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Cricket Field: Preparation for Cricket Field Campsite

General

  • Back-to-basics north Devon site on the outskirts of Braunton village
  • A 15-minute drive to Barnstaple; 10 minutes to Saunton Sands
  • Views over Taw estuary; several surf beaches and surf schools nearby

This is prime surfing territory on the outskirts of Braunton in north Devon. Cricket Field is a flat, family-friendly campsite with simple facilities (chemical loos on site and cold-water taps) surrounded by open farmland, with fab views to the Taw river estuary and – this is the best news – less than 10 minutes’ drive from Saunton Sands surfing beach.

In fact, there's a massive choice of really popular surfing destinations hereabouts. Woolacombe and Croyde Bay are both top spots, while Lynmouth has more tricky swells (definitely one for the experts). And if you haven’t come equipped to get out on the water, surf boards and wetsuits are available for hire at all the beaches, and there are plenty of surfing schools for novice wave riders looking to up their game.

If you’re simply not into surfing, don’t worry – there’s still plenty to do. The South West Coast Path follows the coastline, and cyclists (there’s a bike hire place a five-minute walk away) and walkers can jump on the Tarka Trail in Braunton village, to explore spectacular north Devon countryside. Golfing enthusiasts have a choice of the seaside links at Westward Ho! or two championship courses near Saunton.

Braunton itself is a buzzy little village with shops, bars and several cafés where you can refuel over breakfast after catching some early waves. There’s also a handy supermarket, but for major shopping expeditions, head to the market town of Barnstaple (15 minutes’ drive), where you can also pick up takeaways.

Please note

At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.

Group bookings of 3 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

No electric barbecues allowed.

Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

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

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

This site has no on-site shower facilities.

Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.


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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: one group at a time

Dedicated toilet facility per glamping unit

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Distance markers in shared facilities

Hand sanitising stations

More frequent emptying of bins

One-way flow for entering/leaving buildings

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

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

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

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Surf school nearby

Location

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  • Field Lane, Braunton, Devon, England, EX33 1ES
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.1059°N 4.1669°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Braunton (Devon): George Hotel Coach Stop — 0.3 miles
Chivenor (Devon): Camp Gates Coach Stop — 1.6 miles
Yelland (Devon): Pottery Lane Coach Stop — 2.7 miles
Train stations
Barnstaple Rail Station — 5.0 miles
Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station — 8.7 miles
Umberleigh Rail Station — 11.0 miles
Ferry ports
Appledore Ferry Landing — 3.7 miles
Instow Ferry Landing — 3.8 miles
Bideford Ferry Landing — 6.2 miles
Airports
Swansea Airport — 34.6 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

Away from north Devon’s surfing beaches, Lynmouth (40 minutes’ drive) is packed with cutesy fishing cottages and arty boutiques, and connected by a steep cliffside funicular railway to its smaller twin, Lynton. It’s also well worth checking out harbourside Appledore (35 minutes), known for its ship-building traditions and the North Devon Maritime Museum (a great rainy day option).

You’re well placed for day trips around the rocky crags and moorland of Exmoor National Park (30 minutes), or pottering arounds the narrow streets of pretty, seafront Clovelly (45 minutes). Ilfracombe (15 minutes) is departure point for boat cruises to spot puffins and seals on Lundy Island, and for big nights out, try out the cosy pubs and indie restaurants in Barnstaple (15 minutes) for size.

Travelling with younger kids? Take them to meet farm animals at The Big Sheep (30 minutes), see the model dinos and feed sea lions at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park (25 minutes), or let them safely run off energy on Saunton Sands (10 minutes).

Must see

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor (11.3 miles)

National Trust

  • Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum (8.4 miles)
  • Heddon Valley (12.8 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:  1 p.m. –  7:30 p.m.
Depart by:  10:30 a.m.

Cricket Field cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 28 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. Cricket Field 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.

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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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Cricket Field have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Cricket Field dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near Cricket Field? Away from north Devon’s surfing beaches, Lynmouth (40 minutes’ drive) is packed with cutesy fishing cottages and arty boutiques, and connected by a steep cliffside funicular railway to its smaller twin, Lynton. … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Cricket Field?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  7:30 p.m.
    Depart by:  10:30 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Cricket Field? From £22 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - 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
At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.
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.
There is no reception at this site. Please check in at the Front gate instead.
The site will send you further check-in information 28 day(s) before your arrival.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 28 day(s) of arrival.

General
This site has no on-site shower facilities.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 3 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.
No electric barbecues allowed.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 10:30 p.m. and 5 a.m..
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 10:30 p.m..

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