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Visitor Reviews - Holly Bush Park

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Holly Bush Park
Culmhead
Taunton
Somerset   (Browse area)
TA3 7EA   See Map
Tel: 01823 421515
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Pitches: 40
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 42 Reviews
                8/10 from 42 Reviews

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 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
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 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
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 Shop On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport 

Reviews:  42 in total, now showing 25 to 30                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Drnh 7 reviews from this member

Loved it! What can I say.

It was a 3 hour journey from Manchester to get to Taunton and Hollybush. We arrived a little early at about 8:20am Saturday morning but we made very welcome, shown to pour pitch and we given a very welcome brew :o) Thanks for that.

The campsite is mainly aimed at caravan owners with not that many tent pitches. That said the tent pitches we excellent and covered in grass (not bald like some campsites) which made them pretty comfy to sleep on.

The site was fantastically relaxing and quiet to stay at.

The showers and toilets are basic but they are clean and work well.

You're only about 2 miles outside one of the most gorgeous places I've been too. Corfe. Very friendly people and a great pub.

About 4 miles from Taunton town centre which is awesome for shopping, including a large Sainsburys. The atmosphere here is lovely, the people are probably the most friendly of anywhere I've ever been.

All in all I'd give the site a good 8/10 only let down a little by the showers BUT like I said its mainly aimed at caravan owners.

Totally recommend Somerset as a place to visit and Hollybush site is a perfect base for you to stay at.

Will definitely stay again.Many times.

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: JohnSw 3 reviews from this member

A very small but cosy site with good toilet/ shower facilities. There is even a small site shop. There are more caravans and motor homes here than tents. More often than not the toilet/shower block was empty and you never needed to wait to use them.

The only possible negative is that being on a hill it does appear to have its own micro-climate; it seems to rain a lot ! Some of the regular long stayers backed this up, saying that rain was a feature of the site. The ground remained very wet during our stay.

There is no where really for kids to play and the site rules tend to discourage this anyway - this wasn't an issue for us as we only use the site as a base for trips out.

Date of Visit: August 2009 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: The Lees 4 reviews from this member

We stayed two nights on the site but wished we could have stayed longer.

The owners were very friendly and helpful as were other users on the site. The facilities were very clean. There is a small shop on site but for any bigger requirements I would recommend attending a larger store before going to site especially if like us you don't have a car.

Although no playground our two children (8 and 13) were not bored and played with other children on site.

The surrounding area was beautiful. We visited the local pub for lunch on the Sunday and the people there were very friendly and the food was great.

Overall a lovely site for relaxing and getting away from it all, we would definitely book again.

Date of Visit: June 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Ssmale 4 reviews from this member

I would like to echo a lot of the other reviews on this site, cup of tea on arrival, clean friendly etc. The local pub is great, and just a short drive to Churchinford provided us with the ingredients for a good English breakfast all local produce, did I mention it too had a pub. Also the Pub in Bishopswood is well worth a visit. Across the lane is a lovely woodland walk which was great for us and the dog.

The only negative, that cockerel, it started about 3. 30am and went on until about 10. 00am.

Date of Visit: July 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Stepperdoc 22 reviews from this member

Arrived at this site late Thursday afternoon just as a rain shower started and was offered a very welcome cup of tea by the very friendly owner, Rachel, while we waited for the rain to stop, which it did just long enough to get the tent on the ground before turning into a deluge! The pitch allocated to us was very shaded under 2 very large trees which blocked out a great deal of light.

Other pitches in more open spaces were available but seemed to be 'reserved' for people arriving the next day. The ground was extremely stony and we bent several plastic and steel pegs trying to get the tent set up properly.

The site itself is very well maintained although the grass had recently been cut, so with the rain it was very difficult to keep grass out of the tent. The toilet block was very clean with unlimited hot water and excellent electric showers and washing facilities for dishes and clothes.

The site was very busy but we did not have to queue at all. We only visited the nearby pub for a drink and were disappointed that they were unable to provide coffee and had no crisps but they do offer some very cheap meals in the evenings!

Unfortunately for us, the weather was atrocious and an fortuitous / urgent request to return early to work meant we had to cut our visit short by one night. We are still trying to get the tent and groundsheet clean and dry!

The site is well positioned for exploring the area and I would certainly recommend to others and return myself with the hope of better weather.

Date of Visit: June 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Massett 4 reviews from this member

Great little site, this was our second outing camping for us and we both liked this sit, good toilet and shower block which was clean and tidy. Had a little trouble finding the sit but this was due to the sat nav telling us to use a bus only road.
The owners were very helpful and welcoming, There is a pub 2 minutes down the road but didn't use it, the site shop was useful, selling local produce (very nice ice cream) The only little niggle was the cow and cockerill in the field next door waking us up before 5AM.

Would use this site again

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