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Frances & Kevin - Smugglers Cottage - 4th September 2021

We've had a wonderful time at Smugglers Cottage.  The cottage had everything we needed.  Well equipped and very, very clean.  Wine and milk were greatly appreciated.  Peter and Val are excellent hosts.  Lots of good tips of places to visit and eat.  Our favourite place is Talland Bay.  

C U next year, Frances and Kevin

4th September 2021
The Mansfields (Sam's Cabin)
Hythe, Kent

It's our second time staying, and once again thanks, we have had a lovely time!  The pool is always so lovely and clean and warm.  My sons loved playing in the pool for hours on end.  Pete and his wife are always welcomng and the lodge and surroundings are so peaceful.  We will be back again soon!

11th June 2022
The Macartney's (Sams Cabin)

This is the fourth time we have stayed at Trehalvin but the first year we have stayed in Sam's Cabin (we usually stay in Daisy Lodge).

We love it here and just immediately relax when we get here.  Thank you once again for a lovely relaxing week.  We hope to be back again next year.

18th June 2022
Abby and Henry ( Sams Cabin)

Lovely and relaxing week.  So peaceful!  The swimming pool was a bit of a hit with my 2 year old.

Lots to see and do locally.  The cabin had everything we needed.  Pete and Val are most helpful and nothing was too much trouble.  We will definitely be back :)

2nd July 2022
Tracy, Ian, Vinny ad Evan ( Sams Cabin)

Our grand-children (13 and 7) have had an absolute ball!  Lots of space to play and they loved the pool.  Everywhere was spotless and the fresh flowers, biscuits etc were a lovely welcoming touch.  Thankyou Peter and Val - we hope to see you again x

23rd July 2022
The Bond Family (Sams Cabin)

We've had an amazing week staying in Sam's Cabin with friends.  The kids have loved the field, playground and especially the pool!

Cornwall has been great - The Eden Project, Looe, Polperro, Charlestown were all fab, but best of all were the beaches and star gazing outside - truly amazing to see so many shooting stars!

Hope we can return soon x

20th August 2022
The Bardens ( Sams Cabin)
Whitley Bay

We've had a super week staying at Sam's Cabin.  It has been a great place to have as a base to explore beautiful Cornwall.  We've been lucky with the weather so have spent lots of time at the beach.  The favourite beaches have been Kingsand/ Cawsand (for the rock pools and rock scrambling), Marazion beach (opposite St Michael's Mount), which had beautiful clear water for swimming and Pendower.

Our children (4 and 6) have had THE BEST TIME using the pool and park and we all stayed up late to star gaze and watch for shooting stars - amazing! 

P.s for anyone gluten free.  The Catch in Looe does great gluten free fish and chips!

27th August 2022
Petra, Dan, Chris and Thomas Lodewyk (Daisy Lodge)
Bodegraven, The Netherlands

We had a fantastic time here at this gorgeous place!  Nature everywhere around us here is amazing, people are so friendly, the house is great and oh, the view from the house is breathtaking!  But most of all, the owner and his wife were so friendly and helpful with everything.  Peter is the nicest man ever!  We enjoyed it very much over here!  Sad to go home and leave this special place with its sweet owners.  Take care Peter and Val and hopefully see you again!

9th July 2022
Lana, Joe, Olivia and Kai (Daisy Lodge)

We have had the most amazing time in this beautiful place.  The lodge is perfect, the nature and space around us is just breathtaking!

Our children have loved the swimming pool, and would have happily not left the site at all.

Thank you for our wonderful stay and for being so lovely.  A perfect holiday, we will be back as often as we can. xx

23rd July 2022
Dave, Penny, Alex and Austin (Daisy Lodge)
Manchester, UK

We have had a lovely week here.  Alex and Austin had a great time in the pool and playing in the field.  Beautiful views and peaceful countryside too.  We had lots of fun crabbing in Looe and exploring Polperro which is fantastic.  Thankyou to Peter and Val for looking after us so well and being so welcoming.  We hope to be back some day!

23rd July 2022
Mark, Sabine, Anton and Matilda (Daisy Lodge)

We have had a wonderful week in Daisy Lodge!  The setting has suited us perfectly.  Peaceful with plenty of space for the children to run around and the use of the beautifully set, well kept pool made staying home a treat.  Lots of fascinating places to explore, we have barely scratched the surface!  We very much hope to come back to Daisy Lodge next year.

Thank you Peter and Valerie!

P.s If the cat is gone, it's because I accidentally adopted her......;)

6th August 2022
The Shormans (Daisy Lodge)

What a wonderful time, a wonderful place and a wonderful host in Peter.  The sun shone and we were torn between beautiful beaches and lazy mornings by the well kept, deep blue pool.

