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Cofton Country Holidays

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General

  • Award-winning site a mile from the beach
  • Pools, pub, fish and chip shop, sauna, steam room and gym
  • Five private fishing lakes: bag a 24-pounder

Anyone who relishes a bit of variety on their holidays should give this award-winning site serious consideration: there are buckets and spades of activities for all ages, both on site and in the immediate vicinity.

Tucked into a valley, and only a mile away from swathes of Blue Flag beaches, Cofton Country Holidays has 80 glorious acres of meadows, orchards and woodland laced with tranquil nature trails for visitors to explore.

Cofton's indoor pool has massage jets and hydrotherapy bubble loungers, as well as a sauna, steam room and gym. A splash area with water jets will entertain the children (a small additional charge applies to the pool, sauna, steam room and gym).

With five private fishing lakes to choose from, there are abundant opportunities to bag a monster carp: 24-pounders are not unknown (an EA rod licence is required plus a fishing permit from reception).

Water babies of all ages will enjoy the heated outdoor swimming pools; after some aquatic exertions, you can retire to the poolside patio of the Swan Inn for a refresher and a snack. The pub opens every night and serves up a good range of grub (breakfast and lunch are also available at weekends), plus regular entertainment including live bands, discos and karaoke. Cofton also has its very own fish and chip joint, as well as a shop for any vittles you might need.

Children can bounce around in the three dedicated play areas or explore the adventure zone in the woods, with activities such as pond-dipping and bug-hunting laid on in season; if it’s raining, there’s also a games room with amusements and a pool table.

Wifi across the whole site means staying connected is simple, and it’s also worth mentioning that Cofton has excellent facilities for disabled visitors.

Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award AA 5 pennants

Please note

Facilities/activities including coarse fishing, gym, some on site activities are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

The indoor swimming pool is open between 01/01 and 31/12.

Bookings must not be for more than 21 consecutive nights.

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 27/05 and 16/09 (subject to weather conditions).

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.

All customers: access to the swimming pool is not included in the rate and is charged £2.95 per adult and £1.95 per child per session.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

The takeaway is open from 27/03 to 27/09, then weekends only in October except for half term week when its open all week. Ashburn Springs Leisure Complex and Amelia's Pantry bar and restaurant will be open all year except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day.


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9.2

Overall rating based on 265 reviews

 

95% would recommend this site to a friend.

92% would stay here again.

 
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Staff very helpful soon as we got there to help put caravan on pitch. 20/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom sonia_d Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Had lovely 4days at cofton(which we have stayed many a time before,not in July though), was very busy but got in just before school holidays! Love Cofton always clean and tidy and kept up together and organised, been in indoor pool and entertainment,so all in all a great break.

    Disliked: 

    Having to pay for dogs certain times of the year,chip shop only open till 9pm.

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a great friendly park for families and adults well catered for both 19/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom michael b. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    the pitches where well spaced and the site was very clean the staff are very friendly and theres a bus stop just outside on both sides to go to various places the 3 bars are very friendly with an outside pool as well as an indoor pool the entertainment is good aswell as the kids club on the nights there is also a chip shop on site that is reasonably priced the toilets where very clean with a shower block separate from the toilets,

    Disliked: 

    nothing

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Brilliant facilities shame there wasn't any sunbeds by pool 19/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Linda S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Facilities countryside

    Disliked: 

    No sunloungers by pool

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Brilliant facilities shame there wasn't any sunbeds by pool 19/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Linda S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Facilities countryside

    Disliked: 

    No sunloungers by pool

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Pool, play areas, central facilities all good. Showers had plenty ... 18/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Emma S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Pool, play areas, central facilities all good. Showers had plenty of hot water. Great few days with a young family

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Definitely recommend. 18/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Mark D. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

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    Everything, this is the best site my wife and I have been too.

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    Nothing.

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Well organised. Clean and tidy site. Great facilities and plenty ... 18/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Colin M. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Well organised. Clean and tidy site. Great facilities and plenty to do.

    Disliked: 

    nothing

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Well organised. Clean and tidy site. Great facilities and plenty ... 18/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Colin M. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Well organised. Clean and tidy site. Great facilities and plenty to do.

    Disliked: 

    nothing

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Lovely site, would return and recommend to family and friends. 14/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Leanne C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Liked how we were able to pick our pitch within the area we chose. Indoor pool was superb. Outdoor pool was great especially for the hot days. Site is very nice and clean.

