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- Small, well-maintained and peaceful site in Devon's Ruby Country
- Self-contained yurt: cooking facilities, private bathroom and firepit
- Surrounded by Devon countryside but 25 minutes from the beach
Down Yonder Yurt and Camping Site is in the beautiful Ruby Country in Devon, based between Okehampton and Holsworthy. Within approximately 25 minutes of the site, it is possible to be on a beach at Bude or on the outskirts of Dartmoor. You can also catch a bus at the Lane End junction to either Bude or Exeter.
We offer a traditional Mongolian yurt but with contemporary furnishings. It has electric hook-up, cooking facilities, bed linen and towels.
The campsite has a toilet block with showers and an outside dishwashing sink.
The yurt and campsite is surrounded by our smallholding, including 12 Dexter cows and four sheep. Visitors to our site have direct access to the Ruby Way bridleway.
Open from 17/05/2019 to 16/09/2019
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Surf school nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Small (11-25 pitches)
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
- Coach stations
Okehampton: West Street Coach Stop
— 10.0 miles
10.0 miles Launceston: Westgate Street Coach Stop — 11.8 miles
11.8 miles Bude: Strand Coach Stop — 14.5 miles
- Train stations
Okehampton Rail Station
— 10.5 miles
10.5 miles Sampford Courtenay Rail Station — 12.0 miles
12.0 miles Eggesford Rail Station — 16.9 miles
- Ferry ports
Bideford Ferry Landing
— 16.5 miles
16.5 miles Instow Ferry Landing — 18.8 miles
18.8 miles Appledore Ferry Landing — 18.9 miles
Exeter International Airport
— 35.5 miles
From A30 at Okehampton, take the slip road off the A30 at Sourton Down and follow signs towards Holsworthy. Turn right at the end of the slip road onto A386. After approximately 2 miles take the first exit towards Halwill on A3079 at Fowley Cross roundabout. After 9 miles at Halwill junction, go straight over the mini roundabout. When leaving the village's 30mph speed limit into the 40mph, take the next left at Lane End, signposted Halwill. The entrance to the campsite is approximately 60m (200ft) from the junction, on the right just past the bungalow. Follow the signs down the lane.
The campsite is based within an outstanding central area to make the most of the miles of coastline nearby and the moorland of Dartmoor.
There is direct access onto the Ruby Way bridleway which opens up miles of paths to be walked or cycled along. The local village has a pub, post office, shop/newsagent, gift shop and fish and chip takeaway.
There are many activities in the surrounding area including fishing, archery, golf, watersports and cycle trails.
The campsite is about an hour's drive from the Eden Project and many more well-known attractions.
- RHS Garden Rosemoor (11.8 miles)
- Castle Drogo (18.9 miles)
- Tintagel Castle (24.8 miles)
- Lydford Gorge (10.8 miles)
- Lawrence House (11.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||1 p.m. –||8 p.m.|
|Arrive:||4 p.m. –||8 p.m.|
Down Yonder Yurt and Campsite cancellation policy
No refunds within 3 days of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Down Yonder Yurt and Campsite will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.