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Fowey River - South East Coast

A short walk to the banks of the Fowey River, beautifully situated, stunning countryside views.
  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
£313 - £753 per week *


Choughs is a pleasant bungalow with lovely rural views. This traditionally furnished bungalow makes a great holiday base and has a large lounge/diner with the addition of a relaxing sun room  Outside, the lawned front garden has a decked area, with seating which is ideal for enjoying morning coffee overlooking distant views of Fowey. The private rear garden backs onto fields and is laid to lawn with a paved patio with table and chairs and a barbecue for a family meal alfresco. 

Sun Room/Lounge/Diner:
TV, DVD player, iPod dock, log-effect electric fire.
Kitchen: Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine.
Bedroom 1: Double bed (4'6''), chest of drawers, wardrobe.
Bedroom 2: Double bed (4'6''), single bed (3') , 2 chest of drawers, wardrobe.
Bathroom: Bath (electric shower over), basin.
Cloakroom: Basin, w.c.

GARDEN & PARKING: Parking for 2 cars. To the front there is a lawned garden and decked area with bench. Enclosed lawned garden to the rear, backing onto fields with barbecue and garden furniture.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 3:00pm - departure - 10:00am
Power and Heat: Electricity included in rent.
Bedding and Linen: Pillows & duvets included; bed linen provided, towels not provided.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot and high chair available; please order in advance
Shop: 1.0 ml Pub: 0.2 mls

NOTES: No smoking, no pets. This property is accessed by steps so some visitors may not find this property suitable. WiFi provided. Important information about internet usage. Mobile phone reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage.


  • Saturday Changeover day
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • WiFi Available
  • Bed Linen Included
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • Countryside Views
  • Towels Not Included
  • Awaiting Grading
  • High chair
  • Travel cot
  • 0.5 mile to a restaurant
  • 1 mile to a beach
  • Garden/Courtyard
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher


Local Area

On the east bank of the River Fowey, is the picturesque small waterside village of Bodinnick in the parish of Lanteglos. Bodinnick overlooks Fowey town and is at the start of the famous Hall Walk to Polruan.  Renowned for its surrounding beautiful countryside (looked after by the National Trust) it has become a haven for wildlife and ramblers alike with ancient farmland (dating back to Doomsday records of 1086) having changed very little since then - with its woodland, streams, working farms, narrow lanes, small cottages and stunning sea views it's no surprise it's a walkers haven.  Bodinnick is steeped in history, it is famously known for its old ferry crossing, and was once the home to Daphne du Maurier and is where Arthur Quiller-Couch spent much of his time tending gardens along Hall Walk.

The 14th Century ferry crossing use to belong to the manor of Bodinnick at Hall. It was an important point where horse-drawn carts (later vehicles) transported goods to Plymouth and London.  During the civil war this was used when the King's men marched along this route to meet the roundheads. On 17th August 1644 Charles I narrowly escaped death, when a shot fired along Hall Walk missed the King, killing a fisherman instead.

Whilst soaking up the history and atmosphere of this village the local shops and farms are excellent places to enjoy the local produce and recharge your batteries. The variety of local shops sell a range of local produce including eggs, vegetable, cider, local beef and pork, apple juices and Cornish Orchard.


This is a lovely property in a beautiful area. We could have easily spent another week here and still not had enough time to do everything we wanted. Great for families with younger and older children, and couples. There are steps up to the property but this was not a problem at all even with a 2 year old. Would definitely return. Mrs Abigail Pridham-Field - 20th August 2018
Thank you for a wonderful weeks holiday. We love Choughs! A very well equipped holiday-let, that's very peaceful & relaxing. Readymoney Cove was our favourite beach which now has a great shop. Loved Hall Walk and exploring Fowey. Thank you for supplying the travel cot & highchair, a great addition for families. We would love to return to Choughs in the future!Dave, Jude and Nathan - 8th July 2017
Another great holiday at Choughs. Wonderful weather, we so love the peacefulness.Mr & Mrs Osladeston - 10th September 2016
A lovely bungalow in a great location. Very peaceful. We have has a lovely holiday. Thank you.Mrs Goodman - 10th September 2016
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Choughs. It was a comfortable and cosy base for our holiday in South Cornwall. The walk to and from the ferry kept us fit and the cows behind made it feel like home!Young family - 3rd September 2016
We really enjoyed our holiday here, in this lovely bungalow & had amazing weather (always helps!). We loved the walk to Polruan & Fowey using both ferries & the any coastal walks & beach visits. Our boys said they have had 'an epic time'. It was a fantastic bonus getting to watch the fireworks for Fowey Regatta week from the front terrace. Perfect!The Gray family - 19th August 2016
We have had such a perfect week. W lovely homely bungalow with beautiful views and everything you possibly need. Love Fowey, the shops, and the views and the calm & peaceful atmosphere in Bodinnick.Mr and Mrs Barrett - 12th August 2016
We had a wonderful time in this immaculate cottage with a more than complete inventory.Mr & Mrs Schelkers - 18th June 2016
We've had a lovely time here and found that Choughs had all we needed. We loved the 'special' touches, biscuits, tea etc. The views are wonderful.Mr and Mrs Clark - 22nd April 2016
It is such a pleasure to stay in a well equipped and comfortable holiday cottage. We stay in Bodinnick every spring but the first time in Choughs and always have good weather.Mr & Mrs Withycombe - 18th March 2016


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