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County Campsite
Carwynnen

The County Campsite Carwynnen, Carwynnen, Cornwall TR14 9LR is approximately 3 miles from the town of  Camborne, in the heart of the Cornish countryside. This beautiful rural campsite is surrounded by trees offering a bright and sheltered location for camping.

County Campsite Carwynnen is open all year round, to all members of Girlguiding, Scouts, uniformed organisations, charitable groups and other youth organisations including schools/educational and Duke of Edinburgh groups for overnight/residential stays and day bookings. Carwynnen is also open to external groups and organisations e.g. walking groups, arts groups, forest school etc.

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Campsite badges can be ordered when your booking is made. A great addition to the camp blanket and memento of your stay at Carwynnen Campsite.

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Access and parking

Access to Carwynnen is limited due to the width of the approach road. The road is single track. A 17 seater, or smaller, minibus would be able to access the site but it is not suitable for a large bus.

The campsite has a ample free parking for those using the site. 

Main campsite 

This large, flat, sheltered grassed area is surround by trees yet is still open and bright.

The main campsite can easily accommodate from 36 - 50 campers as it measures approximately  40m wide X 25m long.

Small camping area

Set to the side of the campsite, as you enter, this small camping area is just like the main campsite and can accommodate an additional 24 persons as it measures approximately 16m wide X 25m long.

At the far end is a stone crop which can be used as a reflection area.

Dawn Hitchens Building

This building has a fully catering kitchen equipped for 45 people.

There is:

  • catering size electric cooker

  • 2 fridge freezers

  • sink and draining board area with washing up bowels

  • food prep area

  • urn and kettles

  • cutlery and crockery

  • cooking utensils

  • crates and trays

  • cooking pots and pans (for both indoor and outdoor use.)

There is a handy serving hatch from the kitchen to the outside of the building.

There is a storage area for tables and chairs and some outdoor games, e.g. grass skies.

This building has electricity.

Outdoor classroom

This recent addition adds a large undercover area that could be used for games and/or activities.

There are tables and chairs in the Dawn Hitchens Building that can be bought out and used here.