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Old Lodge is the original lodge at the entrance to the old drive to Trelissick House. It was built in around 1825 in a delightful neo-Greek style, with its miniature grand columns reflecting the giant ones on the front of the main house, both were the work of the same architect. Its private, secluded garden and sheltered position in a wooded glade make this a perfect place to relax in, with miles of woodland walks available from the doorstep and the creeks and shores of the River Fal all within easy exploring distance.
Explore the Fal Estuary and beyond without impacting on the delicate natural environment of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Park up the car and do all your travelling by river. Use the hop-on hop-off ferries to visit Falmouth, Truro and all points between.
We also have other cottages on the Trelissick estate, including the nearby New Lodge. A little further away at the centre of the Trelissick estate are The Water Tower, Engine House and Ferris's Cottage. On the King Harry ferry quayside is Quay Cottage.
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.
Heating: Rointe digital electric heating system.
Garden: Shrub enclosed garden.
Parking: There is parking available for two vehicles outside the cottage.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage
There are many events on at Trelissick Gardens throughout the season. These include dramatical productions.
Catering: Homemade meals can be ready on your arrival at an extra charge.
Logs - Supply of seasoned beech and ash logs from a local National Trust plantation available: £5 for one night, £10 for two, £15 for three or £20 for an unlimited supply for the duration of your stay.
Barbeque – provided on request.
Local Suppliers: Canoe Cornwall offer good value and good quality. They provide archery, bushcraft and canoeing sessions on Fal and Helford.
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!