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Caravan and Motorhome Club Campsite

Start Bay Caravan and Motorhome Club Site

England, South West, Devon, Kingsbridge

+44 1548 580430
13 March - 2 November

Alan Rogers Review

Close to the long beach, well served by the adjoinIng farm shop and café you will find peace and quiet in abundance. With just 93 pitches, 60 on hardstandings, all with 16 amp electricity, the site is well located 6 miles south of Kingsbridge. The majority of pitches slope on this terraced site and are surrounded by mature trees adding a sense of privacy. Visit the local bird sanctuary at Slapton Ley, hire kayaks and paddle boards or fish from the shingle beach which is just a short walk away. If sailing is your passion, you can conveniently moor at East Portlemouth to explore the marvellous harbours and creeks of this lovely coastal area. The pubs and cafes in Slapton offer fish & chips and cream teas, plus a micro brewery is just a few minutes walk away. This site is good enough on its own to get you to join the CAMC: it is a popular site so booking is essential.

Start Bay is a great location to explore the South Devon coast. The coastal road takes you to the historic town of Kingsbridge and picturesque Dartmouth, or Paignton via the car ferry. The site has a small toddler play area and the local beach offers sea fishing and numerous water sports - RNLI lifeguards are not provided. Dog walkers need to consider the local footpaths have recorded adder activity.


The central sanitary block provides WCs, wash basin in cubicles, showers and accessible facilities. Also provided are washing up sinks, a well furnished laundry and a fresh water point and and waste water drainage. Around the site are chemical emptying points, water and refuse disposal as well as a motorhome service point. Dog pit stop and dog walking is also available. No late-night arrivals area. Children’s play area. Wi-Fi, charged. BBQs allowed gas, electric & charcoal. Defibrillator. TV reception booster system. Information room. No tents allowed. Earliest time of arrival 1:00pm. Tesco 6 miles. The adjoining farm shop serves lunch and breakfast as well a good supply of fresh produce. Buses to Kingsbridge and Dartmouth a just a couple of minutes walk from the site.

  • Bar Nearby
  • Book Online
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Fishing Nearby
  • Nature
  • Sailing Nearby
  • Seaside Beach Nearby
  • Shop Nearby
  • Small Site
  • TV on Site
  • Twin Axle Caravans Accepted
  • Wifi (all site)
  • Wifi Chargeable

Green Credentials

  • Green Tourism Award - Silver


Best route due to very narrow lanes: From the A38 turn onto the A384 towards Totnes and Kingsbridge. In Totnes turn right onto the A381 signed Kingsbridge. In 10 miles at roundabout turn right. Next roundabout go left towards Town Centre and follow signs A379 towards Dartmouth. Stay on the A379 for 6 miles and the site is on the left just after Stokenham.

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Location Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (DD)
Latitude Longitude
50.27213 -3.665011
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds (DMS)
Latitude Longitude
N50 16 19 W3 39 54

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