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Exe Valley Caravan Site
Mill House
Somerset   (Browse area)
TA22 9JN
Tel: 01643 851432
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Pitches: 50
Open: 18/03/2022 to 17/10/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 209 Reviews
                9/10 from 209 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Not Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers 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   Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop On Site   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing On Site   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 Beach <10 miles   Watersports <5 miles   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 Riverside Pitches   Public Transport On Site  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: April 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Sarah6 1 review from this member

 Fantastic riverside site, level pitches. Spotless facilities. Well stocked shop and off-licence.

Lovely dog walks, local pub.

What more could you ask for. Xxx

We will definitely be back. Thanks Tonia. Xxx 
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Date of Visit: September 2021 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Stuee 21 reviews from this member

 A return visit after some years.

Several improvements and it was immaculately kept.

The extended dog walking area up to the pretty watery grotto was delightful.

The welcome was effusive and we just managed to access their little shop before it closed at 1730. ( It was late season)

Plenty of space and options to pitch. We camped right on the Riverbank hearing the burble of the stream and watching the dippers dart.

Toilet facilities were luxurious but subject to COVID conditions.

The biggest issue was not of the campsites' doing. The pub was Closed! ( Staffing issues. )

The sites location is quite isolated from civilization and steep access on foot (or indeed vehicular) limits options for walks. 
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Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: France 1 review from this member

 We loved the site, our tent was by the river and it was very peaceful.

The site is very well maintained, toilets and showers are spotless.

Other campers were quiet and considerate. Great location. 

Date of Visit: August 2021 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Dolores99 12 reviews from this member

 Things we like: pitches are good size, the landscape, the dog walking area, the benches scattered around, the dragon in the stream, no kids, free WiFi and TV cable thingy.

Things we don't like: the high price for the pitch (over 30 quid), the signs everywhere, impersonal customer service, the lawnmower noise (every day for at least an hour), the road noise, the poorly stocked camp shop (no fresh sausages, no breakfast pastries, no finger buns, no tea towels, no foot pumps), just stuff you'd expect from a campsite shop, no visit from the chip van, queuing for showers and toilets.

The site is running at full capacity (50 pitches x £32pn), yet still having very strict covid restrictions (2 showers and 2 toilets). Shouldn't the capacity reflect the facilities available? 
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Management response: We are sorry you did not enjoy your visit, and quoted a number of facts which are not correct.

The price for your pitch, including electric hook-up, a large tent, TV socket and cable, one dog, and wifi, for 7 nights in high season should have been £189. This is an average of £27.00 per night (not £32.00) and you will find very few other 5 star campsites that charge less.

The lawnmower takes about three minutes to cut one pitch, and we cut the pitches after they have been used – about 6 grass pitches per day. There is an ’hours of use’ log on the machine which confirms this. No doubt when you arrived you appreciated being able to have a pitch on which the grass had been cut. Did you look at the state of the grass when you left after your 7 nights? It would have been yellow and long around the edges: quite unacceptable for the next arrival.

We also dislike having too many signs, but our Covid pandemic precautions dictate otherwise. We make no apology for retaining many covid precautions on the campsite, and the vast majority of our guests agree. We have limited our facilities to 5 showers, 5 toilets and 2 urinals (not 2 showers and 2 toilets), whilst most of our guests have caravans or motorhomes with the option of using their own facilities.

For a campsite of our size we cannot have a shop that resembles a departmental store and the Exmoor National Park Authority would not allow it. As you say it has ‘just stuff you’d expect from a campsite shop’. Our aim is to be able to supply local food, alcohol , and camping accessories that are most in demand, and all at sensible prices.

Date of Visit: July 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 8 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Archer750 5 reviews from this member

 I must say that the staff were excellent, tried to do everything asked of them, we were with another couple and were pitched next to each other.

Shower and toilet blocks were very well kept, pitches maintained to a very high standard, usually mown as soon as a pitch is vacated.

The site is very quiet and picturesque, superb for a quiet getaway.

There are some nice walks from the site, but some are not very well signposted.

Only 25 minutes from Minehead if you want a bit of seaside and shopping.

Would definitely return. 


Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 5 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Poppit1953 2 reviews from this member

 We stayed here a couple of years ago and have now rebooked to stay again.

It’s a lovely site handy for everything. Polite pleasant and helpful.

Looking forward again to staying for the second time. 😍😍 
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Date of Visit: June 2021 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 1 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Kensingtongreen 116 reviews from this member

 A delightful and very pretty site - however, be aware, whether travelling from North or South that there is a long and winding narrow approach on the main road. That being said we were welcomed with a cream tea!

The pitches are all sloping and the hard standings are quite short. It would be difficult without chocks. The pitches are quite close together. Free wifi is strong. Adults only. £23 pn.

The Badgers Holt pub at the gate was closed and looked derelict. If it is closed for good it's a long way to get something to eat.

There is a fish and chip van calling each Wednesday evening, a wet fish stall on Wednesday mornings and a cake stand each Saturday.

Very friendly and helpful Manager. 

Date of Visit: May 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Sirrick 4 reviews from this member

 A nice quiet site set in a beautiful location next to the river Exe.

The facilities are clean and have plenty of hot water.

There are plenty of places to visit nearby including Tarr steps and Dunster castle.

The only thing that one could fault is the tight turn of the main road and the site entrance. 

Date of Visit: May 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: KECMA 14 reviews from this member

 Despite the wet weather weather we had a lovely few days on this site. Thankfully we had a hard standing, we watched the rising water level of the river from our windows but were given reassurance that flooding was a very rare event on the site.

The facilities were arranged to comply with COVID restrictions which appeared to be working well but we we only needed the fresh water and disposal points. The chemical disposal point was very good, undercover well constructed and had hand washing and cleaning facilities.

Tonia was genuinely helpful and welcoming and the site was well laid out and maintained. We followed one of the walks that were printed out for us but when we got to Winsford, the pub, tea room and toilets were closed so we walked back along the fairly quiet road most of the way. 

Date of Visit: April 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Fortsmith 3 reviews from this member

 Site is well laid out and well maintained and the staff are helpful.

This was our second visit and as luck would have it we had lovely weather, so I was happy going out walking with my dogs from the site everyday.

Due to lockdown restrictions all the local pubs were shut, which curtailed our activities some what.

I was quizzed on arrival about our sunshade awning, and whether we were going to use it, as they would no doubt have charged for it, I found paying £1.50 per dog per day rather excessive (We have three).

Nice site in good location, just be aware when leaving, it is a steep and sharp turn onto the main road. 

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