Hillhead Caravan Club Site (REF : HLD)

Hillhead, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0HH

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Set in 22 acres of Devon countryside and close to the beach, Hillhead Club Site offers some of the finest facilities in the network. As well as this, the caravan site is set in a fantastic location with a large number of pitches offering stunning views of the sea and surrounding coastlines. There is plenty of entertainment for both the young and old with an outdoor heated swimming pool and children's pool (late May), playground, play area and an indoor complex housing a games room, shop, bar, restaurant and takeaway service for all the conveniences you could want. Hillhead Club Site also hosts a varied selection of evening entertainment and themed events, especially during peak season.

For those wanting to explore further afield there are miles of sandy beaches, an 18-hole golf course, pitch and putt, tennis, fishing, sailing, steam railway trips and a zoo, all within easy reach. If you fancy a spot of shopping, the busy town of Brixham is less than two miles away, Paignton and Torquay are nearby and the ferry across to the pretty harbour of Dartmouth is only a 5 minute drive from the site. For walkers, a lovely stroll along the cliffs takes you to down to sandy beach at Broadsands.

The site received a fantastic new playground as well as improvements to the pavements around the covered courtyard area near the entertainment complex as part of a recent refurbishment.

Things to do on site ...

  • Entertainment complex
  • Games room
  • Golf
  • Paddling pool
  • Play area
  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Bar
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Silver

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Walking notes:

From the site entrance a 2-mile walk will bring you to the beach, where you can join the coastal path.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

There is a well stocked shop and off licence on site. The closest supermarkets are Asda (MH access), Aldi and Morrisons in Paignton (4 miles).

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Directions

From North on A380: foll signposts Paignton, Brixham. In 4.5 miles at traffic lights continue onto A3022 (signposted Brixham). In 2 miles at traffic lights turn right onto A379 (signposted Dartmouth, Brixham). In 0.75 mile (just past Churston Golf Course and immediately past Ford garage) turn right onto A379 (signposted Dartmouth, Kingswear). In 2 miles at mini roundabout turn right and immediately fork left onto B3205 (signposted Kingswear, Dartmouth via Lower Ferry). The Site entrance is 2nd on the left within 0.25 miles (please note: Penn Hill is access only and there is no space for turning).

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
TQ5 0HH
GPS:
Lat 50.369847 / Lon -3.544771
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OS field ref:
SX904534
OS map ref:
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Handbook map ref:
E2

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Brixham, Kingswear and Paignton
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest park and ride: Brixham
  • Nearest port: Plymouth (30 miles)
  • Nearest train station: Paignton
  • Train station within 5 miles

Activities

ENTERTAINMENT

We have a great line up of entertainers throughout the summer months, take a look at the entertainment schedule to see who is performing during your stay.

SHOP

The shop sells a wide range of daily papers, milk, bread, fresh dairy products, groceries, Ice creams, Toiletries and an extensive choice of Caravan and camping spares and accessories.

SWIMMING POOL

A lifeguard will be on duty when the pool is in operation. The pool normally will be open from 10:00 - 18:00. Please check with the wardens on site for exact opening times when you arrive on site. It may be necessary to run timed session at busy periods.

Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

BAR

On Christmas Day and New Years Eve, the complex is restricted to ticket holders only. 

RESTAURANT

On Christmas Day and New Years Eve, the complex is restricted to ticket holders only.

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Short stay

Stayed during October half term. Ideal for access to surrounding coast. Used the bus with a £5 all day rover ticket. Excellent value and much easier and cheaper than trying to drive the motorhome around the narrow lanes and paying for parking. I parked on the coastal facing edge of the park. View was a plus, but it was very exposed to the wind. There were reports of awning pegs working loose! Having said that, there are many hedges offering protection from the wind, and less exposed areas of the site. Will definitely return. Staff were helpful and facilties clean and well spaced for access.

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We love this site BUT......

We love this site, its far enough from home to feel like a holiday but close enough to get away for a short break and for that reason we come here several times a year. We have always found the facilities clean and tidy, the children love the park and playing field, and the bar and shop are more than adequate to cater for our needs. A pitch with a sea view is a real bonus and the chap who does the childrens entertainment is great. BUT the staff seem to have lost all the essentials of being a warden, the reception process hardly feels like the start of a holiday. We have visited twice within the last month, each occassion my husband and I have arrived seperately as coming from different directions, however we are both members of the club as we have a joint membership.The first occassion my husband arrived first, paid and pitched up when I arrived later the wardens would not tell me which pitch he was on or even if he had arrived..apparantly it breaches GDPR! i fail to see how not disclosing the details of my own booking complies. On our second visit I arrived 5 minutes before my husband yet I was not allowed to pay for the booking and get the administration done until he arrived as they need to make sure we had the correct number plates etc! If rules are so important, can I ask why at 1150 on the day of leaving we were being politely harrassed by a new arrival for our pitch! I thought you couldn't arrive prior to 12? We have been using this site for many years, the first few years the bar was full of guests enjoying the facilities and Halloween themed events...this has dwindled down to only a handful of children and the bar not even half full. Do the Caravan Club wonder why this is occurring?

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Needs a bit more customer focus

We like the site and area so visit Hillhead every year. This time we noticed a significant difference in 'customer care' Firstly I arrived early..11.15. Yes I know, but I could not find a lay-by in the area so thought as it was low season Id be OK.....Wrong..I was told that they no longer tolerate early arrivals, and whilst I could choose my pitch ( which I did as there was plenty of choice) I could not book in until the warden gave his permission. So I waited for 30 mins in the arrivals lane like a naughty school boy. All a bit childish really. The site facilities blocks were fine but in the Gents, three of the six toilet cubicles were permanently closed, and of the other three, one had a faulty cistern that made a horrible din throughout the building when filling and was in desperate need of a plumbers skills, so effectively two toilets in use, and one morning we were down to one. Closing basic facilities like loo cubicles is unacceptable just to save cleaning them. In the laundry room one day there was an infestation of flies, and whilst they were treated and dead there were literally hundreds of them all over the room, so many it was difficult to get to a washing machine without walking on them. Not very nice at all and left there until the daily cleaning was done. Glad to say that sun, sea and shopping were as good as ever.

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Two Visits this year

Enjoyed Hillhead in May and September this year. We like the location being near to lovely Dartmouth and my old home town of Torquay! As always we also go for the Dog Field, that at Hillhead is amongst the best that we are aware of, and It certainly offers a super view of Torbay. These well maintained dog exercise fields are most important to us if we are to stay at a site for any length of time, as our young dog needs plenty of exercise, but in a safe environment.- free from the worry of traffic, and the risks to canine health present in long un-mowed grass and undergrowth which hosts ticks, fleas, and sometimes adders .

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Good but not brilliant.

For the whole of our stay, the gents hand-dryer was out of order and there were no hand towels. At first I thought this may be a bit of an oversight by staff, but to have been there for a week without any hand-drying facilities is not really acceptable. It was our second stay here and weather asked, it was not as good as our first experience. The restaurant/bar staff were not at all engaging, so going there was a bit of a bland experience.
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