TERMS & CONDITIONS
Beare’s Den campsite hire pitches to you with the expectation that you will follow the usual customs of good camping. We reserve the right to ask you to leave at any point of your stay if the behaviour of any member of your party is unacceptable to us and, should this occur, there will be no refund of any monies paid.
Pitches and booking
In peak and high seasons, pitches are available from 2pm on the day your holiday commences. In value and low seasons, you may arrive earlier. Guests are asked to let Beare’s Den know their expected time of arrival. Guests must vacate by 10.30 am on the day of departure and leave the pitch in a clean and tidy state.
Pitches offered are for one tent or camper van only, plus one vehicle. Extra tents MUST be agreed upon booking and will also incur a pitch fee.
A pitch consists of approximately 6m x 6m space. In addition to this, there will be charges for all guests. It is your responsibility to ensure that you can fit both your vehicle and unit on the pitch allocated to you. If you decide to bring extra guests, these must fit within the pitch.
Dogs are welcome to stay and must be included when booking. there is a small fee of £1.50 per day, per dog. Dogs must be supervised at all times, kept on a lead and all mess picked up immediately and disposed of appropriately.
Our Dogs Here on site…
We have three dogs here at Beare’s Den, Suda who black and our eldest dog is now blind and deaf so please watch small children around her and she can startle when approached from behind or quickly. Charlie is a white and brown collie looking dog, he likes to bark but the tail gives him away. Ula is a chocolate sprocker and like most spaniels has unlimited energy and given the chance will endeavour to explore your tent. Suda and Charlie are free range farm dogs and as such we don’t always see them go to the toilet so please inform us if you notice them going or indeed find anything which we will pick up.
Once booked, we will confirm your booking indicating that a pitch has been reserved for you on the dates required via email.
Bookings are not transferable in any circumstances. The person who signs the Booking Form is responsible for the booking and warrants that they are over 18 years of age and that the party will not exceed the numbers stated on the booking form.
You must pitch as directed by the ground staff, not encroach upon any other pitches and you must consider fire risk limitation, safety and access. If you pitch outside the boundaries of your pitch or your unit is judged to pose a risk to the safety and comfort of others you will be asked to move.
Payment & Cancellations
Upon booking, we will ask for full payment of your stay. There is a non-refundable deposit of 50% of your stay. For cancellations made within 14 days of your check-in date, no refund is made. For cancellations made 15 days or more from your check-in date, a 50% refund will be given, upon request.
Cancellation by you due to inclement weather, non-arrival of party members, arrival after the due date or events beyond our control will not be eligible for a refund.
Refunds will be given in the event of a National Lockdown (local lockdowns are not eligible) due to COVID-19.
The contract is with Mr Adam Beare of Beare’s Den Campsite, Trevean Farm, Rosudgeon, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 9PF. Beare’s Den is not liable to any person visiting, for any personal injury, fatal or non-fatal unless caused by a negligent act or omission by the company or its employees. Beare’s Den is not liable for any injury, loss or damage to any property including motor vehicles and personal effects, howsoever caused or sustained.
If you wish to extend your stay beyond the booked dates, there is no guarantee that the same pitch will be available. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that all advertised facilities are available, it may sometimes be necessary to close or limit a facility for safety or improvement reasons.
Safety on site
The speed limit is 5mph. Please drive SLOWLY. This includes bicycles and any other wheeled conveyances. Drivers must hold a licence and have tax and MOT as appropriate. No recreational vehicles such as motorised scooters or quad bikes are allowed.
You must ensure children in your party are properly supervised at all times, in all areas of the site and surrounding farm.
If you bring a dog, this remains your responsibility at all times, it must be on a lead and not left unattended. You must clean up after your dog.
Open fires and ground level barbecues are not permitted. Fire pit barbecues, to prevent grass damage, are available for you to use, depending on availability. The use of generators is not permitted on site. Cutting or damaging trees and other vegetation is strictly prohibited and the natural conditions are not to be disturbed. This includes tying ropes to, or driving nails into trees, bushes and fences.
