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Bosveal occupies the main, central part of Bosloe. Its sitting rooms, its grand dining room and three of its six bedrooms face south and enjoy the panoramic spectacular view out over the Helford River. There can be few more impressive places to stay, not just in Cornwall but anywhere in the country, than this grand yet relaxed country house, built for pleasure in a more leisurely age.

There is an interconnecting door between Bosveal and Court enabling larger parties (of up to 20) to enjoy these beautiful properties. The west wing of Bosloe is home to Chatham with it's touch of elegant Arts and Crafts style.

The Bothy is a lovely little hideaway in the grounds of Bosloe perfect for a romantic hideaway for two.

If you would like to go on holiday and explore this part of the country you can find out more about our other West Cornwall holiday cottages here.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
Hall, cloakroom with lavatory, sitting room with multi-fuel stove, dining room with multi-fuel stove, kitchen/breakfast room, one single bedroom.
First floor
Five bedrooms (double with 5' four poster bed with ensuite, double with 5' bed and twin, all sharing an ensuite shower room, twin which can be a 6' double on request, single), one bathroom (with very large original bath), shower room.
Visitor notes

Heating: Gas central heating electricity and an unlimited supply of seasoned logs included in rental.

Parking: Parking limited to three vehicles per booking.

Garden: The three apartments at Bosloe benefit from a large shared garden with the use of a barbecues.

Utilities/Electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer is a combined washer/dryer.

Telephone: Please be aware that there is limited mobile phone reception but there is a payphone on site.

Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.

Upon arrival at the cottage guests will receive 10% discount vouchers that may be used in the plant shop and in the excellent Tea House at Glendurgan Gardens.

Free entry to Trelissick, Glendurgan Garden and Trerice on production of booking details.

Barbeque – provided on request.

Weddings: Bosloe is ideal for your wedding guest accommodation and pre and post wedding celebrations for up to 20 people however a license is not held for civil ceremonies on the property.

Local Suppliers: Guest discount offered to National Trust guests by Lizard Adventures and Dan Joel Surf School

Cottage details
Let starts
Min stay
Dogs allowed
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  • Open fire / stove
  • Beach nearby
  • Pub nearby
  • Coast nearby
  • Garden appeal
  • Prestige
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Shared telephone
  • Television
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Double bed
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • WiFi
  • DVD
  • Fridge-freezer
  • If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the booking office on 0344 335 1287


Things to see and do nearby

A magnolia blooming at Trengwainton Garden, Cornwall © Stephen Robson

Cornwall may be steeped in Celtic history yet it also offers the uncomplicated joy of a day spent by the sea. From the picture-box charms of the villages and towns of St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to the raw natural beauty of the coast, one trip to this part of the world is often just the start of many more. Remember to pack some good walking boots and you will be set for life!

Cottage location
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place to visit
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  • East and west coasts of the Lizard Peninsula
  • Helford
  • St Anthony
  • Helford Passage
  • Helston Folk Museum
  • Boating
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • walking
  • water sports
  • horse riding.
National Trust places to visit
Glendurgan Garden
Glendurgan Garden Superb subtropical garden, with special interest for families
Trelissick Garden
Trelissick Garden Tranquil varied garden in fabulous position, with a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
Penrose Estate: Gunwalloe and Loe Pool
Penrose Wooded country around Cornwall's largest natural lake and dramatic coastal scenery
The Lizard and Kynance Cove
Lizard Point and Kynance Cove Dramatic and historic stretch of Cornish coast
East Pool Mine
East Pool Mine Impressive Cornish beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre
Godolphin Ancient and atmospheric house and garden set within an historic estate


Comments from past visitors

  • Mrs P Scott
    • August 2016
    • Surrey
    Gracious interior.

    The interior felt very gracious and our grand-daughters loved wondering on the lawns playing cricket and frisbee. Washing machine and dryer particularly appreciated by mother of a 3 year old.

  • June Price
    • January 2016
    • Bath
    Comfortable beds!

    The things that made this stay enjoyable were......location; property, furnishings and facilities; central heating and wood fires; comfortable beds!; good place to celebrate New Year with friends.

  • Anonymous
    • January 2016
    • Unknown
    Made enjoyable...

    Being with friends and family in a group of three properties in fantastic location.

  • Anonymous
    • March 2015
    • Unknown
    Wonderful house

    Our 17th visit in 27 years and still we can't believe how lucky we are to be able to stay in this wonderful house! The views will take your breath away. Well done to the team who look after this amazing house and gardens. Bliss!

  • Christopher Gilbert
    • January 2015
    • Devon
    Fantastic location

    Location is fantastic. Easy access to the coast path and local villages.

Stayed at Bosveal recently?

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What it will cost

Prices include:

  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.


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