What is it that makes every one of our Top 100 Overall Winners so great? There are a number of key factors that always impress you , together with our team of experts. For example, the winning site has to offer a warm welcome, excellent facilities, a good location and so much more, to ensure that all visitors feel as though they have received special attention.
The Overall Winner for 2022 – the adults-only Old Oaks Touring Park in Somerset – does all of these things, together with a great deal more besides.
For starters, it’s in an outstanding location. Siuated in rolling hills close to the extraordinary town of Glastonbury, it’s just a stroll from the otherworldly Tor. The area’s history is even evident in the flora here: the ancient Dog and Magog oak trees sit alongside one of the site’s touring fields.
And what fields they are. Every pitch is a good size and beautifully maintained. Central grassy areas in four of the fields enhance your sense of privacy.
Accommodation and facilities
There’s a variety of accommodation, with touring pitches, glamping cabins, shepherd huts and cedar lodges all available for hire. This year, 16 pitches have been upgraded from super to superior, with a patio, low-smoke fire pit, picnic bench and bird table.
The list of facilities is huge, and includes spotless washrooms, a shop with local produce, bean-to-cup coffee machines, a fishing lake and take-away food delivery. Plus, you’ll find a motorhome service point, two launderettes, fire pit hire, free Wi-Fi, an information room, and much more. For dog-owners, there’s a 400m dog-run, complete with a hot shower for your muddy hound.
The information room has a pool table, 42-inch TV, book exchange and sofas. Other plans for 2022 include, firstly, two electric hot tubs for the glamping accommodation, plus an overhaul of the Wi-Fi and, perhaps most importantly, renewed efforts to reduce plastic waste.
No wonder so many of you told us this was the best campsite you’d every stayed at. Heartiest congratulations to all at Old Oaks Touring Park!
- Fantastic layout with superb pitches. All staff are very friendly and helpful. Definitely a five-star site.
- Beautifully laid out, with large pitches.
- Dog run is great – dog shower has free shampoo!
Fantastic layout with superb pitches. All staff are very friendly and helpful. Definitely a five-star site
- Adult only
- Dog Friendly
- Electric Hook Up
- Sanitary Block(s)
- Touring Pitches
- Motorhome Pitches
- Tent Pitches
- Water Hook Ups
- Shepherd Huts
David Bellamy Conservation Award
Loo of the Year
Top 100 Best Green Site
Tourist Board Rating
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