Written on: 31/10/2011 by storyman60 (1 review written)
I bought a caravan at this park three years ago. while looking at vans and going through the buying process they could not have been more attentive or helpful but as soon as I had paid my money they ignored every contact I made, broke every promise they made, and treated us like pests. The salesman promised our van would be in place for the easter holiday week so we booked time off work and arrived and the van was not ready and they had no substitute van we could use. The salesman would not… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/03/2011 by scarlettgrace (1 review written)
i have two toddlers and an 11 year old son. We also have friends with children the same age who came with us on our holiday to southerness last may. The park was small and friendly, very clean and surrounding area very scenic. Night time entertainment was great for the toddlers and my older son and friend spent their evenings in the arcade. this is a quieter park and you do need a car, the mobile farm was fab for all ages, the ice cream factory more suited to older children, however these are… Read Full Review
Written on: 08/09/2010 by kingstreet (5 reviews written)
Parkdean Southerness 30 August 2010 for four nights.
Booked through the Sun. Upgraded to "Annan" caravan for £120 extra. Total cost of break £162. Caravan on Cumbria View with close proximity to beach and seafront.
Location is 14 miles south of Dumfries on the pretty Solway Coast road, the A710. Weather was excellent for party of four, grandparent, two parents and one eight year old.
Caravan was two years old, fully heated and in good condition. It was surface clean with a little dust behind… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/07/2010
overpriced at 165 pounds approx for 2 nights ( 2 adults and 2 kids)in a crappy caravan, there was no water for about 2 hours, when it did come on it was white and cloudy for about 24 hours, so NOT good value for money.
entertainmant team were great, but even in the cabaret bar theres a cynical ploy to get more money from us, as at the end they say ok kids 1 pound each for the raffle for the toys, then as only 1 wins it, ok kids you can buy the prizes.. yeah yeah greedy monkeys, then...... they… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/09/2009
Southerness is FAB...... we had a great Holiday the entertainment both day and night is great.....i will definately be returning......
Pool had 2 life guards and they were excellent.... very patient with the kids....... i recommend this holiday to all.... thanks all for making our stay so memorable… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/07/2009
a little late but we were at southerness early june for a week it was fantastic! weather was gorgeous, entertainment was great for kids at night, staff were great!!! would definately recommend this holiday for any family, will be visiting again… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/07/2009
Southerness holiday village...What can we say? We have just spent a week there and absolutely loved every minute of it. The food in the restaurant was top notch, the kids entertainment was amazing, the Allstars made us feel very welcome as did the bar staff. They were so helpful, keep up the good work guys we shall see you in September… Read Full Review
Written on: 21/06/2009 by xenaspal (1 review written)
we spent a week at southerness holiday park, although the weather wasn't brilliant we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The caravan was very spacious, a little drafty but comfortable. We enjoyed the peacefulness of it all, the walks along the beach, to the lighthouse, doing a bit of rockpooling and just chilling out. You do need a car, there are plenty of places to visit. I think the shop and facillities could open earlier, for people like us who are early risers… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/04/2009
just spent a week at Southerness holiday village we wont forget in a hurry.the wind blew all week, mostly inside our caravan,somtimes convinced the windows were actually open.frozen all week.combine all the play areas together then you have at least enough to entertain 20 kids,4 of them being mine,the nearest one was about a 3 mins walk from our van.
The swimming pool is tiny and has to be booked days in advance for a 45 min session,2 life gaurds.
The kids entertainment was great and full marks… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/01/2009 by Lorainemary (1 review written)
Southerness, Southerness holiday village - Toilet Blocks always nice and clean. Plenty room for all tents. Good value for money. Found this one of the cleanest sites that we have been to. The staff are all helpful and we enjoyed our stay… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/09/2008 by Lawrenma2 (31 reviews written)
We visited the park in early Sept and found it very relaxing (if not a little too relaxing) - would have been lost without a TV and found ourselves venturing the 20 mile round trip to Dumfries each day just for something to do.
You need to pay for a pass to get in to entertainment at night, which is great if you like agadoo and cheesey "Abba" type bands with lots of kids dancing.
It is a nice site, and the people are mostly very pleasant also but if you want some action, might be better to… Read Full Review
Written on: 20/07/2004 by peter mcdonald (1 review written)
As a young family of four our main concerns are is Southerness holiday village clean? is it safe? is it good value for money? I have to say generally the site is kept in good order. The pitches and toilets/showers are kept in pristine condition and we didn't feel overcrowded. The beaches are within five minutes walking distance however the waters can be quite dangerous and are subject to riptides. There are no lifeguards on duty on these beaches. The swimming pool was a real cause for concern… Read Full Review
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