Camping in Cornwall
Explore the beautiful beaches of Cornwall and what it has to offer
(Photo courtesy of Iain Duff)
From vast, sandy beaches that are popular with families to secluded coves, Cornwall is full of coastal delights. Add the inland attractions and you have one of Britain’s leading holiday destinations. Our Cornwall articles will give you lots of ideas for a camping trip to the southwest
Map of Cornwall
Cornwall Camping: Inspirations, guides and travel logs.
Top 10 Stunning Family Beaches in Cornwall
Camping in Cornwall is full of great beaches and amazing views. You can’t move for family-friendly beaches in Cornwall – there are just so many.
Camping Inspiration: North Cornwall
What makes North Cornwall so special? Is it the sea and the sand, the surfing, the dramatic coastal walks and the pretty fishing harbours? Or is it the countryside, the picturesque villages and the great food? Well it’s all of them of course.
A week camping in St Ives, Cornwall
St Ives is a wonderful location to enjoy Cornwall. It’s full of captivating old streets and boasts a superb harbour and magnificent beaches.
Great British Walks: St Ives to Zennor
The walk along a rocky stretch of South West Coast Path, from St Ives to Zennor, followed by lunch at The Tinner’s Arms and a bus back, is a classic day out. It’s a fairly demanding stretch of the path but well worth the effort.
Camping Inspiration: North Cornwall Coast
Nestled in the far southwest, and stretching out into the Atlantic, the long drive should never deter you because its secluded location is also its greatest appeal.
Great British Walks – Mevagissey and Heligan
This enjoyable walk starts in the picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey before heading inland through the medieval settlement of Heligan and its famous Lost Gardens.