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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Peaceful location

Lovely peaceful site near Ilfracombe. Access down a lane but no problem with a motor home.Site is on a slope over two fields but used levelling blocks so fine.Site has a large amount of service points but no toilet block. Wardens very helpful and site is very clean and well maintained. Much cheaper than many caravan club sites .Has a dog field and a field for children to run around in . Would definitely stop there again . Great location for Exmoor and North Devon
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Helpful, pleasant and hard working wardens

The helpful, pleasant and hard working wardens are the best that we have ever come across since we joined the Club over 20 years ago. This lovely site is set in beautiful countryside with pleasant country views. It has more water and waste points than any other CAM club sites that we have visited and they are kept spotlessly clean. There are wonderful beaches within a few miles of the site. For those people who don't mind using their own facilities and want to visit this part of beautiful Devon, I thoroughly recommend this site. We will definitely come back here again.

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Good value, but access not great

Stayed here for a week last month. The friendly wardens have clearly done a lot of work to re-open the site - the grass was well trimmed and everything was tidy. No toilet block or shop but this means the prices are low so it was a cheap week! Most of the pitches slope (some are very steep) so you'll need blocks. Good dog walking area. However...the site is high up and quite exposed so if there's a storm you'll need to make sure your awning is well tied down. Limited public transport and not in walking distance of anything of note. The road down to the nearby village has no paths and some of the locals drive down it really quickly so we didn't risk the walk. Pub had good reviews but limited opening. You'll need to drive to local attractions of which there are many such as Lynton, Infracombe itself and the numerous beaches. The major negative is the approach road - there are minimal passing places which make it awkward even in a car...we were unfortunate enough to encounter the bus which only runs twice a day as we arrived. we had to reverse quite a way back up the lane and into a farmyard and then back into the lane - not great if you are not a confident reverser or don't have a co-pilot to assist!
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Another lovely stay.

We have been using this site for a number of years, several times a year and love it. It has no facilities but it says that if you read about the site. Suits us especially this year with Covid 19. The wardens are lovely, hard working and friendly we have never seen the site so busy for only two wardens. We need to think this site had been left from September 19 until it opened in July 20 so It must have been in a state. The site is in the Devon countryside and in Devon we often have limited bus services, so if you have a MH and do not want to drive it and have no other transport this site may not be for you.
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Great location and great staff

We have spent seven nights in this site. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the location is great to explore North Devon and Somerset (Dunster is less than an hour away). There are no tolilet blocks but a service point is never far away. It also has a dog area where the furry friends can run off lead, and a play area where the kids can do the same! :-) The weather wasn't the best, so we'll go back in a better occasion, and we'll go again to this site!
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Telephone:
01271 862848

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This campsite is now open. Service points and waste disposal facilities will be available and open for use, operated in line with Government guidelines.

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.