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Visitor Reviews - Ladram Bay Holiday Park

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Ladram Bay Holiday Park
Budleigh Salterton
Devon (South)   (Browse area)
Tel: 01395 568 398
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Pitches: 200
Open: March 16th - November 5th 2018

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 94 Reviews
                8/10 from 94 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 
 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 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool On Site   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf <5 miles   Tennis 
 Beach On Site   Watersports On Site   Boat Launch / Mooring On Site 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Seaside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <1 mile 

Reviews:  94 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: MickEN8 2 reviews from this member

Friendly staff all work extremely hard. Good variety of entertainment, all geared up for young kids. Food in the restaurant is great quality, especially the Sunday carvery. Quick service in the bars! Honestly canít fault the place. The beach is great. Beach shack has great range of snacks all reasonably priced. Had lots of fun crabbing and kayaking. Also friendly fisherman sells cracking lobsters and crabs!

Tent pitches are well laid out on shelves, loads of room. Shower blocks are superb, very clean, great laundry room. The place is spotless. Mini market has everything you need, reasonably priced too. The Jurassic coast is amazing, make sure to take a cruise from Stuart line cruises in Exmouth! Fabulous

Date of Visit: July 2018 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Cornishartist 2 reviews from this member

We had a wonderful time here on this campsite. Great showers, clean and modern. Entertainment was great, very child friendly site. Staff were really helpful and very friendly and smiley. Definitely would stay there again.

Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Davenic 7 reviews from this member

Went to Ladram Bay for 6 nights in September, camping pitches are on a series of ledges so everyone gets a sea view, pitches are flat with grass and a gravel road in front for car access, all pitches have hook-up and water with a drain. Two sets of toilet blocks less than 3 minutes walk from pitches, 1 which was a modern block, we used both blocks and preferred the older ones due to how powerful the showers were, both blocks have touch screen shower controls with the new block having touch screen heating controls. Both blocks were spotlessly clean all the times we went no matter what time day or night and were both well stocked. Fish & chip shop was only open 5pm-9pm as off peak season but food was excellent quality and reasonably priced. Another plus point is the excellent swimming pool 20-25 metres long by 8-10 metres wide with a separate toddlers area with a small slide, complex also includes a sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and a gym. The site is situated on the South West coastal path and has stunning views of the coast towards Sidmouth (3-4 miles) and Budleigh Salterton (4-5 miles). We didn't use the beach facilities due to the time of the year but again a stunning setting if you get the weather.

Date of Visit: July 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Fran1000 12 reviews from this member

If you want to camp somewhere where you never have to leave the site, this would be perfect for you. It's like a small town: it has a pool, kids' entertainment, (expensive) supermarket, bars, fish & chip shop, restaurant, cabaret and direct access to the beach.

And it is huge. There must be around 150 camping pitches, but most of the site is 'holiday lodges'. They surround the pitches, cascading down the sides of the valley. There had been recent ground clearance works at the top of the site, and a large new building almost completed, which led me to think that the site is being expanded even further (online satellite image appears quite out of date). It felt more like a housing estate than a campsite, campers seemed to keep themselves to themselves.

Staff were pleasant and professional, but in a rather 'corporate' way, reminiscent of a hotel chain (not helped by the fact that they wear uniforms that make them look as though they should be behind the counter of a high street bank!). Motorhome/caravan pitches were all in one section of the site, on hardstanding, and all had EHU, water and waste water drain. The site was terraced, and the shower/toilet block was in the centre of this area. The steepness of the site meant that some campers needed to use their cars to get to/from the facilities.

The shower/toilet facilities were plentiful, free, modern and very clean. However, they were already showing signs of poor maintenance (eg, loose hooks in partitions in showers and mastic peeling away). This was also reflected in the grounds: the grass was clearly cut very regularly, but weeds, including brambles, around the pitch perimeters had been left untended.

For the prices charged, I would expect better attention to routine maintenance. The £28 we paid may not have been expensive for a hardstanding pitch with EHU, but grass and no EHU was not an option. However, two cyclists sharing a small tent were charged £25 for the night, which I felt was very dear.

Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Wendywoocam58 1 review from this member

Excellent site with fantastic views over the coast. Toilet facilities were spotless at all hours and in all weathers, in fact the whole site was spotless. The staff in Reception, Restaurant and shop were all polite, friendly and helpful. The staff in the bar were exceptionally friendly and made my Daughter's holiday with their cocktails!

Good spot to visit lots of attractions and the village of Otterton is beautiful. Nearest supermarket in Exmouth but good local shops close by.

The only thing missing for me was a plug in the toilets for hair straighteners. Thanks Ladram we will be back !

Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Chis5 3 reviews from this member

We just got back from our holiday to Ladram bay Holiday park and well it was fantastic! Everyone there we so lovely and polite and very helpful from the minute we arrived they towed our tiny freedom Jetstream caravan up to the pitch with a tractor as steep going up to pitch but DON'T let this put you off as it not as bad as you may think. The site had its own beach which was amazing! The shop was full of everything and very good prices was cheaper than our local shop at home (NEWCASTLE)! The fish and chip shop was very nice as it was only 2 minutes walk from beach so could have fish and chips on beach. The caravan site itself as on a hill and the caravans where on dropped levels and quite a steep walk up to caravans and toilets but worth it for the beautiful sea view. Toilet block we had to use as we where on the Ridges where very modern, immaculate and clean, constant hot water, didn't have to touch taps or shower as all done my had motion sensor, they never ran out of toilet paper as that is my pet hate.

There was plenty for children too, lovely big park near the bar and restaurant so parents can sit and have a cold on one on the huge balcony while they watch the kids in park.

Large swimming pool, amusements, pool or snooker table they both look the same to me, bowling alley just small with 2 lanes. Most the small kids loved the rock pooling nets, buckets, rods, dingy's etc available to buy at the shop on the beach. You can even hire a boat and other sea worthy devices.

Beautiful chocolate box villages all around and lots of beaches and gift shops.

Would go again in a heart beat! 10/10

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