Hillside Camping

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Hillside Camping

Key Features
Family run working farm close to sandy beaches, parks and attractions
Beautiful landscape home to birds of prey, barn owls and woodpeckers
Local produce on sale, barbecues and open fires allowed
Toilets and running water available

Hillside Camping is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and delve into the beauty of north Devon. Tucked away on a family run working farm, this charming campsite offers a unique blend of rural peace and proximity to sandy beaches, parks and attractions.

Situated just off the A39, Hillside Camping is only 20 minutes from Bideford and half an hour from Bude. The South West Coast Path runs nearby, with the village of Buck’s Mills lying three miles away.

The breathtaking landscape here is home to birds of prey, barn owls and woodpeckers, while you can also get up close and personal with the grazing cattle and free-range animals.

This site also sells locally-sourced produce like farm-laid eggs and neighbour’s honey, as well as welcoming barbecues and open fires (with block used for safety). Visitors will find toilets and running water, providing just the right level of comfort for that real hinterland experience.

Experience breathtaking scenery, mix with the farm animals, sample local delicacies and set up camp in cozy Devon countryside. Come discover Hillside Camping for yourself.

Frequently Asked Questions about Hillside Camping

    • Q: Where is Hillside Camping located?
      A: Hillside Camping is set on a small-scale family farm in the stunning north Devon countryside, just a five-minute drive from the A39 road.

    • Q: How close is the nearest beach?
      A: Hillside Camping is located within easy reach of a string of sandy beaches, making for an ideal day trip.

    • Q: What facilities does the campsite offer?
      A: The campsite offers toilets and running water, allowing you to camp in convenience.

    • Q: Are there any attractions nearby?
      A: Hillside Camping is near the Big Sheep and Milky Way amusement parks (within 15 minutes’ drive), and close to the South West Coast Path.

    • Q: Can I get food at the campsite?
      A: Yes! You can relax over a barbecue or open fire while enjoying locally-sourced produce such as fresh farm-laid eggs and the neighbour’s honey, both of which are sold on site.

    • Q: Is it possible to take pets to Hillside Camping?
      A: Yes, pets are welcome at Hillside Camping.

    • Q: Is there WiFi access at the campsite?
      A: No, there is no WiFi access; however, you can use 3G mobile networks to make calls or stay connected.


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The address for Hillside Camping we have is: Hillside, Parkham, Devon, England, EX39 5PR. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

Contact Information

Postal Address
Hillside, Parkham, Devon, England, EX39 5PR

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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