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Farmoor House Helford River

£509 - £1495 per week
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Farmoor House is a delightful retreat nestled in glorious Cornish countryside. A spacious interior, cleverly blends modern features with lots of character, creating a sumptuous hideaway, perfect for the whole family to enjoy a relaxing holiday together. Relax on winter evenings cosied up by the log burners or on sunny days spend time in the huge garden, playing games or just relishing the rural views. Indulge in the peace and quiet, read a book on the sunny terrace, or wander across the fields to Gweek village, and maybe have a bite to eat at the cafe or pub. You could pack up a picnic of Cornish goodies and sit by the water, savouring the creekside views and the comings and goings of the pretty boatyard.

The spectacular Lizard peninsula is just a short drive away with a plethora of secret coves, picturesque fishing villages and fabulous beaches to explore. Gweek is home to the famous seal sanctuary and a short distance from the Helford river for days of fishing, messing around in boats or wandering the impressive coastal path. You could stop at the magical Frenchman's creek, to watch the birdlife or experience some of the fresh Cornish fare available at the pubs on the river. Take the passenger ferry over to Glendurgan or Trebah gardens and admire the exotic foliage and fabulous coastal views.

Entrance

two steps down and one step up into the hallway with doors to:

Shower room

shower, basin and WC.

Playroom

two sofas, door leading to:

Utility room

washing machine and tumble dryer.

Hallway 2

full size fridge and fridge/freezer under the stairs, door into:

Kitchen

range cooker,gas hob, dishwasher, dining table with six chairs, access through to front door with stairs to first floor and the bedrooms. Door to:

Sitting room

two sofas, log burner,TV

Sunroom

two chairs

Bathroom

situated on the first floor, couple of stairs from half landing, roll top bath, seperate shower, WC and basin.

Bedroom 1

king size double bed, accessed via a couple of steps up from half landing,

Bedroom 2

double bed

Bedroom 3

zip and link (twin or king size) beds

Additional information

air source heat pump central heating, a woodburner in the kitchen and in the sitting room, parking for up to 4 cars, WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

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2019

1 Jan - 9 Feb509
16 February518
23 Feb - 30 Mar509
6 Apr - 13 Apr771
20 April755
27 April554
4 May - 18 May780
25 May1111
1 Jun - 8 Jun976
15 Jun - 22 Jun1050
29 June1174
6 July1230
13 July1252
20 July1390
27 Jul - 24 Aug1495
31 Aug - 7 Sep943
14 September914
21 September688
28 Sep - 12 Oct682
19 October795
26 October795
2 Nov - 14 Dec509
21 December908
28 Dec - 31 Dec1156

2020

1 Jan - 8 Feb509
15 February518
22 Feb - 21 Mar509
28 March554
4 Apr - 11 Apr771
18 Apr - 25 Apr554
2 May742
9 May - 16 May780
23 May1111
30 May939
6 June976
13 Jun - 20 Jun1050
27 June1174
4 July1230
11 July1252
18 July1390
25 Jul - 22 Aug1495
29 August995
5 September943
12 September879
19 September688
26 Sep - 10 Oct682
17 October695
24 October795
31 Oct - 12 Dec509
19 December908
26 Dec - 31 Dec1156
 

Helford River Holidays

With water-side pubs, numerous walks and unspoilt coves including Frenchman's Creek, which inspired the Daphne du Maurier novel.

Things to do

Seal Sanctuary

The old port of Gweek is at the head of the Helford River and is now home to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, a well known family attraction which rescues all sorts of unwell seal pups and sea lions, aiding their recovery and releasing them back into the wild.

Gardens

Trebah and Glendurgan gardens are close by and bloom beautifully in early spring and summer, making the Helford River a perfect location to visit all year around. With beaches stretching down on to the river side it's the perfect spot for a picnic!

Boat Trips

The best way to experience the whole of the Helford Passage is to take the to water and enjoy a boat trip, of which there are many available.

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South Cornwall Locations

 

Local events

Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair

Browse an impressive selection of Cornish crafts and delicious food on the Piazza in Truro. It's a great place to find special Christmas gifts for loved ones with plenty of choice from local artisans, artists and food and drink producers.

27th November - 1st December 2019

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St Austell Brewery Celtic Beer festival

 The annual St Austell Brewery Celtic Beer Festival will have more than 180 ales and ciders, live music and a thriving atmosphere for a good cause.

30th November 2019

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Christmas in Looe

Looe lantern procession and carol service will take place on the 7th December. The procession starts at 6.30pm with the carol service and festive lights switch-on at 7.30pm. On the 8th Santa will arrive in Looe by boat and lead a procession to his grotto in East Looe where there will be a market, bouncy castle, face painting and food stalls. The Looe Santa fun run takes place on the 9th in the morning and fancy dress is encouraged. On the 9th there will also be a Christmas Market and gin fair from midday - 5pm. 

6th - 24th December 2019

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Heligan Christmas Fair

Find unique gifts for your loved ones at the Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair. £2 includes entry to the gardens and access to more than 100 stalls, featuring some of the best local producers, creators and artisans.

6th December 2019

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Mevagissey Christmas Lights

The big Christmas lights switch on in Mevagissey will take place at 5pm, illuminating the harbour with sparkly lights.

7th December 2019

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Truro Winter Gift Fayre

Find the perfect presents for your nearest and dearest at Truro's Winter Gift Fayre. You can expect to find luxury food and drink, festive decorations and gorgeous gifts, with more than 80 stalls from local South West producers.

