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Hotel Review: Glamping at Wildflower Wood, St Ives, Cornwall

by Rupert Parker

Nowhere in Cornwall attracts the crowds like St Ives yet, even in the height of summer you’ll find peace and quiet here. Tucked inside a wood, with scenic views across Carbis Bay, you’re in a world of your own. Sit around your dedicated fire pit, enjoying a barbecue, and gaze at the clear night skies, spotting shooting stars.

Landpod with kitchen area

Who for

Beersheba Farm is ideal for walkers, beach and nature lovers, families and couples.


Bed inside the pod

Each of the five Landpods sleeps a family of five or four adults in two 4′ double beds and a comfortable upholstered bench can be used as an extra single bed.   With insulated roofs, carpet and AstroTurf flooring, a wooden frame and sealed windows, the Landpods are warm, weatherproof and cosy. Each is fitted with off-grid LED lighting and USB charging points.


Each Landpod has a picnic table, log benches and plenty of room to pitch camping chairs.  There’s a dedicated roomy washroom with a sink and toilet. These are state of the art Swedish waterless toilets that are cleaned, emptied, sanitised and fresh for each new booking.  You also get a private hot shower, one per Landpod and eco-friendly toiletries are provided. There’s a shared wash-up area with hot water and washing up sink, plus one small fridge allocated per pod.

E-Bikes are available to hire for £30 per day, allowing you to explore the Cornish cycle routes direct from your Landpod.

Food and drink

A covered outdoor kitchen and a fire pit with a tripod grill are provided for each Landpod.  Logs and barbecue briquettes are available to buy on site.

Cooking and kitchen equipment, double gas hob and crockery sets are available to hire (all washed and sanitised for each guest).

Is Wi-Fi available?

No, relax and get away from it.

How much

Short breaks (3 or 4 nights) start at £195; weekly rates from £425. This is the inclusive price for four adults. Extra guests are charged £10 per night.

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What’s nearby?

Popular attractions such as the Eden Project, Tate St Ives, St Michael’s Mount, and numerous beaches sandy beaches are within easy reach and the farm is in the heart of Poldark country.

St Ives beach

The excellent Una Kitchen Restaurant is a ten-minute walk from the woods, and St Ive’s many pubs and restaurants are close.

Getting There

It’s best to bring your own transport so you can ferry supplies to and fro.

GWR runs regular services to St Ives and then it’s a short taxi ride to Beersheba Farm,



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