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Front decking area with river views

Front decking area with river views

The view is just amazing

The view is just amazing

Just three doors from the Heron Inn

Just three doors from the Heron Inn

Just chilling!

Just chilling!

View of Truro Cathedral at night

View of Truro Cathedral at night

Pendower Beach

Pendower Beach

Watch the sun rise over the river

Watch the sun rise over the river

Comfortable lounge

Comfortable lounge

Tasteful decoration throughout

Tasteful decoration throughout

The lounge leading into the kitchen

The lounge leading into the kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen

The dining table extends

The dining table extends

Main bedroom

Main bedroom

The bathroom features a shower/bath

The bathroom features a shower/bath

Jack n Jill bathroom

Jack n Jill bathroom

Single bedroom

Single bedroom

One of three external seating areas

One of three external seating areas

Sofa bed in the rear garden

Sofa bed in the rear garden

River Tours to Falmouth

River Tours to Falmouth

The view from Fal River Cottage

The view from Fal River Cottage

Front decking area with river views

Front decking area with river views

The view is just amazing

The view is just amazing

Just three doors from the Heron Inn

Just three doors from the Heron Inn

Just chilling!

Just chilling!

View of Truro Cathedral at night

View of Truro Cathedral at night

Pendower Beach

Pendower Beach

Watch the sun rise over the river

Watch the sun rise over the river

Comfortable lounge

Comfortable lounge

Tasteful decoration throughout

Tasteful decoration throughout

The lounge leading into the kitchen

The lounge leading into the kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen

The dining table extends

The dining table extends

Main bedroom

Main bedroom

The bathroom features a shower/bath

The bathroom features a shower/bath

Jack n Jill bathroom

Jack n Jill bathroom

Single bedroom

Single bedroom

One of three external seating areas

One of three external seating areas

Sofa bed in the rear garden

Sofa bed in the rear garden

River Tours to Falmouth

River Tours to Falmouth

The view from Fal River Cottage

The view from Fal River Cottage

Fal River Cottage

Cornwall, TR1 1SL

Traditional, dog-friendly, 2 bed holiday cottage

  • Located just two miles from Truro
  • Three doors along from the popular 'Heron Inn'
  • River cruises from Malpas along the Carrick Roads
  • Completely renovated throughout in 2019
  • Uninterrupted river views
  • Popular walks along the river
    • Sleeps 3Sleeps 3
    • Bedrooms 2Bedrooms 2
    • Bathrooms 1Bathrooms 1
    • Dogs AcceptedDogs Accepted
    • Dines 4Dines 4
    • WiFiWiFi
    • Real fireReal fire
    • VisitEngland 4 star
    • VisitEngland Gold Award

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Features

Sleeps 3

Sleeps 3

Bedrooms 2

Bedrooms 2

Dines 4

Dines 4

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Dogs Accepted

Dogs Accepted

Enclosed Garden

Enclosed Garden

WiFi

WiFi

Real fire

Real fire

Walkable pub

Walkable pub

Lake/river onsite

Lake/river onsite

Beach within 10 miles

Beach within 10 miles

Walkable Fine Dining

Walkable Fine Dining

Fine dining within 10 miles

Fine dining within 10 miles

National Trail within 10 miles

National Trail within 10 miles

About & Contact

Traditional, dog-friendly, 2 bed holiday cottage

Fal River Cottage is a small, dog-friendly, traditional cottage, which benefits from the most amazing river views. It is based in Malpas (near Truro) and is just three doors down from the very popular Heron Inn.

The village of Malpas is one of those little secrets that Cornwall has to offer. This former vibrant port lies on the confluence of the Trelissick and Truro rivers in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Malpas Estuary is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Its extensive mudflats are an important feeding ground for wildfowl and wading birds, whereas trees on the riverbanks provide shelter for nesting herons. There is an abundance of beautiful walks along the river to choose from, as well as boat tours that depart from Malpas to Trelissick and on to Falmouth. The cottage is only two miles from Truro, which also means that there are excellent road and rail connections across Cornwall.

The cottage itself dates to the 1800's and was tastefully renovated in 2019, offering traditional features alongside modern-living luxuries.

To the front, there is a small decked area which is ideal for alfresco breakfasts. This leads into the lounge, which is well equipped with a log burner, BT TV (with sports), books and games. To the rear of the cottage there is a new kitchen/dining area, which is well equipped for home cooking.

Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, which share a traditional ‘Jack’n’Jill’ bathroom. There is a spacious and light double bedroom allowing you to watch the river as you lie in bed. The second bedroom is a cozy single, which also serves as access to the rear garden.

There are steep stairs leading to the rear garden featuring two separate seating areas, which both benefit from the amazing river views. The upper level is great for kicking back and lying down on those hot summer days when a little shade is welcome. The lower, patio area is more open and offers comfortable seating, perfect for relaxing in the tranquil surroundings of Cornish countryside.