Sight seeing in Looe and Polperro made for fun evenings.  The Crumplehorn pub in Polperro had live music Sunday evening.  Also several trips to the waves on the north shore.  Love hearts from Jessie (aged 4).

The Humphry's Family (Daisy Lodge)
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

We have enjoyed a wonderful week here at Daisy Cottage.  As everyone has said, the pool is absolutely glorious!  Peter and Val had prepared the lodge so that we were extremely comfortable.  Having our door open up to a field is perfect when you have an active 6 year old boy who loves kicking footballs.  Mevagissey and Fowey were lovely as well as Looe and Polperro.  Football and golf in St Austell was fun (get there early as it gets busy) and the crabbing was excellent.  We hope to come back!

20th August 2022
Matt, Nicola, Oliver and Verity (Daisy Lodge)

Really lovely lodge, very comfortable.  Everything you need to enjoy your stay.  So much space for kids.   Peter was so welcoming...thank you for everything!

The pool was amazing, what a great addition to top off the holiday!!  We had a lovely week, well relaxed and will recommend to others.  Many thanks!!!

Ps.  The kids fell in love with Jessica the Cat!

27th August 2022
Lynn & Alan (Daisy Lodge)
Sutton Coldfield

"We've throughly enjoyed our weeks' stay in Daisy Lodge.  The Lodge is well kitted out and comfortable.  The bed was comfy and we slept well.  Thank you Peter and Val for the welcoming milk, biscuits, flowers and wine.  Very much appreciated.  We loved the peace and quiet here and the view - we will miss it!  We were able to see the night sky very clearly.  Heard owls and saw a bat or two.  We were visited by Jessica the cat most days who's very friendly.  Visited coastal villages - Looe, Polperro, Charlestown, Mevagissey, Falmouth.  Visited Eden Project too!  We had a good meal at the Little Barn, St Martin.  All in all an excellent stay."

Charley Padfield
Amazing hidden gem.

"Amazing hidden gem. To sit and listen to NOTHING whilst sat outside is something else. Perfect get away if you want to be away from the hustle and bustle of life. Ideal for local beach's and attractions such as Looe & Polperro. But only an hour away from the North Cornwall coast. The dogs loved the beach at Seaton."

The Paine Family (Cider Cottage)
August 2018

"We didn’t leave a message in your visitor book as we didn’t have a pen! I’ve realised how digital we all are this week!

Instead I thought I would write you an email you can use and say thank you for having us.  


Trehalvin is set in a wonderfully peaceful location and is absolutely beautiful, Cider Cottage is full of charm and our children loved their bedroom in the roof. 

Peter and Val are so friendly and really do make you feel at home, we really appreciated the wine and basics provided on our arrival, it’s clear that a lot of thought has been put into the guests experience. 

The pool didn’t disappoint and was the highlight of the holiday for our children with many hours spend splashing around.

Again thank you for having us!"

The Fenton-Brown family from Wiltshire (Daisy Lodge)
22nd-29th October 2016

"We have had a great week in this very comfortable Lodge. It is perfectly located to visit both the South and North coasts.  We took the train to Plymouth from Liskeard and went to the Aquarium.  The Eden Project is less than one hour away and The Hall Walk around Fowey was another highlight. Thank you for a lovely holiday."

Gwen, Stewart, Lily and Benjamin Moore (Sams Cabin)
24th September-1st October 2016

"We have had a truly wonderful week at Sam's Cabin, it is absolutely perfect for our little family.  From the welcome gifts ( that glass of wine and chocolate biscuit after the kids went to bed was heavenly).  The beautiful swimming pool, which was enjoyed despite the weather to the lush green grass in front of the cabin for our two year old to play.  


Sam's Cabin is ideally located, there is lots to do locally, we spent two days exploring Looe and Polperro (including a boat trip around Looe Island).  We also went further afield to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Lands End, Healey's Ryder Farm and Perranporth.  We also loved The Eden Project.  Thank you Val and Pete for a wonderful week."

Steve and Linda Tinkler from Grantham, Lincs (Daisy Lodge)
17th-24th September 2016

"Daisy Lodge can only be described as fantastic - from its crisp white bed linen to the superbly presented soft furnishings the whole feeling is of quality and attention to detail.  When you add in the beautiful view, a swimming pool and hosts who genuinely believe that their guests should have the best it is not difficult to say that Daisy Lodge delivers on all it promises.  Thank you Peter and Val.  This is well worth sending across to Cornish Cottage Holidays."

