Now we have been given the government road map out of lockdown please see the 4 stages issued by the government in each section below for what we are allowed to do. All dates given are by the government and are provisional subject to infection rates continuing to fall.
Stage 2 – 12th April to 16th May 2021
Tristram Caravan Park will be open for fully self contained caravans and motorhomes of one household only from the 12th April 2021.
Southwinds Camping Park will be open for fully self contained caravans and motorhomes of one household only from the 1st May 2021
We are not permitted to open any shared facilities such as toilets or showers during this time
All caravans and motor homes must have indoor toilet and wash facilities during this period. No toilet tents or external solar showers are permitted.
Stage 3 – 17th May to 20th June 2021
Both Tristram Caravan Park & Southwinds Camping Park will be open and will have some toilet and shower facilities available
Toilets will be open 24 hours a day, but due to government guidelines we must limit the use of showers and discourage people from using them where they have their on onboard shower.
We still recommend for guests to be as self contained as possible.
Guests will be asked to sanitise the shower before and after each use in addition to our cleaning schedules
Guests must continue to adhere to social distancing rules at all times and wear a face covering in all communal area’s such as toilet and shower rooms along with the laundry and wash up rooms.
Southwinds Camping Park will start to accept tents providing we have been allowed to open the facilities.
The Government will lift most legal restrictions on meeting others outdoors, but gatherings of more than 30 people outdoors will remain illegal. Indoors, people will be able to meet socially in a group of 6, or with 1 other household
Stage 4 – 21st June 2021 onwards
The Government are proposing that all Social Distancing measure will be removed so you will be able to stay with more than 2 different households on your pitch (still a max of 6 people per pitch)
This is subject to change depending on the up to date data on how the transmission is spreading and any new variants.
Our chemical toilet disposal point and all our drinking water taps will be in use to enable people to be self-contained in caravans and motorhomes, and we are installing additional points for the 2021 season
PLEASE NOTE – WE WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTING PEOPLE WITH BOOKINGS, IF YOU DON’T BOOK IN ADVANCE YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO STAY THIS YEAR.
IT WILL BE DOWN TO EACH INDIVIDUAL FAMILY TO ENSURE THEY STICK TO THE CURRENT GOVERNMNET SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES WHEREVER POSSIBLE.
AS A SITE WE HAVE REDUCDED OUR PITCH CAPACITY BY APPROX 20% COMPARED TO PRE COVID LAYOUTS IN PREVIOUS YEARS
YOU MUST NOT OVERCROWD YOUR PITCH, IT IS STRICTLY 1 UNIT PER PITCH AND A MAXIMUM OF 6 PEOPLE.
TO HELP WITH THE SOCIAL DISTANCING WE WILL BE MAKING IT MANDATORY FOR ALL CARS TO BE PARKED OFF SITE IN THE CAR PARK AFTER UNLOADING THERE WILL BE NO CHARGE FOR THE 1ST CAR, AND ADDITIONAL CARS WILL BE CHARGED AS NORMAL. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS.
Please see each section of the 4 stages to see the governments permitted use of facilities at that particular time.
WE WOULD ASK THAT WHEN ARRIVING AND COMING TO RECEPTION TO CHECK IN THAT ONLY 1 PERSON, PREFERABLY THE NAMED PERSON, WHO MADE THE BOOKING, COMES IN WITH THE REQUIRED INFORMATION. PLEASE DO DON’T BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TO RECEPTION; AS MUCH AS WE’D LOVE TO SEE YOU ALL WE DON’T HAVE THE SPACE TO KEEP PEOPLE SOCIALLY DISTANT.
WE WOULD ASK THAT ANY PAYMENTS ARE MADE ON A CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD WHENEVER POSSIBLE AND TO USE THE CONTACTLESS OPTION IF POSSIBLE ( CARD PAYMENTS CAN BE UP TO £45, BUT APPLE PAY HAS NO LIMIT) WE WILL HAVE HAND SANITISER FOR YOU TO USE AND WILL WIPE DOWN OUR CHIP & PIN TERMINAL AFTER EACH USE.
Our usual cancelation policy applies except in the following situations;
Regional or National Government Lockdown ( I.e the area you live in (or we’re situated in) goes into a higher tier that prevents you from unnecessary travel etc)
Government Track & Trace notification
If you receive a notification that you may have been in close proximity with a person diagnosed with Covid and you are told to self isolate
You would then either get an opportunity to reschedule (where possible) your booking for another time or receive a full refund