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The most southerly thatched cottage in the UK grade 2 listed, over 250 years old

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Lizard Peninsula - Little Trenoweth

3 Bedrooms (master, twin, single), sleeps 6 with 1 bathroom

Grade II listed thatched cottage. Unique period character cottage with enclosed gardens situated in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Little Trenoweth is over 200 years old and is situated on the southern edge of the Lizard Village, but is also located by the main access to the Lizard Point. The cottage overlooks open fields to the most southerly point, where the lighthouse can be viewed and beyond to the busy shipping channels.

The cottage is comprised of many character period features, and furniture.

More Information: If you require more information on the cottage or about the Lizard Peninsular visit our website, at www.mostsouththatch.co.uk

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lisa (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Lisa

Little Trenoweth has been owned by the same family for many generations, and is Grade II listed and a uniquely charming thatched cottage, situated on the southerly point in England.

Why Lisa chose Lizard Peninsula

The property is surrounded by beautiful coves and scenery, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The cottage has period features throughout, which adds to it unique character.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Little Trenoweth is a comfortable, well furnished, delighful cottage, and if we get the chance to visit England again we will certainly stay at Little Trenoweth" again. It is convenient being centrally situated in the village. The owners were really helpful, and we enjoyed the Cornish cream tea on arrival.
Jun 2011
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based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

The most southerly thatched cottage in the UK grade 2 listed, over 250 years old
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Cottage is chocolate box perfect

  • 5 of 5

The property had recently been modernised inside with new kitchen & bathroom, which, made the stay more enjoyable. The cottage itself is full of character & charm, which fits a property of this age. There is a superb front garden as well as a large back courtyard/garden, which was fantastic for "Charlie", my Cocker Spaniel, to explore. We were there to walk the coastal paths of the Lizard Peninsula & had a great week of weather to accompany us. In addition to the stunning local scenery & excellent coastal walks, it was always good to return to such a beautiful cottage in serene surroundings & relax in a steaming hot bath. A good sleep was had every night in the well decorated & comfortable bedroom, with stunning views of the fields & Lizard Lighthouse. The property is very well equipped to a high standard & we felt at home from the time we walked through the front door. Our favourite places which "Charlie" was well photographed in were Lizard Point, Kynance Cove, Cadgwith, Poltesco, Porthleven, St Michael's Mount. We also found the local nature reserve & renovated Windmill, just outside the village of interest due to it's history & local wildlife. Overall, a fantastic cottage as a base to explore the Lizard in all it's glory & dog friendly. Thanks Lisa & Lorraine for the unique experience.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brillian, Fantastic, Top Class Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic and memorable time at The Lizard/Southerly Thatched Cottage. Lisa and family are brilliant, communicative hosts and they made they're pride and joy ours. Beautiful setting, gorgeous, well equipped and extremely comfortable accommodation. We spent Christmas here with family and not only did we have everything we could have possibly wanted Lisa went to great lengths in putting up a tree and decorations. I want to thank you so much for making Christmas 2015 so special and so easy for us all to just pull up, walk straight in and feel right at home. We will be back in the future.

All the very best Gill Parkins (Hertfordshire)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage in a perfect spot. Clean and well-equipped, and the owner is so helpful too!

Several good places to eat within strolling distance.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you loved the cottage.We try to make guests as happy as possible and like them to treat it as there home for their holiday. Thank you for the lovely review
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fabulous week

  • 5 of 5

Little Trenoweth is the epitome of a country cottage with all the benefits of shops and pubs 1 minute away. The cottage is beautifully maintained and comfortably furnished with a great combination of charm and space to move.

Our 2 year old nephew made great use of the pretty and securely enclosed garden and we all enjoyed the fantastic location.

We cant wait for a second visit next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage in a peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd holiday in Little Trenoweth and have already booked for June 2016. The cottage has everything a couple or a family would need and is always well maintained by Lisa and Lorraine, the owners. We love the character of the cottage, but also the fact that it has all modern conveniences. The location of the cottage means that everything you need from a village is in walking distance - local store, restaurants, pubs and beautiful coastal walks. We would highly recommend a stay in Little Trenoweth and have already passed on the details to some of our friends as we are always talking about how wonderful the cottage is and how well we are looked after by Lisa and Lorraine, both prior to and during our stay. When staying in Lizard Village, it is lovely to take a walk down to the most southerly point and watch the seals in their natural environment and after building up an appetite, come back to the village to have traditional fish n' chips - most definitely the best we have ever had from any seaside resort we have been to!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely wonderful cottage - highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, my dog and I recently spent a week in Little Trenoweth Cottage, and we had an absolutely wonderful time.

The cottage is a brilliant size with adequate living space, kitchen and bathroom. It was very clean and tidy on arrival with no complaints found and we arrived to fresh flowers and some scrummy local biscuits which was a lovely treat. We also met Lisa (I believe the cottage owner) who was perfectly polite and efficient and very helpful on arrival.

