- Sleeps 4 (max 4 adults, 3 children)
- Cooking facilities
- Beds Provided
- Private Bathroom
- Bed Linen Not Included
- Proper beds situated around the campfire
- Self-contained glamping with equipped kitchenette and private bathroom
- Located on a campsite with a focus on craft in a rural Cornish valley
The Owner Says
So cute everyone is immediately drawn to peep in! With twinkling fairy lights and a central fire for cooking this wooden lodge is cosy and provides total luxury, with a your own exclusive en-suite pod providing hot water, a sink and a flushing toilet.
The lodge features one bunk bed and two day seats that fold into two single beds to allow this lodge to accommodate four very comfortably sleeping around the central fire feature. The kitchen table holds double gas hob for drinks and a grill, plates, knives, cutlery, mugs, chopping board are provided. Electric cool-box for keeping essentials. With 45mm thick timbers and double glazed you will be as warm as toast under the blankets. In the evening play board games around the central fire or sit outside absorbing peace, the views of the valley sunset and the fragrance of herbs and oxygen rich air. Please bring your own sleeping bags and pillows. Extra blankets can be provided along with gas, a bag of charcoal to make your stay effortless and fun. There is lighting from solar and battery LED lights a big battery provides some recharging facilities of mobile phones. Sorry no smoking and no dogs in the lodges.
Features & Facilities
Platinum awarded toilet and shower facilities, 6 showers, 8 toilets, disabled facilities, hair dryers and shaving sockets. Picnic tables, water points, recycling everything possible. A chemical disposal point for the vans. A communal kitchen chalet has 2 gas hob cookers, a small microwave, a double sink and drainer, 2 fridges and a small freezer. Basic surf wetsuit washing facilities and hanging space. Bring your own kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery (though a few pots, pans, plates and cups are available). A craft tent runs regular activities (especially on wet afternoons), including willow weaving, wet felting, silk painting, morsbag recycling projects and slate painting. This site is particularly focused on wildlife and looking after the environment
Nearby Newquay is the Cornish surf capital and to its north Watergate Bay is considered the key beach for hitting the waves. West Country Surf (07772 251 778) offer family friendly surfing lessons from Watergate Bay and you can also do coasteering, kayaking, paddle boarding at Fistral Beach (01637 498200), and expansive Crantock Beach. Busy Towan and Porth Beach are best for bathing.
Food & Drink
The site's farm shop sells essential, locally sourced produce, including excellent Padstow Chough Bakery breads, flans and pies; dry cured bacon, meats and homemade sausages from a local family butcher and free range eggs from a local small holding. There's also a pop-up craft marquee, Proper coffee, Cake and Tea mornings and specialist foodie nights during peak and July-Aug summer periods. For something in Newquay, try Fifteen Cornwall (01637 861000). Recently refurbished with a charcoal-fired oven and an antipasti bar, here you can enjoy Italian-inspired cuisine made from the best Cornish ingredients. Rick Stein artisan foods in Padstow and Fistral beach. Lots of artisan cafes and bars, which Tanya and Andy are a minefield of information on.
Heading away from Padstow/Watergate bay. Follow the coastal road. (If you are directed to go down the farm at Trebelsue (by a big wind turbine) ignore the SatNvand take the next left turn half a mile further down the road into Trevelgue Rd...
Then on the Trevelgue Rd travel for 2 miles, past Smugglers Camp site on your left and the Lighthouse Park, the hamlet of houses and horse stables. Ignore the No Through Road sign. The road narrows, 50m ahead, follow the road round to the right and down a single leafy road for 100 metres. Coastal Valley is right ahead of you signposted off the tarmaced road on the right by the stream.Newquay centre train and bus station is around 4 miles away.