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“Blanches Meadow is set in a beautiful & tranquil...”

Review of Blanches Cottage

Blanches Cottage is the original character cottage.
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Blanches Cottage is the original character cottage.
You can walk to the spectacular National Trust coast down an exquisite, almost private valley. Blanches Cottage master bedroom with sea view
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Blanches Cottage is the original character cottage.
You can walk to the spectacular National Trust coast down an exquisite, almost private valley.
Blanches Cottage master bedroom with sea view
The spacious beamed sitting room with garden and sea views.
View from sitting room
Dining area with piano
The gardens and lawns overlook the valley and sea beyond.
The stunning Lansallos Cove is a short walk away.
For drama, nearby Lantic Bay is worth the strenous walk back up.
The vibrant town of Fowey is just over the Bodinnick ferry.
The old fishing village of Polperro is two miles away.
Lantivet Bay has a sandy beach at low tide.
There are wide lawns to play on.
There are 2.5 acres of gardens with lots of secret areas to explore.
Twin bedroom
Kitchen
Ground floor twin room
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Lansallos, Cornwall, England

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Guildford Surrey
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“Blanches Meadow is set in a beautiful & tranquil setting, stunning walking on the door step!”
Reviewed 30 January 2012 for a stay in January 2012

Blanches Meadow is a real gem! Hidden away in the rolling country side, with beautiful views of the sea from almost every window, it is incredibly tranquil and quiet. A perfect escape from the hum-drum of every day life...

The cottage was very disceptive. It felt airy and spacious, but at the same time cosy. It was remarkably warm for such an old building, and a real bonus to use the open fire, with logs and coal at the ready. The bed in the double bedroom was brand new, and really comfortable! The cottage was very equipped, with ipod dock and even a piano to tinkle on!
The garden has an abundance of wildlife, which take full advantage of the bird feeders.

There is a private walk down to join the coastal path, which took us through a field of dartmoor ponies and cows, which only takes about 15 minutes walk. The coastal path is simply stunning, with plenty of benches for a short break, or find a spot to have a pic-nic on one of the unspoilt beaches. Fowey is gorgeous, we took a trip on the 'ferry' across which cost £1.50 single. We were terribly out of season, and only a handful of restaurants were open, Tea shops close on a Monday!! The local Butchers/Deli in Fowey sold fantastic local produce. I can recommend their cornish pasties!!

We will most certainly return, hopefully sometime soon!

I would highly recommend this for a relaxing holiday/short stay. You would need to drive to dine out.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet!
Liked least: We went out of season, there was little open in Polperro/Fowey.
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Feb 2012
Many thanks for your kind review. Our favourite local restaurants (open all year) are "Trewithen" and the Duchy Nursery cafe in Lostwithiel, the Fowey Hall Hotel and "Food For Thought" in Fowey, and the Talland Bay Hotel.
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2012 for a stay in October 2011

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Liked best: The comfort of the houses and rural setting
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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Management Response
2 Feb 2012
Many thanks for the review. It gives us great satisfaction to know you like being at Blanches so much! Incidentally, if you scramble down the path beyond the bench at the bottom of the valley you'll find yourselves in an area of freshwater rock pools with a waterfall where the Blanches streams meet the sea. A special place that few people know about...
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