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Swanage Railway Spring Steam Up Gala

Date Event: 29th March - 31st March 2019

Head to Swanage Railway this weekend for a fantastic family day out as part of the ‘Spring Steam up Gala’.  The Caledonia…

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Easter Events and Activities in Dorset 2019

Date Event: 6th April - 22nd April 2019

Family fun in Dorset this Easter If you’re staying at Ulwell Cottage Caravan Holiday Park this Easter why not participate in some…

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The Flying Scotsman is coming to Swanage

Date Event: 22nd March - 10th April 2019

The Flying Scotsman is the most famous steam locomotive in the world. It will be running between Swanage and Norden stations this…

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Christmas and New Years events in Swanage 2018

Date Event: 1st December - 1st January

Swanage is a hive of activity in December, with a number of special events happening to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Join…

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Half Term and Halloween Events in Dorset 2018

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If you’re heading to Ulwell Camping and Caravan Park this October half term, why not try one of the exciting family that…

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Easter Events in Purbeck 2018

Date Event: Friday 30th March - Sunday 15th April

Discovering everything the Isle of Purbeck has to offer is a true delight, and with Easter just around the corner you can…

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What our guests say

  • A gem of a place

    Sandra, Winchester

    What a find. I almost don’t want to tell you about it.

    It’s a family park with lovely, mostly new, fresh, clean spacious caravans – all set out almost in steps on the side of a small hill. The larger hill rises behind you, the sea spreads out in front and the swimming pool beckons behind the bar.

    The people are friendly, the site is clean and welcoming and the scenery unbeatable. It’s a gem of a place.

  • Always my no.1 choice when visiting Swanage


    Always my no.1 choice when visiting Swanage. A truly wonderful location, lying under the stunning Ballard Down and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Being only a 10 min walk from Swanage and the coast means it’s conveniently located for all amenities.

    The staff are always very helpful to sort out any problems and keep the site in fantastic condition. A 5-star park.

  • Friendly, clean & well kept

    Cheshire, UK

    Stayed here as a base to tour Isle of Purbeck and go on to Air show in Bournemouth. Not the cheapest site but definitely the cleanest and well thought out.

    Swimming pool , shop and pub/restaurant all in proximity and well kept/stocked. Bus stop right outside entrance. Grass pitches have plenty of space and well drained with shower blocks water/ drain points really handy.

    Will definitely be using this site again.

  • Lovely weekend

    Tina, London

    We have just returned from a lovely weekend caravanning at Ulwell Cottage Caravan Park.
    Lovely clean site with indoor heated pool. We went in the pool around 5pm and were the only ones in there (apart from life guard) it was lovely and warm and clean.

    We walked to old Harry’s rock and then Down into Swanage itself and had fish and chips and an ice cream.
    Staff on the site were helpful and friendly. Lovely stay.

  • Our second, lovely Christmas at Ulwell

    Jane P, Cheltenham

    After the success of Christmas 2016 at Ulwell, we returned again for Christmas 2017 and had another great time. Lovely warm caravan, peaceful and relaxing on site and a fantastic carvery on Boxing Day at The Village Inn.

    Thanks to all staff who were working and made sure we had such a great break away.

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We are currently at an amazing 4.5 score at TripAdvisor, based upon 200+ reviews from verified guests.

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Proudly associated

Over the years the family has developed the park to award-winning standards and in a style which compliments its surroundings.

  • Camping and caravanning
  • AA
  • British Holiday & Home Parks assocation
  • Poole Tourism
  • Visit Britain

Finding us


From Bournemouth via the Sandbanks chain ferry and following the B3351 into Swanage.

From Wareham using the A351 into Swanage, turn left along the seafront towards Studland.


The park is situated on the main bus route from Bournemouth to Swanage.


1 ° 58’ 16” West, 50° 37’ 34” North

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