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Padstow Touring Park
Padstow Touring Park
Cornwall (East)   (Browse area)
PL28 8LE   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01841 532061

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Pitches: 150
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 154 Reviews
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Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Palmera 2 reviews from this member

My wife and I spent a week here in our tent and found the site to be excellent. Being tenters we rely totally on the toilet blocks provided and clean ones are very important to us. We weren't disappointed, they were always immaculate. We checked out all 3 blocks (just to be nosey) and all were good.

The shop had everything we needed and the reception staff were very helpful. We especially liked the information we were given on arrival, it had lots of useful stuff on it as well as the usual site layout.

The whole site is beautifully kept and we really couldn't fault anything.

We walked across the fields to Padstow several times. The walk up the road from the town to Tesco is a bit strenuous (we're in our early 60's) but apart from that the walk is easy enough.

It's a lovely area and we won't hesitate to use the site again in the future.

Date of Visit: May 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Diggerrus 4 reviews from this member

Just returned home from a week at Padstow Touring Park, it is an excellent site, very well laid out with good level pitches. We had a hard standing pitch with great views over the surrounding countryside. The site is very clean and tidy despite finding a doggy message left by an irresponsible dog owner on our pitch when we arrived, this was a 1 off though. The shop is well stocked and the staff are friendly. The facilities are good although I did not use the showers, and I cannot really fault this site, possibly the best site we have ever stayed on. There is a tesco's just round the corner which is very handy and you can if fit walk into Padstow. This is an excellent site for Padstow and is relatively central for exploring Cornwall as a whole. There are dogs allowed on site but luckily we did not see any the week we were there, and there are dog free beaches in the area. The tv signal is good as is Vodafone reception, I also got good mobile broadband reception on vodafone as well so did not need to use the camp wifi. All in all great site.

Date of Visit: March 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Kernow Camper 130 reviews from this member

We've just arrived home from 2 nights at Padstow Touring Park. It was the first time we'd stayed on this site and it certainly won't be the last.

We had pre-booked a hardstanding pitch a few weeks before. Booking was quick, easy, efficient and very friendly as was the check in on arrival. We were given loads of information about the site and the local area. There's a small shop on site for your day to day essentials but as yet no daily papers. We were allocated a hardstanding pitch and it was massive. Our friends had booked a week or so after us, and also requested a hardstanding and were allocated the pitch next door.

There are 3 toilet/shower blocks on site. One was closed for refurbishment but the other two were open. We used the one closest to the reception as it was heated (under floor too!). The shower rooms are all individual and include a toilet and sink. Lovely big rooms and very clean. No complaints from us! The park also has its own coffee shop but we didn't try it this time.

Although the site is approximately 1 mile from Padstow it's an easy walk across 6 or 7 fields, with stiles and gates - although it's probably pretty hard going if it's wet and muddy! A 15 minute stroll will take you to the local Tesco and a further 10/15 minutes will take you into town, where you will find no end of good pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and Rick Stein establishments!

We enjoyed the delights of the pubs on the Friday evening, walked down but taxied back - 6 for the 4 of us was a bargain to avoid the hill back up to the site! There are also regular buses from the bus stop right outside the site so no need to move your motorhome or in fact drive if you want to enjoy Padstow on foot. We walked part of the coastal path and it was stunning.

Padstow is a beautiful area and has plenty to offer. Being only an hour from home for us makes it even better and as I said before we will keep returning to this lovely campsite.

Date of Visit: December 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Triton1953 3 reviews from this member

Visited this site on more than 1 occasion and its got better each time, It now boasts a coffee shop with a free complimentary coffee, The site is immaculately kept with informative friendly staff. There is a regular bus service outside of the site entrance, a short walk of 500yds. Padstow is a lovely place with plenty of nice pubs and eateries for every ones taste. I will certainly visit this site again. 5 star.

Date of Visit: September 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Tony + Marg 41 reviews from this member

This is a great site with open views. Access could not be easier down a straight road into a very wide entrance / reception area. All staff really helpful and friendly. We had a fully serviced hard standing pitch which was big enough for a big RV and almost level.

