Higher Tregidden lies in a secluded valley to the south of the Helford River on the Lizard Peninsula. The Lizard is unique, an ancient and mysterious place where dramatic coastline, beautiful sandy beaches and rocky coves edge the rural landscape. The ideal place to escape to for a holiday.
Cob Cottage is a beautiful, traditional Cornish cottage with thick walls, beamed ceilings and loads of character. It is a real homely and cosy place to stay.
Both the cottages at Higher Tregidden have their own outside spaces, but guests are welcome to explore and enjoy the surroundings. There are seven acres to explore including a meadow, orchard and woodland. It is great for children to run around! The Owner also has a large pizza oven and will fire it up on arrangement. There is also a fire pit which you can enjoy sitting around in the evenings. There is a large games room complete with table tennis table, a TV for playing DVDs and a wood burner.
Ground Floor: Open plan accommodation with beamed ceilings. The living area has two comfortable sofas, coffee table and side furniture. The dining area has a table & chairs for six. There is a well equipped kitchen.
First Floor: Large double bedroom with 4'6" bed. Twin bedroom and children's bunk room. All the bedrooms have built in wardrobes. The bathroom has a bath with over bath shower, WC and basin.
Exterior: There is a garden area with furniture. Please note that, although the garden is enclosed with the gates shut, the walls are approximately only 3' high. A BBQ is available.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via central heating. The kitchen is well equipped and has an electric oven & hob, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. There is a shared (with the next door cottage) separate utility room with a freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. The sitting area has a flatscreen, digital Freeview TV & DVD player with CD & Radio. WiFi is available at the property. There is a cot & high chair.
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are all included. There is parking available for up to 2 vehicles but there is more parking available upon request. Up to 2 well behaved dogs are permitted at the small additional cost of £25 per dog / per week, but please remember that you cannot leave your dogs unattended at the property alone.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£200 pre authorised to your credit / debit card as a security deposit is required.
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one room only.
More information can be found on the Owners website at www.higher-tregidden.co.uk
There is a good pub - the Prince of Wales at Newtown, just over a mile away or a 20 minute walk, plus more pubs in nearby St Keverne, Coverack and at stunning Cadgwith Cove. There are large supermarkets in Helston and good shopping further afield in Falmouth and Truro.
Coverack has a traditional working harbour, a general store, Internet Cafe, friendly pub and several eating establishments. There are many other beautiful villages to discover around the Lizard such as St Keverne, Porthallow, Manaccan, Helford and Gweek, all with excellent pubs. There is a brewery at Coverack for beer lovers! There are a number of good eating establishments dotted around the peninsula. "South" at Manaccan is a good find, plus "New Yard" at Trelowarren, "Kota" and "Amelie's" at Porthleven, not to mention the inevitable Cornish pasties - Leggy's in Ruan Minor or the famous Ann's Pasties at Lizard.
The Lizard is an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' and has some spectacular coastal walks. It is England's most southerly point and the highlights include early Spring flowers, the Lizard lighthouse, swimming and surfing from sandy beaches, delightful fishing coves, sailing on the Helford river, heather covered moors in Autumn, open gardens and National Trust areas, pretty harbour lights at Christmas, friendly pubs and good, fresh, local food! There are loads of places to visit and highlights include Lizard Point, walks along the coastal path, a visit to Trelowarren Estate, the fascinating Goonhilly Earth Station, Flambards is great for the kids and you can step into Cornwall's mining heritage at the Poldark Mine.
There are so many activities to choose from locally. You can take a boat trip across the beautiful Helford River and explore the gardens at Trebah. There are sea fishing trips from Porthleven. There is great diving on the Manacles and coasteering is available for the really adventurous. The Lizard is home to the Cornish Chough if you like a spot of bird-watching. The coastline has many pretty coves and beaches to discover, but you can find great surf at Porthleven or Loe Bar.
- Pet friendly
Activities & Attractions
Seasonal weekly tariff overview
|#||Min stay||Start date||End date||Price|
|3 nights||01 Nov 2019||19 Dec 2019||£359|
|3 nights||20 Dec 2019||02 Jan 2020||£859|
|3 nights||03 Jan 2020||13 Feb 2020||£359|
|3 nights||14 Feb 2020||20 Feb 2020||£529|
|3 nights||21 Feb 2020||19 Mar 2020||£389|
|3 nights||20 Mar 2020||02 Apr 2020||£449|
|3 nights||03 Apr 2020||16 Apr 2020||£719|
|3 nights||17 Apr 2020||23 Apr 2020||£519|
|3 nights||24 Apr 2020||30 Apr 2020||£499|
|3 nights||01 May 2020||21 May 2020||£519|
|3 nights||22 May 2020||28 May 2020||£959|
|3 nights||29 May 2020||25 Jun 2020||£599|
|3 nights||26 Jun 2020||02 Jul 2020||£699|
|3 nights||03 Jul 2020||23 Jul 2020||£909|
|3 nights||24 Jul 2020||03 Sep 2020||£1269|
|3 nights||04 Sep 2020||17 Sep 2020||£599|
|3 nights||18 Sep 2020||24 Sep 2020||£559|
|3 nights||25 Sep 2020||01 Oct 2020||£499|
|3 nights||02 Oct 2020||22 Oct 2020||£449|
|3 nights||23 Oct 2020||29 Oct 2020||£719|
|3 nights||30 Oct 2020||19 Dec 2020||£359|
|3 nights||20 Dec 2020||02 Jan 2021||£859|