Su and Cerys from Bristol (Sams Cabin)
17th-23rd September 2016

"Had a wonderful few days in Sam's Cabin, an ideal location for a complete relaxing break.  Visited Fowey, Port Isaac ( sadly didn't see the Doc! ), Polperro and Tintagel.  Weather didn't play fair at times, but this didn't dampen our spirits!  Pete was very welcoming - thank you for the wine, biscuits and flowers.  Thanks for a lovely stay."

Paul and Carol from Wells (Sam's Cabin)
10th-17th September 2016

"Our second visit to Sam's Cabin and again weather and hospitality brilliant.  Reiterate comments from last year plus enjoyed excellent crab salads at Island View Cafe at Hannaford.  From Cabin look out for buzzards above the trees on the skyline, gold finches and occasionally bunnies in the field!"

Wayne and Debbie Kruger (Sams Cabin)
3rd-10th September 2016

"Sam's Cabin is beautiful and very comfy.  Our stay has been amazing and we would like to thank Val and Peter for the lovely welcome gifts, such a nice touch and made us feel very welcome.  Sam's cabin is an ideal base to go exploring the Cornish coast.  Definite visit is Polperro and our grand daughter loved crabbing in Looe.  All in all we had a wonderful holiday.  The pool is the icing on the top.  Thank you."

The Fiblin family from Tamworth (Smugglers Cottage)
3rd-10th September 2016

"A lovely holiday in a beautiful cottage.  Our first holiday here but it won't be the last, we hope."

Kate, Pete and Chloe (Cider Cottage)
27th August-3rd September 2016

"Lovely little cottage. We had a great week exploring Cornwall.  Looe and Polperro are lovely. Wonderful location and the pool is gorgeous. Thank you for a great week."

The Hartley family from Surrey (Sams Cabin)
27th August-3rd September 2016

"We have loved our return visit to Trehalvin.  Having been so lucky with the weather we have been to a few lovely beaches, Looe, Millendreath (great beach cafe) and Polkerris and enjoyed eating at Sam's Cafe right on the beach.  We drove over to Port Isaac and Polperro was great."

The Thistlewaite family from West Yorkshire (Smugglers Cottage)
20th August-3rd September 2016

"A fantastic two weeks staying at Smugglers Cottage.  We've been very lucky with the weather and a big thank you to Val and Peter for making us feel so welcome.  


Top Tips...Lantic Bay, a walk down to the beach but well worth it as far quieter than other beaches.  Poldrimouth bay, just beyond Fowey.  Again a little walk but a large shallow. Ove perfect for kids to swim and play and is beautiful.


Val suggested Sam's to eat out and we went to both Sam's in Fowey and Sam's on the Beach in Polkerris.  Both were fantastic but Sam's on the Beach is a beautiful place to eat.  We also enjoyed both Pendennis and Tintagel Castles. A great day was cycling from Bodmin to Padstow and back on The Camel Trail, twenty five miles and our six year old boy cycled it!  Had Rick Steins fish and chips."

The Alcock family from Bristol (Smugglers Cottage)
6th-13th August 2016

"We have had a lovely week staying at Smugglers Cottage.  Lots of days in Looe enjoying meals out, (the Sea Kitchen is a particular favourite), the beach, the lovely little shops and crab fishing.  We all enjoyed the pool and the meadow, was great for the kids to make some new friends.  Thank you for the welcome treats and the provision of books, DVDs etc. Great for entertaining the kids.  Also loved two boat trips and mackerel fishing."

The Lever family from Whitley Bay (Sams Cabin)
6th-13th August 2016

"Enjoyed another amazing week at Trehalvin, our third visit here. We just love the cabins - so spacious and light with wonderful personal touches.  The outdoor space is fantastic.  We have been in the beautiful pool every day and struggled to get the kids out of it.  Made a couple of new discoveries, Lantic Bay was lovely, a real hidden gem, also enjoyed Carnglaze Caverns.  Thank you for another holiday."

The Monkhouse family from Worcester (Sams Cabin)
23rd-29th July 2016

"Sam's Cabin a big WOW!  The kids loved the pool, crabbing at Looe, rock pooling at Talland Bay. We explored lots of places but my most favourite was Lantic Bay which was amazing.  Despite the weather we had a lovely break.  Many thanks for your hospitality and making our stay very enjoyable and relaxing.  Hope all who stay here have a wonderful holiday too. Xx"

Dave, Carolyn and family from Nottingham (Smugglers Cottage)
25th June - 9th July 2016

"Thank you Valerie and Peter for a fabulous. Relaxing two weeks at Smugglers Cottage.  The welcome pack was very thoughtful and fresh flowers a very kind touch.  We have thoroughly enjoyed this holiday in a beautiful location and idealism setting.  We can't wait to return. Thank you so much. The Singleton family."

