Non-electric grass tent pitch

UK England South West England Cornwall St. Austell Menagwins Farm Pop Up and Pitch

  • Sleeps 6 (max 6 adults, 5 children)
  • Dogs Allowed
Non-electric grass tent pitch surrounded by stunning views of rolling countryside and the iconic 'Cornish Clay Country'. Depending on position in the field, facilities are a maximum of approx. 180m away.

The Owner Says

We offer spacious non-electric grass tent pitches (min 10m x 10m), with a minimum of 5m between each pitch. We have exceptional views, paired with rural tranquillity and calm. Menagwins is just a stones throw away from the Pentewan Cycle Trail (route No.3) and public footpaths that lead to miles of walking/riding/cycling trails and coastal paths. We have a compost toilet and an outdoor cold water shower, with a view that's tough to beat! All water available on site is natural spring, drinking water.

About Menagwins Farm Pop Up and Pitch

Suitable For

Camping, kids, dogs (up to three per pitch) - yes. Glamping, campervans, motorhomes, caravans - no.

Nearby

In less than a 10-minute drive, campers can get to both the Porthpean and Duporth beaches. The former is a short sandy coast situated in front of a cliffside vista lined with trees, while the latter is a lengthier sand and pebble beach with rock pools for the kids to explore in low tide. The Charlestown Harbour is a 10-minute drive away, too, set on the South Cornish Coastline as the last remaining 18th-century Georgian harbour in the UK. The Eden Project (01726 811911) is a 20-minute drive from the site, with this huge botanical garden being one of Cornwall's most popular visitor attractions, stretching across two expansive biomes simulating a sustainable rainforest environment. The Lost Gardens of Heligan (01726 845100) are also less than a 20-minute drive away, with these historic gardens having nearly been lost to time in World War I, before being rediscovered and restored into one of the most magical natural sights in the UK.

In terms of nearby amenities, cyclists should note that there's a Halfords (01726 68981) that's less than a 10-minute cycle away, allowing you to purchase new gear for your adventures — Menagwins is situated along Route 3 of the Pentewan trail. The site is also a 10-minute drive to a Co-op (01726 65601) for any necessities you wish to purchase.

Food & Drink

Trevithick and Trays Farm Shop and Cafe (01726 458324) is less than a half-hour walk from the site, selling artisanal delights and fresh produce sourced from across the West Country. Resugga Farm Shop (07976 974978) handily delivers produce reared from their farm such as vegetables, dairy, and bread for a small £3 delivery fee. Polgooth Inn (01726 74089) is the closest pub at less than a 20-minute walk or a 5-minute cycle from the site, a traditional 16-century pub serving classics and seasonal dishes using local produce. The Longstore (01726 68598) provides a relaxed take on fine dining, with steaks and seafood served up while visitors overlook Charlestown Harbour. The Longstore's owners also run HarbourQ, also in Charlestown and situated on the harbour, which provides a barbecue-focused menu. The Pier House (01726 67955) is also 10 minutes away from the site, with top-quality pub favourites available to eat in its scenic, sunny terrace or sea-facing restaurant.
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Rated ★★★★★ over 3 reviews

★★★★★

Peaceful, convenient, spacious, pretty.. perfect!

We could not fault our stay at Menagwins. The scenery is really pretty, with swallows dipping and diving around, and some rather spectacular sunsets. The owners were really helpful and friendly, and the site could not be better placed for getting to local attractions. Compost loo and shower were clean, and added something special to the experience. Great place to go if you prefer a basic, peaceful place to stay!
Sep 1, 2021 by Louise
★★★★★

Blissful and quiet

We arrived called the number on the sign and spoke to a really nice lady who welcomed us. We pitched up at the top of the field, with great views. The site was quiet with distant activity just auditable. Located far enough out of town to be quite but close enough to be great for supplies it was a perfect position. From the site we explored Truro, Mounts Bay, Lands End and Charlestown. I would go back to this site, it had everything you could need and located well.
Aug 23, 2021 by Oli Verified Review
★★★★★

Picturesque, quiet location, great management

Loved the site: great location, quiet, well managed. Right next to popular biking trails
Aug 18, 2021 by igor Verified Review

Location

Menagwins Farm Pop Up and Pitch is located at Menagwins Farm, Pentewan Rd, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 7AN

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Getting There

From the McDonald's roundabout, head down Pentewan Road/B3273. After just under a mile, turn left into Manoa Valley. Follow the lane over a cattle grid and fork left. Continue up the lane for approximately 150m and turn into a double gateway on your right. There are bus stops in both directions, each a five-minute walk from the camping field. St Austell's train and bus station is a 25-minute walk or 5-10 minutes drive from the field.