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Burrowhayes Farm Caravan And Camping Site
West Luccombe
Somerset   (Browse area)
TA24 8HT
Tel: 01643 862463
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Pitches: 120
Open: 01/03/2022 to 31/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 114 Reviews
                9/10 from 114 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 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming <5 miles   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding On Site   Cycle Hire <10 miles   No Golf   Tennis <5 miles 
 Beach <5 miles   No Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring <10 miles 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <5 miles  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: April 2022 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Mrs mouse 15 reviews from this member

 What a beautiful campsite. We wanted somewhere within about an hour of home for the Bank holiday weekend and the reviews were good so we booked to stay at Burrowhayes.

We will definitely return again.

Booking in was quick and we were given a choice of pitches, we choose a grass pitch with electric in the larger field. It was so quiet, just the sound of birds and the stream that borders the site.

The facilities block was well designed, the toilets and shower rooms were spacious, well lit, with plenty of toilets, a privacy cubicle and a cubicle with a deeper sink, possibly for bathing younger children or babies. There were a good number of sinks for washing or teeth cleaning.

The showers were great. No push button or pay on use, just turn on and adjust the temperature which was lovely and warm with a good pressure. The cubicles had a bench seat and were separated from the shower with a partition and also a shower curtain. All was kept very clean and tidy.

There was also a laundry room, disabled room and pot wash room in this same building. There was a washing line available to use alongside.

In the reception there is a little, well stocked shop. Horse riding is available at the site. Burrowhayes borders Horner Woods, we didn't walk there this time but intend to return and explore further. Its not far up onto Exmoor and Dunkery Beacon and also into Minehead. Porlock is in walking distance with some off road walking and the rest along country lanes, be aware some parts are very steep!

A very good campsite in a beautiful part of the country. 
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Date of Visit: October 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Extended family
Reviewer: Helenf 1 review from this member

 Wonderful friendly site. Quiet and not too large.

Clean and well laid out with spacious toilet block with showers, toilets, sinks with mirrors and a separate washbasin cubicle, and baby changing cubicle. Also facilities for the disabled, laundry room and indoor dishwashing area.

Well stocked shop with chilled, fresh and frozen foods available. Also horse-riding available on site.

Highly recommended. Ideal for walkers and lovers of country life. Hope to return! 

Date of Visit: April 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 10 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Robdor69 7 reviews from this member

 We have always liked the location and the way the site is managed.

We have camped here for over 34 years now and have always felt at home.

The newer fully serviced pitches suit us well now we are physically capable.

Mobile signals have always been a challenge here and continue to be so. Many would like this fact. 
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Date of Visit: April 2021 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Woolycomb 7 reviews from this member

 We’d often passed this site on our way to Horner Woods and thought it looked a good one to try and we weren’t wrong.

The owners & staff are all so friendly and helpful and the site is very tidy and clean. The toilets and wash cubicles were open with a one way system for Covid19. There are hand sanitizer units everywhere you need them to be, eg next to taps, chemical disposal etc.

I would say that the site was at about a third capacity when we visited on a two night, mid week break.

The first afternoon we walked into Porlock. Beware it’s a very steep walk back in one part and would be extremely dark at night so make sure that you take a torch.

The following day we walked from the campsite into the woods and straight up onto Exmoor with glorious views to the coast. We then dropped back into Horner Ancient woods and walked back via the tea rooms at Horner for a cream tea.

Whilst we were staying the site was very quiet in the evenings and the facilities always clean.

Will definitely return! 
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Date of Visit: October 2020 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Alanterri 59 reviews from this member



Facilities not used but looked well kept.

Friendly staff.

Well stocked shop and papers to order.

Good walking with dogs.

Peaceful in bottom field by river.

16 amp EHU.


Water logged pitch. Not their fault and Duck boards were provided. Good job we didn’t erect the awning!

Zero WiFi.

Zero mobile phone signal leaving us is in a complete black hole.

TV channels so basic as to be back in the 60s.

We wanted a fully serviced pitch but in fairness all taken. However the ones we saw were extremely close together. No screening between pitches, but I am sure they are legally compliant although a bit too close with social distancing🤪

I suspect WiFi May have been available near the facilities but it doesn’t cost much these days to run a wire and mast to the rest of the site.

The bottom field where I was only had one service station. More water pipes and disposal areas would be beneficial.

In conclusion I will not return. However at £20 per night we did enjoy very good value for money. For a few dollars more this site could rise to an excellent five star place. We are not all super fit these days and some of us do enjoy our FreeSat tv in the evening. 


Date of Visit: September 2020 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Cclcfc 18 reviews from this member

 Really lovely site. Nicely spaced pitches and very Covid safe. Lots of Sanitiser available at all waste and water areas.

Handy shop for provisions and you can order fresh bread and croissants for the morning (which we highly recommend as we had them on both days !).

Beautiful location in amongst woodland with many, many walks directly from the site. The walk in to Porlock itself takes about 20 minutes (a bit longer coming back as the hill is a killer !).

We walked down to Porlock Weir via the Woodland Walk one way and back via the marshes which was lovely for our dog. Everywhere very dog friendly with Pubs, cafes etc all allowing dogs in. We ate in the Top Ship and it was fantastic.

We will definitely be back ! 

Date of Visit: March 2020 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Yelsel58 4 reviews from this member

 Lovely welcome on arrival at the site on its first day of opening for the season.

Beautiful riverside location with some spacious hardstanding pitches. Toilet and shower block clean with plenty of hot water.

The owners and staff were all working hard with the final preparations for the forthcoming season and were friendly and approachable.

There are numerous walks from the site which is surrounded by National Trust land. Porlock - approx 1 mile away via a woodland walk - is a lovely village with shops, pubs, tea shops and a quaint church which is usually open to visit.

At a very difficult time with the coronavirus pandemic I wish Julian, Marion and all the staff the very best for the forthcoming season.

We stayed for 4 nights but will definitely return. 

Date of Visit: August 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: SymondsFamily 1 review from this member

 A beautiful site! Idyllic views and so peaceful. Ideal location to get away from the hustle and stresses of everyday life.

Julian was lovely, we had such a warm welcome and shown our pitch to set up on.

The facilities were clean with hot showers and a laundry room.

We wish we had booked for longer! Will definitely book again 
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Date of Visit: June 2018 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Uksmudge 3 reviews from this member

 We have just spent 2 nights as a family group with 3 tents, 6 adults and 2 kids. Site is amazing and very relaxed. Sitting within National Trust land (we were unaware of this at time of booking) the scenery is perfect.

The small stream running adjacent to the park gives a nice feel to the place too. As said before the site is on a gentle slope, but our pitch was flat enough that we didn't notice. Staff super friendly and happy for us to sort balance when we were settled.

Toilet block very clean, spacious and modern. No kids play area, but with the shallow stream, and relaxed nature to the fields, they have fun just being kids. Plenty of walks locally. Porlock only a mile away. Loads of horses next to the site. Wife did see a huge stag too, but I missed that one :(

Love to explore new sites, but this one is going on our return list. 

Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Bowls15 4 reviews from this member

 What an excellent campsite. Staff are so friendly and helpful and nothing is too much trouble. Facilities are great with the showers always hot.

It is quite a big site but it's so quiet and relaxing No children's playground but the kids just seem to make friends and love it on their bikes/scooters and playing in the stream that runs through the site.

It also has a stable yard and you can go on a 1/2 hour ride for just £12. 50. It is dog friendly and there are loads of different walks off the site, one up the lane leads to two little tea rooms (dog friendly) which are great.

Overall an excellent site will return next year 

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