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Crabbing in Cornwall

Posted on: 1st July 2022

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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Family holidays in Cornwall – short week and week suggested itineraries

Posted on: 22nd September 2020

Farm cottage holidays in Cornwall offer fun, fresh air, nature and scope for joyful family memories.  And whether you’ve got a babe in arms, a toddler in tow or an energetic young child, Tredethick has things pretty much covered! We know your time is precious so here’s a hack: our suggested itineraries to save you research […]

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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.   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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First family holidays on the farm

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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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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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… 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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Brilliant Cornish beaches for families

Posted on: 6th August 2015

My vision of the perfect beach has changed since motherhood. Gone is a Maldivian reverie of deserted white sand, glamorous bikinis, searing heat and reef diving. My idyll now comprises toilets, sandcastle-suitable sand, good coffee and rock pools. Rock pools are Cornish beaches USP. We have fantastic tidal reach here which means surreal temporary worlds […]

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