The Best of Glamping Cornwall

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Cornwall is one of those unique landscapes the UK is so known and loved for. It’s also a popular getaway region for many Brits and foreigners on holiday. It encompasses England’s rugged southwestern tip with wilderness, moorland and tons of sandy beaches to explore.

Because of this area’s beautiful views and expansive nature, glamping in Cornwall is a wildly sought-after escape from the bustling cities of the UK.

Most people who venture to the area for UK glamping in Cornwall are looking for respite and relaxation. Perhaps going for long walks on the beach or in the countryside and having a comfortable place to rest their heads or read a book while still immersed in nature.

Cornwall provides all this and so much more. Before we go over some of the unique and awesome places to stay while glamping in Cornwall, let’s go over a few of the top sites to see when visiting the area. Thinking of seeing the Northern Lights? Try out Iceland Glamping!

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Must See Sites When Glamping in Cornwall

Land’s End

lands end glamping Cornwall Poldark
Lands End

Land’s End is the most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and it’s beyond pretty. You’ll definitely want to take a walk along the cliffs here to see some of the best views in the region.

Saint Michael’s Mount

Saint Michael's Mount
Saint Michael’s Mount

Saint Michael’s Mount is a tidal island in Mount’s Bay and is one of the most photographed spots in the UK. The St Aubyn family has resided on the island since 1650. There is a picturesque castle and chapel at the top of the island which makes it a truly unique place for that Instagram shot.

Kynance Cove

Kynance Cove
Kynance Cove

Kynance Cove in Cornwall is considered one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the South West. There are great walks in the area and it is best to get here at low tide. Join the likes of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and the poet Alfred Tennyson and put this one on your Cornwall bucket list.

The Minack Theater

The Minack Theater
The Minack Theater

This is one of the world’s most spectacular open-air theatres and is only 4 miles from Land’s End. It is quite unique as it’s built right above a gully with a jagged granite outcrop peaking off into the sea. If you have a chance, look for a concert or play to attend.

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle Cornwall
Tintagel Castle Cornwall

Located on the peninsula of Tintagel Island, this castle which is situated with a beautiful backdrop on the water, may have been used as far back as the Roman era. Be sure to walk across the bridge and explore the coastline.

Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor
Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor is 209 sq km in size and features megalithic monuments, hut circles and cairns. One of the best features is the abundance of ponies in the region as well as Englands’ iconic sheep and cows. The area has been inhabited since at least the Neolithic era and is a spectacular area for a walk or photography.

The Lost Gardens Heligan

giants head The Lost Gardens Heligan
Giants Head

These unique 19th-century gardens are located near Mevagissey. You can spend quite a bit of time here exploring and walking the different garden designs. It also holds Europe’s only remaining pineapple pit, kept warm by manure, and two sculptures made from rocks and plants named the Mud Maid and the Giant’s Head.

Bonus for Poldark Fans

If you’re a fan of the TV series Poldark, then you know that much of the show is filmed on location in the Cornwall area. Fans of the show will want to stop by these locations, as they are well known in the series.

Gwennap Head near Land’s End is the iconic Poldark vista for looking out to the sea in so many scenes. Kynance Cove, which is mentioned above, is also a well-known beach in the series and definitely worth a stop.

You can venture into unique Charlestown, which was a perfect location to be used for Poldark’s Truro. The National Trust-owned mine of Levant gives you the old mining feel that you would have seen from the show.

Levant Mine and Beam Engine Poldark Mine
Levant Mine and Beam Engine

Of course, there is so much more to see in the area if you really have time to explore, but these were just a few of our favorites. Now let’s help you find the perfect Cornwall Glamping spot for your holiday.

Remember to bookmark this page for future reference and enjoy all Cornwall has to offer!

Best of Cornwall Glamping

1967 Retro American Airstream Glamping

Location: Newquay, Cornwall

Cornwall Glamping 1967 Retro American Airstream
Cornwall Glamping 1967 Retro American Airstream. Image from VRBO

This modernized 1960s Airstream sits on 5 acres of serene farmland where you’ll find ducks, goats, cows and chickens wandering around. You may also happen upon some wildlife such as deer, otters and kingfishers. The surrounding woods are perfect for a stroll and in the spring they light up with thousands of bluebells.

