Farleigh Camping

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Spacious pitches (added by manager 01 Aug 2023)
Spacious pitches (added by nikoletta 11 jun 2021)
Sunset over the meadow (added by manager 21 jun 2021)
Nearby walks (added by manager 23 jun 2021)

  • Relaxed campsite with views of Dartmoor; 20 minutes' drive to beaches
  • Totnes, Dartmouth and Kingsbridge all within 15 minutes' drive
  • Firewood and eggs to buy on site; local pub within walking distance
If a chilled-out stay at a laid-back site sounds up your street, make your way to Farleigh Camping in the Devon countryside. With the occasional swallow or skylark gliding overhead and views over Dartmoor (it’s a 15-minute drive for hiking and cycling in the national park), this is a wildlife haven with laidback vibes and a fab lack of traffic noise. And still, the site isn’t too far from the towns, as the busy bohemian centre of Totnes is a 15-minute drive away and Dartmouth is 20 minutes. Great sunsets or clear starry skies could be on the cards come evening time. In the day, head for buckets and spades at one of several beaches, including Bantham beach (25 minutes), Slapton Sands (20 minutes) or Blackpool Sands (20 minutes). There are plenty of friendly faces on site to point you in the direction of other less-visited bays or wild swimming in the River Avon (15 minutes). On site, there are basic but cool and clean facilities including toilets, showers and outdoor dishwashing facilities. There’s also a water point and a small but useful on-site food shop selling essentials such as firewood and eggs from the farm (subject to availability). Pick up what you need, then cosy up for an evening at the communal firepit or with your own barbecue. There is a country pub five minutes' walk away and more foodie haunts in Totnes (15 minutes), including cafés, pubs and independent shops. Plus, find riverside pubs where you can watch the paddleboarders glide by in Kingsbridge (15 minutes). Although there's no wifi on site here, most people can get decent 4G/5G mobile phone signal.

Site type

Tent pitches 40
Motorhome pitches 3
Touring caravan pitches 3
Opens 29 July
Please note
  • Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
  • Minimum spacing of 2 metres between pitches.
  • Please note that the toilet/shower facilities are unisex.

Languages spoken

English

Open from Mon, 29 Jul to

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Only showing reviews for the last 30 months.

Brilliant, very well kept and peaceful

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

Non-electric grass tent pitch

Liked: Lovely location and campsite. Beautiful night sky and friendly hosts.

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Excellent dog friendly site, clean facilities and in reach of Salcombe

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
Chloe G. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Non-electric grass tent pitch

Liked: We absolutely loved our stay at farleigh, we love to camp and small quiet campsites where we can have a fire and the dogs can relax without being on top of other campers. The facilities are great, clean compost loos and a lovely hot shower.

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A lovely no frills campsite

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

Non-electric grass tent pitch

Liked: Lovely quiet location, and exactly as advertised, hosts were helpful and pleasant. The owners young daughter did a lovely job of welcoming me. Facilities were very clean and in very good condition. No light pollution so views of the night sky were amazing.

Disliked: Some of the pitches can be a bit more exposed and windy in bad weather, but I was there in September so to be expected and I did have the option to move to a more sheltered spot. I extended my stay so it wasnt anything that put me off, just worth noting when you choose your pitch if the forecast isnt great

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Friendly, shame about the showers

Overall 6/10
Location 6
Value for money 8
Accommodation 6
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 8
Child friendliness 6
Cleanliness 8
Wifi No rating
Steve T. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Non-electric grass tent pitch

Liked: Location was just a mile from the pub, and it was a good pub for food and drink.

Disliked: Unfortunately the showers were temperamental and we did not end up using them as they were not working when we were ready to use them. The small roads around the site were very busy so not great to walk on without getting involved in traffic. For a remote location that was a shame.

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From the manager: Thanks for your review. Unfortunately there was a small glitch with the shower, which was an error not caused by us, and we did let you know as soon as it was fixed (within 10 minutes). I’m sorry this affected your stay. In the summer months this is a fairly busy part of Devon and I’m sorry the lanes weren’t as quiet as you had hoped.

Friendliness of Steph and her family. The peace and quiet. Lovely views…

Overall 8/10
Location 8
Value for money 8
Accommodation 8
Facilities / Activities 6
Customer service 10
Child friendliness 10
Cleanliness 10
Wifi 2
Rachel G. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Non-electric grass tent pitch

Liked: Friendliness of Steph and her family. The peace and quiet. Lovely views and night skies.

Disliked: Only one not very strong shower which lost power further when others were washing up.

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Super quiet, clean and tidy. Hot shower is hot- what more can…

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

Non-electric grass touring pitch

Liked: Super quiet, clean and tidy. Hot shower is hot- what more can you ask for?

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If you like your camping scenic and low tech this is the spot for you.

