Gorgeous Baby & Toddler Friendly Cottages In The Heart Of Cornwall With LOADS To Keep Little Ones Busy!

Glynn Barton have 8 luxury family friendly holiday cottages nestled in the forest in the heart of Cornwall. Family run by James, Pippa, Freddie and Max, Glynn Barton specialises in offering holidays where the whole family can relax – parents included! Toddlers will love the indoor swimming pool, toddler ride on park, playbarn, animal feeding and egg collecting – and parents can recharge their batteries by taking a dip in the hot tub, booking a soothing massage or simply using the Babysitting service so they can go out and enjoy one of Cornwall’s famous restaurants. It’s no wonder Glynn Barton has such a high percentage of returning guests. They have fantastic reviews from families who have visited so why not check them out for your next holiday in Cornwall!

  • 8 former 16th century farm buildings set in 13 acres of spectacular Cornish forest
  • Luxury glamping tents
  • Family run business
  • Campfire and marshmallow toasting
  • Indoor swimming pool, hot tub, soft play barn (please check for Covid updates)
  • Animal feeding and egg collecting
  • Giant Fort, maze and an abundance of outdoor play areas
  • Nature hunts, adventure trails and mud kitchen
  • Little bakers box so you can have a baking afternoon!
  • Toddler ride on area
  • Mini football pitch
  • North and South coast beaches within 30 mins drive of Glynn Barton
  • Fresh bread, croissants, pain au chocolate and sourdough delivered 3 times a week from Baker Tom. There is also a little shop onsite serving homemade frozen meals for adults and kids from the lovely team at Angels in the Kitchen
  • Pampering treatments available!
  • Winners of Gold for the best self catering at the South West Tourism Awards
  • Winners of Gold for the best self catering at the Cornish Tourism Awards

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Glynn Barton Cottages & Glamping

The 8 cosy cottages at Glynn Barton are all rated 4/5* gold by Visit England. They offer a perfect home from home where the whole family can relax and create lots of happy memories. A raft of baby and toddler equipment is available to borrow.

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The Bull Run


The Bull Run cottage is a real favourite for families with babies and toddlers as it is all on one floor. This light, airy cottage retains many of its original features with high beamed ceilings, a sunny master bedroom with an elegant double bed. The second bedroom has twin beds and a skylight window which is perfect for watching the stars at night!


The Store House


The Store House has 3 gorgeous bedrooms with fantastic views over stunning.  Cornish countryside. :eave the upper door open in the summer to hear the birdsong all around!




Grooms is a delightful character cottage which is situated on one level. It has stunning views and snug sofas around the gas cast iron stove. The open plan living space also includes a pretty fitted kitchen area and diner table for family get togethers.  Bed 1 has an elegant iron bedstead whilst Bed 2 includes a 3ft wide bunk bed




Granary has a spacious main beedroom with a king size iron bedstead  and the twin bedroom has plenty of charm and a linked ensuite shower room.




Pretty Millhouse is a semi detached cottage with spacious rooms. The master bedroom is a super-sized bedroom with attractive king size iron bedstead and the large twin bedroom has plenty of space too.  .


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The Hayloft is a 3 bedroomed cottage with two bathrooms oozing plenty of charm.  It’s ideal for families with grandparents!


The Old Stables


The Old Stables is set on one level. There is a fantastic open plan, family living space with high beamed ceilings and plenty of natural light. The double doors also open up onto a safe grass area.


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Granary and Mill House can be combined to provide 4 spacious bedrooms including 2 King size double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms. Both cottages have a separate shower room and large family bathroom.  The cottages are located next to each other and enjoy south facing views across the Glynn Valley as well as opening out onto the front lawn.


Glamping at Glynn Barton


Experience glamping at Glynn Barton! Coffee at the touch of a button, a fully fitted kitchen, running hot water, a decked terrace overlooking your private fire pit / BBQ and private hot tub  This is glamping… the Glynn Barton way!  There are two luxuriously appointed canvas lodges which are the size of the average UK house!!!


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10 Reasons Why Babies & Toddlers Will Love Glynn Barton Cottages!
  • Take a dip in the indoor heated swimming pool.
  • Spend a rainy afternoon borrowing the Little Bakers Box to whip up some tasty treats.
  • Explore the soft play barn, play room packed full of toys, games, books and puzzles, the little Wendy house with play kitchen or a bounce on the trampoline.
  • Take a tractor, car or scooter out for a spin in the toddler ride on area.
  • Play pirates in the pirate ship sand pit, or knights in the giant wooden fort.
  • Let off steam in the outdoor play area with the pirate ship, nest swings, seesaw and toddler slide
  • Explore the woods with a nature hunt or adventure trail
  • Hand feed all the furry and feathered animals which live at Glynn Barton. Toddlers will love meeting Shane and Merv, the resident wallabies, Sebastian and Sweep the donkeys or Bert and Ernie, the fluffy alpacas and that’s just to name a few.
  • Cook up a storm in the mud kitchen.
  • Get stuck into den building or seeing what is at home in the Bug Hotel.
  • Tuck into marshmallows at the campfire after the dinosaur hunt.

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BEST Things To Do Around Glynn Barton Cottages With Babies And Toddlers

The beauty of Glynn Barton is that there is loads to do onsite, as well as some fab days out in the local area. There are loads of ideas on the Glynn Barton website for dry days out and also ideas about things to do when its raining!

  • Doing the ZOG Trail in Cardinham Woods – there is a lovely child friendly café there too!
  • The Eden Project is a must – and it’s just around the corner from Glynn Barton.
  • Visit Lanhydrock House, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and ride the Bodmin to Wentford steam train. There is a fab balance bike trail at Lanhydrock!
  • Head down to Fowey for a stroll around the shops, call in at the aquarium and take the ferry to Mevagissey where you can often see dolphins.
  • Cycle the camel trail from Wadebridge to Padstow and finish up at Rick Stein’s Fish and Chip shop.
  • Drive north to Doc Martin’s Port Isaac to take part in the treasure hunt trail and go to The Rock
  • Don’t miss a trip to Sams On The Beach in Polkerris – this is a beautiful beach side restaurant with great food and good atmosphere!
  • Have a day at the beach. Daymer Bay has lots of rock pool and other great beaches near to Glynn Barton include Rock, Polzeath, Polkerris and Porthluney Cove at Caerhays Castle on the south coast.
Take a tour of the Glynn Barton Cottages Outdoor Play Areas!
Contact Info

Glynn Barton Cottages, Glynn Barton Cottages, Bodmin PL30 4AX, UK

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