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|I dont know if the same people own this site as on good friday 2015..I arrived at midnight on the friday in pouring rain and just parked on a pitch..after traveling in pouring rain for 4 hrs I wasn't in the best of moods and just wanted to park up...unfortunately I was parked in a bay at a slight incline..and getting the motor home out of the bay was, well you can imagine..with the help of the owner I made there nice turf into a ploughed field..I do apologise..the bloke was great and understanding|
|Brilliant site, Declan is so welcoming, loved the home made sausages & free range eggs. Unfortunately we were only staying one night but will definitely be back. |
|Booked glamping for the misses and let's say she was knocked for six! Initially her laughter was not of joy but after settling in and after a few Vinos she was won over by not only the eccentric but endearing host Declan but the views and facilities were first class! Got to take time out to meet Bruce, the larger than life stallion pig and btw the sausages are superb! Fresh eggs and local pub were a delight. Hope to return in the future with our essex brigade! Great times thanks for having us X |
|Well what can you say but WOW.. ITS JUST BEAUTIFUL.. rolling hills after rolling hills.. we loved this place so much we have booked our honeymoon here .. its a little slice of heaven ..can't wait to come back your amazing at what you do guys . Thanks for having us x|
|Stored our van in their secure compound for 2 years and used the camp site for numerious holidays.Briliant site in a brilliant location,never to busy or overcrowded,good views across the moors.Declan & Sarah always ready to Help with any problems.we are sorry to have to leave,finding the traveling a bit much these days so have moved a bit closer to home.Thank you Declan & Sarah.Will miss you
All at The Old Rectory.
|Never camped before. Stayed in a pod. Will definately return. The pod was clean. The facilities were spotless. The dog walking area a godsend as our 15 year old dog cant go through thr night with out a pee. Thankyou for the warm welcomw|
|What a fantastic campsite. Declan and Sara were so friendly. The small holding was great as were the free range chickens and ducks. The facilities were well maintained. We stayed in one of the 4 pods which have lighting, a heater, a decked area and a picnic table. We will definately be coming back.|
|With our family with 2 kids we stayed for 9 nights in July/August. A long stay gets you the best spot, with views over the moors.
Warmly recommended. Especially if you like peace and quiet, chicken and ducks and fresh eggs and excellent sausages.|
|Stayed for 9 nights in July/Aug The owners Declan and Sara were very welcoming, our grandchildren and there parents joined us for 4 days and they also enjoyed their visit, especially the ride in the trailer to see the pigs, chickens, and ponies.|
|Stayed for 12 nights in July, for our second visit. Again you cant fault Declan and Sara. Just very helpful and friendly, make you feel at home. Got to meet the new piglets(less than 24hrs old). Perfect site for our young family our 2 yr old loves it. Will return next year. |
|This is a gem of a site but the real diamonds are Declan and Sarah. They are always to hand and cannot do enough to help, doesn't matter if you are just passing through or are a regular.|
|Stayed for 4 nights the beginning of June. Declan and Sara are very welcoming. Tranquil site you can't help but relax. The fresh eggs and sausages are to die for. Would definitely return and recommend to all, family friends and work colleagues. |
|Had a lovely stay in the May half term. Great site and facilities and very welcoming hosts. We had a very large trailer tent that we had no problem fitting onto the secluded pitches. Thank you very much and e look forward to coming back again and have recommended the site to others.|
|We stayed in 2015. Our first camping holiday as a family and have just booked to return in 2016. Peaceful site very family friendly. Perfect base for exploring Devon and Cornwall. And the sausages are the best I've ever tasted.|
|Loved our stay here. We stayed in one of the Pods for a weekend break. The facilities were well maintained and clean. The owners Sara and Declan are very friendly and hospitable. They showed us around the site and showed us around the animal pens where we met Peggy the pig who is due to have piglets.
