Thornbury Holiday Park

From £42 For 1 night, 4 adults 9.8 8 reviews
Fishing lake (added by manager 05 Apr 2024)
Lake on site (added by manager 02 sep 2022)
Holiday park entrance (added by manager 12 jan 2024)
Elecrtic hardstandings and camping ground (added by manager 16 oct 2017)

  • Family site within 30 minutes' drive of Bude's popular surfing beaches
  • A short drive from The Milky Way and The Big Sheep
  • Coarse fishing lakes, play area and pets' corner
Just look at those lush, lush lakes… anglers will be in fishy heaven at Thornbury Holiday Park. As will pretty much all sorts of guests whatever their age or holiday inclination: the park's a short drive from the sand and surf of Bude as well as within easy reach of all manner of Devon and Cornwall highlights... and is in splendid setting with spectacular countryside views all around; do see pics. This leafy and rightly popular family park, set across almost nine acres, has two well-stocked coarse fishing lakes for fisherfolk to cast off at. Kids are well sorted too, with an outdoor play area, loads of green space to run about in, and a pets' corner which the Thornbury team reckons is a must-see. Kids may also care to know that two family amusement parks (The Milky Way and The Big Sheep) are around half an hour's drive away… The park's excellently-maintained amenities include a launderette and a modern sanitary block with toilets and hot showers, both open 24 hours a day. Hen and duck eggs are available year round in the site's honesty box.

Site type

Lodges, cabins, pods or huts 5
Motorhome pitches 3
Caravans for hire 5
Touring caravan pitches 3
Open now
Please note
  • Reception is unmanned after 5 p.m.. Please inform the site while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.
  • At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.
  • Bookings must not consist of more than 2 different households.

Languages spoken

English

Open from Sat, 20 Jan to

Reviews

88%

would recommend this site to a friend

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Only showing reviews for the last 30 months.

Lovely, well managed site in a peaceful setting.

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 8
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 8
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 10
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch

Liked: Tranquility. Beautiful location. Cleanliness and orderliness. Level, well drained pitch. Great communication from Lisa

Disliked: Nothing at all, however our stay would have been even better if there had been a drying rack in the laundry and a small waste bin in the washing up area

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Excellent site with clean facillities and a warm welcome.

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Nicola B. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch

Liked: I really enjoyed my stay. We recieved a warm welcome with brief but clear info for the site. Plenty of space and well laid out level plots. The facilities were nice and clean and clearly signed. Two lakes to have a wonder around with pets and wildlife around the grounds. Lovely and quiet location.

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From the manager: Thank you for your review Nicola, it was a pleasure having you stay. Kind regards Lisa & Paul

What a gem of a place to find. Lovely small site but…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Susan T. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch

Liked: What a gem of a place to find. Lovely small site but has everything you need. Lovely clean showers and toilets. We got a lovely welcome. Will definitely recommend we don’t have little children anymore but there is a great park for them. Also lovely neighbours with the chickens, rabbits and goats. Also has a lovely lake on the grounds.

Disliked: Nothing

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From the manager: Thank you very much for your review Susan we really appreciate it. Kind regards Lisa & Paul

As above 👆

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 8
Accommodation 10
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Clare D. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch

Liked: This site is beautifully remote, a few pitches with electric hook up, loved the feel of it as soon as we arrived, it’s quiet, with a beautiful green, trees, lake, chickens wandering around and rabbits, feel revived after just one night, despite the rain it’s well worth a visit, it will be even better when the sun shines - we will return 😀

Disliked: Nothing

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From the manager: Thank you very much for your review Clare we really appreciate it. Kind regards Lisa & Paul

Fresh hens eggs available, play park, showers, very friendly bar with pool…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation No rating
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch

Liked: Fresh hens eggs available, play park, showers, very friendly bar with pool table and tv (Fri/Sat only), lovely lake walk, space to play games with the family, chickens/rabbits roaming around, goat petting.

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From the manager: Thank you very much for your review we really appreciate it Kind regards Lisa & Paul

Great site, lots of space, dog friendly and clean.

Overall 8/10
Location 6
Value for money 4
Accommodation 8
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 8
Child friendliness 8
Cleanliness 8
Wifi 6
Anonymous The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch

Liked: Beautiful site, the owners are very friendly, great place for peace and quiet. We were lucky to be there for the hog roast which was great value, with beautiful food! Small bar on site, and a nice place to take dogs too. Lovely walk around the lakes, beautiful surroundings. The fresh eggs were a bonus too.

Disliked: Miles away from anywhere! No local shop, so make sure you have everything you could possibly need before setting out. Facilities were clean, but could do with being updated. A bit pricey for what you get.

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From the manager: Thank you for all of your comments we appreciate them. We are a small family run site 4 miles from the market town of Holsworthy (nearest shop) and only 12 miles from the coast at Bude. Our advert provides all of this information so that our guests have this information before booking and therefore hopefully know what to expect. Kind regards Lisa & Paul

Excellent, peaceful site

Overall 10/10
Location 8
Value for money 10
Accommodation No rating
Facilities / Activities 10
Customer service 10
Child friendliness No rating
Cleanliness 10
Wifi No rating
Charlotte T. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch

Liked: Beautifully kept, family run site. Lots of space, clean facilities and peaceful too. Loved the chickens and rabbits roaming round the place and the fishing looked good, but my husband forgot his rods so we couldn’t try it out.

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From the manager: Thank you for you review Charlotte, we really appreciate it. Kind regards Lisa and Paul

Quiet and peaceful campsite, chickens roaming around which our kids loved. Loads…

Overall 10/10
Location 10
Value for money 10
Accommodation No rating
Facilities / Activities 8
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 8
Wifi No rating
Pip D. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Electric hardstanding and grass touring pitch

Liked: Quiet and peaceful campsite, chickens roaming around which our kids loved. Loads of space for playing games and beautiful surroundings to have an evening walk. Friendly family run and happy to help if we needed anything. Really enjoyed our stay and will definitely visit again.

Disliked: Tricky lanes to tow a caravan down to access the site for those not confident especially if meeting another vehicle. Wish there were more families visiting at the same time for kids to play with.

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From the manager: Thank you very much for your review, we really appreciate it Kind regards Lisa and Paul


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

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

Portable toilet

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

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Restaurant nearby

Surf school nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

Thornbury Holiday Park

Woodacott

Holsworthy

Devon

England

EX22 7BT

Directions

Timezone

Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)

GPS

50.84759°N
-4.29494°W

Nearest transport

Coach
11 mi The Strand
12.5 mi Bideford Quay
12.5 mi Bideford Quay
Rail
15.3 mi Okehampton Rail Station
16.1 mi Sampford Courtenay Rail Station
16.6 mi Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station
Ferry
12.5 mi Bideford Ferry Landing
14.9 mi Instow Ferry Landing
15 mi Appledore Ferry Landing

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

Stay close to base or head out on a day trip around Devon and Cornwall: there's enough to do around here to keep you busy for weeks. A 25-minute drive just over the Cornish border will land you at the three spectacular sandy beaches of Bude (Summerleaze, Crooklets and Sandy Mouth), famed particularly for their surfing but also a top spot for sea fishing and for family sandy days. A grassy play park is behind Bude's tourist information centre if you're in town with the kids, and a splendid pirate play area is at Crooklets beach. If you're feeling especially energetic (and aren't on hol with kids), take the South West Coast Path from Bude for a hike of almost 10 miles to Crackington Haven, or – strong legs and disposition very much required – the 15 or so miles from Bude to Hartland Quay. For gentler strolls (if you're on hol with the kids), take the easy saunters along the towpath of the Bude Canal, or get cracking on the Bude Mystery Treasure Trail following the canal to the RNLI Lifeboat House via Bude Castle. Other top spots include the privately owned village of Clovelly (40 minutes' drive); the Museum of Witchcraft at Boscastle (45 minutes), and swashbuckling with King Arthur's lot at Tintagel, 55 minutes away.

Water quality at nearby bathing waters

Name Distance Type 2020 2019 2018 2017
Summerleaze 11.3 mi Sea N/A Excellent Good Good
Crooklets 11.3 mi Sea N/A Excellent Good Good
Northcott Mouth 11.4 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent N/A
Sandymouth 11.5 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent
Widemouth Sand 12.1 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent

Data source: European Environment Agency

Must see

RHS Garden Rosemoor 9.5 mi

Castle Drogo 23.6 mi

Tintagel Castle 23.8 mi

National Trust

Lawrence House 14.8 mi

Lydford Gorge 16.3 mi

Finch Foundry 18 mi

Castle Drogo 23.6 mi

Tintagel Old Post Office 23.7 mi

Cycle routes

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

Other

GREAT TORRINGTON CEMETERY 9.5 mi

Battle of Stratton, 1643 9.8 mi

Poughill - Bude - Northcott Mouth 10.2 mi

Marhamchurch - Bude - Canal Heritage 10.8 mi

Marhamchurch - Widemouth Nature Ramble 10.8 mi

Local events

  • GoldCoast Oceanfest (Friday 21 June 2024 – Friday 21 June 2024)

    Croyde, Devon 20 mi

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.

Want to know more about camping in Devon?

  • Does Thornbury Holiday Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Thornbury Holiday Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Thornbury Holiday Park? Stay close to base or head out on a day trip around Devon and Cornwall: there's enough to do around here to keep you busy for weeks. A 25-minute drive just over … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Thornbury Holiday Park?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  1 p.m. –  10 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Thornbury Holiday Park? From £42 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party.