Just some of the great

PLACES TO EXPLORE

THINGS TO DO IN PURBECK

The Jurassic Coast is full of action-packed places to explore no matter what the weather. Below is a list of some better-known attractions but there are plenty more for you to discover yourselves. Norden is ideally situated in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck and is the perfect base for getting out and about.

Tank Museum

Filling five large halls, the Tank Museum houses the world’s largest and finest collection of tanks and armoured vehicles from over 26 countries. Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in the history of 20th Century warfare.

Monkey World

Spend a day exploring the 65-acre sanctuary that is home to over 150 rescued primates! Founded in 1987, Monkey World has worked internationally to stop the illegal smuggling of these animals and rehabilitates them into natural living groups.

Cyclexperience

Discover Dorset’s sensational landscapes on two wheels! Located just a 5-minute walk away from Norden Farm, Cyclexperience offers a range of push bikes to hire at competitive prices. And even better; get 10% off by booking online using the code Norden10. 

Dorset Adventure Park

With two lakes full of inflatable obstacles and a 2km mud trail, it’s no wonder this is the number 1 attraction on the South Coast! The park is just a 5-minute drive away from Norden, and campers get an exclusive 10% discount when booking the adventure park online! 

Putlake Adventure Farm

Enjoy an action-packed day at Putlake. Whether you like bouncy castles, pedal tractors, soft play areas or getting up close and personal with farm animals like goats, lambs, pigs and horses, you’ll find it all at Putlake Adventure Farm!

The Etches Collection

Housing the finest collection of local fossils from over 150 million years ago, you’ll be mesmerised by the prehistoric predators here. With breath-taking displays, a state-of-the-art lab and an interactive geology room, there’s fun for everyone!

Tower Park

Whether you fancy a bite to eat or some wholesome family entertainment, Tower Park’s got you covered. With plenty of restaurants, a bowling alley, waterpark, bingo hall and cinema, you’ll be spoilt for choice!

Burngate Stone Carving

With fantastic exhibitions from local artists and stonemasons, plus a wide range of art and rural craft courses from talented experts, Burngate is great fun for all ages and a great excuse to try something new!

Award Winning

The AA has awarded Norden a 4-pennant rating since 2014 and the overall percentage score has risen each year. It’s also a ‘highly rated campsite’ on campsites.co.uk and Norden has received a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor 5 years in a row!

A Virtual Tour

Get a feel for the kind of holiday you’ll enjoy when staying at Norden Farm.
This 3 minute video of the site and surrounding area is an ideal way to get in the holiday mood.

“We loved it here. The kids loved the fact it’s a working farm and enjoyed seeing the animals. Showers and toilets were always very clean. Will definitely be going back.”

Just one of the many 5 star reviews on Trip Advisor

Recent Trip Advisor Reviews

  • star rating  Norden House was perfect for our special family get together. It was so well equipped and beautifully furnished. The BBQ hut was the icing on the cake. The... read more

    L7721GHsueb
    June 7, 2022
  • star rating  This must be our 4th or 5th stay with our group of motorhoming friends and we’ve had all types of weather but every stay has been good. Looking forward to... read more

    CarolynG50
    May 13, 2022
  • star rating  A superb campsite in a great location site shop full of good local produce only a twenty minutes walk into Corfe Castle four pubs whats not to like Only one... read more

    bland12018
    May 9, 2022
  • star rating  We have just left Norden Farm campsite and can't recommend enough. Lovely friendly staff on arrival and through out the farm. Pitches very clean and tidy. Excellent facilities including properly... read more

    Lisa C
    April 14, 2022
  • star rating  We have just returned from a three night stay in Norden Farm house. We were a group of 13 family and friends celebrating a belated 50th birthday ( we should... read more

    susieh62
    November 9, 2021

Recent Google Reviews

  • 5 star review  Overall a lovely weekend, we had a great located pitch, with amenities all within a short walk. Toilet and showers were clean. Everything you could possibly need in the shop. Fantastic location, pleasant 20min walk to the castle, village and train station.

    thumb Rebecca Spiller
    May 16, 2022
  • 5 star review  Had a great weekend at Norden Farm campsite. I can highly recommend staying here. The facilities are one of the best campsites I have had the pleasure to camp at. Website to book was easy and staff I spoke to about a couple of things where very helpful. Would book again with out hesitation. Many Thanks for a great stay.

    thumb Ian Tyne
    May 16, 2022
  • 5 star review  Just a wonderful campsite in the foothills of the Purbeck,s.... nestled in easy reach of Corfe Castle.
    Great facilities, beautiful washrooms and family room.
    Great on site takeaway that serves breakfast and evenings. Great grub and value for money.
    Most excellent on site shop that has everything u may need or forgotten!!!

    thumb Abboman
    May 16, 2022
  • 5 star review  Really lovely campsite, facilities are clean and well kept. Really good size pitches.
    Dog friendly and at no extra cost!!
    This site is situated on a working farm.
    Shop, garden center and a small food place to get burgers, sauages, chips ect. Food is really nice!

    I would highly recommend this campsite. 👌

    thumb Natalie
    May 15, 2022
  • 5 star review  Absolutely stunning campsite. Very well run with the most amazing farm and camp shop. If you forget anything they have it. Lovely local produce aswell as everyday essentials. Nice hot showers no pushing buttons and the water keeps stopping. Laundrette very spacious and plenty of sinks for washing up also very clean. We are booked again for the summer and can't wait.

    thumb Lisa Cunningham
    April 23, 2022