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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.


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  On the recommendation of a colleague we were booked onto the site last Friday (15th July), arrival was painless and our request to have two pitches alongside each other to... read more

    July 17, 2022
  • star rating  One of the best campsites, no actually the best campsite we have stayed at. The facilities are superb, so many thoughtful little extras around the site, spotless facilities and you... read more

    July 13, 2022
  • star rating  Reading the pervious review stating awful. We'll we're the neighbors and certainly had no conversation about moving pitches. Yes the peacocks start at 4am but you soon got used to... read more

    July 7, 2022
  • star rating  An outstanding campsite located on a working farm in the heart of the Purbeck hills. The scenery is stunning and wild deer mingle freely with the sheep. The facilities are... read more

    June 24, 2022
  • star rating  An outstanding campsite located on a working farm in the heart of the Purbeck hills. The scenery is stunning and wild deer mingle freely with the sheep. The facilities are... read more

    June 24, 2022

Recent Google Reviews

  • First time and loved it came early July. Very peaceful and relaxing Very clean and tidy with lovely free showers. working farm in beautiful location geese and peacocks roam free... read more

    thumb N O
    July 8, 2022
  • Such a considerate and well thought out Campsite, just amazing. Fantastic shower and all other facilities, so clean! Everything just seemed to be supplied and catered for, we had a... read more

    thumb Michael Jones
    July 8, 2022
  • This is a very nice well run campsite, the toilets and showers are very clean. The pitches are large and the site is very spacious with a well stocked farm... read more

    thumb Andy Williams
    July 1, 2022
  • Our first time and will definitely be going back. Farm shop is fantastic facilities in excellent condition grounds neat and tidy. Gets very busy at weekends and summer must be... read more

    thumb Kevin East
    July 1, 2022
  • The absolute dog's nutz of campsites! Always improving their already very high standards. Fabulous shop, fabulous shower facilities, everything works. They work very hard to make sure everyone has a... read more

    thumb Clive Johnson
    June 22, 2022