Plymouth Sound Caravan Club Site

  • 27/03/2015 to 05/10/2015
  • Open to Members & Non-members
  • Earliest arrival time 12:00


Please use recommended driving directions for the site and not SatNav due to alternative routes being unsuitable for towing.

The quickest way to book this site? Easy Book.

  • Mobile and tablet friendly
  • Interactive calendar
  • Auto-filled with your saved details
  • Upfront pricing

Member rating

  • 4 out of 5
  • See community ratings & reviews


  • Bovisand Lane,Down Thomas,Plymouth,Devon,PL9 0AE
  • 01752 862325

Pitches (what are these?)

  • Total pitches 57
  • Max length = 9 metres

Please note: The directions for this site have been amended since the 2015/16 Sites Directory and Handbook was issued.

Plymouth Sound Caravan Club Site rests on a headland outside the town of Plymouth and offers superb views across the glorious Sound. This delightful caravan park is close to the South West Coastal Footpath for unforgettable walks, the Plym Valley Cycleway for those keen to experience some wonderful scenery by bike and many lovely beaches.

Apart from the normal restaurant and shopping choices of a busy town, the convenient distance of the caravan site to Plymouth offers the opportunity to visit its historic dockyard and take the popular warship cruise. Other attractions include the Dome on the famous Hoe for a rich and in-depth multimedia explanation of the city's history. A great getaway for the whole family, Plymouth Sound Caravan Club Site also puts children within easy reach of fun attractions such as the local ice rink and Atlantis pool at the Plymouth Pavilions, complete with shipwrecked galleon, beach and two super flumes. The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth is a fantastic attraction for all ages. Also not to be missed is the nearby historic Morwellham Quay, a lovingly reconstructed Victorian copper port, as well as Buckland Abbey, the ancient monastery once owned by Francis Drake. The site is a great option for dog owners, with a dog-friendly pub on the waterfront in Plymstock and a nearby sandy beach where dogs can be walked.


Get a caravan insurance quote
Recommend a friend



Important Information

Check availability & book


  • Dog walk on site or nearby
  • Beach/coast within 5 miles
  • Significant historical or cultural interest nearby
  • Quiet and peaceful (off peak)
  • Town/village within 0.5 miles
  • Motorhome waste disposal
  • No toilet block
  • Within 5 Miles of National Cycle Network
  • Golf within 5 miles
  • Watersports within 5 miles
  • Public transport available within 1 mile

Useful information


Rate this club site

Required fields are denoted with a *

Review this club site

Required fields are denoted with a *

(Characters remaining: 150)

Please note if you have been on the page for more than 30 minutes you will be logged out and may lose your review. Please read the Community Guidelines before submitting. If you have any complaints relating to a site please refer to the relevant department – see the Contact Us page.

Please write your review here, using no more than 3,000 characters.

(Characters remaining: 3000)

See all reviews

En Route to Spain

4 out of 5

Lovely site with great views over sea. Wardens very welcoming and helpful. Access route could be quite complex at busy times of the year as road narrow, relying on passing places. As handbook suggests, do not follow Sat Nav!

lovely location

4 out of 5

our first site visit since we restarted caravanning and very impressed with the location, very helpful staff, and the cleanliness of the whole site. the dog facility was great.i'm sure we will soon revisit.

Worth the narrow windy lanes

5 out of 5

Lovely site, great views as everyone has said, always ships going in and out and the most amazing sunsets. Good but steep walk down to Bovisand but a café with good coffee and a rest for weary legs ready for the walk back!!!. For walkers you can pick up the coastal path from here. When towing the last 1/2 mile of lane leading to the site is narrow with passing places, but a bit difficult when you meet a tractor coming the other way!!! Definitely need to keep to the arrival time as meeting someone leaving the site whether it is a motorhome or caravan would be very awkward. Plymouth is very interesting with lots to see and Buckland Abbey is well worth a visit. We have no children so my score is not very accurate but maybe a little quiet for them.   The site was kept very tidy and well tended, and normal facilities as always are supplied but as no toilet block the price is kept lower.  In our small motorhome about 4 days without facilities is okay

Things to do nearby


  • Public transportPublic transport available within 1 mile.

  • WalkingThe South-West Coastal Footpath is accessible from the Site.

  • CyclingThe Plym Valley Cycle Way is just a short drive away. The nearest National Cycle Network route to this site is route number 27, Exeter to Plymouth.

  • Nearby Sustrans cycle routes

Local amenities

  • Town (Plymouth)

  • Supermarket (The closest are Somerfields and Morrisons in Plymstock, Sainsbury’s at Marsh Mills Roundabout in Plymouth and Tesco in Lee Mill.)

  • Places of worship (C of E, Catholic, Methodist and United Reformed Churches are in the local area.)

Attractions and events

  • Event
  • Attraction
  • Member offer
  • Wembury Marine Centre

    Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 1.6 miles
    Member offer

    Wembury Marine Centre is open between Easter and the end of September each year. Visit our website to find out more our about popular rockpool rambles and other events for the general public.

  • Wembury Beach

    Nr Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 1.7 miles
    Member offer

    Owned by the National Trust with its own Marine Conservation Centre and guided rock pool rambles, Wembury, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), is not short of ways to keep you entertained. Safe, clean bathing ...

  • Plymouth Sound, Shores and Cliffs

    Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 2.1 miles
    Member offer

    This magnificent coastal section runs along the eastern side of Plymouth Sound from Andurn Point northwards to Mount Batten Point. As you travel along this route you can experience a varied and impressive geology.

  • Plymouth Mayflower Tourist Information Centre

    Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 2.5 miles
    Member offer

    Explore the rich combination of heritage & natural beauty in this thriving city environment. Popular attractions include the Barbican & Plymouth Hoe. The TIC is located in the Plymouth Mayflower Exhibition.

  • National Marine Aquarium

    Plymouth, Devon

    Distance: 2.5 miles
    Member offer

    Visit the UK's largest Aquarium and be amazed by our fascinating underwater world and how we all play a part in conserving it. The National Marine Aquarium is a registered charity committed to promoting a sympathetic understanding of the s

More events & attractions nearby

Find us

  • Club site
  • Certificated location
  • Great day out
  • Selected pin
  • Number of multiple pins
  • Earliest arrival time: 12:00
  • Postcode: PL9 0AE
  • GPS co-ordinates: Lat: 50.33419 Lon: -4.10617
  • OS ref: 201 : SX502504
  • Sites directory map number: E2
  • Plan a route to this site


    Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not SatNav, due to alternative routes being unsuitable for towing. Leave the A38 via the slip road at Marsh Mills flyover and at the roundabout turn left onto the A374 (signposted Plymouth City Centre, Kingsbridge), follow signs A379, Kingsbridge. Cross the Laira Bridge and in about 2.25 miles turn right at fourth roundabout opposite Elburton Hotel into Springfield Road. At the first set of traffic lights turn left. Continue on uphill until reaching the garage slightly ahead of you. Turn right in front of the garage into Staddiscombe Road. Upon reaching the Staddy Function Centre, turn left at the T junction. Continue on this road through the narrow section passing the sign for Wembury on your left. Take the next turning on the right signposted Plymouth Sound C C Site/ Down Thomas. Immediately after the speed hump indicating the 20mph sign turn right into Bovisand Lane (narrow entrance). After passing the CL the site is on the right hand side of the bend in the road. Note: drive with caution along last 1 mile to site, as the road is narrow and winding but has passing bays.

Sites nearby