Lodges in the South West of England
The South West of England
is one of the most picturesque parts of England and a log cabin holiday in Cornwall, Devon
, Dorset or Somerset will provide miles of beautiful coastline, picturesque fishing villages and outstanding wild moorland landscapes. Sometimes known as the English Riviera, this part of the UK has sun worshippers flocking to it. Whether you want to see the catherderals at Exeter, Truro or Wells, or hang out and do some surfing in Cornwall, this fascinating area has an abundance of activity and is perfect for log cabin holidays
Cornwall has a multitude of attractions to keep you busy on your holiday. The Eden Project is a series of transparent domes that each feature different climate conditions. You can take sea angling trips and boat rides from the fishing villages along the coast like Looe and St. Mawes or sail from Fowey. Other must see attraction include Truro with its beautiful cathedrals and Penzance with its rich history. The Newquay beaches offer a variety of water sports or a day of relaxation. Inland in Cornwall you can visit historic castles and country houses and see where authors like Daphne DuMaurier lived and were inspired to write.
Bethemek -St Colum Major near Newquay, Cornwall
Sleeps 7/ 3 bedrooms
If you want your trip to ooze luxury and relaxation – this lodge is for you. The detached timber-framed property is glorious and modern in appearance and is close to many wonderful attractions including St Colum Major, a small town only ten miles from Newquay.
With all the rooms being contemporary, light and spacious, the lodge is impressive in what it offers and boasts three roomy and well equipped bedrooms with one family room that includes a double bed, single bed and cot, as well as a ground floor double and ground floor twin. There is also a ground floor bathroom with a bath and shower and a first floor sitting room that has doors to a balcony. It also boasts an open plan living area as well as a kitchen, dining area and sitting area. When it comes to modern conveniences and comforts however, you are also well catered for as there is everything you would expect including; TVs and DVDs as well as books and games at your disposal.
Prices from £380
Eastcott Lodges, North Tamerton, Bude North Cornwall
The beautiful Tamar Valley near the beaches of the north Cornwall coast is the setting for the Eastcott Lodges. These cozy lodges are in the wooded countryside, secluded from the rest of the world. Everything you need is right here for a family holiday. Each pine lodge has a full kitchen and TV with DVD player. You can choose from two, three, or four bedrooms and pets are welcome.
The Eastcott Lodge facilities include a huge exercise field for your dog, an on-site fishing lake, and a children’s playground. Enjoy an evening out at the Eastcott Arms, the neighboring pub.
Prices from £185
Riverside Lane, Newquay North Cornwall
The Riverside Holiday Park sits in the midst of the tranquil Cornish countryside. They offer a wide variety of accommodations for those who want luxury and those who prefer a more “back to nature” holiday. You can choose from caravans, chalets, and lodges that sleep from four to eight. They also offer sites for tents and hookups for your own caravan. On the site you can find extras such as a heated swimming pool, a lounge bar with take away food, and a play area for the children.
The lodges in the Riverside Holiday Park sit beside the River Gannel which is only 2-1/2 miles from the beaches of Newquay.
Prices from £195
The Log Cabin – Sheldon, Nr. Honiton, Devon
Sleeps4/ 2 bedrooms
This lodge is ideal for people who want a real retreat. Set on the edge of peaceful and tranquil woodland, the lodge is quaint in appearance but offers something truly spectacular in terms of location and experience. To say it looks rustic on the outside however, it has all the modern conveniences you could ever want and is situated in a fabulous location within the grounds of the owner’s trout farm – which means there are plenty of woodland walks as well as fishing to be done.
Inside, it is traditional and cosy and is unique in charm and character. It boasts an open plan living area with a woodburner as well as a double bedroom and an adult bunk and a bathroom with shower cubicle. There is also a decent sized kitchen as well as a dining area. If you’re lucky enough to enjoy a couple of beautiful summer’s nights during your stay however, there is also a covered veranda that is ideal for barbecues and getting together.
Prices from £221
Leycroft Valley Perrancoombe, Perranporth North Cornwall
The lodges and bungalows at Leycroft Valley are the perfect base of operations for a holiday in North Cornwall. Leycroft offers accommodations that sleep two or four people and a hot tub is included with some of the luxury lodges. They all have equipped kitchens and a terrace or garden area on which to relax after a day of exploring.
Leycroft Valley is on seven acres of wooded land near St. Agnes on the North Cornish coast. There are four different beaches at St. Agnes that are great settings for walks along the coast. The town of Truro is also nearby where you can explore three different cathedrals and enjoy the town’s restaurants, pubs, galleries and shops.
Prices from £405
Ty Rhosyn – St Columb Major, near Newquay
Sleeps 8/4 bedrooms
This modern looking timber-framed lodge is at the cutting edge of accommodation in Cornwall and offers space, luxury and contemporary living as standard. Situated on the outskirts of St Columb Major and only ten miles from Newquay, the accommodation is not only in a great location to experience all that is good about the area, it also benefits from being on a holiday park and allows visitors to take advantage of the on-site facilities too. The accommodation itself however has everything you will ever require, and is a place that is classy and tasteful in style as well as spacious and well thought out throughout.
In terms of sleeping arrangements, there are four spacious bedrooms that include; one double, one twin, one ground floor king size double and a ground floor adult bunk with 4′ bottom bunk and 3′ top bunk. There is also a delightfully furnished and extremely contemporary open plan living area and an additional first floor sitting room that makes the most of the views and natural light with French windows and a decked balcony.
Prices from £471
Deerpark Forest, Liskeard South Cornwall
Deerpark Forest is located close to the quaint fishing village of Looe and Cornwall’s north coastline and beaches. Sitting in a lush river valley, Deerpark Forest offers seclusion and cozy two story lodges. Some of the lodges are situated on terraced hillsides and all around you is the best to be found in nature. Fill your days with walks in the forest, biking on established trails, or relaxing on your private veranda while watching the birds and small wildlife that inhabit Deerpark Forest.
You can choose between lodges for four or six people and they are all have TVs and a nicely equipped kitchen.
Prices from £284
River Valley Country Park, Relubbus, Penzance South Cornwall
The River Valley Country Park enjoys a partially wooded location along a small stream in this beautiful valley of the River Hayle. The park has been awarded a David Bellamy award for conservation. These awards are given to parks that use their land to preserve and enrich the natural world. The park is a short distance from the beaches of both north and south Cornwall.
River Valley Country Park has a variety of caravans and lodges from which to choose that sleep for or six people. They have fully equipped kitchens and the more luxurious lodges have their own hot tub.
Prices from £190
Hartland Lodge 59 – Woolsery, near Clovelly, Devon
Sleeps 8/ 3 bedrooms
This property is exquisitely furnished and proves to be a great choice for families because of its location and its spacious interior. The detached Finnish-style lodge is set in a dazzling location in the delightful Hartland Forest and is only two miles away from nearby Woolsery which means everything you could ever want is right on the doorstep. As far as accommodation goes however, it has three superbly sized bedrooms that include a double with an ensuite and two twin rooms, as well as a separate shower room with shower, basin and WC. There is also an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen as well as a dining area. One of the major selling points of the property however, has to be the location it is in and the amount of activities on offer for families nearby -from golf courses to fishing, there is something for everybody.
Prices from £306
Whitsand Bay Lodges Torpoint, Cornish Riviera, South Cornwall
The Whitsand Bay Lodges on the Cornish Riviera is surrounded by land that has been declared a National Trust. They also sit on what is considered a national monument, a 19th century fortification atop a hill. The lodges’ location on this hill affords spectacular views of both Cornwall and Devon. The facilities at Whitsand Bay Lodges include an indoor pool, a workout facility, sauna, a bar with a big screen TV, and many other recreational activities. The lodges have private hot tubs.
From this location you can visit Plymouth and the fishing village of Looe, local museums, and St. Michael’s Mount. In between, enjoy scenic coastal walks.
Lakeview Country Club
Open throughout the whole year, Lakeview Country Club is the etalon on elegance and provides you with a plethora of holiday amenities, as you will lack for nothing. It is situated at the heart of a vast naturally superb area, which among other feature encompasses lakes and woodland, the latter being unchanged by its preservers. The club merges two distinct elements, namely the natural wilderness one finds when on traditional log cabin holidays, and the luxury provided within the club itself.
