Burrowhayes Farm Caravan and Camping site is a popular, family friendly park that enjoys a four-star tourist board rating. The site itself is a National Trust farm and is owned and run by the Dascombe family. The park sits in the heart of Exmoor National Park a short distance from the popular Somerset town of Minehead, and is open from mid-March to the end of October each year. Pets are welcome to stay with you at the park so long as you keep them on a lead and exercise them away from the site grounds.
The park has pitches for touring caravans and motorhomes, and there is also plenty of space on the site to pitch tents. A small selection of pitches have both electricity and television hook-ups available and these are in a separate field to the main site area.
If you’re looking for holiday caravans for hire, you’re in luck, because Burrowhayes Farm does also have a small number of static holiday homes for hire.
Found in the Horner Valley region of Exmoor, the park provides breathtaking views across the whole area. Burrowhayes Farm Caravan and Camping Site is ideally situated for exploring Exmoor, whether guests are looking to check out the coastline or head inland to see the sparkling River Exe tumbling down its rocky course, through a mixture of dense ancient woodland and rolling open countryside and hills. If you’re lucky you’ll see magnificent Red Deer and wild Exmoor ponies here.
Facilities on the campsite include heated shower and toilet blocks, laundry facilities, and dishwashing facilities. Chemical waste disposal points are located in numerous places around the park, while a well-stocked shop on the site means that guests are able to buy their holiday essentials and never leave Burrowhayes Farm if they don’t wish to.
Horses and ponies are available for hire from the campsite itself, so guests looking to explore the park and the outstandingly beautiful surrounding area can do so with ease.
If you enjoy walking during your camping and caravan holidays in Somerset you will be pleased to find an array of stunning routes heading out in all directions. From here you can walk into the wooded areas of Exmoor, or out towards the coast.
The campsite is bordered by the Horner Water stream, which is shallow enough to explore on foot, though waterside paths are close by for those who would prefer to keep their feet dry.
Away from Burrowhayes Farm Caravan and Camping Site guests will find there is much to do in the local area, both within the boundaries of Exmoor and beyond. The nearest village is Porlock, which has three welcoming pubs as well as plenty of local shops, cafés and restaurants for guests to find refreshments and stock up on anything they need. Those looking for more things to do will find the bustling town of Minehead worth visiting. To get there, take a picturesque five mile drive along the coast, and then enjoy Minehead’s cultural attractions, including museums and theatres, as well as the beach.
Visit Exmoor Zoo while you are on holiday at Burrowhayes Farm Caravan and Camping Site. There’s plenty more fun to be had in this area, if you simply jump in the car or motorhome and set off for a drive, exploring the country lanes to discover the best country pubs, villages and towns across the region.
For more ideas on things to do and places to visit in Somerset, see Practical Caravan’s Travel Guide to Caravan Holidays in South West England (http://www.practicalcaravan.com/caravan-travel-guides/28040-south-west-england).