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homestead park

Where are we?

Nestling at the foot of the Mendip Hills in the historic village of Wookey Hole, this park enjoys a quiet and scenic location close to the heart of rural Somerset, 250m walk from the famous caves.

It combines permanent residential Park Homes which are owner occupied and lived in all the year round, with a separate camping area of approximately 2 acres with 30 pitches for tents. The park is adults only and does not accept children or infants.

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.

Access to the camping field is over a small river bridge and is only able to accommodate tents. The camping field is open from Easter until 30th September.
Facilities:

  • Flushing toilets
  • Hot and cold water in all washbasins
  • Sodium street lighting
  • Hot and cold water in washing up sinks
  • Hot or cold showers
  • Electric shaver points
  • Hair dryers
  • Laundry sinks
  • Fire points
  • Waste and litter bins
  • Drinking water taps

Also available from reception is a wide selection of tourist information and brochures, Camping Gas, a freezer pack service and other information, and other help and assistance as required.

The picturesque camping area is bounded by the River Axe, and composed entirely of level grassland with tarmac roads, screened and sheltered by hedges and trees.

It is pleasantly secluded and offers a peaceful haven for those wanting a quiet holiday in an area of outstanding beauty that is within easy reach of many inland attractions, as well as both the North and South coasts of Somerset, Dorset and Devon.

There is a 10 mph speed limit throughout the park. Please be considerate when entering or leaving in your vehicle.
Raised, purpose built barbecues may be used on the park, but camp fires are not permitted at any time.
Supplies of Calor Gas and Camping Gas may be purchased from reception.

Ice packs may be left at the reception for freezing. There is no charge for this service. Hairdryers are provided in the showers and use 20p coins.

Fishing of any type in the Mill Stream is prohibited at all times. Ask at reception for information on local fishing opportunities.

Details of fast food and take away, good pub grub and restaurants in the area are available from reception.
We request that the peace and quiet of the park remains undisturbed, particularly during the hours of 11:00pm and 8:00am.

What’s to see nearby?

There are numerous tourist attractions and places of interest within easy reach of the park.

There is also a wide and varied selection of tourist information and brochures available free from the reception.

Nearby attractions include:

Wookey Hole caves and paper mill
Bishops Palace and moat
Clarks village street
Cheddar Gorge and showcaves
Longleat House and safari park
Stourhead
Wells Cathedral
Glastonbury Abbey and Tor
East Somerset railway
Fleet Air Arm museum
Cricket St Thomas
Ebbor Gorge
Montecute House

Cities and towns within easy reach include Bristol, Bath, Wells, Bridgewater, Burnham-on-Sea, Weston-super-Mare and Yeovil and there is lots of information on the Somerset official website.

What’s in the village?

Everything you need!

Homestead Park is in the centre of the village of Wookey Hole and about 250 metres from the caves and paper mill.
There are many attractions and services in the village, of which we list a few here:

Wookey Hole Caves and paper mill
250 metres left of the main entrance. Explore these spectacular showcaves and additional attractions including traditional papermaking, Wookey Hole pier and the Magical Mirror Maze
Ebbor Gorge
Half a mile left out of the main entrance, it is an excellent National Trust Nature Trail Reserve. A car park is available but trails must be walked. Ask at reception for directions.
Village Church (Church of Mary Magdalene) 
Details of church services for Wookey Hole and Wells can be found on the park notice board outside reception.
Ebborlands Riding Centre
Offers horse riding lessons, hacks and day rides. Pre-booking may be necessary. Ask at reception for directions.
Wookey Hole licensed club
Left out of the main entrance opposite Homestead stores. Open to visitors, temporary membership available. Bar, pool room and beer garden. Open 7 evenings a week plus lunchtimes at weekends and Bank Holidays.
Wookey Hole Inn
Village pub situated 100 metres left of the main entrance. Food is available during opening times.
Buses and taxis
Details of local services are available from reception.
Public telephone
Situated 25 metres left of the main entrance outside Homestead Stores.

Terms and conditions

Our terms and conditions for using the site

When you enter our site you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

Arrivals and Departures

Arrivals are from 12:00 noon and must be vacated by 12:00 noon on the day of departure.

All rebookings must be before 12:00 noon on day of departure. Please advise us if you are likely to arrive after 7:00pm. (Latest new arrivals 7:00pm)

Advance Bookings

Advance bookings are accepted and must be at least 7 days in advance of the date required and a non-refundable deposit of £2 per night booked is required – the balance to be paid on the day of arrival. Pitches booked in advance are only held until 6:00pm on the day of arrival unless we are notified of late arrival.

Children and Infants

Children and infants are not accepted on the park.

Dogs

Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a lead at all times and exercised off the park. They are not to be allowed into the Mill stream and must not be left unattended or allowed to foul the park area. (Accidental fouling will be the responsibility of the owners – bag it and bin it!)

Barbecues

Raised gas or charcoal barbecues may be used provided they do not cause annoyance to other campers and must be kept well clear of the grass.

Camp fires are not permitted.

Bicycles

Bicycles are permitted for use on the tarmac roads only.

Fishing in the Mill stream is not permitted.

We reserve the right to refuse acceptance or to terminate the visit of any person or persons whose conduct is detrimental to the park. All facilities are used at your own risk, the owners will not accept liability in respect of damage or injury to any person or the property of any person using the park however caused or sustained.

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