Stithians Lake

Camping at Stithians Lake, Cornwall

Pirate-themed play area | free showers | onsite watersports | café | off-road walking and cycling trail | dog friendly


Enjoy an outdoor camping adventure with the whole family in Cornwall. Stithians provides a superb Cornish camping holiday with pitches set adjacent to the lake. Let your children run and play freely, there’s plenty of large and open spaces for games and picnics. Venture our nature trail by bike or foot, use our hide to spot birds, try fly-fishing to catch lunch or just relax and enjoy the superb view.

Let smaller members of the family enjoy a day of walking the plank, steering the ship or spotting wildlife from the crow’s nest in our pirate themed childrens' play area. Take your adventure to the water and try canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and much more with our onsite activity centre.

Camping near Falmouth and Truro, Cornwall.

The Northern cut off and Southern arm of Stithians Lake is a designated nature reserve. See what wildlife and birds you can spot on your visit, an impressive list of regular visitors include Buzzards, Ravens and Little and Great Crested Grebes, Kestrels, Coot’s and Mallards. After a day of exploring, reward yourself with mouth-watering cakes and hot chocolates from our onsite café, alternatively venture just outside the campsite and visit the award winning ‘Golden Lion’ which is just 100 yards away and serves delicious pub grub.

Stithians Lake is an AA graded 3 star family friendly Cornwall campsite with a choice of electric and non-electric pitches. There are onsite showers, toilets, washing up facilities, parent and baby wash area as well as facilities for less able people.

Enjoy a night’s stay under canvas, pack your holiday with adventure onsite or take a day trip out and explore all of the great things to do in Cornwall. Stock up on food and drink, within easy reach of the campsite is Stithians village. Visit Cornwall’s iconic landmarks, under one hour’s drive are the Minack Theatre, Trebah and Glendurgan Gardens or visit Wheal Martyn where you can learn all about Cornwall’s industrial heritage. Take a short drive from the campsite to Falmouth, visit the dockyards, National Maritime Museum, tour Pendennis Castle or pick up a unique handmade gift in the town centre.

Low Season:  £10 per tent (2 adults and 2 children). High Season:  £14 per tent (2 adults and 2 children).
18/04/2017 – 26/05/2017
06/06/2017 – 30/06/2017
12/09/2017 - 01/12/2017
31/03/2017 – 17/04/2017
27/05/2017 – 05/06/2017
01/07/2017 - 11/09/2017


  • Electrical hook up - £4 / per night
  • Hard standing and electrical hook up - £6 / per night
  • Extra adult - £5.00 pp
  • Extra child - £3.00 pp
  • Dogs free


  • Babies up to 24 months free
  • Camping
  • Caravans
  • 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: 35
Hard Standings: 0
Electrical Hook-Ups: 10
Distance from showers (paces): 50-150
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 lakes facilities after packing up.

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.

For further information call 01209 860301 //

Stithians Lake, Near Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6NW

Stithians Lake can be found by following brown signs from the B3297 between Redruth and Helston or again following the signs from the A394 between Falmouth and Helston.

Coach stations:
Rame Cross (Cornwall): Coach Stop — 2.2 miles
Redruth: Rail Station Coach Stop — 3.2 miles
Pool (Cornwall): Cornwall College Coach Stop — 4.0 miles
Train stations:
Redruth Rail Station — 3.2 miles
Camborne Rail Station — 4.2 miles
Penryn Rail Station — 4.5 miles
Ferry ports:
Ponsharden Ferry Landing — 5.7 miles
Flushing Falmouth Ferry Landing — 6.4 miles
Falmouth Prince of Wales Pier Ferry Landing — 6.6 miles
Penzance Airport — 14.3 miles
Newquay St Mawgan Airport — 20.1 miles
Land's End St Just Airport — 21.2 miles

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