Devon Caravan Sites with Swimming Pool

Part of a great summer holiday, at least the kind that normally includes travelling abroad to warmer climates in Spain, Greece or Cyprus, is being able to lazy around in a swimming pool. Even if you like to get out and about to explore the local area or just to fully avail yourself of the cool and fun amenities on offer, there is something utterly delightful about just heading down to the pool and chilling out with a relaxing swim or just floating along. If you have kids, they will undoubtedly love diving into the water and playing around.

You may think taking a caravan holiday would mean you are unable to enjoy the benefits of that swimming pool you’d get at a beach resort. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. As there are many caravan sites with swimming pools as an available facility. In the post, we are going to particularly look at Devon caravan sites with swimming pool.

The sites we have chosen are in prime locations in the south western county and have more to them than just swimming pools, even if that’s what we are highlighting.  So, if a coastal or south west caravan holiday with access to a pool sounds appealing, you’ve come to the right place.

10 Caravan Sites in Devon with a Swimming Pool

Forest Glade Holiday Park

Kentisbeare, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 2DT

First up we have the family-run caravan site based in amongst thick forestry on the stunning Blackdown Hills, in what is officially an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Devon close to Somerset. 300-acres of pine forest is an enticing reason to stay at this site and with 26-acres that features the choice of fully serviced hardstanding pitches along with grass and gravel pitches with electric-hook up and some more traditional pitches too.

When it comes to facilities and amenities, Forest Glade offers an extensive amount to help make your stay there as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, including:

  • Family shower room and toilet
  • Parent and baby room
  • Disabled room featuring sink, shower and toilet
  • Free hot showers
  • Laundry room with coin-operated washers and dryers
  • Soft play area
  • Games room
  • Outdoors play areas
  • Tennis court and ball games area
  • On-site shop, takeaway restaurant and bakery
  • Wi-Fi
  • Heated swimming pool

The swimming pool is obviously the main reason for highlighting this site. It’s an indoor heated swimming pool that features a separate section for parents with toddlers and open all season from 8am to 6pm, including 8am to 9am swimming sessions for adults only.

Stowford Farm Meadows

Berry Down, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 0PW

Stowford Farm Meadows is a family-run caravan site based in North Devon that has been managed by Winston Rice and his family since 1978. It is located on 500-acres of mature woodland and rolling countryside and offers some spectacular views of the local scenery and a fun and safe environment for a family holiday. They offer a choice of large grass and hardstanding pitches, with electric hook-up as standard and a selection of premier pitches that offer you water tap and grey water drainage too.

In terms of facilities, they provide a wide array of modern and high-quality amenities, including:

  • Hygienically clean toilets and showers
  • Laundry room with washers and dryers
  • Onsite shop
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Water hook-up
  • Disabled facilities
  • Onsite entertainment
  • Games room
  • Horse riding
  • Kids playground
  • Onsite restaurant/café
  • Indoor swimming pool

The indoor swimming pool at this site is heated, 22-metres and opened from April to October. As well as lots of playing around for the kids, there are specially allotted times for serious swimmers looking to complete some lengths.

Beverley Holidays

Goodrington Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7JE

Located in the South of Devon with mesmerising views over Torbay and of the sea that stretches along the Devonshire coast with plenty of Blue Flay rated beaches to explore and enjoy. It’s not surprising then, when you take all that into consideration that Beverley Holidays was voted one of the best family holiday parks in the UK at the annual British Travel Awards in 2017.

The site offers a full range of pitches to match your needs and requirements and there are too numerous facilities to list through here, but the highlights include:

  • Modern showers and toilets
  • Laundry with washers and dryers
  • Onsite shop for holiday essentials
  • TV room
  • Free Wi-Fi internet access
  • Disabled facilities=
  • Hot tubs
  • Kids playground
  • Indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools

Beverley Park, where tourers are welcome, has access to not one but three heated swimming pools. For those looking to soak up the sun’s rays there’s two outdoor options and a paddling pool. For those of you looking for some protection when it gets rainy or just some shaded swimming there is a heated swimming pool that also offers a steam room, sauna and hot tub.