11th - 19th December 2019

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Falmouth Spring Festival

The Falmouth Spring Festival is a wonderful early season celebration of coast, community and culture. Falmouth town and its community will be celebrating spring with a range of events and activities throughout the week. The town will be painted yellow with daffodils and decorations and spring clean days will see the beaches and towns tidied up.

14th - 24th March 2020

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Cornwall Spring Flower Show

Held at Boconnoc House, Lostwithiel, the 107th edition of the Cornwall Spring Flower Show is a real treat for gardening enthusiasts. The two day event features show gardens, competitive classes and horticultural stands. Enjoy the fabulous displays, pick up plants for your own garden and ask the experts for some tips and advice!

6th-7th April 2020

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Tregothnan Charity Garden Opening

 On this special weekend, Tregothnan will open its private gardens to the public. These secluded gardens on the banks of the River Fal have divrse trees and rare collections of flowers and plants.There are more than 100 acres of gardens to explore, featuring ancient camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons. 

13th - 14th April 2020

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Roseland Festival

This lovely little festival in the stunning Roseland Peninsula offers something for everyone, including music, art, films, walks and talks. 

23rd April - 4th May 2020

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Helston Flora Day

An ancient annual event, Helston Flora Day includes craft stalls and traditional dances throughout the day, where crowds line the streets to watch the procession.

8th May 2020

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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature

Celebrating the life and works of this renowned author, the Du Maurier community festival in Fowey has grown into a popular annual event.

11th - 18th May 2020

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Fal River Festival

A ten day festival celebrating life on River Fal. The not-for-profit event encorporates music and drama, arts and heritage, gig racing, swimming and lots more.

24th May - 2nd June 2020

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Looe Raft Race

This fun event is organised by Looe Boat Owners Association in support of Looe RNLI. Enjoy the fun by making and entering your own raft, or just come and cheer everyone on. 

9th June 2020

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International Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth

The Falmouth Sea Shanty was founded and is organised by Falmouth Shout. Sea Shanty events aim to preserve and promote the maritime heritage of Falmouth and Cornwall as a whole and are thoroughly enjoyable.

14th - 16th June 2020

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Polperro Music & Arts Festival

Polperro holds an annual 9 day festival with a craft fayre, live music, comedy nights and a procession. The festival is completely free to attend so make sure you visit to experience Polperro at its best.

15th - 22nd June 2020

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Mevagissey Feast Week

Celebrated since 1754, Mevagissey Feast Week is a celebration of food, music, dance and more. With a host of colourful events being held throughout the week, this is a festival not to be missed!

23rd - 29th June 2020

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Stithians Show

Celebrated since the early 1800s, the Stihtains Show is a fine agricultural event showcasing animals, arts and crafts, food and drink, music and more. Don't miss the Countryside Area and Exhibition Ring. 

15th July 2020

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Charlestown Regatta

Enjoy a week of live music, watersports, competitions, pasty-making, children's sports, raft races and a carnival, all with the backdrop of the famous Georgian harbour in Charlestown

27th July - 2nd August 2020

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Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week

Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week is one of the largest sailing regatta's in the south west with more than 300 yachts racing over eight days.There is also a full events line-up which includes entertainment in Falmouth's Events Square and offsite activities such as outdoor film screenings and Red Arrow displays.

9th - 18th August 2020

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Fowey Royal Regatta

The Fowey Royal Regatta includes sailing contests, a carnival, the crowning of the Fowey Queen, a pasty eating contest, and as per tradition, a giant pasty which is shared out among the community. 

18th - 24th August 2020

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Truro Food Festival

The city-wide celebration of Cornish food and drink will be centred around Lemon Quay with pop-up events and activities taking place across the city.

Daytime content will include chef’s demos, a local produce market, gourmet street food stalls, a local restaurant trail, workshops and live entertainment showcasing the best in local talent. The evening content will include a beer and cider festival and live music on all three nights.

27 - 29 September 2020

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Falmouth Beer Festival

Always a popular event, the Beer Festival takes places annually at the Princess Pavillions. Admission includes a commemorative festival glass and offers over 250  cask ales, 100 ciders and perries, fruit wines and bottled beers.

3rd - 5th October 2020

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Falmouth Oyster Festival

Celebrate the start of the Oyster season at Falmouth's Events Square. Get involved with food demonstrations, browse local craft stalls and taste some spectacular seafood!

9th - 13th October 2020

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Mevagissey Shanty Festival

The Mevagissey Shanty Festival is taking place across various harbourside venues. There will be lots of shanty and accapella groups from all over the Uk entertaining the crowds throughout the weekend. The event begins at 7pm on the Friday and will continue on the Saturday at 11am.The main stage will be at the Mevagissey Activity Centre where there will also be a Cornish beer festival going on at the same venue.

18th - 19th October 2020

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Charlestown Christmas Market

Find unique gifts and tempting treats at Charlestown Christmas Market featuring a wide range of local crafters and traders.

November 2020

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Truro City of Lights

A festival of light delights the crowds who line the streets to see a parade of giant handmade lanterns. All manner of samba, brass and pipe bands process alongside, accompanied by flamboyant dancers. Further outdoor music performances take place throught the evening and there are many a food and drink stall at which to pick up a tasty snack or warming drink.

23rd November 2020

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