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Visitor Reviews - Hillend Caravan & Camping Park

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Hillend Caravan & Camping Park
Hillend
Llangennith
Swansea
Glamorgan   (Browse area)
SA3 1JD   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01792 386204

Facilities:  (Key)
          

Nearby:
1m  

Pitches: 300
Open: April To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 62 Reviews
              8/10 from 62 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  No Caravans  Motorhomes  Statics on Sale 

Reviews:  62 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Slaj162 3 reviews from this member

Just back from our first stay at Hill End campsite. Enjoyed three nights here, and can't wait to return. We were two Moms with two teenagers and an eight year old, staying in two tents which we pitched side by side on field 4. Very friendly staff and fellow campers, shower block and toilets clean and never had to queue despite campsite being full. Excellent washing up areas with constant hot water. Eddy's Diner was great, lovely views and excellent food, served until 7. 00pm and takeaway open later. Fantastic location, views of the sand dunes, and surrounding hills, glorious sunsets over the sea. As previous reviewers have said, it was very windy at night, but when you camp so close to the sea that always seems to be the case. Felt very safe on the site, we all loved it!

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Mrsrcg 1 review from this member

We just stayed for two nights as our first family camping trip and had a lovely time.

It was a great site for families and our children (3 and 5) spent a long time in the fantastic wooden play park. It was quiet at night in spite of large numbers of people.

The cafe was great and a life saver to feed the children when we arrived. It has fantastic views. The food was reasonable but it does close at 6pm which is a shame.

The showers and toilets were quite a walk from our pitch but were plentiful and always clean in spite of the site being very busy.

Our only downside was that there had been quite a lot of rain before our arrival and the family area in the lower two fields where we were told to pitch was waterlogged. However, I think this was unusual as it had dried out considerably by the time we left.

If we were in the area we would definitely go back again.

Date of Visit: July 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Blueacer 1 review from this member

Been going to this site for 15 years.

2 Family and 2 Couples Fields (No pre Bookings Taken). Recently had approx 6 Hook Ups added for Motorhomes I believe they are 5. 00 a Day. If you have a really big motorhome the entrance road for the last 100m or so is a little tight.

Really close to the Beach, Lots to Walk, Surf See and Do. Kids Play area with wooden climbing frames.

Facilities really tidy but can get busy at peak season, Washing machines and Dryers behind restaurant.

Nice restaurant with sea View only problem here is it closes early 18:00 approx, Nearest Pub is up the road, Shop on site that sells good selection of food and Toys & Beer. Enjoy.

Date of Visit: September 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Canvasbob 8 reviews from this member

Gelert Rocky 4 man & Outwell Jersey 2 man tent

We were looking for a site and just drove to the end of the Gower and spotted fields full of tents - Hillend.

They don't take bookings and the whole site has a very free spirit about it, easy going and all in it together. Families in one field and the rest in the others.

Just pick a spot and pitch your tent - simple yes? Not at the end of the Gower. The wind was relentless and we ended up having to use our windbreaks and car just to give the tents a reprieve.

The toilets and showers were plentiful and clean and the on site restaurant was good value and very welcome shelter on our 1st evening.

The beach is beautiful, enormous and the kids had great fun in the massive dunes, but as all the windsurfers and kite surfers reminded us they were here for one thing - the wind.

A lovely site, great value and in a beautiful part of the world and if you could guarantee a windless week we would go back.

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Peachesld 2 reviews from this member

This is a popular and busy site, where camping is in 4 fields, which are separated into families, couples, young people.

We camped here for 3 nights. We would have stayed longer but it rained and rained!

What we liked.

The site is next to the beach (sandy but windy too).

There are lots of easy and picturesque walks, which were suitable for our 5 year old.

The site is very well maintained-litter free and had consistently super clean showers and toilet. I never had to wait for the shower.

The staff are friendly and there is a very well stocked shop.

There is a cafe on site, good for lunch or an early supper.

Downside the cafe closed at 5:45pm, it would have been a nice place to sit and drink wine later.

It was a bit of a walk to the showers but as they were so clean who can complain about that!

Would be even better if they froze your ice packs for cool boxes.

Date of Visit: August 2011 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: RoverAllOver 3 reviews from this member

Great site with everything you need. Focus is on surfing and not much else.

Clean tidy facilities. Cant fault them.

Take away and cafe provide good quality well priced food. Shop stocks all you need, but no surprise it was a little more expensive than Tescos.

Big plus for my family was no dogs.

I will be visiting again.

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