On the premises you can admire a very diverse flora and fauna, including rare flowers and rare species of birds. In terms of relaxation, you will have access to a wide range of beauty treatments, plus a sauna, a swimming pool and a solarium, whilst in terms of sports you have plenty options as well, including a golf course. Other amenities comprise a restaurant and a lounge. In other words, everything will be taken care of.
Prices from £465
Porth Veor, Newquay, Cornwall
Close to both Newquay, which is a water sports lovers’ paradise, and Watergate Bay, Porth Veor hosts a stunning array of villas and extravagant apartments, providing you with all the comfort you need for a care-free holiday in coastal the Cornish countryside. There will be plenty to explore in the vicinity of the holiday park, including historically significant sites, including Porth Island, where the low tide uncovers smugglers’ caves of olden days, which are a must see.
Some famous eating venues are close by as well, such as Jamie Oliver’s “Fifteen” restaurant, which offers a taste of the area by using local products, as well as Rick Stein’s “Padstow” restaurant, which is also renowned for the great quality it provides. The venue itself offers many amenities such as Wi-Fi access, a heated pool and services on request, such as laundry service and babysitting. You will surely agree that it is the perfect setting for a wonderful holiday.
Prices from £479
Green Acres Cottages, South Cornwall
Ideally set in the heart of South Cornwall and with a view of many scenic villages, this lodging favourite for many comprises many cottages built around a public area with an elegant and large indoor swimming pool, optimal for those who love log cabin holidays. What is more, a distinctive feature of this park is the chance to experience organic living, as the food is prepared from local products grown on the premises, thus giving you a true taste of the Welsh countryside. In addition to that, many eating venues are close at hand, and lack of variety will be on nobody’s list of complaints.
Moreover, it is situated near important tourist attractions such as the Eden Project, the port of Fowey and a number of charming beaches you should not miss while you are there. There is also a launderette and a children’s play area, which raises the bar even higher when it comes to the facilities offers to families.
Prices from £479
The Valley, Truro, South Cornwall
If you ever wondered what true five star lodging is like, this is the perfect example. The cottages are of utmost extravagance with regards to living standards and the facilities they offer, and yet they don’t look imposing in term of depriving you of the coziness of a log cabin holiday, specific to countryside tourism. The cottages were designed as to perfectly blend in aspects of traditional architecture with the comforts of modern day living, so you can have the best of both.
There are a multitude of sports available on site and in neighbouring settlements as well, especially on the coast, and on the premises, also an indoor and outdoor pool, plus, on top of, that a very classy eating venue suitable for families. What is more, you can arrange for daily babysitting or maid services as well, for better flexibility if you’re travelling with your family.
Prices from £580
Juliots Well, North Cornwall
Situated in North Cornwall and the flawless exponent of idyllic log cabin holidays, Juliots Well is perfect for those who seek private country accommodation which is in close proximity to a number of touristic objectives and a beautiful rural area. In this case, all requirements are met. And that’s not all – whilst some parks offer the same type of accommodation to all visitors, Juliots Well has a broad range, according to your needs and preferences, although you should know disabled access is not available because of the landscape and conformation of the park. In terms of amenities, there is a pool and a restaurant, which is all you need really if your holiday is based on exploring the lovely Welsh countryside. There are many touristic attractions nearby, such as Tintangel and Newquay, the latter being famous for the surfing conditions it offers. Also, there are many charming villages you will surely love visiting.
Prices from £119
Beachcombers, Watergate Bay, Nr Newquay, North Cornwall
This extravagant range of luxury apartments overlooks a striking beach, which is within walking distance and is ideal for family getaways, as a number of activities endeared by young people are available, such as kite buggying and kite surfing, in addition to normal surfing, wave skiing and a number of other sports related to the possibilities offered by the natural setting.
The apartments themselves are immaculate and impeccably fitted with everything you might need during your stay, providing all comforts in order to keep you stress-free and relaxed. The area is also famous for the eating venues it prides itself in, such as Jamie Oliver’s “Fifteen” restaurant, which is full of local flavour and will definitely not be a disappointment, nor will the other attractions in the area. Deductions apply in certain conditions, for instance if you stay longer, and you might be surprised by the advantageousness of choosing a certain time of the year.
