Camelford

Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9RF | Telephone: 01840 212 206 | View Map

  • Dawn at Dozmary Pool, Bodmin Moor
    Dawn at Dozmary Pool, Bodmin Moor
  • Take a wander into Camelford
    Take a wander into Camelford
  • Visit sunny Port Isaac, 20 minutes from site
    Visit sunny Port Isaac, 20 minutes from site
  • Visit Tintagel Castle, just over 15 minutes from site
    Visit Tintagel Castle, just over 15 minutes from site
  • Stunning sunrise over Crowdy Reservior on Bodmin Moor
    Stunning sunrise over Crowdy Reservior on Bodmin Moor
  • Rough Tor (left) and Brown Willy (right) - two of Cornwall's highest peaks
    Rough Tor (left) and Brown Willy (right) - two of Cornwall's highest peaks
  • Bringing your furry friend? Make use of the on-site dog walk
    Bringing your furry friend? Make use of the on-site dog walk

Open Dates:
01 May - 30 Sep 2019

Earliest Arrival Time: 12 noon
Latest Departure Time: 11am

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Laundry facilities

Why stay here

Our Camelford site in north Cornwall is within easy reach of the coast with its small towns and villages like Port Isaac and Treknow, as well as the larger resort of Bude and the popular Padstow. Nearby Tintagel is the said to be the birthplace of King Arthur, and the ruins of the ancient castle, managed by English Heritage, are a great place to visit.

The site itself is located in attractive grounds, and there's plenty on offer if you want to try your hand at golf or a spot of surfing. Bodmin Moor, a wilderness area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is also close to Camelford, and ideal for walking and exploring the historical sites.

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    Tent Pitches from: £8.30 per night*

Accommodation at Camelford

Tent pitches

From: £8.30 per stay*

Pitch up under the stars at our Camelford campsite, one of over 40 locations across the UK. Whether you’re looking to hit the shops on a city break, splash around at the coast or get lost in the highlands, we’ve got a campsite to suit you.

Site details

Why stay here

Our Camelford site in north Cornwall is within easy reach of the coast from small towns and villages like Port Isaac and Treknow, to the larger resort of Bude and the popular Padstow. Nearby Tintagel is the said to be the birthplace of King Arthur and the ruins of the ancient castle, managed by English Heritage, are a great place to visit.

The campsite itself is located in attractive grounds, offering a great base from which to explore this lovely area. The area also offers plenty of opportunities to relax, and you can enjoy the beaches at nearby Bude and Widemouth, as well as the famous surf spot of Newquay. Bodmin Moor, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is close to Camelford and ideal for walking and exploring the historical sites.

Golfers can take advantage of the adjacent 18-hole course, with its water features including the island green on its signature 12th hole.

Family days out

If you're up for adventure, visit Carnglaze Caverns. Suitable for all ages, you'll explore three stunning caverns 60m below ground and even discover a subterranean lake.

To let off some steam, head to iBounce Trampoline Park in Bodmin. Here adults and kids alike will be able to bounce to their heart's content.


Facilities on site

• BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
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Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
• Disabled shower room
• Laundry facilities
• Toilet block
• Electric hook-up
• TV reception: fair
• Wifi - fees apply

Activities & experiences nearby


Cycling

National Cycle Route 3 runs from Land's End to Bristol and you can pick it up near to Camelford. Here you can cycle north to Bude, or south to the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the picturesque Mevagissey on Cornwall's south coast. Route 3 also connects with the West Country Way and the Cornish Way, giving a wealth of opportunities for the enthusiastic cyclist.


Walking

There's a wide variety of circular walks from Camelford, from the easy Camelford Way to the more strenuous Roughtor and Brown Willy, which takes in Cornwall’s two highest tors and passes prehistoric remains including the holy well.


Things to try

History buffs will be right at home in Camelford. You could visit the Cornwall at War Museum, which is located on part of the old World War II airfield, RAF Davidstow Moor. The museum covers about two acres and features a wealth of exhibitions from Cornwall’s war history.

There's also the Arthurian Centre, part of the King Arthur’s Cornwall Discovery Trail. It covers everything relating to the legends of King Arthur with exhibitions, videos and activities.

If history isn't your thing, explore the great outdoors at Crowdy Reservoir. The tranquil, open air space is ideal for walking, bird watching and fishing.


Pubs and restaurants

There are a wealth of pubs and restaurants to visit near Camelford. Try the Barn Cafe at Tintagel Brewery which serves locally produced Wagyu beef dishes alongside their own ales. There's also the Napoleon Inn (known as the "Nap"), a low-beamed 16th century inn in the Cornish harbour village of Boscastle. Head here for real Cornish ale and a beer garden which is in a former orchard.

For a takeaway, Peckish Fish and Chips comes highly recommended and uses high quality ingredients. Located in the centre of Camelford, it is about a mile from the campsite.



* Price based on large electric tent pitch + 1 adult.

Location and Transport

Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9RF
Telephone: 01840 212 206

Transport Links:

  • Buses go to: Nearest bus stop 0.5 miles from the site in the village at Valley Truckle
  • Nearest train station: Buses go to Bodmin and Wadebridge
  • Nearest railway station is 16 miles from the site

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