Camping at Brownsham

Welcome to the Culm – nestle down for the night in Brownsham’s wild play area, complete with iron age hut, willow tunnel and earth oven. One of North Devon’s undiscovered gems, a muse to countless artists and authors, Hartland offers sublime beaches, awesome cliffs and stunning scenery, and an overriding sense of calm, peace and quiet. Be inspired to explore; find your favourite spot.

Use our outdoor oven at Brownsham
Brownsham Wild Play Area Oven
Use our outdoor oven at Brownsham

Please enquire for available dates

About the site

The campsite is right next to the Brownsham National Trust building: look out for the Iron Age hut and wood sculptures. Where you set up for the night is your choice: up to four can sleep in the hut, and you can set up a tent anywhere sensible within the fenced area – we’re operating on a first come, first served basis as regards pitches, so get here early to avoid disappointment!

Please be careful when cooking near tents, and no naked flames, candles, gas stoves or anything else on fire in the hut, please! There’s a standpipe at the top end of the field, and a pair of composting toilets – instructions are inside if you’re unfamiliar with their use. The fire pit is by the log bench, near the earth oven – if you’d like to try this out have a word with one of the rangers.

  • £15 per adult, £10 per child (5-18 year olds), 5 and under free
  • 8 campers maximum (4 in mud hut, 4 in tent)
  • Fire pit (please bring your own logs)
  • Composting toilet
  • Wood-burning oven
  • Standpipe
  • Parking nearby (please park in the National Trust office car park in the designated area, 2 cars maximum)
  • Arrival after 2pm (on day of arrival), departure before 12am (on day of departure)
  • Please bring a torch, as it can get very dark at night

Available on a first come first served basis. For full terms and conditions please see: National Trust campsite terms and conditions 2017 (PDF / 0.2MB) download

For all bookings and enquiries please contact

Enjoy camp fire cooking at Brownsham
Family camp fire cooking at Brownsham
Enjoy camp fire cooking at Brownsham


The Brownsham rangers office can be found off the A39, postcode EX39 6AN. Please follow signs to Hartland/Hartland Point and then take the turning signposted Brownsham.