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Middle Lanherne Barn

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 34 reviews

Middle Lanherne Barn

Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Our 19th Century converted self-catering barn has reversed accommodation to maximise the natural sunlight and stunning views from the first floor.

Middle Lanherne Barn is equipped to the highest standards with the finest bed linen, bathrobes and towels and the toiletries in the bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen complete with Coffee Machine, and a living room with Italian leather sofas, High Definition flat screen TV, sky free view and play station & Wii games consoles, plus a complete library of DVDs for your use during your stay. Outside on your patio you will find a hot tub, ample seating, gas BBQ, sun loungers and even a patio heater. We think that it’s the attention to detail that makes all the difference.

Our guests are free to walk, play and picnic in our fields – it’s a safe environment for children to enjoy and play freely – they can even help collect their very own eggs from our chickens in the morning to take back to mum to cook for their breakfast!

We welcome our guests’ pets (we know they are part of your family as Shadow, Katie, Poppy, Tally & Mutty are part of ours!) There is a secure garden for your dogs to enjoy the views too, and fields for plenty of walks! If you did want to have a day out without them, as we live on site, we are happy to dog-sit for you so you can relax and enjoy your day without worrying about your four-legged friends!

Feel free to bring your bikes (or borrow ours!), we have safe storage for them, there is a boiler room attached to the barn, which is the perfect place to store your wetsuits & surfboards! We can even accommodate your horses or ponies if you wanted to bring them with you! Just let us know and we’ll sort it out!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Mawgan Porth 4 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay Airport 3 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Ground Floor

On the ground floor there is:

• Master bedroom with en-suite shower room

• Two further twin/double rooms

• Bathroom

• Coat and boot storage

• Door to Patio

First Floor

Fully equipped kitchen with the following appliances:

• Oven

• Microwave

• Fridge Freezer

• Dishwasher

• Combination washing machine & tumble drier

• Coffee Machine

Dining area

• Dining table and seating for 6

• IPod docking station

• Dresser

• Italian Leather Corner Sofa


• Italian Leather sofas

• Flat screen TV with free view, play station & Wii

• Log burner

• IPod docking station

Further details outdoors


• Private dog proofed fenced garden & patio

• Patio furniture & Gas BBQ

• 2 sun loungers

• Hot tub

• Patio Heater

Further details

Please see our Terms & Conditions available on our website under the book online tab

The West Country region

We are definitely tucked out of the way… our nearest neighbours are in the farm at the bottom of the lane that leads to Middle Lanherne Barn. We are situated between St Mawgan and St Eval, close to Mawgan Porth and Watergate Bay beaches and the popular seaside towns Newquay and Padstow.

We are ideally situated to enjoy all that Cornwall has to offer, being approximately 6 miles from Padstow and Newquay and 4 miles from Watergate bay with its extreme academy & Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen restaurant. In fact there is no shortage of fabulous restaurants locally to enjoy and sample some of the finest cuisine in Britain.


With so much to see and do during your holiday you will be spoilt for choice!

We are so lucky to have The Extreme Academy at Watergate Bay only a few miles away with two miles of perfect beach to play on and an awesome adrenalin sports school offering lessons on Surfing, Kite surfing, Traction Kite, Wave ski & Stand-up paddle surf as well as great places to eat and chill out – if this activity floats your boat (groan – sorry!) then you can’t get anywhere better.

For those Adrenalin Junkies amongst us the Adventure Centre at Lusty Glaze beach offers a vast array of adventures on the water, land and cliffs! You can even finish the day with a massage in one of their beautiful beachside cabanas!

There are so many extreme sports in Cornwall and the best place to find out all about them is the Adventure Activities Cornwall website. We are sure that you will be spoilt for choice!

If you fancy a slower paced water based activity then why not try Canoeing with Encounter Cornwall – they also offer scuba Diving, cycle hire, and hiking.

There are plenty of walks in Cornwall – just bring an ordinance survey map, and off you go! One of the most famous walks is The Camel Trail – a 17 mile traffic free route based on an historic railway track. It’s virtually flat for the entire length and is suitable for everyone, dogs and cyclists are welcome as are horse riders (at a walk only!), there are some codes of conduct to observe and it’s free to use.

Carnewas & Bedruthan Steps close to St Eval is one of the most popular destinations of the Cornish coast with spectacular cliff top views stretching across Bedruthan beach. There is a charge to park here as this site is run by the National Trust.

Golf, Fishing and Horse riding is all available locally.

St Eval Kart Circuit is situated a couple of miles away from us – it’s a massive outdoor 1.2km track! Great fun for all those budding Jensen Buttons amongst you!

There are many attractions in Cornwall to visit during your stay with Newquay, Padstow and Watergate bay being so close but Cornwall has a host of other attractions on offer that your only problem will be working out how to fit it all in!

Minack Theatre – An open air theatre dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo near Land’s End and hosts a season of plays and musicals from May to September.

The Hidden Valley Discovery Park – Discover one of Cornwall’s best-kept secrets! An extraordinary place that is nothing like you have experienced before. Where imagination has flowed into every little corner, with hidden delights waiting in all sorts of places – where all the family can have fun together!

Lappa Valley Steam Railway – Living Steam in a magical setting! In the unique historic setting of the Lappa Valley you will find loads of fun things to do and discover! There are three separate miniature railways running through this oasis of conservation, where wildlife thrives in a protected environment. It’s a great place to enjoy peace and quiet away from it all….

St Michael’s Mount – Explore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount ?and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years ?of incredible history…Stroll across the causeway where a legendary giant once walked. Follow the footsteps of pilgrims. Boat hop to an island where modern life meets layers of history. Discover a medieval castle, a sub-tropical paradise and a close-knit island community.

Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre – On your visit to the Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre you will see British and Asian Short Clawed Otters playing and being fed close at hand. There are Fallow Deer in a woodland enclosure and you will see Wallabies and Muntjac Deer roaming around the 21-acre grounds.

Paradise Park – Cornwall’s top wildlife sanctuary and Jungle Barn indoor play centre. ?Your family will love a day in Paradise . . . whatever the weather

The Eden Project – The Eden Project in Cornwall was built in a disused clay mine, transforming it into a rich, global garden where people can learn about nature and get inspiration about the world around them.

Tintagel Castle – Its wonderful location, set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, offers dramatic views, and its fascinating ruins and stunning beach cafe make it a perfect day trip. Tintagel Castle is steeped in legend and mystery; said to be the birthplace of King Arthur, you can still visit the nearby Merlin’s Cave.

There are so many great restaurants to choose from it would be impossible to list them all but here are a selection to whet your appetite!

Rick Steins Seafood Restaurant – Padstow – bookings essential

Rick Steins St Petroc’s Bistro – Padstow – bookings essential

Stein’s Fish and Chips

Jamie Olivers Fifteen Cornwall – bookings essential

Restaurant Nathan Outlaw – Rock

Paul Ainsworth at Number 6 – Padstow

The Beach Hut – Watergate Bay

The Falcon – our local pub! Good pub grub and just down the road!

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Review 1-10 of 34

21 Sep 2014


"Could not have asked for more!"

Just returned from a weeks stay in Middle Larne Barn and we wished we had booked for longer! Michelle is a lovely host and goes above and beyond to help. We needed a break at a very difficult time for… More

14 Sep 2014



We spent an amazing week at the barn and it was perfect. The barn itself is beautiful and in the most stunning setting. Michelle is brilliant, made us all feel very welcome and at home straight away a… More

Wow! Thank you so much! Matilda & Pebbles are going to become very Diva-like with all this praise!!! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and you would, of course, be welcome back anytime you like! I am looking forward to seeing you all again sometime soon!

Best Regards

Me & all the furry, fleecy & feathered ones!!!

20 Aug 2014


"Wonderful stay, perfect setting and lovely host!"

I had a fantastic time during a recent stay at Middle Lanherne Barn. My friends and I enjoyed every aspect; from the welcome package, to the animals, and the hot tub under the stars. The facilities ar… More

Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review - I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay - I agree that the hot tub under the stars is a lovely place to be!!! Looking forward to welcoming you back some time.

Michelle & the feathered, fluffy & fleecy ones! x

9 Aug 2014


"A perfect holiday in an idyllic setting with every luxury"

We have had a lovely holiday, the week went by so quickly. The Barn is so spacious but warm and welcoming at the same time. Michelle has catered so well for everyone. So many little details that make … More

Oh my goodness - your review made me cry! Thank you so much.... you were the perfect guests and I loved every minute I spent with your lovely grand-daughter and you all. As I said you arrived as guests but have left as friends....I am so looking forward to seeing you all again in November and again in August 2015! Off to find a tissue! xx

9 Aug 2014


"Perfect in every way"

This has been one of the best holidays we have ever had. Michelle goes above and beyond to make your stay special and our daughter not only fell in love with all of the wonderful animals but also with… More

Thank you so much - I fell in love with your daughter and your whole family! As I have said before you arrived as guests but left as friends. I have never had any guests leave the barn as clean as you all did and it is absolutely not expected but greatly appreciated. I am so pleased that you are coming back in November and again next August because I miss you all. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review ....... see you very soon! xxx

23 Jun 2014


"Excellent accommodation for a relaxing holiday!"

Just spent a lovely week at Middle Lanhern Barn. The Barn itself is really nice with all home comforts. Michelle has thought of pretty much everything you might need and it exceeds in quantity and q… More

Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review - I am so glad that you all enjoyed your stay & look forward to welcoming you all back next year!

Best Regards

Michelle & the furry & feathered ones!

22 May 2014


"Perfect for family holiday (and puppy!)"

Lovely house in peaceful setting. Clean, comfortable and well equipped. Kids loved the donkeys and collecting eggs from the chickens, we all loved the hot tub. Very dog friendly, great secure garden f… More

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave me such a lovely review. It was great to meet you all - especially the delightful Arlo who is my youngest four legged guest so far!

I look forward to welcoming you all back soon.

14 Apr 2014


"Absolutely Amazing!"

We (me, my Fiance and Poppy the Shih Tzu) spent the most fabulous week at Middle Lanherne and can not recommend the place enough. I am reknowned for my fussiness and normally it takes me ages to settl… More

Thank you so much for this lovely review - its so important to me that my guests feel relaxed as soon as they arrive and I am really pleased that this was your experience. It was really lovely to meet you both but particularly Poppy the onesie wearing woof! I am looking forward to welcoming you all back very soon.

Best Regards

Michelle & the fluffy & feathered ones! x

25 Mar 2014


"Beautiful quiet location well equipped house and lovely hostess"

We stayed at the barn for three night with our friends and two dogs. The barn was cosy but spacious, very well equipped and warm.There was plenty to do at the barn as well as lots of places to visit i… More

18 Mar 2014


"Perfect Honeymoon Week Away!!"

Me and my husband (and pup) had a fantastic week at the barn celebrating our wedding!! The cottage is beautiful and kitted out with everything you could possibly need whatever the weather from a massi… More

Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review - I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay here and even more so as it was your honeymoon! Wishing you both a wonderful married life together!

Review 1-10 of 34

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