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Family farmstay holidays in Cornwall – complete itineraries for toddlers and preschoolers

Posted on: 22nd September 2020

Family fun time is more important than ever this year.  Family farmstay holidays in Cornwall create magical memories that last a lifetime.  To help time-stretched parents, we’ve put together a full autumn, winter and spring holiday itinerary that ticks the fun box as well as meeting all government guidelines. A family holiday at Tredethick is just […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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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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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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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