Self-catering caravan holidays in Dorset

The very first Hoburne holiday park to open its doors way back in 1912, Hoburne Park attracts holidaymakers to the stunning Dorset coast year after year. 

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Caravan & lodge holidays near Bournemouth

If you love to live life on the adventurous side, then there's so much to be enjoyed in the area surrounding Hoburne Park. Nearby Mudeford Quay is a favourite spot for windsurfers and paddleboarders and is perfect for a traditional bucket and spade day. 

There's also plenty of fun to be had on-park if you don't feel like venturing very far! Make the most of the indoor and outdoor pools, fitness suite, cafe, bar and brasserie to name but a few of our fantastic facilities. Plus, enjoy evening entertainment from your talented Hoburne Hosts and guest cabaret acts in The Venue. 

Hot tub holidays in Dorset

Sink into the bubbles of your own private hot tub when you opt for one of our luxurious hot tub lodges or caravans. It's the perfect way to end a busy day of exploring and spend quality time together. 



Holiday homes for sale in Dorset

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Facilities at Hoburne Park


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Things to do at Hoburne Park

COVID-19 restrictions may apply, please note some activities may not be able to go ahead due to government guidelines.


Adventure Golf*

Perhaps you’re not too keen on the real thing but you love a spot of adventure golf? Our adventure golf course will be perfect for you! Pick up your scorecards, clubs and balls from reception.

*Charge applies.

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Perfect for getting the creative juices flowing, our crafter-noons include everything from sticking to cutting, colouring, painting and more.

*Charge applies.

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Hydro Globes*

Have fun on the water without getting wet in our giant inflatable zorbs. Walk on water, race your friends or just float. Suitable for those aged 5+.

*Charge applies. Only available during the summer holidays.

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Whether you're completely new to kayaking, or a seasoned pro, have a go at mastering the water obstacles in these manoeuvrable crafts. Suitable for those aged 8+.

*Charge applies. Only available during the summer holidays.

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Fitness h Activities

Whether it's cheerleading, hula hooping or a water workout, you can keep fit and have fun on your holiday with our Fitness h sessions. We even offer children's yoga!

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Fitness Suite, Steam Room and Sauna

If you like to keep fit, then you'll feel right at home in our on-site fitness suite. Enjoy our steam room and sauna afterwards too.

Tennis, golf, cricket, football and basket balls


Get competitive as you join your Hoburne Hosts in a sports session. Whether it's football, golf or a team challenge, you'll have loads of fun and keep fit.

*Charge applies.

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Adventure Playground

There are hours of climbing, jumping and exploring to be had on our adventure playground. Try out our play equipment, designed for maximum fun! After using up all that energy, why not pause to enjoy an ice cream from Café h?


Heated Indoor Pool

Take a dip and keep active in our indoor pool! Our pool is fully heated, providing family fun all year round. Get in some lengths or just make a splash in the shallow end!


Heated Outdoor Pool

Whether you’re doing a few lengths before breakfast or spending the whole day in the water – our heated outdoor pool will soon become your favourite spot! If water isn’t your thing, there are sun loungers available too, so you can spend the day soaking up the rays.

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Café h

Fancy a coffee and some cake after a long day exploring? Café h offers a relaxed and casual dining experience, serving everything from a hearty breakfast and light bites to a delicious selection of cakes.

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Brasserie 1912

Relax and enjoy a delicious meal expertly prepared by our on-park chefs in our restaurant, Brasserie 1912. Let someone else do the work and dine with the family or have a romantic evening out.

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Wet 'n' Wild*

Race against friends and family to be first over the swimming pool obstacle course. This fun-filled activity is suitable for those age 8+ and competent swimmers only. Takes place in our outdoor pool (weather depending).

*Charge applies. Only available during the summer holidays.

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Paddle Boats*

Cruise around the pool at your leisure or race with other paddle-boaters. This activity is brilliant water-based fun that's perfect for younger children.

*Charge applies. Only available during the summer holidays.

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Attractions & days out in Dorset

Miles of sandy beaches, tons of local attractions and endless places to explore. When you holiday at Hoburne Park, every day is different.

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Beryl Bike Hire

Get a feel for the idyllic market town of Christchurch with this environmentally conscious, convenient, and super-fun way of cruising the areas surrounding Hoburne Park.
Available to hire from the Beryl Bike Bay outside reception.

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Buster's Beach Bus

Hop on Buster's Beach Bus which runs between Hoburne Park and Alum Chine and experience some of the best views the Dorset coast has to offer!

Adult day ticket | £6.50
Child day ticket | £4.40

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Quay Leisure Boat Hire

Take a self-drive hire boat for a cruise down the beautiful River Stour from Christchurch Quay. The boats seat up to 6 passengers and even dogs are welcome on board!

Open from Easter to October.

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Christchurch Priory

Step back in time with a leisurely stroll through the historic Christchurch Priory and gardens, and learn all about its important part in local history.
Just a stone's throw from Hoburne Park with many beautiful landmarks and walks to be enjoyed nearby.

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Mudeford Quay

Mudeford Quay sits at the entrance of Christchurch Harbour and is a popular spot for watersports. Enjoy a scenic stroll along the promenade, go crabbing from the quay, or relax beachside with something from the local food and drink outlets - the fish and chips can't be beaten!

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Snowtrax Alpine Activity Centre

Ride the skibobs, spin down the slopes in a Ringo or learn how to ski or snowboard at Snowtrax. All ages and abilities are welcome, you don't even have to hit the slopes for a great day out as there's the Alpine Adventure Park too!

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Bournemouth is bursting with things to do and sights to see. Stroll along miles of sandy beach or cut inland for the shops, bars and galleries. You'll also find the more traditional seaside activities including adventure golf, an amusements arcade and a Ferris wheel in the central gardens.

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Bournemouth Oceanarium

Dive beneath the waves for a unique view of ocean life in all its variety, from the Great Barrier Reef to the world’s deepest ocean at this award-winning aquarium.

See popular species of fish, turtles, sharks and even penguins!

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Adventure Wonderland

Where will a day at Adventure Wonderland take you?

Enjoy rides, crazy golf, indoor and outdoor play zones, mazes, Shetland world and showtime in the theatre - all themed around Alice in Wonderland.

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Splashdown Water Park

Visit one of the South's favourite all-action waterparks for an adrenaline-filled day that all ages will enjoy!

With 13 slides, thrilling rides, whirlpools, flumes and outdoor sun terraces to relax on, you won't be short of things to do.

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Hurst Castle

The artillery fortress built by Henry VIII. With plenty of open space to explore and fantastic views of the Isle of Wight, Hurst Castle makes a great day out for all.

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Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Cove is a beautiful, sheltered bowl of blue water and white pebble beach that makes for a perfect day’s swimming, sunbathing and rockpooling. It’s been named one of England’s top five natural wonders, so it’s a must see while you’re here.

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Location and points of interest

Hoburne Lane, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 4HP

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“The site was clean and our caravan and hot tub were lovely. I would thoroughly recommend this place for families.”

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