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Boy in Pool

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Swallow's Nest lounge sofas

Swallow's Nest lounge sofas

Beautiful beaches including Polkerris - 15 minutes

Beautiful beaches including Polkerris - 15 minutes

Cycling -Camel Trail, Lanhydrock & Cardinham Woods

Cycling -Camel Trail, Lanhydrock & Cardinham Woods

Picturesque harbours including Mevagissey - 20 min

Picturesque harbours including Mevagissey - 20 min

Fabulous Eden Project - 10 minutes

Fabulous Eden Project - 10 minutes

Lanhydrock House, gardens & cycle hub - 10 minutes

Lanhydrock House, gardens & cycle hub - 10 minutes

Lost Gardens of Heligan - 25 minutes

Lost Gardens of Heligan - 25 minutes

Fabulous indoor heated swimming pool

Fabulous indoor heated swimming pool

Land rover defender

Land rover defender

Games room for all ages

Games room for all ages

Loads of outside space and play areas

Loads of outside space and play areas

Swallow's Nest lounge with sight of kitchen

Swallow's Nest lounge with sight of kitchen

Swallow's Nest double bedroom

Swallow's Nest double bedroom

Swallow's Nest large twin bedroom

Swallow's Nest large twin bedroom

Swallow's Nest twin

Swallow's Nest twin

Swallow's Nest kitchen diner

Swallow's Nest kitchen diner

Swallow's Nest lounge

Swallow's Nest lounge

Swallow's Nest bathroom

Swallow's Nest bathroom

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Boy in Pool

Boy in Pool

Swallow's Nest lounge sofas

Swallow's Nest lounge sofas

Beautiful beaches including Polkerris - 15 minutes

Beautiful beaches including Polkerris - 15 minutes

Cycling -Camel Trail, Lanhydrock & Cardinham Woods

Cycling -Camel Trail, Lanhydrock & Cardinham Woods

Picturesque harbours including Mevagissey - 20 min

Picturesque harbours including Mevagissey - 20 min

Fabulous Eden Project - 10 minutes

Fabulous Eden Project - 10 minutes

Lanhydrock House, gardens & cycle hub - 10 minutes

Lanhydrock House, gardens & cycle hub - 10 minutes

Lost Gardens of Heligan - 25 minutes

Lost Gardens of Heligan - 25 minutes

Fabulous indoor heated swimming pool

Fabulous indoor heated swimming pool

Land rover defender

Land rover defender

Games room for all ages

Games room for all ages

Loads of outside space and play areas

Loads of outside space and play areas

Swallow's Nest lounge with sight of kitchen

Swallow's Nest lounge with sight of kitchen

Swallow's Nest double bedroom

Swallow's Nest double bedroom

Swallow's Nest large twin bedroom

Swallow's Nest large twin bedroom

Swallow's Nest twin

Swallow's Nest twin

Swallow's Nest kitchen diner

Swallow's Nest kitchen diner

Swallow's Nest lounge

Swallow's Nest lounge

Swallow's Nest bathroom

Swallow's Nest bathroom

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Swallows Nest

Higher Menadew Farm Cornwall, PL26 8QW

Relaxing cottage & pool, nr Eden, Heligan, beaches

  • Set in peaceful Cornish countryside
  • Ideally located in mid Cornwall for exploring
  • Beautiful beaches, coasts & Gardens easily reached
  • Fabulous indoor heated swimming pool, games room
  • Outdoor play, nursery equipment, farm animals
  • Friendly owners on site, available to assist
    • Sleeps 6Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3Bedrooms 3
    • Bathrooms 1Bathrooms 1
    • Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
    • Ground Floor FacilitiesGround Floor Facilities
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Open fire / Log burnerOpen fire / Log burner
    • Owners/Manager onsiteOwners/Manager onsite
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    • Visit England 4 star graded
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Features

Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6

Bedrooms 3

Bedrooms 3

Bathrooms 1

Bathrooms 1

Dines 6

Dines 6

Dog Free Cottage

Dog Free Cottage

WiFi

WiFi

Parking

Parking

Ground Floor Facilities

Ground Floor Facilities

Pool - indoor, shared

Pool - indoor, shared

Games room

Games room

Open fire / Log burner

Open fire / Log burner

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Soft play barn

Soft play barn

Animal petting onsite

Animal petting onsite

Extra baby kit

Extra baby kit

Outdoor play equipment

Outdoor play equipment

Space to play

Space to play

Livestock onsite

Livestock onsite

Trampoline

Trampoline

Beach (within 10 miles)

Beach (within 10 miles)

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

National Trail (within 10 miles)

National Trail (within 10 miles)

Supermarket delivery available

Supermarket delivery available

Credit cards accepted

Credit cards accepted

Activity breaks available

Activity breaks available

Owners/Manager onsite

Owners/Manager onsite

Large groups welcome

Large groups welcome

Covid Refund Guarantee

Covid Refund Guarantee

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Relaxing cottage & pool, nr Eden, Heligan, beaches

Swallow’s Nest will make you feel at home instantly, able to relax and unwind, enjoy your holiday and explore Cornwall.

Swallow’s Nest is located in the ancient, peaceful hamlet of Higher Menadew set in the beautiful Cornish Countryside and ideally situated in mid Cornwall for exploring and enjoying all Cornwall has to offer; close to the outstanding Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Lanhydrock, Fowey, Mevagissey, Charlestown, Bodmin Moor, Camel Trail, Tintagel Castle and the fabulous north and south coasts and much more. 

