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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

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes 

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Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: WendyMorris 3 reviews from this member

We've just spent a week at this site.

Family rating: GREAT.

We were in the overflow pitching meadow. Large, flat, grassy pitches. Quiet and relaxed during the night.

All woodland activities were top quality and great fun. Minimal queuing even though the site was busy.

Toilet block was a bit of a let down. It was cleaned once a day which was inadequate due to grass and showers blocking by the evening.

However, it really was such a lovely site, these things could be tolerated and over looked.

The staff in the on site bar were really good and friendly, food was good standard and value for money.

Local village was within easy driving distance and very pretty.

Generally, excellent and would definitely visit again.

Date of Visit: July 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Silver Storm 5 reviews from this member

We visited this site as part of a small group (6 adults and 4 young children). We were allocated pitches in the Walled Garden which we have to say is so quiet! The pitches are well marked out and of a good size so you don't feel on top of each other. The only downside is that it doesn't have it's own amenity block and you have to walk across to the meadows to use theirs.

Plenty of showers (always had hot water), lots to keep the children entertained. Also enjoyed a meal at the on-site restaurant which was very good value for money.

We spent 3 nights there and didn't feel the need to to head off site in all of that time! We would definitely return again!

Date of Visit: June 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Malc_hall 2 reviews from this member

We have had a great time here. Stayed for a short break of Thursday to Sunday at the end of half term. Even though the site was obviously busy we did not feel at all crowded.

We went with friends and kids of 14, 9, 8 and 6 had no problems keeping busy with all the activities. Favourite is the Pirate Ship pool.

Site shop is Ok but ran out of stock quickly due to the good weather and number of people, so we had to go out for essential supplies (hic).

Toilet/showers were always available and clean - good numbers of cubicles so never had to queue. Washing up facilities also far better then we've used before. Site staff friendly and helpful.

This is a site that we will probably return to. The worst I can say about the site is the narrow road from the A38.

Date of Visit: June 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Fertile Phill 10 reviews from this member

Just returned from a weeks holiday at the River dart and have to say that on the whole, it was a great experience.

On arrival, the pitches we were given were unsuitable as we were with friends and would have ended up back to back and too close to other campers. Without any problems, we were relocated to the emergency pitches, which, I have to say, are probably the best pitches on the site.

The facilities are first class and regularly cleaned., the biggest issue is that the toilets have push and hold buttons to flush. Not many people understood this and therefore it could be difficult to find a 'usable' toilet at times. Showers were hot and free, plenty of sinks and lots of covered washing up space. Chemical disposal was efficient with flushing and a hose to rinse your unit.

The bar / cafe was okay. The food is plentiful with large portions and therefore great value for money. The service at busy times was poor and slow.

As for the activities - these are second to none. There is no excuse for being bored. There is so much to do for nothing and that includes the adults. We barely saw the boys during the day.

The paid for activities are worth looking at. We opted for the high ropes (£12 each) and they are challenging and fun. The boys did the water zorbs (£5)and had a great time. We didn't bother with the canoes as for the cost and size of the lake it didn't represent value for money. The climbing wall looks okay but has no real height to it.

There is plenty to do out and about and there is a Coop and a Spar 5 minutes down the road in Ashburton. You are only 30 minutes from Teigmouth beach which is well worth a visit on a sunny day.

It's worth getting a gate key for arriving back in the evening otherwise you could be sat at the gate for a while! (£5 returnable deposit)

Generally the staff are friendly and helpful and the site is well kept and bins emptied frequently. There's lots of wildlife about and in general, for a busy site, the late night noise is acceptable.

We will be returning next year for sure.

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: M+mrachel 19 reviews from this member

We have just returned from a 4 night stay at this site and I have to say I'm left with mixed feelings whether to recommend it or not. The facilities on offer around the park are plentiful and some can turn out to be expensive but that is personal view.

We chose the meadows when booking and was disappointed in our pitch as we were a trailer tent it wasn't the flattest of pitches and had very little grass,more dust, and when it rained it became very muddy.

The toilet blokes weren't the cleanest and I found that may need in the height of season cleaning more than once a day as they were when we were there, by early evening and first thing in the morning they weren't the best. Plus I think they could benefit from another toilet block which would be open at peak periods.

If you go as a group of friends with children then your children will love the place and they will amuse themselves all day long. The pay for activities are great for teenagers but could end up expensive if your child prefers them over the free activities.

The shop has the basic needs and food in the cafe looked nice but we never ate there.

I'm not sure if we would return again. Maybe they could set up an arm band scheme for campers so that the children could have unlimited access to the pay for activities,this being a 1 off payment on booking for the nights that you stay,as £7.75 per night for child is expensive.

Date of Visit: April 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Redfraggleuk 4 reviews from this member

This site is absolutely stunning, immaculately maintained and in a beautiful location.

We booked in for the Royal Wedding weekend as our first camping trip of the year with 3 other families and although the site was almost full it was a peaceful and relaxing place to be! The pitches are huge so you are not in anyone elses pocket, there is loads for the children to do and the facilities were spotlessly clean and well maintained. We did not have to queue for showers or the free family bathroom once no matter what time we ventured along! The washing up area is thoughtfully positioned next to a small playground so you could keep watch on the children and the bar/ restaurant was reasonably priced and family friendly.

Upon leaving we were approached by the site warden to check everything had been ok for us and we found all staff to be hugely polite and helpful. The site is relaxed and you are largely left to your own devices. My only worry is that starting with this fantastic site I am not sure how others we have booked will compare! We will definitely be returning next year!

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