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Blackbird Cottage,

Helford (6mls S), Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming stone cottage with pretty countryside views
  • Stunning location within 100-acres of farmland
  • Ideal location only 6 miles from Helston
  • Close to picturesque locations of The Lizard Peninsula
Property code: BBIRD

A cosy converted barn offering comfortable accommodation with picturesque countryside surroundings. Perfect for romantic breaks.

Set within 100-acres of spectacular arable land, this lovingly converted barn offers a great spot to explore The Lizard’s stunning coastline. It’s also an ideal place to enjoy a romantic retreat with tranquil surroundings and comfortable accommodation for up to two people. You are in easy reach of several Cornish attractions and heritage sites including Trebah and Glendurgan Gardens.  The nearest beach is the idyllic Gillan at the mouth of Gillan Creek (2 miles). Chill out on the Herra and see the small boats come and go. Take a map, it’s tricky to find.
This spacious cottage offers a light and airy ambience to match its unspoilt surroundings. Inside you’ll find open plan living with a comfortable lounge with TV/ DVD with Freeview and warming coal effect fire for chillier months, here you can also access the front and rear patio areas. The adjoining kitchen/dining area is equipped with electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and radio. There is also a table and chairs to enjoy home cooked meals. The property provides one double room with king-size bed and there is a bathroom, separate shower and WC.
The cottage enjoys its own space and seclusion inside and out and at the rear of the property, you’ll find a private patio area and large lawn garden providing the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine. On your arrival, you’ll enjoy a handy and thoughtfully collated welcome pack and there is ample off-road parking provided.


  • 1 Bedroom - king-size
  • Bathroom – bath, shower cubicle and WC 
  • Kitchen - electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and radio
  • TV/DVD with Freeview
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private patio and large garden
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Regret no pets
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Beach 2 miles, pub and shop 0.5 miles, horse riding 7 miles, diving 5 miles, sailing 2 miles

This property has been let with us for over 10 years and is managed by Joseph.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 28 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jane, 14th February 2020

Gorgeous cozy cottage. Wonderfully equipped and extremely clean. I would definitely recommend staying here for anyone wanting to discover the Lizard Peninsular. Alan and Rachael are lovely hosts and very accommodating. A definite 5 star holiday cottage.

Reviewed by Neil, 20th December 2019

Stayed over Christmas, what a lovely warm and cosy cottage with a very friendly welcome from the owner. Well worth the 8 hour journey. Definitely be staying there again.

Reviewed by David, 29th November 2019

Perfect for two people, spotless, warm, comfortable and quiet location. Owner is friendly and bakes delicious cakes left for you on arrival. Recommended.

Reviewed by Robert, 1st November 2019

A very homely and comfortable cottage.Ideally placed for the coast and country walks.

Reviewed by LINDSEY, 20th October 2019

Beautiful cottage. Hosts were lovely New inn pub excellent

Reviewed by Graham, 11th October 2019

Excellent cottage with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Quiet location but in easy reach of all of Cornwall"s attractions. This was our 4th time at Higher Trenower Farm and we will be returning

Reviewed by Thomas, 9th August 2019

The cottage was very comfortable and very clean. The owners were very friendly and we were welcomed with flowers and a home made cake (which was yummy). We really enjoyed the privacy and it was so peaceful and relaxing, which was what we were after.

Reviewed by Jan, 2nd August 2019

THe property was spotlessly clean and very well presented with good furniture and furnishings. It was useful having wifi. THe property is in a quiet location and ideal for exploring the Lizard and further afield.On arrival the owner had left fresh milk and a homemade cake.

Reviewed by Rita, 28th June 2019

It was spotless very well equipped and really comfortable and Rachel and Alan were brilliant. Cant praise the place enough.

Reviewed by Sue, 21st June 2019

Beautiful location, beautiful cottage with everything we needed in a beautiful and peaceful part of Cornwall

Reviewed by Don, 14th June 2019

Lovely cottage in a nice location. Well equipped and a warm welcome

Reviewed by Stewart, 31st May 2019

Only four stars for location due to access via narrow Cornish lanes, Blackbird Cottage itself is completely detached with a large rear garden on a working farm in pleasant open countryside. Went for a relaxing holiday and that was what we got. Owners very pleasant and welcoming.

Reviewed by Sue, 17th May 2019

Excellent in every way.

Reviewed by Jean, 19th April 2019

Great property in a quiet location. Good to explore the lizard peninsula.

Reviewed by Richard, 12th April 2019

Blackbird cottage is ideally situated for exploring the Lizard Peninsula and beyond. It is a very comfortable, private cottage which was larger than expected. It was spotlessly clean throughout. The owners were friendly and it was extremely peaceful. I wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

Reviewed by Lara, 5th April 2019

Perfect place, wonderful people. Love it, been back 10 years running!

Reviewed by Ekbal, 28th December 2018

Nice cosy cottage for a couple or with a child, great and peaceful location, the owner is great and sweet leaving us all things needed to get you comfy.

Reviewed by AIJA, 22nd December 2018

Beautiful, cosy had everything you could need away from everywhere and everything. Close to great walks for hiking lovers.

Reviewed by Paul, 3rd November 2018

An excellent, clean, comfortable, property with great facilities, lovely hosts, in a quiet, rural location, but not far away from medium sized towns, Also a good pub, with excellent food, a 15 minute walk away.

Reviewed by Robert, 21st September 2018

Spacious,clean,well equipped and very comfortable cottage,a real home from home.

Reviewed by David, 6th July 2018

A beautiful, clean property in a great location

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