Milkmaid Meadow Campsite

Set up a campfire and pick your choice of fresh produce from their shop.

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Milkmaid Meadow Campsite

Key Features
Environmental sanctuary halfway between Westward Ho! and Exmoor National Park
22 acres of woodlands and meadows, streams and wildlife
Two hot showers and composting loos, plus solar-powered phone charging points
Hire a firepit or barbecue and purchase firewood
Local produce like eggs, meat and bread available
Dining out options in nearby towns

From a unique environmental sanctuary halfway between Westward Ho! and Exmoor National Park, to a coast of possible drinking, eating, cycling and walking opportunities, Milkmaid Meadow Campsite is the perfect Devon escape.

With 22 acres of woodlands and meadows, streams and wildlife, plus an insect hotel and pond, there is plenty of nature to explore. The site has two hot showers, composting loos and wash basins, as well as two solar-powered phone charging points. To make your stay more private and cosy, hire a firepit or barbecue and purchase firewood on site.

If you want to stock up for meals, local produce such as eggs, meat and bread are available for purchase. Dining out is also an option in Bideford, Appledore or Instow. Come explore this captivating countryside retreat and craft your own adventure in Devon.

FAQ’s about Milkmaid Meadow Campsite

    • Q: Is there wildlife around the campsite?
      A: Yes, there are 22 acres of woodland and meadows with plenty of wildlife around.

    • Q: How far is it from Exmoor National Park?
      A: It’s a 35 minute drive away to the Exmoor National Park.

    • Q: Are there any amenities on site?
      A: Yes, there are two showers with hot water, composting loos and sinks for washing up. There are also solar-powered phone charging points.

    • Q: Is there food available?
      A: Yes, there is a spread of local produce for sale, including essentials such as eggs, meat and bread, as well as some fresh seasonal produce grown from the fat of the land you’re on.

    • Q: Are there any places to eat out nearby?
      A: Yes, you can find cafés or restaurants in Westward Ho!, Bideford, Appledore (20 minutes’ drive) and Instow (15 minutes’ drive).

    • Q: Can I hire a barbecue or firepit?
      A: Yes, there is a communal firepit as well as individual firepits and barbecues for hire on the site. Firewood is also available to purchase.


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Opening Hours:
Monday: 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Thursday: 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Friday: 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Saturday: 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Sunday: 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Address: XVRM+C7, Great Torrington, Torrington EX38 7HQ, UK

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The address for Milkmaid Meadow Campsite we have is: Hill Farm, Huntshaw, Great Torrington, Devon, England, EX38 7HQ. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

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Postal Address
Hill Farm, Huntshaw, Great Torrington, Devon, England, EX38 7HQ

About the Local Area (Huntshaw)

Huntshaw is a beautiful little village that offers visitors a peaceful and relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. What makes Huntshaw unique is its stunning countryside, with rolling hills, lush forests, and meandering streams.

It’s the perfect place to unwind and recharge your batteries.

What is Huntshaw Famous For?

While Huntshaw is not known for any major tourist attractions, it’s a popular destination among outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, cycling, and horseback riding.

The village is surrounded by miles of scenic trails that offer breathtaking views of the Devon countryside. Huntshaw is also known for its beautiful 14th-century church, which is well worth a visit.

Things To Do In Huntshaw

If you’re looking for things to do in Huntshaw, you won’t be disappointed.

Here are some of the most popular activities:

  • Take a hike
    There are plenty of hiking trails in and around Huntshaw that offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The Tarka Trail, a 180-mile walking and cycling route that follows the River Taw, passes through the village and is a must-see for nature lovers.
  • Visit St. Mary’s Church
    Built in the 14th century, St. Mary’s Church is a beautiful example of Gothic architecture. The church features an impressive tower and stained-glass windows that are sure to impress visitors.
  • Explore the surrounding villages
    Huntshaw is located close to several beautiful villages, including Great Torrington and Bideford, which are well worth a visit. You can explore the local markets, enjoy a pint in a traditional pub, or simply soak up the atmosphere.

Things Near By Huntshaw

If you’re looking to explore the area around Huntshaw, there are plenty of things to see and do.

Here are some of the most popular attractions:

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor
    Located just a short drive from Huntshaw, the RHS Garden Rosemoor is a must-see for garden lovers. The garden features a stunning array of plants, flowers, and trees, as well as several themed gardens.
  • Dartmoor National Park
    Located just a short drive from Huntshaw, Dartmoor National Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the area. The park is known for its rugged landscape, historic landmarks, and abundant wildlife.
  • Saunton Sands Beach
    If you’re looking for a day at the beach, Saunton Sands is one of the best in the area. The beach features miles of golden sand and clear blue water, as well as plenty of amenities for visitors.

Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat or an outdoor adventure, Huntshaw has something for everyone.

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