Bales Ash Campsite in the North Devon countryside sits above the Taw Valley with views across to Exmoor with glamping in a Beech Hut, Bell Tents and Yurt. Our campsite also offers relaxed camping in two beautiful sprawling fields covering 10 acres so there is plenty of room for everyone to camp and still masses of space to play.
THE BEECH HUT
The Beech Hut is nestled amongst the trees in a beautiful location. There’s fantastic views across fields adjoining our small but spacious friendly campsite.
The Beech Hut is perfect for a romantic break for a couple but it can also sleep 1 or 2 more people by prior arrangement
Inside the Hut you will find
- Upstairs on the mezzanine there is a comfortable double bed where you can peep out at the stars in the endless North Devon sky
- Comfortable double sofa bed downstairs
- All your basic kitchen equipment including crockery and cutlery
- 2 ring electric burner
- Electric kettle
- Microwave and toaster
OUTSIDE THE HUT
- Cold water tap and Belfast sink immediately outside
- Your own eco friendly compostable toilet and just a short walk away
- There are 3 beautiful modern hot showers for your use
- Enjoy your own private campfire or barbecue a few metres away in the adjoining field
We have 3 fully furnished bell tents with everything you need for a relaxed glamping experience.
Bell Tents MiraBelle and AnnaBelle include
- Double bed (with slats and proper mattress)
- 2 singles (with slats and proper mattress)
- A 3rd single sleeping mattress can be added on request
- Cooking equipment, utensils and crockery
ClariBelle is an larger 6 metre diameter bell tent with
- King size bed
- 2 singles
They each come with their own mini marquee with a well equipped outdoor kitchen/dining area and a fire pit and BBQ. Sip a glass of something chilled or savour a hot chocolate beside your own fire pit and marvel at the starry Devon skies.
EPPIE THE YURT
Eppie is an original authentic Mongolian yurt sited in our small camping field. She is brightly painted in the traditional style and beautifully furnished and sleeping 6. Eppie includes
- Double bed
- Double futon sofa bed
- 2 single sleeping roll mats
All you need to bring is bed linen and towels, alternately hire these when booking.
Cooking equipment, utensils and crockery are all provided in your own covered cooking area.
We have 3 hygienic and modern compostable toilets and 3 fabulous indoor hot water showers together with outdoor Belfast sinks for washing and cleaning.
We have a small campsite shop selling all the basics including local farm eggs, milk, baked beans, pasta, ice and of course marshmallows
Cream Teas and home made cakes are also available. Our particular speciality is catering for gluten free diets.
We can arrange to pick you up from Umberleigh or Portsmouth Arms train stations on the scenic Tarka trainline.
Campfires are allowed in our own off the ground fire pits which are available for hire for just £3 per stay however long you’re here. We can sell you logs and kindling at competitive prices.
We also welcome all types of tents, small camper vans and you can bring your gazebo or event shelter if requrired. Sit and chat around a fire pit or just enjoy gazing at the stars in the endless Devon sky and marvel at the complete and utter stillness of being away from it all.
Beech Hut from £60 for 2 people per night if you bring your own bed linen and towels.
Alternately hire bedlinen and towels for a fixed additional charge.
Bell Tents from £65 per night including electric hook up
Yurt from £80 per night for up to 4 plus £5 per night for any additional people.