Lodges at Coombe Mill
Child friendly farm, Cornwall – Child Friendly Lodges, St. Breward, Bodmin, Cornwall
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About Lodges at Coombe Mill
Escape to a beautiful idyllic family holiday spot on a Cornish private estate in Bodmin, Cornwall. Coombe Mill is a hamlet of picturesque holiday cottages and lodges that are extremely child and parent friendly. The Scandinavian Lodges are contemporary and spacious holiday accommodation with magnificent views across the valley. The main attraction is the fantastic interaction and hands on experience both children and adults alike can choose to partake in. The daily tractor round becomes the best start to the day especially if Farmer Ted picks you to help steer it! There’s plenty for all to enjoy from tiny tots to Grandparents. Look out for the new 2 bed Trebah Scandinavian Lodge available from May. Designed with smaller and younger families in mind this addition will also have a fully kitted playroom.
The Away with the Kids review
If you are looking family holiday with a hands approach to the animals, then you cannot go wrong with a self catering farm stay at Coombe Mill. Not only is there daily animal feeding on a unique tractor ride with Farmer Nick or Ted but you can go round the farm and see the animals at any time of day. A fantastic minature train will keep Thomas the Tank Engine Fans happy. Set in 30 acre wooded valley between Bodmin Moor & the beach there is so much for families to see and do.
The Scandinavian Lodges stand proudly overlooking the farm with views towards the river. Designed for today's modern family, Eden, Heligan and Pencarrow are new contemporary and spacious properties. With luxury leather sofas and cosy wood burners for chilly evenings, the fixtures and fittings are of the highest specification including a modern fashionable kitchen with the latest home from home appliances. They sleep 7 in 3 or 4 bedrooms. All have en-suite master bedrooms and a separate family bathroom. The high ceilings, airy light feel, vast open plan living and beautiful setting make this one of Coombe Mill's most popular properties. The 3 and 4 bed Scandinavian lodges have ramped access, parking directly behind the property and downstairs bedrooms and bathroom, so is suitable for a partially disabled family member.
Check out for the new addition 2 bed Trebah and Trevarno Scandinavian Lodge now available. Designed with smaller and younger families in mind the two bedroom properties are refreshingly contemporary with all mod cons and has a fully kitted playroom. A truly modern, light and airy feel throughout with high ceilings and good size windows. The feature wood burner, 6ft master bedroom and large upstairs play room give these holiday lodges their "wow" factor. All have beautiful views over the river and valley and are surrounded only by lawns and woods ensuring tranquil peace and quiet. Each lodge has its own sunny verandas complete with garden furniture to relax and take full advantage of the glorious backdrop.
Plenty for Children to Enjoy
Join the tractor and trailer ride for the special morning feed run. A chance for the children to experience the magic and freedom of the farm. See them grow in confidence as they help feed the animals under the watchful eye of farmer Nick. Farm animals including deer, pigs, rhea, pygmy goats, donkeys, ponies, ducks and rabbits. Children can simply play amidst the beautiful grounds or in the purpose built play areas. Children's play areas include: a play area stocked with full size play tractor, an under 5's separate fenced play area, indoor soft play area for under 5's. There are fishing nets, badminton & volleyball area, books, games and toys to borrow. Try your hand at fishing in the course fishing lakes or in the river Camel that runs through the estate.
Take advantage of the grocery delivery service and free up that extra space in your car. If you'd like your holiday grocery shopping arranged the local stores can take your order and deliver it directly to your accommodation prior to your arrival.
With home cooked meals ready to pop in the oven, locally produced jam, clotted cream and scones for tea and so much more in the lovely help yourself and write it down honesty shop you are well catered for.
Family Days Out
Coombe Mills location makes it an ideal base for exploring Cornwall. Just a short drive from Coombe is the spectacular North Cornish coast with its towering cliffs, pure white sandy beaches and pretty harbour villages. The Camel Estuary is a major centre for water sports for the adventurous.
With moorland hacks from the village and an excellent riding school nearby fun on horseback is close at hand (age 4 plus).
The Camel trail - a purpose built cycle track - extends along the old railway line from Padstow right up to the village encompassing some of the most beautiful scenery from estuary to woodland! Bring your bikes with you and store them at Coombe Mill or simply hire them in the village or at Wadebridge, a full selection is available including tag on bikes for the younger and chariots for babies and pets!
King Arther's Tintagel and the spectacular Pendennis Castle will capture the imagination of any young boy while the Shipwreck Centre at St Austell will feed an inquisitive mind. The Eden Project now has an interactive education unit popular with younger visitors while the magic of the Lost Gardens of Heligan can be enjoyed by all.
On those not so good beach days there are plenty of run around adventure parks for children of all ages to enjoy or a lovely swimming pool just 5 minutes from Coombe.
A holiday at Coombe Mill is a truly wonderful family time together. Run by parents for parents this farm holiday has children's happiness as the number one priority.
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