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- Quiet, secluded pleasure fishery with five well-stocked lakes
- Set in 28 acres of woodland
- Twenty minutes' drive from Dartmoor
Angling for some angling? A full five lakes teeming with fishy specimens await at Legge Farm Fishery near Dartmoor, where fisherfolk can land common, mirror, ghost, grass and crucian carp along with roach, rudd, bream, tench and perch. Prefer to sit dreamily beside water? A sixth lake is dedicated to attracting and cultivating the local wildlife: you might even see a kingfisher.
The small campsite at Legge Farm takes tents on non-electric grass pitches and tourers/motorhomes on hardstanding with electric hook-up, water supply and waste water drainage. Site facilities include showers and a loo, a washing machine and tumble dryer, waste disposal and a washing-up area.
After fishing, Legge Farm is well set for touring Devon as it's 20 minutes' drive from Dartmoor, 15 from the beach and near National Trust properties and family days out at the likes of The Big Sheep in and the Milky Way Adventure Park.
Or you could just stick around on site: the farm's peaceful rural setting covers 28 acres of secluded countryside, with woodland walks, more wildlife and rather spectacular scenery and views.
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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
Drainage hook-up points for tourers
Fully serviced pitches
Tourer storage facilities
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Small (11-25 pitches)
- Coach stations
Okehampton: West Street Coach Stop — 8.2 miles
8.2 miles Bideford: Quay Coach Stop — 13.7 miles
13.7 miles Northam: Square Coach Stop — 15.3 miles
- Train stations
Okehampton Rail Station — 8.7 miles
8.7 miles Sampford Courtenay Rail Station — 8.9 miles
8.9 miles Eggesford Rail Station — 12.0 miles
- Ferry ports
Bideford Ferry Landing — 13.7 miles
13.7 miles Instow Ferry Landing — 15.8 miles
15.8 miles Appledore Ferry Landing — 16.0 miles
Exeter International Airport — 32.0 miles
The nearest beaches to Legge Farm Fishery are at Westward Ho! in Devon and Bude in Cornwall; the latter is particularly splendid and well known throughout the land for the quality of its crashing surf.
Also popular in the area are old houses and National Trust properties like Lawrence House, the Georgian townhouse in Launceston, and Castle Drogo, the Grade I listed country house near Drewsteignton and the last castle to be built in England.
The National Trust additionally manages crashingly scenic Lydford Gorge, the deepest gorge in the south west and with a 30m waterfall, viewable from a range of walks of one to three miles.
Other places of interest nearby include Okehampton Castle, Dartington Crystal, Dunsdon Farm National Nature Reserve, The Big Sheep and Burton Art Gallery in Bideford, and the Milky Way Adventure Park in Clovelly. The nearest towns are Hatherleigh three miles away and Okehampton within 15.
- RHS Garden Rosemoor (8.1 miles)
- Castle Drogo (16.6 miles)
- Exeter Cathedral - Church of Saint Peter (27.2 miles)
- Finch Foundry (11.1 miles)
- Lydford Gorge (12.7 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.