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Prices From £11.55 per night (Two Adults) BOOK NOW
Nestled between heathland, Blackwater Stream and Ober Water, this campsite truly revels in the beauty of the New Forest. Made up of grandiose forest, open green fields, heathland views, and frequented by the New Forest’s free-roaming wildlife, Aldridge Hill campsite delights all that enter, and refreshes all who stay.


Whether you pitch in the shadows of the ancient trees, next to the trickling Ober Water and Blackwater Stream, or in full view of a rich heathland expanse, you’ll discover one of life’s unique getaways. What better place to relax and unwind with your treasured family and friends?


As you settle into your pitch, taking in all the site has to offer including the New Forest’s beautiful free-roaming ponies, relaxation will subtly work its way into your life.

Once you’re settled in, why not enjoy one of the many forest walks accessed directly from site? We recommend following the relaxing Ober Water Trail and taking in the beautiful scenery composed of ancient trees and the calm Ober Water.

Also well within walking distance of the site are Ober Heath, a favourite spot of the forest’s red deer and Whitefield Moor, a peaceful place perfect for children’s games or a  family picnic.

Just two miles away is the pretty village of Brockenhurst perfect for a jaunt to the pub or for stocking up on provisions for camp.

Book now to ensure you secure an idyllic New Forest getaway for your family. 

Please note: this campsite has no electricity, toilet or shower blocks. Bringing your own chemical toilet is essential. 

Any barbecues used on our sites should be specifically designed and used only for the purpose of cooking food (i.e not firepits). They should be robust, secure and able to be raised off of the forest floor, there should no damage or marks left on the ground where they have been used. In support of the New Forest Action Plan we are asking campers not to bring disposable barbecues for their stay. We are also reminding campers that outside of our sites no barbecues of any kind are now allowed anywhere in the New Forest.

Please do not feed, pet or approach the animals in and around the campsite; they may look friendly but are unpredictable and can bite and kick. Please keep all food sealed and out of reach of the ponies

Facilities available at Aldridge Hill Campsite, New Forest


With no electricity, toilet or shower blocks, Aldridge Hill lays special claim to being a nothing but nature site, dubbed so by ourselves, of course. This completes the natural feel to the site, helping you to disconnect from everyday life and providing you with unspoilt views.

Please note that this does mean that a chemical toilet is required at this campsite.

Please be aware that there are width limits on Meerut Road (the turning before the B3055) and also from the A35 into Rhinefield Ornamental Drive on the main Lyndhurst to Bournemouth Road. Site phone number: 01590 623152. 

The following route is recommended to avoid congestion and potential issues for those with a caravan or motorhome. It may not be the most direct route to the site.


Directions to Aldridge Hill

 

  • From Lyndhurst take the A337 towards Brockenhurst.

  • Turn right onto the B3055 (Grigg Lane) and carry straight on over the crossroads.

  • Take the first right after the Esso garage into The Rise, and at the end of the road turn right into Rhinefield Road.

  • Stay on this road for approximately one and a half miles, then turn right into the Forestry Commission Beachem Wood carpark.

  • Follow the signs to Aldridge Hill site.

Public transport around Aldridge Hill

South West trains

Brockenhurst is on the Weymouth to London- waterloo mainline with over 100 trains a day stopping at the station.
Places to visit on this line include Winchester/Christchurch/Bournemouth and Poole.

Buses

The nearest bus stop is less than five minutes from the site. The bus route is the Bluestar number 6 which runs between Southampton and Lymington. The journey to Lymington takes around 25 minutes.

New Forest tour bus

The tour bus is a great way to see the New Forest and runs between late June and mid September. It is a hop on hop off service.

Surrounded by attractions and days out for the whole family, Aldridge Hill makes a great base for exploring the area. View the listings below for ideas of things to do whilst camping in the New Forest. 


patio tables and chairs outside restaurantThe Huntsman Restaurant, Brokenhurst
A 13th century coaching inn full of character, charm, drink and food. A perfect countryside treat after your busy day in the forest.

Address: Brockenhurst, SO42 7RH
Tel: 01590 622 225


cyclists on the old railwayForest Leisure Cycling
Cycle hire from Forest Leisure Cycling, in Burley, the perfect base for easy access to the New Forest Trails, with rides and bikes for all ages!

Open 7 days a week.
Tel: 01425 403584



family on bikesTrax Bike Hire
One of the best ways to see the New Forest is by bike. Take a look at Trax Bike Hire now for your New Forest holiday. Trax offer wide choice of bike to suit all age ranges and abilities.

Tel: 01425 618562



peppa pig worldPaultons Family Theme Park, Home of Peppa Pig World
Perfect for families, Paultons Family Theme park is a great day out. Paultons Park is host to more than 60 additional rides and attractions.

Address: Paultons Park, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 6AL
Tel: 023 8081 4442



people in canoesThe New Forest Activity Centre
Try some exciting outdoor activities such as archery, bushcraft or family combat games, or take part in a full day of adventure.

Address: New Forest Activities, Hazel Copse Farm, Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO42 7WA
Tel: 01590 612377



the three tuns buildingThe 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.


Address: Bransgore, BH23 8JH
Tel 01425672232



sign for ringwood breweryRingwood Brewery, Ringwood
Take a tour around Ringwood Brewery and try their four locally brewed Best Bitter and Fortyniner ales.

