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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Situated in Inny Vale, an idyllic cornish setting, this gated, private complex with a tennis court, offers quality accommodation and relaxing peace and quiet. A retreat for couples or families, ‘Hedgehogs Retreat’ is an extremely well presented detached, modern and spacious two bedroomed bungalow, furnished and fitted to a very high standard.
The cottage has an open plan lounge/dinning room. The lounge is well furnished with two sofas, coffee table, and Digital TV and DVD player with a range of DVD’s. There is a double bedroom, and a twin bedroom with two single beds, both rooms have built in wardrobes. The large bathroom has ceramic floor tiles, and the bath has a shower over. The modern kitchen has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge freezer and washer. The rear garden has a patio area and barbecue
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Trebarwith Strand|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
Inny Vale is located between the villages of Davidstow and Tremail, in a picturesque valley alongside the upper reaches of the river Inny. It nestles between the beautifully rugged Bodmin Moor and the spectacular North Cornish coastline.
Hedgehogs Retreat offers the perfect 'get away from it all' base from which to explore the County. The local coastline is particularly beautiful with Tintagel, Boscastle, Port Isaac, Crackington Haven, Newquay, Padstow, Rock, Widemouth Bay and Bude all within easy reach. The number of wonderful surfing beaches and coastal walks are countless. The vast Bodmin Moor is also on its doorstep.
A wide open moorland with numerous rocky peaks or 'Tors'. Perfect for walking or riding. The Moor's nearby Crowdy Reservoir is popular for its trout fishing. Explore charming fishing villages and numerous National Trust Properties. Other activities catered for locally include, Horse Riding Stables with indoor and outdoor arenas, numerous Golf Courses with leisure facilities, Adventure Parks for children, Local Vineyard at Camel Valley, Cycling along the Camel Trail etc.
There are supermarkets within easy reach and the nearest town of Camelford boasts the full range of shops, pubs and takeaways
Trebarwith Strand (10 minutes) - Good surfing sandy beach with plenty of rock pools, Life Guard (seasonal), toilets, cafe and pub
Crackington Haven (15minutes) - Good surfing sandy beach with plenty of rock pools, toilets, cafe and pub
Bude and Widemouth Bay
PLACES TO VISIT
Boscastle - Picturesque harbour
Tintagel - Historic King Arthurs Castle & Cove
Port Isaac - Fishing Village ( film setting for Doc Martin)
Padstow - Colourful working harbour/ferry trip to Rock, or
visit celebrity chief Rick Stein restuarants
Lanhydrock House (Bodmin)
Pencarrow House (Bodmin)
Trethorne Leisure Farm - 10min
Outside play areas, indoor play areas,farm, ten pin bowling,
18 hole golf course and driving range
Crealy Great Adventure Park - Theme Park Rides and activities, indoor play areas and farm
The Otter Park - North Petherwin
Launceston Steam Railway
Davidstow War Museum
Splash Swimming Pool - Bude
Bude Sea Pool
Bodmin and Wenford Railway
The Eden Project
South West Coastal Path
Pick up the 500mile Coastal Path at nearby coastal villages and enjoy the breathtaking and dramatic seascapes.
The stunning landscape of Bodmin Moor is within 10 minutes and offers some fabulous walks. Explore numerous footpaths or climb Rough Tor and Brown Willy, Bodmin Moor's highest summits and the setting for the climax of Daphne du Maurier's Jamaica Inn.
Virtually on our doorstep,and is well known for it's disused airfield on the northern edge of Bodmin Moor.It was in use for the last three years of the last war and was, for a short time in the fifties, home to formula one motor racing.Two museums, The Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum and The Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum are both here.
Situated within the Bodmin Moor Site of Special Scientific Interest, birdwatchers will not be disappointed at this moorland lake.
The banks, except around the Nature Reserve, are open for walking and picnicking and a bird hide, open to all visitors, is a pleasant 20 minute walk, from the car park along the north bank. In recognition of the high conservation value of this lake, no activities, apart from free wilderness trout angling, take place at this location.
(Books and maps are available in the cottage for your use)
National Cycle Network
Inny Vale is situated just off the National Cycle Network known as the 'Cornish Way'. Explore quiet lanes and see some wonderful scenery.
The Camel Trail
The Camel Trail in North Cornwall, wends its ways through some of England's most beautiful and relatively unknown coastal scenery and countryside. There are 18 miles of disused railway beside the River Camel that have been converted from the rail track bed to trail way, thus linking the towns of Padstow, Wadebridge and Bodmin. An offshoot of the trail follows the river through North Cornwall's rugged moor land village landscapes and idyllic wooded valleys, towards the picturesque market town of Camelford.
Bike Hire is available at Padstow, Wadebridge and Bodmin. Leaflets are available in Hedgehogs Retreat.
North Cornwall has a wealth of beautiful beaches and offers an incredible range of surfing and other watersports, for all abilities. Surf Schools are available at Trebarwith and Bude
Cornwall is famous for the Cornish Pasty, clotted cream and scones. Cornwall offers a wide range of cuisines with a complete cross section of restaurants to suit every taste and budget. Surrounded by the sea, Cornwall is noted for its fresh seafood such as local crab, succulent mussels and fresh lobster.
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13 Aug 2013
"The perfect place to stay."
We stayed at Hedgehog Retreat in August 2013 and it was the perfect place to stay. The rooms were a good size and it came with everything we needed to be equipped for a week away. A home from home.
The owner had a travel cot and highchair already there which was perfect for our one year old daughter. They also provided lots of information of places to visit and eat which was brilliant as we had never been to cornwall before.
Hedgehog retreat is in a lovely quiet location with a tennis court and the faint sounds of animals as you walk out of your door which was just beautiful. It was so lovely and relaxing there. Also our longest journey was only about an hour so car journeys were short for our little daughter to any of the beautiful places we wanted to visit which was brilliant.
We couldn't have wished for a nicer and more beautiful place to stay for our first family holiday. We can't wait to book for next year. Thank you.
26 Apr 2012
"Perfect Retreat !"
Hedgehogs Retreat is just that - a perfect retreat and a great place to relax, unwind and enjoy the great beaches and coastal walks in North Cornwall. We stayed in 2011 and enjoyed it so much came back again in April 2012. The cottage is on a very quiet site with a free tennis court. Everything that you could possibly need for a self-catering holiday is in the cottage, which is very tastefully decorated and has very comfortable beds - just what you need after all the fresh sea air and coastal walks!
The owners have provided lots of info. - maps, places of interest, walks etc. We tried several local pubs that served great freshly cooked food and lots of real ales to try.
We visited Boscastle, Tintagel, Port Isaac, Padstow, all within easy reach of the cottage. The cycle ride along the Camel trail from Wadebridge to Padstow is a great way to avoid the busy car parks in Padstow (free parking at Wadebridge), the views along the estuary are superb and the Cornish pasty we ate sitting in the sunshine at the harbour was a real feast!
Can't wait to book our next visit to the cottage.
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