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Self Catering Holiday Cottages In North Cornwall, The Heart Of Poldark Country - The Lodge

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



The Lodge

The Lodge is a one bedroomed cottage for two. It offers a good sized cottage with lounge with wood burning stove and archway leading to the fully fitted kitchen/dining area. From the lounge you enter the bedroom with four poster bed and onto the dressing area and the bathroom with shower.

Outside there is a woodland garden with gated parking for one car. From the garden there are 2 steps up to the terrace for relaxing and alfresco eating. To reach the main doorway there are 6 steps. There is a further entrance without steps.

About the property

Darrynane cottages, Darrynane

Darrynane Cottages, detached Cornish pet friendly selfcatering cottages providing holiday accommodations that sleep from 2 – 6 people in two and three bedroomed rentals on Bodmin Moor. Overall they will sleep 16 + cots.All cottages for hire have completely fenced and gated gardens making them child and dog friendly holiday homes with BBQ and private parking next to your cottage.

They all have fully fitted kitchens with electric cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, toaster, kettle and all utensils. Should you require anything more we are normally on hand to help out. These Cornwall holiday homes have either bath with shower, shower room or wet room. There is a laundry room at Darrynane House with washing machines and a dryer. Each cottage has its own drying line, airer, iron and board .

More Details

Angela & David Clark
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 February, 2018

About Angela & David Clark

Darrynane is the Cornish family home of Angela & David Clark & family and has been since July 1998. We live here with our daughter, who is at University in Reading and our two mad working Cocker Spaniels and enjoy occasional visits from our two grown up children. We are normally around during the day attending to the garden and grounds and although we leave you alone to enjoy your holiday we are available should you need anything.

Angela & David Clark purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Angela & David Clark chose Saint Breward

Darrynane is located in a beautiful position surrounded by woods, it has it's own 40ft waterfall and the river. There are many walks from the cottage and nearby on Bodmin moor and the Camel Trail. Travelling around Cornwall is easy with the good local road network making both the North & South coast beaches, Tintagel, Boscastle, Padstow, Port Isaac and the Eden project and gardens of Heligan all easily accessible.

St Breward has its own well stocked shop, St Breward Stores and Post office and it is located next the The Old Inn - our great pub.

The Lodge is a one bedroomed property with good sized accommodation. It has a lounge with separate kitchen/dining room. Double with four poster bed and dressing area leading to the bathroom with shower. It has parking for 1 car and lovely woodland garden.

Lakeside cottage is a 2 bedroomed cottage with double and twin bedrooms. There is an L shaped lounge leading to the kitchen/dining area. It has a shower room. Outside there is parking for two cars and a terrace overlooking the oak woods and next to the waterfall and garden.

The Stables is a large two bedroomed property with double and twin/Superking option. It has a wetroom and further cloakroom. The large open plan living/dining/kitchen has french windows leading to the patio and back garden overlooking the Tor Stream and woods. There is access to the Darrynane Waterfall. Wheelchair access throughout the cottage.

Riverside cottage is 3 bedroomed with double en suite, twin and twin/Superking option for the 3rd room. There is a family wet room. The lounge leads to the dining area looking out through the french windows onto the terrace and beyond to the lawned garden where the Jays and other birds love to feed from tables provided. This offers wheelchair access. There is parking for 3 cars.

All cottages have fully fitted kitchen, wood burning stoves and full electric heating throughout.

What makes this cottage unique

Each cottage is detached set in its own private fenced and gated garden with access either to woods, the waterfall or the river. There is an ancient cave in the woods, did this once hide King Arthur?

Each season is special at Darrynane. Spring time is beautiful with the woodland carpet of Bluebells stunning Azaleas and Rhododendrons. On hot Summer days you can paddle in the pool at the bottom of Darrynane falls, our 35ft waterfall. In Autumn the trees turn from green to yellow and red providing a superb display and Winter when the granite in the woods turns green as the different moses emerge,you can snuggle in front of the cosy fire with a good book or watch a dvd. .

Dogs always love their visit to Darrynane. Each cottage has its own fenced and gated garden and Riverside, Lakeside and The Stables cottages they can freely run around the whole of the cottage and The Lodge has a beautiful woodland garden to explore.

What ever the season you can always look forward to coming home to a cosy cottage far from the madding crowd!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Accommodation Stayed: The Lodge

Your Review:

Lovely cottage, lovely people I would highly recommend any of the cottages to anyone.

Lovely to hear the river every morning.

See you next year sometime.
May 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for The Lodgein Saint Breward in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has a bath with shower over and wc.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , There is a four poster bed.
  • The bedroom has a double four poster bed. There are two 3 drawer bedside tables and a further large wardrobe with drawers and cupboards for clothing in the dressing area.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
The Lodge is a lovely cottage for two. There are many walks from the cottage and a short distance away on Bodmin moor and the Camel trail. St Breward offers a well stocked shop open every day. The Old Inn is well known and provides good food and drinks. On the Camel Trail the Snail's Pace cafe offers daily good eating and drinks.


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The Lodge
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Fabulous holiday in fabulous cottage and surroundings

  • 5 of 5

The cottage offered everything we needed in a beautiful location.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Angela and David were very welcoming and helpful. The property was quaint and cosy. Just what we were looking for. Lovely weather, beautiful scenery. The perfect., relaxing break that we were looking for. We hope to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review - it was very nice to have you here at Darrynane with us too and hopefully we will see you again soon. Angela & David Clark
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A totally relaxing break.

