A Guide to the Best Holiday Parks & Campsites in Cornwall

A Guide to the Best Holiday Parks & Campsites in Cornwall

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 on or close to a beach with everything you will need in the caravan.

Here are Cornwall Holidays we have looked over Cornwall and found some of the best places you can stay. 

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 we have a wide selection.

We will give you all the info you need to see what suits you best.

Perran Sands, Perranporth

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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 of the whole family. There is a restaurant and 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 camp site.

Truro is just a few miles away where you will find big super markets 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, highly recommended resort in a great location.

Newquay Holiday Park

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This is a fantastic place for the whole family. This resort has outdoor heated pools for use all year round, a kids club and bar for you all to enjoy and you can even bring 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 and dining area and a fully equipped kitchen area. The kitchens have ovens and a microwave as well as fridge. Each of the caravans can sleep up to 9 people if you use the lounge space too. Free wifi and parking areas 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.

Bude Holiday Resort

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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 chose 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.

Newquay Bay Resort

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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 camp site. Also you have free wifi and on-site parking as standard. Highly recommended for families or large groups. Great location and onsite facilities.

Tencreek Holiday Park, Looe

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This holiday park offers everything you will need for you and the whole family. The park has a pool and water slide to keep the kids entertained while you relax in the onsite bar and take in some Cornish sunshine. There is free parking and wifi and you are really close to the beach so beach days are the way to go at this family-friendly resort.

The units themselves sleep up to 6 people and are equipped with everything that you will need. The kitchen has an oven and microwave so you can self cater here as well. Also, the units have a dining and lounge area for you to enjoy.

Looe itself is a great location in Cornwall, you have the beach and harbour nearby for you to explore but it is also well located to access other great attractions. The Eden Project is just 11 miles away and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are not far either. Also, check out some of the activity in Looe as there are different festivals throughout the year. I would recommend this park for families who want to enjoy a real coastal break in Cornwall.

St Ives Holiday Village

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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.

Mounts Bay Caravan Park, Marazion

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If you want to literally be able to throw a stone onto the beach then this is the park for you. Mounts Bay Caravan Park sits on the beach right next to one of Cornwall’s most impressive attractions, St Michael’s Mount. The site does have a seasonal outdoor pool. No wifi available ere so you need to rely on your mobile provider but in a way that would just add to the charm of your break away.

The units themselves have flat screen TVs, kettles, microwaves and ovens. There are different types of caravans all sleeping up to 4 people. They have outdoor areas and dining out doors and the park has gardens for you to enjoy or just simply cruise over to the beach and spend your days on there.

This location is good because you have a lot of Cornish attractions on your doorstep. Flambards theme park is only 10 miles away for the kids. St Michaels Mount is on your doorstep too and the Minack theatre is not far, look to see what evening shows they have on in this stunning location. A quieter option for people that want a holiday park. Fantastically located on a beach, small families and couples would suit this well.

Par Sands Coastal Holiday Park

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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 day time activities. A tennis court is available and 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 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 chose 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.

Trevella Park, Crantock

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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 being 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 out door 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 night life. 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.

The Park at Mawgan Porth

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This is a fantastic park offering so much on site, including in door and out door 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.

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