10 Best Holiday Parks in Devon


Best Holiday Parks in Devon for Families on a Budget

If you’re planning a family camping holiday to Devon, with our latest count of 69 holidays parks alone, we've shortlisted 10 of the best holiday parks in Devon for you to choose from. Encompassing sandy beaches, Dartmoor National Park, sections of the Jurassic coastline and medieval towns, it's no wonder Devon (and Dorset) tops the popularity charts.

We've selected a choice of holiday parks throughout Devon, some on the beach and some inland, some smaller family-owned and others managed by the big names (Haven, Park Holidays UK and the Hoburne Group), and all are never far away from Devon's attractions in Exeter, Torquay, Plymouth, Beer, Croyde, Ilfracombe, Exmoor and Dartmouth.

Customer review scores are an average out of 5 based on location, cleanliness, service and value for money. 

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Ladram Bay Holiday Park

Ladram Bay Holiday Park, Otterton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, England

5 star *****

Customer reviews:  4.5 / 5 (Excellent)

Ladram Bay Holiday Park is located in Otterton, Budleigh Salterton on the south Devon coastline.  This award-winning 5 star family park has a good variety of amenities and facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, splash zone and children's play areas with a variety of activities, we well as a Ladram Bay entertainment team providing a daily programme hosting story telling, games, sing-a-longs and competitions. Locally there is golf, horse riding, fishing, water sports pubs and restaurants and the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and West Dorset's Jurassic coastline offers picturesque country walks. Sidmouth, Exmoor, Exeter and Dartmoor National Park are all within a short drive away.  

MAP - Ladram Bay Holiday Park, Otterton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

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Devon Bay Holiday Park

Devon Bay Holiday Park, Paignton, South Devon, England

4 Star ****

Customer reviews:  4.5 / 5 (Excellent)

Devon Bay Holiday Park is located in Paignton, Devon. This 5 star park is managed by the Hoburne Group who manage eight (8) parks in SW England. On site there is a fitness gym, an indoor heated swimming pool with water slide, a children's club and plenty of sporting and other activities to amuse the kids. At night there is evening entertainment. Goodrington Sands beach is a short walk from the park. Nearby attractions include Paignton Zoo, Canoe Adventures, Babbacombe Model Village and Dinosaur World both in Torquay, and Woodlands Family theme park in Dartmouth. Coastal towns Touquay, Dartmouth, Salcombe, Brixham are close by, as is Dartmoor National Park if you fancy outdoor walking or mountain biking across the Devon countryside. Plymouth and Exeter are a little further away but well within a short drive.  


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Langstone Manor Holiday Park

Langstone Manor Holiday Park, Tavistock, South Devon, England

Customer reviews:  5 / 5 (Excellent)

Langstone Manor Holiday Park is located near Tavistock on Devon's Dartmoor National Park. This quiet, laid back and peaceful site has won multiple awards, most notably a Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award and a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2018. The park is set among Dartmoor's mature countryside and is perfect to explore the surrounding moorland and to enjoy the outdoor activities on offer locally including hiking, walking, mountain biking, pony / horse riding. On site there are decent amenities and facilities which include the Manor House restaurant, but there is no pool. There is a playground for children but whatever activities the park lacks can all be found in the adjacent vibrant market town, Tavistock, where you can find all leisure activities, like for example a swimming pool and cinema. The holiday park is dog friendly (providing the dog is friendly too!). Other nearby activities include Dartmoor Zoo. Situated only 7 miles from the Cornish border the park is ideally based to explore both Devon, Dartmoor and Cornwall and Plymouth is only a 35 mins drive away.  

MAP - Langstone Manor Holiday Park, Tavistock, Devon - England


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Ruda Holiday Park

Ruda Holiday Park, Croyde Bay, North Devon, England

4 Star ****

Customer reviews:  4.0 / 5 (Very Good)

Ruda Holiday Park is located in Croyde Bay, in Ruda, North Devon. This 4 star family holiday park is set on the rugged heritage coastline, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with a great sandy beach waiting for you in Croyde Bay which in previous years has hosted the annual National Sandcastle Competition. On site there is a good choice of activities to keep the children entertained including Cascades Tropical Adventure Pool, with its 230 ft. water slide and rapids, sports, an amusement arcade, a soft play area, an adventure playground and a children's club that provides a daily programme of entertainment. At night there is live entertainment at the Atlantic Blue Lounge bar and restaurant. Croyde Bay itself is one of the quieter charms of Devon and Cornwall and is very popular with surfers, water sport enthusiasts and sailors.  Westward Ho! beach is just a few miles further down the coastline.     

