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Upton Manor Farm Camp Site
St Marys Road
Brixham
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
TQ5 9QH   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01803 882384

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Pitches: 250
Open: Easter To 18 September

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 81 Reviews
              9/10 from 81 Reviews


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Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Paganstar 4 reviews from this member

Very friendly welcome when we arrived and happy to answer any questions we had.

The site itself was very quiet this weekend (12/13th July) so we were pretty much in a lovely quiet spot we could choose ourselves (we didn't have EHU on this occasion)

Toilets/showers were kept very clean and well stocked. There is a shop over the road in the holiday park we were able to use. They shut the gates at 6 pm though so you have to walk round that site to get back, it isn't far though.

The walk to the beach is mostly downhill all the way to (what we were informed) 108 steps down to the beach, lovely beach but spoiled a bit by litter sadly. I would guess it took us 15/20 minutes to walk there. Beach itself, lovely and sandy and obviously a favoured spot for dog walkers as there were quite a few there today.

As we only stayed over night we didn't explore much further but it is a lovely little site and I would recommend it, I can see us visiting again.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: LBrennan 1 review from this member

We found this to be a fantastic site. The toilets and showers were very clean, with the added bonus of a good laundry room - top notch facilities. Ideal location about a mile from the town centre and just a short walk to the cliffs at Sharkham Point and to St Mary's beach. Although it is sited relatively close to the town, it was far away enough to be out of the hustle and bustle. Will definitely be returning.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Suew65 1 review from this member

Just spent a fabulous weekend here. Immaculately kept site. Flat pitches. Spotlessly clean shower block and toilets. Very informative and helpful owner. Walking distance to Brixham, about 20 mins there, and 30 mins back via hill. Short walk to St Mary's beach. Will definitely be returning. Can't wait!

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Wayne5985 3 reviews from this member

The site if you want friendly warm welcome, lovely setting, walking distance to Brixham town, the cleanest toilets and showers I have ever been into (I've been in a few), together with the best hosts ever minda and Brian, then you've got it.

If you want a noisy site with pool, amusement, a clubhouse and the most ultramodern facilities then use a chain like haven, park holidays, etc because you would be in the wrong place.

Site situation is about 1 mile from town centre all downhill one way, hence all uphill. Back, but the bus is unbelievably frequent from the site gates, so no need to worry.

Pretty flat site to all pitches apart from a few, we had a hedge pitch this time lovely big pitch a little bit more than standard but worth it.

We're going again defo.

Date of Visit: May 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Wishihadapurpletent 9 reviews from this member

Well kept site with clean facilities. Owners were extremely helpful and full of information - copies of bus timetables, maps of Brixham, local tourist attractions, etc.

We booked prior to realising it was the weekend of the Brixham Pirate festival. However having a nine year old son thought it would be fun. When we turned up there were a few groups of pirates (middle aged re-enactment groups) on site, dressed up and flying the jolly roger. Unfortunately the noise of loud pirate voices and firing of pistols continued until gone midnight. I am used to camping on sites where there is the common understanding that noise is kept to the minimum after 10pm. I did complain to the owners the next day and they were going to speak with the group - there was not a repeat incident. However the following night due to the festival there was music off site going on till 11. 30. Both incidents out of the hands of the owners.

We went down to the festival on the saturday and there was a really good atmosphere. Definitely recommend and it was great to support the local businesses.

It was easy to get into Brixham, either by bus or approx 15 mins walk downhill. There is also a Spar shop within a 10 mins walk too. Plus the site is in an ideal position for the many Torbay attractions - we did Quaywest water park, Babbacombe model village, Bygones (Victorian museum), Smugglers and Pirate Experience, Brixham Heritage Museum and Dartmouth Castle. All recommended.

The site brochure does state 'rural'. However I have to disagree - three sides of the camp are next to houses and the other is next to a John Fowler Holiday camp (static caravans) which was at times was a little noisy at nights. We are used to a field in the middle of nowhere.

All in all a really good location, clean site and fabulously friendly owners. However in my experience not quiet and rural.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Janepage 1 review from this member

Just returned from a great stay on this super campsite. Owners were fabulous and couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. Site well maintained and toilet/shower block immaculate. The site is great for exploring the English Riviera. There is a local bus that runs every half an hour down to Brixham and lovely coastal walks too all within easy walking distance of the site. We've already booked our return trip!

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