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Seaview Gorran Haven Holiday Park

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General

  • On the Roseland peninsula three miles from the Lost Gardens at Heligan
  • Spectacular sea views, all a short walk from the beach
  • Big pool, sun loungers, café with takeaway and shop with off-licence

Just look at that beach… Seaview Gorran Haven Holiday Park is at the start of the Roseland Peninsula on Cornwall's south coast, a short stroll from spectacular sands and in a stunningly scenic park, with colourful flowers, tall palm trees and views over the ocean and nearby Dodman Point.

Seaview is centrally set for heaps of attractions including the South West Coast Path, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project, about 20 minutes' walk from its nearest beach, easily reachable by foot. St Austell is the closest big town, about 20 minutes' drive away.

A heated outdoor pool and small paddling pool are among the excellently-kept modern facilities at Seaview, both with plenty of sun loungers alongside on the terrace. Kids have a play area with swings and slides, as well as loads of room to run around at the park's big games areas.

Food, drinks and convenience goods are all available in the park shop, with a takeaway menu. The shop also has groceries, an off-licence, souvenirs and Calor gas bottles. Barbecues are allowed, so fire one up, get the sausages frying, and settle back to watch the sunset sinking over the Cornish sea from your crackingly scenic pitch.

Gold David Bellamy Conservation Award AA 5 pennants

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 25/05 and 01/09 (subject to weather conditions).

The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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8.8

Overall rating based on 147 reviews

 

84% would recommend this site to a friend.

81% would stay here again.

 

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The welcoming and friendly staff, the swimming pool, the play ... 18/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom susan_l124648 Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The welcoming and friendly staff, the swimming pool, the play park, the area and the overall ambiance. Excellent

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches 18/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom James Y. Confirmed

  • Fully-serviced grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Staff are friendly, shop was open till late and nothing was much trouble for them.
    Site was clean, friendly.
    It was quiet, but that was due to the people respecting others, the site wasn't packed, but had a fair few people there.
    Position of the camp site was great overlooking the sea.
    The local beach is a good 15 mins walk (downhill), pleasant and beach was quiet.
    Coming back from the beach nice easy stride 30 - 40 mins.
    We stayed for 5 nights 6 days.

    Disliked: 

    We were lucky with the weather as it stayed warm and dry, but the weather could have turned for the worse, I have 2 gripes
    first - is with the laundrette as none of the dryers were working, so even though we brought 6 towels (for 2) towards the end of the week, our towels were a little damp, so it would have been nice to have at least one of the 4 dryers working.
    Second - A family arrived on the Friday afternoon, which is fine, they had kids, which again was fine, but they were rather loud towards midnight and after, and as the site is quiet their voices and shouting was heard all over the site, I have no problem with this if it was a reasonable time, so it would have been nice if the warden requested them to keep it down.
    But I can't blame the site for this, maybe the lack of respect for others during late/early hours.

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Remote site, level pitches. 17/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Carol S. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Size of pitch
    Hair dryers in shower block
    Large washing up area
    Freezer for ice blocks
    Swimming pool (we didn't use it, I believe there is a charge?)

    Disliked: 

    Toilets and showers are in different blocks.
    Sinks in toilet cubicles but nothing to dry hand with.
    Showers are not very hot and are off the type you have to keep pushing the knob to work.
    Lots of cockroach type beetles in the showers, had to wash them down the plughole before using!

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Would definatly book again 16/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom alan_c107844 Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Nice value for money site. Well kept with clean facilities.

    Disliked: 

    Only thing if being a little picky. I would have liked better transport links to site but as I said just being picky.

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Clean facilities, easy and friendly staff to talk too. Amazing place 14/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom hannah_j268487 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    There was nothing to fault.

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Great park would stay again 13/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Gemma M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Quiet, view and facilities - loved the lockable bathroom with bath and shower!

    Disliked: 

    Tractor noise

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Excellent site with clean facilities. Peaceful with lovely views. 12/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Emlyn W. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Spacious pitches / outdoor pool/ well stocked shop/ cafe on site.

