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Visitor Reviews - River Dart Country Park ( River Dart Adventures)

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River Dart Country Park ( River Dart Adventures)
Holne Park
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
TQ13 7NP   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01364 652511

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Pitches: 295
Open: April To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 93 Reviews
              9/10 from 93 Reviews

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Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Ellison87 3 reviews from this member

This was our first camping experience, and it absolutely chucked it down so we were grateful of the plentiful facilities available. It's a large busy site, and my biggest gripe was the noise levels by some ignorant campers late on who openly ignored the rulebook and gassed away excessively until the early hours.

As a fully experienced camper of 6 weeks now I have to confess that I prefer the smaller quieter sites. However I am sure my 3 year old Son will have plenty to say about that as he gets older so I am certain that we will be back again next summer.

Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Tonkaaz 2 reviews from this member

We arrived to find out that they had booked us on a hardstanding pitch we had booked a tent pitch and the booking confirmation even stated tent pitch, we were then told that they were booked up and offered us a patch of grass (not even a pitch) that only just fit our tent and had to pitch partly on gravel. Due to the torrential rain the kids couldn't do much even the toddler section was flooded. The toilet/shower blocks were not cleaned very often and could do with an upgrade (the mens toilets in the main area was closed due to flooding) Obviously the rain put a 'dampener' on things, the site is beautifully located and on the whole seems pretty well run with lots to do if the weather is at least a bit ok!

Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Samantha66 1 review from this member

What a great place! Even though it rained most of the week this did not ruin our holiday. The campsite itself became a bit muddy but the ground seemed to drain well (quite a few pitch areas are sloping). The play activities are set amongst the trees & great fun & suitable for all ages. Even a mini zip wire in the toddler area!
The 'beach' and pirate ship area are very good for children of all ages. The water is not too deep - don't forget to bring water pistols & inflatable dighies! Wetsuits(available to buy at the camp shop or very cheap at Trago Mills!), are very useful to have. Beautiful scenery in and around the campsite.
The staff were friendly and helpful. The shop had all the essentials including camping items & was competitively priced for a camp shop.
The main toilet block could do with an upgrade but was regularly cleaned. The toddler & main pools are basic but heated (the pool changing rooms could do with an upgrade).The site turned out to be very good value for money.
We only left the site twice all week as so much to do on-site. Plenty to do & visit in the local area too. China Blue Pottery at Totnes & Trago Mills weregreat for a couple of the wet afternoons we had. Tourist Info. Centre at Ashburton were very helpful.

If you are using electric hook up, some of the pitches are a long way from the mains box & would need an extention lead. Luckily we were able to hire this from the Warden's office but worth asking when you book as we were only told o/a.

We would definitely recommend & plan to visit again

Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Csi10 6 reviews from this member

Brilliant site,the facilities are excellent.Even though it rained all week this did not ruin our holiday.Most of the play activities are set amongst the trees.The beach and pirate ship area are very good for children of all ages,plenty for them to do.Tried the food in the cafe,good value and plenty of choice.Beautiful scenery in and around the campsite.The staff were very friendly and helpful and did everything they could to keep the site clean and safe,checking play equipment regularly and closing off areas of the tent field that were unsafe due to lots of rain.

Very good value for money as we did not need to leave the site all week even though it rained most days.

Will definitely be coming back to this camp site next year.

Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Natgeo 4 reviews from this member

Just come back from this site and it is FAB in a gorgeous setting -The kids have such a massive variety of stuff all outdoors and water based (the site recommend a wet suit which we ignored then had to get one down there!) My 8 year could have spent an entire week on the play stuff and still not got bored. I also liked the fact that near the older kids stuff there is a toddler section (I also have a one year old) so I could keep the baby entertained (loved the baby zip line!) whilst being nearby for my eldest.

It was torrential rain the whole time we were there but my 8 year old was soaked anyway and we just made the best of it .

The showers could do with a few quid spending on them as they were very dated but ok. The water round the washing up area was cold at peak times but on the whole we will defo return.

Good site for kids.

Date of Visit: May 2008 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Langstroth4 7 reviews from this member

Stayed for a very wet week in May 2008. Lower part of the site was pretty muddy, but the staff did an good job keeping it OK laying straw down etc. Our two kids (7 and 8) absolutely loved this site due to all the play equipment in the woods and the water play area (you do need wet shoes and a wet suit I'd suggest) - so much so we are going back again this year. The facilities were fine if a bit muddy, although to be fair it was a very wet spring/summer. Other activities on site require purchase of tickets as they are run by a separate company I think - climbing wall, zip line, high ropes. Onsite shop stocks basic items.

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