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Victorian miners cottage, walking distance to Heritage Cornish Atlantic coast.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

£50 bonus return on bookings booked for autumn 2017.

This lovely Cornish cottage was built in 1800's close to the world famous Delabole Slate Quarry which is still working today and can be a point to visit and purchase the handcrafted slate products. This Cornish Country Cottage has a large garden and patio area protected by a slate perimeter wall adding privacy to your stay. The garden and patio area also has seating for your use. The cottage is cosy with beams. The property also has oil central heating for cooler autum and winter nights. With Port Issac (location for the popular TV series Doc Martin), Tintagel with its connection with King Arthur, Padstow the home of Rick Steins restaurant and its beautiful harbour surrounded by many other restaurants and bars; this is the perfect base for your Cornish breakaway.

Ideal for professionals seeking some peace and tranquillity, walkers wishing to explore the local coastal tracks or bikers looking for an escape this cottage has much to offer. There is a secure outhouse attached to the property for bikes and surfboards, or motorbikes.

There are local pubs, restaurants, grocers and fish and chip shop all within easy walking distance from the cottage. Make your next break away from it all in the natural surroundings of the Atlantic coastline.

Trebarwith Strand and its well known beach/gull rock is 5 minutesby car or a short walk on foot . From here you will be able to walk across the Atlantic cliff walks to Tintagel. The coastline and surrounding countryside here is a National heritage land marked by Gull Rock. The bay is famous for surfing.

One can walk the Camelford way and follow the paths to Padstow.

The cottage has a double bedroom on the front, a superking (or twin) on the front and a bedroom on the back that has bunk beds.

A new kitchen has been fitted this year and the cottage has been decorated and made appealing with neutral colour schemes.

The location is fabulous for investigating and travelling around Cornwall . It is a safe region excellent for outdoor activities.There is parking next to the side entrance.

On the end of the lane is a local pub, with beer gardens and BBQ stands. The food is of very good quality and the local people are very friendly and caring. A local shop is very close for all conveniences , close to is a post office, a doctors surgery and a florist. A great well known Smugglers fish and chip shop is a few hundred yards away in the village.

There is parking available for one vehicle . Other villages in a 2 mile radius offer variations of local pubs, live music, great foods and Cornish ales.

The wild life is abundant, Delabole in Cornish is Delyow Boll and famous for its beautiful slate. It celebrates a carnival is in July. Close by are the villages of Tintagel, Port Issac, St Treath square, Bostcastle and Camelford.

It is situated on the I Walk Cornwall map on Camelford Way. Camelford gained its status as a town by King Henry 111 a wife could be bought for 2-3 shillings in 1800s .

The river Camel runs 30 miles from Bodmin Moor to Padstow, fish restaurants including Rick Steins. The river is classified as a SSSI special area of conservation as Otters and Salmon (Atlantic) breed in it.

It is a truly lovely hidden gem that offers relaxed easy access for all areas of Cornwall and the cottage offers comfort in a touch of mining history.

The cottage is 3 bedroom and a couple of hundred Sq meters. The village is established and very friendly. The local hairdresser is very helpful and convenient.

Explore nearby Boscastle, Bisseny Bay and Witchcraft museums. Take the largest cream teas in Tintagel. Walk the coast to coast walks and do South West Coast Path Challenge.

Flower festivals Aug 2-6th in the local chapel.

Summer Fete 13th Aug. 19th village showsand annual donkey derbys.

In Tintagel take coastal climbs to take in the Atlantic views and watch for sea life and wild life pass by.

Taste Cornish pasties in local places. Try The basement bistro in Padstow. Enjoy short drives out to St Ives and Lizeard. Go shopping in Truro and visit Bodmin jail.

Try out the golf ranges and local golf course or just walk and take pride in our lovely British

October 2017 new roof relaid and brand new immaculate white metro tiled bathroom and bathroom suite . Full bath for relaxing after long Atlantic Coastal walks in this area of natural beauty.

More Details

Property Manager
Bramble Cottage
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, italian, basic Italian
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Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Bramble Cottage

I am a hard working Health professional, working around the country in Health and wellness and specialising in Disability and Long term conditions management. This little cottage will be our future retirement plae and is our home.

i am 56 and have brought up 4 children and very much appreciate the fantastic North coastal Heritage centre, of natural unspoilt nature reserves, coastline and historic villages. I believe in nature and environment to truly relax and enjoy life.

Bramble Cottage purchased this cottage in 2017

Why Bramble Cottage chose Delabole

Its location is fantastic for exploring the Atlantic Heritage Coastline, walking across rocks and coastal paths to areas of historic beauty, fishing ports of Port Issac, Tintagel castle and the best of all locally is Trebarwith Strand with Gull Rock. It is walkable on foot down a lane or across fields behind the Bettel and Chisel local Cornish Pub. On arrival at Trebarwith Strand the truely magnificent coastal paths can be seen appreciated and enjoyed along with cafe, shop and excellent award winning pub on the waters edge. Tintagel boasts the stories of Camelot King Arthur and the nights of the round table . The castle can be found on the headland just past Tintagel town where cream teas are to die for. Charlie's deli is a must to try. From there take a short drive to Bostcastle a fabulous harbour tucked in to a lovely village full of walking fashion wear.

It is a 5 minute taxi drive away from Britains award winning 18 hole Bowood Golf course serving fine wines and top whiskey malts (230 acres of deer park once owned in 13th century by The Black Prince).

Plymouth Harbour to Roscoe and Europe is only 40 mile away and easily accessible by car making this an idel spot for Europeans to view Cornwall. The village is located between Port Issac and Tintagel and has its own stunning bay with Gulls rock and great food.

