Home to the beautiful national parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor, Devon has long been a favourite with visitors in search of sandy beaches, excellent hiking and delicious Devonshire cream teas. If you’re thinking of heading to this beautiful part of the UK, you’ll want to make sure you’re staying at one of the best motorhome sites in Devon.

Popular north coast resorts include the surfing hangouts at Woolacombe and Croyde, and there are picturesque villages, too, most famously at Clovelly. Inland, you can walk the moors with wild ponies for company, while the south coast brings you to the English Riviera’s Paignton and Torquay, and the beginnings of the Jurassic Coast.

It’s easy to see how this beautiful area had nine parks make it onto our Top 100 Sites Guide, where we reveal the best motorhome sites in the UK.

If you’re thinking of heading to the county this year, our guide to the best motorhome sites in Devon is worth checking out. Can’t decide between Devon and Cornwall? Then take a look at our guide to the best motorhome sites in Cornwall – it could help you make your mind up.

The best motorhome sites in Devon are:

Langstone Manor Holiday Park
Barley Meadow Touring Park
Exe Valley Caravan Site
Hallsdown Farm Touring Park
Newberry Valley Park
Poole Farm
Ross Park
Smytham Holiday Park
Widdicombe Farm Touring Park
Woodland Springs Touring Park

The best motorhome site in Devon is:

Langstone Manor Holiday Park

Moortown, Tavistock PL19 9JZ, langstonemanor.co.uk

  • Open: 18 March – 28 October
  • Touring pitches: 40
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £29
Family sitting under parasol

Sitting in a scenic wooded valley on the south-west edges of Dartmoor National Park is Langstone Manor Holiday Park, our Regional Winner for Devon for a second year in a row.

Found near Tavistock, the site, which sits in Langstone Manor’s grounds, not only offers grass and hardstanding pitches, but also provides guests with camping pods, static caravans and cottages.

Motorhome owners can make use of the grey-water waste disposal point, while there are water points dotted across the park. Other amenities include a laundry and dishwashing area, hot showers, hairdryers and toilets. Guests can also enjoy evening meals at the site’s restaurant.

This motorhome site in Devon is dog-friendly, but it is worth noting they need to remain on the lead at all times. It has also been awarded special recognition by the David Bellamy Conservation Scheme, and encourages wildlife by providing habitats.

Thanks to its position, it makes an ideal base for heading into Cornwall, as well as exploring Devon’s quaint villages and picturesque coastline.

You say:

  • I highly recommend this beautiful, clean, peaceful site. The proprietors are extremely friendly and nothing is too much trouble. We have been coming here for years.
  • Amazing staff are friendly and welcoming. Facilities are modern, clean and very spacious.
  • This site has first-rate facilities tended by friendly, helpful staff, as well as a beautiful location and views.

Also shortlisted for the best motorhome site in Devon are:

Barley Meadow Touring Park

Crockernwell, Exeter EX6 6NR, barleymeadow.co.uk

  • Open: 17 March – 20 November
  • Touring pitches: 52
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £23
Barley Meadow Touring Park

Set in the stunning Dartmoor National Park, Barley Meadow Touring Park is an adults-only site that combines a quiet and relaxing atmosphere with good access to the A30.

From the four acre site, guests can visit Exeter by catching the bus that stops at the park’s gates if they fancy a break from being behind the wheel – alternatively, it is only a 20 minute drive away.

Other nearby destinations include Castle Drogo and Fingle Bridge, while the Two Moors Way can also be explored.

Onsite facilities include a shop, centrally heated showers, a laundry and a dog run. A cafe and farm shop neighbour the park too.

You say:

  • Spotlessly clean, facilities very good, great area to walk, a few decent pubs nearby.
  • It’s easy to get to and has everything you need.

Exe Valley Caravan Site

Bridgetown, Dulverton TA22 9JN, exevalleycamping.co.uk

  • Open: 17 March – 15 October
  • Touring pitches: 50
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £23
Vans pitched by water

This adults-only motorhome site sits by the River Exe in Exmoor National Park and wants to make sure it offers guests a relaxing stay in a picturesque setting.

Facilities can be found in the old milking parlour and machine shop. This is also a campsite with fishing, as guests can enjoy free fly fishing along a 600 yard stretch of the river – you may even be joined by otters and heron.

Pitches are nicely spaced out, either set by the campsite’s mill stream or the river.

When it comes to exploring, there are a range of walking routes to embark on across Exmoor, while a bus can be caught to Minehead and Dulverton by the entrance to the site.

You say:

  • It has everything an adults-only site needs.
  • Quaint little place, small but tranquil. Lovely, helpful staff.

Hallsdown Farm Touring Park

Arlington, Barnstaple EX31 4SW, hallsdownfarm.co.uk

  • Open: 15 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 30
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £20
Hallsdown Farm Touring Park

This is a motorhome site in Devon which is adults-only and doesn’t allow dogs, instead prioritising peace and tranquility. It’s perfectly placed for exploration of the North Devon coast, the South West Coast Path and Exmoor National Park.

14 of the 30 touring pitches are fully serviced hardstanding, coming with a water tap, a 16A hook-up and a grey-water drain. There are also premium pitches, where guests get a private ensuite toilet and shower.

Other amenities on offer include free Wi-Fi and an assisted toilet/shower room.

