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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.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (20 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Lodge #733004
    20
    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (4 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 6
      Cottage #8062439
      4
      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (7 reviews)
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        • 5 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 15
        House #1680953
        7
        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Cottage #1969317
            Exceptional! 5/5
            (6 reviews)
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            • 4 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            House #8113168
            6
            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
              • 4 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 10
              Cottage #1868108
                • 6 BR
                • 4 BA
                • Sleeps 12
                Cottage #1867133
                  • 4 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 8
                  Apartment #6798532
                  2
                    avg/night
                    • 6 BR
                    • 6 BA
                    • Sleeps 12
                    Cottage #6859898
                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 3 BR
                      • Separate Toilets
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #6907043
                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                        (11 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #8193346
                        11
                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Cottage #8226668
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (10 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 5 BR
                            • 4 BA
                            • Sleeps 16
                            House #6711466
                            10
                            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                              (21 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #8162122
                              21
                              Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (19 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Cottage #8108950
                                19
                                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (17 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Cottage #8156141
                                  17
                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (9 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 5
                                    Barn #6502699
                                    9
                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (6 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 7
                                      Cottage #8158245
                                      6
                                      Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                        (8 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #8118992
                                        8
                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (17 reviews)
                                          avg/night
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Cottage #1988908
                                          17
                                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (25 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Bungalow #6113635
                                            25
                                            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                              avg/night
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              House #6901822
                                              2
                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (13 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 4 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                House #8158924
                                                13
                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Cottage #8111657
                                                  9
                                                  Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Cottage #6864569
                                                    1
                                                    Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      Farmhouse #6920978
                                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (10 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Cottage #8150724
                                                        10
                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (21 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Barn #8166234
                                                          21
                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (15 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            House #8144291
                                                            15
                                                            Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Cottage #1560085
                                                              3
                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (29 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                House #1069482
                                                                29
                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (5 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                  Cottage #8141634
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #8143229
                                                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      House #1084290
                                                                      2
                                                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #6546583
                                                                        3
                                                                        Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (5 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilets
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #899338
                                                                          5
                                                                          Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (6 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Villa #8160410
                                                                            6
                                                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              Multiple rentals Barn #8148165
                                                                              13
                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #8171769
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (4 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                  Cottage #8174048
                                                                                  4
                                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                    (7 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    House #8127088
                                                                                    7
                                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (4 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #1807750
                                                                                      4
                                                                                      Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Cottage #1671163
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (19 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Multiple rentals Barn #82115
                                                                                          19
                                                                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (30 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            House #732435
                                                                                            30
                                                                                            Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (19 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                                              Cottage #822674
                                                                                              19
                                                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Very Good! 4/5
                                                                                                (3 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 11
                                                                                                House #8172716
                                                                                                3
                                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #1690219
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    House #1018698
                                                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (9 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Cottage #719145
                                                                                                      9
                                                                                                      Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A wonderful stay

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Rock House is a wonderful place to be. It is perfectly situated in a tranquil and peaceful scenery in Cornwall. You can go on walks along the coastal line, to Tintagel or to the beach. The house itself is very charming and spacious and provides you with everything you need for your daily life. Thank you.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Perfect location for us. Away from it all but close enough too. Beautiful cottage too!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lovely property - a real home from home. Very well equipped and comfortable with the garden a real highlight!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017