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Visitor Reviews - Runnage Riverside Camping

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Runnage Riverside Camping
Runnage Farm
Postbridge
Yelverton
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
PL20 6TN   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01822 880222

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Pitches: 25
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 14 Reviews
              8/10 from 14 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  No Caravans  No Motorhomes 

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Reviews:  14 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Kayaking lovers 3 reviews from this member

Absolutely fantastic place, we stayed in the bunk house over a very wet august bank holiday.

The owner is lovely and very accommodating and even lent us some board games.

It is in the middle of no where which is just what we wanted, the 9 of us enjoyed the lovely walks over the moores.

Showers and toilets are basic but what do you expect from a campsite! They met our needs.

No mobile phone signal is fabulous!

We ventured in to prince town and tried out the plume pub -also worth a visit!

Would 100% recommend to anyone who wants to escape city life! We returned home today and have already booked to go back for New Year's Eve!

Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: D333s 1 review from this member

This is a fabulous site for camping and countryside lovers. The owners are working farmers but give you all the time you need to assist or just pass the time of day, plus offering excellent meat and pasties and more.

The setting is idyllic moorland, walks in all directions plus nearby pubs and shops. The campsite was busy at times but always peaceful, civilised and friendly, with a wide range of nationalities enjoying the evening fires. We even had fabulous weather, but I don't think Dartmoor can guarantee that.

This is Camping as it should be.

We had a really great holiday and will definitely return.

Date of Visit: April 2014 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Mr & Mrs Mungo 6 reviews from this member

Runnage Farm Camping Barns and Bunkhouse is a wonderful campsite in the centre of Dartmoor National Park. Surrounded by miles and miles of open countryside, the site is a beacon for walkers, trekkers, Scouts, DOE and campers alike, but big enough to create your own little haven.

There is plenty of space for pitching tents in different fields, two camping barns and a bunkhouse. We were camping in a tent and this review echoes our stay.

The showers, toilets and washing up facilities are good but basic which reflects that this is a working farm not a holiday park. You can have real fires and there is a great pub within walking distance. The nearest town only has a small store, so be prepared to bring all your essentials. Our hosts were most helpful and kind during our stay.

This is a fabulous place to come and unwind in the heart of Dartmoor. Don't forget to look out for Zach the Collie!

Date of Visit: April 2011 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: BB88 1 review from this member

I would highly recommend this campsite. You can pitch where ever you wish so we pitched right next to the stream on the back field with only two other campers on the field.

Very peaceful feel here right in the heart of dartmoor, on a working farm. Owners are very nice only saw them once on arrival. Shower block is clean and has hot water.

They allow fires here which just adds to the camping experience. For only a fiver each a night it's a bargain!

I would definitely return.

Date of Visit: April 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Scoutkim3870 2 reviews from this member

Our favourite campsite anywhere. Have been three times- twice early season and once late season. The toilets and showers were fine, the noise levels fine and the owners lovely.

No-one can reach you by mobile phone for miles around. There are miles of idyllic walks, lovely pub and shop about 1.5 miles, you are on a working farm in the middle of Dartmoor, you can pitch by a stream and light a small fire. What more could you want!

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Dead Sheep 13 reviews from this member

I cannot say that I am overly enamoured with this site, the pitches are wet and soggy and uneven. There are no rules regarding noise and as a consequence, some other campers were noisy. We were also disturbed by quad bikes driving around at 2am.

For people wishing use barbeques, the owners do not appear to object to small campsite fires. We were there at a busy time of year and the shower/toilet facilities can just about cope with the demand. As a warning for mobile phone users, there is virtually no reception for several miles surrounding the farm.

Despite that, Runnage Farm is ideally situated within Dartmoor and is located within a fairly pretty hollow.

I am not too sure whether I would use the site again. The deciding factor would be rainfall.

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