Please click on these links: Camping, Caravanning, Log Cabins (Special Offers), Park Homes (Special Offer), or Mongolian Yurts to find out more about what we have to offer. For information on our on-site store, facilities, and bar click here.

Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK


Herston Caravan and Camp Site offers excellent family camping and caravanning in the beautiful Dorset countryside, but it is also close to beaches and the bustling town of Swanage. The nearby sandy beaches are accessible by foot (15 minutes) car (5 minutes) and train.

Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK


The camping ground is level and safe for children. The caravan and motor home pitches are hard standing and fully serviced to include, electric hook up, cold drinking water, and drainage. The pitches will accommodate large mobile homes, such as Winnebago, and single and double axel touring caravans.

As from 1st January 2011 the electricity supply will be 6amp breakers giving output 1000 - 1500 watts. RV owners please contact the office for further information.

Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK

Log Cabins

High quality furnishings, fittings and appliances ensure that you will have the time to relax.

The setting and location of the cabins provide the privacy for that unforgettable romantic long weekend. A bolt hole to return to after a day out sailing, walking, immersing yourselves in the natural beauty and history of the area, or maybe just sitting with the Sunday papers, with a glass of wine and good company.

Then why not treat yourself to the special indulgence of the hot spa tub and Jacuzzi privately situated on your own deck? A bottle of bubbly in the steamy spa water is sure to go to anyone's head!

There are five cabins and they sleep up to seven people with generous space and plenty of luxury facilities. Loads of indoor entertainment with flat screen TV, Freeview, DVD and CD player, surround sound and games console connections.
The cabins are located just across the road from our caravan & leisure park, with a well-stocked provisions store and two bars serving drink all year round and in summer time excellent meals can be ordered.


Included as standard: Comfortable country furnishings - Log burning stove - Covered veranda with Jacuzzi/hot tub - Well fitted kitchen/dining area - Dishwasher & microwave - Luxury bathroom/shower/wet room - Warm open plan living room with fireplace - Three large bedrooms with doubles and bunks - Master bedrooms en suite - LCD colour TV - Quality garden furniture on timber decking - On site car parking

Park Homes

We have 4 Park Homes on the same side as the Log Cabins, WILLOW, HazeL, Beech AND elms are a 6 berth that's 1 double with on suite, TV, 1 single bedroom with 2 beds, shower room with power shower, sink and loo. Fully fitted kitchen, dining area with free standing table and upholstered chairs. Lounge three-piece suite settee that is a bed, coffee table TV, DVD and fully double glazed doors plus windows. ELMS is also a luxury park home with the same layout but with two sets of French doors.

Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK

Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK


Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK

Mongolian Yurts

Stay in your very own Mongolian Yurt! Our Yurts are decorated with traditional Mongolian designs. Yurts are warm when the weather is cool and cool when the weather is hot. They incorporate a wood burning stove and proper furniture. Staying in a Yurt is sure to be a unique holiday experience which you are sure to want to repeat.

Contact us now to book your Yurt - click here.

Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK

The sizes range from 5 metres in diameter to 6.7 metres. All have a double futon bed and two single futon beds. Gloriously decorated with traditional curtains. Large extra warm wood burning stoves for cooking or just cosiness. The felt insulation makes our Yurts not too hot and not too cold every month of the year. Come for a weekend holiday or stay for as long as you can. The best site in the UK for yurt holidays. Come and try an alternative camping experience.

Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK

On-site Store, Facilities, and Bar

Herston caravan camp site, Swanage, Dorset, UK

There is a fully stocked shop on site which sells all the essentials that you will need while on holiday, and local produce including dairy, butchers and bakers, plus Purbeck ice cream.

A launderette is also available for visitors to use.

The on site facilities include luxury showers with lashings of hot water, toilets, and a launderette is available for visitors to use.

The extensive Bar with patio is fully stocked to serve all draught beer, fine wines and soft drinks, and includes a wide screen TV. Availabilty of food and drink in our bars and restaurants is seasonal - please ask for details if required.

Brand new childrens play area

A new childrens play area featuring ladders and slides is now available onsite.

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