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 […]
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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 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 – […]
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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 […]
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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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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 often begin with uncertainty over what to do on the beach […]
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Here’s five of our favourite wildlife watching opportunities in Cornwall. Beaver watching Take a family trip to see beavers, from spring to autumn. The Cornwall Beaver Project runs bookable weekly beaver watches from spring through to autumn. Visitors can see the beaver dams in daylight then sit until dusk to try and glimpse the animals […]
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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 […]
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We know it’s hard to believe, but even in Cornwall the weather can turn a little soggy… but don’t worry even if it’s wet there’s still plenty of fun to be had from swimming in our beautiful indoor pool to feeding our friendly farm animals, playing in the soft play room and the indoor play […]
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We used to euphemise family walks as ’adventures’ to try to mobilise the troops to shuffle out on another fresh-air Sunday amble. It didn’t work for long. Recently we’ve taken an easier path – bribery. Enthusing about hot chocolate, coke and shell-on prawns in a quiet, tempting voice is remarkably effective. The stunning 1.5 mile, […]
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