Cobbetts - a holiday home that sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Minimum age of primary renter:18
Max guests:8 (sleeps up to 8 adults)
The Perfect Holiday
Our stay at Cobbetts was the perfect holiday. Location wise the house is in a small quiet hamlet of Tregoowell a pretty 10 minute walk to the centre of Camelford and a couple of miles down the lane from Bodmin Moor. Camelford has good pubs and restaurants (try the Indian takeaway for a unique experience and the best curry you will ever have. The Masons Arms also does VERY good food). Cobbetts is a beautiful house, the four bedrooms are spacious and the beds are very comfortable. The kitchen is huge and very well equipped. The lounge is homely and comfortable. The garden was perfect for our dog - plenty of lawn and secure) plus parking for 3 cars. Camelford is the perfect location to explore Cornwall. On the A39 it is an easy drive to wherever you would wish to visit - we went all over the place (recommend a visit to Fowey and a boat trip round the harbour). We could not fault the house or its location and Cornwall is just sublime.
last minute weekend break
We really liked this house.Very well equipped throughout.Lovely bedding towels etc.A great location.And all dog friendly.We are sure to be back.
Excellent base for exploring north cornwall
Extremely well equipped accommodation, with everything provided for a very comfortable stay in a quiet village. Good location for accessing many of the lovely beaches of north Cornwall.
Ideal accomodation for a family or group of friends. Superb, luxuriously comfortable accommodation with every facility imaginable.
Fabulous week despite the weather
cobbetts june 2017
We enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage. We spent most of our time in the spacious kitchen diner. The kitchen was well equipped and modern. Indeed, all rooms were freshly decorated and contained everything we needed.
Some thoughtful touches impressed us such as beach towels, dog towels and bowls, and the welcome hamper.
The garden is safe for kids and dogs. The new parking spaces are a welcome addition.
The location is ideal for travelling around both Cornwall and Devon.
Overall, an excellent property.
Last year Cobbetts was a haven from wind and rain. Thankfully this year it was a haven from the sun!!!!
The new car parking spaces are a real plus and the totally secure garden was great for our dog. And because it was so sunny we got to use the barbecue for the first time.
This has to be the best cottage/house we have stayed in and can definitely see ourselves back again next year.
My only very small query is on the internet speed/service. It doesn't seem as good as last year and with data hungry children it was the only gripe (they can't do without snapchat or whatsapp or catchupTV).
Tregoodwell is approximately half a mile (10 minute walk) north east of Camelford. Camelford is an ancient market town situated on the River Camel. Its name was believed to have been a contraction of 'Camalanford' from 'cam' meaning crooked, 'alan' meaning beautiful and ford. The town lies on the edge of Bodmin Moor and is about 6 miles inland from the rugged North Cornwall coast. Legend has it that King Arthur and his Knights are part of cornish history, and that Camelford was the 'Camelot' of legend. Further up the coast, towards England, are the towns of Tintagel, Boscastle, Crackington Haven and Bude while to the South West are Port Isaac, Polzeath, Wadbridge and Padstow. All of these have excellent pubs and restaurants and of course you are never far away from a glorious sandy beach (quite a few of which allow dogs all year round!)
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. There is a pottery in the village 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.
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.