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Within Easy Reach Of The North Cornish Coast

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in St Tudy, Nr Wadebridge, North Cornwall - In A Conservation Area

Quince Cottage is a charming and well equipped Cornish cottage. The cottage is detached with its own garden and lies in the heart of the beautiful village of St Tudy. There is parking for one car beside the kitchen door and additional parking on the lane beside the cottage. The cottage has gas fired central heating as well as an open fire. This beautiful & friendly village benefits from a delightful pub (with excellent food) and a very well equipped shop.

Susan C Connolly
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2017

About Susan C Connolly

My husband and I escape to St Tudy whenever we can. With the help our caretaker and housekeeper we all take pride in making Quince Cottage a lovely place to stay.

Susan C Connolly purchased this cottage in 1970

Why Susan C Connolly chose St Tudy

Quince Cottage has been in our family for over 40years. We love the timeless and unspoilt beauty of the village, the exceptional friendliness of the villagers and the spectacular beaches nearby.

Quince Cottage lies in the heart of the village, between the lovely church and the excellent pub.

What makes this cottage unique

Quince Cottage is ideally placed for access to one of the most beautiful stretches of coast in England with wonderful sandy beaches, rock pools and wild rocky headlands.

The area offers so much to do and see for both adults & children:

* days on beach

* watersports, (swimming, paddling, surfing, wind surfing, sailing, kayaking and canoeing)

* quaint fishing villages (Port Isaac & Padstow)

* wide range of delightful pubs & restaurants

* spectacular walks along the headland and on Bodmin moor;

* golf, fishing, tennis, birdwatching and horseriding and a host of entertainment for children


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Tudy in Saint Tudy

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom - bath + excellent separate stand alone shower. WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Three attractively furnished bedrooms, 1 double, two twin bedrooms. All beds are extremely comfortable.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 10 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The cottage has oil-fired central heating TV, DVD & CD players WiFi - high speed broadband Comfortable beds (i double bed, 4 single beds) A well-behaved pet is welcome by arrangement at £30 per week. Non smoking property Shop and pub in walking distance (less than 5 mins walk) Outside: Garden (lawn & large patio area) with teak garden table, parasol & chairs, garden loungers and a barbecue. Utility Room: Tumble drier in utility room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Duvets, pillows and bed linen are supplied, but not bath or beach towels (unless by special arrangement).


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Within Easy Reach Of The North Cornish Coast
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Fab location, beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the Easter weekend at this lovely cottage with our three children. 10, 13,15. Plenty of room and a very well equipped cottage. Perfect location for exploring or simply relaxing. Would definately stay again. Many thanks

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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A very enjoyable stay in this charming and comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

A long weekend visit to Cornwall to visit a friend in the village of St.Tudy was enhanced by our stay in this well equipped, comfortable and charming cottage, whilst the weather may not have beeen kind to us, all else was, we hope to visit again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. We are glad you liked the cottage and enjoyed your stay.
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Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage in a great location - highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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St Tudy long weekend

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage, ideally placed for Padstow, Port Isaac etc. St Tudy has a good pub and community shop, a very nice village to stay in.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Late Autumn Break

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a short break in a nice quite country village and this cottage looked to fit the bill.

We received comprehensive instructions & information from the owner and when we arrived it didn't disappoint.

The kitchen and lounge provided a great place for the family to relax and a welcoming environment to come back too after days out.

The bedrooms were nice and comfortable and the bathroom clean & modern. Also, to the great relief of our two boys, there was WiFi...

The only thing I would mention is that the ceilings are 'challenging' for the taller person but don't let that stop you.

It was also a good base for visiting central & eastern Cornwall. The Eden Project is not far, as too is Tintagel Castle and fish & chips in Padstow is well worth a try.

We would gladly recommend this cottage and would chose to stay here again.

Bob & Sue

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely cottage with garden in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We were pleasantly surprised with the cottage as it was ample size for the 4 of us and dog. The kitchen was perfect and the lounge with the open fire was a lovely treat in the evenings. The information provided by Susan (the owner) prior to us staying was extremely useful and we visited a number of places that she recommended which we loved.

The location of a the cottage was great with Padstow, Poltreath, Port Issac and Bodmin all being relatively close. We hired bikes on a couple of days and cycled the Camel Trail from Wadebridge to Padstow and Wadebridge to Bodmin on another day. The trail was great for the children as it was relatively flat and free from traffic.