Address: Ringwood, BH24 3AP
Tel: 01425 470303

For Rainy Days


Beaulieu-Motor-MuseumBeaulieu National Motor Museum

Something for everyone from top gear fans to kids bursting with energy!
Address: Beaulieu, SO42 7ZN
Tel: 01590 612345

 


Cider-(Shutterstock,Brent-HNew Forest Cider, Burley

Discover how the local beverage is made and take the opportunity to sample the goods.
Address: Pound Lane, Burley, Hampshire, BH24 4ED
Tel: 01425 403589



Owl-(Shutterstock,opailin)Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre, Ringwood

Birds Of Prey, Reptiles and Conservation are the focus at Liberty’s and with an indoor flying arena for demonstrations this is a great option for drizzly days.
Address: Crow Lane, BH24 3EA
Tel: 01425 476487

Lymington-Health-and-LeisurLymington Health and Leisure

Here you’ll find fantastic indoor facilities for the whole family from swimming pools to beauty treatments. 
Address : North Street, Pennington, Lymington, SO41 8FZ
Tel: 023 8028 5531 

Prices From
£11.55 per night (Two Adults) BOOK NOW

At a Glance

  • Open: 21st May - 31st May 2021 
  • Open: 24th June - 6th September 2021
  • No toilets or showers
  • Chemical toilet required
  • 170 pitches
  • Grass only pitches
  • Pets welcome
  • Close to Brockenhurst
  • View our pricing guide and seasonal dates

Contact Details

Aldridge Hill Campsite, New Forest Brockenhurst Hampshire SO42 7QD
01590 623152

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Another Fantastic Stay
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I have visited Aldridge Hill Campsite for a number of years now. Its always great to return and take in the wonderful New Forest surroundings... and just relax. Always a friendly welcome from the staff, Thank you all and see you in 2022. Neal
Unit Type: Caravan
Just wonderful
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We are new to this camping life. Second visit got back today because the site now closes until May Honestly it’s quiet, beautiful, the animals passing through are wonderful. If you want a relaxing stay please visit this site. It really makes me happy here. I painted my first painting this weekend and rode a bike for the first time in 45 years. Didn’t want to leave
Unit Type: Camper Van
Good as always
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We love Aldridge Hill. Staff are great, site is very close to perfect
Unit Type: Caravan
Amazing as always !
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As always amazing and always a great stay and great wardens. To make it even more perfect , make it a green site and ban noisy and smelly generators altogether. A very few users ,whist sticking to the rules, have loud building site generators ….
Unit Type: Camper Van
Excellent
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We stayed here with a group of friends and our children, the site is amazing and the kids can play all day on their bikes, the river is a stone throw from the site and the kids loved it, the staff were all really friendly, we will certainly be coming back
Unit Type: Tent
Enjoyed
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First time staying at this site, thought it was a little over crowded, though we managed to get a lovely spot, before the bank holiday. Would like to mention that some of the trees alongside the road could do with being cut back as even though we moved onto grass, they managed to scrape our Motorhome. That being said, will definitely return, the wardens were brilliant and super friendly. The walks are just incredible and even though there are horses roaming everywhere, there is just so much space to allow your dog freedom of the lead, as long as they are well behaved of course. It was so busy, but even then you could still find a quiet spot along the river for a picnic and allow your dog to cool off. Thank you…WILL be back.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
10 stars!
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Absolutely fab campsite! Loads of space even when full, beautiful views over the heath and lovely trees and stream. The people running it couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful, they were super. We were made to feel very welcome and they took time to talk with us even though they were really busy. Everywhere around the site was very clean, no litter and the bin/water areas spotless. Even though it was a busy bank holiday the campsite was quiet come 10.30pm and there was a happy family buzz the rest of the time. We are looking forward to coming back.
Unit Type: Camper Van
good to be back
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It was good to be back at our favorite site again, we have been coming here for over thirty years and still can't fault the place. We love it here, the site is perfect, the wardens are friendly, no phone single, peace and tranquility in abundance. We were delighted to see that the rules for the site had been relaxed slightly. Dogs not having to be kept on leads allowing them to run lose around the site. Dog owners not having to clear up after their dogs. The need not to have a separate toilet tent, The new pot washing facilities that have been provided at the tap. the removal of the 5mph speed limit and I think it was great that the wardens went to the trouble of filling in the pot holes in the road, so that the vehicles could drive faster through the site. That they are now providing free filling up and emptying facilities for camper vans and motor homes who are not staying on the site, free overnight camping providing you slip on and off site at the right time. Free overnight stays for visitors to units already booked on site when it clearly states no visitors. Allowing open fires in fire pits despite the obvious dangers from flying embers to campers and the surrounding area, the relaxation of playing of ball games on site and I even manage to have two wind breaks up at one time. I also commend the charity work that Camping in the Forest are doing, by allowing neighbors of nightmare neighbors, some rest bite by allowing the nightmare neighbors, to camp and carry on as normal screaming, shouting, barking dogs and playing loud music etc: However the site was quite after 10-30 so
Unit Type: Motorhome
Quiet spot in the heart of the forest
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We stayed for 3 nights in August. Although the site was large and full it didn't feel so due to the layout. Easy access to Brockenhurst and a great location for walking or cycling direct from the campsite
Unit Type: Camper Van
Superb site
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Chris and Rob the wardens go out of the way to make your stay enjoyable and informative. Nothing is too much trouble. Beautifully kept campsite within the New Forest. Close to local amenities but hidden away, very peaceful and a real gem. We camp every year here and have tried other sites but Aldridge Hill is number one for us.
Unit Type: Caravan