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Family-friendly touring caravan sites in Cornwall

What better way to travel post-lockdown than by towing your own home from home to your favourite staycation destination? If that happens to be Cornwall then I’ve got some tips for you. Below are some touring caravan sites in Cornwall to add to your family holiday bucket list.

There’s good news for tent, camper van and motorhome owners too. Many of these sites also have pitches for you as well as mobile homes or glamping tents for family and friends who don’t have their outfit.

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Bude Camping and Caravanning Club site

Beaches and legend abound around Bude Camping and Caravanning site. It’s close to some of North Cornwall’s best surfing destinations and the ruins of Tintagel Castle, which folklore connects to the mysteries of King Arthur.

The site also has two glamping tents if you don’t have your own caravan or tent.

A snapshot of Bude Camping and Caravanning Club site

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes | Trailer Tents | Tents

Onsite: Shower block with parent and baby room | Dogs allowed | Play area | Club Wifi | Social hall | Laundry | TV room | Gas for sale | Battery charging 

Things to do close by: Boscastle | Tintagel | Port Issac 

Find out more and book Bude Camping and Caravanning Club site.

Hendra Holiday Park

Fun pools at Hendra Holiday Park in Newquay - Cornwall Holiday park

If you’re looking for a buzzing touring caravan site in Cornwall with indoor and outdoor pools, kids entertainment and plenty to do close by then Hendra is a top choice. It is independently run and comes with plenty of things for the whole family to do plus a club house, restaurants and takeaways.

It’s also just a few minutes’ drive from Newquay’s amazing beaches. 

The site has mobile homes and glamping tents so friends and family without their own tent or outfit can join you for a holiday.

Read our review of Hendra Holiday Park in Newquay.

A snapshot of Hendra Holiday Park

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes | Trailer Tents | Tents

Onsite: Toilet blocks | Live entertainment | Kids club | Soft play | Supermarket | Bar | Restaurants | Indoor Swimming pool with flumes | Outdoor swimming pool | Playground | Arcade | Dogs allowed

Things to do close by: beaches | Trerice National Trust | Newquay attractions | Bedruthan Steps | Camel Creek Adventure Park | Pirates Quest Newquay

Find out more and book Hendra Holiday Park

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Wooda Farm Holiday Park

This family-run holiday park has views of Bude Bay and plenty for families to do onsite without too much of a commercial feel. If you enjoy beaches and cycling then there’s plenty of places close by to indulge your love of the great outdoors.

You can also let someone else doing the cooking and eat at the bar or order food from the onsite takeaway. 

There’s a range of other accommodation onsite so you can enjoy your holiday with family or friends who don’t have their own tent or tourer.

Tin Box family in front of water slides at Camel Creek Adventure Park - things to do near Newquay
Water slides at Camel Creek Adventure Park

A snapshot of Wooda Farm Holiday Park

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes | Trailer Tents | Tents

Onsite: Bar | Shop | Toilet blocks with family rooms | Fishing | Play area | Soft play | Games room | TV room | Tennis courts | Mini golf | Nature and cycling trails | Farm | Sports barn | Gym | Indoor archery | Segway | Surf and canoe lessons | Dogs allowed

Things to do close by: The Milky Way | The Big Sheep | Camel Creek Adventure Park | Newquay attractions | Bude Leisure Centre

Find out more and book Wooda Park Holiday Park.

Trevella Holiday Park

Tin Box girls playing on the swings at Trevella Holiday Park, Cornwall
Playground at Trevella

This quiet holiday park is in a superb location in Cornwall. It’s close to what we think is one of Cornwall’s best beaches, Crantock, and within easy reach of lots of other popular family attractions.

It makes for a top base for family holidays in Cornwall whether you want to explore or chill out.

The site also has mobile homes so friends and family without their own tent or outfit can join you for a holiday.

Read about our stay at Trevella Holiday Park in Crantock.

A snapshot of Trevella Holiday Park

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes | Trailer Tents | Tents

Onsite: Serviced pitches | Shower blocks | Outdoor swimming pool | Playground | Fishing lakes | Shop | Bar | Dogs allowed

Things to do close by: Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm | Newquay Zoo | St Michael’s Mount | Pirates Quest Newquay

Find out more and book a holiday at Trevella Holiday Park

Treamble Valley Caravan Club Site

This members only touring caravan site in Cornwall is set in a valley with sea views and plenty of wildlife to spot around the 36-acre woodland park. Newquay with it’s wonderful array of beaches and family attraxctions is five miles away.

