Experience a Farm Holiday in Cornwall
Discover fantastic places to enjoy an unforgettable farm holiday and enjoy the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life when you're on your holiday in Cornwall.
Stay in lovely cottages on a 150 acre farm facing south with views down the beautiful Looe Valley. Much of the land is used for grazing horses, a flock of Jacob sheep and cattle owned by a neighbouring farmer. Also on the farm are a whole range of friendly animals that families can help to feed each morning, including ducks, chickens, rabbits, goats, horses, pigs and more. There are beautiful farm walks, over fields and through woodlands, sometimes with sea views. With your walks over, why not relax in the ‘Pool House’ with a sauna and spa pool with spectacular views that the whole family will love. You can even bring your dog as they now provide welcome packs for any dogs including, treats, towels and bowls.
Callestock is a courtyard of award winning beautifully converted barns on a quiet little dairy farm near Truro and the North Cornish Coast, it is within easy reach of all corners of Cornwall. The dairy farm is home to a herd of 70 Jersey Cows and they always encourage the guests to go out onto the farm to see both the cows and the horse paddock. This year they have signed up to supply the creamy milk to Roddas, which is just down the road from the farm. Their milk gets processed into Cornish Clotted Cream, Butter and fresh Milk, before Callestock buy it back and put it on their welcome trays and into the breakfast hampers that can be pre-ordered, ensuring you get the freshest produce during your stay.
Tolraggott Farm is a 230 acre working dairy farm with the cottages split between there and Dinham Farm which is just 3 miles west sleeping from 2 to 8 guests. They have a dairy herd of Holstein cows and all year round calving, so there are always young calves to see being fed. Parents can also join in with the fun by taking tractor rides with their children. Located in North Cornwall the cottages are in the perfect location for visiting Port Isaac, Rock, Port Quin, Port Gaverne and Polzeath beach. So if you are looking for sea, surf, relaxation and the complete Cornish experience, Tolraggott Farm Cottages have the ideal place for you to stay.
Little Pengelly Bed and Breakfast has just three rooms making it an ideal base for peace and quiet in beautiful rural surroundings. An abundance of beaches and attractions are a short drive away and it is an ideal location for couples and small families. In the stunning countryside at the farmhouse you can enjoy golden farm eggs, local baker’s bread or some Cornish cheeses. It is full of comfort and character for your break away.
Enjoy a wonderful holiday, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, in a Cornish cottage on a working farm. The multi award winning Olde House is situated in the small, picturesque village of Chapel Amble on the north Cornish coast with many great places to visit nearby including Polzeath, Padstow and Port Isaac. During the school holidays free activities are run by the family, including a farm ride, pond dipping, falconry, archery, woodland fun and a communal barbecue. The activities are a great way to meet other families and for the children to form friendships and get closer to nature. The Pet’s Corner is open every day and helpers are always welcome at the twice daily feeding times.
Stay on a family run beef farm in a quiet rural setting at the gateway to the Roseland Peninsula, close to the villages of Tregony and Veryan. The farm offers an unspoilt countryside stay well away from busy roads and street lights, but the location ensures that you can still explore all that Cornwall has to offer including top attractions like the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Royal Cornwall Museum and the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth.
There’s a handful of farmhouses’ between Penzance and Land’s End that offer you the chance to stay on a real farm. You’ll be guaranteed a wholesome breakfast before heading off for the day to explore Cornwall’s rugged western tip. Choose from walking the South West Coast Path, descending underground at Geevor Mine, discovering our communications history at Porthcurno or ambling around the harbour at Mousehole. If you are looking for the true Cornwall, away from the larger resorts, these farmhouses will be right up your street (or country lane).
In early June every farmer in Cornwall, plus 1000s of others, head to Wadebridge to attend the Royal Cornwall Show, one of the last true major agricultural shows in the UK. As well as the animals there's 100's of stalls, events in the arena, a steam fair and food halls etc. Later in July, the Stithians Show is one of the biggest single day shows in the country. As well as these two shows there are other ones taking place up and down Cornwall through out the summer, as well as steam fairs and food & drink fairs, details of which can be found on our What's On pages.
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