Campsites in Dorset
Campsites in Dorset are like jewels in a countryside crown, with heaps of excellent camping options to be found. Dorset is a county of contrasts, offering the best of countryside, coastline, ancient ruins and family attractions all in one. Home to the famous Jurassic Coast, with its craggy rocks and steep cliffs, you’ll find plenty of campsites that capitalize on the good views or the shelter of pebbled bays. Seaside campsites aren't hard to come by and there are some excellent campsites within walking distance of the beach, while, away from the seaside and beaches, camping in the countryside offers ample opportunities too. Across Dorset there is a good selection of campsites for tent camping, campervans and caravans, while glamping in Dorset is also growing in popularity – you can now leave your tent at home and spend your night in a yurt, shepherd's hut or gypsy caravan instead. As always, we at Cool Camping have bypassed the big commercial holiday parks and plucked only for the very best campsites in Dorset for our collection. Browse our favourite Dorset campsites below and book your next adventure online today.
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Glamping in Dorset
Bloomfield Camping Dorset
Common Drove, Child Okeford, Poole, Dorset DT11 8QY
Glamping in Dorset: True organic, family glamping in a beautiful corner of the Dorset countryside.
Farrs Meadow Dorset
Farrs Meadow, Farrs Lodge, Cowgrove Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 4EL
A charming Dorset campsite overlooking the beautiful Stour valley and a short walk from both the river and the market town of Wimborne Minster.
Back of Beyond Dorset
Back of BeyondDorset
Back-of-Beyond Touring Park, Ringwood Road, East Moors Lane, Dorset BH24 2SB
An adults only campsite and glampsite that lives up to it's name with a quiet rural feel despite having fantastic access to the rest of Dorset.
Old Bidlake Farm Dorset
Old Bidlake FarmDorset
Broadoak, Bridport, Dorset DT6 5PY
Glamping in Dorset: Dubbing the experience they offer “hassle-free camping”, the proprietors at Old Bidlake provide campers the opportunity to connect with this one-of-a-kind natural environment, but not without all of the comforts of home.
Walnut Farm Glamping Dorset
Walnut Farm GlampingDorset
Walnut Farm, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3UG
Glamping in Dorset: Luxury yurt holidays in West Dorset located in the heart of a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Caalm Camp Dorset
Caalm Camp, Goods Farm, Stour Row, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 0QH
Glamping in Dorset: Caalm by name, calm by nature. This blissfully chilled-out Dorset hideaway promises a relaxing stay for all.
Glampotel – Bere Regis (Dorset) Dorset
Glampotel – Bere Regis (Dorset)Dorset
Rowlands Wait, Rye Hill, Bere Regis, Dorset, BH20 7LP
Glamping in Dorset: High-end glamping in a tree-fringed Dorset field, complete with kingsized beds, wood-burning stoves and private bathrooms.
Dorset Forest Garden Dorset
Dorset Forest GardenDorset
Dorset Forest Garden, Beaminster Bottom Farm, Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3SG
Glamping in Dorset: Beautifully finished shepherd’s hut on a Dorset farm in a 1.5 acre forest garden with stunning views.
Brig’s Farm Dorset
Brigs Farm, Wootton Fitzpaine, Bridport, Dorset DT6 6DF
Can’t decide between seaside and countryside? Have the best of both worlds in this beautifully located back-to-basics campsite.
Valley Road, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5HT
Woodyhyde is an utterly charming throwback to the camping of yesteryear. Watch as your little adventures come over all Famous Five.
Dorset Farm Camping at Dewflock Farm Dorset
Dorset Farm Camping at Dewflock FarmDorset
Dorset Farm Camping at Dewflock Farm, Winterborne Monkton, Dorset DT2 8NP
Glamping in Dorset: Relaxed bell tent glamping on the farm just a stone's throw from historic Dorchester.
