Barfield Cottage Campsite

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Barfield Cottage Campsite

Key Features
Near A338 and attractions like Exmoor, Appledore, Westward Ho!, Bude and Dartmoor National Park.
Variety of facilities including electric fences and gates, eco toilet, shared fire pit with log benches and cold water tap.
Dog-friendly; local farm shop and pub nearby.

Barfield Cottage Campsite is a back-to-basics site set within the grounds of a private house in Frithelstock, Devon. Located just off the A338, it’s the perfect spot to settle in and explore the north Devon coast and countryside. Exmoor, Appledore, Westward Ho! and Bude are all within a 30-minute drive, whilst Dartmoor National Park is just a 45-minute drive away.

For those who are looking for a more leisurely stroll, a public footpath is accessible just over the road, making way through the rolling farmland surrounding the site. Guests can pick their own pitch, with electric fences and gates to assist further with security and peace of mind.

If you’re staying with your four-legged friends, they’re most welcome here, so long as they stay on leads to ensure that the resident sheep don’t get hassled. Relaxing in the evening won’t be a problem either, with an eco toilet, shared firepit with log benches and cold water tap all available for use. Barbecue supplies can be picked up from the local farm shop, six miles away, or tucked into good grub at the pub just five minutes away.

FAQs about Barfield Cottage Campsite

    • Q: Where is Barfield Cottage Campsite located?
      A: Barfield Cottage Campsite is situated in Frithelstock, Devon, England and the postcode is EX38 8LF.

    • Q: What are some of the attractions nearby?
      A: Nearby attractions include beaches at Appledore, Bude and Westward Ho!, Dartmoor National Park, and Exmoor.

    • Q: What kind of pitches are available?
      A: Barfield Cottage Campsite offers back-to-basics pitches with easy access to the A338.

    • Q: Are pets allowed?
      A: Yes, well-behaved dogs are welcome but must remain on leads so they don’t disturb the resident sheep.

    • Q: What facilities are available?
      A: Facilities at Barfield Cottage Campsite include a shared firepit with log benches, an eco-toilet, a washing-up area and a cold water tap.

    • Q: Where is the nearest shop?
      A: The nearest farm shop is located six miles away, and there are main supermarkets 15 minutes away by car in Bideford.

    • Q: Is there somewhere to eat?
      A: Yes, the local pub (five minutes’ drive) serves good grub to eat in or take away.


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Frithelstock, Devon, England, EX38 8LF

About the Local Area (Torridge)

Torridge is a district in the county of Devon, located in southwest England. The area is known for its stunning coastline, historic villages, and picturesque countryside.

What is Torridge Famous For?

Torridge is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches, which are some of the best in the UK. The district is also known for its stunning countryside, including the Tarka Trail, a 180-mile-long walking and cycling route that runs through the heart of the district.

Things To Do In Torridge

If you’re looking for things to do in Torridge, you won’t be disappointed. Here are some of the most popular attractions and activities in the area:

  • Visit the historic village of Clovelly: This picturesque village is built into a steep hillside and has a unique charm that attracts visitors from all over the world.
  • Explore the South West Coast Path: The South West Coast Path is a 630-mile long trail that runs along the coastline of Devon and Cornwall. The Torridge section of the path offers breathtaking views of the rugged coastline and is a popular destination for hikers.
  • Take a boat trip along the River Torridge: The River Torridge is a beautiful river that winds its way through the heart of the district. A boat trip along the river is a great way to see the local wildlife and enjoy the stunning scenery.

Things Near By Torridge

If you’re looking to explore the area around Torridge, here are some nearby attractions that are definitely worth a visit:

  • Lundy Island
    Lundy Island is a small island located off the coast of Devon. The island is home to a diverse range of wildlife and is a popular destination for birdwatchers and nature lovers.
  • Dartmoor National Park
    Dartmoor National Park is a vast wilderness area that covers over 368 square miles. The park is home to stunning landscapes, ancient ruins, and a wide variety of wildlife.
  • RHS Garden Rosemoor
    RHS Garden Rosemoor is a stunning garden located in Great Torrington, just a short drive from Torridge. The garden features a wide variety of plants and flowers, as well as a number of themed gardens and a tea room.

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