Jackie and Daisy Orme (Daisy Lodge)
14-18th June 2016

"What a lovely tranquil setting, with beautiful views and a warm inviting pool in a very pretty garden.  The Lodge was immaculate and very comfortably furnished.  I especially loved the crisp white bedding.  This is an excellent location for the many attractions and pretty villages of Cornwall.  We have enjoyed a very happy few days down here.  Trehalvin is a little hidden gem.  Many thanks to Val and Pete."

The Roberts family from Derbyshire (Sams Cabin)
11th-17th June 2016

"We have had such an amazing holiday staying her at Sam's Cabin.  It's been so peaceful with lovely views.  Our three year old daughter has loved every minute playing in the field, play area and swimming pool.  Such an ideal to come back to after visiting the Eden project, Lost gardens of Heligan, Mevagissey, Looe, Portloe and Polkerris beach.  Thank you to Val and Pete for everything, wine, biscuits etc. And for providing a great place to stay, everything so clean and luxurious even down to the beautiful smelling bedding and towels.  We will definitely be coming back."

Rob Baker and his lucky girlfriend Amber from Bristol (Sam's Cabin)
4th-11th June 2016

"Had a fantastic week.  Really did not want to leave.  Will be coming back very soon.  The pool was amazing and Sam's Cabin was a real home away from home.  Thanks Val and Pete."

Wendy, Dave, Jake and Molly Pollard from Burnley, Lancashire (Smugglers Cottage)
 4th-11th June 2016

"A huge "thank you" for an amazing week at Smugglers Cottage.  We have had a fabulous holiday and have some wonderful memories.  The kids have loved the swimming pool and the meadow play area and have been excited to go every day.  The cottage has been ideal, well kept, immaculate and attention to detail.  We can't wait to come to stay again, in fact I have already emailed the dates for two weeks next year.  I think we have found a hidden gem!  Thanks again for a great Cornish Holiday.  The Pollards."

The Innes family from Derbyshire (Cider Cottage)
4th-11th June 2016

"Cider Cottage- WOW! What a beautiful little cottage.  The swimming pool was lovely and our eighteen month old loved it after a busy day sight seeing and playing.  The weather has been beautiful and helped to make visiting places like St Ives, Polperro and Kingsand a treat for all.  Seaton a must if you have a dog, Dougie loved the beach and the nature reserve.  We all leave Cider Cottage rested and happy and can't wait to return next year.  Many thanks Val and Pete. xxx"

Family from County Durran (Smugglers Cottage)
28th May-4th June 2016

"Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality.  After a long journey we were welcomed to our fantastic cottage with wine, milk, biscuits, tea coffee, all essentials, what a lovely surprise.  Fresh flowers inside, beautifully kept gardens and a very carnival atmosphere, absolutely made our holiday.  The boys and us made full use of the pool and the meadow as an excellent play time whilst here.  Smugglers was an excellent starting point for all our adventures...beautiful Fowey, a fabulous day in Mevagissey and magical Tintagel.  Our final day at the Eden Project with the music (Duran Duran).  We are very grateful for our stay and will certainly make an eager return. Best wishes xxx"

The Prada Family (Daisy Lodge)
28th May-4th June 2016

"This is our third time back to Daisy Lodge and we still haven't done everything there is to do here.  A whole week of sunshine has meant we have spent a lot of the week in the very warm swimming pool.  The hidden valley and the Gnome reserve were good days out for the kids. A lovely warm welcome as always from Peter and Valerie and the kids have made some fab new friends whilst enjoying themselves on the meadow.  I am sure we will return again.  Thank you."

James, Jo, Olly, Alfie and baby Flora.  From Berkeley (Sam's Cabin)
28th May to 4th June 2016

"What a lovely week we have had in Sam's Cabin, a beautiful peaceful location with a real luxury feel.  The open space on the meadow was perfect for two busy boys who love being outside and what a hit the pool was, amazing and we used it every day.  We had some fun days out at Lost Gardens of Heligan.  Talland bay was a fun beach with a lush cafe.  Amazing fish and chips from Coddys Shack in Looe.  We hope to visit again.  Thank you Peter and Val X"

Mr and Mrs Kelly and family (Smugglers Cottage)
 28th May to 4th June 2016

"Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality after a long journey.  We were welcomed to our fantastic cottage with wine, milk, tea coffee etc. Biscuits and fresh flowers, what a lovely surprise.  Beautifully kept gardens and a very carnival atmosphere absolutely made our holiday.  The boys and us made full use of the pool and the meadow providing an excellent playtime whilst here.  And Smugglers was an excellent starting point for all our adventures.  Beautiful Fowey, a fabulous day in Mevagissey and magical Tintagel.  Our final day at the Eden Project was made perfect with the music from Duran Duran.  We are very grateful for our stay in Smugglers and will certainly make an eager return. Best wishes xxx"

The Hutchence Family and Ruby our dog (Cider Cottage)
28th May to 4th June 2016

"Thank you for a wonderful week, we have all loved it and will be back again.  The weather was amazing and we have done so much.  Been to Seaton, Heligan Gardens, Polperro, St Ives, Padstow for best fish and chips ever!  Fowey, a must again as so pretty and Par sands beach.  The swimming pool is just what you need at the end of the day and so clean and beautiful.  Thank you for all the little extra touches when we arrived and thank you for letting us stay in your lovely Cider Cottage.  We leave feeling rested and relaxed and very happy.  See you again X"

Martin, Katie and Albie (3yrs) King from Calne, Wiltshire (Smuggler's Cottage)
12th September 2015

"We have had a fabulous week staying at Smugglers cottage, which is very cosy, well equipped and a great base for visiting many places in Cornwall, our favourites being Lanhydrock. Launceston railway, Threthorne Farm Park, both great for toddlers and finally, Lantic Bay which was stunning. Thank you Valerie and Peter for A great holiday."

Paul and Carol Wells (Sams Cabin)
12th September 2015

"We wanted a quiet and peaceful holiday and that is exactly what we got at Sam's Cabin. There are not many places untainted by light and noise...soooo silent, even the sheep didn't baa!! A stunning view from the cabin which was very comfortable and well equipped. We have been to The Looe Valley before but Trehalvin is a "hidden gem". Brilliant hospitality, thank you both."

Richard, Tracey, Cloe and Kyle from Buxton, Derbyshire
29th August 2015

"Lovely cottage and fab welcome gifts. A lovely week with lovely weather. Visited Looe a couple of times. Adrenalin Quarry zip wire and karting were thoroughly enjoyed as was the Bank holiday steam rally at Morval. We went to the beach at Millendreath as it had a large free car park. Each evening we enjoyed a dip in the pool or a kick-about on the meadow! Perfect"

Annie, James and Jacob (23months) from Solihull, West Midlands (Smuggler's Cottage)
29th August 2015

"Thank you for a great week, we had good weather and spent a lot of time on the beach and paddling. We had a day trip to the Eden project and visited the Lappa Valley Steam railway. Great for toddlers. Went on the St Mawes ferry to Falmouth which was worth a visit and enjoyed a trip on the glass bottom boat in Looe. See you again soon. The Friars."

Martin, Suzanne and Zoe(3) from Oxfordshire.
29th August 2015

"Lovely cosy cabin. Looe and surrounding area never fails to please, plenty to do even in the patchy end of season weather. The heated pool, swings and meadow were a big hit with Zoe."

Emma, James, Rowan and Marcus Whale from Alton, Hampshire
22nd August 2015

"Emma, James, Rowan and Marcus Whale. From Alton, Hampshire. Another lovely holiday here at Trehalvin, (we have stayed previously in Smugglers Cottage and Daisy Lodge. We especially appreciated you allowing to drop off and store our bike trailer a week before.) very kind as you have always been, Peter and Val. As ever the pool and grounds were a hit with the boys. The accommodation is very comfy and handy to visit many places and so peaceful. We leave happy and well rested again, so thank you."

The Fillingham family from North Yorkshire (Daisy Lodge)
22nd August 2015

"We have had a lovely stay at Daisy Lodge, which was very well equipped and very comfortable. We have also enjoyed using the pool. Had some great days out to Lantic bay, Lansollas bay. Beautiful and peaceful spots. Also the Eden project and the Aquarium in Plymouth. We also thoroughly enjoyed visits to Looe, Polperro and Fowey. We have loved the peace and tranquillity of Trehalvin, thank you for an enjoyable and memorable stay."

Alex, Karen, Joe and Sasha Scott from Sonning Common, Oxon
15th August 2015

"Thanks so much for a great week, staying here with relatives in two cottages next door to each other. It has been a wonderful base for the week in a new area of Cornwall for us and we have thoroughly enjoyed it. It rained on our last evening here and we spent it in the pool, which was great!"

Nicholas (10yrs) with brothers Mathew and Jack and Dad and Mum
15th August 2015

"This trip is recommended since in Cornwall there is so much to do that we didn't finish it all even though we were out every day also at Trehalvin there is a heated pool which is great to relax in, there is a play set for little ones and big swings for big kids, another great thing about here is that Looe, The Eden Project and other great places are near. This has been a very enjoyable week and we would love to come again."

