Modbury

Higher East Leigh, Modbury, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0SH | Telephone: 01548 830714 | View Map

  • Trees at Modbury site
    Trees at Modbury site
  • Campsite in  the sun
    Campsite in the sun
  • Plymouth
    Plymouth
  • Train track at sunset
    Train track at sunset

Open Dates:
11 March 2022 - 30 October 2022

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

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Electric tent pitch

Why stay here

In the heart of south Devonshire countryside, encircled by rolling farmland and just shy of Dartmoor National Park is our site at Modbury. The River Avon and River Erme flow either side of our site and run into the sea 10 miles away at the sandy bay of Bantham Beach and Mothecombe Beach.

Accommodation at Modbury

Site details

Why stay here

In the heart of south Devonshire countryside, encircled by rolling farmland and just shy of Dartmoor National Park is our site at Modbury. The River Avon and River Erme flow either side of our site and run into the sea 10 miles away at the sandy bay of Bantham Beach and Mothecombe Beach.


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• Golf
• Car parking
• Pitches are: grass, electric
• Site shop: Yes, a small shop in reception for essential items

Wi-Fi fees may apply

Activities & experiences nearby


  • Cycling Cycling

    Follow the Plym Valley cycle trail through woodland and open countryside. The route starts from Marsh Mills roundabout near Plymouth and is suitable for the whole family.



    The nearest National Cycle Network Route 28 runs from Okehampton to Plymouth. You could also follow Route 2 that runs from Dover to St Austell.

     

  • Walking Walking

    The southern tip of Dartmoor is perfect trekking country - the ground is relatively level and exposed making it suitable for different levels of ability. Climb to the Western Beacon and you’ll feel on top of the world!

    The Coastal Path contours the rocky cliff edges and soft, sandy beaches of south Devon which includes Mothecombe and Bigbury beaches. The views along the way are simply gorgeous.

    It is possible to walk into Modbury from site and it typically takes an hour. Reward your efforts with a bite to eat in one of the lovely Modbury cafes.

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  • Things to try Things to try

    Step back in time at Saltram House and Gardens and find out what life was like living as a Georgian in the Regency period. Just 30 minutes drive away from the campsite, immerse yourself in nature as you lose yourself in the lovely secluded gardens.

     

    Learn about the creation of the award-winning wines from the Calancombe Estate with one of their wine tours and tastings. You could also enjoy a lunch of cheese platters, Mediterranean mezze, charcuterie and other tapas style dishes, in their Cellar Door Café.

     

    Head to the stunning blue flag awarded beach of Bigbury on Sea, with its gently shelving sands, it’s a safe swimming spot for a perfect family day out. There are also activities like canoeing and windsurfing and when the tide is out, kite buggies on the sands.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    There are country pubs aplenty in the area, try out The Ship Inn in Ugborough, The White Hart in Modbury or The New Inn in Totnes are all well rated for their freshly cooked traditional pub grub.


    Fresh and locally caught fish and shellfish are always on the menu at The Oyster Shack – a no frills, rustic, independent restaurant and deli that supports ethical fishing and serves some fantastic, fresh oysters!

     

    Get a warm welcome at the First & Last Bistro in Ivybridge and try out their seasonal traditional British menu, with a twist.

  • Family Days Out Family Days Out

    Get the whole family together and head off on a safari adventure at Dartmoor Zoological Park, just 30 minutes from the campsite. Animal lovers can spend the day spotting all sorts of species from African lions to speedy jaguars. There’s also daily talks and meerkat, otter and bears feeds to take part in.

     

    Step into Devon’s Stone Age past at Kents Cavern, less than an hour’s drive away. Tour the prehistoric caves or stay above ground to follow the woodland trail, where you’ll find out how these ancient people lived.

     

    Just 20 minutes from the campsite is Woodlands Family Theme Park, Devon’s largest theme park. There’s something for all the family, from amazing water rides, a zoo farm, exhilarating rides and one of the largest indoor play areas in the South West, it’s a fun-filled day out!


* 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 further booking information. Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Higher East Leigh, Modbury, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0SH
Telephone: 01548 830714

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Plymouth and Kingsbridge
  • Nearest train station: Ivybridge
  • Car hire available on site: Yes

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