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Porth Farm House


Roseland, Cornwall

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Part of the original farmhouse, the kind of beautifully proportioned, traditional Cornish farmhouse that you might find in the pages of a book, this comfortable cottage is full of character, with its ivy-covered walls and walled front garden. It has a private garden at the rear of the cottage perfect for games and lounging alike. Porth Farm House sleeps up to five, but can be combined with the adjoining Towan Cottage to accommodate a larger party of up to eight adults. The cottage Nearby is the slightly larger property Porth Barn and a little further down a narrow track Penhaligon's provides a cosy retreat for two.

The delights of Towan Beach are just five minutes walk from the cottage and a perfect place to relax. Children will love exploring the rock pools at nearby Porthcurnick beach at low tide. If it’s an old fashioned beach holiday that you are after then Porth is the spot.

The combination of cliffs, creeks, estuaries, headlands, woods and beaches linked by many miles of footpath, gives a fantastic variety of walking routes. Pick your route to suit your mood, as well as the weather! For a slower pace sit back and enjoy the spectacular views from nearby St Anthony Head and everything the Roseland peninsula has to offer.

Close by is the village of Portscatho; during the 18th and 19th Centuries it was an ideal base for the pilchard fleets, it’s still a fishing port today but on a much smaller scale. Here you will find several shops, restaurants and pubs along with art galleries.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
Hall, sitting room with open fire, kitchen/dining room.
First floor
Three bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed, 1 single and 1 twin with zip and link beds that can be a double on request), bathroom and shower room with lavatory.
Visitor notes

Heating: Night storage heating and convector heating included.

Parking: There is parking for two cars next to the cottage.

Garden: There is a small enclosed garden to the front of the cottage, a further garden at the rear with a picnic table and a charcoal barbeque. The gardens are ovelooked by Towan cottage.

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

Telephone: There is no mobile telephone signal at this holiday cottage. The nearest pay phone is in Gerrans village 2 miles away.

Logs/charcoal: Environmentally friendly briquettes can be purchased at the time of booking or whilst at the cottages for use on the fire.

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

Cottage details
Let starts
Min stay
Dogs allowed
Yes, 2
Cottage ref
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  • Dogs welcome
  • Open fire / stove
  • Beach nearby
  • Coast nearby
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • 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!

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place to visit
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  • Fishing
  • walking
  • water sports.
National Trust places to visit
Trelissick Garden
Trelissick Garden Tranquil varied garden in fabulous position, with a superb collection of tender and exotic plants
Glendurgan Garden
Glendurgan Garden Superb subtropical garden, with special interest for families
East Pool Mine
East Pool Mine Impressive Cornish beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre
Penrose Estate: Gunwalloe and Loe Pool
Penrose Wooded country around Cornwall's largest natural lake and dramatic coastal scenery
Trerice Elizabethan manor house with fine interiors and delightful garden
The Lizard and Kynance Cove
Lizard Point and Kynance Cove Dramatic and historic stretch of Cornish coast


Comments from past visitors

  • Mr Kenyon
    • April 2017
    • Somerset
    Best to date!

    The Cottage was larger and better than expected. The best I have stayed in to date.

  • Mrs Moroney
    • December 2016
    • Oxfordshire
    Spotlessly clean cottage

    Arrived at a beautifully presented, and spotlessly clean cottage, with a tea tray all ready. At Christmas it is always a lovely treat to received the seasonal hamper from the Caretaker on behalf of the National Trust, it is such a lovely thoughtful touch and very much appreciated. We so look forward to our NT holidays, specially visiting a new cottage and can't wait to see inside!

  • Mrs Bicknell
    • October 2016
    • Exeter
    Amazing views

    St Anthony's head and the beach were spectacular. The walks and views were amazing.

  • Ruth Smith
    • April 2016
    • Stroud
    Clean and comfortable cottage

    Fabulous location, great access to the beach and local walks. Cottage clean and comfortable. The workmen converting the cottage next door were considerate and did not affect our enjoyment.

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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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