Woolacombe Sands

Beach Road, Woolacombe, Devon, EX34 7AF

Woolacombe Sands is a family-run holiday park that offers some nice personal touches you don’t really get at the bigger chains run by corporations. Located in North Devon in Woolacombe it is ideal as a base point for exploring the coastal and rural sides of this part of the county. Whatever you want from a caravan holiday, you can be right there. There are beautiful beaches nearby in Woolacombe, but also Croyde and Saunton Sands too. The holiday park also caters to all budgets and in terms of pitches available, there are hardstanding and grass electric pitches as well as super pitches that offer a hardstanding for your vehicle along with some of the best views in the park, drainage, TV connection, water point, electric hook-up and outdoor lighting.

In terms of facilities and features, this park has all the standards and some nice touches too, such as:

  • Modern Showers and toilets
  • C. Disposal
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Laundrette with washers and dryers
  • Disabled facilities
  • Golf
  • Kid’s club
  • TV room
  • Kids play area
  • Horse riding
  • Onsite shop
  • Onsite restaurant/café
  • Kid’s club
  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pool

There is keycode-secured entry for both the indoor and outdoor pools, both of which are heated and feature paddling pool areas for little ones. While the indoor pool is open between 8am and 8pm, the outdoor pool is open from 10am to late night (at the discretion of management).

Andrewshayes Holiday Park

Dalwood, Axminster, Devon, EX13 7DY

Set just 10 minutes’ drive away from Seaton and Jurassic Coast and Seaton, Andrewshayes Holiday Park is a fabulous four-star family-run site that caters to caravanners, as well as other holidaymakers too. You have the option of grass pitches, standard hardstanding pitches (with electric hook-up) and super hardstanding pitches (that offer water, free wastewater drainage and electric hook-up).

The site is also well-situated for visits to Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. If you’re a fan of good food, River Cottage Canteen is further into Axminster. However, thanks to their full range of great facilities, you might not want to leave the site. These include:

  • High quality clean and hygienic showers
  • Laundry room with coin-operated washing machines, dryers and hand-washing basins
  • Recycling
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Nature trail
  • Dog friendly with large field
  • Onsite shop
  • Outdoor play areas
  • Special playroom for toddlers
  • Games room
  • Onsite bar/café and takeaway
  • Indoor heated pool

The pool is large and protected by a retractable enclosure, so while the pool is open it can be enjoyed no matter what the weather is like.

Cofton Holidays

Starcross, Dawlish, Devon, EX6 8RP

Located within minutes from the beautiful Blue Flag Dawlish Warren beach and set within 80-acres of beautiful land comprising of fishing lakes, firmly established and mature woodlands and rolling green meadows, Cofton Holidays is a real treasure. Ideal for anyone looking to discover what South Devon has to offer, you get the option of hardstanding and grass pitches and a wide variety of great facilities.

These facilities include:

  • Disabled amenities
  • Restaurant/café onsite
  • Fresh and cleaning drinking water
  • Games room
  • Spotlessly clean showers and toilets
  • Entertainment onsite
  • Leisure facilities including gym and spa
  • Kids playground
  • Laundry services
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Fishing
  • Kid’s club
  • Games room
  • Close to local pub and beach
  • Outdoor and indoor heated pools

While the indoor pool is available all year round, the outdoor pool, obviously, is only available seasonally, from May through to September.

Dartmoor View Holiday Park

Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2QL

If you are looking for a great Devon caravan site with swimming pool and want to explore the beautiful and breath-taking Dartmoor National Park, then Dartmoor View Holiday Park could be perfect. Just on the edge of the park itself, it is 14-miles away from Exeter and 7-miles outside Okehampton. It is a lot simpler than many of the other sites we’ve featured, but don’t let that put you off.

There is a total of 27 hardstanding touring vehicle pitches, while all 12 have electric hook-up, 12 also benefit from a water tap.

