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Launceston, Cornwall, England

Swallows in Launceston, Cornwall, England
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Swallows is part of the original farmhouse which dates back to the 1600s. Part of the walls are made from cob (mixture of clay and straw) which are nearly a metre thick.
The sitting room has original granite fireplace along with leather suite to relax in the evenings after a long day walking or at the beach. On the odd occasion that it's a rainy day, the cupboard is well stocked with books, board games and toys and a TV with DVD player.
Why not enjoy the sun trap right outside the backdoor?
There is also a games room in the nearby barn with slate bed pool table, table football. There is ample parking space just outside the property.
Fishing on the river Tamar or on the lake is free for guests staying at the cottage.
We have a coarse fishing lake, each swim is different with various depths and angles. The fish stocked are; mirror and common carp (some weighing over 20lb), tench, bream, perch, rudd and roach. There is no closed season. Ample parking right by the water with toilets on site. Also a Caravan Club on site.
The river is the lower farm boundary between Devon and Cornwall and has a good number of pools along its 1.2 km stretch. Trout and grayling may be caught as well as salmon in season. Salmon/sea trout fishing season 1st March - 14th October, trout fishing season 15th March - 30th September and grayling season 16th June - 31st October.
Bed linen is provided free of charge, electricity is by £1 meter (night storage heating free) and Wi-Fi internet is free to all guests in the cottage.
Short breaks available please enquire for availability.
Midway between Dartmoor and the Cornish Moors our farm is on the Cornish side of the river Tamar, central for visiting the beaches and harbours of Devon and Cornwall and its national trust houses and gardens.
Launceston is known as the 'gateway' to Cornwall with its Norman Castle, South Gate Arch and unique granite carved church. There is an 18-hole golf course, leisure centre with swimming pool, riding stables and Steam Railway all within three miles of the farm. There is also an Otter Park and Trethorne leisure Farm (Ten pin bowling, another golf course and driving range) nearby. The area offers a wealth of family Inns, excellent restaurants and clotted cream teas!! We are only two miles from a supermarket to stock up on food.

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