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Welcome To The Meadows CL


Mr John and Mrs Helen Churchward
The Bothy
Daccombe
Newton Abbot
TQ12 4ST


Tel :   01803 874143 / 07738458378

Email :  thebothy3@btinternet.com

Web Site : www.meadowscaravansite.co.uk

Caravan and Motorhome Club
Members Only
5 Outfits Only

The Meadows is a tranquil site, set in a pretty valley on a small working farm and surrounded by farmland, adjacent to two lakes, bird and wildlife abound; some evenings Deer can even be seen grazing across the valley. 
The site is flat and there are electric hook ups, parking areas, space for awnings etc. We have both hard standing & grass pitches all with electric hook ups.

Facilities : Adults Only, Battery Charging, Electric Hook ups, Shower, Toilet, Recycling on site, Suitable for Motorhomes up to 7m in length, 5 Hard standing pitches. Nearest Beach 2.5 miles, Nearest Pub 800 yards, Dogs welcome

Nearby : Restaurant/Pub, Fishing, Due to an Otter and a Cormorant last summer, we have lost all our large fish. We have restocked, but it will take time to reach any decent size. We have many small fish,
So you are welcome to fish with barbless hooks and return.

Open : 1st April - 31st October

Pitch Fee : from £16 - £18 with EHU

Reviews  ↓

Helen and john made us so welcome Best site we have been on peaceful quiet well kept and close to all places to visit good dog walk on site around pools it is one of our return again sites 
Visited: 3/7/16 - 10/7/16



Found this site to be good peace and quiet in a lovely location with some very choice wild life.will defernitly stay again when going back to torquay owners helen and john very friendly and helpful should u need them. WELL DONE.
Visited: 16 06 16 to 26 06 16


wonderful site a gem will visit again we only stayed one night pasting threw wish it could have been more very high standard toilet shower grounds.peaceful thanks to John and Helen for help with wifi ideal base to visit area .
Visited: 24th sep 15


 Fabulous site.The most relaxed site ever!!Had a great time,and fishing brill,only 20mtrs from caravan.Very tidy and well laid out site,hopefully will return Steve & Barbara

Visited: 1-14 th sept 2015


 What a wonderful site. Beautiful and peaceful. Quiet and relaxing. Need own on board facilities but the electric hook-ups and hardstandings make this a site to visit any time of the year. We enjoyed excellent food at The Linny.
Thank you John and Helen for creating a really good CL. We'll be back.
Visited: 20 - 22 June 2014 


Helen and John made us so welcome, Just perfect CL, very easy access , nice views , grass or hard standing pitches , beautiful location with so many places to visit. We just ran out of time to visit them all. Will have to come again sometime soon. Thank you Helen and John for a great CL.
Visited : 20/9/2013 to 30/9/2013 




Places of Interest Nearby  ↓

Our CL is ideally situated for exploring the wonderful Devon countryside. Torquay harbour side is approx 10 minutes away. Whilst Brixham, Dartmouth and Teignmouth are all within half an hour. Dartmoor, with its grandeur, wild scenery and wonderful walking is 15 miles away and Exeter is about the same distance too. Exmouth, Beer and the Jurassic Coast are approximately 1 hour and even the wild north Devon coast is within a 2 hour drive.

Local amenities, within walking distance include our local, ‘The Linny,’ famous for good food and situated in Coffinswell village, only 10 minutes walk from our site. In Barton, which is roughly 30 minutes walk away, there is a fish and chip shop, Chinese takeaway, a chemist, baker and Tesco Express and  ATM .

National Trust
English Heritage
Paighton Zoo
The Living Coast in Torquay
' Torre Abbey' in Torquay 
Lovely beaches all along the coast.
Very good tourist information offices in Torquay & Newton Abbot.
Newton Abbot has great shopping and market stalls most Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Totnes is a lovely market town with stalls Tuesdays and Saturdays.


Directions :
M5 past Exeter and take the A380 to Torquay. After about 8 miles cross the River Teign, keep in the Left hand lane.

Switch off Sat Nav .

Follow the signs to PLANT WORLD (Brown sign) DO NOT GO OVER THE FLYOVER. Exit on slip road, signposted Milber/ Plant World. At traffic lights, take the 1st exit, moving into the right hand lane marked M’lber. Through 1st lights, 20m, 2nd lights, 20m, turn Right into St. Marychurch Road.

Look out for Plant World signs!
Follow this road for 1 ½ miles. At the top of the hill, SLOW DOWN!, Indicate Right, go past metal railings, take 2nd Right. Signposted Coffinswell/ The Linny Pub," If you reach Plant World you have gone too far. Stop & turn round in their car park. Go back 500 yards to Coffinswell turn off. " travel 1 mile down this lane ( Connybeare Lane). T Junction, turn left, through village, past the pub ( The Linny) , continue on, go down the hill to the bottom ( about ¾ m)

Our site is the 1st gateway on the Right.
PLEASE drive slowly through the village, horse riders , dog walkers etc.

The best time to arrive is 3.30 to 5.30 as the pub get very busy at lunchtimes & evenings.