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Stowford Farm Meadows

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General

  • Countryside park among 500 acres of woodland and meadows
  • Woodland walks, nature trails, pool, riding centre and mini zoo
  • Five camping fields and five spacious amenities blocks

Life’s little stresses getting you down? Want to stow yourself away for a countryside break where everything is close to your pitch?

Come along to Combe Martin’s Stowford Farm Meadows in north Devon for a bit of de-stressing in a rural setting: the park is a mile from the main road down its own private drive and is a well-placed base from which to explore the best of Devon. You can even get your caravan fitted out or fixed up on site – or pick up another one at the caravan sales: now that’s most certainly de-stressing in style…

Set among 500 acres of Devon woodland and meadows, Stowford Farm Meadows is one of our ‘very large’ sites – but fear not if your tastes tend towards the more solitary, as the park is divided into five separate camping and caravan fields and feels like several small sites rolled into one.

And the overall size means there are heaps of facilities and activities for you to try your hand at, from cantering around on horseback with the help of the on-site riding centre, to driving the kids crazy with your swish moves at fun and crazy golf.

Looking for something a bit quieter? There are marked woodland walks into the wildlife-rich Bittadon Valley, with nature trails starting and finishing on site, or take the kids to play at Petorama, Stowford Farm Meadows’ undercover mini zoo. A heated indoor pool is available for a small extra charge.

All the essentials are well looked after too: there are five spacious amenity blocks, all with laundry facilities attached, disabled facilities, family bathroom and a licensed well-stocked shop with ATM.

For putting feet up or letting hair down, there are two bars (with evening entertainment in peak season), a smart coffee lounge with takeaway, and a licensed restaurant with event nights including hog roast and barbecues. Even the dog will de-stress here, with a friendly welcome and a spacious dog-walking area on site…

Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award

Please note

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

All pitches: access to the swimming pool is not included in the rate and is charged £2.00 per person per session.

The indoor swimming pool is open between 30/03 and 31/10.

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

Our indoor soft play area for children (aged up to 9) is only open during school holidays.

You can only bring either a gazebo or an extra car but not both. Everything must fit within the pitch.


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9.3

Overall rating based on 125 reviews

 

94% would recommend this site to a friend.

92% would stay here again.

 

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Very clean site. Large toilet and shower block, and was ... 16/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom andrew_d45 Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very clean site. Large toilet and shower block, and was very clean.
    Landry room, and washing up facilities all good.
    Take away food shop. General food shop, bars and Restaurant. All good.

    Disliked: 

    Food and drink in bar and restaurant, was quite expensive

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Very clean facilities. Love the respect for nature, the quietness.. 14/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Emma T. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    the peace and quiet... scenery and respectful "tenants".

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Level grass pitches, beautiful views and clean facilities 13/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom lauren_c196708 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    They did their best to accommodate our requests which they did perfectly.
    Great views, very clean and spacious grass pitches.
    Very dog and child friendly with a selection of things to do on site for children and kennels for dogs.
    Lovely shop and pub which serves lovely food.
    All staff where happy and friendly and they all looked like they enjoyed being there.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Beautiful site with friendly staff and amazing chips from the takeaway 10/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Richard H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring caravan pitch
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    Wash facilities were very clean and well maintained.

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A very nice site, great location, clean and very good facilities. 08/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Christine L. Confirmed

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

    The site is so well facilitated, it's hard to find any fault! We liked it all.

    Disliked: 

    No, no moans. Perhaps could do with more disabled toilets?

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches 08/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom : Peter Leonard T. Confirmed

  • Electric hardstanding touring pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Facilities excellent, not too crowded in our section.Friendly and helpful staff.

    Disliked: 

    Rather remote , a daily return bus to Combe Martin/ Woolacombe at a reasonable price would be a considerable asset. Such a service would certainly make it more likely that my family and I would return to this lovely site.

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Very nice sight, facility's were superb, toilets and shower block ... 07/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Michael P. Confirmed

  • Electric grass touring caravan pitch
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    Very nice sight, facility's were superb, toilets and shower block were immaculate. Highly recommend it.

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All round good site will go again and would tell friends and family 02/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom David M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Great size pitches toilets and shower very clean load for kids to do and on site shop was good for prices bar very welcoming area to relax and all round good clean site that will go to again

    Disliked: 

    Nothing to really dislike apart from having to leave wish booked longer stay

From the manager...

Lovely pictures thank you. We're glad you all enjoyed your stay, see you again soon.