The property also contains a farmhouse and three ponds which are fed by a little stream that flows beside an orchard. Once the sofa has been transformed, the Airstream can accommodate four guests in two double beds. There’s also a small kitchen, bathroom and eating nook.

You’ll be just a short drive from the charming towns of Falmouth and Truro plus an array of lovely Cornwall beaches. The Eden Project is also nearby for those rainy days.

Guest Reviews:

“Lovely situation. Very comfortable. Extremely welcoming. Ducks, goats and 2 great dogs. Within easy reach of everything Cornwall has to offer.”

Valley View Glamping Cornwall

Location: Mevagissey, Cornwall

Valley View Glamping Cornwall
Valley View Glamping Cornwall

A magnificent, one-of-a-kind getaway ideally located near several beaches and central to both the north and south coastlines. If you’re searching for a romantic trip with a wow factor, this Cornwall glamping vacation will not disappoint.

Steps take you to the garden entrance of a luxurious glamping safari tent. Your glamping home has a comfy double bedroom, a lounge with a sofa bed wood burning stove and TV. You’ll also have a kitchen and diner plus a modern bathroom with a shower.

After a day of exploring Cornwall return home to enjoy the amazing views from the garden with firepit and BBQ and end with a romantic soak in the hot tub.

Guest Reviews:

“Perfect from start to finish welcoming hosts Sadie and Tim from homemade scones and jam on arrival and knowledge of local area including beaches and attractions worth visiting. Would certainly recommend this fabulous glamping experience in lovely, quiet peaceful setting with wonderful views.”

Thimble Lodge Cornwall Cabin

Location: Latchley, Cornwall

Thimble Lodge Cornwall Cabin
Thimble Lodge Cornwall Cabin

This lovely, cozy log cabin provides privacy, comfort and breathtaking views of the Tamar Valley. The cabin is divided into two areas. There’s a roomy bedroom/lounge with a TV and wood burner on one side and a kitchen and bathroom on the other accessed by a separate door.

Outside there’s a large private lawn area and covered porch with loungers and charcoal BBQ to enjoy cooking a meal while taking in the stunning views of the countryside. In the evening twinkle lights will enhance a nightcap on the deck. The cabin is also dog friendly so no need to leave your fur babies at home.

Guest Reviews:

“We have just returned home from Thimble Lodge where we had the most amazing time. Perfect location if you want to get away from everyone, yet not too far from the local store if you for something. Great activities all around the area and only a half an hour drive to the beach. Would definitely recommend this to everyone. Lovely owners. Thanks for everything.”

Glamping Cornwall in Padstow – Treetops

Location: Padstow, UK

Padstow – Treetops
Padstow – Treetops

Escape to a unique and cosy cabin nestled in a secluded woodland just two miles from popular Padstow. The cabin is a spacious, open-plan studio with an interesting wood arch ceiling. You’ll sleep soundly on a luxurious double bed with Joules bedding after a meal prepared in the well-appointed kitchen.

Outside is a lovely private wooden deck with a BBQ, dining area and large sun umbrella. There is also a sociable shared firepit on the grounds. Nearby you can walk or cycle the Camel Trail and Southwest Coast Path, visit the many National Trust properties and gardens or explore the coastal towns and beaches.

Guest Reviews:

“Lovely location, peaceful and secluded yet close to great restaurants, beaches and a short walk into Padstow. Second stay here and the whole family had a great time.”

Stargazy Cornwall Glamping Cabin with Hot Tub

Location: Seaton, Cornwall

Stargazy Cornwall Cabin
Stargazy Cornwall Cabin

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway complete with a private hot tub and stunning views then book Stargazy now. The stylish cabin has everything you need to enjoy your glamping in Cornwall holiday. Inside you have a king-size bedroom with doors that open to the deck and view beyond. There’s also a comfy lounge, kitchen, diner and ensuite bathroom with an incredible shower with music and jets.

