Pollaughan Farm Holidays
Child friendly farm, Cornwall – Child Friendly Cottages, Portscatho, Truro, Cornwall
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About Pollaughan Farm Holidays
Those little thoughtful touches make a huge difference to give you a welcoming child friendly family holiday
Within walking distance of idyllic sandy beaches and costal paths just minutes away, you are going to be charmed by Pollaughan Farm and all it has to offer. Four tasteful, child friendly cottages are located in this tranquil farmstead setting, with 22 acres of beautiful countryside to explore. The smallest cottage sleeps up to 2 guests, the largest up to 6 plus cot and two have been designed to accommodate families who require wheelchair access. With daily animal feeding, a giant trampoline, an all-weather tennis court and not forgetting the safely fenced nature trail with lake, there is fun around every corner. And you can book a delicious Aga-cooked meal to be ready for you in your cottage at your convenience. At Pollaughan you will find a warm welcome waiting for you.
The Away with the Kids review
Discover the stunning Roseland peninsula in style and comfort with these award winning family run cottages. Your hosts Tim and Valerie are more qualified than most to understand the needs of providing the basis for a good family holiday, as they have four children of their own. "Freedom, fun and safety within a peaceful environment makes for happy kids and relaxed parents" - Tim. The cottages are very child friendly and everything from cots to three wheeler pushchairs can be supplied.
The cottages are stylish, homely and unique with large open plan living areas and exposed wooden beamed rafters featured throughout. Decorated to a high standard, with comfy sofas, generous beds and powerful showers these cottages create a welcoming environment where parents can relax and unwind. Baby monitors, food blenders and child crockery are there to make your holiday stay plain sailing. All cottages have enclosed child friendly gardens that are safely fenced with a lawn and patio. Take advantage while the little ones are playing happily on the ride-on toys or mini trampolines to fire up the barbeque for al-fresco dining. Free Wi-Fi access in all cottages, oil-fired central heating throughout and the barns are all double-glazed.
Delicious Aga-cooked meals from local and home-grown produce by courtesy of Valerie's culinary talents are just another thoughtful service provided so that parents can enjoy a well deserved break. A Giant Trampoline can be found adjacent to the tennis courts - both with fantastic views.
Why do Kids Love Pollaughan?
Parents know that planning a holiday with small children can feel like planning to cross the Alps by elephant. So the good folks at Pollaughan try and cut down your hassle-factor: proper wooden cots, highchairs and sand-friendly three-wheel pushchairs, backpacks for walks and, for your safely-fenced, family-sized garden, ride-on toys and a mini-trampoline.
Pollaughan will give you the luxury of a really child friendly holiday that means not only a proper baby and toddler friendly holiday cottage and where better than within a mile of the Roseland Peninsula’s best sandy beaches and within striking distance of two beautiful seaside villages of Portscatho and St.Mawes.
Children of all ages will enjoy the pull of the resident animals with every day animal-feeding and egg-collecting to join in. The two rescue donkeys love attention and are very placid and friendly. There are also the resident sheep, ducks, buzzards and of course plenty of wildlife to discover in the 22 acres of farmland. There is even a seasonal pick your own veggie patch to help yourself.
Elsewhere on the farm there’s a Giant Trampoline, an All-Weather Tennis Court. Older children can camp in the fields, fly kites, or hook up with our friendly local sailing school for sailing, kayaking or windsurfing lessons: the beach is 20 minutes across the fields, five minutes by car.
Family Friendly things to do in Cornwall
Walk to Porthcurnick Beach from Pollaughan across the fields. From the beach you can join the Coastal Path and you can walk as far as you want in either direction, and if the good folks at Pallaughan are around and have the heads up, they can always pick you up if you are too tired to get home!
Within a 5 – 10 minute car ride you can be at any one of three or four more beaches a different one for each day of the week, all quite different and all very beautiful, sandy, lots of rockpools and a gentle slope into the sea - perfect for children and offering that nostalgic trip back to the beach holiday we all remember. The sheltered waters are ideal for sailing, windsurfing and canoeing and hire and tuition are available nearby. There is even a squash court in Portscatho and fishing and golf can be arranged nearby.
Heligan Gardens - A fabuous day for all the family – not just a gardens but lots more….. Plenty of space and interest for young and old.Approx 30 mins away
Bissoe Cycle Trail Only about 20 mins from Pollaughan. Take the King Harry Ferry and aim towards Falmouth. Turn off theTruro-Falmouth road by Devoran where signposted to the cycle trail. There are bikes of all sizes and types to hire and the trail is great for all ages
Trebah Gardens ,nr.Falmouth - Fabulous gardens all year round. Not prissy but really family friendly, great café, shop and walk down to the beach. About 35 mins via King Harry Ferry.
Eden Project. Approx 35 minutes drive. Superb experience for everyone. In summer it is best to go later in the day, as mornings and lunchtime are very busy.
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