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Abbotsbury, 3 Rodden Row
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Parking payant en journée. Très agréable d'y dormir. A 2 pas du centre du village.. pub local 'Swan Inn' sympa et convivial
Paid parking during the day. Very nice to sleep there. 2 steps from the center of the village.. local pub ‘Swan Inn ‘ nice and friendly
Tagsüber kostenpflichtiges Parken. Sehr schön dort zu schlafen. 2 Schritte vom Zentrum des Dorfes entfernt.. lokale Kneipe 'Swan Inn' nett und freundlich?
Id : 19755 - Créé le 26 10 2014 par
N 50°39’54.36” W -2°35’50.82”
3 Rodden Row
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9 10 2022
Lovely park up for night. Pretty village and quiet. Think it was £8 a night.
17 08 2022
Lovely quite night. Pub next door serves lovely food. Toilets are open all night but are a 5 min walk away (not good if you are desperate) would recommend
21 07 2022
Looking forward to this quiet parkup. However only other van we shared it with had a 5 hour long, loud domestic! Shouting, screaming, car alarm blaring and throwing of articles all around the van. Sadly we fear this will just attract negative attention from the nearby houses which will probably in turn add restrictions to the car park £8 all night, maybe we were just unlucky...
2 07 2022
Great place to spend the night. So quiet, a few steps from the friendly Swan Inn. Highly recommended for a safe and peaceful 'wild' camp. £8 for 24 hours, no services but isn't self sufficiency one of the joys of motorhoming?
29 05 2022
Spent Saturday night here. Quiet location minutes walk from centre of village. Public toilets 4 mins walk away, on Back Street near Tea Rooms. Good walk from car park round Chapel Hill.
15 05 2022
Large, quiet car park, with grass and trees around, paid £8 to park for 24 hours including overnight
17 04 2022
Nice and quiet park up £1 an hour, £8 for 24 hours. pub on hand which serves food until 8pm. 15mins to the beach, which is signposted. Little spar shop in the village where you can pick up most bits you may need.
31 03 2022
Parking très mignon et pas cher : 1£ de l'heure. Idéal pour se rendre jusqu'à la petite chapelle d'Abbotsbury.
27 03 2022
Stayed overnight on a Saturday in late March. All good. Didn’t seem to be free overnight so paid £8 for 24hrs.
25 11 2021
Nice view, lovely walk to Chesil beach. Pub and spar very close to this car park and quiet at night.
9 10 2021
Great spot to stay over - 8£ for 24hrs very quiet- handy for spar shop …. Well recommend x
20 09 2021
Don't shout, and don't blame us if we're wrong, but we've just been told by a local that the anpr cameras were never fitted. Ilchester Arms booked up but Swan happy to accommodate!
10 09 2021
Stayed here last night and slept very well! Nice and quiet, SPAR and tea rooms nearby. Very cute village to walk around in the morning too.
28 08 2021
Just spent the night here. Very quiet location and friendly locals offering advice on the parking meter.
2 07 2021
A beautiful park up to sleep. Lovely views, a grassy area to pop a table and chairs overlooking some old ruins. Very quiet at night and only 3 other Motorhomes when we were there. The parking machine is working now and takes card or pay by phone. There is a local Spar shop a 5 min walk in the village, direct access to SW Coastal path to Chisel Beach, Abbotsbury Tropical Gardens and Swannery. The monastery is stunning, with a little lake, there were baby ducklings when we were there - access down a little lane from the car park, follow signs for Abbotsbury Flowers. Would definitely park here again.
19 05 2021
£8 for 24hrs handy for strolling around, fairly quiet at night
15 09 2020
What a great place, with a beautiful view! Very tranquil. Machine still not in use - so we may come back again later in the week!
10 09 2020
Great little place to park! No parking metre but would have been happy to pay! Really quiet and a gorgeous little village to explore, aswell as Chesil beach!
10 09 2020
The price has gone up 300%
9 09 2020
Now has cameras and a parking ticket machine...
5 09 2020
Parking machine still broken. Sign says you are welcome for free just keep off grass and take home litter. This village is immaculate, in a lovely stone not unlike cotswold, a sea view not from car park, but a little walk out of it past the church. It is so quiet and relaxed. Plenty of space. would have happily paid whatever. 6.9.2020
4 09 2020
We were very luck as the new machines had a sign saying they are currently out of service and we could park for free. But I would gladly pay for that stay. Amazing scenery.
24 08 2020
NCP machines just been put in today with ANPR on entry/exit. £8 21:00 to 10:00 but no mention of camping/campervans.
22 08 2020
Stayed for 2 nights. No-one was in the sedentary box so didn’t pay anything even though would have been happy to do so. Lovely spot with a few things around to see. Also Weymouth not far. Great meal in the Ilchester. Lovely little village. Would highly recommend.
17 08 2020
Stayed here for a night. Perfect location. Lovely little village. Not very busy and very quiet.
11 08 2020
Stayed here last night. on arrival we didn't have to pay as none was there. very clean. alot of cars parked in the day time but soon emptied. 1other motorhome stayed aswel. 2 local pubs the Swan wasn't very nice dated and not very welcoming, the other was the oppersite and served lovely food. a quite night. public toilets at the swannary about half a mile walk
4 08 2020
No attendant so haven’t had to pay - they might want to think about an honesty box... car park quite busy but we have managed to find a spot. Camper van <7m, had to get the chocks out. 2 pubs, frequented both, Ilchester Arms is defo more to our tastes. village is pretty and picked up a takeaway cream tea from the tea rooms for later. Planning to walk to the beach and up to the St. Catherine’s. the Animal farm isn’t open but everything else seems to be trading.
