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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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Fab camping trip

This campsite is one of our absolutely faves to visit in the summer months. It's just such a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Heathz1313
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Camping weekend

We stayed for a weekend in May as part of a large party (29 people from 7 families) and couldn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kellylwinchester
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Plymouth, 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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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7NP, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago 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 1 week 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 1 week ago 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Spend a lovely Easter break here. Despite the rain and mud we all had a great time. Good campsite facilities. Clean, well maintained toilets and nice hot showers. Kids thoroughly enjoyed the park and all it had to offer. A special thanks to Charlie who...More

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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Good afternoon! Many thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. It sounds as though you and your family had a great time with us during the Easter break! I will pass your feedback to Charlie and the rest of the team. We hope to...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Arrived am sat 24th march, great facilities and so much to do for children and teenagers we had lunch in the cafe and got our car parking free?,it was the most awful day rain and sleet but the children loved it, good deal in the...More

Thank Anthony N
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hello Anthony N, Many thanks for your review. Brilliant to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to the park, regardless of the unpredictable British weather! As you have mentioned, lots of returning visitors enjoy the benefits of our annual membership passes. With day visitor...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

I visited on a sunny but cold day this week to explore and recce for the coming summer! The most random thing that happened was my dog flushing a pheasant and it then flying full speed into a tree and knocking itself out! ‘Just like...More

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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2018

Good Afternoon, Many thanks for your review. I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at the park. We always love to hear from visitors that enjoy exploring our site (even if a particular pheasant didn't enjoy it so much that...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

This place has been a favourite for so money years since I was I child and now I’ve watched my children grow up going. We have been just for Sunday lunch with free entry, we have been just for the day, we have camped long...More

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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2018

Hi Kaunaz, Thank you so much for your review. I am very pleased to hear that you and your family enjoy spending quality time together at the park. We take great pride in ensuring that all our visitors have a fantastic time and we love...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful camping holiday. Was so nice that our kids actually left our sides and went off round the park on their own. Very safe and friendly for older kids. Obviously there's a log of streams rivers eye so u wouldn't leave youngsters but...More

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GarethRiverDart, General Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

Good afternoon kellyrussell32! Thank you for sharing your feedback. It's great to hear that your whole family thoroughly enjoyed your holiday with us. We look forward to seeing you next year when you return! Best wishes, Gareth.

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Donna A
June 12, 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
May 6, 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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