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Visitor Reviews - Holly Bush Park

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Holly Bush Park
Somerset   (Browse area)
TA3 7EA   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01823 421515

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Nearby: (within x miles)
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Pitches: 40
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 41 Reviews
              8/10 from 41 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes Caravan Storage Storage  Glamping 

Reviews:  41 in total, now showing 31 to 36                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Kerry_lou2001 1 review from this member

Just stayed at Holly Bush Park and felt compelled to write an immediate review. We stayed in a tent for three nights and had a brilliant time!

The site is quiet, small and friendly with plenty of space between pitches and although it appeared full, their were few people. The owners greeted us when we arrived and were more than helpful in providing us with information about the surrounding area and places to go. It has very clean toilets and hot electric showers plus a laundry room and a place to wash dishes. A very dog friendly site!

The walks directly from the site are beautiful, we went on one of several trails through the woods and one slightly longer walk up to the Otter Lakes. In the car we visited Wellington monument (a 6 mile drive) and a local farmer's market (5 miles).

The pub just along from the campsite is small and friendly, with some excellent food deals including a 6.95 carvery on Sundays/Wednesdays which was to die for!

We will definitely be visiting this site again in the future!

Date of Visit: July 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: MrJock 2 reviews from this member

Stayed for a long weekend, when we got allocated our pitch after struggling to put the tent up due to adverse weather conditions, the ground was hard put our tent pegs in as there seemed to be concrete underneath the turf, however we were able to put the pegs in after spending considerable amount of time mine prodding the ground.
The owners were friendly enough but no sign of cups of tea/coffee upon arrival. The park was kept tidy, toilet / shower block was immaculate with hot water provided, the shop sold basic essentials, the pub on the main road was cosy and allowed dogs to enter which suited us.
There is a big field next to the park which was very spacious for our four legged friends to exercise in, there are no cash point / cash back facilities on site and the nearest cash point is 6 miles away in Taunton. Be aware that farm animals are in the next field as we were woken up early morning by the sounds of cows and cockerels.

Not the best park we have visited, but would be happy to visit again.

Date of Visit: May 2008 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: STAGG1724 1 review from this member

On arrival we were made very welcome with cups of tea/coffee. The site was very clean and showers and toilets spotless, we will most certainly use the site again and recomend it to our friends,
There is a pub just outside the site which serves meals, but can be in our opinion quite exspensive.

Date of Visit: April 2008 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Karen+Peter 16 reviews from this member

Lovely quiet campsite with very friendly owners and the cup of tea on arrival was very welcome. Our pitch was half gravel and half grass. The site appeared to be full, but I think there may be a lot of seasonal pitches because we hardly saw a soul.

There was a little bit of road noise but it was still a relaxing place to stay.

Toilets were very clean with domestic showers, but they were a bit cold when we were there. It was unusually cold for the time of year though.

The forestry commission land across the road from the site was an excellent place for walking the dog and the local pub was dog friendly too. We had some lovely meals there, good vegetarian choices too, and the locals are really friendly.

We went down to the coast, to Sidmouth, one day which was really nice and Taunton is very close for shopping.

Date of Visit: December 2007 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Gingawarrior 77 reviews from this member

Lovely little remote country site, with helpful and friendly owners that hits the spot just right.

We arrived on a greyish December afternoon, hoping to pitch up and get in a bit of walking, the owners were only too helpful backing me into the pitch, which was level. On a cold winter day the site was understandably empty, but the pitches are quite close together and so when full it might be a little tight.

As it's a small site the toilets are never far away and were pleasant enough with a poweful heater that warms it up instantly, there are not many more facilities, but then it's not that sort of a campsite. TV reception was very good, both terrestrial and digital, considering you really are in the middle of nowhere.

After trying a few nice local pubs and a little stroll in the attractive surrounding area, we returned to the site fortified with locally fermented apple juice and had a game of I'll show you mine, if you show me yours with the owner Rachel, we're talking camper van pop up roofs of course. We couln't have been made to feel more welcome and were given great insight into owning a campsite.

Visited the lovely little pub next door and had a great friendly chat with some archetypal locals, didn't eat there but the food looked good, and the people having their Christmas parties were certainly enjoying themselves.

This is defintely a site worth a visit, it's ideally located for exploring Somerset and Devon and it set in pleasant surroundings, facilities are good and owners very friendly, what more do you need.

Date of Visit: April 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Samandchel 4 reviews from this member

A friendly welcome to Holly Bush with the offer of tea or coffee and a complete tour of the park and facilities was very much appreciated, and after we said we'd come for walking the owners offered us up their OS ma of the area.

Small site with caravans round the edge and tents in the centre, a few trees with birdfeeders.

Seemed to be a place people went back to say everyone seemed to know everyone else. The other campers were all really friendly and even offered us camp furniture whilst they were away.

The facilities: showers and toilets, were clean, modern and warm. No need to queue for a shower in the morning, plenty to go around.

The small onsite shop stocks the essentials: bread, milk etc. However there is no where within walking distance to do any more shopping.

The pub up the road was alright and fairly priced but we made the trip to the Lamb and Flag in Blagdon Hill for lunch one day and very much enjoyed it.

Some lovely walks in the surrounding Black Hills and accessed opposite the park entrance. However these are not for the faint hearted and proper walking boots are recommended.

We enjoyed our visit here and would go again.

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