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Welcome to Yurtcamp Devon. Set in 40 acres of woodland are 20 contemporary yurts. Most of the yurts are sited in small groups, and for those seeking greater solitude some are sited individually. All are sited in beautiful woodland settings with wonderful walks on your doorstep.
A short walk from your yurt is a new fresh clean amenity block with separate male, female and disabled facilities including toilets, hot showers, hair dryers and mirrors.
Few modern campsites allow any sort of fire but we love a crackling of a camp fire and the smell of wood smoke in the air: it is an essential part of the Yurtcamp experience. We positively encourage you to make a fire in one of our fire pits and enjoy the primal satisfaction it offers. Many a tale is told and memories made around the camp fire.
There is plenty to do at Yurtcamp with the emphasis on family fun and plenty of relaxation, plus our assurance that we operate a low impact, sustainable development with minimum use of non renewable energy sources.
We also have a woodland management programme and work has been carried out to enhance the bio diversity of the site including the provision of bird and bat boxes, as well as continued monitoring of the areas protected species. Yurtcamp is located on the edge and in an area of ancient woodland and as such is designated a county wildlife site due to wide variety of flora and fauna.
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Many sites set a maximum occupancy of 6/8 people per pitch, so try breaking your booking down into smaller groups to generate more results. For example, if you’re a group of 10, enter 5 people in your initial search and then book 2 pitches.
However, where the pitch or accommodation occupancy allows it, you can make a booking for up to 30 adults and 30 children in one booking.
To book multiple pitches or accommodation, use the 'Special requests' box on the booking page to ask to be sited together. Complete the booking form for the first booking (you can add a password and save your card so that we remember your details). Then click "Make another booking like this" at the top of the confirmation page to make the next booking.
Large groups: check the listing page for any group restrictions set out in the terms and section titled ‘Please note’.
Large tents/caravans: check the restrictions on unit dimensions to ensure your unit is suitable for the space you will be provided with.
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Tents for hire
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Surf school nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Small (11-25 pitches)
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
- Coach stations
Newton Abbot: Lay by Coach Stop — 3.4 miles
3.4 miles Milber (Devon): Torquay Rd Coach Stop — 3.9 miles
3.9 miles Ashburton: Bull Ring Bus Stop — 4.6 miles
- Train stations
Newton Abbot Rail Station — 3.4 miles
3.4 miles Torre Rail Station — 7.6 miles
7.6 miles Teignmouth Rail Station — 7.6 miles
- Ferry ports
Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing — 7.3 miles
7.3 miles Teignmouth Ferry Landing — 7.5 miles
7.5 miles Totnes Ferry Landing — 8.6 miles
Exeter International Airport — 16.6 miles
Please use these directions as satellite navigation 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 you have crossed 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 our reception building where you can check in.
Pennywells Farm Park, Beckyfalls woodland and waterfalls, a day out on Dartmoor, Miniature Pony Centre, Teignmouth beaches and free water play park, Paignton Zoo Wildlife Park, beautiful beaches of the South Hams, Woodlands Leisure Park, House of Marbles and Living coasts at Torquay Coastal Zoo.
For the adventure seekers go wild swimming or rock scrambling on Dartmoor, Rock Activity Centre, Go Ape High Rope Adventures, mountain biking and pony trekking.
For food lovers local farmer’s market in Bovey Tracey, Ashburton with lots of specialist food shops, Riverford Organic Shop, Restaurant and Farm Tours, Occombe Farm's organic farm shop and learn to cook in style at Ashburton Cookery School.
Beauty spots for nature lovers include Cannonteign Falls, Blackpool Sands, Beckyfalls waterfalls and woodland walks and climb the tors of Dartmoor for spectacular views
History and culture lovers within a short drive we have many English Heritage and National Trust sites.
Although in a rural area, we have good access to the cities of Exeter and Plymouth. Exeter city centre is 20 minutes drive away and Plymouth city centre is 45 minutes drive away.
- Buckfast Abbey (6.2 miles)
- Living Coasts (9.0 miles)
- Paignton Zoo Environmental Park (9.4 miles)
- Compton Castle (6.3 miles)
- The Church House (6.5 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.