Badgers Sett Holiday Cottages

Rosemary, Lavender and Thyme are collectively known as ‘Badgers Sett Holiday Cottages, we are situated within the parish of St Neot (winner of Village of the Decade), a great central location for visiting many of Cornwall’s fabulous attractions.

All the Cottages exude Character and Style with Wood burning Stoves, ensuring a cosy and relaxed welcome for guests all Year through. Beautifully decorated and provided with all mod cons such as Nespresso coffee machines, radios with Blue Tooth Technology & dishwashers in the kitchens, the cottages provide a balance of ‘Character by the Bucket Load’ combined with modern interiors, meeting with the approval of many of our guests who often make a return visit !

Rosemary Cottage sleeps two adults and one small child. A bright, modern bathroom has recently been installed, incorporating a large walk in shower, heated towel rail & soft, fluffy towels.

Thyme and Lavender Cottages sleep up to four adults each with plenty of room to relax and wind down. Each cottage has two bedrooms (one double & one twin) all are stylish and comfortable, with crisp white cotton linens and lovely soft coloured throws. The kitchens are well equipped and have oak tables and chairs creating a stylish and relaxed setting for dinner with friends and family.

High Chairs, Stair Gates and Travel Cots are available on request – please confirm at time of booking if any of these are required

Our price includes bed linen, towels, utilities, an initial basket of kiln dried logs (additional logs can be purchased directly from us at a very competitive price), & WiFi – Please bring your own beach towels.

A laundry room shared between the cottages provides a washing machine, tumble dryer, an additional freezer, plus Ordinance Survey maps and books with information on the surrounding area.

The Cottages have a garden or terrace with BBQs, providing a sunny and relaxed area in which to wind down with a glass of wine whilst taking in lovely views of the 1.5 acre gardens, a safe place for children to enjoy playing with the outside toys provided.

One or two well behaved dogs, very welcome, must be one Year old or over.

Parking is available on-site for up to 2 cars per Cottage.

Badgers Sett lies on the edge of Bodmin Moor, which abounds with recreational activities such as walking, birdwatching, hiking, cycling and rock climbing, and enjoys dark night skies with virtually no light pollution. Here on a clear night you can see the stars shining brightly. Nearby Siblyback Lake offers a whole host of watersports.
The village amenities of St Neot, St Cleer and Dobwalls are nearby as are a number of pubs including the London Inn in St Neot, the Crows Nest in Darite and the Plough in Duloe.

    • Open all year.
    • 4 star Gold Award from Visit England for all 3 cottages
    • £260 to £732 per week, 10% discount for 2nd week of a 2 week holiday
    • Cottages sleep 2-4 people plus cot
    • Children welcome
    • Available for short breaks and winter lets
    • Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement.
    • Free WiFi
    • No smoking

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Tiptoe Cottage

Tiptoe Cottage is a perfect peaceful and romantic retreat. Spacious modern barn conversion with open plan living/dining/kitchen area. Smart fully fitted kitchen with oven, ceramic hob, fridge freezer, washing machine and microwave.

Master bedroom with king size bed. Twin bedroom with exposed beams. Shower room and second wet room. Shared use of hot tub in annex to main house. Own patio area with garden furniture and chimenea log burning stove. Parking for two cars. Welcome local food hamper. Utilities, wifi, towels and linen all included.

  • Children welcome
  • Open all year
  • £350-£950 per week
  • Sleeps up to 4 people
  • Sorry no pets
  • Free Wi-fi
  • No smoking

Cutkive Wood Holiday Lodges

For many years holidays have been enjoyed at Cutkive Wood, many people returning year after year to experience this unique rural location surrounded by Cornwall’s beautiful countryside. You are invited to treat yourself, to discover and share this idyllic setting.

Nestling in the heart of a peaceful and lovely family owned country estate, a recognised wildlife setting, there are just six cedar clad holiday lodges. Each of the Lodges sleeps 4 and is well equipped and comfortably furnished so that you can make the most of your holiday. Set apart in mature gardens to provide some privacy you will have your own patio, picnic table with bench seats and lovely views – perfect for just whiling away a few hours. Relaxing in this secluded position, you’ll be able to appreciate the beautiful views of the surrounding Cornish countryside.

You will find that you are ideally situated for coast and countryside and for year round holidays, there is so much to see and do in Cornwall and neighbouring Devon – memorable beaches, wonderful coasts, inspiring gardens including Eden, theme attractions, historic gems, walks on the moors. You’ll be spoilt for choice.

Ideal for all ages; the young can play in the meadow and in the woodland play area, the not so young can amble through the meadow and woods and relax on the patio just letting the world drift by.

Everyone can come and help with the ‘farm’ animals; the friendly piggies and goats. At Cutkive Wood we endeavour to look after our environment so that you can all enjoy it. Dogs are welcome.

