Cloud Farm Campsite

Cloud Farm Campsite, Lynton, EX35 6NU
Camping at Cloud Farm Campsite, Devon
Camping at Cloud Farm Campsite, Devon
Camping at Cloud Farm Campsite, Devon
Camping at Cloud Farm Campsite, Devon
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Visitors browsing the shop at Cloud Farm campsite, Devon
Cloud Farm river crossing to Pine Wood, Devon
A view of Cloud Farm from County Gate, Devon
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At-a-glance details

About Cloud Farm Campsite

Surrounded by idyllic Exmoor scenery, on the border of Somerset and Devon, this tranquil base in the Doone Valley is brilliant for walkers and families exploring the area.

For the ultimate in chilled-out locations, set up camp in the legendary Lorna Doone Valley, where your neighbours could include buzzards and red deer, and listen to Badgworthy Water flowing peacefully behind your tent. Head out onto the South West Coast Path from the moor to take in the fantastic scenery.

Cloud Farm is a dreamy location where you and your fellow campers can make yourselves at home on the lush grass of this tranquil spot. Choose a pitch right by Badgworthy Water and enjoy wildlife-spotting, as well as the stunning views of the border between Somerset and Devon. The campsite has 10 electric hook ups (2 specifically for tents) and space for campervans and motorhomes too. An onsite shop sells basic food supplies and camping essentials. You’ll also find a washing up area, toilets and showers on site. If you don’t fancy cooking, then you can easily grab a selection of breakfast pattiserie and a lunchtime pasty from the on-site shop and tea room.

With both Somerset and Devon on your doorstep, and nature all around, you’re spoiled for things to do and places to go when you stay. And there’s plenty of opportunities to tuck into cream teas as well. When you’re ready to explore, there are plenty of walks to enjoy, or you can explore the secrets of the Lorna Doone Valley and visit places like Oare Church. For a change of pace, and scene, then head to the coast at Lynton or Lynmouth and hop on the funicular Cliff Railway. Romantic, rugged and remote Exmoor offers plenty of wild pony spotting opportunities, or take a hike to Dunkery Beacon, with its incredible views over moorland and the Bristol Channel on a clear day.

Dramatic seascapes are a given in this part of the world, and if you head south into Somerset, the villages of Porlock, Selworthy and Bossington should top your day out to-do lists. Medieval Dunster village  - possibly the most intact medieval village in England with its working watermill and packhorse bridge - is also a must-see. And if the views at the campsite have whetted your appetite, then Watersmeet has ancient woodlands, a dramatic river gorge and a lovely tea garden just waiting to be explored. A slightly longer drive will take you to the stunning and family-friendly beaches of Croyde, Woolacombe or Saunton Sands where you can build sandcastles and eat ice-cream for as long as you like.

Enquire and book

Call 01598 741190

Opening times

Check-In from 1pm. Reception and Shop open 1pm – 6.30pm and 8am – 10am.

All new arrivals please check in before pitching. Late Arrivals -  please call us for access details and information about our colour coded pitching system.

Please note it's quicker and easier to check availability and book online - just click the button below.

 

Email CloudFarmCampsite@nationaltrust.org.uk

Types of Accommodation

Features and facilities

  • Showers available
  • Toilets available
  • BBQ available
  • Electric hook-up available
  • Washing-up area available
  • Shop available
  • Chemical disposal available

Additional Information

Campers pitch their tent

Camping terms and conditions 

Terms and conditions which apply to all National Trust campsite bookings.

Notes for guests

Group bookings: For group bookings please contact the campsite directly. We cannot offer car free discount for group bookings.

Car free discount: We offer a car free discount if you arrive on foot, by bike or by public transport. Please retain any public transport tickets to claim the discount. Ask for details at reception when you arrive.

Caravans: Please note that the site is not suitable for caravans.

Arriving by road: From Lynmouth, take the A39 towards Porlock. Just after County Gate car park, look out for the white finger post to Malmsmead and Oare. Turn right here and follow the narrow road downhill. At the bottom turn right to Malmsmead and after 1 mile, turn left onto the campsite track. The single lane track up to the campsite is not tarmacked and is rough in places. 

From Minehead, follow the A39 to Porlock and up Porlock Hill. Be warned, it’s one of the steepest A-roads in the UK with a gradient of 1 in 4 in some places. After 5.5 miles, look for a white finger post to Malmsmead and Oare. Turn left here and follow the narrow road downhill. At the bottom turn right to Malmsmead and after 1 mile, turn left onto the campsite track. The single lane track up to the campsite is not tarmacked and is rough in places. 

Pitches: We do not allocate or reserve pitches or fields at Cloud Farm. We recommend you arrive soon after check in starts at 1pm to have the best chance of securing a pitch in the field you prefer. Our pitches are colour-coded and reflect the size or type of pitch you booked online.  Remember to check in at Reception before you pitch to let us know you are here and to confirm what colour pitch you are looking for.

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