Welcome To Our Campsite
On The Cornish Coast
Penwarne Farm is a family-run business, the campsite was established in the 1920s, making it one of Cornwall's oldest campsites! Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with panoramic sea views across Falmouth Bay and in land to Pendennis Castle you will feel as though you have stumbled upon a real hidden gem!
The official name of the farm is Penwarne Barton, and has been the home of the Mann family since 1886. For generations, the family has dedicated themselves to working the land; nurturing animals and growing a range of crops.
The current owner is Paul Mann who is the 4th generation farmer in the family. Him & his family past & present have put their hearts into the beautiful surroundings for campers from all over the world to enjoy.
We kindly request that you leave NO trace, we don’t want to find rubbish left in the campsite or on the surrounding premises. We are a working farm & ask that you are mindful of local wildlife and respect the nature around us. Recycling containers are provided & we ask that everyone uses these accordingly.
Dotted along the historic Cornish coast you will find quaint seaside towns and characteristic villages. Avid wildlife lovers will be delighted to spot some of our local wildlife such as seals, dolphins, a variety of sea birds, as well as pheasants, bats, buzzards and kestrels.
With the nearest beach being just down the road, it is very possible to be exploring the famous South West Coast Path and enjoying views from atop ragged cliffs within minutes of arriving at your destination.
We offer a peaceful setting on a working farm so you will get to see our friendly cattle and meet our curious chickens. 2019 will also see the introduction of our fresh produce cart in the campsite.
Our Top 5 Picks of Places to Visit in South Cornwall
1. Kynance Cove (postcode TR12 7PJ) - without a doubt the most picturesque place in Cornwall, looks like something from the movie "The Beach"- located on & surrounded by National Trust land, with a good walk down from their car park & breathtaking views!
2. The Minack Theatre (postcode TR19 6JU) - a unique world famous air theatre hosting a range of outdoor performances throughout the summer (don’t forget to take a blanket & warm clothes). Carved into granite cliffs, overlooking the sea out from Porthcurno, famous also for the Telegraph Museum that tells the story of Cornwall’s pioneering role in global communications. Visiting this place really is a must for those who really want to experience something very different & visit another one of our most beautiful beaches.
3. The Eden Project (postcode PL24 2SG) - Cornwall’s most famous botanical gardens & if you don’t fancy the 50 minute drive, then we would definitely recommend Trebah Gardens which is just 1 miles from here. We believe after visiting both, you would agree that Trebah is the most beautiful of the two; With a captivating walk down through a lush green valley, leading to a beach on the Helford River. Or of course, you could visit both & decide for yourselves.
4. St Michael’s Mount –A unique island just off of Penzance, when the tide is out you can walk to it & there are lots of boat trips to & fro. Great day out with a boutique tea room, souvenirs & botanical gardens.
5. The Cornish Seal Sanctuary (postcode TR12 6UG) - located in the quaint village of Gweek & there is also a proper Cornish pub (with some proper Cornish Folk propping up the bar no doubt!) serving a fantastic range of pub food, made with local ingredients.