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Reviews of Tolcarne Campsite

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Tolcarne Campsite
St Allen
Cornwall (West)   (Browse area)
Tel: 01872 540652  or  07881 965477
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Pitches: 15
Open: 01/01/2024 to 31/12/2024

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 16 Reviews
                9/10 from 16 Reviews

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 Electric Hookups   No Hardstandings   No Fully Serviced Pitches   Show Full Facilities
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 
 No Baby Changing   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer / Fridge    Motorhome Point   No Wifi Access 
 Shop <5 miles   Bar <5 miles   Restaurant or Cafe or Takeaway <5 miles 
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 No Fishing   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 No Horse Riding   No Cycle Hire   No Golf   No Tennis 
 Beach <10 miles   No Watersports   No Boat Launch 
Other Features
 No Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <5 miles  Offroad Dog Walk On Site or Direct Access 

Reviews:  16 in total, now showing 1 to 10                 Previous 10          Next 10
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Date of Visit: May 2024 Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Extended family
Reviewer: PhilipJosiah 1 review from this member

 An excellent site. Access is easy off the A390 and it's in a very quiet,

Beautiful rural setting not far from the fine, historic city of Truro which, although it has all the amenities one would expect is small enough to feel friendly.

Dianne, the owner, made us feel very welcome, and the simple facilities are in excellent condition and very clean.

It was my 12 year old nephews first experience of camping and he loved it. I'm sure we'll stay here again.

It's also very reasonable price wise too. Recommended. 
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Date of Visit: June 2023 Unit:  Other
Nights stayed: 16 Travelling as:  Solo traveller
Reviewer: AngelNL 1 review from this member

 Tolcarne campsite is now one of my favourites. It is green, clean, complete and very reasonably priced.

Not a campsite where you'll find children. It is quiet and private. Yet feels very welcoming thanks to host Diane.

I stayed, even as a wanderer. It became home. From this base I discovered most of Cornwall.

Will return one day. 
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Date of Visit: October 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Motorhome
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: BryanJSmith 3 reviews from this member

 Small campsite very quiet and peaceful ideal for visiting South Cornwall towns and sites then having nice peaceful nights.

Only one male shower/ toilet and one female cubicle + one handicapped but never found it a problem,

I would definitely stay here again. 
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Date of Visit: September 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Touring Caravan
Nights stayed: 14 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Ruthge 1 review from this member


Level pitches, quiet, very clean facilities.

Good showers, including disabled access one

Friendly owner

Washing machine and drying line

Nice clean kitchen area, including fridge

Ideal location for touring Cornwall

Shame they donít recycle more, only glass currently

No pubs/shops in walking distance 

Date of Visit: August 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 9 Travelling as:  Extended family
Reviewer: Danny25 4 reviews from this member

 We donít really want to tell anyone about this gem of a site we have just spent 9 nights on as it is our perfect place -

Lovely lady Diane the owner nothing too much trouble we practically had the site to ourselves no queuing for showers plenty of hot water - no little humans (spoiling the quiet)

If you want peaceful setting rural location this is the site for you - only sounds in the morning was the birds

Site is basic in that there is no shop or club house

But to us that is not what camping is about - local shops only a couple of miles and plenty of pubs in the area

Lovely places to visit as well situated in central Cornwall

Would definitely return 
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Date of Visit: June 2021  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  With friends
Reviewer: Evepi4 2 reviews from this member

 Very welcoming host and spotless facilities.

An ideal base for exploring nearby attractions. We had dogs and didnít want to travel anywhere so would prefer off road walks from the site.

However it is surrounded by single track country lanes, so we still managed to go for a wander. 

Date of Visit: October 2020 Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 2 Travelling as:  Mature couple
Reviewer: Philal 2 reviews from this member

 Came here to use as a base whilst visiting family in Falmouth. It was a wet windy few days but we enjoyed the peace of the site.

The site is down some lovely Cornish lanes far away from main roads and villages. The owner was very friendly and easy going and works hard to keep this a traditional campsite.

The toilet/showers were all very clean with plenty of hot water. It is an all grass site but the pitches are large and perfectly flat.

Not a site for energetic children as there is no play area or a shop etc but for adults or quiet kids that want a basic campsite away from it all this is a great little site.

Thank you we will be back. 

Date of Visit: August 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Peterf 2 reviews from this member

 Lovely site, very quiet and peaceful

Diane was really nice and helpful

Would definitely recommend this site

Toilets and showers were really clean and a pleasure to use

We are going to book again for next year 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Campervan
Nights stayed: 10 Travelling as:  Family with young children
Reviewer: Fimac8 1 review from this member

 Small, quiet elevated site in the middle of farming countryside. Donít book if you are looking for on site facilities, shop etc. The point of this site is that it is secluded, quiet and a base. Truro is only about 10 mins drive.

The owner, Diane is chatty and friendly and is working extremely hard at the moment to keep the site COVID ready- she cleans very regularly, there are wipes and sprays always available and it felt very comfortable in spite of the COVID reality.

There are three Wet rooms, one for ladies, one for gents, one disabled. Each have loo, sink and shower. Diane is restricting bookings at the moment to 10 out of 20 pitches so when we were there there were no problems like queuing for the showers/ loos but if the site is busier this may be an issue.

Highly recommend this site as a quiet secluded anchor base in Cornwall. 
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Date of Visit: July 2020  Confirmed Booking Unit:  Tent
Nights stayed: 7 Travelling as:  Family with older children
Reviewer: Stevea 1 review from this member

 A lovely campsite with a well appointed shower block, kitchen and part time shop.

The hostess is very friendly and helpful, a lovely lady. Her husband is also a nice guy. Well appointed pitches.

The local barn owl pays a visit. 

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