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Commonmoor holiday cottages and accommodation

Make a holiday cottage or holiday rental home in Commonmoor your home away from home

Commonmoor or Common Moor should not be confused with Croxley Common Moor in Hertfordshire. It is situated Cornwall near the Sibley Lake Reservoir in Liskeard and close to St Cleer, Higher Tremar, Darite and Minions. The fishing villages of Looe and Polperro and market town of Launceston are all within easy reach.

Places to holiday in Commonmoor

Commonmoor has its origins in Cornwall’s tin and copper mining history and still very much a community. There are many cottages in the area that remain from the mining heyday and several have been converted in self catering holiday lets. Being a rural area barn conversions are also popular for Cornish holidays. Visitors to the area prefer self catering over hotels as it gives more freedom to explore Cornwall.

Cornish cottages in Commonmoor are perfectly located for exploring the ancient sites of Bodmin Moor, which has facilities for walking, fishing birdwatching, horse riding, cycling and dog walking. They are also ideal if you just want to relax in a quiet setting in the beautiful Cornish countryside. The nearby village of Minions has a village shop and pub.

Cottage holidays are also a perfect base to explore Jamaica Inn, the Eden Project, Tavistock, Dartmoor, Heligan or to travel into Devon to the City of Plymouth for shopping. It is also within easy reach of the south coast beaches and the trendy surfing beaches on the north coast such as Perranporth, Newquay, Polzeath and Bude.

Things to do in Commonmoor

Siblyback Reservoir offers an extensive range of facilities and activities, which include sailing, rowing boat hire, canoeing and windsurfing and it is a prime trout fishery. It has miles of walk around the scenic lake, bird watching, tearoom and children's play areas. The River Fowey flows from its source and spectacularly tumbles down at Golitha Falls. There are some good walks to the Neolithic monoliths, the Hurlers and the natural rock formations of the Cheesewring.

Also nearby holiday cottages is Porfell Animal Land Wildlife Park, which is educational and entertaining with woodland walks, tearoom, animal talks and demonstrations, hand feeding, animal petting area, picnic area and gift shops. Ken Caro Garden is a four-acre specialist garden set high above Bicton Manor Woods. It is colourful all year round and has panoramic views. Rough Tor near Camelford is the remains of a cluster of Bronze Age huts and there are several burial chamber and Cairns near by. The ruins of St Michael's chapel sit on the top of Rough Tor.

Boconnoc is the largest park in Cornwall surrounding an 18th century mansion and was featured in the television series Poldark. It has twenty acres of gardens, a 14th century church, a water powered sawmill and more than a hundred deer. Dupath Well is a medieval holy well on the fringes of Callington near to Cotehele House. Pilgrims suffering from skin diseases used to visit the well. Restormel Castle has an enormous circular keep overlooking its mote and bailey.

Weather in Commonmoor

The weather in Commonmoor, like most of Cornwall is mild and sometimes unpredictable.

Travel to Liskeard

Plymouth and Newquay airports and the ferry port at Plymouth serve Commonmoor. Liskeard station is the nearest station and National Express coaches stop at nearby Liskeard. Other local bus operators include Bakers, A-line, Western National, Group Travel, and Western Greyhound.

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Recent Reviews

Beautifully converted old mill house. Peace and quiet with stunning views across to the forest.

5 of 5
Very atmospheric place with losts of character. Clean and uncluttered with a great wood burner. The views across to the forest are really lovely, with a pond down in the valley below. Very welcoming and helpful owners, but not in any way intrusive. Wish we had a week not a week end, and hopefully will return.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

The perfect break!

5 of 5
Pen-y-Bryn is the ideal self-catering apartment for a stay in this area. It's well located, overlooking the town and with its own private parking which is a big plus in Looe. There's everything we needed (and plenty of other amenities such as washing machine, that we might have needed on a longer stay). The view from Pen-y-Bryn is spectacular, the property is exceptionally clean & comfortable and the welcome from Pat & Brian is very warm. Highly recommended! Chris & Lyn Howard, Tetbury
  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

Returning guests, never disappointed

5 of 5
We have been returning for the last five years which says it all really! The high quality and little extras of the cottage always hits the mark. Our little boy loved the very safe courtyard garden (sorry for all the stones under the steps!) and the addition of the slate patio area has made the cottage look even better. We will be back again next year for our annual visit.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017