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The Pigsty

Penryn, Cornwall (Ref. 1110950)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Brian

    “Our hosts Richard and Helen were very friendly and helpful.”

    They have worked very hard to create an ideal holiday location. Highly recommended as a centre to explore west Cornwall.

    They have worked very hard to create an ideal holiday location. Highly recommended as a centre to explore west Cornwall.

    - Brian, April 2024


  • Reverse-level
  • One ground-floor super-king-size bedroom (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, walk-in shower and basin
  • Separate WC with basin
  • First-floor kitchen, open plan sitting and dining area.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking
  • Private rear patio with furniture, communal lawn
  • Sorry, no dogs and no smoking
  • Pub and shop 0.7 miles
  • Note: Cornwall Tourism Awards 2022/23 - New Tourism Business of the Year Bronze award
  • Note: Off road parking
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

This charming cottage, The Pigsty, is located within Mabe, Penryn.

The Pigsty, which has off-road parking, an open-plan living area, and a ground-floor bedroom, welcomes two visitors who want to enjoy the perfect getaway and discover Cornwall's coastal gems.

Be greeted by a well-stocked kitchen that contains all the tools you'll need to successfully self-cater your stay.

Then, relax on the plush sofa and turn on the Smart TV before grabbing a seat at the dining table for a romantic meal for two.

If you'd like to enjoy your surroundings for a bit longer, stroll out onto a private patio to enjoy outdoor dining and a drink while the sun goes down.

After finishing your nightly ritual and washing away the day in a roomy ground-floor bathroom, climb into the sanctuary of a super-king-size (zip/link) bed to get some rest before another day of exciting adventures.

Choose The Pigsty for a genuinely unforgettable holiday in Cornwall with your loved one.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1110949 together sleeping up to six guests.

Penryn Cottages

Situated in one of the oldest market towns in Cornwall are these two pretty properties, Penryn Cottages. Boasting the perfect place for families, couples, and friends alike to enjoy a blend of country and coastal holidays, each property homes plenty of outdoor spaces, charming living areas and tasteful décor. One of the properties offers an enclosed garden where you can gather for alfresco mealtimes or enjoy a late-night tipple of your choice. Explore the surrounding area of Penryn, a charming port town lying along the picturesque Penryn River which has become a thriving hub with museums, art galleries, boat trips, cliff top walking, historic sites as well as a wealth of pubs, restaurants, cafes, and shops for visitors to enjoy. From your doorstep, be sure to visit Kennall Vale Nature Reserve where an abundance of wildlife, waterfalls and fauna can be admired, in addition to the stunning Enys Gardens and Bream Cove which also reside close by. Traverse The Lizard Heritage Coast, home to a plethora of walking, hiking and cyclin trails, as well as the Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Kennack Sands and the National Trust owned Lizard Point which all promise thrilling days out. Well-positioned here to also journey to Truro, Penzance and St Ives, Penryn Cottages is guaranteed to help you create everlasting memories with the ones you love in Cornwall.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Falmouth 6 mile; Truro 9 miles.

One of the oldest market towns in Cornwall, the pretty port of Penryn boasts a wealth of historic architecture and harbour heritage with attractive granite buildings steeply sloping along the cobbled streets down to the sea. There’s a good choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs in the town, along with a museum offering free entry, and the tranquil Enys Gardens on the outskirts of the town, providing a range of grounds and a peaceful haven. Further along the Penryn River, just one mile towards the sea you’ll find the famous seaport of Falmouth, with a host of things to keep you entertained including harbour-side pubs and eateries offering spectacular views, stunning Blue Flag beaches and a bustling town centre. Visit the National Maritime Museum for a taste of Cornwall’s sea-faring history, or the fine Tudor fortress of Pendennis Castle, superb set gazing out to sea. You don’t have to venture far from Penryn to discover Cornwall’s many sights, delights and stunning coastline, and this is the perfect character base from which to see it all.

Note: Minimum short break stay is 3 nights
Short breaks and weekly bookings must commence on a Friday, Saturday or Monday start date

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season