Koa Tree Camp

A luxury glamping site to enjoy campfire evening and picnic in a countryside setting.

Koa Tree Camp
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Koa Tree Camp

Key Features
Surfing and coastal walks nearby
Private units with own bathroom
Eco-friendly features with wildlife

Pack your wellies, gather your camping crew and set off to Koa Tree Camp for a relaxing escape to the countryside. Located close to the north Devon coast, this luxury glamping site strives to work closely with its natural surroundings, with wildflowers blooming on flower-filled meadows and grass swaying in the wind. Time your stay right and you’ll be able to take a surfing lesson at Sandymouth beach – just 9 miles away – and explore numerous picturesque coast path walks.

When not out and about, retire to a cosy unit that comes complete with a comfortable bed, wood-burning stove and a dedicated decking area featuring a seating area and BBQ. Every unit is fitted with its own private bathroom and cupboard stocked with everything you need to whip up meals in the bigger communal kitchen.

More than just somewhere to rest your head, this gorgeous site plays host to Al and Chewy the alpacas and a variety of wildlife including hedgehogs, hawks, cranes and a charming barn owl. Eco-friendly touches such as wood-fired hot water and waste water recycling combined with ideal picnic spots and a campfire pit make it the perfect destination for an outdoor getaway.

Frequently Asked Questions about Koa Tree Camp

    • Q: Where is Koa Tree Camp located?
      A: Koa Tree Camp is located in Hollacombe Farm, Welcombe, Bideford, Devon, England, EX39 6HE.

    • Q: What kind of camping site is Koa Tree Camp?
      A: Koa Tree Camp is an eco-friendly glamping site that tries to maintain its harmony with nature. The site provides private bathrooms, shared kitchen, wood-fired hot water and waste water recycling, and more.

    • Q: How far is Koa Tree Camp from the nearest beach?
      A: Koa Tree Camp is three miles away from Welcombe Mouth beach, and 9 miles away Sandymouth beach or 11 miles from Bude beach.

    • Q: Are outdoor activities available at Koa Tree Camp?
      A: Yes, other than surfing and other watersports, there are plenty of outdoor activities such as picnic areas and campfire evenings, long walks along the coast path, and so on.

    • Q: Does Koa Tree Camp offer any additional facilities?
      A: Every unit in the camp site has its own dedicated fridge, cupboard full of kitchen equipments, deck with outdoor seating and barbecue, and even a woodburning stove!

    • Q: What wildlife can be found at Koa Tree Camp?
      A: Koa Tree Camp is home to hedgehogs, hawks, cranes and a resident barn owl. Guests may also meet the alpacas Al and Chewy while strolling around the site.

    • Q: What is the check-in and check-out times at Koa Tree Camp?
      A: Check-in time starts from 3pm, while check-out time is till 10am on the day of departure.

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Koa Tree Camp Reviews

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4.5
Based on 28 reviews
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Opening Hours:
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Address: Koa Tree Camp, Bideford EX39 6HE, UK