Prices from £376
Hengar Manor Country Park, Bodmin, North Cornwall
If anyone thought extravagant lodging conditions and unspoilt natural beauty exclude each other, Hengar Manor Country Park is a proof of the contrary. The building itself was partially built as early as the 17th century, which is a reason in itself to stay there. Today, it stands as a perfect example of impeccable service, as it offers a multitude of pastime options, among them an indoor pool, a gym and even massage treatments.
It is suitable for any kind of group and especially dedicated to ensuring families have a wonderful time, and the many options available for children show that. In terms of sports and entertainment, one has plenty to choose from. But the main attraction is, of course, the 35 acre park, praised for its success in preserving local flora and fauna. Among other attractions, the park is situated near the Eden project, which you’ll surely want to visit.
Prices from £210
Avallon Lodges, Launceston, South Cornwall
If you’re looking for undisturbed intimacy and an unhindered retreat in a picturesque setting you can’t go wrong with the ten acres of land encompassing woodland, a meadow and a fishing lake. The latter is an oasis of quietness for anyone who enjoys fishing, away from the dullness of city life, and all you need is a national rod licence which you can acquire from any post office.
Outdoor activities can be either private, such as walking or picnicking, and if you enjoy a more varied pallet of games and sports, there are facilities such as a games room with pool, darts and tennis, and moreover, clay pigeon shooting is available most of the summer as well, for the more adventurous.
The area is in close proximity to a number of important touristic attractions such as the Eden Project, and no less than five golf courses for golfing enthusiasts, as well as horse riding, which makes the lodging area and its surroundings the perfect retreat.
Prices from £205
Gwel and Mor
Near the picturesque fishing village of Portreath, looking down on a splendid landscape from a hilltop, Gwel and Mor is situated very close to the beach and offers a direct view of the ocean, which has brought about its reputation as one of the top touristic venues in Cornwall. It is luxurious, suitable for any kind of holiday and its grounds abundant in unspoilt natural beauty, and has been recognised as such in recent years, with a series of awards and distinctions.
The amenities it offers are varied and top class in terms of service. You can choose from a broad range of activities such as croquet, swimming or relaxing pastimes such as beauty therapy treatments, a Jacuzzi bath or a sauna, to reward yourself for your hard work. Of course, there is also a very high rated restaurant. If you choose to go there you will definitely not lack any kind of extravagance, but will enjoy a lovely time outdoors in a splendid coastal region.
Prices from £429
Honicombe Manor Resort, Callington, South Cornwall
Honicombe Manor is what you’d call a very comprehensive resort, offering lavish accommodation and recreational activities to suit all kinds of people, from relaxing days by the pool, complete with snacks and drinks from the bar, to practicing extreme sports such as rock climbing and canoeing. Among other sports you can practice there are archery, tennis and pool.
In terms of facilities, it has everything you might need, including a conservatory restaurant, a pool and a sauna, plus a games room you will definitely enjoy. If you want to return home looking like you’ve soaked up the sun, there is a sunbed as well as a sun terrace and for the very active there is a fitness facility as well. Also, there is a bar serving meals and fast food, which is very convenient indeed. Historical attractions in the vicinity include Plymouth, which is a major tourist attraction in the area.
Prices from £199
Atlantic Reach Country Club, Newquay, North Cornwall
If the notion all-inclusive was to be transposed into a palpable location, this would definitely be it, as you will not lack a single facet of the comfort one would desire on a relaxing holiday, where you can leave all worries aside and relish in the simple attractiveness of life, which includes enjoying lovely sceneries and pleasant activities.
Atlantic Reach Country club is conveniently positioned near beaches of stunning beauty and harmoniously manages to merge lavish living with a countryside break, as it gives you the chance to practice many outdoor activities but also to pamper yourself by switching on your relax mode, in beauty therapies for instance, in the Indigo spa. There is also an indoor pool and a fitness centre, for those seeking a radical change compared to their office job and its afferent unhealthy sedentary lifestyle. Also, there are many eating facilities, well within a sensible budget and praised for the quality of their services.
Prices from £178
Bossiney Bay, Tintagel, Cornwall
Bossiney Bay lies in a historically vibrant area, namely in close proximity to Tintangel, in North Cornwall, where legendary King Arthur is said to have been born, a place which attracts a multitude of tourists from all over the world. The natural surroundings are of magnificent beauty and include several villages and a lake, which is most appreciated for its attractiveness. For those who are on the move and enjoy the quietude of coquet cottages as well, this is the ideal place for an authentic log cabin holiday, inconspicuous and private and offering excellent opportunities for a true explorer’s adventure.
