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Miller's House

(Ref. 980)

St Nectan's Glen near Tintagel, Cornwall Show on map


  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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34 Customer Reviews

  • "This was the second time we have stayed at Miller’s House."

    The location is breathtaking and highly recommended. The house itself is great, but needs some updating - new sofa and chairs wouldn’t go amiss, and the main lounge area would benefit from a lamp. These are minor quibbles though - our holiday was wonderful and the seclusion and peacefulness of the glen is really something.

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2023

  • "Super good."

    Great location,easy access to coastal path by walking. The cottage is actually far better than the photos shown on the website, spacious, comfortable.We like the paintings of R Evans. Definitely will go back again.

    Reviewed by LiAug 2023

  • "Stunning location in the woods and short walk to Rocky Valley and beautiful coast."

    The cottage is lovely and free of clutter. The whole place has wonderful energy and is a perfect retreat. We hope to go again. Thanks.

    Reviewed by MichaelaJul 2023

  • "Idyllic setting with helpful owner at hand."

    Well equipped for a peaceful stay and within walking distance of interesting sites.

    Reviewed by JulianAug 2022

  • "Really easy check in and was a home away from home, beautiful area to stay in and explore."

    I would stay again.

    Reviewed by LisaJun 2022

  • "A lovely cottage in an absolutely beautiful and tranquil setting."

    The facilities in Millers House are in keeping with the character of the building, not pristine but that makes the cottage very homely and welcoming, both myself and my daughter felt settled immediately and had a wonderful stay. Mr Evans, the owner is most friendly and helpful and a very nice host. Finding a criticism is really difficult. The only thing is, and this is such a small thing, the cooking facilities were all there and in great order but I was a little surprised there were no condiments like salt, pepper, cooking oil etc (you wouldnt think to bring it with you). It wasn't an issue as we had to go shopping for the fresh food we couldn't bring, so we simply bought that too. We left it at the property as a gift to the next occupants. As I say, it's such a small thing so it doesn't detract from our experience at all, it's such a lovely place I'm almost embarrassed to mention it. Thank you so much for our wonderful stay, I should have booked 2 weeks at least.

    Reviewed by TeJun 2022

  • "The cottage was lovely and we really enjoyed our stay, it needs a little tlc and ..."

    The cottage was lovely and we really enjoyed our stay, it needs a little tlc and bit of an undo but for the price we all felt it was well worth it and would stay again

    Reviewed by JulieApr 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay!"

    It would be great if the beams in the main bathroom ceiling above the sink were filled in to stop all the black dust falling down onto the sink, and also if there were maybe some cheap salt and oil there because when we did our shop we completely forgot both of those and they are usually provided :) It would also have been nice to be able to leave some of staples we bought, like fresh milk, coffee etc, for the next guests - but we didn’t want to be charged so we took them with us. Overall an amazing stay though!! And we will definitely be back :)

    Reviewed by YasminApr 2022

  • "A very comfortable cottage in a beautiful quiet spot."

    Bedroom heating could be more efficient especially in the twin bedroom. Pity guests in the other cottages have to walk pass Miller House and look in the windows. A most enjoyable few days.

    Reviewed by JenniferApr 2022

  • "Lovely quiet and tranquil property within a short drive from shops and nearby attractions."

    We really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2021

  • "Very comfortable cottage in beautiful peaceful surroundings."

    Very minor quibble was the limited outdoor seating, but since we had very little time left to sit out and chill after exploring the stunning Cornish coast in this area it was not an issue.

    Reviewed by MikeSep 2021

  • "The location is amazing, with woodland, and huge gardens that were not obvious when booking."

    As it is self catering; the utensils within kitchen need updating (chopping boards, blunt knives and peelers) and the double bed is very narrow, which would not cost much at all.

    Reviewed by SaeemaAug 2021

  • "This was the fourth time we’ve stayed in one of the St Nectan’s Glen properties but our first time in Miller’s House."

    We had a great time there - it’s relatively spacious, set in absolutely stunning surroundings, and given the weather was so hot during our stay, the house itself provided cool sanctuary on our return from the beach or woodland walk. We love this place! Just two simple things that need to be provided for future guests - a lamp for the lounge (we had to move the one from our bedroom) and a pizza-cutter!

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2021

  • "Lovely old Mill cottages in a woodland setting."

    Great to walk in the owners woods admiring the beautiful plants. The stream running right through the grounds made it even nicer. All round a lovely relaxing break.

