Immaculately presented studio cottage at one end of a traditional long house. Fabulous base to explore this region of Cornwall and less than 2 miles from the stunning village of Boscastle. Dog friendly with garden.
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Robins Nest is a well appointed, studio style, barn conversion at the end of the owners traditional long house. Tastefully decorated and furnished with a superb wood burning stove and large Smart TV to while away the evenings after a day exploring the plethora of walks and traditional Cornish villages to be discovered nearby. There is a private outside seating area to soak up the sun with sun loungers and a charcoal bbq.
The Elizabethan harbour of Boscastle is famous for the floods of 2004 which devastated the village now it is once again picture perfect with a delightful selection of gift shops, public houses, cafes, restaurants and hotels. Boscastle has one of the most outstanding sections of the coast path with majestic promontories, crashing surf, secluded coves and long beaches with soft, golden sand. The stunning towns of Port Isaac, Rock and Padstow are a short drive to the west and are well worth a trip.
Ground floor only: Enter into the living area, triple aspect with 4'6" double bed, comfortable chairs, wood burning stove, smart TV, dining table, and fitted kitchen with appliances. Door leads to shower room with walk in shower, under floor heating, WC and hand basin:
Exterior: Parking for 1 car alongside the property. There is a patio area with table and chairs, sun loungers and a charcoal barbecue.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via an oil central heating system with radiators and a wood burning stove, the shower room has under floor heating. The kitchen is fully fitted with a range of units. There is an electric oven and hob, microwave, toaster, fridge with integral ice box, washing machine with integral tumble dryer. The living room has a large flat screen digital Smart TV complete with Netflix and catch up TV and radio stations. There is free superfast WiFi at the property. There is an iron & ironing board. There is a hair dryer.
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are all included. You will need to bring your own beach towels. There is a dog towel supplied. We regret that no smoking is allowed. One small / medium sized, well behaved, dog may stay at the property for the small additional cost of £30 per dog per week. Dogs must not be left unattended in the property. There is off road parking for 1 car, second car on request. There is a cot and high chair available upon request.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during the quieter months of the year.
£150 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
The name Lesnewth is of Cornish origin and means 'New Court' that is 'a chieftan's estate'. Some of the oldest buildings of Lesnewth include the Church, the Rectory & the Mill. The village is situated approximately 2 miles east of Boscastle and 6 miles east of Tintagel.
Boscastle is a tiny port set in a narrow ravine, the town came into prominence recently as a result of terrible floods in the summer of 2004. In the village there is a pottery, a museum of witchcraft and several gift shops. A footpath to the left of the quayside will take you to the 'Lookout' which is a wonderful vantage point from which to view the rugged coastline. Boscastle was once a favourite meeting place of the author Thomas Hardy, and is the location for one of his novels 'A Pair of Blue Eyes'. Boat trips can be taken from the harbour as far as Long Island, where during the breeding season you may see razorbills, puffins & guillemots. There is a demanding 7 mile coastal path walk between Boscastle and Crackington Haven. There are several attractions along this stretch of coast including Strangles beach at the bottom of a large landslip with a rock arch the Northern Door. Just south of here is High Cliff which is the highest point on the Cornish coast path. Don't forget to visit Pentargon inlet which has an imposing waterfall that cascades down to the sea below.
Trethevy is a delightful hamlet, equidistant from Boscastle and Tintagel and has a history which may well go back to 250 AD when a granite post was inscribed with C DOMI N GALLO ET VOLUS – ‘For the Emperor Caesars our lords Gallus and Volusian’ this can now be found outside St Piran a former monastery and now private residence, Trethevy is also home to St Nectans Glen a beautiful valley where the River Trevillet has carved its way through the slate and formed a beautiful 60' waterfall.
On Bodmin Moor, Dozmary pond is thought to contain Arthur's Excalibur, and Merlin is thought to be still found walking under Tintagel Island. Camelford is a great centre for touring, walking, fishing, swimming or surfing holidays. The town is steeped in history and has excellent shopping and sporting facilities. Port Isaac is the location of the televisions series Poldark and more recently Doc Martin, as well as being a gorgeous working fishing village. Bodmin Jail built in 1778, notorious for its public executions by hanging, was the first jail to be built housing inmates in individual cells. The Jail closed in 1927 and is now a museum open to the public, which during the First World War housed the Crown Jewels and the Doomsday Book. The famous Camel Trail follows the route of the old railway along traffic free paths for 18 miles, providing the whole family with a fairly flat cycle through Bodmin and Wadebridge, and out to Padstow where you can sample Rick Steins famous Fish and Chips. The market town of Launceston is the capital of Cornwall and well worth a visit to see the church of St Mary Magdelene, with granite carvings, unusual among Cornish churches.
Guest from Scarborough stayed for 7 nights.
A wonderful oasis in Cornwall. The hosts, Pat, Dave and Julie were marvellous and exuded Cornwall friendliness. Nothing was any trouble. The studio is exceptionally well equipped with modern conveniences and facilities. The home-baked scones and cream tea were tasty and much appreciated. Very good location for visiting the north coast of Cornwall. Definitely a lovely little studio, perfect for a couple, in a quiet country location.
Guest from Kettering stayed for 6 nights.
A lovely remote cottage with everything you would need for a week away in Cornwall. The hosts are very friendly and welcoming and I would definitely return!
Guest from Uttoxeter stayed for 6 nights.
