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Our glorious Ocknell campsite combines tranquil spots set amongst the trees and ferns with spacious, open pitches - all bounded by the forest's trees.

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A glorious and tranquil New Forest campsite, bounded by trees and full of character, Ocknell offers 280 hard-standing and grass pitches.

Campers at both Ocknell and Longbeech just down the round both benefit from access to heathland and forest walks as well as the New Forest cycle route. The sites are approximately a mile apart.

Pets and non-members welcome.

Open from 17 March to 26 September

  • Ocknell Campsite,
    Forest Road, Fritham, Hampshire, SO43 7HH
  • 50.9068, -1.6421 | SU 25 12

From the Midlands, London and the South East, head west on the M27 and exit at junction 1. The site is signposted from the exit slip road. Turn right onto the B3078 (signposted Brook and Fordingbridge). Bear left at Bell Inn Brook and follow the B3078 (signposted Fordingbridge). Take the 1st left. After approximately 2 miles you will reach the entrance to Ocknell on your right.

From the west, follow the east bound A31. Approximately 8 miles from Ringwood, the site is signposted on your left. If you reach J1 of the M27, you have missed the turning, but can follow the directions above.

From Wales, the North and Midlands via Salisbury, take the A36 from Salisbury (South East) towards to M27. Turn right onto the B3079 (signposted Lanford, Branshaw and Brook) and then turn right at the junction with the B3078 (Fordingbridge and Bell Inn). Then follow directions above, taking the 1st left.

From Salisbury via the A338, turn left on to the B3080 (Downton). Bear left at the junction with the B3078 and take the first right onto an unsigned road. Bear right at the next junction. Continue for 1.5 miles and follow the directions above.

Please note that many Sat Nav systems will direct you to Fritham village if you use our postcode. Also note that the road signed 'Fritham and Eyeworth Only' is a dead end.

Facilities include toilets, washbasins and dishwashing, though no showers.

  • Adult only
  • Allow pets
  • Allow vans
  • Bike hire
  • Café / restaurant
  • Communal BBQ
  • Disabled facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Electric hookups
  • Entertainment
  • Family friendly
  • Fires allowed
  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Glamping
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Internet access
  • Kids club
  • Kids playground
  • Laundry
  • Near beach
  • Near pub
  • Open year round
  • Peaceful
  • RV pitches
  • Shop
  • Showers
  • Swimming pool
  • Toilets
  • TV room
  • Vineyard
  • W.C. disposal
  • Water hookups
  • Watersports
  • Couples
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Members Only
  • Naturists
  • Older families
  • Peace and quiet
  • Rallies
  • Single Sex Groups
  • Under 18's
  • Young families
Grass pitches

Grass Pitches

Grass pitches for tents, caravans and motorhomes. Due to hard ground at Ocknell, rock pegs are advisable.

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Hard Standing Pitches

Hard standing pitches for caravans and motorhomes.

The New Forest and surrounding area offers visitors to Ocknell campsite a whole range of fun activities and family days out to enjoy. You can go horse riding and cycling in the forest or head a little further afield to one of the area's many attractions.

The small village of Fritham is a short drive away, and those willing to head a little further afield will be treated to the cathedral city of Salisbury, just 16 miles away. Bramshaw offers a convenient local shop, while a pleasant short cycle ride takes you to deer viewing at Bolderwood and deep into the heart of the New Forest.

Local attractions include:

  • Beaulieu Motor Museum
  • The historic ship building village of Buckler's Hard
  • Southampton Docks with its array of ocean liners
  • Forest Ranger Activities
  • Paultons Family Theme Park, Home of Peppa Pig World
  • New Forest Activity Centre for archery, bushcraft and family combat games
  • Ringwood Brewery, tour the brewery and try their four locally brewed Best Bitter and Fortyniner ales

One of the best ways to see the New Forest is by bike. Cycle hire is available from Forest Leisure Cycling in Burley, the perfect base for easy access to the New Forest Trails, with rides and bikes for all ages! Trax Bike Hirealso offers a wide choice of bike to suit all age ranges and abilities.

Food options include:

  • The Huntsman Restaurant, Brokenhurst. A 13th century coaching inn full of character and charm
  • The Three Tuns Inn, Bransgore. A cosy retreat in the heart of the New Forest, with a log fire for the winter and a beautiful terrace
  • Royal Oak at Fritham
  • Sir Walter Tyrell Pub further up the road off the A31
  • The White Hart Pub and Restaurant at Cadnam
Prices from £12.10 per night, including two adults.

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