Nr Trebarwith, Cornwall

An inspirational glamping adventure overlooking the spectacular N Cornwall coast (a cabin for 6 and huts for 2)

Alfresco tub

Beauty/wellness treatments

Close to a beach

Dog friendly

Eco conscious


Walk to a pub

Space & setting.

Deep in the woods of an abandoned slate quarry, an inside-out cabin and futuristic stilted huts combine experimental architecture with wild glamping. Inspired by the shape of an old Cornish engine house, an ingenious system of rocks, pulleys and folding walls opens up the interior of the cabin to the large wooden deck and trees beyond. Sleeping is in bunkbeds, cooking is over the firepit and the hardy can can shower in a tumbling waterfall. In the treehouse-inspired huts, views of the surrounding woodland and Cornish coast are framed by large geometric windows, best enjoyed from the cosy mezzanine bed. Whichever you choose, everything is pared-back but beautifully designed; a true back-to-nature adventure.

The 43-acre site is off-grid, shared only with a handful of tented structures, plus 2 resident goats, Mississippi and Lincoln. There’s a lake for wild swimming, and a 10-minute walk through the forest leads to a communal area with the solar-powered showers and a rustic-chic kitchen. You can book a slot in a wood-fired hot tub or a ‘sound bath’ here (extra cost), plus there’s a brilliant pop-up restaurant on Saturday nights. Come to chill out with a group of friends, and roam the rugged Cornish landscape — trails lead right the way down to golden Trebarwith Strand beach.

Getting here: best to drive

Owner Louise’s goal was to bring inspiring architecture into new and exciting spaces, while educating about sustainability and ecology.

My Kip favourites

She loves
“Lighting a fire and watching the sun set behind Gull Rock down the valley.”

We loved
Waking up to the sound of the stream beneath the cabin, then lighting a fire and taking a morning coffee out onto the deck.

You may not love
Bathrooms are a 10-min walk from the accommodation. No heating or WiFi. The site can get muddy when it rains. Closed Nov-March.

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  • "This is really one of the most inspiring, refreshing and magical spots of natural beauty out there for you to be who you are. Feels so good to know that this kind of a place exist."

  • An absolutely amazing stay. Such a ridiculously beautiful place in which everything has been really thought out. Louise and all were brilliant hosts, super friendly and helpful. Couldn't recommend enough, thanks guys!



Top marks. The entire site is off-grid, powered by solar energy and a natural water supply. All structures have been designed as temporary installations, to reduce the impact on the natural environment, and this ensures the site teems with birds, animals and interesting plants. They use eco-cleaning products and encourage full recycling.



  • Cornish Eco Escape Lucy Laucht Photography1
  • Go for an early morning swim in the lake; plunging into the fresh cold water will invigorate your soul.
  • Campfire cooking is part of the experience, but there are a couple of gastro pubs within walking distance, if you can’t take the pace! The Port William at Trebarwith Strand has amazing sunset views, while The Mill House is hidden in its own wooded valley and often has local live bands.
  • Walk the South West Coastal Path: the cliff-top stretches between Tintagel and Boscastle and Tintagel to Port Isaac are stunning.
  • Taste award-winning wines at the Camel Valley and Trevibban Mill vineyards, a short drive away.
  • St Nectans Glen is fairytale-esque: a 60ft waterfall and a ruined hermitage in a secret glen reputedly inhabited by pixies (!). There’s also a cafe serving Cornish cream teas. Jam first, here.
  • Take a surfing lesson at Polzeath. When the tide and wind conditions are right, Trebarwith Strand, Tregardock and Lundy Bay also have decent breaks.


  • Glamping site with 1 indoor-outdoor cabin and 4 stilted huts
  • Cabin:
    • Bunk room with 4 single bunks
    • Additional 2 single beds, which can be pushed together
    • Composting toilet
    • Fridge and firepit with cooking utensils
    • Basic crockery
  • Huts:
    • Mezzanine double bed
    • Compact sofa area
    • Private firepit and seating area
  • Bathrooms and full kitchen are a 10-minute walk away
  • On-site pop-up restaurant called New Eyes, hosted by fantastic chefs Beautiful & The Feast, open for Saturday night dinner and Sunday breakfast
  • Dogs considered on request
  • Staff live on-site if you need them
  • Walk to 2 pubs; drive to farm shops and restaurants
  • Booking conditions: min 2 nights
  • Remember to pack: head torches, matches to light the fire, all food and drink, waterproof clothing and strong footwear, warm clothes to sit by the fire, swimmers, toiletries, bikes, surfboards

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30% deposit on booking, with the balance due 12 weeks prior to stay.
Cancellations permitted 12+ weeks prior to stay, with deposit refunded minus a £30 processing fee.
No refunds if booking cancelled within 12 weeks of stay.
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Yes, families are welcome in the cabin but not in the stilted huts, for safety reasons.

Showers and toilets are a 2-minute walk away from the huts , 5 mins from the cabin, at the Reception Barn. The cabin also has its own compost loo a short walk away. Hot showers are available between 9-11am and 7-10pm.

Yes, the entire site can be hired for weddings, parties, retreats and other events; Send Another Question via the button below for more details.

Yes, each hut has its own, and so does the cabin.

A torch, a head torch, wet weather gear, good footwear, and food and drink.

Yes, the nearest station is Bodmin Parkway, 40 mins. From here you can hop in a taxi.

Yes – it’s a beautiful 45-minute walk to each.

Unfortunately this is a pet-free site.

They are not; the site is closed Nov to March. Bring layers. We were fine when we stayed!

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