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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 31 to 40                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mjjones17 19 reviews from this member

Simply Outstanding.

From the moment you arrive to time you leave you will struggle to find a a more cleaner, quieter peaceful site than this one.

The site is not on a bus route and about 2 mile walk into town along very bust road or if weather is fine you can use the public footpath.

That said they do have a minibus that does trips around local area on first come first serve basis or it's ideally placed if you have own car.

There is path leading from site that is easy walk to and then up the Tor.

The pitches are perfect be it the basic EHU or the Premier pitches. Basic is just EHU but room for caravan, awning and car with room to spare and each pitch has a hedge or picket fence separating them so not over looked.

Super pitch has water and waste plus TV connection on pitch and then the Premier pitch has its own picnic bench, chimera and bird table.

The facilities are simply out of this world and would not look out of place in high end hotels.

Then there are things like cake of the day and fresh croissants or on certain days they take your food orders for either Pizza, Indian, Chinese and Fish and Chips and arrange delivery to site.

The information room has communal TV and a pool table with countless leaflets and info on local things to do and even have a book borrowing exchange service.

Cant recommend this site highly enough if its peace and quite you are after then look no further

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: NellyPS 8 reviews from this member

We stayed here several years ago in our tent but have since moved on to a caravan (although still dip our toes into camping when the mood takes us) and one of the main draws was the serviced pitches which we booked online but then received a call to say there weren't any left so we ended up with a premier pitch. Still fully serviced but with the addition of a chiminea, picnic table and bird table.

When the weather is fine then you would take full advantage of these additional extras but sadly it was raining and windy almost constantly over the Easter weekend so we couldn't use these facilities, however they are a nice addition to the pitch.

The site itself has changed since our last visit by only for the better. The new facility block is beautiful and warm, with plenty of space. They even have a separate washer and drier for dog bedding. It's clean and well thought out with everything you could want from a top class site.

Sadly with the storm brewing in the Atlantic we chose to leave early but have rebooked for May and look forward to returning.

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Dep1 6 reviews from this member

Stayed here several times previously and every time it just gets better. When we go next time I expect the improvements to the old toilet block will have been completed. The only improvement that needs to be made is for the motorhome service point waste hatch to be replaced with a grid.

Date of Visit: October 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Penrith1150 4 reviews from this member

Like all recommendations, you take with a pinch of salt and go and see what it is like. Well I have never been on a site that is so well laid out, clean, and well kept. If you read some of the other reviews there is nothing that can be contradicted. The staff were everything that campsite staff should be, helpful in every way. The new toilet block was in fact better than anything that the Caravan Club or The Camping & Caravanning Club could ever aspire to. Even the old toilet block was kept impeccable, especially the fact that it had a BATH, if they ever upgrade that block they MUST keep the bath. All the pitches were very spacious, some with hedges round them. It's as if the owners have been to all other campsites, looked at the good points and the bad points and said this is what we want for our site, and they have achieved it. The only down point for me was there could have been a chemical emptying point in the Top Oaks field. Being pensioners we didn't use the playground facilities, but everything else was GREAT. Will definitely be going back.

Date of Visit: October 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Rfrayling 8 reviews from this member

What an amazing site! We have just returned from a 3 night stay on pitch B9 and we enjoyed every peaceful minute of it! The whole park is maintained to an extremely high standard and the new amenity block is better than you would find in some 5 star hotels. The shop is well stocked and you can order fresh croissant/pain au chocolat etc for breakfast along with your papers. They also have take-away nights (Chinese - Indian - fish and chip) which is handy if you don't want to cook.

The facilities for dogs are also second to none with a 300 metre long secure walking area with dog bins and bags and even a hot doggy shower! The Tor is only a short walk away if your up for the climb!

Date of Visit: October 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Jimsmisses 15 reviews from this member

We have just returned from a weeks stay at this site and cannot find anything to criticise. It really is as all the previous reviews - simply wonderful in every respect.

We stayed in the Lower Oaks area on a fully serviced pitch. The pitches there are large with ample room for caravan, awning and car and each pitch is segregated from its neighbour by a piece of lawn and a delightfully planted shrub border and these are very individually planted with no two the same which gives the site a really lovely parkland feel. The pitches are also extremely well spaced with lots of room to the side and rear for sitting out in your 'own space'. The gardens, and extensive lawned areas are maintained to a very high standard throughout.

There are plenty of facilities for refuse, all tidily sited within timber fencing and these areas are inspected every day.

We were close to the new facilities block which I can only describe as 6 star hotel ! What a joy to use. Both Ladies & Gentlemens' having three individual unisex shower rooms, each equipped with enclosed corner shower, wc and wash-hand basin. In addition there is the usual Ladies & Gents' shower and loo rooms - all wonderfully warm. The entrance to this building is spacious and warm with inviting seating and although we didn't need to use it, a very well equipped washing up area. There is also an excellent laundry room with all facilities needed.

The one feature we really did like was the car registration recognition to the access and egress barriers.

The whole site gives a feeling of open spaciousness. Reception is excellent and the staff are all extremely friendly.

Just wish this lovely site was a bit closer to our home.

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Andyham648 7 reviews from this member

A very warm welcome on arrival, pitch well sett out with hook up,

Close to the very immaculate toilets, peaceful site with plenty of bird life all around. Glastonbury tor near by with a path to the top, takes 40 mind to get there.

There are different nights if you fancy a take away.

Excellent fishing lake which I believe has been cleared out for the Summer season, plenty of Carp, silverfish and some Barbel.

A place I would definitely visit again.

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Elainen 1 review from this member

We only stayed for 4 days but what a stay, what a totally perfect site, we loved it, Outstanding facilities, the toilet and shower block is the best we have ever been in, a well stocked shop with loads of extras you can order plus home made cake daily to enjoy in fantastic on site surroundings. Dark at night, which we like, and so very quiet. From our caravan we were able to walk both to the Tor and into Glastonbury itself which has everything you could need, we only took the car to street and Wells, minibus trips leave from the site which saves trying to find car parking. The site Wardens were very polite and incredibly helpful, they couldn't do enough to help, what a joy.

Thanks everyone,

Billy & Elaine

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Bubble1 2 reviews from this member

We stayed at Old Oaks. For 9 nights. The welcome was excellent. Shown to our pitch(L5). Then found I had left my waste water pipe at home. No problem. Was loaned one for the duration. Thank you. All the staff were most helpful and obliging. Being an adult site it was lovely. Quiet and peaceful. Day and night security very good. Cleanliness, general site up-keep. Deserves 10*. If possible. Could go on. But go try it you will not be disappointed. Would recommend. Without hesitation. 'will be back'. Thank You. All at Old Oaks.

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Cheeky-spaniel 1 review from this member

This was our second visit to Old Oaks after being recommended by family. There is absolutely no more they could do to make your experience any better. The site itself is beautiful and kept in pristine condition as are the facilities. The well stocked shop sells local produce and always has a home made 'cake of the day' which, after much testing, I can confirm are amazing! There is a games/information room with not just the usual generic tourist leaflets but details of local restaurants, walks and cycle routes too. The staff are super helpful and friendly, nothing is too much trouble. The site is within easy driving distance of many a place to visit too. I can't recommend highly enough and can't wait to go back for a longer stay next year.

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