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In the idyllic setting of the ancient Savernake Forest, surrounded by a network of tracks and paths, lies the blissful Postern Hill campsite. Completely immersed in the woodlands with lush, flat green pitches, Postern Hill is a special place for anyone, whether you're a seasoned camper or just starting out.

Postern Hill is rich in everything ecological – from grand and ancient trees to a rich array of flora and fauna. In the summer Postern Hill is a hot spot for bats with one of the largest varieties in the UK. If you're camping during the winter months you may spot a deer or two roaming in the woodland. There are also plenty of noisy owls to be hear all year round!


Full of registered oak, beech and sweet chestnut trees, the forest boasts the largest beech avenue in Britain. The forest surrounding the site has been awarded with Site of Special Scientific Interest status due to the diversity of wildlife and plants found within the land.

Hugged by the tree-lined boundaries yet spread spaciously through the site are some of the most beautiful pitches in Wiltshire. Each spot feels like it’s been taken straight out of a secret garden, whether carved into the bushes or overlooked by the site’s many ancient oak trees, and all provide more than a glimpse of serenity.

Wherever you pitch up, you’ll be instantly surrounded by nature.

With the forest literally on your caravan door step you can take full advantage of  the many walking and cycling opportunities it offers. Made up of four valleys and more than 4,500 acres of woodlands, Savernake Forest also offers plenty of stunning views, picnic stops and places for contemplation.

Postern Hill campsite is just a 20-minute walk from the pretty market town of Marlborough where you'll find a range of characterful cafes, restaurants and pubs each offering delectable food and enticing tipples. For shoppers there's a plentiful choice of well-known high street stores as well as a number of independents offering something slightly more unique.

For a complete ‘get away from it all’ break, visit Postern Hill. Bathed in tranquillity, it will entice you back year after year. 

Please note that there are no showers at this campsite. 

Facilities available at Postern Hill Campsite, Savernake Forest


For the 170 available pitches, Postern Hill campsite offers toilet facilities and washbasins throughout the year, though no showers. Other facilities include chemical toilet disposal, dishwashing facilities, drinking water taps and more.

All electric hook-ups are 10 amp.

From London:

  • Take the M4 west to Swindon.
  • Take exit 15 and follow A346 towards Marlborough.
  • From Marlborough take the A346 towards Salisbury.
  • Postern Hill campsite is signposted on the left.

From the North West, Midlands, Wales and West Country:


  • Take the M4 towards London.
  • Take exit 15 and follow A346 towards Marlborough.
  • From Marlborough take the A346 towards Salisbury.
  • Postern Hill campsite is signposted on the left.

From the North via M1:


  • Take the M1 south.
  • Take junction 23a onto A42 towards Birmingham.
  • Follow M42 and M5 towards Gloucester.
  • At junction 11atake A419, A417 then A346 towards Marlborough.
  • From Marlborough take the A346 towards Salisbury.
  • Postern Hill campsite is signposted on the left.

From the South West:

  • Join the A303 and follow to Amesbury.
  • Take the A345 then the A346 towards Marlborough.
  • Postern Hill Campsite is signposted on the right.

From the South East:

  • Take the M20 west towards London.
  • Follow the M25 to the A322 in Surrey.
  • Take the A322 exit from the M3.
  • Follow the A322 and A329 to Wokingham.
  • Take the M4 towards Swindon.
  • Take exit 15 and follow A346 towards Marlborough.
  • From Marlborough take the A346 towards Salisbury.
  • Postern Hill campsite is signposted on the left.


Public transport around Postern Hill

By train

The nearest rail station is Great Bedwyn with fantastic connections to London Paddington and Bath.

 

By bus

The bus stop is just a few minutes’ walk from the campsite, situated at the bottom of the hill. There are hourly services to Great Bedwyn, Marlborough, Salisbury and Andover.

Chalk horses, delightful cafes and more await you in Savernake Forest, Marlborough and the surrounding areas.

To help you get the most out of your stay we're putting together a list of things to see and do in and around Savernake Forest. Take a look below to see what we've started with and visit again to keep updated.


The Food Gallery Cafe Logo

The Food Gallery
Delicious food, drinks and more at this fantastic cafe. With a lovely happy atmosphere and a reputation for great coffee and delicious food.
 
47-48 High Street, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1HQ
Telephone: 01672 514069



stone hengeStonehenge

Take a trip back to the past and visit one of England's most iconic prehistoric monuments.


Near Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7DE
Telephone: 0370 333 1181


avebury stone circlesAvebury Stone Circles
Avebury Stone circles is full in English Heritage dating back to 2200 BC, and it one of the largest Neolithic henge monuments that is still standing.
 

Avebury, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1RF
Telephone: 01672 539 250


White-Horse-TrailThe White Horse Trail

This spectacular walk takes you through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, steeped in history. See if you can spot all eight white horses cut into the land’s chalk hillsides!


Wilton-WindmillWilton Windmill 

Why not pay a visit to the only working windmill in Wessex, set in a stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? The windmill is open throughout the summer months for guided tours, and there is also a picnic area allowing you to enjoy the breath-taking views across the Downs.


Child feeding a Giraffe at Longleat Safari park
Longleat Safari Adventure Park
Let out your wild side and interact with the animals at Longleat Safari park. A brilliant day of for children and adults.


Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 7NW
Telephone: 01985 844400

 

 


For Rainy Days


Marlborough-LeisureMarlborough Leisure Centre
Less than ten minutes away, this leisure centre is open every day apart from bank holidays and offers great indoor activities for everyone.

Address: Barton Dene, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN81PB
Tel:  01672513161




Museum-of-The-Great-WesternMuseum of the Great Western Railway

This indoor museum tells the story of the people who built, operated and travelled on the railway.

Address: Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon, SN22EY
 Telephone: 01793466646



Rock-Star-ClimbingRockstar Climbing

Great for couples and families with older children, this indoor climbing centre offers sessions for both seasoned and experienced climbers and beginners.

Address: Unti 3, i.o. Centre, Hobley Drive, Swindon SN3 4NS
Telephone:  01793824177




McArthurGlen-Designer-OutleMcArthurGlen Designer Outlet

Luxury indoor shopping with a lot or style, great eateries to fuel your shopping trip and great facilities same to make your day of shopping easy and enjoyable.

Address: Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2DY
Telephone:  01793507600

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Postern Hill Campsite, Savernake Forest Marlborough Wiltshire SN8 4ND
01672 515195

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Beautiful
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Our first time camping in the forest. It was so peaceful and relaxing, soo green! Walking everyday off the camp site into the massive forest was just perfect. Very friendly and helpful team of staff too.
Unit Type: Caravan
Excellent Clean friendly site by an amazing forest
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This was our first ever adventure in our newly acquired caravan. A lot of thought and research went into deciding which site we should visit. We have 2 golden retrievers so it was very important to us to make sure the site was dog friendly and had easily accessible walks. This site did not disappoint. We were welcomed by very friendly staff and were allowed to choose our own pitch. The site is extremely spacious and even when it started filling up towards the weekend it still felt uncrowded and had the feeling of camping in a forest glade. The toilet block had obviously been there a while but the facilities inside were modern with a light, bright airly feel and very, very clean. Lots of electric hook up points and easy access to waste disposal and fresh water. The forest was absolutely amazing. I don't think I have ever seen such large trees. We stayed on the site for all of our 4 day stay exploring a very small part of this huge beautiful forest.
Unit Type: Caravan
❤ Postern Hill
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This is the 5th time I have stayed at Postern Hill and I've already booked to go again. The site is relaxed and very well looked after, the staff are amazing and will bend over backwards to help you. Set on the Hill, just above the beautiful town of Marlborough , it is also right next to the stunning Savernake forest, which has miles of paths ideal for walking and cycling. I've been caravaning for 6 years now and this is my favourite site ❤.
Unit Type: Caravan
Nice site but poor toilet block
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Lovely site, clean, good staff who were very helpful. However, the site is expensive when you look at the toilet facilities, clean but need some major investment. Hot water to the toilet taps took an age, hand dryer was useless. Road noise not a massive issue but can be clearly heard.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Excellent site and friendly welcoming staff
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We have visited the site many times. It is an excellent site and the staff are friendly and welcoming. We only live around the corner but love staying here. It’s great for kids.
Unit Type: Caravan
Fantastic for us as newbies to camping
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We were warmly welcomed to the campsite staff. Clear instructions on where to park our teardrop. Reception was very helpful when we forgot a few things. We enjoyed the pizza in the evenings and the fresh croissants and pain au chocolate in the morning. The walks in Savernake Forest were so peaceful for us and full of exciting things for the dog to sniff out. We look forward to returning in the near future.
Unit Type: Caravan
Friendly staff
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Our two adults and one dog visited Postern Hill Campsite from Monday until Friday in late April 2022. We were originally planning a 4 night stay without electric hook up but when we were setting up, for some reason the fridge in the caravan wouldn't start on the gas setting, so wen decided to upgrade to an electric pitch at a cost of over £7.50 per night... I personally was disappointed to find most other dogs on site being walked off lead, despite plenty of 'keep dogs on lead' signs being visible. That said the staff were extremely accommodating and the site was about 25% full, with 10% of those being unoccupied units. We visited Stonehenge, Avebury stones and lots of other places of interest and we didn't see a drop of rain all week!
Unit Type: Caravan
Great relaxing stay
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My wife and i and our little dog Pip really had a lovely time at Postern Hill. The staff were really friendly and helpful and I would definitely recommend their pizzas. We were able to park where we wanted and the camp site is very spacious and attractive amongst the trees. The forest was great to walk through, but I would recommend you purchase one of the camp sites maps. Will definitely be back.
Unit Type: Motorhome
Right in the forest
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This site is right in the forest and surrounded by trees. Easy access to the forest for a lovely walk and another walkway takes you down to Marlborough town centre in about 20 minutes. Toilets are clean. Staff are very friendly. You can order croissants and pizza from reception.
Unit Type: Motorhome
Enjoyably Peaceful
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We stayed a couple of nights in this lovely location. Walking distance to Marlborough High Street which has lots of pubs, restaurants and cafes, shops etc, and all it takes is a lovely stroll downhill from the campsite. To the south, Savenake Forest has footpaths everywhere and there are set walks between ancient oaks. We loved the informal nature of the pitches, which means you can orient your motorhome in a direction that pleases you (allowing for other campers of course). Extremely friendly wardens, a pleasure to talk to. Definitely one to add to the list to visit again.
Unit Type: Motorhome