With the heatwave continuing this week it seems time to finally layer up that suncream, don your shades, and announce that summer is here; perfectly timed for the school holidays meaning it’s the perfect time for a family getaway. The thought of keeping little people occupied at the airport can result in your family holiday starting with a cocktail of stress and anxiety. So why not cut that out and instead enjoy a picturesque road trip down to Cornwall?
Instead of dealing with a delay in baggage claim and grumpy, tired children indulge in a cold glass of wine out on our Terrace when you arrive. You can sit, soak in the views, and relax as the little ones keep busy with lawn games, such as giant Jenga. Wondering what Cornwall has to offer for a week? Check out belows itinerary to start planning your own getaway.
Soak up the sun as you and your family take on Gwendolyn’s treasure trail and explore our stunning 43 acre estate. Solve a series of riddles to discover the history of our stunning estate.
Get booked in for some pamper time and unwind with a trip to The Clearing Spa. The children play in our infinity pool, or get adventurous in our playground, as you indulge in some quality you time.
Have you been dreaming of tropical beaches with dazzling white sand? No problem. Take a family bike ride, or stroll, down the Pentewan Trail. Stop off at Porthpean Beach and treat the family to a beach day and enjoy a Cornish favourite – clotted cream ice cream.
We’re in a prime location for adventuring so you don’t need to worry about hearing the dreaded phrase, ‘I’m bored.’ Jump in the car for a quick drive and explore the harbour towns of Mevagissey, Fowey, and Charlestown and immerse your family in laid back, Cornish culture.
Explore what the subtropical Cornish climate is capable of. Less than five miles from the hotel are The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan. Get out and about with the family and explore the expanse of natural beauty. Don’t worry about overheating this summer; we’ve installed air con in 56 of our rooms including our Luxury, Accessible, and Superior rooms in the White House. This means we can guarantee peaceful nights sleeps for you and your little ones.
Set sail for adventure and take to the water for a day sailing, or training, with the professionals. We’ve got a partnership with Pentewan Sailing Club so pop down to reception to have a chat to us about getting a day of Cornish coastline exploration sorted.
In the evening experience relaxed, Cornish dining at The Elephant Bar & Brasserie and experience the taste of fresh, locally sourced food.
Sunday’s are all about unwinding. Spoil yourself and indulge in a Cornish must have: a traditional cream tea complete with thick, clotted cream. You’re on holiday so add that extra splash of extravagance with a glass of bubbly.
If the little ones have excess energy get them booked in for a tennis coaching session with our onsite coach.
With so much to see and do The Cornwall is the perfect hotspot for a traditional, British summer holiday.