• Welcome to Freshwell Camping Croyde


Looking for camping in Croyde? Located only 2 minutes walk from the entrance to Croyde Beach,
Freshwell Camping is the ideal coastal campsite boasting a full view of the beach from the site
and offering plenty of open space to pitch your tent in. Plus it’s only a 10 min walk from Croyde Village!


Camping in Croyde

Our booking calendar will open early December 2023



If any of you have stayed before you’ll be aware in the lower field on Wednesdays and Fridays we host music events.

The fields have a long history of music and events being provided for all to enjoy long before the campsite ever began. We continue to enjoy sharing the space. and the view to good music and great food to go with it.

The music is alerted family friendly, starts and 5pm and finishes and 8pm.

Book a Camping Pitch

Click below to choose a pitch size based on the number of people in your group and the deposit to pay in advance.

Small Group Pitch
  • 1-4 People
  • Deposit Reserves Pitch
  • Pay Balance Upon Check-in
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Medium Group Pitch
  • 5-8 People
  • Deposit Reserves Pitch
  • Pay Balance Upon Check-in
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£*/Paid upfront
Large Group Pitch
  • Must be arranged first
  • Suitable for school groups
  • Sports and youth clubs
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Freshwell camping is situated in a prime location overlooking stunning Croyde Beach. Unlike other campsites, we let you pitch your tent in the location of your choice. All sizes and types of tent are welcome. We are open in the summer school holidays and cater mainly for families and small groups. All you need to do is:

1. Choose your pitch based on your group size.

2. Check it’s available using the calendar.

3. Place your booking deposit.

Services and Facilities

No minimum stay policy

You can stay for just 1 day if you wish or for as many days as we are open throughout the school summer holiday season in July-Aug


Daily housekeeping is included in the rates. Toilets and showers checked and cleaned twice a day.


We have shower units running hot and cold water 24 hours a day and free of charge.

Free Parking on Premises

You can park your car beside your pitch area. If possible, we kindly ask that you car-share and keep individual vehicles to a minimum to save space.

Wetsuit washing

We have fresh water bins onsite to wash your wetsuits after taking a dip and riding the waves.

Drinking Water

We have two water taps for drinking water. One is at the sink washing up area, the other is beside the main field entrance as a stand pipe.

Mobile Phone Charging

We have limited availability to re-charge mobile phones however we advise you bring power supplies.

Food & Drink

Our friend Tessa with her Sri Lankan food stall Hippy happy Hoppers is onsite providing freshly made healthy breakfasts, dinners, teas & coconut drinks.

Sink Area

There is a shared/communal sink area for cleaning and washing your cups and plates.

Ice Block Freezing

We offer a service to freeze ice blocks for £1 each time. Please mark your ice blocks to identify them.

Onsite Staff Daily 24/7

There are staff available onsite daily to handle your check in process and to answer any questions about the local area throughout your stay.

No Electrical Hookups

Unfortunately we do not provide mains ‘power-in’ to the tents. We have a limited AC/DC charging facility and therefore recommend you bring portable power supplies.

Important Guidelines

Please take note of the following before booking which we adhere to strictly for health and safety reasons.

Group Bookings: Arrivals / Checkin

We ask that groups arrive within the closest timeframe as possible to ensure speedy checkin. We also request you settle individual balances between yourselves so that we receive full balance payment from one person.

Group Bookings: Numbers

Only the number of people detailed under your booking are permitted to camp during your stay. We reserve the right to decline additional people not listed on your booking without prior notice and updated booking confirmation.

5mph Vehicle Speed Limit

We ask that when driving on the campsite to keep below 5mph at all times. There are lots of children playing when the site is busy.

No Dogs Allowed

We cannot accept dogs for the safety of others. However guide dogs are welcome with their owners. We suggest you click on www.thegooddogguide.com for campsites in Devon that do take dogs.

No under 18 groups

For legal reasons we cannot accept groups of people all under 18 years old. We require at least 1 person to be 18 or over who can be responsible for the group.

No Fires

We do not permit open fires for health and safety reasons. Fire Pits are permitted but please keep them under control. If you wish to use BBQ’s, we can provide bricks at reception.

No Motorhomes OR Caravans

We cannot accommodate motorhomes or caravans unfortunately. We do allow camper vans that are smaller and designed for travel/sleeping. Please contact us to confirm your model van in advance if you are not sure.

No Stag & Hen Groups

Unfortunately we cannot accommodate large single sex groups. We recommend you look up larger caravan parks locally who may be able to accommodate you.

Guest Reviews & Ratings

Such an awesome bank holiday weekend at Freshwell. They didn’t pack tents in so you couldn’t move, they made sure there was the right amount of space for everyone to enjoy. Super chilled but nothing was too much trouble. Loved the focus on recycling!
Jessica SmithSeptember 2019
A great place with the best view. Booked online as a surprise to visit my son who was working in Croyde. Turns out I had the biggest surprise. Such a beautiful campsite with amazing views, fantastic people and so accommodating. Without a doubt the best site to stay!! See you next year and thank you for making us feel so welcome.
M-b WillsAugust 2019
We really liked the free range camping concept allowing you to choose where you pitch up. The view is superb from the field. Facilities are basic but all you need, ample showers which were always hot and clean toilets. All the staff were really friendly and helpful. A lovely chilled out campsite, we’d stay again!
Emily AdamsJuly 2019