Alpine Grove Touring Park

Somerset, Chard

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Self Catering Campsite in SomersetCampsite near the South West Coast* NEW* Rent a 'FIREPIT' , on your pitch, for the whole evening includes logs & cooking forks . Take camping back to nature - the firepit provides warmth, light & fire to cook your sausages & toast your marshmallows. Our shop sells local sausages & marshmallows.Alpine Grove Touring Park offers a campsite near the south west coast close to both the Devon and Dorset borders. We are a short drive from many local tourist attractions. Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award has been achieved.We would like to think of ourselves as one of the best situated self catering campsites in the South West for both caravans and campers.For campers with Motor Homes and Caravans, hard standing is available on naturally draining level pitches arranged in an arc with the freedom to erect awnings.Folding Campers & Trailer Tents are positioned amongst the touring park.With many of the above pitches serviced with electric, campers are encouraged to pitch anywhere they please to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere which allows them to escape the trappings of modern life.Some pitches are bathed in sunshine whilst others enjoy gentle shading from the leaf canopy of these magnificent oaks. Picnic benches are arranged around the site for eating al-fresco and are ideal for picnics & barbecues.Modern amenity block is clean with free hot water, hand basins, shaver points, hand & hair dryer and laundry facilities plus both hand washing and dishwashing sinks. We also have a disabled/ family bathroom.Family Camping Holidays in the South WestFor the perfect family friendly atmosphere, children are occupied with a play area and a giant trampoline complete with safety enclosure netting, plus the abundance of safe cycle and walking tracks within the park to explore and play safely. Cycle Hire Available to explore the Chard to Ilminster cycle path (on the old railway line). The woods are great for den building. Try and complete the scavenger trail and receive a prize.Recycling and refuse bins, chemical disposal point and waste water disposal are all nearby with fresh water taps dotted around the site.The recently refurbished outdoor heated swimming pool is situated in a sun trap. The pool surround is furnished with sun loungers, tables & chairs. The on site shop stocks goggles, arm bands and rubber rings. There is an adult only swim time to tone up the muscles.

Forton, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4HD, England
David Bellamy:


Quiet and peaceful
Quiet in the evenings
Family friendly

Facilities and things nearby

Charging (e.g. mobile)
Chemical disposal
Disabled facilities
Electricity hook up
Gas available to buy
Ice pack freezing
Local Produce
Mobile signal
Outdoor pool
Shop (essentials)
Showers (Free)
Table tennis
Washing up facilities
Forest walking
Horse riding
Indoor heated pool
Farmers market
Food shop
Public transport

Good to know

Campfires allowed
Dogs allowed
Public transport pickup
Recycling available


GPS: 50.8587°N, 2.9356°W

Recommended entry road: follow the signs for Chard A358 (Junction 25 on the M5) and follow our signs as you approach Chard at the B&Q. The campsite is signposted from the A30 at Cricket St Thomas and the Tytherleigh, both following the B3167.

  • Bristol International Airport - 60 km
  • Bournemouth Airport - 78 km
  • Southampton Airport - 111 km
  • Weymouth - 44 km
  • Poole - 68 km
  • Lymington - 99 km

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