Ponsandane Campsite is in an ideal situation, set within a 5 acre parkland field yet only a few minutes walk from the beautiful beaches of Mounts Bay. It is on level ground and is attractively screened from the road by mature trees with a stream running along it’s eastern edge. It is in close proximity to a Supermarket and the village of Gulval, with its Post Office, Church and Village Pub.
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Ponsandane is only open during July and August and we regret that we may not accept caravans or large camper vans due to the narrow access at the rear of the field. (Please call for details.) We do accept cars which can be parked next to your tent for your convenience and security.
The owners of the site live in the cottage by the back gate so there is always someone on hand to assist you.
Penzance Railway and Bus Station is only a ten minute walk from the field and the convenient location makes it an ideal base for a holiday in the beautiful South West of Cornwall with or without a car.
Single person in a tent £10.00 per night
£4.00 per child per night (3 years to 12 years inclusive)
Children under 3 FREE
Cars £4.00 per night
Motor Bikes £1.00 per night
Small Camper van (VW, Transit etc.,) £6.00 per night
Motorhome £6.00 per night
Electric Hook ups £5.00 per night
Electric hook ups are limited so we would suggest booking one in advance.
Dogs £1.00 per night – must be kept on a lead on site and picked up after
Cars are charged per night until 10.30 am. the next day. Cars remaining on the field after 10.30 am. will be charged another night
Please note these prices include use of toilets and showers. There are no extra charges for hot water etc.
We don’t charge for tents. However, if you have an extra large tent or awning, gazebos or other extras, please let us know as these may make it necessary for us to put you on a larger pitch and extra charges may apply.
We do not accept late arrivals on to the campsite (after 9.00 pm.) However, if you need to arrive after this time, please let us know as we have a waiting area with electric and we can arrange for this to be open for you.
Directions – By Road Southbound
Follow the A30 to Penzance until you get to the ‘Tesco’ roundabout. Keep in the right hand lane and go around the roundabout taking the ‘Tesco’ exit. Go past the entrance to Tesco and take the next left after Tesco and the Builders Merchants. Follow this lane to the end, over a little bridge and left through the gate into Ponsandane Field. For Sat Nav users, please use the post code TR18 3DN.
There is a pedestrian access at the front of the field just off the Tesco roundabout. If arriving at Penzance railway or bus station, turn right up the hill and then right again at the top and walk back out of Penzance for about 10 minutes. When you reach the Tesco roundabout there is a crossing for pedestrians. Cross to the Tesco side of the road and you will see a little wooden gate to the left of the car park which leads directly into our field.
Local Attractions and Beaches
Right on your doorstep is the sweep of Mounts Bay and the beaches of Long Rock and Marazion. Long Rock beach is a favourite with kite surfers when the wind is in the right direction. See www.beachesincornwall.co.uk/landsend/penzance for more information about your local beach.
St Michaels Mount is another famous attraction right on your doorstep. The Phonecians famous seafaring traders of the ancient world visited this island to trade for tin. Now run by the National Trust and well worth a visit.
Polgoon Vineyard at Rosehill in Penzance is a short drive (1 mile) along the Penzance bypass towards Lands End is another local attraction worth visiting. TR20 8TE for your Sat Nav.