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Ocknell and Longbeech Campsites

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Ocknell Campsite is perfect for campers of all abilities. Situated on a quiet expanse of heathland with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, this site offers direct access from your tent to beautiful heathland and forest walks, as well as the New Forest cycle route. Facilities: Rally field Tents Touring caravans Motorhomes Trailer tents Jumbo tent pitches Grassy pitches Hardstanding pitch Seasonal pitches Toilets Washbasins Electric razor sockets Some disabled facilities Chemical toilet disposal Drinking water taps Dishwashing facilities Ice pack freezing facility Pets welcome Just a short drive away is the tiny, but beautiful, village of Fritham with its thatched cottages, gorgeous lake, ducks and ponies wondering freely down the street. At just over four miles long, Fritham Walk, one of the most popular walks within the New Forest, is a popular highlight. Looking north over Islands Thorns and Amberwood Enclosures as the route heads back towards the car park, film fans might recognise the landscape as Sherwood Forest from Kevin Costner's Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves. At Bramshaw there is a well-stocked local shop, while a stunning short cycle ride takes you to Deer Viewing at Bolderwood and into the heart of the New Forest. A little further afield lies the cathedral city of Salisbury and the World Heritage Site of Stonehenge. After a busy day sightseeing, you can then return to your tent to experience all the wonders of the forest at night. Please note that due to hard ground, rock pegs are essential at Ocknell. Pitch types at Ocknell There are 280 standard pitches at Ocknell, of which 150 are hardstanding Longbeech campsite consists of beautiful open clearings overlooked by ancient beechwood which are a haven for local birdlife, including nuthatches, siskins, blue tits and coal tits. In addition, the campsite is often visited by the New Forest's famous, free-roaming ponies and deer. Facilities Tents Touring caravans Motorhomes Trailer tents Jumbo tent pitches Grassy pitches Seasonal pitches No disabled facilities Chemical toilet disposal Drinking water taps Pets welcome Running through the campsite is a small network of narrow concrete roads, a reminder of the campsite's wartime history - this site was used as an airfield during the Second World War. The campsite has direct access to beautiful heathland and forest walks, as well as the New Forest cycle route. Just a short drive away is the tiny, but beautiful, village of Fritham with its thatched cottages, gorgeous lake, ducks and ponies wondering freely down the street. From Fritham runs one of the most popular walks within the New Forest - not least because of the proximity to the famous Royal Oak pub in the village serving great food and a range of ales drawn straight from the barrel. At just over four miles long, Fritham Walk offers a popular highlight. Looking north over Islands Thorns and Amberwood Enclosures as the route heads back towards the car-park, film buffs might recognise the landscape as none other than Sherwood Forest from Kevin Costner's Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves. At Bramshaw there is a well-stocked local shop, while a stunning short cycle ride takes you to Deer Viewing at Bolderwood and into the heart of the New Forest. A little further afield lies the cathedral city of Salisbury and the World Heritage Site of Stonehenge, and after a busy day sightseeing return to your tent to experience all the wonders of the forest at night. Please note that this campsite does not have electricity or toilets. Pitch types at Longbeech There are 200 standard pitches at Longbeech
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Such a lovely location and great place to come and chill with nature. Very welcoming especially for a lads adventure weekend. I have to say when trying to book somewhere to stay and it’s 8 guys people turn you away but at least one place made us feel welcome. The wildlife
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I stayed with my husband for two nights over the bank holiday weekend. I have stayed here before as a teenager and love this site as you are right in the forest. When we arrived I asked directions to the get to The Glades, as this is where my dad recommended (its furthest from
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Campsite is very attractive with horses, cows, deer and donkeys just wandering about, what you expect from a 'New Forest' campsite. On arrival the reception staff were very helpful with local information and helping me out with the fact l hadn't booked for the other family
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In worldwar two Ocknell was an airfield. You can still see and feel the slabs of concrete. In some places it is covered with dirt and if you want to pitch a tent you may have trouble to get your pegs in. It is a nice place to camp though. Lots of green and privacy and the
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This was our first time in a caravan off grid, so a little unsure what to expect. First, it's in the middle of the forest. It's quiet. Just nature sounds and the occasional kid laughing and playing. There's a lot of space and it feels very relaxed and natural. Cattle visit in
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Camping Field
A wonderful view to wake up to
Is there any electric hookups
I think there are for caravans but not sure about tents
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Are camp fires permitted
unfortunately not, you can't burn any type of wood. You are allowed (to the best of my knowledge) to use any type of b b q as long as it's off the ground. best thing to do is call the site. If you speak to Sue she is spot on.
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"The Glades is the best area by far"
"Think before you pitch."
"Take your time choosing your plot. Get their early to find your own little nook."
"Stay in The Glade, just follow signs for location."
"Go elsewhere!"
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