The West Wing
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Here is that rarest of experiences, the chance to live for a while in a beautiful historic house, whilst enjoying the benefit of some more modern luxuries. This first-floor apartment in Trerice's west wing is in the very heart of a busy and much-loved house and estate, yet it makes a very private and peaceful place to retreat to, with lovely views over the garden and surrounding countryside. With the remarkable house and grounds at your disposal, and the north coast within easy reach,, this is a unique and evocative place from which to explore North Cornwall.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- First floor
- kitchen/sitting/dining room with open fire, bedroom (double with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request) with en-suite bathroom and shower cubicle.
Heating: Night storage heating and convector heating included.
Telephone: Limited reception for mobile telephones.
Offers: Free entry to Trelissick and Glendurgan Gardens and Trerice House on production of booking details.
For any 3 night booking starting on a Thursday or a 2 night starting on a Friday, guests can benefit from a late departure on Sunday of 6pm, at no extra charge.
Canoe Cornwall, www.canoecornwall.org.uk offer good value and good quality. They provide archery, bushcraft and canoeing sessions on Fal and Helford. Ideal if a family wanted a bespoke half day whilst on holiday in the area.
There are many events on at Trelissick and Trerice gardens throughout the season. These include dramatical productions. Please see the Trelissick Garden website for the link to the events page, www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-trelissickgarden.
Catering: Casserole and cake supper can be ready on your arrival at an extra charge.
Logs/ Charcoal: Unlimited supply of NT seasoned logs available at £5 per night or £20 per week.
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
- Cottage ref
- Open Fire / Stove
- Garden Appeal
- Pub nearby
- Coast nearby
- Washing Machine
- Tumble Dryer
- Double bed
- If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0844 800 20 70
Things to see and do nearby
- South West England
The South West region is probably England's most well-known holiday hotspot, being home to some of the most famous seaside resorts. Pretty villages and harbours in Cornwall, many with sweeping sandy beaches, such as St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to name but a few, give way to sophisticated seaside resorts in Devon and Dorset which include Bournemouth, Torquay and Ilfracombe. The history of this region is unrivalled; Wiltshire's spectacular downland and the stone circles at Avebury and Stonehenge, through Hardy's Dorset, dramatic Dartmoor and gentler Exmoor, to the mining landscapes of Cornwall and West Devon, which are now recognised as being of international significance, having been awarded World Heritage Site status in 2006. The Trust protects 370 miles of the coastline in Devon and Cornwall and, wherever you are in the two far western counties, you're never more than 25 miles from the sea. As well as this peninsula, the Trust also cares for much of the countryside in Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset and a wide array of fascinating properties to visit and explore. Not surprisingly, perhaps, this area is also home to the widest selection of National Trust holiday cottages.
- West Cornwall
The far west of Cornwall has a unique atmosphere. The most southerly point in Britain, the Lizard, with its turbulent seas, treacherous reefs and towering cliffs, has an unusual quality which sets it apart from the rest of Cornwall. Yet, with its unique flora, tiny fishing villages and fascinating caves and coves, this quiet corner is ideal for the visitor who appreciates untamed natural beauty and many dramatic views. Land?s End Peninsula, also known as West Penwith, has equally magnificent cliffs and turbulent seas, but is very different in character to the Lizard. Here, granite moorland meets the sea: an ancient haunting landscape of small, rocky fields, isolated farms and hamlets and an extraordinary wealth of archaelogical remains. This tiny corner abounds in places to visit and the Trust manages or owns many of these including St Michael's Mount and the nearby Trengwainton Gardens, Levant Mine at St Just, the ancient house of Godolphin and Lizard Point. Aside from the wealth of National Trust properties other attractions include the famous seaside town of St. Ives, beloved of artists over the years and now the home of the Tate Gallery, the underground tour of Geevor Mine, St Just, Penzance, with its helicopter and boat links to Isles of Scilly, RSPB site at Marazion, the pretty harbour at Mousehole, Penlee Gallery in Newlyn - the list is endless! For the more energetic, outdoor activities abound with wonderful sandy beaches, watersports, walking, horse-ridnig, fishing, golf and cycling.
- Current cottage
- Holiday cottage
place to visit
- Cluster of pins Shows number of grouped pins. Zoom in to see individual pins
- South West Coast Path
- Eden Project
- The Lost Gardens of Heligan
- Horse riding
National Trust places to visit
- Elizabethan manor house with fine interiors and delightful garden
- Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps
- Dramatic coastline with views over massive rock stacks
- Trelissick Garden
- Tranquil varied garden in fabulous position, with a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
- East Pool Mine
- Impressive Cornish beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre
- Magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants' quarters, gardens and wooded estate
- St Anthony Head
- Headland with fine views over Falmouth Bay
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What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 800 2070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.