River Dart Country Park

Holne Park, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 7NP

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River Dart Country Park in Ashburton, Devon has been the hub for fun-filled holidays for over four decades. Visitors return time and time again to enjoy outdoor adventure in over ninety acres of stunning parkland and playgrounds. Located within the beautiful Dartmoor National Park, the site has something for everyone.

Get back to nature at River Dart Country Park for an unforgettable holiday experience. Enjoy a break in the stunning Devon countryside surrounded by beautiful woodland, lakes, rivers and parkland. Visit for the day, stay on our multi-award-winning touring site or try our comfortable en-suite rooms in Holne Park House.

Guests staying at the Park have free access to our award-winning day visitor attraction. Outdoor adventure is what we do! Explore the Park’s Play Forts, Pirate Ship Lake, Assault Course, Pump Track and Freeride Area plus a whole host of exciting activities. Take on adrenaline-fuelled Dare Devil activities including High Ropes, Mega Zip Wire, Kayaking and much more. Led by some of the best outdoor activity experts in the UK, these experiences are perfect for those looking for heart-racing fun! (Dare Devil activities available at additional cost)

Experience our stunning site with your tent, motorhome or caravan. We offer generous sized pitches with fantastic facilities to help make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. There’s no better place to embrace the great outdoors with nights under canvas, open-air cooking and perhaps a little star gazing.

CHOICE OF PITCH

Electric, hard standing, standard.

DOG-FRIENDLY

2 dogs max per pitch

FREE HOT SHOWERS

CLOSE PROXIMITY TO PARK FACILITIES

PARK WIFI AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ON-SITE

WE LOVE BEING GREEN

We take great pride in being as green as we can. We have reduced our carbon footprint by over 80% since 2006. We produce our heat and power from renewable sources and use water from the river for our hydro-electric turbine to generate power. Our Biomass Boiler and District Heating Scheme replaced oil/LPG boilers. We supply amenity blocks with green electricity and we recycle cardboard, plastic and glass as well as composting food waste. Our Nature Quest gives kids a chance to learn about being environmentally friendly too. Explore the Park and learn about the importance of being green!

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR PITCH PRICE?
• Use of Adventure Playgrounds
• Sizable pitches
• Dedicated Campsite Wardens
• Modern and well-equipped amenity blocks
• Free water and hot showers
• Family Bathrooms
• Facilities for less able and young families
• Undercover washing up areas
• Secure barrier entry system
• Multiple recycling points
• Access to our on-site café bar & shop
• Tennis Courts (please bring rackets & balls)

River Dart Country Park is the perfect spot to explore all that Devon has to offer.  Our location based on the edge of Dartmoor National Park gives visitors easy access to plenty of great nearby attractions. Our unique setting is popular with walkers, cyclists and families looking to explore.  For those looking to enjoy the Westcountry sunshine, catch some waves or go rock pooling, there are several stunning beaches nearby. There are a number of other top attractions dotted around Devon to visit, or why not indulge in some retail therapy at the nearby cities of Exeter or Plymouth?

Unforgettable holidays start at River Dart Country Park!

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
269
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Pitch with electric£24.00 per pitch (2 people)
Pitch without electric£20.00 per pitch (2 people)

*Pitch includes two people, FREE entry to our extensive adventure playgrounds – our onsite award winning day visitor attraction. (Dare Devils not included)

Opening Times

River Dart Camping & Caravan & Country Park (17 May 2021 - 25 Sept 2021)

* River Dart Camping & Caravan & Country Park 17 May 2021 - 25 Sept 2021
* B&B accommodation is available during local school holidays. Please visit www.riverdart.co.uk for details.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for the Disabled

Catering

  • Bar
  • Food shop
  • Restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Accept children all ages
  • Children's play area - Extensive adventure playgrounds.
  • Facilities for children - Cots availiable, Highchairs available, Outdoor play area
  • Highchair

COVID-19 Response

  • Advance booking essential
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out
  • Contactless payment only
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Queuing system
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Virtual menus

Establishment Features

  • Calor/Camping Gas purchase/exchange service
  • Chemical disposal point
  • Countryside Location
  • Dedicated motor vehicle waste disposal point
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Drinking water supply
  • Electric hook-up points
  • Electric shaver point
  • Family Friendly
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Latest arrival time (24 hr clock) - 22:00
  • Launderette
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Pets accepted
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilets
  • Restaurant
  • Riverside
  • Showers
  • Total number of touring pitches - 185
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Family
  • Green
  • In countryside
  • Midweek breaks - Low and Mid season special offers available
  • Weekend breaks

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycle hire
  • Tennis court
  • Water sports facilities - Canoeing, zorbs (seasonal restrictions)

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - 200 Uncovered

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Contactless payment accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Activity breaks
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

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Road Directions

Within the Dartmoor National Park, yet only one mile from the A38 between Exeter and Plymouth near Ashburton, we are easy to find and conveniently located. Follow the brown tourist signs to the River Dart Country Park from the Peartree Junction on the A38 by Ashburton. Peartree junction is the second Ashburton junction when travelling from Exeter direction. Do not come off at the Linhay junction which takes you through the narrow streets of Ashburton - not ideal when towing a caravan!

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Awards

  • Devon TourismVisit Devon Awards - Gold Visit Devon Awards - Gold 2019
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2020
  • Green AwardsThe Rural Business Award - Winner The Rural Business Award - Winner 2019

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