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Garden Cottage
Property: 6146 Cornwall

Garden Cottage - Cottage Front Door

Sleeps: 4 + cot
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No

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  • A perfect base for exploring Cornwall.
  • Recently redecorated and updated.

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A warm welcome awaits you at Garden Cottage, a delightful retreat tucked away in the heart of historic Bodmin town centre. Recently updated and redecorated, the cottage sleeps two adults in a double room, plus two smaller people in bunk beds in the second bedroom.

Garden Cottage is a perfect base for exploring Cornwall, whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or an easy family break. We think we’ve thought of everything you will need!

Although hidden in a secluded location, Garden Cottage is easily accessible, with everything on your doorstep.

Bodmin’s shops, pubs, eateries, tourist information centre and Town Museum, and the Town Park with children’s playground and skate park are within 5 minutes walk.

The Beacon nature reserve, perfect for picnics and kite flying, the Steam Railway, historic Bodmin Jail, Military Museum and the Camel Trail for cycling and walking, are all within 15 minutes walk. So park that car and relax-there is plenty to do.

Only a 5 min. car drive away are Lanhydrock Golf Club, and beautiful Lanhydrock House, a fantastic National Trust property, one of the best in England we think.

The quirky Trago Mills shopping experience is only a ten minute drive away. It’s an amazing place selling everything from plumbing pipes to designer branded clothing, all at mad prices.

Definitely worth a trip to fulfill all those shopping urges. There is no where else like it!

Are you a sporty type? Garden Cottage is ideally situated for cycling the Camel Trail to Wadebridge and Padstow, sailing in stunning Fowey, Fishing from Mevagissey, Pony trekking on Bodmin Moor, walking the Saints Way or Coastal paths, or golfing at one of the numerous local courses.

If surfing is your bag then take your pick from all those fantastic North Coast beaches: none are more than 30 minutes drive away.

Art and Culture more your thing? You must visit Tate St Ives, explore all the studios in St Ives and Penzance, catch a show by Kneehigh or Miracle Theatre companies, see a local band at Carnglaze Caverns, or a national show on tour at Hall for Cornwall Truro Or Theatre Royal Plymouth, even a quality local show at Sterts Theatre up on the moor.

Love Gardens and historic houses? There’s loads-the Eden Project is a must, plus Lost Gardens of Heligan, Caerhayes Estate, Trelissick, Lanhydrock, and too many others to mention.

Children to entertain? On sunny days there’s nothing better (or cheaper!) than playing on the beach., most of the best ones being less than 30 mins drive away. Dodgy weather? The Tourist info centre just opposite the house has a spooky dungeon to explore, plus an interactive courtroom trial reenactment.

Eden is great for kids, as is the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, The Sealife Centre in Plymouth, Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay, Paradise Park, Gweek Seal Sanctuary, the Monkey Sanctuary at Looe: the list goes on!

Mad on shops and lovely towns and cities? Nearby Fowey, Padstow, Wadebridge, and Newquay are all full of interesting shops and lovely restaurants. The bigger towns of Truro, Plymouth, Falmouth and St Ives are great for days out, and even Exeter is only an hour away.

Not bringing a car? Bodmin Parkway Station is a short taxi or bus ride away, or we can collect you with prior arrangement. The National Express Coach stops 5 mins walk away, and all the bus stops with links to most places in Cornwall are right out side the Cottage’s private access to the street.

The lovely ladies over the road in the Tourist Info Centre will tell you all you need to know.

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Accommodation & Facilities

Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Cot Available: Yes

Pets Allowed: No. 
Smoking Allowed: No. 

Linen Provided: Yes. Bedding, all linens and towels are provided

Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Gas

Open Fire: No. 

Disabled Facilities: No. 

Outdoor Facilities: No. Garden with picnic table and Barbeque, plus space to store bikes.

Local Services: Garden Cottage is hidden away in a quiet spot, but in central Bodmin. There are all the local services you would expect in a bustling town: Buses, tourist info, banks, shops, pubs, leisure centre etc

Standard Rates

Prices all inclusive, no hidden extras, are for 7 nights.
Low Season £225: Nov, early Dec, Jan, Feb, March.
Mid Season from £300: April,apart from bank hols, May, apart from bank hols, Sept, October, Apart from half term.
High Season from £400: Easter, Spring Bank holiday week, June, July to school break up; Christmas and New Year.
Peak £500: School summer holiday, Autumn half term.

Guest Book


See map.
Garden Cottage,
2a St Nicholas Street,
PL31 1AD

Contact no. 07779 337964

• From the A30, take the Bodmin Exit. You come down the hill with Asda on your right.
• At the T junction turn right.
• At the roundabout turn left.(you should see St Petrocs Church on your right)
• A set of traffic lights are just ahead up the hill. Go straight ahead at the lights. On your left, immediately after the traffic lights, you will see
1. the ShireHouse-(town council office)
2. a blue house, RTP chartered surveyors.
3. a peach house with a black front door and two flower pots. This is our house “Penville”-see below, and the entrance to Garden Cottage is here.

• Indicate left as you draw level with the blue house, then pull in onto the pavement in front of Penville.
• You’ve arrived!
• If you miss it, carry on up the hill, turn round by the steam railway and come back for another go. Piece of cake.
• the entrance to Garden Cottage is through the black door marked 2a.
• Key safe: you will find the key safe low down on the wall to the right of the door. Open the shutter door to reveal the dials and the release button. Rotate the dials to the combination given at time of booking. Press down on the release button to open the safe door. The keys will be inside.
• Close the safe door-be sure to scramble the combination dials to lock the door and conceal the combination. Then shut the shutter door. Please don’t leave the combination “live” for any nosy passer by to look at!
• Once unloaded, the cheapest parking is opposite the house in the Fore Street Car Park. Go up to the top level, which is a bit steep, but the least expensive, (chargeable from 8.00 am, but free Sundays, and after 5pm). Don’t forget, you can pull up anytime outside the house to load/ unload.

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