Mr and Mrs Goffe and Pip (the dog)
15th August 2015

"Valerie and Peter gave us a warm welcome and we were grateful for the welcome pack, a great extra! Cottage very clean and comfortable, the grounds were very tidy and the heated pool was appreciated. The children's bedroom upstairs was a great hit with our grandchildren who were staying in Smugglers cottage. Garden and BBQ were great. We will recommend."

Alan, Deb and children from Clevedon, Somerset.
8th August 2015

"Lovely,lovely Lodge. Great place to stay and enjoy the quiet surroundings. We enjoyed the swimming pool and little Sam enjoyed playing in the meadow. Looe is lovely. Polperro a sheer delight and also enjoyed visits to Fowey, Par sands, Talland bay, Newquay beach to name but a few, thanks Pete and Val."

Steve, Zena, Ella and Dayna
8th August 2015

"It has been a great week and we loved the cottage. We used the pool twice a day almost every day and visited lots of places. The bedrooms were so cute. Thank you so much. Great hosts, in fact the best. We hope to return."

Rosie, Rhys, Bethany and Evie from Chorley (Cider Cottage)
1st August 2015

"It has been a great week here in Cider Cottage. Bethany and Evie loved their loft bedroom. We also visited lots of lovely places. Eden project. wheal Martyn China clay museum, Restormal Castle, Par Sands beach and Mimions. We particularly loved the swimming pool and made great use of it."

Genevieve, Bruce, Casper(4) and Bella(2) from Surrey (Daisy Lodge)
1st August 2015

"Thank you for a lovely stay in Daisy Lodge. We loved the rural setting within easy distance of Looe. The children have enjoyed the swimming pool as well as burning off energy in the meadow. New have negotiated many narrow roads visiting Polperro, Polkerris, Port Isaac and Whitsand Bay. Recommend Mama J's in Looe for a child friendly restaurant serving yummy food, but do book!"

Debbie and daughters Sterry, from Malvern
1st August 2015

"What an amazing place for a lovely holiday with my daughters. The pool has been much enjoyed even in the rain! Visited Looe, Polperro, Cawsand and many ore amazing places. We'll be back."

Sarah, Tom and George from Nantwich, Cheshire (Smuggler's Cottage)
1st August 2015

"We've had a great week here in Cornwall. Smugglers cottage was a perfect has from which to explore. We have visited Newquay, the Eden Project and Padstow with great ease. Cottage very well equipped and George aged three, enjoyed the bunks and the swimming pool. Thanks also for the welcome pack. Wonderful holiday in a great location with lots of sunshine this week."

Steve, Elaine, Matt and Tom from Manchester (Smuggler's Cottage)
25th July 2015

"We said we'd be back! We came! Another fantastic week in this beautiful area. Thank you again for your hospitality and care. It's all the little things that make a difference and make the holiday. Not just the wine and fresh flowers etc. But the care and thought you put into the property, grounds and pool. The boys have loved being here again, we have done the usual tourist things but have not felt the pressure to do everything as we a are saving some for next time!"

The Lever family (Sams Cabin)
25th July 2015

"This was our second visit to Trehalvin and we found Sam's Cabin just as lovely as Daisy Lodge. The kids had a wonderful time in the pool, park and meadow! Loved the stunning beach at Whitsand Bay and The Hidden Valley near Launceston was a fantastic day out for the children and grown ups. Trehalvin is such a fabulous base and the accommodation is second to none. Can't wait to come back."

Amanda, Kevin Harriet and Oliver George from Bromsgrove (Smuggler's Cottage)
18th July 2015

"Excellent place to stay. Very cosy and has everything you may need. We had a great holiday despite the weather not always so good! Thank you Peter and Val for being so welcoming and for the welcome extras."

Anne and Andy Mcgrory from Cheshire (Smuggler's Cottage)
13th June 2015

"We have really enjoyed our stay in Smugglers Cottage. Win, milk and biscuits were a welcome surprise and Peter and Valerie made us very welcome. The pool was lovely and the weather has been beautiful so all in all a lovely week. Places to eat.. Must try Sam's in Fowey, great atmosphere and great food, also Suid Ink in Looe but must book. 11th July. The Faulkeners from Somerset. We have had a really lovely time staying here in Smugglers Cottage. The cottage is everything you need and the welcome pack was a nice surprise. Cornwall is a stunning part of the world and we enjoyed exploring as much of it as possible. The pool was amazing and we enjoyed swimming e wry day. We will hopefully return again soon. Many thanks."

The Dawson Jones family
30th May 2015

"Our third visit to Trehalvin. As always, our welcome to Trehalvin was warm and friendly and we will definitely be back. Thank you to Val and Peter for another happy and peaceful stay. xxx"

The Prada family from Hampshire (Daisy Lodge)
23rd May 2015

"Our second visit to Daisy Lodge and once again it didn't disappoint. A warm welcome, handy supplies for a cup of tea with biscuits and lovely, clean accommodation. So much to do here and the surrounding areas and the children don't want to leave again! We will be back. Thank you."

