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- Well-maintained site on the edge of Dartmoor, with tor views
- Tavistock 20 minutes drive; Lydford Gorge five minutes' walk
- Dog walking area and shop selling locally made food
Touring Devon? Place yourself in the middle of the county and have easy access to both north and south as well as moors and beaches with a stay at Lydford Caravan and Camping Park; this friendly and well-kept site also has pretty views of Dartmoor’s tors from its designated dog-walking area…
Start planning your adventures with a browse of the tourist and local info at Lydford's dishwashing and veg prep area, or ask staff for their fave attractions and activities in the area. Need a top tip first? The deepest gorge in England is only five minutes' walk away: set off on the circular trail around this National Trust-protected place, passing by the Whitelady Waterfall and Devil’s Cauldron. For bike rides, the Granite Way cycle route runs near the site to Okehampton, nine miles away.
Practicalities are covered on site for a restful place to come back to, with ladies' and gents' amenities blocks, a family bathroom, a launderette and charging facilities all available to guests. The site also has a shop selling bits and bobs from locally made food and ice creams to gas canisters and newspapers (order in advance for your daily read).
A farm shop is on the outskirts of Launceston about a 20-minute drive away and a hypermarket’s about five minutes further on if stocking up for your stay or for a barbecue back at base.
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Excellent site. Superb management team and facilities.
Nice wardens and very clean site felt safe with toilets …
Lovely peaceful site with wonderful views..nice level site very clean …
Everything. Good quality site with friendly staff. Good covid secure …
Perfect for country lovers
Clean and tidy quiet site with great views of Tor’s and local pubs a 5
Excellent site with clean covid friendly facilities and good pitches
Excellent site the facilities where very good and clean there …
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
Dogs allowed all year
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Dog walk nearby
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Touring and motorhomes
Motorhome service point
Tourer storage facilities
- Coach stations
Tavistock Bus Station
— 7.2 miles
7.2 miles Okehampton: West Street Coach Stop — 7.7 miles
7.7 miles Yelverton (Devon): Roundabout Bus Stop — 10.9 miles
- Train stations
Okehampton Rail Station
— 7.5 miles
7.5 miles Gunnislake Rail Station — 10.4 miles
10.4 miles Sampford Courtenay Rail Station — 10.9 miles
- Ferry ports
Devonport Ferry Terminal
— 19.1 miles
19.1 miles Torpoint Ferry Terminal — 19.3 miles
19.3 miles Plymouth (Barbican) Landing Stage — 19.6 miles
Exeter International Airport
— 30.8 miles
If you’d rather ditch your ride and take public transport from just outside the site, Okehampton to the north and Tavistock to the south are both under half an hour away by bus. Head to the latter for the Museum of Dartmoor life and cool castle ruins or take the car if you’re planning on heading deeper into Dartmoor afterwards to climb the rocky High Willhays and Yes Tor peaks (both about 55 minutes’ drive).
Tavistock, an ancient stannary and market town on the River Tavy, is also top-notch: journey here for the living museum on Morwellham Quay (25 minutes), the historic Buckland Abbey (half an hour) and the family-friendly Tamar Trails Centre activity area.
Within a few minutes' walk of the site, veer off on your gorge stroll for a look at Lydford Castle and Saxon Town, a former prison dating back to the ninth century and now managed by English Heritage. It sits next to St Petroc’s Church plus a pub serving food (both also within a five-minute walk of the site).
If the kids are keen for the coast, Plymouth is 40 minutes’ drive away.
- Castle Drogo (13.3 miles)
- Dartmoor Zoological Park (17.2 miles)
- Buckfast Abbey (18.1 miles)
- Lydford Gorge (0.4 miles)
- Finch Foundry (9.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
- Does Lydford Caravan and Camping Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Lydford Caravan and Camping Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Lydford Caravan and Camping Park? If you’d rather ditch your ride and take public transport from just outside the site, Okehampton to the north and Tavistock to the south are both under half an hour away by … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Lydford Caravan and Camping Park?
Camping and touring Arrive: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Depart by: 12 p.m.