Places to Visit

Just outside the ancient capital city of Salisbury in Wiltshire, there’s so many places to visit!

There’s loads to do besides sitting back and enjoying our gorgeous 

Chalke Valley views and hospitality.

There’s no end of exciting and fun things to do near to our park. A nine and 18 hole golf course is also adjacent to site. Tennis courts and horse-riding at Grovely Riding School is available at Wilton, just 2 1/2 miles away. And within Salisbury, less than a 10 minute drive away, the 5 Rivers Leisure Centre has an indoor swimming pool, gym and squash courts available to hire. Salisbury is home to historic buildings including the beautiful Odeon cinema, lots of shops, the Cathedral and wonderful Close, not to mention all the varied and exciting restaurants and pubs.

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SALISBURY CATHEDRAL

Salisbury Cathedral is a truly remarkable building, a testimony to the faith and practical skills of the medieval craftsmen who built it but it is much more than a historical monument.

Distance from Coombe Caravan park: 5.2 miles (approx 16min drive)

STONEHENGE

Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. Explore the ancient landscape on foot and step inside the Neolithic Houses to discover the tools and objects of everyday Neolithic life. Visit the world-class exhibition and visitor centre with 250 ancient objects and come face to face with a 5,500 year-old man.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 10.5 miles (approx 19min drive)

Salisbury Museum

Fancy a historic day out? Salisbury Museum is home to the best collection s relating to Stonehenge and local archaeology, explore fine art, costume & regular exhibitions all under one roof!

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 5.3 mile (approx 14min drive)

Wilton House

Whether you come to stroll in the grounds, watch your children let off steam in the adventure playground, or enjoy the art collection in the house, Wilton House is a wonderful day out for all the family. 

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 3.1 miles (approx 8min drive)

ARUNDELLS HOUSE

IWant to visit the former home of Sir Edward Heath? Then look no further! With paintings by Churchill and Sargent, Chinese cermaics from Chairman Mao and so many more. Located within Salisbury’s magnificent Cathedral Close, the house is one of Salisbury’s most charming destinations to visit.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 5.2 miles (approx 15min drive)

FIVE RIVERS

Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre is the ideal place to take your swimming costume and gym kit! Featuring 3 swimming pools, childrens water slide, gym, squash courts and badminton and tennis courts (to hire)

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 5.9 miles (approx 16min drive)

OUTBURST - ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX

Enjoy three fun activities all under one roof! Outburst offers a full range of activities including; bowling, Lazer A and Clown About (soft play area). Hot food and drinks are available. Great destination for all the family and children’s parties!

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: approx 6.4miles (approx 17min drive)

THEATRE - PERFORMING ARTS

Salisbury is renowned for its performing arts and theatre productions. The annual pantomime takes place every year during the festive season – one of Salisbury’s most popular family productions. If live music and comedy is more your thing then check out Salisbury City Hall with star line-ups and concerts. Salisbury Arts Centre is the place to go for exhibitions and smaller productions.

Visit Salisbury playhouse & Salisbury Arts Centre: https://www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk/
Visit Salisbury City Hall: http://www.cityhallsalisbury.co.uk/

SPLASH OF COLOUR

The perfect rainy day destination! Splash of Colour is a creative and relaxing pottery painting studio with a cafe, all ages can enjoy spending quality time painting pottery and even have a go on the potters wheel. Activities include; pottery, mosaics, acrylic painting and workshops available to book.  Let your creative juices run wild! 

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 5.6 miles (approx 15min drive)

ODEON SALISBURY

Fancy a night at the pictures? Enjoy 5 screens to choose from showcasing the latest films! This cinema is like no other with its charming medieval architecture.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 5.8miles (approx 16min drive)

Honeybrook farm

Best value, fun family day out down on the farm! Children get the opportunity to cuddle baby animals, ride the extended train along the riverside, view the farm from far up high on the bumpy tractor trailer ride, explore 84 acres of river meadows, see a Victorian farm and have a go at many fun activities!

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park; 22.9 miles (approx 30min drive)

Wilton Shopping Village

Eat, drink and shop your way around the village! Enjoy a relaxed riverside setting where you’ll discover a historic courtyard, shops, restaurants and an antique centre. After shopping relax and enjoy the rural conservation area which is surrounded by shallow chalk-bedded rivers.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park; 3.1 miles (approx 9min drive, opposite Wilton House)

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DORSET COAST

Dorset enjoys nearly 100 miles of coastline so it’s no wonder we’ve got some brilliant beaches that everyone will enjoy. Whether you’re looking to build super sandcastles, safe swimming and paddling or to sit back and enjoy some fantastic food on our glorious coastline, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed.

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THE NEW FOREST

Wild Horses won’t be able to drag you away from the New Forest once you’ve experienced its peace and fallen in love with the forest’s idyllic glades, ancient woodland, open moors, heathland and cliff top walks.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 13.3 miles (approx 25min drive)

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BEAULIEU

Beaulieu is an award winning family visitor attraction at the heart of the New Forest. There are over 800 years of heritage to be seen on the Beaulieu Estate, which has been in the ownership of the Montagu family for over four centuries.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 31.3 miles (approx 1hr drive)

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PAULTONS PARK

Peppa pig World is located at Paultons Family Theme Park in Hampshire, UK. There are 7 fun rides and attractions to enjoy, plus a large indoor playzone, adventure playgrounds and muddy puddles water splash park.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 20.3 miles (approx 37min drive)

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BREAMOR HOUSE

Set in its own beautiful parkland amid surrounding farms and fields, the grandeur and magnificence of the house has changed little over the past 400 years.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 9.3 miles (approx 25min drive)

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OCEANARIUM

Marvel at fascinating creatures from above and below the waves! Come face to face with sharks, sea turtles, stingrays, dwarf crocodiles, jellyfish, clownfish and the very cute otter family. Enjoy a day out exploring Bournemouth's seaside town.

Distance from Coombe Caravan Park: 28.8 miles (approx 1hr 20min drive)

Annual events for your calendar

  • January: 
  • February: 
  • March: Salisbury Artisan Market (first Sunday of the month until October)
  • April: Cadbury Egg Easter Hunt 
  • May: Downton Cuckoo Fair (4th May 2019)
  • June: Chalke Valley Festival (24th to 30th June 2019) Armed Forces Day (29th June)
  • July: Romsey Festival (13th July)
  • August: Picnic in the park 
  • September: Salisbury Food & Drink Festival (29th)
  • October: Salisbury Charter Fair, Rockbourne Fair (16th to the 18th) 
  • November: Christmas Market 
  • December: Salisbury Ice skating

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