The Old Oaks Touring Park Glastonbury, Somerset, South West England, BA6 8JS (Location map)
1st March to 20th November
The Old Oaks Touring Park is an award winning, adults only campsite in Somerset. The open and spacious pitches are set around sweeping, manicured grounds, in the foothills of Glastonbury's iconic and world famous Tor.
Open between March and November, caravans, campervans, motorhomes, tents and RVs are welcomed at this campsite, plus there is a caravan store and stay facility. And there are six, charming, wooden, two-berth camping / glamping cabins, four of which have disabled access. There are two well proportioned shower blocks with a total of 11 individual washing / showering cubicles, and 2 washblocks with good wheelchair access. In addition, the campsite has two laundrettes, two microwaves and two ice pack freezers, a large fridge and two areas where you can get your washing up done.
The on site shop at The Old Oaks Touring Park is perfect for stocking up on your holiday essentials. Here you can buy free range eggs, beer and other local produce, scrumptious home baked cakes and much more. And despite the campsite's quiet and relaxing feel, you can still keep in touch with the outside world as the entire site is covered by free Wi-Fi.
There is also a coarse fishing lake and a pool room, as well as a 42in TV and a book exchange service. Discounts are offered for the over 60's. Free walking and cycling maps are available to borrow.
If you're searching for a dog friendly campsite in Somerset, there is no doubt you've come to the right place. At The Old Oaks Touring Park you'll find a secure, 300m area in which you can exercise your hound, a doggy shower with warm water, a washing machine and dryer reserved for doggy accessories, plus dog walking or dog-sitting can be arranged if you want to go out and about without your four-legged companion. However, owners are reminded to not leave their dogs unattended, to keep them on a lead and to clear up after them.
So if you're looking for a luxurious, adults only campsite in Somerset, The Old Oaks Touring Park could be just what you need. It's set in a beautiful part of the West Country.
Pitch here and Glastonbury with its well known Abbey and Tor is on your doorstep, while Street and Shepton Mallet are easy to reach, being less than 10 miles away, and Yeovil and Frome are both only about a 30-minute drive from the site. About quarter of an hour away you can discover Wells with is striking cathedral and nearby are the famous Wookey Hole and Cheddar Caves.
You could explore the Mendip Hills, which has been officially recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty, have a day trip to Bristol or Bath, both of which are only about an hour's drive away, or travel west towards the coast. Shapwick Heath National Nature Reserve is also very near The Old Oaks Touring Park and is a super place to see and learn more about the natural world – you might even spot an otter. Salisbury is a little further afield but at under 90 minutes away by car is perfectly doable for a day out. Head to the campsite's tourist information area for more details.
It really is a lovely place to go for your motorhome, camping or caravan holidays.
Glastonbury Tor 3/4 mile. Glastonbury town and Abbey 3 miles. Wells 6 miles. Cheddar Caves and Gorge 12 miles. Clarks Village 5 miles. Longleat 22 miles. Bath and West Showground 10 miles. Fleet Air Arm Museum 12 miles. Bath and Bristol 27 miles. Westhay and Shapwick nature reserves 8 miles.
Extensive footpaths and cycle paths surrounding the park
Based on 12 review(s)
Worcestershire 02 Jan 2015
Beautiful adults only campsite nice and peaceful with fabulous facilities, nice shop with plenty of local and homemade produce also really good if you are a dog owner. Great views from pitches as the site is on fairly high ground by Glastonbury tor. Lovely area to visit we will be returning again this year
Shropshire 06 Dec 2014
Cleanliness, facilities, friendliness, space, peace & quiet - all excellent. I have never been to a site that was exactly as it portrayed itself and more. The photographs in the brochure and on the website are a true representation of what the site is like – none of this ‘take a picture with just a few ‘vans when we normally cram them in’ mentality. What you see really is what you get! It’s the little things that impressed us the most: from hand wash by the dog bins and chemical disposal point, the encouragement to recycle as much as possible, to the most wonderful new facilities block. I have experienced disabled facilities before where the provision of a rickety old stool that I wouldn’t trust to handle my wash bag is the sum provision that designates a disabled shower stall. The new facilities are fantastic! There is more than enough room to swing a cat, whilst still in your wheelchair and a shower seat that felt comfortable, substantial and secure. The wardens were always helpful and it felt like nothing was ever too much trouble. You could guarantee a smiling face at reception or out around the site, no matter what time of day The only thing I would say is don't expect to lose any weight because of all the walking available direct from the site.. the calories burned are quickly replaced (and a little bit more) by sampling the divine homemade cakes that are available every day! The shop, although small, has just about all the essentials you would need having forgotten that one last ingredient and they don't charge the earth just for the convenience. You have got to sample the home bred meats - I can highly recommend the rump steak for a BBQ.. it was just melt in the mouth. They also offer a 'bread run' where you tell them the day before what loaf you want and they fetch it freshly baked in the morning from Burns the Bread, the local bakery. We didn't avail ourselves of the minibus service, but that runs regularly and looked reasonably priced I think what we liked the most about this site is that it's adults only - when one of you works in a school, any holiday is like a busman's holiday if the site is full of 'feral children'. This site is full of calm, respectful people, some friendlier than others, but you get that on any site, they just need to understand that it is OK to say good morning to a total stranger!! In all our years of holidays, both camping and more recently caravanning, we have never booked next year's holiday before we left because we liked the feel of the site so much.. but that's what we've done this year, so we're now on a countdown to our return! We cannot recommend The Old Oaks enough!