The pet and child-friendly park has a small number of excellent facilities and features, including:

  • Well-maintained, heated and clean showers and toilet blocks
  • Disabled facilities
  • TV room
  • Laundrette with washing and drying options
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Kid’s playground
  • Games room
  • Fishing
  • Baby changing
  • Outdoor swimming pool

The swimming pool may be small, but given how big the site is overall, this is not surprising and the fact you get a place to cool off when the heat really beams down makes this a special treat.

Hoburne Devon Bay

Grange Road, Goodrington, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7JP

Another great option that offers you easy access to Dartmoor National Park, some splendid Devonshire beaches and other great attractions that make the county one of the top holiday destinations in the country, is Hoburne Devon Bay. Even if you don’t want to go exploring and want somewhere to just relax and have fun in one location, this site is packed with lots to see and do.

Some of the great facilities offered by Hoburne Devon Bay includes:

  • Large entertainment complex
  • Wi-Fi internet access for free
  • Bar, café and takeaway onsite
  • Steam room and sauna
  • Crazy golf
  • Fitness room
  • Games area
  • Nature trail
  • Sky TV and BT Sport room
  • Amusement arcade
  • Indoor soft playroom
  • Adventure playground
  • Immaculate showers and toilets
  • Onsite shop
  • Laundrette services
  • Outdoor pool and paddling pool
  • Indoor pool with flume

As you can see, the pool options are great at Hoburne Devon Bay. Although the outdoor pool is only open from the middle of May to the middle of September, there is the indoor option.

Ladram Bay Holiday Park

Ladram Road, Otterton, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BX

The second to last site in our look at Devon caravan sites with swimming pool options is the five-star, award-winner that is Ladram Bay. This is another based along the Jurassic Coast and is one of the country’s largest privately-owned holiday sites. Although this site offers excellent links to stunning locations throughout the area, and a multitude of great facilities, one of the highlights is undoubtedly the private beach with sand-coloured pebbles tucked away into a bay with sheltering from the coastal weather conditions.

They offer hardstanding pitches for tourers with water and electric hook-up and even drainage for grey waste. Some of the facilities here include:

  • Premium standard showers and toilets
  • Onsite supermarket and restaurant
  • Takeaway service
  • Swimming pool and splash zone
  • Soft play
  • Hire for water sports equipment
  • Indoor rock-climbing wall
  • Adventure golf
  • Disabled facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Kids play area
  • Laundrette
  • Hot tubs

The site’s indoor swimming pool has something for everyone, and the outdoor splash zone is a whole lot of fun.

Smytham Holiday Park

Smytham Manor, Little Torrington, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PU

Last on our list is the stunning rural-based, family-run site known as Smytham Holiday Park. Set between Exmoor and Dartmoor, you have a lot of natural beauty you can explore as well as access to the must-try Tarka Trail bike trail (if that’s your kinda thing). Compromising of 33-acres of pristine and mature parkland, the park sits beside the site’s estate’s old manor house that’s still used by the family as their home.

There is an excellent array of pitch types, featuring just about any amenity you could ever want or need for your caravan setup. Even if you get bored or just want to stay on-site, they have ensured there’s enough to do with facilities and features like:

  • En-suite shower and toilet facilities for some pitches
  • Showers and toilets for regular pitch users
  • Disabled facilities
  • Games room
  • Kid’s playground
  • Drinking water
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Onsite shop
  • TV Room
  • Laundry services
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool

As noted directly above, there is a comfortable and relaxing solar-powered heated swimming pool to top off all the other great facilities and stunning location.

There are many more Devon caravan sites with swimming pool access included in the price of pitching up, but we wanted to highlight the 10 we thought were among the best. There’s no reason to miss out on that poolside with a cocktail in hand experience you long for from a holiday or to give the kids something to do when you don’t want to leave your lounger. Just head to one of the awesome caravan sites listed above and you can have a memorable caravan holiday with a beach and holiday resort twist!

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