Camping Pod

UK England South West England Cornwall Porthtowan Mount Pleasant Eco Park

  • Sleeps 2 (max 2 adults, 1 children)
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Pet Friendly
Handcrafted wooden sleeping pods with views to the Atlantic Ocean

The Owner Says

These handcrafted sleeping pods sleep 2 people and include a double bed with bedding and towels. They are fitted with solar lights and have views down the valley towards the Atlantic Ocean. These pods are brand new for 2021 and we will upload more pictures as soon as we have them.

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Our Coronavirus Booking Guarantee

Book with complete confidence at Mount Pleasant Eco Park with the Cool Camping Coronavirus Booking Guarantee. We guarantee the following clear policy for your booking:

  • A low deposit of 30% to secure your booking
  • Balance not due until 30 days before your holiday, in case of late changes to Coronavirus guidance
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings up to the end of 2021 in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
  • In the event of a lack of 2021 availability, switch your dates to 2022
  • Due to low deposit and late balance payment, no refunds are offered

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About Mount Pleasant Eco Park

Suitable For

Everyone! Glampers, campers, tents, campervans, caravans, kids, dogs... but it books up fast and those in the know book in advance. With many pitches only available for Saturday-to-Saturday, week-long bookings, however, there's often availability if you look for the right dates!


For all the superb activities on the campsite, people don’t come to this neck of the woods to stay put. With sea views from your tent there’s no doubt that one of the first places you’ll be heading is to the beach. A sign on the campsite points you in the right direction, down an old mining path that leads through the picturesque valley to Porthtowan Beach (about a 15-minute walk). Porthtowan is wide, sandy and popular with surfers (you can book a lesson at Porthtowan Surf School or hire a bodyboard from Tris Surf Shop; 01209 890990). At the very lowest tides of the year you can walk along the sands to the next beach north, Chapel Porth, which is owned and run by the National Trust (car park right on the beach) and is overlooked by the famous Wheal Coates Mine. Both beaches have good cafés, where you can watch the sun go down and you can walk between them via the South West Coast Path (along with many other beaches along the coast). Those on the hunt for a more dog-friendly option should try Trevaunance Cove, while, from here, at low tide you can also get round to Trevellas Porth, the smallest and quietest beach in the area (but there is no lifeguard, so it’s not recommended for families and you must stay aware of the tide).

Away from the beaches, the campsite is just up the road from the Mineral Tramway cycle path, which runs all the way between the north and south coast and takes in the areas mining history with good signage and information. It’s an easy flat ride and is almost entirely on purpose built cycle paths making it perfect for young children and families. If you don’t want to bring your own bike, you can hire one from Aggie Cycles – a great range of bikes and they’ll deliver them right to the Eco Park. Good local walks can be found on the St Agnes Forum website, while sea kayaking is also popular – Koru Kayaking (07794 321827) run guided tours and know all the secret spots.

Food & Drink

Mount Pleasant Eco Park is home to the excellent Cabana Kitchen & Café. The food is vegan and vegetarian, with produce grown in the site’s allotments on the surrounding organic farmland or sourced locally. The café is only open Tuesday–Friday, 10am–3pm, though it does sometimes extend outside of this in peak season and the park hosts a number of special foodie events on weekends and other dates. Elsewhere, walk down to Porthtowan for a drink at shabby-chic Blue Bar (01209 890329) or a bite at the beach café (01209 899016; BYO booze permitted) – there’s another good café at the next beach up the coast too, Chapel Porth (01872 552487). If you’re enjoying keeping all things local, head a tad further north for a tour of Driftwood Spars Brewery (01872 552 591), just outside St Agnes, finished with a well deserved pint at the end.

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Rated ★★★★★ over 81 reviews


First Time in Cornwall

What an amazing introduction to Cornwall. We glammed with our dog. Very happy with the families; beautiful views, friendly, like minded people, and we wouldn’t have missed Thali night for anything. It would be helpful to have the bell tent pitch numbers marked please-the downloadable map didn’t seem To match the pitches and it’s useful if you arrive after 5pm. We will definitely be rebooking
Sep 11, 2021 by Angela Hart Verified Review

Amazing campsite, so happy we found this gem!!

Fantastic facilities, a lovely onsite cafe (stocked from its own allotment) & bar, and plenty of open space so you never felt it was too busy.

Fantastic Campsite

Fantastic Campsite with a really friendly atmosphere and helpful, relaxed staff. Loads of space and interesting areas to discover, viewing platform for the sunset and sea and communal fire pit which was great for groups to use. The kids loved running free and making friends. The Campsite seemed to attract only friendly and lovely campers too. Good showers and toilets (compost and flushable), bar and cafe and the lovliest walk down the hill to Porthtowan which was equally as good. Would definitely recommend.

Just amazing

I can not explain just how fantastic this campsite is. Everyone is extremely friendly and helpful. Very clean site. Plenty of clean toilets and facilities. Ideal location. 15 mins walk to the beech. Very reasonably priced which meant we could actually go on holiday this year. On-site bar and cafe. Could not fault this at all even if I tried. We are very grateful for having found this place when searching the internet. We even stayed an extra night but have eventually had to tear us away to go back to work!!!

Wonderful friendly campsite with gorgeous views

I really loved my stay at Mount Pleasant Eco Park. It is a lovely site with a great layout and from its hill top position I got to see sunrises, sunsets and amazing stars. The cafe is lovely and the staff are really friendly and help to create a fantastic community atmosphere. I am already looking to book for next year.
Aug 28, 2021 by Karen
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Mount Pleasant Eco Park is located at Chapel Hill, Porthtowan, Cornwall TR4 8HL

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Getting There

With a SatNav, the site's postcode should bring you directly to the entrance. Follow the A30 straight into the South West and exit left at the Blackwater Bypass, where you see signs for the A3047. Follow this right over the bypass and continue straight on Westway until you reach a T-junction with Rose Hill just outside Porthtowan (roughly two-and-three-quarter miles). Turn left here, choose the left hand fork onto Chapel Hill and the site will be on your left shortly after.

On arrival, you will find the reception at the far end of the car park on the right, above the barn. To access the campsite, drive to the left of the building at the far end, and follow the path and signs round to the left. Hook-up pitches are clearly marked on the right side of the camping field. All tent and car pitches are on the left of the camping field, and bell tents are situated at the bottom of the field.