Sleeps 6 dogs allowed
2.2 miles W of Launceston
From £10 per person per night
Sleeps 6 people dogs allowed
Safari tent in Cornwall: In need a breath of fresh air? Then look no further. You have just found the ideal country escape. Kick back, relax and just enjoy the views.
Picture the scene: a starry, starry night in beautiful rural Cornwall. Lying on your back, gazing up at the heavens. Breathing in fresh, pure country air. Listening to the gentle sound of a burbling river - and perhaps the occasional hoot of an owl. Total, complete and utter relaxation. Yup. Getting away from it all really doesn't get any better than this.
Say hello to Campion, one of three super special luxury safari tents that make up Western Meadows Glamping (Honeysuckle and Celandine being its canvas siblings). This spacious and sturdy tent sits in its own area at the top of a three-and-a-half-acre wildflower meadow, bursting with buttercups in the summer, in a serene and pure part of north Cornwall. To top it all off, the views are pretty spectacular too.
When you are suitably rested and on the search for something to do, you will be spoilt for choice. A few steps down the lane is New Mills Farm Park - a super-fun family day out or why not catch the delightful steam train to Launceston (operates during the summer months). Opportunities for walking, cycling, surfing, swimming and shopping can all be found within easy reach.
Step up onto Campion's very own decked veranda, the perfect place to read a book, have a snooze in the sun, prepare food for a delicious barbecue or just simply sit and enjoy the stunning views - bliss! The meadow is kept completely car-free to make it extra safe (handy wheelbarrows are on-hand to help you transport your luggage to the tent) and there is a river at the bottom - a great spot for wildlife watching, paddling or fishing. Why not dine al fresco at one of the picnic benches dotted along the river bank while the kids play on the trampoline and swings? If you look up to the sky above you may be lucky enough to see buzzards, woodpeckers, finches, wagtails, thrushes and - if you're really lucky - kingfishers. The welcoming but unobtrusive owners live on-site, along with their free-range chickens, and provide a handy honesty-shop stocking all of the essentials as well as tasty treats such as home-made jam, Cornish pasties, fresh eggs and other scrummy delights. There's even a shared freezer for your use too.
Step inside Campion and you will feel at home straight away, it's cosy but with plenty of space to relax. The lovely living area includes a squishy sofa, a kitchen that's fully equipped for all your glamping holiday needs, a dining table with room for all, a cute-as-pie double cabin bed, two separate bedrooms (one double, one twin) and even a shower-room with hot water and proper flushing loo! The log-fired range doubles up as both the cooking and heating facilities (a specially insulated base also helps to keep the tent toasty in the chillier months) and there is electricity to power a small hairdryer and to recharge any gadgets you may have brought along. The owners can even arrange a dog walking/sitting service, if you need a pet-free day (this must be booked in advance, as it gets very booked up, and a phone consultation is required). What more could you want?
Out and About
Western Meadows is in a great location for exploring the north Cornish coast, including the renowned surfing beaches at Bude and Widemouth Bay and breath-taking coastal walks. The famous Eden Project is within easy reach too, as well as rugged Dartmoor National Park. Closer to home, New Mills Farm Park is just a short stroll down the lane and is a wonderful family day out, with indoor and outdoor attractions, including petting animals, zip wire, play barns, skittles, trampolines, swings, slides, climbing frames, ride-on toys and a great cafe too. The nearby town of Launceston, with its charming shops, is well worth a visit and can be reached by a sweet steam railway from the Farm Park in the summer months.
Steps up to decking. Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Wood-fired range, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster and double cabin bed. Bedroom 1 with double bed (5'). Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Shower-room with double shower, WC and wash-basin.
Availability, reservations and pricing : £421 to £1153 per week Powered by Classic Cottages
All prices are £ per week per cottage. Where applicable the prices are inclusive of VAT. The prices are specified for Saturday changeover dates.
For weekly holidays or short breaks beginning on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday the price for the following Saturday applies. For those beginning on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday the price for the previous week applies.
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. In addition, many cottages also include electricity and central heating within the price and this should be taken into consideration when comparing prices. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the Web site.
There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break.
A non-refundable booking fee of £34 is payable per booking.
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|Dates 2019||Price Band (£421 to £1153 )|
|1 Jan - 16 Feb||: 421|
|16 Feb - 2 Mar||: 478|
|2 Mar - 23 Mar||: 421|
|23 Mar - 6 Apr||: 467|
|6 Apr - 20 Apr||: 594|
|20 Apr - 27 Apr||: 526|
|27 Apr - 4 May||: 492|
|4 May - 11 May||: 565|
|11 May - 25 May||: 627|
|25 May - 1 Jun||: 859|
|1 Jun - 15 Jun||: 701|
|15 Jun - 22 Jun||: 752|
|22 Jun - 29 Jun||: 825|
|29 Jun - 6 Jul||: 887|
|6 Jul - 13 Jul||: 950|
|13 Jul - 20 Jul||: 1000|
|20 Jul - 27 Jul||: 1107|
|27 Jul - 31 Aug||: 1153|
|31 Aug - 7 Sep||: 623|
|7 Sep - 14 Sep||: 576|
|14 Sep - 21 Sep||: 542|
|21 Sep - 19 Oct||: 490|
|19 Oct - 26 Oct||: 634|
|26 Oct - 2 Nov||: 490|
|2 Nov - 21 Dec||: 444|
|21 Dec - 31 Dec||: 842|
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