    Disliked: 

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Had a lovely stay here last weekend. Brilliant value for money. 12/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom carly_c228535 Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Location, seaview, outdoor pool, park/play area, friendly and helpful staff, flexibility with check in and check out.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Excellent site very friendly 12/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom James P. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Yes

    Disliked: 

    No

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Lovely camp site lovely staff chilled relaxed and all in ... 11/06/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Pete t. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Electric grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely camp site lovely staff chilled relaxed and all in all a great base to explore Cornwall

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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

Local produce

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

Motorhome service point

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Water hook-up points for tourers

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Forest

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Leisure/theme park nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent pitches

Location

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  • Boswinger, Gorran Haven, St Austell, Cornwall, England, PL26 6LL
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.2368°N 4.8187°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Grampound (Cornwall): Coach Stop — 5.6 miles
Probus: Square Coach Stop — 7.0 miles
St Austell Bus Station — 7.2 miles
Train stations
St Austell Rail Station — 7.2 miles
Par Rail Station — 9.6 miles
Luxulyan Rail Station — 11.0 miles
Ferry ports
Mevagissey Ferry Landing — 2.8 miles
Tolverne Ferry Landing — 9.1 miles
Philleigh King Harry Ferry Landing — 9.2 miles
Airports
Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 16.7 miles

Directions


From St Austell, take the B3273 towards Mevagissey for approximately three miles, at the top of the steep hill, turn right signposted to The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Seaview International. Follow this road and the brown signs to Seaview International.

Please note: If you are using a GPS or satnav device then do not carry straight on at the top of the hill as this will take you into the centre of Mevagissey where the streets are extremely narrow and often blocked. Please turn right at the top of the hill and your device should recalculate your route avoiding the centre of Mevagissey.

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

Seaview is close to the South West Coast Path – and sands – of Restormel, a top spot for cyclists and walkers, and among the coves, safe clean beaches and jaw-droppingly scenic coast of the beaut Roselands Peninsula. St Mawes and St Just are both within easy reach; access sailing, fishing boat hire and kayaking nearby at Mevagissey.

Famed Cornish options close by are the Lost Gardens of Heligan, three and a half miles away, and the big biomes and the tropical rainforest of the Eden Project, under 10. You could also take a boat trip along the Fal from Falmouth, pedal the Clay Trail for five miles from the Eden Project to Wheal Martyn, or venture determinedly forth for Cornwall's old castles and buildings, including the Caerhays Castle manor house a couple of miles from the site.

Kids will surely like the Shipwreck and Heritage Centre, within a short drive at the port of Charlestown, and Flambards theme park and the Crealy Great Adventure Park about an hour by car. A football golf centre, indoor soft play and the Wingz bird and animal sanctuary are all a few minutes' drive from St Austell.

Regattas, carnivals and festivals run throughout Cornwall all year round; ask the Seaview team when you arrive what's going on locally during your hol.

Must see

  • Lost Gardens of Heligan (3.5 miles)
  • Eden Project (9.5 miles)
  • Truro Cathedral (10.4 miles)

National Trust

  • Trelissick Garden (9.7 miles)
  • St Anthony Head (9.9 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.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  10 a.m.

Seaview Gorran Haven Holiday Park cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Seaview Gorran Haven Holiday Park will debit the balance from your card 12 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 12 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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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.
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.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Discount cards and gift vouchers cannot be applied to bookings made via Pitchup.com.
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 9 a.m..
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.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.

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

Pool
Only park guests are authorised to use the pool.
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 25/05 and 01/09 (subject to weather conditions).

Reception
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. between 23/03 and 01/11.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
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.
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.

Additional terms

Dogs must always be on a short lead (not exceeding 6ft/2m).

On arrival you must show your booking confirmation email to avoid delays whilst records are checked.

Late departures are subject to fines.

Pitches are equipped with a round pin connector electrical facility.

All guests must use breathable groundsheets as this protects the grass.

Blades, skateboards and motorised micro scooters are not allowed to be used on the Park under any circumstances.

The swimming pool is not supervised. No dogs allowed in the area.

Parents/guardians are responsible for the safety and supervision of their children at all times whilst using the amenities and facilities on the park.

Windbreaks must not exceed six poles and are allowed at the discretion of the management. Windbreaks contravening this rule will be removed by the park staff.

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