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Visitor Reviews - Godrevy Park Caravan Club Site

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Godrevy Park Caravan Club Site
Upton Towans
Hayle
Cornwall (West)   (Browse area)
TR27 5BL   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01736 753100

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Pitches: 119
Open: 18/03 To 07/11

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 27 Reviews
              7/10 from 27 Reviews


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Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Lucysmum 37 reviews from this member

Fairly typical CC site. Facilities nice, staff very nice. But small quibble, why have an illuminated sign on the Reception door saying OPEN - when it isn't?

Good walking straight from the site. It is quite a hike to the local pub, but not unpleasant!

We drove into Penzance & visited a couple of gardens, including a sculpture garden whose name I have forgotten! We really enjoyed this place and their cafe was excellent.

Walking across the dunes and down to the beach was very nice.

We pitched next to the back fence and we had a bit of a view across the fields - lovely sunsets. But we made the mistake of initially pitching next to the back gate. There were loads of people and there dogs going past and the gate banged each time! Moved to the next pitch on Day 2 and it was fine.

Would we go back here? Definitely :)

Date of Visit: October 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Samlb3538 1 review from this member

We visited this campsite for the first time and was very impressed. The wardens were very welcoming and the toilet/showers are so clean and immaculate, the showers are spot on. The pitches are rather open, there aren't many shrubs etc between you and the next caravan and your not able to pre book a pitch, this is something you decide on when you get there which is fine for October, not sure how well it would work in peek times. But it's a well located caravan site, perfect for popping into St Ives for a stroll and an ice cream, we hope to visit again next year.

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Frannyvan 14 reviews from this member

Just back from a very enjoyable week at Godrevy - didn't want to leave.

Couldn't have wished for better weather, so spent most of the week at the nearest beach - Gwithian. Brilliant beach for Body Boarding (a great lifeguarding service, so felt very safe to let our 10 year old to surf without us) and at low tide, lovely rock pools and beach 'paddling pools' - great for our 2 year old. We walked to the beach everyday (follow the road down - or get lost in the dunes the first day). Or if you take the car it's 5. 30 for the day. It is possible to drop off at the car park and then move the car up to one of the higher car parks that are free.

Wardens on site were very helpful and friendly and directed us to pitch 12 right next to the Play Park and even helped push us on. Play Park was nice and safe, plus set back from the site for our kids to play out all day or evening without disturbing anyone else.

Toilet blocks kept very clean, despite copious amounts of sand.

Nice idea to have a separate outdoor sink to clean the BBQs - wasn't too chuffed to see one man use that sink to rinse out gloves that he'd used to empty his chemical toilet with though!

My one gripe is that people are still arriving on site before 12, when there are signs stating that this is not allowed. No wonder they shut half of the gate! Annoying when you arrive on time to find people have arrived before you and got the best pitches.

Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dave Thorpe 10 reviews from this member

Just a quickie to update you on the site, it looks as though there is more room on the pitches - the pitch we were on last year has been merged with the one next door plus units do not seem pushed together. Also and this is important for dog owners going to the dog friendly beach -the steps to the beach have been damaged but are passable if you are sure footed and it has been dry - you are walking down bare soil basically for the last 4 metres with no handrail- also on the top section there has been a landslip but the steps are still there.

Regarding the steps to the dog friendly side of the beach which are virtually opposite the site as you cross the dunes, there is a good path down on the Hayle side of the RNLI/ Lifeguards hut - follow the path right on the edge of the cliffs for 8 minutes - look for a stream going down the beach, the way down is just past there and well trodden. Signs on the dog free beach steps inform dog walkers they have no access down them to reach the dog friendly side and there is a statutory 80 fine. It didn't stop some owners going on the beach and stopping there!

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Amandaindie 1 review from this member

We decided to go to Godrevy last year as we wanted a site in Cornwall and most places were either fully booked or extortionately priced. We booked the last spot at Godrevy and I'm so glad we did. It was a lovely site in a great location. The on site wardens were really helpful and friendly.

The reception area had a few essential items for sale but was limited, but it wasn't an issue as there was a lidl nearby and a good sized coop in Hayle. There is no clubhouse on site but they have a chip van come round once a week and there are a couple of pubs serving food close by. We usually either had a barbecue or put the slow cooker on.

We didn't find the site to be cramped at all, we actually thought it was pretty spacious and we liked being able to have the caravan sideways on.

The toilet block was always clean and the temperature of the showers was fab with them being adjustable. I usually find them too hot at most caravan sites especially when trying to shower my young children.

The playground was very good and my children adored it and would have happily spent more time playing there.

The walk to the beach took about 10 minutes through the dunes and then down almost 100 steps but we managed it even with 2 dogs and 4 year old and 2 year old children and plenty of equipment and body boards.

The location is ideally situated for going to many different towns such as St Ives, Padstow, Lands end etc.

We enjoyed it so much that we have booked to go back again this summer.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Dave Thorpe 10 reviews from this member

Having read the reviews and noted there are none from this year I thought I would submit one, we are here until mid July. We were told to pitch up & tell the wardens which pitch - no wait for permission, however pitch choice was limited as we arrived on a Monday. Pitch size is an issue on some pitches - we are on 39, 38 next to us & convenient for loos etc is only suitable for short units with no awning as it borders the entrance onto the glade - however there is another entry/exit for units. The wardens do move markers & close pitches for maintenance. Rabbit poo isn't a problem despite the large numbers.

The toilets are adequate in my view as I haven't had to queue for a shower however Shirley has on most days & I spend longer in there. They are as clean as the other club sites we have been on and don't smell. I can't comment on the children's play area as we haven't looked at it but looks to have a wooden fort like structure like the one at Treamble.

It is a 10 minute walk to the dog friendly end of the beach (which has lifeguard coverage July/ August) over the dunes however there are 91 steps down to the beach if you are unsteady or infirm there is no easy or nearer alternative. The beach is superb, clean and has plenty of room for all. Belly boarding, surfing, kiteboarding paragliding all take place. I watched dolphins in the bay& we watched seals at Godrevy Point - drive to the furthest NT car park close to the farmhouse & walk uphill to the low wooden fence on the cliff edge - this is a haul out point for seals & their young. Take note of the notice to be quiet otherwise you won;t see them & be patient.

Mobile coverage on 3 is fine on site and on the beach. I always compare sites to Treamble Valley & this comes close, the beach I compare to Hoywell Bay which in my opinion is the best loses out on the walk in / out because of (a) the steps & (b ) dog owners not cleaning up on the major paths over the dunes.

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