Exeter Racecourse

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS | Telephone: 01392 832107 | View Map

  • Beautiful views over the Exeter site
    Beautiful views over the Exeter site
  • Exeter Cathedral
    Exeter Cathedral
  • Torquay's Dinosaur World
    Torquay's Dinosaur World
  • Carousel at Dingles Fairground
    Carousel at Dingles Fairground
  • Stunning landscape at Exeter site
    Stunning landscape at Exeter site
  • Exeter Racecourse
    Exeter Racecourse

Open Dates:
11 March 2022 - 30 October 2022

Earliest Arrival Time: 1pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Non-electric tent 

Why stay here

Enjoy a peaceful countryside holiday, set high on Haldon Hill, surrounded by heather and gorse moorland. Explore neighbouring Haldon forest and the open moorlands and valleys of Dartmoor National Park; as well as every fossil hunter’s paradise - the Jurassic Coast.

Accommodation at Exeter Racecourse

Site details

Why stay here

Enjoy a peaceful countryside holiday, set high on Haldon Hill, surrounded by heather and gorse moorland. Explore neighbouring Haldon forest and the open moorlands and valleys of Dartmoor National Park; as well as every fossil hunter’s paradise - the Jurassic Coast.

Central Exeter and the Exmouth coast are both equal distances from our site - just 10 miles to the beach and eight miles to the city. The historic walled city of Exeter houses a cathedral, a castle and some intriguing underground passages that are worth exploring.

 


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• BBQs allowed
• Pitches are: grass, non-electric
• Site shop: No but there are supermarkets less than a mile away

Wi-Fi fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


  • Cycling Cycling

    Haldon Forest Park is less than two miles away and has a technical trail designed for more experienced mountain bikers. You can also hire bikes from Forest Cycle Hire located in the park

    The closest National Cycling Route 43 runs along the River Exe and joins Route 2 (Dover to St Austell).

  • Walking Walking

    The Mamhead Sensory Trail is ideal for families with young children. There are plenty of woodland play areas and rest-stops along the way. 

     

    The ‘Little Switzerland’ walk on the Exmoor coast is a five mile hilly track through Haldon Forest – rightly named due to the richly wooded areas with a resemblance to forests found in Switzerland and Germany.

  • Things to try Things to try

    Voted Devon’s top beauty spot, Becky Falls is Dartmoor’s iconic landmark where you can breathe in some of the purest air in England. Explore 50 acres of stunning woodlands and enjoy the pure peace and tranquillity of the waterfalls.

     

    Take a trip to Exeter Cathedral and marvel at one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in England. Then head towards Exeter’s historic Quayside where you can browse antique shops, take a relaxing boat trip or just enjoy the interesting buildings that surround this attractive area of the city.

     

    Try your hand at a variety of water based activities with Exe Adventures who offer canoe and kayak rentals as well as group paddles along the waterways. Perfect for beginners wanting to try something new.

     

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    Widely viewed as one of the best restaurants in Exeter, Harry’s Restaurant is an independently owned, eclectic restaurant is set in a gothic style building and serves delectable, seasonal food.

     

    The Route 5 American Diner is located adjacent to site, and serves large portions of American diner-style food, at reasonable prices.

     

    No trip to Devon would be complete without sampling a Devonshire Cream Tea, and you’ll be spoilt for choice, with many of the cafes and restaurants offering their own twist on the traditional treat. Try out Eat on the Green in the heart of Exeter, just don’t forget there is only one way to eat it in Devon – with the cream on first!

  • Family Days Out Family Days Out

    Visit Haldon Forest Park, less than two miles away from site, where there is a host of family activities to enjoy including the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and the Segway Trail Tour.

     

    Explore Exeter’s Underground Passages, believed to have been created in the 14th century these mysterious tunnels will lead you to a series of caves and vaults that have stayed hidden for centuries.

     

    Just 15 minutes from the campsite is the House of Marbles, where you can learn about the history of glass whilst watching master craftsmen at work. Look through the collection of board games and marble games, and play on the interactive marble runs throughout the museum.


* Price for 1 adult and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs for further booking information. Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS
Telephone: 01392 832107

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Exeter and Newton Abbot
  • Nearest train station: Starcross
  • Car hire available on site: Yes

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