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River Dart Country Park

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Great day but expensive

Came here with my wife and kids aged 9 and 7. We had a great day but be warned it is not a cheap... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
nutz31
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morecambe
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Good day out but expensive

We went here for the day with an 8 and a 10 yr old. You have to pay to go into the country park... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
wonkywarrior
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Eastleigh, 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...more
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River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7NP, England
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my wife and kids aged 9 and 7. We had a great day but be warned it is not a cheap day out. It cost around £50 to simply enter the park ( a tad ridiculous they charge dogs to enter )...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. We highly recommend taking advantage of our free day return within 7 days, this allows day visitors with a valid receipt, to return to the park for free, for a...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We went here for the day with an 8 and a 10 yr old. You have to pay to go into the country park which for 2 adults and 2 kids plus dog care in at just over £45 To go on the zorbing high...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Good morning, Thank you for your feedback. We recommend making the most of our free day return visit within 7 days, this is included in your day visitor entry price. It allows visitors to experience River Dart Country Park for a second time, for free!...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We camped last week with our 3 children. Being new to camping we booked here having no idea what we would get. We knew it would be busy and our children are still young. We asked for a quiet pitch and when we arrived that’s...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Good morning! What a fantastic review! It sounds as though your family had a very enjoyable stay with us, and had lots of fun in the process! That is exactly what we love to hear from our visitors, family fun is what we're all about!...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I have just returned yesterday from an absolutely superb camping holiday. Myself and my five year old daughter arrived in the campsite and were blown away by its beauty as we drove through to the reception, where we were welcomed warmly. We were assigned our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Good afternoon, Wow! What an incredible review, thank you for going into such detail with your comments. It is extremely helpful and great for other visitors to see also. I am very happy to hear that you had a superb camping holiday with us and...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We camped with two children (8 and 5) on an electric pitch in August for 3 nights. The pitch was really huge in a great spot on the edge slightly elevated from the rest of the field - a fantastic spot, albeit a little sloping...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Good afternoon, We always love to hear from our visitors and it is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are extremely lucky to be located in such a beautiful part of the country and always enjoy hearing from visitors that feel the...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Recommended by a friend and I admit I was sceptical. Didn’t seem much, and how is playing in a lake fun? How wrong I was, my two, 13 and 11 loved it, we stayed in B&B rather than camping. Breakfasts are great, evening meal is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Good morning Nigel, Thank you very much for your review. I'm incredibly happy to hear that you and your children enjoyed your stay with us. Your feedback is extremely helpful for us and our visitors! We hope to see you again! Best wishes, Gareth

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a 4 day camping trip to the River Dart Country Park, and already excited to return. Highlights included the Adventure Playground, Pirate Ship, Low Ropes and super fast slides. So many free activities for the whole family included with the price. Decided...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Good afternoon, What a fantastic review! Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback. I'm very happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable and we look forward to seeing you when you return! Best wishes, Gareth

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day of family fun, my 5 year old love it! The water activities are brilliant wetsuit and water shoes needed. climbing, slides, zip wires, assault courses in the woods and fort all excellent!! Great value for money!

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Good morning, I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We are all about non-stop family fun at River Dart Country Park! It's great to hear from you. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes, Gareth

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

What a great place! Visited twice in August - camping and using the adventure playgrounds, the pirate river, the rivers with our dinghy and the high-ropes. Excellent value for money on the food and activities too. The site is really clean, showers and toilets are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for such an excellent review. We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed both of your visits to us this month and hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, Gareth

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Great time had at the Park. We camped for 4 nights. Facilities on the park were great there’s a small shop that sold everything! The old sawmill served great food. The activities on site were great & there is plenty to do, some of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GarethRiverDart, Public Relations Manager at River Dart Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Good afternoon, Many thanks for taking time out to review the park. I'm extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and made the most of the activities on site! We look forward to welcoming you back! Best wishes, Gareth

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AndyL173
September 22, 2018|
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Response from GarethRiverDart | Property representative |
The Dart Fisheries Association welcomes paddlers on the river from 1st October.
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Kellymb78
September 21, 2018|
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Response from Anthony N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help, we brought our own
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Response from 937joc | Reviewed this property |
We were in the walled garden and the pitches were very generous. We have a camper and large awning and there was plenty of space.
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