Cornwall Camping

Camping Cornwall in the UK

Cornwall, located in the southernmost part of the UK, is a popular tourist destination. Over five million people visit Cornwall each year. Surrounded on three sides by the Celtic Sea and the English Channel, it has the mildest and sunniest climate in the UK. It has many miles of beaches and the South West Coast Walking Path follows the shoreline. There are many beach areas, in Cornwall, that are popular for surfing and sailing. The Eden Project is a huge tourist attraction. Artificial biomes have been created and thousands of plants from all over the world are grown and maintained here. The book, “The Eden Project: The Guide” can give you an overview of this amazing endeavor.

Camping in Cornwall is a unique experience for every type of camper. Camping sites in Cornwall range from the plush RV motorhome parks to small camping trailers or tent pitch areas. Several Cornwall camping sites are set up on the grounds of older mansions and country homes. The temperate climate in Cornwall allows for almost year round camping.

Veryan Camping and Caravanning Site, near Truro, Cornwall on the Roseland Peninsula, is an example of a posh Cornwall camping. Veryan offers sites for RV motorhomes as well as tent pitch sites with electricity or without. They offer washrooms with camping showers and flushing toilets as well as electric outlets for shaving and hair styling. There is an on site laundromat and dishwashing facilities. Pets are welcome and there is a designated dog walking area. The South West Coast Walking trail is only a mile from the park and the beach is just a little further. St. Mawes is just a little walk from the campsite and you can catch a ferry here to visit Falmouth. Falmouth has great beaches as well as the National Maritime Museum and Pendennis Castle. Veryan has received very favorable reviews for its location and the friendliness of camp staff.

Harlyn Sands Holiday Park overlooks Harlyn Bay in Padstow, Cornwall. It is one of the more rustic Cornwall camping sites. It has eighty tent sites, on the main site, with several more, available in summer, on their Beach Field. Beach field sites have a clear view of Harlyn Bay and are offered to tents and RV motorhomes as well. The tent pitch sites are available with electric or without. As Cornwall camping sites go, Harlyn Sands probably offers some of the most beautiful views of any camping sites in Cornwall. You might want to pitch your tent and set up your folding camp chairs and just soak in the view. The Coleman Camping Oversized Quad Chair with cooler offers a comfy, padded chair with attached cooler that holds 2 to 4 cans of your favorite beverage so you can just sit and soak in the Cornish sun.

Coleman Camping Oversized Quad Folding Chair with Cooler
Enjoy relaxing in the sun while on your trip!


If you’re considering camping in Cornwall and but want something more along the lines of “glamping”, or glamour camping, you can try camping pods in Cornwall. Meadow Lakes is located near the fishing villages of Mevagissey and St. Austell on 56 acres of gorgeous meadowland. The camping pods are constructed from sustainable timber and are well insulated so you can camp there year round. The camping pods are carpeted with heating, lighting and electrical outlets but you must bring everything else such as camping cots, food and something to cook with. You’re welcome to bring a camping BBQ but you cannot cook inside with an open flame. You might consider bringing a Cool Touch Griddle. You can make a variety of food on the griddle including eggs, bacon, hamburgers, or anything you could cook on the stove. Meadow Lakes has washroom areas with shower and toilet facilities. Camping pods Cornwall is a creative idea for camping if sleeping in a tent isn’t your idea of fun.

Presto 22-inch Electric Griddle
Easily cook breakfast wherever you have an outlet, just make sure you have the right plugin adapter.


Camping in Cornwall offers the breathtaking beauty of the coastline as well as the rustic splendor of the English countryside. Camping sites in Cornwall can be as close to the ocean as you like or as far away from the tourist attractions as possible. You can spend your days in a plush RV motorhome park, a rural field or in a cozy camping pod. Whatever your camping needs, Cornwall camping sites will be able to accommodate you. Spend your days exploring this gorgeous area of the UK and your nights gazing into the starlit night sky.