Goongillings Farm

Constantine, Cornwall
Self-catering


Wood-burners, watersports and wildlife at 4 cosy farm conversions a half mile from their own quay. Wild swimming and sunny barbecues await

Bedroom

11 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 22

The
Experience

The farm, with half a mile of estuary foreshore and its own private quay, has been in Charles’s family for yonks. Now it is home to 67 species of bird and a herd of organic cattle. Here, in deepest, wildest, most beautiful Cornwall, are four outbuildings set around the ragged edges of the original farmyard. Bens, the ex-herdsman’s cottage, is lifted by a light, airy Scandinavian feel. Outside: a private patio and walled-garden area. The Barn, a single-storey, 70ft-long space is lovely, functional and super comfy with homely bedrooms and a sleeping gallery up in the roof that kids (eights and over) love. You get a cosy wood-burner, a breakfast bar, and French windows opening to the farmyard and sunny garden. The Farmhouse, built 1810, sleeps eight and has a charming country house style; ideal for families/big groups. And the Flower House, where daffodils were bunched for market. Wander downhill to Scotts Quay – dinghies, canoes and windsurfers are provided – or take off for a spot of wild swimming on the farm’s wildlife-rich lake. The delightful Pughs continue to uphold the National Trust covenant that prevents the spoiling of this charmed landscape for ever.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Short breaks available in low season.
Closed
Never
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Property
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £36
Weekly price
from £250
1 House for 8
From £794 bedrooms
1 Cottage for 4
From £362 bedrooms
1 Cottage for 4
From £362 bedrooms
1 Barn for 6
From £543 bedrooms

Reviews

Just spent the most perfect week at the Barn, Goongillings - lazy, sunny breakfasts amongst flowers, woodland and ancient settlement strolls, walking uphill to earn our sumptuous breakfast at the fabulously nearby Potager cafe, boating on the creek at dusk, barbecues on the patio, walking through the fields to world class theatre at the Tolmen Centre, local cider and mead wine cosied up in our homely, comely accommodation, friendly help and advice from our genial host Charles. We will definitely be back & this time will book a meal at the Tolmen cafe - the menu looked amazing.

Kate

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Charles & Barbara Pugh

  • Just down the road - literally a stroll away - is the well known country pub the Trengilly Wartha Inn. Famous for its food, beer, wines, and friendly atmosphere - and so easy to get to from Goongillings
  • A wildlife haven on your doorstep. Goongillings has been fully Organic for many years now, and there is a profusion of wildlife of every sort. As visitors you can wander freely over the 150 acres of beautiful riverside farmland, woods and foreshore
  • The nearby village of Constantine has several good small shops, church, galleries and a local pub - as well as a surprising range of facilities all within easy walking distance
  • The Tolmen Centre in Constantine - which we help run - is a thriving Arts and Community Centre with a good programme of theatre, music, films, a well known cafe, and a craft gallery. See more on village website www.constantinecornwall.com
  • We have a good range of things to do on and around th e farm - some scruffy old dinghies at our private quay, a wildlife pond where you can swim, tennis court, even a derelict boat in the garden for kids to play in
  • Goongillings is perfectly situated for all Cornwalls best places to see and visit - dozens of beaches, walks, attractions - even supermarkets! - are only a short drive away