    Disliked: 

    Only dislikes was that you can't adjust shower temperatures in the shower blocks, we found the water to be a little too hot.

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Service was excellent, amenities were clean and well looked after. ... 13/07/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Joanne T. Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Service was excellent, amenities were clean and well looked after. Fishing was great and the restaurant food was well priced and very good. The chippy was also really good.

    Disliked: 

    Wifi was not that great, it worked but very slow.

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

Motorhome service point

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Water hook-up points for tourers

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Gastronomic delight

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Very large (over 200 pitches)

Location

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  • Starcross Dawlish, Devon, England, EX6 8RP
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.6123°N 3.4614°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Starcross: Rail Station Coach Stop — 1.2 miles
Kenton (Devon): Coach Stop — 2.0 miles
Exmouth Bus Station — 2.1 miles
Train stations
Dawlish Warren Rail Station — 1.2 miles
Starcross Rail Station — 1.2 miles
Exmouth Rail Station — 2.1 miles
Ferry ports
Starcross Ferry Landing — 1.2 miles
Exmouth Ferry Landing — 1.7 miles
Turf Lock Inn Ferry Landing — 3.5 miles
Airports
Exeter International Airport — 8.4 miles

Directions


It's easy to reach Cofton Country Holidays by car. Leave the M5 motorway at Junction 30. Take the A379 signposted Dawlish and after about 30 minutes, having passed through Kenton, Starcross and the small harbour village of Cockwood, the park is half a mile on the left.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Wandering just outside the site, the nearby clifftops have pretty walks; there are gentle bike rides around and about; plus beaches and waterways offering more sail-, paddle- and wave-powered action than you can shake a stick at.

Hop on a bus (the stop’s only 100m away) to explore a bit further afield. This corner of Devon is jampacked with things to see and do, including castles, botanic gardens, zoos, aquariums, animal farms, model villages and adventure parks.

Whether it’s the brutal beauty of Dartmoor, the bucolic splendour of England’s highest waterfall, Canonteign Falls, or the attractive bustle of Exeter and Exmouth, there's something for everyone...

Must see

  • Crealy Great Adventure Park (6.9 miles)
  • Exeter Cathedral - Church of Saint Peter (8.2 miles)
  • Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (10.7 miles)

National Trust

  • A la Ronde (3.2 miles)
  • Killerton: Clyston Mill (10.5 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  11 a.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart:  10 a.m.

Arrivals:
01/09 - 01/03: 11am - 5pm
01/04 – 23/07: July 11am - 6pm
24/07 - 31/08: 11am - 8pm
Departures by 11am

Cofton Country Holidays cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

- 29 to 59 days before arrival = 30% of holiday balance will be retained
- 15 to 28 days before arrival = 50% of holiday balance will be retained

Changing your booking: there will be no charge for minor changes. A change of dates, or any change that affects the price of your holiday, will be treated as a major change. Major changes made at least 28 days prior to the start date of your holiday will incur an administration charge of £20. Major changes made within 28 days of the start date of your holiday will be treated as a cancellation.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Cofton Country Holidays will debit the full amount from your card immediately. This includes a 15% non-refundable deposit.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Extras
All customers: access to the swimming pool is not included in the rate and is charged £2.95 per adult and £1.95 per child per session.
Facilities/activities including coarse fishing, gym, some on site activities are subject to extra charges payable on arrival.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Bookings must not be for more than 21 consecutive nights.
Entertainment and activities are available between 01/04 and 28/10.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 12 a.m. and 7:30 a.m..
The bar and/or restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.
The grocery shop is open between 02/01 and 31/12.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.
The sauna (and/or hammam) is open between 01/01 and 31/12.
The wellness centre is open between 01/01 and 31/12.
You'll need an Environment Agency rod licence (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Pool
The indoor swimming pool is open between 01/01 and 31/12.
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 27/05 and 16/09 (subject to weather conditions).

Reception
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. between 01/01 and 20/07.
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. between 21/07 and 01/09.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Additional terms

We cannot guarantee adjoining pitches.

Gazebos on the same pitch are not permitted in peak season via Pitchup.com

A charge is made for returning lost property to cover postage. Lost property is only kept for a short period, after which it is given to charity.

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