Pembrokeshire 08 Sep 2014
First visit to the old oaks after it being recommended by friends and it was a fabulous site one of the friendliest and cleanest we have ever visited and we will be sure to return many more time it was just great
Property manager response (08 Sep 2014)
Big thanks for taking the time to leave a review and we're so pleased you had such a lovely experience. We'd love to see you again in the future.
west midlands 10 Jun 2014
a fantastic clean well run site. Staff very helpful and toilets and facilities the cleanest we have seen. A well stocked fishing pool and good dog walks. We will be returning for sure. Check out the pods they are a step above what you'd expecy.
West Berkshire 24 Nov 2011
We have stayed on this site several times and its by far the best site we've ever stayed on. The wardens are friendly and helpful. There is a well stocked shop of not only caravan bits and bobs but also food. The site is beautiful and the pitches are the largest we have ever found. Not only that but the views too are beautiful and lots to do in the surounding area.
Kent 27 Aug 2011
We have stayed at this site many times and it is one of our favourites. Every time we go the owners have made more improvements. The majority of pitches are now hard-standing and quite a few are full service with waste and water. Pitches are a good size and separated by shrubs which gives a bit of privacy. The owners and wardens are very friendly and always around if required. An additional new toilet block is to be added during the winter which is good as the current one does get a bit crowded when the site is full. Nice pubs around the area, details in Reception, we tried the Camelot Inn which was very good. The surrounding area and the views from the site are excellent and peace and quiet are the norm. Lots to see and do in the area details of which can be found in the Tourist Information room on site.
Derbyshire 04 Aug 2010
Staff friendly and helpful. Facilities spotlessly clean. Gardens well maintained. Very peaceful site with no noise whatsoever. Excellent fishing pond. On site shop sells basics and also home made fresh cream cakes and fresh bread. You can also order your newspapers. We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely be returning.
Property manager response (05 Aug 2010)
Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, it is very much appreciated. See you soon we hope.
England/Hampshire 07 Oct 2009
The site is set deep in the Somerset countryside but close enough to many attractions. The entrance ensures you have booked the tranquil quiet site you wanted, the friendly welcome confirms this. All pitches are flat and have plenty of room for caravan, awning, car and room to relax in. The showers and toilets are spotless and cleaned regularly, the elsan point is equally well keep, with a hand cleanser on the tiled wall. All pitches are individual with good planting seperating each pitch. There are good walks from the site, and the Old Oaks are adjacent to the site on a footpath. Dogs are welcome and the dog run is safe, enclosed, with hand cleanser on the gate, there is even a dog shower. The on site fishing is superb, a short walk from most pitches, and very reasonably priced. This site is for adults only and if you want a quiet holiday this site is for you The Old Oaks Touring Park, Glastonbury, Somerset
Worcestershire 04 Sep 2008
Well here we are, back after a lovely restful week at the Old Oaks. We pitched at an all-serviced pitch on the circle. The plots are very roomy and every caravan had it's privacy. All the staff are very friendly and helpful - know alot about the local areas. The shop is well stocked and there is a pc for internet use if required. My husband's a keen fisherman and was really pleased with his efforts at the pool - it's well stocked with carp, tench, perch and roach. The WC/Showers are kept spotlessly clean as are the grounds. It's a site we'll be going back to. The Old Oaks Touring Park, Glastonbury, Somerset
staffordshire 27 Jul 2008
The Old Oaks Touring Park, Glastonbury, Somerset. My wife and I have recently returned from five days here-wish it had been longer. The site is beautiful with first class facilities. The pitches are large we have a twenty foot tent and a car and there was masses of space. The shop is well stocked with all the basics. There is a lovely little pond which can be fished for around £2.50 a day. It is great walking country beng .75 mile from the tour (beware the hills are killers). If you get the chance to visit don't delay its great.
west midlands 06 May 2008
Just returned from 5 days at this fantastic site. We have been to many sites over the years and this was by far the best in terms of pitches, cleanliness and peace & quiet! The only thing that could improve this site would be a pub a short walk away. Nearest pub 40 mins walk and a bit hairy walking back in the pitch dark - don't forget your torch!! Glastonbury has some great bars and live bands every Friday & Saturday. Highly recommended!
Nottinghamshire 19 Feb 2008
What a fantastic site. Owners lovely and friendly. Sites facilities NEVER experienced so clean before or since. Sally and Jim are lovely people and are always there for helpful advice and a friendly face. A gorgeous location really peaceful. Fellow campers appreciate the location and respect the facilities. All together a great site have had our custom for the past 4 years and will continue to do so for many years to come. Dog walk available with a shower for the dirty dogs pitches are a great size and you never encroach on other campers.
The Past 05 Aug 2003
** This review was originally posted by Mr & Mrs K MacKay from Nairn, Scotland. ** By far one of the best parks we have stayed at in 30 years caravanning. Quiet location with glorious views. Friendly staff. Great not to hear screaming kids at daybreak ! Don't change anything - leave it exactly like it is and we'll be back