Energy Storage

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Energy Storage with RedT   We are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with energy storage firm RedT to install a large storage system on the farm.  This will take excess electricity from our 250kw solar array and store it for use when we have higher demand but when our solar isn’t generating. […]

The New Pool Build Continues!

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September: The summer has been spent tiling the pool and installing the sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. We’re almost ready to start filling, which has to happen very slowly to avoid “shocking” the pool.   July: With the windows in & the building fully water tight, the work continues preparing the pool for tiling. Watch […]

Fully Responsive Booking Process

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We have had a responsive website for the last couple of years, but with more and more people using mobile and tablet devices to search the internet, we are thrilled that our booking system provider Anytime Booking from Helston, has last week upgraded our online system to be fully responsive. So now our customers will […]

Padstow Christmas Festival

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Three weeks to go until Padstow Christmas Festival From 3-6 December, nearby Padstow welcomes star chefs and visitors from across Cornwall and the UK for its annual festival, one of the biggest food events in Cornwall, with 45,000 visitors expected across the four days.It’s also free to attend. The main marquee hosts the traditional Christmas market […]

Getting to us this summer

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Roadworks on the A30 before Bodmin. Cornwall Council and the Highways Agency have started work on the long awaited improvements to the A30 at Temple near Bodmin.  This will improve the road from single lane to dual carriageway and is expected to be finished ready for the school holiday in the summer 2016. Due to this work […]

Our top five things to do in North Cornwall in June

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June is a great time to visit Cornwall; it’s perfect for making the most of warm weather without the summer crowds. With longer evenings and plenty going on, there are so many family-friendly things to do, all near to our cottages at The Olde House. From beach polo at Watergate Bay, to cycling along the Camel […]

Local Community Fund

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A £10,000 fund is available for community projects to benefit people living in Wadebridge, St Kew, St Mabyn and Egloshayle. The money comes from the Middle Treworder Solar Farm under a “Section 106” agreement made when it was given permission to go ahead, and is available as grants to voluntary and not-for-profit organisations and community […]

New Play Area

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You, but especially your children, will be pleased to know that we’re having a new outdoor play area installed at the end of June. Our current play area is 25 years old and has served us well, but sadly it has needed more and more maintenance in recent years and the never ending rain we […]

Woodpecker Watch

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Whilst out and about near the Chestnut Tree a couple of weeks ago, a few of us could here a woodpecker pecking at a tree in the small wooded area by Chestnut Cottage. Shaun found the tree and fitted our wildlife camera nearby to see if we could catch some footage of the woodpecker in […]

The Barn

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New for 2014 is The Barn, formerly Barn and Elm cottages, now being completely renovated and upgraded ready for spring this year. This new cottage will sleep 10 people in 5 bedrooms.  Downstairs there will be an open plan kitchen and dining area with a large oak table to seat 10 people, with slate floor […]

Blue Bus Catering Co at The Olde House

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Chef Iain Shillito will be parking up his blue VW camper van to bring us a barbecue every Monday in the summer holidays. Every Monday from 5pm, Iain will be firing up the barbecue and sizzling some juicy hot dogs from the Kernow Sausage Company along with grilled Cornish fish. The barbecue is open to […]

Three Billy Goats Gruff

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In May 2013 we welcomed three pygmy goats to the Pets’ corner. The first two kid brothers were born on 4 May 2013 on the farm and were followed nine days later by their cousin.   Fully grown at around 55 centimetres tall, pygmy goats are a miniature breed of domestic goat.   After thinking […]