Christmas for Campers

Christmas for Campers presents all kinds of possibilities, we thought we could help narrow gift ideas down – and of course include some Cornish and sustainable ideas! Local Gift Vouchers – Of course, if you want to introduce Mawgan Porth to loved ones, local gift vouchers are a perfect way to do that! You can …

Wild Sea Swims

Plenty of our guests choose Higher Pendeen for the close proximity of the beach, a ten minute walk from your tent! Many of those come for the amazing surf which Mawgan Porth beach provides, but when the surf is blown out, or surfing is not your bag, there are many relatively unknown local spots which …

Sustainable Foraging

Look a little closer as you enjoy the outdoors and you may be surprised by what you can find which is not just edible, but delicious! Part of our planting schedule on the farm is to facilitate vegetation which is a food source for our livestock, our wildlife and our family life. If you’ve ever …

Rock Pools – Not just for kids!

We all know the health benefits of visiting the sea, and rock pooling takes it to a whole other level. We may have fond memories of our youth, searching for crabs or starfish in the mysterious shallows, but have you ever really paused and really taken time to immerse yourself into these fascinating ecosystems? We …

Local Beach Guide

Here at Higher Pendeen Camping we are so lucky to have an array of beautiful beaches, all within walking distance via the South West Coast Path. Most also run alongside the Atlantic Coaster bus route, so you can walk or ride or both. These are a few of the most local beaches to Mawgan Porth. …

Feeling Crabby?

Many of us will have nostalgic memories of going crabbing when on holiday as a child, and the pleasure doesn’t fade as we age, but how can we ensure we are being sustainable and kind to the crabs now we are older and have a little more awareness about the environment. Throw away, plastic seaside …

Waves

Our location on the North Cornish Coast is awesome for wave hunters, there is always a good break in most conditions. Right on our doorstep, however, is the ever-popular and award-winning Kingsurf surf school. Staff are both incredibly qualified and experienced offering lessons to all abilities on our stunning Mawgan Porth beach, you literally have …

Nature Spotters

We never forget how lucky we are that our farm is so abundant in native species. Camping draws a whole new experience to nature spotting as many of the wildlife who either live on the farm or use it as a habitat corridor are nocturnal. Sleeping under the stars gives you the best opportunity to …

Outdoors is our Playground

We spend a lot of time outdoors obviously, but even in our ‘down time’, we are so lucky to have so many outdoor activities avaliable to us. Need some ideas to help plan your visit? Have a look at these to get you started: Kingsurf Surf School – always popular with our guests, these well …