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Hen House
Ranked #1 of 1 Manaccan B&B and Inns
Reviewed 25 October 2011

We could not fault our stay at the Hen House, it was everything we needed after a long trip down from Sussex. We were greeted on our arrival with a pot of tea and homemade apple muffins, and made to feel at home right away. Our dog was made to feel welcome and felt very at home also. Our room was spacious and beautifully decorated with a large five foot comfortable bed. Full cooked breakfast with a choice of whatever you wish. Very relaxed atmosphere, and eco-friendly. We have now visited twice and would recommend it to anyone.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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thehenhouse, Owner at Hen House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2011

Thank you for your review. Look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed 29 September 2011

This was our 2nd stay this year. We enjoyed our first visit so much that we immediately booked again for September. We had a fantastic time once again in the converted barn. The wonderful crisp white linen and wonderful kingsize bed gave us the best sleep ever. Sandy & Gary made us as welcome as usual and we look forward to going back as soon as we can. The stars at night in the meadow are amazing, so clear and bright with no light pollution. On our last night we and the other guests who'd all got on so well, sat around the chiminea fire in the courtyard area trying Gary & Sandy's homemade wine and swapping places to visit on the Lizard. A perfect break. This place is number 1 on TripAdvisor for good reason.

  • Stayed: September 2011
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Reviewed 25 September 2011

We were finally able to stay with Gary and Sandy, so popular and had a really relaxing time. Breakfasts really started the day right. Full Cornish, with the possibility of smoked fish & poached egg. Fruit and yoghurt and tea or coffee, we were offered continental, but not enough time. The room was large and well furnished, with a large bathroom. The land is great, particularly for dog owners, but also to sit in the meadow and relax waiting for the sunset. So many stars, unbelievable. Everything was clean, plenty of tea & coffee & milk in the room, never ran out. A fridge to keep your own things fresh too.
Sandy and Gary have endless recommendations for The Lizard and OS maps for each room to borrow. Eateries recommended include The Prince of Wales, The 5 Pilchards, RosKillys Ice Creams and personally pasties from The Horse and Jockey in Helston.
We ran out of time but hope to go back soon.
Thanks for everything.

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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank Linda H
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thehenhouse, Owner at Hen House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2011

Thank you for a lovely review, hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 4 September 2011

Found this place on a website for dog friendly accommodation and so glad they had last minute availability for us. Stayed in bantam barn which is their self catering barn so had our own little kitchen which was handy for quick teas after a long days walking the cliff tops of the beautiful lizard. The location is excellent if you're after a peaceful and relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of day to day life, it's off the main route and the night sky has got to be seen to be believed, light pollution has a lot to answer for! It's easy to get back onto the main road that leads through the heart of the area though, we explored a large chunk of it and it never took us more than about half an hour to get anywhere and that's more to do with the location of the roads as opposed to the distance! The south west coastal path goes almost all the way round the edge of the peninsula and has some fantastic walks which are definitely worth looking into, we spent almost the whole week walking with Griffin our dog and ventured all the way down to the most southerly point and right the way up to Falmouth with it's opportunity for river cruises and ferries across the Helford. The whole area is every dog friendly, most of the pubs, cafes and tourist attractions locally allow dogs in, though some restaurants have restricted access. Would highly recommend Roskillys farm with their restaurant and home made ice cream - we tried a different flavour almost every day, apple crumble; genius!! The hosts Garry and Sandy made us feel so welcome, arrived quite late and were given some cake and a little jug of milk ready for morning tea, they also lent us an OS map which was invaluable and their recommendations of walks etc were very useful, we'll definitely be returning!!

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank Annie6394
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Reviewed 30 August 2011

I actually stayed in June/July 2009 but couldn't put this date in trip advisor.

I think I probably slept in every room during my visit. I started in B&B, moved to the cottage/converted barn and ended up in the B&B again. Each room was individual, large, clean and luxurious. The Bantam's Roost (the barn) was perfect - and I see there's a wood burining stove there now so will have to return!

Gary and Sandy are the perfect hosts; there when you need them but not instrusive. It was great learning tai chi at the top of the meadow overlooking the estuary. Our two dogs enjoyed the visit and were welcomed by Morgan.

I'd love to visit again - a peaceful, quiet location, very eco friendly and the breakfasts were great.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 August 2011

Total agreement with all other reviewers of the Hen House. We were looking for a quiet, relaxing break that we could share with our pooch - her first holiday - and we certainly found that at the Hen House. As already mentioned by others - great breakfasts, super comfy bed, very clean and nicely furnished room and friendly, welcoming hosts.
Tillie our dog, made herself at home immediately and loved the meadow to run around in.
All three of us were made very welcome and we particularly appreciated the time and effort both Sandy & Gary invested in helping us plan and get the most out of our days. Having never visited this part of the country before we found their advice spot on and it made all the difference to our stay . It is a very beautiful area, with an interesting history and well worth exploring. This is the perfect place to visit with dogs - many of the lovely little bays and beaches are dog friendly, there are plenty of great walks and we were really surprised by how many shops, bars and restaurants that were genuinely dog friendly.
We enjoyed eating at The Prince of Wales nearby and Sue's Cream Tea's - all of which were recommended by our hosts.
All in all - a great week's holiday that we'd like to think we can repeat in the not too distant future.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank rehcaet
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Reviewed 24 July 2011

We stayed at the Hen House for two nights in July 2011.
The welcome was lovely with tea and home-baked cake just as soon as we liked. Terrific after a long car journey.
The reviews on this site are all accurate, with Gary and Sandy taking time to chat with us, lending us a local ordnance survey map and making pub and trip recommendations. We were visiting Cornwall for the RNAS Culdsrose AirDay - which was actually a bit damp this year - but the Hen House warm reception and comfort more than made up for the weather.
There is free Wi-Fi internet available
Thank you guys.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled with family
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Thank KnackeredSailor
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Additional Information about Hen House

Address: Hen House Tregarne Farm Tregarne, Manaccan TR12 6EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Manaccan
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Manaccan
Price Range: £80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a small B&B with a Self-catering barn for 2 people. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Hen House Manaccan, Cornwall

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