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 …

The South West Coast Path

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 the SWCP before, Mawgan Porth is the perfect place to start and if you are a seasoned walker, Mawgan Porth …

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 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. …

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 …

Reclaim The Canvas

What does camping mean to you? Let me give you a bit of background to what camping means to us and how that helped shape our vision for Higher Pendeen Camping. My first experience of camping, like many other people was in the back garden. As a youngster in the early 1980s, I have fond …

Autumn Camping Essentials

Autumn camping really does share the spoils when it comes to enjoying some of the best of Cornwalls’ offerings. Uncrowded beaches, warmest sea temperatures, starry nights and hospitality is still pumping out some of the best eating and drinking experiences in the country. To make the most of your September and October camping experiences (and …

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 …