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Tanpits Cider Farm Caravan and Camping Park

8.9
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General

  • Set among apple orchards with scrumpy cider available to buy on site
  • Easy access to Taunton by road or along the canal by foot or bike
  • Wild peacocks, ducks, geese, guinea fowls and chickens

A Somerset site with 'cider farm' in the name: how fizzing fantastic. And the means to buy scrumpy on site from two spacious apple orchards: how fizzing fantastic too.

Lashings of Henry's Farmhouse Scrumpy can be obtained at Tanpits Cider Farm Caravan and Camping Park – perhaps on arrival, to have on your very first day while firing up the barbecue for a post-sunset supper under the Somerset stars…?

Free range eggs are also available to buy for sizzling up for breakfast, a meal that might see you joined by the feathered and furred residents of this friendly and peaceful little farm site: wild peacocks, ducks, geese, guinea fowls and chickens all wander here, and you should see squirrels scampering about too.

The farm is right next to the historic Bridgwater and Taunton Canal, about 40 minutes' walk or 15 minutes by bike via the handsomely scenic towpath to the old town of Taunton. Happily tasty pub food and ales are about six minutes' stroll from base at the Merry Monk, and a retail centre with shops (and cinema) is within easy walking distance.

The farm facilities include hot showers, toilets, a launderette and a washing-up area. A play area is to hand for kids – possibly best to distract them while the grownups sort out a hefty purchase of Somerset farm scrumpy.

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

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.


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8.9

Overall rating based on 44 reviews

 

95% would recommend this site to a friend.

91% would stay here again.

 

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great site , friendly staff 08/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Mrs Tracy W. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    lovely quiet site , loved how the peacocks etc could wander round the site very clean , would stay again

    Disliked: 

    not enough showers could do with a few more i think , but did not spoil our stay

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We will be back. 08/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Lindsay W. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Fab find. Good sized level pitches, not all on top of each other. Facilities good too, hot showers. Good tv signal.
    Staff friendly and helpful.
    Allowed a friend to pitch her tent on our pitch for a nominal fee and welcomed other friends joining us for a bbq.
    2 pubs in easy walking distance as well as local shops.

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New shower block much improved 01/05/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Joy S. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    New shower block much improved

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Nice site well maintained good clean facilities 30/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Sally P. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Wildlife and pitches

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Typical working farm, basic but clean, would visit again 07/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom lisa_d526222 Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    We were in the orchard which was lovely, peacocks, guinea foul and rabbits were all around us and although we were near a massive new housing development you would never know once on the farm, the scrumpy is delicious! Toilets in orchard were basic but immaculately clean. The owner was very helpful and the weather was awful, no issue if we got stuck (which we didn’t) he would tow us off if needed.

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    Shower block was very cold due to people being inconsiderate and leaving the door open!

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Great location. Facilities clean. Friendly staff and good cider 07/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Helen W. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Great location. Facilities clean. Friendly staff and good cider

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Nice toilets, farm was lovely with the peacocks and geese ... 03/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom kayleigh h. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Nice toilets, farm was lovely with the peacocks and geese wandering about. Bought some cider and eggs. Shame about the weather had to pack up and go early. But apart from the weather couldn't complain. All good

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    No Heating in the toilet/shower

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Had a good stay, amenities good& pub within walking distance. ... 25/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Lynda P. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Had a good stay, amenities good& pub within walking distance. The pub serves food & the town is only a short drive.

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LOVELY LAID BACK PLACE TO STAY, WITH WILDLIFE SURROUNDING YOU ... 18/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Catherine C. Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    LOVELY LAID BACK PLACE TO STAY, WITH WILDLIFE SURROUNDING YOU EVEN THE COCKREL BEHAVED HIMSELF DIDNT WAKE US UP TOO EARLY.
    SHOWERS/TOILETS KEPT CLEAN, LIGHTS AT NIGHT MAKE THE AREA FEEL SAFE.
    WOULD VISIT AGAIN IF I WAS GOING TO THIUS AREA.

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Great site to pitch with level ground and freedom to pitch wherever yo 14/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Emily H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Plenty of space to pitch the tents and lovely setting in the Apple orchard. Good facilities with showers, toilets and washing up room. Pub only a 5-10 minute walk away which was useful for when it rained.

    Disliked: 

    One toilet block we didn't use as there was no soap left as they weren't cleaned during our stay. Not that much to do within walking distance.

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Features

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Bar or club house

Cycle hire

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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

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

Hard standings

Tourer storage facilities

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Location

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  • Dyers Lane, Bathpool, Taunton, Somerset, England, TA2 8BZ
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.0309°N 3.0652°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Taunton Bus Station — 2.1 miles
North Petherton (Somerset): Verriers Coach Stop — 4.7 miles
Bishops Lydeard: Lethbridge Arms Bus Stop — 5.7 miles
Train stations
Taunton Rail Station — 1.7 miles
Bishop's Lydeard — 5.9 miles
Bridgwater Rail Station — 7.4 miles
Ferry ports
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal — 8.4 miles
Minehead Harbour — 21.8 miles
Weston-super-Mare Knightstone Harbour — 22.4 miles
Airports
Exeter International Airport — 25.8 miles
Cardiff International Airport — 28.0 miles
Bristol International Airport — 29.0 miles

Directions


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

The shops and restaurants of historic town Taunton are a short drive from Tanpits Cider Farm Caravan and Camping Park, also easily reachable via bike or feet via the towpath of the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. Have a wander in town around Vivary Park, once a medieval fish farm and now a place of tennis courts, miniature golf, playgrounds, model railway track and two playgrounds.

Taunton's also famed for its flowers (the Taunton Flower Show's nickname is 'the Chelsea of the west'); if this suits your green-fingered tastes, Vivary Park also has over 55,000 spring and summer plants, and a rose garden that includes the Royal National Rose Society's Provincial Trial Ground.

Other nearby places of interest and activity are the West Somerset Railway near Bishops Lydeard seven miles away, Clarks Village (20 miles) and Minehead, within 30 miles. The walks and mountain bike rides of the Quantock Hills are also a popular pick.

Must see

  • Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (10.5 miles)
  • Clarks Village (15.6 miles)
  • Montacute House (16.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Fyne Court (4.0 miles)
  • Coleridge Cottage (9.2 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.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart:  10:30 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  1 p.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart:  10:30 a.m.

Tanpits Cider Farm Caravan and Camping Park cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

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.

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A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

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

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

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

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