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Ocknell Caravan Park & Campsite

The Camping In The Forest managed Ocknell Caravan Park and Campsite occupies the southernmost corner of Stoney Cross, an area that was once a wartime airfield during the Second World War, one of 12 such airfields in the New Forest during that period.

The campsite makes use of some of the aircraft hard standings and taxiways, so if you're interested in the New Forest's wartime history then this is a good place for you to camp!

There are around 200 pitches spread throughout a mixture of open grassy lawns and tall trees. Like its neighbouring Longbeech campsite, Ocknell is a bit limited in its amenities with just toilets and hot water, but no showers.
Dogs are welcome on this site (£1/night/dog up to 3) and there is a large open field for camping and caravan rallies. The campsite opens out onto the open grassy areas of Stoney Cross on its north-eastern side, and is sheltered by the woods of Ocknell Inclosure on the western edge.

Campsite facilities: 200 pitches (approx.), seasonal pitches available, dogs welcome (£1/night/dog up to 3), toilets.
The site is open 29th March until 1st October.

Ocknell prices & season dates

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How to get to Ocknell Caravan Park & Campsite

The Ocknell site is on the northern side of the A31 road at Stoney Cross. Access to the site from the A31 is only possible from the Ringwood direction; turn left at Stoney Cross and the campsite entrance is about 500 yards on your left.
Coming through the New Forest from Brook, turn off the B3078 and head for Stoney Cross, passing the small Fritham turning on your right and Janesmoor Pond on your left. Carry on past the Longbeech campsite entrance (left) and Ocknell campsite is a further half mile or so on your right.

GPS / SatNav information: the campsite entrance is at:
Lat/long. 50.907,-1.642 / OS grid ref. SU252120.

Use the satellite view map to explore the campsite and surrounding area, you can toggle between satellite and road map views.
Instructions for using the map can be found on the right of the page.

Campsite contact details

Address of site:

Ocknell Caravan Park and Campsite
SO43 7HH

Telephone: 02380 812740
E-mail: Ocknell&

Book your stay at Ocknell Caravan Park and Campsite through Camping In The Forest.


Related pages & resources

Related pagesLongbeech campsite.

Related pagesNew Forest walks.

Related pagesNew Forest cycling.

Related pagesNew Forest pubs.

Related pagesReturn to main New Forest camping page.

Related pagesStoney Cross Airfield.

Related pagesCamping In The Forest website.

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Ocknell images

A few photos from the campsite, click to view larger...

Ocknell reception & information hut

The toilet & shower block

View across the camspite

View across the camspite

How to use the map

The satellite map should load centred over Ocknell campsite.

To move the map: Left click anywhere on the image, hold and drag the cursor in any direction or use the 4 circled arrows in the map controls.

Zoom in/out: Use the + & - magnifying glass icons in the map controls, use your mouse scrollwheel, or double click on the map (to zoom in).

To see/hide place and street names: Click the 'Labels' link in the map controls.

To view in 'road map' style: Click the 'Road' link in the controls.

To return to aerial photo: Click the 'Aerial' link in the controls.

Bird's Eye view: Certain areas are covered in more detail and can be viewed from 4 different directions. When you are over such areas, the 'Bird's eye' link will appear to the right of the 'Aerial' link in the control box.