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- Friendly hidden park in a Cornish wildlife haven
- Two miles from St Ives and five from Penzance
- Barbecues permitted on site; pub 15 minutes' walk away
Hidden in the Cornish countryside, with some of the most spectacular sunsets you'll see anywhere, but set only two miles from the buzz of St Ives… come and feel lost at Cornwall's corkingly scenic and very friendly Lower Penderleath Farm.
The whole setup is in a serene Cornish countryside, filled with wildlife and with splendid views all around: the coastline is only a few miles away and the farm is an easy base from which to explore the western edge of the Penwith Peninsula.
The nearest beaches from Lower Penderleath Farm are between two and three miles away and lively St Ives between five and eight minutes' drive – or walk it in about an hour if you feel so inclined (plenty of taxis are available in town to zip you and your tired feet back to base).
On site, settle down for the sunset and bask in the warmth of whichever fire bowl or barbecue you'd like to turn up with (bring along your own wood or charcoal too, but remember that open fires aren't allowed). A pub serving food is about 15 minutes' walk away, via a footpath across the fields, if you'd rather source a cosy indoor meal.
The decent and clean facilities on site include a toilet and shower block with hot water and washing-up areas and an area for washing off and hanging up wetsuits and surfboards.
Open from 15/04/2022 to 21/09/2022
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.
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Non-electric grass tent or trailer tent pitch
Max. persons: 6 x
One Tent or Trailer tent allowed per pitch
Pitch size : Max 6.0m width x 5.0m depth (19.7ft width x 16.4ft depth) Calculated area: 30.0m² (322.9ft²)
Ground type: Grass
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Excellent site- v. clean, friendly staff, level pitching & great view
Peaceful with a lovely view across the hills. Friendly and …
This site is off the beaten track which is just …
Really beautiful spot and all that we needed
the site was well maintained, very good shower and toilet …
No frills campsite.
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
D. of E. welcome
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Dog walk nearby
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
Horse riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Outdoor pool nearby
Surf school nearby
- Coach stations
— 2.2 miles
2.2 miles Longstone Cross — 2.2 miles
2.2 miles Bus Station — 2.3 miles
- Train stations
St Ives (Cornwall) Rail Station
— 2.2 miles
2.2 miles Carbis Bay Rail Station — 2.3 miles
2.3 miles St Erth Rail Station — 3.1 miles
- Ferry ports
Penzance Ferry Terminal
— 4.7 miles
4.7 miles Helford Village Ferry Landing — 17.8 miles
17.8 miles Helford Passage Ferry Landing — 17.9 miles
— 3.8 miles
3.8 miles Land's End St Just Airport — 9.0 miles
9.0 miles Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 28.8 miles
Please note, if you allow the satnav or TomTom to direct you in, it will probably take you via Crowlas and Nancleadra. If you enter the lane from this direction, you will find the lane a lot narrower (still doable, but less comfortably). Entering the lane from the Towednack Crossroads side is the best way to approach (as per the directions below) as the lane from this direction has been widened to take large lorries
On the A30 from Exeter, once you reach the Hayle bypass, take the third exit at the roundabout to St Ives (A3074). At the second mini roundabout, about 500m from the A30, turn left onto Mill Hill and follow the road until you reach the T-junction with the B3311. Turn left and 200m after the junction turn right and veer left down the small lane. We are about 0.75 miles further down the road on the right.
Hit the beaches, restaurants, galleries, craft shops and cafés of arty St Ives as a first stop, then sneak over to the pirate HQ of Penzance five miles from the farm, also a top spot for sailing. If you're up (down?) for diving or snorkelling, Lamorna Cove is the location, about five miles south of Penzance, and Sennen Cove is topping for surfing alongside St Ives and Hayle.
Both St Ives and Penzance have shoals' worth of sea fishing available from chartered boats too; if you fancy freshwater fishing, golfing, climbing or horse riding there are lots of options locally.
One of the most popular places in the region is the rocky island of St Michael's Mount and its medieval castle in Mount's Bay at Marazion: take a boat out to or walk across the sand in low tide. At Newlyn, take a coastal tour to also very scenic Mousehole (and did you know that the Lamorna granite of its pier is the same used to build the Thames Embankment?).
More high-quality highlights in the area? Try the utterly fab (darling) Minack Theatre, or head to the north coast and the surf at Portreath, Porthtowan and Newquay.
- Tate St Ives (2.5 miles)
- St Michael's Mount (4.8 miles)
- Cornwall Industrial Discovery Centre (11.3 miles)
- Trengwainton Garden (4.7 miles)
- St Michael's Mount (4.8 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||8:30 a.m. –||6 p.m.|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
Lower Penderleath Farm cancellation policy
Balance refunds: no penalties
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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19.
The remainder is payable direct to Lower Penderleath Farm on arrival.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
- Does Lower Penderleath Farm have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Lower Penderleath Farm dog friendly? No View all features
- What attractions are near Lower Penderleath Farm? Hit the beaches, restaurants, galleries, craft shops and cafés of arty St Ives as a first stop, then sneak over to the pirate HQ of Penzance five miles from the farm, also … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Lower Penderleath Farm?
Camping and touring Arrive: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Depart by: 11 a.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Lower Penderleath Farm? From £25 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability