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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 61 to 70                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Alumchinegirl 3 reviews from this member

This Site was recommended and it really lived up to it in every way. Very well laid out, with a good Reception Area and welcoming Staff. Large pitches, well kept grass and hedges and lovely Flower beds. 2 Toilet /shower blocks, 1 excellent with a seating area and the other very good but a little dated, both very clean and warm. The shop was very well stocked and had a different homemade cake every day, a lovely treat but rather expensive. They also had Fish and chips delivered to the Site once a week from a local Shop.

The area has lots to see and you can walk to the TOR from the sight. Glastonbury has many good varied places to eat and unusual shops, we were there when there was a Fairy Fair on so lots to see. We also found 2 of the vey best Reclamation yards we have ever seen.

We hope to return soon

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Maxxi 5 reviews from this member

Well what can we say, what a gem of a site. First class facilities, better than some 5 start hotels. Well cared for grounds with large pitches, we stopped on a super with water and drainage which was great. Dog walk area perfect with dog shower and poo bags and hand gel. Shop sells basic items but more than enough for your daily essentials. Staff first class, really helpful and polite. Yes this is an expensive site but you pay for what you get and you get a lot. We would stop again without doubt. You won't find many sites on a par with this. Well done to the owners and staff of the old oaks.

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Sampage 1 review from this member

Fantastic site (it is adult only). Have just spent a great 5 days here. Everyone very friendly and helpful. Site immaculate and beautifully laid out. Can walk into Glastonbury (2 miles) and easy access to many attractions in surrounding area. Lots of trips organised from the site. They offer a minibus service to get you out and about. Plus they organised food boxes, takeaways, fresh bread daily, homemade cakes. All sorts of yummy things.

For us one of the most amazing things, as campers, was the fantastic shower/toilet/washing up block, clean, very warm, plenty of hot water. WOW it was brilliant.

Also great facilities for our dog and brilliant walking directly from the site.

Will be returning.

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Cbrpilot 14 reviews from this member

This site was recommended to us by friends and having read most of the reviews on this site we were looking forward to our first visit to The Old Oaks Touring Park, we were not disappointed in ANY way. This is an amazing site with spotlessly clean facilities and friendly caring staff. The new amenity block is 5 star and above, whilst the other block although older was always clean and warm. There are plenty of walks in the area and while we were there a woodland walk was under construction close to the fishing lake which was producing some very nice catches. Reception was also home to a well stocked shop and fresh bread was also to be had as were newspapers. A great site which we have just booked a second visit to.

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: Thewhickers 7 reviews from this member

We stayed at this site for 3 nights in April. This was our first trip with our new (to us) Pennine Folding Camper. The reviews were really good so we hoped the site would live up to expectations! Well, it not only lived up to them it surpassed them!

All the staff were very friendly and helpful. We were due to arrive at about 4. 30pm on Friday but got held up by traffic. I phoned the site to ask if they would take an order for the fish and chips over the phone which they did and what great fish and chips they were! When we arrived just after 5pm, we received a very friendly welcome and were given the opportunity to order bread and/or croissants for the following morning (we had the croissants & pain au chocolat and they were yummy!). Every time I went to the shop there was a friendly face to greet me.

Our pitch was a great size (we were in Walnut Terrace) and the views were lovely. We were right under the tor and could see people walking up to the top but couldnt see St Michaels tower itself. All the pitches seemed quite private and beautifully landscaped. The whole site was very well cared for.

The facilities were amazing! Under floor heating, spotless washing up sinks and fantastic cubicles we didnt want to come home! The only slight issue was when in the showers in the gents section my husband said the direction of the shower could be better as the water sprayed out under the curtain and got everything wet. The older facilities block was good too far better than some other sites weve stayed on. I must admit, one of the best things about both blocks was no push buttons! Its great to be trusted NOT to flood the building!

Security at the site was good too. We liked the barrier system which meant the site was peaceful at night. When the sky is clear at night, you can see so many stars, many more than in a town.

This may have been our first visit but it definitely wont be our last!

