Watermouth Valley Camping Park (Pet Friendly)

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

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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

Jess D avatarJess D
in the last week
Lovely few days stay here, the staff were friendly. Loved the goats on site, very peaceful. Would recommend! Toilet / shower facilities are nice but not always the cleanest after busy periods in the morning where people perhaps don’t clean up after themselves.
Andy Smith avatarAndy Smith
a week ago
Superb 13 out of 10.Friendly accommodating staff, great sized, clean, well maintained pitches.Superb facilities and location.Hands down the best site we've stayed at so far, good enough to prompt us to extend our stay.Already recommended to everyone we know that camps and we're already trying to find a reason to come me back (which we will even if we can't)Thanks watermouth valley for making it a trip to remember.
Steven Crouch avatarSteven Crouch
a week ago
Back from the most awesome weekend camping – what a location! Direct access to the South West Coast Path, very friendly and accommodating owners, camp fires allowed & plenty to entertain the children. Thank you so much – we will definitely be back!
Thorsten Wulff avatarThorsten Wulff
2 weeks ago
One of the most amazing places you can find in Devon. The beauty of nature wherever you look, excellent facilities and an incredible beach around the corner. The team of Nick, Lisa, Dave & June is extremely kind and helpful. Don't miss this spot on your travels.
Samantha Harvey avatarSamantha Harvey
4 months ago
Absolutely amazing . beautiful surroundings and views toilets and showers spotless and a warm welcome to all.well stocked shop and amazing street food vans on site every night. Only thing I would criticize is lack of dog poop bins on site
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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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