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Luxury Woodland Holiday Lodges In Dorset

Merley Court Holiday Park is based in a 15 acre parkland and woodland setting, just 2 miles from the ancient Dorset market town of Wimborne. The luxuriously equipped Lodges are in a secluded woodland area offering relaxing hot tub holidays as part of our signature accommodation range.

The beautiful surroundings at Merley Court Holiday Park offer our self-catering holiday guests a tranquil base for a wonderful break away, with each lodge having Wi-Fi and games consoles for those that need it! 

Aside from relaxing in your lodge, there are plenty of places to visit nearby including the picturesque Dorset countryside, the Jurassic Coast, Poole and Bournemouth's beaches and much more stunning scenery making it the perfect place to enjoy your holiday. 

With complementary mountain bikes included in your holiday (subject to availability) for those seeking to be more active, the park delivers direct access to one of Dorset's most scenic way-marked routes: the Castleman Trailway which is a 16.5 mile trailway following much of the old Southampton to Dorchester railway line.

The facilities at Merley Court Holiday Park include a heated outdoor pool (seasonal), paddling pool and play area, with a licensed bar serving food. There is also a fully stocked shop for all your holiday essentials. Guests are also welcome to use the facilities at Oakdene Forest Park where you can enjoy fantastic family activities, as part of Go Active+, indoor and outdoor pool and more. 

Exclusive New Facilities at Merley Court planned for Spring 2017

We are delighted to announce that we will commence developing the existing core building to house a range of spa and leisure facilities for exclusive use of our Signature Hot Tub lodge guests, and Holiday Home Owners. This will include: Changing rooms and lockers/toilets & showers, Fully appointed gym, Treatment room, Steam room, Sauna and Hot tub.

Merley Court Holiday Park, Merley, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AA, United Kingdom

Something for everyone at Merley Court


At Merley Court Holiday Park our luxury Signature self-catering accommodation has been designed to offer you a holiday that matches your needs any time of the year.  We offer both 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom lodges all with Hot Tubs, games consoles, Wi-Fi and luxury fittings and fixtures.

For more information on all our ranges of accommodation, please click here or simply make your choices from the Holiday Search above and all available accommodation and the latest prices will show for your chosen dates and selections.

Food & Drink

The park offers The Retreat which is open during the day offering coffee, drinks & snacks and in the evenings for meals and the licensed bar, so you needn't cook every night.

The Retreat's opening hours will vary, and is closed November to Easter.

There is also a fully stocked shop on site for all your self catering needs.


Merley doesn't offer any formal entertainment but nearby Oakdene Forest Park offers our Merley guests a first class entertainment programme. There is always something for everyone including live music, tribute acts, comedy, illusionists and themed shows from the Entertainments team in the Oak Showbar.

To view the types of activities, entertainment and live acts you can enjoy during your stay just view our entertainment page.

The Acorn Bar at Oakdene also shows Sky Sports & BT Sport providing live coverage for all sporting events.

Leisure Facilities

Oakdene Forest is a sister park around 7 miles away, and offers the Go Active + programme which is packed full of over 20 activities for all ages, offering plenty of fun family activities from from archery to body-zorbing. Go Juniors is ideal for this aged 3 -7. Go Active + for everyone else.

Our VRoom offers an unrivaled Virtual Reality Experience with games for all ages.

There is a fully equipped gym with a wide variety of equipment available, including free weights, resistance machines and running and cycling machines.

Swimming Pools

The facilities at Merley Court include a heated outdoor pool, with toddler's paddling pool, which is open at weekends from the spring bank holiday until July 23rd then daily until early September.

Guests at Merley Court are also entitled to use the indoor pool at Oakdene Forest Park which is just a short drive away.

Access to our pools, bars and entertainment are at no extra cost when you book your holiday through us.

Great Days Out

The Castleman Trailway can be joined from just adjacent to the park and this cycle route and network of footpaths is formed on the old Dorchester to Southampton railway line.

Don't forget bikes are included with your Lodge holiday, so you've no excuse not to get pedalling.

The surrounding area boasts some of the UK's best scenery and attractions. Our favourites are hereNearby Bournemouth, is famous for sandy beaches, piers, attractions and festivals with all the local events included in our blog.

Park Facilities

With a large outdoor play area Merley Court is perfect for active children.

Wi-Fi is also available to all the lodges and around the park. There is also a fully stocked shop for all your holiday essentials.

You may also make the short drive to Oakdene Forest Park, where Merley Court guests can make use of all the facilities at Oakdene.

Facility Summary at Merley Court Holiday Park

Outdoor Swimming
Play Park
Pet Friendly
Parent Baby and Toddler Washroom Facilities
Car Parking
Beach Nearby
Water Sports Nearby
Cycle Routes
Golf nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Fishing Nearby
Tourist Attractions Nearby