We will definitely be coming back again.|
|Stayed for 2 nights in one of the Pods. Even though it was February, the pod was cosy and warm. Great site - good location, clean and plentiful facilities and a friendly and knowledgeable owner (Declan). Would definitely stay again.|
|We had a fantastic stay at the Old Rectory last Summer - this is a real gem of a site and Sara and Declan are the perfect hosts. Can't recommend it enough and we are looking forward to returning again this year - thanks and see you soon!|
|What a 'Gem' of a site, we have spend Christmas there, and enjoyed it so much even with the bad weather. the site is situated on the Devon and Cornwall boarders so perfect for exploring both counties, pitches are huge all hedged for privacy, a tenting field with superb views,also 'Pods'available. very good facilities , washing/drying machine, fridge and freezer all supplied. Chickens and Ducks wondering around really give you the feel of countryside living.This site is Magic, we cannot wait for summer. Declan and Sarah the owners are also caravanners , so you know you are getting the very best. Many thanks to you both, see you soon. |
|Nice, well equipped and lovingly maintained site with great views. Owners are very friendly and helpful|
|A gem. Good-sized pitches with electric if you want it, free wifi, clean loos and above all a really lovely welcome. Child and dog friendly and with stunning views.|
|Thank you for a lovely stay at your site. We enjoyed seeing the animals, and also the peace and quiet was lovely. Washing machine and dryer very good value. Site well maintained, with good facilities. |
|We stayed in the holiday cottage and it was fantastic!! It has everything you need and more. The owners are extremely friendly and welcoming. They have all the local info you could need and further a field. All the great attractions are within a 40min drive. The site is extremely well looked after. They supply fridges, freezes, Wifi, you name it, they have it. At a very reasonable price you can even buy free range eggs and bacon from animals reared on the site. 3 Spaniels, a 10 month old boy, Mum and Dad highly recommend The Old Rectory.|
|Thank you for a fantastic week. Sarah and Declan are lovely hosts, we were shown round on our arrival and made to feel most welcome, even with our medieval tent and camp gear. Superb views across the valley. A lovely peaceful and relaxing time, which we hope to repeat, soon. |
|We really enjoyed our relaxing stay at the Old Rectory Sarah and Declan are very welcoming and excellent hosts the site is lovely with secluded pitches and superb views and the roving animals (Chicken and Ducks) are amusing.
Sarah and Declan the bacon sausages and eggs were great and we look forward to coming and staying at your excellent site again,and will definitely be recommending you to our friends and family.
Thank you both again.
|Fantastic site, was easy to find. Grounds and pitches well maintained, great views. Very friendly and helpful owners. Lots of information on places to visit and local history. Already planning our next visit and will be recommending to people. Thank you.|
|wow what a brilliant 2 night stay in a Pod. Sarah and Declan so friendly and full of info about local attractions all within 30 mins away. We saw so much and had such relaxing evening with nothing but wine Dartmoor views, and hens and ducks. Thouraghly recomend such value for money. |
|Stayed two nights in the camping pods at The Old Rectory. Never had this experience before and was absolutely blown away. The camping pods are adorable with a lovely decking and picnic area. The facilities were clean and very near the pods. Free wifi on the campsite was an added bonus! It was lovely waking up to the roaming chickens and ducks. Declan and Sara go above and beyond to make sure everyone is comfortable and to provide a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. I had the best time at The Old Rectory and I will definitely come back! Thanks very much for a great stay!|
|We hebben hier 10 nachten met veel plezier gestaan. De camping heeft goede voorzieningen en is keurig onderhouden.
Douchen, warmwater en WiFi zijn bij de prijs inbegrepen.
De camping is erg mxxgvooi gelegen, met een fantastisch uitzicht op Dartmoor.
Gastheer en gastvrouw Declan en Sarah zijn erg vriendelijk en geven graag informatie en advies over de omgeving. Op de camping zijn verse
scharreleieren en bio worstjes en bacon verkrijgbaar ( erg lekker )
Een paar km van de camping ligt de historische plaatsTavistock. Hier wordt zomers veel georganiseerd, zoals markten, concerten en een kermis.
