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Visitor Reviews - Devizes Camping And Caravanning Club Site

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Devizes Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Spout Lane
Nr Seend
Melksham
Wiltshire   (Browse area)
SN12 6RN   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01380 828839

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Pitches: 90
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 106 Reviews
              9/10 from 106 Reviews


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Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Swiftsteve 3 reviews from this member

Visited this site in May and having read all the recent reviews since agree with how friendly staff were, well laid out the site is, clean the toilets are and well situated the site is.
However no one else has mentioned the third pub within walking distance which is just up the lane from the Barge Inn and advertises itself as a traditional English Cider House. It is a locals pub but we were made to feel very welcome by both the landlord and the customers alike.
Will definitely go back to this site as we enjoyed the cycling, walking and our visits to the Cider House.

Date of Visit: September 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Kennyboy2831 31 reviews from this member

Booked 7 nights stayed 9 in September. Great toilet and shower facilities in fact the showers are better than we have at home. Lovely quiet site even though it was quite full all the time we were there.
There are two A roads close to the site but are not at all intrusive. Close to Devizes (you can walk along the canal) approx 3-4 miles and return on the bus. Salisbury is not too far away. Plenty of interesting places nearby. Would we visit again? We certainly would

Date of Visit: September 2009 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: CK+B 33 reviews from this member

We had a lovely weekend at this C&CC site. The site is tree lined, lots of dividing hedges between pitches, the site feels much smaller than it is. The facilities were always spotlessy clean and we never had to wait.

There is a dog walk field, but unfortunately dogs still have to stay on leads. Also a field for children's ball games etc, away from the pitches.

The first night we had a late evening meal at the 3 Magpies, sat outside with our dog as it was very busy inside, nice meal.

The next day we walked to Devizes and back along the canal tow path, lovely flat walk of around 8 miles, we didn't enjoy Devizes itself much, no tea rooms or cafes to talk off, so we had our lunch at a tow path cafe on the way back, which was very nice. That evening we walked along the canal the other way to the Barge Inn, about 1.5 miles each way, very nice meal sat outside watching barges going by and managed to get back to site before it got too dark!

We will definitely be returning to this site.

Date of Visit: September 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: BigAlan 8 reviews from this member

We stayed on this site for 4 days and wished we had booked for longer. This is a fantastic site and a real credit to the club who own it. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the sites are well laid out and level, the facilities are spotless and the location is perfect, being by the side of the Kennett & Avon canal. The only downside is that this site is almost permanently full making booking difficult. We will definitely return but will not recommend it to others as we want to be able to get a booking again next time. Congratulations to the C & CC and their excellent staff.

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Robothamma 3 reviews from this member

Can't recommend this site enough! we joined the Camping and Caravanning Club in order to stay at this site and benefit from the family deal (2 adults 4 children) and we were not disappointed. We requested a pitch near the park for the kids which we got which made for a more relaxed enjoyable holiday. Big spacious pitches, site very well maintained and very quiet at night. We did have a big weeping willow tree right at the back of us which swept the roof of the caravan all week! and interfered with the tv reception (freeview!) couldn't pull van forward as already erected awning! So watch for overhanging trees before you pitch! LOL! The site was very well kept as soon as someone left the grass around the empty pitch was mowed it was excellently maintained, the toilets and showers were spotless helped by the fact that people are encouraged to mop the shower cubicle after they have done ready for the next person (wish this was standard practice at all sites!) The wardens were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely go back again if in the area! My only moan would be the play area could do with being a little bigger as only 2 swings and climbing frame/slide which soon gets busy, especially when our 4 arrived! Kids made loads of friends and gave it the thumbs up though!

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Topcat+Dibble 12 reviews from this member

Visited this site for a long weekend and thought it fantastic. Site flat as a pancake and ground soft enough for pegs to sink straight in.

The toilet/shower block were the usual standard that you would expect from the Camping and Caravan Club. Only gripe,from the male point of view,was that there were only 4 showers/sit down loos which for a 90 unit site were overstretched at peak times.

Recommend the walk along the canal to Devizes and the Town Trail that can be picked up from the visitor information centre. Course fishermen definitely want to take their rods as good size carp seemed to being caught all weekend from the canal. Also visited Dyrham Park near Chippenham which is a NT property that featured in the film 'Remains of the Day'.Recommended.

Three Magpies pub next door good for a drink but food was so so. Wife and I both had steak and it was as tough as boot leather.Had a drink one night at the Barge pub along the towpath which was nice but packed.Had a gastro pub feel to it. If you come back after dark take a torch as you wont see your hand in front of you face if you don't!

Overall site is well worth a visit and highly recommended.

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