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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 66 Reviews
              8/10 from 66 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  No Caravans  Motorhomes  Statics on Sale 

Reviews:  66 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Debjayne 1 review from this member

Just come back from a fantastic 4 days at hillend ! Our first time here since we were both 17 in 1973! Very impressed indeed ! A very friendly welcome by the guy who books us in, we could chose a pitch, very clean showers and loos, the BEST chemical loo disposal ever ! very strict rules on radios, which is great, and barbi's been off the grass (understandable) but the vibe of the site, was friendly, all ages and really really nice. And on a last note, the shop sells everything ! will we be back ? Can not wait for the next sunny weekend ! Well done Hillend, you are a fantastic site !

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Serenhaf 1 review from this member

We've been here several times always in the school holidays - it's been busy particularly at weekends but is never overcrowded. Toilet & shower blocks are kept very keen. We are a family with a young child, but choose to stay in either fields 1 or 2, rather than the family fields 3 & 4. This is because we find the family fields nosier than the standard fields ( generally the parents not the kids!) location is superb and probably unbeatable in the UK - right on the edge of the most beautiful Rhosilli Beach. Surfing & body boarding is the most popular activities but there are also loads of walks from your doorstop, the coastal path is easily accessible, with fab views.

There is an excellent shop on site which is well stocked, reasonably priced and open long hours. Also Eddys cafe is on site which is also fine, but would be better if open longer in the evening. Staff at the site were friendly and made the campsite very secure. They picked up quickly on any breaches of site rules eg campers playing any form of music after 10 pm, open fires etc

Excellent play area for kids with a small football pitch & additional fields where they can also play freely with out disturbing others

Highly recommended

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: JonRn 1 review from this member

This site has everything you could wish for. Excellent facilities and located in a beautiful part of the country.

We stayed over for a few days and all was fine until the Friday evening. The site rapidly filled up and at one point people were almost coming to blows in their haste to grab a pitch. Suggest this is marshalled at busy times.

On the fact sheet you are given it mentions keeping noise to a minimum after 2200. The areas would also be patrolled by security. Well at 0100 there were several parties making a fair old racket with no sign of them being told to shut it. Bottom of field one and two.

The site has a close location to the beach and sand dunes. Obviously when the weather is fine people head to the dunes to barbecue and have a few beers. Unfortunately these clowns are too lazy to bring empties back with them. In some dunes old barbecues are left and bottles broken. Lethal if the sand gets blown over them and you think the sand is clear.

Either some signs going to the beach about litter would be appropriate or someone from the campsite has a clear up in the morning.

Sorry to have more negatives than positives. However it would take very little effort to put these right.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Itsyum 33 reviews from this member

Wow what a location for a campsite ! Stunning !

We actually found this place by mistake ! (Turned up at our pre-booked caravan club site too early & got turned away -(surprise surprise) so we decided to have a drive around the Gower) driving a large Motorhome the roads got narrower & narrower with no place to turn around when we suddenly came over the brow of the hill and saw this site ! The dunes ! The beach ! The sea ! Heaven !

The site has very good large & clean toilet / showers a laundry and a shop & cafe on site

There are 4 camping fields and a small section with 6 electric hookups should you need it

Just a short walk over the dunes and your on one of the cleanest large beaches in the uk ! We did manage to pick up a TV signal but no phone signal bliss ! Well recommended

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.

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