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Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Family holidays with Farmer Jenny

Posted on: 8th March 2017

Farmer Jenny is part of the fabric of Tredethick family holidays. She has been with us for longer than she cares to remember, despite taking a circuitous route via South Africa before she arrived in this beautiful corner of Cornwall. In this blog, we’ve grilled Farmer Jenny to find out all about her and her […]

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Top Ten Tredethick Activities for Rainy Days

Posted on: 1st February 2017

We know it’s hard to believe but even in Cornwall the weather can turn a little soggy from time to time… 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 […]

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Top 5 Things to do with Toddlers in Cornwall

Posted on: 19th September 2016

It sounds a little cliché, but it’s very true that kids grow up so fast. You only get so many chances to enjoy quality time as a family when they are very young; to collect treasured memories to hold on to forever. Despite multitudes of families everywhere feeling this way, many still struggle to find […]

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It’s Always Good to Walk

Posted on: 21st April 2016

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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Early Year Works

Posted on: 5th February 2016

January is a serious, sober, list-type month contrasting with the heady days of Christmas.  Tredethick has been closed to guests from the end of the New Year week, until this weekend coming.  No scooting children, chatting parents, or cottage lights. On a cloudy night the farm is pitch black and the silence feels lonely. On a […]

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Family Friendly Foraging

Posted on: 20th August 2015

 I find cooking a necessity rather than a pleasure. But preserving fulfils something primal in me. Tim and the children will attest that I am rarely happier than when boiling my shiny cauldron of a jam pan on our temperamental farmhouse Aga. Here’s a few summer recipes from produce we pick on and around Tredethick. […]

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