What makes this cottage unique

Location to coast. Unspoilt Atlantic highway and many harbours. Port Issac. Padstow and Rock.

historic mines local Delabole Slate

Cosy and warm looking out onto private garden . Vey small pond and nature reserves close by

natural village unspolit by tourism

sae front walkable through fields or lane. easy access from Ports from Europe, Plymouth.

The area is build from natural slate from Delable, cottage gardens and slate walls. the cottage is warm, double glazed for the chillier evenings and recently updated. The terrace is enjoyedy as it has sun crossing over it until sunset in the west, the garden faces South.

The floor space is big enough yet cosy enough to enjoy all the atmosphere of an old mining cottage. The 2 rooms look out at the garden and the kitchen sits on the back keeping it cooler. the garden is relaxed, old and enclosed making it safe and it is set back from the lane making any traffic effects minimal. The road leads down to the oldest working mine in Europe and visitors come to see this and order their slate and slate arts.

There is a local convenience store packed with everything you need on the corner of the lane, lies opposite from a forest and local inn selling good pub food. Wednesdays live music plays in the bar and it has an inviting open beer garden for warm evenings.

It is a relaxed home, comfortable for 6 and well behaved small pets that do not go on furniture, or upstairs. A small garden pond invites birds into it and seagulls pass by frequently. the local area is full of wild life and walks of nature , as it sits on the Camelford trail.


Delabole Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Large bath with overhead electric shower. Roomy with a cottage window. warm with radiators and cottage wooden doors. 3/4 tiled with wooden effect for for warmth.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double , cosy chair overlooking garden
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 room can be a twin. Has cosy chair overlooking garden
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , bunk beds
  • 2 main rooms have wardrobes bedroom 3 has short wall cupboard and chest of draws. 2 main bedrooms face the front and overlook garden and village countryside views. 2 main rooms have chairs. all bedrooms date as English 1800s cottages do, small landing and accessed by ooden staircase carpeted. The windows are double glazed keeping them draft free in winter nights and quite for restful sleeping. Seagulls flypast frequently. Local Conish people can be seen going about daily business. The sun sets over the garden keeping the front bedrooms light and colourful with sunsets, pety skies and trees surround the garden and the enclosed slate wall can be seen from the bedroom windows. All are neutral colour scheme and soft lighting. The curtains are country check of a biscuit beige background offering quietness. Cushions dress the beds and bedroom chairs.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Victorian miners cottage, walking distance to Heritage Cornish Atlantic coast.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

Lovely cottage, spotlessly clean and well appointed.

  • 5 of 5

Everything is there that you need.

Beds all very comfy and we slept well.

Only slight negative was the lawn needed mowing so we could more easily find our dogs droppings, sorry if we left any behind!

the location itself is great for exploring North Cornwall and even as far south as St. Ives and Penzance.

The local chippy is very good and does a variety of food, not just the usual chippy fare.

All in all, we would definately use the house again.

Thank you to all concerned.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you The manager had a family loss. Apologies for delayed lawn trimming x Glad you enjoyed it
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Very well equipped,cosy cottage in a great location for exploring the Cornish coast.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was clean and cosy with all the amenities you could need. It has a decent sized enclosed garden, great if you're taking dogs. There were four of us, two adults and two children which I think is enough for the size of the cottage as the sitting room is quite small. The owner and manager were very friendly and helpful. My only recommendation would be for new bed linen!

The local pub is at the end of the road which is friendly and served very tasty food at reasonable prices. Although Delabole itself isn't a particularly pretty place, it's very well placed to explore the Cornish coast. We spent a lot of time at Trebarwith Strand, a fantastic beach about 4 miles away. It's dog friendly and child friendly, with lots of rock pools and sand. It's tidal though and the beach completely disappear at high tide so check time before you go. There's two pubs and a cafe. From here you can walk along a 2 1/4 mile coastal path to Tingtagel. Stunning views.

Despite not having the best weather we had a lovely time.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely lovely village, very friendly and welcoming. Stunning costal/country walks

  • 4 of 5

Recently decorated charming little cottage with a good size garden. 3 good size comfortable bedrooms and a well equipped kitchen. The front room is cosy and it was a bit of a squash fitting us in there (3 adults 2 children) but worked OK. We had some issues with the channels on TV when we were there due to a massive thunderstorm but it sorted itself out. There is no DVD player there.

The local pub does nice food and you are guaranteed a warm welcome there. Lovely walks round the slate mines at the end of the lane the cottage is on, the countryside is breathtaking. This village and cottage are both great finds and I would recommend them both

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi thanks for the lovley comments the cottage is old and snug rooms, i thought id put 2 settees as big as i could get away with so people can relax after walking . The coast is fantastic with blustering winds and occasional storms (aeriels are a bit sensitive there for thunder) Im so pleased you liked it I have a DVD apologies it wasnt plugged in it is probably still in its box I will try to resolve this when im there i tend to be out a lot and don't watch much TV but Il bear it in mind colette
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
local Cornish Pub
Nearest Ferry
42 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Bettle and Chisel
Nearest Beach
1.7 Miles
Trebarwith Strand
Car: recommended

The par 72 Bowood Golf course close by is one of Britains best 18 hole

provides first class golf in 230 acres of a once 13t century deer park owned by The Black Prince, surrounded by national trust Coastlines and historic sites. It has won RAC fine dining awards stocking fine wines and malt whiskeys and is a short distance away from the cottage by taxi.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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