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Hayloft and Millers Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Millers cottage- luxury 4 star

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

All our new renovated cottages- Hayloft, Millers and Olde Granary offer 4 star quality accommodation with modern luxuries to a very high standard yet retaining original features such as exposed oak beams. Enjoy fabulous accommodation with the option to hire the privately situated Hot Tub or Swim Spa.

Each cottage offers:

•One large double bedroom with 5 ft bed - room for put-u-up or cot (Millers has additional sofa bed)- Digital TVs in bedroom and lounge

•Spacious living room/kitchen with exposed beams

•Oil fired central heating and contura wood burner

Hayloft is a beautifully restored barn with original arrow slot windows. In addition to the above, Hayloft cottage has a beautifully tiled en-suite shower room with heated towel rail plus a south facing veranda through french doors with views across the valley. Stone and granite steps lead to the stable door entrance.

Our Millers cottage is a beautiful cottage with exposed beams throughout. A luxury one bedroomed cottage with underfloor heating on ground floor. Bespoke hardwood stair case leads to first floor with fabulous lofty ceilings and exposed A frames.

•Leather sofa bed in bedroom

•En-suite bathroom with shower over bath and heated towel rail

•South facing patio area- a real sun trap

Olde Granary is entered via solid wood french doors into the bedroom which leads into the kitchen/ living area - all on one level. With no steps and wide doors this cottage is easily assessed. One large bathroom with shower over bath. Wooden flooring throughout and views to the meadow from the secluded patio area

•no pets in these cottages but pet friendly accommodation in Ta Mill Lodge - see property ref 30635

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Crackington Haven 10 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 30 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway 24 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Hayloft is a very spacious stone and slate cottage. You can have a put-u-up for a child or cot, please enquire on booking. Millers cottage is equally as spacious with leather 'click clack' sofa bed in large bedroom for child. On site we have a games room, pitch 'n' putt, nature trail and new Hot Tub set in unique setting of old Waterwheel pit. Ta Mill is a secluded rural hideaway of cottages and lodges set in a very peaceful valley surrounded by countryside. Our Nature Trail follows the babbling brook down the valley from one wildlife pond to another, 1/2 mile down stream. It is an idyllic place to relax and unwind. Wi-Fi available on site in reception area, not inside Hayloft or Millers cottage.

Further details outdoors

Our Facilities.

At Ta Mill, you can hire the site Hot Tub or Swim Spa. The Vita Hot Tub is situated in a private setting, unusually surrounded by the original stone walling of the waterwheel pit. Climb down into the inviting Hot Tub which is sat on a steel grid above the fantastic vertical walls where a working waterwheel once belonged. Be amazed at the beautiful example of local craftmenship from ages past which is lit up below you or look above at the changing scenes as clouds drift by or marvel at the sky at night- see website for terms and conditions.

Nature Trail

Indulge your imagination as you absorb the natural beauty and tranquil setting whilst you wander along the picturesque nature walk . Follow the wending stream where all you are likely to hear are kestrels and skylarks, as they soar above. Sit and watch the wildlife ponds which are teeming with life as you relax and recharge in this haven of peace.

Start your journey in the orchard, which has been recently replanted with a collection of traditional cornish apple trees. Our peaceful nature trail is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

A babbling brook meanders through the grounds, past the wildlife pond and continues along the picturesque nature trail, which is a DEFRA assigned access, recognised for its archaeological interest and unique setting. This nature trail leads you through a beautiful valley of dramatic stone outcrops and blossoming gorse. In the Spring, the bright yellow gorse and white blossom of the blackthorn contrast with the stunning grey slate rocks. Later in early Summer the hillside is adorned with purple foxgloves and you will discover dainty violets hiding in the undergrowth. After nearly half a mile of wending stream you will be delighted at the discovery of another wildlife pond, playing host to a wealth of pondlife, including dragonflies, striking turquoise damselflies and swallows as they dip and dive across the shimmering water. Otters are a regular visitor to this pond, you will find their 'spraint' on nearby rocks.

