West Welsford Wild Camping

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West Welsford Wild Camping

Key Features
Remote location in beautiful Hartland Heritage Coast area
Essential amenities, drinking water, and pick-up & drop-off services
Unforgettable starry night skies and Lundy Island views

Experience a truly off-the-grid stay at West Welsford Wild Camping, situated in the stunning Hartland Heritage Coast area. Unplug from everyday life and enjoy fresh air, breathtaking views and unforgettable starry night skies. Ideal for wildlife watchers, hikers and nature lovers alike, this five-acre working dairy farm offers simple camping pitches with essential amenities such as toilets and washing-up facilities, plus drinking water provided upon arrival.

The owners Chris and Tracey will take you around the farm, showing you the robotic milking kit and modern slurry collecting methods should you wish to do so. Setting off on a coastal path walk? Don’t worry! They’ll also provide drop-off and pick-up so that you can explore the local area thoroughly.

Moreover, Lundy Island is visible on clear days and you’ll likely be charmed by the observable star display at nightfall. Be sure to keep your four-legged friends leashed on the farm and in its surroundings.

Come and discover West Welsford Wild Camping for a truly relaxing and peaceful escape surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and not far from the village amenities of Hartland.

FAQs About West Welsford Wild Camping

    • Q: Where is West Welsford Wild Camping situated?
      A: West Welsford Wild Camping is located in the Hartland Heritage Coast area near Devon/Cornwall border, and just a five-minute drive away from the village amenities of Hartland.

    • Q: What kind of activities can I do at West Welsford Wild Camping?
      A: Guests at West Welsford Wild Camping are able to explore the stunning views of the rural surroundings and the coast, while enjoying the starry night skies. It is also an ideal spot for hikers and birdwatchers. In addition, Chris and Tracey offer drop-offs and pick-ups for those heading out for coast path walks.

    • Q: What facilities can I find at West Welsford Wild Camping?
      A: The camp provides essential facilities including toilets and washing-up facilities, as well as drinking water when guests arrive. Guests are also welcome to join a tour and learn more about the dairy farm.

    • Q: How much space is available for camping at West Welsford Wild Camping?
      A: West Welsford Wild Camping sprawls over five acres, so there is plenty of space around for guests to spread out.

    • Q: Is West Welsford Wild Camping dog-friendly?
      A: Yes, West Welsford Wild Camping is very much dog-friendly. However, guests are required to follow the countryside code and keep their dogs on leads around the farm and the surrounding area.

    • Q: What can I view from West Welsford Wild Camping?
      A: The views from the camp are stunning – guests can look out over the rural surroundings all the way to the sea, with Lundy Island visible on a clear day. By night, there is often an excellent display of stars.

    • Q: What else is nearby West Welsford Wild Camping?
      A: Clovelly is a mere 10 minutes’ drive away from West Welsford Wild Camping, and the camp is conveniently located only two miles from the coast, making it the perfect place for a peaceful and beautiful escape.


The address for West Welsford Wild Camping we have is: West Welsford Farm, Hartland, Devon, England, EX39 6EQ. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

Contact Information

Postal Address
West Welsford Farm, Hartland, Devon, England, EX39 6EQ

About the Local Area (Hartland)

Found in the heart of North Devon’s stunning coastline, Hartland is a beautiful village that has managed to maintain its natural charm and character over the years.

With dramatic cliffs, wild landscapes, and rich maritime history, Hartland is a hidden gem for those who seek authentic experiences and natural beauty.

What is Hartland Famous For?

Hartland is famous for its rugged coastline and the Hartland Quay, which was once a thriving port for exporting local slate and wool. Today, visitors can still see the remains of the old harbour and enjoy the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean from the cliff tops.

Things to Do in Hartland

Looking for things to do in Hartland? You’re in for a treat! Hartland has plenty to offer, from scenic walks along the South West Coast Path to explore the historic buildings and landmarks in the village.

Here are some of the top things to do in Hartland:

  • Visit the Hartland Abbey and Gardens
    This beautiful estate boasts stunning gardens, a historic house, and a museum. The Abbey is open to the public from April to October, and visitors can enjoy guided tours of the house and gardens.
  • Walk along the South West Coast Path
    This world-famous trail offers breathtaking views of the coastline and the Atlantic Ocean. You can start your walk from Hartland Quay and explore the rugged cliffs and secluded coves along the way.
  • Explore the village
    Hartland has a rich history and many well-preserved historic buildings, such as St. Nectan’s Church and the Hartland Town Hall. Take a stroll around the village and discover its hidden gems.

Things Near Hartland

There are plenty of things to do and see near Hartland.

Here are some of the top attractions and destinations:

  • Clovelly Village
    This unique and picturesque fishing village is a short drive from Hartland and is famous for its steep cobbled streets and donkeys. Visitors can explore the village’s history at the Clovelly Museum or enjoy fresh seafood at one of its many restaurants.
  • Bideford
    This historic port town is just a 30-minute drive from Hartland and offers plenty of shopping, dining, and cultural activities. Visitors can explore the Bideford Pannier Market or learn about the town’s maritime history at the Bideford Heritage Centre.
  • Lundy Island
    This remote and rugged island is a popular destination for nature lovers and adventurers. Visitors can take a ferry from Bideford or Ilfracombe and explore the island’s unique flora and fauna, as well as its historic buildings and landmarks.

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