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October Calling! What’s on for families in Cornwall

Posted on: 18th October 2022

There’s a cracking  array of family activities in Cornwall this autumn!  Here’s our curated guide to what’s on within half an hour’s drive of the farm. Meet Superworm.  The character from Julia’s Donaldson’s much-loved book turns 10 this year.  To celebrate, head to Cardinham Woods for a Superworm activity trail with brightly illustrated panels and amazing […]

Posted in Activities they will love, Family trips less than 15 mins away

Autumn-Winter Family Breaks in Cornwall

Posted on: 12th September 2022

Deserted beaches: stone skimming, rock-pooling, wild art, rock targets and – brrrr – sea swimming! Sealife safaris – dolphin and seal spotting Lanhydrock and Camel cycle trails Kayaking, SUP and surf lessons Family friendly walks with sea, moors and stepping stones Learn about ancient Cornwall Go crabbing Visit three Cornish Giants Find the best hot […]

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Crabbing in Cornwall

Posted on: 1st July 2022

Crabbing is the stuff of childhood nostalgia: fun, daring, occasionally hair-raising…  I have much-cherished memories of crabbing with my Dad off a stone harbour wall, a memory softened to a golden glow by the chocolate and coffee ice cream celebrating our haul of 21 crabs. It’s a brilliant activity for toddlers, preschoolers, older children – […]

Posted in Tredethick holiday hacks, Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, Activities they will love

Child-friendly nature to explore on your holiday

Posted on: 28th June 2022

  From azure damselflies and barn owls, to jays, foxes, frogs, hedgehogs and an array of wildflowers, Tredethick has a thriving natural world, with diverse habitats. With more than 70 acres of private pastures and woods in Cornwall, we encourage guests to explore.  So there’s a story-map and paper scavenger bag to guide children through […]

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Top ten toddler activities in Cornwall

Posted on: 21st April 2022

    Top ten toddler activities in South Cornwall Enriching outdoor experiences, hands-on learning… & ICE CREAM!* Within 15 minutes drive of Tredethick 1) Discovering 42, Your tots will love this is a new, interactive science centre in Bodmin.  It offers hands-on opportunities to learn through play for toddlers through to teens. 2) Lanhydrock Great Park […]

Posted in Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, Activities they will love, Family trips less than 15 mins away

Family holidays in Cornwall – short week and week suggested itineraries

Posted on: 22nd September 2020

Farm cottage holidays in Cornwall offer fun, fresh air, nature and scope for joyful family memories.  And whether you’ve got a babe in arms, a toddler in tow or an energetic young child, Tredethick has things pretty much covered! We know your time is precious so here’s a hack: our suggested itineraries to save you research […]

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All-season Cornish trips with your toddler or preschooler

Posted on: 3rd August 2020

Families with babies and young children make up most of our autumn, winter and spring holidays.   Here’s our choice of family-friendly trips which work well in any season, and allow for social distance.  All picks are within a ten minute drive of the farm. If you’d like a complete itinerary for autmn, winter or spring […]

Posted in Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, Family trips less than 15 mins away

Cornish beaches with a dog ban

Posted on: 10th July 2020

We love a waggy-tailed friend but families with young children who are nervous of dogs may prefer their beaches without dogs.  Dogs are now banned on 45 Cornish beaches between 1 July and 31 August each year.  The dog ban is extended to 15 May – 30 September on the following beaches: Carbis Bay, Carbis Bay Crackington […]

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Going on holiday with twins

Posted on: 26th January 2020

Are twins double the joy or double the trouble?  Possibly a bit of both… We’ve hosted plenty of twins, and even some triplets at Tredethick. This year we have eight sets (and counting) have booked to stay.  So here’s some tips on destination, packing, which farm cottage to pick and, having spoken to seasoned twin […]

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What will I love about our family holiday?

Posted on: 8th January 2020

  Pool, animals, balance bike track, playpark, yarda yarda.   But what can YOU look forward to? (aside from happy children).  Here’s our choice of parental perks to anticipate. Firstly, take time out to soak in a hot tub HOT. TUB. GARDEN. (with a child-proof garden gate) – oh yes! Tredethick’s hot tub garden is secluded […]

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