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Harford Bridge Holiday Park
Peter Tavy
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
PL19 9LS   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01822 810349

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Pitches: 120
Open: March To November

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 65 Reviews
              9/10 from 65 Reviews

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Date of Visit: April 2010 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Lexy100 7 reviews from this member

Not the most welcoming site, I booked over the phone as we were travelling to the site. The lady on the phone was very keen to take my money on credit card instead of waiting until we got there, we were about 30mins away & it was April so no chance of not getting a pitch.

The facilities were great, fabulous very well heated & excellently clean shower & toilet facilities. The washing up & laundry facilities were superb I think they were the best I have experienced. Only complaint is I wish they could have been closer to the pitches.

We would love to visit the site again in the summer when the kids can enjoy the river.

Overall a great site & would recommend.

Date of Visit: July 2009 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: 3rackhams 10 reviews from this member

3rd time back, I liked the pitch first time, so asked for the same pitch and got it, same o same o but its got everything we need. Not as many people this year, even better for us more room. Could do with lick of paint, but still very clean and friendly site,

Still lots to do when weather was bad ( if only you could bank on good weather ) A 30min drive to the nearest beach, and with Plymouth just down the road you don't feel like your in the middle of nowhere

Date of Visit: July 2009 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Johnjory 108 reviews from this member

A stunning site! Perfectly peaceful, with only the rushing of the water to disturb the rustling of the trees.

As you enter the site, the reception / shop / games / TV room is on your left. On your right is a large perfectly prepared lawn laid out with picnic tables. Continue towards the river and you arrive at the pitching areas.

The first pitching area is very approximately 200m x 80m level and well sheltered. The riverside pitches tend to be under trees; away from the river is in the open. Continue to the end through a gate and you are in a second much smaller area; again level and well sheltered. This is my favourite as it has a very cozy feel. Picnic tables are dotted about everwhere. There is free access to the river from both pitching areas, so families with children need to observe the obvious precautions.

There had been a considerable amount of rain during our visit, but the whole site remained solid and puddle free.

The wc / shower (free and substantially heated) facility is 6*, as is the pot washing / laundry facility opposite. No real problem, but these facilities are bit far from some of the pitches.

Dog friendly with a pleasant dog walking meadow just across from the entrance.

Buy your basics from the on-site shop; for everything else you need to go to Tavistock. Tavistock is a vey nice market town, but to get the best from it, go when the historic Pannier Market is open.

Two good eats & drinks pubs reasonably near. The Peter Tavy in Peter Tavy (Evening main courses 10 - 15) and the Trout & Tipple on the A386 towards Tavistock. ( Plymouth CAMRA Country Pub of the Year 2009)

Finally, a word of warning. There are many, many small lanes locally that are totally unsuitable for caravans. So I strongly advise not using your GPS in this area as primary navigation when towing. If you follow the GPS down one of these, you will not be happy I promise you.

Date of Visit: June 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Jay1303 7 reviews from this member

What a superb site. Lovely riverside location.

Only downside is that riverside pitches are quite far away from the toilet/shower block.

Other than that, it was very clean, tidy and great size giving plenty of space.

The shower block was excellent - good hot showers with nice bench space to put all your things on and separate toilet area.

A very good idea to have another field for dog walking 'fouling' so they don't mess up in the camping field!

The unfortunate fact is you cannot walk off-road from the site to anywhere on foot as you need to negotiate very narrow lanes and its pretty dangerous!

The pub in the village serves food, but not till 6.00pm so don't turn up earlier expecting food. Eve menu was a bit limited, and was more of a winter menu than summer one. Also a bit pricey for a small local pub.

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: TJPRUETT 1 review from this member

An excellent campsite in idyllic surroundings, brilliantly located in beautiful countryside and only ten minutes from charming Tavistock.

The toilet and shower block are very clean and modern enough with plenty of hot water.

Our second visit, this time bringing our family and friends with children along, lots to keep the kids happy although found it strange that even though the site was not that busy an odd couple deemed it necessary to camp very close to our village. Would recommend the site to all, especially families looking for a totally relaxing break.

Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Louiseambar 5 reviews from this member

A great site in a great location situated next to the beautiful River Tavy. The site is only a few minutes drive from Tavistock. The facilities are all ok, clean and tidy and we never experienced any queues for showers, toilets or sinks, the only minor complaint would be a lack of hot water at the busiest times.

We visited at the end of May and the site was very busy as you would expect. We had booked in advance to ensure a space. When we arrived we were told to find a spot and pitch, which we did. Unfortunately, there wasn't a lot of choice and as a result we ended up pitched next to a group of 5 tents who had pitched together to make a 'village'. Although the site as a no noise after 11pm rule, the campers in the 'village' clearly thought this rule did not apply to them. On the third day I complained to staff in reception who were very apologetic and said they would have a word with them. To their credit they did so immediately. But to no avail, they turned the music off at 11pm but that was it

I would stay at this sight again, but would pay the extra and reserve one of their beautiful riverside pitches which seemed a little more spacious and quieter.

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