Siblyback Lake

Camping at Siblyback Lake, Cornwall

New onsite café | free showers | onsite watersports | off-road walking and cycling trails | dog friendly


Experience a camping adventure in the beautiful Cornish countryside, surrounded by the superb tors of Bodmin Moor. Siblyback offers a unique family friendly camping holiday in Cornwall where you can pitch up next to the lake. There’s plenty of things for the whole family to do, pack your holiday with new experiences and explore the lake by foot, bike or boat. Enjoy a great night’s stay under canvas and enjoy an outdoor camping holiday in the South West packed with adventure.

There’s plenty of large and open spaces to set up picnics and let your children play freely. Discover all of the great things to do at Siblyback, venture our nature trail, build dens, catch a fish for supper or toast marshmallows whilst stargazing at night.

NEW FOR 2018!

Check out our 5 fantastic new Bell Tents! Camping just got easier. Bring everything you'd need for a camping trip except the tent and the beds and enjoy a relaxing break at our beautiful lake without the hassle of putting up a tent.

Modern camping facilities

Experience a British camping holiday filled with new experiences. Take to the water and try paddle boarding, kayaking or canoeing, launch your own boat, use our hides to spot birds or just relax and enjoy a camping holiday like no other. Our small Cornish campsite benefits from modern showers, toilets, changing rooms, childrens' play area and an onsite café. There’s a choice of electric and non-electric pitches for tents and motorhomes. Please note that the access to Siblyback Lake and the campsite itself is unsuitable for towed caravans, we accept motorhomes no larger than 20ft.

Enjoy a day trip out and discover Bodmin Moor, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), dominated by dramatic granite tors and steeped in Cornish history. A must do on your visit to Bodmin Moor, is Dozmary Pool, according to legend King Arthur rowed out to the Lady of the Lake and received the sword Excalibur here. The outflow from Dozmary runs into Colliford Lake, another lake managed by South West Lakes Trust. Take a short drive from Colliford to Cornwall’s most famous smugglers inn – ‘Jamaica Inn’. Under one hour’s drive are Fowey and the popular Cornish seaside resort of Newquay, alternatively visit the small coastal town of Looe which is only a 25 minute trip from the campsite. Stock up on food and drink, within easy reach of Siblyback Lake are the local towns of Liskeard and Bodmin.

2019 Low Season:  £14 per tent per night
(2 adults and 2 children).
2019 High Season:  £18 per tent per night
(2 adults and 2 children).

Bell Tents: £35 per night (2 adults and 2 children)


  • Electrical hook up - £5 / per night
  • Hard standing and electrical hook up - £10 / per night
  • Extra adult - £5.00 pp
  • Extra child - £3.00 pp
  • Dogs free
  • Babies up to 24 months free
  • Camping
  • Cafe
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Washing up facility
  • Parent and baby wash area
  • Electrical hook-ups
  • Play area
  • Fishing
  • Cycle hire
  • Nature walks
  • Access to watersports i.e kayaking/ sailing/ windsurfing etc
  • Dogs allowed
  • Disabled facilities

Pitches: 18
Hard Standings: 8
Electrical Hook-Ups: 4
Distance from showers (paces): 110
Suitable for large group camping.

Departures: 11:00
Arrivals: 14:00

Campers are allowed to use the site and facilities before or after check-in/out. Please ensure you have packed up before 11:00 on the day of departure, you can still use the main car park and enjoy the lake's facilities after packing up.

Siblyback Lake is a popular trout fishery, the lake is regularly stocked with rainbow trout up to 6lb and is a firm favourite with fishermen. Keen fisherman can enjoy a day of fishing for Rainbow and Brown Trout. Siblyback’s current record is a 10lb 8oz Rainbow Trout, so why not visit and see if you land a whopper?

Please note that for any activities you will need to ensure that you follow the centre's policies, activities are an additional cost on camping.

Siblyback Lake near Liskeard, Cornwall,PL14 6ER

Directions: Take the Bolventor junction off the A30 and follow the brown signs or from the A38 follow the signs from Twelvewoods roundabout at Dobwalls.

Coach stations:
Dobwalls (Cornwall): Coach Stop — 3.9 miles
Liskeard: Barras Street Coach Stop — 4.0 miles
East Taphouse (Cornwall): Bus Stop — 5.6 miles
Train stations:
Coombe Junction Halt (Rail Station) — 4.5 miles
Liskeard Rail Station — 4.5 miles
St Keyne Wishing Well Halt (Rail Station) — 6.2 miles
Ferry ports:
Bodinnick Ferry Landing — 13.4 miles
Fowey Custom House Quay Ferry Landing — 13.4 miles
Fowey Town Quay Ferry Landing — 13.8 miles
Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 23.2 miles

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