Den building

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During the half term break, our very own Shaun will be going back to his army roots to share his best tips for building dens in the woods. We’ll be meeting at the woods by the big chestnut tree on Monday 27th October 2014 at 3pm. We’ve made sure we have lots of materials for… Read more »

Biomass boiler at The Olde House

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Looking after our environment is something that is very important to us, so we’re always on the look out for ways to reduce our carbon footprint. In our latest step to providing greener holidays, we’ve installed a wood chip-fuelled biomass boiler which will heat some of our cottages and the swimming pool. Last week, we… Read more »

Pond Dipping

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Following a recent school visit and a very interesting pond dipping session, we have decided to offer the guests a chance to explore the ponds on a Tuesday morning during the summer holidays. Our first trip was on the 22nd July which was a glorious sunny day. Jaime took the children and their parents down… Read more »

New Outdoor Play Area

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We are delighted with our new play frame, supplied by the Outdoor Play People who we bought the old play area from 25 years ago! With so many different ways to get up and come down, it really is great fun for children of all ages.  The new frame has replaced the old wooden frame… Read more »

Combining on the Farm

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Summer is in full swing and the lovely Cornish sunshine has ripened the crops ready for harvesting. Olly is driving the Combine Harvester and Andrew, Rob and Wilf are collecting the grain in the trailers.  The grain is taken back to the farm yard and put through the dryer to get the moisture content down,… Read more »