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Visitor Reviews - Little Winnick Touring Park

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Little Winnick Touring Park
Pentewan
St Austell
Cornwall (East)   (Browse area)
PL26 6DL   See Map
Tel: 01726 843687
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Pitches: 105
Open: April To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 59 Reviews
                9/10 from 59 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire On Site   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring <1 mile 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport On Site 

Reviews:  59 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: April 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: KateM49 8 reviews from this member

Just back from a great week at Little Winnick. The site is in a good location - it took us about 30 minutes to walk to Pentewan along the cycle trail, and it's only a short drive to St Austell for supermarkets and shops. There is also a small shop at the filling station in Pentewan. The site shop also sells essentials - and cakes, sweets and ice cream - and also has plenty of leaflets for local attractions and information maps for most of Cornwall. Although there is a fair amount of traffic along the road, it didn't bother us, even though we live on a quiet street.

Toilets and showers always clean and although the shower is push button and the button has to be pressed quite frequently, the water pressure was good and there was plenty of hot water. Showers are free and there are two free hairdryers in the ladies. The ladies toilet cubicles also have sinks. There is a family bathroom with a bath.

The site staff (owner Richard and wardens Mike and Carol) are friendly and very helpful. We phoned on the Friday to ask if we could arrive a night early - Carol and Mike explained how wet the site was but Mike went to look at the grass pitches and they rang us back to say there were a couple of areas we could use so we were good to go. Throughout our stay all 3 (Heidi was away visiting family) were helpful and always willing to give ideas and information.

The Ship Inn in Pentewan is excellent, with bingo nights, quiz nights etc, even out of season, and friendly welcoming staff. The Piskey Cove cafe in Pentewan is also good. We walked to Mevagissey along the Coast Path - took about 1. 5 hours, and also in the other direction to Charlestown (about 4 hours). Truro is about 30 minutes drive and Lands End about 1. 5 hours drive.

We enjoyed our stay and would definitely visit again. Good price too - we paid 108 for six nights for 2 adults and an 11 year old, on a grass electric pitch.

Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Jerry 42 2 reviews from this member

This was our second visit here and it was just as good as the first. The site is flat and beautifully kept with laid out numbered pitches and ample water points and bins around the site. The facilities are almost new and of very high specifications and large enough even if the camp is full, I never had to queue and there was usually a choice of showers. Situated next to a road means there is some traffic noise but for a townie like me it was not intrusive and like the rest of Cornwall it seemed to close down after 11pm. St Austell is only 5 minutes drive and has everything you need and the Eden project is close too. The price was ridiculous 10 per night for 2 people and tent and 7 nights for the price of 5, that's 50 for the week. The wifi was brilliant just as fast as at home and cost 15 for the week. We shall return anytime we go to Cornwall, I just hope it doesn't get too crowded as people find out about it.

Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: MontyGreyhound 1 review from this member

We have visited this site twice now with our trailer tent. It is a lovely site, level, beautifully kept, very clean and the owners are very friendly and helpful. Would definitely return and can definitely recommend it as worth a visit! The situation is also lovely, right by the Pentewan cycle trail and a lovely walk to Pentewan village. Bus to Mevagissey or St Austell is just near the entrance and The Lost Gardens of Heligan are not far away. Only downside is the poor phone signal but then that is not uncommon in a Cornish valley and a feature of many parts of Cornwall.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Matthewj 7 reviews from this member

Stopped here for 2 weeks on the rally field with Bedfordshire Centre Caravan Club.

Really nice and well maintained site with. Shower block always clean and tidy and not too old. On site shop is was good for forgotten essentials but would have been useful if it stocked toilet chemicals.

Site is right on cycle path so you can walk or bike into local village with beech and great pub, only about a mile or half or for something more energetic path goes to Mevagissey but very hilly. Local pub the Ship Inn has something going on most days, our favourite being live bands on Sunday Afternoons in there large beer garden by the old harbour.

Can also recommend the Kingswood which is less than a miles walk from site, not the cheapest restaurant but the food is great.

While in the area the St Austell brewery is worth a visit, the tour price gives tokens to spend in the shop or you can use them for beer tasting, the food in their bar is great.

Although we did not use them the site appeared to have very good laundry facilities too.

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Murrymint1 1 review from this member

Very nice site, very well kept by the owners. Spotless showers and toilets, generous size pitches, good play area for children and large meadow field for dogs. The only downside was the traffic noise, it was constant and very loud. For this reason, we would not visit the site again which is a shame because it is lovely and people do seem to return there so the traffic noise does not bother others. We live in a semi rural area which is very tranquil and quiet so perhaps the traffic noise bothered us more as we are just not used to it.

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Alex 5 reviews from this member

A lovely site which is level with big pitches. Very well kept. The toilet facilities were excellent. Staff were lovely and very helpful.

We were very lucky with the weather and had sunshine every day. The road was noisy as it is the main road down to Pentewan, but once out of the main parts of the day it was OK.

There is a trail that leads down to Pentewan which takes 45 minutes. Supermarkets are available 10mins by car in St Austell. The site shop had the basics and little bags of sweets which were just right for young shopping forays. The fresh bread was lovely.

Lost gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project were our main draw at this time of the year, but the good weather and finding the small secluded cove at the east of the beach made a fantastic holiday.

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