From the A30 just west of Launceston take the A395 signposted to North Cornwall, Wadebridge and Camelford. Continue until you reach the A39 and turn left towards Camelford. Follow the A39 for a short distance until you come to a left hand turning marked Altarnun and Crowdy reservoir. Continue along this road going over a cattle grid onto Davidstowe Moor taking the first right hand turning towards Crowdy reservoir. You will be on a straight road flanked by large conifers. Continue past Crowdy reservoir until you come to a cross roads. Go straight across, when you come to a ford go over the bridge and turn right. Continue on this road and The Cottage and Swallows Meadow will be found at the top of the hill on your left. There is a large pull in and the camping meadow is 20 metres further on the left.
Why visit Cornwall? - For places like this, just 5 miles from the stunning Cornwall heritage coastline, surrounded by spectacular views and in the midst of historic features. not to miss.
Swallows Meadow is a small (up to 10 pitch site) situated in a quiet and peaceful location on the edge of Bodmin Moor. There are stunning uninterrupted views of Roughtor and wonderful wild flower meadows.
The site offers a peaceful camping experience in beautiful surroundings.
There is a shower with wash basin and toilet in the cottage next to the meadow as well as an outside tented toilet.
There is a drinking water tap in the meadow. BBQ's are welcome. The site is owned and managed by a wildlife and animal sculptor
The area is full of wildlife with an abundance of species - buzzards, merlins, peregrine falcons, ravens, swallows etc. along with animals including otters, badgers, hedgehogs, fox and deer.
Things to do
There are many things to do in the area. The campsite is approximately 6 miles from the North coast and surfing beaches of Trebarwith Strand (with the Port William pub).
Polzeath and Daymar Bay are within easy reach.
Places to visit include Padstow with it's comprehensive choice of places to eat, fishing and wildlife boat trips.
The harbour village of Port Isaac (Famed for Doc Martin, The Fishermens Friends and Rosamund Pilcher) is nearby.
Tintagel and its historic castle and the pretty harbour of Boscastle is in easy reach.
It is a walkers paradise both on the moor and along the South West Coastal Path.
Wadebridge, Launceston and Bude are all close by and have a good choice of independent shops.
The closest Supermarket is Tesco's at Wadebridge.
Toilets Showers Ice block freezing Pets welcome Local shops Near to sports facilities Local pub
Tents and Campervans only - No Tourers or Motorhomes.