Netley Farm Campsite9.5
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Netley Farm Campsite is a tiny campsite in a hidden valley in the heart of central west Cornwall - perfect for accessing the whole of southwest Cornwall. Here at Netley Farm we aim to offer a 'real camping' experience, allowing just a small number of pitches so as to create a homely feel and a sense of community on site. The site is perfect for anyone really looking to get away from it all - simply sit out under the stars, next to the warmth and crackle of the campfire - it doesn't get better!
For those seeking a little more luxury, you can choose to stay in one of our little handcrafted yurts or one of our beautiful lotus belle tents, all fully equipped including woodburners.
The washing-up area and shower are in a large undercover barn, along with a fridge, freezer, a small library, and a selection of traditional games with an arts and crafts cupboard (a favourite with the little people). We have created this space to make your stay more comfortable.
There is even enough room to hang your tent to dry if it's been a rainy stay! Fancy putting your feet up, 'the snug' is a summer house with comfy seating and a place for simply chilling out.
There are two 'long drop' dry sawdust toilets, a recycling and waste area, and a communal barbecue area.
Don't forget to have your say in our visitors book.
Netley Farm is located just outside the village of Porkellis, Helston. You have easy access to all of west Cornwall. The beaches are only 30 minutes away.
Within walking distance:
- Porkellis is perfect for walking and cycling.
- There is a fishing lake only within a two-minute walk and a local pub only a mile away. The Star inn serves home-cooked food.
- Poldark Mine is a half-hour walk away.
- Stithians Lake offers watersports and it is only three miles away.
Water quality at nearby bathing waters
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- Cornwall Industrial Discovery Centre (4.5 miles)
- National Seal Sanctuary (5.0 miles)
- Flambards (5.2 miles)
- Cornish Mines and Engines (4.5 miles)
- Godolphin (5.6 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Helford - St. Anthony-in-Meneage - Gillan Creek - Manaccan
- Hell's Mouth (6.7 miles)
- Circular walk Portreath - Tehidy Country Park - Reskajeage Downs - Coastal Path (7.1 miles)
- Hell's Mouth (6.7 miles)
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97% would recommend this site to a friend.
94% would stay here again.
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Brilliant holiday in rural Cornwall! 30 Aug 2015
clairebex (Family with older children, 1 review, 5 photos)
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Commercial vehicles allowed
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Surf school nearby
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Nearby farmers' market
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
Ordnance Survey maps (GB and Northern Ireland only) are available at lower levels via the drop-down menu.
- Coach stations
Rame Cross (Cornwall): Coach Stop — 2.3 miles
2.3 miles Camborne Bus Station — 4.4 miles
4.4 miles Redruth: Rail Station Coach Stop — 4.7 miles
- Train stations
Camborne Rail Station — 4.2 miles
4.2 miles Redruth Rail Station — 4.7 miles
4.7 miles Penryn Rail Station — 5.5 miles
- Ferry ports
Ponsharden Ferry Landing — 6.5 miles
6.5 miles Helford Passage Ferry Landing — 6.5 miles
6.5 miles Helford Village Ferry Landing — 6.6 miles
Penzance Airport — 12.9 miles
12.9 miles Land's End St Just Airport — 19.7 miles
19.7 miles Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 22.0 miles
From Redruth, follow the signs for Helston; on the B3297 proceed through the village of Fourlanes and take the second left after approximately 4.5 miles. It is a narrow country lane with only a T-junction on a right-hand bend sign. Follow this lane for a mile until you reach a grass triangle. Bear left up the hill. The camping is at the first turning into a tracked field on the left.
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