The Granary

Newquay, Cornwall
Self-catering


Escape the bustle of Newquay to an old-fashioned courtyard cottage and studio in a sheltered valley, perfect for weekend breaks with the dog

Place

2 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 2 – 4

The
Experience

Swing through the sheltered Lappa Valley, to a lovely hamlet with a 1630s watermill and trout-filled stream – beautiful at any time of year. The trains that once trundled past are now silent: ducks and geese quack around the poppy-lined pond and deer drink from the stream. The disused tracks now form a tree-lined secret garden, perfect for family barbecues.

The Granary, the little stone and cob cottage, is upside-down with the bedrooms at the bottom. Across the courtyard, past the mill wheel, is The Bowgie, a studio for two – both are super dog-friendly with plenty of trails that run behind the cottages and acres of grounds.

Newquay and Crantock Beach are minutes away by car (buckets, spades, wind-breaker provided), great for a day out, or head to Watergate Bay for a special supper at Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, right on the beach.

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We think you'll love

  • The setting complete with water wheel
  • Being so close to Newquay
  • The serene and peaceful gardens
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Home truths

  • You’ll need to drive to the coast
  • The bathroom is shared

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Credit cards
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

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

Nearby

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

Activities

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

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 2 nights. 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available. Pets by arrangement.
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £19
Weekly price
from £160
1 Cottage for 4
From £313 beds2 bedrooms
1 Studio for 2
From £191 bed1 bedroom

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Location

The neighbourhood

You’re in an idyllic little hamlet with a farm shop and cream teas just two miles away. It’s a 400-yard walk to the nearest National Trust property, Trerice House, and about the same to the Lappa Valley mini railway. Just 10 minutes down the road is the hubbub of Newquay, where you can watch the hot-shot surfers (or join in!).

Local points of interest from Nadia & Rupert Ridout-Jamieson

  • We have one acre of grounds to walk the dog in, have a BBQ in the “secret” garden on the old disused Newquay to Sheppard’s train track
  • Crantock beach is only 4 miles to the west, park in the NT car park and enjoy the dunes and vistas whilst walking the dog
  • The Plume of feathers in Mitchell is 3.5 miles or just 10 Mins. It is traditional a Coaching Inn with a separate well executed spacious modern dining area, which has a convivial atmosphere and reasonable food. Can get busy so worth booking on 01872 510387
  • Jamie Oliver’s 15 restaurant is at Watergate Bay: Tip if your are fly driving have a long lunch before heading up the hill to the airport
  • The Camel Trail from Bodmin to Padstow is 15 miles or 20 Mins away, Tip: start the cycle in Wadebridge (bike hire available) and have lunch in Padstow, amble back in the afternoon
  • The Eden project is only 15 miles or 20 mins away; Tip: go in spring when the bulbs are out, then treat yourself in the warm Biomes

Introducing

Nadia & Rupert Ridout-Jamieson

Nadia and Rupert Ridout-Jamieson fell in love with The Granary on their many bike rides from Newquay; when it came up for sale in 2007 they snapped it up. They live in the main mill house and are on hand to greet new arrivals. Nadia works in London and flies in on weekends, but Rupert’s always around to help.