Karrageen

UK England South West England Devon Salcombe

01548 561 230  Karrageen, Bolberry, Malborough, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 3EN

From Karrageen, it feels you could almost roll down the hill to the beautiful bay of Hope Cove

From Karrageen, it feels you could almost roll down the hill to the beautiful sandy bay of Hope Cove about a mile below. Neatly laid out, the camping and caravan site offers ample space, with terraced areas separated by low hedges to give private camping zones. The enthusiastic and friendly owners, Phil and Nikki Higgin, keep the site in tip-top condition, with well-tended grass and clean, tidy amenities. The takeaway food menu (traditional, vegetarian, Indian and Oriental) and the croissants and bread in the mornings are a welcome addition, and if you fancy a bit more comfort then you can go old-school glamping – with a small fleet of two-bedroom static caravans on site too.

Details

Facilities

The camping field is a terraced hillside split into a series of quite small, intimate, and attractive cul-de-sacs, where no one overlooks anyone else. Facilities are excellent, with loos and 9 showers (4 womenss, 4 men's, 1 family/disabled room equipped for baby-changing). The 20p shower charge is to preserve Karrageen’s scarce spring-water supply. There are 50 hook-ups, and campers have access to the freezer. Downsides: some static caravans lurking about; no campfires, though BBQs off the ground are okay.

Suitable For

Tents, campervans, caravans, dogs – yes. Groups – no.

Nearby

Karrageen is situated in an idyllic spot in a beautiful valley surrounded by National Trust protected coastline on the southern tip of Devon. The pretty fishing village of Hope Cove with it's sandy beaches and rock pools is just one mile down the lane. Salcombe, often described as the most beautiful estuary in England is just four miles away.

Food & Drink

Posh nosh with a view can be found at the South Sands Hotel (01548 859000) in Salcombe, while in Hope the Sun Bay Hotel (01548 561371) does very good food, and the Hope and Anchor (01548 561295) offers economical prices.

Open

Open Easter– End Sept

Pricing

From £16–£28 per night for a family-sized tent, depending on season. Static caravans from £350 a week (up to £620 in summer).

Pitches

Large grassy pitches, terraced and tree-lined offering extra privacy, many with views across the valley. Plenty of electrical hook-ups.

Location

Karrageen, Bolberry, Malborough, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 3EN

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Getting There

From Kingsbridge take A381 towards Salcombe. At Malborough. turn sharp right through the village, following signs for Bolberry. Do NOT turn right after the church but drive for 0.6 miles taking the 2nd right signposted Bolberry/Hope Cove. Drive for 1 mile, past Bolberry Farm site, through Bolberry and then you will find Karrageen Park on your right. On the left is a concrete drive to Karrageen House and reception. Please come around the circular drive and book in and then you will be shown to your pitch.

We do not recommend the use of satellite navigation systems as they can bring you down very tiny narrow lanes!

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