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The Camel Trail with Kids – Bodmin to Wadebridge

Posted on: 9th September 2021

Safe, easy cycling, free parking, vineyards and delectable cupcakes!  Enjoy cycling the far less busy leg of this famous Cornish cycle path.  The Camel Trail.  Bodmin – Wadebridge is an achievable, scenic stretch which offers a fun family ride throughout the year. Getting started You can park at the Borough Arms just outside Bodmin to unpack your bikes, it’s […]

Posted in Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, Activities they will love, Family trips less than 1 hour away

Spring Greens

Posted on: 19th March 2021

The farm is alive with spring signals.  There are tiny lambs in the fields and woodpecker calls, frogspawn in the ponds as well as sticky horse chestnut buds and clouds of primroses. Through L3 we’ve continued on sustainability here at the farm. All the energy we use comes from renewable sources, most of which are […]

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Family farmstay holidays in Cornwall – complete itineraries for toddlers and preschoolers

Posted on: 22nd September 2020

Family fun time is more important than ever this year.  Family farmstay holidays in Cornwall create magical memories that last a lifetime.  To help time-stretched parents, we’ve put together a full autumn, winter and spring holiday itinerary that ticks the fun box as well as meeting all government guidelines. A family holiday at Tredethick is just […]

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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 […]

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Autumn and winter Cornish family holiday ideas

Posted on: 17th July 2020

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 […]

Posted in Activities they will love, Christmas, Easter, Royal Cornwall Show...

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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Family Holidays After Lockdown

Posted on: 7th May 2020

Ordinary days in extraordinary times… It’s tranquil at Tredethick, save for the birdsong which is ebullient and joyful.  Most of our team is furloughed, staying home in Lostwithiel and surrounds so living here is quieter, and a juggle of keeping the farm and business running while homeschooling my daughters.  Jenny and John, as ever, provide invaluable support. […]

Posted in Why Tredethick?, Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers

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.   You need something  – aside from happy children – to look forward to as part of your week away with the family.  So here’s our choice of parental perks to anticipate.   Firstly, take time out to soak in a hot tub HOT. TUB. GARDEN. (with […]

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Winter beaches in Cornwall for families

Posted on: 12th December 2019

Truly, I love winter in Cornwall.  Okay, maybe not the drudgingly moist grey days and pubs shutting at 9pm, but I love the blowy beach days, the endless sky, the careless beauty of the landscape, the extreme hot chocolate variants…. Our winter beach excursions start feeling like a just-landed alien – uncertain of what to […]

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