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Gwels Efan Barn

Little Petherick - North Coast

Gwels Efan Barn is a delightful little property with lovely countryside views, close to the 'Saints Way'.
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Unavailable
£232 - £554 per week *


If you're seeking peace and quiet, look no further.  Gwels Efan Barn is situated on a traffic free section of the Saint's Way - a trading route dating back to the Bronze Age, running coast to coast from Padstow to Fowey.  This delightful little property, located in the grounds of Gwels Efan, is set in a truly rural location, with livestock in the surrounding fields, chickens in the garden (in a coop) and extensive countryside views, but is less than 15 minutes' drive from Padstow and about 20 minutes' drive to the spectacular North Coast with its stunning scenery and sandy beaches.  If you don't fancy cooking after a full day out and about, The Ring O' Bells Pub in St Issey and The Journeyman Restaurant at Mellingey are both about half a mile away, or visit the Pickwick Inn overlooking the Camel Estuary. 

Kitchen/Diner: Fridge (freezer in outhouse), microwave, built-in electric oven, electric hob.
Lounge: TV, DVD player, countryside and woodland views.
Wet Room: Thermostatic shower, basin, w.c.
Bedroom: Double bed (5'), bedside units, built-in wardrobe, dressing table, chest of drawers, hair dryer.

GARDEN & PARKING: Parking for 1 car outside property.  Patio with garden furniture, chickens are kept within the grounds so please ensure any pets are kept on a lead. Lovely woodland and countryside views.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Pet Welcome: Maximum 1 small/medium; £25 per week Information about bringing your pet.
Power and Heat: Electricity included in rent; Rointe electric panel heaters throughout; electric radiator in wet room.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels).
Shop: 2.5 mls Pub: 0.5 mls

No smoking, no babies over the age of 1, no children
. Gwels Efan Barn is accessed via an unmade farm track which is part of the Saints Way and can be uneven in places and muddy when wet. Call box 10 yds. Mobile reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage.


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Pet allowed
  • WiFi Unavailable
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Included
  • 3.5 Stars
  • 0.5 mile to a restaurant
  • 4.5 miles to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Ground Floor Accommodation


Local Area

Padstow is arguably now one of the best-known of Cornwall's holiday destinations - a working harbour still retaining the character of the fishing industry while also managing to reinvent itself as a modern holiday destination. Padstow has so much to offer the discerning holiday maker, with several beaches along the Camel Estuary, where you can also have a go at a range of water sports such as sailing and windsurfing, as well as a variety of boat trips such as fishing excursions, speedboat rides, sea-life safaris and the ever popular Jubilee Queen. You can indulge your passion for food at an excellent selection of restaurants in the town, which is now the base for a number of celebrity chefs including Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth.  If you're looking for more active pursuits, you can cycle the Camel Trail, the route of the old railway line running between Padstow and Bodmin.  If walking is more your thing, there are many walking trails and routes waiting to be discovered, and if you're bringing a dog, there are plenty of dog-friendly places to explore. Gaining popularity in recent years is the Padstow Christmas Festival, now spread over four days, with cookery demonstrations, food and craft market, and entertainment.


Will stay here again!Mr stewart jones - 5th November 2018
Perfect! Comfortable, clean and quiet!Mrs B Haydon - 19th October 2018
Utterly stunning location and a fantastic base for walkers. The owners were very friendly and the little touches they supplied on our arrival were much appreciated. Would definitely return. On dark nights you can make out the Milky Way. Breathtaking views of beautiful country side. We miss it already.Mr Michael Cloonan - 17th September 2018
Patrick and Diana make you feel at home and are very helpful. Mrs Lorna Le Maitre - 13th September 2018
This is the 5th time we have stayed in Gwels Efan Barn. We love it! Diana and Patrick are so welcoming. This is a very comfortable bungalow in a superb location. Plenty of peace and quiet.Mr David Green - 30th August 2018
Holiday was in general very good, the Padstow area is lovely and we will be back again next year. Mr Richard Jones - 6th August 2018
A peaceful get away ideally situated for exploring Cornwall!Mrs Sandra Mitchell - 30th June 2018
We found the owners of Gwels Efan Barn to be really nice, very friendly and very helpful, the fact we could take our dog there was the most important part for us. We found during our stay that most areas including beaches are very dog friendly.Mr Gerard ARMOUR - 18th June 2018
Gwels Efan Barn is an excellent located, clean and comfortable accommodation for short breaks. Owners very welcoming and on site if any problems occur and happy for you to let your dog wander around the grounds. Would stay there again and recommend to family and friends.Mrs Fiona Callaghan - 2nd March 2018
Another lovely stay in this cottage, made to feel very welcome. Visited Bodmin Jail, Healeys Cider Farm and visited the lovely coast lines. Thank you again. - 3rd November 2017
Excellent location, quality accomodation, ample grounds to relax in. Perfect for a peaceful get away from it all holiday.Mr Keith Wooldridge - 1st September 2017
Would recommend to friends and family Was outstanding beauty. Spoilt for choice and not enough time to see it all!Mrs Kathy Woollard - 24th July 2017
Lovely cottage central for all we wanted to do. Furnished well and very clean.Mrs Amanda Fletcher - 2nd April 2017
Gwels Efan is a delightful property in a beautiful setting. It is ideal for couples wanting peace and quiet although Padstow is only about 6 miles away.Mr David Green - 26th July 2016
We have just returned from a lovely weeks holiday at Gwels Efan Barn and would highly recommend this delightful cottage. Everywhere was very clean and had all you needed for a relaxing holiday. Amazing views, lovely garden and very friendly owners. Plenty of walking directly from the cottage and lovely dog friendly beaches a short ride away. We will definitely like to return. Thanks again Diane, Patrick and Billy.Mrs M - 20th June 2016
We had a fantastic time and would highly recommend this cottage. It's in a rural location so you'll probably need a car but for us we loved the quiet location. Even better is that the cottage is located on the Saints Way so perfect for picturesque walks. The walk to Padstow is a great way to spend a morning...the scenery and nature is superb and there are loads of great places for lunch in Padstow when you get there. All in all we loved our stay here.Mr S Hunter - 30th May 2016
The property was excellent for the price, very comfortable, and the owners were really lovely peopleMr M Knight - 5th October 2015


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