Crossways

Moreton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8BE | Telephone: 01305 852032 | View Map

  • Oceanarium in Bournemouth
    Oceanarium in Bournemouth
  • Forest near Crossways
    Forest near Crossways
  • Surfing along the coast
    Surfing along the coast
  • Trees on Crossways campsite
    Trees on Crossways campsite
  • Seal at the Oceanarium
    Seal at the Oceanarium

Open Dates:
12 March - 31 October 2021
11 March 2022 - 30 October 2022

Earliest Arrival Time: 12pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Electric tent pitch

Why stay here

Surrounded by trees, our campsite sits just outside the historic market town of Dorchester, with easy access to the coast.

Accommodation at Crossways

Site details

Why stay here

Surrounded by trees, our campsite sits just outside the historic market town of Dorchester, with easy access to the coast.

There’s plenty to see and do in the surrounding area, such as animal centres and museums to explore, some with a nod to Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.

With the South West Coastal Path only seven miles away, you can travel this famous coastline to your heart’s content. Visit nearby Weymouth and Poole for a seaside adventure.

Family days out

There are plenty of places around Dorchester to explore with the family – learn about Monkey Life and the Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, explore the world’s best collection of tanks at the Tank Musuem in Bovington, or discover Dorset’s Jurassic heritage at the Dinosaur Museum.

Be amazed at the spectacular recreation of King Tut’s tombs and treasures at The Tutankhamun Exhibition in Dorchester.

Nestled in 26 acres of Dorset’s glorious countryside lies Sculptures by the Lake - an oasis for art lovers and collectors alike - created by renowned sculptor Simon Gudgeon.


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• Pitches are: grass, electric
• Site shop: No but there is a Co-op 0.5 miles away

Wi-Fi runs standard broadband service averaging at 10 Mbps. Fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


  • Cycling Cycling

    Try the Lawrence Ride, an exhilarating circular route from Wareham to Moreton. You can join this route at Stop 4 which is around six miles from our site.

    The nearest National Cycle Network Route is Route 2 - Christchurch to Lyme Regis.

  • Walking Walking

    Our campsite offers easy access to lots of stunning clifftop walks, being only seven miles from the coast.

    Try the Ridge, Coast and Valley walk in East Chaldon, a long ridge walk with spectacular views of the chalk cliffs; or follow the route from Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door.

  • Things to try Things to try

    Have a go at archery, crossbows and axe throwing in a private section of rustic woodland in Tolpuddle. All experience levels are welcome – you can even have a go at Archery Combat Tag; think paintball with a bow and arrow!

    Zoom around the 815m track at Clay Pigeon Raceway. Just 30 minutes from our site, the raceway regularly hosts British and National Championship race meetings, but is open to the public for go karting during the week.

    Try your hand at coasteering, kayak tours, monster biking trails and much more with Jurassic Coast Activities.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    Visit the Frampton Arms for a traditional country pub with open fires and comforting food, just half a mile from our site.

    The Cow & Apple in Dorchester offer a huge cider menu and gourmet burgers, at reasonable prices – why not try the Sloppy Cow burger or the Piggy Back?

    For award winning afternoon tea and homemade cakes, visit the Moreton Tea Rooms in the old School House on the River Frome.


* Price for 1 adult and 1 pitch. If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs further booking information. Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Moreton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8BE
Telephone: 01305 852032

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Five Crossways
  • Nearest train station: Moreton
  • Car hire available on site: Car Hire Dorset

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