Cheristow Campsite, 
Higher Cheristow Farm

Camping & Caravanning

Adult-only certificated site - guests must be members of Camping and Caravanning Club

Cheristow Campsite is an adult-only site in a quiet, secluded location on a working beef farm with native Devon cattle, accessed by traditional Devon lanes. 

Prior booking is ESSENTIAL. There is a gently sloping grassy field with wonderful views of the countryside, which is perfect for caravans, motorhomes and tents.  Adjacent is a sheltered wooded area for wild camping in tents. The shower and toilet block. is clean, airy and functional.

Please bring a torch as there is no street lighting. 

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Adult-only certificated site - guests must be members of Camping and Caravanning Club

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Camping field

Cheristow Campsite is a small, friendly campsite with a maximum of 5 caravans or motorhomes and 10 tents.

The farm is in a quiet part of the Hartland Peninsular, which is renowned for its stunning coastal walks and rolling countryside.  LEARN MORE

Camping facilities

The facilities are in the main farmyard, which can get muddy if it rains, so please bring suitable footwear!


Hardstandings and EHU

There are five hardstandings and 10 electric hookups, so whether you want to park on the grass or hardstanding there is electricity available.

Dogs welcome

Dogs are welcome but are limited to 2 per pitch. Dogs must be supervised and kept on a lead at all times. There are lots of walks nearby, but there is no designated dog walking area on the farm. 

Regenerative beef farm

Higher Cheristow Farm is farmed using old-fashioned farming methods working with nature for the benefit of the land and their livestock.


Tranquil garden

There is a small secluded garden with benches.  A little suntrap.


Terms and conditions

Full terms and conditions for staying at Cheristow Campsite are available here.


The site is perfect for no frills, back-to-nature camping. We welcome guests who want to get away from the city and chillout with their guitar or surf board. 

Limited fire pits are available to hire. 

Directions to Cheristow Campsite

Your sat nav may try to take you through the village of Hartland, which is not the easiest route.  

If possible, take the Lighthouse road, avoiding the village of Hartland.  This will avoid the one way system in the village, and the bridge by Hartland Abbey.

Detailed directions are available here

Things to do

Cheristow Campsite is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  It is perfect for walking and being at one with nature.  More information here

Covid19 Measures

The number of guests has been limited.  

A maximum of 4 persons per motorhome or caravan (which are limited to 5 pitches), because these guests are usually quite self sufficient.  

A maximum of  of 2 persons per tent (which are limited to 5 pitches).

Showers need to be pre-booked so that they may be thoroughly cleaned between guests.

Only one group may use the kitchen facilities at a time.

Hand sanitisers and antibac spray is provided.

NHS Track and Trace system in use.

A walkers' paradise

Hike, climb and enjoy the magnificent scenery!

Hartland is steeped in natural beauty.  It is situated in An Area of Outstanding Natural beauty and is a walkers' paradise.

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