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 …

Sustainable Camping Ideas

Camping makes us feel GOOD. Here at Higher Pendeen Camping, we get back to nature, back to basics and back to what makes us feel GREAT. As a sustainable and eco friendly campsite, we kindly ask our guests to support our ethos by just making a few changes to their visit, by using environmentally friendly …

Campfire Cooking

We love a good local burger or sausage, but how about upgrading your campfire cooking game with some new ideas of how to get those coals to take you to new heights of gastronomic genius! Check out these campfire cooking creations! I came across North Wild Kitchen on Instagram and it’s worth following them alone …

Local Eats and Drinks

Mawgan Porth and the surrounding local area are blessed with a wide range of popular gastronomy options to suit all palates and budgets. These are all pretty much in walking distance from us, from long-established independent eateries to pop up foods vans, all with a huge focus on local and seasonal produce, take your pick …

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. …

Walk This Way

We are so lucky with our location, not only minutes walk from the beach, but we also have some stunningly scenic walks in the local area. You don’t even have to be handy with a map and compass to find them. I Walk Cornwall has devised three which you can jump straight on from the …

West Coast Wine Country

Forget Napa, the New World and Mainland Europe, those in the know are discovering that Cornwall can hold its own amongst the most experienced sommelier reviews with award-winning vineyards and why shouldn’t it? The favourable climate, soils, aspects and passion to create products of excellence mean that if you haven’t tried Cornish wine, you should …

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 …