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New Year update from Southfork
Even though the park is closed to visitors at the moment, there is still plenty going on here in Somerset! We are making preparations for when we are able to open again, hopefully in the early Spring.
Southfork Caravan Park Autumn Update
Even though, as we approach the Autumn half term and the clocks going back, we are getting towards the end of the usual camping season, Southfork Caravan Park will remain open over the winter as usual for touring and camping.
The Ranch Café is open!
Our Ranch Café and deli has been open since the end of July and we are really pleased with the feedback we have been getting so far!
Welcome Back
We’re excited to let you know that we will soon be open again – we can’t wait to welcome you back! We open again on 4th July and we are really looking forward to having some guests on site.
Best camping hacks for first time campers
If you are new to camping, have a look at our tips from seasoned campers. Making a success of your first camping trip makes it much more likely you will want to repeat the experience!
Camping with your four-legged friend...
Dogs can make great camping companions. They generally love the outdoors and they love being with their family so camping is a great holiday for them. It’s great for dog owners too – you won’t feel bad about leaving them behind and will save money on dog sitters or kennelling as well.
Exciting new developments at Southfork!

We are excited to let you know that we are we have some fantastic plans afoot at Southfork.  Our new café/deli and farm shop – The Ranch will be opening on 1st March next year...

Somerset Summer Fun
As we head towards the end of August, we are keeping our fingers crossed for good weather. There are still three weeks left of the school holidays which is plenty of time to get your camp on!
Great recipes for campsite cooking
One of the best things about going camping is the chance to cook and eat food outside. From camping staples like sausages, bacon, and beans to more elaborate affair, food always tastes better when you've cooked it under an open sky.
Must have camping gadgets for 2019
Camping can be a wet, muddy, endurance test – but it doesn’t have to be. Bring the right gear and you can have endless happy nights sleeping outside.
Events in Somerset over Summer 2019
You don't get many better places to spend summer than our location in the heart of South Somerset - when the weather is nice the countryside comes alive in the summer sunshine.
Top 5 Tips for Spring Camping
If the recent spell of weather has made you want to escape to the great outdoors, you aren’t alone. Spring has always been a great time of year for camping.
10% off pitch fees for National Trust Members
There are a number of wonderful National Trust Buildings which can be easily visited from Southfork Caravan Park.  We are happy to offer 10% off our pitch fees for National Trust Members so why not pay them a visit when you pay us a visit!
Successful Winter Camping

Crisp, clear mornings; the crunch of frost underfoot; hot drinks in a cosy sleeping bag. Although camping in the winter sounds mad, it doesn’t have to be...

Great walks in Somerset
Somerset lends itself to being explored on foot. The Somerset levels makes for great flat walking, while go further afield and you can find some of the most diverse terrain in the UK
Great autumn weather at the end of a fab summer!
We have had a fantastic summer this year with good weather continuing from the very start of the season most of the way through the summer. Great news for campers!
Summer Events in Somerset

As high summer approaches, the list of local events gets ever longer.    Here are some of our favourite events nearby, coming up in the next few weeks...

Top 5 Tips for Spring Camping

The springtime is a great time of year for camping and we love getting out in the fresh air when the spring flowers are out and the weather starts to warm up.  Winter was slow to leave us this year so spring was off to a bit of a slow start – and then it was, briefly, summer!   If you weren’t lucky enough to have taken advantage of the recent hot weather and are planning a camping trip over the coming Early May Bank holiday - have a look at our top tips below for getting your camp on this Spring. 

Springtime Camping in Somerset

Here at Southfork we are ready to put the winter behind us and we are looking forward to the start of the season and the Easter holidays.  Our new static caravan holiday homes are on-site and we can't wait to welcome the first guests over Easter.   

Introducing our new wildlife area…

We have been busy over the winter setting up a new wildlife area on the site and thought we would give you an early view…

February Park Update

We have been very busy on the park this year, getting ready for the new camping season.  We are very lucky here in Somerset that we benefit from mild winters and early springs and we can't wait for the new season to start properly!

A sneak peek of our New Holiday Homes for 2018!

Our rural, family run campsite in Somerset has a range of options available for your stay, from our glamping pod to grass and hardstanding pitches for tents, motorhomes and caravans.  Our current static caravans are also extremely popular holiday homes and have been on site for some years now.  So, we thought they could do with an upgrade! 

Guide to caravanning out of season

Winter is not normally a time you immediately associate with caravanning but many sites (including our own) are open throughout the year – so why not make more use of your caravan or motorhome through the winter season.

October Half Term for last chance camping!

For many of us, October Half Term represents the last opportunity of the year for camping.  Somerset is a beautiful county to visit all year round, but the Autumn is a particularly lovely time of year here. So, if you fancy a last, late-season camp over half term, have a look at our suggestions for more things to do whilst you are here.

5 Reasons to get out camping in September

It’s easy to think that summer is over and pack the camping gear away once the kids go back to school and the nights start to draw in but, September is still a great month for camping...

September Yandles Woodwork show and camping

The next Yandles Woodworking and Craft Show is coming up on 8th and 9th September.  Held twice a year, this popular show is a must see event for any woodworking and craft enthusiasts with 1000’s visiting from across the country over the 2 day event.   

