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Family Holidays When Lockdown is Lifted

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. […]

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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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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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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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The Best Baby Friendly Holidays in Cornwall

Posted on: 20th February 2015

There is no need to fly with your baby: 2014 saw Cornwall named the most family-friendly holiday destination in the world. Whilst we Brits may clamber to escape to warmer, foreign retreats, it turns out the perfect destination for keeping the whole family entertained was right on our doorstop. Most importantly, the accommodation options offered […]

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Feed Your Soul with a Family Holiday in Cornwall

Posted on: 6th February 2015

With February in full swing, the holiday-planning season is upon us and after an inevitable tumultuous winter, a soothing relaxing holiday will be just what the family needs. This year, avoid the baggage-control hassle and visit Cornwall, you may be surprised… If your family are desperate for a rural retreat to escape the fast-paced city […]

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Holiday Adventures for Toddlers

Posted on: 23rd January 2015

Holidays with toddlers can seem like an extra challenge for young families but more family friendly holiday cottages are becoming available to ensure the experience is enjoyable for everyone. Tredethick Farm Cottages is an example of a true retreat for children and adults alike. The rural, countryside setting provide ample space for children to explore […]

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