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- Peaceful family-run park in the middle of Exmoor with coastal views
- A five-minute walk from Porlock and a 10-minute drive from Minehead
- Dog-friendly site with exercise area on site and walks nearby
Entertaining the idea of exploring Exmoor during your next escape? Adventure around this protected area covering a sizeable chunk of Somerset’s most stunning countryside and coast from the centrally located Porlock Caravan Park.
This sea-view site is a five-minute walk from the pubs, restaurants and shops of pretty Porlock village and close to public transport links landing visitors on the beach at Minehead (10 minutes’ drive). With the South West Coast Path around a mile away, the park is also a brilliant base for a break spent walking, cycling or riding across the scenic trails of Exmoor.
Perhaps inspired by the protected area the site sits in, its owners have shown how much they care about conserving local wildlife by adding a bat box, ladybird house, hedgehog box, beehives and a lapwing log to the serene grounds and have tarmacked the well-lit perimeter to keep the atmosphere peaceful for both humans and creatures.
Speaking of animals, a separate dog exercise area is available for the pups to play in at this pet-friendly park, plus lots of trails are in the surrounds for them to snuffle along.
Open from 05/22/2021 to 09/30/2021
Open from 10/01/2021 to 10/31/2021
Tourist board rating
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).
Minimum spacing of 2 metres between pitches.
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
The park caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.
Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.
At least one of the party members must be aged 18 or over.
No bachelor/bachelorette parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 3 or more people (excluding couples) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
Group bookings of 3 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
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Electric asphalt and grass touring pitch
Max. persons: 6 x
One Camper or Class B motorhome or RV site allowed per pitch
Pitch size : Max 4.3m width x 11.6m depth (14.0ft width x 38.0ft depth) Calculated area: 49.4m² (532.0ft²)
Ground type: Asphalt and grass
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From the manager...
Thank you for your comments on the site
Good clean friendly site, excellent staff with almost level pitches
From the manager...
Thank you for your comment and we are very please you enjoyed the site and the village
From the manager...
We thank you for your comments its so nice to get feed back, glad you had a great time and that you enjoyed the site. hope to see you next year
From the manager...
thank you the village is beautiful the view is fab .
Staff superb but alas it’s not a touring site for caravans
Facilities were clean staff friendly and level pitch ed
From the manager...
We are sorry that you feel this way, we did have a problem with the boiler but that was sorted within two days, the hand dryer is out of our control and have only a certain amount of life span and we made sure that it was safe for our camper on site, Hand paper towels were put in place straight away.
Capacity reduced to increase social distancing
Check-in: contactless (in person)
Check-in: one group at a time
Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests
Hand sanitizing stations
Removal of soft furnishings (e.g. decorative cushions)
Shared spaces: daily deep cleaning
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
Dogs allowed all year
Leave the car at home
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
Medium (26-50 sites)
Cycle hire nearby
Horseback riding nearby
Touring and motorhomes
Motorhome service point
Water hook-up points for tourers
- Coach stations
— 8.3 kilometres
8.3 kilometres Butlins — 9.5 kilometres
9.5 kilometres The Square — 27.1 kilometres
- Train stations
Llantwit Major Rail Station
— 23.6 kilometres
23.6 kilometres Rhoose Rail Station — 26.2 kilometres
26.2 kilometres Barry Rail Station — 30.1 kilometres
- Ferry ports
— 8.7 kilometres
8.7 kilometres Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal — 30.9 kilometres
30.9 kilometres Ilfracombe Ferry Landing — 35.9 kilometres
Cardiff International Airport
— 27.6 kilometres
Exmoor is one of England’s most peaceful national parks and offers some of the UK’s best stargazing. Adding to these accolades, it’s also home to the nation’s tallest tree and highest cliffs, as well as one of its biggest herds of red deer.
Spend your days in the area in search of wild animals – you might be lucky enough to spot the famed Exmoor pony – or dawdle beneath the boughs of trees at Dunkery & Horner Wood National Nature Reserve (15 minutes’ drive). Walks on the coast are also possible as the South West Coast Path is a mile away.
While strolling by the seaside, stop off for rests at the beaches enroute: Bossington is a pebbly stretch well worth the 40-minute roam from the park, while Porlock Weir (half an hour’s stroll) gives access to the water from a working harbour edged by shops.
A larger selection of boutiques to browse is in Dunster (15 minutes), an Exmoor village towered over by a castle. Travellers will pass the turnoff to Minehead on their way here, where they can jump on the West Somerset Railway heritage train for rides with coastal views.
- St Fagans: National History Museum (38.0 kilometres)
- Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (41.6 kilometres)
- Millennium Stadium (41.6 kilometres)
- Holnicote Estate (2.5 kilometres)
- Dunster Working Watermill (11.0 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||noon –||8 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
Porlock Caravan Park cancellation policy
No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.
The park is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.
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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Porlock Caravan Park 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.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.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Porlock Caravan Park have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Porlock Caravan Park dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Porlock Caravan Park? Exmoor is one of England’s most peaceful national parks and offers some of the UK’s best stargazing. Adding to these accolades, it’s also home to the nation’s tallest tree and highest cliffs, … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Porlock Caravan Park?
Camping and touring Arrive: noon – 8 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Porlock Caravan Park? From R668,43 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability