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- Back to basics woodland site in scenic north Devon
- In the Lee valley, a 15-minute walk from the coast
- Wildlife haven over 10 acres: look out for deer, foxes and badgers
Craving some good old-fashioned camping, with nothing but a bit of canvas over your head, an open fire to cook on and the sounds of wildlife to keep you company? Pick up your pack and head to Yomer Wood Camping, a back to basics site a couple of minutes’ drive (10 minutes’ walk) from the scenic coastal village of Lee in north Devon.
Don’t worry about soothing stays being interrupted by other guests either: there are 10 acres here, and running into the neighbours is far less likely than encountering a badger, fox or deer... When (if?) you feel the need to return to the outside world, the site’s about 15 minutes’ walk from the Devon coast, which is handy for the 630-mile South West Coast Path and the sheltered cove at Lee Bay, and is in the Lee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. (Time visits just right to find out why the locals call it Fuschia valley…)
Yomer Wood is no-frills at its finest: there’s no electricity and certainly no wifi, so you can stay nicely sheltered from social media or other digital distractions. Streams and a pond are to hand for your morning ablutions; there's a compost toilet for your calls of nature, and a rainwater-supplied pot washing area is at your convenience for the scrubbing of saucepans.
And for the sizzling of sausages? Campfires are – but of course – fully approved of here.
Please note that this site has no parking. Parking is available at the local beach and pub (a 10 to 15-minute walk away).
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Unique campsite with private pitches surrounded by wilderness
Clean, fun and freeing. Stripped back, super easy gpong
This site is by far the best. The owners are really friendly, helpful
A quiet wild retreat. Clever use of simple facilities (bathing …
A lovely, peaceful site in a great location
Lovely peaceful woodland camping, in a really lovely location
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Beautiful, wild experience!
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Thanks for coming!
Lovely out in nature and the trees 🌲
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
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Leave the car at home
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
Dog walk nearby
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Surf school nearby
- Coach stations
— 2.0 miles
2.0 miles Opposite George Hotel — 5.9 miles
5.9 miles George Hotel — 5.9 miles
- Train stations
Barnstaple Rail Station
— 9.3 miles
9.3 miles Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station — 13.6 miles
13.6 miles Umberleigh Rail Station — 15.6 miles
- Ferry ports
Ilfracombe Ferry Landing
— 2.5 miles
2.5 miles Appledore Ferry Landing — 9.7 miles
9.7 miles Instow Ferry Landing — 9.9 miles
— 28.6 miles
If watersports and sands appeal, this is a top spot, as the site is 10 minutes’ drive from Woolacombe surfing beach and surfing schools, 20 minutes from Croyde and Putsborough, and 25 minutes from Saunton Sands. And if fingers and toes are crinkled beyond recognition and need some time to dry out? The Museum of British Surfing is 20 minutes from base.
Surfing isn’t the only coastal pursuit worth sampling hereabouts… the site is half an hour from Braunton Burrows, the largest sand dune system in the UK and the country’s first biosphere reserve. A handful of scenic coastal towns and villages are also within easy reach: make a trip to the nearest of these, Ilfracombe (10 minutes away), to explore the Victorian seaside town and harbour.
Finally, turn away from the ocean and make tracks inland for Exmoor National Park (20 minutes) and its 620 miles of footpaths and bridleways, its cycle paths and climbing routes, and its canoeing and kayaking. Prefer to spend some time among exotic wildlife? Exmoor Zoo is less than half an hour away.
- RHS Garden Rosemoor (17.3 miles)
- Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum (8.4 miles)
- Heddon Valley (10.2 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||1 p.m. –||8:30 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
|Arrive:||3:30 p.m. –||8:30 p.m.|
|Depart by:||10:30 a.m.|
Yomer Wood Camping cancellation policy
No refunds within 3 days 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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Yomer Wood Camping 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.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking, or at any point before the due date.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Yomer Wood Camping have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Yomer Wood Camping dog friendly? No View all features
- What attractions are near Yomer Wood Camping? If watersports and sands appeal, this is a top spot, as the site is 10 minutes’ drive from Woolacombe surfing beach and surfing schools, 20 minutes from Croyde and Putsborough, and 25 … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Yomer Wood Camping?
Camping and touring Arrive: 1 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m. On-site accommodation Arrive: 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Depart by: 10:30 a.m.
What a lovely review, so glad you enjoyed yourselves and we hope to see you again!