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:
12 March - 31 October 2021

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

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area

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.

Family days out

Uncover Devon’s Stone Age past in 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.

Meet some baby ponies at The Miniature Pony Centre in Dartmoor, about a 45 minute drive away. Children even get the chance to ride a pony and can run wild in the indoor and outdoor play areas too.

If a shopping spree is called for, Plymouth is about a 35 minute drive away and has an enormous shopping area.


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 – view Sustrans route map

    If you’re without a bike, hire one from Puffing Billy Cycles - five miles north.   

  • 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

    Try a River Dart boat trip between Totnes and Dartmouth.

    Give pot throwing a go at China Blue in Totnes. In the ceramics studio you can have a go at painting your own pottery too.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    Whichever direction you take, you’ll find a country pub. The Ship Inn in Ugborough, The White Hart in Modbury and 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!


* 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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