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Mews Cottage
Bonython Estate

Mews Cottage, Helston, Cornwall

  Booking through:
Rural Retreats

Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £435.00

4 1/2 miles south of Helston, Mews Cottage has been renovated to a 5-star standard and is beautifully furnished. It is set within its own private courtyard has recently been updated and enlarged to incorporate a former private chapel.

Rural Retreats is delighted to offer you Mews Cottage, one of three holiday cottages on the magnificent Bonython Estate, under five miles south of Helston on the northern part of the Lizard Peninsula. The cottage has been renovated to a 5-star standard, beautifully furnished, set within its own private courtyard and adjoining St Corantyn Cottage. The layout of the property has been designed with great thought and style.

Bonython Estate Gardens, which guests are welcome to explore, comprises some 20 acres with a recently renovated walled garden, potager and a hidden valley with three small lakes. The gardens are rated as one of 'The Great Gardens of Cornwall' and given a star in the 'Good Garden Guide'. Bonython Estate is a traditional, mixed agricultural Cornish estate with ancient manor, farm and woodland stretching almost from one side of the Peninsula (the Helford River) to the other (the beach at Poldhu Cove) with both shores just over a mile away.

On the Estate you will also find Bonython Farmhouse (sleeping 10 guests), St Corantyn Cottage (sleeping four guests) and Spring Water Barn (sleeping two guests).

This holiday cottage at a glance

  • Sleeps six guests.
  • Ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower room.

  • Two further first floor bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room. Separate first floor bathroom.
  • Private gravel and lawn courtyard to the front.

  • Ample parking.
  • Two wood burning stoves.
  • Sorry, no pets.

  • WiFi.
  • Minimum stay of 3 nights.

Additional features

  • Bonython Estate Gardens comprise some 20 acres with a recently renovated walled garden, potager and a hidden valley with three small lakes.

  • Within easy reach of a beach.
  • Garden furniture and barbecue.
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer.

  • TV, DVD and CD player.
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request.


  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Some ground floor
  • Baby Welcome
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Log Burner/Open Fire
  • On Site Parking
  • Wifi
  • Pub Nearby
  • Beach nearby
  • Children Welcome
  • Welcome Hamper
Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Bonython Estate Gardens - 0.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Mullion, St Mellanus Church - 1.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Gunwalloe, St Winwaloe's Church - 2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Halliggye Fogou - 2.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Mawgan Cross - 2.5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Mawgan-in-Meneage Church - 2.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Helston Museum - 4.4 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Helston, St Michael's Church - 4.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Landewednack, St Wynwallow's Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Trebah Garden - 6.1 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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