A truly stunning ‘upside down’ barn conversion lies within extensive private grounds, nestling beside Cardinham Woods, one of the most picturesque woodland areas in Cornwall. The garden is a pure delight, playing host to a captivating array of mature trees, flowers, and plants. For the railway enthusiast a very special treat awaits! As you walk up through the garden you will find a private gateway; from here a pathway leads you directly to the Coleslogget Halt on the famous Bodmin & Wenford Railway. A perfect viewpoint to experience the wonders of a bygone era, where steam locomotives and Pullman carriages pass by on their way from Bodmin Station, transporting you back through time. For the art lover, a visit to the owners’ chapel, the beautiful setting of Stable Art, where you can book art lessons, marvel at the range of mirrors and picture frames, materials and so much more. Enjoy scrumptious home baked fayre in the wonderful café and for guests, a special rate is offered on lessons!
Cardinham Woods, a myriad of pathways, graded in difficulty for both walkers and cyclists, lies on your doorstep. Watch out for deer, buzzards swooping above and the distant tapping of a woodpecker! For those who love the seaside, the beach at Par Sands is just 10 miles away and offers free parking and allows dogs all year round. At the far end of the beach a clay works, still used today, harks back to Cornwall’s industrious past. Coleslogget is the perfect destination to explore the breath-taking and spectacular scenery of North Cornwall. World famous Tintagel, 30 minutes away by car, is forever entwined with the legend of King Arthur. The castle and stupendous foot bridge provide captivating views of the vast Atlantic Ocean and rugged coastline below. Vibrant Bude, a surfers’ paradise, has shops, restaurants, pubs, and several beaches to enjoy, including the huge Widemouth Bay, where at low tide ancient rock formations emerge, revealing rock pools and shallows a plenty. Along the coast here, there are cafés and pubs from where the views and sunsets are quite remarkable.