- Off road parking
- Ground floor accommodation
- Ground floor bedroom
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
Reviews & Ratings
36 Customer Reviews
"We had an amazing 4 nights 5 days at mugwell barn."
The cottage is in a fantastic location with superb views and lovely walks on your doorstep. Dave and Lyn are fantastic hosts leaving a lovely welcome pack (especially the wine!!) and are very friendly and informative
"Loved every minute of our stay."
Lyn and David were very friendly, knowledgeable and approachable, great owners. Mugwell Barn is in a beautiful setting and away from the day to day stresses.
"The quality and reliability of this cottage is top draw."
We had a great time with no problems at all which helped make our stay very special. The owners were more than accomodating of all our requirements and left us to enjoy our holiday, relaxing and wandering around kit hill and the local area. The Cornish piskies are watching over this place. Brilliant.
"The owners were really helpful- especially as I needed to charge my car overnight."
Lots of goodies on arrival, which were very welcome. The property was bliss to stay in, and the dog enjoyed running around at the back. I wish I could have stayed longer!
"Wonderful dog friendly cottage."
.. Comfortable, Clean and in a great location. Owners are great hosts who are friendly really take the time to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable.
"The owners have gone to a lot of trouble to make sure people staying have everything they need so there is nothing to criticise there."
They are happy to answer any queries on the facilities or places to go. For people planning to stay there I would say that if you think the owners description of how to find the cottage is over-detailed then it is not. Be prepared to navigate several miles of single track roads and to lose contact with your Sat-Nav a few times :-). The instructions are vital. For techies like me, bring enough USB plugs as there are only two USB points in the cottage. Maybe that is fine for most people but half my suitcase is always filled with USB powered devices and chargers :-) There is free WiFi but mobile signals might be an issue for you so make sure you have WiFi calling enabled.
"The barn was lovely, very well equipped and clean, you thought of everything!"
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, beautiful, peaceful location. Weather was very kind to us too and we were able to relax and enjoy our time away. Thank you for everything.
"Lovely little cottage with beautiful views of the countryside, owners were very kind and welcoming, wish we could have stayed longer!"
Can't recommend this place enough!
"A truly lovely bolthole with amazing views."
The hosts were really welcoming and helpful and the barn is beautifully done, comfortable and well equipped - we didn’t want to leave!
"Best self catering accommodation we’ve stayed in, Beautiful scenery; the owners continue to go the extra mile to ensure guests have everything you’d need for a relaxing holiday ‘home from home’."
"Had a wonderful week at Mugwell Barn."
The property has everything and more you could possibly need for a week in the countryside. Wonderfully clean and very well equipped. The location was perfect to explore both the north and south coasts of Cornwall. Owners Lyn & David are the perfect hosts - on hand with knowledge and advice if needed but more than happy to leave you to your own devices if that’s what you crave. Would 100% recommend and would book again.
"My wife and I have just returned from a wonderful holiday in the beautiful Tamar valley."
We hit the jackpot by choosing Mugwell barn. It was everything the website said it would be. The location of the property was fantastic offering extensive views across the countryside in a wonderfully peaceful setting. The barn is fully equipped for self catering so we lacked nothing. We were able to easily drive to many coastal towns as well as enjoying the countryside around the property. Our hosts Lyn and David were very knowledgeable about the area and were happy to point us in the right direction. I couldn’t finish without saying a big thank you to them for providing us with a very tasty welcome pack. The stay in this delightful barn made the very long drive from Yorkshire worth every mile.
"Wonderful view and everything you could possibly need in the cottage."
A really relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
"The weather was ghastly, but we can’t blame you for that!"
The cottage was glorious, better than anticipated and the hosts were charming and very welcoming.
"Lovely accommodation in super setting."
"What a gorgeous getaway location for some time to relax and take in the nature around."
The setting is extremely peaceful and the barn is really comfortable. The dog seemed to be in paradise with a lovely big garden to roam about in and the field where she could let of some steam off lead. Note that the surrounding roads are narrow but quiet and with plenty of passing points.
"We loved our stay at Mugwell and will definitely be returning!"
Gorgeous little barn and amazing facilities, especially for my dogs, who absolutely loved it. Beautiful surrounding areas and great place for travelling to other towns.
"Great obliging hosts,wonderful location"
"Mugwell barn has everything apart from enough space to air laundry."
The standard of finish and the quality of the items for use are superb Lyn and David are excellent owners / hosts and give the impression that nothing is too much of a problem Perfect hideaway from the maddening crowd but also close to tourist spots if needed
"We really enjoyed our stay at Mugwell barn."
It was a perfect location for us and the facilities were great.
"Absolutely fantastic stay!"
The owners were the perfect balance of welcoming and private! They added lots of extra little touches, even some Prosecco for my partners birthday - just so thoughtful! The location is brilliant for exploring and the barn is a really cozy place to come back to at the end of the day. Highly recommend, ticked every box for a relaxing week away.
"Mugwell Barn is absolutely lovely!"
We really enjoyed our stay. Beautiful quiet surroundings and great views from the patio and garden, lovely local walks and a great location to explore Cornwall and Devon. The barn is extremely comfortable and well appointed and had everything we needed. The hosts, Lyn and David were so welcoming and helpful and it was very kind of them to leave a bottle of wine, biscuits, bread, butter and milk for us on our arrival. We would definitely recommend the barn and would very much like to stay again. Our dog had a lovely time too! Thank you very much, Lyn and David.
"Really liked the location."
Lovely walk to the pub and greats facilities for the dogs
"Everything was just as we expected."
And Lynne and Dave. Were very thoughtful in the yummy scones and juices. Plus a few extras bought for us which was very helpful to us as I'm disabled. We had a great experience staying at the barn and would do it again. All you needed was there and the views the tranquillity. The only thing we thought it could do with is being better sign posted. As we got lost.
"Single track roads need to be mentioned"
"A wonderful stay at Mugwell Barn - welcoming hosts, beautiful location and lovely accomodation."
Well worth it, we would love to stay again.
"Stayed at Mugwell Barn over Christmas with my partner and our dog."
A really, good location 35ish minutes to the North and South Cornwall coasts. We all had a lovely time, the cottage has some Christmas decorations up and we had some nice goodies (the scones were amazing) from Lyn and David. There are loads of places that are doggy friendly in the area and were recommended by David a walk about half a mile away from the cottage, along a river (the dog's favourite). Every evening we enjoyed in front of the log burner, and had a quiet Christmas in Cornwall. What more could you want?
"Great tranquil location with some excellent woodland walks."
The property itself is amazing and has anything you could possibly need. Lynn and Dave the owners are extremely nice, friendly and very welcoming. Would definitely recommend.
"On our arrival, Indi the springer spaniel and I received a warm Cornish welcome matched only by a scrumptious home baked 2 scone jam/cream/butter combo a short while after settling in to the esthetically pleasing, cosy barn conversion."
From the patio doors the property has a wonderful outlook across fields, (the first of which was 'ours') a small valley and more fields towards Kitt Hill on the horizon. As a dog owner, having access to a stock-proof fenced field a mere chickens stride away from the property was a fantastic resource which was gratefully utilised on a daily basis. With the hosts property and Mugwell Cottage standing in close proximity to the Barn, and being on-hand for any whim or eventuality, you would never have known this as our whole week was one of peace and tranquility.
"We had a fabulous visit to Mugwell Barn in Luckett, Cornwall."
The barn was a perfect little haven of peace and tranquillity. The hosts were extremely welcoming and the barn is maintained to an excellent standard. It was fully kitted out with everything we could possibly have needed during our stay. Our dog especially loved the 'dog field' where he was able to run around, safely secured away from any roads or farm animals! We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and just wish we could have stayed for longer!
Accommodation as it states on the tin.Perfect!! Dog friendly. Welcome pack of home made scones,fresh cream and strawberry jam plus a bottle of wine ! Our sort of welcome pack. Amazing views from the lounge. Local dog friendly pubs. Visits at night from local foxes in the meadow. We will be back. Phil
"A wonderful location to be based at for trips to the north or south coast."
