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Robin Cottage

Holiday Cottage in Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall

Sleeps 4
Sea views
Pub within walking distance
Dog Friendly
WiFi
No. of pets allowed
Parking available
Cot available
Highchair available
Garden
Fishing available
Newly added property
Discount for a couple
Friday change over
 
Robin Cottage, located in the heart of the stunning Roseland Peninsula and is nestled next to St Rumons church at the top of a tributary of the Fal estuary with stunning, uninterrupted, views down the tidal river valley. There are fewer places in the county that are so peaceful. Imagine a quiet evening glass of wine in the sun with some Al Fresco dining on the gorgeous terrace soaking up the last rays on a warm Cornish evening.
Low occupancy discounts are available based on a couple using one bedroom
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4.8

out of 5

Recommended
Cleanliness 5
Service and Staff 5
Comfort 4
Condition 5
Location 5
Value For Money 5
Review Date: 2017-08-29
James from Bognor Regis stayed at Robin Cottage for 7 nights in August
We booked quite late so weren't sure if we'd missed the best places so we were over the moon when we arrived to find Robin Cottage. Perfect location for exploring Cornwall, extremely quiet, a lovely garden with BBQ and a well appointed kitchen. Wendy (the owner) gave us some fresh tomatos from her greenhouse and a lovely bottle of wine - both went down very well indeed! The secure off street parking was also very much appreciated as were the fluffy white towels and a few 'essentials' to get us started. If you're looking for a quiet place with the best pub in Cornwall a 2 minute stroll away and all that St Mawes has to offer just 15 mins away in the car then look no further. Highly recommended. James, Polly and Alfie :)
5

out of 5

Recommended
Cleanliness 5
Service and Staff 5
Comfort 5
Condition 5
Location 5
Value For Money 5
Review Date: 2017-08-21
Louise from Waltham Cross stayed at Robin Cottage for 7 nights in August
Wendy was the perfect host, you felt that she was there if you needed but you also had your own wonderful space. it was very clean and stocked with everything you need!
5

out of 5

Recommended
Cleanliness 5
Service and Staff 5
Comfort 5
Condition 5
Location 5
Value For Money 5
Review Date: 2017-08-09
Lisa from Polegate stayed at Robin Cottage for 7 nights in July
The cottage was lovely, very clean and a excellent location for our stay. The gardens were nice, although I wish the weather was better so we could have used them more. The pub across the road was friendly and nice food.
4.8

out of 5

Recommended
Cleanliness 5
Service and Staff 4
Comfort 5
Condition 5
Location 5
Value For Money 5
Review Date: 2017-07-23
Jenny from Bracknell stayed at Robin Cottage for 7 nights in July
We had a late booking deal for this beautiful cottage, wonderful location and perfectly equipped. Comfortable and cosy. we both feel very rested.
5

out of 5

Recommended
Cleanliness 5
Service and Staff 5
Comfort 5
Condition 5
Location 5
Value For Money 5
Review Date: 2017-07-16
Kay from Newton Abbot stayed at Robin Cottage for 7 nights in July
Cottage (which was a good size) was easy to find from directions and a warm welcome awaited from the owner (and her little jack russell, Jenny). Local pub with good food within walking distance. Plenty of places to visit whether you want beach, country or city. So peaceful with our own "two" patios and garden which was lovely to come back to after going out exploring. Shame we weren't staying for two weeks but hope to visit again one day. Very friendly and helpful owner.
5

out of 5

Recommended
Cleanliness 5
Service and Staff 5
Comfort 5
Condition 5
Location 5
Value For Money 5
Review Date: 2017-07-09
John from Cullompton stayed at Robin Cottage for 3 nights in July
We loved our time in the cottage. The garden was sunny and colourful, filled with most beautiful flowers and looked out across the valley towards rolling hills. There was a second patio on the other side which remained in the shade should things get too hot. The fittings were comprehensive and modern and we particularly enjoyed sitting in the sunroom/dining room enjoying the vista. We were most comfortable and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
4.5

out of 5

Recommended
Cleanliness 5
Service and Staff 5
Comfort 5
Condition 4
Location 4
Value For Money 4
Review Date: 2017-06-30
Andrew from Malvern stayed at Robin Cottage for 9 nights in June
Comfortable cottage in a peaceful location, well equipped with pretty gardens. We enjoyed watching the creek change with the tides and listening to the bird song. We had a very nice meal at the local village pub which is well known for its food. Both the coast and inland Cornwall are within easy reach.
5

out of 5

Recommended
Cleanliness 5
Service and Staff 5
Comfort 5
Condition 5
Location 5
Value For Money 5
Review Date: 2017-05-18
Alan from Doncaster stayed at Robin Cottage for 7 nights in April
The cottage has been beautifully refurbished, and is very comfortable. The owner lives next door, and gave us a lovely welcome. The views are lovely, and the garden was great for us and our retriever, Alfie. We were outside at nighttime, and you could hear a pin drop, apart from the occasional owl hooting, it was silent. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay thankyou.
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Robin Cottage is the annex to the owner's property next door, which has its own stunning, private, garden and superb views down the estuary towards the Fal River. The sun / dining room also benefits from these views and you could while away many hours reading a book and soaking up the tranquillity of this stunning location. The cottage has been beautifully decorated and is very well equipped.

