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Visitor Reviews - The Old Oaks Touring Park (adults Only)

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The Old Oaks Touring Park (adults Only)
Wick Farm
Somerset   (Browse area)
Tel: 01458 831 437
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Pitches: 97
Open: 01/3 To 18/11

Rating: Average Review Score: 10/10 from 314 Reviews
                10/10 from 314 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 
 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 <5 miles   Restaurant <5 miles   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk On Site   Public Transport <1 mile 

Reviews:  314 in total, now showing 201 to 210                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: October 2010 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Rodgey1 2 reviews from this member

Without doubt the facilities are good and clean and the staff are very helpful and friendly too.

Impeccably manicured grounds but I found the place a little bit spooky. I suppose it was the absence of children (we didn't know it was an adults only site)

Our kids are grown up now, but for me, camping is a fun family affair and it's nice to see youngsters around. We visited other sites and kids have never disturbed us.

We walked in to Glastonbury via the Tor and got some shopping so we got a taxi back. Via Bath! So watch out for rogue taxis

Owner's comments: Many thanks for your comments, all feedback is very welcome. However, I would like to defend the taxi drivers of Glastonbury by suggesting that perhaps you may be mistaken with regard to being taken back from town via Bath. Bath is approximately 30 miles away (as opposed to 3 miles from Glastonbury to us) and so a 60 mile round trip would have taken around an hour and a half at best, at a cost of around £100.

Date of Visit: October 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Middlemouse 9 reviews from this member

We were only here for one night but will definitely be back next year. We have stayed at countless sites over the years and this is easily the best yet. Beautifully laid out with large pitches, the site is immaculately kept. Hedges divide the several sections of the site and in the case of the Orchard (the grassed tent area) apple trees mark out the pitches. October was a good time to visit as the windfalls were delicious.

The toilet/shower bock was warm and clean and laundry facilities even included an iron and ironing board. There is a freezer for ice blocks and a microwave. Wi-fi is available although we didn't use it.

The shop was well stocked for a camp shop and the staff were welcoming and helpful.

There are plenty of walks for dogs and lots to do in the area. Unfortunately, My brother and sister-outlaw joined us in their new motorhome for their first camping trip. They will be disappointed hereafter as they will think all sites are like this!

Date of Visit: September 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Gill Withagee 3 reviews from this member

Having read the glowing reviews of Old Oaks we decided to spend a week there and we certainly were not disappointed.

The staff are very friendly and helpful and at this time of the year have time for the odd informative chat. The facilities are very well kept and spotlessly clean at all times.The site has five star rating, but if six stars were available then they should certainly deserve them.

An added attraction is the availability of delicious home made cakes for sale, a different flavour every day(indicated on blackboards about the site).

The individual pitches are mostly very large and have magnificent views of the surrounding countryside.

It is only a short drive in to Glastonbury and the famous Glastonbury Tor is just a short walk away.

Our original plan had been to move on to Dorset for a second week but we decided that nowhere could be better than Old Oaks,so we stayed on there instead.It is magnificent!

Date of Visit: September 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: RoaminNL 3 reviews from this member

A very well kept site.

We stayed at 6 sites on our tour in September and this was by far the best.

The showers and toilets were very good, heated and always clean.

If I'd have seen them going around the hedges and grass with a pair of scissors I wouldn't have been surprised. They were perfect.

They were very friendly and helpful in the reception.

Internet facilities all over the site, but these could be cheaper.

If I return to the area I wouldn't even look at any alternative site.

All in all a site to recommend.

Date of Visit: September 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Jojomad 3 reviews from this member

I left a review following my visit to this superb site last September and just wanted to update it following my first experience of camping on hardstanding.

I know a couple of people were concerned and felt that this was no longer a site for tents, but after this holiday, I honestly don't think I'll be camping on grass again! I brought a couple of good groundsheets with me and have a self inflating matress.

It's at least as comfortable as being on grass and in some respects, more so (it's not as cold/damp and it's much, much cleaner) - plus there are the electric hook ups, so I have an fan heater rather than a gas one and feel much safer.

