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Excellent 5/5 10 reviews

Rock pools galore at Trebarwith Strand

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The Sidings is a house with a contemporary but comfortable feel to it with open plan living space. the village is a pub/restaurant, Spar/bakery/garage (both have cashback facility), fish 'n chip shop and post office - also coarse fishing is available at Ferndales. Why not take a guided tour around the slate quarry and museum, see and learn the history of the village then finish your day relaxing with an evening meal at the Port William which overlooks Trebarwith strand beach, children can play pool while you watch the sun set over the sea. Your pets won't miss out either with all the fantastic walks and stunning scenery. Don't forget to bring your kites the cliffs are great for getting them in the air.

Point of interest, The holiday home name 'The Sidings' was given because the road it is in was originally a railway track and the old station house is still standing and lived in.

Take a picnic and bike ride the Camelford trail to Padstow or take the ferry over from Rock. Visit Tintagel Castle and do some scenic cliff walking or Port Isaac to visit Doc Martins TV location, they are all within a 15 min drive. Bodmin is 20 mins away, here you can see the old steam train. Bude and Widmouth Bay are a 30 min. drive and a bit further afield is Newquay, City of Truro and the Eden Project all can be reached within 45 mins.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter, Newquay, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Bright and airy open-plan living space with a contemporary feel. The open-plan living room has two sofa beds which opens onto the kitchen/dining room seating 6 (highchair provided).

Through the patio doors is a patio area, garden furniture and a BBQ to make the most of those summer evenings. The kitchen is fitted and has a washing machine, Fridge (small freezer inside), microwave, cooker and hob. It is toddler friendly and a safety pack is provided (plug covers etc.) also a lightweight pushchair to take with you on your adventures for when those little legs get tired. Upstairs (child gate fitted top and bottom) has two double bedrooms, the master bedroom has 2 windows to the front a double bed and travel cot and the other bedroom a window to the rear with a triple bunk bed.

Both bedrooms have a wardrobe, chest of drawers bedside cabinets, dressing mirror and hair dryer. There is a bath/shower and toilet.

Further details outdoors

The rear garden is enclosed and not overlooked, ideal for toddlers/pets. There is garden furniture, umbrella and a BBQ. Also there is a rotary line.

Further details

Also provided is an Ipod dock and Wii plus games. A selection of books, toys, games and DVDs.

The fridge does have a small freezer inside. There is a mixer/blender, a steamer and caffeteire.

A lightweight pushchair and childrens toilet seat are also provided.

Also there is a ladies and gents bicycle plus safety helmets.

The West Country region

Cornwall has four main regions, each with it's own unique charm.

As one of England's premier tourist locations, it's beautiful beaches, quaint fishing villages and atmospheric moorland offer everything for a holiday, whether its with family or friends.

Cornwall has a huge range of attractions for anyone wishing to holiday here.


Days out - Eden project, Tamar Otter centre, Cornish Birds of Prey, Springfields Fun park and Pony centre.

Local places to visit - Delabole Slate quarry/museum, Tintagel old post office/Castle, Boscastle Witchcraft museum, Bodmin steam train and Lanhydrock Victorian house, North Cornwall Museum and Art Gallery.

Activities - Crealy Adventure Park, Trethorne Leisure Park (Tenpin bowling) local leisure centres for indoor swimming.

Good places to eat - Rising Sun (Altarnun), Masons Arms (Camelford), White Hart (St. Teath), Mill House and Port William (Trebarwith Strand) Cornish Arms (Pendogget).

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Review 1-10 of 10

10 Aug 2014


"Well presented holiday home from home"

Just returned from Delabole,the house has every thing you need for a family holiday very clean and airy.,enjoyed a few meals at the local pub Bestle and Chisell able to walk there from the house but o… More

30 Jul 2014


"Lovely, well equipped for families and dog friendly. Perfect!"

Delabole is a good base with basic amenities and on a bus route, so teenagers can have some independence if wanted. Short drive to lots of great surfing or family or dog friendly beeches - just take y… More

Thank you for taking time to write a review, your feedback is so important to us. We are so happy you enjoyed your holiday, it was a real pleasure to accommodate you. Wishing you all the best, Wendy and Gordon.