Member since 2019

Tel:+44 (0)1403 257279

Tel:+44 (0)7966398854

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Fal River Cottage
Cornwall, TR1 1SL

Location & Attractions

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Fal River Cottage

5 Trenhaile Terrace
Malpas
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 1SL

Beach Loe Beach

Safe, family-friendly waters between Truro and Falmouth. Kayak, paddle board (SUP) and boat hire and lessons. Dogs welcome throughout the year.

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Beach Portscatho Beach

Scenic east-facing village beach on Roseland Peninsula, overlooking Gerrans Bay. Mainly rocky, with sandy patches. Great walks. Dogs welcome, seasonal dog ban from Easter Day to 30 September.

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Beach Carne and Pendower Beach

Managed by the national trust, two of the best beaches on the lovely Roseland peninsula, with fine stretches of sand and rock pools, they're both popular with families.

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Beach Lusty Glaze Beach and Dining

A sandy beach and restaurant in a private west-facing cove near Newquay. Spectacular sunsets. Access on steep steps from the carpark. Dogs welcome on the beach and in the restaurant.

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Beach Crantock Beach

A spectacular sandy beach near Newquay, at the mouth of the Gannel estuary. Accessible from South West Coast Path, at low tide only. Lifeguards on duty. Dogs welcome.

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Gardens Boscawen Park

Halfway between Malpas and Truro, a great destination for a riverside walk. Excellent children’s play area. Ice cream van, pub across the road. Dogs welcome in the park and pub.

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Gardens Trelissick

Set on a peninsula, panoramic views over the Fal estuary. Grounds and house. Fantastic walks. Dogs welcome in the grounds. Easily accessed by river boat from Malpas.

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Gardens Trerice

Elizabethan manor house and knot garden. The rooms take you on a journey through history. Check the website for events and guided tours. Only guide dogs allowed in house/garden.

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Gardens Lost Gardens of Heligan

An extensive 19th century garden with different areas: The Jungle, giant rhododendrons, camelias, subtropical ferns, walled garden. Abandoned after WWI and restored in the 1990s. Dogs welcome.

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Heritage St Mawes Castle

An English Heritage site in Fal River Estuary. A fantastic lookout teaming with history. A great destination for a boat trip from Malpas (change boats at Trelissick). Dogs welcome.

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Heritage Truro Cathedral

Right in the centre of Truro. Built between 1880 and 1910, it dominates the city's skyline. A treasure-trove of local history. Lovely restaurant on site. Dogs not allowed.

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Museums National Maritime Museum

Located in Falmouth, the National Maritime Museum celebrates the incredible maritime history of Cornwall and the influence of the sea on global culture. Dogs not allowed.

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Town Mevagissey

Vibrant village and fishing port. Inner and outer harbour. Cafes, restaurants, pubs and an aquarium. Boat tours. Public carparks. Great vantage point for South West Coast Path. Dog friendly.

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Town St Just in Roseland

13th century church in a stunning location above a tidal creek. Beautiful churchyard luxuriantly planted with sub-tropical species. Café by carpark serves cream teas in summer. Dogs welcome in churchyard.

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Visitors Attraction Mylor Boat Hire

Hire a traditional Clovelly Picarooner and discover the sheltered waters around Falmouth while exploring waterside villages, historic castles and tranquil wooded creeks. Dogs welcome, life jackets for dogs not provided.

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Visitors Attraction Brewery Tour

Experience the fully operating Skinner’s Brewery in Truro and sample award-winning ales, including Betty Stogs, Sennen and many more. Book in advance on the brewery’s website. Dogs not allowed.

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Walks St Clement

A charming village with a 12th century church in AONB, built at the site of an Early Christian structure. Vestiges of the Celtic past. Stunning riverside walks from Malpas.

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Wildlife Cornish Seal Sanctury

Located in Gweek on the Helford River, the sanctuary rehabilitates 70 seals annually. Permanent residents include seals, penguins, otters and sea lions. Feeding times and guided tours. Dogs welcome.

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Meet the owner

Philip & Lubi Dee

Nice to meet you! Our names our Lubi and Phil. We are the owners of Fal River Cottage in Malpas. We bought the cottage in 2019 after falling in love with amazing river views. We had been coming to Cornwall for several years and were amazed when we visited Malpas for the first time. How could something this amazing and quiet be just two miles from Truro? Since buying the cottage we have made a big investment to refurbish the cottage. We opened our doors to holiday makers in July 2019 and were almost immediately sold out for the first three months. More recently, the cottage has received a 4 Star, Gold award from VisitEngland (5 Star was not possible as there’s no freezer or washing machine). We always wanted to offer the perfect holiday experience and so the gold award is something that we cherish. We look forward to welcoming you at our little piece of Cornwall.

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