Gemma Ledamun avatarGemma Ledamun
8 months ago
I stayed here in June for a long relaxing weekend with friends. The geo domes are so lovely, stunning views, have everything you need and the staff are ever so friendly. Great location for exploring Bude and Bideford. Would highly recommend and will definitely be back.
Michelle Horne avatarMichelle Horne
9 months ago
Great stay, would definitely return. We had a lovely weekend away for the May bank holiday, perfect location to relax and the geodomes are amazing. Staff very friendly and welcoming, I would highly recommend.
Barbara Skowron avatarBarbara Skowron
3 years ago
We visited the place few days ago. It was absolutely perfect. Beautiful beaches around, plenty of space for dog walks and we could warm up and dry our stuff next to the log burner. Very clean, lovely hosts, personal bbq area as well as a comunal one. Spacious comunal kitchen and dining area. If you enjoy camping but still want comfort of a hotel room I'd definitely reccomend this place.!
kimberley C avatarkimberley C
2 years ago
Please read this entire review.Pros- beautiful setting in Devonshire countryside, close to beaches and lovely pubs. Amazing facilities in the kitchen and rainy day room and the domes themselves were very clean, nicely set up and a very cool place to stay.Cons- it’s by a chicken farm and it smells really bad when it’s sunny. Not able to walk to a beach with young children. The bathrooms could have done with a quick clean after the first day of staying. The owner is very aggressive.My experience- I went for a hen weekend with a group of friends, we had booked before covid in feb 2020 and they honoured the booking this year. They previously offered life drawing classes which we thought would be a tasteful, more grown up take on the usual hen weekend antics. The site advised us they would no longer be organising these workshops themselves yet we would be welcome to organise it ourselves on site and said they had a secluded spot and asked us to bring a gazebo. The bridesmaids organising checked several times this was ok in the run up to the weekend and on the day, they made sure that the families on site were ok with a life drawing class, which they were.We were sat in the sun, quietly drawing an older gentleman with classical music playing in the background. We were disturbed by a man shouting at us with a Great Dane who he was restraining as he was not on a lead, the man was swearing and told us we had to leave immediately, he told us we were disgusting people, with no morals and that we had 5 minutes to leave. This man turned out to be the owner of the campsite, Roger.Understandably the organisers (bridesmaids) were confused and asked him to calm down and explain what was going on. Suggesting there must have been a miscommunication. Roger continued to shout and swear that this was a family site, he knew nothing of the life drawing and that he was furious with us. He insisted our model left immediately which we agreed to. It was very scary, we had two pregnant women in group and I personally wanted to leave as I felt so scared. There were children around who heard the whole thing and their parents said that they were not upset about the life drawing but were very offended by Roger’s behaviour.The bridesmaids showed the communication we had with the campsite in email form to Roger and his sister, they continued to be verbally abusive, his sister refused to apologise for the miscommunication and behaviour. Roger did apologise to two members of the group for being intimidating and aggressive. Yet the whole group were hugely affected and did not receive an apology. Roger then asked if the group wanted wine later on the evening, which we found offensive as we had asked to be left alone. It destroyed the atmosphere, we all felt on edge, I didn’t sleep or drink alcohol that night.The next morning Roger then became confrontational again as he had not booked us for a third night, which was the original booking he was meant to be honouring and was very confusing and frightening after the day before.I feel that the campsite owners behaviour was disgraceful. It was frightening, there was no remorse and he made us feel like we had done something wrong. I would NEVER take my own young children here after this, his language was unacceptable and his aggressive and unpredictable nature would not make a pleasant stay. If the campsite was under new ownership I would happily return as it has the potential to be an incredible place.
Iain Turnbull avatarIain Turnbull
5 years ago
Stayed for a short family holiday during May. Found Koa Tree Camp to be ideal for my family – the lodge proved to be warm and cozy and the shared facilities were well kitted out, comfortable social areas. The owners were kind and friendly, we opted for a first night meal where cowboy beans and soda bread (made on site) was provided for our arrival. Perfect if you want something more comfortable than camping!
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Location

The address for Koa Tree Camp we have is: Hollacombe Farm, Welcombe, Bideford, Devon, England, EX39 6HE. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

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Hollacombe Farm, Welcombe, Bideford, Devon, England, EX39 6HE

About the Local Area (Hollacombe Hill)

Hollacombe Hill is a stunning location in Devon, situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This location is characterized by its rolling hills and stunning views, making it a popular destination for tourists.

What is Hollacombe Hill Famous For?

Hollacombe Hill is known for its natural beauty, offering visitors the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside.

Visitors can enjoy stunning panoramic views from the top of the hill, with the landscape stretching out before them.

Things To Do In Hollacombe Hill

There are plenty of things to do in Hollacombe Hill that will keep visitors entertained for hours. One of the most popular activities is walking, with numerous trails and footpaths winding their way through the hills.

Here are three of the most popular things to do in Hollacombe Hill:

  • Take a hike to the top of the hill to enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
  • Enjoy a picnic on the grassy slopes of the hill, taking in the stunning scenery as you relax.
  • Visit the nearby historic village of Buckland Monachorum and explore its quaint streets and charming architecture.

Things Near By Hollacombe Hill

There are also plenty of things to see and do near Hollacombe Hill, making it an ideal location for a day trip.

Here are three of the most popular attractions:

  • Take a trip to the historic city of Plymouth and explore its fascinating history, architecture and waterfront.
  • Visit the Dartmoor National Park and explore its rugged landscapes, beautiful villages, and ancient ruins.
  • Enjoy a day at the beach by visiting the nearby sandy shores of Bigbury-on-Sea, a popular spot for swimming and surfing.

Whether you enjoy hiking, picnicking, or exploring historic villages, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this breathtaking location.

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