Glampotel – Holme Bush Dorset
Glampotel – Holme BushDorset
The Holme Bush Inn, Old Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3RZ
Glamping in Dorset: A homely country pub combines with the well-run Glampotel group to create this dishy Dorset glamping site.
Honeybuns Naish Farm, Stony Lane, Holwell, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5LJ
Glamping in Dorset: Noah himself would be charmed by Honeybuns' well-constructed, cosy 'Ark', tucked away in the sweeping Dorset hills
Meadow View Bell Tents Dorset
Meadow View Bell TentsDorset
Meadow View Campsite, Wigbeth, Horton, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 7JH
Boutique bell tents, simply but comfortably furnished, in the heart of rural Dorset.
Milborne Wood Dorset
Milborne Wood Campsite, Milborne Wood Farm, Dewlish, Dorset DT2 7NQ
Proper, back-to-basics tent camping with campfires in an ancient Dorset woodland.
Secret Camping Weekend Dorset
Secret Camping WeekendDorset
Secret location near Sturminster Marshall, Dorset BH21 4AQ
A weekend-long camping event with a festival feel that focuses on the joys of camping.
Slough Lane, Horton, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 7JL
Roll on the river and run through the dreamy meadows at this oh so enchanting site...
Hook Farm Caravan and Camping Park Dorset
Hook Farm Caravan and Camping ParkDorset
Gore Lane, Uplyme, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3UU
Find the inner-archeologist at this Dorset treat – Indiana eat your heart out...
Green Valley Yurts Dorset
Green Valley YurtsDorset
Longmeadow, Godmanstone, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 7AE
Glamping in Dorset: Yurt and bell tent glamping on an organic Dorset Downs farm... with it's own onsite farm shop... AND stream! All that's missing is the massage and hampers... Oh wait a minute...
White Horse Campsite Dorset
White Horse CampsiteDorset
Whitehorse Farm, Osmington, Weymouth, Dorset DT3 6ED
Family run campsite set in an area of outstanding natural beauty below the famous Osmington White Horse.
Acton Field Dorset
Langton Matravers, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3HS
Simple, beautiful rural camping – Dorset country bliss at its finest!
Harman’s Cross Camping Park Dorset
Harman’s Cross Camping ParkDorset
Haycrafts Lane, Swanage, Dorset. BH19 3EB
Verdant green, lush pasture with steam trains chuffing by.
Higher Moor Farm Dorset
Higher Moor FarmDorset
Higher Moor Farm, Nottington, Weymouth, Dorset DT3 4BW
Friendly, family-orientated camping in the wonderful setting of the Dorset countryside.
Shortlake Farm Dorset
Shortlake Farm, Shortlake Lane, Osmington, Dorset, DT3 6EF
A simple summer campsite 10 minutes walk from the beach and bordered by one of the most scenic stretches of Dorset's coastal path.
Knaveswell Farm Dorset
Knaveswell Farm, Knitson Lane, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5JB
Glamping in Dorset: We’re sure you’ll want to linger on this 156-acre dairy farm, as the woodland is perfect for adventurous play.
South Lytchett Manor Dorset Dorset
South Lytchett Manor DorsetDorset
Dorchester Road, Lytchett Minster, Poole, Dorset BH16 6JB
A family friendly campsite near Poole and Bournemouth in Dorset set within 20 acres of tranquil parkland.
Burnbake Campsite Dorset
Rempstone, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5JH
Seriously chilled out vibes here in this woodland wonderland of a campsite.
Rosewall Camping Dorset
East Farm Dairy, Osmington Mills, Weymouth, Dorset DT3 6HA
Pristine, perfect Rosewall is Cool Camping.The horse riding, fishing lake and top-notch site facilities make for an easy family break, and the Dorset views are pretty fantastic too: hills to one side and, on the other, just the big, blue sea.
Downshay Farm Dorset
Haycrafts Lane, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3EB
Fantastic, spacious countryside spot accessible by a steam train running to the coast.
