Longview Camping

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Longview Camping

Key Features
Seclusion with stunning views of Exmoor
2 separate dwellings (yurt & vintage scout tent)
Onsite amenities and nearby attractions

At Longview Camping you and a group of up to 8 people can experience complete seclusion in Devon with stunning views of Exmoor. This small and peaceful site was designed with families and friends in mind, located on a smallholding and intentionally surrounded by bushes and hedges for total privacy.

The camp is fitted with 2 separate dwellings, the main being a 14 ft yurt complete with bedding, solar shower, cookers and more! For extra sleeping quarters, there is also a vintage scout tent too (which requires your own bedding).

Amenities onsite include a composting toilet, solar shower, gas hob and cold water sink, as well as a firepit perfect for cosy evenings. The site is accessible via private road, with space for 2 vehicles, and is within range of many superb North Devon beaches the likes of Saunton Sands (40 minute drive).

For walkers and cyclists looking for some adventure, both Dartmoor and Exmoor offer plenty of possibilities. Alternatively, the local town of Torrington can be reached in 5 minutes and has indie food shops and takeaways, local crafts and even a pannier market on Fridays and Saturdays (for foodies!). For a bite to eat during the day, there is a great farm cafe just 10 minutes’ walk. Finally, there are plenty of rustic pubs in nearby villages such as Beaford (15 minutes’ drive), Weare Gifford (15 mins), Kings Nympton (25 mins) and Chittlehampton (20 mins).

If you arrive by train, it may be possible to arrange collection at Umberleigh Station – so don’t miss out on this unique and exclusive camping experience with Longview Camping!

Frequently Asked Questions

    • Q: What type of accommodation is available at Longview Camping?
      A: At Longview Camping, guests can stay in either a 14-ft yurt or a vintage scout tent, with a total capacity to sleep eight people. Guests staying in the yurt are supplied with bedding, but those in the scout tent must bring their own.

    • Q: Does Longview Camping provide amenities?
      A: Yes, Longview Camping provides guests with a composting toilet, solar shower and field kitchen with gas hob and cold water sink, as well as a firepit perfect for cosy nights by the campfire.

    • Q: Is there parking available?
      A: Yes, two cars are able to park through a narrow gateway off a rural lane.

    • Q: Are there attractions or activities nearby?
      A: Longview Camping is conveniently located near North Devon’s magnificent surfing beaches (i.e. Saunton Sands, a 40-min drive), Dartmoor and Exmoor for wilderness walks, and traffic-free cycling on the Tarka Trail (5 mins). The local town of Torrington (5 mins) has food shops, takeaways and crafts. Several villages nearby provide good pub food too.

    • Q: Is there transportation available to the campsite?
      A: If guests plan to arrive by train, it is possible to arrange collection at the nearest station (Umberleigh).

    • Q: Does Longview Camping accept pets?
      A: Unfortunately, pets are not accepted at Longview Camping.

    • Q: What are the check-in and check-out times?
      A: Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM.


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The address for Longview Camping we have is: Longview, St Giles in the Wood, Devon, England, EX38 7JX. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

Contact Information

Postal Address
Longview, St Giles in the Wood, Devon, England, EX38 7JX

About the Local Area (St Giles in the Wood)

St Giles in the Wood is a small village located in North Devon, surrounded by stunning countryside and stunning views.

With a population of just over 500, St Giles in the Wood is a peaceful and tranquil destination that is perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

What is St Giles in the Wood Famous For?

St Giles in the Wood is famous for its historic church, which dates back to the 12th century.

The church is a beautiful example of Norman architecture and features a stunning stained glass window that was created by William Morris, one of the most prominent artists of the Arts and Crafts movement.

Things to Do in St Giles in the Wood

St Giles in the Wood is a great destination for those looking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of North Devon.

Whether you’re interested in history, or nature, or just want to relax and unwind, there is something for everyone in this charming village.

  • Take a walk in the woods – St Giles in the Wood is surrounded by stunning woodland, making it a great destination for those who love to explore nature. The village is located close to the Tarka Trail, a popular walking and cycling route that takes visitors through some of the most beautiful countryside in Devon.
  • Visit the historic church – St Giles in the Wood’s historic church is a must-visit for those interested in history and architecture. The church features a stunning Norman doorway and a beautiful stained glass window created by William Morris.
  • Relax at a local pub – St Giles in the Wood is home to several traditional country pubs, offering visitors the chance to relax and enjoy a drink or a meal in a cosy and welcoming environment.

Things Near By St Giles in the Wood

While St Giles in the Wood itself is a small village, there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area.

Here are a few suggestions:

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor – Located just a short drive from St Giles in the Wood, RHS Garden Rosemoor is a must-visit for nature lovers. The garden features over 65 acres of stunning gardens and woodland, making it a great destination for a day out.
  • The Big Sheep – The Big Sheep is a popular family-friendly attraction that offers a range of activities, including animal encounters, sheep racing, and indoor play areas. There is something for all ages here, making it a great option for families with young children.
  • The Burton Art Gallery and Museum – Located in nearby Bideford, the Burton Art Gallery and Museum is a cultural hub that showcases a range of art and pieces from around the world. There are regular exhibitions and events, making it a great place to visit for those interested in art and history.

St Giles in the Wood and its surrounding area offer visitors the chance to experience the rural charm and natural beauty of North Devon.

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