De binnenstad heeft vele leuke shops. Camping is prachtige uitvalsbasis voor vele activiteiten!|
|Spent 2 nights at The Old Rectory. Can't fault my experience, everything was fairly local, it was clean, it smelt nice, it was spacious, it was convenient. Both Sara and Declan were kind and helpful. They borrowed us a stove because we ran out of gas and they showed us round which was nice. Great people which is really appreciated when you are so far from home. I would like to have had nicer shower/toilet block but the shower itself was lovely and nothing is perfect! Lovely experience, would definitely recommend. Thank you Sara and Declan.|
|Just spent the weekend at the Old Rectory campsite, the whole area is neat, tidy and well maintained. Free Wifi in the camping field which seemed better than at home, a fridge and freezer to keep your food cool,and clean showers and toilets. Chickens running free, pigs in the paddock and fresh produce from both animals available to buy from the fridge. The thing that sticks with me more than anything was the warm welcome, friendly chat and genuine interest about yourself and your stay from the host. Amazing facilities and just that little bit more special than other places. I will definitely be returning if only just to satisfy my desire to stay in a pod!|
|Hi Guys, sorry we haven't commented sooner, we've been busy back at work and getting back into Auzzie life (and Winter!)
We just wanted to say what a lovely time we had with you in May, you were both great hosts, the Pods were great, the kids loved the animals and your children were so lovely showing them how to feed the pony's. We will definitely return next time we are in the UK !
Hopefully we get some sun next time !!!!
|Brilliant site well maintained and fantastic views, love they lay out. Look forward to going back again. Lovely hosts very friendly and helpful. Highly recomend it.|
|We have just got home from a fantastic weekend away at The Old Rectory and it was absolutely fantastic! From the second we arrived we felt welcomed and well looked after! Fabulous area with beautiful views, lovely owners, wonderful surroundings and superb facilities. The campsite was very clean and well looked after as well as offering delicious breakfast options including fresh bacon, sausages and eggs! 100% would recommend to others and would love to visit again ourselves. Your pods have brought a new meaning to camping for us... Luxury every time from now on! Thank you to you and your wonderful family for such a great stay.
All the best!|
|We had a wonderful stay at Old Rectory Caravan and Camping Park..
The stay in the two person pod was very comfortable, especially with the ability to have controllable heating and electricity (perfect for phones and iPads)
The facilities were very clean and well maintained. We especially appreciated the mini fridge, in the facilities area, so keeping milk chilled was no issue.
The highlights for us were the friendly chickens and duck, being so close to Tavistock and Dartmoor, plus the warm friendly owners.
Can wait to go back.|
|5 Stars! Hosts (Declan, Sara & Children), Pods, facilities (Clean), animals, eggs and sausages all fantastic. Ideal location and lots to do. We shall definitely be returning. |
|First weekend of the year spent at The old rectory on arrival were met by Sara and Declan who spent time to show us around the facities are clean and tidy the site views to die for. Look forward to returning in August |
|Just returned from a lovely weekend with my husband and 2 young children in the family pod. The staff were very friendly and let the children help feed the animals and collect eggs. This made their weekend! The sausages and eggs were very tasty. The facilities were clean and staff were really helpful and accommodating. We look forward to coming again. Thank you |
|My boyfriend and I have just come back from a fantastic two night stay in one of your pods and we thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Beautiful area! Very excited to return!|
|First weekend of the year spent at The old rectory on arrival were met by Sara and Declan who spent time to around and the facities. Nice site with views to die for. Look forward to returning and seeing what you have done to the site. Declan the eggs were great.|
