Poltarrow Farm is set in green rolling countryside. A super location to discover the unique magic of both coasts of Cornwall

If you’re looking to explore some of the best parts of Cornwall – from beaches to family-friendly or world-famous attractions, then Poltarrow Farm is the perfect base for your holiday. We’re close to the Eden Project, beaches on the South coast and a wide range of places that’ll keep you occupied for weeks!

Great for families

If you’re bringing your family to Poltarrow Farm then you’re in luck, because not only is there so much to do on the farm, there’s also everything you’ll want and need right on the doorstep! Here are just a few family-friendly days out you might want to try….
  • The Eden Project - 5 miles
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan - 5 miles
  • Dairyland Farm Park – 10 miles
  • Lappa Valley Steam Railway – 12 miles
  • Camel Creek Adventure Park – 17 miles

Explore a little history

Cornwall has a fascinating past, so no matter if you’re wanting to know more about our famous coastline, our mining heritage or history, you’ll never be short of a good day out for all ages!

  • Wheal Martin Clay Works – 3 miles
  • Shipwreck Treasure Museum – 3 miles
  • Historic Port of Charlestown – 3 miles
  • St Michael's Mount (National Trust) – 40 miles
  • Botallack Mine (National Trust) – 50 miles

Gardens and National Trust

If you’re coming to Cornwall then you’ll want to make sure you enjoy everything it has to offer – and that includes our fantastic countryside, gardens and fresh air! We’re blessed to have some of the best gardens in the country nearby….
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan – 5 miles
  • Caerhays Castle & Gardens - 8 miles
  • Lanhydrock (National Trust) - 12 miles
  • Trebah Gardens – 26 miles
  • Glendurgan (National Trust) – 26 miles

For the Culture Seekers

From its artists’ hubs to its filming locations, Cornwall is a destination steeped in arts and cultures!

  • Tate St Ives – 40 miles
  • Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden – 40 miles
  • Newlyn School of Art – 44 miles
  • Minack Theatre – 50 miles
  • Hall for Cornwall – 15 miles

Food and Drink

We’re sure you’ll enjoy a good old Cornish pasty while you’re here, but that’s not where it ends! From world-renowned ale and beer to a legendary local food market, the best of local produce isn’t far away!

  • St Austell Brewery Visitor Center – 2 miles
  • Lobbs Farm Shop – 7 miles​
  • Great Cornish Food Hall - 12 miles
  • Camel Valley Vineyard - 12 miles
  • Padstow (Rick Stein & Paul Ainsworth) - 20 miles

The Beaches

Many will of course be visiting Cornwall for our golden sandy beaches. Below we’ve listed just three that are a short drive from our cottages but there are of course many, many more for you to enjoy!

  • Porthpean Beach – 3 miles
  • Caerhays Beach – 8 miles
  • Carne and Pendower Beaches – 12 miles
  • Cornwall Watersports (Kayak & Paddle Boards) - 3 miles
  • Fowey River Hire (Self drive boats & kayaks) - 10 miles

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