25 07 2020
Nice quiet place to stop. On our visit there were 6-7 other camper vans/motor homes which made it feel safe. Around 6 miles from Weymouth and close to Chesil beach. Public toilets a short walk away in the village. Turn left out of car park, then right into village. Toilets on the right.
24 07 2020
Lovely car park with farm view. There is a notice to pay £3.50 but there was no one in the box so I assume it is for the children’s farm. Village is beautiful with a couple of pubs farm shop and beach a short walk.
10 03 2020
Very nice spot, quiet in winter. Water tap by the church we filled up and another tap at cricket club. Just ask permission at town information for the cricket club. :)
5 02 2020
A great little stopover in a nice little village. Great scenery on the way in both directions. There was no attendant when we arrived at around 4.30pm on a Thursday, we left by 8.30am the next day due to our schedule. Very pleased with this one!
2 02 2020
An ideal overnight stopover in the car park of this pretty little village with its thatched cottages. Very quiet over looking fields. Two pubs in walking distance, the local shop and toilets. There was no one to give parking money to. They should certainly have an honesty box for the quieter months.
2 01 2020
Good bacon from village farm shop. Fresh eggs for sale by car park entrance. Public toilets, 250m, basic but well cleaned even on Christmas Day. Pub staff friendly. A great village and great stopover.
14 10 2019
Quiet, gravel car park, away from main road and in a delightful village. Public toilets a 5-10 minute walk away
21 09 2019
Good little stop over, next to traditional pub with good food. Walking distance to Abbotsbury swannery avoiding narrow road for our 7m motorhome. Reminded us of a typical French village motorhome Aire.
17 08 2019
Schöner Platz unter Bäumen direkt im Ort. Sehr freundlich und ausgesprochen günstig.
8 08 2019
Perfect little spot, very welcoming villagers, lovely pub on the corner of the gravel car park serving decent pub grub at a reasonable price. Arrived at 6pm and left at 10am the next morning, cost us £2! Public toilets about 270m walk away, turn left out of car park, they are just by the church, seem to be open 24 hrs :)
5 08 2019
Bon parking très calmeun super petit village avec commodité avec de bonnes balades à dont la chapelle St catherineet sa vu à couper le souffle endroit rare ...
31 07 2019
C'est très bien joli village. Super placement calme
18 07 2019
Fonctionnel et pratique, au calme et à proximité de départs de balades. Joli village à visiter. Parfait pour flâner.
24 06 2019
Passer une bonne nuit au calme jusqu'a 8h, nous sommes arrivés dimanche 15h et personne pour payer dans la cabane, le lundi matin 8h30 personne non plus donc nous sommes partis, bon spot surtout que dans les environs, il n'y a pas grand chose, c'est dur l'Angleterre ? Plus facile en Ecosse et Irlande de trouver des coins sympas mais c'est comme ça !... Ok pour gros camper poids lourd.
17 06 2019
Perfect location, right next to the swan inn pub
15 06 2019
Really good place to stay. In the heart of the village. No facilities but no problems.
15 06 2019
Really good place to stay in the centre of this lovely village.
15 06 2019
A perfect spot to treasure.
30 05 2019
Stayed for 1 night on 29th may. Lovely spot near a children’s farm. Very popular so car park was busy during the day. Very quite night. Lovely spot to stop.
14 05 2019
Arrivée à 15h, nous n'avons payé que 2 £ au lieu de 3.50 £. Le parking est très agréable et calme. Nous avons pris le Cream Tea dans les jardins de Abbey House, juste à côté. A recommander ?.
17 04 2019
Great little place to stay we have stayed here a few times now! Nice location not too far from Weymouth! can get busy in the mornings depending on the time of year!
16 04 2019
Endroit génial...super calme avec plein de place et une auberge sympa pas trop cher juste à côté...pas un bruit et très agréable au matin avec le lever de soleil sur les lamas juste en face du parking
29 03 2019
Well worth the £3.50 for a quiet night in beautiful village. Public toilet only 100m away. Great walks from here. Thanks for recommending.
25 02 2019
We arrived in the evening had a meal at the pub next door which was ok. nice and quite, flat. We left in the morning. This was in August but wasn’t busy, just a handful of vans. I would recommend.
11 02 2019
We enjoyed a quiet and relatively calm night despite strong winds and heavy rain in early February. Two other motorhomes parked there, which looked like they were being stored. No one there to take payment and no honesty box either. Parts of the site are slightly sloping but the area at the bottom of the carpark is flat and not under trees.
22 11 2018
Arrived in the dark and left early so nobody was there to pay. A good level spot with plenty of room.
14 11 2018
Spent two very quiet nights here. Great spot in a really lovely village. There was no-one to pay either day we were there and no honesty box to leave a donation.
6 08 2018
Great stopover! quiet. there were 3 other vans here.
30 07 2018
Perfect stopover 20mins from Weymouth, very cheap nice and quite what more do you want.
7 06 2018
Quiet inexpensive overnight parking for motorhomes 100 yards from Abbotsbury. Safe & quiet, worth a visit
23 09 2016
Nuit tranquille. 1 camping-car déjà garé mais parking vide. Réveil avec le chants du coq et les petits oiseaux chantent... Vraiment très calme.
4 08 2016
Parking agréable, indications exacts. Charmant village et de belles balades à proximité
22 07 2016
Nice for overnight stop. no Toilette or showers.
15 07 2016
Parking agréable, très calme la nuit. Se trouve à côté d'une ferme dédié aux enfants. Circuits de randonnées à proximité. Petit village charmant. Payant la journée entre 9h et 18h : 3.5 £ avant 15h, 2.5 £ après.
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