Pitt Hill Campsite (Dog Friendly)

What camping is all about, fantastic location and stunning views on a working Dairy Farm. Run by Michael & Michelle Davey

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Pitt Hill Campsite (Dog Friendly)

Key Features
Stunning views from the hilltop campsite.
Close to Appledore, Westward Ho, Bideford & Instow
Four portaloos and two gas-powered showers.

Take in the view from the top of Pitt Hill Campsite and get ready for some serious sunset-soaking. Nestled on a hilltop on the outskirts of picturesque Appledore and just a 10-minute drive away from the beaches of Westward Ho!, this dog-friendly spot offers some serious downtime right on your doorstep.

It’s a working farm run by Michael and Michelle Davey, camping at its finest, clear skies, views for miles and the odd mooooooooooooo in the morning!

Take a stroll to the estuary to watch the boats head off, enjoy some delicious food and drinks at the local pubs and go crabbing with the kids at high tide around Appledore’s Quay. You can even catch a ferry to Instow!

This pop-up site offers small-scale peace and quiet where you can recharge your batteries without missing out on the buzz. Three fields await, each with its own special charm – the further two offer stunning ocean views. For facilities, there are four portaloos and two gas-powered showers. Perfect for families and couples alike – just remember to keep the pups on a lead and clean up after them.

FAQs About Pitt Hill Campsite

    • Q: Where is Pitt Hill Campsite located?
      A: Pitt Hill Campsite is located on a hilltop in Appledore, Devon, England, EX39 1QA.

    • Q: Is Pitt Hill Campsite dog-friendly?
      A: Yes, Pitt Hill Campsite welcomes well-behaved dogs on a lead. Owners kindly ask that they keep their four-legged friends under control and clean up any mess they make.

    • Q: What are some activities to do in the area?
      A: A 10-minute walk away is the Estuary, pubs, and crabbing activities. The nearby beach of Westward Ho! is a 10-minute drive. Alternatively, you can take a ferry across to Instow or listen to the Appledore brass band on the quay on Monday evenings.

    • Q: What facilities does Pitt Hill Campsite offer?
      A: There are three fields at Pitt Hill Campsite with pop-up facilities consisting of four portaloos and two gas-powered portable showers.

    • Q: Are there special places to pitch a tent?
      A: The two farthest fields have great spots for pitching tents – one with a long field and one with an ocean view.

    • Q: What kind of food is available nearby?
      A: Appledore has numerous fish & chips shops, local ice cream parlours, and pubs serving local real ales.

    • Q: Can campfires be made?
      A: Campfires are not permitted.


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The address for Pitt Hill Campsite (Dog Friendly) we have is: Pitt Farm, Hartland Bideford, EX39 6BZ. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

Contact Information

Postal Address
Pitt Farm, Hartland Bideford, EX39 6BZ

About the Local Area (Bideford)

Bideford is a charming port town located in North Devon, England. It is situated on the estuary of the River Torridge and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

What is Bideford Famous For?

Bideford is famous for its historic architecture, including the impressive Bideford Long Bridge, which spans the River Torridge.

The town also has a rich maritime history, with many ships and sailors setting sail from its harbour. Additionally, Bideford is known for being the birthplace of Sir Richard Grenville, a celebrated Elizabethan sailor.

Things to Do in Bideford

Bideford offers a range of activities for visitors to enjoy. Here are three of the most popular:

  • Visit the Burton Art Gallery and Museum
    This award-winning attraction houses a collection of artwork and artefacts from local artists and craftsmen. Visitors can explore the history of Bideford and its surroundings, and enjoy temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
  • Take a stroll along the quayside
    The picturesque quayside offers stunning views of the River Torridge and is home to a number of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Visitors can also watch the local fishing boats coming in with their catch.
  • Explore the Tarka Trail
    The Tarka Trail is a 180-mile walking and cycling route that winds through the stunning North Devon countryside. Bideford is the perfect starting point for exploring this beautiful part of the world.

Things Near Bideford

If you have time to venture further afield, here are three popular attractions near Bideford:

  • Clovelly Village
    This picturesque fishing village is located just a short drive from Bideford and is famous for its cobbled streets and traditional architecture. Visitors can explore the village and learn about its fascinating history, or simply relax in one of the many cafes or pubs.
  • Hartland Abbey
    This stunning stately home and gardens is located just a few miles from Bideford and is open to the public. Visitors can explore the beautifully landscaped gardens, admire the impressive architecture of the house, and learn about its fascinating history.
  • The Big Sheep
    This family-friendly attraction is located just a few miles from Bideford and offers a range of activities for visitors of all ages. From sheep racing to pony rides, there is plenty to keep everyone entertained.

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