Longthorns aim is to provide excellent customer service to all our visitors and guests that visit or stay on the camp-site. We committed to accessibility for all, a high standard of customer service, a quality camping or glamping experience.
We have the latest online booking to allow you to book at a time convenient to you.
Longthorns caters for
Tents,Motor Homes,Caravans, Camper vans,Folding Trailers, along side our Glamping Units, Shepherds Huts, TipeeCo's and pods.
Our only restrictions are no motor-homes over 28ft and commercial vehicles.
Booking online is our preferred method, but always happy to take bookings over the phone should you not wish to book using this method. A deposit of 20% is required to secure your booking payable online or over the telephone. We get very booked, so advisable to book early to ensure your stay at Longthorns. The balance of your stay is due on arrival, at the time of booking, you receive log in details so should you wish to pay before you arrive you have the facility to do so.
Please drive round to reception to check in and pay your balance, there is ample car parking space by reception, once checked we will show you to a suitable pitch according to your requirements. You may request certain pitches at the time of booking, we do our best to accommodate, but can never guarantee the request. Wheelchair user/mobility issues have priority on the accessibility pitches on the alpaca field.
Access to reception is a gravel car park on to a same level concrete entrance to reception. You can request an access code for the accessibility room, this is strictly limited use for appropriate reasons.
We have 5 fields which we can camp different groups, and families together, we try always pitch to the best of our ability, we request that you do not pitch within 5 meters of your neighbours for Health & Safety reasons.
Our fields are sandy loamy soil so very free draining. All the fields apart from the woodland have the middle to allow space for the children to play. The woodland field has a back drop of trees, whilst the other fields back on to animal paddocks. The woodland walks at Longthorns starts from both ends of the camp-site, it about a 20 stroll through the woods, please keep to the path and do not venture past any private signs as this land is strictly private.
By the main camp-site entrance there is an information hut which has local maps, flyers of local attractions, vouchers from local restaurants and borrow box of toys and games. Lastly a lending library of books.
At reception you will find a small shop with all basic requirements with local food, off sales of local ales, basic toiletries, and alpaca goods. This is open according to season, but times are listed on the door.
This is only open in Summer Season, out of season a notice is posted on the reception door and a duty phone number should you need to contact us.
Longthorns Farm Ablution facilities
Please see facilities page for a full description of toilets, showers, and accessibility room. Unfortunately we do not have laundry facilities, the nearest Launderette is in Wareham, Launderette, 23 West St, Wareham BH20 4JS.
Longthorns is a 47-acre farm, we make hay and haylage on our farm and surrounding area, we also run a herd of short horn cattle on the SSSi (Sites of Special Scientific Interest) which adjoins Longthorns.
Alpacas breeding is another part to the farm, we show, sell and with other UK Alpaca breeders produce fleece which is turned into socks which you can purchase. We also have a herd of Shorthorn cattleÂ which graze the SSSI common. About Us
Longthorns has a WI FI spot around reception and on the patio area, this is a free service. Mobile phone coverage is sketchy around the farm. TV reception is stronger in the main camping field.
There are no bus routes that pass Longthorns, taxi's run to Wool Train Station where you can catch a train or the bus. Taxi numbers available in reception or on our web site. Directions
Sally and Mark, who moved here in 2007, both came from farming backgrounds, run Longthorns farm together with our friendly team.
Telephone Office/Reception 01929-401539
We hope this information helps with a pleasant stay at Longthorns, please do not hesitate if you need help in any way.