12 Aug 2013


"A real home from home in an excellent location"

The house is so well equipped and my husband, 3 boys and dog were very happy here. The location is perfect for exploring all areas of Cornwall but our favourites of padstow and tintagel were really cl… More

23 Jul 2013


"Well equipped by conscientious owners."

A walk to the corner store in the village of Delabole reveals it to be a friendly place where everyone takes the time to say hello.The cottage is close to Tintagel and some beautiful Cornish ports. Be… More

25 Jun 2013


"A great property in a super area, highly recommended"

Dear Wendi, dear Gordon
Thank you that we could use your house in the last 2 weeks.
We felt like home and it did not miss anything.

The area is very nice, magnificent scenery, goog footpathes and we had sunny weather during almost 10 days.
We have been several times at The Masons Arms pub in Camelford. info: reservations should be make otherwise you may have to wait a long time (over an hour).
Also at the Bettle and Chisel we felt good is not so busy.

We did not use the bikes because we have found that the roads are too narrow and not safe enough.

Warm regards and thank you to Gill

8 Mar 2013


"Extremely comfortable home from home, ideal base to explore the beauty of Cornwall."

The owners were lovely - friendly and a pleasure to deal with. The property is very spacious and has been very thoughtfully kitted out, comfy sofas and beds, good quality kitchen utensils, pans etc -… More

Many thanks to our guests past and present for taking the time to post your reviews, your kind comments are much appreciated. Wendy and Gordon.

17 Sep 2012


"very comfortable well equiped home from home."

We stayed at 8 the sidings for a weeks holiday with my daughter , my son-inlaw and my two 10 year old grandchildren ,we had a week full of things to do .we went to two great places for the children one was Hidden Valley witch kept them on there toes with all the tresure hunting,,code finding and map reading ,and then we went to Lappa Valley witch has got miniture railways and lots of other activities to do both places were pay one price and everything was included witch we thought was great we also went to the old regal cinema in wadebridge ,the eden project and also the local slate quary ,eveywhere we went was only about half an hours drive .when we came back in the evenings the house was well equiped so we didnt need for anything great fish n chip shop in the village and a lovely pub to all in all we had a lovley time .

9 Sep 2012


"Lovely and comfortable - an enjoyable stay, would recommend"

We stayed here with two young children and had a lovely holiday. The house is very well equipped with everything you need, like a home from home. We knew before travelling it had a pushchair to use wh… More

27 Aug 2012


"One of the best kept properties we have ever stayed in, no expense spared on comfort"

Ideal location for touring North Cornwall, Trebarwith beach just 2 miles away was a knockout. The surf school there was brilliant, not to big. Check the tides though, if you turn up at high tide it could be 3 hours before you can get on the beach. Port Isacc not far, nice village, plenty to do. Even and looked at all the film locations for Doc Martin ( Martin Clunes). Newquay was a 40 minute drive but worth it. Excellent for shopping and massive beaches. Nearby Tintagel castle, fabled for the birth of the myth, King Arthur, was brill.
Merlins cave, to walk through it from the beach to the rocky outlet the other side was excellent.
The location of the house suited us with local pubs, shop and post office. Didnt get a chance to go down the quarry but it looked good. Makes your eyes a bit funny cos its so deep.
Familes with small children, say below the age of 7, may struggle with kiddie activities, there are plenty of them in Cornwall but most are 30 min drive or more. My daughter is 12 and we couldnt keep her out of the see.
Will definatley return. Many thanks to Wendy,Gordon and Jill the manager. Fantastic.

7 Aug 2012


"An exceptionally well-equipped, comfortable house"

We stayed in 8 The Sidings with our 5 year old daughter and found it brilliantly equipped, and very comfortable. The owners have gone to a lot of trouble to provide detailed information on the surrounding area, the house has a Wii plus lots of DVDs, and toys for young children. It is beautifully decorated and furnished. The area itself is very quiet and peaceful. Most places were a short drive away, and there isn't much in Delabole itself, but we didn't find this a problem. We had an extremely enjoyable stay and would highly recommend it.

Review 1-10 of 10

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