You are invited to browse the Cutkive Wood website that has lots of lovely pictures or telephone or e-mail us, Andy & Jackie, at Cutkive Wood to find out more. Then you can book your holiday and come and share this idyllic part of Cornwall with us.

Treat yourself to a holiday at Cutkive Wood, you’ll get a friendly welcome and we’ll help you to enjoy and make the most of your time in Cornwall.

  • Open March to November
  • £200-£580 per week
  • Dogs welcome
  • Short breaks and winter lets available

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Cider Cottage

Lovely converted cider barn in tranquil countryside, yet only 1 mile from Liskeard town centre. Cider Cottage is a detached property full of character, with exposed feature stone walls and ceiling beams.

All you would expect from a 4 star rated cottage and more, our guests love the unique ambience created by lovely original features.

There are three comfortable bedrooms, a Master bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom. Plus twin and single bedrooms and a separate shower room. The spacious fully equipped Kitchen and Dining room, is fitted with a ceramic hob and oven, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer.

A wonderful feature beamed lounge, originally where apples were crushed to make Cornish cider and a large fully enclosed garden with distant views completes the picture.

Set between the south Cornwall coast and enigmatic Bodmin Moor, Cider Cottage is located on the Caradon Trail and Walkers are Welcome. The cottage is just a short drive from the fishing village of Looe with its sandy beach and many other super beaches are within easy reach. Cider Cottage is ideal for families and couples alike, perfectly located to enjoy all that Cornwall has to offer.

  • Children welcome.
  • Open Easter – October Half Term
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  • £425-£785 per week
  • Sleeps 2-5 people plus cot
  • All children welcome
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Available for short breaks
  • Sorry no pets
  • No smoking

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Elnor Guest House

Elnor is a 120 year old town house, handily situated between the Railway Station and Liskeard town centre. The homely, relaxed atmosphere is remarked upon by many of our guests, with special comments on the clean and cheerful decor.

There are nine comfortably furnished bedrooms, all with heating, T.V., Tea/Coffee making facilities, and direct dial telephones. Free Internet access in all rooms. Seven of these rooms are en-suite, of which four are on the ground floor.

The lounge is a light, airy room on the ground floor with heating, colour television and comfortable seating and there is a pleasant, homely dining room where we serve a delicious choice of breakfast to include full English, fruit and muesli. At the rear of Elnor is the walled-in private car park with a back entrance to the guest house.

Ground floor access for people with limited mobility.

  • AA *** Guest Accommodation
  • Open all year
  • Children welcome, family rooms available
  • From £40 per person per night. Double room £70 per night, family room £95 including breakfast. Discounts for stays of 3+ days
  • Evening meals available on request.
  • WiFi
  • Sorry no dogs

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Redgate Smithy B&B

Redgate Smithy was built around 200 years ago, and is now a friendly and professionally run Bed & Breakfast in Cornwall, with attractive rooms, very comfortable beds, and a very extensive and tasty award winning breakfast menu that is served in the light and airy conservatory overlooking the garden. We are situated on the edge of Bodmin Moor, just above the beautiful Golitha Falls, and in the heart of SE Cornwall.

We have a lovely woodland garden for guests’ use, with a patio and other seating areas – sit back and listen to the buzzards mewing as they soar overhead! We have a large conservatory which guests are also free to use at any time, and comfortable beamed, well equipped cottage style bedrooms. Each bedroom has its own Freeview Digital TV, Wi-fi access, and tea & coffee making facilities. There are excellent pubs and restaurants in the local and surrounding areas that we recommend for your evening meals.

Our local village is St.Cleer, and we are very close to Siblyback Lake and to the World Heritage Site for Cornish Mining at Minions. Birds and wildlife abound on and around the moor, with excellent walking opportunities. We are also dog friendly.

  • Children over 12 welcome
  • Open 15th March to 21st October
  • Green Acorn Award for sustainable tourism
  • Double room £83
  • Single room £60
  • Single occupancy of double room £70
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Cards accepted
  • WiFi

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Higher Trevartha Farm

Nestling in a tranquil Cornish valley, amidst rolling hills and hedgerows abundant with primroses, foxgloves, campion and bluebells, is Higher Trevartha Farmhouse

This enchanting 17th century, Grade II listed farmhouse, has a wealth of olde-worlde charm, luxurious furnishings, a delightful walled cottage garden and a genuine warm welcome.

Homemade cake and a pot of tea awaits your arrival, for what we hope will be a holiday making pleasurable memories. If a rural setting is a change for you, waking up here will be a special treat, you will almost certainly wake to the morning song from the many birds that visit our garden and witness the antics of the wild rabbits as they go about their daily chores…You may be lucky enough to hear and see the Barn Owls flying low across the fields from your bedroom window.

We are of course, very happy for you to explore the countryside and stroll through the fields of our working farm, but please remember to ask where the bull is residing first! If you are interested in carp fishing, we have two carp lakes which you are very welcome to use, or relax and watch the resident wildlife…including the Kingfisher.

