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Discover Challaborough Bay Holiday Park

If a stroll along a sheltered award-winning beach sounds like heaven, then Challaborough Bay Holiday Park - set right on the bay - is the perfect location for you.

Challaborough Bay Beach holds a prestigious Blue Flag Award which marks it as one of the best beaches in the country. It offers unrivalled views of nearby Bigbury Beach and Burgh Island, which can be reached by sea tractor at high tide.

There’s plenty to see and do on-park and nearby. From surfing and paddle boarding to the adventure playground, Challaborough Bay Holiday Park has something for everyone. There’s even an indoor swimming pool where you can try your hand at scuba diving!

Away from the golden shores, walk along the South West Coastal Path or take a trip to popular Dartmoor Zoo for an exciting and educational family day out.


Our static caravans at Challaborough Bay are designed with you in mind. Many of our caravans are pet-friendly and we also have extra-wide and wheelchair-friendly models.


A cosy lodge or cottage in a serene spot, with views overlooking the bay, provides the perfect base to explore classic Devon.

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Dartmoor Zoological Park

Enjoy a fun day out with the kids at Dartmoor Zoological Park. The park has a variety of animal attractions, including tigers, meerkats, monkeys as well as bugs and reptiles.

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National Marine Aquarium

Be amazed by the fascinating underwater world at the National Marine Aquarium. Explore the many wonders of the UKs largest aquarium attraction, including the Atlantic Ocean exhibit.

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Pennywell Farm

With a variety of animals, activities and rides, Pennywell Farm makes a great day out for the family. From a treasure hunt to ferret racing, there is plenty to do.


Splish and splash around

Keep the family entertained at the heated indoor pool with fun activities. Recharge in the sauna or you can go for a paddle with the kids in the toddler’s pool.

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Woodland Theme Park

If thrilling rides, soft play, and a zoo-in-a-farm sound like fun, then look no further than Woodland Leisure Park, with a range of attractions to guarantee you hours of fun.

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8 out of 10


TauntonGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 5 - 14)
Challaborough Bay is a fabulous and safe place for a child friendly holiday.
Positives: Not loads of tat to spend money on kids: location and safety of beach; great walks; small yet satisfactory park/arcade; nice sized pool.
Negatives: crockery and fridge dirty (prob from last people that stayed); pull out bed in lounge tiny for a double.
Very negative: you have to pay for ALL pool activities for kids. These were not worth the amount and were always for a much shorter time than advertised, eg. inflatable fun £5 per child for 30 mins (advertised for 45 minutes), pirate rafting £4 per child for 20 mins (advertised for one hour).
I would recommend the site and would go again and pray for good weather.
Confirmed traveller:05 August 2019
Published on:18 August 2019
10 out of 10


LutonGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 5 - 14)
My family had a great time. I definitely recommend to all
Confirmed traveller:02 August 2019
Published on:16 August 2019
10 out of 10


GravesendGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 5 - 14)
Had a great time on holiday. The site is very clean
Confirmed traveller:02 August 2019
Published on:15 August 2019
9 out of 10


The holiday park is really beautiful and the beach is great. Really nice place for a holiday. Things to notice were 1)narrow one-lane roads (but not one way) up and down the hill with turns so be prepared to reverse your car up and down the hill. 2) no proper phone network coverage( i am with EE) and no mobile data at all but the restaurant and the amusement have wifi to use.
Confirmed traveller:02 August 2019
Published on:15 August 2019

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Our holiday parks were awarded gold and silver across two categories at the 2018 British Travel Awards.