Bluebell the Bell Tent

UK England South West England Cornwall Bodmin Mena Farm

  • Sleeps 4 (max 2 adults, 2 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Private Bathroom
A beautifully furnished bell tent, fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy your holiday. Set in 15 acres of rolling Cornish countryside and with fabulous panoramic views of the surrounding hills. Visit our onsite farm shop for a tasty breakfast or stock up on more snacks! We also have a shower and toilet block. Hot water is free and, for those requiring disabled or infant facilities, there’s also a secure wet room with baby changing facilities available too.
A beautifully furnished bell tent, fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy your Cornwall getaway.
  • Sleep on a king-sized, memory foam mattress, or on one of the two single futons
  • Eat and cook outdoors at your private picnic table, and enjoy the warmth and comfort of your own firepit
  • Set in 15 acres of rolling Cornish countryside and with fabulous panoramic views of the surrounding hills

The Owner Says

Watching the sunset against a panoramic blend of rolling hills and blue sky. Falling in love with an idyllic fishing village – and imagining living there. Discovering hidden coves and secret beaches. And waking to the sounds and smells of freshly cooked bacon. This is what holidays in Cornwall at Mena Farm are all about.
Sleep on a king-sized, memory foam mattress, or on one of the two single futons, Bluebell the Bell Tent can sleep up to four people comfortably. Eat and cook outdoors at your private picnic table, and enjoy the warmth and comfort of your firepit. Beds are made up ready for your arrival, and you will find everything you need to enjoy your stay. There is no electricity in Poppy. Lighting is by fairy lights and lanterns, and you will be provided with a battery pack for charging mobile phones on arrival. Campers have full access to shower/loo block, disabled/family bathroom, nature trails, bike hire and games barn (with TV lounge area, pool table, ping pong, air hockey, table football, books and games). We also have a playground! Located in the centre of our park – so you can keep an eye on them – the play area consists of child and baby swings, a fort, slide and basketball area.
Visit our onsite shop located by reception, stocked with a small range of essential food and toiletry items. We also have a coin-operated launderette on site, with washing machines, tumble dryer and free ironing facility, should you need to wash any clothes during your stay.

About Mena Farm

Suitable For

Tents, campervans, caravans, dogs, groups – yes. Single-sex groups and larger parties – by prior arrangement only.

Nearby

Mena Farm Campsite isn't far from Bodmin Moor and there are plenty of fantastic walking trails directly from the campsite. The farm is also near the halfway point of the Saints Way (Padstow–Fowey), a well-signed (with Celtic cross markers) 27-mile route that takes you through Little Petherick, St Breock Downs and Lanivet before joining the Fowey River near Lostwithiel for a lovely waterside stretch. Rent bikes from the campsite to speed things along and try the Camel Trail (a spectacularly converted old railway route 3 miles from the campsite) or pedal around Cardinham Woods, 5 miles away and particularly excellent in spring. It's 3 miles to National Trust-owned Lanhydrock House (01208 265950), an imposing example of a Victorian country estate, rebuilt in the 1880s following a devastating fire. There are children’s activities, garden tours and open-air theatre in summer. It's 6 miles to the world famous Eden Project (01726 811911). The coast, meanwhile, both north and south, is around 20 minutes in the car (approx. 10 miles). Par beach is the closest in the south, while Wadebridge, at the start of the Camel Estuary, offers a gateway to the north coast.

Food & Drink

Walk or drive the 1½ miles into the village of Lanivet, home to an award-winning inn (01208 831212) as well as the excellent Welcome Stranger fish and chip restaurant (01208 831583). If you don't even want to stretch your legs that far, there is free daily fish and chip delivery to the site, plus weekly visits by local food vans and, of course, the fully-licensed shop has you well covered for alfresco drinks around the campfire. For a proper shopping trip, Bodmin boasts Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Lidl supermarkets, as well as petrol stations, further eateries and a hospital. It also has one of the best tourist information centres in the county.

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Location

Mena Farm is located at Mena Farm, Lanivet, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 5HW

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Getting There

Leave the A30 at the Innis Downs junction and take the turning signposted for Lanivet. Before you reach the village, you'll see the brown tourist signs for Mena Farm, simply follow these and they'll bring you directly to the site.

Newquay Airport is 20 miles away and Bodmin Parkway (connected to Paddington) is 6 miles away. Car hire is available at both. Buses to St Austell and Bodmin run through the local village of Lanivet (1½ miles from the campsite).