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

Non-electric grass touring pitch

Liked: Amazing view, great local pub, excellent basic facilities.

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Excellent site and great location, the views are amazing

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
Anna W. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Non-electric grass touring pitch

Liked: The campsite was great. Amazing views and had everything we needed. Everything was kept very clean. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We only live 6 miles away but we will be back for sure!

Disliked: Nothing!

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Lovely quiet site, smashing sunsets, eco friendly toilets and hot shower. Will…

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
Stephen G. The reviewer booked through Pitchup.com

Non-electric grass touring pitch

Liked: Lovely quiet site, smashing sunsets, eco friendly toilets and hot shower. Will definitely be back.

Disliked: Nothing.

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Really lovely site with amazing views, nice facilities and space.

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

Non-electric grass tent pitch

Liked: The views and the peace and quiet

Disliked: Noisy family arriving at 11pm and letting the kids play football whilst they put up their tents.

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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 TV room Take away Tennis Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available Car parking by pitch/unit Composting toilet Dog park Drying room Food shop Free wifi Ice pack freezing Internet access Launderette Local produce 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

Budget/backpacker Peaceful Spectacular scenery Walkers' paradise Wild camping Wildlife haven

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

Farm Medium (26-50 pitches) Pop-up campsite

Accessibility

Disabled facilities

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby Climbing nearby Cycle hire nearby Cycling nearby Fishing nearby Golf nearby Horse riding nearby Indoor pool nearby Leisure/theme park nearby Mountain biking nearby Outdoor pool nearby Restaurant nearby Sailing nearby Surf school nearby Tennis nearby Watersports nearby

Location

Farleigh Camping

Farleigh Cross

Higher Farleigh

Kingsbridge

Devon

England

TQ9 7JW

Directions

Timezone

Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)

GPS

50.36585°N
-3.74127°W

Nearest transport

Coach
5.2 mi Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
5.2 mi Opposite Tourist Information Centre
8 mi BP Garage
Rail
5.4 mi Totnes Rail Station
7.4 mi Ivybridge Rail Station
9.1 mi Paignton Rail Station
Ferry
5 mi Totnes Ferry Landing
6 mi Kingsbridge Ferry Landing
6.5 mi Dittisham Ferry Landing
Airport
29 mi Exeter International Airport

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

Here for the hikes and bike rides? The South Hams District (10 minutes’ drive) is a splendid setting for all that, as is Dartmoor National Park (15 minutes). The River Dart (20 minutes) will make a fine introduction for watersports if you feel like getting your hair wet – and if that has you wanting more, Dartmouth (20 minutes) is a destination for surfing, kayaking, paddleboarding and coasteering. Perhaps you want to get into the rural spirit while here – meet animals at Pennywell Farm (20 minutes) and Totnes Rare Breeds Farm (25 minutes). If it’s the historic stuff you’re really interested in, Totnes (15 minutes) has a castle, museum, brewery and market. Dartmouth Castle (25 minutes), Dartington Trust (20 minutes) and the South Devon Railway (20 minutes) steam train are some other old haunts. Adults are likely to love the Sharpham Wine (20 minutes) vineyard, while families are well catered to at Woodlands Family Theme Park (10 minutes), Dartmoor Zoo (half an hour) or with boat trips on the Salcombe Estuary (half an hour).

Water quality at nearby bathing waters

Name Distance Type 2020 2019 2018 2017
Blackpool Sands 6.6 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent
Slapton Sands Monument 7 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent
Dartmouth Castle And Sugary Cove 7.9 mi Estuary N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent
Slapton Sands Torcross 7.9 mi Sea N/A Excellent Excellent Excellent
Bantham 8.5 mi Estuary N/A Excellent Good Good

Data source: European Environment Agency

Must see

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park 8.2 mi

Buckfast Abbey 8.9 mi

Living Coasts 11.5 mi

Dartmoor Zoological Park 11.5 mi

National Marine Aquarium 17.2 mi

National Trust

Greenway 6.9 mi

Coleton Fishacre 9.1 mi

Compton Castle 9.7 mi

Overbeck's 10.1 mi

The Church House 14.8 mi

Cycle routes

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

Other

SHARPHAM HOUSE 4.8 mi

Totnes - Ashprington - Totnes 5.1 mi

Dartington - Totnes 5.8 mi

Dartington Country 6.4 mi

DARTINGTON HALL 6.5 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.

Nearest sites

Unfortunately, we have no nearby bookable sites.

Want to know more about camping in Devon?

  • Does Farleigh Camping have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Farleigh Camping dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Farleigh Camping? Here for the hikes and bike rides? The South Hams District (10 minutes’ drive) is a splendid setting for all that, as is Dartmoor National Park (15 minutes). The River Dart (20 … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Farleigh Camping?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  Anytime
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Farleigh Camping? From £20 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party.