Here is the list of best holiday parks in devon, England 2020. This list also includes a list of best caravan & camping in devon.
Best Holiday Parks in Devon
- Ladram Bay Holiday Park, Budleigh Salterton
- Channel View Caravan & Camping Park, Lynton
- Bolberry House Farm Caravan & Camping Park, Kingsbridge
- Woodland Springs Touring Park, Exeter
- Dornafield Caravan Park, Newton Abbot
- Lady’s Mile Holiday Park, Dawlish
- Minnows Touring Park, Tiverton
- Barley Meadow Touring Park, Exeter
- Forest Glade Holiday Park, Cullompton
- Widdicombe Farm Touring Park, Torquay
- Zeacombe House Caravan Park, Tiverton
- Noteworthy Caravan& Campsite, Bude
- Dartmoor View Holiday Park, Okehampton
- Cofton Holidays, Dawlish
- Plymouth Sound Caravan and Motorhome Club Site, Plymouth
1. Ladram Bay Holiday Park, Budleigh Salterton
A family and pet-friendly site on the coast near Sidmouth and the famous Donkey Sanctuary. The site has its own private beach on the Jurassic Coast with a range of activities including paddle boarding, kayaking and boat hire.
There’s also an outdoor splash zone and adventure golf. Dogs are welcome on site but not on the beach, but there are other local beaches where pets are allowed.
The Jurassic Coast is definitely worth exploring and provides plenty of walking options for all. There’s plenty to do on site, including an indoor pool, games arcade, sauna and steam room, restaurant, nightspot and bar.
All touring pitches are fully serviced and arranged in terraces to give great views across the bay. Facilities include toilets, showers, family bathrooms, two launderettes and a supermarket.
2. Channel View Caravan & Camping Park, Lynton
Overlooking Lynton, Lynmouth and the Bristol Channel, Channel View Caravan & Camping Park is surrounded by some amazing scenery and attractions.
You can walk for miles over moorland and coastal paths, with many leading straight from the site. Must-see local attractions include the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway – a water-powered funicular railway – Exmoor Zoo, and Brendon Common.
There’s also the National Trust’s Watersmeet, where a Victorian fishing lodge is now a tea shop, and dramatic waterfalls provide the visual interest. Channel View has hard standing and grass pitches with electric available, some fully serviced.
There is a heated toilet block, with wheelchair-accessible facilities, a laundry, family room, bathroom, shop and play area. There is a country inn next door.
3. Bolberry House Farm Caravan & Camping Park, Kingsbridge
Bolberry House Farm comprises of three caravan and camping parks close to the coastal town of Salcombe. This is a quiet, unspoilt environment, set among hedgerows, with views down through the valley towards the sea at Hope Cove.
There are two camping areas, plus a small static caravan park, all linked by a mown path. The main site is an area of six acres with rural and sea views. There are some hardstanding pitches but most are on grass.
The Paddock is a more secluded three-acre area. Both sections have hook-ups, toilets and showers and a laundry, with the main site also having a play area and high-season shop.
Both areas have access to a dog exercise meadow. A 10-minute drive away is Salcombe, which lies on its own estuary with sandy beaches and secluded coves.
There is also a selection of shops, cafés and bars. Within walking distance of the site is Bolberry Downs with 100 acres of open cliff top land to explore.
4. Woodland Springs Touring Park, Exeter
Woodland Springs is an adults-only caravan and camping site set in the Dartmoor National Park. The site is peaceful and tranquil, being set back from the main road and surrounded by trees and farmland.
Woodland Springs is in the hamlet of Venton and provides a natural setting to encourage birds and wildlife.
Being within Dartmoor National Park it is only a 10-minute drive to the beautiful moors where you can walk, cycle or ride the many paths and see the different tors.
A 20-minute drive away is Bovey Castle – a luxury hotel with a three AA Rosettes restaurant. On site there are toilets and showers, full disabled facilities, a dish washing room and laundry.
Dogs are welcome on site, with a dog exercise field provided. There is also a small shop and fresh bread can be ordered. Pitches for campervans are hardstanding.
5. Dornafield Caravan Park, Newton Abbot
Dornafield is a beautiful site – surrounded by woodland and countryside, and with pretty plantings and hedges within the touring areas.
