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Campsite with Children's Fun Park Located Near Newquay For Sale

Boating Lake & Planning Permission for Large Owners accommodation (Bungalow)

Amazing Views Of The Cornish Countryside

English Heritage Site Of Special Scientific Interest

Ref 2149 Freehold


This outstanding and well respected Campsite & Children's fun park is situated just off the Trekenning roundabout on the A39 at St Columb Major, which gives easy access from the A30 and Newquay town centre which is just 6 miles away. Newquay is one of the nation's favourite seaside towns, exudes the laid back atmosphere you would expect from a town perched on Cornwall's Atlantic cliffs and bordered by 7 miles of glorious golden sandy beaches. It's a place where all the family gets to relax and enjoy a proper holiday. The Fun Park & Campsite is also within easy reach of the city of Truro with its many shops, bars, restaurants and stunning Cathedral.

Business information

Asking Price: £1,200,000 plus SAV

Turnover: £208,000 per annum

GP: £172,640 (83%)

Business Rates: £7,700

Business Description

Veritas Business Sales are delighted to offer for sale this established Campsite and Children's Park which is located near Newquay, Cornwall. The business has been established for over 20 years and has been in the careful hands of my clients for the past three years. Reluctantly they are now offering the business for sale so that they can enjoy a well deserved retirement. Since ownership they have continually improved the infrastructure and buildings on site as well as gaining planning permission for a dedicated campsite in connection with the leisure park. They have continually invested in new equipment along with fixtures & fittings which are all bought and paid for and included within the sale price which is a huge plus for any new purchaser as additional funds will not need to be spent for some time. Springfield's Campsite & Fun Park is owner operated and employs the help of 2 full time staff in the winter, 3 full time staff in the low season and 7 members of staff in the high season and has an annual turnover of £208,000 with a GP of £172,640 (83%) and a healthy adjusted net profit of £93,847. The campsite has planning permission for 80 touring caravans and 10 static caravans to be sited and a new amenities /shower block. In addition there is planning for a new owners bungalow/reception. Currently 50 pitches have been developed (30 electric and 20 non electric). There is lots to see and do whatever the weather and this outstanding leisure facility stands in 31 acres of its own grounds and boasts, 3 lakes as well as a boating lake, ancient woodland walk, pedal go-karts, train, pony rides, and they provide a lovely home for many animals to include, rabbits, alpacas, miniature pigs, goats, chickens, ducks, lambs and fish to name but a few. If its raining you can make your way to the 10,000 sq ft indoor play barn. The business enjoys a strong reputation within the local community and beyond and as such has a high level of regular and repeat trade along with many visiting tourists. This is a superb opportunity to purchase an established business which is a great base to build upon and as such early viewing is highly recommended as this business is not to be missed.

Opening Hours

24th March - 28th October


The campsite is circa 5.9 acres with a further 0.9 acre for the owners/managers accommodation (planning permission for a new bungalow/reception are). The planning permission allows for 80 touring caravans and 10 static caravans to be sited next to a new amenities/shower block.

Currently 50 pitches have been developed with 30 electric and 20 non electric pitches.

New shower/ablution block (2017) comprising 7 wet rooms, w/c etc.

One 3 bedroom Willerby static caravan (2018) and a 3 bedroom Aurora static caravan (2015)

The Play Park

The play park covers approximately 23 acres comprising:

Train Rides

Boating Lake

Woodland Walks

Large Climbing Frames

Zip Wire

Pony Rides

Pirates Ship

Large fish lake

Go Cart Track

Animal Barns

The animal barns are adjacent to the Play Barn built from block and stone in a courtyard configuration housing the animals.

Barn 1: 15.6m x 6.24m

Barn 2: 25m x 4.8m

Barn 3: 31m x 6.5m

All with stable doors.

Ancillary Buildings/Facilities

Workshop : 9.15m x 4.71m

Store Room : 7.73m x 6.13m

Play Barn

The Play Barn is a very large building (53m x 15.8m) with an eaves height in the centre of 5.8m giving it an overall size of 837.4 sqm.

The barn consists of a soft play area at one end with the reception area and a shop, enchanted wood areas (15.18m x 6.17m) and 9m x 6.2m) , various large and small slides, various tunnel/tube slides and a large array of free play equipment.

The barn is fully carpeted a painted in bright colours which creates a fantastic environment for the children to play in.

Lady Bird Cafe

Cafe with 80 pine chairs & 24 oak tables.

Leading to a raised area with various tables and chairs.

Commercial Kitchen

Kitchen comprising of: (7.87m x 4.61m) 5 stainless steel tables, upright white fridge (Beko), upright fridge, 2 toasted sandwich machines (Buffalo), 3 extractor units, 2 chest freezers, free standing oven (Beko), microwave (Buffalo), wash hand basin, sink with drainer.

Prep Area comprising of: dish washer pass thru system (Sherwood), stainless steel table with shelving, glass cabinet, ice cream fridge and microwave.

Serving area comprising of: electronic cash register (Casio), stainless steel tables, Ice crush drinks machine (Polar Krush), 2 under counter drinks fridge, coffee machine and serving counter.


The campsite has planning for 10 static caravans as well as 80 touring pitches all with stunning views across the Cornish countryside.

Owners Accommodation

Planning Permission granted for large owners accommodation (Bungalow).

Parking area

To the front of the property for circa 100 vehicles

(also with an overflow area of circa 0.5 acres) to the

rear of the animal barns and workshop.


Immediately beyond the barn access is gained to the

Leisure Park and briefly comprises a seating and

general play area, with a wooden Castle and Train;

the Goat House, Pirate Ship, duck racing, the island,

the pony trek, large fish lake, the boating lake (with

bunny hill), the woodland walk, a zip wire and the go carts.

Listed Features

  • Woodland
  • Carpeted
  • Development
  • Reception
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Space
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Column Free
  • Cafe
  • Cafè
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