Fenwick Trout Fishery

Old Coach Road, Dunmere, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2RD

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Ideal for ...

  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Waterside stays

Why stay here ...

Fenwick Trout Fishery is very near the Camel Trail which has up to 10 miles of cycling. The site itself has woodland walks and is full of wildlife and has the backdrop of the woods. It is a very beautiful place to stay.

We are central for both coasts and about 9 miles from the Eden project. Shops are half a mile away. Bodmin town is about a mile where there are 4 supermarkets plus other shopping facilities. The pub just up the road has a restaurant with good food.

Facilities on site ...

  • Dog walk from site
  • TV reception: poor
  • Unfenced water
  • WC (exclusive use)

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Latest arrival time: 3:00 PM

1.5 acres

Electric amperage: 10

Lawned site

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Postcode:
PL31 2RD
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GPS:
Lat 50.476894 / Lon -4.752193
OS field ref:
SX047678
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Bodmin,Wadebridge
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: Bodmon Road
  • Train station within 5 miles

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A great base to explore the Camel Trail

Fenwick Trout Fishery
We chose this site as its right next door to the Camel Trail, which is an old railway line which as been turned into an off road cycling and walking route, and it was a small site on the outskirts of Bodmin so the Covid risk would be reduced rather than go to a big site. Its in a lovely location just off the A389 but we hardly heard the road noise outside of the rush hours. The pitches are large hardstanding with EHU, water and bushes between them. The Camel River is on one side and the old trout fishery lake on the other. There's a riverside and hillside woodland walk and a large grass area for kids to play on. Some areas are kept as wild meadows so attract plenty of wildlife with Swifts and birds or prey flying over the lake and woods on the hill. The access road to the camel trail is just over the river bridge opposite the site where you can ride up the trail towards Bodmin Moor, or take a diversion to the lovely Blisland Inn or a local brewery (6 miles each way). We also rode the other way to Wadebridge, via the Beach Box cycle cafe, and onto Padstow for Rick Steins Fish and Chips. The trail at times was like a cycling motorway (11 miles). Our other cycling trip was into Bodmin on the trail and then onto Lanhydrock National Trust Estate via small roads and a cycle track (5 miles) which is still great to visit, even though the house is closed due to Covid-19. Sainsburys Supermarket is a 1.5 mile Camel Trail walk away and theres a great Tea Room on the trail at Boscarne about 2 miles away. Unfortunately the heritage railway, which has a station on the trail about a mile away, was closed due to Covid. Grrrr! Although we understandably didnt see Shirley under the current restrictions, she was very helpful on the phone and by text. The toilet is shut under current Covid rules but there is a waste emptying point and good recycling facilities. We had a great time here.

Graddy 61

Motorhomer

Reviewed on 02/08/2020 10:16

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peaceful and well kept

Fenwick Trout Fishery
The grounds are stunning. The entrance from the road is not easy to spot but once in it's like a little gem. The pitches were all immaculate and there is lots of space to explore. We stayed here two nights so we could cycle the camel Trail, the site is virtually on the trail, perfect. We were the only campers staying (MID AUGUST!!) so very very peaceful. the pitches are very large hard standing. lots of nature, our children found some frogs and were really exited. We found the owner friendly (but a little worried about the lawns, understandable when you see how gorgeous they are). At great CL site. Oh and the toilet was no where near as bad as we thought, we only used it for disposal from our unit but it was clean, what more do you need :)

ABarber

Motorhomer

Reviewed on 24/08/2019 10:32

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Fenwick Trout Fishery
It's a CL !!!! I think previous reviews have been harsh. Like a lot of CL's the entrances are tight, it's up to us club members to make use of things like Google Street view to check out the how things look. We have been here three times and it's not been over full at any time which is a real shame, we arrived on the 19th of July 2019 and met the owner and we were made welcome it was raining and I was invited in out of the rain whilst booking into the site. CL owners can not be expected to wait in all of the time for club members to arrive hence I feel that some of the past reviews are unfair. The site has large hard standings. Perfect for the Camel cycle trail and a good all round base for visiting Cornwall, come on members please look at the positives of CL sites and make the best of them. The pub nearby is good with garden all in easy walking distance.

Putt Family

Caravanner

Reviewed on 20/07/2019 20:14

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Fenwick Trout Fishery
It is easy to miss the entrance to this site. No one was around to welcome us or even take our money. The site is pleasant enough if you don’t mind the 30 foot high leylandii hedge which makes for a claustrophobic area and fails to cut out the noise of traffic. The one toilet was less than adequate. The site has obviously had investment in the past but sadly suffers from loss of interest by its owners. The redeeming feature is the ease of access to the wonderful Camel Trail. Overall, staying here was a disappointing experience. In our opinion it is overpriced for what it is at present and in comparison with other sites we have stayed on recently.

martyf

Reviewed on 22/09/2018 20:47

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Fenwick Trout Fishery
The access to the site is difficult but the information in the caravan club sites book warned us. Upon arrival we couldn’t gain access to the site due to a secure gated entry requiring a code. I saw a man cutting the grass and he gave us the access code. We did not then see anybody else again from the site. The walks from here are excellent. We walked in the woods and along the Camel Trail. Another member advised us of these walks. The facilities need some TLC. The location is beautiful.

SallyO

Reviewed on 06/06/2018 14:45

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