From glamping in hobbit huts, yurts and geodomes, to camping and caravanning by the sea, whether you’re looking for an eco cottage or luxury hotel, South Cornwall really does have a vast array of accommodation to choose from when deciding where to base your holiday adventure. Here are a few of our top local picks.

Cool Camping & Caravan Sites

Polkerris Holidays: Besides the Sea 

Polkerris Holidays caravan site is a uniquely situated caravan site with stunning sea views located no more 100m walk from Polkerris beach.

With seven caravans that sleep up to six people, the site is ideal for families, as well as couples and those who appreciate the peace, seclusion and beautiful sea views that it offers.

Address: Beside the Sea, Polkerris, Par, Cornwall. PL24 2TL.

Email: besidethesea@polkerrisholidays.co.uk

Phone: 07904 967438

Penhale Caravan and Camping Site 

Penhale is a small, relaxed caravan and campsite on a working organic farm, situated on the hillside between Polkerris and Fowey. In an area of outstanding natural beauty and special scientific interest it offers campers gorgeous sea views, a peaceful setting and fresh produce in the on site farm shop. It is an ideal spot for a traditional seaside escape for young families who enjoy the green expanse and locality of the beaches, for walkers with the numerous cathartic coastal path walks and for those that simply want to 'get away'.   

Address:Penhale Farm, Fowey, Cornwall. PL23 1JU

Email: info@penhale-fowey.co.uk 

Phone:01726 833425 



East Crinnis Holiday Park 

East Crinnis Holiday park is a dog friendly camp site that also caters for those looking to camp in comfort and style. Super cool glamping tents, two Mongolian Yurts and two stunning Geo Domes, all with double beds and wood burners, provide a truly special camping experience. Handcrafted, pine log cabins sleeping 4- 6 are also available. The site has a good shop, take away cafe ‘The Shack’ and wholesome entertainment including storytelling. A brilliant site for families or couples looking for a great base to explore Cornwall from. 

Address:Par Moor Road, East Crinnis, Par.  Cornwall. PL24 2SD

Email: info@eastcrinnis.com 

Phone:01726 813023 / 07435 974961


Acorn Camping and Glamping  

A woodland site in the Luxulyan Valley with a collection of cosy Hobbit Huts, Holes and Hideaways, Bell Tents and ‘The Snook’ scattered around the grounds offering a wonderful glamping experience immersed in nature.  Fire pits, outdoor cooking, star gazing and exploring are the order of the day here.  A romantic getaway or chance to really take a break from it all. Open all year round.  

Address: Rock Cottage, Prideaux, St Blazey, Par, Cornwall. PL24 2SS


Phone:01726 882442   


Self-Catering Accommodation

Menabilly Holidays 

Totally unique and captivating, Menabilly is an old family estate set in woodland on the unspoilt and tranquil peninsular of Polridmouth cove, a sandy cove and secluded beach, that has close links to Daphne du Maurier and features two self catering cottages. Polridmouth Cottage, is idyllically located by a private freshwater lake and Polridmouth Beach, sleeps 8 and is accessed via a woodland path. The Keepers Cottage, which sleeps 5, is located in the centre of the estate down a woodland track 500 yards from Polridmouth cove and the coastal path. Both offer peace and quiet, submersion in nature and an ideal retreat.   

 Address: Menabilly, Par, Cornwall. PL24 2TN 

Email: info@menabilly.com 

Phone: 01726 808150 

 Breezy Daze

Two comfortable, boutique, low-energy eco self-catering barn conversions located in the tranquil hills of Tywardreath. Powered by a wind turbine combined with solar panels this eco-friendly accommodation is pretty much self-sufficient, especially on windy and sunny days. The cottages, sleeping 4 and 6, are located in a peaceful country setting with ample room and outdoor space perfect for a family stay in Cornwall.  

Address: West Lampetho, Tywardreath, Par, Cornwall. PL24 2TS. 

Email: jim@breezydaze.co.uk 

Phone: 01726 817611 / 07973422619

Bay View, Polkerris 

Suituated in Polkerris, just a stones throw away from the beach, Bay View is really the ultimate location for making the most of everything that Polkerris and the beach has to offer! Sleeping 8, there's plenty of space for wet beach gear and dogs! The garden boasts a hot tub and stunning views of St Austell Bay.

Address: Bay View, Polkeris, Cornwall. PL24 2TL

Email: booking@trenantmill.co.uk

Phone: 01726 833366/ 07811 043266


Top Rated Hotels

Fowey Hall Hotel 

A luxury family hotel that is superbly geared up for children and is dog friendly. There is a child-equipped swimming pool, outdoor fun,  flexible mealtimes to help fit your schedule and even complimentary childcare and a baby -listening service. Alongside this the hotel offers an indulgent spa and dining experience making it perfect for a magical family holiday. It is located overlooking the Fowey estuary just 5-minute walk from Readymoney Cove.  

 Address: Hanson Drive, Fowey, Cornwall. PL23 1ET 

Email: info@foweyhallhotel.com 

Phone: 01726 833866

Carlyon Bay Hotel 

Renowned for its championship golf course and clifftop views over St.Austell Bay this 4* luxury hotel were winners of the AA Hospitality Awards 2016 ‘Hotel Group of the Year’.  As well as being perfect for golfing holidays their first rate spa, swimming pools, beautiful luxury bedrooms and fine dining restaurant, not too mention the helipad, make it ideal for a special family break or indulgent spa get away with your partner. 

Address: Sea Road, St.Austell, Cornwall. PL25 3RD 

Email: reservations@carlyonbay.com 

Phone: 01726 812304 

The Cornwall Hotel, Spa & Estate

A luxury 4* hotel situated near the Pentewan valley set in 43 acres of parkland.  It offers a choice of self-catering woodland lodges and contemporary hotel rooms as well as a spa and brasserie-style restaurant. It’s perfect for country escape mini-breaks, family-friendly getaways as well as corporate groups.  

Address: Pentewan Road, Tregorrick, St.Austell. PL26 7AB 


Phone: 01726 874050

Wyndham Trenython Manor 

This elegant manor house hotel and lodge retreat is perfect for couples, families, and dog owners.  With plenty of modern comforts and onsite facilities including a spa, you're ideally situated for exploring the area. 

Address: Tywardreath, Nr Fowey, Cornwall. PL24 2TS

Email: reservations@WyndhamTrenython.com

Phone: 01726 814797