Ivyleaf Cottage Holidays

from £8.00 to £16.00 Family + unit
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This is a Certificated Site (CS). These select sites are small, privately run campsites that operates under the Club’s jurisdiction and can only accommodate up to 5 caravans or motorhomes and up to 10 trailer tents or tents, unless express permission has been given by the Club to accommodate more. They range from secluded Hideaways to fully facilitated family friendly sites, and are often found in locations where larger commercial sites are prohibited so you could be camping close to a beach or in the National Park, for example.

Why not come and see why we choose Ivyleaf Cottage as our downshifting dream destination and take some time to recharge your batteries whilst learning more about how to do it sustainably? Ivyleaf Cottage Holidays occupies a secluded rural location only three miles from Bude town, dog friendly beaches and the sea pool. Our site has a tiered setting of approx 2.5 acres overlooking the valley and coast. Pitches are interspersed with hedges and trees to enhance guest’s privacy. Our site is regularly visited by abundant wildlife which is much enjoyed especially by our younger guests, including hawks, owls, pheasants, woodpeckers, rabbits and deer. We encourage and promote low impact living and look to embrace nature and our natural resources through our approach. Rain water harvesting, biomass heating, solar power generation, composting toilets and recycling are things we are passionate about and look to promote though our onsite activities program and facilities. We don’t have an onsite shop, bar, club or nightly entertainment but we can offer a warm fire around which you can make new friends, listen to the owls ushering in the dusk and enjoy a class or two of fine Cornish cider or even wine these days!

Site Details

Big Sites Book Reference: 190/079

This site was last visited by a Site Officer in 2014.

2.5 acres, tiered.


On A39 Sbound from Bideford, past Kilkhampton, in approximately 3m, after signpost for Bush, turn left at Ivyleaf Golf signpost. Steep accent to site on the right.On A39 Nbound from Bude, past Stratton, in approximately.1m turn right at Ivyleaf Golf signpost. Steep ascent to site on the right.


Ivyleaf Cottage Holidays has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Touring Caravans

  • Trailer Tents

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • A well-sheltered site

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Alternative Accommodation

  • Coastal

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Motorhomes

  • Tents

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Sea/loch view

Facilities that are off site within one mile of the entrance

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Tennis

  • Take-away

  • Gas cylinders

  • Designated dog walk

  • Shop

  • Restaurant

  • Bar

  • Payphone

  • Golf


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We have just arrived back from spending seven nights at Ivyleaf Cottage.

This review is for Ivyleaf Cottage Holidays

We have just arrived back from spending seven nights at Ivyleaf Cottage. We were meant to go for eleven nights but due to a family crisis we were unable to go until the Friday. Having telephoned to advised of change of plans Stuart was very good and accommodating. we finally arrived at 8 o.clock and was met by a very friendly couple with a very welcome cup of tea. We were shown up to the field by Stuart and left to pitch (in the dark). The next morning we felt it was a little to much on the slope so we moved. Poor Stuart thought he had too much to drinkas the tent was not in the same place as the night before. The site is quite with clean toilets and showers for use on the site. Every day Stuart or Jackie would call to see it we were ok. On the Thursday Stuart inviting ourselves and the other guest for a sandwich lunch. However, upon arrival we found that it was a full scale bbq with a lovely blackberry and apple crumble that's to Stuart mum. We left on the Friday as there was severe winds due and as we were high up felt it was better to leave. Conclusion: Very friendly hosts, clean site. Would we go back YES Thank you Stuart and Jackie for having us look forward to seeing again

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Town,Country,Coastal,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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When we booked, we were informed the campsite had a compost toilet, it may put some people...

This review is for Ivyleaf Cottage Holidays

When we booked, we were informed the campsite had a compost toilet, it may put some people off, if so don't, it was cleaner than most plumbed in toilets, the shower was hot and powerful. The campsite is on several terraces with lots of room between pitches. The ground is very hard so 'rock pegs' required to pitch tents, although it was very dry during our stay, the ground would drain very quickly - so no problem during wet weather. Electrical hook ups available and cold water taps on every level. Stuart and Jackie were delightful and very eager to please. Great views over the countryside and ten minute drive to beaches. We wanted to take advantage of the walks along the North Devon coast and were not disappointed. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, its a quiet site not much in the way of things laid on, but thats why you go camping!

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 3
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This is a lovely secluded and peaceful site with fantastic views across the valley to the...

This review is for Ivyleaf Cottage Holidays

This is a lovely secluded and peaceful site with fantastic views across the valley to the coast. Although a couple of miles out of Bude, it is within easy reach of the beaches and facilities. Bude is a lovely family seaside town with great beaches. Jackie and Stuart, the owners, are very welcoming and can provide recommendations on places to go and places to eat. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be looking to return soon.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 4
  • Facilities: 3


The fees for Ivyleaf Cottage Holidays were last updated in 2014.

The following fees are just given as a guide, so please always check with the site.

The fee for staying on site for one night is :
£8.00 - £13.00 for 2 Adults, 2 Children plus 1 Unit
£11.00 - £16.00 for 2 Adults, 2 Children, 1 Unit plus Hook-up

* Please note the site open dates are 01 January 2014 - 31 December 2014

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