To the south are the traditional fishing villages of Portscatho and St Mawes although now they cater mainly for the tourist industry. Portscatho is an artist's retreat with plenty of little galleries and St Mawes is renowned as one the destination villages in Cornwall with a host of stunning restaurants, pubs and hotels. Robin Cottage welcomes dogs so you can make the most of the unbelievably good walks through Lamorran Woods and further afield on the coast path. The Roseland peninsula is famous for some of the finest stretches of coastline in the country with sandy beaches, secluded bays and majestic promontories.

Accommodation
Ground Floor: The small entrance hall has a separate WC and then a further door leading to the main hall with doors leading to; Kitchen with fully fitted units and appliances. Second bedroom with single bed and truckle bed, storage and views across the patio to the estuary. Master bedroom with 5' bed, doors to rear garden, wardrobe and chest of drawers, flat screen TV and views down the estuary. Living room with comfortable seating, flat screen TV and glass doors opening out into the sun room which has a dining table and small sofa with views of the estuary:
Exterior: There is a well-manicured, private garden with BBQ and 2 sets of patio furniture, one to the South East which is perfect for breakfast and one to the west of the property to make the most of the evening sun. There is off street parking for 2 cars.

Facilities & Services
There is an oil fired central heating system. The kitchen has a range of cupboards & work tops. There is an electric oven and hob, a combination microwave / grill and convection oven, toaster, kettle and fridge & freezer. There is a dishwasher and a washing machine. The sitting room has a digital smart TV with iPlayer, 4OD and Netflix. There is an iron, ironing board and two hair driers. There is a cot bed and high chair available. There is unlimited WiFi.

Miscellaneous
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. There is parking available for 2 cars on the drive. Regrettably there is no smoking. A maximum of 2 well behaved dogs may stay in the cottage at a small additional price of £30 per dog per week.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£150 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Low occupancy discounts of 10% for a couple using one bedroom during the school term times.


Ruan Lanihorne is a charming village with an historic church dating from the 14th Century and a superb pub - the King's Head. The area is truly beautiful countryside. Venture across Sett Bridge towards the magnificent Lamorran Woods and you will undoubtedly see an abundance of wildlife with waders and waterfowl inhabiting the tidal marshes. It is a haven for those wanting to explore and get off the beaten track, yet within easy reach of many attractions. An adventurous ride through the woods and you are awarded the delights of Tregothnan Estate, home to the Boscawen family since 1335, complete with teas and honey made on the Estate. Nearby Fentongollan Farm producing module vegetable plants and a fabulous collection of Cornish daffodil bulbs.

The Roseland Peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and forms one of the finest sections of Cornwall's South Coast. From Mevagissey to St Mawes and bordered by the Fal Estuary to the west, the Roseland Peninsula has been drawing visitors for years with its splendid coastline, unique gardens, historic villages and superb sailing waters.

With The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project in one direction and Falmouth and the National Maritime Museum in the other the Roseland is brimming with places to visit and things to do. St Mawes Castle, built by Henry VIII in the 16th century sits on Castle Point at the mouth of the River Fal. At the top of St Mawes, Lamorran Gardens house a wonderful collection of tropical plants. St Just-in-Roseland has arguably the most photographed church in Cornwall. The 13th century church sits quietly tucked away on the edge of the creek. The Veryan Roundhouses are a must see, on the way to Nare Head, where you will find the most spectacular views of Gerrans Bay. The little village of Portloe nestles in lovely valley and is one of Cornwall's quintessential spots. Portscatho has a number of art galleries and many artists find the light in this harbour village inspires much of their work. The Roseland Inn at Philleigh is a 16th century pub just waiting for you to visit.

The most popular thing to do though on the Roseland is simply to walk and enjoy some of Cornwall's most beautiful coastline. Events on the Roseland reach fever point in August when sailing regattas, carnivals, fayres and fun days take place all over the Roseland and the waters of the Carrick Roads. It is a memorable place for many people who return year after year to enjoy the magic of this beautiful place.
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