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General

  • Well-equipped eco glampsite in 40 acres of woodland, near Newton Abbot
  • Woodland walks, zipwire, pond and excellently-kept modern amenities
  • Campfires encouraged: firepit and outdoor seating at each yurt

Devon and Dartmoor and wildlife watching and campfires... this site is simply spectacular. Based just outside the village of Liverton four miles from Newton Abbot, Yurtcamp is an eco-friendly, woodland and glamping site you'll want to camp out at for quite some time – it's nicely secluded as well, so less chance of the boss finding you...

All accommodation is in yurts, on a 40-acre forested site with easy access to fab woodland walks from the grounds – and a woodland zipwire for the hardy. Yurts are fully kitted out for sleeping, cooking or just general idling, and all have access to an outdoor firepit for campfires and barbecues: campfires are positively encouraged here, so source some suitable recipes before arrival and come prepped to wield your outdoor cooking kit.

Yurtcamp is a sustainable site with minimum use of non-renewable energy. It's well set up for nature too, as its ancient woodland setting is a designated county wildlife site, and David and the team run a woodland management programme to attract and monitor local species.

You and the kids can roam around the surrounding woodland – look out for the fort and the assault course; see what species you can spy around the pond, or settle down after a hike for eats and drinks at the handsome (separately operated) fully licensed Woodland Café. Grownups also have the option of classes in pottery, yoga, fitness and other assorted activities; ask on site when you arrive.

A modern and well-maintained amenities block is a short walk from the yurts, with separate male, female and disabled facilities including toilets, hot showers, hairdryers and mirrors. Most of the site and several of the yurts are wheelchair accessible.

Please note

Single-sex bookings of 2 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

All-male groups including stag dos are not permitted on site.

All-female groups are allowed outside of UK public and school holidays.


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very friendly staff but far to expensive for what was there. 07/04/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Matt K. Confirmed

  • Village yurt
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  • Liked: 

    It was nice little place staff were friendly.

    Disliked: 

    The price for what it was definitely needs to be more added or price dropped for the price that I paid you would of thought you would at least get a meal or something but had to pay for everything there even had to pay for fire wood which wasn't good considering the amount I paid to stay there.

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Very disappointing to read this, as it is our first Pitchup review and it is so very different to the many reviews received on other internet sites!

This couple stayed for just one night (which we significantly extended for them by bringing forward their arrival time and moving back their departure time) which of course is never going to be great value - a second night is less than 50% more.

It is totally untrue to say that fire wood is an extra, as we make it crystal clear that wood for the yurt log burner is in the price, and we operate an honesty box if guests want to use wood from the wood shed in their outside fire pit, although many guests enjoy gathering branches from our 40 acres of woodland.

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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

Tents for hire

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Forest

Luxury

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

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

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Location

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  • Staplehill Road, Liverton, Devon, England, TQ12 6FU
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.5536°N 3.6719°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Newton Abbot: Lay by Coach Stop — 3.6 miles
Milber (Devon): Torquay Rd Coach Stop — 4.1 miles
Ashburton: Bull Ring Bus Stop — 4.6 miles
Train stations
Newton Abbot Rail Station — 3.6 miles
Teignmouth Rail Station — 7.8 miles
Torre Rail Station — 7.8 miles
Ferry ports
Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing — 7.5 miles
Teignmouth Ferry Landing — 7.7 miles
Totnes Ferry Landing — 8.7 miles
Airports
Exeter International Airport — 16.6 miles

Directions


Please use these directions as satnav does not cope with the last two miles.

Take the M5 southbound to the end of the motorway. The road continues as the A38 in the direction of Plymouth. Approximately 12 miles along the A38 is the Drumbridges exit signed to Newton Abbot, Bovey Tracy, Stover and Liverton. At the roundabout take the third exit (signposted Liverton). Go straight on for approximately one mile and you will go over a large bridge. Immediately after crossing the bridge take the left turn into Staplehill Road and 150 metres down on the right is YurtCamp.

Pull into the drive and the car park is straight ahead. Please park with the front or rear of your car at right angles to the fence. Please park as economically as you reasonably can.

You will see signs to the reception building where you can check in.

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

You really could laze and ramble around the site for your entire stay, but it's easy to get out and about from here too. Wild swimming, hiking, rock climbing, horse riding and mountain biking are top picks on Dartmoor; English Heritage and National Trust properties are scattered all over the county, and there's good access to city lights, with Exeter 20 minutes' drive away and Plymouth 45.

As it's Devon, beach days should be had too. Take your togs and your bucket and spade to Teignmouth (20 minutes) and its free water play park, or drive a bit further to spectacular Dawlish Warren (35 minutes) for an award-winning beach and famed nature reserve.

Other options (hint: there are many) include Pennywell Farm, Becky Falls waterfalls, Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts at Torquay, all within 15 to 30 minutes. And as it's Devon, local cuisine should be tucked into... munch your way around the farmers' market at Bovey Tracey and the specialist food shops of Ashburton, both within 10 minutes.

Must see

  • Buckfast Abbey (6.2 miles)
  • Living Coasts (9.2 miles)
  • Paignton Zoo Environmental Park (9.6 miles)

National Trust

  • The Church House (6.3 miles)
  • Compton Castle (6.5 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.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  10 a.m.

Yurtcamp Devon cancellation policy

No refunds within 6 weeks of arrival date.

If the yurt can be re-let, 50% of the balance will be refunded. The booking cannot be offset against another date later the same year or the following year.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

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. Yurtcamp Devon will debit the balance from your card 6 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 6 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

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

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

General
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 2 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Additional terms

All-male groups including stag dos are not permitted on site.

All-female groups are allowed outside of UK public and school holidays.

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