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Visitor Reviews - Primrose Cottage Caravan Park

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Primrose Cottage Caravan Park
Golden Hill
Whitstable
Kent   (Browse area)
CT5 3AR
Tel: 01227 273694  or  07958 503078
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Pitches: 18
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 50 Reviews
                9/10 from 50 Reviews

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 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 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 <1 mile   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 <5 miles   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Dog Walk 

Reviews:  50 in total, now showing 43 to 48                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2009 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: The1daughter 1 review from this member

Lovely, obliging and very helpful owner.

Very well maintained toilets - regularly cleaned, freshly decorated and plenty of toilet roll. Hot water for the showers is by token. Do beware that they don't give very long at all so you may need at least 2 tokens to get a very speedy shower, especially in the mens. Showers are hot (with enough tokens) and clean.

Handy little washing up station with warm-ish water without tokens.

Just a quick walk round the corner to the 24hr Tesco extra if you forget anything.

The site is next to the main road, but as another reviewer said, it isn't too noisy.

Views of the sea, if you get the right position.

The only downside: a cockerel that likes to crow, especially ridiculously early in the morning, so if you are tenting you will certainly know it's time to wake up!

Would definitely return if the cockerel disappears and if the hot water for the showers was just included in the pitch price. With those 2 things, I would strongly recommend the site to others; may return despite the cockerel!

Date of Visit: October 2008 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Bunces 1 review from this member

We were recommended this site and booked in for an overnight stay. The owner was very friendly and helpful and we returned a couple of weeks later ready to enjoy another weekend. The road noise is not a problem - the site is clean and the utilities (and shop)made our stays comfortable.
Short walk into the centre of Whitstable and we managed to park so that we had a distant sea view when we woke! We cant wait for the site to open again in the spring and expect to be regular visitors!

Date of Visit: August 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Ucw03b 2 reviews from this member

Lovely friendly site owner, salt of the earth, he should be renamed bob the builder as everyone seems to be borrowing his tools. Very relaxed site with everything you need, no clubhouse which makes it more homely without all the the commercialised set up I have seen on other sites in Whitstable. Tesco's very handy for bits and pieces including the odd beer!

Cockerel has trouble telling the time, but he is great for given you and idea of how long before you need to get up without putting on a light to see the time! apparently he is only a youngster who will master it by next year???

Overall I would recommend this site to anyone, friendly homely with a great manager!

Thanks and see you soon.

Date of Visit: June 2008 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Deguowners 2 reviews from this member

An excellent site, we came here late on a Friday night after having visited another site in a less friendly area. The manger was welcoming and extremely helpful, even a welcome cup of organic tea!

The tent pitches next to the greenhouse were well placed, there is a busy road right by the site but noise is minimal, picnic tables by the pitches make a nice area to eat and shower facilities were well kept and the tokens reasonably priced.

The area was welcoming with a nice pub down the road (unfortunately I can't remember the name of it) local fish and chip shop well worth a visit or if you want a snack or any extra bits the tesco is useful as others have mentioned.

Wouldn't hesitate to re-visit this site.

Date of Visit: August 2007 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Paulypj 3 reviews from this member

This is a nice, small, friendly campsite. It has has good clean toilets, showers etc, and there are water points around the site for drinking etc etc. There are also geese, hens, and a large pond with goldfish to keep children entertained, and there are washing up facilities.

Negatives: The showers are operated by tokens, and the time duration for 1 token seems to vary from 1 minute to 5 minutes.
The hot water taps are dead.(i did notice that there was a coin box on the wall but there was no sign saying if it was to activate the hot water taps or what coins it accepts)
Also the main road was heard all night as it is very close to the site. I know people are saying it wasn't noisy, but it was noisy enough. Also you are overlooked by a few houses (which we did forget about most of the time so it wasn't much of as problem)

Positives: The site is really good. We did have a lovely weekend, and everyone else on the site was nice and friendly. The staff were very helpful, and there is a little shop on site. I would recommend this site to lots of people, and I only mentioned the negatives as that's what this site is for, to be honest about campsites so people get what they are expecting.
I likes the fact that there was cats, fish, hens and geese, and the old red telephone box gives the area a nice country feel.
There is also electric hook-ups on site and static caravans.
Oh.And the Tescos is handy too (and its one of them massive ones with a cafe and petrol station!)

Date of Visit: June 2006 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Ingers 7 reviews from this member

We are already planning a return to this site.

Some sites, have a manicured sterile feel where you can't relax, this friendly site it just the opposite. There are no Pubs or playgrounds on the site, just a relaxed friendly atmosphere.

Its a fairly small site, with a pond full of fish, a couple of cat wondering around and a cockerel, who luckily doesn't get up too early.

The toilets and showers are spotlessly clean, tokens are available for the showers from the small site shop, which also stocks one or two necessities.
But not to worry if you have forgotten anything, there is a big Tesco just next door.
You would think this would be a problem, but I did not even realise if what there until I had a wander looking for a local shop.

There is a washing up area on the touring site and a laundry on the static site.

The site itself is next to a road, but there is not much noise so its not a problem. Its a great base for exploring coastal Kent.

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