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Visitor Reviews - Golden Sands Holiday Park (park Holidays Uk)

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Golden Sands Holiday Park (park Holidays Uk)
Week Lane
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
EX7 0LZ   See Map
Tel: 01626 244747
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Pitches: Caravans for Hire & Sale - Touring available
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 6/10 from 100 Reviews
                6/10 from 100 Reviews

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 Tent Pitches   No Caravans   No Motorhomes   No Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <1 mile   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool On Site   Outdoor Pool On Site 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   Tennis <5 miles 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport 

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Date of Visit: October 2009 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: RIMMER 168 reviews from this member

Used this campsite to visit relatives nearby,a typical holiday type park with small pitches and large open areas,being Oct. It was quiet but dread to think what it would be like peak times Aug.
Toilets/showers adequate though a little outdated,reception was friendly, that said it was very cheap at 8 /night for two with ehu,hardstanding and own tap.
Site excellent for cyclists being mainly flat,I cycled along cycle route 2 to Exeter and back or you can take the train from nearby Dawlish Warren station with the bike if you want to.
Area good for walking also with a nice coastal path walk to Dawlish Town. Didn't use the clubhouse as prefer proper pubs the best of which was the GBG listed old nautical pub The Anchor at Cockwood with a nice looking menu and Otter ales.
Probably would return as a quick stopover if in the area and was out of season.

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: As96 4 reviews from this member

For the price of the pitch you would expect the ground to be level, but no quite a slope. Toilets always running out of hand soap and toilet paper, reported it several times, showering area very small, two morning sick on the floor at the entrance to the toilets. The only positive was the shop staff were helpful. The swimming pool was more like a deep'ish paddling pool, about 4 foot all over.

Date of Visit: September 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jacqhale 10 reviews from this member

We had a lovely weekend in Peppermint Park. The price was very reasonable - just 12 per night to include electric hook up and use of all the facilities.

We arrived about 7.30pm so reception was closed but our pack was affixed to the door with some others and a map of the park. The pitches are not very large and it did feel a bit crammed in but the park wasn't full which helped.

In terms of our little boy we had the best pitch of any campsite we have visited so far as the caravan backed onto a grassy hill with a playpark at the top so he could play safely.

The playpark was a little disappointing with broken fences, swings and no zip on the zip slide. However we also used the one at Dawlish sands which was lovely.

Never saw a warden but did go into reception on Saturday to ask a few questions and she was very friendly and helpful.

The surrounding area is beautiful with lots to do and see. It's possible to walk to Dawlish Sands beach so you don't have to pay to park the car. The beach at Dawlish is very pebbly.

We used the indoor swimming pool at Dawlish Sands park which was nice temperature and reasonably clean.

The toilet and shower block at Peppermint Park was clean with plenty of hot water.

We didn't use the clubhouse but the shops were well stocked.

A very enjoyable weekend we will almost certainly go back next year.

Date of Visit: September 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Chris191 8 reviews from this member

The pitches was small and water logged and muddy I am glad I was not in a tent. One of the shower blocks the floor tiles was lifting do to poor repair but the other shower block was clean with very hot water. When we checked we was asked if we wanted passes for the entertainment at 2 per adult per night.

The site shop was very clean with friendly staff and fair prices for a site shop.

Date of Visit: September 2009 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Supertractorman 5 reviews from this member

This was my second visit to Peppermint Park, but since last year the standards had dropped back and I believe that the owners are concentrating on filling the park with Mobile Homes and it seemed staff were being kept busy siting these homes rather than Park maintenance.
During our stay rubbish bins were full, recycling bins were not in use, dog waste bins were not being emptied and poo bags were either stacked on top of bins or piled up below.
The shop was only open for a couple of hours in the morning and afternoon with no bread products as they were short of staff, so we used the excellent bakery shop on the road next to the site. The toilets were not as clean as last year.

To sum up it was good value with the 'Sun' discount vouchers

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: SHAZDUB 4 reviews from this member

We had a nice weeks holiday at Peppermint. No problems with site. Toilets and showers clean plenty of them and free. Ground was level although lots of rain for few days before we arrived and the ground was wet,site rang to let us know about this which I thought was good.[took wellies in preparation,though didn't need them.]

Didn't use club which is on sister site[golden sands] went in for a nosey had one drink came out,bit dowdy and nowhere to sit outside with your drinks. Had a nice meal in Mount Pleasant Inn, short walk from site on hill, overlooking the sea[booking essential if you want a sea view whilst you eat, but you can go on spec with a short wait] food is delicious.

Bus stop [no.2] taking you to Exeter or Teignmouth and lots of other places,outside gates on main road.[saves driving everywhere] Geralds supermarket round corner, cafe, pubs arcades, casino and beach all within walking distance.

We had lots of days out to some interesting and beautiful places and Dawlish is walkable along the beach but we got train back!

Even my teenage daughter and her friend enjoyed our stay here, would go back again in future.

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