The Best Fowey Campsites and Holiday Parks for Families

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Fowey is a charming medieval town that sits aside a spectacular and commercialised port with a famous yachting harbour. With vibrant maritime history and beautiful Georgian architecture along quaint narrow streets, this place offers excellent seafood, and local dishes, numerous water sports activities. Enjoy the pristine and impressive natural beauty of the surrounding area by staying at one of the best Fowey Campsites. Discover secluded coves, rivers, cliffs, and great walks through valleys, woodlands, Moors and villages.

Fowey is perfect as a base to explore the surrounding areas and enjoy a peaceful family holiday or an activity-filled getaway. You’ll find many family camping locations in Fowey, Cornwall, and some fantastic campsites near Fowey! Here is a complete guide to the very best family-friendly camping sites in Fowey to help you plan your perfect stay in Fowey, England.

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Map of the Best Fowey Campsites and Campsites near Fowey

Best Fowey Campsites

#1 Penhale Caravan & Camping Park Fowey – Camping, Touring & Static Caravan Hire

Location: Just 2.1 miles from Fowey Quay (PL23 1JU)

Penhale Caravan Park, Fowey, is one of the best Fowey caravan sites for families and excellent as a base for exploring the surrounding areas. Discover the charming Cornish countryside and ancient towns of Fowey and Polruan, the stunning South West Coast Path and the nearby secluded coves, and the beautiful Polkerris Beach suitable for swimming and splashing amongst young families. There are also numerous nearby activities and attractions available for families.

This award-winning Fowey holiday park is set on a working farm overlooking a breathtaking view of St Austell Bay. There are excellent on-site facilities for families like a small games room with free table football and table tennis, an on-site shop selling basic groceries, disposable BBQs, and a dog-walking area.

You and your kids can also take a beautiful walk across the farm and down through the woods to explore the quaint Fowey Harbour and discover interesting Fowey shops, art and craft galleries, and friendly local restaurants!

Budget: £ for Camping & Touring

                  £-££ for Static Caravan hire

Open: April-September for Camping & Touring

March-October for Static Caravan hire

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#2 Polruan Holidays – Camping, Touring & Static Caravan Hire

Location: Just 1.2 miles from Fowey Quay in the picturesque village of Polruan (PL23 1QH)

With stunning views stretching across acres of Cornwall farmland, Polruan Holidays is one of the best Fowey campsites is an ideal choice for families to relax, unwind, and admire the splendid unique area of outstanding natural beauty and magnificent seascapes. As a holder of The David Bellamy Gold award for twelve consecutive years, this park constantly conserves energy, reduces pollution, and maintains no loud noise pollution besides preserving and encouraging wildlife around the area.

The well-maintained park provides a children’s play area with a swing and space for ball games and a well-stocked shop selling groceries and camping equipment for families. The site is undoubted one of the best places for family camping in Fowey, Cornwall, to enjoy the environment and wildlife.

Budget: £ for Camping & Touring

                  £-££ for Static Caravan hire

Open: April-September

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#3 Fowey CL Camping – Touring 

Location: Just 1.1 miles from Fowey Quay (PL23 1JS)

Nestled in a secluded location with mature trees and shrubs certainly gives this Fowey caravan park a peaceful and quiet ambience perfect to serve as a base for exploring the surrounding areas amongst family holidaymakers. You and your kids can enjoy nature and may be lucky enough to spot badgers, roe deer, weasels, woodpeckers, and more!

This spot is considered one of the best places to stay in Fowey in terms of outdoor activities as its location is only 1 mile from River Fowey. Such a great base for families who love to kayak, canoe, fish, or even picnic on the boat while cruising the river! You can also swim at the nearest beach, Readymoney Cove, or head to Polkerris Beach to watch the sunset.

Open: All year round

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#4 Penmarlam Caravan & Camping Park – Camping & Touring 

Location: Just 1.4 miles from Fowey Quay in the charming village of Bodinnick (PL23 1LZ)

If you are looking for the best stay in Fowey that provides an opportunity to explore and enjoy outdoor activities as a family, Penmarlam Caravan and Camping Park is one of the best campsites in Fowey, Cornwall!

Surrounded by a tranquil rolling Cornish countryside, this park offers one of life’s simple pleasures with award-winning facilities. Imagine exploring Cornish coves, cliffs and woodlands or hopping on a ferry over the estuary to the charming Fowey Harbour and discover some interesting items at Fowey shops or enjoy some local food and fresh seafood at Fowey restaurants, or launch up your own hired boat and enjoy a picnic at your leisure, undoubtedly a memorable activity to do as a family!

Budget: £

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