You say:

  • Peaceful, well-kept site that has friendly, helpful owners. Farm animals are a delight.
  • Offers everything we like. It’s peaceful, has excellent facilities and is well located.

Newberry Valley Park

Woodlands, Combe Martin EX34 0AT, newberryvalleypark.co.uk

  • Open: 17 March – 30 October
  • Touring pitches: 105
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £28
Aerial shot of Newberry Valley

With four resident alpacas and the chance to encounter wildlife such as badgers, pheasants and owls, this David Bellamy Gold Conservation Award-winning site is one that allows guests to connect with the natural world.

It’s set in 60 acres of woodland and fields, and is only a short stroll away from the village of Combe Martin.

The site boasts a two-acre fishing lake, stocked with perch, roach, tench and carp, while amenities include a play park for children, disabled facilities and heated shower rooms.

You say:

  • Great facilities and location, staff are very helpful and the park immaculately kept.
  • Very well-presented site with good space between pitches.

Poole Farm

St Giles on the Heath, Launceston PL15 9SX. poolefarmholidays.com

  • Open: All year
  • Touring pitches: 5
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £25
Poole Farm

Thanks to its position on the Devon/Cornwall border, Poole Farm is a CL that is ideally placed for exploration of the two regions. Open all year, it sits by the River Tamar, near Bodmin Valley and Launceston – the A30 is also only just over a mile away.

The adults-only site offers free Wi-Fi, along with showers, toilets and both dishwashing and laundry facilities.

The site makes sure any four-legged friends are made to feel welcome, with a warm-water dog-shower and dryer. There’s a dog-walk too, where you can relax in the swinging seat and take in the sunset.

Guests also have the option of ordering hot food to their pitch, and a shop is available too.

You say:

  • A perfect CL.
  • I don’t believe you will find another CL that ticks as many boxes as Poole Farm.

Ross Park

The Old Barn, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot TQ12 5TT, rossparkcaravanpark.co.uk

  • Open: 17 March – 14 October
  • Touring pitches: 110
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £24.20
Ross Park

Ross Park is a campsite that is ideally placed for visiting the 22 miles of beautiful coast on offer in the English Riviera, as well as taking in the picturesque views of Dartmoor and the surrounding area.

Each pitch is individually landscaped and provides privacy, allowing guests to enjoy a peaceful stay with wildlife and nature for company.

A bus stops only 100 yards from the park’s entrance, while onsite, facilities include a laundry, tropical conservatory and a centrally heated amenities block. Guests can also make use of the bar and eatery, as well as a snooker room.

You say:

  • Amazingly clean pitches, lots of space and great staff!
  • This is a beautiful site, with sparklingly clean shower blocks and toilets, and stunning views to Dartmoor.

Smytham Holiday Park

Little Torrington EX38 8PU, smytham.co.uk

  • Open: 16 March – 6 November
  • Touring pitches: 96
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £23
Swimming pool at Smytham

Smytham Holiday Park has won numerous David Bellamy Conservation Awards, with a range of wildlife and wildflowers residing in the woodland, ponds and three-acre dog-walk on offer in the site’s 33 acres of parkland.

The park opens a heated outdoor swimming pool during the high season, while other facilities include a games room, a volleyball/badminton court and a play area for children. A new addition for 2023 is the dog wash.

As well as being only two miles from Great Torrington, the site provides direct access to the Tarka Trail and Dartmoor is also within easy reach.

You say:

  • This is a beautiful site in a great location with direct access to the Tarka Trail.
  • Lovely clean facilities, nice bar that allows dogs.

Widdicombe Farm Touring Park

The Ring Road (A380), Compton, Torquay TQ3 1ST, widdicombefarm.co.uk

  • Open: 31 March – 15 October
  • Touring pitches: 32
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £21.50
Sunrise at Widdicombe Park

Widdicombe Farm sits just off the A380 and is a quiet site in the centre of the English Riviera, with no narrow lanes to negotiate.

Thanks to its location, guests will be well-placed for trips to Dartmouth, Dartmoor and Torbay, while there’s the option of catching the minibus service (run by the site itself) to Paignton.

Facilities at the site, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, include a bar and restaurant, a small shop, a dog-exercise field, showers, toilets and disabled facilities. Wi-Fi is also provided throughout.

You say:

  • Clean and tidy site, staff very friendly, excellent restaurant and pub available.
  • Super-clean, with well-kept grounds. Probably the best site we have visited.

Woodland Springs Touring Park

Venton, Drewsteignton EX6 6PG, woodlandsprings.co.uk 

  • Open: 1 March – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 85
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: From £26
Woodland Springs Touring Park

Found only a few minutes away from the A30, Woodland Springs is an adults-only site sitting on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park.

The Jurassic Coast, the Eden Project and Exeter are three of the destinations within easy reach of the site, which has a picturesque setting of trees and farmland.

Facilities on offer include free Wi-Fi, a small shop, a dog-exercise area, and a dog-shower. The higher parts of the moor are only a short drive away, and are an ideal area for guests to walk, cycle or ride.

You say:

  • Well kept, great dog field and so tranquil and quiet. Great facilities, too.
  • Lovely Dartmoor location, with superior facilities and friendly, helpful staff.

If you’ve enjoyed reading this article, why not get the latest news, reviews and features delivered direct to your door or inbox every month. Take advantage of our brilliant Practical Motorhome magazine SUBSCRIBERS’ OFFER and SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER for regular weekly updates on all things motorhome related.