Plymouth Sound Caravan Club Site

 
 
   
  • 27/03/2015 to 05/10/2015
  • Open to Members & Non-members
  • Earliest arrival time 12:00

Information

Please use recommended driving directions for the site and not SatNav due to alternative routes being unsuitable for towing.

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Member rating

  • 4 out of 5
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Address

  • Bovisand Lane,Down Thomas,Plymouth,Devon,PL9 0AE
  • 01752 862325

Pitches (what are these?)

  • Total pitches 57
  • Max length = 9 metres

Please note: The directions for this site have been amended since the 2015/16 Sites Directory and Handbook was issued.

Plymouth Sound Caravan Club Site rests on a headland outside the town of Plymouth and offers superb views across the glorious Sound. This delightful caravan park is close to the South West Coastal Footpath for unforgettable walks, the Plym Valley Cycleway for those keen to experience some wonderful scenery by bike and many lovely beaches.

Apart from the normal restaurant and shopping choices of a busy town, the convenient distance of the caravan site to Plymouth offers the opportunity to visit its historic dockyard and take the popular warship cruise. Other attractions include the Dome on the famous Hoe for a rich and in-depth multimedia explanation of the city's history. A great getaway for the whole family, Plymouth Sound Caravan Club Site also puts children within easy reach of fun attractions such as the local ice rink and Atlantis pool at the Plymouth Pavilions, complete with shipwrecked galleon, beach and two super flumes. The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth is a fantastic attraction for all ages. Also not to be missed is the nearby historic Morwellham Quay, a lovingly reconstructed Victorian copper port, as well as Buckland Abbey, the ancient monastery once owned by Francis Drake. The site is a great option for dog owners, with a dog-friendly pub on the waterfront in Plymstock and a nearby sandy beach where dogs can be walked.

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Prices

05 Aug 15 - 31 Aug 15 Adult: £4.50 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £6.20
01 Sep 15 - 04 Oct 15 Adult: £3.90 Child (5-17):£1.80 Pitch: £4.90

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Facilities

  • Dog walk on site or nearby
  • Beach/coast within 5 miles
  • Significant historical or cultural interest nearby
  • Quiet and peaceful (off peak)
  • Town/village within 0.5 miles
  • Motorhome waste disposal
  • No toilet block
  • Within 5 Miles of National Cycle Network
  • Golf within 5 miles
  • Watersports within 5 miles
  • Public transport available within 1 mile

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What a hidden gem

5 out of 5

This site is not for you if you want, noise, club house etc. For us it was perfect, the site is well kept, the wardens are great, and the views fantastic. There is a great pub serving good food 5 minutes away, and another approx 1 1/2 miles away. The second is worth the walk (or drive), great food with lovely sea views. Our dog had a great time too, the dog walk is large and fun for them, with areas left un-mown for them to romp around in if they wish. Down the lane by the site, brings you to a dog friendly beach, a car park and a couple of cafes. Overall, it was a great couple of days. Thank you.

WILD & WONDERFUL

5 out of 5

We rate this site very highly because of its cleanliness, position, views and wardens.  We were not put off by lack of facilities as we are self-sufficient other than need for water, drains & electrical supply.  Wardens are super and could not do enough for members on site - Thanks Guy & Christine.  We put our awning up in a strong wind and neighbouring caravanners were very quick to help us make sure we completed the task safely.  Will we go back again?  The answer is definitely YES

Plymouth is a Sound Site

5 out of 5

Breathtaking views, amazing countryside yet just a short trip into the city.  Such a shame we only had two nights at this site and we will be returning as so much to see and do.  The wardens were amazing as the day we moved it was pouring with rain and also very windy, for those who didn't have the use of a 4 x 4 they were helping holiday makers to get onto the top of the site. Hope to see you again next year and this time for a longer stay.

Things to do nearby

Travel

  • Public transportPublic transport available within 1 mile.

  • WalkingThe South-West Coastal Footpath is accessible from the Site.

  • CyclingThe Plym Valley Cycle Way is just a short drive away. The nearest National Cycle Network route to this site is route number 27, Exeter to Plymouth.

  • Nearby Sustrans cycle routes

Local amenities

  • Town (Plymouth)

  • Supermarket (The closest are Somerfields and Morrisons in Plymstock, Sainsbury’s at Marsh Mills Roundabout in Plymouth and Tesco in Lee Mill.)

  • Places of worship (C of E, Catholic, Methodist and United Reformed Churches are in the local area.)

Attractions and events

  • Event
  • Attraction
  • Member offer
  • Wembury Marine Centre

    Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 1.6 miles
    Member offer

    Wembury Marine Centre is open between Easter and the end of September each year. Visit our website to find out more our about popular rockpool rambles and other events for the general public.

  • Wembury Beach

    Nr Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 1.7 miles
    Member offer

    Owned by the National Trust with its own Marine Conservation Centre and guided rock pool rambles, Wembury, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), is not short of ways to keep you entertained. Safe, clean bathing ...

  • Plymouth Sound, Shores and Cliffs

    Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 2.1 miles
    Member offer

    This magnificent coastal section runs along the eastern side of Plymouth Sound from Andurn Point northwards to Mount Batten Point. As you travel along this route you can experience a varied and impressive geology.

  • Plymouth Mayflower Tourist Information Centre

    Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 2.5 miles
    Member offer

    Explore the rich combination of heritage & natural beauty in this thriving city environment. Popular attractions include the Barbican & Plymouth Hoe. The TIC is located in the Plymouth Mayflower Exhibition.

  • National Marine Aquarium

    Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 2.5 miles
    Member offer

    Visit the UK's largest Aquarium and be amazed by our fascinating underwater world and how we all play a part in conserving it. The National Marine Aquarium is a registered charity committed to promoting a sympathetic understanding of the s

Find us

  • Club site
  • Certificated location
  • Great day out
  • Selected pin
  • Number of multiple pins
  • Earliest arrival time: 12:00
  • Postcode: PL9 0AE
  • GPS co-ordinates: Lat: 50.33419 Lon: -4.10617
  • OS ref: 201 : SX502504
  • Sites directory map number: E2
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Directions

    Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not SatNav, due to alternative routes being unsuitable for towing. Leave the A38 via the slip road at Marsh Mills flyover and at the roundabout turn left onto the A374 (signposted Plymouth City Centre, Kingsbridge), follow signs A379, Kingsbridge. Cross the Laira Bridge and in about 2.25 miles turn right at fourth roundabout opposite Elburton Hotel into Springfield Road. Within 0.5 mile at traffic lights turn left into Reservoir Road (signposted Wembury, Langdon Court). Within a further 0.5 mile turn right by the garage into Staddiscombe Road. In 0.5 mile at the T-junction turn left (signposted Down Thomas, Bovisand, Langdon Court). Within 1 mile turn second right (signposted Down Thomas, international caravan sign). Within 0.5 mile turn right just past 20mph sign at village signpost for Down Thomas into Bovisand Lane (narrow entrance). The site is on the right in 150 yards. Note: drive with caution along last 1 mile to site, as the road is narrow and winding but has passing bays.

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