The site is within a fourteenth century farmstead that covers 30 acres in total, midway between Exeter and Plymouth.
With Dartmoor National Park in one direction and the stunning beaches of the English Riviera in the other, this is truly a fantastic location. Pitches come fully serviced on either hard standings or grass. T
he award-winning facilities include toilets, showers, vanity cubicles, laundries and dish washing. For your convenience there is an on-site shop, games room, tennis court, adventure playground and dog-walking areas.
6. Lady’s Mile Holiday Park, Dawlish
This location will appeal both to those looking for a beach holiday and people seeking nature interest.
It’s less than a mile from the beaches of Dawlish Warren and close to the 500-acre Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve.
Near to the beach you can find shops, amusements, go-karts and adventure golf. At Lady’s Mile, swimming is a great attraction.
There are indoor and outdoor pools with flumes and a separate plunge pool. There’s a bowling alley, indoor play facilities and an adventure play area with an eight-metre tower and slides.
Lady’s Mile also has a restaurant and a takeaway food service. Grassed and hard standing pitches; some have water and drainage points. Electricity is charged via top-up cards, purchased from reception on arrival.
7. Minnows Touring Park, Tiverton
Minnows is a small and intimate touring park for guests aged over 14 only.
The site’s location is directly beside the Grand Western Canal (with a gate in the fence opening out onto the towpath), making Minnows ideal for those who enjoy walking, cycling, canoeing or fishing.
There are all-weather pitches set in over five landscaped acres. The local village is a short walk away with a couple of pubs, a supermarket and farm shop.
The site facilities include toilets, showers, a laundry and washing area. A short drive leads to Exmoor or the Blackdown Hills, the city of Exeter or several National Trust houses and gardens.
For a unique experience why not head to Tiverton (a six-mile walk along the canal or a short drive) and then take the horse-drawn barge for a memorable trip down the canal.
8. Barley Meadow Touring Park, Exeter
This site is set in Dartmoor National Park, on its northern edge. Depending on the type of holiday you’re a er you can either sit back and admire the views from your pitch or enjoy walking on the Two Moors Way.
This is a long-distance trail that passes a few hundred yards from the site and leads down through Dartmoor towards Ivybridge.
If you prefer a more relaxed pace then the pretty village of Drewsteignton is a short walk away. Barley Meadow has a selection of pitches including grass and hardstandings with electric and a small number of fully serviced ones.
There are toilets and showers, a play area, games room and shop. There’s also a laundry on site and dogs are welcome.12 miles from site is the city of Exeter, off ring a mix of culture, history and shops.
9. Forest Glade Holiday Park, Cullompton
As the name might suggest, Forest Glade Holiday Park is set in a woodland clearing on the Blackdown Hills between Cullompton and Honiton, surrounded by 300 acres of pine forest.
The site has a large number of hardstandings and electric is available on most pitches. There are also two fully serviced pitches available with electric, water supply and grey water drain.
Forest Glade has a covered, heated swimming pool with adults-only swimming sessions at certain times and it is free to use; there is also a sauna.
Other facilities include a games room, so play area, outdoor play areas, an all-weather tennis court, licensed shop and takeaway. You can order fresh bread and pastries daily.
The amenities building houses toilets, showers, a laundry, family shower room and disabled shower room.
This is an ideal site to leave the ’van on pitch and wander the many tracks and trails through the forest and surrounding countryside, in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
10. Widdicombe Farm Touring Park, Torquay
Widdicombe Farm is easy to find and to access, as it’s directly off a ring road. The site offers mostly all-weather pitches on eight acres of land, in different grades.
There are pitches with electric and super pitches with electric, mains water, drainage and chemical waste point.
Some of the pitches are terraced to give far-reaching views across the Devon countryside. Site facilities include toilets and showers, with some of these being ultramodern wet room style.
There’s also a laundry and shop. On site is Poppies Restaurant and Takeaway. Here, all manner of food is served, ranging from cooked breakfasts to evening meals.
There’s also the Haylo Bar, which offers various evening events during the peak season, ranging from singers, to comedy acts, karaoke, quiz and bingo.
