Secret Spot Camping
Moor Lane Nursery, Saunton Rd, Braunton EX33 1HG
Never has there been a campsite more aptly named. It took this reviewer 20 minutes and two phone calls to find the place, despite the satnav indicating that I was around 200 metres away. Persevere, though, and the determined camper is rewarded with a brilliant little piece of England to call their own. Our tip is to look out for the sign for Moor Lane Nursery as, rather sweetly, the day-to-day business here is growing and selling gorgeous plants.
What this means is that the whole place is beautifully designed, with stunning plants at every turn. A stroll through the site is a revelation, revealing nooks and crannies peppered with comfy chairs, a barbecue, picnic tables and a wishing well along with essential amenities such as a fridge-freezer, microwave, kettle and so on. Its proximity to Croyde Beach means that it’s a favoured hangout of the surf crowd but, thanks to its tranquil, private vibe, it attracts the more chilled variety of surfer. There’s unspoilt countryside in every direction and you’ll share your stay with butterflies, owls, egrets, bats and dragonflies (plus the lovely Steve and family – this is their home and they'll be on hand to accommodate in any way). Back to nature, then, but with the bonus of the lively village of Croyde just down the road.
The Owner SaysBased near Saunton in Devon, Secret Spot Camping is a small, family-run campsite, hidden away in a top secret location. It's the perfect place to getaway and relax near the seaside. The campsite is packed with beautiful gardens, butterflies and birds, and overlooks fields to the back of Saunton Sand Dunes.
Laid back, quiet gem!
What a great little campsite - hot showers, very clean, beautiful gardens to sit in, with hammock, fire pit, pond. The owners were very relaxed and helpful. Quiet location within easy reach of shops/restaurants in Braunton and the beach/surf! Wish I could have stayed longer.