|Len & Sheila have moved on but the new owners, Declan & Sara, are much the same, being friendly, welcoming and helpful.So,to regulars and those thinking of visiting, be assured that things haven't changed and you will not be disappointed.|
|Another great time with you down in Devon in the pods :) will be back again soon. The two little dogs on site are lovely and friendly with our little westie (who also always enjoys her stay) x|
|Our stay at the Old Rectory was great, it was so nice to be somewhere so calm and peaceful, We had a 3 night stay in a Pod and it was awesome, very clean and a nice little heater and light keeps you warm and cozy through the night. Nice atmosphere would 100% recommend and will be back again for sure.|
|Hi there just arrived home after our two night stay in the pods, easy check in and will say fantastic pods. Lovely campsite pigs, ponies, chicken and two beautiful dogs that kept are very friendly. Will be recommending and revisiting this site again. Thank you Len and Shelia x |
|Stayed in August for 9 nights. Lovely site - individual plots are lovely - private but without feeling reclusive. Facilities kept lovely and clean. Only concern was there was only one shower and toilet for ladies. The disabled one was next door to ladies, but as there was at least one wheelchair user on site at the time, didn't want to use this as an 'extra ladies shower'. Planning on returning in two years when we visit Devon again!|
|just returned from staying in a pod at the old rectory,fantastic time, very helpful, clean toilets and good showers, you have to try the breakfasts in tavistock market, bobs eastend cafe,they are to die for.we will return.|
|Just returned home after a fantastic weeks camping at the old rectory, we could have quite happily stayed for another week.The site is perfect if your looking for a small and not over crowded site, it has beautiful views and has all the amenities you need.Its great for children as they can safely run around the site and have the play area too . Probably the best thing for my family was the animals, especially the pigs ! My daughter is a big fan of pigs and spent every day in the pig pen with them feeding them apples, the ponies are very friendly too, much better than visiting any farm.Sid the owners dog spent most of his days in our tent with us which the children loved.Len and Sheila are lovely and work hard to ensure you have an enjoyable stay with them,when I told them my daughter loved pigs they arranged for her to feed them, she was over th e moon.Thanks for a great holiday.|
|Just returned from a week's stay at the Old Rectory and would really recommend this site. Small and well kept and our granddaughter was perfectly safe running freely (after the chickens mostly!) Len and Sheila were really helpful - especially when our daughter had a burst airbed. Didn't have to queue once for a shower - one of the benefits of a small family site. I would thoroughly recommend this site.|
|Absolute fantastic place one of the best holidays me and my wife have been on! Len & Sheila also placed flowers and wine in the pod on my request for our anniversary thanks guys deffo recommend !!!|
|Just spent a wonderful weekend here in one of the pods, great facilities, friendly and a beautiful location. Would recommend 100%. We will be planning another visit soon, campsite looks lovely and perfect for families. Well done on such a great site :)|
|Had a lovely 2 night stay in one of the camping pods 21st & 22nd Feb. Brilliant camp site - has all the facilities you need. Great views and we can highly recommend the fresh sausages and eggs! |
|Have just spent half term week with our family in the cottage. Beautifully warm, clean and comfortable.
Thank you to Len and Sheila for such lovely hospitality and sausages!
The kids loved the animals, especially the piggies!
So lovely we've already booked for August 2014!!!|
|Having stayed in the superb pods back in March, I was delighted when we had our booking for last weekend confirmed. Len & Sheila: You rule! Our weekend of riding wouldn't have been anywhere near as enjoyable without your hospitality. We will be back!!!
|Have just spent half term week with our family in the cottage. Beautifully warm, clean and comfortable.
Thank you to Len and Sheila for such lovely hospitality and sausages!
The kids loved the animals, especially the piggies!