The covered, furnished deck is a perfect place to enjoy breakfast or a romantic evening meal before slipping into the hot tub for some stargazing. If you can tear yourself away there a several charming fishing villages to explore nearby including the holiday resort town of Looe.

Guest Reviews:

“The cabin was absolutely perfect! In a beautiful location, it was an absolute joy just sitting in the deck watching the horses and hills. The hottub meant that we could continue sitting outside until late even in the cold evenings. The cabin was very comfortable and had everything you could think of plus a few very lovely Cornish treats from the owner. There are lots of lovely places to visit locally and Glyn was full of ideas and recommendations. We can’t wait to come back!”

Reddivallen Glamping Cornwall Hot Tub Hut

Location: Trevalga, UK

Reddivallen Lakeside Hut
Reddivallen Lakeside Glamping Hut

Luxury Shepherd Huts in an exquisite lakeside location on the North Cornwall Coast. Each hut has been equipped and decorated in modern country decor and features a delightful wood-fired hot tub to rest in after a day of exploring. The tiny home comes with a comfy double bed, small kitchen and an en-suite shower and WC.

Stock up on goodies for dinner or a day out exploring at the cute fishing village of Boscastle. Venture along the North Cornwall Coast or the upper Camel Valley. Or, pay a visit to Tintagel with its tales of King Arthur.

Guest Reviews:

“We visited in mid-December. What a stunning location! There was lots to do around us, we had the fishing lake to ourselves, I dont think I caught a single carp below 10 pounds and they bite all the time! There’s just something about the place that gives you that rustic feeling with everything you need. Tending to fires to heat the jacuzzi whilst toasting marshmallows, perfection. One night was so clear, we turned off all the lights, got into the jacuzzi and saw at least 15 shooting stars, wow.”

Ekopod Glamping Pods Cornwall

Location: Launceston, UK

Ekopod glamping cornwall
Ekopod glamping Cornwall

The award-winning Ekopod is synonymous with glamping in Cornwall. Here you can relax in luxurious pods in a beautiful setting with views of the North Cornwall countryside. They’re prepared for you when you arrive, with clean white linens, glassware, and utensils you’ll need for your stay, cleaning supplies, complimentary tea, snacks, and other luxury amenities.

Ekopod is all about sustainable living and therefore uses no electricity. Everything is powered by solar or battery for a wonderful unplugged, off-grid experience. That is the Ekopod experience you get the feeling of going back to simpler times but of course with comfort. Ekopod is also dog-friendly!

Wrinklers Wood Glamping

Location: Mithian Downs, UK

Wrinklers Wood Glamping
Wrinklers Wood Glamping

Wrinklers Wood glamping in Cornwall provides glamping cabins, luxury safari tents and treehouses. The safari tents have an African decor and are completely self-contained with an ensuite bathroom and bespoke kitchen. They are a perfect place for a couple’s getaway and dogs are welcome. The glamping cabin offers peaceful seclusion in a comfy space with a fabulous wrap-around deck.

The location is perfect for exploring Cornwall. Spend the day surfing, kayaking, hiking and visiting famous sights like the Eden Project, St Michael’s Mount and the Minnack Theatre. Wrinklers Wood also offers yoga classes and spa treatments on site.

Hobbit Hamlet Acorn Glamping Cornwall

Location: St Blazey, Par Cornwall

hobbit hut Cornwall glamping
Hobbit Hut Cornwall Glamping

Acorn Cornwall Glamping may be one of the most unique and whimsical glamping spots in England. Choose from fairy-tale Hobbit Huts, Flora glamping tents or the super romantic Snook, complete with a private barrel sauna.

The Hobbit Huts are placed in a beautiful private setting with views of a huge lake and can sleep up to 4 people. They do not have electricity are lit with battery-powered lights. The huts also have outdoor covered cooking areas and nearby bathrooms. You will need to bring your own bedding, however.

Acorn Camping and Glamping is located World Heritage Site of Luxulyan Valley where you’ll find yourself immersed in incredible natural beauty. This family-run Cornwall glamping site is strong on preserving the ecosystem, nature and wildlife of the valley and they also run nature and history walks.

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