Creed House

Truro, Cornwall
Bed & Breakfast

Stunning gardens melt into a bluebell wood, serene rooms, gracious hosts, generous breakfast, close to Eden and Roseland peninsular


2 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


In Jonathon and Annabel’s house and garden there’s a comforting sense of all being well. Inside the 1730s house, shimmering wooden floors are covered with Persian rugs and light pours into every elegant corner; big guest rooms exude taste and simplicity and you breakfast well in the panelled dining room. This is one of Cornwall’s loveliest private gardens, a tribute to the hard work and brilliant plantsmanship devoted to these seven acres. Jonathon’s parents arrived in 1974 to find a Miss Havisham of a garden – today it is a fabulous rectory garden. Discoveries include a sunken cobbled yard thought to have been a carriage wash. Snowdrops and daffodils bloom in their thousands; the tree and shrub collection is outstanding; rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas and magnolias (many 40 years old) and secret paths lead from gently sloping lawns deep into woodland. Much to admire: a wonderful collection of trees, many chosen with autumn colour in mind, but of particular note is a magnificent Cornus Controversa Variegata on the front lawn. Work continues apace: four obelisks adorned by 40 sweet-smelling Cornish roses are the latest addition to the walled garden.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • WiFi
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Children over 8 welcome.
Christmas & New Year.
Pub/restaurant 1 mile.


Nightly price
from £110
1 Twin/double
From £110
1 Double
From £110


Lovely setting ,Annie and Jonathan great hosts .Breakfast a treat and the house and gardens make a great place to stay as we did for 5 nights.


A special jewel of a home - beautifully decorated straight out of "country" magazine pages. Annie Croggan was charming and perfect in every way. Very close to Eden Project and Lost Garden of Helligan. Couldn't have found a more perfect place from which to venture out to these Cornwall garden star attractions. We recommend Creed House to the most discerning visitors.


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Jonathon & Annabel Croggon

  • Close to Trewithen Gardens (5 mins) and Carhayes Gardens (15 mins) both especially stunning in the spring when the Magnolias and Rhododendrons are in flower. The magical Lost Gardens of Heligan are only 10 mins away.
  • Based on the edge of the Roseland Peninsular a favourite trip would be to the beautiful fishing village of St Mawes (25 mins away) via St Just in Roseland’s pretty church and creek before crossing the King Harry ferry to Trelissick Gardens
  • Walking the coast path with a stop for a picnic or a pub lunch is a wonderful way to enjoy our peaceful part of Cornwall. In St Mawes you can find all you need for a fantastic picnic and then take the foot ferry over to St Anthony’s Head & lighthouse.
  • In the summer spend an evening at one of the Open Air Theatre productions put on at many National Trust or English Herritage venues. The best is the Minnack Theatre (50 mins) for a matinee production with a picnic is heaven while looking out to sea.
  • To the East of us is the picture-postcard town of Fowey with many lovely shops, restaurants and its du Marrier connections. A trip to Fowey could be tied in with a visit to Lanhydrock House, Pencarrow House or Trerice House.
  • Take the stunning train trip from St Erth to St Ives for lunch overlooking the bay before driving to Zennor and Gurnards Head. From there, if you have time, you can cross to Penzance and St Michaels mount before heading home.