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Park FAQs for Doniford Bay


All the information, facts and figures you need to plan your stay at this holiday park.

Basic Information

Name:
Doniford Bay Holiday Park
Address:
Doniford Bay Holiday Park, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0TJ
Telephone No:
01984 632423 (calls charged at standard UK rates)
Open
Close
Park Open Dates:
17 March
30 October

Check-in/out Times

Check-in
Check-out
Platinum:
1pm
10am
Prestige:
2pm
10am
Deluxe:
3pm
10am
Standard:
4pm
10am

Check-in/out times for chalets

Check-in
Check-out
Standard Chalets:
4pm
10am
Late Arrivals:
Keys can be collected from security.

Fun passes and Activity passes

Fun passes
Fun Passes are also known as your ‘Entertainment pass’ and allow access to our FunWorks entertainment complex. With these you can use the pools, leisure and entertainment facilities, which includes bars, restaurants, ShowBars and some sports and water activities. Some activities are subject to an extra charge.
Fun Passes are included in the total cost of your holiday when booked directly on our website, through a travel agent or via our Contact Centre. You will be given a pass for each guest listed on your booking. If you have booked your holiday privately with an owner, you will need to purchase our Fun passes to access all the facilities. You can do this by calling the park direct on 01984 632423.
Activity Passes (Activity Bundles)
If you enjoy doing lots of activities and planning your holiday before you arrive (and saving money), then our Activity Bundle is just the thing for you.
When you buy an Activity Bundle, you get a bundle of either 12 or 24 passes that you can redeem online before you get here against a whole range of activities - which not only means that you get here first to secure your place on the activity, but you also get to do the activities you want to do at a discounted price. You can book a maximum of 48 passes prior to arrival and subject to availability. Remember, should you need them; you can always purchase more Activity Bundles once you arrive on park, or just book and pay for any extra activities as you go.

If you have already booked a holiday and wish to take advantage of this great offer please click My Account. Once you have logged into your account click on "view current holiday bookings", select your booking and click on "add optional extras". If we still have Activity Bundles available, you can select either a 12 or 24 bundle depending on your preference. And with our online booking system open up until midnight the day before you arrive, even if you book at the very last minute, you can still make the most of these great savings.
After you have made your booking and purchased your Activity Bundle, simply visit www.myhavenholiday.com where you can see all of the activities and times available to book. Some activities may require more than one pass; you can see a full list here. Activities do vary by park.

Don't worry if you don't buy your Activity Bundle before you get on holiday - you can still buy your activities on park at our normal price, subject to availability

Book before 7th February 2017 for these advanced savings:
Activity Bundle 1 (12 passes) £40 in advance - £48 full price (not available on park)
Activity Bundle 2 (24 passes) £75 in advance - £96 full price (not available on park)

All other times:
Activity Bundle 1 (12 passes) £48 in advance (not available on park)
Activity Bundle 2 (24 passes) £96 in advance (not available on park)
Day Passes
Day passes are available at some of our parks and allow entrance in to the park to use the facilities. The price for each park varies and only a limited number of passes are available on the days that day passes are available. Please contact the park you would like to visit to find out about cost and availability.

Common FAQ's

Park Terrain:
The park is mainly flat.
Will there be an iron available in my accommodation:
No, but irons are available to hire from our hire shop in holiday reception
Can guests bring their own BBQ:
Yes - away from gas supply
Garden Furniture:
Not available for hire
Dogs:
We welcome dogs on park, on the decking of the Cafe Bar and on the beach, they must be kept on a lead at all times. Unfortunately they are not allowed in our venues.
Direct Beach Access:
Yes, this is a rocky beach with steep steps.
Parking:
Parking is available next to caravans or nearby
Size of Park:
Medium
Is there WiFi on park?
FREE WiFi is available in the main complex.
Sky TV:
Inside the Cafe Bar
Cash Machine on Site?
Yes, one in the shop and one in the complex

How to get here

By car

Take J23 off the M5 south of Bristol onto the A38 towards Bridgwater. From Bridgwater take the A39 towards Minehead. After about 15 miles at West Quantoxhead, fork right after St Audries garage. Doniford Bay Holiday Park is a mile further on the right.

