A caravan & camping site exclusively for adults (18+) in the Dartmoor National Park, Devon A tranquil & secluded site that caters for caravans, motor homes, tents under 8 5m as well as camping pods & offers peace and quiet Visit England 5 star & AA 5 Pennant Gold graded & members of Tranquil Parks
Access is quick & easy from the A382 only 1 5 miles from the A30, the earliest arrival time is 1pm We are ideal for those wishing to go caravanning & camping in Dartmoor and Devon and an ideal base for discovering Cornwall & the South West The cathedral city of Exeter is only 18 miles away
We are surrounded by farm & woodland Dogs & pets are very welcome We have some day kennels to hire if you require them We have a stunning Dark Sky site so when the clouds are not around the views of the stars are fantastic To keep this we do not have lighting around the site so bring a torch, a small price for such a splendid view
Our toilet and shower block with integral disabled facilities, dish washing room & laundry has won a Platinum 2016 Loo of the Year Award There are 4 showers, 6 toilets and 6 basins per sex and no smelly urinals We are very proud of them It is heated in the winter months
We have WiFi, are Calor agents & also have a small shop, small off licence and laundry In the shop we bake fresh bread to order, have the basic provisions, local cider, scrumpy, beer etc. All of our croissant products and most of the bread are made by Planet Pain, a French company and made in France, baked in our Reception/Shop and NOT sourced from Lidl.
If you are out late at night be aware that we lock the gates at night from 11pm to 7:30 am for additional security There is plenty of space to park in the drive but if you do restrict access to and from the park we will wake you at 7:30 in the morning to move your vehicle
Our information point has a freezer for customers use and a coffee machine that grinds from the bean Local information can be found here including local walks. More can be found on the welcome pack and Dartmoor magazine given to all guests If you want any more ideas of what to do or where to go just ask us.
As we are out in the countryside you do need a directional aerial for your TV, the normal aerial with the pole you push up that is fitted to most modern caravans is OK. We also ask all guests to use environmentally friendly toilet chemicals
Chris and Jan Patrick own and run the site and would welcome the opportunity to be your hosts
There is so much to do in the area but nearby attractions and place to see include Castle Drogo, Finch Foundry, Stone Lane Gardens, Spinsters Rock, Fingle Bridge, Fingle Woods, Lydford Gorge, Becky Falls, all of Dartmoor including all the Tors, stone circles etc, Exeter and its wonderful Cathedral, Plymouth and many other places to numerous to mention Excellent walks on Dartmoor and in the Teign Valley Easy to get to the North and South coasts of Devon and into Cornwall 1 hour to the Eden project, Bude etc
Coming from either East or West along the A30, turn off at the Whiddon Down junction (signposted Services) and follow the A382 towards Moretonhampstead At the next roundabout turn left, still following the A382 towards Moretonhampstead About 1 mile (1 6 kms) from the roundabout you will see the small signpost to Venton with the familiar touring park brown sign, turn left here Be careful as the signpost is actually just after the turning We are the second drive on the left
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Arrive Monday and depart Friday and only pay for 3 nights. Not available in any High season period, that is Bank Holidays and July and August.
7 Nights For The Price Of 6
7 nights for the price of 6, cheapest night free
Please note all offers must be mentioned at the time of booking. Subject to availability. Usually only one offer can be used per booking, please check with site for further details.
Esso, Whiddon Down SS (24h) - 0.85 miles from site BP, Whitehouse Services 24hr - 5.26 miles from site
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