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Bay View Farmers

9.6
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General

  • Peaceful and laidback site among spectacular Devon views
  • A few minutes' drive from Woolacombe
  • Direct access to the Tarka Trail

Wave goodbye to rowdy groups and say hello to a comfy and more peaceful break at this laidback park: the owners of Bay View Farmers have drawn deep on their collective 30+ years industry experience since taking over, and have used feedback from guests to evolve into what they reckon is one of the best natural camping sites in the area, nicely quiet but more lively in high season.

The ethos is to give guests a great time on a small site, and so there are no hidden costs for hot water, wifi or mobile phone charging, and the shops, clubs and launderettes are left to the bigger parks in the area. Good clean shower and toilet facilities and a sheltered washing-up area are always to hand.

Families staying at Bay View are chuffed to be able to sort their own entertainment for kids around the safe play areas and plenty of space to kick a ball or fly a kite. Dogs are (most rightly) also considered full family members here too, so the team has added a large dog walking area for furballs to run, chase balls and generally roll around.

Bay View Farmers is near the award-winning beach of Woolacombe (1.7 miles to be exact) and has spectacular views over to Lee Bay and up to the Bristol Channel; on a clear day you should be able to see the coastline of Wales. It has direct access to the Tarka Trail and is just down the road from Woolacombe village.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Single-sex bookings of 6 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Do not book groups of pitches to enable families and friends to gather, as this causes a problem with noise. There are many good sites that allow this party atmosphere: this one does not.


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9.6

Overall rating based on 202 reviews

 

99% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

  86% described Bay View Farmers as Peaceful ?

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Great location and would definitely recommend and return 24/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anonymous Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Great facilities, v clean and spacious well maintained pitch

    Disliked: 

    The written instructions on how to walk into woolacombe could be clearer...took 40 mins which was 20 longer than expected

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Lovely site with the lovely clean and well thought out showers!! 24/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anonymous Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    We booked this last minute and I’m so pleased that I did because it’s a gorgeous place. The views out to sea are stunning and you also get a lovely sunset!
    The Showers and toliets definitely get a huge thumbs up because they were amazing!! I’m really fussy when it comes to showering at campsites and quite often won’t use them because they’re so dirty. These however were really well thought out! They had enough hooks so you can hang up your things, the shower is round a corner so no curtain that allows water to spray everywhere and soak you clothes plus each shower has its own step to put more stuff on and a squeezy to keep the floor clean. They’re also all look really new and have cute little homely touches.

    The campsite itself is really well looked and each pitch area is well marked out. If you’re looking for somewhere peaceful to go to this is the place!!!

    Disliked: 

    We typed in the postcode but this got us lost so follow the directions on the actual website.

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Very clean,Very friendly, Quiet, Great. 23/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom stephen w. Confirmed

  • Electric gravel pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Everything was first class for us,

    Disliked: 

    NONE

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Quiet, easy to find pitch and good facilities. 22/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom John P. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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    Quiet, easy to find pitch and good facilities.

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Clean, friendly campsite with generously sized pitches 21/06/2019

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  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Clean and friendly campsite with good facilities and generously sized pitches. Great play area for kids and only a few mins drive down to Woolacombe Beach. It is walkable but with all our kids, boards etc driving was more suitable for us. We will be back.

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    Nothing

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Would stay here again as the local area has so much to offer 20/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Andrew W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Nice small site with good facilities and location was excellent for local area. Good views out to the coast and enjoyed our stay

    Disliked: 

    The weather! Was only a short trip and although the weather was not great the site where accommodating in allowing us to stay longer on check out day due to wet weather allowing us to dry most of our camping equipment before leaving for a small donation to the RNLI.

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Anonymous user

Excellent site will definitely return 19/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Anonymous Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    The staff are great especially on arrival. Facilities are 5* clean fresh and bright. Pitches are a good size too. Short walk to the pub and shop. A scenic walk, although steep at times, into Woolacombe.

    Disliked: 

    Unfortunately the high winds but hey you can't have everything ha ha 😀

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Lovely quiet site excellent toilets and large pitches 18/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Gary T. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Showers and toilets

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Can’t wait to go back again 17/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Rachel J. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    The facilities were fantastic. Great area to exercise our dogs. Large pitch size with views of the ocean

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Everything 13/06/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Geoff E. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
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    Everything

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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

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Motorhome service point

Tourer storage facilities

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

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

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Location

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  • Turnpike Cross, Mortehoe, Woolacombe, Devon, England, EX34 7HG
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.1761°N 4.1684°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Ilfracombe Bus Station — 3.2 miles
Braunton (Devon): George Hotel Coach Stop — 4.8 miles
Chivenor (Devon): Camp Gates Coach Stop — 5.9 miles
Train stations
Barnstaple Rail Station — 8.4 miles
Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station — 12.7 miles
Umberleigh Rail Station — 14.8 miles
Ferry ports
Ilfracombe Ferry Landing — 3.4 miles
Appledore Ferry Landing — 8.5 miles
Instow Ferry Landing — 8.7 miles
Airports
Swansea Airport — 29.8 miles

Directions


Directions from junction 27 on the M5:
At junction 27, take the A361 and exit at Tiverton/Barnstaple. At the roundabout, take the A361 heading to Barnstaple and then take the fourth exit onto the A399. Turn left onto the A3123. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto B3343. After 1.6 miles turn right into Bay View Farmers. You have reached your destination!

Public transport:
Devon and Cornwall First bus service: 303
Barnstaple train station is a 20-minute drive away.

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

Bay View Farmers has direct access in one direction to the wealth of wildflowers, insects and safe rides and rambles of the Tarka Trail, which you can amble or pedal all the way into Ilfracombe. In the other direction, various cycling networks run along the short distances to Croyde, Georgeham and Braunton.

Several highly scenic walks to take the dog to lead off the Tarka Trail, which can take you directly to Lee Bay, or you could follow the coastal path all the way to Bull Point Lighthouse.

The kids will go baa-my over the eccentric excitement of the Big Sheep, and the thrills of the Milky Way adventure park will send them into orbit. For more family fun, try Exmoor Zoo or Combe Martin Dinosaur Park, both a short distance from Woolacombe.

Must see

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor (16.2 miles)

National Trust

  • Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum (8.3 miles)
  • Heddon Valley (10.7 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  9:30 p.m.
Depart:  10 a.m.

In the site office there will be an arrival pack and a self check-in form; please complete this correctly and pitch on your allocated site.

Reception is unmanned after 8pm. Please call using the number in the confirmation email if you are arriving later.

Bay View Farmers cancellation policy

No refunds within 30 days of arrival date.

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. Bay View Farmers will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 8 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 6 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 11pm and 5am.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.
The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 11pm.
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Additional terms

In the rare event that you can not contact anybody then you can always phone the secondary number provided in your confirmation email for assistance.

In the site office there will be an arrival pack and a self-checkin form: please complete this correctly and pitch on your allocate pitch.

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