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Visitor Reviews - Widdicombe Farm Touring Park

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Widdicombe Farm Touring Park
The Ring Road
Compton
Torquay
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
TQ3 1ST   See Map
Tel: 01803 558325
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Pitches: 200
Open: Mid March To End October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 107 Reviews
                8/10 from 107 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 
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 On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <10 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding   Cycle Hire   Golf <5 miles   Tennis 
 Beach <10 miles   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport 

Reviews:  107 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: REDROB 5 reviews from this member

The whole set up at the site is perfection. The staff are friendly, sociable and very helpful, as were the groundsman. The on site restaurant serves gorgeous meals ( Sunday Carvery was delicious). Gordons Bar is a lovely place to chill out and relax in the evening.

All the amenities were spotless regardless of the time of day, we even saw staff cleaning the Toilet/Shower block late in the evening.

We found all the other people on the site very friendly, very chatty despite being the only couple in a tent for most of our stay.

Torquay, Paignton and Brixham are all only a short drive away.

All in all a great place to stay and for the price I would be surprised if you would find any site that would match it in the area.

Thanks to all at the site for making our visit so memorable. See you next year!

Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Heather2 3 reviews from this member

Very noisy road noise site as right next to a dual carriageway, quite a dangerous exit as fast moving traffic.

Clean facilities.

Shop and bar opening hours quite restricted.

As I am disabled I booked by phone to ensure being near to toilet block. Checked again when booking in to be told it was just behind pitch. Only after pitching and putting up awning did we find it was a fair way away up slope and steps. Too much trouble to move pitch.

Dog walk field VERY small and nowhere nearby to walk.

Lots of places to visit nearby by car

Wouldn’t go again

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Sueandbilly 5 reviews from this member

Came back again this year for 2 weeks, beautiful weather, fabulous site, spotlessly clean toilets and shower blocks, good food in 'Poppy's' Staff are most helpful especially Sandy.

Great club house, 'The Hay Loft', evening entertainment is brilliant, especially the two singers/comedians, Allen Roberts and Andy Oakley, when Andy holds court, there is not a dry eye in the house, be warned take a hanky with you to mop up the tears of laughter.

We will definitely return again next year.

My only gripes are, the toast for breakfast in 'Poppy's' needs to be toasted, as at the moment it comes on the plate looking very pale.

The toilet waste is just a tiled hole in the ground, so you need to bend yourself in double to get the cassette nozzle close enough to the hole, other wise your feet and legs get splashed with the contents of your cassette, as many of the caravanners on site are of senior years they may not be as flexible as the younger ones.

The fully serviced pitches have a toilet bowl at their disposal for cassette waste so why is this not the case elsewhere?

Finally why do we have to pay an extra premium to hold your chosen pitch on top of the pitch fee plus a booking fee as well, smacks of greed I feel.

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Tilly and Taz 2 reviews from this member

Good site, very friendly and helpful staff, lovely toilets and showers - nice and clean and wonderful size of shower cubicles, only negative comment I would make is the gravel, really need to take a lump hammer as hard to get pegs in and soil is rather messy if it has rained as it leaves a not very nice colour on ground sheets

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Patriciag 2 reviews from this member

We have visited this campsite several times and always received the same friendly welcome. The staff are very helpful and will go out of their way to make your stay a happy one.

The pitches are cleverly arranged into four areas which are terraced and therefore lends itself to some lovely views over the countryside.

The utility blocks have recently been refurbished with walk in type showers with plenty of hot water. These facilities are always kept spotlessly clean.

There is a small shop and a cafe which serves reasonably priced tasty meals to eat In or take-away. There is also a bar with entertainment every night, ranging from bingo, karaoke and some very good singers and comedians. Being an adult only site means you have the best of both worlds. Relaxing peaceful days and wonderful entertainment at the bar in the evening.

Finally it's very easy to get to without having to drive through narrow lanes and it's also close to many interesting places to visit such as Paignton, Torquay, Brixhm, Totnes and much more.

I would not hesitate to recommend this site to anyone visiting the south west.

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Carlydeb 4 reviews from this member

We have just spent 3 nights here on our way back from Cornwall. The site is easy to access, staff are friendly. The site itself is tired, the pitches are cinder type surface which walks into your outfit. The pitches are reasonable size but lined up and facing into the person opposites window. The pitches are steep terraces so not a very attractive outlook. We had a serviced pitch which had a water tap and drain on, however next to our pitch was a toilet surrounded by a wooden fence which was the chemical toilet emptying not the prettiest of scenes! The back of our pitch was a motorway crash barrier! That ran the full length of the pitches. Toilet block was immaculate very spacious cubicles and spotlessly clean. Poppys restaurant was brilliant the food was 5 star, very well priced and delicious good menu and wine. The club/pub is dated has a horrid black ceiling with millions of white fairy lights in it and Xmas lights and holly on the bar in June???? The pub is not dog friendly entertainment takes priority over everything else.

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