Gone Fishing!

Being situated in the heart of the Somerset Levels, close to the River Parrett, we are ideally positioned as a camping base for those wanting to take advantage of the excellent fishing opportunities in the area.

Martock Retro Fundraising Event Official Campsite

Following the success of the recent Triumph area meeting which was held at Southfork Caravan a couple of weeks ago, we are now looking forward towards the summer and to the next big event.  

Somerset May Bank Holiday Camping

Spring has definitely arrived in Somerset and the park is coming to life with colour. We have lots of exciting events coming up in the summer – The annual Retro Fundraiser is always popular and, as the official campsite for the event, pitches are filing up – we do still have some space available though so get in touch soon to secure your pitch.

Cycling holidays in South Somerset

Somerset is a great county for cyclists and there are many routes designed to allow you to explore this unique part of rural England. have put together a guide for a great 80 miles cycle route around South Somerset which can be completed in 8 easy stages and offers the chance to explore the area at a leisurely pace.      

Official campsite for the Martock Retro Fundraising Calvalcade, Sunday 2nd July 2017

Back again for the fifth year running, the wonderful Retro Fundraising event is being held in Martock on 2nd July 2017.  As with previous years, Southfork Caravan and Camping Park is pleased to be the official camp site for the event.

Annual, Yandles Woodworking Show and Sale  - 7th & 8th April 2017

The Yandles, annual Woodworking Show and Sale is being held on 7th and 8th April this year, Nr Mattock in Somerset. 

Easter in Somerset

With the start of the meteorological spring, things are starting to come alive on the park and we are looking forward to longer days, better weather and the start of the new camping season.  The Easter Holidays are the first chance many of us have to get away in the Spring and we are taking bookings now for the glamping pod, touring and camping pitches and static caravans.

Triumph Sports Six Club's West of England Gathering at Southfork

Come and Join us for the Triumph Sport Six Club's South West Somerset Gathering at Southfork Caravan Park in Martock on 3rd and 4th June.  This is a brand new event set up by the Somerset Area of the TSSC

Winner of our Glamping Competition announced

Congratulations to our Facebook competition winner, Nikki Stephenson who has won a fabulous free weekend stay for 2 in our wonderful glamping pod.  

Now's the time to book your Spring Caravan or Motorhome Service

Getting your motorhome ready for Spring   

One of the nice things about being holed up over winter is thinking about what you are going to do once the better weather comes and planning your first camping trip of the season.  

Glamping Pod holidays in Somerset

Early spring is the perfect time to book a Glamping break in Somerset. After the madness of Christmas and as the days start to get a bit longer the first snowdrops, the ‘harbingers of Spring’ start to appear, and we all start to think about getting out and about a bit more.  For all but the most intrepid of us though, a camping break in a tent at this time of year is not so appealing!  

Getting your motorhome ready for winter

It Is important to winterise your motorhome before the cold weather sets in.  Taking steps to do this in good time will mean that you are ready to hit the road again when the better weather comes in the spring.  

Autumn Camping in Somerset

The Autumn is a great time to get away for a short camping break and this year the autumn colours are spectacular.   Our site, Nr Yeovil, in Somerset is a great place to enjoy a late autumn break.

Things to consider when choosing a storage location for your caravan or motorhome.

There are a number of factors to consider when you are choosing a storage location for your caravan or motorhome.  The basic choice comes down to whether you are going to store at home or at secure storage location away from your home.   

Caravan Storage and Servicing in Nr. Yeovil, Somerset

The end of the summer camping season is a great time to book your caravan in for a specialist service and clean to ensure that it is ready for when you want to start camping again.

Here at Southfork Caravan Park Near Yeovil in Somerset we have a fully equipped, AWS approved workshop and offer a comprehensive servicing and cleaning for your caravan or motorhome.

The benefits of a Glamping Holiday in Beautiful Somerset

Camping is a great way to relax and unwind from the pressure of modern life and it’s ‘always-on’ mentality.  Spending some time away from technology allows you the time to recharge your batteries and enjoy being out of contact for a while.  Free from the usual chores of day to day life, camping breaks can be great thinking time and enable you to spend quality time with friends and family...

Luxury Glamping pod now available at Southfork

Our new Glamping area is here and it’s looking fantastic!   The first of our new Glamping units is completed.  ‘Glamping’, or glamorous camping has risen in popularity in recent years and it’s easy to see why.

New Storage - Opening 1st December!

After lots of hard work we are excited to confirm that we have an official opening date of 1st December

Mud, mud, mud...

Now that the season is coming to an end we have started work on clearing the field for the new storage area, after three days with a digger, we have moved a lot of mud!

What's on in South Somerset

There is always a great range of events and attractions for all age groups happening in South Somerset, always plenty to do come rain or shine...

David Bellamy Bee Pledge

We have taken on the David Bellamy Bee Pledge so have got our new gardener Elliot clearing the beds and planting some new flowers around the park.

2015 Retro Event

The 2015 Retro Event was a huge success and the hard work by Garry, Kirstie and all the volunteers made to a well organised and enjoyable day.