Not far up the single track road from Crackington Haven and close to wildly beautiful Strangles Bay you’ll find Trevigue hunkering down, as it has for 700-ish years. There’s history in the stone floors, oak beamed ceilings and crackling open fires, but it’s the Crockers’ love for the place that shines more brightly.
Their passion for sustainable living is infectious. All furnishings are locally sourced and some of the cushion covers are made from recycled water bottles. Much of the food served is home-grown – Gayle’s dad’s sausages and bacon for breakfast and hearty dishes, including vegetarian options, with a Mediterranean twist for dinner (on request).
Pack up your swimmers and take the donkey path that snakes down the cliff to a very nearly private beach for wild swimming or sunbathing. Say hello to the farm animals on your way back.