Home

   Log in or Register



Insurance Quotes
forums Campsite Search Comp Directory tips virtual brochure Profile
Tent and Awning Reviews Competitions Caravans and Motorhomes For Sale Shopping Diary Contact Us

Advertisement

Reviews of The Old Farm

Campsite Search > UK > England > South West > Cornwall (West) > Penzance > The Old Farm Reviews

The Old Farm
Lower Pentreath
Praa Sands
Penzance
Cornwall (West)   (Browse area)
TR20 9TL
Tel: 01736 763221
Visit their website    Check Digital TV coverage    See Weather Forecast

Share  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook  Email

Pitches: 15
Open: May To September12th

Rating: Average Review Score: 10/10 from 7 Reviews
                10/10 from 7 Reviews

 Tent Pitches   No Caravans   No Motorhomes   No Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   No Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 No 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 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   No Bathroom 
 No Baby Changing   No Laundry   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   No Battery Charging   No Gas Exchange   No Recycling Facilities 
 No Kitchen Facilities   No Freezer / Fridge   No Motorhome Point 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   No Wifi Access 
Activities
 No Playground   No TV Room   No Games Room   No Evening Ents 
 Fishing <1 mile   No Wild Swimming   No Indoor Pool   No Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf <1 mile   No Tennis 
 Beach <1 mile   Watersports <1 mile   Boat Launch / Mooring <5 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Not Working Farm   No Campfires Allowed   Not Open All Year 
 No Waterside Pitches   Public Transport <1 mile  No Dog Walk 

Reviews:

Write your own Review to win a 150 Amazon Voucher!!
Win 150Take five minutes to win 150 of Amazon vouchers. If you've ever visited this campsite please submit a review for your chance to win! Each month one lucky person will have their review picked at random and will win! Leave as many as you can for more chances!

Coronavirus Update

To find out if we're taking bookings please contact us


Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Patsy13 2 reviews from this member

 We stayed here for 10 nights in august and really enjoyed ourselves, this is a lovely quiet campsite the owners wendy and her husband were really genuine lovely people, there are only 2 toilets and one is a tight fit and 1 shower in the ladies, but we never had to wait but did get busy for the two sinks, the best way to avoid waiting was to sit outside your tent and watch, as others say there is a fridge freezer in the toilet/shower block which is great if you have no fridge as there is no electric hook up. It took us 3 mins to walk to the beach, there is also plenty coastal walks, a short drive into marizion to St. Michael's mount also Penzance is really near, we visited the little harbour town of porthleven which we really loved and kept going back. Hells mouth is a short drive away as is st ives, we also revisited the eden project but that is about a 90 minutes away, all in all we really enjoyed our holiday and the campsite and will definitely be going back (happy campers). 


Date of Visit: July 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Malwhite 4 reviews from this member

 A gem of a site. Quiet, well laid out and close to the beach. There are individual bays for each tent or small motorhome which shelter the tents and give some privacy. The beach is only 5 minutes walk away at most and Penzance a few minutes drive for big shops.

Showers and washing up facilities clean and free. No football on site which is fine as there is ample space down at the beach and not really enough room on the site. 


Date of Visit: June 2014 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Dibbles101 1 review from this member

 I agree totally with the previous reviewer.

This site was ideal, small, calm, spotless toilets, hot free showers, fridge and freezer with ice blocks which you can borrow. You can see the sea from most pitches and the beach is 3mins walk away. Wendy, the owner, couldn't have even more helpful if she tried!

We visited the lizard nearby and Kynance Cove was stunning. We also loved Mousehole, Sennen cove and Cape Cornwall.

Want to go back ASAP! 


Date of Visit: September 2013 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Pollyjean 16 reviews from this member

 This is our second visit to this lovely campsite. There are only 12-14 camping pitches and 3 static caravans with a spotlessly clean toilet/shower block. There are good washing up facilities with access to a large fridge freezer. For children there is an undercover seating area/play area but let's be honest why do you need this when you have a lovely beach-Praa sands within easy walking distance (150-200yds. The owner is very helpful and friendly and maintains the campsite to a high standard. Within walking distance is a newsagents/grocery store and a beach cafe, bar and beach shop. There is also a handy (if somewhat pricey) bus service that is regular and efficient that passes through all of the towns along the coast and if you like real ale you can get to Helston to visit the Blue Anchor and Spingo brewery by bus. We did a couple of coastal walks and caught the bus back. I will hopefully go again and would recommend 


Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Franco99 1 review from this member

 Really lovely campsite within very easy walking distance of the beach, bar and cafes at Praa sands.

