Tag: Cornwall

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 …

September in Cornwall

September is a bounty of joy for us after a busy summer and harvest done. Our local St Mawgan Vintage Rally takes place, lots of nearby sporting events, shows and harvest festivals (pub auctions can get quite competitive over a good home-baked loaf!). Here are just a few of the fabulous offerings which Cornwall 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 …

Botanical Drinks Bliss

I recently spent the most enjoyable morning at a Botanical Drinks workshop, held at Mawgan Porth Village Hall by the talented and very well qualified Sarah from Alchemilla Apothecary. We were greeted by a lovely herbal tea with warm notes and flavours, setting the scene for the rest of the workshop. The first part of …

Experience North Cornwall

Where there is nothing and everything to do. North Cornwall is geographically stunning in itself and many of our guests come to relax, recharge and take each day as it comes, enjoying our location next to Mawgan Porth Beach and surrounded by lush countryside and nature. Other guests however, look to enhance their stay with …

Beth from Bristol

@bethfrombristol Beth (from Bristol in case you haven’t guessed), is a talented and inspiring food and travel explorer who documents her experiences through her colourful and diverse Instagram personal Blog which I strongly recommend anyone with similar interests follow here. The Background: We first met fabulous Beth quite a few years ago when she would …

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 …