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Golden Cap Camping

Camping in Dorset

For probably one of the best campsites in Dorset, Golden Cap on the Jurassic Coast is the perfect choice! Located in the valley of the River Winniford, the camping pitches at Golden Cap Holiday Park are just a few hundred metres from Seatown Beach and the South West Coast Path.

All of the grass pitches are spacious (7.5 metres or 24.6 feet) and include electric hook up. There is an additional camping field called Big Berries, with non-electric pitches, that are available for 6 weeks in the summer. Many of the camping pitches enjoy views of the surrounding hillsides and countryside and are just a short walk from the coast. The camping pitches are located within the Red Hill View touring & camping field, along with the touring & motorhome pitches and our glamping accommodation.

Why should you camp with us?

  • Just 300 metres from the beach
  • Great for stargazing
  • Family and dog friendly
  • 3 pubs within walking distance
  • Summer camping field
  • Close to Lyme Regis and Charmouth
  • Save 10% in low / mid season
  • Check in from 2pm
  • Arrive any day of the week
  • Excellent toilet & shower blocks
  • Opening Dates – 13 Mar to 28 Sep
  • Big Berries open 17 Jul to 31 Aug

The camping pitches all have use of the toilet and shower block, with clean and well maintained facilities including a laundry room (charges apply), washing up sinks, a freezer for ice blocks, free hairdryers and more. Dogs are welcome with all camping bookings (max of 2) and prices vary per night depending upon the time of year. There is a small enclosed dog exercising meadow on the park for exercising dogs off the lead. For families, there is a picnic area with sea views at the front of the park, a children’s playground and a fishing lake (permit required).

The sloping field enjoys great views over the Dog House hills to the clifftop peak of Thorncombe Beacon, as well as Golden Cap, the highest cliff on the south coast of England. Red Hill View is just a 200 metre walk from the front of the park. At the Park Reception and Park Shop there is a pizza takeaway, hot and cold drinks, ice creams and much more. The South West Coast Path passes the park entrance and a further 100 metres south you will reach Seatown Beach and the award-winning Anchor Inn pub.

You can walk along the bridleway and footpaths to the village of Chideock with its 2 pubs, bus stops to catch the Jurassic Coast bus and convenience store. The park is just a few miles west from the market town of Bridport and fishing village of West Bay, where there is a choice of supermarkets, places to eat and things to do. Venture west and you will reach the coastal village of Charmouth with its heritage coast centre and guided fossil walks, as well as Lyme Regis, a charming town with sandy beach, cobb harbour and independant shops. Golden Cap Holiday Park is in a fantastic location for viewing the night sky – find out more about stargazing.

Big Berries

We also have a spacious summer camping field with 150+ non-electric pitches and beautiful views over the valley and coastline. Called Big Berries, this 16 acre field is available for 6 weeks in the summer. It’s perfect for groups and families and is suitable for tents and VWs. The field has fantastic facilities just a few minutes walk away with a laundry room (charges apply), ironing facilities, hairdryers, toilets, showers and a freezer for ice blocks.

Booking Information

Check in is from 2pm and check out by 11am. Bookings are for a minimum of 2 nights in low and mid season and 3 nights in high season and bank holidays (shorter stays may be available close to the arrival date – call 01308 426947 to enquire). Prices are based upon 2 persons, 1 car and 1 unit / tent – extra adults, children and cars are chargeable. Arrivals can be on any day of the week. A deposit of £40 per booking per week is required at the time of booking. The remaining balance is due 28 days before the arrival date. If it is less than 28 days until arrival, or the value of the booking is less than £100, the full amount is required upfront at the time of booking. Please note that bonfires and fire pits are not permitted anywhere on the park and BBQs must be raised off the grass using bricks provided.

Please note we do not allocate pitches – pitches are chosen upon arrival

Special Offers

WINTER LOYALTY OFFER – We have a range of special offers available across our Parks. Take any full-price holiday of 7 nights or longer between 1st January 2020 and 24th September 2020 at any WDLH Park and get a HALF PRICE self-catering holiday between 25th September 2020 and 28th February 2021. Take a full-price short break of 3 or more nights between 1st January 2020 and 24th September 2020 at any WDLH Park and get 25% OFF a holiday between 25th September 2020 and 28th February 2021. Date exclusions and other Terms & Conditions apply.

BOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE – Book at the Park Reception for the following year while you are on holiday with us and claim a FREE GIFT (while stocks last) and pay HALF THE USUAL DEPOSIT, with the remainder added to the balance due. Terms & Conditions apply.

TOURING 10% SAVER – Book a stay of 3 nights or longer on a grass, gravel or hard-base pitch and receive 10% OFF the pitch price during 2020. This is available in low and mid season and must be booked at least 30 days in advance. Terms & Conditions apply.

