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- Quiet, family-run glamping site on a working dairy farm in north Devon
- Private shower, toilet and cooking facilities for each bell tent
- Three miles from Ilfracombe and a 10-minute drive to Woolacombe
North Devon, a farm, and luxury bell tents in a wildlife haven close to the coast… if these tick your holiday boxes (as well they should), you might want to check out Cheglinch Farm Glamping.
Half a mile from the village of West Down and three miles from Ilfracombe, Cheglinch is on a sheltered field on a secluded and family-run dairy farm, with loads of room to run around and plenty of wildlife to spot. Deer, owls and a family of pheasants all visit here, as well as birds and insects of all sorts attracted to the four-acre field's small pockets of marshland.
Each tent comes with a firepit outside so you can sizzle supper against the Devon sunset – perhaps while the kids tear around the huge field, splash in the stream (don't forget the wellies), or get acquainted with the indoor and outdoor play areas. Kids are also welcome to meet the farm's family of guinea pigs, collect eggs, watch calves being fed and see the herd of cows grazing within the hamlet… it's a sure cert they'll like the cow-themed duvet covers in the bell tents too.
Indoors, proper and comfy beds are made up for your arrival, there's a woodburning stove just outside your tent for cosy nights and cooking, with tea lights and fairy lights placed and strung all around. The farm also has a play barn with games and activities for kids, a dining table for each tent, and fridge, freezer, microwave and laundry facilities. There's electricity up here too, so you can charge your phone and other gadgets if you really can't face a digital detox.
West Down, a short stroll away, has a friendly village pub, a play area and a community shop selling local produce.
Open from 30/04/2021 to 27/09/2021
No cars/motorcycles at the site. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.
Group bookings of 4 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.
Minimum spacing of 15 metres between pitches.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
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Lotus bell tent (4 adults and 1 infant, Private restroom amenities)
Max. persons: 5 x
Dimensions: 5.0m width x 5.0m length (16.4ft width x 16.4ft length) Calculated area: 25.0m² (269.1ft²)
|Max. persons||5 x
5.0m width x 5.0m length
(16.4ft width x 16.4ft length)
Calculated area: 25.0m² (269.1ft²)
(1 x bring your own bed, 1 x double bed, 2 x single bed)
Bathroom (1 x shower, 1 x toilet)
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Excellent site, facilities and host, luxury glamping
A fantastic family site. Well worth a visit!
We loved everything about Cheglinch. We will go back
Check-in: self check-in (unattended)
Dedicated shower facility per glamping unit
Dedicated toilet facility per glamping unit
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided
Distance markers in shared facilities
Hand sanitizing stations
Removal of soft furnishings (e.g. decorative cushions)
Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Electric car charging point(s)
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Dog walk nearby
Public transportation nearby
Tiny (1-10 sites)
Cycle hire nearby
Horseback riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Surf school nearby
- Coach stations
Ilfracombe Bus Station
— 4.6 kilometres
4.6 kilometres Braunton (Devon): George Hotel Coach Stop — 7.2 kilometres
7.2 kilometres Chivenor (Devon): Camp Gates Coach Stop — 8.4 kilometres
- Train stations
Barnstaple Rail Station
— 11.6 kilometres
11.6 kilometres Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station — 18.5 kilometres
18.5 kilometres Umberleigh Rail Station — 21.8 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Ilfracombe Ferry Landing
— 4.8 kilometres
4.8 kilometres Appledore Ferry Landing — 13.5 kilometres
13.5 kilometres Instow Ferry Landing — 13.6 kilometres
— 48.4 kilometres
It's a few minutes' drive from the farm to local town Ilfracombe, famed for its Victorian tunnels beaches with rockpools and tidal bathing pools. You can take a trip to Lundy Island from here too, or roam around town for shops, restaurants and shows at the promenade's Landmark Theatre.
Within 10 minutes' drive is another famed beach in Woolacombe, regularly hailed as among the best in the land, Europe and worldwide: head here for miles of soft sand, plenty of rockpools, and sloping sand dunes to clamber up. Croyde and Saunton Sands are both about 20 minutes away.
For hikes and ponies, drive down to Exmoor, half an hour from the farm.
- RHS Garden Rosemoor (25.1 kilometres)
- Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum (10.6 kilometres)
- Heddon Valley (15.0 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Arrive:||5 p.m. –||9:30 p.m.|
|Depart by:||9:30 a.m.|
Please text the site your ETA on the day of arrival and call once you have arrived onsite.
Cheglinch Farm Glamping cancellation policy
No refunds within 8 weeks of arrival date.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.
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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Cheglinch Farm Glamping will debit the balance from your card 8 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 8 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
Hired accommodation: £50.00 ($88.83) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Cheglinch Farm Glamping have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Cheglinch Farm Glamping dog friendly? No View all features
- What attractions are near Cheglinch Farm Glamping? It's a few minutes' drive from the farm to local town Ilfracombe, famed for its Victorian tunnels beaches with rockpools and tidal bathing pools. You can take a trip to Lundy Island … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Cheglinch Farm Glamping?
On-site accommodation Arrive: 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Depart by: 9:30 a.m.
Please text the site your ETA on the day of arrival and call once you have arrived onsite.Read more
- How much does it cost to stay at Cheglinch Farm Glamping? From $197.50 (for 2 nights, 5 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability