Ramslade Caravan Club Site (REF : RAM)

Stoke Road, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6QB

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes

Why stay here ...

Ramslade Club Site is nestled attractively between the River Dart and the coast offering facilities that won't disappoint. The site is ideal for families, with plenty to keep everyone entertained in the local area and a playing field on site. This caravan park affords beautiful hillside views from most of its pitches and is only a mile from Stoke Gabriel, one of Devon's prettiest villages. Crabbing at low tide is an absolute tradition in the area and easy river access to the village makes this an excellent centre for exploring towns along the English Riviera such as Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

Within the lovely South Hams area of Devon, Ramslade Club Site also offers easy access to the inland attractions of Dartmoor and the busting cities of Plymouth and Exeter. The convenient location of the caravan site will also give you the opportunity to explore a number of National Trust properties. For walking enthusiasts, the numerous coastal pathways are guaranteed to give hours of scenic pleasure. For a fun day out with the kids, don't miss the Splashdown water park at Goodrington.

Things to do on site ...

  • Games room
  • Play area
  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Late arrivals area with electric hook-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: fair
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Wi-Fi rating: Silver

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Walking notes:
South Hams area of Devon and Dartmoor are within easy reach of the site

Supermarket notes:

The closest is Sainsbury’s in Yalberton Road, about 2 miles from the site. Yalberton Road is not suitable for motor caravans.

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Directions

Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not sat nav, due to alternative roads being unsuitable for towing. Leave the M5 at junction 31 and follow signs to Torquay (A380) bypassing Newton Abbot. Continue to follow signs for touring parks on Paignton Ring Road (A380). At the traffic lights turn right onto the A385 Totnes Road (signposted Totnes, Plymouth). In about 0.25 mile at the bottom of the hill turn sharp left immediately before The Parker Arms public house. The site is on the right in 1.5 miles (winding road), about 0.25 mile past a large caravan site on left (which is not a Club Site). There is a security barrier at the entrance.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
TQ9 6QB
GPS:
Lat 50.412981 / Lon -3.613171
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OS field ref:
SX855581
OS map ref:
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Handbook map ref:
E2

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Paignton and Stoke Gabriel
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest park and ride: Brixham
  • Nearest port: Plymouth (28 miles)
  • Nearest train station: Paignton
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Fantastic site

This was our first time away since we bought our caravan and the first time taking our 11mth old labradors on holiday. The facilities for the dogs are excellent but if you are not a dog fan, they are not all over the place. Facilities are excellent with a super shower block. We used a serviced pitch so a home from home. Great mobile signal and no issues tuning in the TV. We didn’t try the WiFi. Only just over a mile from Paignton but you would never know it as it feels like it’s in the middle of nowhere. Great base to explore the beaches and the great scenery around the River Dart.
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A Family Friendly Site.

Our first visit, thought the whole site was exceptional, had a lovely pitch with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Who ever the site got to trim the trees on site did a super job, perhaps they could get them to do the ones at Morton In Marsh they are getting out of hand.
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Lovely club site

We had eleven nights on here in our motorhome and we really enjoyed ourselves. We had a nice pitch not far from the amazing dog field. Our dog loved the opportunity to run freely and chase her ball. The playing field for the children was also exceptional. All the facilities were of a very high standard. Special thanks must go to the warden who sorted out a delicate problem for us. A couple, a few pitches down from us, played loud music one afternoon. When it started up again the following afternoon my husband asked them very politely to turn it down a bit. The woman said sorry and duly turned it down, whereupon her husband bellowed at her to turn it back up as he couldn’t hear it. She turned it back up and he came striding over to our pitch. He told us that playing loud music was okay before 11pm and that this was what caravaning was all about. He went on to say that if we didn’t like it, we could leave. I was upset by the loud music and his very aggressive outburst, so I walked over and spoke to the warden. We never heard from them again, so a big thanks to the wardens for their prompt intervention.
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Ten out of ten for caravans, not so great for motorhomes!

This is a very pretty site set in rolling hills and hence on various levels, some affording attractive views of the surrounding countryside – a very welcome rarity. There is what I take to be a newer section, with rigid straight lines set in the bottommost area; this was less to my taste and I happily pitched high up on the western edge, on a serviced pitch, with a lovely view over the site which drops away beneath and to the hills beyond. The pitches here are not level and I had to employ my blocks to their fourth and highest stage, but it was worth this minor issue to be able to enjoy the pick of pitches in an uncluttered area with a lovely open aspect. There are a lot of trees; the main picture on the website had put me off a bit and an advance look at Google earth showed some pitches with big trees overhead - a no-go for me. But these trees had been severely lopped and this made a huge positive difference - the tree by my pitch essentially having only a trunk and two or three seriously shortened main branches left; it might have been dead. The loo blocks were excellent, among the very best. TV was superb – best I’ve ever experienced I think and 4G was exceptional too (Vodafone), so no need for Wi-Fi. There were a good number of chemical disposal points in unusual pagoda type structures, and each of these also had a waste tap and drain but no fresh water tap that I could see. If I was right about this, then fresh water points were scarce and if in a motorhome and you top up your tank with a watering can, you must choose your pitch with care to avoid a lot of walking (or use the waste water tap – I guess the water’s just the same but the hoses on waste taps are the issue). For those with caravans, and hence a car, there is much to do and on that basis the site would get 10 out of 10 for me. However, there are snags for others – mostly those with motorhomes who stay put once pitched. There is a bus, but it’s infrequent and, being Easter, only ran on 2 of the 5 days I was due to be there. It was also very full! Cycling requires fitness due to lots of hills but, more than this, it requires bravery, as does walking. The roads are VERY narrow, with twists and turns, up hill and down vale and there are blind spots all the way. The traffic was constant and much too fast, lacking respect for other road users and, for me, it was much too dangerous for walkers or cyclists alike. To describe the site as “Ideal for cycling” as the website does, is misleading if not delusional. I used public transport on two days to get to Paignton, Exeter, Torquay and Brixham and walked to Stoke Gabriel (a lovely village) on another day, by a less busy back route, but, faced with idly sitting about for the remaining two days, I left early. This is a site of almost idyllic perfection for caravans, but not well suited to motorhomes unless you like just chilling, or you don’t mind taking risks! The low percentage of motorhomes during my stay was perhaps testament to this.
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A true gem, it seems to have all the boxes ticked, Spotlessly clean , full service pitches have great access fairly flat but you may need ramps or levelling legs, but not at all bad. Lovely dog paddock, large, well kept and secure. It is incredibly relaxed and all the staff are very friendly and helpful. Bus stop right outside the site . A small shop stocking essentials and some camping spares. Access near the site can get narrow but with care and reduced speed is not an issue. Toilet and shower blocks are the best we have seen almost Hotel like. For those without a full service pitch, there are plenty of well maintained service areas around the site
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