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2021

  • "The cottage was in a lovely location, however on the photo it looked like a stand alone cottage when in fact it was not."

    There was a small inadequate area to sit outside at the side of the cottage. The living room was very comfortable but did not have a lamp for evening use, only ceiling lights which were. very bright. The paintwork upstairs could do with a fresh coat of paint. Parking is a little tight could be improved ie trimming bushes back.

    Reviewed by ElaineMay 2021

  • "A great place thoroughly recommend for a place to unwind and relax."

    Reviewed by EdwardMay 2021

  • "The location is lovely, the stream and park in the little valley is beautiful."

    Close footpaths and coastpaths make it an ideal location to visit the area. The cottage itself is quite rudimentary- but warm and all is there as described. There is no side lamps anywhere, only awful ceiling lamps in the living room and kitchen, which make the atmosphere cold and unagreable. Though what really disappointed us was the lack of the little things, bear minimum of making customers welcome: not a single tea or coffee bag, not a small soap to wash your hands in the bathrooms, not a small hand towel in the bathrooms, not a leaflet with maps around (only a description of a couple of footpaths closeby). We will not come again as we didn't feel comfortable.

    Reviewed by LaureMay 2021

  • "A lovely spacious house, full of character with lots of thoughtful extras."

    The owner was so friendly and helpful and the setting gorgeous.

    Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2019

  • "It’s a truly wonderful cottage."

    Beautiful grounds surround it, perfect for walks and tranquility. Mr Robin Evans is the perfect host, friendly and accommodating. Cannot recommend this place highly enough

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2019

  • "It is a beautiful ,cosy cottage, spotless clean and well equipped."

    It is child and dog friendly. The owner is very helpful. I can just recommend this house.

    Reviewed by Patricia BarbaraMay 2019

  • "The cottage was cosy and warm."

    It had all the facilities you need. It would be nice if towels were provided. We had to go out and buy some as we have found that most places now provide them. Our own fault as towels were not mentioned in the description on the website.

    Reviewed by ElizabethMar 2019

  • "The cottage was lovely and cosy and we would highly recommend it."

    The owner lives next door and is very informative on the history of the cottages as they are very old. The cottage had everything that we needed and importantly a very comfy bed. We went for a walk in the grounds as it is in a beautiful woods and the water running through the land is lovely it leads to a waterfall well worth the walk.

    Reviewed by SueFeb 2019

  • "Beautiful location and great for walking."

    Reviewed by MartinFeb 2019

  • "We always feel at home whenever we come down to Cornwall, we have made some good friends and everybody seems to welcome you."

    in October there is the dark gathering in Boscastle and we were lucky enough to experience the wonderful celebration this year and if like us you are pagan or spiritual minded, it should be a celebration not to miss. Robin is a very nice and approachable owner who will always do everything he can to make your stay enjoyable and without any problems. It is a beautiful setting no matter what time of year you go or what the weather is like. We come down 3 times a year now and have always had a fantastic time away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. It is like stepping into a magical land where magical people live who welcome you into their family with open arms. It will always be our second home and we will always be thankful for finding it.

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2018

  • "This property is situated in a most delightful location with woodland walks on the doorstep."

    Owners very helpful and friendly.

    Reviewed by PaulaOct 2018

  • "This property exceeds all expectations."

    Beautiful surroundings, peaceful and tranquil. Millers House has everything you need to enjoy a great holiday.

    Reviewed by AlanAug 2018

  • "Was just a truly fantastic place to stay."

    It's such a beautiful cottage in a really lovely and picturesque location. It's so tranquil, and still only a short drive away from anything that you might need in Tintangel. Would also like to say a special thank you to Robin, who made us feel so welcome upon our arrival, and who went out of his way to ensure that we had everything we needed throughout our stay. Honestly can't recommend this place enough!!

    Reviewed by MarkAug 2018

  • "A beautiful and tranqil cottage set in lovely and serene settings."

    Lovely walks directly from the grounds.

    Reviewed by ErichJun 2018

  • "We come down three times a year now because we love it so much, the weather is always kind to us, the local people are just so welcoming, the scenery is fantastic and everything you need is within spitting distance."