The property has everything you will need and the hosts were very friendly and accommodating. I would score 11 out of 10 and will definitely be returning. For all of you who are about to stay at Mugwell Barn ..... enjoy.
"The Barn is a wonderful conversion, super clean an cosy."
The location and views are stunning, with easy access to all areas of Cornwall and Devon. The owners and their pets are helpful and accommodating and supplied us with some goodies for our stay. Highly recommended.
"This is our third lucky time booking with Skyes."
..communication and booking an easy process We wanted a dog friendly accommodation ..that was our next consideration We wanted to stay on the Devon/Cornwall border..to see friends in both counties We like unusual looking properties. .with a history which was there with Mugwell Barn..a small barn conversion...for 2 A well equpped propery providing for all eventualities. Furnishings and fittings of high standard and quality Peaceful, tranquil surroundings...but easy access to coastline and cities if preferred..so we had a very varied time at Mugwell Barn for our week...even walked across country to the local pub Good communication with the owners Wine scones milk butter orange juice on arrival a bonus The general environment a real treat
"The aspect and quietness."
Freshly made scones,cream and strawberry jam plus a bottle of red wine on arrival. Perfect.
"The location was fantastic for visits to North and South coasts."
Plenty of local pubs and Callington has a decent Tescos store 10 minutes away. The barn is in an idyllic location with far reaching views of Dartmoor and across the valley. The interior is very tastefully appointed and to a high standard. We were greeted by Lyn the owner and had complimentary wine, bread, milk and scones and cream. They have also accumulated plenty of tourist information for guests to examine. For dog owners please be aware the barn does not have a secure garden as such so you will have to supervise at all times. There is a nice field immediately next to the patio and it was ideal for our 8 month puppy.
This property is part of the Helpful Holidays collection.
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- All on one level
- One super king-size double bedroom with glazed doors to garden and en suite wet-room, with shower, WC, basin and bidet
- Open-plan living area with sitting area with wood burning stove and sofa bed (for alternative sleeping), kitchen and dining area.
- Underfloor heating with wood burning stove
- Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
- Off road parking for one car
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry no smoking
Mugwell Barn is a single-storey detached cottage about a ten minute walk from Luckett on a 7 acre smallholding.
It faces away from the friendly owners cottage with lovely rural views.
Perfect for couples.
Step from the patio through big patio doors into a spacious open-plan living/dining room and kitchen area with wood-burning stove.
Throw open the folding glazed doors on a beautiful day and gaze out over uninterrupted wooded meadows, or snuggle up to the cosy fire after a bracing autumn walk.
There is a super king-size zip-linked bedroom with an en suite shower-room and glazed doors to the garden.
The large patio has garden furniture and you are welcome to explore the gardens which has an unfenced wildlife pond.
There are home produced eggs and bacon (when available) and logs.
A lovely, get-away-from-everything place.
Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.
About the location
Callington is a Cornish market town, rich in mining heritage and overlooked by Kit Hill, the highest point in the area, donated to the people of Cornwall by Prince Charles to celebrate the birth of Prince William. From the top of Kit Hill there are fabulous views across south-east Cornwall as far as Plymouth Sound. Callington is set in the heart of the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and offers a good selection of shops, inns and cafes, as well as being the home of Ginsters Cornish pasties. A few miles away, the quaint village of Calstock clings to the steep banks of the river Tamar and is dominated by the splendid Calstock Railway Viaduct, a giant 11-arched stone construction supporting one of Britain’s most picturesque branch lines running through the Tamar Valley. Other interesting places along the river are Cotehele, a beautiful historic house and gardens owned by the National Trust with a small quay and inn, and Morwellham Quay, a theme park that staged a living history production for the BBC and where visitors can explore the rich mining heritage and watch blacksmiths, potters and craftsmen at work. The pannier market town of Tavistock is only nine miles from Callington and is well worth a visit on your way to a day’s walk on Dartmoor. A splendid base to explore south Cornwall and West Devon.
Note: Spring water. Four steps down to main entrance (alternative side entrance without steps). Sofa bed for alternative sleeping.
This property offers the following short breaks:
- Last minute