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Devizes Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Spout Lane
Nr Seend
Wiltshire   (Browse area)
SN12 6RN
Tel: 01380 828839
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Pitches: 100
Open: 01/01/2024 to 31/12/2024

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 149 Reviews
                9/10 from 149 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 
 No Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 No Shop   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 No Beach   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport   Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

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Date of Visit: November 2023 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Bessecar460 4 reviews from this member

 Great site wardens very helpful, amenities warm and very clean, good site for Bath Bristol and surrounding area.

Devizes a short drive away and well worth a visit.

Good walks on canal path which site backs onto.

Three Magpies pub a five minute walk away really good food but would advise to book. 

Date of Visit: October 2023 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Griffp 4 reviews from this member

 Nice welcome on arrival, shown to the pitch and we were ready to set up.

Flat pitches were welcome. It was relatively busy but quiet.

Canal walks next to the site. 30 minute walk to The Barge Inn in one direction, about a 90 minute walk to Devizes in the other direction.

The site was well cared for and the facilities were very clean. However, facilities may benefit from a bit of an update.

Will stay here again. 

Date of Visit: September 2023 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Nigel Rickard 46 reviews from this member

 Great site. Friendly staff. Good facilities. Would visit again.

Although the Devises to Melksham road runs past it is hardly a major highway. My impression was of a quiet site. Lots of wildlife, birds, rabbits and squirrels. The squirrels were particularly entertaining. Two minutes down the road the canal provides a ready made walking site.

The showers have two features I really like, a shower curtain to keep the outer area dry and enough hooks for ALL your 'bits and pieces'.

For me the Caen Hill Lock Flight is a must see. Devises and Melksham have supermarkets, Devises has more local shops. The Courts Gardens are worth visit. Bath is a must for shops and history. The Three Magpies is friendly and does good food. 
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Date of Visit: September 2023 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Kernow Camper 198 reviews from this member

 We had not stayed here for 5 years but knew we wanted to go back.

Lovely, friendly wardens. Great communication even before we got to site. We asked if we could have a pitch close to our friends and they allocated us next to each other.

Clean facilities but probably not enough for the number of pitches. Saying that we never had to queue.

Bins are only located close to the entrance/exit which was a bit of a pain.

Our pitches were close to the canal path, so could be a bit noisy at times (not the fault of the site). Our friends pitch next door to us, had a tree over hanging that literally touched the top of their motorhome. They didn't complain as they were only with us for 2 nights but it certainly needed/needs addressing.

Great pub almost next to the site - highly recommended, and another along the canal where you can sit with your pint and watch the barges glide by.

Easy walk/cycle ride to Caen Hill Locks (the highlight of the area) and further on into Devizes town.

The only real issue we had with this site was the amount of dogs that seemed to constantly bark - again not the fault of the site, just ignorant owners.

However, we will definitely visit again. 

Date of Visit: June 2022 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Booketta 55 reviews from this member

 This is a large site, nicely laid out like many French sites with hedges and separation. Privacy without being unfriendly.

Good facilities with a shower wand but still the silly buttons which need constant pressing for a decent shower.

Staff friendly. We were located near the facilities and you could hear the hand dryer in the night. We were also near the exit but this wasn't a problem.

There were one or two dogs that weren't supervised and were allowed to chase the rabbits.

We would return as the location is good. 


Date of Visit: June 2022 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 10 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: The doleys 1 review from this member

 Beautiful site well maintained, super pitches, fantastic location next to the canal and pub adjacent.

Great for touring the historic sights of Wiltshire.

Great dog walking opportunities.

Facilities spotlessly clean, however, the whole Facilities block closes from 10. 30 until 12 with no alternative Facilities to use.

Checkout is before 12, however if you are packing up and heading off and would like a freshen up or loo visit before you go then 10. 30 is your deadline ! 
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Date of Visit: April 2022  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Bilbo6 1 review from this member

 Fantastic site

Well situated to walk on the canal and explore the surrounding beautiful villages and towns.

Facilities very clean, showers could maybe a bit warmer

But a great place to stay. 
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Date of Visit: March 2022 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Ystalyfera 5 reviews from this member

 When visiting be sure to go for a plot away from the canal end.

We were allocated a plot and after heavy rain we were in almost a foot of water for two days. We moved plot to a dry spot.

Its a top class site otherwise 

Date of Visit: November 2021 Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 4 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Barpaul 1 review from this member

 Very pleasant site on the canal with excellent site wardens who are always willing to help.

Perfect for getting to the nearby towns of Devizes, Melksham, Trowbridge and the lovely National Trust Village of Lacock. 

Date of Visit: September 2021 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Retired couple
Reviewer: Basil5527 9 reviews from this member

 We really enjoyed our stay here, but the booking process was surprisingly frustrating and difficult.

We found it impossible to get prices before we actually made a booking and then found it impossible to check which if any discounts had been applied and whether we had made the booking correctly though we did then get the final price.

On arrival we found that the booking was correct but the club use a "Variable Pricing" system which means one cannot tell what the price will be online until after you have booked it.

The staff on site did print out some information which showed that over the 6 nights of our stay we were charged 3 different daily charges for the same pitch.

I was also disappointed that there was no waste recycling bins at this site which was in all other regards a smart clean well appointed site. Disappointing in 2021. 

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