Tavistock

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.60 to £11.25* Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

There are glorious views of Dartmoor National Park from this lovely Devon campsite.

Fabulous views and numerous walking and cycling opportunities await those camping at our lovely Tavistock Club Site. This pretty site lies on the central western boundary of the stunning Dartmoor National Park.

This spacious campsite accommodates up to 80 units and has modern facilities including individual shower rooms with toilet and sink, disabled facilities and a laundry and washing up area. As well as the many dog walking opportunities off-site, there are two large enclosed dog walks on site.

Tavistock, 2 ½ miles from the site, has world heritage status. It is a picturesque and ancient Stannary and market town with the beautiful River Tavy running through its centre. Whether you enjoy lovely cafes and shops or grand architecture and historical abbey ruins, it is well worth a visit.

Leave your car on site and venture on foot or two wheels and explore Dartmoor’s sweeping hills and wooded valleys. The National Cycle Route number 27 (coast to coast Ilfracombe to Plymouth) passes 200 yards from the site.

A good place to start your visit to Dartmoor is the National Park Visitor Centre at Princetown, east of Tavistock campsite. Displays and exhibitions give a wonderful insight into the history, culture and wildlife of the area. Princetown also offers excellent access to the north and south moors for hill walkers.

The beautiful village of Sheepstor south-east of Tavistock campsite is where Stephen Spielberg’s Warhorse was filmed, while north of the campsite, Lydford boasts a castle and the stunning Lydford Gorge which stretches for one and a half miles from the Devil’s Cauldron whirlpool to the 100ft Whitelady Waterfall.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

Access and SatNav Advice

Do not use SatNav due to very narrow local lanes, refer to printable location map >

Worth Noting

Most pitches are sloping so chocks required. Four holiday cottages available on site, for details contact 01822 613360. Super service pitches have water and waste but no TV point. When storing units on this site a minimum of 48 hour’s notice is required before a unit can be removed. The maximum allowable unit size is 7m and can only be removed by the site team. There are two chemical toilet disposal points, one is biodegradable, one is normal.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

Tavistock town hosts a country market every Friday in the Pannier Market. Farmers' markets are held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.

Facilities

Tavistock has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding pitch (Super Service)

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Alternative Accommodation

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Ready Camp tents on site

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

Reviews

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4.3

Lovely site with en suite facilities and great aspect.

This review is for Tavistock

Lovely site with en suite facilities and great aspect. Water is from borehole so flow a bit slow ...no problem at all. Entrance is a sharp tourney off the road which turns up suddenly and the office is not obvious. Exit is not the entrance, which confused us not having been briefed.a site map would help. We really liked this site tho and were made very welcome. Would def return!

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Town,Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4

This was our second visit to Tavistock.

This review is for Tavistock

This was our second visit to Tavistock. It is an excellent site in an ideal situation for many activities, especially exploring Dartmoor, the staff a friendly, helpful and keep the site beautiful. The toilet blocks are excellent especially the cubicles with all three facilities in one. Unfortunately they are badly let down by the appalling water supply which often turns into a dribble part way through a shower. this problem could easily be corrected by installing a pumpset to the private supply from the borehole/header tank. Don't let this put you off but appeal to the club to correct the problem.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 2
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4.7

We had a very pleasant stay at this campsite.

This review is for Tavistock

We had a very pleasant stay at this campsite. Pitch was okay, enough space and we enjoyed a quiet and peacefull stay. Very helpfull and friendly staff also. Good opportunities for walking, with our dog also. For sure, I will return to this site again!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

Fantastic site.

This review is for Tavistock

Fantastic site. The facilities are pristine and the level of cleanliness in the ablutions and washing up area was exceptional! We cannot recommend this site highly enough. We will definitely return.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: At site entrance

Nearest train station: Plymouth 15 miles

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