Blisland Cottage

Blisland Cottage

The perfect base for a walking holiday in Cornwall with walks direct from the door on to Bodmin Moor

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Walking
The cottage is ideally located for walking being 300 metres to the cattle grid which is the edge of the impressive and vast Bodmin Moor. The Camel Trail, with various tea rooms and beautiful valley views takes you from Wenford Dries, through Bodmin and Wadebridge down to the pretty fishing and gastronomic village of Padstow. Cardinham Woods is less than 10 minutes drive away and is a Forestry Commission woodland with a fantastic cafe. There are numerous National Trust properties a short distance away with extensive estates which have marked paths. The Cornish Coast is open to all and the National Trust through their Project Neptune own 742 miles of it.
The cottage has both a porch and utility room to dry off wet clothes and boots, and an Aga and two wood burning stoves to warm you through in winter. With both a shower and bathroom there are choices as to how to sooth, relax and ease any aching muscles after a long day.
The Cottage
Blisland Cottage is full of character with exposed beams and stone with log burners (wood provided) and an oil fired aga (lit in colder months) set within gardens extending to three quarters of an acre with various lawns and seating areas. To the rear is a large fenced (6ft) lawned area ideal for playing football, or exercising the dog. The remainder of the garden is fenced and gated.
There are three bedrooms which allow six guest to stay in comfort, along with a sitting room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, bath and shower rooms as well as a lavatory on the ground floor. Outside there is a double garage, two parking areas (for several cars) and a log store. Wireless Broadband is available.
The Surroundings
Blisland is one of the most sought after villages in the county. At its heart is the village green which is possibly the largest in Cornwall. Overlooking the green is the Blisland Inn which is a former CAMRA pub of the year and the parish church of St Protus and St Hyacinth (originally Norman) about which Sir John Betjeman said “As a restoration – even improvement – of a medieval church, this can hardly be bettered”, There is also a shop and post office which offers a super range of provisions as well as the internet cafe. A number of substantial granite houses and pretty cottages overlook the green.There is a village website www.blisland.com.
The expansive areas of Bodmin Moor are a short distance above the village, and in contrast below the village to the west is the beautiful Camel Valley with the trail which will take you along the former line of the steam railway to Padstow (bikes are available to hire in Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow). The Forestry Commission have extensive woodland at Cardinham where there are both marked paths, play areas and mountain bike course as well as a very good cafe.



Telephone Number

07779 580565

Sleeps

6

Pets

allowed

Wi-fi Internet Access

Available free of charge

Pub

Within a short walk

Secure Cycle Storage

Under cover

Scenic Walks

Direct from the door

Real Fire

Wood Burning Stove