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- Friendly site a minute's walk from Croyde's surf beach
- A 10-minute drive from Saunton Sands and 25 from Ilfracombe
- Surf shop on site; pool and other facilities two minutes away on foot
One single minute. Yup, just 60 seconds. That’s all the time it takes to get to the beach from the splendid setting of Surfer's Paradise Campsite, on a green meadow a teeny distance from the coast in the Devon village of Croyde.
Croyde is, of course, rightly famed as a surfing hotspot, so before you dash straight off to the beach (as enticing as its sands may be), you’d do well to wriggle into a wetsuit and grab a board for hitting the waves. Those who are new to all this can hire kit from the surf shop on site and find plenty of experts locally for a lesson or few.
Not in the mood to encase yourself in neoprene? The sands are equally excellent for beach volleyball, sea-view walks, picnics or just a bit of chilling out, and there are umpteen visitor attractions nearby, including a dinosaur park, an animal park, an aquarium and sheep racing (but of course).
Picnic tables are scattered around the site for those who’d like to do seaside self-catering, or it’s a 10-minute stroll to the village centre for pubs, restaurants and cafés. Toilets and hot showers are on site and guests are also welcome to use the facilities at the site’s larger sister park, a couple of minutes away on foot – a games arcade, soft play area, fishing pond and indoor pool with waterslide await over there.
Open from 16/07/2021 to 06/09/2021
Tourist board rating
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
Single-sex parties of three or more people under 25 are not permitted on site.
Swimming pool access is included: please show your Entertainment pass.
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Non-electric grass tent pitch
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The campsite was great, and in a perfect location only …
Clean toilets with beach only minutes away.
close to beach friendly staff
Prime location for beach lovers and surfers
The location of the campsite is brilliant only a few …
Practically on the beach. Lots of amenities close by making …
Activities/entertainment run in smaller groups
Check-in: self check-in (unattended)
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Digital food/drink menus
Distance markers in shared facilities
Extra spacing in seated areas
Hand sanitising stations
More frequent emptying of bins
One-way flow for entering/leaving buildings
Removal of soft furnishings (e.g. decorative cushions)
Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning
Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning
Swimming pool entry quota
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Gas cylinders available
No hot water
No potable water point
No running water
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
- Coach stations
Braunton (Devon): George Hotel Coach Stop
— 3.7 miles
3.7 miles Chivenor (Devon): Camp Gates Coach Stop — 5.1 miles
5.1 miles Yelland (Devon): Pottery Lane Coach Stop — 5.8 miles
- Train stations
Barnstaple Rail Station
— 8.6 miles
8.6 miles Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station — 12.3 miles
12.3 miles Umberleigh Rail Station — 14.5 miles
- Ferry ports
Appledore Ferry Landing
— 5.9 miles
5.9 miles Instow Ferry Landing — 6.2 miles
6.2 miles Ilfracombe Ferry Landing — 7.6 miles
— 33.2 miles
Croyde’s an excellent beach, there’s no arguing with that (and home to some of the finest surfing this side of the pond) but it’s worth getting out to other corners of this coastline, as there are numerous gems to take in. Board riders may also like to take to the waves at Saunton Sands (10 minutes’ drive) while those in search of a little land-based time can scramble in the dunes at Braunton Burrows (20 minutes) or wander on the coast path to Baggy Point and beyond.
Family-friendly seaside days can be had up in Ilfracombe (25 minutes), where you can scamper underground to Tunnels Beaches, come face to face with fish life at the aquarium and board sea safaris in search of wildlife out in the waves.
Other options locally include the animated dinos and real-life beasts at Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park (35 minutes) and steam-powered outings on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway (45 minutes). And that sheep racing? (Go on, you know you want to…) That’s at the Big Sheep amusement park (40 minutes), also home to a big indoor playground, a collection of rides and a brewery and gin distillery to perk up the grownups.
- RHS Garden Rosemoor (13.9 miles)
- Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum (11.0 miles)
- Heddon Valley (14.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||12 p.m. –||11 p.m.|
|Depart by:||12 p.m.|
Surfer's Paradise Campsite cancellation policy
No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.
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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Surfer's Paradise 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.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCheque
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Surfer's Paradise Campsite have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
- Is Surfer's Paradise Campsite dog friendly? No View all features
- What attractions are near Surfer's Paradise Campsite? Croyde’s an excellent beach, there’s no arguing with that (and home to some of the finest surfing this side of the pond) but it’s worth getting out to other corners of this … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Surfer's Paradise Campsite?
Camping and touring Arrive: 12 p.m. – 11 p.m. Depart by: 12 p.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Surfer's Paradise Campsite? From £20 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability