Porthtowan Tourist Park

Prestigious Camping and Caravanning site in North Cornwall set in over 5 acres

Couple pitching a tentCaravanning familyPorthtowan BeachPlay Area at Porthtowan Tourist Park

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you allow dogs?
We accept well behaved dogs, as long as they are kept on a lead and any mess picked up.
There is a fenced in exercise area on site.
What size are your pitches?
The majority of pitches are 10m x 10m - this allows tents of up to 8m x 8m in size.
There are some larger pitches which can be requested on booking.
Do you recycle?
We have always encouraged our visitors to recycle and have boxes for Glass, Plastic, Bottles, Cans, Newspapers and Cardboard. These just need to be cleaned and sorted. We also have a community box for donated beach toys and camping equipment that was started by our visitors
Can I freeze my own ice blocks?
To avoid confusion, we have our own blocks that are kept clean and frozen, which can be hired.
Is there somewhere to dry clothes?
There is a rotary dryer near the entrance to the Dog walk area, and a tumble dryer in the Laundry room, where there is also a washing machine and spin dryer.
How far is it to the beach?
The site is one mile from Porthtowan Beach, where there are lifeguards during the summer.
There is a Pay & Display car park next to the beach if you want to drive.
What do you stock in the shop?
We always have milk, bacon, eggs, a selection of drinks, sweets and ice-creams as well as some basic essentials and camping spares. Plus in the peak season we stock fresh bread and rolls from a local bakery.”
How far to the nearest supermarket?
There is a Tesco on the outskirts of Redruth, about 3 miles away. We are also fortunate to have a good selection of butchers, bakeries and greengrocers in St Agnes as well as Redruth.
Is it a quiet site?
In response to many visitors, we have a strict 'No noise after 11pm policy', which we do enforce.
What is there for children to do in the area?
Nearby there is Bombadingas(an indoor soft play area), a Skate Park, Bike track and Cycle hire or perhaps they would enjoy surf lessons or horseriding.
And what about the adults?
The nearest Golf course is 4 miles away at Tehidy Park Golf Club, although there is a practice range at Radnor. There are Cinema’s in both Redruth and Truro, plus there is a swimming pool and gym about 5 miles away at Carn Brea Leisure Centre.
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Open 1st April - 31st October