This is a neat and tidy campsite with very clean facilities and pristine level pitches all beautifully landscaped.

Wendy (the owner) is very friendly and accommodating and makes you feel very welcome.

You can make use of the communal fridge/freezer and also borrow ice blocks should you need to.

This is a quiet and peaceful campsite and not suitable for groups. 

Advertisement

Date of Visit: August 2010 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Charlie Nixon 3 reviews from this member

 Fantastic site, really lovely friendly owner, small and quiet but well kept, lots of care has been taken with this site. There are shrubby hedges between pitches which is great for that bit more privacy. Although the site is on a slope our pitch was terraced as I remember so not a problem.

Only a small shower/ toilet block but this was never a problem. Ample for the site.

Also there is a sandpit which our kids played in, although it's by one of the entrances to the site which was a bit of pain as was not really possible to let them run over by themselves as was a bit dodgy with cars.

The beach was really busy as to be expected for summer hols, with lots of cafes / icecreams etc. Lovely sand though and rockpools. Really easy walk down to the beach, so great location for a campsite.

All in all, highly recommend and will return no doubt. 


Reviewer: emma 17 reviews from this member

 Aug 2003
Wonderful little site. This is a small, quiet but very friendly campsite run by the owners who are always stopping for a chat with campers and full of ideas and advice on where to go, best place to park etc etc.. The site has 3 (maybe 4) static vans but have 15 pitches for tents and tourers.

We have a huge frame tent which only just fitted on the actual pitch but its not the kind of site where you have to stay within markers etc. and the owners were not bothered by this. The pitches all have a sea view down to Praa Sands which is less than 5 mins walk down a narrow but sometimes busy lane(have your wits about you if you have children/pushchair). The site is sloping but the pitches at the bottom of the field are level.

The shower block is tiny, 2 loos and 1 shower in the ladies but this was not a problem as this is a very laid back small site. Free and plentiful hot water. The site & amenities were kept spotlessly clean. There is no shop on the site but a few can be found down by the beach along with a pub/cafe. There is a chemical loo point at rear of shower block and sinks for washing pots and clothes. There is also a socket in the entance to the shower block which we used for recharging our mobile phone. The owners also offer a freezer block service.

This site is a real gem and we will definately be going back. Excellent value for money I think we paid about 10 per night in August. The beach is great too, soft golden sand and plenty of rock pools. 



Share  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook  Email


Write a Review of this Site to Win a 150 Amazon Voucher!

Win 150

Write a review of this campsite and you could win 150 of Amazon vouchers. Each month one lucky person will have their review picked at random and will win! Leave as many as you can for more chances!

Common Questions

Is The Old Farm child friendly?  YES, it accepts children  View all facilities

Where is the nearest shop to The Old Farm?  There is a shop within 1 mile  View all facilities

Is The Old Farm dog friendly?  NO  View all facilities




Other Sites Near Penzance      Other sites within 10 miles   -   All Sites in Cornwall (West)

Latest News, Discounts and Competitions  see all...




Upcoming Event!
UKCS Meet Camping Exhibition, Wokingham 26/06 to 26/07
Approximately 100 different tents on display, and a range of camping accessories ...more

Follow us on Facebook!
You can now follow UKCampsite.co.uk on Facebook! Keep abreast of the latest news and updates much more easily. Simply click here then click on the Like button!

All reviews and comments are the personal opinion of the review author only , and as such do not represent the view of the UK Camp Site.co.uk.

The facilities shown on this website are a guide only, and you should check with the campsite direct before making any booking. The UKCampsite.co.uk will not be held responsible for any errors or omissions


3115 Visitors online !

Free UKCampsite.co.uk Window Sticker  -  Recommend to Friend

[Message Forums]  [Caravan Sites & Camping]  [Company Listings]  [Features / Advice]  [Virtual Brochure]  [Shop!]
[Reception]  [Competitions]  [Caravans & Motorhomes For Sale]  [Event Diary]  [Contact Us]  [Tent Reviews

Please note we are not responsible for the content of external sites & any reviews represent the author's personal view only. Please report any error here. You may view our privacy and cookie policy here. All copyrights & other intellectual property rights in the design and content of this web site are reserved to the UKCampsite.co.uk © 1999 - 2020


Advertisement


Advertisement