Camp Hartland Dorset
Rural Camping, Hartland Stud, Norden, Wareham BH20 5DU
A 28 day pop-up campsite that offers authentic rural camping in the heart of the Dorset countryside.
Longthorns Farm Dorset
Longthorns Farm, Longthorns, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6HH
Life here is wonderfully simple; there’s a relaxed, ‘pitch where you like’ approach on the sites large camping field, surrounded by lush woodlands.
Norden Farm Dorset
Norden Farm, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5DS
On-the-farm camping in the heart of Dorset's scenic Isle of Purbeck.
Snelling Farm Campsite Dorset
Snelling Farm CampsiteDorset
Snelling Farm, Clouds Hill, Wareham, Dorset
Traditional pop-up camping in the heart of Dorset on the tranquil banks of the River Frome.
Safari Glamping Dorset
The Orchard, Stalbridge Park, Dorset DT10 2RR
Glamping in Dorset: Luxurious orchard glamping in the heart of Hardy country.
Eweleaze Farm Dorset
Osmington, Dorset DT3 6ED
Sigh, if only a site like this really existed. What... it does? Oh, but only in August.
Tom’s Field (Dorset) Dorset
Tom’s Field (Dorset)Dorset
Tom’s Field Road, Langton Matravers, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3HN
Great little campsite, does what it says on the tin. There’s just one additive - some stonking surrounding landscape.
Graston Copse Dorset
Graston Copse Holiday Park, Burton Bradstock, Dorset, DT6 4QP
Well-run, well-located south Dorset site that's surprisingly uncommercial, despite all the mod cons.
Haddon Copse Farm Dorset
Haddon Copse FarmDorset
Haddon Copse Farm, Woodrow, Fifehead Neville, Dorset DT10 2AQ
Simple camping in an unspoilt location with glorious views of the Dorset Downs.
Stock Gaylard Glamping Dorset
Stock Gaylard GlampingDorset
Stock Gaylard Estate, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2BG
Glamping in Dorset: Throw open one’s windows and breathe in dawn’s mist before it fades away in time for morning birdsong. This is Stock Gaylard; five star glamping on a country estate.
Northdown Farm Dorset
Eweleaze Farm, Osmington, Dorset DT3 6ED
Charming family-friendly campsite a pebble's pelt from the Jurassic Coast.
Sea Barn Farm Dorset
Sea Barn FarmDorset
Fleet, Weymouth, Dorset DT3 4ED
As a little offshoot of a larger operation, this lovely little site chalks up marks for peaceful, scenic camping but also provides the opportunity to use the nearby holiday park facitlities… if you should so desire.
Crafty Camping Dorset
Mallinson Ltd Woodland Workshop, Yonder Hill, Holditch, West Dorset TA20 4NL
Glamping in Dorset: This secluded, sylvan sanctuary is a glamping Shangri-La. Deep in the heart of West Dorset, Crafty Camping features hand-crafted yurts, a wood-fired pizza oven and sauna!
Moreton (Ready Camp) Dorset
Moreton (Ready Camp)Dorset
Station Road, Moreton, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8BB
Glamping in Dorset: A large campsite with safari tent glamping situated within easy reach of East Dorset's multiple attractions.
Verwood (Ready Camp) Dorset
Verwood (Ready Camp)Dorset
Sutton Hill, Woodlands, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 8NQ
Glamping in Dorset: Conveniently located glamping in a Camping and Caravanning Club Site on the Dorset Hampshire border.
Dorset Country Holidays Dorset
Dorset Country HolidaysDorset
Blackmore Vale Caravan & Camping Park, Sherborne Causeway, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 9PX
Glamping in Dorset: Shiny airstreams? Retro teardrop caravans? Ultra-luxurious hybrid safari pods? This Blackmore Vale glamping hideaway takes the phrase 'spoilt for choice' to a whole new heights.