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3 Oct 2018

Archery in the New Forest

OK, we know this isn't quite Sherwood Forest, but how cool is this - your chance to be Robin Hood for the day. Insight Activities run a series of authentic woodland activities in a lovely private woodland in the heart of the New Forest. Based just outside Fordingbridge, the centre specialises in Archery, Rifle Crossbows, Axe Throwing, Bushcraft skills and giant catapults. The centre has outstanding feedback on TripAdvisor, having won Certificate of Excellence three years running - 2016, ... Read more...
24 Jul 2018

Swanage Carnival 2018

Swanage hosts one of Dorset’s biggest carnivals in July and August with the Swanage Regatta and Carnival week which this year runs from Saturday 28th July to Saturday 4th August. Worthy of a trip over on the ferry or around through Wareham, the week long event is jam packed full of great entertainment for all ages. The procession is a major highlight for Carnival with colourful floats, dancing and music and thousands of people lining the 2.5 mile route through the town. It all starts ... Read more...
5 Jul 2018

Visiting Stonehenge

Did you know that Shamba has one of the best-known ancient wonders of the world right on its doorstep? If you're touring the UK and spending some time at the park, then be sure to take the opportunity to explore this fascinating heritage site of Stonehenge. Only 45 minutes in the car, nestled in a site near Amesbury, Wiltshire, it's the ideal location for a day trip...and the perfect excuse to take a picnic too! A step back in time Estimated to be over 5,000 years old, Stonehenge is ... Read more...
28 Apr 2018

10 Things to do in Lymington

Can't decide whether you prefer coast or country? No problem, head to Lymington, this Hampshire town sits nicely on the coast and is only a stone's throw away from the New Forest. The town is only a 30 minutes drive from Shamba and is a haven for those who love to take to the sea, and there's plenty to see and do. Lymington is steeped in history and its cobbled streets could certainly tell a tale or two – in a previous life it was a smugglers' port! Here's 10 ... Read more...
11 Apr 2018

Shamba Holidays Video Introduction

Shamba Holiday Park is set in pleasant countryside with superb award-winning touring and camping facilities perfect for families and couples. Only a few miles from Bournemouth's vibrant town centre and stunning golden beaches, Shamba is also is ideally located to explore the New Forest National Park. Meet the team who will welcome you to Shamba as they introduce the 5 star holiday facilities on offer... Read more...
15 Mar 2018

Bournemouth Beach voted #1 beach in the UK

If you have ever stayed with us at Shamba then you will know that we have no shortage of on site entertainment however should you wish to explore the surrounding areas, we have some big news for you! From our holiday park, a short 20-minute drive following the A338 will see you in a town called Bournemouth. Bournemouth town has endless shopping, eateries, beautiful public gardens and even an Oceanarium but the main attraction for many is Bournemouth’s sandy Beach. Each year, ... Read more...
5 Mar 2018

Things to do in the New Forest in Spring

The New Forest is an area absolutely filled with scenic beauty, varied landscapes and exciting wildlife. But aside from the stunning natural features, there is so much to see and do in the New Forest, no matter the weather. During spring the weather is starting to get warmer, flowers are beginning to bud and it's the perfect time to get back to nature. So, let's take a look at a few of the great things that you can do with the family. Beaulieu On the banks of the Beaulieu River, ... Read more...
1 Jan 2018

Dorset Food Festivals for 2018

Shamba is ideally located to access Dorset, Hampshire, the New Forest and the stunning Jurassic Coast. If you are planning a trip in 2018 you can be assured of lots to do an see. And if you love food, here is our list of some of the local Dorset Food Festivals. "This is a lovely, peaceful, friendly family site - staff & management are exceptionally friendly & very helpful - nothing is too much. The site is very clean, showers are lovely and warm (as is the pool). Onsite you have a ... Read more...
31 Aug 2017

Shamba Holiday Park is doing its bit for Bee Conservation

We at Shamba Holidays are doing our bit for the humble bee. According to Friends of the Earth 35 species of Bee are considered at risk of extinction in Britain. British bees are under threat from bee-harming pesticides called neonicotinoids. That’s why we at Shamba have built 6 new Bees Hives in the grounds of Shamba Holiday Park and helping conserve the very important bee population in Britain. Andrew Gray, Director at Shamba said, “It’s not common knowledge that Bees are ... Read more...