So lovely we've already booked for August 2014!!!|
|Aug 2013 - Location, location, location.... views spectacular, to-do in the area brilliant, owners....perfect, facilities....lovely. Have I died and is this Heaven??? Thank-you Len & Sheila.|
|Stayed at Old rectory for 2 nights and would happily stay again lovely and peaceful and very clean and tidy. The Chickens and geese wandering around was very nice too. Would happily recommend to family and friends|
|Had an amazing weeks stay in one of the pods, a fantastic site ideal for families or couples. I highly recommend a stay here and if you do the sausages are amazing. :) |
|Just returned from our 3 night stay in one of the pods - was absolutely amazing! The site is quiet & not at all crowded like the usual sites! Facilities are clean & sufficient! We will definiely be returning here, even if it's just to say hello to Clyde, Sid, the chickens, pigs & ponies! Thanks for a lovely holiday!|
|We stayed here for 6 nights in June, the longest we have spent under canvas,and would definitely recommend to anyone! We are very fussy when choosing a camp site and this one suited us perfectly. We wanted a peaceful, relaxing time, the views were amazing and the weather was perfect for us. We planned a cycling holiday around Dartmoor and Len and Sheila provided a secure lock up for our bikes too. Being greeted every morning by the dog, Clyde (I think)and the chickens roaming around was great! You must try the sausages and eggs!The facilities were very good, clean shower and toilet block, washing up sink, fridge for ice blocks and very friendly, helpful owners. We will definitely be back! Thank you!!|
|My family and I spent a week here in May 13 and had a fantastic time. The site is well maintained from the short grass to very, very clean washing, shower and toilet facilities. Every morning being able to wake up with chickens roaming around and with the added bonus of fresh eggs, bacon and sausages available to buy. we love this place and will return again hopefully in October |
|A bit worried that this place will get too popular with all the fantastic things we can say about it! Loved every bit of it from free roaming chickens, relaxed atmosphere and more than friendly owners. We have said that we will be back as often as possible! Also so much to do around the area for families.|
|We just spent 4 nights with our caravan on this site. Excellent facilities with lovely sausages bacons and eggs available. Clean tidy and friendly. One of the best sites we have stayed on. Would recommend to anyone. |
|Myself and my partner stayed here for 3 nights March 2013 in a camping pod with our puppy. The pods are a great way to camp, and we had an amazing view of the stars without needing to stand outside. Waking up to the chickens on the farm on the patio. It was all fantastic and we'll certainly be returning. Also lovely clean showers and loos!! Highly recommend |
|Me and my hubby stayed here Aug bank holiday week 2012 (sorry for the late review) for a wedding we were attending and the site was fantastic! They have lots of animals which was great for an animal lover like me - one of the dogs (a very cute, small white and black dog that we decided to nickname Tezza) got a little too comfortable and we had to politely ask him to leave our caravan at midnight one evening (we would have been happy to keep him in all night but didn't want to be seen as "dog nappers"!!)
Overall my review would say "brilliant site at a great price - highly recommended"!|
|Just got back today from a two night stay in a glamping pod with my bf, the experience was fantastic! Loved the animals roaming around the site,the dogs were so friendly.
The park was clean & faultless!
Definately looking to come back nxt yr!!! |
|Just got back from three days podding in August bank holiday weekend 2012. Never been podding before and we loved it! The site is small, family run which gives it loads of charm. The owners are friendly and helpful. The pod is warm, clean and dry as you would expect with the added convenience of two plug sockets with a lamp and oil filled heater. It was hot a couple days and torrential rain the other day so we experienced the site in all conditions; leaning out of the warm dry pod in the rain to cook was not only comfortable but added extra charm. The shower block is well equipped; two toilets + showers for male and female which were cleaned regularly, a pair of sinks for washing up, mini fridge restocked daily with their own eggs, sausages and bacon which you paid for using a honesty box (I thought was a lovely touch and something I donít see often), a washer and dryer you can pay for and a freezer to freeze your ice packs. The site also had outdoor washing facilities for your muddy walks and an array of recycling for the conscientious camper. They also have a small number of pigs, chickens, cows and their own dogs; we enjoyed relaxing in the pod watching the chickens and dogs quietly running around exploring. We would both defiantly recommend this site, we were very happy and we look forward to staying here again!!|
|We stayed here in May with our motor home. I would recommend the site to anyone. Everything beautifully clean and tidy and the pitches are well proportioned.|
|Have just arrived home from a two night stay in the family camping 'pod'. It was really great! our children really loved it! Len and Sheila and the other staff very friendly. Shower and toilet block very clean. Plenty of space in the pod - nice and warm too! Lovely sausages and eggs to buy and enjoy! Would definitely recommend. |
|Just came back from a weekend here with my boyfriend, it was the best experience ever! Pod was really spacious, weather was lovely, toilet block was spotless, len and shelia were so nice! and we had lots of company off the chickens! Can't wait to come back! |
|We stayed here in June with our two children and the dog. What a beautiful site .... very clean, lovely animals for the children to see, and a nice little play area away from the road and the tents. Showers and toilets always very clean with lots of hot water. Bacon, sausages and egg available to buy each day for breakfast. Owners very friendly and helpful. Lots of walks and things to see quite close to the site - have booked to come again for a week in August. The only down side was the weather, it rained most of the time, and with strong winds forecast, we had to leave on the Wednesday as opposed to staying until the Friday.|
|We have just returned from a 2 night stay with The Old Rectory. There were 3 of us in the pod and there was so much space and it was lively and warm.
