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Prices From £13.10 per night (Two Adults) BOOK NOW
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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Contact Details

Phone bookings: 024 7642 3008
Postern Hill Campsite, Savernake Forest Marlborough Wiltshire SN8 4ND
01672 515195

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Lovely site
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Great site, beautiful setting, level pitches. Lots to see & do in the surrounding area. Good for stargazing. Wonderful staff. Toilet block could do with updating & a shame there are no showers.
Unit Type: Tent
Great forest
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Friendly site wardens, can see they have created their mark on site but no hot water in pot wash and toilets. To be honest they are trying their hardest with really old worn out facilities. Give this site a new toilet block and it would be 5 stars.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Good time
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I stayed at the Postern Hill Site with the Small Motorhome and Friends Forum. I have to say the the Wardens Neal and Jane couldn't do enough for us to make out stay as good as possible. The Toilet block although functional its need to be modernised. While I was there for 6 Nights there was NO hot water in the Toilet Block or washing up station. It was Finally sorted the day before I left to come Home. From What we heard there had been NO hot water for atleast 2 week. Now I think that that was Not Acceptable when you have Families staying with Children. So that alone has made me only give 3* and they are for the Wardens and Cleanliness of the site.
Unit Type: Motorhome
Great site for cycling and visiting Marlbrough
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The welcome was excellent and the staff very helpful, the site is clean and well kept, they could do with thinking about having a drive over grey waste for motor homes, but other than that it has good services, but note there are no showers. Local to the forest for cycling with lots of off road and traffic free routes. There is a footpath down the hill into Marlborough but its not for the unfit, (its a good climb back up the hill for the return). Lots of level pitches, although some are on a slope, but lots of room and a relaxed attitude to choosing a site to park. Overall a great site and one which we will use again in the future.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Enjoyable excellent wardens.
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This site is in a beautiful forest and a short distance from Marlborough. The site had problems with the hot water boiler in the dish wash area and toilets. The wardens very kindly offered hot water to those that required it.. The £6.30 ehu is far far too expensive we declined it. The wardens Jane & Neil were superb, they are very friendly and willing to do all they can to make your stay enjoyable.. Neil ferried our group plus dogs into Marlborough for our SundayRoast and collected us. 12 people in total.. We were all placed together as group of 30 ppl from the smallmotorhome.co.uk forum Each and everyone of us enjoyed our stay. Sincerely hope that Neil and Jane will be wardens next year for our return meet..
Unit Type: Motorhome
Nice site
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This is a nice site but in need of some Money being spent on it toilets were very clean but tired no hot water for our 5 night stay so we boiled our own water with gas as EHU cost was to expensive for us £6+ p/n the warden's were fantastic could not do enough to make our stay happy would given 5 stars but for no hot water and cost of electric
Unit Type: Camper Van
Lovely peaceful site with very helpful wardens
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Stayed for 2 nights along with 18 other units as part of a group. Wardens were very helpful, ensuring that we were all camped together, and had plenty of space in the centre of our circle to gather! In fact they went out of their way to ensure that we had an enjoyable weekend! Nice walks, especially for my dog. I did not require an EHU as I have a solar panel however I do think the cost for this is excessive especially for small units!
Unit Type: Motorhome
Relaxing break
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Our first time using Camping in the Forest, our usual break is a CS. The site was well kept and despite being quite full surprisingly quiet. Nicely situated in the Savernack Forest which was easily accessed with plenty of quiet paths to wander through trees. Our only down side was the hot water, or lack of! it had been off for several days before we arrived and it seemed like there was no attempt to fix it, not even a sign posted to say " such and such is broken and awaiting engineer to fix / replace" Staff were friendly and accommodating although it appeared some of the occupied units looked like they had been there some considerable time. We would certainly go back again, as it was one of the most relaxing breaks we've had.
Unit Type: Caravan
Lovely clean and friendly campsite
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You can pitch your tent wherever you want to in the grass pitch only area which I like. Lovely clean and tidy site and the staff were friendly and helpful. Direct access to Savernake forest which is beautiful and was great for walking the dog. Great place to get away from it all and relax. Can't wait to go again!
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Peaceful
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Despite arriving on site halfway through a busy summer bank holiday weekend that promised good weather, we had no problem finding a pitch. The arrivals process was simple and the staff friendly. Yes, the toilet facilities are basic, but they were clean. The surrounding forest is beautiful and good for dog walks. Our stay was exactly as we imagined it would be.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome