Farm Holidays On A 500 Acre Farm In North Cornwall

Farm holidays in Cornwall don’t come much better than the Olde House on Penport Farm in North Cornwall! Boasting 32 cottages on a 500-acre working farm, Olde House is surrounded by lush countryside and is just a stone’s throw from the famous fishing villages of Padstow and Port Isaac. There is a beautiful brand-new swimming pool (including a toddler pool), indoor playbarn, pets corner and best of all – tractor and trailer rides around the farm during school holidays!

  • Brand new indoor swimming pool including a toddler pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.
  • Indoor playbarn
  • Large adventure playground
  • Daily animal feeding
  • Pets Corner
  • Tractor and trailer rides around the farm (peak times only).
  • Visit during lambing season and help feed the newborn lambs!
  • Free family friendly activities during the school holidays such as pond dipping, falconry and archery.
  • Purpose built bird hide overlooking Walsmley Bird Sanctuary.
  • 2-mile farm trail
  • Close to Padstow and Port Isaac, and near to sandy beaches like Polzeath, Rock and Daymer Bay.
  • Dog friendly cottages
The Cottages

There are 32 cottages on the farm at the Olde House sleeping from 2- 10 people. This includes a mixture of purpose-built cottages, and others which have been converted from original farm buildings retaining their original character. All of the cottages are located around the old farmyard except for 5 cottages which are located in the pretty village of Chapel Amble.

3G families or families holidaying together can stay in The Barn or the Manor House which sleep up to 10 people. Both these cottages are 5* rated and have spacious living areas with most of the bedrooms being ensuite. The Manor house even has a little snug under the stairs with a DVD player! Marsh cottage is good for families with babies and toddlers as it is located in a quieter part of the farm, and has an enclosed garden.

9 Reasons Why Babies & Toddlers Will Love Olde House Farm
  • Feeding the farm animals twice a day in the animal feeding sessions. This includes feeding the pigs, goats, lambs and chickens.
  • Making new friends in the playbarn with its soft play area, ball pool and 2 slides
  • Letting off steam in the fantastic outdoor play area with a slide and a climbing frame.
  • Taking a dip in the indoor swimming pool – perfect for rainy days!
  • Spotting featured friends in the purpose-built bird hide.
  • Exploring the farm further on the 2 mile farm trail. Stop off at the Bird Hide on your way, and take a picnic to enjoy!
  • Visiting the lambing shed to see the newborn lambs being born. Then helping feeding them in the Pets Corner afterwards (only during lambing season)
  • Going pond dipping in one of the farm’s ponds – trays, nets and identification charts are provided.
  • The highlight of every stay – an hour-long guided tractor and trailer ride around the 550 acre farm! (peak times only)
Best Things To Do Around Olde House Farm With Babies And Toddlers
  • Hitting the beach – Polzeath beach, Watergate Bay and Daymer Bay are within easy reach.
  • Go for a bike ride along the Camel Trail from Wadebridge and Padstow – this 5 mile long section offers breathtaking views over the estuary.
  • Have a day out at the Camel Creek Adventure Park. With family friendly rides, giant play areas and animal encounters, this is ‘must do’ day out. Just 20 mins away from the Olde House.
  • The Eden Project
  • Learn about lobsters and sustainable fishing at the National Lobster Hatchery.
  • A day out at Lanhydrock – 450 acres of stunning woodland parkland with a balance bike trail!
  • Visit Padstow – just 15 mins drive from the Olde House.
Contact Info

The Olde House, Farm Cottages, Chapel Amble, Wadebridge PL27 6EN, UK

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