Winford Road, Newchurch, Sandown, Isle Of Wight, PO36 0LZ | Telephone: 01983 865385 | View Map

  • St Catherine's Oratory
    St Catherine's Oratory
  • Shanklin beach
    Shanklin beach
  • Sandown Beach
    Sandown Beach
  • Tiger at the Isle of Wight Zoo
    Tiger at the Isle of Wight Zoo
  • Stunning view of Southland landscape
    Stunning view of Southland landscape
  • Osborne House
    Osborne House

Open Dates:
28 March 2024 - 3 November 2024

Earliest Arrival Time: 3pm*
Latest Departure Time: 10am*


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

Why stay here

Our campsite is situated on the outskirts of the small village of Newchurch in the beautiful Arreton Valley on the Isle of Wight. Half the island is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are numerous country walks available so you can explore the island.

Known as ‘Dinosaur Island’, the Isle of Wight is the richest place in the UK for dinosaur remains and its Jurassic heritage is celebrated across the island. Visit the Dinosaur museums and animal parks across the island, or explore the rolling countryside by bicycle.

Group booking icon For guaranteed best value ferry crossings or group bookings please call 01342 777533 (Mon - Fri, 9am-5pm)

Accommodation at Southland

Site details

Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available^
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• Car parking
• Pitches are: grass, electric
• Site shop: No but there are supermarkets nearby

*These are the times for glamping. For camping check-in is from 1pm and check-out by 12pm.

^FREE Wi-Fi service is available in your accommodation for basic browsing and reading emails. For a faster service, you have the option to upgrade to a premium package for a fee of £5 a day or £15 a week. The free service is available on unlimited devices, the premium package is limited to one device at any one time.

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Great news - we're launching a fast check-in trial at this campsite. Five days prior to your arrival, you will receive instructions by TEXT on how to use fast check-in and to confirm your vehicle registration. On your day of arrival, you can drive to the ‘Reception check-in’ lane to check-in or proceed directly to the ‘Fast check-in’ lane as long as you have paid by midnight the day before your stay and your vehicle registration is correct. You will then receive a TEXT requesting your pitch number. Once you reply, you'll be checked-in, meaning you can start your holiday sooner!

Before You Travel

We want to ensure you have everything you need in order to have a relaxing and fun glamping break away. Click here to read the latest updates and information about your campsite before you arrive.

Activities & experiences nearby

  • Cycling Cycling

    Quiet country lanes and scenic off - road cycling routes make the Isle of Wight an ideal destination for a UK cycling holiday or short break. There are plenty of places that offer bike hire across the island, so you have the freedom to explore.


    Locally known as the Red Squirrel Trail, this National Cycling route starts to the West of Cowes and runs alongside the River Medina. The route runs through beautiful countryside through to the outskirts of Sandown.

  • Walking Walking

    Start at Bembridge Fort and take the two mile route down to Sandown Bay. Take the National Trust Fine Fortifications trail down to Sandown Bay. This two mile route starts at Bembridge Fort and heads towards the coast to Culver Down.


    Take a short but exhilarating cliff top walk along the Circumnavigate Culver trail. Bembridge and Culver Downs offer spectacular views over Sandown and Whitecliff Bays. There’s the chance of seeing peregrines, ravens, cowslips and butterflies at different times of year, and it’s equally enjoyable if you just want to take in the views from the cliff tops.

  • Family days out Family days out

    Just a short distance away from our campsite, Amazon World Zoo Park is the Isle of Wight’s largest exotic animal attraction and is a great day out whatever your age! Discover the exotic animals, ranging from big cats to reptiles and birds.


    If animal adventure is what you fancy, make sure to also stop in at Monkey Haven - a rescue centre and sanctuary for primates and birds of prey – and of course, Isle of Wight Zoo, offering wildlife experiences, ‘meet the meerkats’ and daily walking safaris.


    Visit Dinosaur Isle, a spectacular pterosaur shaped building on Sandown Blue Flag Beach. As Britain’s first purpose built dinosaur museum Dinosaur Isle offers life sized models, interactive stations and fossils to explore.

  • Things to try Things to try

    Satisfy the adrenaline junkie within you at Wight Karting. Zoom around the 500m purpose built track and race your family and friends to the finish line.


    Make new four-legged friends at the West Wight Alpacas and Llamas – explore the farm, learn about llama life and take your new furry companions on a stroll around the farmland.


    Enjoy a squirrel’s eye view of Appley Park with Goodleaf Tree Climbing where qualified and experienced instructors will harness you up and help you climb to the top of a 20 metre high mature oak tree! For another sky high experience, try out tandem paragliding in the Yarmouth hills.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    For great pub grub and outstanding seafood, there are many great places to eat on the island. Stop in at The Steamer Inn in Shanklin for great views of the coast and live music performances, or fill your boots at The Fighting Cocks with their sumptuous chargrilled steaks and burgers.


    Explore Sandown’s Garlic Farm then stop in at the café which serves homemade garlic treats and hand reared meat from the farm grounds.


    Enjoy fresh produce in the beautiful pub garden at the Pointer Inn in Newchurch. This pub has a unique bartering system with local growers, who exchange a meal at the pub for the best of Isle of Wight’s fresh produce.

* Price for 1 adult and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. Please read our FAQs further booking information. Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Winford Road, Newchurch, Sandown, Isle Of Wight, PO36 0LZ
Telephone: 01983 865385

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Sandown, Ryde and Newport
  • Nearest train station: Lake
  • Car hire available on site: Yes


Best value ferry crossings:

Need a ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight? No problem! We can book your ferry for you - just call us on 01342 777543 or send us a message at [email protected]. We are open from 8.45am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday.


We work with both Wightlink and Red Funnel travelling from Portsmouth, Lymington and Southampton, and have access to the best prices and a choice of sailings to suit you with plenty of crossings available. In the extremely unlikely event that we can’t book a suitable crossing, we will move or cancel your glamping booking without charge. Please note that some ferry bookings may require full payment at the time of booking.

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