All tracks/access roads are to remain clear at all times. Due to the nature of our working farm, vehicles require access at all times.
If there is a problem or dissatisfaction with any matters under our control, please notify us immediately, so we may have the opportunity to rectify issues. We cannot accept liability of whatever nature if you fail to notify us within seven days from the end of your stay with us.
Beare’s Den is licensed through Freedom Camping.
In case of fire, buckets of water are provided in two locations at the top end of the site.
All guests are to familiarise themselves with the Health and Safety information provided at the toilet and shower block.
Pitches must be left clean and tidy.
Guests must pay for any damage caused to Beare’s Den property.
Beare’s Den wants to ensure that all guests can have an enjoyable stay; therefore noise is to be kept to a strict minimum after 10.00 pm. Please respect the other campers and residential neighbours of the campsite. Guests who are not respectful of this request will be required to vacate the site the following morning and no refund will be given.
The use of illegal drugs is strictly forbidden.
Do not throw cigarette ‘butts’ into the hedge or leave them on the floor, as this can create fires and will harm the local wildlife if ingested.
We fully understand that ‘holiday’ means a few drinks, however, excessive and rowdy behaviour will not be tolerated and will result in being asked to vacate the site, and no refund will be given.
Beare’s Den asks all guests to be respectful to residents of Trevean Lane who live along the approach road to the campsite. The lane is narrow in places and sometimes reversing to allow another car through is required.
Beare’s Den limits its liability to the campsite field and facilities. As the coastline and surrounding beaches are in the public domain, guests are RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY whilst accessing these.
Toilet/shower block and refuse information
Beare’s Den provides toilets, showers (male and female) and washing facilities for pots and pans, etc. Please leave these areas clean for all guests to enjoy. Please do not put food waste down the sinks.
The toilet and shower system is somewhat different from normal. We have a large holding tank which we try and keep emptying to a minimal and ask guest to be sensible with showering time etc. and only human waste and toilet paper provided must be deposited in the toilet. Further instructions on using the toilets are provided in the cubicles. There are bins provided in each cubicle for any other waste including wet wipes, sanitary towels, tampons and nappies. PLEASE DO NOT PUT ANY OF THESE DOWN THE TOILET.
Children are to be supervised whilst using the facilities until instructions are understood and followed correctly.
Please ensure all taps are turned off so as to ensure no water wastage.
Please use the bins provided for your waste. Recycling bins are also provided for plastics, glass, paper and tins. At Beare’s Den we try to be as environmentally friendly as possible. We would appreciate your cooperation with this by using the bins provided.
The shower/toilet block is powered by electricity lighting which has a cost implication to us but more importantly an impact on the environment so please be sensitive to leaving lights on where necessary turn them off after others and help us lessen our impact on the environment.
Guests are asked not to leave any belongings in or around the toilet/shower and wash area.
Fire pits and BBQ’s
Beare’s Den operates a strict policy on the use of fire pits and BBQs.
Guests must not light any fires on the ground, in the campsite field or anywhere on the farm.
Foraging for wood is strictly forbidden.
Bags of logs are available to purchase from Beare’s Den or the local Co op supermarket up on the main road. Log bags must be retained and re-used.
Fire pits and BBQs must be situated in a safe place and a safe distance from any entrance to tents, etc.
It is the guest’s responsibility to be safe and responsible when using fire pits and BBQs.
In the event of a fire, guests are to raise the alarm as set out on the information board.
The farm itself is where we live and our children play, it’s private and we ask you to respect our privacy.
If you need assistance with anything please call Adam on 07876 682709.
We reserve the right to ask you to vacate the site if there is a failure to comply with the terms set out in this document. There will be no refunds given in these circumstances.
We look forward to welcoming you to Beare’s Den and this beautiful, rugged stretch of the Cornish coastline.
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