Clover the Bell Tent

UK England South West England Cornwall Bodmin Mena Farm

  • Sleeps 4 (max 2 adults, 2 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
A beautifully furnished bell tent, fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy your Cornwall getaway.
  • Sleep on a king-sized, memory foam mattress, or on one of the two single futons
  • Eat and cook outdoors at your private picnic table, and enjoy the warmth and comfort of your own firepit
  • Set in 15 acres of rolling Cornish countryside and with fabulous panoramic views of the surrounding hills

The Owner Says

Watching the sunset against a panoramic blend of rolling hills and blue sky. Falling in love with an idyllic fishing village – and imagining living there. Discovering hidden coves and secret beaches. And waking to the sounds and smells of freshly cooked bacon. This is what holidays in Cornwall at Mena Farm are all about.
Sleep on a king-sized, memory foam mattress, or on one of the two single beds, Clover the Bell Tent can sleep up to four people comfortably. Eat and cook outdoors at your private picnic table, take in the amazing views and enjoy the warmth and comfort of your firepit. Beds are made up ready for your arrival, and you will find everything you need to enjoy your stay. There is no electricity in Clover. Lighting is by fairy lights and lanterns, and you will be provided with a battery pack for charging mobile phones on arrival. Campers have full access to shower/loo block, washing up/laundry facilities, nature trails, bike hire and games barn (with TV lounge area, pool table, ping pong, air hockey, table football, books and games). We also have a playground!
Please note: Clover is located in our wild camping meadows. The images are of one of our existing bell tents, Poppy. Clover may look a little different in terms of decor, but this and the inventory will be of the same high standard our guests have come to expect.

Our Coronavirus Booking Guarantee

Book with complete confidence at Mena Farm with the Glampingly Coronavirus Booking Guarantee. We guarantee the following clear policy for your booking:

  • A low deposit of 30% to secure your booking
  • Balance not due until 30 days before your holiday, in case of late changes to Coronavirus guidance
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings up to the end of 2021 in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
  • In the event of a lack of 2021 availability, switch your dates to 2022
  • Due to low deposit and late balance payment, no refunds are offered

Click here to read the full terms

Features & Facilities

Newly refurbished shower and washing up blocks, plus a separate disabled/family shower room and laundry facilities. Fully-licensed shop. Free WiFi at reception and full 4G reception across the site. Pop-up food and drink stalls during the Summer months serving pizza, cocktails, fresh coffee and breakfast rolls. Games barn with TV lounge, pool table, air hockey, table football, ping pong, books and games. Play area with swings, slide and fort. Bike hire is available and delivered to the site. Nature trails – kids can help feed the animals and collecting eggs – plus 12 acres of additional farm land to explore, with chickens, pigs, streams, woodland and the lake (informal fishing £5 per day all year; license required). Accommodation also available in the Old Farmhouse (sleeps 6).


Mena Farm Campsite isn't far from Bodmin Moor and there are plenty of fantastic walking trails directly from the campsite. The farm is also near the halfway point of the Saints Way (Padstow–Fowey), a well-signed (with Celtic cross markers) 27-mile route that takes you through Little Petherick, St Breock Downs and Lanivet before joining the Fowey River near Lostwithiel for a lovely waterside stretch. Rent bikes from the campsite to speed things along and try the Camel Trail (a spectacularly converted old railway route 3 miles from the campsite) or pedal around Cardinham Woods, 5 miles away and particularly excellent in spring. It's 3 miles to National Trust-owned Lanhydrock House (01208 265950), an imposing example of a Victorian country estate, rebuilt in the 1880s following a devastating fire, where there are children’s activities, garden tours and open-air theatre in summer. It's 6 miles to the world famous Eden Project (01726 811911). The coast, meanwhile, both north and south, is around 20 minutes in the car (approx. 10 miles). Charlestown beach is the closest in the south, while Wadebridge, at the start of the Camel Estuary, offers a gateway to the north coast.

Food & Drink

Walk or drive the 1½ miles into the village of Lanivet, home to the award-winning inn (01208 831212) as well as the excellent Welcome Stranger fish and chip restaurant (01208 831583). If you don't even want to stretch your legs that far, there is a twice-weekly fish and chip delivery to the site, plus weekly visits by local food and drinks vans and, of course, the fully-licensed shop has you well covered for alfresco drinks around the campfire. For a proper shopping trip, Bodmin boasts Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, Lidl and Aldi supermarkets, as well as petrol stations, further eateries and a hospital. It also has one of the best tourist information centres in the county.

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Getting There

Leave the A30 at the Innis Downs junction and take the turning signposted for Lanivet. Before you reach the village, you'll see the brown tourist signs for Mena Farm, simply follow these and they'll bring you directly to the site.

Newquay Airport is 20 miles away and Bodmin Parkway (connected to Paddington) is 6 miles away. Car hire is available at both. Buses to St Austell and Bodmin run through the local village of Lanivet (1½ miles from the campsite).