Are you open all year?
The offsite bungalows Trispen and Penmerric are available all year round.
Bungalows on The Meadow site are available from Easter until the end of the October half-term.
Caravans on The Meadow are available from May bank holiday until the end of September.
Do you take single/mixed sex groups?
Sorry no, The Meadow only accepts families & couples.
Do you do short breaks?
Yes, for a minimum of 2 nights. Please phone/email for a price/availability.
Do you have to pay extra for gas & electricity in static caravans?
No, gas & electricity are included in the price.
Do you have to pay extra for electricity in bungalows/chalets?
Yes, electricity is metered at the standard rate. The meter takes £1 coins.
What is the check in time on day of arrival?
We strive to ensure that all units are ready by 15.00pm. In some rare circumstances this may not possible due to unforeseen events.
What is the checkout time on day of departure?
We require that you vacate the holiday units at 10.00am in order to give us time to prepare the unit for the next visitors.
What should we do if we are going to arrive late?
In the summer the site reception will be open until 6:00pm. If you expect to arrive after this please ring us on 01872 572752.
In the summer (mid June - mid September) you may also try the summer reception 01637 831012. We will arrange a collection point/time for the unit key.
What should I bring for the stay?
We provide duvets and pillows, one blanket per bed, one tea towel and shower mat but you should bring all bed sheets, pillow covers, duvet covers, beach towels, shower towels, tea towels and dish clothes. We can provide clean bed linen for you at a charge of £15 per bed (this should be arranged prior to arrival).
The Meadow campsite has no outdoor lighting at night, & Holywell Bay has few street lamps, so can be quite dark at night so we recommend you bring a torch for walking at night.
Is the beach within walking distance?
Yes the beach is only 200 yards from the site entrance.
Is Holywell Bay beach patrolled by lifeguards?
Yes, there are RNLI lifeguards on the beach every day from mid May until the last Sunday in September. They are on patrol from 10.00am until 6.00pm. During the Easter holidays & October half-term lifeguards work on the nearby beach of Perranporth.
Is there mobile phone signal in Holywell Bay?
There is no signal in the valley of Holywell Bay; there is signal at the top of the road into the valley. Just outside the entrance to The Meadow there is a public pay phone.
Is there internet access in Holywell Bay?
No, though there are internet cafes in the nearby towns of Newquay & Perranporth.
Do you offer holiday insurance?
The Meadow does not offer holiday insurance but we strongly recommend you take out your own policy at time of booking as we do not do any refunds under any circumstances.
What dog breeds do you take? Do you more than one dog in a unit?
We only accept certain small breeds, please check with us. We only accept one dog per unit. All bookings with dogs must be confirmed in writing /email with us. People who have not had confirmation of acceptance of bookings with dogs will be turned away with no refund.
When will I get my dog cleaning deposit back?
Provided the unit is left satisfactory you will receive the deposit at the end of September of the given year.
Are dogs allowed on the beach?
Yes Holywell Bay is one of limited number of beaches that allow dogs during the summer. Please respect other beach users during your stay and tidy up after your dog to ensure the beach remains open to dogs.