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Welcombe X: Road through the pitches

General

  • Small family-run site near Welcombe, on the Devon/Cornwall border
  • Easily accessible from the A39 Atlantic Highway and next to a bus stop
  • Two miles from beaches and the South West Coast Path

Welcome to… Welcombe X. And get prepped to stay here for quite some time: have a quick gander of the pics to see just why.

Welcombe X is a small site near the village of Welcombe, on the border of Devon and Cornwall between Bideford and Bude, and two miles from the coast. It's a friendly and laidback place, lauded by grateful guests as 'perfect', 'lovely', 'fabulous' and 'very friendly and extremely helpful' among many more accolades… obvs you'll have to go and investigate for yourself…

And as for what do to along the coast? You could stretch your legs on the South West Coast Path or take to the waves in the surfing mecca of Bude… or trot up the cobbled streets at the old fishing village of Clovelly… or decide firmly to do nowt more than bask on as many splendid beaches as is humanly poss. A bus stop is outside the site if you've decided firmly not to do any driving while here.

The site has a peaceful rural atmosphere but is well connected, with direct access from the A39 Atlantic Highway. It's a five-minute walk to the village shop if you need to pick up groceries.

Please note

All onsite food and drink establishments are closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Reception is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Bookings must not consist of more than 1 different households.

The toilet facilities are closed until Saturday 22 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

The shower facilities are closed until Saturday 22 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.

The laundry facilities are currently closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

The washing-up area is not in operation due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Tents are not accepted until Saturday 22 May 2021.

Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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9.4

Overall rating based on 71 reviews

 

94% would recommend this site to a friend.

94% would stay here again.

  48% described as Peaceful ?

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Friendly, eager to help couple. Level pitch.18/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAndy M.Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very friendly welcome.
    The couple were very happy to help with lifts to and from the local pub.
    The facilities were very clean.

    Disliked: 

    Dogs (whilst welcome) must be kept under control. One dog was allowed to wonder over my pitch.

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Well run and friendly staff.18/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDanny B.Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Well laid out, clean facilities and had an innovative system for allocating shower times! Excellent!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing.

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friendly reception15/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomalan g.Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    friendly reception

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Lovely small site, very friendly owners, toilets and showers are …14/06/2021

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  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely small site, very friendly owners, toilets and showers are spotless.

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Exceptionally clean facilities owners welcoming enjoyed whole weekend14/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCarolyn H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Pretty much everything

    Disliked: 

    None to report

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Friendly staff site. Clean.12/06/2021

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  • Electric grass pitch
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    Friendly staff site. Clean.

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Great site good clean facilities excellent hosts08/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We loved the friendly and welcoming attitude of the owners and their parents. We arrived late after being stuck in traffic and they were so kind helping us get settled. Will definitely be going back

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Such a lovely site!07/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSophie C.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    The owners are absolutely fab! So welcoming and a great laugh! Made to feel so welcome. Facilities were always so clean and very well maintained. Will definitely be back!

    Disliked: 

    Nothing!

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Amazing, friendly hosts. Small field, Ideal for younger children to …07/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomClaire S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Amazing, friendly hosts.
    Small field, Ideal for younger children to play.
    Clean shower and toilet block.

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Excellent, friendly site, good size pitch, and clean facilities.07/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKatrina S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Check-in: contactless (in person)

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Camping pods

Gypsy caravans

Shepherd's huts

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Peaceful

Remote location

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Surf school nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • Long Acre, Welcombe Cross, Meddon, Bideford, Devon, England, EX39 6HD
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.9350°N 4.4716°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bude: Strand Coach Stop — 8.0 miles
Westward Ho!: Nelson Rd Coach Stop — 12.5 miles
Bideford: Quay Coach Stop — 13.0 miles
Train stations
Barnstaple Rail Station — 20.2 miles
Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station — 20.3 miles
Umberleigh Rail Station — 21.8 miles
Ferry ports
Bideford Ferry Landing — 13.0 miles
Appledore Ferry Landing — 14.8 miles
Instow Ferry Landing — 15.0 miles
Airports
Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 41.1 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

It's a mere two miles or five minute' drive from here to the nearest stretch of sand, the sandy, secluded and mighty peaceful beach at Welcombe Mouth.

The same distance will land you at the South West Coast Path for spectacularly scenic hikes around the entire Devon coast (and those of Cornwall, Doreset and Somerset, should you be so inclined). Take the path north to Clovelly or south to Bude, alongside your substantial picnic, and leave time afterwards for a potter around either town.

Kids' attractions and activities are all around, such as the The Milky Way adventure park 10 minutes' drive away at Bideford and famed and fab The Big Sheep amusement park is within 20 minutes' drive. Do also mosey along to the Gnome Reserve and Wild Flower Garden (15 minutes), set up as a 'pastoral refuge for garden gnomes'. Splendid.

Must see

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor (14.6 miles)
  • Tintagel Castle (22.3 miles)

National Trust

  • Lundy (17.9 miles)
  • Lawrence House (21.1 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  9 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.

Welcombe X cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Modifications are subject to a £10.00 fee.

Bookings cannot be amended within 15 day(s) of arrival.

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.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Welcombe X will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Cash
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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Welcombe X have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Welcombe X dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Welcombe X? It's a mere two miles or five minute' drive from here to the nearest stretch of sand, the sandy, secluded and mighty peaceful beach at Welcombe Mouth. The same distance will land … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Welcombe X?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  9 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Welcombe X? From £18 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 15 day(s) of arrival.
Modifications are subject to a £10.00 fee.

Coronavirus
All onsite food and drink establishments are closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.
Bookings must not consist of more than 1 different households.
Reception is closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.
Tents are not accepted until Saturday 22 May 2021.
The laundry facilities are currently closed due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.
The shower facilities are closed until Saturday 22 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.
The toilet facilities are closed until Saturday 22 May 2021. Guests will need to use their own facilities.
The washing-up area is not in operation due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Dogs
Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

General
Bookings must not be for more than 28 consecutive nights.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of £50.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
Units should not be left unoccupied unless previously agreed with the management. Please speak to reception when the need arises, a fee may be charged for unsupervised units.
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Reception
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. between 01/01 and 31/12.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.
Visitors must leave the premises by 10 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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