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Visitor Reviews - Little Cotton Caravan Park

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Little Cotton Caravan Park

Devon (South)   (Browse area)
TQ6 0LB   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01803 832558

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Pitches: 95
Open: 14th March 08 - 1st November 08

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 95 Reviews
              9/10 from 95 Reviews

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Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Tentaphobic 4 reviews from this member

We last visited and reviewed this campsite in 2010 following our first visit and said that we would not review it again this time as we had tried to book for 2011 but couldn't get in, and we really didn't want to share this treasure that we had found!

However, having visited another campsite in late August we soon realised that Little Cotton is by far one of the best sites we have visited in the years we have been camping.

The welcome received on our arrival was very professional but friendly and we were shown to a choice of pitches and even loaned an extension lead for our hook up as the electricity point was a little way from our tent.

The on site shop stocks most things that you need, seems to be always open, and even has a facility for freezing ice blocks, with a donation to charity.

The toilet facilities are immaculate no matter what time of day you visit, and it seems that whenever you visit there is someone in there cleaning. The only very small downside is that the showers are push button without any control of the temperature (like the majority of sites) but with a 6 year old who doesn't like hot water this can be a bit of an issue. However, they do have a large sink in the 'baby' room that you can give them a wash down in.

The tent field close to the dog walking field is great and, in general, our neighbours were friendly. Most people seemed to quieten down quite early so it was relatively easy for us to get out 6 year old to sleep, although we did need to ask one family with toddlers not to run around screaming outside out tent at 8. 30pm when we were trying to get our daughter to sleep.

We were very lucky that the week we visited was probably the hottest this summer, but we had a fabulous time visitng the local area, and still feel as though we have only touched the perimeters of this beautiful part of the country. Sitting outside the beach cafe at Salcombe with the mid morning sun beating down and the wonderful scenery, you really could have been in the tropics!

This is definitely a campsite and an area that we would love to visit again next year.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Lambretta girl 2 reviews from this member

We have been going to this site foe a few years with our motor home, before that a caravan, We have always been welcomed by the staff, The toilets/showers are the best on any site we, ve stayed on. Very useful having Sainsburys and Lidls close by, And park and ride next to the site, But those with bus passes can use the local buses just a short walk to the housing estate then a bus to the Dartmouth key side. Pitches are a good size, but can be windy in the middle of the main field, best at the edge by the hedge. Good to have space for the car if you have a tent or caravan or tow a small car behind your motor home. Would recommend this site for first time campers, even if it gets windy.

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Brianaauk 3 reviews from this member

This site has to be one of the best independent campsites in the country.

The pitches are kept immaculate - grass is never allowed to become too long. Hardstandings are generous and there are many water points available.

There is a 'rally field' that usually has one or two rallies on it most times of the season.

The toilet block has to be one of the cleanest, and in the colder weather, warmest, in the country.

There is a small shop on site stocked with the items you usally have forgotton, or broken.

It also benefits a large Park and Ride next door with both a Sainsburys and a Lidl within 2 mins walk.

To complete the picture it is sited on top of a hill leading to one of Devon's best towns - Dartmouth!

Date of Visit: June 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Themogs 14 reviews from this member

Lovely site, with some beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

We were there during some very gusty weather, but we and everyone else were pre-warned by the site owners.

Sainsbury, Lidl and a 10 min. Park and ride facility were just a 3 minute walk from the site. A bus stop to Totnes was right outside the site, whilst a bus stop to Kingsbridge, Slapton and Torcross was just 5 mins. Away.

The pitches were very spacious and kept immaculately, with any rainwater draining away.

The site owners were brilliant !; they couldn't do enough to assist or give advice, and we would like to thank them for looking after us during our 7 night stay.

Dartmouth is a lovely little town, as are the surrounding towns of Totnes etc.

We would highly recommend, and will definitely be returning.

Date of Visit: October 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Tom Thumb 31 reviews from this member

A lovely site with fantastic facilities, but the wind, we arrived in the heatwave and set up our caravan and awning, 2 days later the wind arrived and did it blow, we were putting pegs back in continuously, in future we will request a pitch along side the hedge.

We used the park and ride where you pay 5 and when giving your ticket to the driver can ask for up to 6 individual tickets, if you are only a couple join with someone else from the site as once you have your tickets you can travel to and from Dartford all day, no limit on journeys.

If you want to use a bus pass catch the service bus at the end of the drive outside Sainsburys.

Try the Round Robin trip, by boat, bus and train, it's not cheap but on a good day it is great or take the bus to Dartmouth then the small ferry to Dartmouth Castle.

If you want a special meal book on the Resnova floating inn, you are picked up by water taxi and returned after you meal which was fantastic, ours cast 35 each for 3 courses and drinks, then catch the 90 bus home using your park and ride tickets, another good place is the Cherub Inn, real ales and good food in a quaint old building, it's up the hill behind the building being rebuilt in the centre of Dartmouth.

Date of Visit: September 2011 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: DaveG23 19 reviews from this member

Situated on the hill above Dartmouth this is quite a large site. We were on one of some three fields with a hard standing pitch but this was one of several rows of squares set in the grass so you had to walk across wet grass whichever direction you went.

Staff were very helpful and the facilities were excellent being plentiful, fairly new and spotlessly clean.

The site is next to the park & ride and, where in other places, we have used our bus passes on these buses, this was not possible here as you had to obtain a car park ticket to give the driver. Being mean, we walked into Dartmouth several times but the walk back up the hill was quite exhausting.

Sainsburys store is literally opposite the site entrance so shopping for provisions was simple.

Dartmouth was excellent and I could have sat and watched the harbour traffic for hours. We walked to the castle and along some of the coastal path so, all in all an excellent location.

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