WINTER DOG OFFERS – On grass, gravel and hard-base pitch bookings at Highlands End and Golden Cap Holiday Parks, dogs are just £1 EACH PER NIGHT in low season. Terms & Conditions apply.

Visit the special offers page to see full terms and conditions.

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Facilities at Highlands End Holiday Park

Guests at all West Dorset Leisure Holiday’s parks are welcome to use the facilities at nearby Highlands End Holiday Park (3.6 mile drive), which includes Highlands End Leisure Club with swimming pool, sauna and steam room, pitch ‘n’ putt course, children’s soft play, nature trail and the dog friendly Martin’s Bar & Restaurant with sunday carvery, live sport, events, Costa Coffee and more. Please note charges apply for many of these facilities.

Plan your Holiday

There is a fantastic range of attractions, beaches, places to visit and places to eat in Dorset. Visit our Holiday Planner to see over 150 different things you can see and do during your holiday in Dorset. Save your favourites to your itinerary to come back to and make sure you don’t miss any of the best things to do while you are here!

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Big Berries Pitch – Non Electric

Golden Cap
  • Opening Dates – 17 July to 31 August
  • Suitable for Tents, Trailer Tents & VWs
  • Any day arrivals
  • Non-electric
  • Up to 2 dogs welcome (additional charges apply)
  • Check in from 2pm and check out by 11am
  • Pitch price includes up to 2 people, 1 unit, 1 car & awning
  • Minimum of 3 nights
  • Spacious 16 acre field
  • Toilet & Shower Block nearby (few mins walk)
  • Laundry on park (charges apply)
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Grass Pitch

Golden Cap
  • Suitable for Motorhomes, Touring Caravans, Campervans, Tents, Trailer Tents & VWs
  • Opening Dates – 13 Mar to 28 Sep
  • Up to 2 dogs welcome (additional charges apply)
  • We do not allocate pitches, all pitches are selected upon arrival
  • Fits units up to 8 metres (26.2 feet)
  • Pitch price includes up to 2 people, 1 unit, 1 car & awning
  • Check in from 2pm and check out by 11am
  • Any day arrivals
  • 10 amp electric hook-up included
  • Minimum of 2 nights (low & mid season)
  • Minimum of 3 nights (high season)
  • Toilet & shower block nearby

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Our Awards & Accreditations

Our parks have been recognised as some of the best in Dorset. We're extremely proud of the awards and it's easy to see why our guests return year on year. You can be safe in the knowledge that you're staying at one of the best parks in the county! Please note awards vary by Park.

What our guests say

  • Very peaceful Park

    The wildlife is stunning, we were visited by the ducks on a regular basis which was lovely. Our visit was very enjoyable and we will definitely be back in the future!

    Sarah W - Pitch Up
    Sandyholme

  • 5 out of 5 isn't enough!

    This is simply our favorite touring park along the south coast. The location couldn't be better with views to die for and an abundance of fresh sea air. The park is spic and span and extremely well kept with very friendly staff.

    Big Caravan Adventures - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Best holiday ever!

    This is by far the best Holiday Park I have been to. The views are breath taking with easy access to the beach and nice coastal walks to West Bay. If you're looking for a relaxing holiday in a stunning location, then this is the place to come.

    Alison D - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • Fantastic holiday once again

    We have been coming here now every year for about 10 years. Its our favourite place and the Park has everything we need.

    Andy M - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • A little bit of heaven!

    Golden Cap is a little bit of heaven. The views are awesome, right next to the sea. It's all relaxed and low key just how we like it.

    Esther Woodhouse - Facebook
    Golden Cap

  • Idyllic setting

    Quiet site in a beautiful setting with exceptionally clean toilets and showers

    Anthony M - Pitch Up
    Graston Copse

  • Would definitely recommend

    Close to beach, a nice local pub, dog friendly and a very relaxed atmosphere.

    Dan M - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • A tour of Dorset!

    An excellent Park as a base to visit the Dorset coast, Jurassic Coast, Chesil Beach, Lyme Regis, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, to name a few.

    Arthur D - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Fantastic Park

    10 out of 10 is not enough for this Holiday Park. We have been here 3 times and we love it more and more every time. The park has all you need, with some pitches overlooking the sea and a great restaurant.

    Shirley Thompson - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • A hidden gem

    The location is amazing, right on the beach and all the facilities are good. It's a hidden gem this one, one of the best parks in the country

    Mark Tee - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Lovely tranquil campsite

    The location was great as we could easily walk to the village or local beaches through the beautiful countryside. I would recommend this campsite to families for a peaceful and safe stay.

    Sarah - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse