We arrived Christmas Eve x so surprised by the size of the Eco pods once inside x everything was thought of , they were warm and cosy , the communial room was festive and warm with a TV if required x we visited Falmouth and around which was lovely spending New Years there then back in our little hobbit world which was so incredibly memorable x highly recommended x thank you ....
We spent a few days honeymooning here in early November. The place is fantastic, really comfortable pods and a lovely site. Despite the cold weather, the pods were lovely and warm and we were even able to enjoy a camp fire, wood and firelighters available to buy on site. Loved the site, beautiful lakes (with rowing boats) and some surprise rope swings dotted about, plus a great adventure park for the kids. We'll be returning without doubt! Cheers guys!
My daughter and I spent 4 nights at Trecombe Lakes. We are from North Cornwall so this was very much a "staycation" for us to see some of South Cornwall we hadn't yet visited.
The place on first impression was lovely.. it does look like teletubby land with the perfectly green grass and pod buildings dotted over. There are only 6 pods which surprised me. I think I thought it would be a larger site. This made it perfect to let my daughter loose really, she could pop over to the lodge house for a game, she could be left outside the pod without me being at all concerned. The only thing I wasn't really prepared for or thought about was that you don't park your car right next to your accommodation, like you would camping or staying in lodge style accommodation, so, being on my own with a small child meant quite a few trips to the car parking area and back again as I brought supplies for the stay etc. I think I may have packed the car differently if I'd had known I would be carrying stuff.
We had two fires in our fire pit while we were there. You can get logs, kindling and firelighters on site.
There is a small oven and hob in the pod and microwave in the lodge house.
The pod was perfect for us. We both slept in the double bed and used the twin bed area as our living space really. There is a table between the beds you can pull out and use the beds as seats.. I'm not sure how I would have felt for a week with four people though, having nowhere inside to play games etc. If the weather wasn't great. As I say for two of us it was perfect, very well equipped.
The area down by The lake is pretty, an untouched feel with a few surprise rope swings dotted around. The play area was different to most, not much for smaller kids though, some steep climbs and high activities, there is a baby swing but not much for the under 5s. My daughter is a very cautious 7 yr old and she found it entertaining for half an hour or so. Nice to have it there.
My top tip for staying is.. don't do what I did and happily sit out by your fire or on the decking while it gets dark and forget you've left the pod lights on and the door wide open... as you'll find a myriad of winged beasts in there to greet you when you turn in for the night and then have to spend 45 minutes trying to calm a child while jumping around catching gigantic crane flies/moths before you can retire to your bed!
Would definitely return and recommend.
Wow! What an experience. The pods are wonderful, fully equipped and surprisingly spacious.
The site is safe and secure. The children had a magnificent time. So much freedom to enjoy the great outdoors.
Bbq`s and camp fires to sit around . A memorable holiday for all the right reasons.
Thank you Jason and Selena.
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This place is simply brilliant! So much so we have already booked for next year.
The pods are cleverly designed and maintained to a very high standard. Proper, comfy beds with bedding. A great, clean bathroom and a little kitchen area complete with everything you could need. The owners really have thought of everything.
Its the fun of camping without any of the hassle.
The children loved sitting round the fire pit roasting marshmallows. The play area was a hit and we loved barbecuing on the decking.
The pods are in a great location. 10 mins from Maenporth beach which was a fab place. Parking on the beach, good beach shop for the obligatory ice creams, plenty of rock-pools and the water provides a large shallow bay for the children to use their boogie boards to their hearts content. There's another 2 beaches close by, as well as Trebah Gardens and much more.
The Pandora Inn is a short drive and a must on your list. Beautifully located, yummy food but best of all you can go crabbing from the jetty. You can't fail to catch lots of crabs. It was the highlight of the holiday for the children. You can buy all the crabbing gear from behind the bar.
Trecombe Lakes is a fab little find, you won't be disappointed!
The pods are perfect! Such character, good size and the grounds are beautifully kept. The staff are so friendly and can't do enough for you. They even went out of their way to print me bus times. I'm delighted with this holiday, it really is a well needed break from reality. I promise you won't regret coming here. My kids and I think it's the best holiday EVER! Superb