8 Best Holiday Parks & Campsites in Cornwall for 2024
Cornwall is such a fantastic place to have a camping holiday whether you have a tent or want to stay in one of the many caravans or chalets that the region has to offer. The parks have everything from live entertainment to swimming pools and arcades and so many of them are located in seaside towns close to a beach
If you want a lively holiday with everything included so you can keep the whole family entertained or you want something a bit more chilled, Cornwall has it all!
Here are our 8 top picks, hand-picked by Cornwall Holidays.
Located on the beach at Perranporth this holiday park accepts tents and touring caravans but also offers caravans and chalets for you to stay in. Each unit has all you will need to enjoy your self-catering holiday to Cornwall. Free parking and wifi as standard and the park itself offers a lot for the whole family. There is a restaurant, a bar and 2 swimming pools.
Perranporth itself is a great little Cornish coastal town. Not too big but big enough to have a great selection of bars and restaurants. The famous Watering Hole bar is located on the beach and has live music throughout the year including 2 large music festivals, Tunes in the Dunes and Bands in the Sand. There are other dining options as well located around the beach and in the campsite area.
Truro is just a few miles away, where you will find big supermarkets but there is a Co-op in Perranporth for all your essentials. This is a great location for long beach days and adventures as there are water sports such as surfing and kayaking available as well as hiking or cycling, a highly recommended resort in a great location.
Parkdean Resorts are well-known for maintaining fantastic holiday parks for the whole family. This resort has outdoor heated pools for use all year round, a kids club and a bar for you all to enjoy. You can even bring a pet along with you on your family holiday to this countryside park which is not too far from Newquay and its glorious beaches.
Each unit has a lounge, a dining area and a fully equipped kitchen area. The kitchens have ovens and a microwave as well as a fridge. Each of the caravans can sleep up to 9 people if you use the lounge space too. Free wifi and parking areas are standard and as I have already said you can even bring your family dog with you on this fun-packed Cornish break.
Newquay itself is a great location for the kids as there are some fantastic beaches and water sports available throughout the days. In the evenings Newquay is a lively spot and there are many bars and restaurants as well, most accepting children during the day and early evening. Some bars and restaurants also accept dogs so worth having a look before going as most places will let you know.
The park here at Bude is a fab place for the whole family and keeping the kids entertained. They only accept couples and families so it will be a great environment for your family to relax in. They have an outdoor heated pool with play areas for the kids. There is a café and a bar and during summer months there is nightly entertainment so you really can sit back and stay on site if you would like to. There is an outdoor beer garden and an arcade.
The units themselves have everything you will need and you can choose how many you want to sleep and if you want a unit that accepts pets. This is great because it means you can just bring your furry little friend with you so then whole family can enjoy this fantastic park.
Bude itself has a town centre and local beaches and is also near Tintagel, Brown Willy (highest peak in Cornwall). The park has a private footpath that you can use to access the cliff top path with fabulous scenic walks and other options around in the area such as cycling or surfing. No additional charge to use the on-site facilities or bar etc either.
This is a fantastic holiday park in a great location. On site you have indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna and sports bar. There is evening entertainment in the summer months and also onsite market shop for all of your essentials. This means you can enjoy the campsite without having to leave and the kids will be entertained all day.
You are only a few minutes away from Porth beach the nearest beach with a pub on the beach and Newquay is 5 minutes away by car. Newquay is a fantastic place for families, friends, children and couples because of the variation of activities that are on offer. There are many beaches including Fistral beach where there are water sports and festivals throughout the year. Newquay also has an aquarium and other indoor options if the weather lets you down.
This holiday park offers different types of accommodation so search what suits you and your group best if you want a terrace etc. Also Newquay Bay Resort accepts pets and there are some fantastic walks all around this campsite. Also you have free wifi and on-site parking as standard. Highly recommended for families or large groups. Great location and onsite facilities.
A fun packed holiday for all the family including your dogs as this park accepts pets. This park has many activities, indoor pool, kids club, table tennis, mini golf and even a sauna. There is also a restaurant and bar and free entertainment during the peak months. Free parking is available and free wifi.
There are different units so you can select which is best for you and your group. You can have a kitchen and dining area and a terrace and they have units that can sleep up to 8 people. Please just request if you want to bring your pet. There is an onsite mini-market for all essentials too.
St Ives is a stunning location, the town itself a few minutes away is situated on a harbour and is a picture-perfect Cornish setting. St Ives also provides excellent dining options as well as pubs and bars for you to simply enjoy a drink and soak up the Cornish sunshine. Or just spend your day on the beach and feast on Cornish ice cream. Great location in Cornwall and lots on-site so perfect to keep those kids entertained.
Par Sands sits directly on a beach in Par so it gives you unlimited beach access for the whole family including your dogs because Par Sands accepts pets. On site there is a café and bar and other daytime activities. A tennis court is available and an indoor pool for the kids to enjoy.
The units themselves differ and can sleep anything up to 8 guests and just request with the park if you would like to bring your pets. You can enjoy some well-equipped nice looking accommodation here at Par Sands. The kitchen will provide all you need including an oven, kettle and microwave. Wifi is free in public areas and free parking is standard on-site.
Location wise this is fabulous as Par is within a short distance from some of Cornwall’s attractions. The Eden Project is 2 miles away and Dairy Land, Lappa Valley and Oasis fun pool are all around 15 miles away. You can choose to hang out at this park for the whole day though if it suits you as it’s right on the beach and offers activities within the park. Great location for families.
This luxury holiday park is located in the stunning village of Crantock which boasts one of the most stunning beaches in Cornwall. Onsite parking is free and wifi is available as well as pets are allowed. You can also pitch up a tent or bring a touring van here.
The luxury units are all well-presented and have everything that you will need to enjoy your holiday. There is a lounge and dining area and in the kitchen, there is an oven, fridge, kettle and microwave. Most units have a terrace and outdoor dining facilities.
Crantock itself is a fabulous location, a quieter area but only a few minutes from Newquay which offers more beaches and great bars, restaurants and nightlife. There are some great walks and cycling routes on your doorstep here so there really is something for everyone. Highly recommended for a relaxing break with a stunning beach on your doorstep.
You’ll also love the new camping pods for a really unique stay for you and your family.
This is a fantastic park offering so much on site, including indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, onsite restaurant and kids play area. Golf is a nearby option at an additional charge and the park is just over the road from the stunning beach of Mawgan Porth.
There are lots of different accommodation choices here and they sleep between 4 and 8 people. The Park also accepts pets so you can bring the whole family with you. Free parking and wifi are also available. You can request child safety options such as stair gates too.
Mawgan Porth is a beautiful little village sitting on its beautiful beach where you can enjoy water sports such as surfing. There are stunning coastal walks or cycle routes as well. The village also features bars and restaurants for you to sample as well as the ones on site. Newquay is just down the coast so you can enjoy the many activities on offer there too. Highly recommend holiday park for those wanting that dreamy coastal break with the whole family.