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Higher Kestle Farm Campsite

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Welcome to Higher Kestle Farm, we are situated on Cornwall's beautiful south coast near the fishing village of Mevagissey and just a stone's throw from the renowned Lost Gardens of Heligan.

We are a working farm with cattle, sheep and cereals set in 300 acres of rolling countryside. Our campsite is family run and spreads. Our facilities include chemical waste disposal, water points, recycling and rubbish area, sheltered washing-up area, freezer for your ice-packs and wooden picnic tables are provided throughout the camping area.

Shower blocks, toilets and washing up facilities are available to campsite guests.

We offer a warm welcome in a peaceful and relaxing setting which is the ideal way to enjoy Cornwall. We look forward to meeting you.

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


Local produce

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

Touring and motorhomes

Hard standings


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Nearby leisure

Cycle hire nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby



Small (11-25 pitches)


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  • St Ewe, Near Mevagissey, St Austell, Cornwall, England, PL26 6EP
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.2716°N 4.8178°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Grampound (Cornwall): Coach Stop — 4.1 miles
St Austell Bus Station — 4.8 miles
Holmbush (St Austell) Coach Stop — 5.4 miles
Train stations
St Austell Rail Station — 4.9 miles
Par Rail Station — 7.7 miles
Luxulyan Rail Station — 8.8 miles
Ferry ports
Mevagissey Ferry Landing — 1.6 miles
Polruan Ferry Landing — 9.0 miles
Fowey Ferry Landing — 9.1 miles
Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 14.7 miles


From St Austell take the B3273 to Mevagissey. After passing Pentewan Sands carry on up the cliff road. At the top there is a crossroads, take a right here towards Gorran/Gorran Haven. Travel along this road for approximately three miles, taking the second left to Kestle where you will see a sign for the campsite (the first turning left is narrower and takes you through the hamlet of Kestle, this road is not suitable for large caravans). Follow this road for approximately 3/4 of a mile, after passing Higher Kestle Farmhouse, the campsite is the next gate 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

Lost Gardens of Heligan can be reached on foot via our permissive wooded footpath or by road if you prefer.
Eden Project is a 25 minute car journey or approximately 10 miles
Nearest beach is approximately 3 miles (Porthluney)
Mevagissey is 1.5 miles (good selection of pubs)
Nearest pub is The Crown Inn in St Ewe.
Truro is 14 miles away and St Austell is just 8 miles away.

Must see

  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (1.1 miles)
  • Eden Project (7.2 miles)
  • Truro Cathedral (10.3 miles)

National Trust

  • Trelissick Garden (10.3 miles)
  • St Anthony Head (11.5 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

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Additional terms

No single-sex parties of 3 people or more .

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Late arrivals must be notified as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to re-let your unit.

The management accept no responsibility in respect of damage to any persons or property using the site, however sustained.

The management reserve the right to refuse any booking or to evict any persons causing a nuisance at their discretion

We only accept well behaved dogs. Dogs must be kept on a lead and accompanied at all times onsite.

No refunds will be given for early departure unless the owners are able to re-let the pitch.