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Tarka Holiday Park - Caravan & Luxury Lodge Holidays

Why you’ll love this park...

  • Rural countryside location on the famous Tarka trail
  • Peaceful and tranquil setting
  • The perfect base to discover North Devon

Located less than 5 miles away from the largest town in North Devon, Barnstaple, Tarka Holiday Park is ideally situated for a relaxing, laid-back visit.

Tarka has no clubhouse, swimming pool or restaurant, but what it does have is a unique atmosphere of serenity and seclusion, perfect for discerning holiday guests where peace and tranquility is pretty high on the holiday wish list. Nestled in its beautiful natural setting, Tarka is the perfect antidote to the everyday stresses of modern life.

Tarka Holiday Park puts you in reach of the many activities and stunning locations North Devon is renowned for; from the golden beaches of Saunton, Croyde, Putsborough, Woolacombe and Instow, to the 180 miles of coastal paths, riversides and magnificent views.

Why not walk or cycle the famous Tarka Trail during your visit? Inspired by Henry Williamson’s famous fictional novel, it follows the route taken by "Tarka the Otter" in the book of the same name. The Trail takes you through wonderful Devon scenery, with rich green countryside, wooded river valleys, craggy moorland, and dramatic coastline.

As mentioned Barnstaple is also on our doorstep, and you could spend an entire day visiting the shops, cafés and other attractions; the Pannier Market and the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon are particular favourites for holiday guests.

So if stunning scenery is your interest you’ll be spoilt for choice, from the dramatic Jurassic coastline to the north or the open moorland of Exmoor to the east, all no more than a half hour drive away.

Book your North Devon break today!

For information on facilities and entertainment please see here

Things to do at Tarka Holiday Park, Devon

Please note that the facilities available at Tarka Holiday Park are limited with no clubhouse, swimming pool, restaurant or on park entertainment. Tarka is popular with guests who prefer a park without any central facilities and where peace and tranquility is assured day and night. Of course the local area provides an abundance of bars, restaurants and shops to enjoy.


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Great days out

Time to get out and about! All of our holiday parks are situated within fantastic areas of local culture just waiting to be explored. With many local attractions offering exclusive deals for Park Holidays UK guests, you’ll find plenty of purse-friendly days out to keep everyone happy.

Park Entertainment

Tarka Holiday Park is popular with guests who prefer a park without any central facilities and where peace and tranquility is assured day and night. Of course the local area provides an abundance of bars, restaurants and shops to enjoy.


Great days out

Time to get out and about! All of our holiday parks are situated within fantastic areas of local culture just waiting to be explored. With many local attractions offering exclusive deals for Park Holidays UK guests, you’ll find plenty of purse-friendly days out to keep everyone happy.


Tarka Trail
The best way to visit North Devon including 30 miles of traffic-free cycle paths
North Devon Archery Academy
Learn the ropes of archery through demonstrations, practice, and archery games run by enthusiastic, experienced, DBS checked, fully qualified coaches.
Tapeley Park Gardens
A country estate, with spectacular views of the coast, Tapeley Park is famed for its unique gardens and Italian terraces.
Ultimate Adventure Centre
Offering the most comprehensive range of outdoor activities available in North Devon, with all activities suitable for participants aged 8 or over.
Exmoor Zoo
A combination of some very rare and unusual animals rarely found in other zoos (along with everybody's favourites) plus fantastic interactive encounter sessions and talks.
The Big Sheep

10% off standard admissions

Hilarious, entertaining shows as well as a great selection of slides and soft play climbing areas.

Facilities at Tarka Holiday Park

Facilities at Tarka Holiday Park

  • Launderette
  • Pets Welcome
  • Superfast Internet in Accommodation*

† Please note that the facilities available at Tarka are limited with no clubhouse, swimming pool or restaurant. Please check all details prior to booking. *Additional charges apply.

† Please note there is no entertainment available at Tarka Holiday Park

In the local area

  • Award Winning Blue Flag Beach
  • Sandy Beaches
  • Pebble Beaches
  • Adventure Park
  • Natural Coastline
  • Unspoilt Countryside
  • Town Centre
  • Seaside Town
  • Nature Trail
  • Leisure Centre
  • National Park
  • Aquarium
  • Harbour
  • Farm
  • Dog-friendly Walks
  • Cycle Routes
  • Cycle Hire
  • Coastal Walks
  • Zoo

† Please note that the attractions listed above are within a 30-minute drive from the park.

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An outstanding park experience

Blue Flag Beach close to the park

Currently rated "great" or 4 Star

Special Offers at Tarka Holiday Park

November and December Breaks

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Tarka Holidays and Short breaks

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Fri 12 Nov 2021

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£156.00

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