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Discover Ruda Holiday Park

Step into a surfer’s paradise at Croyde Bay with a beach holiday at Ruda Holiday Park. Boasting a sweeping sandy coastline with spectacular scenery, this breathtaking area of the UK really does have to be seen to be believed.

One of Devon’s best surfing spots and nestled by the picturesque village of Croyde, you can enjoy an abundance of local activities. Take a stroll across the headlands to Woolacombe Beach or treat the little ones to a trip to Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park.

There is plenty to keep you busy on park too, from splashing around in the indoor swimming pool to burning off energy on the adventure playground, before winding down for the evening in our bar and restaurant.

Caravan and Lodge Holidays

Ruda is one of our most popular holiday parks in Devon and it’s easy to see why, with its impressive coastal location and wide range of accommodation. Take your pick from cosy caravans and luxury lodges with hot tubs – there are even new look apartments and cottages available for 2022. Brand new caravans are now available that'll give your holiday added style and comfort with lots of luxurious extras to enhance your holiday. 

Touring & Camping Holidays

Pitch up for an adventure at Ruda with touring caravan and camping pitches just a stone’s throw away from some of Devon’s most glorious beaches. We also offer glamping holidays if having those extra home comforts is a necessity for your holiday.


Lodges at Ruda Holiday Park Luxury lodge accommodation
Two girls walking along Croyde Bay beach with surfboards Surfing at Croyde Bay
A family enjoying a picnic by the fishing lake A picnic by the lake
Kids playing in the adventure playground Fun on the adventure playground

What's Included in the Cost of Your Holiday

When you book your holiday directly with us, you can enjoy all of the fantastic facilities below at no extra cost.

Holiday Accommodation at Ruda

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Cascades Tropical Adventure Pool

If shooting down slides, riding rapids, or splashing around sounds like fun, visit Ruda Holiday Park’s Cascades Adventure Pool. Race for the fastest time on the Big Blue water slide.

A dinosaur replica at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park 2

Combe Martin Wildlife Park

Go deep into the wild at Combe Martin Wildlife Park. From spectacular sub-tropical gardens to an array of animals, the park is passionate about encouraging respect for the natural world.

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Ilfracombe Aquarium

For an educational and enjoyable family experience, visit the award-winning Ilfracombe Aquarium. Located in the Old Lifeboat House alongside the historic harbour, delve in to the fantastic wonders of aquatic life.

A man and boy walking along the shores of a sandy beach with surfboards 4

Surf's up

You'll be right on the doorstep on one of the best surfing beaches in the country - Croyde Bay - so why not try catching some waves by joining one of our surf lessons?

Sheep racing at The Big Sheep in Devon 5

The Big Sheep

With plenty of activities for both adults and kids, visit The Big Sheep. From the indoor animal barn to mountain boarding, it’s no wonder they won Devon Attraction of the Year. 

Ruda reviews verified by reevooReevoo

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Scores 8.1 out of 10 based on 1285 reviews
Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
8 out of 10


NottinghamGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 15 or over)
11 Clovelly Lodge - in need of some tlc. Mix match furniture, very squeaky floor boards, tv to small for the size of the living room area, settee very uncomfortable, not enough crockery, main door letting the cold in as poor seal, evidence of a leak in the roof leaving the ceiling in need of some repair. It’s just lost the quality for the log cabin that we have experienced many times before.
Confirmed traveller:03 January 2022
Published on:09 January 2022

Hello, thank you for your honest review. We do hope you had a great stay with us overall and would consider a return to Ruda again in the future. ^FL

2 out of 10


GBFamily (the eldest child is aged 15 or over)
Not the best, this was our 2nd time at Ruda, we won’t be going back.
Confirmed traveller:03 January 2022
Published on:08 January 2022
8 out of 10


TividaleGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 15 or over)
Very good except shop was empty but understand why
Confirmed traveller:03 January 2022
Published on:07 January 2022

Hello, thank you for your lovely review. We do hope you had a great stay with us overall and would consider a return to Ruda again in the future. ^FL

10 out of 10


PlymouthGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 15 or over)
We had an amazing time the activities were well organised and fun we had plenty to do from morning to bed time
Confirmed traveller:03 January 2022
Published on:06 January 2022

Thank you for this fantastic review. We're glad you enjoyed what Ruda has to offer and our team looks forward to welcoming you back very soon! ^FL

10 out of 10


SloughGBFamily (the eldest child is aged 5 - 14)
Our worst visit to Ruda. What should have been a nice time seeing in the New Year was ruined by miss advertising. Would not recommend Ruda for New Year again. Restaurant low on food and very limited time. Restaurant closed at different times without warning.
Swimming Pool needs an update.
The entertainment we saw was good.
Confirmed traveller:03 January 2022
Published on:05 January 2022

Hi there, thank you for taking some time to leave us this review regarding your stay at Ruda. It's disheartening to hear about your experience whilst holidaying with us.

Our guests’ feedback is invaluable to us, and we rely heavily on our guest's feedback and recommendations. This helps us to continually improve and refine the park as well as the service that we provide. Please contact us further to share your specific concerns with us, so we can address these for you.

We do hope to have a chance to welcome you back to one of our 67-holiday parks again in the not-too-distant future, to restore your faith in Parkdean Resorts. ^FL

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