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Beacon Cottage Farm Holidays
Beacon Cottage
Beacon Drive
St Agnes
Cornwall (West)   (Browse area)
Tel: 01872 552347
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Pitches: 60
Open: 01/04/2022 to 30/09/2022

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 31 Reviews
                8/10 from 31 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Families Welcome   Not Members Only   No Rallies   Not Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   Wifi Access 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <1 mile 
 Kids Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   No Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   Outdoor Pool <5 miles 
 Horse Riding <1 mile   Cycle Hire <1 mile   Golf <5 miles   Tennis <1 mile 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring <1 mile 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

Reviews:  31 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: September 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 8 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Dbrind 1 review from this member

 This is a lovely campsite. About 2 mile walk along the road to st agnas beach.

Ever needed to queue for toilet or shower and the site was fully booked.

The toilets and showers were kept very clean for the whole stay.

The whole of the campsite is tidy and staff were great and very helpful.

I have visited many campsites in my time and this comes in the top flight.

Excellent place to stay. 
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Date of Visit: July 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 3 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Janevs 1 review from this member

 Well spaced, well maintained pitches. We were in one of the smaller areas which was delightful.

The facilities were clean and well organised considering COVID restrictions.

Great to have visiting trades such as fish & chips, coffee barista and butchers. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 6 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Peters 1 review from this member

 The site has amazing view. Nice facilities. Clean and well maintained.

The only negative and its a big one is if you have a twin axle caravan or nurvers tower then avoid.

I have a twin axle and been doing for 40 years, I would consider my self a very competent tower. This site has very long and VERY narrow drive way with tight entrenched to the fields. Anything longer than 6m will encounter issues and I would strongly advise to avoid.

Anything less and the site is beautifully and should be visited. 
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Date of Visit: September 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Neilo19 1 review from this member

 Lovely site in a lovely location.

We were looked after well whilst we were there by Jane who runs the site, facilities were excellent and all the considerations for Covid etc were well put in place by all the team at Beacon Cottage Farm.

Went on some great walks to Trevaunance Cove and St Agnes Beacon where the views over Cornwall are incredible on a good day, the beach at Chapel Porth was well within walking distance and was dog friendly outside of peak summer times

Little pricey in comparison to others but the location makes it worthwhile 

Date of Visit: May 2019 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: Picturemaker 1 review from this member

 Very clean site and pristine facilities, reception very helpful and welcoming.

Great location, Will definitely return.

Small play area for children, no kids clubs or similar, nice quiet site plenty of outdoor space for play 


Date of Visit: August 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Magiceye 10 reviews from this member

 On arrival at the site which is very tight to negotiate because of the stone walls around the farm we were met by a lady who told us where we could park up, we paid our fees which shocked me 37. 50 per night 2 adults one dog (jack russel) awning no hard standing.

Off we went but soon found it was so packed that we requested to be moved, that was not an option, stay and put up with. We had two tents one either side of our caravan on the offside there was 5 feet between the van and the tent, on the other side I had to ask the tent person to move his car over as I had no room to erect the awning, it was ridiculously close so much so that my car had to be parked at the rear end of the caravan.

Looking around the site we found the toilet block for Males had one Loo and four showers available there was another block with 2 more loo's a short walk away, but for a site that holds around 200+ people they are certainly very short on facilities for the price, what we paid you would have expected your own private toilet.

Now the site itself as a working farm it has all the attributes every morning around 0800 hrs there is the roundup of the cows (I suspect for milking) the noise for the next 45 minutes is unbearable, this happens again in the afternoon around 1700 hrs not a nice secluded peaceful site, then you have the gardener on his sit on mower that does not cut, if he went over one patch once he did 15 times, up and down a real pain.

No one would mind if the grass actually was being cut. However with cows come the inevitable flies, as we were on the top field and close to the barns we were covered in flies 24/7 the awning filled up the caravan filled up with all the flyscreen deployed there were so many you just could not keep them out. We found after about day 3 that the woodwork and surfaces were covered in black dots also our awning, on checking this was Fly saliva associated with the cow pats that was now all over inside and out the caravan, disgusting.

In conclusion I would say that this is a site that is making the most financially out of unwary customers, and using the great scenery around to justify the extortionate cost's, the site seems to want to carry on with farming and cram in as many campers no matter what, This place for us NEVER AGAIN. 

Date of Visit: March 2016 Unit:  Campervan
Reviewer: Bigpig 3 reviews from this member

 One of our favourite campsites, we return each year to enjoy the lovely walks and views from both the coastal path and the Beacon.

The toilets are kept impeccably clean and the site is quiet and pleasant.

St Agnes is a wonderful village to have nearby with a good fish and chip shop, bakers and an excellent pizza takeaway. Chapel Porth is a pleasant walk away, St Agnes is also accessible on foot.

Hearing the occasional moo is a nice reminder that you're on a working farm. The animals bring a lot of character to the site.

This site can be windy as it's on the coast but there are some sheltered pitches as well. The views from the site are worth putting up with a bit of wind. The owner and staff are friendly and do their best to help you enjoy your stay. 

Date of Visit: September 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Mintcake 1 review from this member

 We stayed here 2 nights as we were attending a wedding on the beacon.

We were very impressed with this campsite the views are amazing, the pitches are large, the facilities are clean and the staff are friendly.

When we arrived the weather was awful and we found that our hook up cable was too short. We were lent a longer cable.

Our pitch was a good size we have an mpv and an 8 man tent and there was still plenty of room left.

The shower block was a 2 minute walk from the field we were in they were very clean. There was also a washroom which was also well equipped.

We didn't bring our children who would of loved the play area.

There was a van that turned up on the Saturday morning selling coffee, croissants etc

We will definitely be bringing them back.

Yes the approach roads are narrow like many in rural Cornwall. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: HOLM200277 2 reviews from this member

 This was a fantastic site. The pitch near the office was awesome. Really quiet after about 9.

The toilet block was so clean and so were the toilets and there is always hot water. The owners are really helpful. St agnes is only a couple of mins in the car or 20 walk.

The dog field is huge. They have breakfast rolls for sale some days and they have a strawberry man coming selling fresh pick strawberrys.

Would I go back ha just try stopping me. 

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Touring Caravan
Reviewer: Barnabys 30 reviews from this member

 Arrived on a lovely sunny day, narrow lane for about 2 miles leading to the site which is quite daunting as we have a twin axle 8m van and I'm experienced at towing. Very tight getting into the site and after checking in at reception was helped into the access of goose field which is also a tight squeeze through the gate. Once in the field it slopes down with breathtaking views of the sea.

we were pitched at the bottom corner and had ample room for our awning etc.

Water point close by but the elsan was a hike up next to the toilet block.

Good tv, mobile and 4G signal which is unusual for Cornwall.

Rest of the week was extremely windy but our awning held up OK but if you're in the middle of the field it could be a problem.

Showers are push button and last for about 3 seconds and are clean and hot.

Good kids play area in a separate field, also mobile food vans on different days for currys/sea food etc.

It is possible to walk to the beach but carrying bags etc it's too much, best to drive and pay to park but you need to be early as not too many spaces.

Very peaceful site and friendly staff but we won't return to this area as the access to the beaches are too difficult with parking etc, will go back between Padstow and Newquay next time as much more choice of beaches and easier to park.

We did however enjoyed our stay even though the weather wasn't at it's best. 

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