When you arrive you will be given an excellent plan of the site which also includes a lot of very useful information about the area.

The facilities we found to be very clean and the ones behind the reception area are to a very good design standard.

As mentioned the walk into Padstow is a good 20 minutes down hill and you cross fields and go over stiles to get to the road. If you are energetic the walk back will get your pulse rate up. The other alternative is to catch the 555 bus which starts from the car park entrance near the cycle hire shop, and at the time of writing, went on the half hour and stopped at the end of the road to the site.

As an alternative to Rick Stein's eateries try the Endoc Hotel at Rock which is run by Nathan Outlaw. Food and service superb and at 15 for a 2 course lunch very reasonable. The ferry trip accros and the walk to it all add to the experience.

Definitely go back and would happily recommend this site

Date of Visit: September 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Sue Paul 31 reviews from this member

This is a great site, clean and tidy with wonderful walks to the superb Padstow.

I think if your a Dog owner this is ideal. The walk is only suitable for the active as it goes over three fields and some tricky stiles, very muddy at times on one stile.

The Dunes around the side of Padstow are beautiful, clean and quiet.

Site is secure and quiet with a good little shop, we had no problems at all and will return

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Groober 1 review from this member

Have just returned from a one week stay at Padstow touring park. I have to say the website looks a lot better than the park itself. We stayed on a deluxe pitch which I felt was very small and we were extremely squashed in and there wasn't much room for the car.

However the park was in a great location for the beaches and close to Padstow. I would not recommend walking to Tesco across the fields as it is quite a long walk the car is quicker.

The on site toilets and showers were very clean and had plenty of hot water. We had a problem with a dog fouling on our pitch I complained to reception and someone was cleaning it up before I had even walked back to the tent, full marks for that one.

On the whole we had a great week at the Padstow Touring Park we were quite lucky with the weather I would just say it was a little to busy for us but I put that down to school holidays and Cornwall being a very busy holiday destination.

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: CDOD 5 reviews from this member

It was our second visit to this site and we loved it as much as the first time. Lovely spacious pitches. Our pitch was a little boggy due to the rain they had had, they did try to change it but it was busy so were not able to but staff did come along and put sand down for us which did help. The toilets, although not the best I have seen are clean and there are plenty of them, which is good because they can get busy when everyone comes back from the beach. The shop is good for essentials. On arrival you get a very informative leaflet about the beaches and other things in the area. We loved being able to walk to Padstow across the fields and we also rode our bikes from the site to Padstow to join the Camel trail. So many great beaches in the area and lovely places to visit. Can`t wait to go back!

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Taylors38 3 reviews from this member

This was our first visit to this touring park, and it wont be our last. The staff were very friendly the site was well kept. It is situated in a farm where you can walk through the corn fields into Padstow or tesco.

We were on a deluxe hard standing pitch which was very big. The shower rooms all had their own sink and toilet, the only negative point I would make is that to operate the shower you had to push the control in far too often ( duration time needs to be longer). The showers were always clean and staff would be in there at nine o`clock cleaning them.

Though the site accepted dogs I feel that they could have a separate area to allow dogs to do their business even though the dog owners cleaned the mess up. It was on a large grass area where children played and on one occasion not all was removed.

Other than that it is a very good site.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Markyboy236 7 reviews from this member

Well run park about 1. 5 miles out of Padstow. Ideal for touring the area. There is a walk into town across several fields which can be a bit messy in the wet. Bus service outside the site is also a bit haphazard with there timetable.

Site can be breezy and toilet blocks are showing there age.

Port Isaac (Doc Martin) is stunning and well worth a visit. Along with Tintagel. If you like it a bit more lively try Newquay.

Not much near the site food wise - But Padsow is full of Restaurants to suit all types of pocket. Paul Ainsworth at No6 is superb but for deep pockets (160 for 2 adults)and you need to book well in advance.

For the active try the Camel trail, for walking or cycling along. It follows the old rail line along the Camel estuary so its nice and flat. We managed to do the 12 miles to Wadebridge and back. Plenty of places to hire cycles down at the harbour.

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