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 …

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 …

Self Care Camping

People have many different perceptions of what makes the perfect holiday and each one is correct! My mother always told me ‘a change is as good as a rest’ and she was not wrong. A change of scenery, a change of pace, a change in the senses, a change of routine, trying something new, all …

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 …

Green Therapy

Now, more than ever, we have started to appreciate the value of being in the natural environment and its positive effect on mental health for all ages. Mind, the mental health charity state that nature can benefit people in the following ways: improve your mood reduce feelings of stress or anger help you take time …

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 …

The South West Coast Path

All Photo Credits: @maria.h44 who is on a mission to discover the whole route with her lovely family and camera. We are a few minutes walk from the South West Coast Path, 630 miles of stunning vistas with access to little know coves, bays and beaches, only reachable by foot. If you’ve never ventured on …

Eyes to the skies

At Higher Pendeen Camping, our guests are always commenting about how delighted they are to be able to see so many stars under the nights’ sky. We were conscientious since our inception of the impact of light pollution on our wildlife, local environment and neighbours, which is why we only have solar lights and a …