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FAQ's for Woodside Coastal

do you have a question about Woodside Coastal Retreat that needs answering?

You can find a selection of answers to the most frequently asked questions below.

General Questions

Please use this postcode for your satnav: PO33 4JT

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Check-ins are available from 16:00.

If you are likely to arrive later than 18:00, please call our resort reception team on 01983 885220 to let them know.

Check-out time is at 10:00 am on the day of your departure. We kindly ask that you leave your accommodation as you found it.

It’s super easy, just click the button below and choose your travel dates. The discount will automatically show on stage 3 of the Wightlink booking process.

Click the button below to be taken directly to Wightlink where you can book your ferry crossing.

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Yes, we are a pet-friendly resort. Please ensure you have added your pet on to your booking.

XL Bullys are welcome to our resorts as long as owners follow the government rules. They must have a muzzle and lead on at all times when outside, this includes on patios and decking areas of the lodge.

There’s a Tesco express just a mile and a half away and a larger superstore in Ryde.

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We’re perfectly placed for you to explore the island in your own time. There are so many places to visit and things to do for all ages to enjoy on the Isle of Wight. Click the button below to find out more.

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Yes, we are open 12 months of the year, including Christmas and New Year.

No, but all our lodges have a washer/dryer in the kitchen.

Please follow the same strict rules you would outside the park. We strongly advise that, for your protection, if you or any member of your family or guests use or ride bicycles, skateboards, scooters or heelies; please wear helmets and reflective clothing.

We’re pet-friendly, but do have a few rules to ensure the park can be enjoyed by pet-owners and non-pet-owners alike.

We ask that no dogs, pets, or animals of any kind may occupy a non pet unit without the prior permission of the Park Manager. (This can be achieved by including your pet on your booking form to ensure you are allocated a pet-friendly unit).

a. Where allowed, all pets must at all times be kept under proper control and must not enter any facility building. (excluding guide dogs)

b. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times (unless in the dedicated dog areas) and prevented from fouling.

c. All fouling should be disposed of immediately in an appropriate manner.

d. In accordance with the Dangerous Dog Act 1991, the following breeds of dog are not permitted anywhere on the park at any time: Pit-bull Terrier Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, Fila Braziliero as well as any other breed at the Park Manager’s discretion.

Are you looking to take two dogs on holiday? Please could you kindly call our helpful booking team on 0345 498 6595.

Visit our careers website here for more information about the job vacancies which are currently available at our lodge & park.


Unfortunately we don’t at the moment. Please ask at reception to find out where the closest ones are.

No, the distribution of power to the units cannot sustain prolonged high usage.

Resort Questions

Yes, there is parking next to all our lodges.

The beach is around a 5 minute walk through the resort, we have a public access path close the resort.

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Yes, it is and guests should use the postcode PO33 4JT which will bring up Woodside Caravan Park (old name for the site), you can then put your lodge number and the park name in the delivery notes.

Yes, all our facilities are open to the public. Please call reception for more information about prices/memberships.

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Yes you may have a BBQ, but we do ask that you take care and you are required to use the racks for hire.

The BBQ racks are for hire via reception, and we also sell disposable BBQs. The racks have to be fitted by our team to the decking.

We do not have any DVD players on the lodge retreat.

Yes, towels are provided.

All of our holiday lodges are equipped with fridge freezers.

Ownership Questions

Yes, part-exchange packages are available regardless of your tourer’s age or condition. We can even offer part-exchange packages with an existing static caravan or lodge that is sited on another company’s holiday park.

Give us a call on 0800 717 707 to find out more.

This will depend on the choice of your holiday home and plots available, but our team are on hand to help. Give them a call on 0800 717 707 to find out more.

Read all about our latest site fees and what they include by clicking the button below.

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For all the information site fees at, please read our dedicated page by clicking the button below.

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Your friends and family are allowed to use the resort facilities and your holiday home.

Please note, we do not offer sub-letting here at Woodside.

No, we do not offer sub-letting here at Woodside.

This will depend on the holiday home chosen, the location of the holiday home and other factors.

For a rough guide of the running costs of owning a holiday home at a Darwin Escapes resort please read our finance guide by clicking the button below.

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No, we are a non-residential holiday resort.

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