With a bus stop at the site entrance, reaching all the area’s attractions without taking your vehicle off site is easy. Nearby are the lovely coastal resorts of the English Riviera – Paignton, Brixham and Torquay.
11. Zeacombe House Caravan Park, Tiverton
Set on the Somerset/Devon border near Tiverton, Zeacombe House Caravan Park has just 50 pitches and is open all year round. reat for exploring a popular area out of season.
Exmoor National Park is just a few miles north with the small hamlet of Molland nearby. A pretty viewpoint of the area is Round Hill on Molland Common giving views across the countryside.
Another scenic place to visit is the pretty town of Dulverton, just five miles away. Known as the southern gateway to Exmoor, the town contains many shops, gi shops and a Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre.
The site comprises of four-and-a-half acres, with extra-large pitches giving space and privacy. The site has beech hedging, lawns, trees and rockeries with views towards Exmoor.
The usual on-site facilities are present – hook-ups, showers, a laundry, dog-walk and shop.
12. Noteworthy Caravan & Campsite, Bude
Set near the ancient market town of Holsworthy, just seven miles away from the popular seaside resort town of Bude.
There is a bus stop with services into Bude just half a mile from the site. Bude sits on the Devon/Cornwall border and is famous for its Summerleaze Beach with pastel-painted beach huts.
Tidal swimming pool that is full of seawater when the tide goes out. Noteworthy is based on a family-run farm of 12 acres, with a herd of prize-winning Angora goats that are very friendly.
Five acres is set aside for touring and camping with mostly grass pitches and limited hardstandings. There are electric hook-ups that need to be requested when booking.
On site there is a toilet and shower block, a covered dish washing area, information point, a wildlife pond and dog-walking area.
13. Dartmoor View Holiday Park, Okehampton
With the Dartmoor National Park on the doorstep this site is ideal for walkers and cyclists and anyone who enjoys outdoor activities.
The cathedral city of Exeter is close by, along with the pretty town of Okehampton and the National Trust’s Castle Drogo.
Notable places on Dartmoor within 30-minutes’ drive include Cox Tor, Hound Tor with its deserted medieval village, and Postbridge, which is famous for its thirteenth century clapper bridge with eigtheenth century granite bridge right next door.
Dartmoor View is set in 20 acres of landscaped grounds with hardstanding pitches with electric. There are also 12 pitches with individual water pipes. Site facilities comprise of an outdoor pool, toilets and showers and wheelchair accessible facilities.
A pub serving food is located just over half a mile away or, if you don’t mind a short journey. the site’s website says there are 10 great food pubs within 10 min drive.
14. Cofton Holidays, Dawlish
An ideal site for families and couples who like to be active on holiday. There’s an indoor leisure complex with pool, sauna, steam room and gym.
That’s not all, there’s an outdoor pool, play areas, a bar, restaurants, shop, takeaway and games room – the list is endless.
For outdoor activities you can choose from five coarse fishing lakes that are a haven for wildlife, and a woodland walk leads to the Blue Flag beaches of Dawlish Warren with views across the Exe Estuary.
There are a selection of pitches including grass, hardstandings and super pitches, with electric available. Parts of the site are terraced to allow for countryside views and some pitches are close to the fishing lakes.
There are plenty of toilet and shower blocks, with family and wheelchair access, plus launderettes and dish washing.
15. Plymouth Sound Caravan and Motorhome Club Site, Plymouth
This Club site is ideal for those wanting to explore all the attractions of the bustling coastal city of Plymouth. The centre is only six miles away and there’s a bus stop outside The Mussel Inn in Down Thomas, just fi ve minutes’ walk away.
The site is close to the South West Coast Path and the Plym Valley cycleway. Your own sanitation is needed on site, but there is a motorhome service point, hook-ups, a play area and dog walk.
Apart from the obvious selection of shops and restaurants you’d expect from a city, Plymouth also has a historic dockyard, an aquarium, and of course the famous Hoe, with the iconic Smeaton’s Tower lighthouse standing tall.
There is so much to see and do in the city it will keep you occupied for days! The Plymouth Sound Club site is also a great option for dog owners. There is plenty of walking in the area, a sandy beach nearby where dogs are accepted, and dog-friendly pubs nearby.