Quince Cottage - sleeps 6 guests in 3 bedrooms
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Minimum age of primary renter:18
Max guests:6 (sleeps up to 6 adults)
Idyllic Rural Retreat
Charming property in quiet rural location. Ideally situated to visit local attractions such as Lanhydrock and the Eden Project. Comfortable and very well equipped for any length of stay. The Owners could not have been more helpful and provided comprehensive information about the property prior to our visit. Thoughtful gestures like providing wine and local biscuits were much appreciated as was a telephone call to check all was well on our first evening. You will not be disappointed if you choose to stay at Quince Cottage; a real home from home.
An exceptionally spacious and comfortable stay at Quince cottage in December.
the cottage was very deceptive and the bedrooms were very spacious and comfortable
The property easily accommodated 6 people and the kitchen area was well equipped with every thing we needed to have our meals there.
The lanes are very narrow if you're not used to that type of road but the area is very quiet but central to access all areas of Cornwall
The PERFECT place to relax and would recommend this as a base for any holiday
We're very pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Quince. Thank you for commenting on the "well-equipped" kitchen area; we feel this is particularly important for guests who enjoy taking their meals in the cottage.
Great stay at Quince cottage
Cycled Camel Trail from start to finish, visited many beeches and had a great day at Lanhydreck National Trust House. Found the cottage very comfortable and in a good location for both south (Fowey) and north coast (Polzeath) of Cornwall. Courtyard also gave the children a play area and with the other cottages on site potential for interaction with other families.
Quince Cottage, Withiel - a perfect base for walking the Saints Way
Quince Cottage provided us with very clean and comfortable accommodation whilst on a walking holiday in Cornwall. Although the location felt quite remote, it's actually only a short drive from both Bodmin and Wadebridge (lanes are very narrow in places, though we are used to this so it wasn't a problem). Access to the beautiful coast of North Cornwall is good, with Padstow, Port Issac and Nequay all being in easy reach. Would recommend as a good base for walking the Saints Way, particularly if you have two cars available and plan to walk the trail over three days.
Thank you for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay in Quince Cottage; it is, indeed, well placed for accessing different parts of Cornwall. We were, however, somewhat disappointed by your rating of 4 for "Service" as we aim to do our best for our guests and so would genuinely welcome your feedback to let us know how we could improve this area. As a further note for readers of this review, the bathroom will be replaced in November 2018.
Lovely cottage in Cornwall
Lovely converted farm buildings in a peaceful setting. One of 7 cottages Quince cottage is very spacious and very comfortable. Three good sized bedrooms, the master bedroom had an ensuite bathroom. Well equiped kitchen with all home comforts including dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier. I had a very good deal as I made a late booking in June. Location was rural but a short distance to north and south coasts of Cornwall and the delightful beaches and fishing villages. Delightful I would definiely stay there again.
comfort, warmth and welcome
We found Quince Cottage a little treasure. It was clean, warm and felt very comfortable. There was everything one could need to make our stay just like a home from home. We would most certainly recommend it to anyone looking for a central location in Cornwall. A sat-nav is required to get there though!
Withiel is situated about 5 miles from Wadebridge and 15 miles from both Newquay and Padstow. The Atlantic Coast of Cornwall offers some of the most picturesque and breathtaking scenery in the country with golden sandy beaches at 25 locations within 20 miles from Quince Cottage; these include Crantock, Fistral, Perranporth, Polzeath and Watergate Bay. Most of these are patrolled by RNLI lifeguards during the summer season. The coastal footpath delivers some stunning walks and incredible views through this dramatic section of coastline. Hustyns, the luxury spa and resort centre, is only 10 minutes away by car and offers day passes to the gym and swimming pool as well as a variety of beauty and spa treatments. There is also a first class restaurant. The golf courses of St Enodoc and Trevose are within easy reach.
These days Newquay's excellent surfing waters are the town's main industry, whereas it once used to be a major export port for the county's mining efforts as well as a north coast port for pilchard fisheries. Fistral Beach holds many surfing competitions throughout the year, and also hosts Run to the Sun over May Bank holiday, a VW and Custom Car Show. Both the Women's and Men's Gig Championships are held here, as is a balloon festival and surf and lifesaving events. Newquay Zoo now houses 130 different species in sub tropical gardens in the centre of the town.
Neighbouring Watergate Bay and The Extreme Academy offers you a 'ski resort on a beach' and a plethora of activities to keep even the most active occupied. Fifteen Cornwall, founded by Jamie Oliver in 2002, sits on top of the two mile beach at Watergate offering inspirational views for the young chefs and professionals to create fantastic menus from local and seasonal produce. The Lappa Valley Steam Railway just outside Newquay offers both the old and young an interesting day out. Newquay Airport has made the north coast one of the easiest places in Cornwall to get to, with regular flights from various locations across the UK. The town also has an Aquarium, a Waterworld and numerous immensely pretty beaches for the less active. Trerice, run by the National Trust and 3 miles outside of the town, is an Elizabethan manor house and garden with restricted winter opening times.
Wadebridge, once a market town, is now more widely known as being part of The Camel Trail, the cycle route out to Padstow from the depths of Bodmin Moor on the old tramway route. You can hire a bike at the start of the trail and cycle to Padstow, now famous for being home to Rick Stein's The Seafood Restaurant, amongst others which the celebrity chef owns in the town. From Padstow you could take a boat trip across the Camel Estuary to Rock and lounge on the beautiful beach that stretches all the way around to Daymer Bay. The National Lobster Hatchery neighbours Rick Stein's empire in Padstow.
The Royal Cornwall Show ground at Wadebridge hosts the county show every June, come rain or shine, and is opened each year by a member of the Royal Family. Cornish farmers have had to diversify in recent years and so has the Show, but they have kept their traditional roots with steam engines being shown next to the shiny new high-tech tractors. It's not every day you get to see formation JCB digger dancing in the main ring. The National Trust have three properties nearby - Lanhydrock House, Trerice and Carnewas & Bedruthan Steps. Slightly further afield is the Eden Project in St Austell, famously built in a disused china clay pit.