Family Run Farm With 6 Cottages, Swimming Pool, Soft Play & Animal Feeding. Just 3 Miles From The Beach!

Looking for a farm holiday in Cornwall? Check out Poltarrow Farm Holiday Cottages – a family run farm just 3 miles from Porthpean Beach on the south coast of Cornwall. The 6 stylish self-catering cottages are surrounded by 45 acres of rolling Cornish hills and have a heated indoor swimming pool, Tumble Room for under 5’s, playground and animal feeding. No wonder so many families choose to return to Poltarrow Farm every year!

  • Tucked away in the tiny hamlet of St Mewan on the south coast of Cornwall
  • 6 beautifully converted barns which sleep between 2 and 6 people
  • Indoor swimming pool heated to a lovely 30 degrees
  • Tumble room for under 5’s with soft building blocks, tunnels and slides.
  • Enclosed outdoor play area with ride ons, scooters and bikes. Sand pit with diggers, buckets and spades and a see saw.
  • Daily animal feeding with Farmer Kate – feed the friendly animals (depending on the time of year)
  • Farm trail – explore the farm including the pond with its cute ducks and woodland.
  • Sports barn with table tennis, short tennis, badminton and a pool table. Climbing frame for older children and trampoline.
  • Owned by the Nancarrow family who have been welcoming guests to Poltarrow Farm over 30 years.
  • Great location to explore the whole of Cornwall – just 20 mins from the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and Mevagissey.
  • Large number of happy families which return to Poltarrow Farm every year
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Visit England Gold Award
  • Short breaks available
  • Loads of baby and toddler equipment available to borrow.
  • Free WIFI
  • Dog friendly cottages available

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Poltarrow Farm Holiday Cottages

There are 6 warm and welcoming cottages at Poltarrow Farm, which have their own lovely gardens and parking, and are set around an open courtyard.  Each cottage has its own individual charm and is beautifully furnished and fully equipped with central heating and wood fires so they are homely and cosy throughout the year.


Red Deer Cottage – Sleeps 4+ cot


Red Deer is a sunny 2 bedroom cottage with a pretty double bedroom with lake views.  The second bedroom is a cosy twin.  The open plan dining / living room has a log fire with doors leading directly onto a south facing terrace. Outdoor dining furniture and barbecue are provided – it’s the perfect place for an early morning breakfast glass of wine after bedtime!


Fallow Cottage – Sleeps 4+ cot


Fallow cottage has a spacious living area with beamed ceilings and wood floors creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.  The sunny sitting room is the perfect place to unwind and read the morning paper with a cup of coffee.


The double bedroom on the ground floor has an ensuite bathroom with a shower and the twin bedroom has an ensuite with a bath.


Sika Cottage – Sleeps 4+ cot


Sika Cottage is a beautiful holiday cottage with a south facing terrace which opens up onto a spacious living area with open beams and a woodburning stove.  The bedrooms are located at the end of the living area – there is a double bedroom with a large ensuite wet room and a twin bedroom with a door leading onto the terrace.  The ensuite bathroom has a roll top bath – perfect for a spot of relaxation!


The terrace is a real suntrap and has views across the field to the lake, where you can watch the ducks. There is garden furniture and a barbecue so you can enjoy alfresco dining in the summer.


Roebuck – Sleeps 6+ Cot


Roebuck Cottage has a vaulted ceiling and large windows so it has a light and airy feel and a real sense of space.  The large farmhouse table is perfect for family meals and get togethers after a busy day exploring.  There is a well equipped kitchen and a sitting room with panoramic views across to the lakes. The 3 bedrooms are located down the winding staircase.  There is a double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom and 2 twin bedrooms plus a second bathroom with a bath and shower over.


Stag Cottage – Sleeps 6+ Cot


Stag Cottage is a sensitively restored single storey cottage which has retained many of its natural features.  The sitting room has comfy sofas, chairs and a wood fire offering a taste of country living.  There are 3 bedrooms; a double with an ensuite and 2 twin bedrooms and a second shower room.


A wooden cot, highchair, stairgate, baby monitor, steriliser, socket covers, plastic table cloth, blackout blinds, plastic bowls and cutlery can be provided for all the cottages.  A pushchair and front and back carrier can be borrowed too.


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10 Reasons Why Babies & Toddlers Will Love Poltarrow Farm Holiday Cottages
  • Taking a dip in the indoor swimming pool
  • Making new friends and playing with all the toys in the Tumble Room
  • Burning off excessive energy at the fantastic outdoor playground
  • Meeting the friendly farm animals which live on the farm and learning all about them.
  • Exploring the farm by following the farm trail.
  • Heading to the beach – Porthpean Beach is just 3 miles away from the farm and Caerhays Beach is 8 miles away.
  • Practising driving ride on toys in the outdoor play area
  • Bouncing on the trampoline in the sports barn
  • Having family days out at excellent local attractions such as the Eden Project, Camel Creek Adventure Park and the Lappa Valley Steam Railway.
  • Family bbqs after a busy day exploring beautiful Cornwall

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10 Best Things To Do Around Poltarrow Farm Holiday Cottages With Babies And Toddlers
  • Head to the beach.  The nearest beach is 3 miles away and there are loads of other amazing family friendly beaches nearby.
  • Eden Project – you can’t go to Cornwall and not visit the Eden Project!
  • Lappa Valley Steam Train – the perfect day out for train fans!
  • Dairyland Farm Park – just 10 miles away from Poltarrow Farm.
  • Camel Creek Adventure Park – rides and attractions for the whole family
  • Lanhydrock – don’t miss the balance bike trail!
  • Hiring a self drive boat on the Fowey River – take a picnic!
  • Family friendly cycling on the Camel Trail
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • Exploring the gorgeous fishing village of Mevagissey

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Contact Info

Poltarrow Farm, Saint Austell PL26 7DR, UK

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