Among other features, the cottages have hot tubs and are recommended for their neatness and flawless endowment. If you’re more fond of being outdoors and relishing in the scenery and local culture than the all-inclusive type of holiday, this is what you should be looking for, as it is accessible in terms of price as well.
Prices from £185
Mount Brioni, South Cornwall
Located in the tranquil and capturing scenery of South Cornwall, Mount Brioni offers a range of sophisticated, perfectly equipped Mediterranean-style apartments, suitable for those who what a peaceful holiday in the middle of a beautiful landscape.
The apartments facing the ocean offer the best view you could hope for, as the beach is only half a minute’s walk away. In terms of amenities, there is a launderette, and for enjoyable relaxing times there is a barbecue terrace and even a playing area for children, which makes this the ideal setting for a family getaway. For even more fun and a better cultural experience you can visit nearby Seaton, which offers a more broad array of facilities such as a shop, as well as a few eating venues you really should try.
What nobody can argue with is the comfort these modern apartments guarantee and their enviable location, in the centre of the scenic Cornish Riviera.
Notter Mill, Saltash, South Cornwall
Whilst some people enjoy holidays in crowded places, most prefer to get away from any kind of stress and spend a few days in a very private location, where they can put any stress of modern existence behind. If you add to that a natural setting of utter beauty, the result is complete satisfaction, recharged batteries and lovely memories. Notter Mill, which stands on the banks of the river Lynher, is all about that. Aside from complete privacy, you can enjoy the many pastime facilities such as a football pitch and adventure playground, badminton, tennis and needless to say, river fishing, which requires a national rod fishing licence, easily obtainable from a post office.
On top of all that, there is a heated indoor swimming pool you will certainly love. All in all, there is nothing better on log cabin holidays than utter seclusion in a superb setting, enjoying the pleasantness and simplicity of countryside living.
Prices from £320
Bay Retreat Villas, Padstow, Cornwall
In the beautiful region of North Cornwall, very close to the village of Padstow, stand these lavish villas, in a quiet setting and providing you with the peace and relaxation one would hope for when going on holiday in the countryside. The villas are of modern design and recently built, as well as equipped with everything you might need for a flawlessly comfortable stay.
Nearby settlements where you can find a multitude of pastime opportunities include St Merryn Village, with a few useful facilities, Watergate Bay and Newquay, the latter being renowned for great surfing and other water sports such as sailing and fishing. Cycling is quite popular in the area, as well as horse riding. Overall, the area is of stunning beauty, the main attractions being the wide sandy beaches, but also the small villages around, packed with local culture and a sense of the Welsh rural appeal.
Prices from £479
Ivyleaf Combe Lodges, Bude, North Cornwall
Located very close to the town of Bude, which is on the border between counties Cornwall and Devon, Ivyleaf Combe Lodges provides you with intimate and comfortable accommodation, close to a number of picturesque villages you will surely like to visit, such as Padstow, Port Isaac and Clovelly, which also has a strong historical significance, thus being renowned and visited by people from around the world.
A very special feature consists of the private hot tub every lodge is fitted with, for a completely relaxing experience combined with intimacy and discretion. Other amenities include a laundry room and bike hire, which is particularly useful for getting about in the surrounding area, which offers a vast and diverse pallet of activities, such as horse riding and water based sports, such as fishing, sailing and surfing. The beaches are of utmost beauty and will certainly enchant you. And what better way to explore this area than benefitting from top class accommodation as well.
Prices from £449
Doublebois Lodges, near Bodmin Moor, Cornwall
1 – 3 bedrooms / sleeps 2 – 6 people
Sun decks & patio furniture
Hideaway in Cornwall at Hoburne Doublebois. This park is perfect for golf lovers as it boasts a stunning 9 hole course, for the less serious golfer there is a crazy golf course. If golf is not your thing then why not visit the club house to play skittles, darts and table tennis or work up a sweat in the fitness room.
You could try surfing, go for a long walk and take a picnic, the choice is all yours. Accommodation is available in our wooden lodges and chalets. Hoburne Doublebois is rated 5 star by EnjoyEngland.
Prices from £300