Star Bell Tent

UK England South West England Cornwall Penzance Ryn Gwari Farm

  • Sleeps 4 (max 4 adults, 3 children)
  • Dogs Allowed
Pitched and simply furnished Star Bell Tent. Sleeps 2-4 people.

The Owner Says

The Star Bell Tent is situated in our spacious camping field. It comes ready for up to 4 people to stay, with one double bed and two single air beds. You will need to bring your own bedding and the rest of your camping equipment, but the tent is set up all ready for you. There is a trunk for storage, a cool box, giant bean bag and rugs on the floor. The tent is lit with fairy lights and decorated with bunting. Facilities are shared with the other campers. Dogs are welcome too. 

About Ryn Gwari Farm

Suitable For

Campers, campervans, motorhomes, caravans, groups (by prior arrangement), dogs – yes. Big noisy groups – no.

Nearby

You can walk from the campsite out on to Truthwall Common, the edge of West Penwith Moors within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Here you can see the Tregeseal Stone Circle and take a dip in a nearby pool. The moors stretch all the way to St Ives, more than 10 miles away. Cape Cornwall is a mile-and-a-half from from site. You can walk there or drive the short distance and park up at the National Trust car park. The stunning South West Coast path passes here and an open-top bus provides a service along the coast. The Priest’s Cove, just below, is a rocky beach with a small sea water pool carved out of the rocks and a slipway for local fishermen. Sennen Beach is six miles away Gwynver Beach, just before it. St Just (two miles from site) is a good spot for picking up supplies, eating out and browsing independent shops and galleries. The South Coast Beaches of Perranunthnoe and Praa Sands are within 20 miles of site too.

Food & Drink

Rebecca can organise deliveries of milk, bread and a few other basics from a nearby dairy. There’s a pub with a beer garden, The Queens Arms (01736 788 318), half a mile down the road in Botallack. For more places to eat out and pick up supplies, head to St Just (two miles away) where there’s plenty of choice; the Dog and Rabbit (01736 449811) café comes recommended.

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Rated ★★★★★ over 9 reviews

★★★★★

Amazing views and sunset

A lovely campsite with very clean and decent amenities. An amazing view and a lovely sunset ! It is however very exposed so can get windy make sure you and your tent are prepared !
Sep 22, 2020 by Maya Sacre Verified Review
★★★★★

Beautiful location with sea views

We had a lot of fun camping at Ryn Gwari. The views of the sea were amazing and the campsite was small, friendly, clean and quiet. Beccie was very sweet and checked on us a few times. The facilities are basic but very clean and actually quite fun. The shower is open air, but very private within a wooden cubicle and the toilets are composting toilets. It was a wonderful location if you like hiking straight from your tent and we walked to the local carn and standing stones. Beautiful. Pack your walking boots!

Response from Ryn Gwari Farm

Thanks for your review Susannah. I’m so pleased you had a good time with us and got out and enjoyed the local walks. See you again maybe! 
★★★★★

Back to basics

The site was quiet with an amazing view as the sun went down. The 2 composting toilets and 1 open top shower did bring you back to the basics and we liked that! The hand washing water by the toilet ran very low at one point but gel was also available. There was a short walk to the pub. Beccie looked in on us and made sure we had what we needed. I would happily stay there again.
★★★☆☆

What no sawdust?

This campsite is exactly what it says on the recyclable tin, very rustic , basic and eco friendly. The view, when it wasn't foggy was lovely and it was quiet with only 8 groups camping in the field. The downsides for us were the difficulty in actually accessing the site; it was very narrow, uphill and potholed with loose stones. We do have an average sized motorhome but other campers with T5s said that they had the same problem. Compost toilets need sawdust and loo roll which often ran out and the steps were disintegrating so actually getting to them was dodgy. Good points; outdoor shower was surprisingly hot, standing stone circle and pool nearby was great for wild swimming. Would I come again? Probably not. This site relies on the view and it's just not that great if it's raining, windy and foggy, but that's the chance you take. Beckie was very nice, she has a children's nursery on the site so is often about in the day.

Response from Ryn Gwari Farm

Thanks for your review Lisette. The track was resurfaced on Saturday, it has certainly taken the strain this summer! Beccie 
★★★★★

Simply Pitch Perfect

With no interrupted views of the Atlantic perfect pitch to bed down I rate this as one of my all time favourite camp spots to watch the Milky Way. Becky was seamlessly easy and welcoming and finding our home for the night was super easy. Thank you we will come again.
Sep 15, 2020 by Ellie Ghosh

Response from Ryn Gwari Farm

Thanks Ellie, it was a pleasure to have you to stay! I’m so pleased you enjoyed it. 
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Location

Ryn Gwari Farm is located at No-Go-By Hill, St Just, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 7PS

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Getting There

From the Mount Misery Roundabout on the A30, just past Penzance, turn right on to the A3071, signposted for St Just. After six or seven miles you reach St Just. Pass through the town staying on the road and at the bottom of a steep hill, there are two right hand turns separated by a pottery. Take the one that goes to the left of the pottery; No-Go-By Hill. Follow this for just over half a mile until you see a sign on the right for Ryn Gwari Farm.

The nearest train station is at Penzance from where you can hop aboard the A17 Atlantic Cruiser bus towards Pendeen. The closest bus stop is after St Just, about a ten-minute walk from site. The same route can take you to St Ives and be used to return after walks on the South West Coast Path.