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Wray Valley Camping

Experience nearly wild camping with dark starry skies and be kept awake by the owls!

Simply Dartmoor Camping

We offer sustainable camping on up to 5 large flat tent pitches in our sloping hay meadow and separately in our woods to campers who are members of the Nearly Wild Camping Club. We are also happy to take bookings from groups who have their own camping licence, e.g. Duke of Edinburgh Award, Scouts, Guides etc.

BBQs and campfires are permitted and there is a shared campfire where you can meet and share stories other campers or you can borrow one of our fire pits.  

Dog-friendy – dogs are allowed but must be kept under control at all times as we have free range chickens.

Due to the sloping nature of the site it is not possible to have your car by your tent, you will be asked to leave it in the car park at the top of the hill.  For the same reason we are unable to accommodate camper vans or caravans – there’s no level area to park on – Sorry!

We are both qualified walking guides and are happy to help you plan a walk or by arrangement we can take you on a walk or provide navigation training.

Bike hire is available from the nearby Dartmoor Bike Hire – who will deliver if you don’t have a car.


New for 2022, we now have hot showers and flush toilets!  We still have our “awesome” tree bog compost toilet and adjacent “tree pee”, with handwashing facilities fed from a rainwater butt.  In the Hay Meadow field there is a drinking water tap supplying our own Dartmoor spring water which is filtered and UV treated on site and a washing up sink with hot water.

Plus you can go for a quick dip, paddle or swim in the river and in the Summer Moretonhampstead’s heated outdoor swimming pool is not far away.

Tree bog, accessible, ramp, rainwater, sustainable
Campsite hot shower & Toilet

How much does it cost?

Hay Meadow and Nealy Wild family pitches are at least 5m square and priced at £30/night for up to 4 people, with additional charges if more people. You can have a many tents/shelters as you want and hot showers are included at no extra charge.  

Nearly Wild Single Tent sites are price per night is £5 per adult and £3 per child aged 2-16 years, infants and dogs are free (up to max of 3 people). Use of shower and toilet block is an extra £2.50 ppn (some people like to rough it).