    It caters for all as if you like interesting shops there is Tintagel and Boscastle, if you prefer nature's wonders there is St Nectans Glen, if you want beaches and the more commercial there's Bude and plenty of other beaches not too far away, there's plenty of local cafes, pubs and restaurant's to choose from and cover all of your dietary needs. Millers House is like a second home to us now and Robin the owner is a lovely man who will always great you with a welcoming smile and make sure you have everything you need. The world and atmosphere changes as soon as you come through the gate, the busy outside world fades into the trees, the marvellous bird song and sounds of babbling streams. You breath the fresh air in and instantly relax. We wish we could stay forever as we have made some good friends down here but as the Terminator said "we'll be back"

    Reviewed by PeterApr 2018

  • "Very quiet and peaceful location, the cottage is quaint and like stepping back in time but still with having everything you need."

    The only thing that wasn't mentioned is that no towels are provided so luckily it was only by reading a previous review that we found this out so would be very useful to others if this is mentioned in the listing for the future.

    Reviewed by PatriciaMar 2018

  • "Lovely cottage and setting, helped by very good weather."

    Would have appreciated owner highlighting the fact there were no towels provided when I spoke on the phone 48 hours before arriving as this is not clear on the information provided.

    Reviewed by JillJun 2017

  • "Beautiful location, lovely old cottage, very comfortable beds and a very friendly and helpfull owner."

    Reviewed by MaureenJun 2017

  • "This cottage was very cosy and comfortable, the setting is absolutely beautiful, we will go back."

    The owner is very friendly too.

    Reviewed by RachelApr 2017

  • "This was our second time here and it definitely won't be the last."

    The property is in a beautiful location, very quiet and peaceful yet within easy reach of a number of fabulous walks both in the countryside and along the cliffs. We were fortunate to have lovely weather but this part of the world is lovely even in the rain. A relaxing and peaceful holiday we didn't want to end. The owner is very helpful and has a ready supply of logs for the fire! We very much look forward to our next visit.

    Reviewed by ChristineOct 2016

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite bath, basin & WC, 1 x twin, with separate sofa bed for 1 child on landing
  • Bathroom with bath, electric shower over, basin & WC
  • Fitted kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with beams, exposed stonework, lattice windows & woodburner.
  • Night storage heaters with woodburner in sitting room
  • Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat and Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi
  • Communal utility room with coin-operated washing machine & tumble dryer
  • Starter pack of fuel for woodburner inc. in rent, extra logs available at £4 per bag
  • All electricity inc. in rent
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • (Towels not provided), Cot, highchair & stairgate on request
  • Designated parking place
  • Shared use of lawned sitting area & patio with furniture & stream
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops & pubs 1 mile
  • Note: Property accepts max. 4 adults and 1 child
  • Note: charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at the property

The property

Tintagel 1 mile. A warm and welcoming stone-built miller's residence in St Nectan's Glen, a wooded valley and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, below the hamlet of Bossiney.

Surrounded by 20 acres of garden and woodland, with walks through the trees and down Rocky Valley (NT) to the sea and Bossiney Cove on the doorstep.

This typical Cornish cottage is comfortable and spacious with beamed ceilings, exposed stonework and a woodburner.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 981, 982 and 983, together they sleep 13.

Halgabron Mill

Tintagel 1 mile. This one time corn mill is situated in atmospheric St Nectan’s Glen, a densely wooded valley and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, sat between the villages of Tintagel and Boscastle. Set in 20 acres of garden and woodland, the cottages have been converted from the former mill buildings and millworkers’ homes - each individually designed to retain their character. Visitors will enjoy the woodland, lawns and sitting areas next to the old mill stream. The perfect base for a restful holiday!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Camelford 5.9 miles; Wadebridge 13 miles.

Tintagel, home of the legendary King Arthur’s Castle, whose ruins dominate the cliffside just outside the village, is a popular but not overcrowded tourist destination. The surrounding area is dominated by the sea, rocky coves and stunning scenery. Several beaches, including nearby Trebarwith Strand and Bossiney Cove, are within easy reach and surfing is the main attraction for those who love the water. Tintagel has several pubs and restaurants and the Old Post Office (National Trust) is a must. For the energetic, the SW Coast Path passes through the village and in both directions it winds its way along the cliffs and down to the water’s edge through dramatic countryside. Head north along the path and in 2.5 miles is the beautiful village of Boscastle with its quaint quay and village pubs for refreshment. Further afield are the surfing meccas of Newquay and Bude, with their resort attractions, while the open spaces of Bodmin Moor, the Eden Project, Padstow, Camel Estuary and Port Isaac are all within a 40-minute drive.

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Note: Property accepts max. 4 adults and 1 child.

Please Note: This property is unable to accept bookings for less than 3 nights.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas