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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 site
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We stayed at Postern Hill campsite for 6 nights 18th-24th June 2022 The beautifully kept, no rubbish, toilets always clean and tidy. Staff are around during the day and always give a cheery wave Would definitely come back . Thank you for a lovely week.
Unit Type: Caravan
Excellent
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Beautiful site, ok there’s no showers but MH has one. Lovely walks in the forest with the dogs, BUY a map from reception £2 !! Didn’t go down to Marlborough as we are semi local anyway but Tesco is only a ten minute walk. The two wardens on duty while we were there were very helpful and friendly as most of the Welsh are in my opinion. Definitely will return
Unit Type: Motorhome
Wonderful campsite
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It’s so refreshing to stay on such a relaxed campsite. To be able to arrive anytime after 10am and to be able to park anywhere and facing any direction. The site is lovely, well maintained, lots of shade if needed which we did when we visited and I loved the informal path to Marlborough Lastly the staff were amongst the friendliest we have met We look forward to coming back
Unit Type: Motorhome
Peaceful and friendly
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A lovely site in the forest, very peaceful. Loads of lovely walks in Savenake forest and a safe walk into Marlborough. The staff were very friendly and they make lovely pizzas. Facilities were clean.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
3 nights, look forward to the next !
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fabulous welcome - these people do what they can to ensure you have an enjoyable stay. We stayed 3 nights mid-week and we'll definitely go again! the check-out is 11am but for only £3 can extend to 3pm - that's great value! easily accessible water/waste areas and waste-bins include recycling & non-R/C unlike many places. Great extras on offer such as ice-lollies, coffee, pizza, you can re-freeze your ice packs etc. Off-the-ground BBQs permitted. Very clean loos/basins. No showers but perhaps this is why it didn't get overcrowded - one reason we don't return to other sites. Chose our own spot and we were all so nicely spaced apart with the min 6m fire-safety - no squeezing in. other people on site were relaxed, happy and friendly. nice & quiet, can only slightly hear the road-noise but big trees & shrubs mask it, we quickly forgot it was there. great sleep! beautifully maintained tidy site, lovely trees so as well as being picturesque, there's shade to be had too. It's rare for me to take a photo of a site but I took plenty and shared to friends as it was so pretty. Can walk through gate directly into the Savernake forest, or just 10mins walk to the nearby Tesco or 20mins walk into Marlborough.
Unit Type: Caravan
Always good
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This is one of our regular stopovers when journeying west. Lovely site with good facilities, wardens are super helpful. For the first time ever we ordered freshly baked croissants for breakfast, highly recommended as are the freshly baked sausage rolls. TV reception on Freeview remains problematic but hey in these glorious surroundings who cares. We'll be back.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Excellent
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Lovely site, in a beautiful setting with excellent wardens who were very welcoming. All this despite atrocious weather - but will definitely go again.
Unit Type: Motorhome
Great site
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1st visit to this site and it didn't disappoint. The staff are very freindly and helpfull and they supply freshly baked pastries in the morning from reception which are delightful. We visited over the Jubilee Bank Holiday and the site was busy as we expected but everyone was well spaced out and we found a lovely spot right in the middle, well away from the roadway. The site is well sheltered with mature trees all around. There is direct access into the woods which offers great walking, alot of wide stoned paths suitable for all, and lots of room for the dog to roam. Tescos is a 10 minute walk downhill through the woods and the centre of Marlborough only another few minutes further walking, although it's quite a climb back to site with your shopping! Given this site is just 25 minutes from my home, we will definitely be returning. Not sure why we have not visited before!
Unit Type: Caravan
Very Relaxing and Enjoyable
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Lovely warm welcome and lots of helpful information on arrival. Although the site was busy we found a great pitch with hook up which had fab evening sun. Easy access to all facilities and the site was peaceful and quiet after dark Only stopped for one night but will certainly visit again for a longer stay
Unit Type: Camper Van
Brilliant as usual
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This is a regular stopover on our journey from East Suffolk to Penzance. A quiet almost secluded place. One of the first things we saw when driving to our pitch was a deer grazing amongst the trees. Freeview signal is almost nonexistent so be warned if that is your poison. The welcome is warm and helpful, for us this ticks every box.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome