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Visitor Reviews - Galmpton Touring Park

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Galmpton Touring Park
Greenway Road
Galmpton
Brixham
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
TQ5 0EP   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01803 842066

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Pitches: 120
Open: Easter To November

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 86 Reviews
              9/10 from 86 Reviews


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Reviews:  86 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Adeb59 2 reviews from this member

Nice quiet site fantastic views only problem is the 8:00 barrier to stop. Vans for coming in They say it to stop traveler from coming in but not very good if you have a tall van like mine if you happen to get cough out after 8 then the gate will be open again at 8 in the morning it should have been an electric arm with coding that way no lockout Shame was a nice site been coming here for last 15years

Not a bad site if you're rig is under 2. 2 meters high

Management response: íMany thanks for your review. We do have a height barrier, like many other parks, set at 2.1 Meters which closes at 8pm until 8am purely for the security of our guests. We do advise customers of this before they book. We also tell customers when they arrive, as well as it being written on customers confirmation letters, in our information packs, and on our tags. We do consider this to be enough warning to anybody that it may cause a problem to. We are extremely lucky to have a wide range of public transport very close to the park, which we find our customers tend to use. We have a bus stop, steam train station and ferry service which will take you to Brixham, Kingswear, Dartmouth, Totness, Paignton, Torquay etc. We are sorry that you felt disappointed by this, however we and most of our customers, feel that it is an improvement to the parks security. With Best Wishes Galmpton Touring Park

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dartgirl81 8 reviews from this member

This is a lovely clean dog friendly site that has some fantastic views of the river Dart. The reception staff are friendly, as are the wardens who take you to your pitch. The site has a very small shop selling the basics, but the village, which is about a 10/15 walk away has a pub that serves meals (dog friendly), a shop, which is also a post office and sells just about everything and is convenient for cash withdrawals plus a small butchers.

We were on a full service pitch but I did look at the showers and toilets which looked very clean. There is a laundry with a couple of washing machines and driers. The toilet block is up a slope, which could be a challenge for the less mobile. The site is sloping but most pitches appear to be level, the sloping is made clear on their website and brochure.

There is a children's playground with lots of climbing stuff, and they had a badminton net set up, so take your rackets.

As mentioned this is a dog friendly site, and has a dog walk with a bin, its not very big - but perfectly adequate for early morning and late night wee's! (take a torch)

10 Minutes away by car there is a large Sainsburys, with a petrol station and a McDonalds. McDonalds is OK for free wi-fi (when it works) Wi-Fi is available on the camp site for a charge.

We found the TV and mobile phone reception good on site.

It was quiet when we were there at the start of the season, and I imagine it will get very busy during the summer, I just hope they enforce their 'quiet after 11. 00pm' rule.

Just one tip, as you come through Galmpton village and go up the hill, take it slowly as the site entrance is on the right. If you are towing and you go past it can be a problem turning round.

We have normally stayed on C&C sites in the past as we like the quiet rule which is strictly enforced. Some sites have rules but don't bother to enforce them.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Baileybus 11 reviews from this member

We returned for the 2nd time to this site in a stunning location. The view across the River Dart and over the fields is beautiful. The shower block still needs updating as it is rather old but clean. We received a warm welcome from reception and the site warden. We walked to Greenways which is a must this time of year as the gardens are stunning as are the gardens at Coleton Fishacre, also worth a visit. We also walked to Brixham stopping off at Churston Ferrers for drinks in the 13th century Churston Court. The walk took us through some lovely countryside including Marridge Woods. The Manor Inn in Galmpton village is a must. Friendly atmosphere and great food. We enjoyed a lovely few days with glorious weather.

Date of Visit: October 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Baileybus 11 reviews from this member

Our first visit here. This site has stunning views across the River Dart and surrounding countryside. Staff were friendly and informative. The toilet/shower block is in need of being updated but the washing up area we found was very good. The Manor Inn in the village is well worth visiting with an excellent menu and friendly staff. We visited Greenway House, the summer residence of Agatha Christie. This is a must with lovely views across the Dart. Also got the foot ferry to Dittisham where we had lunch in The Ferry Boat Inn. I can highly recommend the pate with brandy. Absolutely wonderful as were the views. Will definitely return.

Date of Visit: October 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Hedgehogcorner 3 reviews from this member

Fabulous.

What a truly fantastic find. Really, believe me. The website lives up to the content too.

Pre booking - fast, efficient, friendly. My various questions answered at length.

Arrived to warm and informative welcome and warden coming over to ensure we had parked up and settled.

Spacious site, every pitch views towards the River Dart and Devon's rolling hills - which is utterly stunning view and can be easily viewed from all areas of the site.

Spotted very large and sturdy children's playground with lots of 'things' for them to climb about on.

Excellent dog walking area.

Well kept spacious pitches. Short walk to shower block and small shop at reception. Loads of usual facilities dotted about i. E. Taps, rubbish etc. Pleased to see a recycling area near reception too.

Short walk into town with good pubs that serve food.

We liked the fact that we could walk to lots of different places and activities. The famous Agatha Chrisie house Greenways is nearby, the ferry to Dittisham, catch the steam train (15 mins walk) to Paignton or over to fabulous Dartmouth.

Dogs welcome and clearly children too on the site and the steam train and the river boat cruises.

Had a chat to the charming owners who told us that having recently taken over the site there are plans afoot to invest and update the shower block. There is absolutely nothing wrong with it as it is, it was clean, spacious and functional (with incredible views of the river!) but I can see they they may wish to modernise. And I can tell from speaking to them, that when improvements are made they will be of the highest standards. (See the holiday flats they are doing up at the moment!)

What a super site, what a warm welcome, what a stunning location, we stayed 3 nights and regretted having already booked elsewhere for the rest of the week.

We will be back - and rather took a shine to the holiday flats which were being refurbished whilst we were there. Again, the views, the views, the views.

A truly family friendly and dog friendly site in an incredible setting.

Date of Visit: September 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Greg M 6 reviews from this member

This site is a must if you like sitting down and watching outstanding sunsets over the River Dart.

Very pleasant staff on this site and well maintained.

It is up a hill from the village but if you stay here you must try the butchers next to the galleon stores (which is a well stocked post office and grocers), their meat is to die for. Their sirloin steaks were melt in the mouth. The people are very friendly in the village which has a pub which serves good beers.

Down below you is a wonderful scene of moored boats, pleasure boats and if you take the time to walk down the road(unsuitable for motors)is the very sad sight of a world war two Fairmile motor boat. (Oh to win the lottery and restore it !). You can see it over the fence in the lower field.

There is a Thai/Indian takeaway in Brixham delivers to site, really nice food(Menus in information block).

This site is definitely worth a visit.

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