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Unlike most camping in Cornwall, there are no marked pitches and we limit the number of people on site so that there is plenty of room for everybody to stretch out. We also sell home produced lamb burgers and sausages, as well as bags of wood so that you may experience the ultimate in cool camping - a campfire!

At the farmhouse we sell logs and kindling as well as our famous minted lamb burgers and mutton sausages - otherwise there is an excellent village shop in walking distance that will cater to all of your other needs including internet access and a small cafe

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed



Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Restaurant nearby

Surf school nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Shop nearby


Medium (26-50 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Cool Camping


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  • South Penquite, Blisland, Bodmin, Cornwall, England, PL30 4LH
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.5446°N 4.6719°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bodmin Coach Stop — 5.4 miles
Bodmin Parkway: Rail Station Bus Stop — 6.9 miles
Wadebridge: The Link Rd Coach Stop — 7.6 miles
Train stations
Bodmin Parkway Rail Station — 6.8 miles
Lostwithiel Rail Station — 9.5 miles
Coombe Junction Halt (Rail Station) — 10.8 miles
Ferry ports
Rock Padstow Ferry Landing — 11.2 miles
Padstow Ferry Landing — 11.7 miles
Fowey Custom House Quay Ferry Landing — 14.2 miles
Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 16.2 miles


Heading West on the A30 out of Launceston take the first right signposted to St Breward (several miles after Jamaica Inn). This takes you across a cattle grid onto the open moor. Follow this road without turning off (ignoring all turnings for either Blisland or St Breward) for approximately 3 miles and the South Penquite entrance land will come up on your right.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

South Penquite is a two hundred acre family organic beef and sheep farm situated in the heart of Cornwall - high on Bodmin Moor between the villages of Blisland and St Breward

We are a demonstration farm for both the Soil Association and the Westcountry Rivers Trust, and as well as offering camping & yurts we have facilities for field studies and opportunities for educational groups and schools to learn about local environment

There is much to see on the farm which became fully organic in 2001. Since then we have continued to adopt an environmently sensitive approach including solar heated hot water and rainwater harvesting for the campsite showers, and more recently a wind turbine and thirty solar PV panels on a barn roof

As well as running the cows and sheep, the farm is exceptionally rich in archaeological remains and wildlife. We also have many horses, ponies, chickens, geese, ducks and of course our faithful working collies without whose help we could not run the farm

In addition, in 2012 we are once again hosting a series of bushcraft days and family art workshops which you can book to treat yourself or your family to a memorable experience which makes the most of our beautiful surroundings - and you won't need your car for the day!

Must see

  • Tintagel Castle (9.5 miles)
  • Rock Beach (11.3 miles)
  • Cornwall's Crealy Great Adventure Park (11.9 miles)

National Trust

  • Tintagel Old Post Office (8.9 miles)
  • Lawrence House (15.0 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.


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