Roadford Lake

Camping at Roadford Lake, Devon

Communal barbeque area | free showers | onsite watersports | play area | off-road cycling and walking trails | dog friendly

Experience an outdoor camping holiday in Devon like no other, pack your break with adventure and explore Roadford Lake by bike, foot or boat. Enjoy a night’s stay under canvas and experience a proper camping holiday, creating lasting memories for all the family. Roadford Lake’s family friendly campsite is the perfect place to let your children discover the great outdoors, toast marshmallows on a barbeque, run freely and spend the night stargazing.

Let your children’s imagination run wild, ditch the Ipads and experience a real life adventure on your family holiday in Devon. Spot birds, bugs and everything in between, discover nature trails, venture through woodlands and forests, build dens, skim stones, catch a fish or climb a tree. Take to the water and try canoeing, sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking and much more with our onsite activity centre.

AA 3 Star Family Friendly Campsite in Devon

Roadford Lake is an AA graded 3 star campsite, the site benefits from spacious pitches, dedicated camping shower block, undercover barbeque area, washing up area, washing machine and dryer, baby changing room, waste disposal and recycling facilities. There’s a choice of electric and non-electric pitches for tents, caravans and motorhomes.

Treat yourself to a superb Sunday carvery or light lunches from our onsite café just across the water. Roadford Lake is a split site, a 10-15 minute walk along our woodland footpath will take you to the café, children’s play area, visitor centre, cycle trails and walking routes from the Lakeside entrance. For further details about our site download the lake map below.

Enjoy a day trip out and discover some of our Dartmoor National Park reservoirs, Burrator, Fernworthy, Avon Dam, Kennick, Tottiford and Trenchford. Within easy reach of Roadford are the historic towns of Launceston and Okehampton and some of the best beaches in Devon and Cornwall are less than an hour away.

2019 Low Season:  £15 per tent per night
(2 adults and 2 children).
2019 High Season:  £19 per tent per night
(2 adults and 2 children).
01/07/2019 - 16/09/2019


  • Electrical hook up - £6 / per night
  • Hard standing and electrical hook up - £6 / per night
  • Extra adult - £5.00 pppn
  • Extra child - £3.00 pppn
  • Dogs free
  • Babies up to 24 months free
  • Camping
  • Caravans – hard standings
  • Cafe
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Washing up facility
  • Parent and baby wash area
  • Electrical hook-ups
  • Undercover barbecue area
  • Play area
  • Fishing
  • Cycle
  • Nature walks
  • Access to watersports i.e kayaking/ sailing/ windsurfing etc
  • Dogs allowed
  • Disabled facilities

Pitches: 62
Hard Standings: 13
Electrical Hook-Ups: 17
Distance from showers (paces): 10-400
Suitable for large group camping.

Departures: 11:00
Arrivals: 14:00

Campers are allowed to use the site and facilities before or after check-in/out. Please ensure you have packed up before 11:00 on the day of departure, you can still use the main car park and enjoy the lakes facilities after packing up.

The large and open campsite, is ideal for families with children, groups of friends and can easily accommodate larger groups such as sailing clubs, scouts and schools. There is plenty of room to play, enjoy picnics and take part in family orientated activities including kayaking, high ropes, archery, fishing and much more.

Please note that for any activities you will need to ensure that you follow the centre’s policies, activities are an additional cost on camping.

For further information call 01409 211507 //

Roadford Lake, between Okehampton & Launceston, Devon PL16 0RL

Roadford Lake is just off the A30 betweeen Launceston and Okehampton on the Devon/Cornwall border.

Coach/ Bus stations
Launceston: Westgate Street Coach Stop — 6.8 miles
Okehampton: West Street Coach Stop — 10.7 miles
Tavistock Bus Station — 11.0 miles
Train stations
Okehampton Rail Station — 11.0 miles
Gunnislake Rail Station — 12.5 miles
Sampford Courtenay Rail Station — 13.7 miles
Ferry ports
Devonport Ferry Terminal — 22.2 miles
Torpoint Ferry Terminal — 22.2 miles
Bideford Ferry Landing — 22.4 miles
Exeter International Airport — 36.2 miles

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