The animals were fantastic and we loved the visits from Sid and Clyde ( the dogs), the chickens and popping down to see the pigs.
You are made to feel extremely welcome and it is one of the mosteco friendly places we have ever been too. I'd go back in a heartbeat and will be recommending them to anyone who will listen!|
|First time camping/glamping and I am so glad it was at The Old Rectory. We stayed during the Half Term in the family Pod. Sheila and Len made us feel at home. Facilities are very clean. Area is great for walks and relaxation. Look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for a lovely time!|
|Very pleasent owner,could not fault the site and very resonable charge, would recommend to anyone,,,,very close to Dartmoor|
|My friend and i spent two nights in a camp pod and not being camper types, have to say we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was amazingly clean, as were the shower, toilet facilities. A wonderfully peaceful area with the convenience of driving to an array of locations, walking or cycling. Wonderful also to be able to interact with on site animals. Most certainly could not find fault with anything. The hosts, Len and Sheila are truly lovely people, who aim to please the customer.|
| Sheilaspent nearly three weeks here between February and March. Site very clean and well run. Showers clean so was the washing up area. Couldn't find any fault. We have stored caravan with Len and Sheila and look forward to our next visit.
|Thank you for such a lovely break. This is definitely the best campsite we have been to in the UK. A beautiful location and a uniquely well designed park. The shower and kitchen facilities were great and relatively spider free! I expect we'll be back again...|
|we had an amazing break here in a pod. so peacful and beautiful. idealy located. lots of animals and wildlife walking to be done, excelent facilitys, great for late bbq nights and a lovely cosy pod to sleep in. we are staying here again next year definatly|
|Thanks for a wonderful peaceful weekend stay. Site is well placed for touring and driving over Dartmoor. Had a lovely Sunday lunch in Calstock. A lovely time was had by all. Loved the pigs, dexter cattle and fowls. The fowls and cockerel came to see us just as we were leaving!! I didn't come to the house as we left - time you had a quiet Sunday afternoon!! ThANKS AGAIN.|
|Stayed 2 nights in one of the pods in Sept 2011, and remained warm and dry despite the best efforts of the weather. The welcome was warm and helpful, with suggestions of cycle tours. Lovely little site, with a beautiful view and the animals adding a touch of fun.|
|Touring caravan, 3 nights returning from Cornwall Aug 2011
What can I say, absolutely brilliant, from the cockrel & chicken that came to greet us in our awning to the pigs that wanted their tummy rubbed, it was so friendly and quiet,situated in a superb position. Will definately be a fovourite site.
Facilities spot on and wonderfully clean.
Look forward to our next visit|
|Very clean excellent value very friendly lovely place to stay. Just what we needed. Facilities were great will definitely return.
|Great grounds and site, each pitch is well secluded, lovely views too.
Made to feel very welcome by Len and the animals onsite(Chickens are so nosey!)
The new camping pods are fantastic.
Will be looking to stay again in the future!|
|Very quiet and peaceful site and a lovely warm welcome. Gorgeous views and our children loved the chickens and the pigs! Very clean facilities. |
|Had a lovely four night stay at the old rectory , warm welcome from sheila and len ,good fun with the hens running around altogether a lovely site x|
|Beautiful site. View from our pod more or less as in photo above. Loved all the animals.Len and Sheila very kind especially to two campers with no camping equipment!|
|We had a lovely stay at the Old Rectory. Booking a Pod made the weekend so effortless. The children loved seeing the animals and the showerblock was spotless!!|