Campsites with rock climbing near Exeter

The busy Devon city of Exeter isn't known for its campsites – the 12th century cathedral, the Exeter Guildhall and the city-centre buzz has a far more urban appeal – but the surrounding countryside is awash with good places to pitch if you want to spend a day or two in town.

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Sweet Hill Farm

10 units · Motorhomes, Tents1 acre · Dorset, South West England
Simple, almost-wild, seaside camping on the Isle of Portland
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Devon Tipi Camp & Glamp

18 units · Glamping, Tents2 acres · Exeter, England
Located next to the River Culm, the campsite is almost completely surrounded by water. On site is composting toilets and river showers. It’s just outside a Devonshire village with pubs (the Stoke Canon Inn and the Agricultural Inn across the river), a village shop and bus route to the local historical town and city.
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West Town Farm

32 units · Glamping, Tents1 acre · Exeter, Devon, South West England
Eco camping on an organic farm just a hop from Exeter city centre and 25 minutes from the coast
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The Enchanted Wilderness

5 units · Tents22 acres · Yelverton, England
Simple riverside camping pitches in the Tamar Valley on the edge of Dartmoor
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£28
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Three Hares Campsite

15 units · Motorhomes, Tents1 acre · Exeter, England
A simple site with campfires, tree swings and hammocks in Dartmoor
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Camp Couture

4 units · Glamping, Tents10 acres · Barnstaple, Devon, South West England
We Have 10 acres, 5 of which is woodland. Each let has its own private area with seating table and fire pit some of our let’s have either a hammock or swinging chair Tent pitches are in the woodland which also have their own private area with table chairs hammock fire pit and a camp kitchen to share. We have friendly residents of Alpaca, sheep, a goat and peacocks and chickens that you are welcome to feed with the supplied food. We have a local pub you can walk to across farmers fields about a 20 minute ramble. South Molton, a 3 minute drive away, has a small artisan market voted the best in the UK
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Fire Beacon Camping

16 units · Tents2 acres · Sidmouth, Devon, South West England
Set in a peaceful, rural location in the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Fire Beacon Camping is a fabulous location for a countryside escape, 1.5 miles along a traditional Devon country lane, when you arrive the views of Devon countryside, will not disappoint! Perfectly situated for stunning sunsets and the best starry night skies, how many shooting stars will you see? (weather permitting) This is a tranquil, off grid nearly wild campsite, with a strong eco ethos and boasts an outdoor shower under the trees with views across to Exmoor, composting toilet facilities, a washing up area and recycling facilities. Biodegradable washing products are provided as all the grey water is reused. Pathways are cut through the meadow to access the facilities, the wildlife is abundant, all the pitches are extremely generously sized and a Fire Pit provided for each one. It's a 10 minute drive to Sidmouth with its beautiful beaches and wide range of Independent shops, Cafes and pubs, and 10 minutes drive in the opposite direction to Ottery St Mary, which also boasts a wide range of Independent shops, there are also plenty of Farm Shops in the area. There is no end of wonderful beaches to explore along the Jurassic coastline. From Fossil hunting in Lyme Regis to the East, the quaint fishing village of Beer to massive golden sandy beaches in Exmouth to the west. With lots of woodland walks on the 'doorstep' the East Devon Way is a 5 minute walk away, 15 minutes walk to the Fire Beacon Nature Reserve and for keen hikers, we're close to the South West Coast Path. For mountain bikers, there are some great routes in the local woodlands and bike routes are also close by with the challenging River Exe Loop and family bike routes along the Otter river less than 15 minutes’ drive away. Swimming but not a sea baby? You can take an indoor dip at LED Sidmouth Swimming Pool.
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The Camping Field

35 units · Motorhomes, Tents6 acres · Bodmin, Cornwall, South West England
Back-to-basics camping in beautiful Cornish countryside
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Pure & Rustic

6 units · Glamping35 acres · Croyde, Devon, South West England
Acres of beautiful woodlands & pastures for those that like to sleep under canvas with or without electric. Hot showers, Pure Greenfields spring water on tap, designated fire pits to bring out your rawness of nature!! Pure & Rustic is close by to some fantastic local pubs, and the beaches of Croyde, Saunton, Putsborough & Woolacombe. A magical woodland retreat to watch the moon & stars float by..!
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Glan Y Mor Camping

9 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents7 acres · Pembroke, Wales
Glan Y Mor is a small family run farm in Pembrokeshire with a beautiful woodland campsite overlooking the Pembroke river estuary with views towards Pembroke Castle. We are ideally located close to local amenities, cafes and restaurants but also amazingly secluded and private. We offer an environmentally friendly and well maintained site with careful attention to detail.
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Cwmffrwd Farm Campsite

28 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents22 acres · Crickhowell, Wales
Simple, eco-friendly camping with epic views at the foot of a famed Welsh mountain range
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Camping in Nature at Vallis Veg

15 units · Tents18 acres · Frome, Somerset, South West England
Back-to-basics, natural camping with campfires encouraged and easy walks to the local attractions in Frome
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Campsites with rock climbing near Exeter guide

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Welcome to Hipcamp, the go-to website for all your camping needs near Exeter, England! If you're a climbing enthusiast, we've got you covered with over 1200 options specifically tailored for climbers. Whether you prefer a serene campground or a rustic farm stay, we have it all. Check out our top-rated campsites like Sweet Hill Farm (66 reviews), Cwmffrwd Farm Campsite (53 reviews), and Digeddi Wildlife Camping (38 reviews). With facilities like rubbish bins, toilets, and potable water, you'll have everything you need for a comfortable stay. And with activities like climbing, biking, and horseback riding, there's never a dull moment. Plus, our average price per night is just £15, with options as low as £7. So get ready to pitch your tent and embark on an unforgettable adventure in nature!

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