Hendra Holiday park
This story happened on: 18/03/2012
We have been in Holidaying in cornwall for a few years now we enjoy all the surrounding areas so to cut down on driving we decided to book into a established holiday resort with my brother and sister in law with them in a tent and us in our van.
we decided to spend a little more money on having facility's on site incase the British weather decided to spoil the fun which was the mail reason we were not booked into a CC site.
The pitch was a good size grassed pitch with a slight slope for drainage,no issues with power tripping out either, but the trouble started when we went to the portacabin toilet blocks!!!! on a 5 star site?
i was disgusted they were cold always wet and never any hot water even when i tried showering at 6 am,the cleaners were always there but to busy to clean because they were busy shouting in eastern european to each other all morning.
Lucky with my van Elddis Avante 564 has a nice end washroom with full shower so all the kids could get a hot shower every morning/night if needed but this meant lots of trips to the waste and water because they don't have fully services sites which i thought was odd for a 5 star site?
The water supply point and waste point was not any better,a tap with no drainage so the area was always wet and muddy and the waste point was a man hole cover you had to remove yourself allowing you and anyone who was walking by to see everyone else's waste coming from the nearby toilet block!!!!
I thought it was maybe just out area because they had just extended the site and ours were temporary but no i was shocked to find all other blocks were the same.
As for the bar/restaurant area nothing much there to write home about either,they have a lot to do to come up to the caravan club standards.
Hillhead in Devon are light years ahead of Hendra.
Other caravaners were saying the same about the site some even packed up and went home early,we tried to rebook another site but with it being in the height of season everywhere is full.
We didn't let it spoil our 2 weeks down there spending all day and most evenings off the site but i wouldn't want any other CC members to waste their hard earned money.
Id love to see a large Caravan Club site like Hillhead to be built in West Cornwall Id be booking in a few times a year and I'm sure others would do they same.