East Creech Farm Campsite

by Swanage.co.uk
View from the trees of motorhomes and play area at East Creech Farm Campsite, with Poole Harbour and Bournemouth in the distance

East Creech Farm is a hidden rural gem in Purbeck – a working farm that runs a campsite as well as offering camping pods and two holiday cottages.

It’s a real farm experience here at this 3 AA Pennant awarded campsite, with resident animals such as ponies, donkeys, pigs and cows on the land, which will delight both adults and children. There’s also plenty of resident ducks and geese in the village pond to welcome you on arrival, which is situated right next to the excellent seasonal tea room, The Cake House.

 

East Creech is a small hamlet located on a back road between Wareham and Corfe Castle, making it not only a pretty, countryside base for visiting nearby Swanage, but also an ideal location for walkers and cyclists to explore the Purbeck Ridgeway and other local landmarks such as Lulworth Cove, Tyneham and Kimmeridge. You’ll also be treated to vast views across the Isle of Purbeck toward Poole Harbour – there’s a lovely, non-strenuous walk from the campsite up to Creech Barrow, where you’ll have a 360 degree view of this special landscape – if you’re travelling via the A351 from Wareham, look out for this conical hill protruding proudly from the skyline which can be seen for miles around.

The nearest pubs, shops and restaurants are in Wareham or Corfe.

There are 80 grass pitches at East Creech Farm Campsite; some with electric hook-ups. Further facilities include a loo and (token-operated) shower block, wash up and laundry area, and chemical disposal point.

There are also two children’s play areas, woodland walks, and three fishing ponds.

🐾 East Creech Farm Campsite is dog-friendly. Dogs must be kept under close control at all times.

View from the trees of motorhomes and play area at East Creech Farm Campsite, with Poole Harbour and Bournemouth in the distance
Caravans pitched at East Creech Farm Campsite
Children's swings and playground equipment at East Creech Farm Campsite
Children's play area
Climbing frame at East Creech Farm campsite
Children's playground equipment (picture courtesy of East Creech Farm)
The duckpond in East Creech village
The duckpond in East Creech
Red telephone box and letterbox next to thatched cottage on a street in East Creech village
East Creech village
Dorset Wildlife Trust signage and notice to keep your dog on a lead in East Creech
Nearby nature reserve and woodland walks
Pond walk with free range donkeys sign on a gate in East Creech
Gate leading from café to pond-side walk
The summit of Creech Barrow hill
Creech Barrow hill

Camping tariffs

Carved wooden welcome sign for East Creech Farm Camping Site

The camping season at East Creech runs from 1 April – 31 October.

  • Pitch price (up to two adults) £17.50 – £19.50
  • Children (aged two – 17)  £2.50 a night
  • Electric hook-up £2.50 per night
  • Extra car/gazebo/boat £1 – £3

Camping pods

There are also camping pods available at East Creech Farm & Campsite. These modern timber cabins provide a touch of rustic luxury to your camping experience and mean you don’t have to bring or erect a tent, but can still have a holiday under the stars.

A timber camping pod with stable door at East Creech Farm Campsite

Camping pod with stable door (picture credit: East Creech Farm)

You’ll be cosy and warm inside these fully-insulated pods, with their quaint stable doors, which are located in a pretty orchard, slightly separate to the main campsite. Simply bring your own bedding and your bed will be ready for the night.

The pods are equipped with electricity, providing you with plug sockets, USB ports and an outside light. There’s also a kettle with tea and coffee provided, as well as outdoor seating.

Camping pods are available from the beginning of April to the end of October. Prices are from £65 a night, with a minimum two-night stay policy.

🛏️ Sleeps four (one double and two small singles)

🐾 Whilst dogs are allowed to stay at the main campsite, guests of the pods must be pet-free.

📥 To book, email: campingpods@eastcreechfarm.co.uk

ℹ️  www.eastcreechfarm.co.uk/campingpods.php 

East Creech Farm Campsite's orchard with wooden camping pods
Pretty setting amongst orchard trees
Beds and bunting inside a camping pod at East Creech Farm Campsite
Simple, rustic interior
Orchard at East Creech Farm Campsite with timber 'camping pods'
Camping pods at East Creech

(Camping pod pictures courtesy of East Creech Farm)

Holiday cottages at East Creech Farm

There are two self-catering cottages by the campsite, both sympathetically converted from 18th Century buildings.

Both the cottage and the farmhouse are pet-free and come with the additional benefit of the use of an indoor heated swimming pool, subject to opening times.

Whilst a regular booking slot is one week, there is the option to do a shorter break outside of peak season.

Both properties are fully equipped, come with bedding and towels and have TVs/DVD players.

The Cottage

Holiday cottage at East Creech Farm

East Creech Cottage (picture credit: East Creech Farm)

🛏️ Sleeps four (One double room and one twin)

The Cottage, a barn conversion, boasts original features and benefits from a ground-floor bathroom.

Rent the cottage for between £440 and £725 per week, depending on season.

 

 

 

East Creech Farmhouse

Inside East Creech Farmhouse holiday home

Bedroom inside the farmhouse (picture credit: East Creech Farm)

🛏️ Sleeps seven (There are two double bedrooms and one family room which has one double and a single bed)

The traditional farmhouse overlooks East Creech’s picturesque village pond and has everything you need for a peaceful rural getaway.

Prices range from £490 to £725 a week.

Contact details

For full details on the campsite, farm, holiday cottages and camping pods, please visit East Creech Farm’s website, or get in touch with the friendly team:

  • ℹ️ www.eastcreechfarm.co.uk 
  • 📞 01929 480519
  • 📥 farmhouse@eastcreechfarm.co.uk
  • 📍 East Creech, Creech, Wareham BH20 5AP

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