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Ralegh's Cross Inn: Great site, nice and quite.

General

  • In the grounds of a country inn in Exmoor National Park
  • A 15-minute drive from Watchet and 30 from Taunton and Minehead
  • Pub classics, evening specials and carvery night at the restaurant

Spectacular national park views, local eats and a traditional English country inn? If that’s ticking your boxes, scurry along to Ralegh's Cross Inn, an adults-only site 15 minutes’ drive from the Somerset coastal town of Watchet.

In the grounds of the Ralegh's Cross Inn, the site is – as one might imagine – exceptionally well placed when hunger strikes. It’s a short amble from pitches to the restaurant, where chefs cook up local ingredients for pub classics, light lunches, evening specials and (on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays) carvery spreads.

Of course, there’s more to travel than the food, and the site’s in a top spot for adventures beyond tickling taste buds too. Just inside the south eastern edge of Exmoor National Park, it’s well suited to energetic explorers who are keen to venture out on hikes and bikes, and there’s bike rental available 35 minutes away.

For hols spent by the sea, it’s an easy 15 minutes to the nearest (pebble) beach in Watchet, and half an hour to the sands of Minehead. Once everyone tires of splashing about, a return to site should prove calming: soak up views towards Dunkery Beacon (Exmoor’s highest point), Bristol Channel and the Welsh hills.

Please note

Reception is unmanned after 6 p.m.. Please inform the site while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.

Bookings must not be for more than 14 consecutive nights.

Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.

No charcoal barbecues allowed.

No electric barbecues allowed.

Please note that the toilet/shower facilities are unisex.


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8.6

Overall rating based on 627 reviews

 

87% would recommend this site to a friend.

85% would stay here again.

  74% described as Peaceful ?

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Location03/01/2023

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDavid S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass and earth pitch
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  • Electric grass and earth pitch
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Location03/01/2023

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  • Electric grass and earth pitch
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Hot showers29/12/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJosh Q.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or motorhome pitch
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    Hot showers

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Excellent site with clean facilities and friendly staff29/12/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass and earth pitch
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    Very friendly service and nice location.

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    Fields were very boggy due to snow and recent heavy rainfall.

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Nice location and great value for money, staff we're friendly …12/12/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPaige D.Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or motorhome pitch
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    Nice location and great value for money, staff we're friendly and helpful when we arrived, will definitely be back.

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Great spot , very friendly, flat. Pub has great carvery, …06/12/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomHelen P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric grass and earth pitch
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    Great spot , very friendly, flat. Pub has great carvery, warm friendly atmosphere, allows dogs .

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Staff friendly & helpful. Food very good05/12/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomIan W.Confirmed

  • Electric grass and earth pitch
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    Staff friendly & helpful. Food very good

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Nice hot water, very convenient for very friendly pub excellent …05/12/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomCatherine J.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent or motorhome pitch
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    Nice hot water, very convenient for very friendly pub excellent food! Even pitch. Lovely and quiet hardly surprising at this time of year. Just a couple of caravans and a campervan and me

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Unfortunately there was nothing to like. The pub although a …20/11/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric grass and earth pitch
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    Unfortunately there was nothing to like. The pub although a lovely country inn with a log burner the food was very poor. The site had substandard washing facilities with filthy shower curtains. There were no local walks to anywhere.
    No meet and greet service.
    So awful that although we paid for 2 nights went home after one!
    Surprised pitch up are recommending this

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Features

Coronavirus

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Hand sanitising stations

Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

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

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

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

Adults only

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Walkers' paradise

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Pub campsite

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

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Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Location

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  • Brendon Hills, Watchet, Somerset, England, TA23 0LN
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 51.1008°N 3.3735°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Butlins — 8.3 miles
The Parade — 8.6 miles
Post Office — 10.6 miles
Train stations
Bishop's Lydeard — 8.4 miles
Tiverton Parkway Rail Station — 12.7 miles
Taunton Rail Station — 12.9 miles
Ferry ports
Minehead Harbour — 8.9 miles
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal — 16.8 miles
Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal — 21.1 miles
Airports
Cardiff International Airport — 20.6 miles
Exeter International Airport — 25.6 miles

Directions


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

Make the most of Exmoor stays by signing up immediately for an Exmoor Wildlife Safari, clambering into the back of a Land Rover for guided excursions through the park, keeping eyes peeled for deer and the rare Exmoor ponies. There are no long treks to get going either, as the tour guides will pick guests up at Dunster, Dulverton or Exford, all within about 25 minutes’ drive.

Get a closer look at some of the area’s wildlife (as well as some more exotic specimens) at Tropiquaria, a small Art Deco zoo in a former BBC radio transmitter station 10 minutes from base, or travel a little further (30 minutes) to the Exmoor Pony Centre to learn about the native ponies and even take a ride in the park.

If interest in watery getaways was piqued by beach days in Minehead and Watchet, but less salt would be preferable, head along to Wimbleball Lake or Clatworthy Reservoir (both within 15 minutes) – the first for birdwatching, trout fishing and lessons in windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and rowing, and the second for pretty scenery, boat hire and fishing.

Dip a toe into the past by visiting the Museum of Somerset and the military and cricket museums in Taunton, half an hour away, then dive further in with trips to Dunster Castle, Fyne Court and Knightshayes, all within 35 minutes of base. Prefer to finish hols on a celebratory note? Stumble over to Yearlstone Vineyard (40 minutes) for a tipple or two.

Must see

  • Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (14.2 miles)
  • The National Trust Killerton House & Gardens (21.7 miles)
  • St Fagans: National History Museum (27.0 miles)

National Trust

  • Dunster Castle (6.3 miles)
  • Dunster Working Watermill (6.4 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

Camping and touring
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  12 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11:30 a.m.

Ralegh's Cross Inn cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

Changes cannot be made once you have booked.

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. Ralegh's Cross Inn will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking, or at any point before the due date.

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Terms and conditions

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  • Does Ralegh's Cross Inn have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Ralegh's Cross Inn dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Ralegh's Cross Inn? Make the most of Exmoor stays by signing up immediately for an Exmoor Wildlife Safari, clambering into the back of a Land Rover for guided excursions through the park, keeping eyes peeled … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Ralegh's Cross Inn?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  12 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11:30 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Ralegh's Cross Inn? From £10 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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