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Visitor Reviews - River Dart Country Park ( River Dart Adventures)

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River Dart Country Park ( River Dart Adventures)
Holne Park
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
TQ13 7NP   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01364 652511

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Pitches: 295
Open: April To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 93 Reviews
              9/10 from 93 Reviews

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Reviewer: Purplelily 2 reviews from this member

May 2005
We have stayed at this site 5 times over the past few years. It is absolutely beautiful, with well maintained grounds, woodland areas, a nd riverside access. There are masses of things to keep children entertained, the adventure play equipment is second to none, with aerial runs, tree top walk, slides, etc, which are all suitable for children over the age of about 5/6 and can take the weight ( and is allowed!!) of a 12/13 stone adult. There is a nice lake, with play equipment and Faux 'beach' for little ones. The pitches are reasonable,if a bit uneven. We choose to pitch alongside wooded areas, although there are many pitches in open fields, it is worth getting a map in advance to select your pitch. The showers and toilets are adequate, and well maintained, although they do get VERY busy in high season, due to the limitless space available( or so it seems!) to tourers etc. The small swimming pool/ baby pool, is ok, but could do with some tlc, it does'nt seem to have been maintained very well, with cracked tiles, and a bit grubby looking!there are 2 tennis courts available for free, but get your booking in quickly! We found the site shop pretty useless, mainly sweets/cakes junk food, and a few basics, and you've got NO CHANCE if your a vegetarian, its very much burgers/bacon/eggs. No alcohol in shop, but shops in Ashburton are ok.The cafe on site and restaurant/bar are pretty basic. The restaurant is very dingy inside, and we thought overpriced.The big downside would have to be the day visitors, who are allowed access to all the facilities apart from the pool/tennis.( and camping area)This can make for a rather crowded environment.No camp fires, but you can have BBQs and those garden candles, etc! The upside has to be the easy access to Dartmoor, only a 10 min drive, and some decent beaches about 1 hour away, we like preston sands, rock pools, sandy beach, toilets, cafe etc, bit hard to park but worth it, and Bigbury, fab sand, cafe toilets, etc. there are loads of attractions nearby.

Reviewer: Stolliday 8 reviews from this member

July 2005
Excellent site with good facilities

Plenty of room between pitches. Toilets were clean and there was plenty of hot water.

The kids loved it, the pirate ship area & woodland play areas kept them entertained for hours. We stayed for 5 days and each night it was quiet at 10pm, so no problem getting the kids to sleep. Plenty of open space for games. Tennis courts are free to use and they even provided rackets if you didn't have any. 2 swimming pools (1 for toddlers & the other for everyone else) which did not seem to get crowded at any point during our stay.

There is some where to eat but thought it was a bit expensive for what was offered

Reviewer: Facherty 3 reviews from this member

May 2005
I wanted to update the reviews of this site, whilst agreeing with most of the positive comments below.

Firstly, it appears to have changed its name to River Dart Adventures. but there is no real change to the campsite.

The whole setting of the camp is wonderful - between two sets of hills, feeling like it's miles from anywhere (but less than a mile to Ashburton). The facilities for children are absolutely great - three separate park areas, one with a water theme (inc pirate boat), one with a fort and aerial runway, and a third with a jugle theme.

Staff seem pleasant, and the toilets and showers are excellent. Our pitch, in theory, was small, but in fact we were told to use what ever space we needed.

On the downside:
- the site has a significant slope
- it is possible to be some distance from a toilet
- the lower field gets flooded
- the shop and cafe are unremarkable
- the shower block 'fused' regularly

In summary, not perfect, but one of the best sites we have been to.

Reviewer: Ethrel 3 reviews from this member

July 2004
I can highly recommend this site. Pitches are spacious and not too crowded, facilities are excellent, the pirate ship and wooded play areas ensured we hardly saw the kids. There is also plently of open space for games and nice walks.It is pricey but worth it for all the extras. The only downside was the resturant which serves cafeteria style food at overinflated prices - unsurprisingly it wasn't very popular whilst we were there, bit of a missed opportunity on the part of the owners. However everything else was excellent - we will definitely be back.

Reviewer: steven harvey 5 reviews from this member

August 2003
Have visited twice now and endorse the previous comments. Excellent campsite with fantastic facilities for the kids. Was rather pricey but worth it! 2 shower blocks, one with famiy bathroom (fantastic). All hot water and washing up facilities free and facilties kept clean. Pitches are spacious and we found no problems with noise at night etc. Campsite does have small inclines and some pitches are on a slight hill but not enough to cause any problems. Snack bar and bar serving food on site. Great food in bar, not too expensive and portions are massive!! (2 could share 1 meal!!)
Camp shop opens at 8am and sells papers, bread etc... not a fantastic selection but just enough to do. Nearby is Ashburton (1 mile) with small Spar, open late and various shops inc takeaways and there is a big Tesco's about 7 miles away in Newton Abbott. Coast is 10 miles away (Paignton). All in all we thoroughly recommend this site and would hvae no hesitation in returning!!

Reviewer: Fruitymiss 15 reviews from this member

June 2004
I have no intention of telling you how great this place is - or there'll be no chance of getting booked in to go there again, and again and again!!!!

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