Self Catering in Cornwall - Boscastle
Sleeps a maximum of: 2
Pricing From: £225.00 - 399.00
Old Dairy cottage offers couples a peaceful hideaway for a break away. ,A charming cottage with lots of original character, situated on a small working farm only a five minute drive from Boscastle, which can also be reached on foot by taking the scenic path down the famous Valency valley. It faces onto a large secluded front garden area with a patio with table and chairs.
Sit back and listen to the bird song and breathe in the fresh country air. There is full central heating, available mid Sept-mid May, making The Old Dairy a very cosy holiday home. There is off road parking for 1 car.
The double bedroom has a double bed with posture sprung mattress. The kitchen area has oak units, a built in electric cooker and ceramic hob, microwave oven, refrigerator, iron, toaster and all necessary utensils. The lounge/ dining area has a 2 seater sofa, a flatscreen 26 inch TV with 'Freeview' channels, plus a dvd/cd player.
A beamed ceiling and exposed stone walls are a feature of the large open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining room. All rooms are on ground floor level.The bathroom has an over bath shower, toilet and wash basin.
Towel hire@ £3 p.p.extra.
The spectacular coast path and rolling countryside is on your doorstep, and also Highcliff the highest cliff in Cornwall, and the surfing sandy beaches of the North Cornish coast. Often used as a television or film location, Boscastle provides some of the most dramatic rugged coastline in Europe. Take a boat trip out around Puffin Island, or even try your hand at catching mackerel for your supper! In the village itself you can browse the antique and gift shops, the Craft Centre, the Witch's Museum, or eat out in one of the restaurants or three Pubs.
Much of the harbour, the coastline and the Valency Valley are managed by the National Trust, and are designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?. It is only an hour's drive from the M5 at Exeter, and is perfectly positioned for walking along the South West Coast Path and visiting the picturesque villages of the area including Tintagel and its castle ruins. There are plenty of sandy surfing beaches nearby where you can get surfing and kayaking tuition.
.Alternatively, try hiking across Bodmin Moor, cycling the Camel Trail, horse riding, golf, rock climbing or sailing. This is an ideal base from which to explore the whole of Cornwall, Dartmoor, and North Devon.
Attractions to visit include: The Eden Project; Lanhydrock House; St Ives with the Tate Gallery (Tate St Ives) and numerous Cornish gardens to name just a few. At any time of the year this is an ideal place for a holiday. In springtime you can enjoy the snowdrops, primroses, and bluebells in the woodlands and hedgerows; in the summer, surf or laze on the beach and during the winter marvel at the magnificent sight of the Atlantic waves breaking whilst enjoying an invigorating walk before a drink or meal in front of the log fire, in one of the friendly local inns.
Services / Facilities:
Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Towels for Hire
Fuel and Power Payable
1 Double Bedroom
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower
Off road parking
Activities within 20min drive of the property
Local Water Sports
Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Boscastle area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
The Arthurian Centre - 4.2 miles (Museum)
Tintagel Old Post Office - 4.8 miles (Historic Building)
Tintagel Castle - 4.9 miles (Castle)
Penhallam Manor - 6.9 miles (Historic Building)
Rough Tor Bronze Age Settlements - 7.3 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Altarnun, St Nonna's Church - 9 miles (Historic Church)
Launcells, St Swithin's Church - 11.3 miles (Historic Church)
Blisland, St Protus and St Hyacinth - 11.8 miles (Historic Church)
Lawrence House Museum - 13.4 miles (Museum)
Launceston Castle - 13.4 miles (Castle)
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