Higher Twitchen

Berry Down, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 0NU

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  • Adults
  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views

Why stay here ...

Higher Twitchen CL is a quiet, adults only caravan site offering grass pitches with electric hook-ups. We are dog friendly and have fantastic views. Located just 3 miles inland from Combe Martin in rural North Devon, our site is set within 5 acres with facilities including mains water, grey waste and an Elsan point. There is also a dog exercise area.

Higher Twitchen CL is well positioned for exploring the rugged North Devon coast. We are on the edge of the Exmoor National Park and a short drive from the golden sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Saunton and Croyde. We are also on the edge of the North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). There is plenty to do in the area whether you enjoy walking, surfing, horse-riding, sea-kayaking or fishing.

There are lots of attractions and places to visit in North Devon. Visitor attractions such as Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, RHS Gardens Rosemoor, Dartington Crystal or the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway are well worth a visit. Other place of interest include the Valley of Rocks, Watersmeet, Tarr Steps, Ilfracombe Harbour, Lundy island, Clovelly and Heddon's Mouth. Why not book a stay at our friendly little CL and start to explore wonderful North Devon. Need to get your caravan serviced too? Book a break at our CL and South West Caravan Services can offer AWS approved warranty servicing for your caravan or motorhome during your stay.

Facilities on site ...

  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good

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Latest arrival time: 7:00 PM

Latest departure time: 11:00 AM

Minimum stay 2 nights (applies bank holidays)

1 acres

Electric amperage: 16

Lawned site

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Lat 51.174057 / Lon -4.045184
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Fabulous site great owners

Higher Twitchen
This is a great site. Mark and Sam are welcoming and friendly. This is a good location for Exmoor especially Lyndon, Ilfracombe and getting to Lundy island. We found the site a special place to stay. We plan to return. We were well looked after and stayed for 7 nights. I think it is one of the best places and friendly places to stay. We are staying 100 nights on this trip April to end July 2021, and this is a Jen.

Hamish Daniel

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Reviewed on 08/07/2021 17:44

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Higher Twitchen
Higher Twitchen is one of the best CL’s we have stayed on. Booking was a pleasure, as Sam is very organised – we liked the confirmation emails and proper invoicing. Site security is very good as the site has a coded entry for the gate. The field slopes very slightly but pitching was easy. The site is well laid out and well maintained. Sam and Mark are excellent hosts, not intrusive but friendly and readily available if needed. The location is very good for easy access to Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Lynton and Lynmouth and Clovelley. Having read the single poor review below I feel I have to state that I found none of the issues the reviewer raised applied in our case. We had an excellent one week stay, and would not hesitate to return.

markw31

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Reviewed on 23/06/2021 14:49

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A wonderful first experience of caravanning

Higher Twitchen
This was our first outing with our newly acquired caravan and we definitely picked the right site to start off our caravan adventures. Before even arriving Sam was very responsive to our queries and communications. On arrival Sam was there to greet us, show us to our allocated pitch and offer any assistance needed. We managed (unaided) to unhitch and level the caravan perfectly within 20 mins (even using a spirit level to get it exactly right!) on this lovely quiet and spacious site. We even managed to pitch our new inflatable awning after we had mastered the vague instructions. Both Sam and Mark were very friendly and welcoming and were often around to advise us on local information. Mark is also a caravan engineer which could have proved very useful if we had had a problem with the caravan (which we did not!). Directions and access to the site were excellent, being just off a main road and the site was very secure with a coded entry. The location was generally very peaceful, being surrounded by fields, animals and beautiful rural views, where we slept very well for 4 nights. The site was very well maintained with new facilities close to hand, well-kept grass pitches and was ideally situated for us to use as a base to walk a good section of the South West Coast Path. In short we had a fantastic stay at this lovely CL that is as beautiful and welcoming as it appears on the website. We will definitely be returning to this site again.

A and H Wright

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Reviewed on 22/06/2021 22:09

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Higher Twitchen
Disappointed with this CL for a few reasons. 1. On arrival we struggled with the pitch allocated as it was sloping in two directions and impossible to get the awning to peg down. The caravan nose was on the ground and back legs fully extended. No one was home and neither phone number was answered when I called for advice re moving pitch. We attempted pitching three times then moved to the next pitch (4 pitches were empty). When the owner arrived home he said we couldn’t have the pitch we had chosen as it has been allocated for the following day, he somewhat grudgingly agreed for us to move another pitch saying he hadn’t had a complaint about the sloping field before. So after a 4.5 hour drive and 5 attempts to set up we finally unpacked. 2. We enjoy a good sunset but the view was spoiled by the industrial metal shed. 3. Dog friendly? Well that depends- yes they accept dogs and yes there is a walk around the field - with an electrified fence. There’s nowhere to let a dog exercise off lead. 4. Road noise and farm machinery spoil the tranquility we hoped for. 5. Uncollected grass cuttings were a real nuisance when wet - they stuck in clumps to shoes and paws and transferred into the caravan. 6. At no point did Sam bother to say hello to us - despite riding a horse opposite us every day. 7. Due to a family crisis at home on day 4 we had to leave, having paid for 7 nights we were refused any refund despite explaining the circumstances. I’ve read the glowing reviews on here and cannot believe we stayed at the same place, we had a very different experience. Horses for courses I guess. On a positive note - The horses were beautiful as was the morning sunrise view.

Summer Salsa

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Reviewed on 19/06/2021 21:15

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Our second, albeit brief, visit to Higher Twitchen CL. This time we had sunshine 🌞 It's an added bonus, but doesn't change the facts...... They have a wonderful site, with all you need. Adult only, dog friendly, with recycling facilities and water close to hand. Very easy access but far enough from main road so no traffic noise. Peace, quiet and beauty surrounds you. Sam and Mark (who happens to be a caravan engineer!) are fab hosts, on hand if needed, and always happy to help. We love this CL and will be back for another stay soon. A credit to the Caravan & Motorhome Club and the perfect CL 🙂

Wason and Wife

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Reviewed on 01/06/2021 10:51

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