MAP - Ruda Holiday Park, Croyde Bay, North Devon - England


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Woodovis Park

Woodovis Park, Tavistock, South Devon, England

5 Star *****

Customer reviews:  5.0 / 5 (Excellent)

Woodovis Park is located in South Devon, near the ancient market town Tavistock, just outside the western edge of Dartmoor National Park. This small, quiet and very peaceful 5 star park is set in the countryside near Dartmoor, and a 35 mins drive away to the beach, so not ideal if you seek a bucket and spade holiday but a great choice if you wish to enjoy the outdoor countryside activities. On site there is a small indoor heated swimming pool, a children's play area, nature trails and plenty of activities for kids. Locally one can find woodland walking trails and pony riding and Lydford Gorge, a deep river gorge with a 30 meter high waterfall. The local pub is a short walk away. The park enjoys consistently excellent reviews and is one that we would recommend; the cheaper price represents excellent value for money.   

MAP - Woodovis Holiday Park, Tavistock, Devon - England


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South Bay Holiday Park

South Bay Holiday Park, Brixham, South Devon, England

3 Star ***

Customer reviews:  4.0 / 5 (Very Good)

South Bay Holiday Park is located in Brixham on the south Devon coast, colloquially named the 'English Riviera'.    

This 3 star park is managed by the John Fowler Group who managed twelve (12) holiday parks in SW England and Sandy Bay receives the more favourable reviews than all the other parks and is quite cheap. The park is well equipped with facilities including an indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool, a children's club, an adventure playground and night time entertainment. There's network of walking trail footpaths to explore around the park. In St Mary's Cove you'll find a nice sandy beach, one of many in the area. From the park there is a bus service to the vibrant seaside town of Torquay (Mar-Oct). Nearby attractions include Paignton Zoo and Babbacombe Model Village.  The Jurassic Coast offers great coastal walks. Dartmoor National Park is very close by.

MAP - South Bay Holiday Park, Brixham, Devon - England


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Waterside Holiday Park

Waterside Holiday Park, Paignton, South Devon, England

4 Star ****

Customer reviews:  4.0 / 5 (Very Good)

Waterside Holiday Park is located in Paignton on the South Devon coast. This classic English seaside family holiday park has very good reviews all round and is owned and managed by the Park Holidays UK Group, one of 31 in the south of England who are in fact the largest holiday park operator in the UK.  So, as you can imagine, Waterside will be well equipped with all the usual amenities and facilities one would expect and includes an 'outdoor' heated swimming pool (no 'indoor' pool available) and plenty of activities and events for children and adults alike. The local beach is a short walk away and is a 'Blue Flag'. The vibrant seaside town Torquay is only 5 miles away. Local attractions include Reach Outdoors, Paignton Zoo, Dartmouth Steam Railway as well as Dartmoor and everything Torquay has to offer. 

MAP - Waterside Holiday Park, Paignton, South Devon - England


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Devon Cliffs Holiday Park

Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, Exmouth, South Devon, England

Customer reviews:  4.0 / 5 (Very Good)

Devon Cliffs Holiday Park is located in Exmouth, South Devon. This 4 star family-friendly park is owned by the Haven Group and Devon Cliffs is the largest park in their portfolio of 40 holiday parks. Set within East Devon's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this large park is packed with all the amenities and facilities one could expect including an indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools equipped with water slide, entertainment venues and a multi-sports pitch, an aerial adventure ropes course, as well as water sports on the nearby sandy beach which takes only a few minutes to walk too. Exeter is a short drive away.

MAP - Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, Exmouth, Devon, England


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Bideford Bay Holiday Park

Bideford Bay Holiday Park, Bideford, North Devon, England

5 Star *****

Customer reviews:  3.5 / 5 (Very Good)

Bideford Bay Holiday Park is located in Bideford on the North Devon coast. This family-friendly park is very popular and enjoys very good reviews. There's lots of activities for children including an indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool, an adventure playground, a mini assault course, an adventure playground and crazy golf. In the Manor House Bar & Restaurant there's a programme of entertainment. 3 miles from the park is a Blue Flag beach.  Also close by is Clovelly, arguably the prettiest little village in Devon and the famous and very popular Westward Ho! beach.  

MAP -  Bideford Bay Holiday Park, Bideford, North Devon - England


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Castle Break Holiday Park

Castle Break Holiday Park, Woodbury, East Devon, England

Customer reviews:  4.5 / 5 (Excellent)

Castle Break Holiday Park is located in Woodbury, near Exeter, East Devon.  This is a small, family-owned quiet park with basic facilities but all to a good standard and the site is good value for money.  It has a bar-restaurant on site as well as play ground activities for children but it does not have a swimming pool.  The park is ideal for venturing onto Woodbury Common, a popular spot for woodland walking trails, mountain biking and horse riding. East Devon is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in which you'll find a section of the Jurassic Coast; a natural World Heritage Site. Some accommodation is pet friendly.  Exeter and Sidmouth are nearby.  

MAP - Castle Brake Holiday Park, Woodbury, Nr. Exeter, Devon - England



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