The Keay family from Cheshire (Sams Cabin)
23rd May 2015

"Wonderful stay in Sam's Cabin, very peaceful and relaxing, especially watching the sheep pass by in the field. Sam's Cabin is lovely, clean and modern, just like home from home. Great base for many a day out or staying here as the pool is brilliant for keeping the kids entertained. Fantastic holiday, thank you."

J Clifton-Gould and R Dale (6-13 September 2014)
North Kent

"Beautiful countryside and peaceful time at Trehalvin.  Very good accommodation. Enjoyed our visit to fantastic Cornwall once again and weather amazing! Had a great roast dinner at Michell's in Polperro. Will recommend Trehalvin to family and friends."

Liz, Juan, Alex and Blake Prada (Daisy Lodge, 23-30 August 2014)

"Daisy Lodge is beautiful and has all you need for a home from home.  Perfect for the kids, the pool was lovely.  There is so much to do we will have to come back!  Thank you for a lovely time and the warm welcome, we would definitely recommend Trehalvin."

Rachel, Nigel, Harison (13) and Henry (3) (Sams Cabin, 16-30 August 2014)

"Lovely two weeks again at Trehalvin.  Peter and Val have been marvellous hosts making us feel welcome again this year.  Sam's Cabin is charming, very comfortable and we loved the pool and having the meadow to play in.  Did lots of exploring locally and further afield at St. Michaels Mount, which is stunning and well worth a visit.  Can also recommend a cream tea at the Cafe at Talland Bay, scrumptious!  A truly magical place.  Thank you. X"

Owen, Emma, Abbie and Dylan Lever (9-16 August 2014)
Whitley Bay

"Thank you so much for a wonderful week.  It is a truly lovely lodge with everything you need for a family as well as some luxury extras.  The setting is beautiful and is clearly looked after to a very high standard. The pool area is particularly impressive.  Staying here has been a fantastic base for exploring Cornwall.  Having two young children (aged 5 and 2) we could recommend "The shipwreck and Heritage Centre" and "The Hidden Valley Discovery Park".  We hope to be back again soon!!"

Pietjan, Marjolien, Coen and Segar ( Daisy Lodge, 2-9 August 2014)
The Netherlands

"We have had a wonderful week at Trehalvin.  The weather was good so we have enjoyed the swimming pool, especially our boys.  We also had lovely day trips to Bodmin Moor, Lanhydrock, the aquarium in Plymouth, Fowey and of course The Eden Project.  Trehalvin is really a lovely hidden place in the countryside and from Daisy Lodge we had beautiful views.  The children enjoyed the playground in the big meadow in view of the Lodge.  Peter and Valerie thank you for your warm and personal welcome....and of course for the wine and cookies."

Jo, Robin, Polly 5yrs and Casper 2 yrs, (Daisy Lodge, 19-26 July 2014)

"We have had such a fabulous holiday here at Daisy Lodge and really, really don't want to leave!  The Lodge is perfectly designed to suit a family of four and contains everything needed.  It has been tastefully and thoughtfully furnished with quality products from the likes of John Lewis, Marks and Spencer and The White Company!  The freshly cut flowers, wine, milk and scrumptious dark chocolate ginger biscuits were a delightful touch upon arrival.  The spotlessly clean outdoor swimming pool is absolutely glorious and has been used by us endlessly all week in the Mediterranean heat and sunshine.  The meadow in front of the Lodge provides a sense of freedom and space which is always welcome.  For ourselves and our two young children this really has been a perfect place for us to spend our holiday.  We will, without any doubt, return.  A week just isn't enough time to fully explore this wonderful area.  Valerie and Peter thank you so, so much, please know that your hard work and dedication is very apparent.  Best wishes to the both of you. xxxx"

The Gerrards (Sams Cabin, 12-19 July 2014)

"A truly relaxing and peaceful holiday location.  We particularly enjoyed the heated swimming pool, the barbecue, the comfortable beds, the fluffy towels, the play area and surrounding space, the decked eating area and the free wifi.  The welcome items of chilled wine, milk, biscuits and fresh flowers were a delightful addition. Thank you. Very well equipped and thought through holiday accommodation, a beautiful area of Cornwall. During our week long stay in Sam's Cabin we visited the Eden Project with a fifteen per cent discount voucher in the information pack. Polkerris beach, Looe. Polperro and Plymouth.  Altogether a lovely time was enjoyed by all.  Thank you very much."

