Watermouth Valley Camping Park (Pet Friendly)

A family run campsite for touring caravan and camping on the coastal Ilfracombe

Watermouth Valley Camping Park
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Watermouth Valley Camping Park (Pet Friendly)

Key Features
Incredible sea views
Direct access to Broadsands Beach
Close to Exmoor National Park + South West Coast Path

Pack your bags and get ready to soak up some sun – Watermouth Valley Camping Park is calling! Located on the edge of Exmoor National Park, this family-run site offers incredible sea views and direct access to the steps leading down to Broadsands Beach.

Take a five-minute walk to Watermouth Bay and explore the great fishing opportunities, launching facilities and stunning coastal walks. Plus, the South West Coast Path is close by – perfect for hikers looking to explore North Devon.

For further adventures, head to Ilfracombe which is a 10-minute drive away or hop in the car for a 25-minute journey to Woolacombe Beach. Further afield still are Lynton and Lynmouth, which take just half an hour to reach.

Back at the camp, children can play to their heart’s content in the modern adventure playground while parents rest in the sheltered valley. There’s an on-site shop with maps of the local area and a clean amenities block with electric points.

Watermouth Valley Camping Park is popular with families during summer months, but it is just as lovely during quieter times – perfect for couples or solo travellers looking for a peaceful escape. Dogs are welcome, too!

FAQs About Watermouth Valley Camping Park

    • Q: What type of beach is Broadsands?
      A: Broadsands Beach is a golden-sand beach that comfortably stretches for two miles along the North Devon Heritage Coast.

    • Q: How far away is Ilfracombe from Watermouth Valley Camping Park?
      A: The beautiful Victorian town of Ilfracombe is approximately a 10-minute drive from Watermouth Valley Camping Park.

    • Q: Is Watermouth Valley Camping Park dog friendly?
      A: Yes, Watermouth Valley Camping Park is a pet-friendly campsite, so feel free to bring your furry friend along on the trip.

    • Q: Are there facilities at Watermouth Valley Camping Park?
      A: At Watermouth Valley Camping Park guests can find an on-site shop, a modern amenities block with hot showers and electric points, as well as a children’s adventure playground.

    • Q: What areas are accessible from the South West Coast Path?
      A: Accessible from the South West Coast Path are Watermouth Bay, Ilfracombe, Woolacombe Beach, Croyde Beach, Lynton, Lynmouth and Exmoor National Park.

    • Q: What type of guests typically stay at Watermouth Valley Camping Park?
      A: Guests at Watermouth Valley Camping Park usually consist of families during school holidays in the summer and couples or solo travellers at other times.


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Watermouth Valley Camping Park Reviews

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Address: Watermouth, Ilfracombe EX34 9SJ, UK

What a wonderful campsite… everything was spot on! We felt we had the most perfect pitch on the Seaview field… all the amenities were clean and tidy, lots to do on site – play area, games room, outdoor table tennis and badminton. The beach is magical… the steps have kept us fit this week! The food options available most evenings were also great. All the staff were helpful and friendly. We will definitely return! Thank you so much!! ☀️🌊☀️
Hayley Clarke avatarHayley Clarke
3 months ago
Just got home from here it was absolutely beautiful even though it was raining most days. Showers/toilets was clean. Staff was friendly and welcoming. Big shout out to Ellie who works in the shop she was friendly and polite and always had a smile on her face
Matt Bishop avatarMatt Bishop
5 months ago
We teach sea kayak courses around the UK and this was a new venue for us to use as a base for hosting and meeting our clients. They all loved it! The location is stunning, Nick and his family are friendly and helpful. The facilities are excellent. It is definitely one of the best caravan/ camping site we have ever stayed at.
Abbie Kissane avatarAbbie Kissane
4 months ago
Absolutely gorgeous setting. Friendly helpful staff. Toilet and shower facilities are excellent and food hut is handy (probably a bit too handy!!).Can’t fault the place, beach is fabulous, and while it’s a steep walk up and down, that’s what makes the scenery so gorgeous so what can you expect.We visited Ilfracombe and Lynton while we were there which was a nice way to pass a couple of hours.
Sharon Dunn avatarSharon Dunn
5 months ago
Anywhere else this site would be stunning, nice level pitches, some with sea views (although those are mostly non electric and on a slope), fantastic shower facilities which were clean and not a push button in sight, an on site shop for basics, games room and children's play area and some lovely attention to detail such as the sweet peas growing outside the shower block. However, the road noise from the A399 was relentless during the day and it's not a good area if you have mobility issues since, even on site, there is usually a hill involved to get anywhere. The private beach here is only accessible via a long uphill walk and then 200 + steps. Overall, if you don't care about the noise and are physically fit, this is a fantastic place.
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The address for Watermouth Valley Camping Park (Pet Friendly) we have is: Watermouth, Ilfracombe, Devon, England, EX34 9SJ. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

Contact Information

Postal Address
Watermouth, Ilfracombe, Devon, England, EX34 9SJ

About the Local Area (Ilfracombe)

Ilfracombe is a beautiful seaside town that offers a blend of natural beauty, historical architecture, and modern attractions. From stunning beaches and rugged cliffs to art galleries and fine dining, Ilfracombe has something to offer everyone.

Let’s explore what makes this town so special.

What is Ilfracombe Famous For?

Ilfracombe is famous for its stunning natural landmarks, including the iconic Hillsborough Hill, which offers panoramic views of the town and the Bristol Channel.

Additionally, the town is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous galleries, exhibitions, and festivals taking place throughout the year.

Things To Do In Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe boasts an array of exciting things to do, making it an ideal destination for tourists. Visitors can explore the town’s unique history by visiting St Nicholas Chapel or taking a stroll along the historic harbour.

Other popular attractions include:

  • Tunnels Beaches
    A series of four tunnels lead to secluded coves and a tidal pool, offering a unique swimming experience.
  • Ilfracombe Aquarium
    A fascinating family-friendly attraction that showcases the diverse marine life of the area, including exotic fish and sharks.
  • South West Coast Path
    A scenic walking trail that takes visitors along the rugged coastline of North Devon, offering stunning views of the sea and cliffs.

Things Near By Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe’s stunning location also makes it an excellent base for exploring the surrounding areas.

Here are some of the most popular attractions near Ilfracombe:

  • Exmoor National Park
    A vast wilderness area that offers scenic hikes, wildlife spotting, and stunning views of the countryside.
  • Woolacombe Beach
    A world-famous beach that boasts miles of golden sand and crystal-clear waters, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and surfing.
  • Lynton and Lynmouth
    A beautiful twin village that offers a range of attractions, including the Lynton Cliff Railway, the Valley of Rocks, and the Lynmouth Flood Memorial Hall.

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