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Glamping in Devon – the best family glamping sites

We are big fans of luxury camping or glamping. You get all the benefits of an outdoor holiday with stargazing, toasting marshmallows and plenty of sleep-inducing fresh air for the kids, without the need to pitch your own tent. Here’s a selection of the top places to go glamping in Devon. There’s variations to suit every family, from from shepherds huts to yurts and safari tents. Which takes your fancy?

You might also like to check out my guide to Devon family holidays.

Safari glamping tents in Devon: Crealy Meadows – Exeter

The Tin Box girls on the veranda of the safari tent - glamping at Crealy Meadows

If you looking for a theme park with a campsite that also offers glamping then Crealy Meadows at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort is the best glamping site in Devon. Glamping safari tents here include two bedrooms plus a cabin bed, a kitchen with wood burning stove, plug sockets, lighting, a dining table and sofa bed. They sleep up to eight people. All your crockery, utensils and cooking equipment is included.

Outside you have a decked veranda with a rattan garden set, a fire pit and parking for two cars. There’s an excellent toilet block with showers and family bathrooms close by.

Onsite there’s playgrounds, a club house, bar and restaurant, and a day time and evening entertainment programme. You can also book your glamping holiday at Crealy to include entry to this great Devon theme park.

Find out more about the Crealy Meadows campsite and read our Crealy glamping review.

Luxury camping in Devon: Andrewshayes Holiday Park – Axminster

Glamping pod at Andrewshayes - an East Devon holiday park review

These cute glamping pods have wonderful views of the Blackdown Hills in the corner of this family-run holiday park in East Devon. They sleep up to four people and come with electricity, a veranda with picnic bench, a kettle and heater, and a charcoal barbecue. Just add your own camping equipment! The site itself is great for kids with a play park, indoor swimming pool and bar with takeaway.

Find out more about Andrewshayes Holiday Park where you can also stay in mobile homes. Read our review of a luxury holiday home with hot tub.

Shepherds hut in North Devon: Strawfields – Ilfracombe

The Hut shepherds hut at Strawfields campsite - Glamping in North Devon

If you’re looking for dog-friendly glamping in Devon then accommodation doesn’t come much prettier than The Hut at Strawfields campsite in North Devon. It has a double bed, wood burner, fire pit and rustic outdoor seating area. The hut is big enough to fit two adults and a child on a mattress on the floor. If there are more of you, you could always pitch a small tent by the side of the hut or choose one of the larger huts.

The Hut is set in a large open field with a stream. The whole site is dog-friendly but they must be kept on a lead at all times. The beautifully crafted toilet and shower block was only a short walk away in the Poppy Patch campsite and has two showers with warm water, two toilets and a sink as well as a washing up station with an additional two sinks.

Read more about North Devon glamping at Strawfields.

Yurt holidays in Devon: Blackdown yurts – Cullompton

Badger yurt at Blackdown Yurts near Cullompton Devon

For a relaxing glamping break in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Devon then take a look at Blackdown yurts. Their Mongolian style yurts are set in a field full of wildflowers with breath-taking views of the rolling hills.

Each yurt is furnished with cosy beds, a sideboard for storage and a wood burner to keep the cold out at night. Outside there is a compost toilet (an outside loo where you use sawdust to cover any poo), a camp kitchen and a fire pit with log seats. The guests also have use of a communal barn kitchen and living area, which is set next door to the recently refurbished bathrooms.

Read more about a family glamping holiday at Blackdown Yurts.

Camping pods in Devon: Oakdown Holiday Park – Sidmouth

Front of premier pod - glamping pods at Oakdown Holiday Park

Take your pick of traditional wooden glamping pods, futuristic tunnel pods or shabby chic shepherds huts at Oakdown Holiday Park in East Devon. We stayed in Premier Plus Glamping Pod at this award-winning holiday park just outside Sidmouth on Devon’s Jurassic Coast.

Read about things to do in East Devon.

The pod was somewhere in-between a touring caravan and tent. It had solid sides, a canvas awning, beds and electrics. It came with its own decking, a recycled plastic picnic bench for al fresco dining, three deckchairs and two metal stools. If you don’t fancy eating outdoors there’s a small fold out table and four stools tucked away inside.

Find out more about the glamping pods and the park’s facilities in our Oakdown glamping pod review.

Glamping on Dartmoor: Woodovis Park – Tavistock

Camping pod at Woodovis Park - campsite near Tavistock, Devon

If you are looking for a touring campsite on Dartmoor with glamping accommodation and holiday homes then we can recommend Woodovis Park. This is a small yet perfectly formed site offering all types of camping options including camping pods.

There are two grades of glamping pod sleeping up to four people. Bench seats turn into a double bed and two camping beds provide space for children. The Super Pods come with a table and chairs, double glazing, insulated walls, a heater, electric socket, lighting and a small TV.

Read our review of Woodovis Park – a campsite near Tavistock in Devon.

Glamping in North Devon: Welcombe X – Hartland

Gypsy wagon at Welcombe X - North Devon camp site review

This small caravan and campsite in North Devon has touring pitches and glamping accommodation. This includes a very pretty glamping gypsy wagon, a shed on wheels and static caravan available for hire. Next to the gypsy wagon and shed on wheels there’s there’s a small shower block. This has two shower rooms (one with a toilet), a separate toilet and dishwashing area.

Something for families to be aware of is that there’s no playground on this campsite. It’s also next to a busy main road. However, there’s plenty of things to do in North Devon.

Read more about our stay at Welcome X.

Glamping Devon: tried and tested campsites for families

We were invited to review some of the campsites featured in this blog post. However, I would not be writing about them again unless I thought they were great options for families looking for holidays glamping in Devon.

Looking for more Devon inspiration? Take a look at my blog posts about: Devon family holidays and Devon days out with kids.

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