“HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee” Church Farm Sixpenny Handley 1st to 6th June

Join New Forest DA to celebrate Her Royal Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, celebrating 70 Years on the Throne

 

We are also taking this opportunity to celebrate our DA’s 50th Birthday, as it was not possible last year

 

Plans are still ongoing, but we hope to have a street party and various events through the weekend. We have booked the local village hall for both Friday and Saturday night and Sunday morning for Tea Round The Pole if the weather is not perfect.

If you haven’t been to this favourite site before, Church Farm is a quiet campsite run by Stephen Judd & his wife Lee. Ssituated in a village called Sixpenny Handley, which is in the heart of the Cranborne Chase. Known as the gateway to the Chase and West Wiltshire Downs, an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. The site is on an arable farm, surrounded by glorious countryside.

The site is located within 300m of the Village High Street. There are a variety of shops, including General Stores/Newsagents, Butchers, Post Office, Gift Shop and also a Public House. The village church backs on to the campsite. There is a large recreation ground, with Skateboard ramp and play area within easy walking distance.

Church Farm is an ideal site for those wishing to tour the local area with the historic City of Salisbury and the market towns of Blandford Forum, Wimborne Minster, Shaftesbury and Ringwood all easily reached within 30 minutes drive. The area boasts famous Landmarks such as Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral, Gold Hill and Wimborne Minster. If you head for the beaches and coast -Poole, Bournemouth and Southampton are only a 45 minute drive away. The Campsite is very well placed for walking and cycling in the surrounding countryside.

SP5 5ND

 

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Stewards Needed

£13.50 Per Unit Night

Church Farm Campsite, High Street Sixpenny Handley SP55ND

At the Junction of the A338, take the A35 towards Ringwood

Keep left, follow signs for Verwood/B3081/Matchams
In 482 ft Continue onto B3081
In 0.1 mile Turn left onto Verwood Rd/B3081
In 5.8 miles, Slight left to stay on B3081
In 1.5 miles Turn right onto B3078
In 0.7 mile Turn left at the 1st cross street onto B3081
In 4.0 miles At Handley Cross Roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on B3081

 Follow road through High street and Destination will be on the right

Bucklers Hard 8th to 13th June Booked meet Opens 10:00am

Buckler’s Hard is a hamlet on the banks of the Beaulieu River in the English county of Hampshire. With its Georgian cottages running down to the river, Buckler’s Hard is part of the 9,000-acre Beaulieu Estate. The hamlet is some 2.5 miles south of the village of Beaulieu.

The site is situated near to the Tea rooms and all that are camping have access to the Maritime Museum

Take a tranquil cruise down the Beaulieu River – an unspoilt haven which is rich in history and wildlife.

A place of serenity and beauty… step aboard for a peaceful 30 minute boat trip along one of the few privately owned rivers in the world. Click Here for Details

SO42 7XB

Stewards John & Brenda Burst

Stewards phone 07740621551 or 07514555790

£16 per unit night

 

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From the junction of the B3054 and B3055

In 2.0 miles, turn right onto Lodge Ln
In 0.5 mile, Slight left
In 1.2 miles Continue straight
In 0.4 miles bear left
Report to Gatehouse that you are on the rally. Then drive through the carpark to the left and follow sign on far side through the gate into rally field

Moreton Glade Club Site 7th-10th April Booked Meet

Dorset’s beautiful beaches, heath and downlands are all accessible from Moreton Club campsite located in the heart of Wessex and surrounded by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Our 120-pitch site is open and spacious with a good range of facilities, including two amenity blocks, a small children’s play area and a dog walk.

Moreton station next to the campsite is on routes to Weymouth, Poole and Bournemouth and the bus stop, half a mile from site, will take you to the pretty county town of Dorchester where you can enjoy a number of walking trails including the Thomas Hardy trail and the Roman Town Walk. The town’s Borough Gardens has tennis courts, a bowling green and a children’s play area and hosts a number of events through the summer including live bands and a teddy bear’s picnic.

Head to the sleepy village of Moreton and stop off at the Tearooms, situated in the old school at Moreton for a cream tea. Thomas Edward Lawrence, popularly known as “Lawrence of Arabia” is buried in the church here. A more elaborate memorial can be found at St. Martins church, Wareham.

The village forms part of the “Lawrence of Arabia Walking Trail. The walks take in Bovington, Clouds Hill, Moreton Church and Lawrence’s grave.

Attractions in the area include the Tank Museum at Bovington, Monkey World Ape rescue Centre in Wareham and Lulworth and Corfe Castles. For the best beaches, head to the circular Lulworth Cove, Kimmeridge Bay – great for rock pooling and swimming – and the blue flag beach at Swanage.

Stewards

£8 Per Unit Night + £6.15 Electric Hook Up and Hard Standing

DT2 8BB

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From the A35 Turn left onto Sugar Hill

In 0.4 miles turn right
In 1.3 miles bear right
In 0.3 miles turn left
In 1.5 miles turn right
2.8 miles turn left onto B3390
In 1.7 miles Left into site before Railway Crossing