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off A35 Lyndhurst-Christchurch Road 8 miles SW of Lyndhurst, Southampton BH23 7EQ England See on map
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Constantly felt like we were being watched by the clipboard brigade ready to pounce and get the wrath of the naughty stick if you put a foot wrong. Even had one of them creeping around in the dark physically checking the contents of our fire...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Kristofolees
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Basically the airstrip with a camp shop and toilet/shower block. When looking for a site in the New Forest we expected more but toilets and showers clean and not dated. Not in the forest and not a lot of areas other than the strip. Ok...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

First trip in our romahome. Very friendly welcome especially Rod who was an absolute star helping us set up our awning late in the evening. Friendly in shop and reception and clean toilet/shower blocks. So would recommend this site.

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Gaynor P
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Recently stayed for one night in our campervan. Very friendly reception and staff. No allocated pitches and free to go where we liked. We paid for hardstanding with electric, but ended up on grass with electric. The site is on an ole WW11 airfield and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This is a well run, clean & tidy campsite. It is a little old fashioned in its lay out as it is actually on a historic site. The shower blocks are clean & efficient, on site freshly cooked food, well equipped shop & best of...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Holmsley is a campsite steeped in history. Occupying part of what used to be Holmsley Airfield in the Second World War, it is one of 12 wartime airfields and Advanced Landing Grounds in the New Forest. More Indeed, the aircraft hard standings and taxiways are now the campsite roads and parking spots! The campsite is close to the rural villages of Burley and Bransgore, with shops including a bakery, chemist, and chip shop. The site is predominantly grass, meaning there is a lot of space for the children to play. It also offers direct access to forest walks and safe cycling tracks; ideal for exploring the local flora and fauna with the whole family. Onsite there is a fully equipped shop that sells a wide range of groceries, camping essentials and games to ensure that your holiday runs as smoothly as possible. There is also an excellent take away; perfect after a busy day exploring the forest and when you want to put your feet up in your tent and relax. Opening time will vary throughout the season. This campsite offers both hardstanding and grass pitches with the opportunity for electric hook-up. There are also toilets and wash facilities available on site. Less
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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Holmsley Campsite Hotel Southampton
United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
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Holmsley Campsite Hotel Southampton
United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
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Katie F
15 August 2018|
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Response from PtipG | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes they do, there’s a small charge for freezing them, but you can also hire some as well with a small deposit.
Barney H
13 April 2018|
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Response from 24happytraveller24 | Reviewed this property |
We were told no open fires at all on the site, but raised bbq’s were ok
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"Drive around to find yourself a pitch that suits what you want out of your stay. There are some spots..."
14 Aug 2018
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"If you can cope without electric you get to pick your own spot anywhere on the campsite."
3 Aug 2018
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"Hardstandings will be concrete, not gravel"
13 May 2018
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"Good location"
7 Sep 2017
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