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California Cross Ready Camp Safari Tents California Cross Ready Camp Safari Tents

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Club members get 20% off all Ready Camp stays. Not already a member? Find out about joining.

From £36.00

Members price i
Club members get 20% off all Ready Camp stays. Not already a member? Find out about joining.


Switch to relaxation mode and steal away to South Devon for a fabulous glamping retreat in the South Hams, just 20 minutes from the coast. It’s every inch an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and glamping in California Cross pitches you right in the heart of the action.

The site itself is quiet and secluded with excellent facilities, and a great pub just over the road. Glampers can make full use of the shower block and washing facilities, whilst your own glamping retreat comes kitted out with furnished bedrooms, a lounge and dining area, a mini kitchen and your own terrace (you just need to pack your own bedding).


In this part of the world, boots are made for walkin’. The famous Dartmoor National Park is right on your doorstep and at nearby Ivybridge, you’ll find the starting point of the original Two Moors Way. This long-distance trail crosses Dartmoor and Exmoor right up to the North Devon coast. Or, point your boots south and follow the Erme-Plym Way from Ivybridge to Wembury.


If you’ve got the kids in tow, take a walk on the wild side at Dartmoor Zoo, Pennywell Farm, or Buckfast Butterfly Farm & Otter Sanctuary. They’re all within half an hour’s drive of California Cross and make great days out for youngsters (and big kids too).


Based near Ivybridge between Plymouth and Paignton, California Cross is a cracking springboard to explore South Devon. If you fancy a classic seaside break, hop in the car and you’ll be at Bigbury-on-Sea in around 20 minutes. It’s the biggest sandy beach in the area and is famous for its sea tractor, which trundles beach-goers between Bigbury and Burgh Island. Other local hotspots include Wembury, Bovisand, Challaborough cove, Mothecombe, and Bantham.


Venture out to bustling Plymouth and visit the National Marine Aquarium, or head over to gorgeous Dartmouth. Follow the local town trail, explore Dartmouth Castle and hop on the ferry to historic Kingswear, a lovely higgledy-piggledy hillside town.


Worth Noting

Pets are not allowed in our Ready Camp tents. By maintaining a pet-free environment, we aim to accommodate the preferences and needs of everyone who stays with us.
We do not offer bedding and towels as part of your Ready Camp stay. Please remember to bring your own towels and bedding, including duvets, pillows and blankets.
Whether you're a returning Ready Camper, member of the Club or discovering us for the first time, we welcome everyone with open arms. For non-members it’s worth noting that if you join the Club, you receive a 20% discount on all Ready Camp stays. Find out more here.

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Ready Camp: I'm a member of the Camping and Caravanning Club do I get a discount?
As a Club member, you are entitled to a 20% discount off your Ready Camp holiday. If you’re not a member of The Camping and Caravanning Club, you’re more than welcome to come along and enjoy Ready Camp… and if you plan on another break with us why not look into joining the Club, so you too can take advantage of this discount - along with lots more member benefits.
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2023
Ready Camp: What facilities are inside the tent?

Our Ready Camp tents comprise of two seperate bedrooms & an open plan living/dining area, it oozes with little bits of camping luxury including a double bed (yes a real bed with a real mattress!) triple bunk bed (double with a single on top) and a single stow away bed.

A kitchen area with a fridge, microwave and hob, along with basic cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery.

There are also lights, a comfy settee and a heater to keep you cosy.

Not forgetting to mention a dining table where you can wine and dine to your hearts content… feel free to bring your table onto your decking and enjoy your grub alfresco style.

And don't worry, although we don't have toilet, shower or dishwashing areas in the tent, you can find these facilities on the campsite.

We’ve even included a torch – for the midnight toilet trips, or just to make funny shadows on the tent!

Last Modified: 13 Jan 2023
Ready Camp: What's included and what do I need to bring?

You will need to bring your own bedding (duvets/sleeping bags, pillows and sheets), towels and tea towels. If you find you get a bit chilly at night, bring extra blankets with you, for extra cosiness!

For toilets, showers and dishwashing, you can access the shared facilities on the campsite.

We’ve tried to think of everything else you will need to make your stay as comfortable as possible, see "What facilities are inside the tent" for a full list of what’s inside.

Double bed
Triple bunk bed
Pull out bed

6 chairs
2-seater settee

2-ring hob
Kettle & toaster
Small heater

Lounge light
Set of porch awning lights... and a torch

In the kitchen
6 dinner plates & 6 side plates
6 bowls
6 mugs
6 wine glasses & 6 tumblers
6 forks & 6 knives
6 tablespoons & 6 teaspoons
Sharp knives
Large knife
Chopping boards
Pair of scissors
Peeler, tin opener & corkscrew
Kitchen utensil set
Frying pan

Other bits & bobs
Dustpan and brush
Water carrier
Washing bowl (to help take your washing up to the dishwashing facility block on site)

Last Modified: 13 Jan 2023
Ready Camp: Can I bring my pet(s)?

We are unable to accept pets in the Ready Camp tents with the exception of essential disability assistance dogs.

Please note - pets are not permitted to stay in pup tents or “in the car”.

Last Modified: 23 Mar 2023


Key facilities

  • Flushing toilet
  • Showers
  • Wi-fi (Other provider)
  • Washbasins
  • Childrens play area

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Site Facilities

  • Dishwashing facilities
  • Flushing toilet
  • Ice pack freezing
  • Parent and baby room
  • Showers
  • Washbasins
  • Washing Machines

Site Features

  • Childrens play area
  • Wi-fi (Other provider)

Availability & Booking

Travel info

California Cross Camping and Caravanning Club Site
PL21 0SG
Map ref: 202/705530
Tel: 01548 821297
Check-in: 17:00
Check-out: 10:00
Open: 26/04/24 - 30/09/24
Latitude: 50.3626
Longitude: -3.8221
Nearest bus stop:
3 miles from the site entrance
Nearest train station:
Ivybridge – 7 miles

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