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River Dart Country Park

River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7NP, England
+44 1364 652511
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Beautiful setting

visited for the second year in a row, 3 girlfriends with our children so 10 of us in all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
foodiegurl190730
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Perfect

Great place for families friends. We camped everything to hand. People friendly campers great. Eat... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
holidaypairWiltshire
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Located in the Dartmoor National Park the River Dart Country Park has an award winning campsite and is open daily from Easter to the end of September for fun and adventurous holidays and days out for families.Set in 90 acres, with lakes, parkland and woods with the majestic River Dart flowing through the Park it is the ideal place to stay or visit. Children can run and play on our Pirate Ship lake and Adventure Playgrounds and our on-site facilities cater for everyone. The Old Sawmill cafe offers a great range of food so mum can also have a break and our onsite shop stocks items for your BBQ! B&B accommodation is also available throughout the year and don't forget all guests have free access to the extensive adventure playgrounds for the duration of their stay. For those seeking more adrenalin fuelled fun there I sour Dare Devil activities including water zorbs, high ropes course, canoeing and kayaking - instructor lead activities - extra cost. Theres an adventure around every corner!
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7NP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

visited for the second year in a row, 3 girlfriends with our children so 10 of us in all. Excellent size pitches, clean showers/toilets, beautiful setting. Kids loved the river area and we had hot hot weather, it was like being in France, lovely! Visited...More

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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for your recent review of the park. Brilliant to hear that you all enjoyed your stay with us. Great to hear that you had lovely weather during your trip also! We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Best wishes,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place for families friends. We camped everything to hand. People friendly campers great. Eat on site in local pub. A little expensive but still good food. Toilets showers clean.

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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your recent review. We really appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Gareth

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros The staff were excellent and nothing was any trouble even helped to erect tent The camp site amenities were excellent and absolutely spotless Had a excellent meal in the restaurant nice portions were huge Cons When we arrived on Tuesday 26th June everything was...More

Thank Mark H
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is great to hear that our staff were helpful and that you enjoyed your meal, and the amenities also. The Old Sawmill is open on weekdays with breakfast being served between 10am...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to camp and relax, be it in a group or a couple. Facilities excellent and plenty for the kids to amuse themselves. Don't forget your bikes. Woodland playpark a must to tire the kids out and get their imagination working like...More

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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning! Thank you very much for leaving such a lovely review. I am extremely happy to hear that your visit to us was an enjoyable one! We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Gareth

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been many times for day trips but this weekend we did a weekend camp with our 3 and 6 year old children. Although this is undeniably a beautiful place to visit, with fabulous outdoor facilities we were bitterly disappointed with our camping experience....More

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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review regarding your recent stay. I'm sorry to hear that you were left disappointed with your camping experience due to noise. We do have the 11 pm noise curfew in place and try...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This campsite is one of our absolutely faves to visit in the summer months. It's just such a beautiful area, there is tonnes of activities for both adults and kids, there is a really nice bar/food places and a shop plus much more. We always...More

Thank Heathz1313
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon! Thank you very much for leaving such a fantastic review. Your feedback is invaluable to us and we always love to hear from our visitors. I have also just passed your comments onto the rest of the management team. Very happy to hear...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a weekend in May as part of a large party (29 people from 7 families) and couldn't fault our experience of River dart. The facilities were clean and of a good standard, the play equipment was Fabulous and the children of all...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is our favourite place to go camping. Last year our 2 year and ourselves had the best holiday and we have two booked for this year, with another addition to our family! Im sure she will love it as much as her big sister!!...More

Thank gwrs
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good morning! Great to hear that you had a lovely holiday with us recently and that River Dart Country Park is your favourite place to go camping. We really appreciate your kind words and look forward to welcoming you back next month for more fun!...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We spent the whole day here whilst the kids were playing they had a great time and we think it's a really good idea as well. We are interested in the camping as well.

Thank maxwellrm
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good morning! Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Brilliant to hear that you and your family enjoyed your recent visit to the park. We hope to see you again in future, possibly camping next time! Best wishes, Gareth

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This park is great fun - even for teenagers who let their guard down for the day! There are loads of things to slide on, jump off, and climb and there are assault courses for a bit of competition. The highlight was the lake with...More

Thank Donna D
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Donna A
13 June 2018|
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Response from Donna D | Reviewed this property |
Yes - as long as they don’t mind climbing getting a bit grubby and wet! I think even the most grumpy teenager would let their guard down here.
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Jayne K
7 May 2018|
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Response from DJRDevon | Reviewed this property |
Nearest one to the park is Bigbury on Sea about 15 miles a nice drive though through the countryside. Dogs are allowed all year round to the side of the beach
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sarah C
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Response from kellyrussell32 | Reviewed this property |
hi I know when we went last August that electric pitches were completely booked up. we have booked this year for 4 nights and it's costing us £240 . that's 2 adults and 2 kids. if u can take it own bikes then do as they... More
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