With the longest coastline of any county in the British Isles, Cornwall is awash with dramatic landmarks and stunning scenery. A great way of getting the most from your tours to the area will be staying at one of the best motorhome sites in Cornwall.

Surfers flock to the scenic waters of Newquay and history buffs enjoy the smuggler’s coves, castle ruins and tin mines throughout the area.

It’s undoubtedly an area that has a lot to offer, and it’s not surprising that it features in our Top 100 Sites Guide, where we reveal the best motorhome sites in the UK.

If you’re thinking of heading to the picturesque part of the country, look no further than our guide on motorhome sites in Cornwall.

The best motorhome sites in Cornwall are:

1. Silver Sands Holiday Park
2. Killiwerris Touring Park
3. Polruan Holidays
4. Tehidy Holiday Park
5. Trethem Mill Touring Park

Silver Sands Holiday Park

Gwendreath, Lizard, Helston TR12 7LZ, http://www.silversandsholidaypark.co.uk/

  • Open: March – November (all year for statics)
  • Touring pitches: 17
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £17.50-£29
Silver Sands Holiday Park

Set in nine acres on the stunning Lizard Peninsula in Southern Cornwall, Silver Sands offers a variety of touring pitches, camping pitches, static caravans and luxury lodges among mature parkland. Its dramatic surroundings are courtesy of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Embarking on a 1km walk through the Gwendreath Valley and the Lizard Nature Reserve will bring you to the beautiful Kennack Sands beach too.

Nearby are Kynance Cove, Lizard Point and Helford River. The site has excellent facilities on-site including a shop, a shower block, a barbecue area and a children’s play area. Touring pitches benefit from hook up and a water connection and the site allows small campfires. Thanks to their stunning natural setting and efforts to preserve it, the site won a David Bellamy Gold Award and a special badge for Wildflower Habitat.

Key features:

  • Beautiful setting
  • Great location
  • Spacious pitches
  • Campfires allowed

We say…

Stay at Silver Sands Holiday Park to enjoy a beautiful location within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, proximity to some of the county’s best spots to visit and their excellent on-site amenities.

Killiwerris Touring Park

Penstraze, Chacewater, Truro TR4 8PF, http://www.killiwerris.co.uk/

  • Open: 9 April – 31 October
  • Touring pitches: 17
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £27-£30
Killiwerris Touring Park

Just a stone’s throw from St Agnes and its lovely beaches, this modest site is perfectly positioned for exploring Cornwall’s coast. The site offers a variety of pitches, as well as luxury facilities that include showers, a laundry room and an indoor dishwashing area.

A number of improvements were made by the new owners. They added an external washing area for dogs, boots and wetsuits, upgraded all pitches and improved the site’s fencing. Visitors can also rent a caravan and an annexe on-site.

Key features

  • Recently improved
  • Good location
  • Great facilities

We say…

Stay at Killiwerris Touring Park to be near Cornwall’s coast, while enjoying a well-equipped and recently refurbished site.

Polruan Holidays

Townsend, Polruan-by-Fowey PL23 1QH, http://www.polruanholidays.com/

  • Open: 1 April – 31 September
  • Touring pitches: 32
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £24-£36
Polruan Holidays

Offering stunning sea views and easy access to the South West Coast Path, Polruan provides a peaceful stay within the picturesque grounds of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The well-maintained site offers an information centre and laundry room as well as a children’s play area and free WiFi.

Key features

  • Free WiFi
  • Great location

We say…

Visit Polruan Holidays to enjoy a beautiful setting along the South West Coast Path and great on-site amenities, including WiFi.

Tehidy Holiday Park

Bassett Road, Harris Mill, Illogan TR16 4JQ, http://www.tehidy.co.uk/

  • Open: 2 April – 30 October
  • Touring pitches: 28
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £18-£27
Tehidy Holiday Park

This site claimed the Regional Winner title in 2021 for its great location between St Agnes and St Ives and its spacious, pastoral pitches. The site has also been recognised by conservation awards. Visitors can enjoy a shop and reception, a games room and a children’s play area.

A recent addition is an electric vehicle charging station and there are plans to renovate the shower facilities.

Key features:

  • Good location
  • Electric vehicle charging available

We say…

Try Tehidy Holiday Park if you want an immersive stay in the Cornish countryside at a well-equipped site that offers electric vehicle charging.

Trethem Mill Touring Park

St Just in Roseland, Nr St Mawes TR2 5JF, http://www.trethem.com/

  • Open: 1 April – 9 October
  • Touring pitches: 84
  • Pitch+2+hook-up: £27-£30
Trethem Mill Touring Park

Nestled on the Roseland Peninsula and located near the South West Coast Path, this adults-site is a perfect base for walking and sightseeing. The picturesque site has a dog-friendly nature walk, bird boxes, colourful gardens and a David Bellamy Butterfly Bar.

Amenities include a shop, a laundrette, shower suites, indoor washing facilities, a motorhome service point and an electric vehicle charging point. Nearby is the pretty coastal village of St Mawes.

Key features:

  • Well located
  • Electric vehicle charging station

We say…

Check out Trethem Mill Touring Park to be in a great location for exploring the Roseland Peninsula and St Mawes.


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