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“Fantastic !!!!”

River Dart Country Park
Ranked #2 of 11 things to do in Ashburton
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed June 17, 2015

What more can i say we spent last Saturday with family and friends some of us camped ,very clean camp site clean toilets and washing area loads of space around your pitch not cramped in like a lot of sites in Devon .
The play area is huge loads of fun for all (think the grown ups took over the rides lol )
Well done to all the staff 100%

Thank kevinc728
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Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from a short break camping at river dart and have to say it's a fantastic place to visit. The children enjoyed a massive adventure (mummy and daddy also loved being big kids). The facilities were clean and very well maintained. We ate in the sawmill and the food was lovely. Only thing we felt could be improved is the design and decor of the sawmill as it felt very clinical American diner with the upvc celing and cafe style tables, we were expecting a cosy rustic pub as the name the old sawmill suggested. Our pitch was also placed among a large group of 6/7 other tents who were all together leaving us feeling a little like intruders. These are just minor comments though and would not deter us from returning. Overall we had an amazing time.

1  Thank rothster
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Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Spent a week at this site in a caravan and couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. Our 3 year old daughter absolutely loved it here as there was always something here to do. From playing on the parks, swimming in the lake and playing in the arcades. The toilets were always clean and the showers were always hot. The staff on site were brilliant and very friendly. We ate at the on site restaurant (Sawmill) one night and the food was amazing one of the best (and biggest) burgers I have had in a while and plenty for your money. Will definitely be returning to the site in future and would certainly recommend it to others.

4  Thank Tom G
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Reviewed June 3, 2015

We recently stayed at this camp site over half term. It was very busy and there were large groups of families with teens and tweenies that played loud music until 10pm at night. There were also couples and groups making a noise, loud laughing etc until midnight. I think they wanted a festival feel to the place. The toilets kept running out of loo roll and soap and weren't cleaned very often. Dogs had to be kept on leads at all times even in the woods on the outskirts of the camp which was no fun for my collie. So if you want a peaceful stay on the edge of Dartmoor - this is not the place.

3  Thank kt s
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Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

This is quite a local attraction but not visited since I was a child. Visited on 31st May as a group of 10 & we had a lovely day. The whole site is maintained to a high standard, every where is clean & the gardens are gorgeous. Helpful & friendly staff. We will be going back again & hoping to do a few nights camping there too. Would certainly recommend

Thank BeccaElward
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