Great value holiday cottages in a peaceful location close to some of Cornwall's best beaches

Talehay Cottages is a collection of 5 lovingly converted stone cottages close to the beautiful harbour towns of Fowey and Polperro in Cornwall. Talehay offers great value accommodation in a peaceful location just 10 mins drive from some of Cornwall’s best unspoilt beaches. There’s plenty of space for toddlers to let off steam at Talehay including a 3 acre field and meadow, plus a playground for even more outdoor fun! Talehay Cottages is a great choice if you’re looking for an excellent value cottage in a quiet location, but within easy reach of some of Cornwall’s best beaches and attractions.

  • 5 baby and toddler friendly stone cottages situated around a central courtyard. Gated complex so safe for little ones!
  • Just 3 miles away from the magnificent Cornish coast with its secluded sandy coves and beaches.
  • Surrounded by beautiful open countryside and approached via a quiet country road.
  • Spacious communal gardens with lawned areas ideal for picnics, barbeques and playing.
  • Massive 3 acre field for letting off steam or playing ball games.
  • Outdoor play area.
  • Wide selection of toys, books and games in each cottage
  • Dog friendly so you can bring the whole family.
  • Just 25 mins from the Eden Project
  • Loads of baby and toddler equipment available to borrow

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Talehay Farm Cottages

The cottages have been converted from a Grade 2 Cornish listed farmhouse which originated from the 17th century.  They are situated in gorgeous communal gardens which are ideal for playing and relaxing. At the rear of the main house is another 3.5 acres of enclosed meadow to explore.


The Lodge is a bright spacious open plan studio cottage with a separate bathroom and a touch of luxury. It has a fully equipped galley kitchen, separate lounge and dining areas equipped with leather chairs and a sleeping area with a king size bed.  The Lodge is ideal for families with a small baby.


The Stables sleeps 4 or 5 people and has a large lounge/diner, kitchen, bathroom and twin bedroom on the ground floor and large double bedroom on the first floor. Families will love the high vaulted beamed ceilings, slate floor, wood burner and galleried double bedroom with views across the surrounding fields and countryside.


Owl cottage is a cosy 2 storey traditional character cottage sleeping 4 with oak beams, slate window sills, and a stone fireplace. There is a lounge/diner and kitchen at ground floor and a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and bathroom on the 1st floor.  The front of this cottage is south facing so is a real sun trap!


The Coach provides light, bright spacious accommodation on one level. This detached cottage has uninterrupted views over open countryside and fields to the rear. It has one double bedroom with king bed, ensuite bathroom and a lounge/dining area with well-equipped kitchen. The Coach is ideal for a family with a small baby.


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5 Reasons Why Babies & Toddlers Will Love Talehay Farm Cottages
  • Amazing days out at the beach – Talehay is lucky enough to have some of Cornwall’s best beaches within a short drive – the hardest bit will be deciding which one to visit!
  • Having picnics and BBQ’s (or both!) on the beautiful lawned gardens outside your cottage.
  • Kicking a ball around in the enclosed meadow.
  • Making new friends in the play area.
  • Enjoying the peace and quiet after a busy day exploring the local area.

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10 Best Things To Do Around Talehay Farm Cottages With Babies And Toddlers
  • Have a day out at the National Maritime Museum – jump inside a Sea King Helicopter, go under the sea without getting wet, learn how to sail, climb a 100ft tower and touch ben Ainslie’s boat from the Olympic Games.
  • Go for an ice cream at Talland Bay Beach Café – just 10 mins from Talehay
  • Visit the famous Lanhydrock house and garden and try out the new balance bike trail – just 25 mins drive from Talehay
  • Go rock pooling and crabbing at Looe – the best £3 you will spend!
  • Visit Lantic Bay as well as Lantivet and Lansallos beaches which are some of Cornwall’s hidden gem beaches – all within 15 mins of Talehay.
  • Take the Polruan ferry for a day out at Fowey – just 20 mins away
  • Visit the Eden Project – 25 mins from Talehay
  • Go cycling on the Camel Trail
  • Have a day out at Crealy Adventure park – an award winning theme park with over 60 rides, zoo and entertainment.
  • Visit Wheal Martyn – discover how Cornwall’s largest mining industry changed the world and the amazing uses of China Clay in our everyday lives.

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