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The Old Dairy

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £199
    Low season
  • £449
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
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Calendar last updated: 21st March 2018
Preferred arrival day: Saturday

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£199 Wed, 4 Apr 2018
3 nights - 4* peaceful character ground floor country cottage,,sleeps 2,near sea,super walks,

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Beach Nearby

About The Old Dairy

Old Dairy Cottage sleeps two guests and is an ideal hideaway for couples, dating back as far as 1860. This character self-catering cottage is located on a small working farm within easy reach of the picturesque coastal village of Boscastle on Cornwall's North Coast (just a five minute drive or enjoyable one and a half mile walk through the beautiful Valency Valley).

Sitting in a rural position amongst rolling countryside, Old Dairy Cottage faces a secluded front garden with patio area where you can sit and relax with a glass of wine at the end of the day whilst listening to the birds sing. It provides an ideal base from which to explore the area and a comfortable single level retreat with double bedroom, lounge/dining area, well equipped kitchen, bathroom and internet access for those who need to stay in touch.

Boscastle has been used as a filmset on many occasions which is hardly surprising given its dramatic rugged coastline which is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with much of it managed by the National Trust. A popular holiday destination with immense traditional Cornish charm, the village has pubs and restaurants to enjoy a meal (or cream tea!), antique shops, a craft centre, gift shops to browse and an intriguing Witch's Museum.

Conveniently located, Boscastle is just an hour by car from Exeter (M5) and sits on the South West Coastal Path, allowing easy access to explore the pretty surrounding villages (including mystic Tintagel and its castle ruins and legends). There are superb beaches close by where you can enjoy lazy days on the golden sands or take tuition to learn to kayak or surf. Alternatively, head to Bodmin Moor for a days hiking (and see the famous moorland ponies), explore the Camel Trail by bike (or foot) or enjoy the other many outdoor activities available including golf, pony trekking, sailing and climbing.

Whether you simply want a relaxing holiday by the sea or are looking for a base for exploring the many attractions of Cornwall, Dartmoor and also North Devon, Old Dairy Cottage is a welcoming retreat. Attractions are plentiful including the world famous Eden Project; Lanhydrock House and gardens; Padstow with its fine restaurants, St Ives, the hub of art with the Tate St Ives gallery and many attractive gardens to visit.

Whatever the time of year, Boscastle is an ideal place for a holiday. During the spring (which comes early to Cornwall), enjoy the snowdrops, spring lambs, primroses, wild garlic (a wonderful smell!) and bluebells in the woodlands; and in the summer, enjoy picnics and relaxing days on the beach. The winter also has much to offer with wonderful invigorating walks whilst watching the Atlantic rollers come crashing in, followed by supper in one of the local pubs next to the fire.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jennifer Congdon joined Independent Cottages in January 2010

1) Phone:

2) Enquire online:

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (Cornwall)

Adjoining the owner's farmhouse and formerly the dairy, this pretty ground floor cottage is approached via the garden gate and comprises:

  • Double bedroom.
  • Kitchen with fitted units, electric cooker/ceramic hob, microwave oven, fridge and toaster.
  • Lounge/dining room with sofa that seats two, LCD flat screen Freeview television, DVD/CD player, dining table with two chairs and features including beams on the ceiling and exposed stone walls.
  • Bathroom has a shower over the bath, WC and wash basin.

Additional information: Full central heating (included in the price out of season). Short breaks may be available from October through to the end of May from £120 for two to three nights - please enquire with cottage owner. Wireless broadband is available throughout the cottage. There is off road parking for one car. Pets are not allowed. No smoking.

Star Rating: 4 Star

The Old Dairy Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (1 Double)
Enquire with owner
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £199
Mid Season from £250
High Season from £399
Peak Season £449
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1840 250233 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Jennifer Congdon
Member Since January 2010

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The Old Dairy Noticeboard

week until Dec 16 £200-£220.3 night break from £150, Christmas/New Year available. Wonderful place, clean and well equipped ,Lovely walks. S B July 17

Last Minute Offers

Wed, 4 Apr 2018 for 3 nights, £199
4* peaceful character ground floor country cottage,,sleeps 2,near sea,super walks,
Sat, 7 Apr 2018 for 7 nights, £275
4* peaceful character ground floor country cottage,,sleeps 2,near sea,super walks,
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 for 7 nights, £225
4* peaceful character ground floor country cottage,,sleeps 2,near sea,super walks,

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The Old Dairy 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 21st March 2018