Where to stay around Camelford?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,228 holiday lettings near Camelford. From 638 cottages to 308 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Camelford is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Camelford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Camelford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Cornwall Museum: 3,284 holiday lettings
  • Eden Project: 4,360 holiday lettings
  • Polzeath Beach: 3,252 holiday lettings
  • Cornwall's Crealy Adventure Park: 3,897 holiday lettings
  • Bude Beach: 1,772 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Camelford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Camelford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 638 cottages in Camelford. Our other popular types of Camelford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 308 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 98 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 84 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Camelford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 34 holiday homes with pool available in Camelford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or a holiday cottage in Camelford your next holiday escape.

    Sitting on the banks of the Camel River in Cornwall is a village built on the stories and legends of a past. The area was once famous as a centre of ancient commerce, and traces of Camelford's long hisotry are never far away. This area is attractive to anyone who desires a quaint and friendly atmosphere, surrounded by picturesque scenery and captivating local history.

    Places to stay in Camelford

    Camelford’s beautiful nature is clear to see, and was the inspiration for the writings of Beeny Cliff and films like Saving Grace. However, this is not Camelford's only claim to fame; it is also believed to be the site of ancient Camelot. This legendary village is centralized between Bodmin Moor on one side, and the beautiful and rugged coastline of North Cornwall lies a few kilometers away on the other side of the village. Plentiful outdoor opportunities include strolling along the river walkway, camping, caravanning, horseback riding, and surfing or trekking on the coastal area of Trebarwith Strand. Cycling is also popular along the former path of a railroad which runs amongst local woodland, and is one of many activities which attract visitors. Guest houses and self catering cottages are in abundant supply in this quaint village.

    Medieval bridges, museums, and historic local buildings only add to the communities interesting nature. Spending time amongst the timeless slate buildings in the village centre gives a real sense of nostalgia.

    Local shops and markets are in good supply and offer a variety of items of interest from the surrounding sea and farmlands. Shopping is entertaining when looking at antiques, toys and children’s clothes, or art galleries. Bakeries and pastry shops, as well as restaurants with many ethnic varieties, as well as several great pubs are many.

    Things to do in Camelford

    Any visit to Camelford should include a visit to Tintagel Castle. Ruins reflect a medieval history from the 13th century and the castle is said to be the birthplace of King Arthur. Its backdrop is quite dramatic with waves crashing on the ocean below the thick stone walls. History surrounding King Arthur continues on a trip to Slaughter Bridge, said to be the place if his last battle.

    The local library is also worth investigation. Recognizable by its iconic camel weather vane, this building formerly housed the town hall and was built in the 1800’s. Spend time soaking up the areas past with a trip to the North Cornwall Museum and Gallery which gives extensive information on the areas historical craft of wagon making. Also learn from the museums interpretive displays about local farming and cider making. Continue journeying into the past, to the Bronze Age and ancient burial sites, when walking from Camelford to Rough Tor.

    Take time to sample local wines. Camel Valley Vineyard and Wine offer wine tasting year round. Other offerings in the community include the Camelford Indian Kings Art Centre. A visitor information center can also supply information on any and all points of interest within the community.

    Flights to Camelford

    Plymouth Airport is in closest proximity to Camelford, with inbound flights arriving from airports across the UK. The area is also well connected by road and rail.

    Activities and attractions in and around Camelford

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Camelford a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bowood Park Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
    • Merlins Cave (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Trethorne Leisure Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
    • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
    • New Mills Farm Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
    • Launceston Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Camelford

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Camelford is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Brown Willy (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
    • Rocky Valley (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Crackington Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
    • Dozmary Pool (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
    • The Hidden Valley Discovery Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Widemouth Bay Beach (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)