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Camping in Cornwall Mawgan Porth

Those seeking a tranquil and picturesque location for their camping holiday should consider the beautiful and sublime setting of Mawgan Porth.

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Mawgan Porth

Mawgan Porth is on the North Coast of Cornwall, midway between Padstow and Newquay, and acts as a central hub for the surrounding neighbourhood. The popular Merrymoor Inn serves food and drink all day everyday to regulars and guests alike, offering a warm welcome and memorable dining experience. Cornish Fresh, a convenience store on the beachfront, provides locally sourced produce to customers; including freshly handmade pasties and organic vegetables. The converted garage forecourt also houses a selection of successful businesses, including DiscoBeads and a Surf Shop.

There is a strong sense of community in Mawgan Porth and all surrounding villages, where locals pull together to support and raise funds for the maintenance of the village, local charities and the beach itself. They hold a number of events to encourage visitors and villagers to become interested and involved - regular shows include the Cabaret Club and themed nights at the Merrymoore.

mawgan porth campsiteMawgan Porth Beach

Mawgan Porth shares its coastline with the famous South West Coastal Path, and visitors can be assured of breathtaking scenery.

Flanked by spectacular cliffs with small caves, rock pools to explore and acres of soft white sand, Mawgan Porth is ideal for family games, long walks with the dog and surfing - King Surf School operates form Mawgan Porth.

The Times Newspaper describes this setting as possessing an unbeatable raw natural beauty that few could even match, and it regularly ranks as the one of the top beaches in the Continent. As a largely little-known beach, guests are surprised to experience such peace on the sands, as most tourists camping in Cornwall head towards Newquay.

bedruthan steps campsiteMawgan Porth walking

In addition to the South West Coast path, Mawgan Porth links with a series of stunning inland countryside walks, through mystical woodland crossing rivers and traditional untouched towns - our particular camp in Cornwall connects with many must-see routes in all directions.

The ever-popular SW footpath links Mawgan Porth with famous spectacular hot-spots including Bedruthan Steps (pictured right) to the North and Watergate Bay to the South.

The area inland from Mawgan Porth Beach is traversed by footpaths, connecting to quaint nearby villages such as St Mawgan, and each with a unique attraction well-worth visiting, enhancing your camping holiday st mawgan campsitein Cornwall. St Mawgan is noted for both its Japanese Bonsai Gardens and also it's commendable Post Office Tea Rooms (pictured left) offering exquisite cream teas and other handmade delicacies.

Experienced and more-adventurous walkers are able to catch the Western Greyhound bus service 556 towards Padstow or Newquay and continue to explore this incomparable area of outstanding natural beauty.

Campsites in Mawgan Porth

Campsites in Cornwall vary with each location, and whilst there aren't many to choose from in Mawgan Porth you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience with us.

Our valley-side setting offers guests a gorgeous rural setting only 3/4mile from the seafront. A short woodland walk enables visitors to leisurely amble towards the beachfront at Mawgan Porth in 10 minutes via an off-road level route starting at the camping field. For more information, click here.

sun haven valley campsiteCaravan Park Mawgan Porth

Camping in Cornwall is a wonderful experience, but at certain times throughout the year for the hardy few. We are a small family-run holiday park in Mawgan Porth, and in addition to our camping field we also offer 40 holiday units, ranging from luxury static caravans to chalets, and our accommodation units are open throughout the year.

For more information on our holiday chalets and statics, click here.

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