Famous for its golden beaches and rolling green hills, Devon is a paradise for caravan holidays, with holiday parks dotted all over the county. Whether you’re a family looking for a seaside resort, a couple looking for a rural getaway out on Dartmoor, or some friends looking for a base to explore the county from, you’re sure to find the perfect holiday park for your needs. After speaking with our community online, and visiting some parks ourselves, we’ve listed ten of the best holiday parks in Devon!
Leonards Cove, Dartmouth
Leonards Cove is a beautiful, picturesque holiday destination in a stunning clifftop location with amazing sea views stretching far across the Devonshire coast. The surrounding area is known for its outstanding natural beauty, and the park is ideally situated for coastal walks to Blackpool Sands, Slapton, Dartmouth and beyond.
For holidays makers wanting to try self catering, the park’s selection of mobile homes, cottages and lodges are perfect for a sedate break in Devon. Each of their properties has been carefully placed to ensure unrivalled sea views. while some of these properties even have their own hot tubs! If you’d rather camp, then the park’s camping field overlooks the sea and most pitches enjoy sea views. The park boasts its own onsite restaurant, Radius 7. Inspired by fresh, local produce within a 7 mile radius of the park, here you can enjoy the best that the region has to offer just metres from your front door!
Hedley Wood, Bude
Nestled by the water on the Devon and Cornwall boarder, this park is just a 15-minute walk from Bude – one of the UK’s hot spots for surfing. And with all the facilities you’d need and its mega-dog friendly attitude, this is the perfect place to visit with the family and your furry friend. The choice of accommodation is tough to beat, the park is ideal for touring and camping, but also offers glamping, with a large selection of safari tents available. Of course, you can also choose to rent a static caravan, or even park your own caravan here all year round. We really meant it when we said that this park was dog friendly… they have dog showers, a dog walking trail, and even doggy day care!
Cofton Holidays, Dawlish
Cofton Holidays is set across 80 acres of beautiful Devon countryside with rolling meadows, swimming pools, wooded areas, and fishing lakes within the grounds. The 5-star park is just minutes away from Dawlish Warren’s Blue Flag award-winning beach and is conveniently based near South Devon’s top attractions.
Guests at Cofton are spoiled with top quality facilities and beautifully kept greenery. They offer level grass and hardstanding pitch options, accessible pitches, and even RV pitches. For extra convenience, try a fully serviced ‘super pitch’ which is a great way to grab the very best views. For those keen to get fishing, there are hardstanding pitches very close to the park’s lakes, you’ll also find caravan holiday homes, apartments, and cottages available for hire.
Beer Head Caravan Park, Beer
Based in one of the last remaining working fishing villages in Devon, Beer Head is surrounded by the tall white cliffs of the Jurassic coast, rolling green hills and traditional fishing cottages. And with just a short walk to the beach, local inns and shops, you have everything you need on your caravan doorstep!
On site there are large grass spaces where tents, motorhomes and touring caravans are all welcome, plus hardstanding serviced pitches are also available for vehicles to use an electric hook-up and running water. Tents also include access to an electric hook-up and all touring and camping pitches include sea views! For those not looking to camp, there are luxury lodges and deluxe static caravans available. All touring pitches are pet friendly, as is selected static accommodation too.
Ladram Bay, Otterton
With extensive facilities in a lovely beachside location, this holiday park ticks a lot of boxes, and we meant it when we said extensive facilities… The park offers an indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room, entertainment club, children’s clubs, restaurant, bar, waterwalkerz, raft building, indoor soft play, adventure playground, crazy golf, kayaking, paddle boarding and, fishing… wow!
The local beach is stunning, so make sure to find time to visit after trying all the facilities! And with the park just a short drive from Sidmouth or Exmouth, it’s a great base to explore Devon from.
Woolacombe Sands, Woolacombe
Woolacombe Sands offers a perfect combination of rural and coastal settings, providing a holiday that is both tranquil and quiet, but also action packed with family fun. And with caravans, chalets, camping and dog-friendly accommodation, there’s something to suit whatever kind of break you have in mind.
The popular Woolacombe Beach is just a 15-minute walk away, and popular North Devon attractions are also nearby, making this a great base to explore from. On-site entertainment includes swimming pools, a fully licensed shop, bar and restaurant, and Woolly Bear, who entertains the kids in Kid’s Club at 10am, or from 5pm in the Clubhouse.
Sandaway Beach, Combe Martin
Situated on the edge of picturesque Come Martin, one of North Devon’s prettiest seaside towns, Sandaway promises spectacular sea views, alongside a private beach and plenty of family entertainment. Explore a private path which emerges at Mermaid’s Cove, a perfect little beach for rock-pooling, relaxing, and spotting boats or wildlife. Venture further to explore the nearby beauties of Ilfracombe, Lynton, Lynmouth and easy access to the South West Coast Path.
The rest of the resort offers other family friendly activities, with evening entertainment to unwind before a rest in fantastic accommodation, of which there is a choice of chalets, caravans and apartments.
Braddick’s Holiday Centre, Westward Ho!
This award-winning holiday park in Westward Ho! is set in a fantastic, beachside location. Offering self-catering holiday homes, villas, apartments and caravans, the park is pet friendly and therefore perfect for all the family, with something to suit every budget.
Accommodation is spacious and cost and provides the perfect explore North Devon from. Access to Westward Ho! Beach is easy, so get ready for a stress-free beach day! Venture beyond the sand to explore the buzzing local village which is full of seasonal activities such as amusements and go-karts. Children will love the Kids Club, with other evening entertainment welcoming all ages.
Golden Coast, Woolacombe
Golden Coast Holiday Park in Woolacombe is the ideal location for holiday makers seeking an adventurous, activity based trip with stunning surroundings. With impressive facilities that include a Surf Simulator, all-weather Sports Complex with hire wires, climbing walls and four-heated pools, there won’t be a dull moment! These special facilitates make this park perfect for families, particularly with teenage children. Accommodation choices include a good range of holiday homes, apartments, villas, lodges, and camping facilities for those looking to get back to nature. The park also offers pet-friendly accommodation, so even your furry friend is welcome!
Langstone Manor, Dartmoor
For those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of beaches, and instead discover the beauty of rural Devon, Langstone Manor Holiday Park is perfect. Based on Dartmoor, it serves as an excellent base to explore the local region from, with plenty of hiking and cycling routes to explore with friends, family, and the dog!
Accommodation options include stylish static caravans with central heating, glamping pods, mega glamping pods, camping pitches for tents and motorhomes, a holiday cottage and even a manor house apartment! Onsite facilities include a restaurant and bar, playground for younger visitors and even a freshly bakes bread deliver service!