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Old Dairy

Boscastle, Cornwall, England

Old Dairy in Boscastle, Cornwall, England
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About Old Dairy

Old Dairy cottage offers couples a peaceful hideaway for a break away. ,A charming cottage with lots of original character, situated on a small working farm only a five minute drive from Boscastle, which can also be reached on foot by taking the scenic path down the famous Valency valley. It faces onto a large secluded front garden area with a patio with table and chairs. Sit back and listen to the bird song and breathe in the fresh country air.
There is full central heating, available mid Sept-mid May, making The Old Dairy a very cosy holiday home.
There is off road parking for 1 car.
The double bedroom has a double bed with posture sprung mattress.
The kitchen area has oak units, a built in electric cooker and ceramic hob, microwave oven, refrigerator, iron, toaster and all necessary utensils.
The lounge/ dining area has a 2 seater sofa, a flatscreen 26 inch TV with 'Freeview' channels, wi-fi, and a dvd/cd player.
A beamed ceiling and exposed stone walls are a feature of the open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining room.
All rooms are on ground floor level.The bathroom has an over bath shower, toilet and wash basin.Towel hire@ £3 p.p.extra.
The spectacular coast path and rolling countryside is on your doorstep, and also Highcliff the highest cliff in Cornwall, and the surfing sandy beaches of the North Cornish coast.
Often used as a television or film location, Boscastle provides some of the most dramatic rugged coastline in Europe. Take a boat trip out around Puffin Island, or even try your hand at catching mackerel for your supper! In the village itself you can browse the antique and gift shops, the Craft Centre, the Witch's Museum, or eat out in one of the restaurants or three Pubs. Much of the harbour, the coastline and the Valency Valley are managed by the National Trust, and are designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.
It is only an hour's drive from the M5 at Exeter, and is perfectly positioned for walking along the South West Coast Path and visiting the picturesque villages of the area including Tintagel and its castle ruins. There are plenty of sandy surfing beaches nearby where you can get surfing and kayaking tuition..Alternatively, try hiking across Bodmin Moor, cycling the Camel Trail, horse riding, golf, rock climbing or sailing.
This is an ideal base from which to explore the whole of Cornwall, Dartmoor, and North Devon. Attractions to visit include: The Eden Project; Lanhydrock House; St Ives with the Tate Gallery (Tate St Ives) and numerous Cornish gardens to name just a few.
At any time of the year this is an ideal place for a holiday. In springtime you can enjoy the snowdrops, primroses, and bluebells in the woodlands and hedgerows; in the summer, surf or laze on the beach and during the winter marvel at the magnificent sight of the Atlantic waves breaking whilst enjoying an invigorating walk before a drink or meal in front of the log fire, in one of the friendly local inns.

Nearby towns & villages..

Boscastle, Cornwall

Boscastle (128 Pictures)

(1.8 miles, 2.9 km, direction W)

Boscastle is favoured with the only natural harbour along a rugged rock strewn twenty mile stretch of North Cornish Coast...

Arthur's profile

Tintagel (184 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction SW)

Legendry seat of King Arthur, graced with spectacular cliff scenery and the ruins of a castle built for the Earl of Cornwall in 1145, and of a Celtic Monastery. King Arthur's.....

Watergate Bay

Watergate (10 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.4 km, direction S)

Watergate occupies a lovely location between the picturesque fishing harbour of Padstow and the exciting surfing beaches of Newquay...

Fantastic sunset at Port Gaverne, Cornwall

Port Gaverne (11 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction SW)

The village itself was especially noted for Pilchards, a fact which caused many fishermen in the 19th-century to make this little place their home. ..

The surfers' cove at Bude

Bude (176 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction NE)

Backed in parts by grassy downs, the wide sandy sweep of Bude Bay with creamy waves flowing in endless procession from the Atlantic make this a perfect summer place for surfers...

Port Isaac, Cornwall

Port Isaac (113 Pictures)

(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction SW)

Port Isaac offers visitors many rich experiences from strolls around its ancient streets and narrow alleys criss-crossing the hillside, to simply standing on the top of a cliff watching the foaming waves of the changing tide...

looking over Stratton, Cornwall, from Howards lane

Stratton (48 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction NE)

Stratton is a short distance inland from the resort of Bude and was the scene of a Civil War battle in 1643...

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Tintagel Old Post Office (9 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction SW)

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Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle (75 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.1 km, direction W)

The local tourist industry in Tintagel leans heavily upon tales surrounding King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, but.....

Inside Merlin's Cave, Tintagel, Cornwall.

Merlin's Cave (8 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction W)

This deep cavernous black slate hole, full of eyrie atmosphere is said to be the cave where the legendry King Arthur is purported.....

The Hurlers stone circles on Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor (69 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction SE)


Launceston Castle, Cornwall

Launceston Castle (9 Pictures)

(13.4 miles, 21.5 km, direction E)


Golitha Falls, near Dobwalls, Cornwall

Golitha Falls (45 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.5 km, direction S)

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