Although the cottage doesn't have wifi the local pub being approximately 20 metres away from cottage does. As a result we frequented the pub on a regular basis and all members of the family including the dog were happy!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
St Tudy Inn
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
St Kew
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
St Tudy Inn

Special interest holidays:

Ideal for many types of holiday:

- Beach holidays

- Walking Holidays in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (Coastal path, etc)

- Painting & Birdwatching

- Watersports esp surfing, sailing, windsurfing and canoeing etc

- Cooking courses (at Rick Stein's in Padstow)

- Bicycling (especially along the Camel estuary (Camel Trail)

- Horseriding

- Fishing (sea fishing & on inland lakes on Bodmin Moor)

- Gardens & Stately homes (Lanhydrock (6miles), Pencarrow (3 miles) ,Eden Project (16 miles), Lost Gardens of Heligan (23 miles), and Trelissick (nr Truro)

- Wine tasting (Camel Valley Vineyard)

- Wildlife centres (several)

- Local History (Lostwithiel - former capital of Cornwall; old tin mining; slate mining; King Arthur & Tintagel Castle, ancient May Day celebrations at Padstow, Bodmin Gaol, etc)

- Tennis ((St Kew - i.e. next village & Bodmin)


Easy access to sandy beaches.

Surfing - Polzeath & Trebarwith (boards & wet suits for hire at both beaches).

Sailing & windsurfing - Rock & Daymer Bay

Kakaking/canoeing - Port Quin

Swimming - all beaches


Road: Quince Cottage is a one hour drive from Exeter (M5). & hence good connection to most UK cities.

Rail: Bodmin Parkway - main railway station - 20 mins drive from cottage, with fast & direct trains from London etc. Trains also met by taxis (but need to book in advance) and local bus service to Wadebridge etc & villages en route.

Air: Newquay Airport - 30 mins drive. The airport also has car hire.


The beaches of Polzeath, Rock, Daymer Bay & Trebarwith are all in easy reach (10-15 mins).

Many interesting places to visit in close vicinity (less than 20 mins); eg Tintagel Castle – on a promontory above the sea; Padstow – Pretty fishing harbour. (inc Rick Stein, shops,) travel there by ferry from Rock or by bicycle from Wadebridge; Port Isaac & Boscastle (25mins) - charming fishing villages; Lostwithiel – beautiful little town with fascinating history.

Further Details:

St Tudy is a beautiful Cornish village nestling between Bodmin Moor and the north Cornwall coast. This picturesque, unspoilt village has conservation area status. St Tudy is a very friendly village, with a delightful pub, a good shop and post office and a lovely church.

The village lies in spectacular rolling Cornish countryside, the North Cornwall coast is close by with magnificent sandy beaches, such as Trebarwith Strand, Polzeath, Rock and Daymer Bay and pretty fishing villages such as Port Isaac, Padstow, Port Quin and Boscastle. Enjoy wonderful walks along the coast, the Camel estuary, Bodmin moor (all Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and a host of attractions and things to do in the area.

Tennis, (St Kew & Bodmin), horseriding.

Bicycles for hire in Padstow, Wadebridge & Bodmin for cycling along the Camel Trail (along the Camel estuary).

Eden Project (16 miles), Lost Gardens of Heligan (23 miles), Trelissick (nr Truro) and gardens at Lanhydrock, Pencarrow etc.

Unusual outings eg Ferry to Padstow; Bodmin & Wenford Railway Steam Train; Camel Vineyard with wine tasting.

Huge range of walks - most spectacular are along the Coastal footpath, but also on Bodmin moor and in the lovely rolling countryside around the village.

Attractions further a field include: St Ives (& Tate Gallery); Minack Open Air Theatre at Lands End (dramatic & wonderful on a summer evening); St Michael’s Mount – south of St Ives; Fowey & the south coast (about 50 mins).

Local towns of Wadebridge & Bodmin have charm & offer good shopping & amenities.

Extensive range of activities and visits for children; including several wildlife centres.

Excellent food in many delightful local pubs & restaurants, including Rick Stein’s restaurants in Padstow and Jamie Oliver’s “Fifteen” near Newquay.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Tudy, North Cornwall

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High season
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season 2
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Autumn Half Term
14 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Xmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking is secured by email confirmation with full contact details + 25% deposit; the balance is due 6 weeks before the rental. If booking last minute, the full rental must be paid and cleared before arrival. In the event of a cancellation, please be aware the booking deposit is not refundable, so we advise you to arrange your own holiday insurance. However we will endeavour to re-let your booking and if successful return your full deposit less a £25 handling fee.

Changeover Day:
Rentals usually begin on a Saturday in the high season (or Friday by arrangement in the low season) with arrival from 3pm. On the agreed day of departure we ask you to leave by 10am.

Notes on prices:
From £350 short breaks and from £400 to £840 per week in peak season.

In addition to the rental, a refundable security deposit (25% of the full rental fee) is also required, which is refunded to you in full, provided the cottage is left in good order.

Quince cottage is offered at a reasonable rent on the condition that it is left clean and tidy and in good order when you leave.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.