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Visitor Reviews - Hendra Holiday Park

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Hendra Holiday Park
Lane
Newquay
Cornwall (East)   (Browse area)
TR8 4NY   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01637 875 778

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Pitches: 600
Open: April To November

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 85 Reviews
              9/10 from 85 Reviews


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Reviews:  85 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Saltrock 1 review from this member

What a lovelly site, we were impressed how tidy and clean the site was kept especially as it is huge. All the staff are extremely friendly and always willing to help.

As previous review we were also in orchard and glad too. Alot less road noise and we enjoy walking to the main area. We were surprised how the site quietened down in the evenings.

The toilet block was constantly checked and cleaned through out the day.

The buses run from stop at entrance into Newquay every hour and only costs 6. 60 return for 2adults and 2children bargain!

We really enjoyed our stay here, plenty to do but also peaceful to sit and chill-especially on our field.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Borogav3 1 review from this member

Booked quite late for this one, less than a month before a trip in early August.

Got a phone call straight away stating that our Vango Diablo could be accommodated but the only place was down in the orchard field & that the showers/ toilets were not permanent buildings & was that ok ?

Fine by us.

Booking in was a breeze, two very polite & friendly you ladies had everything ready & prepared. On finding our pitch another member of staff popped up with advice on where to pitch & park, again helpful & friendly.

To be honest it was great being that little bit further away from the main hub of things but even then it was little over a five minute walk & well off the main road, avoiding all the noise that than can cause.

The facilities are top notch & for once the sun did shine allowing us to take advantage of the outdoor pool as well as the indoor complex, which is just sheer fun.

I really shouldn't enjoy the water sides so much at nearly 50.

We go down each year to Newquay to visit relatives & to be honest we have tried other sites but always end up comparing them to Hendra.

Simply on the facilities provided & the friendliness & work ethic of the staff I doubt very much we'll book anywhere different again.

Thank you Hendra & especially thank you to your staff, we had a great time.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Campervan mum 1 review from this member

Very large, very well run site - despite it being fully booked Easter bank holiday weekend.

Very Clean in all areas - good toilets, showers and other facilities.

Well stocked shop.

Bit of noise from club - but this finished at a reasonable time.

Bus into Newquay at site entrance - 3. 30 single return this weekend.

Rally weekend - excellent.

Date of Visit: October 2013 Unit:  Static Rating:
Reviewer: Serin 7 reviews from this member

We don't tend to use larger sites and prefer to travel with our tourer, but given that it's Oct we took advantage of a cheap Daily Mail offer and booked half term here.

The caravan was beautiful, very clean and almost brand new. It was fully heated and we were glad of that. We did pay slightly extra to upgrade to Cherry Field though.

The site is proud of it's green credentials, it seems to generate a lot of it's own energy from solar panels and a biomass boiler.

We didn't use the evening entertainment (prefer fishing!) but the Tavern 'pub' had a nice outside seating area so we had a few drinks there on the milder evenings.

We never saw or heard any rowdy behaviour, but it is October!

There is plenty to do in the vicinity and there seems to be plenty for kids to do on the actual site. Ours loved the fun pool and the skate park.

We would return.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: JG1971 3 reviews from this member

Just arrived back from a 10 night stay in our touring caravan.

I have to say that the site didn't live up my expectations given all the fantastic reviews I had read.

We were allocated a pitch in the middle of the 'Holly' area which is very near to the busy main road - but the noise was bearable. I can only imagine how bad it must have been for the tents that were pitched just a few yards from the road!

There is a big problem with people cutting through pitches to get to the toilets/showers - this is caused by there being no real barrier between the top rows of pitches and the middle rows.

The toilets are kept spotlessly clean by the hard-working cleaners.

The showers are also clean but very poorly designed - they are fixed and it is virtually impossible to keep towels & clothes dry because of the very narrow divider between changing & shower area.

The clubhouse is woefully inadequate for the size of the site with way too many tables & chairs crammed in. Drinks are expensive and the children's entertainment is among the worst I've seen.

We found that purchasing our own drinks (from the nearby Morrisons) and sitting out near the pizza bar & fish & chip shop(where they have live music) was the best option.

The site shop was good and not too expensive.

All the staff that we met were very pleasant and hard-working.

I think we will try other places around Newquay before coming back here again.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Nikki1171 10 reviews from this member

Unfortunately I'm disappointed with this site (currently staying here whilst writing). From the reviews I had hoped that this would be a caravan site with lots of facilities that was still very family orientated. Whilst I can't fault any of the facilities on offer (although expect to queue for the indoor pool on a rainy day) its unfortunate that the park isn't acting to control noise at night. We've been unfortunate to be situated next to a rowdy family with constant visitors. We paid for the top pitch hoping for more privacy and got a 1 foot hedge either side and the said neighbours with a gazebo (as well as an awning) that is situated about a foot from our window! Every night so far (1 week) there has been a gathering in the gazebo. Not ideal with young children. It's a shame that site staff aren't checking for noise levels after say 10pm. Lying in bed at 12. 30am listening to neighbours partying is not good! This isn't really what we look for in a caravan site and I guess I made a mistake hoping that this site wouldn't be as 'holiday park' as others.

My only other criticism of facilities is the 'innovative awning surface'. This is basically gravel and it travels into the caravan and the awning every day and gets on my nerves!

The location of the site is good but I think we'll have to forgo the facilities next time to avoid the neighbours from hell.

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