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Very good facilities. 02/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Jaydip M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Very good facilities.

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Great place to stay for families or not! 01/07/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Simon J. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Location for exploring the area
    Size of pitch & well maintained
    Small site feel
    Swimming pool
    Generally pretty quiet
    Cleanliness of toilet block
    Energy efficiency
    Woodland walk
    WiFi good

    Disliked: 

    Unable to change temperature of showers

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We're glad you liked our site.

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Features

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

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Very large (over 200 pitches)

Location

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  • Berrydown, Combe Martin, Devon, England, EX34 0PW
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.1644°N 4.0624°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Ilfracombe Bus Station — 3.9 miles
Braunton (Devon): George Hotel Coach Stop — 5.8 miles
Chivenor (Devon): Camp Gates Coach Stop — 5.9 miles
Train stations
Barnstaple Rail Station — 6.3 miles
Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station — 10.4 miles
Umberleigh Rail Station — 12.1 miles
Ferry ports
Ilfracombe Ferry Landing — 3.8 miles
Instow Ferry Landing — 9.4 miles
Appledore Ferry Landing — 9.5 miles
Airports
Swansea Airport — 30.3 miles

Directions


Leave the M5 at Exit 27, then follow the North Devon link road to Barnstaple, then take the A39 (for Lynton) through Barnstaple town centre. One mile from Barnstaple, turn left onto the B3230. Turn right at the garage at Lynton Cross, onto the A3123.

Stowford Farm Meadows is 1.5 miles on the right, down its own private drive.

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

The highlights of north Devon are a pebble throw away, with Combe Martin on the doorstep, the famous harbour and seafront of Ilfracombe a few miles away, and Woolacombe and Croyde Bay within a short drive (if you forget your wetsuit, the clever sorts at Stowford sell them in the on-site shop).

Take little monsters to the animatronic dinosaurs, train ride and 250 species of wildlife at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park where they can help feed the lions or have an experience with a bird of prey; they should also have a hoot at the Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre in nearby Exmoor National Park or getting up and personal with the inhabitants at Barnstaple’s Exmoor Zoo.

Not thrilling enough? Let them see stars at the Milky Way Adventure Park with the tallest rollercoaster in Devon, or whirl about the theme park and descend to the dungeon at Watermouth Castle.

There are plenty of relaxing options for calming frazzled nerves after a day on the rollercoasters: walking across the moors or having a Devon cream tea in one of the villages of Exmoor National Park, sea and lake fishing, golfing, or taking a boat trip to beautiful and peaceful Lundy Island, 12 miles off the coast in the Bristol Channel.

Nocturnally inclined? Bring binoculars or hire a telescope at the National Park centres for a spot of stargazing: Exmoor National Park was the first designated Dark Sky Reserve in Europe.

The cobbled streets of Clovelly are a popular Devon tourist spot, although not for the faint-hearted or unfit: the streets here are so steep that goods are delivered on sledges. The village has over 70 listed buildings and links to the South West Coast Path at its top.

For other day trips, North Devon’s shopping capital Barnstaple has shops to suit all tastes for wallet-emptying; pick up some tasty local produce at the historic Pannier Market.

Or indulge your sweet tooth at South Molton’s Quince Honey Farm, go south to see Devon’s most popular beauty spot Becky Falls or browse around the historical houses of Devon such as the National Trust’s Arlington Court.

Must see

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor (15.6 miles)

National Trust

  • Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum (3.7 miles)
  • Heddon Valley (6.8 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:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  11 a.m.

Stowford Farm Meadows cancellation policy

No refunds are given, except under the terms of the campsite's cancellation plan that protects you up to and including the day before your holiday commences against loss of monies already paid (excluding premium and deposit) due to redundancy, jury service, accident, injury, illness or death of any member of your party or close relation (supporting evidence e.g. doctor's certificate, redundancy notice is required).

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

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Stowford Farm Meadows 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.

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Terms and conditions

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

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Extras
All pitches: access to the swimming pool is not included in the rate and is charged £2.00 per person per session.

General
Guns and motorised skateboards are not permitted.
The bar and/or restaurant is open between 30/03 and 31/10.
The grocery shop is open between 30/03 and 31/10.
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.

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

Pool
The indoor swimming pool is open between 30/03 and 31/10.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

Additional terms

Our indoor soft play area for children (aged up to 9) is only open during school holidays.

You can only bring either a gazebo or an extra car but not both. Everything must fit within the pitch.

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