Carnon Downs Caravan Park (REF : XCD)

Carnon Downs, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6JJ

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Motorhomes
  • Walking

Why stay here ...

Just 3 miles south of the cathedral city of Truro with its excellent shopping centre, restaurants, museum and theatre, Carnon Downs Camping and Caravan Park offers 20 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with spacious pitches, backed by hedges and flowering shrubs. The nearby village of Carnon Downs is charming and peaceful, with a mini market, garden centre, fruit farm and fortnightly farmers' market. The caravan park is also located close to Looe Beach, which offers water sports tuition and hire. After a hard day's fun, there are three inns within walking distance to satisfy any appetite.

The Carnon Downs Camping and Caravan Park is an excellent base to explore the beauty of Cornwall. Wonderful walks can be enjoyed on and from the caravan site, with the River Fal and the creek side hamlets of Penpol and Devoran just a short stroll away.

Things to do on site ...

  • Bike hire
  • Games room
  • Golf
  • Play area
  • Playground

Facilities on site ...

  • Baby changing facilities
  • BBQs allowed: charcoal, gas, electric
  • Disabled facilities: facilities for wheelchair disabled
  • Disabled shower room
  • Dishwashing area
  • Dog walk from site
  • Dog walk on site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Electric hook-up
  • Family washroom
  • Gas
  • Gaz
  • Laundry facilities
  • Motorhome service point
  • Toilet block
  • TV reception: good
  • TV room
  • Wi-Fi

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Supermarket notes:
The nearest supermarket is 3 miles away.

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Directions

The site is on the left of the A39 (Truro - Falmouth) at the roundabout in 2.5 miles.

Sites key: Club Site

Postcode:
TR3 6JJ
GPS:
Lat 50.225144 / Lon -5.080747
Plan a route to this site
OS field ref:
SW805407
OS map ref:
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Handbook map ref:
C1

Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Falmouth, Truro and West Cornwall
  • Car hire on site
  • Daily public Transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest park and ride: Truro
  • Nearest train station: Truro
  • Train station within 5 miles

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A Wonderful place to stay

what a wonderful site, we originally booked for 3 nights mid August on a touring trip, but the start of our trip had to be cancelled due to an illness. Instead we booked a full 7 nights at short notice for rest and recuperation. The staff accommodated our change of plans without quibble, unfortunately when we arrived, our newly allocated standard pitch was occupied. Again without fuss the owners upgraded us to a fully serviced pitch without charge or fuss. The pitches are pretty level although some may need the odd levelling block, depends on how fussy you are I suppose! There is plenty of space around the pitches and excellent dog walking area's including a perimeter walk through wooded area as well as the 7 acre field, although it would be nice to have some dog waste bins around the site rather than have to place it in your own rubbish bins. On site facilities are superb and well kept, laundry facility at reasonable cost, good hot showers/ family bathrooms etc. the Motorhome service point is convenient and easy to line up for filling/ emptying and also has a sheltered and clean elsan/chemical waste disposal point. There is a nice children's play area with climbing frames and other things to keep the kids entertained as well as a football/sports pitch for the more energetic. In reception area is a café/bar which does Cornish pasties to order at any time of the day (when open)and they are delicious ie we arrived at 2pm ordered the pasties for 5pm they were there ready and hot exactly to the minute. needless to say we booked pasties a few times! there are also visiting food wagons such as fish and chips, rice and Asian style etc. The nearest shop is a small well stocked Spar in the village of Carnon Downs which is a pleasant 1/2 mile walk. There is a bus stop directly outside the site which goes to Falmouth (U1 Bus) £9 adult return, to get to Truro you have to cross the main road and walk into the top end of Carnon Downs village and get the U1 bus at the Forge (drop off point when returning from Falmouth) which is £5.40 return. Needless to say we thoroughly enjoyed or stay and would recommend this site. We will return for further visits which should be recommend enough!
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Wunderschön

Super schöner Campingplatz. Grosse Parzellen mit Frisch-/ Abwasser und Stromversorgung. Park ähnlich angelegt. Sehr ruhig und doch zentral gelegen. Ideal um Cornwall zu erkunden. Pizza / Sushi / Fish & Chips abwechslungsweise auf dem Platz. Zudem kann man Brötchen bestellen und regionale Produkte kaufen. Sehr freundliches Personal.Gerne wieder.
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Wonderful Site

As many others have said, this is definitely the best site ever. We stayed late May, early June... just a few days after they opened the café/wine bar. Everything about this site is first class.

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Best site we have stayed on!

Although a long way to travel from East Yorkshire - it was well worth it! This site sets the standard towards which all others ought to strive. We stayed, for two weeks in The Paddock, which was a delightful spot, well away from any traffic noise. We received a warm and friendly greeting on arrival - mirrored by all the staff with whom we came into contact during our stay. The pitches are huge and well laid out and the immaculate state of the grounds is a credit to the unobtrusive staff who keep the place looking delightful. The toilet blocks - with individual shower rooms with toilet and basin really demonstrate what can be achieved with a little bit of thought for what visitors want and again, their cleanliness was a credit to the staff who keep them that way. One interesting point - and a bone of contention with many CAMC site users - despite there being no speed limit signs and only a few speed bumps around the Reception area - everyone seemed to stick to a 5mph limit when driving around the site. Probably something to do with everyone respecting their surroundings! Throughly recommended site and one which we would definitely use again.

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This site is a really nice place to stay, the pitches are large, the facilities are very well maintained, the individual shower room/toilet/basin are a great idea, the dog run has got to be one of the largest I have seen one very big open field. The site is ideal for exploring Cornwall, being the owner of a large motorhome we hired a car to do our exploring, great local pubs to eat at, a big thank you to the boys at Enterprise Car hire in Truro, they came and picked me up from site and dropped me off when we were done, so easy!

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Site contact details

Telephone:
01872 862283
Email:
info@carnon-downs-caravanpark.co.uk