We've just returned from a Mon - Fri break. As it was the start of the season and before the English school holidays, the park was very quiet. I would say that it was only about a quarter full.
We arrived at 2.30pm and thought we'd see if our caravan was ready and were really pleased when we had the keys. The caravan itself was lovely as it was new for 2010 and had obviously only been used once or twice before. However, when we got it we were a bit dubious about whether it had actually been cleaned so I gave it a once over myself (plus there was a hoover in there - very useful, we used it most days as we have two boys!). Around an hour later there was a knock at the door, asking if it had been cleaned! We phoned reception as our TV wasn't tuned and within 10 mins, 2 men came and sorted it! We did have parking next to our caravan but lots of caravans didn't. We didn't ise the pool, bar etc so can't comment on those. The playground was ok but very slippery as it was so rainy the week that we were there.
As others have said, the site is very hilly but we have a 2 year old and 4 year old and it was fine for us although it wouldn't be great for anyone with mobilty issues. It was very clean and tidy around the caravans but some of the public areas were a bit tired looking, although clean. The park itself backs onto a housing estate and you would need a car to go out and about as I saw no evidence of a bus on the lane that led to it.. There is a Teso extra a short drive (2mins) away and within about 5 mins we found a Sainsbury's and M&S which turned out to be handy.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- It was the Vistorian's who coined the phrase 'the English Riviera', likening this stunning 22 mile stretch of Devonshire coastline to its French equivalent. And with its balmy weather, sub-tropical plants, gastronomic delights and colourful waterfronts, it's easy to see why. So where better to spend the summer than at Torquay holiday park, close to all the Riviera's finest attractions. * A lively park in a country hillside setting * Stunning views towards nearby Torquay * Close to Brixham and Paignton seaside resorts * Blue Flag beaches just three miles away * Fantastic Showtime Entertainment ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Torquay Holiday Park Hotel Torquay
- Parkdean - Torquay Holiday Park Devon