Camping In Croyde

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Thinking of booking your surf or coasteering trip to Croyde? Well if you are and you’re looking for the best campsite, you’re in the right place. Check out our impartial guide to Croyde camping. Facebook and Trip Advisor ratings all in one place too!

There are 7 campsites in Croyde, Ocean Pitch, Croyde Bay Campsite, Bay View Farm, Freshwell Camping, Surfer’s Paradise, Cherry Tree Farm, The Orchard Croyde Village and Ruda. In Georgeham there is Incledon Farm. This is your guide to these campsites, we cover facilities and reviews so you can choose the best camping for your needs and budget.

Our Recommendation


Offers idyllic camping with outstanding views. It’s within touching distance of North Devon`s finest beach, Croyde Bay.

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Providing the very best for its campers, they strive to run an ultra clean and accommodating campsite. Ocean Pitch’s excellent facilities will cater for all of your needs. 

Whether you’re looking to relax and unwind. Enjoy their peaceful Campsite atmosphere. Or even if you’re here to make the most of the beach & surf. Ocean Pitch will do their very best to make your stay is as enjoyable as possible.


BBQ Bricks. Hot showers. Ultra clean toilets. Camper’s Fridge/Freezer block service. Free WiFi Internet Access. Electrical hook ups. Friendly staff on site 24hours. Mobile Phone/Tablet battery charging. Surf Hire. Outside washing up sinks (with hot water). Outside hot and cold showers for washing wetsuits. Reception shop. Biffen’s Kitchen their on-site snack shack offering delicious surf inspired street food. | [email protected] | 07581 024348

Village Location


The only campsite in the heart of Croyde village. Extremely convenient for village amenities, pubs, bars   and restaurants.


Providing idyllic camping which is situated in the very heart of the beautiful chocolate box village of of Croyde. It’s one of the oldest campsites in North Devon and is open all year. It take’s only a 10 minute stroll along the ‘old donkey track’ to the golden sands of Croyde Bay, its infamous surf break and the South West Coastal path.

The family run, Orchard Campsite offers a friendly camping experience.


Hot showers. Ultra clean toilets. Outdoor hot shower for wetsuit washing. Washing up area. WiFi internet access. BBQ bricks. Mobile Phone/Tablet charging lockers. Freezer block exchange. Drying area & drying line. Friendly staff on site 24 hrs. Parking right next to your pitch. Dogs are allowed. No electrical hook up. B & B available. | [email protected] | 07779 371195

Great For Views


Great for a panoramic view of Croyde Bay. Fabulous on-site facilities. Good location equidistant from the beach and Croyde Village.


Cherry Tree Farm welcomes families, couples and well behaved small groups of like minded people. Offering you a relaxing time at a quiet, peaceful campsite, to enjoy the North Devon surroundings from.

A spacious, unspoilt campsite, just a few minutes walk to Croyde Village and Croyde Bay Beach. A perfect spot to enjoy stunning views of the sea, the countryside and to relax!


Hot showers. Ultra clean toilets. Large grassy pitches. Surf Hire. Wetsuit rinsing area. Undercover washing up area for campers. Small device charging. Ice pack exchange. Friendly staff on site 24 hours. Yoga with Jess. Great recycling facilities. Tuck shop. Pop up food truck. No dogs. No electric hook up. | [email protected] | 01271 890495

Good For Families


A family friendly, family owned campsite. Located in an elevated position backing onto National Trust land. Convenient for Croyde Bay and Croyde Village.

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A field with a view! Located only two minutes walk from the entrance to Croyde beach. The ideal coastal campsite boasting a full view of the beach from the site and offering plenty of open space to pitch your tent.

Unlike other campsites, Freshwell camping will let you pitch your tent in the location of your choice.  All sized and types of tents are welcome or you can book Glamping Huts and Tents if you prefer. Just open for the Summer school holidays, catering mainly for families and small groups. It’s only a 10 minute walk from Croyde Village. 


No minimum stay policy. Hot showers. Housekeeping twice a day. Parking beside your pitch. Wetsuit washing. Ice pack freezing. Wetsuit rinsing area. Sink area. Mobile phone charging. On site staff 24 hours. Food trucks on site. No electric hook up. | [email protected] | 07376 497637

Good Value


Offers good value, and is very close to the village, just a10 minute walk to the beach and near the skate park.

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A great campsite for quiet family holidays. Tucked away in a leafy green space and perfectly placed in the heart of Croyde Village. It’s sheltered, yet sunny, facing south towards the coast which is a level ten minute walk away.

You can choose from a gravel hardstanding motorhome pitch with free water or a grass tent and camper van pitch. Most pitches have the option to add electric hookups for a small daily fee. 


Hot showers. Pristine toilets. Surf Board Hire. Wetsuit rinsing area. Wetsuit drying area. Washing up area for campers. Freezer space available. Dressing room with power points. Small device charging. WiFi. Food Van. No dogs. No electric hook up. E-Bike and Electric Car charging available. | [email protected] | 07968 077192c

Secluded Camp Site


Offering fabulous camping in a secluded valley at the back of Croyde Village. Established since 1955, their campers return year after year.

The peaceful fields of Combas Farm Campsite are tucked away in a secluded valley away from the hustle and bustle of Croyde. Yet only a few minutes walk from the centre of the village. With several fields to offer, there’s plenty of space to pitch your tent or park your van. 

As well as being close to Croyde village, this is the nearest permanent camping facility to Putsborough Sands. 

Camping at Combas Farm has been running since 1955. Previously with no advertising and only word of mouth recommendations, their campers come back year after year, some even going back three generations, which says a lot about this very special place. 

The campsite’s top fields offer the most spectacular views across the fields to Woolacombe, Croyde and even Wales on a clear day! This hidden gem is like no other and well worth a visit, if only for a night and they’re open all year!


Hot showers 24/7. Fridges & Freezer. Kettle. WiFi. Wetsuit washing & drying. Power points for charging. Microwave. Sink areas with washing up liquid. Drinking water taps in most fields. Dogs on leads are welcome. | [email protected] | 01271 890398

Nearest The Beach


The closest campsite to Croyde beach. If you’re looking for a campsite with a younger, surfer, lively vibe then this is the one for you.

Sixty seconds, that’s all it takes to reach the water from Surfer’s Paradise Campsite. It’s so close to Croyde’s stunning surf that you can almost guarantee that you will be first to it’s famous beach break. You can literally roll out of bed, zip up your wetsuit and hit the surf in about a minute! In fact, you are practically on the beach. 

Possibly one of the friendliest campsites in North Devon, in an unmatched location. The site is directly behind the sand dunes in unspoilt green meadows, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. And you’re only a short walk from the centre of Croyde Village.


Hot and cold showers. Toilets. Picnic tables. RNLI Lifeguards. You can also use all the park facilities at Ruda Holiday Park including bars, restaurants and cafes. | Book on line | 0344 335 3677

Small Family Campsite


A traditional family camping holiday in a superb coastal location. Providing a sense of freedom and space on their small private family campsite. Just like the camping experience from your childhood!

Just behind the gorgeous dunes of Croyde Bay, with a total of only 14 pitches, which all have electric hook ups. Set in spacious level grounds, offering you an experience like no other in Croyde. 

They’re situated where the old riding stables used to be they have a range of pitches available. Croyde Coastal Camping welcome tents, camper vans and trailer tents. There are also lodges available if you fancy a little bit of luxury or have people in your group that would prefer a roof over their head! 

Simon and Sue Maddocks live right next door to the campsite and there’s always someone around if you need them. The Maddocks family have lived in Croyde for three generations so there isn’t much they don’t know about the area!


Plenty of hot showers. Toilets. Electric hook up on all pitches. Washing up station. Free Wifi. Fridges and freezers. Small on-site farm shop. Parking for one car per pitch. | [email protected] | 07969 115765

West Croyde Option


Owned and operated by the same family for many years, and is designed to cater for families and those who enjoy a quiet holiday.

Croyde’s oldest family run campsite and caravan holiday park set in a place of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Within just a few minutes walk to Croyde Beach. 

There are a wide range of pitches to best suit your needs. Bay View Farm pride themselves on their clean, fee modern facilities. They have everything you could want to ensure your stay with them is as relaxing and enjoyable as holidays by the sea should be!


Plenty of hot showers. Larger parent and child shower rooms. Baby changing and baby bath. Disabled toilet and shower room. Bathroom. Hairdryers and shaver points. Laundry room. Iron/Ironing board. Club WiFi. Freezer pack freezing. Small electrical device charging. Takeaway fish & chip shop. Takeaway pizza parlour. Small on-site shop. Children’s play area. | [email protected] | 01271 890501

Holiday Park


Camping, Touring, Glamping, Static Caravans and Hot Tub Lodges all just a stone’s throw away from Croyde Beach.

At Ruda you can pitch up your touring caravan or tent. You can also indulge in a glamping holiday, if having those extra home comforts is a necessity for your holiday, in one of their stylish glamping tents. You can also choose to stay in a static caravan or their hot tub lodges. There’s something for everyone at Ruda Holiday Park.


Cascades tropical adventure pool. Entertainment lounge. Cafe on site. Takeaway fish and chip shop. On-site shop. Shower and toilet block. Disabled bathroom facilities. Shaving area with sockets. Baby changing facilities. Waste & water disposal. Water access points. Parking near pitch. Laundrette. Grassy pitches. Electric hook-up.



A true rural retreat. Where you can enjoy both the peace and tranquility of the countryside and share the dark and starry skies on a clear night! Children can also enjoy the excitement of a real working farm!

A working family farm, tucked away on the edge of the tranquil village of Georgeham. Within walking distance of two great pubs and the village shop. Incledon Farm have been welcoming guests for over 50 years across three generations of the family! The campsite is nestled between fields of livestock so you will often get a glimpse of some of their animals as you pass through their yard. The owners, Jean and John Yeo, really enjoy meeting new guests and welcoming back seasoned visitors who have become friends. 

This campsite is aimed at families and couples and has two beautiful camping areas to choose from. Both of these camping fields have fantastic rural views.

Hot showers. Toilets. Access to a freezer. Washing up area. Dogs on leads welcome. Grassy pitches. Electric hook-up available on some pitches. | [email protected] | 01271 890 200