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Wildlife at Butterwell Farm

Wildlife holiday at Butterwell Farm Cornwall We are so lucky at Butterwell to have some incredible wildlife right on our doorstep. We have a 2 mile stretch of the River Camel and this year we were paid a visit from local wildlife photographer, Adrian Langdon. Adrian has an incredible portfolio and regularly posts his Cornish Wildlife photos…

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Eden Project

Last week we enjoyed another brilliant visit to the Eden Project, Cornwall What a great place to visit at any time of the year.  This was my third visit to the Eden Project and I am always so impressed by what’s on offer there.  With over 8000 reviews on TripAdvisor it is clearly one of the top…

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Polzeath

Surfing at Polzeath beach, just 25 minutes from Butterwell Farm As the temperature starts to drop in Cornwall and leaves turn to mulch under foot we’re reminiscing about the incredibly mild autumn we’ve had and the extended time we’ve had to enjoy sunny and dry walks on the beach. Only a few weeks ago we…

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Newsletter October 2016

Recent news from Butterwell Farm What a year we have had and we are very excited to announce the completion of our brand new holiday accommodation: Kingfisher Cabin.  Designed and built by Sam, it’s fair to say we are very proud of what has been achieved and we are already receiving some fantastic feedback from our first guests.…

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Estate Management

Spring Watch – Cornish Wildlife at Butterwell Farm It’s been a busy June at Butterwell farm getting on top of the Estate during a particularly strong growing season. We have given our plantation of a thousand deciduous trees, which we manage under a Forestry Commission scheme, a good overhaul.   Pheasant Camel Valley Vineyards Roe…

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Sea Trout Fishing Season So Far

We are seeing fresh sea trout every day We are now well into the swing of things with the West Country sea trout fishing in Cornwall on the River Camel. It was a quiet start to June with brief sightings of fresh sea trout.  Although fishing has been light Butterwell got moving following the big…

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Bodmin Moor

A great day out in Cornwall walking on Bodmin Moor We had some fantastic weather in Cornwall last month and we made the most of it by getting out and about as much as possible. Cornwall is a walkers paradise with the south west coastal path, Bodmin Moor and everywhere in between.  It’s always great…

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Strong Adolfos

Yummy destination café at the Hawksfield site on the Atlantic Highway just outside of Wadebridge This place has become somewhat of a regular hangout for us now. Voted best café in the Southwest by readers of Food Magazine for the Food Reader Awards 2016 it never disappoints.  From American pancakes for breakfast to “burger and…

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Butterwell Newsletter 2016

Dear Friends A happy New Year to you all!  We hope you all enjoyed the festive period with friends and family.  It was our first Christmas with our new baby boy, Jack.  He was born a healthy 8lb 13oz on 27th September 2015.  It was a bit of a shock to the system at first but…