The Old Oaks Touring Park
- Wick Farm, Wick, Glastonbury, BA6 8JS
- Book online
- Proprietor Mr & Mrs J White
- Season 8th February to 18th November 2013
- Telephone 01458 831 437
- Fax n/a
|Opening dates||8th February to 18th November 2013|
Somerset, South West England
Open exclusively to adults, this quality park is set in tranquil unspoilt countryside with panoramic views offering spacious pitches and excellent amenities. Wonderful wildlife and bird watching, extensive footpaths and cycle routes. Coarse fishing on site. WIFI throughout. 6 unique Camping Cabins - a fantastic alternative to a tent or caravan. A great way for friends who 'don't do camping' to holiday with those who do!
- Other Facilities
- Coarse fishing on site (small charge),Fishing Competitions, Bicycle hire available, Pool Table, Book Exchange, Painting Holidays
- Also nearby
- Extensive footpaths and cycle paths surrounding the park
- Tourist Attractions
- 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.
- Leave M5 at J23. Take A39 towards Glastonbury. From Glastonbury head towards Shepton Mallett on A361. 250 yards after passing under footbridge, turn left at signpost for Wick. Park is on left in 1 mile.
From Wells take A39 towards Glastonbury. Follow signs to West Mendip Hospital. Just past hospital turn left at sign for Wick and Brindham. The Park is on the right in 1 1/2 miles.
From Shepton Mallet (A361) towards Glastonbury turn right at sign for Wick, 150 yards past 'Tor Stone'. Park is on left in 1 mile.
- Special Offers
- Best of British Loyalty Club Card Holders:
NEW OLD OAKS CUSTOMERS - Try before you buy offer for NEW customers. FREE night on a touring pitch available to anyone who hasn't stayed at this adult only park before. No strings. Just come and try the park for free!
Terms & conditions: Cheapest night free. Book by phone quoting BOBFN. If staying at peak times, usual minimum nights apply.
EXISTING OLD OAKS CUSTOMERS – £1 off per pitch per night. Excludes July, Aug and Tariff D periods.
Terms & conditions: Cannot be used in conjunction with Old Oaks Loyalty Card. BOB Card to be presented on arrival.
FREE 30 minute WIFI with every booking.
- Adults only
- Serviced pitches
- Electric hook-ups
- Water hook-ups
- Drainage hook-ups
- Sanitary block(s)
- Designated / private parking
- Visitor parking
- Wireless internet
- Chemical disposal point
- Washing up facilities
Things to do
- Cycle hire
- Swimming (Indoor)
- Swimming (Outdoor)
- Sports Ground
- Internet Access
- Leisure Centre
From the Guest Book
2 Mar 2008
Practical Caravan Top 100 Parks Award 2008
This adult’s-only site is located just outside Glastonbury. Festival aside, the town is steeped in history and folklore and well worth exploring. Find peace in the grounds of the ancient Glastonbury Abbey, once the richest abbey in England and said to house the tomb of King Arthur and Guinevere. Ornate Wells Cathedral is also close enough for a day trip. At Old Oaks park you will find panoramic views and access to walks over the rolling countryside. There is also a pool,
dog walk and fishing lake. The large pitches are placed around open grassy spaces so you never feel crowded. Hardstandings and electric hook-up are available. Numerous water points are conveniently placed throughout and the site has washroom, washing-up and laundry facilities. The on site shop has a good range of groceries and offers a freezer pack hire service.
21 Sep 2005
Practical Motorhome Independent Site Reviews.
Old Oaks is one of those gems of a tourng park you find all too infrequently. It's a family-managed site exclusively for adults, run by Jim and Sally White, and is well signposted from roads leading into and out of the town of Glastonbury. The prominently signposted access drive, with passing bay, leads to a courtyard in front of the farmhouse, with a separate reception block, and well-stocked shop and off-licence. Service roads on site are hedged and fairly narrow, although adequate and well paved, so that long US RVs can be accepted.
The camping areas currently consist of 80 level pitches, of which 29 are fully serviced: of these, 17 are hardstanding and 12 are grass. Each camping area has a distinctive character, from the Walnut Paddock Circle with hardstandings for caravans and motorhomes, each with its own grassed area, to the adjacent Walnut Paddock Terrace with grassed pitches for trailer tents.
The Orchard has a mix of hardstandings with hook-ups and grass pitches for tents, around a central area of cider apple trees. Nearby, the Camping Paddock is used for tents and small motorhomes. The fully-tiled amenity block has an excellent layout and facilities and also has provision for disabled campers.
Dog behaviour on site is well monitored and controlled, and dogs must be kept on lead.
A new dog walk with a dog washing facility allows the third family member to be exercised off the lead.
A half-acre pond, less than 300 yards from most pitches, for guests' exclusive use, allows coarse fishing for carp, with some roach and tench. For this, a small permit fee is charged from April to September. A lane at the back of the site leads up to Glastonbury Tor, and bicycle hire is available.
The site is close to some of the county's main attractions, including Glastonbury Abbey, and Cheddar Gorge.
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