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“Fabulous family holiday”
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7 reviews
Traditional Cornish cottages
Double with ensuite
Space to explore the Cornish outdoors
Time off for mum and dad
New for 2012 Large Toddler Ride On area
Huxley and Preston looking to be fed(as always)
Relax in the swimming pool's enclosed garden.
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Bodmin, Cornwall, England

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Lizzie B
Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous family holiday”
Reviewed 23 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

We have just returned from a fantastic stay at Glynn Barton. The owners, Steve and Shirley, made a point of meeting us on our arrival and their warm welcome really set the tone for the whole holiday. They are brilliant hosts, incredibly friendly and always making time to stop and chat.

The cottages are really geared up for families, in particular toddlers and babies. On site there is a warm indoor swimming pool, soft play barn, play room with a large stock of toys, books and DVDs, outdoor play areas and a toddler ride-on area. However the highlight for our children was the animal feeding on weekday mornings where they got to hand feed the sheep, cows, donkey, pigs and hens – not to mention collecting the freshly laid eggs for lunch too! There are facilities for slightly older children as well – table tennis, table football, pool table, tennis court and numerous places to visit locally that will keep them entertained.

The cottage itself was absolutely spotless and incredibly well equipped, particularly for families with toddlers. Everything you may need is provided saving you from having to pack the kitchen sink (travel cots, high chairs, bed guards, plastic plates and cutlery) and many other items are available on request (baby monitors, sterilizers etc). Free WiFi is available in each cottage as well.

And the location is amazing. You are less than 10 minutes from Bodmin but you could be in the middle of nowhere looking out over the Glynn valley with wonderful views. Beaches to the north and south are easily accessible and Cardinham Woods and the Camel trail are 5/10 minutes drive and well worth a visit with the bikes.

On site there is an honesty shop stocking the COOK range of frozen ready meals and a selection of local produce. A brilliant idea and it was well used as no-one wants to spend all holiday cooking!

Overall, if you are looking for somewhere that is high quality, good for young children and an escape from everyday stresses then Glynn Barton is the place to come. This is probably one of the best self catering cottages we have been to and we would highly recommend it. We loved it so much we have already booked for next year.

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Liked best: The facilities particularly form children
Liked least: Nothing, we loved it
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Soulsby
London
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3 reviews
“Fantastic Family Fun”
Reviewed 20 April 2013 for a stay in April 2013

This was our fifth consecutive year at Glynn Barton and we were again not dissappointed. Steve and Shirley are fantastic hosts and look after you from the time you arrive. Emily (4) and Charlotte (4 months) loved daily animal feeding, swimming in the pool, playing in the playbarns and exploring. The cottages are well placed for easy access to Cardenham woods, Watergate bay, Fowey and Padstow. The Hayloft is a lovely cosy cottage with everything you need for a relaxing family trip. Glynn Barton is highly recommended and we are already planning our next trip.

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Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: pool, animal feeding, friendly hosts, cosy cottage
Liked least: only had a week away
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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