The site is also the closest Caravan and Motorhome Club site to the world renowned Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Mr Tin Box and Tin Box Tot on the Burma Rope Bridge at the Lost Gardens of Heligan - Cornwall with kids
Burma Rope Bridge at Lost Gardens of Heligan

Snapshot of Treamble Valley Caravan Club Site

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes

Onsite: Shower blocks | Playground | Dogs allowed | Dog walk | Gas for sale | WiFi |  Laundry | Motorhome service point

Things to do close by: Eden Project | Lost Gardens of Heligan | Newquay attractions | Newquay Zoo

Find out more and book Treamble Valley Caravan Club Site.

Pentewan Sands

Beach playground at Pentewan Sands Holiday Park
Playground on the beach

If you are looking for a campsite on the beach then Pentewan Sands is the holiday park in Cornwall for you. The touring pitches are just a few steps away from the golden sand. This is absolutely ideal for families with young kids who can be making sand castles within minutes of leaving their pitch. 

The site has a range of other accommodation options so friends and family without their own tent or outfit can join you for a holiday.

Read this Pentewan Sands review.

A snapshot of Pentewan Sands

Outfits allowed: Caravan | Motorhome | Tent

Onsite: Shower blocks | Laundry Live entertainment | Kids club | Bar | Playground | Private beach | Indoor swimming pool | Soft play | Arcade | Tennis courts | Bike hire | Water sports | Restaurants | Supermarket | WiFi |Dogs allowed

Things to do close by: The Lost Gardens of Heligan | Shipwreak & Heritage Centre Charlestown | The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

Find out more and book your holiday at Pentewan Sands.

Looe Caravan and Motorhome Club Site

Tin Box pitched at Looe Caravan Club site in Cornwall
Looe Caravan and Motorhome Club Site

This is a members only Caravan and Motorhome Club site with sea views and a heated outdoor pool open in the summer months.

It’s a great option if you are looking for a quieter base for your holiday and are happy to make your own entertainment onsite and exploring the south coast of Cornwall.

Read about our holiday while staying at Looe Caravan and Motorhome Club site.

A snapshot of Looe Caravan and Motorhome Club site

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes 

Onsite: Mini golf | Tennis court | Heated outdoor swimming pool | Playground | Dogs allowed

Things to do close by: beaches | The Eden Project | Coast path walks | Cardinham Woods | Lanhydrock National Trust

Find out more and book Looe Caravan and Motorhome Club Site.

Tregurrian Camping and Caravanning Club site

Water sports fans will find plenty of opportunities to indulge their love of the sea while staying at this Camping and Caravanning Club site near Newquay on the North Cornwall coast.

Watergate Bay is within walking distance from the site and Newquay’s other beaches, like Crantock, are a short drive away.

Dog on Crantock Beach in Newquay, Cornwall
Crantock dog-friendly beach

A snapshot of Tregurrian Camping and Caravanning Club site

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes | Trailer Tents | Tents

Onsite: Wetsuit shower | Dogs allowed | Motorhome service point | Toilet block with parent and baby room | Club WiFi | Laundry

Things to do close by: Coast path walks | Camel Creek Adventure Park | Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm | Newquay attractions 

Find out more and book Tregurrian.

Sennen Cove Camping and Caravanning Club site

Book into Sennen Cove and you’ll be stay at one of the most South Westerly touring caravan sites in Cornwall and England. It’s on the Land’s End peninsular which means you have access to incredible coast walks and some unique attractions.

You’ll can also enjoy sea views from your pitch and can reach the beach on foot in 45 minutes.

Land's End sign and view: Land's End with kids
Land’s End

A snapshot of Sennen Cove Camping and Caravanning Club site

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes | Trailer Tents | Tents

Onsite: Dogs allowed | Motorhome service point | Toilet block | Club WiFi | Play area | Fish and chip van in high season | Laundry | Shop | Gas for sale

Things to do close by: Telegraph Museum | Land’s End | The Minack Theatre | St Micheal’s Mount | Penzance | Mousehole | Geevor Tin Mine

Find out more and book Sennen Cove.

Chy Carne Holiday Park

Pitch up to panoramic views of The Lizard Peninsular on this relaxed independent site close to Helston. You may be nearly at the end of England but there’s lots to do close by.

Kennack Sands Beach is just a 10 minute walk away and there’s plenty of family attractions and beautiful sights a short drive away.  

The site also has mobile homes so friends and family without their own tent or outfit can join you for a holiday.

Tin Box Tot at St Michael's Mount - Cornwall with kids
St Michael’s Mount at Marazion

Snapshot of Chy Carne Holiday Park

Outfits allowed: Caravans | Motorhomes | Trailer Tents | Tents

Onsite: Bar | Shop | Shower block | WiFi | Laundry | Dogs allowed | Gas for sale | Cycle hire | TV room | Play area 

Things to do close by: Lizard Point Lighthouse | St Michael’s Mount | The Minack Theatre | Cornish Seal Sanctuary | Flambards | Trebah Gardens | Land’s End

Family holidays in Cornwall

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