Along your journey, you will find original granite gateposts, traditional Cornish stone hedging and wonderfully contorted trees that provide a home for mosses and lichen that only grow in pure air. Beyond the pond, there are remains of two ancient stone enclosures which are circular features, best viewed from the hillside. It is not known quite what these enclosures were for or when they were built but we welcome suggestions!

If you wish to continue your journey, join the nearby footpath which leads to St. Clether Chapel and its ancient Holywell which is considered to be the most beautifully situated of all shrines in Cornwall.

On site facilities include:

9 hole pitch 'n' putt set in an acre of meadowland

Games Room with table tennis, pool table and gym equipment

Free video and DVD library

Communal lawns and mature gardens

Children's outdoor play area

Further details

Beds are made up for your arrival. Hayloft, Olde Granary and Millers cottage are 4 star properties. Electricity and heating are fully included in the price. Logs available on site for £2 per night (bookable in advance) or £3 on ad-hoc basis.

The West Country region

Ideally situated for touring Devon and Cornwall, Ta Mill is approx. 50 minutes from Exeter, so why not enjoy a short break for a therapeutic experience ‘away from the madding crowd’ any time of year. You will be within easy reach of the dramatic Heritage coastline of North Cornwall and the untamed beauty of Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. Explore the hidden coves and pretty fishing villages including Port Isaac and Padstow. Visit the timeless harbour at Boscastle or the mystical castle of King Arthur at Tintagel. Relax on a sheltered sandy beach or take in the stunning views as you follow the coastal path from Bude to Padstow. Enjoy the world famous Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan or visit the wealth of National Trust houses and gardens in the locality.


Within 10 miles

•Boscastle and Tintagel – explore the picturesque village of Boscastle with cottages dating back to the 15th Century and stroll along its timeless harbour. A few miles down the coast lies Tintagel, said to be the birthplace of King Arthur, which boasts superb walks with numerous pubs along the way.

•Tintagel Castle – a land full of mystic and legend, discover for yourself the rocky headland of Tintagel with King Arthur’s castle.

•Crackington Haven – its dramatic cliffs draw many tourists to this lovely spot, close to ‘High Cliff,’ Cornwall’s highest point. While you are there visit nearby hamlet St Gennys and the tiny historic church which has amazing views to Lundy Island.

•Bodmin Moor-Explore the crags and combes of Bodmin Moor. Scale the heights of the rugged but beautiful peaks of Roughtor or Brown Willy for a kestrel’s eye view of the moor. Look out for rare plants such as bog orchids and coral necklace and marvel at her mysterious 4000 year old Stannon or Trippet stone circles.

•Trethorne Leisure – great entertainment for children and adults alike, Trethorne Leisure offers something for the whole family.

•Tamar Otter Park – the Otter Park and Wildlife Centre allows visitors to not just otters (made famous by the legendary Tarka), but also deer, wallabies and many species of birds while walking through the woodlands.

•Launceston Steam Railway – step back in time and visit this historic railway, museum and gift shop. Buy a ‘Day Rover’ ticket that will allow you to travel in open or closed carriages around the Kensey Valley and with a train every 50 minutes, there is plenty of time for a picnic stop on route!

Within 20 miles

•Port Isaac – another beautiful and historic coastal village that offers fantastic walks along the coast or allong the steep and narrow streets.

•Bude – Sandy beaches, stone breakwaters and the canalside walks make this an all weather destination with evening concerts and mouth-watering restaurants.

•Golitha Falls – a famous beauty spot on the edge of Bodmin Moor, best seen between April and July.

•Pencarrow – this magnificent house boasts 50 acres of stunning gardens designed by Sir William Molesworth between 1831 and 1855.

•Lanhydrock – this stunning Victorian country house is National Trust owned and provides a great day out for visitors of all ages.

