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Make a holiday cottage in Little Petherick your home away from home

Little Petherick is a beautiful example of a quintessential Cornish village. Located in North Cornwall between Padstow and Wadebridge, it is nestled in the Little Petherick Creek Valley. The location offers a tranquil setting for holidaymakers to base themselves in, allowing them to enjoy the coast and beaches, as well as the scenic delights of inland Cornwall. Little Petherick is a relaxing destination that nonetheless offers activities for all ages.

HomeAway holiday cottages in Little Petherick offer panoramic views of this lush environment. These comfortable accommodations are suitable for groups of four to six people, perfect for larger families or group getaways. Many are also pet friendly, so there’s no need to find a sitting service or kennel. Compared to other areas like surfer’s favourite Bude or foodie hotspot Padstow, holiday cottages in Little Petherick generally cost less. Affordable as they are, however, properties are rich in amenities like fireplaces, modern appliances and electronics. Many also include children’s toys, and several feature open-plan living spaces and BBQ areas. Offering a means of escaping the hustle and bustle, Little Petherick offers a variety of activities for visitors, either in town or within just a few miles.

Things to do

-Natural heritage: The Lost Gardens of Heligan are a short 12-mile drive away from the village. In this popular botanical garden, children and adults alike will delight at the magical exhibits. Even with its microclimate, there's something enchanting about finding such a sub-tropical paradise in the middle of a Cornwall getaway. Whenever you visit, it will certainly be a day well spent.

-Family attractions: Crealy Great Adventure Park is just three to five miles away from holiday apartments in Little Petherick and a big draw for families. If you don’t want to go, best not let the kids hear of it – they won’t be able to resist the petting zoo, rides and indoor and outdoor adventure areas. Book online to take advantage of discount pricing.

-Historical attractions: The village of Tintagel will have history buffs in heaven. The Tintagel Old Post Office is a National Trust property dating from the 14th century; but it's the ruins of King Arthur’s castle and the village’s many links with the Knights of the Round Table that attract. The walks around the village are among the most scenic anywhere and all of this combines to make Tintagel one of the most visited places in Britain.

-Cultural activities: The Eden Project is a global garden collected and grown under artificial biomes (or bio-domes). Visitors can wander its many paths and explore the stunning variety of flora. There are tropical plants, Mediterranean offerings and specimens from the world’s temperate zones. It also boasts the largest covered rainforest in the world!

-The Cornish coast and countryside are both beautiful and beg the attention of guests staying in holiday homes in Little Petherick. The beaches are fabulous, with places like Perranporth offering two miles of sand; perfect for surfers or sunbathing while the kids play. The UK’s top surfing town, Newquay, is also just a few miles away. Walkers will be impressed by the rugged coastal trails and the inland beauty of Bodmin Moor.

Weather in Little Petherick

Visitors will enjoy a warm, temperate climate here. Holiday cottages in Little Petherick offer outdoor seating and BBQ areas for summer evenings, but bear in mind that the area does see a lot of precipitation; so travellers are advised to dress appropriately. May is the driest month while December is the wettest. August is the warmest with January seeing the coolest temperatures. Temperatures can range from lows of 5°C in winter to highs of 25°C in the summer months.

Travel to Little Petherick

The distinctly rural location means the best way to reach Little Petherick is by car. It lies on the A389 which is connected to North Cornwall’s major trunk road, the A39. The nearest railway station is in Bodmin, and the closest major transport hub is Newquay. The village has a bus service on the Padstow to Wadebridge route.

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                                                                                                      Lovely character cottage with quality furnishings

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a four night break in this lovely cottage with our dog. The setting is very quiet and peaceful. While we were there the weather turned very cold but the wood burner kept the cottage very warm and cosy. The owners are very pleasant and on hand if you need them.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
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                                                                                                      Beautiful apartment, wonderfully relaxing

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Felt like we stepped off the merry-go-round of life, we had a lovely relaxing weekend
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017