Local Attractions

Canna Farm, although beautifully peaceful and surrounded by rolling landscapes, is situated perfectly for road, rail, bus and foot transport links. Canna lies only a couple of miles walk along the Clay Trails from Bugle where there is a shop, a friendly pub, chippie amongst other services should you require. Three miles in the other direction is a friendly pub on route to beautiful walking in the World Heritage site, Luxulyan Valley. We are situated just off the A30 between St. Austell and Bodmin, making the rest of Cornwall easily accessible for further exploring. The Eden project is just a three mile walk on the Clay Trails from the camp. Nearby Charlestown offers history with its Heritage Museum and Tall ships in Port. Carlyon Bay, Par Sands and Polkerris Beach all have beautiful sandy beaches to walk or relax on and look out to sea. Go in the other direction and you can catch the surf at Newquay. There really are a vast array of places of interest within easy reach, but you needn’t leave this tranquil site!

Eden Project

The Eden Project, just 3 miles walk from the campsite, is an educational charity, connecting us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future.Our visitor destination in Cornwall, UK, is nestled in a huge crater. Here, massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens, concerts and exciting year-round family events.

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Luxulyan Valley - World Heritage site

The Luxulyan Valley, about 4 miles from site, is the steep sided and thickly wooded valley of the River Par, situated in mid Cornwall, England, UK. It contains a major concentration of early 19th century industrial remains, and was designated as part of a World Heritage Site in 2006. A truly magical place to explore with enormous boulders, rivers and amazing industrial ruins hidden within the beautiful scenery.

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Lost Gardens of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are located near Mevagissey in Cornwall, England and are considered to be amongst the most popular in the UK. The gardens are typical of the 19th century Gardenesque style with areas of different character and in different design styles.

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Carlyon Bay

Carlyon Bay, a 15 minute drive, is a bay and a set of three beaches near St Austell on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is located approximately 2 miles east of the town centre. In the summer season a large Yurt bar is set up purveying food & drinks through the day and into the evening. Water sports hire are also available.

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Charlestown

Charlestown, 5 miles away, is a village and port on the south coast of Cornwall, and in the civil parish of St Austell Bay. It is situated approximately 2 miles south east of St Austell town centre. The port at Charlestown developed in the late-18th century from the fishing village of West Polmear. The Shipwreck Heritage centre is based here to visit, along with several tall ships usually to be seen in port. Perhaps a glimpse of Poldark? Cafe’s, bars and a cheeky ice cream are all available here.

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Wheal Martyn Clay Museum

The Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum, about 4 miles away, is a museum of china clay mining, at Carthew, on the B3274 road about 2 miles north of St Austell in Cornwall, England. A Victorian clay works has been preserved, and there is an exhibition building. A very interesting history of the local industry as well as a cafe, play area and a good walk! Dogs allowed.

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Cardinham Woods

The perfect location to recharge and relax, Cardinham Woods, about 5 miles away, has everything you could want from an outdoor woodland adventure. The diverse woodland is full of secret glades, allowing you to take a step back from the hustle and bustle of life into a haven of natural beauty. A lovely cafe and play area is also nestled within these woods!

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Roche Rock

Roche is a civil parish 4 miles up the road. The village gets its name from a granite outcrop east of the village. Roche is the Norman-French word for Rock. On the southern flank of the village is the 20-metre high Roche Rock, a large granite outcrop. If you’re feeling nimble, see if you can get to the top!

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St. Austell Brewery

St Austell Brewery is a brewery founded in 1851 by Walter Hicks in St Austell, Cornwall, England. The brewery’s flagship beer is Tribute Ale, other popular ales include Proper Job, Tinner’s Ale and Duchy Bitter. Have a tour and try a tipple!

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