  • Children over 12 welcome
  • Open all Year.
  • Enjoy England ***** Farmhouse. Breakfast Award
  • £40 – £45 per person per night, singles extra
  • WiFi
  • Sorry no dogs
  • We have a downstairs double ensuite room suitable for anyone who has difficulty with stairs

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Old Rectory Cottages

The Old Rectory Luxury Holiday Cottages in Cornwall consist of 2 old stone holiday cottages for rent just outside the village of St. Keyne, in between Looe and Liskeard in Cornwall. We are located around 2 miles south of Liskeard and around 5 miles north of Looe and the Cornish Coast with the South West Coastal Path. Polperro is also close by – around 8 miles with the amazing Lantic Bay a couple of miles further. Other attractions such as The Eden Project, Fowey, Port Isaac & Padstow as well as the Lost Gardens of Heligan are a little bit further away.

The Coach House is a detached, single storey building, belonging to the Rectory of St. Keyne. It has recently undergone a complete transformation which includes a new luxury kitchen, a luxury wetroom, renewed flooring throughout and a complete redecoration of all the rooms. The accommodation comprises of a lounge area, kitchen/diner, wetroom with shower and a double bedroom, which has double doors leading to the outside.

Completely detached, and situated a little away from the other buildings, the Coach House offers peace and tranquility. A private patio can be used to enjoy the lovely views across the valley and makes it the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine or wake up in the morning with a cup of coffee.

A BBQ is provided for those wanted to cook outside when the weather is welcoming enough. The Coach House has its own dedicated parking, and additionally there is ample parking in the grounds of the Rectory which our guests are very welcome to make use of if so required. Inside you’ll find everything you should need for your stay in Cornwall.

Spacious leather corner sofa with tables to place your drinks and books etc.
Samsung 40″ Internet TV. DAB Radio, Blu-ray/DVD player, iPod Docking station, CD player. Wi-Fi connected to 34mb fibre broadband. Information, maps, books and guides of the local area.

Luxury solid oak cabinets and oak drawers from Burbidge topped off with granite worktops and a Blanco under mount stone sink and brushed stainless steel tap.
AEG appliances throughout, Electric Oven, Gas Hob, extractor fan, fully integrated under top fridge with small freezer compartment and fully integrated dishwasher. Nespresso coffee machine, kettle, toaster, microwave. Good range of pans, oven trays, cutlery & utensils.

In the recently equipped wetroom you’ll find a new shower area with a powerful waterfall type shower head on mains pressure. Deep Fluffy Towels on the Towel Rail and shelf. New sanitary ware. Sink with shelf and illuminated mirror over and large WC with soft close lid. The wetroom does have a window so has plenty of light.

Double bedroom with cast iron double bed with 2000 pocket mattress and luxury bedlinen. Small oak wardrobe, oak chest of drawers with mirror & 2 bedside tables.
Window and large French doors. Hairdryer.

Large patio with hardwood table and chairs overlooking the fields and valley.
BBQ on request. You can wander around the orchard, have lunch there, and wander up the lane and into the paddock before crossing the fields if you wish. We just ask you respect our privacy in the main house and in the private garden area.

We also have a separate building and room next to the main house where you can leave wet clothing, muddy boots and so on. We will be renovating this area during the summer months and making available to guests:
A washing machine, tumble dryer and a large fridge freezer

Price range:
March, April, November & December £549 pcw
May, June, September & October £599 pcw
July & August  £699 pcw

Open March to December plus Christmas/New Year

The Monkey Sanctuary

Support a local charity and visit Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary, offering a safe haven for monkeys since 1964.

Nestled into the side of the south Cornish coast between Looe and Seaton, Wild Futures’ Monkey Sanctuary cares for a range of different species of rescued monkeys, giving visitors an intimate insight to a working sanctuary and a chance to meet some of its amazing monkey residents and wildlife inhabitants.

There’s a lot to do for the whole family who can take a tour of the monkey enclosures and learn about these fascinating animals from the team of expert carers. It’s not just monkeys though! Kids will love the wild play area where they can learn about the environment around them and let off some steam in the playground. Take a gentle stroll around the beautiful Wildlife Gardens and check out the sea view or enjoy a delicious lunch at the Treetop Café.

Open throughout February half term Saturday 11th until Sunday 19th Feb, For more information on prices and opening times visit

Paul Corin's Magnificent Music Machines

Come to the Old Mill in the lovely Looe Valley for a musical interlude and full demonstration of the 1929 Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ ‘The Sound of the Silent Film, in the Roaring 1920s’.

Located next to St Keyne Wishing Well Halt on the Liskeard to Looe line, Cornwall’s most beautiful branch railway line, recently featured in the Channel 4 programme Secret Stations with Paul Merton.