Maybe you think I've sold out, but I don't think so.I still love camping in my Vango 350 and won't be getting a caravan any time soon, but what's wrong with a bit of comfort?! The site, as ever, is wonderful - peaceful, exceptionally clean and Tara's cake are a lovely bonus. Can't recommend it enough.

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Sharonb623 2 reviews from this member

We visited this site for a week in the middle of August. We think this is one of the best sites we have been to! We were pitched on Lower Oaks field which is all semi hard standing. The size of the pitches is fab. We had never pitched our tent on hard standing before and were a bit nervous but we loved it.

The park is in a great location with easy walking access to the Tor,Glastonbury town and surrounding areas. The wardens were very friendly. The facilities were all fabulously clean. They have a small shop that sells essentials plus lovely burgers from the farm and other local produce.

It's such a joy to find a site where they don't cram as many pitches in as they can, we were amazed at the space. We would highly recommend this site, especially as the prices are very reasonable and we will definitely be returning.

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Ivor5051 2 reviews from this member

We visit this site once or twice a year, and have been doing so for many years. We have seen all the improvements carried out over the years.

The site and the facilities are all first class.

The staff are polite and friendly. As a fisherman I enjoy the piece and quiet down at the lake, and never fail to catch summer or winter. Like most camping sites, fees have increased, but we always see how it is invested back into the site. The shop stocks all basic needs, and newspapers. Plenty of pubs and restaurants in the area, and you must visit knights fish and chip shop in Glastonbury, eat in or take away. The walk to the Tor is a must from the site, we do it on most visits. It is a little steep but worth. The site is quiet and relaxing, which is why we go.

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: MrsB79 3 reviews from this member

This is an absolute Mary Poppins of a site, practically perfect in every way! I agree with all the positive comments I have read on other reviews. The good experience started with the telephone call to make the booking and continued throughout our 2 week stay.

There are so many positives to say about this site that it's difficult to know where to start. The team who run the site, including the owners and their team of Wardens are exceptional. They obviously take a big pride in their site and it shows.

There are so many special touches. We were escorted to our pitch which took away that little bit of anxiety often felt on arrival at a new site.The feeling of space is amazing. The pitches are huge and beautifully laid out.

Special touches include full recycling facilities (so often missing on other sites) and hand gel dispensers by the Elsan points and by the dog waste bins !

Internet is available on a computer in reception and there is WiFi coverage across the site if you want. The shop had a surprisingly good selection of food including a good veggie choice. We sampled the home made cakes nearly every day.

That's just a snapshot. This site really does tick all the boxes.

Date of Visit: June 2010 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Les4967 3 reviews from this member

We stayed here 2nd week in june. I must say that this is one of the best sites we have at. The wardens were great and went out of their way to help us find a pub to eat in locally.

The site is very handy for visiting the tor. Morrisons is only a few miles down the road for your big shop. But you cant leave without trying the handmade cakes which change daily I would recommend the lemon drizzle cake. They have great recycling facility.

Once you get over the narrow lane to the site its great.

Date of Visit: July 2010 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Pre-dead 3 reviews from this member

This must be one of the best sites in England, certainly the best we have stayed at, although we found it difficult to locate at our first attempt. The pitches are large and well laid out, usually with a hedge or fencing in between. A very quiet, adult’s only site, great if you are looking for a relaxing stay. The site amenities are first rate, never any queues, kept spotlessly clean by a very friendly and helpful staff.

The site shop is well stocked with all the essentials, food, wine or beer, The staff will order fresh bread or newspapers for you, and the homemade cakes are fantastic. For anything slightly more exotic there is a Morrison’s or Sainsbury’s supermarket within a 5 minute drive (Glastonbury). And if you can’t find “exotic” in Glastonbury you’re not really trying!

For the more energetic there are walks from the site to the Tor or into Glastonbury and Street. The walk to the Tor is quite steep in places obviously, but an early morning amble, before the crowds arrive on the top is well worth the ¾ mile effort.

The site has deals and offers available at many local attractions and restaurants, just ask for details or a sample menu at reception, and if like us you enjoy eating out you can save a substantial amount.

For those of us born to shop, there is a large Shopping complex in Street, many bargains were purchased, could have done with another suitcase to bring it all back home.

Overall, first rate site in every aspect, no doubt we will be going back.

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