Glamping holidays in Devon, South West England

Relaxed glamping on a small green campsite in the heart of North Devon, within easy reach of stunning beaches, Exmoor, and the Tarka Trail.

Weekend 2 nights from £120 + more price options

  • Venue: Campsite


  • Dogs Welcome
  • Child Friendly
  • Adults Only
  • Accessible
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Large Groups
  • Hot Tub Onsite


  • Campfires under open skies
  • Very dog friendly
  • Stunning beaches in easy reach
  • Scenic walk to pub (15 min)

About Bales Ash Campsite

Bales Ash Campsite sits above the Taw Valley in beautiful North Devon countryside with views across to Exmoor.

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  • Cabins
  • Bell Tents
  • Converted Vehicles
Glamping holidays in Devon, South West England - Bales Ash Campsite

The Beech Hut

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 2

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Glamping holidays in Devon, South West England - Bales Ash Campsite

Belles of Bales Ash

3 units. Each unit sleeps 4

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Glamping holidays in Devon, South West England - Bales Ash Campsite

The Horse Box

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 2

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Onsite facilities

  • Cafe
  • Parking
  • Play Area
  • Shop
  • Sports Field
  • Wi-Fi

We sell cake and cream teas to order, no problem to cater for gluten free vegan or other allergies. We also sell chocolate, ice cream and crisps. The community shop nearby has a wider range of goods, though run by volunteers, there is a good range of local produce and other basics. Free Wifi is available in some units and on the large field. There are goal posts for football and a den making area in the large field. Our bunnies, Humphrey and Hattie are also a popular attraction.

Shared facilities

  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Washing Up Area

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Campfire
  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Picnic Tables
  • Washing Up Area

Most people who visit the site comment on how nice it is to have an open fire. We sell everything you need for this and will also help you light it if needed. The glamping units all have fully equipped kitchens in mini marquees to give suitable protection from any poor weather. The washing machine is in the shower area which can be used for a small charge. The hot showers are powerful and free. You can wash up in the shared area or use the bowl etc that is provided in you glamping unit.

Eco features

  • Compost Loos
  • Natural Spring
  • Recycling

We pride ourselves on well maintained spotlessly clean compost loos. Our borehole provides fantastic drinking water. and extremely good pressure. Mixed recycling is collected each week by a company with a 0 landfill policy. It is sorted at their plant using sophisticated separators.

What To Bring

  • Bedding
  • Bikes
  • Food & Drink
  • Rainwear
  • Towels
  • Warm Clothing
  • Wellies

Linen and towels can be hired or you can bring your own. We provide duvets, pillows and beds. The grass is often wet first thing in the morning so waterproof shoes or boots are highly recommended. We provide hot water bottles but extra blankets can be useful on chillier nights.



  • Countryside
  • Rural

Onsite activities

  • Walking

Activities nearby

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sightseeing
  • Surfing
  • Walking
  • Flying lessons
  • Golf

There is a huge range of attractions in easy reach, mostly located either near the main beaches of suntan and Croyde, in or around the towns of Barnstaple and South Molton, or on the neighbouring rivers and moors. We provide a large rack of leaflets to assist you in choosing. There are two pubs in the village which are a short walk across about 4 fields and the landlord is always happy to drop you back to the site if required. Many local pubs serve food and they are all dog-friendly.


  • Midweek 1 night Contact owner
  • Midweek 2 nights £120 - £170
  • Midweek 3 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 4 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights £120 - £170
  • Weekend 3 nights Contact owner
  • Weekly 7 nights Contact owner


  • Dog per night £1
  • Extra adult per night £10
  • Extra child per night £10
  • Fire wood per night £8
  • Bedding and Towels per stay £20
  • Sleeping Bag per stay £10

Notes about prices

Glamping units start from £60 a night for up to two people. We charge £10 a night for any additional person up to a maximum of 4. In peak season the base cost is £65 for two people per night.

Cancellation policy

Policy is detailed in our booking terms on our website.


The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Debbie Sainsbury, the owner/manager of Bales Ash Campsite.

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