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:
31 March 2022 - 30 October 2022

Earliest Arrival Time: 1pm
Latest Departure Time: 12pm

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Electric tent pitch

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.

Accommodation at Camelford

Site details

Why stay here

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.


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 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.

     

    The Camel Trail is an 18 mile largely traffic free, surfaced and virtually level multi use trail which passes through some of the most spectacular countryside in the south west, along a disused railway line between Wenfordbridge, Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow.

  • Walking 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 Things to try

    History enthusiasts will be in their element as you can be part of the King Arthur’s Cornwall Discovery Trail at the Arthurian Centre, which covers everything relating to the legends of King Arthur with exhibitions, videos and activities. Or visit the Cornwall at War Museum, location on part of the old World War II airfield, featuring a wealth of exhibitions from Cornwall’s war history.

     

    If you fancy a bit of an adrenaline rush, experience your very own Coasteering, Surfing or Stand-up Paddleboarding adventure with Saltwater Safari.

     

    Spend a peaceful afternoon visiting the nearby Port Isaac with its beautiful fishing harbour and historic houses lining the quaint cobbled streets, not to mention the stunning coastline views, the village was made famous by the TV programme ‘Doc Martin’.

  • Pubs and restaurants Pubs and restaurants

    There are so many glorious options to choose from near Camelford you won’t be disappointed. Try the Tintagel Brewery Bar and Bistro which serves up their own specially crafted ales alongside their locally produced Wagyu beef specials.

     

    Try out the highly popular Peckish Fish and Chips, in the centre of Camelford. Perfect for a takeway, with great portion sizes.

     

    There's also the Napoleon Inn (known as the "Nap"), a low-beamed 16th century inn in the Cornish harbour village of Boscastle. Head there for real Cornish ale and a beer garden which is in a former orchard.

  • Family Days Out Family Days Out

    Calling all witches and wizards! Head to Boscastle and discover one of Britain’s most unique and well-loved independent museums, The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic. Whilst in Boscastle, why not spend a relaxing afternoon at the beach, with its sweet fishing harbour.

     

    Release any pent up energy at the iBounce Trampoline Park in Bodmin, with over 60 trampolines, you can bounce to your heart’s content!

     

    Go on a self-guided tour of the Carnglaze Caverns, exploring part of Cornwall’s Industrial Heritage. This underground, all-weather activity is perfect for the whole family.


* Price based on 1 adult and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs for further booking information. Full terms and conditions apply.

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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