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General

Far from the crowds, closer to nature...

Cossetted by natural beauty and right next door to the world famous Lost Gardens of Heligan, the 5 star Heligan Woods Camping and Caravan Park is a magical, secret place. Once you discover it, you’re sure to come back again and again.

Visit spring, summer, autumn or winter and you’ll enjoy a holiday that’s light on crowds but abundant in nature. Whether you choose to pitch a tent, bring your campervan or caravan or stay in one of the well-equipped holiday homes there really is no better place to rest and recharge your batteries than in this beautiful 5 star accredited campsite.

Often described as a ‘Garden of Eden’, Heligan Woods appropriately sits next-door to the world-renowned Lost Gardens of Heligan, in the hills above Mevagissey Bay, Cornwall. In fact, you can simply step through a gate to get through to the gardens and lose yourself for hours there.


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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Fully serviced pitches

Hard standings

Seasonal pitches

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Location

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  • Near Mevagissey St Austell, Cornwall, England, PL26 6BT
  • Timezone Europe/London GMT (GMT+00:00)   GPS 50.2889°N 4.8106°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
St Austell Bus Station — 3.6 miles
Grampound (Cornwall): Coach Stop — 4.0 miles
Holmbush (St Austell) Coach Stop — 4.2 miles
Train stations
St Austell Rail Station — 3.6 miles
Par Rail Station — 6.6 miles
Luxulyan Rail Station — 7.5 miles
Ferry ports
Mevagissey Ferry Landing — 1.8 miles
Fowey Ferry Landing — 8.3 miles
Polruan Ferry Landing — 8.3 miles
Airports
Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 13.9 miles

Directions


Take the B3273 towards Mevagissey and follow the brown tourist signs to “The Lost Gardens of Heligan”. Heligan Woods is the turning before the Lost Gardens.

From Newquay

Take the A3058 to St Austell. From St Austell take the B3273 towards Mevagissey and follow the brown tourist signs to “The Lost Gardens of Heligan”. Heligan Woods is the first turning before the Lost Gardens.

From Truro

Take the A390 to St Austell. From St Austell take the B3273 towards Mevagissey and follow the brown tourist signs to “The Lost Gardens of Heligan”. Heligan Woods is the first turning before the Lost Gardens.

On Cycle / on Foot

Heligan Woods Campsite is directly linked to National Cycle Network Route Number 3. This provides a safe, virtually traffic-free link to Mevagissey, Pentewan and St Austell.

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

Lost Gardens of Heligan
The Eden Project
Mevagissey Fishing Harbour
Pentewan Sands Beach
Caerhays Castle & Estate

Must see

  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (0.2 miles)
  • Eden Project (6.0 miles)
  • Truro Cathedral (10.8 miles)

National Trust

  • Trelissick Garden (11.1 miles)
  • Trerice (12.1 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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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Bookings must not be for more than 30 consecutive nights.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy, a fine of £40 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 2 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 2 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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