If programming your SAT NAV device, please use Postcode: TA23 0TJ. This will guide you directly to Doniford Bay where you will be able to follow the signs for directions to the Park. You can also use Google Maps for a door to door route planner.

By train

The Nearest train station is in Taunton, 17 miles away from the Park. To plan your train journey to and from Doniford Bay, please search using the official National Rail Enquiries online planner and timetable. Alternatively, call National Rail Enquiries Helpline on 0845 748 4950.

By coach

Haven has negotiated a 10% discount with National Express, Please call 0871 781 8181 for details to plan your journey by coach. Open 7 days a week 8am - 8pm. Payment can be made by credit or debit card - please allow 4 working days for tickets to arrive. Drop Off points must be checked with National Express.

Optional Extras

Haven Holiday Protection
£24 per holiday home for 6-9 nights or £16 per holiday home for 5 nights or less.
Cot
£12 per 6-8 nights or £7 per 5 nights or less (subject to availability) Please note, our travel cots are designed to fit in the main living area only and not in any of the bedrooms.
Highchair
£12 per 6-8 nights or £7 per 5 nights or less (subject to availability)
Pets
Up to £60 extra for a maximum of 2 pets for up to a weeks stay. We've reserved a number of our Standard, Deluxe and Prestige caravan holiday homes if you would like to bring your pet with you (a maximum of 2 pets are accepted, we reserve the right to refuse certain breeds). Pets are not permitted at Riviere Sands, Burnham-on-Sea or Lydstep Beach.

Park Activities

Fishing (nearest to Park):
Boat trips are available from Watchet Harbour and is also possible to fish from the bay at Doniford.
Golf (nearest to Park):
Minehead Golf Course, approx 8 miles away. Visit http://www.minehead-golf-club.co.uk for more information.
Horse Riding (nearest to Park):
Knowle Riding Centre, please ask at Holiday Reception for details.
Kart Hire:
Yes, available to hire from our Sports & Leisure Reception between 10am - 4pm. Family karts are £10/hour and the 2 seater karts are £8/hour.
Pic n paint:
Pic n paint is available between 10am - 4pm. Charges do apply.
Sand art
Sand art is available between 10am - 4pm. Charges do apply.
Tennis courts
The tennis courts are available between 10am - 4pm. We charge £5 for hire of our equipment.
Crazy Golf
Crazy golf is available between 10am - 4pm. Charges do apply.

Park Facilities

Peak Opening Time
Off-Peak Opening Time
SPAR Convenience Store (With Bakery and Off Licence)
8am - 8pm
8am - 8pm
Launderette
7am - 7pm
7am - 7pm
Indoor Swimming Pool (Children under 8 and non-swimmers under 14 must be accompanied by an adult)
9.30am - 12.45pm and 2pm - 5.45pm
9.30am - 12.45pm and 2pm - 5.45pm

Reception Opening Hours

Open
Close
Peak (19 July - 1 September):
9am
6pm
Off Peak (All other dates):
9am
6pm

Surrounding Area

Nearest Town:
Watchet (3km)
Nearest City:
Bridgwater (26km)
Nearest Port:
Poole (138km)
Nearest Train Station:
Taunton (27km)
Nearest Bus Station:
Minehead (16km)
How often do buses run from the Park?

Bus runs every 2 hours between 9am - 4pm Monday to Saturday and no service on Sunday

Local Taxi Number:
01984 633777 or 01984 639141
National Express - Nearest drop off:
Taunton (27km)

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Utilites Provided

Self-Catering accommodation

  • Fully equipped modern fitted kitchen with half size fridge 
  • Shower and toilet (some accommodations have baths) 
  • Colour TV
  • Pillows & duvets
  • Gas, electricity & hot water may incur an extra charge

Wheelchair Facilities

Wheelchair Hire:
Can be hired from the Red Cross on 0845 331 3331
Wheelchair Friendly:
Yes

Park Terrain

Park Terrain:

The park is mainly flat.