Camping in Devon

Camping in Devon

Sleep under the stars on the south coast

Welcome to Devon

Devon should be high on any tourist’s list! With miles of unspoilt Devon coast, rustic villages and two National Parks, it's the ideal location for camping, whether you wish to explore the Jurassic coastline, the wilds of Dartmoor or the quaint towns and small cities which form the hub of the area.

Devon is known for its rolling hills, charming fishing villages and relaxed pace of life. The Jurassic Coast to the south is a World Heritage Site and filled with stunning scenery. With no less than five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the rugged wilderness of Dartmoor to explore and a gateway to the English Riviera in the form of Torbay, it's no wonder so many people see Devon as the perfect place to get away from it all.

Why you should use our YHA campsites in Devon:

  • 24 hour access to hostel facilities
  • Picturesque gardens and grounds
  • Great locations from which to explore Devon’s beautiful landmarks
  • Meals available

YHA hostels with camping in Devon

YHA Beer Camping

YHA Beer

YHA Beer, an arts and crafts building set in beautiful grounds, offers one of the most unique camping grounds in Devon. Located on the hillside, it overlooks the picturesque village of Beer and the Devonshire sea. Camping in Devon, in this beautiful location, is ideal for individual travellers, families and groups, as the site is just a 10-minute stroll from the centre of the village and the beach.

Campers have 24-hour access to all the hostel facilities and there are even barbecue facilities on-site. The perfect added extra! 

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YHA Okehampton Camping

YHA Okehampton

If you're looking for the perfect base for a camping holiday in Devon, why not check out YHA Okehampton’s woodland camping area? This stunning set up is located on the outskirts of the picturesque Dartmoor National Park, meaning it's even easier for you to get out and about and explore the great outdoors.

The site is suitable for up to 20 tents and our campers are welcome to use all hostel facilities. There’s a small campfire area where you can sit around in the evening toasting marshmallows and sharing stories.

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Things to do in Devon



The Donkey Sanctuary:

A wonderful chance for kids to get closer to animals and support a worthy cause, this farm works for the welfare of donkeys around the world.

Marbles in a Jar

House of Marbles:

A working glass and games factory in a historic pottery, this is a great day out for all ages. Tour the games museum, see how marbles are made and experience "Snookie", the biggest marble run in the UK!

Vixen Tor on Dartmoor

Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks:

Breath-taking, open moorlands and deep river valleys, with a rich history and rare wildlife, shaped by people and nature over thousands of years; Dartmoor and Exmoor are a set of unique places where you can truly escape to find peace, quiet and extreme beauty.

Jurassic Coast View

Jurassic Coast:

Enjoy the beauty of the Jurassic Coastline in Devon, miles of spectacular coastal paths, stunning views and historic landmarks.

Also available in Devon

Campsites in Devon