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A Cornish Glamping Retreat Close To The Newquay Surf

Pray for surf from the comfort of your secluded Yurt.

Words by Jack Mutschler

Did you know glamping is a combination of the words “glorious” and “camping”? Or that the blending of words as such is known as a portmanteau? Crazy right.

The Cornish Glamping retreat is scattered peacefully across 62 acres of land near Newquay, an English surf mecca.

According to the Standard:

On the gently sloping hill sit a dozen fat brightly coloured Mongolian yurts, each on wooden decks, like iced cakes in a bakery window. Views overlook Porth Reservoir and the sheep-speckled fields clustered around it. London suddenly feels a million miles away.

Just a few miles from Newquay but well off the beaten track, Fir Hill sits deep in rural splendour. We took the Paddington to Penzance train, bliss levels rising as pretty country scenes replaced grey, urban sprawl, swapping onto a slower, local train at Par to complete the last leg onto Newquay.

Check out all the details on the surf retreat here.

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