Coastal camping with the National Trust

Coastal camping with the National Trust


Posted 19th Aug 2015


It's LandLove Camping Week (17th to 21st August 2015) and we find out the best coastal locations for you to enjoy camping by night and the National Trust properties nearby for you to explore by day

Teneriffe farm campsite, Cornwall

Sleep in the most southerly camping pods in mainland Britain at this working farm. Teneriffe is an ideal destination to get away from it all on the Lizard, in an Area of Outstanding National Beauty surrounded by the Cornish coast. The site has new washing up facilities, hot showers, a laundry and a play area that will keep the kids busy. Take a walk to the picturesque Mullion Cove, or play in the waves and build sandcastles at one of the other nearby beaches. Pods sleep up to two adults and three children or four adults.

Price: Camping starts at around £14 per night, pods start at £20 per night. For more information, please call 01326 240 293.

National Trust places nearby: Mullion Harbour, Kynance Cove and Lizard Point.

 

Exmoor Bunkhouse, Devon

Exmoor Bunkhouse sleeps up to 18 people. Whether you are a group of friends wanting to get away or a residential trip, this is a great value option. Two large dormitories and a leader’s room, excellent hot showers, fully equipped kitchen and solar assisted heating make it a cosy place to stay to explore Exmoor. There are lots of active and not so active ways to spend your time. Surrounded by beautiful countryside it's ideal for painting and photography. If you want to be more adventurous try walking, cycling, horse riding or even surfing.

Price: From £130 per night (sleeps 18)
. For more information, please call 0844 335 1295
.

National Trust places nearby: Watersmeet, Arlington Court and The National Trust Carriage Museum.

 

Beach Head bunkhouse, Cornwall

Wake up to panoramic views of the coast out to Trevose Head in this bunkhouse by the sea. With the beach only 1½ miles away at Porthcothan, Beach Head is a perfect base for families and surfers alike. Close to the South West Coastal Path, it is also ideally positioned as a restful stop for walkers. With three National Trust holiday cottages nearby, you’re ideally positioned for large parties, and those who value their creature comforts are able to stay nearby.

Price: From £320 for two nights (sleeps 14). For more information, please call 0844 335 1295.

National Trust places nearby: Carnewas at Bedruthan, Trerice and Lanhydrock.

 

Highertown Farm Campsite, Cornwall

Perfect for beach lovers, the Highertown Farm campsite is a short walk from a secluded beach and set within a stunning coastal landscape that is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. With installed solar water panels and composting toilets Highertown is one of the Trust’s greenest campsites. Also within easy reach are the charming coastal villages and towns of Polperro, Fowey and Looe.The campsite also offers quick access to the South West Coast Path and the beautiful beaches and coves of Lantivet and Lantic Bays. Nearby Lanhydrock is well worth exploring too, with ancient woodlands and tranquil riverside paths. Open from 27th March to 30th October 2015

Price: Adults £6 (low) £8 (high); children (2-15 yrs) £3 (low) & £4 (high) under 2s free. For more information please call 01208 265 211.

National Trust places nearby Polperro, Looe and Whitsand Bay, Lantic Bay and Lansallos.

 

Pwllcaerog Farm, Pembrokeshire

This working Pembrokeshire farm is a stone’s throw from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path where a short walk can include breath-taking views of the coast at Abereiddy and Strumble Head. A firm favourite with walkers, divers, birdwatchers, water-sports enthusiasts and outdoor pursuits groups, this campsite is perfect for getting out and about in the surrounding countryside. The campsite is open year-round.

Price: Adults £10 per person per night, Child (5-15 years) per person per night £5. For more information please call 01348 837 405.

National Trust places nearby: St David's Peninsula and Marloes Sands.

 

 

 

By The National Trust

 

 

Images courtesy of The National Trust's:Celtic Camping, Layla Astley, John Millar and The National Trust





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