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Ruggerman 21 reviews from this member

Had this site recommended because of the Adult only & very dog friendly so went for 4 nights over easter this year. The site outdid all of the good things we were told. The newer facilities block has to be seen to be believe but even the other block was of a standard a lot of sites would do well to match. The dog shower and exercise was excellent and the surrounding countryside was made for walking. Visiting the Tor is a must if you can make the top and Glastonbury is worth visiting! We heartily recommend the 100 Monkeys for a morning coffee & cake, very dog friendly. Loved the selection in the shop especially the local cider (a must)cakes & cheeses. All in all looking forward to our next trip in July

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Emma simpson 8 reviews from this member

Stayed for four nights over Easter weekend and have to say that this is the best campsite I have stayed on. Good location for glastonbury and the tors which can be accessed from site. Walk however not suitable for those with walking/mobility problems. Toilet block is luxurious 5 star facilities. Information room has a pool table in it, along with lots of other local information. There are laminated cards that can be borrowed if people wanting to use them to go on different walks. Site itself is absolutely immaculate with plants dotted all over the site. Brilliant recycling facilities and bin areas kept immaculate. This site is adults only and is very tranquil. Really good facilities if you have a dog. Massive dog exercise area which is fenced off so dogs are safe to be let off lead here. Poo bags available in the field. Impressed by the hot/cold dog shower for muddy paws. Shop sells a range of local produce, along with bakery items and newspapers that can be ordered for the following day. Staff very helpful and friendly. Recommend this site to couples 18+.

Date of Visit: April 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Lynm 80 reviews from this member

Another visit to our favourite site. What can I add to what has already been said? This site shows others how it should be done! It's not just the facilities, or the lovely wide pitches, or the wonderful views it is also the ethos & wonderful service from the staff. I emailed about a cake & sure enough there it was ready for me on Easter Monday for my husbands birthday. The staff are always smiling and you can just tell they are as proud of the park as anyone could be. Yes the fee is a little more than most but I don't mind paying it as every time we visit something else had been added. This year it was a whole new barrier entry & exit system with number plate recognition. There is so much to see & do around the area, from the beautiful sights of Wells to wandering through Glastonbury with it's last vestige of hippie culture to lovely little shops, the Abbey, Chalice Well and of the course the walk up the Tor. The Tor is easily reached from the pathway from the site. We availed ourselves of the fish 7 chip delivery service on Friday night too. If you want a peaceful, beautifully cared for and friendly place to stay go to The Old Oaks you won't want to leave. We never do.

Date of Visit: March 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Rowsy 1 review from this member

What a fantastic little site! Our first visit here and we took advantage of the first night free for new customers which is a great way of getting people to visit and see what they think. Well we weren't disappointed. Fish and chips delivered on the first night, a great off lead dog walking area, lovely clean warm facilities and smashing staff. We went home with a smile on our face, a dozen fresh farm eggs and an intention to return.

Date of Visit: March 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Kernow Camper 169 reviews from this member

This was our third visit to Old Oaks (adults only), but we'd not been since 2008! All I can say is that if it was 5* before then it's 10* now. Stunning. Everything about it was brilliant. From the online booking system (and out of season offers) to the welcome on arrival. Lovely friendly staff and owners explained everything.

We were tucked away in Lower Oaks on an all service pitch (free upgrade in March!), not far from the new, beautiful toilet/shower block which housed individual wet rooms (shower, toilet, sink), ladies and gents showers and toilets, laundry and washing up area. I'm not sure any other facilities will ever compare to it!

Plenty of bins all with recycling and water points for those that didn't have water on their individual pitch.

Great little shop with everything you could need. Daily papers can be ordered (no delivery charge) and collected from the shop the next day. Daily home-made cakes were on offer too. I managed to resist but OH couldn't resist the jar of local pickled eggs! The site also has take-away deliveries twice a week (fish & chips and now Indian this year) that you have to pre-order. Sadly we were there on the wrong days!

Nice walk directly from the site, either along a small lane or across fields on a public footpath, up to Glastonbury Tor (it's a trek but well worth it). Further on is Glastonbury town. Worth a visit but we bussed into Clarks Village, Street from the town (3 return each adult).

Thank you for 2 great nights Old Oaks (although next time we stay if you could cancel the gale force winds please!). I have no doubts we'll be back and we would have no hesitation in recommending you stunning site to one and all.

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