Firstly when we went into the cottage and found the fridge wasnt cleaned due switched off for defrost also sink with bowl wasnt cleaned properly. Also in bathroom toilet and sink wasnt cleaned. We have to clean it all ourselves make feel more clean and comfortable. Overall we enjoyed our stay with comfortable bed with tv in studio cottage. The host was helpful and kindness.
I was somewhat taken aback when I read this disappointing review. Robins Nest is a recently converted holiday studio, with brand new, almost unused equipment. These guests were only the third people to stay, so its difficult to understand the impression given that the fridge and wet room needed cleaning. Because I left everything sparkling. I think I will simply quote using their own words from my guest book: "Thanks for lovely home-made scones and bread. Enjoyed our lovely stay with peaceful and quiet. Sweet nice cottage. Thanks so much for your kindness. Hope to be back near future!"
Guest from Ipswich stayed for 6 nights.
Our stay at Robin's Nest could not have been better. Everything was ready from the moment we arrived (even tea!) and the property owner was incredibly welcoming. She provided us with comprehensive instructions for getting settled with locations for multiple grocery stores and local restaurants. I can't say enough how friendly and obliging she was. The cottage itself is very well equipped. There is a refrigerator, electric stove, dishwasher, laundry machine, shower and toilet, and TV with Netflix. There's an electric space heater in addition to a wood-burning heater. There's plenty of space for two people and though the cottage is part of the longhouse and is attached to the owner's home, we had lots of privacy. We really felt at home. Robin's Nest is located amidst several large pastures. There were friendly cows to greet us coming and going in the morning and the location is brilliant for walking with a stunning mix of woods, farmland, and breathtaking views. It's about an hour walk to Boscastle (albeit with some steep hills on the way). Though the location is secluded it's fairly central and with a car we were able to explore a good chunk of North Cornwall. Boscastle, Tintagel, the beach at Crackington Haven, and the SW Coastal Path are all less than a half hour's drive away and it's not much further to Bodmin Moor, Bude, Padstow, and the St Agnes Coast. Robin's Nest is a great cottage run by great and kind people. It's the perfect place to call home during a vacation in Cornwall.
This impressive period house has beautiful views of the Valency valley and the river leading through the centre of Boscastle. Set back from the coast path this property gives a lovely feeling of privacy while still being in the centre of this famous picturesque village, and the raised garden has majestic views of the harbour.
Low occupancy discounts are available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season and using one bedroom only.
The rustic and quirky Helsett Farmhouse offers the true farm holiday. Located in magical countryside a few miles south of Boscastle, this working small holding will absorb you into farm life where your worries will slip away. Life slows down here, but your senses will come alive!
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights, using one room only outside the peak season.
Helsett Farm offers the true farm holiday. Located in magical countryside a few miles south of Boscastle, this working small holding will absorb you into farm life where your worries will slip away. Life slows down here, but your senses will come alive! Dog friendly with garden.
Discounts available for up to 4 people staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using two bedroom only.
Located a short walk from the stunning St Nectans Glen Waterfall this fantastic cottage is surrounded by unspoilt woodland and is a rural idyll, with peregrine falcons, sparrow hawks, owls, badgers and roe deer all frequenting the property, this is an idyll for the nature aware guests. Children will love the adventure of exploring the secret passages or running in the pastures. This will be a holiday you remember for all the right reasons.
PLEASE NOTE THE DRIVE TO ST YSE COTTAGE IS A ROUGH FARM TRACK AND REQUIRES A FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE WITH SUITABLE GROUND CLEARANCE AND SHOULD ONLY BE BOOKED IF YOU HAVE SUCH A VEHICLE.
Low occupancy discounts based on a couple using one bedroom.
Overaven is a delightful bungalow, equidistant from Boscastle, a quaint little fishing village, and Tintagel, steeped in history and magical tales of King Arthur and Camelot, with truly magnificent views towards Tintagel headland and the Sisters Rocks.
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one room only.
Reevescott Retreat is an immaculately presented annexe, equidistant from Boscastle, a quaint little fishing village, and Tintagel, steeped in history and magical tales of King Arthur and Camelot, with truly magnificent views towards Tintagel headland and the Sisters Rocks.
Location: Davidstow, near Camelford
A charming dog friendly cottage in a small development a few miles inland from Boscastle and Tintagel this is a great location to explore the north Cornwall coast with miles of glorious sandy beaches and majestic headlands interspersed by secluded coves, and then return to your little cottage settle down on the patio, soaking up the evening sun above a babbling stream and enjoy a recuperative glass of your favourite tipple, the perfect end to the perfect day.
A luxuriously appointed, pretty, dog friendly, cottage with plenty of character features, a delightful little garden and a private parking space, located in the hamlet of Tregoodwell a short drive from the north coast beauty spots of Trebarwith, Tintagel and Boscastle.
A luxuriously appointed Victorian house set in the tranquil village of Tregoodwell close to Camelford. Beautifully restored, the property has a stunning kitchen breakfast room; a further grand dining room and a stately living room, all with multi fuel stoves. There are four double, uniquely themed, spacious and well appointed bedrooms, including a 5' four poster and two separate luxury bathrooms.
Location: Crackington Haven
This wonderful and homely luxury cottage on the 200 acre farm at Trevigue set in a magnificent location on the north Cornwall cliffs close to Crackington Haven, just yards from the spectacular coastal footpath.
Discounts available for a couple staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one room only.