California Cross

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.60 to £11.25 Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites with good pubs nearby

    Top site for pubs

Near the South Devon Heritage Coast - sandy beaches and activity or peace and tranquility. The choice is yours.

You’ll find our California Cross Club campsite in South Hams, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Off the beaten track and surrounded by rolling countryside, the campsite is nestled between the sandy beaches of South Devon’s Heritage coast and the dramatic landscape of the Dartmoor National Park.

Peace and tranquillity is what you’ll find here, along with a mix of level and sloping pitches and a good range of on-site facilities. The California Inn and a shop, both next door to the campsite serve and sell locally produced food.

Nearby Modbury and Ivybridge offer a range of shops and places to eat. The latter will also appeal to walkers. The Two Moors Way starts here, traversing the National Park on its way to Lynmouth on the north Devon coast. Heading south the Erme-Plym Way links Ivybridge to Wembury. The beach here is known for its surfing and rock pooling.

Bigbury on Sea boasts the biggest sandy beach in south Devon. Catch the sea tractor from here to pretty Burgh Island. For windsurfing, canoeing and coastal walks go to nearby Wonwell beach. Mothecombe and Coastguards beaches are also not to be missed.

Worth Noting

Some pitches are sloping and chocks may be needed. Please note that currently, the play area is partially out of action.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

The California Inn and a shop, both next to the campsite, serve and sell local produce. A farm shop four miles away has local organic meat and vegetables, a monthly Farmer's Market visits Totnes, Dartmouth, Ivybridge and Kingsbridge.

Facilities

California Cross has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Difficult access/approach

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Mother and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Payphone

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

Reviews

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5

The site staff are very helpful and friendly, and work hard to keep the site and facilities...

This review is for California Cross

The site staff are very helpful and friendly, and work hard to keep the site and facilities clean, tidy and attractive. There is a good shop at the garage a few minutes walk up the road, and there are many lovely places to visit within 10-15 miles. Kingsbridge, about 7 miles away, is an attractive town with good shops, supermarkets and other services, and Plymouth is within easy reach.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

We shall be back

This review is for California Cross

We shall be back

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

A clean, tidy and welcoming site with all the basics supplied.

This review is for California Cross

A clean, tidy and welcoming site with all the basics supplied. Lovely wardens and wall to wall peace and quiet. Access was our only issue as we're new caravanners therefore not confident towers - for a couple of miles the road was narrow in places with passing spaces - freaked us out a bit and we wouldn't go back for this reason only. Plenty of people use all the local caravan sites along the narrow lanes, so it's just us being timid! Lodiswell garden centre and cafe is a great place to start a walk - have breakfast or lunch and leave the car in their car park and walk along the river and back. Options for round walks from here. Bigbury about 20 minutes by car. Spa shop and pub a two minute walk from the site.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

A 2 night stay, very relaxing, dog friendly but no dedicated dog walking area, had to walk...

This review is for California Cross

A 2 night stay, very relaxing, dog friendly but no dedicated dog walking area, had to walk along the lane. Sheltered and sunny. Garage and Spar shop 2 mins on foot. Road to site from A38 a bit narrow in places.

  • Location: Country,Secluded
  • Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 3.5 miles from site entrance

Nearest train station: Ivybridge – 7 miles

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