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Review 1-6 of 6

5 Oct 2014


"Truly a secluded hideaway"

My husband and I recently have just returned from a very romantic week away in Cornwall and this was the ideal location to stay - if you want to be in the middle of nowhere. We could not get a wi-fi … More

Thankyou so much for your kind review. It is true we are looking forward to a faster broadband connection. According to the BT outreach boys we may well have SUPERFAST by Xmas- will keep you posted. We are well situated for visiting many lovely destinations in Cornwall and you can retreat to your cosy cottage with a well deserved Hot Tub massage at the end of your day. The cottages have wood burners and central heating so perfect for romantic winter nights. I'm glad that you appreciated the 'romantic, secluded ambience' of Ta Mill. Hope to see you again one day.

3 Mar 2014



What a fantastic break away, was a little concerned with the weather with the ongoing winds and floods, we arrived in 70 MPH winds on the Friday night and thought what we have let ourselves in for, especially as it was such a long day we just wanted to get in and to get our heads down. What a difference another day makes wow for the next two days we woke up to birds singing and amazing weather followed by amazing views. The Millers cottage was immaculate and how it was set out was amazing also with a perfect retreat for a couple, especially if you want to go that little bit further like champagne and strawberries. The hospitality was amazing every request was not an problem at all, and best of all was the hot tub  Thanks Helen for a truly amazing time and I can truly understand why people travel from all over the world to stay in your cottages. Hopefully see you again soon.

Yes, I remember when you arrived- certainly a 'rough' night. Close the door on the cottage with the log burner roaring and you can forget the wind and rain outside. Despite the weather, the birds still manage to sing a merry song in the mornings. What a contrast now! Sun shining, lambs prancing around the fields - it really does feel like Spring is in the air.

5 Nov 2013


"Had a very pleasant stay at the cottage"

Definitely a place to stay if you are looking for some privacy- you cant get phone reception unless you are with vodafone and wifi is only limited around reception area. Would definitely come back, o… More

21 Sep 2013


"Beautiful setting, lovely cottage"

Last holiday before a 'new arrival' so we wanted somewhere quiet and relaxing, but not too far from civilisation for days out. We stayed in Hayloft Cottage and it fitted the bill perfectly. … More

Thankyou for your review. It's hard to sometimes explain accurately that Ta Mill is surrounded by rolling countryside, peaceful and tranquil, set in its own little valley yet easily accessible and close to many lovely places in Cornwall and Devon. You have "hit the nail on the head" with your comments and we hope that the accommodation exceeds expectation for all our guests. Good luck with your 'next venture'- hope to see you both with your new addition soon.

1 Apr 2013


"Beautifully renovated cottage in a wonderful setting"

I don't have anything bad to say about Miller's cottage where my partner and I had a wonderful 5 day holiday. It totally exceeded my expectations. It was spacious, homely, warm, super quiet … More

Thankyou for your kind comments. The Millers cottage is one of my favourites with its underfloor heating and exposed beams! I'm glad you were able to unwind and switch off for a few days. Mobile phone reception is fine for Vodafone on site but some of the other networks are limited (there is a pay phone). Internet connection (WiFi) is available in or near the reception but not in the cottages. Hopefully, we will get a faster speed soon with 'superfast broadband' being gradually introduced to all areas of Cornwall- we live in hope! Lambing nearly over now, so plenty of 'spring lambs' playing tags in the fields..

30 Oct 2011


"Perfect relaxing getaway"

The Millers cottage was lovely, so warm, comfortable and cosy. The surroundings are beautiful, peaceful and quiet with some lovely walking on the doorstep including a dog to show you the way! Ideall… More

Really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday with us. Heidi (our sheep dog) loves to take visitors on walks down the nature trail to one of our wildlife ponds and on to St Clether's Holy Well, if you go a little further! Millers cottage is newly renovated this year with under floor heating so warm slates in the living area and wonderfully cosy upstairs. The bedroom is very spacious with stunning features such as exposed beams and sloping ceilings, yet maintaining a cosy feeling. The woodburner means that visitors can enjoy a romantic fire as winter closes in. We believe Millers cottage is truly a luxurious cottage all year round.

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