It’s not all sea and sand in Cornwall!
There’s more to Cornwall than its coastline, discovers Jen Morgan at Cornish Gems
This autumn explore the countryside and choose a rural retreat for your holiday. Leading luxury self-catering holiday specialists, Cornish Gems has a collection of 180 stunning private homes which includes a Country Collection of over 25 beautiful country houses, each offering a haven of peace and calm in breathtaking locations.
Thoughtfully renovated farmhouses and spacious historic houses, as well as characterful barn conversions and grand manor-esque homes, have been hand-picked to showcase the very finest country holiday homes in Cornwall. Sleeping 2 to 20, they offer those autumn and winter holiday favourites including log burners and hot tubs in secluded and idyllic locations.
Established in 2007, Cornish Gems is leading the way as the ‘go-to’ luxury holiday specialists in Cornwall. Its exclusive collection of holiday homes boasts superb homes in great locations with first class facilities, the highest safety standards and excellent customer service.
So, whether it’s a romantic escape for two or an escape to enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery with family and friends, dip into Cornish Gems’ Country Collection and find the perfect base to unwind and explore Cornwall’s quaint villages, country walks and landmarks.
Cornish Gems offers short breaks through the autumn and winter, stay from just three nights or extend your stay and map out your days exploring a quieter Cornwall out of the high season. Many of the private homes are also dog-friendly so you can explore the countryside with your canine companion.
Visit www.cornishgems.com to view the Country Collection or call 01872 241241 to speak to Cornish Gems local travel advisors.
The Willows near Fowey, south Cornwall for groups of up to 10 is packed with all the rural appeal you’d need for a country weekend offering five boutique bedrooms, four bathrooms and ample living space with high ceilings and exposed wooden beams and a cosy log burner. A magical garden including a Moroccan-inspired terrace and meadow cabin provide lots of quiet spots to enjoy the peaceful location and views across Fowey. From £1116 for 3 nights.
Little Polkerris, near Fowey, has been flawlessly created just-for-two to escape the busy diary and soak up the serenity of this unique setting. A bubbling hot tub, stylish interiors and luxury extras provide the perfect base for exploring the stunning south Cornwall coastline and the picture-perfect hot spots including Fowey, Charlestown and Lostwithiel and the sandy beaches of Polkerris, Polridmouth and Readymoney Cove. From £415 for 3 nights.