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Visitor Reviews - Trethem Mill Touring Park

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Trethem Mill Touring Park
St Mawes
St Just In Roseland
Cornwall (West)   (Browse area)
TR2 5JF   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01872 580504

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Pitches: 84
Open: Easter To Mid October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 71 Reviews
              9/10 from 71 Reviews

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Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Nnnccc 6 reviews from this member

Had our motorhome for just over 3 years & can honestly say this is the best site we have stayed on. First impressions count and from the very picturesqe entrance all the way through the extremely well manicured site we just knew it was going to be a brill holiday. We did arrive on the back of a pick-up truck due to clutch problems but nothing was too much trouble and the assistance we received from staff & fellow guests to get onto our pitch was excellent. Many thanks to all.

Facilities on site were fantastic. Only used main toilet/shower block so can't comment on family/personal ones but main one was great, very clean & tidy, extremely good sized showers with plenty hot water & more hooks than you're ever likely to need. Site wasn't full but reasonably busy but didn't need to queue once.

Fully serviced level pitch was more than ample for our motorhome & canopy & a van we hired for getting around.

Had a wander around site and it is excellently maintained, very well laid out, the pitch we stayed in was excellent but all the other pitches we saw looked great as well.

Didn't use shop but wash up facilities were great, fish & chip van & pizza van on site some nights served good quality & selection of food.

Reception was great with lots of useful information staff were always friendly & helpful.

Location is a little bit isolated but this is a good point as very quiet and as long as you don't meet anything on track to site you will certainly not be disappointed when you get there.

I have ranted on a bit here but this site more than deserves any praise it gets as it really is that good. Will certainly return.

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Nikko136 26 reviews from this member

This site truly qualifies for Best Of British – a worthy Five-Star site! The pitches are all generously sized, and most are provided with a picnic table. The hardstanding (fast-draining granite chippings) was wide and long enough to accommodate our large motorhome, our car and the picnic table with room to spare. Hedging provided not only separation between adjacent pitches but also food and accommodation for extensive birdlife – we live in the country but have far fewer bird varieties than Trethem.

All the grass was very neatly trimmed, with no sign of stray cuttings. The hardstandings and tarmac road edges were manually cleared of any stray weeds which had dared enter the site.

The washrooms and shower suites were warm, very clean and tidy, with sponges and cleaning spray provided to help campers keep it so. Doors to the areas had automatic door-closers so energy was conserved even if inconsiderate campers couldn’t bother to close doors behind them. For once there was absolutely no shortage of hooks in these areas. Background music is relaxing.

The large off-lead dog run is excellent. It isn’t totally dog-proof fenced but there are no real dangers. For those with children there is a very good playground and also a field with football goalposts, basketball nett, etc.

The only reason we have given only 9 out of 10 for Location is the remoteness for anyone wanting to tour the area or shop for anything but essentials.

The friendly owners seem to work very hard at keeping the site perfect. Being well off the road to St Mawes the site is peaceful and relaxing. The shop takes orders for bread and newspapers but otherwise has a stock of most essentials. The van which came on Saturday evenings had really good quality fish and chips - far better than many pubs.

We will return!

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Phil parker 1 review from this member

This really is a 5* site and worthy of all the great reviews already given on this forum. I was slightly ambivalent about the strict rules, but they are, of course, just for the benefit of site customers and the staff were very friendly and accommodating.

I stayed in a large De Waard tent and there was ample room to pitch and park my car (and bicycle) - and the great thing about this site is the shelter and privacy given by the hedge rows dividing individual pitches. There is a slight slope to the pitches (can you find anywhere flat in Cornwall?), but not significant enough to cause any problems.

The facilities are superb and there are three family/personal toilet/shower/sink rooms in addition to very good toilet/shower block facilities. Electric hook ups (16 amp) came as standard on every pitch and included in the site fee. The Reception seems to be open all day with a very handy shop selling a variety of useful items as well as food and drink.

The location is remote and rural, but with good access to St Mawes and on to other areas of Cornwall, which brings a nice serenity and tranquillity to the site.

Highly recommended!

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: SandraScot1 31 reviews from this member

Beautiful site, very well maintained, check in was fast and professional. Excellent dog walking section. At the moment due to health reasons we are unable to walk long distances and as this site is a little bit remote without a car you do need to plan your day as the bus is every 2 hours only. You can order newspapers and fresh bread for each day and the little shop is quite well stocked. A lovely area, fantastic site and I would recommend this one.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Anniewhippet 7 reviews from this member

Visited for 2 nights 2 adults & a dog. Lovely site with great facilities, showers, bathrooms, shop, reception etc and visiting food vans. Varying types of pitch available, we had a fully serviced pitch lots of room and everything on hand, level pebble hard standing, with own grass area and picnic bench. Most pitches hedged and grounds immaculately kept. Could not fault site. Location is stunning but be prepared for it to be slightly further out than some sites, we walk and have bikes but it was steep to cycle, bus at the bottom of lane but needs planning as every 2 hours. Walk on coast path to St Mawes is stunning, takes c. 1. 5 hours. You can get the boat to Falmouth, train to Truro, then come back on the bus all in a day! We would definitely go again and explore other areas, we ran out of time. Area is dog friendly.

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Bonnyrigg 22 reviews from this member

In all of the years we have been caravanning we believe this is the best site we have ever stayed on. Its beautiful, clean, well kept, well laid out. The owners and staff are helpful and friendly. The pitches are of a good size and if you require blocks due to any uneveness on the field they will lend you some. The shop is stocked with the basics. The services are all cleaned thoroughly every day and topped up throughout the day. There are three private large shower/toilet/sink rooms for families and disabled visitors. In the blocks there are four showers, approx ten toilets, two private wash rooms and three sinks. There is a beautiful nature field / dog walk which was heavily used by all dog owners, there are benches around to rest whilst taking pooch for a walk. The children's play area is well planned and plenty for children to do. The play field is good with netball, volley ball etc. , both well away from the caravans but close enough and safe for the parents not to worry. Roseland is an unspoilt part of the world and the beaches and coves are excellent. There are plenty of genuine fishing villages to visit and purchase plenty of freshly caught seafood and fish. A fishman, fish & chip van and pizza van visit the site throughout the week which makes dinner choices good. There aren't any bad things to say about this site. Price wise we believe they are on a par with other sites and its excellent value for money. The ground is mowed everytime someone leaves and hallelujah the cuttings are all picked up as well. The only observations I would make are: 1. There may be a delay for showers when busy 2. The hand dryers in both ladies and gents toilets are not very good. If that's all to say in the negative, that's fantastic. We will be back.

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