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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, […]


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 […]


Win a family getaway to Tredethick Farm Cottages

Posted on: 6th February 2019

Enter our prize draw to win a free weekend at Tredethick!  It’s a fantastic first holiday for new parents and families with young children. There are animals to feed, ponies to ride, places to play, an indoor pool to discover, all in beautiful, secluded, Cornish countryside.  Adults can enjoy daily newspapers and fresh coffee in the […]


Twelve (Child-Friendly) Days of Christmas

Posted on: 30th November 2018

No partridges at the farm, although we do have a pear tree! Here’s our  child-friendly, Cornish Tredethick Twelve to kick off your festive season: 1 Eden project.  The world-class Eden Project is just seven miles away.  As well as the amazing tropical and Mediterranean biomes, there’s a winter ice skating rink with child-friendly skate sessions. […]


A to Z of Tredethick Holiday Cottages

Posted on: 8th October 2018

Alpacas:  Seamus and Louis, our pair of characterful alpacas, are often the first animals you will see on arriving at Tredethick.  Look left when you’re in our drive-way and they will usually be looking at you curiously.  Apart from hating their toe-nails being cut, they are generally happy, sweet little souls. Atticus:  Our resident ginger […]


History of Tredethick and the Cottages

Posted on: 9th August 2018

A brief history of Tredethick The earliest records of Tredethick go back over 700 years and the Reed family have been a part of  Tredethick for more than 100 years. Our beautiful courtyard cottages are converted from Victorian barns, while the granite quoin stones, running up the corners of the buildings, were salvaged from earlier […]


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!  


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]