Teneriffe Farm campsite and pods FAQs
Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about Teneriffe Farm campsite and pods.
Where is the nearest food shop and pub/restaurant?
The village of Mullion itself is only a short distance away, 2 miles. It offers numerous facilities including a selection of shops, chemist, post office, café, restaurant, bistro and two family pubs. You will pass through the village on your way to the campsite. It therefore makes a good stop-off point for obtaining your supplies and you will be helping to support local businesses.
Where is the nearest bank?
The nearest bank is in Helston (approx. 8 miles) and the nearest free cash machine at the post office and at the Spar shop (fees apply) in Mullion village.
Do you take bookings?
Yes, you can call or email us directly to book. You can just turn up but at peak times we strongly advise that you call us.
Do you accept dogs?
Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Teneriffe Farm (two per party, excluding group bookings) but must be kept on leads at all times. Dogs should be exercised away from other campers and any mess cleared up immediately.
Do you hire freeze packs?
We don’t hire them but we have a freezer that you can use to re-freeze your own.
Do you exchange gas cylinders?
No however there is a location approximately 3 miles away, please ask at reception
Where are some good walks for families?
There are numerous trails which are suitable for families to various amazing beaches on the Lizard. We have maps and guidebooks in reception and our staff are very happy to advise on local routes.
Where is the nearest bus stop?
The nearest bus stop is at Mullion village, 2 miles away. It is bus number 37 on the service between Helston and the Lizard.
Do you accept trailer tents/caravans/campervans?
Yes we accept tents, caravans, campervans, trailer tents and motorhomes. Alternatively if you want to travel light we also have our pods.
Can I book a particular pitch?
We will always allocate an appropriate pitch for you based upon your accommodation type. But we will always attempt to provide you with a particular pitch if requested. Please speak to us at the time of booking.
Can I book adjoining pitches?
If available, then yes you can. Please speak to us at the time of booking.
Do you have laundry facilities?
There are washing machines and dryers available 24 hrs a day. They are coin operated. Washer is £4 and tumble dryer is £1 for 15 minutes.
What beaches are there to visit nearby?
There are numerous lovely beaches and coves close by. Mullion Cove is within easy walking distance from the campsite in one direction along the coastal path; the other direction takes you towards the very picturesque Kynance Cove and then to the Lizard Point itself, the most southerly point in Britain. Only a short drive away is Poldhu Cove. A 20 minute drive from the campsite can also take you to Kennack Sands. With a lovely beach accessible at all times, this is great for families. The area has 2 cafés and toilet facilities.
The spectacular Kynance Cove is only a 20 minute drive away. Park at the National Trust car park at the top; have a chat to the chaps in the car park about where to go, how to get down to the cove and hear their stories of the sea, rescues, folklore and the area.
How can I pay?
We accept most credit and debit cards (with the exception of American Express and Diners Club). A charge of 1.5% is made to all credit card payments, not for debit cards. We are sorry but we cannot accept cheques.
Are you open all year round?
No we are open from Easter to October.
I am staying in a pod, what do I need to bring?
Think of the pod as a replacement for your tent. You will need everything you would bring for your tent, apart from the tent itself.
Can I have a fire or barbecue?
We don't allow fires, but you are welcome to use a barbecue as long as it raised off the ground.
Can under 18s stay at the site?
Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. There are a few exceptions to this rule, for example, Duke of Edinburgh, Scout, Guide, school or other educational groups. In every case you must speak with our bookings office for advice.
Can I park my car by my tent/caravan/pods?
Yes if staying in tent/caravan, although if you have more than one car there is a parking area close by for additional cars. Guests in pods park a short distance away as the pod area is car free.
Do I have to be a member of the National Trust to stay with you?
No you do not have to be a member. Everyone is welcome to stay but you may wish to join us when you see this stunning stretch of coastline and beautiful countryside of which the management and care is partly the responsibility of the National Trust.