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Little Meadow

Watermouth Berrynarbor Ilfracombe EX34 9SJ 01271 866 862

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Small-scale with a friendly rustic vibe, this is the sort of low-key campsite that creates sunny childhood memories. Each of the 50 pitches enjoys some of the most stupendous sea-views you’ll experience under canvas (or while washing up come to that), and the facilities, though simple, are both faultless and spotless. The terracing helps create privacy at this unassuming, environmentally friendly campsite, all set in a beautifully kept organic farm. The peaceful atmosphere is partly down to their policy on dwelling size, the campsite owners actively discouraging mega-size tents, massive motorhomes and noisy groups. Its a simple but effective place, though be warned, it fills up quick in summer.

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Fabulous Views ★★★★☆

Little Meadow is a small, friendly little campsite with a big, big view. Upon arrival, the steep terraces may not be the most welcome sight, but as you slog up the hill you appreciate that the topography gives each pitch a stunning sea view. And, it's really quite a small hill... There's a cute little on-site shop which stocks all the basics and- more importantly- ice-cream, plus helpful local knowledge of quiet beaches, walks, maps, etc. Little Meadow is ideally placed to allow you easy access to all the big surfing beaches in the area, plus some quiet country walks if you'd like to get away from the chaos. We loved Braunton Burrows, acres of grassland with a beach (eventually!) at the end. If you're lucky, as we were, you might almost step on an adder...

Little Meadow reviewed by on April 3rd, 2014

Beautiful camp site ★★★★★

I love this little campsite, high on the cliffs, close to Ilfracombe. Don’t think Ilfracombe is cool? Believe me, it’s up and coming. Damien Hirst has a hotel/restaurant/bar café overlooking the beautiful harbour. The Tunnels Beaches are a great place to spend a sunny afternoon, swimming in the tidal pools. Little Meadow is a magical little campsite, the terraced pitches afford fabulous views. We even saw dolphins as we did our dishes! The shower and toilet facilities are good. There is free table tennis. A few items stocked in the office come shop. Come here for the peace and the views, its simplicity is its appeal. We loved it.

Little Meadow reviewed by on August 21st, 2012

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