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Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers

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 […]

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

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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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 […]

Posted in Why Tredethick?, Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, Our animals, Activities they will love, Tredethick holiday hacks

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...

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 […]

Posted in Why Tredethick?, Holidays with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, Activities they will love

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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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, […]

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