  • 5 of 5

The Lodge, located within beautiful wooded surroundings, provided us with total peace and quiet and very comfortable accommodation with every possible facility. Upon arrival, Angela and David made us feel very welcome and throughout our stay were most attentive to our needs. We loved The Lodge which was just to our liking and we felt very much at home. We found the location ideal for visiting numerous local attractions which we loved, particularly Tintagel and Port Isaac yet we were not too far removed from the very western tip of Cornwall which enabled us to spend a wonderful day at St Michael's Mount, which we had never visited before. In summation we had a terrific time with excellent hosts who we fully expect to meet again in the not too distant future. We would thoroughly recommend The Lodge to our family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you lovely review of The Lodge, Darrynane - we are so pleased you had a great time.
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Great cottage, ideal for two

  • 5 of 5

Warm welcome on arrival with a lovely cream tea. Great location to get away from it all and for wildlife lovers. Cottage was warm, cozy and extremely comfortable. Would definitely stop again

  • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Zoe, Graham and Zip for the lovely feedback - we can't wait to welcome you back again. Have a great year ahead and Happy Christmas and even better New Year - Angela & David
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  • 5 of 5

A lovely 13 days at this idyllic location plenty of places to visit nearby, but what is nicer than sitting outside the lodge with a barby having a beer watching the wildlife and birds (british weather permitting) enjoyed our stay immensely Thank You


  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you we enjoyed really enjoyed having you and it was so nice to see you both enjoying a glass of something while watching the barbie.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Old Inn St Breward
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
St Kew Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Bodmin Parkway
Nearest Motorway
60 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Old Inn, St Breward
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Plymouth dry sky slope
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Polzeath/Daymer Bay
Car: necessary

Darrynane Holiday Cottages, sleeping up to 16 + cots, are located on the outskirts of the moorland village of St Breward with it’s Post Office and well stocked village stores open every day and local pub, The Old Inn all in the heart of Poldark Country.

St Breward Stores/Post Office and Newsagents is run by Christine and Denis. It is open from 8.am – 8pm Monday – Saturday and 9.am – 5pm on Sunday. It is well stocked with everything you may need for your self catering holiday. It has a daily delivery of bread, cakes and pasties from a local bakery. Gluten free products also available on request. You can pre-order groceries and have them delivered to the cottage for your arrival. If you wish to have something special on your holiday, Christine will be happy to help source this for you. You can order your required newspaper before you arrive and collect at your leisure.

The Post Office is available when the shop is open. They offer the usual services together with cash withdrawal.

The Old Inn, our local pub, has an excellent reputation amongst locals and visitors alike for food with a varied and extensive menu and a good range of local Cornish and national beers. There are also excellent pubs and eating places in Blisland, St Tudy, St Maybn, St Kew Highway, Chapel Amble and St Kew itself a short drive away.

The immediate locality offers a host of different levels of walking. These range from level walks on the Camel Trail and parts of Bodmin Moor. A few we like are Jubilee Rock, Alex Tor and King Arthurs’ Halls. Coombe and Mine Hill offer undulating wooded valley experiences. For the adventurous, who prefer a more challenging hike, routes across to Rough Tor and Brown Willy, the highest peaks in Cornwall, are a must.

Cycling is also a great way to see this lovely area with SUSTRANS Route Number 3 passing through Bodmin moor. The Camel Trail begins nearby at Wenford Bridge, and runs 17.5 miles to Padstow, passing through Bodmin and Wadebridge on the way.

For those who prefer to relax and chill the area around Delphi Bridge on the De Lank rivers offers a picnic and paddling haven for all ages.

Darrynane Holiday Cottages are set in an excellent North Cornwall location with the good local road network making the North & South Coast beaches easily accessible. Polzeath, the surf capital of the area, offers an all day experience for surfing, body boarding, rock pooling or just chilling in the summer sun! Around the corner is Daymer Bay, situated at the end of the River Camel estuary as it meanders towards the Atlantic Ocean. It provides a more sedate bathing option, as the waters gently lap at your ankles. Watch as the sea retreats leaving miles of sandy beaches. Along the coastline between the two beaches, accessed from the cliff top, are many sandy coves surrounded by mussel encrusted rock pools brimming with various sealife all waiting to be explored. Other major beaches nearby include Tintagel’s Trebarwith Strand and Bude’s Widemouth Bay. South Coast beaches include: East Looe, Polkerris, Gorran Haven, Par Sands and Porthpean.

Other destinations to consider during your stay, Bodmin Town with its Steam Railway, Jail and court room experience at the local tourist information centre, depicting an 19th Century murder trial. Wadebridge for shopping. Ladies and Gents clothing, shoes, antiques, wine, furniture or wedding dresses all available here and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee afterwards in one of its many cafes and tea rooms. Bude is also a good day out as you walk along the recently refurbished canal or enjoy the natural swimming pool. If the weather’s inclement experience the splash swimming pool with wave machine and slides.

If visiting gardens and ancients Houses are more your thing the National Trust’s Lanhydrock house or Pencarrow House, privately owned by the Molesworth-St Aubyn family are both a short drive away and the ever popular Eden Project with its breathtaking innovative biomes are all worth a day trip.

Other places to be considered are: Tintagel, Boscastle, Port Isaac, Padstow, Launceston and Tavistock