Ta Mill Lodge
Log cabin | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Stay in our beautiful detached two bedroomed lodges with sunny southfacing verandas offering spectacular views across valley or overlooking wildlife pond. Choose from scandinavian style meadowview or classic log cabin brookview lodge, both offering high quality accommodation.
The lodges comprise of:
one double bedroom
second bedroom with twin or bunk beds
quality pine kitchens with ceramic hobs
bathroom with shower over bath or shower only or bath only (meadowview lodge)
south facing veranda
one small pet permitted in Brookview lodge no.3 or Meadowview lodge 4
At Ta Mill, we are offering the option to 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. The Swim Spa gives you the option to do some swimming against the never ending current or relax in the massage chairs.- see website for terms and conditions. (Sorry children under 12 years not admissable)
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Crackington Haven 10 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 30 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway 24 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Everything you need for a relaxing break in beautiful surroundings in North Cornwall. Each lodge offer two bedrooms - one double and the other with twin or bunk beds, with beds made up for your arrival.
Meadowview lodges have triple aspect living rooms with wonderful views and fully fitted pine kitchens. Brookview lodge 2 and 3 and Meadowview lodges 1 and 2 have shower over bath. Meadowview lodges 3 and 4 have bath only.
Brookview lodges overlook the wildlife pond and you can watch mallard and moorhen or the myriad of other birds that regularly visit, including kingfishers, herons and swallows. Please see website tamill.co.uk for more details.
On site Laundry with washing machine, dryer and iron- not in lodges.
Wi-Fi available on site near reception
|Further details outdoors|
At Ta Mill, you can hire the site Hot Tub. 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. The Swim Spa has a never ending current which you can swim against and also massage chairs for relaxing- see website for terms and conditions (sorry, no children under 12 years of age in Spa facilities).
Ta Mill accommodation is set in a peaceful hollow of 45 acres. 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. Indulge your imagination as you absorb the natural beauty and unique tranquility whilst you wander along this unspoilt haven for nature where you can glimpse magnificent birds of prey, flocks of lapwing and much more. 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.
Other facilities include a pitch 'n' putt course set in an acre of meadowland and games room with gym equipment.
Weekly bookings or short breaks - any day start for any length of time out of season. Discount of 15% applies to 2 people renting lodges.
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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12 Jun 2014
"The perfect place to chill , relax. and enjoy the wildlife and countryside."
My fiance and I stayed here last weekend and we absolutely loved it.It is the perfect place to chill out, relax and enjoy the wonderful Cornish countryside.Our lodge was immaculate, and the views were… More
Thankyou for your review. The nature trail is a lovely way to end the day as you amble alongside the babbling brook. Wander a little further and you reach the unique setting of St Clether Holy Well which is a truly magical spot set in the hillside about a mile from Ta Mill. There are many local agricultural shows that go on in the summer months so you can mix sight-seeing with a day out admiring the show sheep or cattle. Alternatively just relax on your veranda or patio and watch Nature as it just carries on in front of you!
21 Aug 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Ta Mill. It's such a peaceful location, so relaxing. The grounds were beautiful and well kept and our 3 yr old loved playing on the golf course and out in front… More
So glad you enjoyed your holiday here. The grounds are hopefully an attraction for all ages for different reasons. Its great to see toddlers enjoying the open spaces at Ta Mill and with the Moors quite close, you can get some fantastic views whilst walking or cycling. Hope to see you again soon.
12 Nov 2012
"Lovely place and central to both Devon and Cornwall"
The Lodge we stayed in was warm , comfortable and Clean with everything we could have needed.
Helen was very friendly and always on site if we needed anything, we will most certainly be back
Thankyou for your review. We aim to ensure our accommodation is as welcoming as possible. In addition to our weekly cleaning routine we regularly hire 'Mattress Medics' to help ensure clean, hygienic and allergen free mattresses. One spectacular event that must be witnessed when visiting Ta Mill this time of year is the 'starling roost' at Rough Tor. Visitors can watch the daily return of starlings at dusk to their nighttime resting spot only 4 miles from Ta Mill. A fantastic sight to behold.
4 Oct 2012
"FANTASTIC PLACE VERY FRIENDLY AND LOVELY SURROUNDINGS"
I stayed here with my boyfriend on a Groupon deal and was very pleased, Helen was very friendly and the log cabin was lovely, the surroundings are lovely and very peaceful.The nice quite break was jus… More
Glad that you enjoyed your stay. We try and ensure that all our accommodation is warm and inviting on arrival, whatever the weather. Winter is well upon us and guests can enjoy the changing scenery of the surrounding countryside. We are open all year and many of our cottages have 'roaring woodburners' to warm you up after a refreshing walk.
4 Sep 2012
"Superb setting, excellent facilities."
The lodge we stayed in was very comfortable and had everything we needed, even with a small baby in tow. Helen provided us with a baby bath and high chair, although we hadn't specified these items, and she was very amenable in every way. The site had a number of extra facilities such as the childrens play area and the mini golf course. The view from our lodge was really nice, with the pond in the foreground, the pleasant roll of the hills crossing the sky line, buzzards overhead and foxes playing in the fields during the evenings. The location was ideal for us, with lots to do in the area, from farmyard experiences to the pleasant tearooms and antique shops in Padstow and the lovely beaches nearby. Even the Eden project and Newquay were only a short drive away.
1 Sep 2012
"secluded retreat in a wonderful setting"
stayed for the week to go exploring Cornwall with our 2 children aged 3 and 6. on arrival Helen was very welcoming and helpful. stayed in one of the log cabins which was very clean and warm. the kitc… More
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