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Explore Woodlands & Wildlife in West Dorset and East Devon

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of West Dorset

With thousands of acres of woodland, some adjacent to Monkton Wyld Holiday Park and open spaces where you are free to roam just a couple of miles up the road from our park.

Approaching West Dorset you will be greeted with rolling hill, secluded woodlands and our dramatic coastline.  It really is the perfect place to stretch your legs and get some fresh air when you stay with us.

They say, ‘memories are made from special moments’ and enjoying time spent in the company of children and the family dog are to be cherished’.   A recent survey concluded that spending time outdoors in the natural environment is great for our health and a great way to get fit but also to relax and de-stress.

So many West Dorset Woodlands and Open Spaces to explore…

  • Lamberts Castle
  • Conys Castle
  • Trinity Hill
  • Charmouth Woods
  • Stonebarrow 

It is advisable to bring some walking shoes (or wellies if its wet) top up the vitamin D levels, breathe fresh air and just make the most of your holiday time. 

On Site we have for a small deposit maps and instructions to some of the best West Dorset & East Devon Woodland walks …

  • 28 special walking cards  
  • 10 cycle routes PLUS new for 2019 the opportunity to hire electric bikes
  • Several local bluebell woods

Whatever time of year you visit West Dorset to explore and enjoy our local woodlands and wildlife will be rewarding

They say it is the perfect healthy, free, activity.  There is always something to see.  From bluebells to barn owls, otters to orchids and deer to dolphins.  

Monkton Wyld Woodlands West Dorset Camping CaravanningFinally winter is a time for hibernation. But, still the woodlands offer peaceful and relaxing walks, with crunchy leaves underfoot and clear blue skies. Afterwards seek out a tasty meal at a local pub by a wood fire Another option is to head to the glorious Jurassic coastline and you’ll be amazed at the wildfowl on the Axe Estuary and Seaton Wetlands and stunning beaches of Charmouth, Lyme Regis and Sidmouth.

Monkton Wyld Woodlands West Dorset Camping CaravanningSpring migration. For many birdwatchers, the spring migration period is the most exciting time of the year. It is a time of change, with the departure of winter visitors and arrival of summer migrants.

This is the time for birds like the fascinating puffin return to Dorset to breed.  The Woodlands come alive with bird song, bluebells and other spring flowers.

Monkton Wyld Woodlands West Dorset Camping CaravanningDownland and meadows erupt into flower, attracting rare and beautiful butterflies and flowers . There are many special sites in our area managed by the Dorset Trust for Nature Conservation. We have all the information in reception.

Monkton Wyld Woodlands West Dorset Camping Caravanning Is the season of fruits and berries providing vital supplies for dormice, squirrels and many birds.  Woodlands become an array of colour as the leaves turn stunning shades of red and golden yellow.  When many would think summer is over and there is not much to see, the opposite is true.

So what are you waiting for ~ Book your West Dorset Holiday Experience Now !

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You can call us on 01297 631 131 or email us at stay@monktonwyld.co.uk