Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Olde Barn, a roomy detached stone cottage at Staddlestone, approx 1 mile from Camelford, North Cornwall. Boscastle & Tintagel (King Arthurs Castle) are 6 miles, with Wadebridge 10 miles. Good sandy beach at Trebarwith Strand is 6 miles. The cottage, an impressive barn conversion, is just a few miles from Bodmin Moor with its many attractions and great for walkers. The Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are within a short motoring distance. The Olde Barn is situated on a smallholding on Carcade Farm, one of two cottages in a peaceful rural setting with panoramic country views. Camelford is an historic small town, a typical old Cornish town with lots of character. There are restaurants, cafes, pubs and banks, and a good Park nr the centre. Free parking in towns car park next to town centre. Camelford also has a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and other facilities. The beach resort of Bude (16 miles further north) is known as a quieter alternative to Newquay and has miles of classic sandy beaches and a huge free open air swimming pool on the main beach. At Bude are also the Canal walk/rowing up the canal (boat hire) /Wildlike Bird Sanctuary. Nearby Tintagel has King Arthurs Castle perched on the clifftops overlooking the small beach- great walk to the castle from the village. Quaint Boscastle fishing village also 6 miles away is a great favourite. The 15th cent pier with the steep valley sides is well worth a look. While in Boscastle pop into the Witches Museum. At nearby Wadebridge is Cornwalls top tourist attractive - The Camel Trail. This is a cycle path from wade bridge to Padstow and further, you can hire the bikes in either Padstow or Wadebridge at a modest cost. For walkers, explore Bodmin Moor which is only a few miles away. Visit historic places of interest on the Moor- in fact there is lots to do and see on the Moor. Daphne Dumauriers Jamaica Inn, Fishing and boating on Colliford and Siblyback Lakes. Golitha Falls, St Neot Holy well, North Cornwall Tropical Bird and Small Animal Gardens and much more.
Bedroom 1 has 1 double Four Poster bed and en-suite with shower unit, washbasin & toilet. Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds. Bedroom 3 has 2 single beds. All bedrooms are downstairs. En-suite with shower unit, washbasin & toilet in bedroom 1. Also a downstairs bathroom with bath, overhead shower, washbasin & toilet. Linen,central heating and electric inclusive. Cot & High Chair. WI-FI & Internet available on pay as you go, usual charges. Plenty of adjacent parking for 3 cars. Landscaped grounds with a built in BBQ. Garden furniture. One dog welcome.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Trebarwith Strand 10 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1.7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
The West Country region
Camelford, an historic traditional old town, is the home of the North Cornwall Museum and Gallery which containing paintings & objects of local interest. Although only a small town Camelford has plenty of shops, banks, restaurants and cafes- this is a thriving, historic and traditional old Cornish town. There is an impressive leisure centre with a 20 meter swimming pool, fitness studio, badminton, basketball, tennis, also with childrens activities. Enjoy the numerous shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Darlington Inn and the Mason Arms are known for their good food. Some Gift Shops and other unique shops. Right in the town is the Enfield Park park, with childrens play facilities (swings, climbing frames) and large tree lined grass areas for walking in. Around the park are the restaurants (Riverside restaurant) and cafes which border the park and stream. Pop into the an Indian Restaurant or the Hong Kong chinese takaway, Four Seasons tea room (with small bites), The restaurants and cafes are a pleasant venue, with outdoor seating, some with seating spilling out onto the landscaped part of Enfield Park.