This superb barn conversion is wonderfully welcoming. On entering the cottage the impressive and inviting sitting room, formerly the old cart house, leads off the hall to the left. The fabulous high vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses, traditional wooden flooring, log burning stove inset in a lovely feature fireplace, and comfortable soft sofas make this a real “home from home” where it is so easy to relax and unwind. The separate attractive kitchen/dining area, also with high vaulted and beamed ceiling, is light, bright and fully equipped and has a pine farmhouse table to enjoy your mealtimes around. The pretty bedrooms lead off the hall and occupy the attached former stables, all with beamed ceilings, traditional wooden floors, luxurious pure cotton linen and pocket spring mattresses. There are two twin bedrooms on the first floor and a double bedroom on the ground floor. The stylish ground floor bathroom has a P shaped bath with plenty of hot water for a refreshing bath or shower, and there is an upstairs cloakroom. There are two flat screen TVs one in the sitting room one in the double bedroom. Full central heating ensures year-round comfort.

You will love the excellent range of facilities including fabulous indoor swimming pool, games room, outdoor play and space, comfort and serenity, and families with younger children will appreciate the nursery equipment helping you pack lighter.

You can wake to the sound of birdsong, enjoy a swim in the heated indoor pool or simply relax and unwind in this tranquil location; the sky is dark at night so you can see the stars too!

There are good eateries within a short drive including public houses, super fish and chips, and restaurants.

 

Member since 2001

Tel:+44 (0)1726 850310

www.stayingincornwall.com

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Higher Menadew Farm
Cornwall, PL26 8QW

Location & Attractions

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  • Beach Beach
  • Castle Castle
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Swallows Nest, Higher Menadew Farm

Higher Menadew
St. Austell
Cornwall
PL26 8QW

Golf Lanhydrock Golf Club

Beautiful tree-lined course that requires strategic thinking. An enjoyable course for all golfers, Lanhydrock is renowned for its presentation and is a must for any golfer visiting Cornwall.

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Golf Carlyon Bay Golf Club

Stretching along the coastline next to St Austell Bay this is a beautiful and challenging 18 hole championship course.

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Visitors Attraction Wheal Martin Clay Works

Original Victorian Clay Works, bursting at the seams with tools and machinery and real stories of Cornwall’s largest mining industry.

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Golf St Austell Golf Club

Parkland golf course with wonderful views, a challenge to golfers of all abilities.

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Beach Porthpean

Safe, sandy sheltered beach popular with families. Toilets and snack bar right by the beach.

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Castle Tintagel Castle

Iconic castle ruins with links to the legendary King Arthur. Situated on the north coast of Cornwall with fabulous views.

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Castle Restormel Castlle

Near to Lostwithiel is Restormel Castle. The 13th Century shell-keep and bailey stand on an earlier Norman mound surrounded by a dry ditch. Commands fabulous views, great picnic spot.

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Beach Treyarnon Bay

Super beach on the north coast. Clean, soft sandy with low waters and very popular with families. Rock pools full of life.

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Walks Bodinnick, Lantic Bay, Polruan and Fowey

Wonderful circular walk taking in wonderful countryside, wooded creeks and stunning coastal views. Challenging in places, plenty of historic interest, two short ferry rides. Fabulous day out.

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Visitors Attraction Newquay Zoo

Cornwall's biggest wildlife park committed to animal welfare. Keeper feeds and talks, activity trails, children's paly area and maze. Over 1000 rare animals across 13 acres of tropical gardens.

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Heritage Lanhydrock House and gardens

Magnificent late Victorian country house with garden and wooded estate. Explore the house, relax in the gardens or enjoy a peaceful walk. Trails for the kids too! Good cafe.

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Cycling Lanhydrock Cycle Trails - National Trust

10km of off road cycling trails in the lovely woods with a super cafe and adventure playground.

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Walks The Rumps to Polzeath via Pentire Point

Circular walk mostly along the coastal path - just enjoy the views!

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Walks Luxulyan Valley World Heritage Site

From the impressive Treffry viaduct explore this World Heritage site.

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Visitors Attraction Dairyland Farmworld

Super farm attraction. Animals to see and meet, outdoor play, nature trail, tractor rides, pony rides, museums and of course the Bull Pen indoor play area.

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Cycling Camel Trail - Dunmere to Wadebridge

Excellent day out on an AA recommended cycle ride. Wadebridge to Padstow is also an excellent route.

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Gardens Eden Project

Space age biomes with fabulous plants from all over the world. Inspirational, informative and not to be missed.

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Leisure Parks Lappa Valley Railway

Excellent for young families. Miniature railways and lots of things to do.

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Gardens Lost Gardens of Heligan

Fabulous Victorian gardens.

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Festivals Fowey Festival of Arts and Music

Previously known as the du Maurier Festival, the Fowey Festival is held every year in mid May.

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Castle St Mawes Castle

St Mawes Castle is among the best-preserved of Henry VIII's coastal artillery fortresses, and the most elaborately decorated of them all. Stunning views over the Fal estuary.

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Meet the owner

Anita or Andrew Higman

Andrew was born and bred at Higher Menadew, his parent’s having moved here in 1944, and Anita originates from London. Higher Menadew Farm is set in the peaceful Cornish countryside and we feel very fortunate to be able to live and work in such a beautiful county. Our central Cornwall location means that we are within easy reach of all that Cornwall has to offer and we especially enjoy the fabulous coastline. We have walked all Cornwall’s coastal path, all 296.2 miles, along with one of our Labradors, Archie, and the vistas are endlessly stunning. We value the environment. Our all-grass farm on which we rear beef cattle, the dairy herd went in 1996, is deliberately run with low inputs to encourage traditional grasses and our hedges are overgrown to encourage wildlife. We are members of the Cornwall Sustainable Tourism Project and business members of Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

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