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Boscrowan (Peace and Plenty)


Excellent 5/5 Score from 28 reviews

Welcome to the quiet calm of Boscrowan

Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Peacefully located on the edge of Penzance, Boscrowan provides a secluded haven whilst offering easy access to Penzance's excellent facilities and Far West Cornwall's many attractions. Peace and Plenty, a reversed level barn conversion that sleeps 4, and Ring and Thimble a thatched cottage for 2, have been beautifully and sympathetically converted and offer high quality accommodation. Views of the orchard and delightful garden, complete with its own stunning summer house, make this holiday accommodation an unequalled retreat which you may find difficult to leave. Wander around Boscrowan and you will more than likely meet horses, ducks, chickens, cats and the two collie dogs who are always partial to some fuss. The attention to detail from the fine décor to the complimentary cream tea on arrival will surpass even the highest expectations. The owners are committed to sustainability and as part of this provide environmentally friendly cleaning products, recycling facilities as well as also being able to offer locally sourced food.

Nearby you can explore the breathtaking beaches of Porthcurno, Sennen Cove, St. Ives and Marazion with its causeway to the iconic St. Michael's Mount. Other local attractions include the open air Minack Theatre, St. Ives and Land's End and local gardens Trengwainton, Trewidden and Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens. Further afield but easily accessible are The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Please make enquiry to check current availability on either of our properties.

NB: Facilities and features are for Peace & Plenty. Ring and Thimble's are similar. Please check with owner for specific requirements.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The West Country region

The Penwith Peninsula provides breathtaking scenery with its rugged landscape, clear seas, bright skies and warm climate. It is possible to enjoy a variety of attractions, whatever your age, from unspoilt beaches and coves to ancient monuments, historic sights, art galleries, unrivalled gardens and of course Land's End. The magnificent coastline is ideal for those who love walking and there are many fine pubs and restaurants to relax in along the way. A truly magical, interesting and beautiful area whatever the season.


Penzance, an ancient market town with fine Georgian and Regency architecture, hosts a good selection of interesting shops, restaurants and cafés. The town is also well served with two major supermarkets. Set in the sheltered corner of St. Mount's Bay the area is dominated by the historic St. Michael's Mount and it offers one of the most temperate climates in the UK. The restored art deco Jubilee Pool located between the promenade and harbour is the UK's largest open air seawater lido and is wonderful safe place to relax against a stunning backdrop. There are many fine beaches on the doorstep including Sennen Cove renowned for its surf and the unspoilt beaches at Porthcurno and Praa Sands. Penzance is also ideally situated for Truro and Falmouth and The Eden Project is less than an hours drive away. Both Penzance and nearby Newlyn have a thriving arts scene with several art galleries. Good links to the rest of the UK are provided by the mainland rail network, of which Penzance is the southernmost station. A reliable local bus service also gives holiday makers alternative options for exploring the area.

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Review 1-10 of 28

3 May 2014


"Plenty of peace and comfort...."

We last visited this part of Cornwall forty years ago - a lot has changed. After much research, we were fortunate to come across Boscrowan Farm as the base for our holiday. We chose Peace and Plenty a… More

We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Boscrowan and that the cottage was everything that you expected. Thank you for your very complimentary review!

27 Apr 2014


"Peace and plenty was the name of our home and it certainly lived up to its name...."

My partner and I stayed at peace and plenty with my 11yr old daughter last week and its safe to say none of us wanted to leave.The week was over far to soon. Before booking i had researched the farm o… More

We are delighted you all enjoyed your stay and we gain great pleasure from sharing a slice of our country life with our guests. Everyone arrives with different expectations and interests and we aim to satisfy them all, be it feeding the animals and collecting eggs, being taken for a walk around the fields by Meg our younger collie or having complete peace and quiet and chilling under the apple trees with a book. Whatever, we hope our guests will have a relaxing holiday and return home refreshed, revived and enthused!

30 Apr 2013


"Simply Outstanding!"

This was our first visit to Boscrowan Farm and what a treat!.Ring and Thimble is a fabulous thatched cottage and the quality of accommodation is of an extremely high standard. Elizabeth and David Harr… More

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and the new experiences that you encountered whilst you were here. It is lovely for us when our guests so enjoy their 'slice of our country life' when they are at Boscrowan. Thank you for your kind compliments too.

11 Feb 2013


"This is definitely a place to relax in complete comfort"

Now I must make this clear. We visited Boscrowan in May 2010 and again in May 2012, not in 2013. However, I was not aware that it was on TripAdvisor and I wanted to put this right by adding a review. … More

7 Jan 2013


""The only way to stay""

This was our 14th stay at Peace and Plenty, Boscrowan, since our first visit at the end of December 2001. It has become our much treasured holiday fixture for Christmas and New Year, plus a couple of … More

1 Jan 2013


"The perfect cottage hideaway"

Ring and Thimble is the perfect cottage hideaway. Beautifully decorated with wonderful attention to detail throughout. Elizabeth and David have thought of everything. From the homemade welcome afterno… More

15 Nov 2012


"A gorgeous and atmospheric cottage"

In peaceful and lovely surroundings, where you are free to wander where you wish, sits Ring and Thimble, a perfect cottage where the standard of accommodation never falls below perfect.In our experien… More

4 Nov 2012


"A great place to stay whatever the season"

We stayed at Peace and Plenty at Boscrowan last week, in a week of very mixed weather. We took advantage of the offer to bake our own Christmas cake. Apparently you can do this if you stay between n… More

4 Dec 2011


"Another wonderful stay"

This was our second stay at Peace and Plenty and it was every bit as good as we remembered it. The location is wonderful because you feel like you're in the middle of the countryside but you… More

7 Nov 2011


"Quite Simply Superb"

We stayed here for a long weekend at Ring & Thimble. This is a superb holiday cottage ideal for a romantic break or to celebrate a special time. The owner Elizabeth could not have been more helpful or… More

Review 1-10 of 28

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