Exeter Racecourse

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS | Telephone: 01392 832107 | View Map

  • Beautiful views over the Exeter site
    Beautiful views over the Exeter site
  • Exeter Cathedral
    Exeter Cathedral
  • Torquay's Dinosaur World
    Torquay's Dinosaur World
  • Carousel at Dingles Fairground
    Carousel at Dingles Fairground
  • Stunning landscape at Exeter site
    Stunning landscape at Exeter site
  • Exeter Racecourse
    Exeter Racecourse

Open Dates:
17 March to 4 November 2018

Earliest Arrival Time: 3pm
Latest Departure Time: 10am

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area

Why stay here

Enjoy a peaceful countryside holiday, set high on Haldon Hill, surrounded by heather and gorse moorland. Explore neighbouring Haldon forest and the open moorlands and valleys of Dartmoor National Park; as well as every fossil hunter’s paradise - the Jurassic Coast.

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    Tent Pitches from: £12.10 per stay*

Accommodation at Exeter Racecourse

Tent pitches

From: £12.10 per stay*

Pitch up under the stars at our Exeter Racecourse campsite, one of over 40 locations across the UK. Whether you’re looking to hit the shops on a city break, splash around at the coast or get lost in the highlands, we’ve got a campsite for to suit you.

Site details

Why stay here

Enjoy a peaceful countryside holiday, set high on Haldon Hill, surrounded by heather and gorse moorland. Explore neighbouring Haldon forest and the open moorlands and valleys of Dartmoor National Park; as well as every fossil hunter’s paradise - the Jurassic Coast.

Central Exeter and the Exmouth coast are both equal distances from our site - just 10 miles to the beach and eight miles to the city. The historic walled city of Exeter houses a cathedral, a castle and some intriguing underground passages that are worth exploring.

 

Family days out

Visit Haldon Forest Park, less than two miles away from site. Family activities include The Highway Rat Activity Trail, the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and the Segway Trail Tour.

For a day at the beach, Dawlish is a great, dog-friendly choice and only 10 miles from site. Known as The English Riviera, it has a sandy beach and the impressive South Devon Railway sea wall.

Canonteign Falls is 10 miles from site on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. This Victorian folly is surrounded by fern gardens and there’s even a children’s play area.


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• BBQs allowed
• Pitches are: grass, non-electric
• Site shop: No but there are supermarkets less than a mile away

Wi-Fi fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


Cycling

Haldon Forest Park is less than two miles away and has a technical trail designed for more experienced mountain bikers.

The closest National Cycling Route 43 runs along the River Exe and joins Route 2 (Dover to St Austell) – view Sustrans route map

Hire a bike from Forest Cycle Hire in Haldon Forest Park – they’ll also give your bike some TLC with a service or repairs.


Walking

The Mamhead Sensory Trail is ideal for families with young children. There are plenty of woodland play areas and rest-stops along the way. For views over Exeter and the estuary, head on the circular three mile Haldon Obelisk route.

The ‘Little Switzerland’ walk is a five mile hilly track through Haldon Forest - richly wooded with a resemblance to forests found in Switzerland and Germany.

Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve is a coast-side expanse of grasslands, mud flats and sand dunes – a pretty coastal walk just nine miles away.


Things to try

Exe Adventures offer canoe and kayak rental and group paddles, they even offer a pick up and drop off service meaning they essentially bring the kayaks to you!

For some all-terrain, off-road fun Quad World – situated 17 miles from site.

Climbing, caving and abseiling are all catered for by Isca Outdoor. Activities are held at either Pridhamsleigh Cavern (15 miles from site) or Chudleigh Rocks (five miles from site).


Pubs and restaurants

If heading to Haldon Forest Park, drop in to The Ridge Café for a light lunch and a great selection of naughty treats from the Ice Cream Shed!

Harry’s Restaurant is widely viewed as one of the best restaurants in Exeter. This independently owned, eclectic restaurant is set in a gothic style building and serves seasonal food.

The Mill on the Exe is a great river side location. Having previously been a paper mill until the 1960s, this pub/restaurant now serves great food and drink.



* Price for two adults and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs further booking information.

 

Terms and conditions apply.

Location and transport

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS
Telephone: 01392 832107

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Exeter and Newton Abbot
  • Nearest train station: Starcross
  • Car hire available on site: Yes

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