Keith and Penny Moorton (31 May-7 June 2014)

"A lovely cottage in an idyllic location.  The pool and grounds are fantastic.  Rooms and amenities are excellent.  We felt very private but with the assurance that Valerie and Peter were always on hand if needed.  We recommend visiting Fowey, Padstow, The Eden Project, local caves and falls and if you fancy a trip across the county border, Widecombe-in-the-Moor on Dartmoor.  Many thanks for a thoroughly enjoyable stay."

Mr & Mrs Dickinson and family and Ellie the dog (Cider Cottage, 20th-27th July 2013)

"Thank you for a wonderful stay in Cider Cottage.  We enjoyed our time in Cornwall immensely and felt very at home here.  Thank you for all the lovely little touches, especially the wine, milk, biscuits and fresh flowers, very handy on arrival after a long journey.  The cottage was a real home from home and a lot of thought has obviously gone into the decor and furnishings.  We had all we needed for a comfortable holiday and more.  We enjoyed the pool twice daily, a real treat.


We are sad to leave the peace and quiet behind!  The wonderful views from the meadow where we had a lovely picnic lunch whilst Ellie our dog looked longingly at the sheep!  Our favourite places we visited were Fowey and Whitsand Bay.  We also enjoyed Seaton, Mevagissy, Polperro and Padstow.  Boat trips from Fowey and Mevagissy were wonderful and Ellie regained her sealers.  Guenllian loved her bedroom in the attic and it became known as her private flat where no parents could enter. Thank you for a marvellous week, we will definitely pass details onto friends and family.  Diolch yn fawr."

Sally and Ava from Clevedon (Sams Cabin, 12-19 July 2013)

"Sam's Cabin is the perfect hideaway!  Upon arrival we were immediately transported to the most magical place.  Waking up to the beautiful view of the meadow is breathtaking.  The accommodation 'top notch", chic and modern.  The pool was the luxury that topped our week especially for my little daughter.  We enjoyed fun days out to Whitsand Bay, Looe beach and park, Polkerris, Fowey, but found it hard to pull ourselves away from the Cabin.  Thank you for being such warm, friendly hosts and for a wonderful week.  We shall Definitely be back."

Emily, Dale and Edward (41/2 months) (Smugglers Cottage, 8-15 June 2013)

"Thanks for a lovely stay in the cosy and welcoming "Smuggler's Cottage".  The biscuits, milk and wine were a great treat and most welcome.  We managed to enjoy a dip in the lovely warm pool on our first evening, Edward's first swim.  We visited some great National Trust properties in the area.  Lanhydrock is not to be missed and also Cothele.  Also had some great days out at The Gardens of Heligan , Fowey and St. Ives.  A wonderful holiday.  Thanks to Pete and Val for creating such a wonderful place from which to explore Cornwall."

Tom,Gemma and Olivia Jewers (17-25 May 2013)

"A lovely cottage and grounds, swings and slide a big hit with Olivia (22 months).  Perfectly situated for a wealth of day trips.  Lappa Valley trains, Dairyland, Blue Reef Aquarium, all good for kids.  Eden Project, Fowey, Mevagissey, Padstow, all lovely to visit, Looe very nice too, narrow streets to explore and a nice, sandy beach out of the wind.  Weather has been dry if a bit cool for end of May.  Thank you Pete and Val for a lovely week."

Neil, Julie & Roman (Smugglers Cottage, 2-7 October 2012)
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"We had a wonderful short break in Cornwall.  The cottage was ideal in its location and setup.  Thank you for the wine, flowers and milk, a nice touch on our arrival.  Thank you Peter and Valerie, you run a lovely holiday business and we will definitely recommend Smugglers Cottage and we will return ourselves.  God Bless xxx"

Elizabeth McKibbin and Des Winter, E. (Smugglers Cottage, 15-22 September 2012)

"We have had a wonderful week in Smuggler's Cottage in beautiful peaceful countryside.  The cottage is cosy and snug with everything we could possibly need.  We love the maritime themed decor and really appreciated the welcoming flowers, wine, milk and the great books, DVDs and games.  The swimming pool was fantastic and the setting stunning.  The cottage is in a perfect spot for visiting loads of places.  There is so much to do and see....just lovely!"

The Morton family (10-16 June 2012)

"We'll be back!  Fabulous stay.  The Lodge is perfect for a little family, the girls Ruby 11yrs and Scarlett 4yrs loved the meadow and the swimming pool, the weather has not been good for June but that did not keep us from the pool.  Comfortable beds, warm and cosy. wine and milk etc very thoughtful gesture, Peter and Val really know how to look after their guests.  Recommend Polperro, Mevagissy boat ride to Fowey, Eden Project, St. Ives Tate, Seaton Beach Cafe."

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