Tavistock

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.45 to £10.95 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 campsite. 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 showers 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 lfracombe 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 SavNav 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 hours 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

  • 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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5

So many places of interest are within such easy reach of the site .

This review is for Tavistock

So many places of interest are within such easy reach of the site . We took a walk with the Llamas & Alpacas (Dartmoor Llama Walks) which was such fun . Kids would love it and we are no kids ! Also Cotehele (National Trust) is well worth a visit. Fantastic gardens . If you are walkers , Lydford Gorge shouldn't be missed .

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

Lovely area on edge of Dartmoor, some road noise, parts of the road from Tavistock is very...

This review is for Tavistock

Lovely area on edge of Dartmoor, some road noise, parts of the road from Tavistock is very narrow and need care. Site is spotless with a great dog walk, will return!

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

Beautiful site close to many amenities.

This review is for Tavistock

Beautiful site close to many amenities.

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

Though the ferry from Spain was three hours late and we didn't arrive till 8.

This review is for Tavistock

Though the ferry from Spain was three hours late and we didn't arrive till 8.00pm the Wardens made us feel very welcome. When attempting to move onto the pitch my motor mover failed and the Warden came back out, offered the tractor and helped position the caravan on the pitch. After a rough sea crossing and horrific weather travelling through Spain it was a relief to find supportive and understanding wardens. Because of this experience we are thinking of using Plymouth again as a ferry port as we enjoyed our stay so much. The facilities are superb (especially in comparison to Spain!). We spent a day driving over Dartmoor and realised that there was much to visit and see within an hours drive of the site. We shall certainly return and hope to spend longer at the site

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

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: At site entrance

Nearest train station: Plymouth 15 miles

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