Pleasant Streams Farm Camping

UK England South West England Cornwall St. Austell

  • Distance markers in shared facilities
  • Deep cleaning of shared facilities
  • Electrical hook-ups
  • Children’s playground
  • Campfires allowed
  • Groups welcome
  • Campfires Allowed
  • Short walk to pub
  • Beaches nearby
  • Good walks nearby
  • Short walk to the pub
  • Walking
It’s all about simple pleasures when you pitch up by a lake in rural Cornwall

‘There’s very little to do here, no bells and whistles’, says Tony Hedges, proprietor of Pleasant Streams Farm with his wife Lesley. Yet this is indeed a pleasant field in which to pitch a tent. Campfires are encouraged, and often the crackle- pop of wood on the fire is the only noise of the evenings here. There is, though, quite a lot to do on and around the site. There’s a lake in the centre of the field, which not only attracts wildlife, but also beckons you to hop in the rowing boat for an afternoon afloat; a summerhouse has books and games for rainy days; and, of course, there are the animals: Matilda, Snowflake, Billy and Gruff the goats, Rodney and Del Boy the pigs, and the chickens and ducks that lay fresh eggs for your breakfast. And that’s not even counting the field mice, owls, herons and badgers. You can always break the tranquillity with a ten-minute stroll to the local pub in Sticker, just don’t expect wild nights and karaoke. Most people that stray from the site do so by day, by biking along the nearby PentewanValleyTrail or hiring the campsite’s kayak and exploring the beautiful coast around Gorran Haven and Charlestown.

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  • A low deposit of 20% to secure your booking
  • Balance due 10 days before your holiday
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings for up to 18 months in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
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Details

Facilities

Campfires allowed. 50 pitches with basic showers, proper toilets and a water-tap for washing up. Newly-built additional compost toilets and showers have been built for the 2019 season.  Sea kayak for hire to explore all the hidden coves of the Cornish coast.  Three boutique bell tents for hire.

Suitable For

Tents, campervans, caravans, groups – yes. Dogs – no, families, couples, friends, glamping, those wanting to experience real back to nature camping.

Nearby

Explore the coast by kayak (on hire from the campsite for £25 per day), or freewheel along the Pentewan Valley Trail with Pentewan Valley Cycle Hire (01726 844242). Close to the Lost Gardens of Heligan (01726 845100) and The Eden Project (01726 811911), both a must for garden and plant enthusiasts. The fishing village of Mevagissey and historic port of Charletown are a short drive, both well worth a visit, with shops, cafes and restaurants to explore.

Food & Drink

It’s a 15-minute stroll to the Hewas Inn (01726 73497), which serves a traditional pub menu and a selection of good ales from St Austell Ales. The Polgooth Inn (01726 74089) – a 5-minute drive – offers a more contemporary choice, and an impressive range of cask ales.

Opening Times

Easter–September.

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The Owner Says

Get back to nature at Pleasant Streams Farm Camping. We offer peaceful and rustic camping in lovely rural surroundings with basic facilities and low prices.  At our small and friendly site you can experience ‘real camping’ with plenty of space, real campfires, pretty fields, shallow streams, small lakes with rowing boats and an abundance of wildlife. Our site is very relaxed; we don’t have set pitches so you can pitch your tent where you choose in our camping fields. We welcome families, groups and couples, anyone looking for a countryside retreat. Children especially love to explore our site, wading in the stream in wellies, rowing around the lake, looking for the farm animals or hunting for the hidden rope swings.  We have three luxury bell tents, Rose, The Lilly Pad, and Billy Blue, perfect for families looking for a glamping option.

We are tucked away in the countryside in mid Cornwall, a great base to explore the beautiful Cornish coast and attractions from. Our location is very quiet and peaceful, yet we are close to a village and town. The nearest beach is only a 10-minute drive and we’re at the gateway to the beautiful Roseland peninsular with more stunning beaches and pretty villages to explore.

There’s always animals to meet at our farm, on our site you can see wild geese, owls, hawks, buzzards, herons, jays, rabbits, foxes, badgers, field mice, trout in the stream. Or you can meet our friendly animals, our miniature goats Matilda, Bluebell and Rose, our pigs Rodney and Del Boy and our Chickens and Ducks. We sell the Duck and Chicken eggs for your breakfast as well as a selection of home grown plants.

Our ethos is simple and natural. Therefore we have no clubhouse or constant traffic noise and we are a real escape from everyday pressures. We offer simple shower and toilet facilities in a basic wooden hut and plenty of space to enjoy your holiday.  Unfortunately no pets are allowed. Campfires are permitted, in a limited amount of designated fire rings which are first come first served and sacks of logs are available for purchase.  Please note we do not have a designated washing up area but you are welcome to take water back to your tent, so we recommend you bring a washing up bowl.  Please note we do not have set pitches, so you book per tent/van size.  Please be honest with your tent size and any extras as difference will be charged for upon arrival.

Social Distancing Measures

Our site is already spacious, natural,  and 'pitch free' as we allow our guests to choose their own location upon arrival.  We have always had a lot of space between tents and vans but we will ask all guests to ensure they pitch at least 2 metres away from others when they choose their pitch.  We are also opening another field for guests to allow more space at busy times.  We will set up distance markers for toilet and shower queues and ask guests to queue outside and ensure they maintain social distancing whilst inside the toilet and shower blocks. We will be increasing the amount of daily deep cleans of the toilets and showers and providing cleaning products for guests if they wish to sanitise surfaces before or after they use them. 

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Accommodation

Space for 50 tent pitches in 2 camping fields, one with a small lake and one large, flat and sunny field without a lake. 6 electric hook up pitches available in the camping field without a lake.

Billy Blue 6M Private Bell Tent

Bell tent Sleeps 6
Billy Blue is a huge 6m luxury bell tent tucked away in a private corner of our wild and natural campsite, next to a trickling stream and a rope swing. Billy is fully fitted out for a family of 4 with real furniture and luxury bedding but can sleep 5 or 6 at a push if you bring your own extra beds/cots. Billy comes with an outdoor covered kitchen

Rose 6M Private Bell Tent

Bell tent Sleeps 6
Rose is a huge 6m luxury bell tent tucked away in a private corner of our wild and natural campsite, next to a trickling stream and a rope swing. Billy is fully fitted out for a family of 4 with real furniture and luxury bedding but can sleep 5 or 6 at a push if you bring your own extra beds/cots. Billy comes with an outdoor covered kitchen

Small tent pitch

Grass pitch Sleeps 2 9 Available
Includes up to 2 people and 1 car.

Medium tent pitch

Grass pitch Sleeps 4 9 Available
Includes up to 2 people and 1 car.

Large tent pitch

Grass pitch Sleeps 6 8 Available
Includes up to 2 people and 1 car.

Extra large tent pitch

Grass pitch Sleeps 8 8 Available
Includes up to 2 people and 1 car.

Small/medium caravan pitch

Grass pitch Sleeps 4 9 Available
Includes up to 2 people and 1 car.

Large caravan/motorhome pitch

Grass pitch Sleeps 6 9 Available
Includes up to 2 people and 1 car.

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Location

Contact Pleasant Streams Farm Camping, Pleasant Stream Barn, Lower Sticker, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 7JL

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Getting There

From the A390 between St Austell and Truro take the Hewas Water exit and turn right towards Lower Sticker. Go straight over a crossroads and it’s on the right.

A bus service runs from St Austell and stops at Sticker, 10–15 minutes’ walk from the site.

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