Anyone Know Of Any Working Farms We Could Camp In?

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  1. Simon

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    We've just got back from another jaunt to the New Forest and now fancy something kind of similar, but different. If you see what I mean. Somewhere along the south coast, preferably, maybe Dorset or Devon, with nice peaceful surroundings, interesting villages and towns, nice walks etc.

    I've had a furkle about, looking at the campsites along the south coast and they all seem very family-oriented. While I pretend to like other people's children, and they seem to like me, I believe them to be, on the whole, horrific whingy things that I could well do without.

    I think what I'm looking for is something like the farm my aunt used to own in North Devon. We often stayed there in a caravan in a field, surrounded by lovely Devon countryside, and I wondered if there were many CS-type places along those lines? A hook-up would be nice. Anything else would be a bonus.
     
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    Don't know about working farms but if you search on UK Campsite one of the filters you can apply to the search is "adults only"
     
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    A couple of weeks ago there was a thread (Working Orchard in Kent). I don't know how to put a link but if you put that in the search could be of interest to you.
     
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    Sounds like you like a similar site to us. Try http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk
    You can filter the search and it usually includes the CL and CS sites too.

    Or if you are members of either CC or C&CC you cans ewe arch their respective websites. Personally I prefer UK Campsites as it brings in the non club sites.
     
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    Mmm a working farm in North Devon, no kids where would one find a gem like that.
     
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    there would be nothing to put on the bbq,.
    could just limit it to one possibly two . depends how greedy you are.
    we make them into pasties down here.
    or moroccan tagines .
     
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    We stayed at Cripps Farm in Somerset a couple of weeks ago and that's a working farm. Lots of lovely walks. And only £18 a night for a fully serviced hard standing pitch, right on the river. We were there over a Bank Holiday and no kids in sight!
     
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    Tugger special then (y)
     
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    Maybe, but was all moHos on the 5 riverside fully serviced pitches!
     
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    Wasn't having a pop, just saying that fully serviced pitches are a tugger thing and aren't needed and IMO not worth paying for if you have a MH. :D(y)
     
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    No, that's ok. Different strokes for different folks! (y)
     
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    I had a particularly relaxing stay at this working farm in Devon a few years back.
    farm.jpg
     
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    Aren't they @old-mo 's gardeners?
     
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    It was £120 a night with no EHU. Steep but I still coughed up.
     
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    As others have suggested join one of the clubs - either CC or C&CC. They have lost of small member only sites on farms. CC call them certified locations (CL) and C&CC call them certified sits (CS).
     
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    The Motor Caravanners Club (MCC) welcome non members on their CL's
     
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    Ask at any farm for an overnight stay! they can always say NO, you may be suprised
     
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