Cornwall is a treasured gem when it comes to holidays. You can experience a pace of life here that allows for shoulders to drop and cares to slip away. Perfect for extended families and friends, Old Lanwarnick welcomes all with open arms. Discover the top 10 reasons why a stay here makes for a perfect family holiday.
The site at Old Lanwarnick is south facing making it the ideal place for getting outside with family. Clear Cornish light cascades across fields and woodland creating the perfect holiday playground. Enjoy a gentle walk or explore further afield across 30 acres of countryside. Sun-drenched days don’t get better than this!
2. Dog-friendly holidays
Old Lanwarnick is all about inclusion. Two dedicated dog exercise areas, heated wash and welcome pack means your four-legged family member is in for a treat. No-one wants to leave their pup at home when they go on holiday. At Old Lanwarnick you don’t need to as dogs get a very warm welcome
3. Make friends with the animals
Young ones (and those young at heart) will love the animals at Old Lanwarnick. Collect the eggs from the resident chickens for a hearty breakfast. Say hi to the ducks as they waddle past or walk down to greet the horses as they graze on Old Lanwarnick’s rich pastures.
4. Simple, wholesome, family fun
Family ball games are always fun! Pick teams for a good old-fashioned game of rounders or gather for frisbee in one the fields. The joy that is laughing together over a ball game is hard to beat. Anyone not feeling quite so active is welcome to umpire!
5. Al-fresco afternoons
After all the fresh air you’re certain to have worked up an appetite. The pavilion on the hill can be pre-booked and is a brilliant undercover spot for lunch. Its elevated position gives views for miles across open countryside. With plenty of seating around a generous table there’s room for the whole family.
6. Room for the whole family
Holiday accommodation is very versatile at Old Lanwarnick. The farmhouse sleeps eight and is ideal for a multigenerational family. Need a little more privacy? Book separate cottages for the same period and everyone gets there own space when they need it. With accommodation ranging from two to six people, there are combinations to suit all.
7. We’ve got you covered
There’s nothing worse than trying to fit baby equipment into an already bulging car. With a family holiday at Old Lanwarnick takes care of all this. Travel cots, highchairs, bed guards, stair gates and more are available on request. Phew! That’s one less thing to have to think about.
8. Exploring the local area
With so much to do at Old Lanwarnick you may never want to leave. But, with Cornish beaches on the doorstep it’s well worth the effort. The beaches at East and West Looe and Talland Bay invite sand castle builders and rock pool foragers. The harbour wall at Polperro is perfect for crabbing on a rising tide. And beach days are best finished off with a delicious Cornish ice-cream.
9. Weather-proof days out
While Cornwall gets its fair share of sunny days, there are times when it hides its head. Local attractions Lanydrock, Bodmin Jail, and Fowey Aquarium offer family fun for all. Learn more about Cornwall’s heritage, history and marine life while having fun.
10. Foodie Favourites
Old Lanwarnick’s kitchens are very well-equipped, but sometimes it’s a treat to have a night off from cooking. The Plough in Duloe offers a gastropub menu and a warm welcome. The 16th century Jubilee Inn in Pelynt has a large beer garden ideal for little ones and happy hounds. It serves tasty pub classics and excellent Sunday roasts.
Looking for a family holiday in Cornwall that everyone can enjoy? Old Lanwarnick’s range of self-catering accommodation ticks all the boxes!