Campsite Review: Cornish Tipi Holidays, Nr Port Isaac, North Cornwall

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Where: Cornish Tipi Holidays, nr Port Isaac, North Cornwall

How Much: For camping, £45 per night

Campfires: Yes, in dug pits surrounded by stones.

Wood: Yes, sold by the warden. Also it is possible to collect wood in the woods, ask Oggy for good places.

Types of camping: Tents, campervans and Tipis (different prices)

Facilities: Showers, toilets, outside washing up areas, lake with row boats and life jackets.

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Campsite Review: Henry’s, The Lizard, West Cornwall

Where: Henry’s, The Lizard, West Cornwall.

How much: 2 adults, 2 children and campervan cost us £24 per night

Campfires: Yes, in braziers you can hire. £7.50 per evening including logs and kindling. NB: No good for cooking on though.

Wood: Yes wood and kindling sold at reception

Types of camping: Mostly tents and campervans but they do accept motor homes and caravans, if they can fit it in a pitch.

Facilities: One recently refurbished shower and toilet block and a couple of older blocks. All unisex. Washing machine and dryer. Games room with pool table and table football (and chicken poo and eggs!). Shop selling cider and various basics.

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A Camping Tour of Cornwall

The end of term is rushing toward me towards me like a big fast rushy thing.  Schools seem to torture us with endless extra requests, permissions, thank you’s, assemblies, fetes and sports days as the end of the summer term approaches.  Thus, I have had no time to sort out our ‘tour’ of Cornwall.  I had been experiencing some fear that I had left it too late and all the good campsites would be already booked up.  So, with some trepidation I started researching campsites. Continue reading

Campsites I want to visit!


This weekend  we did not go camping.  Phew, I think we needed a break. Plus of course, it gave me a chance to research some more campsites I want to visit.  I have a spreadsheet that I add campsites to as I find them (is that very sad?), so I thought I would share them with you. Perhaps some of you have visited them and can tell me if my hankerings are with or without reason.  Also do let me know of any campsites you recommend!

All these sites allow campfires. Continue reading