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Upton Cross, Cornwall Show on map


  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "Mattresses and pillows were too soft had difficulty getting a good night’s sleep."

    Plenty of crockery provided but other items missing in order to cook ( could not afford to eat out every day!) A measuring jug would have been useful as would a tin opener that worked! Otherwise a lovely cottage in gorgeous surroundings.

    Reviewed by AnnMay 2022

  • "Beautiful location."

    Very nice cottage. With an authentic look. Fully equipped. Very nice owner.

    Reviewed by RonaldApr 2022

  • "We spent 5 nights at this wonderful cottage and wouldn’t think twice about recommending it to anybody."

    We were greeted by the owner Anna, who was very helpful and welcoming. There was a lovely cake waiting for us and the dinner table had been laid which was so thoughtful, the log fire had also been lit in the lounge room. This cottage is by far the best place we have ever stayed in, it has been superbly furnished in keeping with the period of the cottage. Nothing looked out of place and we loved the extensive selection of books in various rooms. If you are looking for peace and tranquility you will find it here, we will definitely be returning.Nikki & Martin

    Reviewed by MartinOct 2019

  • "Good cottage, very remote and peaceful."

    Nice spacious garden, and a lovely stream at the back of the garden. Cottage itself is reasonably clean but does show its age in a few places - you could say this adds to the charm. The main issue is access to the cottage. The path is so narrow and so overgrown with bushes that a normal size car wouldn't fit. I had scratched my car going to and from the cottage just over 5 days. The description on the website should be updated to reflect this in my view - it is impossible to access the cottage without scratching the paint all over your car.

    Reviewed by EvgenyJul 2019

  • "The B road to this property was extremely narrow and thankfully we didn’t meet any other traffic."

    However, the Cottage was a perfect tranquil location.

    Reviewed by ValerieJul 2019

  • "Foxgloves cottage offers complete relaxation, this rustic cottage is what I call “out of the way” if you want quiet I think you’ll hard to find another cottage so peaceful, surrounded by woods it has a large garden with bbq, table and seating for 6 persons and an added extra of a small stream at the bottom of the garden which adds a ambience atmosphere especially at night with the bedroom windows open."

    Just one note the roads to the cottage you will find a bit tight especially for suv size cars. On arrival you will be friendly greeted by Anna who will give you the run of the cottage give you advice on the area shops, restaurant etc. We found the cottage well equipped for us and a bonus tea, coffee, milk and a lovely cake and surrounded by fresh flowers which we found a nice touch. We would like to say thank you again for a memorable relaxing peaceful holiday and to say if these tick your box I feel you won’t go wrong with Foxgloves. Paul & Susan

    Reviewed by PaulJun 2019

  • "We had the most wonderful holiday in this lovely cottage."

    Anne and Neil lived in the cottage next door but we had complete privacy. Beautiful cottage and so well equipped we wanted for nothing. Anne met us with a warm welcome and tea and cake all set out. Also milk tea coffee logs firelighters etc etc. Perfect holiday.

    Reviewed by KathleenJun 2018

  • "The Cottage is in a very peaceful location."

    It is just as you would expect a Cornish cottage to be, quirky stair case, beautiful fireplaces and flag stone floors. The owners are very friendly and helpful, once they show you the property they leave you alone to enjoy your holiday. The cottage is clean and tidy, it has all the facilities you will need for a self catering stay.The WiFi was very useful, we used it to check weather and book online tickets to tourist places. The garden if great for warm evening BBQ or a glass of wine/beer or cider, the running brook at the bottom of the garden (fenced off for safety) provides a relaxing sound. There is adequate parking just outside the front door. I was dying to start up the log burners but the end of July was too warm (even for the cool wet summer of 2017). We found this cottage to be a very good base for the resorts on Cornwall's south east coast, Looe was a super find, with enough attractions for a young family, the beach was clean and sea safe to swim in, also rock pools galore to explore. Eden Project less than 30 minutes. It is also not too far from Cornwall's north coast, we loved Padstow's sea life safari and Tintagel Castle both 50 minutes away. The large lounge would benefit from a larger screen TV and fabric sofas (Personally I am not keen on leather sofas) Be warned that the roads leading to the cottage are very narrow and you need to remember where the passing points are when you meet on coming traffic, thankfully that is not too often. Not sure if a groceries delivery van can make it to the cottage?

