Camping The Golden Lion Inn & Lakeside Restaurant

Nestled away next to the manicured gardens, overlooking Stithians Lake, with picturesque views and a short stumble to a great meal and a cracking pint, The Golden Lion Inn’s Campsite offers some of the most essential requirements a camper demands. Whether it is a 1 man Teepee, or a convoy of caravans, The Golden Lion has it covered with plenty of space between pitches and electric hooks ups all round. Centrally located between Redruth, Falmouth, Helston and Truro, The Golden Lion is a great place to set up base.

Being conveniently located in central Cornwall, Redruth, Falmouth, Helston and Truro are all only a short drive away. With so many sights to see and with so many activities to do from the historic Cathedral in Truro, to the endless golden sands of Gwithian beach just outside of Redruth and the breathtaking views of the Minack Theatre at Land’s End, to the tropical tours of the Eden Project in St. Austell you really have the pick of the bunch all on your doorstep.

The Campsite is located directly next to Stithians Lake where it is the ideal spot to set off on many of the area’s rambling trails or walking and cycling routes that take you around the resevoir, or activities like Bird watching in some of the bird hides located around the lake. With bridleways for Horse riding and plenty of opportunities for Fly and Coarse fishing and of course the Water sports centre where there’s Canoeing, Sailing and also Windsurfing for the thrill seekers.

Whether it’s a quick 1 night stop over or a week’s holiday for all the family, The Golden Lion Campsite is the ideal location, with electric hook ups and all the amenities on site you could ask for, we are ready to take the hard work out of your time away so you can concentrate on creating memories that will last a life time.


Camping Tariff

Prices shown are valid until 1st February 2021.


Low Season – £20.00 Per Night (2 people)

High Season / 1/2 Term Times   – £22.00 Per Night (2 people)

Extra Person Per Night (over 5 years old) – £2.00

All pitches have electric hook


Please contact us via email or telephone to confirm booking dates and availability.

Note: Dogs are welcome (maximum 2 per pitch) at our site and in the bar area of the pub, but owners must ensure that their animal is well behaved and kept under control at all times.


Arrival & Departure

Please Note: We are unable to provide a 24 Hour Reception Facility. All enquires in person must be made during our normal pub opening times.. or calling Mark on 07971593887

We would ask that you arrive with us after midday on the first day of your booking to allow any previous guests to vacate. The entrance to the camping ground can be found at the end of the car park which is immediately adjacent to the pub building.

Please contact us in advance by telephone before arrival to confirm your pitch number during opening hours. Opening Hours are from 12:00 to 15:00 and 18:00 to 23:00.

Pitches are all numbered and you should proceed to the pitch number which you have been allocated. Once you have settled in, we would be grateful if you could let us know that you have arrived and settle any outstanding fees for your camping booking within 24 hours of arrival.



We would ask that you vacate your pitch by midday following your last booked night with us. If required you may park your caravan/mobile home in our main car park during the afternoon whilst you make the most of your last day! This facility is however subject to availability. Please ensure that all rubbish, personal belongings, pets and children are cleared from the pitch when you leave.

If at any point during your stay you would like to extend your visit, then please let us know as soon as possible so that we may accommodate your request as best we can.


Site Amenities & Facilities


You are welcome to explore our gardens and picnic on the benches provided. We would ask however that only food and drink purchased from the pub/restaurant be consumed in these areas during open session times. Thank You.

Water Supply

A standpipe supplying fresh water is located in the centre of the camping ground for your convenience.

Toilets & Showers

There are two toilets/shower areas.   One located on the right of the main pub building (when viewed from the camping ground) and the other is located in the Paddock Field adjacent to sports field.   These are cleaned daily / twice daily in high season.

Rubbish Disposal

In order to keep our camping ground clean and aesthetic we would be grateful if you would dispose of your rubbish on a daily basis. There is a bin for general rubbish located in the center of the field, but we ask that everyone contributes to the recycling and assist in keeping us as green as possible.  Recycling center is located in pub car park.  Please do not bury or burn any waste on site.


Golden Lion Seasonal Camping

Storage of Caravan Price per month £150 (+ 1 month deposit to cover notice period of minimum 1 month.)

An additional cost of £10.00 per night is applicable for 2 people staying and any additional persons over the age of 5 years old will carry an extra £2.00 per night.

Owners of Caravans only, with close family allowed by prior arrangement.

No Sub-letting.

Maximum unbroken period of stay 28 days.

All owners must provide permanent UK residential address prior to arrival.

No extra charge for dogs.

For Terms & Conditions, please follow link: 

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