next to Max Events and has a busier, more active feel. 

The parking for Craftsman is located on the perimeter track before turning into the woods ( 1-4 cars) and you can also access this pitch from the  ‘The Middle’ car park (overflow parking). 

When you book Craftsman you will have exclusive use of this large pitch. 

For a video of this pitch check out our Instagram..

@south.overwoods

Craftsman Pitch availability at a glance

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BOOK CRAFTSMAN PITCH

Larger Groups

The base price is £90 per night which includes 6 people.  Additional people are £15 per person per night. Dogs are welcome and are free.

Firewood is £10 per bag and can be purchased on booking or on site.

Download the Map and Key info for further details including directions to Southover Woods and the site map.

If the campsite is available then click Confirm Reservation to proceed with booking. Please let us know how many guests on booking and note that Guests can be added at a later date.

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Craftsman Pitch is available for selected dates.

Lordship Pitch

LORDSHIP PITCH

Lordship pitch is designated for family and small groups of up to 10 people inspiring families to reconnect and get back to nature. Wonderful wild camping in your own site, with wild showers, composting toilet and a fire pit with grill for cooking.

Lordship is well spaced from each other, with each site large enough to accommodate at least one large tent, often more than that. Lordship pitch can also have hammocks, with numerous suitable trees surrounding the pitches.
Our wild sites are booked by only one party, so this site is exclusively for you and will give you your own space and privacy during your stay.

Woodland Pond
On the woodland walk (near the entrance to the Daydreams pitch) there is a small woodland pond. The sides to the pond are quite steep and the pond is several feet deep in places. Young children must be supervised at all times  when onsite due to the potential risk of drowning. Campers are asked not to swim in the pond.
 

Dogs and children 6 years and under are free of charge for full terms go here

Please see more reviews on Google

Availability for Lordship

Yurt Wild Camping in Dorset

BOOK CAMPSITE

The base price is £40 per night which includes 2 people and 1 car,  additional people are £20ppn, under 6 years old are free.

  • Firewood £10 per bundle

First select your dates and click Check Availability. If the campsite is free then click Confirm Reservation and let us know how many guests (over 6 years).

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Reserve of 1 available accommodations.

Lordship Pitch is available for selected dates.

Hazel Wood Pitches

HAZEL WOOD PITCHES

We have created wild camping at Hazel Wood to encourage couples and smaller groups to reconnect with nature and boost their wellbeing. Our camping experience will help you feel grounded and refreshed surrounded with nature. Please note that due to Bluebell growth our Hazel Wood pitches are not available during April-May.

Hazel Wood  is a woodland area for people either alone or in couples to pitch hammocks or small tents under the trees near our bluebell woods. There is a maximum number of 3 pitches each with capacity for 4 people people in this spot. Although the site is on a hill most of the site is level, but slopes away at one edge down through woods towards our pony meadow.

Wild camping is no longer offered in many places but we believe in sharing what beauty can be found in our woods. Each pitch has its own parking and walkway with access to overflow car parking. Taking a wonder through the entangled Rhody tunnels or our woodland walkways down to openings surrounded by a mixed species of trees. All our wild camping pitches have different geographical and ecological features giving each pitch a really unique portrait while our clients feeling the benefits of being immersed in nature.

Dogs and children under 6 are free of charge,

Availability at a glance

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BOOK HAZEL WOOD PITCHES

Base price is £20/£30 (Low/High) per night which includes 2 people and a car.  Additional people are £10ppn/£15ppn (Low/High season), under 6 years old are free.
  • Firewood £10 per bundle
  • Bell Tents £40 per night (min 2 nights) – more info
First select your dates and click Check Availability. If the campsite is free then click Confirm Reservation and let us know how many guests (over 6 years). You will then be able to choose any any other extras you want (bell tents and firewood).

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Meadow Camping in Dorset

MEADOW CAMPING

Camp in the peaceful meadow a truly wild-camping experience hidden away in a secluded wooded valley close to Dorchester in Dorset

Camp in the peaceful meadow a truly wild-camping experience hidden away in a secluded wooded valley close to Dorchester in Dorset.

Our meadow camping is in hay meadow. We have 5 pitches here, around the edge of the meadow, very well spaced, with much more separation than most camp sites each pitch accommodates 10 people. Each area is around 250 ms2, and has its own fire pit with BBQ grills.

Our meadow camping is definitely the accessible option for a pitch up and go stay. Although an open field, unlike many campsites, we restrict the amount of clientele. Stopping that ‘sardines in a tin’ feel.

Southover woodland clasps the back of the meadow and a furrow of pine trees marks the opposing fenceline. A sublime sunset bathes this pitch in the clear evenings really peaking that camping experience.

A fire pit and kettle are provided to again ease your camping experience, however utensils and other cooking props can be found in our communal kitchen. We do advise you to wash before use and please return to the kitchen for others. Washing up facilities can be again found in this location.

Please be mindful of animals and store food and waste accordingly. Please adhere to our ‘leave no trace policy’.

There are shared composting loos and wild showers adjacent to hay meadow, and easy access to water. We do not charge for children and babies under the age of 6. Dogs are not allowed in hay meadow.

This charge includes use of wheelbarrows to get to your site, and use of the loo and shower.

Details

  • Guests: 10
  • Size: 1500m²
  • Categories: Couples and Small GroupsFamily Pitches
  • Amenities: Bucket Showers (shared facilities)Composting Toilets (shared facilities)DorsetMeadow CampingFire Pit inc Cooking GrillWater

Meadow Camping Availability at a Glance

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BOOK A MEADOW PITCH

Base price is £30 per night which includes 2 people and a car.  Additional people are £15ppn, children under 6 years old are free.

  • Firewood £10 per bundle

First select your dates and click Check Availability.

If the campsite is free then click Confirm Reservation and let us know how many guests (over 6 years).

You will then be able to choose any any other extras you want (eg firewood).

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Meadow Camping in Dorset is available for selected dates.