    Reviewed by PeleJul 2017

  • "The cottage was wonderful."

    In a perfect, tranquil place to be. We had a lovely garden for the dog and to relax in ourselves. We spent some lovely sunny hours in there. Behind the cottage is a stream and a great walk through the field and into the woods. The welcome in the cottage was very warm. There was tea and cake waiting for us and the landlady gave us a tour through the cottage to explain everything. The cottage is very well equipped and very clean. In the evening we had a fire in one of the woodburners. This gave a cosy warmth. There's lots to do in Cornwall. We weren't able to do everything we'd have liked to do, so we will certainly be back in this cottage some time!

    Reviewed by SheilaJul 2017

  • "Very relaxing cottage and setting."

    Lovely to be able to enjoy a star lit sky. Whow, what an electric storm on our last night, almost like the finale being played!!!

    Reviewed by RikkiMay 2017

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Dining room with woodburner
  • Sitting room with woodburner.
  • Electric convector heating with two woodburners
  • Belling double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: The cottage is reached via a narrow lane, and therefore is best suited to small to medium sized cars
  • Care should be taken at all times
  • Note: The arrival time at this property is 4pm.Note: Guest can access Netflix on their own accounts
  • Please note: this property has a minimum night requirement of 4 nights for all bookings
  • Please note: The property does not include towels, please bring your own.

The property

Upton Cross 0.5 miles.

A lovely old Cornish stone cottage, tucked away half a mile from the village of Upton Cross, on the edge of Bodmin Moor.

This Upton Cross cottage is situated in a sheltered, peaceful valley, in the same grounds of the owner's cottage, and is accessed by a shared, private drive.

Having been fully restored, this Upton Cross cottage combines modern and traditional décors with classic character features such as flagstone floors, two inglenook fireplaces with woodburners and beautiful exposed wooden beams.

The cottage in Upton Cross has a sitting room and a separate dining room, each benefiting from a woodburner, so you can be warm and cosy in either room after exploring the local area.

There is also a fitted kitchen, three good-sized bedrooms plus a family bathroom, making it perfect for a family getaway to Cornwall.

The enclosed lawned garden, which borders a small stream, is a truly magical place to relax and take in the scent of the roses whilst enjoying a cream tea or a glass of wine.

There are some beautiful walks from the doorstep of this Upton Cross cottage, through oak woodlands and pretty lanes, decorated with wild flowers.

Bodmin Moor offers plenty of myths and legends, together with some fine granite features and interesting walks to keep all visitors to the area happy.

There is also easy access from your Upton Cross cottage to some of Cornwall's finest coastlines, both north and south, rugged coves, sandy beaches and swimming or surfing.

This holiday cottage in Upton Cross will ensure all holidaymakers an interesting and relaxing break in this beautiful area of Cornwall.

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About the location


Liskeard 6 miles; Tavistock 15 miles.

Upton Cross is a small Cornish village originally housing miners but now a quiet retreat set in rolling countryside on the edge of Bodmin Moor. From here there is easy access to some of Bodmin Moor’s most striking features, including the Cheesewrings, Sharp Tor and the engine houses at Minions, as well as Kitt Hill and Caradon Hill. The village has a traditional 17th century pub serving good food and a Post Office. Both coasts are within easy reach, from the crashing surf of the north coast to the clear waters and fishing villages of the south. Siblyback Lake, 6 miles away, offers angling and water sports, and there is salmon and trout fishing available on local rivers. Upton Cross has its own open air theatre offering a varied programmed through the season. A village in the heart of Cornwall, ideal for getting away from it all.

Please note: No Towels are provided during your stay.
Please note: this property has a minimum night requirement of 4 nights for all bookings.