Sleeps 6 dogs allowed
2.2 miles W of Launceston
From £10 per person per night
Sleeps 6 people dogs allowed
Safari tent in Cornwall: Bird calls, buttercups and a babbling brook - this pretty-as-a-picture location has all of the ingredients for the perfect rural glamping getaway.
Picture the scene: a starry, starry night in beautiful rural Cornwall. Lying on your back, gazing up at the heavens. Breathing in fresh, pure country air. Listening to the gentle sound of a burbling river - and perhaps the occasional hoot of an owl. Total, complete and utter relaxation. Yup. Getting away from it all really doesn't get any better than this.
Welcome to Celandine, one of three super special safari tents that make up Western Meadows Glamping (Honeysuckle and Campion being the other two). This well-built tent sits in its own private area at the top of a three-and-a-half acre wildflower meadow, brimming with buttercups during the summer, in a peaceful and untouched area of Cornwall with spectacular view countryside views.
You don't have to venture far for things to see and do here - New Mills Farm Park is just a short stroll down the lane, perfect for a fun family day out! Or why not hop on the sweet steam train that runs to nearby Launceston in the summer months? There is so much within easy reach (walk, cycle, swim, surf, shop - the choice is yours!).
Step up onto the decked veranda of your special holiday home-from-home, where you can read a book, have a snooze in the sun, prepare food for a scrummy barbecue or just sit and take in the incredible views, uninterrupted by noisy traffic (good old-fashioned wheelbarrows are provided to wheel your luggage from the parking area, meaning the meadow remains completely car-free and extra safe). Or perhaps take a stroll down to the river (please take care with the kiddies) and watch the wildlife, have a paddle or give fishing a try. There are picnic benches idyllically placed along the river too and the kids can play until their hearts are content on the trampoline and play fort. Up in the sky above you may be lucky enough to spot buzzards, woodpeckers, finches, wagtails, thrushes and - if you're really still and quiet - even the odd kingfisher. The friendly but unobtrusive owners live nearby, along with their free-range chickens, and there is an on-site honesty shop handily stocked with home-made jam, Cornish pasties, fresh eggs and other yummy treats, as well as the essential bits and bobs and a shared freezer for your use.
Inside is just as special as outside at charming Celandine, with plenty of room for all the family. Enter straight into the large living area, complete with fully equipped kitchen, cosy seating area, sociable dining space, two bedrooms (one double and one twin) and a cute double cabin bed. The log-fired range doubles up as both the cooking and heating facilities (a specially insulated base also helps keep the tent warm and toasty in the cooler months), there is electricity to power a small hairdryer and recharge any gadgets you may have and, last but certainly not least, there is an en suite shower-room with hot shower, proper flushing loo and wash-basin - yep, this is glamping!
What more can we say? Western Meadows Glamping provides the perfect place for a family fun holiday, a back-to-nature break without letting go of life's luxuries. The owners can even organise a dog walking/sitting service, if required for a pet-free day or evening (this must be booked in advance, as it gets very booked up, and a phone consultation is required).
Out and About
For the active, there are plenty of walking and cycling routes to explore close by and, just a short walk down the lane, is New Mills Farm Park - a fabulous family day out with indoor and outdoor attractions, including petting animals, a zip wire, play barns, skittles, trampolines, swings, slides, climbing frames, ride-on toys and a super café specialising in great value local food, eat in or takeaway. In the main summer season, a steam train runs from the Farm Park to the nearby town of Launceston, where you will find a selection of shops. The rugged north coast is only a short drive away, including the surfing beaches at Bude and Widemouth Bay and invigorating walks along the coast path. Or why not visit the famous Eden Project or Dartmoor National Park with its spectacular landscapes, mystical stones and famous little ponies.
Steps up to decking. Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Wood-fired range, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster and double cabin bed. Bedroom 1 with double bed (5'). Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Shower-room with double shower, WC and wash-basin.
Availability, reservations and pricing : £421 to £1153 per week Powered by Classic Cottages
All prices are £ per week per cottage. Where applicable the prices are inclusive of VAT. The prices are specified for Saturday changeover dates.
For weekly holidays or short breaks beginning on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday the price for the following Saturday applies. For those beginning on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday the price for the previous week applies.
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. In addition, many cottages also include electricity and central heating within the price and this should be taken into consideration when comparing prices. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the Web site.
There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break.
A non-refundable booking fee of £34 is payable per booking.
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|Dates 2019||Price Band (£421 to £1153 )|
|1 Jan - 16 Feb||: 421|
|16 Feb - 2 Mar||: 478|
|2 Mar - 23 Mar||: 421|
|23 Mar - 6 Apr||: 467|
|6 Apr - 20 Apr||: 594|
|20 Apr - 27 Apr||: 526|
|27 Apr - 4 May||: 492|
|4 May - 11 May||: 565|
|11 May - 25 May||: 627|
|25 May - 1 Jun||: 859|
|1 Jun - 15 Jun||: 701|
|15 Jun - 22 Jun||: 752|
|22 Jun - 29 Jun||: 825|
|29 Jun - 6 Jul||: 887|
|6 Jul - 13 Jul||: 950|
|13 Jul - 20 Jul||: 1000|
|20 Jul - 27 Jul||: 1107|
|27 Jul - 31 Aug||: 1153|
|31 Aug - 7 Sep||: 623|
|7 Sep - 14 Sep||: 576|
|14 Sep - 21 Sep||: 542|
|21 Sep - 19 Oct||: 490|
|19 Oct - 26 Oct||: 634|
|26 Oct - 2 Nov||: 490|
|2 Nov - 21 Dec||: 444|
|21 Dec - 31 Dec||: 842|
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