THE DORSET DA HAVE BEEN CAMPING SINCE 1952


40th bd meet We are a part of the Camping and Caravanning Club. The UK is divided into 13 regions and our region, South West Region, is divided into District Association (DA) areas together with special interest groups. As a member of the Camping and Caravanning Club you are automatically a member of your local DA. You may camp with any DA or section within the club. We hold a programme of camping meets from early February/March to November and a New Year Meet.



40th bd meetFounder members Mr E Foxwell, secretary (2nd left) & Mr. Mitchell,chairman (centre) at the DA 40th Birthday Meet in 1992. Also in the picture Mr. & Mrs. R Cripps, Mike & Sue Butchers and Mr. J Castro, regional chairman and his wife Daphne.





ex chairmanIn April 2012 the D.A celebrated its 60th Birthday. Around 90 past & present members attended including six past chairman, Mr. Ted Brown, Mr. Chris Vicary, Mr. Mike Butchers, Mr. Jim Booth, Mr. Terry Sharpe who was then SWR chairman and Mr. Mick Cooper who was then D.A. chairman. Sadly Mick passed away suddenly on the 22nd March 2014.

Membership to the Camping and Caravanning Club is only £42 or "online membership only £37" per year for you and your family. For full details follow the link to the Camping Club site.