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Old 05-12-2012, 08:40   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know of a site that we can stay for 7 days over Christmas. Our only needs are a toilet/shower block and ehu.
We are visiting our daughter in Taunton so it can be up to 10 miles away.

Cornish farm where we normally stay are taking a break over Christmas before anyone suggests it.
Any suggestions considered
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Have just checked ukcampsites.co.uk and found these three

Waterrow Touring Park
Wiveliscombe
Taunton
Somerset
TA4 2AZ

Tel: 01984 623464
Pitches: 50
Open: Open All Year




Waterrow Touring Park is exclusively for adults and is situated in a tranquil valley surrounded by beautiful countryside close to Exmoor. There are 38 all-weather hardstandings for caravans and motor






Quantock Orchard caravan Park
Flaxpool
Crowcombe
Taunton
Somerset
TA4 4AW





Tel: 01984 618618
Pitches: 77 pitches and Holiday Homes

Open: Open All Year




AWARD WINNING family run touring park offers the idyllic setting for your camping holiday in the beautiful Somerset countryside. Our park is immaculate and we are proud to have won many accolades incl






Holly Bush Park
Culmhead
Taunton
Somerset
TA3 7EA





Tel: 01823 421515
Pitches: 40

Open: Open All Year



Holly Bush Park is a quiet, peaceful site, situated in the beautiful Blackdown Hills, a designated AONB. There are some fantastic herepath trials almost from our doorstep which are perfect for walkin
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Cornish Farm run by EddieVanbitz is a fantastic award winning site in Taunton. http://www.cornishfarm.com/. We've stayed their a couple of times, it's a really nice site
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Don't be tempted by Holly Bush Park.
We stayed there 2 years running during cold weather both times.
First year water supplies were frozen up with just one very slow tap in the laundry room.
Our consolation was the charming Olde Worlde pub up the road.
2nd year was worse. Owners were uncaring, pitch was in deep snow and invisible. Water again rubbish and prices had gone up 4 pn above the advertised price.
The pub had bombed was freezing cold and only one beer for sale.
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Don't be tempted by Holly Bush Park.
We stayed there 2 years running during cold weather both times.
First year water supplies were frozen up with just one very slow tap in the laundry room.
Our consolation was the charming Olde Worlde pub up the road.
2nd year was worse. Owners were uncaring, pitch was in deep snow and invisible. Water again rubbish and prices had gone up 4 pn above the advertised price.
The pub had bombed was freezing cold and only one beer for sale.
We were just about to book that site, when did you stay?
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http://www.southsomersetholidaypark.co.uk/home

Never been here, but when I lived up that neck of the woods, they seemed to have always been busy all year, and had something going on around christmas time. Seemed pretty busy place.

You'll be around 15-20mins from Taunton.
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Cornish Farm run by EddieVanbitz is a fantastic award winning site in Taunton. http://www.cornishfarm.com/. We've stayed their a couple of times, it's a really nice site
Thanks Jim we are sat at Cornish farm now, he is shut over Christmas

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Christmas 2009 and 2010.

Up to May this year (2012) the pub was still under refurbishment.

Check out UKCampsites for reviews which appear ok, but....

BTW the shower block was very cold and the water, if available, was not very warm.
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