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Family Holidays When Lockdown is Lifted

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 […]

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

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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Family wildlife fun in Cornwall

Posted on: 24th May 2019

This June, the Wildlife Trusts are challenging families to do something wild every day.  Thirty simple, fun Random Acts of Wildness.    They’ll give you a free pack of goodies to help you plan your wild month, plus ideas to inspire you through beyond! Click here get your free #30DaysWild pack, which includes a wallchart, […]

Posted in Activities they will love, Family trips less than 1 hour away

First Footsteps at Tredethick Farm Cottages

Posted on: 8th February 2019

10 Reasons Why Farm Holidays Make Great First Family Holidays Taking your first family holiday with a baby or toddler is daunting, but at Tredethick Farm Cottages we’ve thought of everything to make your break as relaxing as possible. Cocooned in the heart of Tredethick Farm’s super child-friendly environment, our guests build a barn-yard full […]

Posted in Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, Tredethick holiday hacks

Five Local Family-Friendly Attractions

Posted on: 14th November 2017

An up-to-date Visit Cornwall blog on family trips close to Tredethick. From the history and beauty of Caerhayes Castle to the fascinating story of clay country, these are round-year ideas for family days outduring your stay. Time to mobilise the Bugaboo!  

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

Teaching your child to ride without stabilisers – guest blog by Sustrans

Posted on: 26th June 2017

Tredethick’s balance bike track opens this summer.  It’s going to be a super fun ride AND provides an opportunity for little ones to master early cycling.  Here’s some tips from Sustrans on teaching your child to ride without stabilisers. Cycling for the first time without stabilisers can be a very powerful memory in a child’s […]

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Hidden Gems near Tredethick Farm Cottages

Posted on: 27th April 2017

We have compiled a list of our favourite child-friendly things to see and do near Tredethick. They are all within 20 minutes drive, but sssshhh…don’t go telling everyone!   1. Angie’s Caravan– A Tasty Treat for Walkers     Even described on TripAdvisor as a ‘hidden gem’, Angie’s serves delicious home-made pasties, bacon buns, cakes and […]

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

Super Six Family Trips for June in Cornwall

Posted on: 17th March 2017

  June is my favourite month in Cornwall.  It’s glorious. Tumbling bluebells, campion and stitchwort in the hedgerow, decent weather (fingers crossed) and the coastline pretty much reserved for you. If you’re heading to Tredethick Farm Cottages, in this beautiful corner of Cornwall, at this time of year, here are six ideas for memorable family days […]

Posted in Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, Activities they will love, Family trips less than 1 hour away, Christmas, Easter, Royal Cornwall Show...