The cottage is perfectly placed being only a 5 minute walk from the South West Coast Path and a good number of places to eat and drink. We undertook several long walks right from the front door of the cottage and were treated to perfect weather every day. The cottage has a perfectly equipped kitchen with everything a good cook would need to create a decent meal for many, and the heating system is phenomenal, if we got chilly, within 5 minutes the whole house was toasty warm. The whole time we were there, I don’t think we heard a peep from the outside world, it is so very quiet and peaceful.

The outdoor space you have access to is also fantastic as you have a garden out front and out back. In the summer I can imagine sitting in the front garden and watching the sun go down would be breath taking. We had hot water on tap, and everything in the cottage was perfectly functional throughout our week long stay.

We ate at several of the very local pub/restaurants including Housel Bay Hotel, The Witchball and The Top House, all served good food with reasonable service. The local store on the corner doesn’t have a great selection of food items, we found our essentials at the Cow Shed which is a 5 minute walk from the cottage. There are several tourist souvenir shops in town as well as a wonderful pasty shop. Within a short drive we also ate at the Mullion Cove Hotel and the Halzephron Inn both of which served very good food with good service.

If you have a car, our top recommendation for eating is The Ship Inn and Old Courthouse in Mawgan, it’s about a 20 minute drive from the cottage, but worth every minute and every mile. The 2 meals we had here were the least expensive of the trip, with by far the best menu and quality of food and the best service we’ve experienced in years.

In summary, we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this cottage and The Lizard peninsula to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review...I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Little Trenoweth and The Lizard.
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Newquay Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
100 Yards
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Mullion Golf Club
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Penzance or Redruth
Nearest Motorway
190 Kilometres
Junction 31 M5
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
100 Yards
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Housel Bay
Car: necessary

The Lizard Peninsula is unique. Stunningly beautiful at any time of the year, there is nowhere quite like it anywhere else in Britain.

The rocks and cliffs of the coastline offer shelter to the tiny fishing villages huddled into their coves.

The Lizard Peninsula has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is recognised as being of international botanical importance - and here you can find 15 of Britain’s rarest plants!

The beaches in the area are simply among the finest in western Europe. A combination of crystal clear Gulf Stream waters and pale sand gives beaches a 'tropical' quality usually only glimpsed within the pages of exotic travel brochures. There are wide open beaches and sand dunes where the distance stays out of reach; intimate secluded beaches known only to a few locals; sparkling rock pools – the stuff of childhood memories. Golf courses all within driving distances

Golf: There are some lovely golf courses around the Lizard. Mullion gold course, and Praa Sands are just two. Please email if you need more info


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lizard, Lizard Peninsula

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
April -May
9 Apr 2016 - 27 May 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Whit week
28 May 2016 - 3 Jun 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Jun 2016 - 24 Jun 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Jun 2016 - 8 Jul 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Jul 2016 - 15 Jul 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Jul 2016 - 22 Jul 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer holidays
23 Jul 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Sep 2016 - 9 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
10 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25

On booking the property a 20% deposit is required. The outstanding balance is required 8 weeks prior to arrival.
For longer or shorter deals please email with your requirements and we will see what is available for you.
Payment via Visa/Debit card is not available at this time. Cash or Sterling cheques welcome.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Rustic
  • Activities Guide
  • Baby Gate
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom of the property consists of a bath and separate shower cubicle and a washbasin. A separate toilet room with its own washbasin is located next to the bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Double Bed
    Twin - 2 Single Bed
    Single - 2 Single Bed , Can be made twin
  • The cottage comprises of three bedrooms, one master, one twin and a single. The master and twin both have views to the lighthouse, and sea and peep out under the thatched eves, all have window seats. The single looks out to the side courtyard (which is also part of the cottage). The double bedroom consists of a  double bed, with original fitted wardrobe and period chest of drawers with side units each side of the bed. The twin room consists of two single beds with a wardrobe and chest of drawers and matching side units. The Single room has a sloping ceiling and overlooks the courtyard. It comprises of a period single bed and pine tallboy and side unit.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
The main room has many character period features – open beamed ceilings and original focal fire surrounds with slate hearths, window seat and views to the garden. The Dining area has a fireplace with an electric log burning effect fire and original Victorian surround. There is also an original period dresser and period features. The enclosed front garden is laid to grass with boarders of roses, and all manner of flowers in raised beds. There is a cobbled path across the front of the property. Also there are table and chairs for guests, to dine outside and enjoy the gardens and relax with a glass of wine, etc with parasol. Children are welcome to the cottage, and there are toys free of charge, such as a garden slide etc. For smaller children if you email you needs then we will try to accommodate. We welcome well behaved dogs and their owners. There is a ban on dogs for some beaches in the area between Easter to October.

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