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Galmpton Touring Park
Greenway Road
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
Tel: 01803 842066
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Pitches: 65
Open: 29/03/2021 to 04/10/2021

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 136 Reviews
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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point 
 Shop On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <5 miles   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   Outdoor Pool <5 miles 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis <5 miles 
 Beach <5 miles   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring <1 mile 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Jess2 3 reviews from this member

 Loved the site and the managers were really friendly and helpful.

The view from the site is incredible and the site is so well kept.

Would definitely return as it was one of the better sites we visited. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Jarecraven 6 reviews from this member

 Excellent site for good walks, great bus routes. Good place to explore Dartmouth, Torquay and surrounding areas. Good ferry, bus and on foot routes.

Not quite sure why no toilet/shower block, shop of information point/ leaflets. We have stayed at numerous sites since the recent opening all of which have at least offered toilet/ shower block and information point.

Went to Brixham local town where there is a Tourist information point but this too was very poor. So if your going here do your research before you go 
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Date of Visit: September 2019  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Cbrow3 1 review from this member

 Lovely position overlooking river Dart, easy to find.

Close to bus route.

Walk to train station & easy walk to Greenway.

Visited 7 NT properties in close proximity. 
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Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Reviewer: Dartgirl81 23 reviews from this member

 We've stayed here many times over the last few years, and have enjoyed it.

However as another reviewer (Flashdan) states it's time for a makeover and needs some money spent on it.

The showers are dated and need modernising. They look old and very utilitarian, old brown tiles, flimsy cheap shower curtains, and the block was damp, cold and smelly (maybe a blocked drain?) - for their charges (top dollar) a bit more luxury and decent quality fittings! Everything is an 'extra'

The hard standings need re-laying as they have lots of weeds and not a lot of shingle left.

You do (if you're lucky), have great river views, but obviously the view from a lot of pitches is obscured by tree's etc, but I guess the site can't do much about this.

The wardens work hard to keep the site clean and tidy, they are also helpful and friendly.

Think I'll give the site a miss, til it's been updated, and the facilities match their prices.

Although they usually give the generic reply that they are comparable with other sites in the area. Perhaps they need to go and have a look round these comparable sites. 

Date of Visit: September 2018 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Mikebs 5 reviews from this member

 One of our favourite areas to visit is the River Dart and the Galmpton touring park is a good base from which you can visit the area. The site is just outside the village of Galmpton and is accessed via a narrow lane but we didnít encounter any difficulties getting to site.

Access to site is restricted by a security barrier close to reception. Reception staff are very friendly and helpful as are the wardens. Reception has a small shop.

Pitches are on a terraced hillside, some with hard standings and some on grass. If you choose the right pitch there are lovely views back up the river and with a little luck you might get to enjoy a stunning sunset that can be had from here weather permitting.

We found the shower block to be clean at all times with plenty of hot water albeit from push button controls. Toilets and privacy rooms are available in this building. Some of the pitches can a little way from the toilet block.

The local village is a 10 minute walk away and has a small shop and pub. There is also a bus service available from here. Galmpton creek is just a short walk away and well worth visiting. If you get to speak to a local denizen there is some interesting WWII history to be had.

If you are a NT member then Greenway house is not too far away and if you walk you will pass over the steam railway line and station. The gardens overlook the river and the boathouse is at the riverís edge. Just on from here is passenger ferry, £2 per person, one way, which goes across the river to Dittisham.

A small village with pub and waterside properties. If you walk to the top of the village there are some great views of the river.

Further afield are Brixham and Berry Head, there is a nice cafť here.

Pitches can be a little on the expensive side especially in the high season but they occasional have a promotion and prices are more affordable.

EE mobile phone signal strong. Wi-Fi available. 


Date of Visit: August 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Srose1958 11 reviews from this member

 This is on our 'definitely will re-visit' list! The site was very clean & well maintained, as were the facilities; the toilets and showers were tip top!

The staff were extremely warm, welcoming and friendly, with a smile and an acknowledgement whenever we saw them.

All in all, a very enjoyable & hassle free stay! 

Date of Visit: August 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Irvine45 74 reviews from this member

 I have spend a week at this site. It is a very nice site with great views of the river Dart. Depending on your pitch the views of the river maybe obscured.

The staff are friendly and helpful.

The toilet facilities were clean but dated.

Most of the pitches for caravans slope steeply, so pitching was a real problem for me.

Would I go back? Probably not! 

Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Flashdan 10 reviews from this member

 My wife and I have just spent a lovely week in Galmpton and will say from the start the the staff were very friendly and helpful. The views of the river Dart are stunning and the sunsets were beautiful.

Unfortunately the site is due a make over, the showers had a 'sewery smell' and timers ranged from 6 to 24 seconds ! Both the hair dryers in the ladies were out of action and by the look of the signs had been for a while !

The drinking water tap near our pitch had almost more water coming out of the top than did the spout!

The hard standing lived up to its description, quite large (4 inch) sharp stones which even with an awning mat was uncomfortable to walk on, the pitches are too close together our neighbours were about four feet away having their lunch.

Bus and steam trains were about a mile away down and up quite steep hills, this is a very hilly area so if you have problems walking think again about Galmpton. Ball games are forbidden but rule not enforced !

Others we spoke to had similar feelings. 

Date of Visit: May 2018 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: MORREY 1 review from this member

 This is the most magical place to wake up to. The staff are so approachable, professional and nothing is too much trouble. Great site to stay with fabulous views and well kept grassed areas. Toilets are cleaned and regularly checked 3/4 times a day. The reception has essential goods and have a fabulous welcome. The toilets are looking a little tired, yet very clean and comfortable. Fish and chip van arrives on a Friday and Wednesday a pizza van arrives. Shamazeballs! Hairdryers in the toilets need to be fixed with decent blowers! Doggies are very welcome and they have their own closed off field for walkies etc and bins provided. No ball games which I think is great so no units etc can be damaged. Play area is great for the kiddies and safe. I have been a regular here for many years and am going back in 4 weeks time! Regular bus and my husband and I purchase a day rider for a fiver each which takes you anywhere.

The village shop has papers, cakes, booze, veg and dairy products, not too far. 

Date of Visit: October 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Hadvad 1 review from this member

 Just returned from spending two weeks at Galmpton. Nice clean site. Great view down the river Dart, from pitch 4. Toilets very clean and tidy. Our first time at this site but we shall return next year. Plenty of places to visit such as Greenway House and Greenway Quay where you can catch the ferry to Dittisham and Dartmouth save driving and parking. Would highly recommend. 

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