Ilfracombe Caravan Club Site

West Down, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8NE

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Motorhomes
  • Peaceful stays
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Ilfracombe Club Site can be found in an elevated position, three miles inland from Ilfracombe and the North Devon coast. This site has superb scenic views of the north and west coasts as well as inland landscapes towards Dartmoor. It is ideally placed for you to enjoy the soft, sandy beaches at Woolacombe, Saunton Sands and Croyde or the dramatic coastline. Within a short drive you’ll find small, intimate villages, each with their own charming churches, and the cosmopolitan seaside town of Ilfracombe with its pretty harbour and plenty of dining options. Ilfracombe Club Site is also perfectly situated to enjoy boat trips across to Lundy Island.

Exmoor with over 600 miles of bridleways and footpaths is convenient for walkers and is regularly punctuated with historic sites. The heather rich moorland will inspire you with its tranquillity and beauty, while the countryside that surrounds the site is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including red deer and birdlife. Ilfracombe Club Site, with its peaceful location, makes for a perfect base to take time out from the bustle of daily life.

Please note: This site does not have a toilet block.

Facilities on site ...

  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Gas
  • Motorhome service point
  • TV reception: good
  • Wi-Fi

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Walking notes:

The South West coast path is nearby.

Check out our ViewRanger walk.

Supermarket notes:

The closest are Tesco (MH access) and Lidl in Ilfracombe, about 4 miles from the site.

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Directions

Leave the M5 at junction 27 and follow signposts to Barnstaple (A361), North Devon Link road (do not turn off A361 before Barnstaple). At Barnstaple use A361 outer relief road signposted Ilfracombe, Bideford and follow the A361 (signposted Ilfracombe). At Mullacott Cross roundabout turn right onto A3123. In about 1 mile turn right at the caravan sign (signposted West Down). The Site is on the left in 1 mile. Please only use these recommended directions for the final approach and not sat nav, due to alternative routes being unsuitable for towing. Do not tow along any of the minor roads through West Down from A361.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
EX34 8NE
GPS:
Lat 51.167091 / Lon -4.12045
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
SS518430
OS map ref:
180
Handbook map ref:
E3

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Woolacombe to Barnstaple
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Shop within 1 mile

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Ilfracombe Caravan Club Site
We’ve just spent our first time here and it will certainly not be the last ! It’s a superb site for both Caravans and Motorhomes. Close to Ilfracombe itself, which is a clean and pleasant experience, with lovely walks and different places to eat. The Site itself is very well laid out and maintained by the Wardens , who are dedicated and a credit to themselves and the Club. Perhaps the lack of a toilet block facility might put some people off, the choice is yours! It was the end of season for some but still lots to go and do as the site is so well situated and we enjoyed lovely Autumnal weather. Humans and Dogs are all welcome as long as they behave !

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Reviewed on 24/09/2021 16:43

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Ilfracombe Caravan Club Site
We have stayed at this site a few times now and will keep coming back because it is exactly the type of site we like. It is really quiet and because it has no facilities it doesn't seem to get too busy or noisy, even when it is quite full. It is nice and close to some fantastic beaches and the coastal path, so there is always some good walks to be had. The only downside for us motorhomers is there is a manhole for emptying waste water rather than a grid (which is much more back-friendly!) but I understand the Club will be changing the man holes to grid at some point. All in all I fully recommend this site.

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Reviewed on 24/09/2021 14:02

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Great Site

Ilfracombe Caravan Club Site
We have been members of the Club for 40years and visited this site for 30years.We have a caravan with facilities which we like to use for hygiene So I can't get my head around people saying that this site shouldn't be classed as a club site These people should read the details before booking and go elsewhere Apart from this its a great site which as been vastly improved by these wardens Their hardwork as been wonderful turning this site around If you visit book Sunday lunch at the Crown in the village its excellent. All I can say if booking the site please read the details before booking

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A most welcoming stay

Ilfracombe Caravan Club Site
After reading some of the reviews I was a little worried, but we had a lovely welcome from the wardens on duty. The site is quiet and peaceful and a great place to relax. We were in a camper van so showers and toilets would be a great improvement for this site, we brought our own toilet etc but a shower would be good. We cycled from Braunton to Barnstaple on the Tarka trail, it’s a lovely flat route. The shop in the nearby village is good and about a mile away, the walk back is uphill but not a problem if you are used to walking.

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Reviewed on 03/09/2021 20:46

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Looking forward to coming back!

Ilfracombe Caravan Club Site
Despite the storms overnight the other weekend, we can't wait to be back this weekend. We are a tricky 'set up' with VW camper + little caravan but Sarah is amazing at answering my numerous anxious 'newbie' questions. On arrival last time (late due to dreadful traffic) - Helen & Trevor were wonderful - welcoming tired travellers and setting us up on our pitch. If you have a new Winterhoff tow-hitch then Trevor is 'your man'. We could not work out how to unhitch it - Google revealed it to be a nightmare for other 'newbies' too. Thank you Trevor for rescuing us!!! I love this site: it's quiet with beautiful natural areas set-aside for wildlife, a fab enclosure to let the dogs go crazy & generous grass pitches. If you need facilities & entertainment this is not the site for you. If you love simplicity & tranquility in a natural setting then it's perfect. PS my 5 star rating for "Facilities and cleanliness" relates to cleanliness - you need to have your own facilities to stay on this site.

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Reviewed on 27/08/2021 10:42

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01271 862848

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With our campsites busier than ever right now, we'd really appreciate your support with a few things to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable summer. Please be mindful of site arrival times (as they do vary), keep children and pets close by and within sight, and ensure you keep your speed below 5mph. Thank you!

Service point and waste disposal facilities are available and open for use. In order to continue to protect our staff, we will still be requiring social distancing, and the wearing of face coverings in our reception areas for the time being.

Remember, you only pay 5% VAT until 30 September 2021, then 12.5% VAT from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 on Club campsite prices! All you need to do is book your holiday as normal, and the discount will be applied to the appropriate rate when you pay on site.