Lancashire, Lancaster, LA2 9DJ

Dolphinholme, on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, is also only 20 minutes from the coast, and near the River Wyre, making a swim or paddle a very inviting prospect! The big play barn is also a big hit with children as well as the 2 hour/mile treasure, hunt much loved and acclaimed and which will open eyes to the beautiful countryside here. There is a children's orienteering course now too, across the big field in front of the tents so the children can tackle it safely by themselves while learning compass skills.

The Gorst family have farmed here for over 70 years. Today, they have calves to feed and pet in addition to their menagerie of hens, ducks, rabbits and 4 labradors Raven, Musto, Millie; Proc, a Jack Russel, Meg; and Harriet the cat. It’s very easy to fall in love with the place, so it’s hardly surprising that the Rough Guide to Camping in Britain quoted from the guest book: “This is the greatest holiday ever and I want to work here when I’m older’’.

By Dolphinholme, the Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, features a dramatic landscape of gritstone fells, deep valleys and peat moor that hosts a rich variety of upland bird-life. This farm is a fantastic natural playground for young and old alike. The play barn behind the tents will leave your local park in the shade, with straw bales, swing, sandpit and giant slide. The more adventurous can explore the farm's deciduous woodland that provides ample opportunities for den-building. The honesty shop is well-stocked to sustain you: don’t forget to try the farm's delicious cheese, yummy on some fresh bread.

You can easily take a trip to the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, the Forest of Bowland and the funfairs of Blackpool. The historical city of Lancaster is also nearby, as is Morecambe with its promenades and fabulous views across the bay.

We are the Gorst family and we've farmed here for over 70 years. Father and son, John and Mark, farm in partnership with Barbara and you'll receive a warm welcome from us all on arrival at Dolphinholme House Farm.

Hope to see you soon, John, Barbara and Mark

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Prices and Availability

Below, you will find all the available prices and dates. Our fixed arrival and departure days are Monday and Friday other than on some bank holidays. Click on the month to see the dates available and on the price to make your booking. If you want to book more than a week or wish to come today or to book more than three tents then please contact us.

August 2016

arrivaldate departure date Stay Canvas LodgeCanvas Frills LodgeCanvas Frills + hot hub
Fri 26 AugMon 29 AugWeekend£539.00occupiedoccupied
Fri 26 AugTue 30 AugWeekend£505.00occupiedoccupied
Fri 26 AugFri 02 SepWeekoccupiedoccupiedoccupied
Mon 29 AugFri 02 SepMidweekoccupiedoccupiedoccupied
Tue 30 AugFri 02 SepMidweekoccupiedoccupiedoccupied

September 2016

arrivaldate departure date Stay Canvas LodgeCanvas Frills LodgeCanvas Frills + hot hub
Fri 02 SepSun 04 SepShort weekend£299.00occupiedoccupied
Fri 02 SepMon 05 SepWeekend£325.00occupiedoccupied
Fri 02 SepFri 09 SepWeek£499.00occupiedoccupied
Mon 05 SepWed 07 SepShort midweek£199.00£269.00occupied
Mon 05 SepFri 09 SepMidweek£295.00£399.00£429.00
Mon 05 SepMon 12 SepWeek£325.00£659.00£799.00
Wed 07 SepFri 09 SepShort midweek£199.00£269.00occupied
Fri 09 SepSun 11 SepShort weekend£299.00£385.00£399.00
Fri 09 SepMon 12 SepWeekend£325.00£429.00£529.00
Fri 09 SepFri 16 SepWeek£499.00£659.00£799.00
Mon 12 SepWed 14 SepShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Mon 12 SepFri 16 SepMidweek£295.00£399.00£429.00
Mon 12 SepMon 19 SepWeek£499.00£659.00£799.00
Wed 14 SepFri 16 SepShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Fri 16 SepSun 18 SepShort weekend£299.00£385.00£399.00
Fri 16 SepMon 19 SepWeekend£325.00£429.00£529.00
Fri 16 SepFri 23 SepWeek£499.00£659.00£799.00
Mon 19 SepWed 21 SepShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Mon 19 SepFri 23 SepMidweek£295.00£399.00£429.00
Mon 19 SepMon 26 SepWeek£499.00£659.00£799.00
Wed 21 SepFri 23 SepShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Fri 23 SepSun 25 SepShort weekend£299.00£385.00£399.00
Fri 23 SepMon 26 SepWeekend£325.00£429.00£529.00
Fri 23 SepFri 30 SepWeek£499.00£659.00£799.00
Mon 26 SepWed 28 SepShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Mon 26 SepFri 30 SepMidweek£295.00£399.00£429.00
Mon 26 SepMon 03 OctWeekoccupied£659.00£799.00
Wed 28 SepFri 30 SepShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Fri 30 SepSun 02 OctShort weekendoccupied£385.00£399.00
Fri 30 SepMon 03 OctWeekendoccupied£419.00£529.00
Fri 30 SepFri 07 OctWeekoccupiedoccupiedoccupied

October 2016

arrivaldate departure date Stay Canvas LodgeCanvas Frills LodgeCanvas Frills + hot hub
Mon 03 OctFri 07 OctMidweekoccupiedoccupiedoccupied
Mon 03 OctMon 10 OctWeekoccupiedoccupiedoccupied
Fri 07 OctSun 09 OctShort weekend£299.00£385.00£399.00
Fri 07 OctMon 10 OctWeekend£305.00£419.00£529.00
Fri 07 OctFri 14 OctWeek£499.00£649.00£799.00
Mon 10 OctWed 12 OctShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Mon 10 OctFri 14 OctMidweek£275.00£399.00£429.00
Mon 10 OctMon 17 OctWeek£399.00£649.00£799.00
Wed 12 OctFri 14 OctShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Fri 14 OctSun 16 OctShort weekend£299.00£385.00£399.00
Fri 14 OctMon 17 OctWeekend£325.00£419.00£529.00
Fri 14 OctFri 21 OctWeek£499.00£649.00£799.00
Mon 17 OctWed 19 OctShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Mon 17 OctFri 21 OctMidweek£275.00£399.00£429.00
Mon 17 OctMon 24 OctWeek£575.00£649.00£799.00
Wed 19 OctFri 21 OctShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Fri 21 OctSun 23 OctShort weekend£299.00£385.00£399.00
Fri 21 OctMon 24 OctWeekend£355.00£490.00£599.00
Fri 21 OctFri 28 OctWeek£680.00£799.00£999.00
Mon 24 OctWed 26 OctShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Mon 24 OctFri 28 OctMidweek£455.00£615.00£699.00
Mon 24 OctMon 31 OctWeek£680.00£799.00£999.00
Wed 26 OctFri 28 OctShort midweek£199.00£269.00£319.00
Fri 28 OctSun 30 OctShort weekend£299.00£385.00£399.00
Fri 28 OctMon 31 OctWeekend£355.00£399.00£499.00


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