Symondsbury Estate

Symondsbury Estate, Mill Ln, Symondsbury, Bridport DT6 6HG

01308 424116

A beautiful location for shopping, food & drink, cycling and a walk up Colmer's Hill

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1.9 miles from Highlands End
2.9 miles from Golden Cap
5.2 miles from Graston Copse
24 miles from Sandyholme

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Symondsbury Estate is set in the beautiful Dorset countryside, but within a few miles of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site with unspoilt beaches and fabulous coastal walks. Symondsbury village is a hidden gem with cottages, a school and a local pub. The Estate, consisting of 1,500 acres of farmland and woodland, has been owned by the Colfox family for over 100 years.

Manor Yard is located in the heart of Symondsbury village and is a shopping treat for locals and visitors alike. There is a village shop, local businesses and independent shops. Symondsbury Store offers a wide range of local food and drink including local produce, fresh bread, pastries and cheese, as well as local beer, wine, gin and gifts.

If shopping isn’t your thing, you can visit Symondsbury Kitchen, which is a perfect place to dwell for a morning or afternoon taking in the relaxed country ambience. Serving breakfast, lunch, sunday lunch and afternoon tea, the cafe pride themselves on using home-grown and local seasonal ingredients and you can enjoy the outside seating.

Meet the animals, including sheep, pygmy goats and pigs at the Animal Viewing Area or enjoy the 8km trail that takes you round the most beautiful and historic areas of the Estate. Bikes are available to hire on the Estate at Bridport Cycles. The highlight of visiting Symondsbury Estate, has to be a walk up Colmer’s Hill, one of the most iconic landmarks in West Dorset, offering great views of the surrounding countryside.

There are a range of events throughout the year, such as the Colmer’s Hill Challenge, a Country Fair and a Christmas Market. Dogs are welcome at Symondsbury Estate, there is free wifi and plenty of free parking. It’s family friendly, accessible for wheelchairs, open 7 days a week and is located just a short drive from Highlands End, Golden Cap and Graston Copse Holiday Parks.

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Our Awards & Accreditations

Our parks have been recognised as some of the best in Dorset and the South West. 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 - there is more information on the pages for each park.

dorset tourism awards gold 2021/222021 travelers choice tripadvisor awarddavid bellamy blooming marvellous pledge for nature 2022david bellamy conservation gold award 2020/21taste of the west south west england award 2022david bellmay conservation award honey bee friendly park awardgolden cap holiday park commended south westthe queens green canopy platinum jubilee logoplastic free champion surfers against sewage

What our guests say

  • The Most Magical Campsite

    We have just come back from the most magical few days staying at Highlands End. In fact, it was so good we extended our stay by a few days whilst on park. We are new to campsites and this was beyond my expectations

    Mr Scott - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Happy second visit

    Perfectly clean, ample space, lovely views, close to everything, what more could be asked for?

    Dan Pipper - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Well maintained and quiet

    Lovely clean and tidy site. well maintained and quiet in walking distance to Hive Beach and West Bay only a couple of miles away over the coastal walk.

    Linda S - Google Reviews
    Graston Copse

  • Friendliest park on the Dorset coast

    Possibly the friendliest park on the Dorset coast. Staff are exceptional, very helpful and keep the place spotless. The views are fantastic. Showers and toilets are very modern and extremely clean.

    Mr Leck - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Fantastic

    This is a lovely quiet, friendly, well maintained site with very friendly, helpful staff who are knowledgeable about the local area and more than happy to pass on useful information to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

    Nigel White - Tripadvisor
    Sandyholme

  • Wonderful three night stay

    Our pitch was spacious and quiet. The facilities were clean and a generous number of showers etc whatever time we needed them. A very picturesque site and plenty to do straight from the van without the need to drive

    Rachel L - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • Beautiful weekend away

    This park is in a wonderful location. The local village is beautiful and only a 15 min walk along the river. The beach is then another 15 minutes along - again a beautiful walk. We were blessed with amazing weather so we spent the afternoon on Hive Beach.

    Clairey16 - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Ideal base for exploring

    Ideal base for exploring Dorset , everywhere we wanted to visit was within easy reach . Site itself was very good, nice and quite and clean and staff very friendly.

    James S - Tripadvisor
    Sandyholme